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What does a black female soldier's hair have to do with defending her country?

When the Army updates AR 670-1, every soldier takes notice. They figure out whether they need to toss anything out or plan a trip to the on-base uniform store. But this time around, many female soldiers of color had to plan an expensive trip to the beauty salon.<p>Why? Because this change to the …

A Creepy New Startup Wants To Create Living Avatars For Dead People

By scanning the digital footprints of our dearly departed and recreating their personality, these MIT entrepreneurs hope to use artificial intelligence to bring them back to life in the virtual world.<p>Can a robot help you live forever? Not exactly, yet, but it might be able to help you talk to loved …

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Misheard Lyrics Is The Funniest Thing On Vine Right Now

The meme you've been waiting for. Make sure you unmute each Vine by clicking top left.<p>Find loads more examples via the Vine hashtags misheard and misheardlyrics.

Insane Traffic Jam in China Hits Day 9

Zimbabwe elephants poisoned by poachers in Hwange

<b>Poachers have used poison to kill 41 elephants in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, an official has told the BBC.</b><p>Zimbabwe Parks spokeswoman Caroline Washaya Moyo said it was suspected that cyanide was used to poison salt pans but tests are still being carried out.<p>She said it was Zimbabwe's worst …

Classic Dr. Seuss titles will be released as ebooks starting on September 24th

The classic works of Dr. Seuss are getting an update for the digital age. Publisher Random House has announced that 40 of Dr. Seuss' books will be converted into ebooks and put on sale starting on September 24th. The books will be published in three waves, with the first group including classics …

Anger lingers after India school poisoning | India

<b>Bihar, India</b>- Mukeshwar Ram carried his eldest grandson's body over his shoulders on the afternoon of July 17 to a field outside a school in Gandaman village and started digging while around 200 villagers watched.<p>The earth was turned over and emptied onto the grave of the eight-year-old child, whom …