Kelli Porter

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This Wildfire Escape Video Is Unbelievable

It looks like literal hell.<p>You may have missed it with all the Trump news, but there's a massive wildfire raging in Tennessee. Because of what <i>The Washington Post</i> calls "exceptional drought and strong wind," a fire swept into the Great Smoky Mountains towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge at an …

Hilton Worldwide

Police rushed to a home after hearing shouts of 'I'm going to kill you' — they found a dead spider

New South Wales's police said officers raced to the apartment in the harbourside suburb of Wollstonecraft last Saturday after reports of a violent domestic dispute between a man and a woman.<p>Neighbours reported a woman screaming hysterically, a man yelling "I'm going to kill you, you're dead! Die, …

The Fruit I Traveled 9000 Miles to Eat

It's crazy to travel halfway around the world to eat a piece of fruit.<p>But I'd be lying if I said that snake fruit (<i>salak</i> in Bahasa Indonesia) didn't account for 85% of why I wanted take a trip to Indonesia this winter.<p>I'd tasted the reptilian fruit (its skin is scaly and even a bit sharp) …

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Mesmerizing Rainbow Cake Changes Colors As It Spins

Thanks to her impressive airbrushing skills, YouTuber CharlotteSometimes designed a cake that's essentially a rainbow optical illusion. Although it may sound like something out of a culinary fairy tale, the baker's color-changing cake is both nonfictional <i>and</i> edible. At first glance, the cake …

Why the pomegranate should be the ‘it’ fruit for your holiday table

We’re deep into Thanksgiving at WaPoFood headquarters (have you clicked through Thanksgiving Central yet?), but that doesn’t mean the wealth, and price, of pomegranates around us has gone unnoticed. These round, red fruits with the tart edible seeds called arils are in season till early winter. Are …

Pomegranate

Don’t Leave Tokyo Without Eating This One Dish

The one dish you should try in Tokyo. Plus: how to eat it, how to order, how to pay, and some useful dos and don’ts while visiting Japan’s biggest city.<p>** You can't leave Tokyo without eating…**<p>Soba (buckwheat noodles). In fact, you'll have a tough time leaving Japan without eating it at least …

Defining images of Japan, Akihabara \"Electric Town\"

A large percentage of the foreign tourists visiting or willing to visit Japan are attracted by the Japanese pop culture, especially by the <i>otaku</i> …

From Japan, a Brilliant Notebook Hack for Organizing Your Notes

A simple trick to easily index and find the information you need<p>My notes are a mess. I desperately wish I could carry just one notebook, but every …

Productivity

Body of elderly woman found stuffed in suitcase at Tokyo train station

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> Police in Japan are trying to identify the body of an elderly woman found stuffed in a bright yellow suitcase at a Tokyo train station.<p>The discovery was made by an employee of the coin-operated locker service at JR Tokyo Station in the city's Chiyoda Ward.<p>"There was an abnormal odor …

Japan

Scary Beautiful Video Captures Japan Volcano's Violent Explosion

Mount Shindake sends an ash cloud 30,000 feet into the sky.<p><b>Updated at 3:30 p.m. ET.</b><p>A volcano in Japan erupted violently Friday morning, sending a dark ash cloud an estimated 30,000 feet (9,100 meters) into the sky. No deaths and only one minor injury have so far been reported by the country’s …

Japan on alert after powerful earthquake in Pacific

Seismologists have warned Japan to stay vigilant for the next “Big One” after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the country, injuring a dozen people.<p>Buildings swayed for about a minute in Tokyo on Saturday night as the quake struck at a remote spot in the Pacific Ocean 542 miles …

Geology

Magnitude 8.5 earthquake hits Japan

The magnitude-8.5 offshore quake struck off the Ogasawara islands at a depth of 590km, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The U.S. Geological …

Moment freed circus lion feels the earth beneath his paws for this first time

A Brazilian animal sanctuary released 2006 footage showing a 13-year-old rescue lion feeling the grass and earth under his paws for the first time<p>An animal santuary in Sao Paulo has released a video of a 13-year-old <b>lion</b> feeling the earth beneath his paws for the first time, after he was rescued …

