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Briton arrested in Spain for allegedly killing man he caught filming daughter

A Briton has been arrested in Spain for allegedly killing a German man he caught filming his young daughter with an iPad.<p>Police detained the 40-year-old man on Saturday night after he allegedly attacked the German national in a restaurant in Sotogrande, an exclusive resort on southern Spain’s Costa …

Amanda Bynes rages and tweets after release

The Amanda Bynes-is-falling-apart story got worse Friday, displayed for all to see on Twitter.<p>The former child star was released from a psychiatric facility in Pasadena late Thursday and started tweeting about her rage at her parents and her manager for having her locked up.<p>She tweet-vowed to go to …

My Uncle Was Gay, and I Want to Tell the World

Sept. 29, 1930 - April 28, 2012<p>My late, great Uncle Bruce was otherwise known as a fart knocker, rump ranger, poofter, fairy and shit-packing fag. It hurts to write those words, but that's how a lot of people saw homosexual men, and over the course of his long life, some weren't ashamed to spit it …

16 Ways To Make Your Wife's Morning With A Single Text Message

Waking up to a cute text from your boo is all but guaranteed to put a smile on your face, no matter how cranky and tired you might be.<p>On Thursday, one Redditor posed a question to the women of Reddit, asking, "What would be the best 'good morning' text you could receive?" Below are 16 of the best …

Japan's latest economic stimulus exposes its dirty debt secret

The surprisingly aggressive monetary move made by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) overnight may look like a winner today, but it could easily backfire down …

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse

A Maine judge has rejected a request by state officials to quarantine and restrict the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa defied the state's quarantine.<p>Judge Charles LaVerdiere initially put out a temporary order imposing some …

For 1 Year, Toyota Japan gets a Brand-New 30-Year-Old Land Cruiser

The Land Cruiser 70 debuted in 1984, remains in production in a few markets, and was never sold in the US. For one year only, it returns to the Japan as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.<p>Here's the tragedy of the Land Cruiser Series 70: it was never sold in the United States. The toughest and most …

Google Protects Its Undersea Fiber Optic Cables... From Sharks

Maybe the animals were just mad about their low page-ranking<p>Shark bites are a real threat to undersea fiber-optic cables. No, really. Google actually goes so far as to wrap its wires in a Kevlar-like material to prevent damage from sharks, a company spokesperson recently disclosed. As you can see …

Do We Look Fat in These Suburbs?

People in dense cities are thinner and have healthier hearts than people in sprawling subdivisions. New research says the secret is in the patterns of the streets.<p>Just seeing someone wearing a Fitbit makes me nervous. I'm told I have a tendency to become “obsessive.” A count of steps or calories …

Mako Shark Madness

Wildlife<p>In honor of Shark Week, for the next few days I am going to be posting some cool facts and photos of the sharks I have had the pleasure of swimming with.<p>Check out the Shortfin Mako Shark (<i>Isurus oxyrinchus</i>), one of the fastest fish in the ocean.<p><b>Shortfin Mako facts at a glance (Shark Facts</b> …

Ebola survivor shunned by boyfriend, even school

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The medical school professors no longer want Kadiatou Fanta in the classroom. Her boyfriend has broken up with her. Each day …

Airport Looks to Prairie Grass to Prevent Deadly Bird Strikes

Travel<p>One Ohio airport is now experimenting with a new, gentler way to avoid bird strikes: planting tall prairie grass. Heavy birds like geese — which cause the most damage to planes — are believed to avoid long grasses because they fear predators might be hiding within. So officials at Dayton …

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Global Parenting Habits That Haven't Caught On In The U.S.

If there's one thing Tiger Mothers have in common with those bringing up Bébé, it's that they both show us just how varied parenting styles can be.<p>Argentine parents let their kids stay up until all hours; Japanese parents let 7-year-olds ride the subway by themselves; and Danish parents leave their …

Om One: a levitating speaker you never knew you wanted

Bluetooth speakers are fairly boring in today’s market, but this one has set itself apart. So far apart, it’s not even touching anything. The Om One …