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Muslims shield Christians when Al-Shabaab attacks bus in Kenya

<b>(CNN) —</b> Their M.O. is a tried and terrifying one: Launch a raid, single out Christians, and then spray them with bullets.<p>But when Al-Shabaab militants ambushed a bus Monday, things didn't go according to plan.<p>A group of Kenyan Muslims shielded the Christian passengers and told the attackers they …

Terrorism

New Anti-Aging Drug Could Extend Human Life Span to 120 Years

<i>By Max Berlinger for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Do you ever think that it's kinda crazy that we can order pizza from our cellphones and yet no one can figure out how to stop (or at least slow) the inevitable march towards death? Well, you're not alone.<p>Science has been trying to figure out this …

Medicine

The unsolved mystery of the Van Meter Visitor – a winged creature! – Strange Unexplained Mysteries

A bizarre legend and unsolved mystery which has haunted a small Iowa town for more than 100 years is the subject of a new book called The Van Meter …

Apache Death Cave and the Curse of Two Guns, Arizona

After exploring the ruins of Twin Arrows Trading Post, I wanted to explore a few places north of Flagstaff, but the access roads were closed due to …

Archaeologist: 12,000-Year-Old Underground Tunnels Are Real and Stretch from Scotland to Turkey

by Ancient Code Is it possible that ancient cultures were interconnected thousands of years ago? According to thousands of underground …

13 Spooky-Looking Houses That Have Inspired Ghost Stories (UPDATE)

Photographer Seph Lawless is a master of the abandoned -- his frames are filled with eerie portraits of shopping malls, factories, homes. All dilapidated, all empty, all but forgotten. He usually travels across the United States via hybrid vehicle, equipped with a camera and a knack for finding …

A Single Breathalyzer For Both Weed And Booze

One gadget could help cops catch lots of intoxicated drivers<p>Whether it’s for medicinal or recreational purposes, marijuana has recently become more (legally) available in dozens of states all over the country. Where there are substances, there are drivers illegally operating vehicles under the …

New Study Suggests Alzheimer's Is Associated with Brain Fungus

Every year, more people over the age of 65 are suffering from dementia. Researchers are still searching for a cause, but a new study offers a …

Engage! Warp Drive Could Become Reality with Quantum-Thruster Physics

DALLAS — Warp-drive technology, a form of "faster than light" travel popularized by TV's "Star Trek," could be bolstered by the physics of quantum …

Physics

The smoked corpses of Aseki

“There were 14 corpses in total, arranged on bamboo scaffolding in life-like positions or curled up like foetuses inside large baskets.”<p>The Anga people live in Papua New Guinea's Aseki District, a fringe highland region so detached from the modern world that even the regular passing of mist is …

The Canadian model fighting ISIS in Syria tells us that they're easier to defeat than you'd think

She said that as fighters, the Islamic State militants have "mostly been a disappointment."<p>"Their numbers don't seem that big and they're eager to run away," she told INSIDER in an email. "I suspect most of the experienced fighters have been consolidated in Mosul and Raqqa, and that's where the big …

Middle East