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Wreckage of U-boat sunken by 'sea monster' found off UK

<b>(CNN) —</b> A German submarine from World War I that was said to have been taken down by a sea monster has been discovered off the coast of Scotland.<p>Incredible sonar images show the 100-year-old wreck to be mostly intact, and the find has led to the resurfacing of nautical folklore. Experts say the …

Starchy enters race to be the sixth taste

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that the human tongue can detect five basic tastes: sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness and "umami," or savory.<p>However, a small study published in the journal Chemical Senses last month suggests that a sixth taste should be added to that list -- starchiness …

A company that searches for Bigfoot is trying to raise $15 million

Bigfoot Project Investments filed for a public offering of stock on Tuesday, offering 20 million shares at $0.75 per share.<p>The company specializes in finding and documenting proof of the creature known as Bigfoot, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.<p>"Bigfoot Project …

Ocean City

When Henry Molaison had his hippocampus removed, it left him with a profound memory deficit. Does Luke Dittrich, the surgeon’s grandson, have other secrets to reveal?<p>Poor Henry Molaison! In 1953, when he was in his 20s and suffering from devastating and seemingly intractable epilepsy, he was the …

Books

Mislabeled Pills Found at Prince's Estate Contained Powerful Painkiller Fentanyl: Report

Prescription pain pills found hidden in an Aleve bottle at Prince‘s Paisley Park estate may have been counterfeit drugs that contained the much …

Asian stocks in summer lull as markets await Yellen speech

HONG KONG (AP) — Most stock markets in Asia moved sideways on Tuesday as the summer doldrums and a lack of economic data ahead of a widely …

Former Broadway Dancer Admits to Murdering Boyfriend

According to the New York Daily News, Marcus Bellamy, a former Broadway ensemble member of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark and Disney's Tarzan, …

Fugitive Catholic priest at centre of five-year manhunt arrested in Britain over historic sex abuse

A Catholic priest who skipped bail five years ago has been arrested on suspicion of nine counts of historic sexual assaults.<p>Father Laurence Soper, 72, the former abbot of Ealing Abbey, was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant over allegations of child abuse.<p>The accusations date back to when he …

The genocide Germany wants to forget

As a teenager in the 1960s, Israel Kaunatjike joined the fight against apartheid in his native Namibia. Years later his activism would take him …

Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials indefinitely closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways Friday, barring all fishing, rafting and other activities to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of …

This Picture Perfectly Sums Up How Women Will Always Be Shamed, No Matter What They Wear

Its creator was inspired to draw the picture by the debate around the burkini.<p>View this post on Facebook

French PM backs bans on burkinis as they are based on 'enslavement of women'

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said he backs local bans on burkinis because the swimwear is based on the "enslavement of women".<p>His comments came after a few more beach towns followed the lead of the Riviera resort of Cannes and introduced their own local bans on the garment which some …

UK critics fall for 'Groundhog Day' musical, over and over

LONDON (AP) — "Groundhog Day" is back, this time on stage. Is it deja vu, or something new?<p>A musical based on the much-loved 1993 movie about a jaded weatherman forced to live the same day over and over has opened at London's Old Vic Theatre at the start of what producers hope will be a journey to …

China launches the first quantum communications satellite – and what is that, exactly?

Congratulations are in order for China: by launching the world’s first quantum communications satellite, the country has achieved an interesting — if somewhat difficult to explain — milestone in space and cryptography.<p>Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS), nicknamed Micius after the …

In a first, Russia uses Iran base to bomb targets in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Iran allowed Russian warplanes to take off from its territory to bomb targets in Syria on Tuesday, an unprecedented move that underscores the deepening cooperation between two powerhouses heavily invested in the Syrian civil war.<p>The Iranian deployment increases Russia's foothold in …

Spooky footage shows 'poltergeist' trashing man's home as it hurls utensils and slams doors

A homeowner claims to have caught a poltergeist on film as it trashes his home.<p>Brad Prior claims he had been experiencing paranormal activity for …

Paranormal

Lithium is most effective drug in reducing self-harm and suicide, and bad reputation is misplaced, study suggests<p>Britain’s 650,000 people with bipolar disorder should take lithium to help control their condition, despite its reputation for dulling the senses, a significant new study has …

Depression

Police contact Catholic Church after baffling ‘poltergeist’ report

Police officers in Scotland have called in representatives from the Catholic Church after investigating reports of “disturbing incidents” of a "poltergeist" at a family home.<p>A mother and her teenage son were said to be “extremely distressed” after experiencing what the Daily Record describes as …