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Inside China’s Olympic sweatshops

The Sun<p><b>CHILDREN in China as young as six are being pushed to the breaking point in sports academies in the hope that they will achieve Olympic …

Table Tennis

Flattering Spring Fashion Trend: Off-the-Shoulder Tops for Spring

We're celebrating springtime by baring a little skin. And what better way to show off your awesome sun-kissed skin (hey, no one has to know it came from a spray tan!) than an off-the-shoulder top? It's time to pack away that parka, strip off those wool tights, and give in to the power that is the …

Towering Waves Over 50 Feet High Showcase Awe-Inspiring Power of Mother Nature

Photographer Luke Shadbolt captures the duality of nature—its ability to create as well as destroy—in a striking series called <i>Maelstrom</i>. Focusing on ocean waves, the Australian photographer highlights their stunning power at moments when they’re about to crash into the water. These fleeting …

Nyquist Wins the Kentucky Derby: Pictures

Trainers

Mapping and Photographing: Seeing the Unseeable in the American Landscape

<i>As part of the enticing and varied program at this year's Photo London, over 20 world-class photographers will present their work in a series of conversations and presentations.</i><p><i>On Saturday, May 21, the eminent American photographer David Maisel will take part in a dialogue with curator William A.</i> …

5 Hottest Travel Trends of Summer 2016

Roadtrips, national parks, and cheap airfare make the list.<p>As the summer travel season gets under way in just a few short weeks, pack your …

Is it ethical to colonize Mars?

<b>(CNN) —</b> With the recent NASA announcement of liquid water flowing on Mars and the movie "The Martian" making a splash at the box office, we might well ask whether humans should go to Mars.<p>There is almost no chance that Mars has intelligent life and for decades we earthlings have dreamed of living …

Prosecutor says Ohio truck driver is a 'serial killer'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Five bodies, four crime scenes. They add up to what Ohio's Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty calls one "serial killer."<p>And that may just be the beginning.<p>"So far, we know (Robert Rembert) purposefully executed five people," McGinty said in a press release. "An investigation of his …

Hastert agrees to plead guilty in hush money case

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert plans to plead guilty on charges of lying to federal investigators, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago.<p>Hastert's attorneys told U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin on Thursday that they have reached a plea agreement on the charges …

Crime

Retired Army captain to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan heroism

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An Army captain who survived attacks by two suicide bombers moments apart but was badly wounded as he saved his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan will receive the Medal of Honor on Thursday.<p>President Barack Obama will award (Ret.) Army Capt. Florent Groberg the honor for what the …

ABC News medical expert Jamie Zimmerman suffers accidental death

Jamie Zimmerman, a medical doctor who provided on-air analysis for ABC News, died in a drowning accident on Monday while vacationing in Hawaii. She was 31.<p>Zimmerman was apparently attempting to cross the Lumahai River on the Hawaiian island of Kauai when she slipped on some rocks and was swept out …

Another GOP congressman says Benghazi panel meant to hurt Clinton

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> Another Republican lawmaker says the House Select Committee on Benghazi is meant to go after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.<p>Rep. Richard Hanna, R-New York, said Wednesday on New York's' WIBX 950, "Sometimes the biggest sin you can commit in D.C. is to tell the …

Benghazi

Migrants meet polar bear -- in the back of a dark, cramped truck

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many migrants now in Europe ran from bloody wars, devastating poverty and abject hopelessness.<p>Migrant crisis: More troubles in Hungary as Austria, Germany near tipping point<p>But does that mean they're willing to jump into a dark, cramped space -- alongside a polar bear?<p>Three men proved they …

CNBC, Republicans finalize debate format

<b>(CNN) —</b> CNBC, the Republican National Committee and the GOP presidential campaigns have agreed to criteria for the October 28 primary debate in Boulder, Colorado.<p>RNC Chairman Reince Priebus tweeted that the parties have agreed to the following criteria: a two-hour debate, including commercials; a …

Government

Obama again delays Afghanistan troop drawdown

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama announced Thursday that U.S. forces will remain in Afghanistan at their current levels throughout much of 2016, yet another delay in their scheduled withdrawal and an acknowledgment that America's longest war won't be concluded on his watch.<p>Obama campaigned …

Afghanistan

ohyeahadorablepuppies: Blue Pomeranian Husky Puppy by nikitech0103 Today’s cute puppy

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A Cute Kitten Can Walk Again Thanks To 3D-Printed Wheels

[protected-iframe id=”352c9cab5b60622aabe676d35ecab89f-24588526-12084649″ info=”http://livestream.com/accounts/4175709/events/4325133/player?width=560&height=315&autoPlay=true&mute=false” width=”560″ height=”315″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”]<p>Cassidy the Kitten was born without hind legs and was …

35 Sleeping Puppies Who Physically Can't Handle Their Own Cuteness

1. Oh puppehs, you schweepy? Why doncha just take a little naperoni.<p>2. AND THEY’RE OUT! OHMYGHERD SLEEPING PUPPY BUMZ!<p>3. OH MY GHERD SCHWEEPING PUG …

Puppies

Yak Calf Debuts at Hellabrunn Zoo

Hellabrunn Zoo, in Munich, Germany, welcomed a new male domestic Yak. Pedro was born September 10, and he is the first offspring of four-year-old …

Wildlife

THIS JUST IN: S.C. Sqwerlios Need Your Help!

With the flooding in South Carolina there are hundreds of baby orphaned and sick squirrels and other wildlife. The South Carolina rehabbers are …

South Carolina

Snow Leopard Sisters Debut at Brookfield Zoo

Two 4-month-old Snow Leopard sisters, named Malaya and Daania, made their public debut October 7 at Brookfield Zoo. The highlight of the ‘debut’ was …

Wildlife

Endangered Zebra Foal on Exhibit at Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo announced the birth of a Grevy's Zebra on October 8! The male foal was born, on exhibit, to mother Farasi, and keepers have named him …

Zebra

funny, strange & odd news stories - Mirror Online

• Most Read<br>• Most Recent<p><i>Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge</i><b>Kate Middleton in labour with her third child: Duchess of Cambridge arrives at hospital with</b> …

BuzzFeed Animals

Adorable Illustrated Posters Decode The Languages Of Cats And Dogs

<b>Have you ever</b> wondered what your dog is thinking when it curves up its body, or what your cat has in mind when it rubs its face against your</b> …