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Italian tourist treasure turned into ghost town by earthquake

<b>From a distance Castelluccio looks the same as it has done for 1,000 years, a beautiful hilltop town in the midst of one of Italy's most celebrated plains, the Piano Grande.</b><p>But even from the road below the village you can see the buildings are shattered, roofs collapsed, more reminiscent of a war …

Listen to a Medieval Folk Music Ensemble Play a Metallica Song

You wouldn’t expect the members of a Belarusian medieval folk band to be Metallica fans, but that’s the beauty of Stary Olsa’s cover of the metal …

Music

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

John Kerry warns Congress: back Iran nuclear deal or face dire consequences

The secretary of state said US rejection of deal would tarnish country’s future negotiating credibility and push Iran closer to developing an atomic bomb<p>The United States risks a collapse in its future negotiating credibility if it walks away from the Iranian nuclear deal, according to US secretary …

Windows 10 will save Microsoft from itself after the Windows 8 disaster

But Windows 10, which officially launches on Wednesday, July 29th, is a real return to form for Microsoft. And it may have saved Microsoft from itself.<p>Windows 8 was a flop, by most standards. Circa 2014, the 13-year-old Windows XP was still more widely used than the two-year-old Windows 8. In fact, …

Jane Birkin asks Hermes to take name off crocodile handbag

Costing tens of thousands of euros, the Birkin bag is a symbol of wealth and is much-loved by celebrities, but the version made out of crocodile skin has attracted the ire of animal rights activists.<p>"Having been alerted to the cruel practices reserved for crocodiles during their slaughter to make …

Amazon Proposes Drone Highway As It Readies For Flying Package Delivery

It’s been well over a year since Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos announced Prime Air, a drone delivery service that was supposed to revolutionize how his company would send packages to its customers. While the world has yet to see a flying Amazon robot make a live delivery, the company moved one step …

Kimchi

Banker dubbed ‘Crazy Miss Cokehead’ awarded £3.2m for sexual harassment

Cambridge graduate Svetlana Lokhova in cash payout from London branch of Sberbank CIB after being driven to mental breakdown by bullying colleagues<p>A banker nicknamed "Crazy Miss Cokehead" and "Miss Bonkers" by bullying male colleagues has been awarded £3.2 million for sexual harassment.<p>Cambridge …

Hero Who Drove Jeep Off Tow Truck: 'They're Sharks ... So I Put It In Drive'

The working man's hero speaks!<p>The Chicagoan who famously drove his Jeep Wrangler off a tow truck last week told The Huffington Post on Tuesday that he had no choice but to "put it in drive" -- his dog was in the passenger seat when the tow truck driver was leaving.<p>The man, who only gave his name as …

He Spent Four Months in Jail and Was Being Charged With Raping a Woman He Gave a Ride — Until He Presented a Secret Recording

Maxime Fohounhedo has spent the last four months behind bars but today he is a free man – all thanks to a secret audio recording that captured crucial elements of his conversation with a woman police once thought to be his victim.<p>Fohounhedo was a driver for the popular ride-sharing service Uber on …

There's a Brand New Duggar Baby in the World

Jill Duggar welcomed her first child, Israel, on Monday night.<p>[instagram align="center" ]https://instagram.com/p/1LtFA_mlc5/?taken-by=duggarfam [/instagram]<p>At this point, the Duggar family has gone way past <i>19 Kids and Counting</i>. Jill Duggar, one of the oldest siblings in the TLC-starring family, …

NASA: We'll find alien life in 10 to 20 years

Are we alone in the universe? Top NASA scientists say the answer is almost certainly "no."<p>"I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years," Ellen Stofan, chief scientist for NASA, said at a public panel …

The Wells Fargo employee who emailed the CEO asking for a $10K raise for his colleagues has quit

"After 7 years last Friday was my last day with Wells Fargo," Tyrel Oates wrote on Facebook attaching a copy of the letter he sent to John Stumpf, the CEO of Wells Fargo (See below).<p>His decision to leave appears to be a personal one.<p>He continued: "Unfortunately, school has gotten to the point where …

The Secret Service taught Malia Obama to drive

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Secret Service agents have one of the toughest jobs in Washington: They are expected, if necessary, to put their lives on the line in the protection of the President and his family.<p>They've also had to teach a teen to drive.<p>First lady Michelle Obama revealed this week that her …

Secret Service

The John Oliver interview shows 'Edward Snowden’s handlers are losing their touch'

"The media team and intelligence handlers around Edward Snowden finally committed a major blunder," Nichols writes.<p>Snowden has been living in Russia since he flew there from Hong Kong on June 23, 2013.<p>During his time in Russia, Snowden has been interviewed only in well-planned settings, and mostly …

Alleged Would-Be Rapist Gets a Major Surprise From Miniskirt-Wearing ‘Victim’ — Twice

An alleged would-be rapist recently entered a restaurant in the Chinese city of Linyi after hours and “targeted” a female restaurant worker. The suspect seems to have been fooled by her miniskirt as he was entirely unaware that she is apparently a martial arts expert.<p>The man reportedly knocked on …