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Castaway Who Survived 14 Months At Sea Sued For Cannibalism Of Shipmate

Jose Salvador Alvarenga said he was so hungry during the ordeal that he ate his own fingernails.<p>A Salvadoran fisherman who survived 438 days lost at sea is now being sued by his dead shipmate's family over allegations that he ate the man in order to stay alive.<p>The family of Ezequiel Córdoba, who …

18 Hybrid Animals That Are Hard To Believe Actually Exist

Legend is full of strange, hybrid creatures, and Photoshoppers have dedicated countless hours to creating new ones. But this list contains no …

Playful Shelter Dogs Reclaim Landfill Park, a Former Disposal Site for 25,666 Euthanized Dogs

At the top of a hill, a dog named Marcy plays. When North Carolina-based photographer Shannon Johnstone gives Marcy’s favorite command—“Beg!”—the …

The most Instagrammed locations in America

In an age when people go to great lengths for the perfect snap (here's looking at you, Prada Marfa), Busbud calculated the definitive guide for like-seekers across America.<p>To complete the list of most Instagrammed locations in all 50 states, the website, which (by day) compares bus ticket prices …

Ads: One Shot with a Smartphone Camera Can Kill

UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, recently launched an ad campaign in Chile that speaks out against cyberbullying with smartphone photos. …

Woman, 26, sheds 131lbs in one year after the death of her beloved grandfather who begged her to lose weight so she could finally be 'healthy and happy'

An obese woman was inspired to lose 131lbs in just one year after the death of her beloved grandfather who desperately wanted nothing more than for …

Delaware police shoot man in wheelchair; his relatives ask why

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police officers, their guns raised, approach the man in the wheelchair and yell out loudly and repeatedly: "Drop the gun" and "hands up."<p>His hands don't rise. Shots are fired. And the man keels over out of his wheelchair and onto the ground.<p>The police chief in Wilmington, Delaware, defended …

Stunning Images Expose the Horrific Impact of Plastic Trash on Marine Animals

Ever wondered what really happens to all the trash we humans produce? Let’s put it this way … it’s not a pleasant story. Every year, humans dump a …

Four years after mother's suicide, search for son continues

<i>"The Hunt With John Walsh"</i> airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN. Got a tip? Call 1-866-THE-HUNT (In Mexico: 0188000990546) or click here.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> On May 11, 2011, Amy Fry-Pitzen checked her 6-year-old son out of Greenman Elementary School citing a family emergency.<p>Three days later, Fry-Pitzen's body …

Crime

Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfire

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising …

Forests

Gunman Identified in Louisiana Movie Theater Shooting | VICE News

Two people have been killed and nine injured after a gunman — identified today as 58-year-old John Russell Houser — fired into a packed movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana during a showing of the film <i>Trainwreck</i> on Thursday night.<p>The lone shooter stood up about 20 minutes into the movie, before …

American doctors are over-reliant on medical tests and patients pay the price

As the availability and costs of medical technologies has grown, so has the indiscriminate use of expensive tests that are not needed<p>Soaring medical expenditures in the United States are one of the most urgent problems of the American healthcare system and the American economy. Although innumerable …