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Leaked ISIS documents reveal recruits' blood types, obedience levels

<b>(CNN) —</b> What's your first and last name? Your education and work experience? Do you have recommendations?<p>And are you willing to be a suicide attacker or would you prefer to be a fighter for ISIS?<p>Those were among the questions purportedly posed to would-be jihadis on what appears to be a kind of job …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Video of police 'fleeing' crime scene before murder goes viral

A video that appears to show armed policemen fleeing a scene seconds before a murder takes place has gone viral.<p>In the mobile phone footage the officers seemingly ignore bystanders who want them to intervene to prevent the killing. The video, reportedly filmed in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, has …

Life in Ancient Egypt: what was it like?

Egypt’s pharaohs have left an impressive legacy of stone architecture, monumental inscriptions and religious art, allowing us to reconstruct their …

With Sanctions Gone, Iran Goes On A Shopping Spree In Europe

Less than two weeks after international sanctions were lifted, Iran is already cutting megadeals with Europe. The French automaker Peugeot-Citroen said Thursday it will return to Iran, while Iran appeared poised to buy at least 100 planes from Airbus.<p>Thursday's developments came during a visit to …

A Photographer Took Pics Of Cats From Underneath To Show Us A Side Of Them Rarely Seen

Pawsitively adorable.

Japanese kitty can't believe it when it sees snow for the first time

Remember how it felt the first time you saw snow falling? This little cat from Japan adorably flipped out when it saw snow for the first time, …

Japan

The Cat May Have Been Domesticated Two Separate Times

One time it stuck, one time it didn't really<p>There are more than 500 million domestic cats (<i>Felis catus</i>) worldwide. Their grip on the globe is tangible, too. For anyone who has spent any amount of time wasting away on the internet, they’ll know it’s awash in cat videos and memes. Millennia ago, just …

France just announced plans to help India land on Mars for the first time

This mission, which is scheduled to launch in 2020 and would involve sending a satellite into orbit around the Red Planet, will mark India's second mission to Mars in history.<p>While the 2020 orbiter will not set a lander on Mars' surface, the president of French space agency National Centre for …

A Man Died in a Car Crash While Watching Porn on His Phone

A police official said it was the strangest incident he had ever encountered.<p>A 58-year-old man in Detroit died when his car crashed while he was watching porn, police said.<p><i>The Detroit News</i> reports Clifford Ray Jones was driving early Sunday morning while watching the movie on his phone when he …