Michaela Maynard

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US ISIL recruiter is jailed for 22 years

A court in New York state jailed a local man for over 22 years on Thursday for trying to recruit fighters to join ISIL in Syria.<p>The sentence handed down to Mufid Elfgeeh, 32, is the longest jail term yet for an American convicted of supporting the militant group.<p>In December, he admitted trying to …

You can now make actual Coke at home -- in a Keurig

There's homemade fast food, homemade Nutella, and now, homemade Coke.<p>You can now make unlimited glasses of ice-cold Coke, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper and Canada Dry in a<p>KeurigKold. Like the Keurig coffee machine, the Kold is a personal beverage system that makes carbonated drinks, using name-brand flavor …

The 50 smartest colleges in America

Jonathan Wai, a Duke University Talent Identification Program research scientist, created a ranking exclusively for Business Insider of the smartest US colleges and universities based on the schools' average standardized test scores. Research shows that both the SAT and ACT are good measures of …

College & University

How to tell when an egg is fresh | The egg bible

How to tell a good egg from bad, and how old it is, for best results<p>If an egg goes past the best-before date on its box, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s bad. So, knowing how to test your eggs for freshness is useful. The water test illustrated here is a reliable one because eggshells are porous …

Meet ibogaine, the psychedelic drug that could help end heroin addiction

What if all that stood between heroin addiction and sobriety was a trip to Baja California, Mexico, and a dose of a highly potent psychedelic drug?<p>With the stigma surrounding psychedelic drugs waning in the medical world, experts and researchers are giving another look at some of the most exotic …

Everyone loves this 'umbrella dad' and his act of selfless devotion

<b>An image of a father holding a umbrella out over his young son while allowing himself to get completely soaked by the rain is being shared widely</b> …

Relationship Attachment Issues Linked to Sex Addiction

Sex addiction is a form of non-substance-based addiction (behavioral addiction) characterized by life-impairing involvement in sexual activities …

Genetic 'Adam' and 'Eve' Uncovered

Almost every man alive can trace his origins to one man who lived about 135,000 years ago, new research suggests. And that ancient man likely shared …

Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake Dance to Beyonce's 'Single Ladies' at US Open

All the single ladies at the U.S. Open, put your hands up. Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, you're welcome to join in too.<p><i>The Tonight Show</i> host and multifaceted entertainer (presumably) heard Beyonce's "Single Ladies" sound through Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday and, in good Fallon-Timberlake …

24 American Customs That Are Considered Offensive In Other Countries

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Adolf Hitler 'was high on heroin and injected with semen throughout Second World War'

Adolf Hitler was high on a heroin-like drug throughout the Second World War and injected with semen to boost his energy as his regime collapsed, …

Talented Tattoo Artist Follows People's Veins To Create Customised Fine Line Tattoos Free Hand

If you're looking for a tattoo unique to you, it doesn't get more personal than this.<p>Berlin-based tattoo artist Sanne Vaghi follows people's veins …

In pictures: Artist transforms Disney princesses like Little Mermaid and Snow White into racy vintage pin-up models

ANDREW TARUSOV has shared his remarkable portraits of Disney’s leading ladies onto his Instagram page, which has nearly 9,000 followers.<p>AN artist has …

Creationists Are Already in Denial About the Newly Discovered Species <em>Homo Naledi</em

Creationists Are Already in Denial About the Newly Discovered Species <i>Homo Naledi</i><p>By Hemant Mehta<p>By now, you’ve probably read about the incredible …

Star Trek

Let's talk about 'thighbrows,' the Internet's latest obsession with our bodies

The media is always letting us know whether our bodies are trendy or not. Instead of just letting us off the hook with a simple “Oh, you have a body? …

The Two Hour ADHD Vortex

Years ago, I had no idea of the existence of the two hour vortex. In fact, I learned about ADHD before I discovered the vortex. And in truth, I never …

Ohio parents defy drug stigma, mention daughter’s heroin abuse in obit

Confronted with the sudden death of their 18-year-old daughter, Fred and Dorothy McIntosh Shuemake made a defiant decision: they would not worry …

What does it mean to be an early bird versus a night owl?

Night owls and early birds seem like they operate on two entirely different planes, and the reason for that is more scientific than you might think. …

This Teen's Text Prank On His Parents Is A Work Of Genius

Frame these texts and hang them in MoMA.<p>Gatward's a 17-year-old high school senior from Michigan. He tells BuzzFeed it took his folks about 10 minutes to figure out what the hell was going on: "I was just playing a small prank...and it blew up. I'm glad I gave a bunch of people a good laugh."<p>By way …

Try It Now

Video of pregnant woman dancing to ‘Tootsee Roll’ dance during labor goes viral

A Boston woman discovered a creative way to deal with labor pains— dancing in her hospital room, USA Today reported.<p>A video taken Tuesday shows Yuki Nishizawa doing the butterfly, side shuffle and “Tootsie Roll” in her room at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Her husband, Connell Cloyd, can …

This Video Is Hard To Watch, But It Needs To Be Seen

One look at this turtle and you will never litter again.<p>Turtle researcher Nathan Robinson and his colleague, Chris Figgener, were looking for mating …

Sea Turtles

Retrieving Hidden Traumatic Memories

<b>Special brain mechanism discovered to store stress-related, unconscious memories.</b><p>Some stressful experiences – such as chronic childhood abuse – are …

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This Nintendo phone concept would totally convert me to Android

Nintendo has been incredibly slow to embrace mobile gaming, but this Wii M concept design has me wishing the company would get serious and make their own smartphone.<p>This mockup is so beautiful I think I’d gladly give up my eight-year membership in the iPhone club to have a portable gaming device …

Concept Design

Photographer’s Portfolio is Filled with Adorable Portraits of Fluffy Siberian Husky Puppies

St. Petersburg-based photographer Erica Tcogoeva happens to have access to the most adorable litter of Siberian Husky puppies. Her Instagram account is a cuteness-overload of the small, fluffy canines as they snuggle with their siblings and are cradled in the arms of their humans. Being newborns, …

The best sleeping aid apps for iPhone

If you are having sleeping at night, and are looking for an app to help you get some shuteye, then check out our list of the best sleeping aid apps …

Apps

HugeDomains.com - Hautnews.com is for sale (Hautnews)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Suspected serial killer pensioner dubbed 'Granny Ripper' captured on film 'carrying dismembered body parts'

A pensioner dubbed the 'Granny Ripper' has confessed to beheading and chopping up at least ten victim during a 20 year spree, it is claimed.<p>Tamara …

Are YOU dating an emotional manipulator? Relationship experts reveal six warning signs that prove your relationship is toxic - and will only lead to heartbreak

If your feelings are consistently being diminished and you often find yourself apologizing to your partner when you were the one hurt by their bad …

Emotional Intelligence