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Giant Angel Formed With Over 100,000 Knives Confiscated by Police

Sculptor Alfie Bradley works with improbable materials to create incredible works of art. And with his sculpture <i>Knife Angel</i>, he also used his work to send a strong social message about the dangers of knife violence. Formed from over 100,000 knives turned over to 43 police stations around the UK …

Knives

Big crack is evidence that East Africa could be splitting in two

<b>(CNN) —</b> A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya.<p>The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even …

Geology

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

Men's Fashion

The Best Pomades for Men With Enough Power to Keep Your Hair Tame

A good hair day starts with a dapper cut and the right styling product — but that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to get fussy or fancy about …

Hair

The 50 Greatest Rap Songs About Sex

Some people expect great art to come to some grand conclusion on life, death, and the meaning of it all. All that stuff is cool, but hey—at the end …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Despite Terrorizing Black People, the Serial-Killing Suicide Bomber Was Not a Terrorist Because, Well ... He’s White

The words are back.<p>You know which words I’m talking about. The politically correct nouns, verbs and adjectives used to shield their sayers and …

Austin Bombings

12 Ways to Get a Stylish Suit on the Cheap

No need to break the bank to look good.<p>Of course, a suit can be one of your major style investments. But not every occasion calls for one that costs an arm and a leg. Whether you're in need of a new color, a lighter fabric, or a suit just for fun, you don't need to spend more than $600 to get …

Men's Fashion

This is what reforming prison could look like

Norway's humane approach to prison is attracting state leaders who are searching for solutions. North Dakota has gone the farthest in adapting the Norway prison model, including giving some inmates the keys to their own prison quarters.

Crime

Dragonman, the Man Who Sells "People-Hunting Guns" | GQ

Meet Mel Bernstein. He goes by the name Dragonman, and he’s one of the largest independent purveyors of firearms in the western United States, and the self-proclaimed most armed man in America. At Dragonland—his home, shop, shooting range, and military museum outside Colorado Springs—no gun sells …

Russia tests terrifying unstoppable ‘Bride of Satan’ hypersonic nuclear missile

Vladimir Putin has tested an unstoppable weapon doomsday weapon that travels at 20 at times the speed of sound and can strike a target anywhere on …

All Hail (and Fear) Emperor Xi

China will learn that totalitarian states have short-term advantages, but they don't end well.<p>The last emperor of China, Pu Yi, abdicated in 1912. He was the 12th emperor of the historically important Qing dynasty, which lasted 267 years. With his departure, two millenniums of empire, usually with …

China

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point as an enormous storm pumped an …

Global Warming

No, The Founding Fathers Didn't Give You a Right to Bear Arms

The NRA's worst nightmare is here

<b>(CNN) —</b> It feels like the early days of the #MeToo movement, which caused a cultural shift regarding sexual misconduct -- but this time, the problem at hand is gun violence, and the movement is called #NeverAgain. And this time, the courageous individuals leading the effort for change are teenagers …

Guns

A sweeping new bill targets California’s housing crisis

A chat with the activist who first dreamed up SB 827.<p>California is in the midst of crippling housing crisis. The state’s population has steadily grown, but it hasn’t been building new places for people to live at anything close to the same rate. It now ranks 49th in housing units per capita.<p>The …

Urban Design

The issue is not mental health. The issue is the guns.

Don’t tell me the issue is mental health. Save the nonsense about “good guys” with weapons somehow being the answer. The truth is this: There would have been no tragic shooting Wednesday in Parkland, Fla. , if a troubled young man had not gotten his hands on a military-style assault rifle and as …

Guns

Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

BERLIN — Contrary to what you may sometimes hear, school shootings are not unique to the United States. Germany, for instance, went through a string of devastating attacks between 2002 and 2009. Between 1996 and 2008, major school shootings also occurred in Finland and Scotland, among other …

Guns

Six-mile lava dome could trigger a volcanic winter and kill millions if it erupts, scientists warn

A lava dome discovered in the Pacific Ocean off southern Japan contains more than 7.5 cubic miles of volcanic magma and could kill as many as 100 million people if it erupts, according to Japanese scientists.<p>In a paper published in Scientific Reports, researchers at the Kobe Ocean Bottom …

Guillermo del Toro Picks 11 Criterion Collection Movies You Need to See

Del Toro recommends classics from the Coen brothers, Jean Cocteau, and Alfred Hitchcock.<p>Guillermo del Toro may be one of the world’s most beloved …

Trump Budget Would Swap Food Stamps for ‘100% American’ Food Packages

In what would be one of the biggest shakeups of the U.S. food-stamp program in its five-decade history, President Donald Trump is proposing to slash …

Agriculture

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Turns Into a Malfunctioning Robot Over Rob Porter

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders found herself stuck in a glitch in the matrix on Monday, hopelessly repeating stock platitudes …

Here’s what happened the last time the living things in our oceans and lakes died

On January 5, 2018, a paper published in the journal Science delivered a sobering message: The oxygenation of open oceans and coastal seas has been steadily declining during the past half century. The volume of ocean with no oxygen at all has quadrupled, and the volume where oxygen levels are …

Today, Michio Kaku described what life will look like in twenty years

Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was fortunate enough to be in the crowd and, like those around me, I was …

Relationships

Navy SEAL who says he killed Osama bin Laden calls President Trump's military parade 'third world BS'

The former Navy SEAL who claims to have killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden is calling President Donald Trump's idea for a military parade in …

Donald Trump

I’m a law professor, and I teach my students how to destroy American democracy

In my classes on authoritarian regimes, I used to lecture my students on how modern authoritarians have abandoned the openly repressive tactics of their predecessors. Today’s authoritarians frequently come to power by democratic elections and then erode democracy through seemingly legitimate means. …

Photos: The L.A. Zoot Suit Riots of 1943 were a targeted attack on Mexican and nonwhite youths

A bloody melee that pitted hundreds of U.S. servicemen against the “freak” zoot suiters<p>The Zoot Suit Riots of 1943 weren’t a riot in the usual sense …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

13 Shocking Sexist Laws That Exist In 2018 (If You Can Believe It)

By the year 2018, you would have thought that equality between men and women would be a given, a right robustly protected by law in every country and …