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Brazil's Lula must start prison term, Supreme Court rules

<b>Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be jailed while he appeals against a graft conviction, the Supreme Court has ruled.</b><p>He is facing 12 years in jail on charges of accepting a bribe but had asked to remain free during his appeal.<p>Lula claims the charges are politically motivated, and …

Brazil

The Sicilian secret known to Plato and Churchill: the food and scenery of Syracuse

Back when Plato was philosophizing about virtue and Archimedes was defining pi, the most beautiful corner of the sprawling Greek Empire was Syracuse.<p>That is Syracuse of Sicily, not upstate New York. How a city in a North American icebox could be named after a beautiful, sun-splashed town on the …

Italy

South China Sea: US warns Beijing against building ‘great wall of self-isolation’

China risks further alienating regional neighbours and building a “great wall of self-isolation” as it pursues its military expansion across the South China Sea, US defense secretary Ashton Carter warned on Saturday.<p>Speaking at a security summit in Singapore, Carter said countries across the …

China

How Long Would It Take to Fall Through The Earth?

You might not want to check this out for yourself, but do you know how long it would take for a person to fall through the Earth? Around 42 …

Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. auto industry's home state of Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to …

General Motors

Pilots pay tribute to comrade whose WWII plane crashed

NEW YORK (AP) — Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson …

Airplanes

Man finds heartbreaking letter in a bottle on the beach from boy to his dead best friend

A heartbreaking letter from a young boy to his best friend who died was found washed up on a beach in Florida.<p>Steve Mershon found it during an early morning stroll and was moved by the letter inside.<p>The 54-year-old found the letter from a 5th-grader named Jonothan Torres rolled up inside a glass …

Pets

Drug Company Jacks Up Cost Of Aid-In-Dying Medication

When California's aid-in-dying law takes effect this June, terminally ill patients who decide to end their lives could be faced with a hefty bill for the lethal medication. It retails for more than $3,000.<p>Valeant Pharmaceuticals, the company that makes the drug most commonly used in …

Medical Marketing

Jennifer Aniston Is 47! See the Ageless Actress's Best Red Carpet Looks

Happy birthday to the always-gorgeous Jennifer Aniston! The actress is perhaps best known for her role playing Rachel Green on popular TV sitcom,</i> …

Bed bug genome shows how gnarly these creatures really are

The bed bug is hardy, nasty, and well adapted to our homes, new analysis of its genome confirms. The work also corroborates previous findings on how the bed bug has developed resistance to modern insecticides — and may lead to new ways to control the pest.<p>The bed bug’s genome, published in two</i> …

Bed bugs

Victoria's Secret Has Another Challenger

The hunt for a well-fitting bra just got a lot easier. Instead tackling the crowds and throngs of women at Victoria’s Secret, I recently tried out a …

Clothing

CIA releases declassified documents on UFOs

The archive material provides an eye-opening look at role the CIA played in investigating UFOs in the 40s and 50s<p>The CIA has published a number of declassified documents on its blog detailing the its investigations into UFOs.<p>The documents, mostly dating from the late 1940s and 1950s, are …

Paranormal

Can you solve it? The ants on a stick puzzle

Hello guzzlers.<p>Many classic puzzles involve animals, such as the ones about a bird flying between trains, a fox and a goose crossing a river and four dogs chasing each other.<p>A recent addition to the genre involves ants on a stick.<p>Today’s variation is by maths author Rob Eastaway, about whom more …

Puzzles

Why You Should Be Cooking Lamb Shank

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Lamb shank may be time consuming, but its worth the effort. Paras Shah of Kat & Theo shows us the steps to this labor of love in the video above (or you can follow along in the recipe below!)<p><b>Kat & Theo's Braised Lamb Shank</b><p><i>Executive</i> …

Walmart releases list of Black Friday sales

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) has released a huge list of Black Friday specials. It has to have a good holiday season to silence skeptics who think America’s largest retailer can no longer grow, at least in America. Like most retailers, it kicks off its sales over the Thanksgiving weekend as a means to …

Televisions

Man bites fellow passenger on Aer Lingus flight then dies

The distressed passenger, a 24-year-old Brazilian man, was said to have been “shaking violently” when he bit a man sitting near him on a two-hour flight from Lisbon in Portugal, to Dublin.<p>Cabin crew members were trying to handcuff the man before he lost consciousness. A doctor and nurse on board …

Aer Lingus

Are These 7 Superfoods Actually Super?

Kale, chia seeds, seaweed: these trendy superfoods have garnered a lot of buzz for their health benefits. But are any of them actually a “magic bullet” nutrition solution? We get to the bottom of it.<p><b>Tyler MacNiven</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s grub guru and food explorer, just debunked the myths surrounding the …

Nutrition

Are Those Really Alien Megastructures? How Astronomers Plan To Investigate

There's something weird happening around a faraway star.<p>Skywatchers have noticed something "bizarre" in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Located 1,480 light-years away, a star named KIC 8462852 has something big circling around it, and it's not a planet.<p>Usually when a planet …

Universe

Boeing Unveils Its Anti-Drone Laser Weapon

Meanwhile, a Marine shoots down a drone with a sniper rifle<p>What’s the best way to shoot down a drone? For many in the defense industry, the solution to flying robots is as futuristic as the threat itself: lasers. Yesterday Boeing released video of its “Compact Laser Weapons System” destroying a …

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Robert Downey Jr.

BBC World Cup Mix

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