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Ayrton Senna: The inside story of the Formula One legend's death at Imola

Special feature: Twenty-one years after the Brazilian driver's death, read Oliver Brown's moving account of how events unfolded<p>• <i>This piece was first published twelve months ago on April 30, 2014, ahead of the 20th anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death</i><p>Turn the key to suite 200 at Hotel Castello, …

Putin Clamps Down: A Chilling Report From Moscow

“Nadya, pay the bill,” Masha Alyokhina says impatiently, taking a drag of her cigarette.<p>“OK, OK,” says Nadya Tolokonnikova. She stubs out her own …

April in Pictures

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Feature rich, lacking focus.<p>The Galaxy S5 is a great phone, even if it isn’t particularly ambitious. Samsung has iterated upon the Galaxy S4’s …

10 Packing Questions That Will Save You Money and Suitcase Space

You know the travel expression, "Bring twice as much money and half as much clothing"? Westerners are inherently a consumer culture these days, and we LIKE our stuff. I just visited my girlfriend's storage unit, and it seems like everyone has a condo for the things that don't fit in their condo, so …

The 12 Highest-Paid Sports Teams In The World

However, the Yankees were not the highest-paid team in the world.<p>Manchester City of England's Premier League, is once again the highest-paid team in the world with their players making an average of $8.1 million in 2013.<p>On the next few pages, we'll take a look at the 12 highest-paid teams. The full …

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Ranking Washington Redskins' Biggest Needs to Address in the 2014 Draft

The criteria for ranking Washington's biggest draft needs is simple enough. Does it have reliable starters at the position, and if so, is there significant depth behind them? Further to that, does the 2014 class offer viable options at the position?<p>Jay Gruden and Bruce Allen have gone to great …

The Pope in the Attic: Benedict in the Time of Francis

What’s it like for the first living ex-pope in 600 years to watch from up close as the successor he enabled dismantles his legacy?<p>These days, he is an <i>autoclaustrato</i>, a self-cloistered contemplative in an order with a membership of one.<p>His name is still Benedict, 15 months after he renounced the …

How U.S. Fighter Jet Design Helped A Turtle Find Life - And Love

TEL AVIV, Israel - An endangered sea turtle called Freedom has been saved thanks to a student project inspired by the advanced U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter jet.<p>The young green sea turtle was found on a beach in northern Israel with his two left flippers almost completely severed by fishing …

Potential collapse of Kariba dam tests disaster preparedness in Zimbabwe

In early March, engineers at a conference organised by the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA, a Zambia-Zimbabwe organisation that manages the Kariba dam) warned that the 128-metre-high dam could collapse, threatening at least 3.5 million people, especially in Mozambique and Malawi.<p>Years of erosion had …

Fifty Lions Face Starvation at Crimean Safari Park

Fifty African lions are among a menagerie of animals that have become caught in the crossfire of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict.<p>The majestic animals, …

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Official: US looking into Syria toxic gas reports

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that reports of a poison gas attack in a rural village north of Damascus …

South African Super Rugby's strength is tribalism, says Waratahs coach Michael Cheika

"The European experience will tell you that because it's a very tribal, traditional competition, that it is much harder to win away from home.<p>"It's …

Afghans defy Taliban threat to vote in droves

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain Saturday, underscoring their enormous expectations from an election …

New Photos of Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Stir Uproar

Isolated tribal nomads are at risk as logging pressure mounts in the Amazon rain forest.<p>The release of new photographs of an indigenous group living in extreme isolation in the Amazon rain forest has stirred fresh controversy and new concerns over the fate of the region's so-called uncontacted …

Which Classic Movies Have You Seen?

Buzzfeed presents us with a list of 200 movies, and you are asked to go through and check all that you’ve seen. They’ll total it up for you. Of …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Set All-Time NBA Scoring Record 30 Years Ago Today

Here's a an anniversary item that's bound to make a lot of you out there feel pretty old—this writer included:<p>I suppose you'll want to see the bucket itself. By all means (head to the 30-second mark):<p>Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would finish his career with 38,387 points. The closest active player: fellow …

Kurt Cobain: A Look Back in Pictures

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