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Only a dozen people live in this Russian village at the end of a railroad — here's what their lives are like

For many Russians living in remote communities, life couldn't exist without the railroad.<p>In the small village of Kalach in the Sverdlovsk Oblast, only a dozen or so residents call the forested town home, and their numbers are dwindling.<p>Kalach is the terminus of the local narrow-gauge railway — the …

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Boy, 12, arrested after allegedly drawing ‘diagram’ of plan to shoot up Dallas grade school

By Michael E. Miller<p>Michael E. Miller<p>Local enterprise reporter covering immigration, poverty, inequality and crime<p>Email Bio Follow<p>School shootings have become sickeningly common in the United States. From Columbine to Virginia Tech to the deadly attack that tore apart Oregon’s Umpqua Community …

Raymond Senensi, Boy Attacked by Shark: 'I Just Started Kicking'

U.S. news<p>A 10-year-old boy attacked by a shark off the coast of Oahu this week said the animal “came out of nowhere” and briefly dragged him under the water — but he furiously kicked the animal away.<p>Raymond Senensi, a 4th-grader, told reporters at the The Queen's Medical Center Thursday that he was …

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Prep school grad gets 1 year sentence in sex assault case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In a case that scandalized an institution known for educating some of America's top political and literary leaders, a graduate …

Vintage Adverts Featuring Demonic Children & Evil Teens

Whether by choice or design, the following collection of vintage adverts from The Advertising Archives come complete with numerous demonic looking …

11 ways to humiliate yourself in France

1. Fail to say bonjour.<p>French politeness is predicated on the use of <i>formulations</i>. You don’t need to talk extensively (in fact, you shouldn’t unless …

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

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19 A.I. experts reveal the biggest myths about robots

But if you base all your knowledge about robots and AI on movies and books, you're bound to be either terrified or disappointed whenever a new robot comes out.<p>Tech Insider asked 19 AI researchers about the biggest myths in their field. Their answers (lightly edited) are below.

Behind This Aged Façade Is The World's Most Beautiful Abandoned Castle

Hidden in the hills of Tuscany, this 16th-century estate will take your breath away.<p>Tuscany is known for its incredible rolling hills, Renaissance-era art, and Castello di Sammezzano. If the latter is unfamiliar, photographer Martino Zegwaard is here to change that.<p>Originally built in the 17th …

26 Best Museums For Embracing Your Weird Side

Spoiler: America's got the competition beat.<p>Upon hearing news of a museum currently dedicated to presidential hair, the Presidential Archives: Letters, Hairs, and Fossils, we began wondering what other bizarre museums exist in the world. The answer? A lot.<p>From the truly insane to the delightfully …

I saw how airplane food gets made from start to finish — and I learned a shocking secret about food waste and delayed flights

United Airlines recently let our cameras into its catering facility, Chelsea Food Services, near Newark International Airport in New Jersey. Surprisingly, the food we saw was super fresh, made entirely by hand, and meticulously planned in advance. Another shocker? The airline's newest menu …

Monoflat Icons Collection

The Monoflat Icons Collection, a set of 297 flat icons from diverse topics.<p>The <b>monoflat icons</b> are based on current design trends using both flat …