Earth

Lamborghini Aventador worth £250,000 reduced to ash shell in front of owner

Watch as a £250,000 Lamborghini Aventador is engulfed in flames outside a Dubai hotel, with the car being reduced to an ash shell right in front of the driver's eyes<p>Supercars are hot property the world over, but few will be as hot as this one.<p>This shocking video shows one of the most in-demand …

Supercars

The 'spider rain' phenomenon explained

After a small Australian town was recently covered by spiders raining from the sky, we explain what exactly spider rain is<p>Residents in Goulburn, South <b>Australia</b> had a horrifying shock when thousands of baby <b>spiders</b> rained down from the sky.<p>The town was invaded by the arachnids as homes and gardens …

Japan’s Macho Cafe Is Like Hooters for Women

Women in Tokyo, Japan, recently got the opportunity to enjoy a visual treat at their very own Hooters-style café. The pop-up venue, called Macho …

There are signs that another mega earthquake is brewing for Japan

But the technique itself may one day help us predict exactly when such an event would take place, which could save thousands of lives.<p>Japan still has the devastating 9.0 magnitude, megathrust earthquake in Tohoku in fresh memory, which produced a powerful tsunami and killed nearly 16,000 people …

Mourners follow wrong hearse for nine miles

Gareth Howard said his mother would have laughed if she had seen her relatives travel nine miles in the wrong direction after mistakenly following the wrong hearse<p>A family was left waiting in torrential rain at their mother’s graveside after an “amazing coincidence” saw fellow mourners follow the …

'Police department' trio claiming ties to Knights Templar arrested in California

The members of the Masonic Fraternal Police Department – one an aide to state attorney general Kamala Harris – face charges of impersonating the police<p>Three people in California, including an aide to the state attorney general, Kamala Harris, have been arrested for impersonating the police after an …

Crime

Parkour runner jumps between skyscraper ledges at dizzying height

Stomach-turning video of man jumping between skyscraper ledges, with what appears to be without a harness, is online hit<p>A parkour runner took things to new heights when he filmed himself jumping between skyscraper ledges hundreds of feet in the air.<p>YouTube user <b>OlegCricket</b> uploaded footage of what …

After Bomb Threats And Backlash, BBQ Restaurant Stands Firm On 'White Appreciation Day'

The Hispanic owner of a Colorado barbecue restaurant maintains that celebrating a "White Appreciation Day" isn't racist -- even after widespread criticism and bomb threats.<p>Edgar Antillon owns the Rubbin' Buttz BBQ restaurant in Milliken, Colorado. On Friday, KUSA TV reported that the restaurant …

Nebraska prison revolt leaves 2 inmates dead, 4 injured

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A weekend revolt at a Nebraska maximum security prison that saw inmates temporarily take control of half the housing units left …

Death Row

Baked Frittata with Roasted Red Peppers, Arugula and Pesto

Man, I am getting mushier and gushier by the <i>minute</i> in my “old age”.(You know, my thirties.)I mean it. I feel like I can hardly have a coffee date …

Kansas City

Crustless Quiche with Miso and Broccoli – Vegetarian Style

Yes, I made this with a Japanese staple – miso, but the idea was inspired by the popular French quiche, an open-pie with with a savory custard …

Food

Pre-Workout Perfection: Coconut Almond Energy Bars

These protein- and carb-packed energy bars from The Runner's World Cookbook are the perfect snack to grab while you're getting ready for a workout, or for when you need to refuel after one. Almonds, cashews, sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds fill you up, while honey and dates will give you the …

Tokyo Hotel Hopes to Attract Business with Godzilla-Themed Rooms

In movies, the mere sight of Godzilla has people running for the hills, but a new Godzilla-themed hotel in Shinjuku, Japan, is hoping the iconic …

Japan

Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record with 375 mph test run

A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record.<p>Operator JR Central said the train reached 375 miles per hour in a test run on Tuesday, surpassing its previous record of 361 mph set in 2003. The train traveled for just over a mile at a speed …

17 Powerful Images Showing The Devastating Effects Of Overpopulation

It’s no secret that we are exploiting our planet and running out of resources at the speed of light, but many people refuse to take notice. These …