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Sweden distributes 'be prepared for war' leaflet to all 4.8m homes

Defence pamphlet shows how population can prepare in event of attack and contribute to country’s ‘total defence’<p>The Swedish government has begun sending all 4.8m of the country’s households a public information leaflet telling the population, for the first time in more than half a century, what to …

War

Hillary Clinton trolls Trump with Russian hat

While speaking during Yale University's 2018 class day, Hillary Clinton took a jab at her former 2016 campaign rival, now-President Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton

A Zoo Owner Brought a Bear to Dairy Queen and Now Faces Charges

After taking a young Kodiak bear out to the local Dairy Queen for ice cream, a zoo in Canada is under fire from wildlife officials.<p>Discovery Wildlife …

Dairy Queen

A Tortured, Trippy Benedict Cumberbatch Dazzles in the Role of a Lifetime

In Showtime’s riveting ‘Patrick Melrose,’ the erstwhile Doctor Strange dazzles from scene to scene in a tour de force performance as a drug-addled …

Why the heck do so many koalas have chlamydia?

One of the leading killers of Australia's endearing koalas is a debilitating bacterial infection: chlamydia.<p>The idea of koalas with chlamydia — a common sexually transmitted infection in people — recently drew chuckles on HBO's "Last Week Tonight," but the disease, which is affecting koalas in …

Dinosaur-Sized Gator Enjoys Casual Stroll On The Golf Course With His Friends The Deer

It’s big boy season on Fripp Island, South Carolina. Even the local deer populace respects it.<p>That’s one cool gator.

Supernatural to premiere Scooby-Doo crossover at PaleyFest

<i>Supernatural</i> fans are only a little over a month away from the highly anticipated <i>Scooby-Doo</i> crossover episode, but a few lucky fans will actually get …

Nutritious, 'Vegemite'-Like Astronaut Food Created Out of Human Poop

"It's faster than growing tomatoes or potatoes."<p>Even when humans travel beyond the Earth and venture to Mars and beyond, the inconvenient realities …

Watch Reba McEntire’s Drag Performance as KFC’s New ‘Colonel’

Reba McEntire’s singular look and sound has served as inspiration for a generation of drag queens, many of whom seized on the campy melodrama of …

Paris zoo evacuated after 52 baboons escape enclosure

Fifty-two baboons escaped on Friday from their enclosure at the Paris zoological park in Vincennes, on the southeastern outskirts of the French capital, according to reports.<p>The zoo has been evacuated, police have arrived and three marksmen armed with hypodermic guns are at the scene.<p>The latest …

France

Delta Pilot Too Distracted to Fly, Returns to Detroit

Yesterday’s Delta Boeing 717 flight DL1943 from Detroit to Atlanta became a 22 minute trip from Detroit to Detroit when there was a bird discovered …

Boeing

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

It sounds like a joke, but, well — keep reading.<p>In December 2015, 64-year-old Daniel Rushing had just dropped off a friend at chemotherapy and was driving home an older woman from his church who worked at the 7-Eleven and would otherwise walk the 2 miles home.<p>As Rushing drove away from the …

Crime

Breaking Bad House Owners Put Up a Fence Because People Can't Stop Throwing Pizzas

Fans of <i>Breaking Bad,</i> you no longer can have nice things.<p>At least, tourists making a pilgrimage to Albuquerque, NM and visiting the house in which …

In historic shift, Boy Scouts to expand girls' participation

NEW YORK (AP) — In its latest momentous policy shift, the Boy Scouts of America will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and establish a new program for older girls based on the Boy Scout curriculum that enables them to aspire to the coveted Eagle Scout rank.<p>Founded in 1910 and long …

LGBTQI

13 Creepy Treats to Make Your Halloween Party Extra Spooky

It’s finally October and that means we can pull out all the stops to celebrate Nerdoween! Halloween brings out the best in creativity when it comes …

Scientist names wasp after Harry Potter villain

<b>(CNN) —</b> A biologist in New Zealand wants to clean up the image of wasps -- by naming one after Lucius Malfoy, one of Harry Potter's arch-enemies in the fantasy fiction series.<p><i>Lusius malfoyi</i>, the newly discovered species of non-stinging wasp, is one of an estimated 3,000 of the insects found in New …

Harry Potter

NFL Owners to Consider Rule Change for Conduct During National Anthem

National Football League owners are planning to review a policy that requires all players to stand for the United States national anthem during their fall meeting next week.<p>On Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the "owners will consider a rule change" amid a polarized debate surrounding those …

Vampire Scare Triggers Mob Violence, Prompts U.N. to Pull Staff

LILONGWE, Malawi — The United Nations has pulled staff out of two districts in southern Malawi where a vampire scare has triggered mob violence in which at least five people have been killed.<p>Belief in witchcraft is widespread in rural Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, where many aid …

NGOs

The more you like “No Diggity,” the more likely you are to be a psychopath, study says

<b>No Diggity ft. Dr. Dre, Queen Pen - Blackstreet (YouTube)</b><p>Psychologists are trying to determine whether song choices can predict possible psychopaths<p>Rachel Leah<p>October 4, 2017 4:38pm (UTC)<p>The funky piano chords and head-knocking bass line has long made "No Diggity," by Blackstreet, Dr. Dre and Queen …

NASA shows how Hurricane Irma changed the Caribbean's look

Hurricane devastation as seen from space puts the recent natural disasters in a whole new light. On Wednesday, NASA tweeted photos of the Caribbean island of Barbuda before and after Hurricane Irma.<p>The two photos look as if they're being seen through different-colored filters, with the image taken …

This nuclear-explosion simulator shows where radioactive fallout would blow using today's weather

Imagine a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you.<p>Do you know how the city, its surrounding region, and its inhabitants would be affected? If you can't think of much more than "a lot of people would die," you're not alone.<p>"We live in a world where nuclear weapons issues are on …

Google Earth

Cosmic dead ringers: 20 super strange-looking space objects

Sources: Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Then-FBI Director James Comey knew that a critical piece of information relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email was fake -- created by Russian intelligence -- but he feared that if it became public it would undermine the probe and the Justice Department itself, …

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

Verizon IndyCar Series Scott Dixon and retired racer Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint in a Taco Bell drive-thru Sunday night, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police reported.<p>No one was injured in the encounter.<p>According to the police report, the robbery occurred around 10 p.m. ET, just hours …

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

NASA Just Discovered 7 Earth-Like Planets

Goodbye cruel world<p>Since the election, Americans have been scheming for ways out of the country. Well, a chance to get away just arrived, if you’re down to travel to space. Personally, we’re always down for a good ol’ intergalactic adventure.<p>Today, NASA announced that the organization has found …

Joshua Tree National Park Backpacking Packing List | REI Co-op Journal

The following list is designed for a non-guided backpacking trip in Joshua Tree National Park. (For information about visiting the park, see our …

Backpacking

30+ Easy-to-Make Crazy-Delicious Taco Salads That Are Anything but Basic

For those who love Mexican food and could eat it every single day, but are trying to be just a little tad healthier, there's taco salad. We're not saying the tasty and well-seasoned dish is the healthiest lunch or dinner option out there, but it certainly packs less calories than a burrito (those …

DarkSky, your favorite iPhone weather app, is now a website

DarkSky, the popular iPhone and Android weather app with dazzling graphics and hyper-specific forecasts, has made a transition onto your desktop.<p>The …