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10 things you probably never knew about 'Apocalypse Now'

Captivated, I stared at the screen for the 196-minute runtime as Willard journeyed upriver in the midst of the Vietnam War to assassinate the general-turned-rogue-demigod Colonel Kurtz.<p>Afterward, I felt disgusted, exhausted, relieved, and forever altered in my way of thinking about war.<p>Way more …

7 Things My Divorce Taught Me About Life, Love and Marriage

At the start of 2014, my life imploded. After countless efforts to work through issues in my marriage, I finally had to admit: I wasn't going to have my happily-ever-after in my present situation. I left my marriage, my home, and one of my dogs. (If you consider that the ex also kept the truck, my …

Hackers are attacking US gas stations

After a gas station monitoring system was hacked earlier this year, Trend Micro researchers Kyle Wilhoit and Stephen Hilt decided to take a closer look. They set up fake internet-connected systems called "GasPots" -- honeypots that mimic the real ones -- in several countries to track hackers' …

Trend Micro

The Pentagon’s Pathetic Vietnam Whitewash

A Pentagon website intended to mark the 50th anniversary of America’s war in Vietnam does a disservice to history.<p>It’s the biggest snow job of …

Four Practices Shortlisted for Tucson's January 8th Memorial

The January 8th Memorial Foundation has selected four finalists out of the 60 practices and artists, both national and international, who submitted …

Tucson, Arizona

Striking Photos Of The Homeless Community That Lived Beneath Manhattan

In fact, since 2006, the number of homeless people have steadily risen, reaching all-time highs of over 5 8,000 homeless people sleeping in shelters each night.<p>And those numbers don't account for New York's homeless who seek refuge on the streets.<p>Photographer and filmmaker Andrea Star Reese …

New York State

This Charming Tiny House Has Everything You Need (And It Travels With You!)

The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.<p>The tiny house trend is still going strong, but even though these homes help families minimize living costs and are often dolled up in bright colors, most of us remain skeptical about how long we could actually stay in one (even if it tries to entice us …

Stainless Steel

Morgan Motor Company: This Is How We Do It

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Films<br>• Luxury<br>• Retro<p><i>Morgan Motor Company: This Is How We Do It</i> is a new film from the storied …

Incredible Transforming Apartments Turn Tiny Rooms Into Spacious Homes

Don't be fooled by the small square footage of these apartments; they're actually roomy homes in disguise. Thanks to walls the move, furniture that …

Midyear roundup: The 10 best “Daily Show” segments of 2014 — so far

A feud with Sean Hannity, hilarious feminist satire by Kristen Schaal and one-woman shows by Samantha Bee<p>A look at the 10 best segments from this year's "Daily Show" demonstrates just how important the show's correspondents are. Among the funniest, most talked-about segments: Samantha Bee and her …

Joan Rivers jokes Obama is gay, first lady is transgender

Who needs Fourth of July fireworks when you have Joan Rivers around?<p>The comedian known for her lack of self-censoring recently officiated a same-sex wedding and was asked by a photographer if she believed the United States would ever see the first gay or female president. Her response was typical …

Amateur video shows California police officer repeatedly punching woman

The California Highway Patrol launches an investigation after footage appears online showing the unidentified woman being viciously beaten<p>A shocking video clip posted online shows a man wearing the uniform of a <b>California</b> Highway Patrol officer repeatedly punching a woman in the face as she lies …

Crime

Gary Glitter appears in crown court on sex charges

<b>Gary Glitter has appeared in court for a preliminary hearing accused of plying a schoolgirl with alcohol so he could have sex with her.</b><p>The 70-year-old ex-pop star has been charged with six counts of indecent assault, one of unlawful sex with a girl under 13, and one count of administering a drug to …

Nigerian Singer Offers Virginity in Exchange for Abducted Girls

Haven't heard of Adokiye? Well, soon you will have. Either because she's a rising Nigerian pop star who looks like this:<p>Or because she's a virgin.<p>In a recent interview with Showtime, 23-year-old Adokiye surprised everyone by confessing that she's a virgin.<p>What's more, she said she would give up her …