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North Korea wants its former American prisoner to stop 'babbling' about his hard labor sentence

"And there will certainly not be any such thing as humanitarian action," North Korea's KCNA news agency stated.<p>Bae, an American missionary, was arrested in November of 2012 on his 18th visit to the notoriously secretive nation after being caught with a hard drive containing mission reports and …

North Korea

8 Ways to Improve Your Brain Power

Don't you wish you had more control over your brain?<p>From idea generation and meetings to crunching numbers and copywriting, there are a lot of different situations in which more focus and improved cognitive function would prove beneficial. It would allow you to get more done in a shorter amount of …

The Brain

Harvard university debate team loses to New York prison inmates

National debate champions from top Ivy League institute lose to team from Eastern New York Correctional Facility<p>On one side of the stage were three of the brightest students from one of America's top Ivy League universities.<p>Sitting just yards away for the high profile debate were not peers from …

College & University

Breaking Bad fan faces jail for trying to buy ricin in Dark Web

Software programmer Mohammed Ali, 31, was convicted at the Old Bailey of attempting to possess a chemical weapon<p>A computer geek is facing jail for trying to buy deadly ricin poison from the Dark Web after being inspired by the hit US television series Breaking Bad.<p>Software programmer Mohammed Ali, …

Crime

Smiling Man Performs Odd Calisthenics While Dressed as a Squid for Japanese Television Show

Japanese actor Uchimura Mitsuyoshi recently appeared on the television show Life! dressed as a mustachioed squid and performed a set of odd …

Pamela Anderson's 'Sensual Vegan' Cooking Show Is All Euphemisms and Cleavage

With some veggies sprinkled in.<p>Pamela Anderson, the bodacious actress that first caught America's attention on <i>Baywatch</i>, has debuted a meat- and dairy-free cooking show called the <i>Sensual Vegan</i>. Because if Mariah Carey can have her own cooking show, why shouldn't this blonde bombshell? Anderson's …

Pamela Anderson

How to Stop Mumbling and Speak Clearly

I mumble and my mouth fills with saliva when I speak. What can I do to prevent this?<p>wikiHow Contributor<p>This often happens when you are short of …

New Zealand Arborist Builds A Magnificent Church That Has Been Completely Constructed With Living Trees

Arborist Brian Cox of Tree Locations has built a magnificent church that has been completely constructed with living trees in a beautiful green area …

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

The Second Most Spoken Languages around the World

The most common spoken language in Brazil is Portuguese. Then it's German, which is spoken by about 3 million people. Olivet Nazarene University in …

After 50 Years in High Heels, Barbie Will Finally Get to Wear Flats

(Photo: Barbie Fantasies)<p>After over five decades of wearing wedges and stilleto heels, the always fashionable <b>Barbie will get articulated ankles</b>. …

Would You Put a $300,000 Glass Sculpture on the Hood of Your Car?

In the 1920s and ‘30s, French glassmaker René Claude Lalique produced 30 different designs of pressed-glass hood ornaments, also known as mascots. …

The Simple Logic Puzzle That Shows How Illogical People Are

The question is, which cards do you turn over to test the truth of the statement? Try to select the fewest cards that will do it. The Wason Selection …

Beautiful Black-and-White Shots From Cannes Film Festival

<i>Salma Hayek</i><p>The annual Cannes Film Festival has run since the thirteenth of this month and continues until the twenty-fourth. The festival has …

Salma Hayek

Without safety gear, two guys climb world’s second tallest tower illegally to take epic selfies

Shalin Shah's Perfect Life

Shalin Shah and Frances Chen were married on April 24th, after five years together that included their high school senior year and four years at USC …

Apps

Artists Visualize (Then Solve) the Population Crisis

An interactive visualization from Stefano D'alessio and Martina Menegon could change your mind about the overpopulation.<p>"Every 400 milliseconds a new human being is born," writes artist Stefano D'alessio, succintly summarizing the problem facing the 10.9 billion people projected to be living on …

Digital Art

Gored review – the only way is Hemingway in grisly bullfighting study

This documentary about a supremely brave – and cruel, and possibly disturbed – bullfighter, which has premiered at Tribeca, may well have a different effect on its audience than its director intended<p>Antonio Barrera is known for being the most gored professional bullfighter in the biz. So, does this …

Everyone Has a Great View in a Spinning Apartment Building

One designer's solution to class conflict caused by blocked views.<p>The biggest class conflict for coming generations will not be access to good education or medical care. It will be who has the best view. Or that's what industrial designer Shin Kuo is kind of implying, writing:<p>According to my …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Drawing

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

Everything you wanted to know about plane food but were too afraid to ask

These wooden sculptures are so realistic, you’d think they’re living, breathing people

33 Insanely Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Want to save money on your wedding day? From experience, I can tell you that the easiest way to save is to not invite anyone. However, if you are …

Alice Fisher on style: asymmetry

The trend for asymmetry is a chance to mix things up. Here’s how to rock this season’s brilliantly wonky fashions<p>When I was a kid I had a thing for asymmetric fashion. It was a look championed by the two women I idolised: Blondie’s Debbie Harry and <i>Blake’s 7</i>’s Servalan. Watching them I was torn …

The Mechanism Of Microbial Memory

Bacteria can learn how to survive in an environment<p>One of the most fascinating traits of biology is the ability to remember. Memory helps us to use language, orient ourselves geographically and perform various tasks. This characteristic is not only limited to humans; animals also have this ability …

Magnetic Spider Lamp

Andrew Southwood-Jones and Alexander Kashin operate Daast, a design studio in Sydney, Australia. They developed <b>Spyder</b>, a lamp with 3 flexible legs. …

Undersea Brawl: Moray Eel vs. White Tip Reef Shark

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>They don't call it the "Wild Kingdom" for nothing. Case in point is the voracity with which this hungry moray eel goes after this white …