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How to Protect Yourself Against a SIM Swap Attack

A spate of hacked Instagram accounts. A $220 million lawsuit against AT&T. A bustling underground crime ring. They all have roots in an old problem …

Security

An elephant, trapped in mud for three days, was saved by rescue teams

On August 11th, an adult male elephant got trapped for three days in the mud of the Kilenyeti River in Kenya. Unable to get any food or water on its …

Wildlife

10 UFOs That Allegedly Left Physical Evidence Behind

Reports of “trace cases,” where UFOs leave their fingerprints behind, are steadily growing. They can be easily dismissed as lies from …

Paranormal

R.I.P. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin, the iconic singer and songwriter known for decades simply as “the Queen of Soul,” has died. Franklin was admitted into hospice care …

Aretha Franklin

An open letter to the NFL's owners | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Dear NFL owners:<p>Whew! What a tumultuous year for your league. Slipping attendance and ratings. Continuing concussion controversy. Lawsuits from cheerleaders who refuse to shut up and smile. Domestic violence accusations against players. The Papa John’s founder mouthing off about something or other. …

Donald Trump

Ving Rhames Recalls Being Held at Gunpoint by Police at His Home After A Neighbor Called in a Break-In by a 'Large Black Man'

Money doesn’t protect you from racism and actor Ving Rhames made that clear during his interview with SiriusXM’s The Clay Cane Show Friday. When …

Los Angeles

This Secret Skill Helps Lizards Survive Hurricanes

AnimalsWeird & Wild<p>Six weeks after two hurricanes swept through the Atlantic, researchers returned to a cluster of Caribbean islands to figure out how the remaining lizards survived.<p>AnimalsWeird & Wild<p>Late last year, biologist Colin Donihue traveled to the Turks and Caicos Islands to study an …

Rainfall

Some Uber Drivers Are Reportedly Scamming Passengers with Fake Vomit

So they can charge a $150 "cleaning fee."<p>It's just a fact of life for an Uber driver: You drive enough drunk people home from the bar, one of them will eventually puke up a couple beer-and-shot deals in your backseat. When that happens, Uber's policy allows the driver to tack on a "cleaning fee" to …

Florida

14 Tricks That Will Help You Survive a Life-or-Death Situation

We hope that you will never see a rabid dog or a poisonous snake, get lost in the open sea, or have to walk through a hot desert. But if something …

‘Witnesses were very frightened:’ Survey of 2017 Canadian UFO sightings released

Hovering lights in the sky. Pulsing lights. A humming noise.Objects shaped like spheres, discs, triangles and boomerangs.The witnesses include …

Derms say cold showers have a host of health benefits…if you can stand them

On hot, humid, sticky days, a cool shower sounds pretty appealing, and as it turns out, there are health-related benefits to taking a cold water …

Unpleasant monkey punches little girl in the face for no reason

Some monkeys just want to watch the world burn, and it looks like we have one of those on our hands right here.<p>The ungrateful little **** punched a …

Holding weed? Your Uber driver can get you banned from the app

Your Uber driver is not your friend. In fact, they may very well be narcing on you right now — and you could get banned from the ride-hail app as a …

BLACK PANTHER’s T’Chaka Makes His Hot Toys Debut

2018 is definitely the year of Marvel. With <i>Black Panther</i>, <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, and this weekend’s <i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i>, things have never looked …

Iranian women post videos of themselves dancing in support of arrested teenager

Iranian women are posting videos of themselves dancing, in support of a teenage Instagram star who was arrested.<p>Maedeh Hojabri, an 18-year-old gymnast, was detained by police after she posted a video of her dancing to Western pop music in her bedroom.<p>It shows her without a mandatory headscarf, …

Social Media

21 amazing images of the new Seven Wonders of the World

There are plenty of buckets lists to go around, but the various versions of the 7 Wonders of the World seem to remain people’s top destinations — for …

As Haiti Burns, Never Forget: White People Did That

On Saturday, the U.S. Embassy in Haiti warned American citizens, volunteers and missionaries in Haiti to stay in place and hunker down after angry …

Winston Duke from ‘Black Panther’ Will Portray Kimbo Slice in a New Biopic

Winston Duke’s career is on an upward trajectory. After portraying M’Baku in both <i>Black Panther</i> and <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, he’s also poised to star in …

Scientists defy 'force of nature' to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Dressed in heavy cotton, a helmet and respirator, Jessica Ball worked the night shift monitoring “fissure 8,” which has been spewing fountains of lava as high as a 15-story building from a slope on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.<p>A geologist is collecting sample of molten lava …

Brazil's Fernandinho target of racist insults after World Cup own goal

Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho and family members have been victims of racist insults on social media since his World Cup own goal on Friday, when …

‘GREAT EXCITEMENT. Runaway Slaves’: The slave uprising that Maryland seems to want to forget

By Eugene L. Meyer<p>In the annals of slave rebellions, Nat Turner’s name looms large. The insurrection he led in Southampton County, Va., in 1831, involved the murders of 55 white men, women and children and sent shock waves throughout the slaveholding southern states.<p>Legislatures enacted more …

Black History

Pusha T Says Trump 'MAGA' Hats Are This Generation's Ku Klux Klan Hoods

Pusha-T has taken aim at Donald Trump‘s ‘Make America Great Again’ hats, declaring in a new interview that they are “this generation’s Ku Klux Klan …

Man Divorces Wife of 14 Years After She Mocks His Favorite Football Player

Big sporting events like the World Cup are supposed to bring people together in support of their favorite teams and players, but for one Russian …

Soccer

How starving Russians became CANNIBALS and sold human body parts as meat in World Cup city where England clash with Sweden

ENGLAND will clash with Sweden tomorrow in the World Cup city where starving Russians became cannibals and sold severed heads in a desperate bid to …

Three rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

<b>After breaking into a game reserve to hunt rhinos, not much was left of the three poachers.</b><p>Rhinos are having a tough time of it. Having the …

Who Is Killing NASA Scientist's - What’s Going On?

NASA Scientist Alberto Behar died in a plane crash in January (2015) in Los Angeles – making a total of 74 Scientist dead in 2 years.Alberto Behar …

Verify: Does part of the National Anthem talk about the death of slaves?

<b>QUESTION:</b><p>Does the Star Spangled Banner have an extra verse referring to the killing of slaves?<p><b>ANSWER:</b><p>Yes, this is true.<p><b>SOURCES:</b><p>Library of Congress, …

this taped confession solves the mystery of who killed tupac

Finally.<p>It’s been nearly 22 years since Tupac Shakur was murdered in Las Vegas, and for nearly 22 years there have been a lot of conspiracy theories and crackpot opinions -- like, for instance, that Tupac faked his death and is in fact still alive and living with Elvis in Mexico -- and discussion …

Jar-Jar actor Ahmed Best: ‘I almost ended my life’ after Star Wars prequel fallout

It’s been 19 years since George Lucas introduced Jar Jar Binks to <i>Star Wars</i> fans with the release of 1999’s <i>The Phantom Menace</i> and its two …

A Woman Lost Her Toenails After a Fish Pedicure

An unorthodox beauty treatment meant to rejuvenate the feet turned into disturbing medical mystery for one young woman. According to a case report …