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Detective - Investigation Discovery / Panoply

The hit podcast from Investigation Discovery is back with an all-new season of stories from behind the yellow tape. This time, the storyteller is …

Baby dies days after parents' suspected drug overdose deaths

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An infant died in her bassinet of dehydration and starvation three or four days after her parents died, also at home, from suspected drug overdoses, authorities said.<p>Jason Chambers, 27, Chelsea Cardaro, 19, and 5-month-old Summer Chambers were found dead Thursday in Kernville, …

Child Welfare
North Korea

Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain

When Jack O'Connor was 19, he was so desperate to beat his addictions to alcohol and opioids that he took a really rash step. He joined the Marines.<p>"This will fix me," O'Connor thought as he went to boot camp. "It better fix me or I'm screwed."<p>After 13 weeks of sobriety and exercise and discipline, …

Drug Addiction

As Alamo eyed for face-lift, officials debate how to rebuild

As the 18th-century Spanish mission prepares for renovation, some critics say it must be transformed from a one-dimensional attraction to find its …

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …


Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years

• Jamie Dimon says bureaucracy is 'a disease' — and JPMorgan takes 5 steps to combat it (JPM)<br>• China and Russia have forged a military 'partnership' — …

Space Exploration

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Everything You Need to Know to Understand the Mad Men Series Finale

Maybe you’ve been a die-hard <i>Mad Men</i> fan from the start. Or maybe you just spent the last few months (. . . weeks . . . days?) binge-watching in order to catch up for the finale. Or maybe, just maybe, you let yourself get behind and forgot to catch up at all. Well that doesn’t mean you can’t …


Pro-Russia victors vow to ignore deal for ceasefire in Ukraine

EU leader warns of ‘further action’ if diplomacy fails as rebels’ leadership vacuum imperils peace efforts<p>As the sun set over the cratered fields around Debaltseve, a group of pro-Russia Cossack fighters were retrieving boxes of anti-tank artillery rounds and two armoured vehicles left by Kiev’s …


Pictures of the Week 2.19.15

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The mysterious Echophon Gif.

Behind the Scenes at the City Morgue

Amazing Room's Glass Floor Reveals Underwater Wonders

This bedroom may be one of the most unique sleeping quarters ever. Part of the Udang House (or Shrimp House) at the Bambu Indah hotel in Ubud, Bali, the one-of-a-kind room has tempered glass floor panels that reveal a stunning underwater panorama of the fresh shrimp pond that the house is situated …

Swimming Pools


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budas soup