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Graves of 'vampires' discovered in Poland were cholera victims

Archaeologists have discovered the graves of cholera victims which were treated like vampires to stop them rising from the grave and infecting the locals<p>When archaeologists discovered graves in Poland where the dead had been buried with sickles across their throats and rocks under their chins, they …

Archaeology

Investigator Uncovers Photos of Legendary "Faceless Ghost" That Haunts Abandoned Tunnel

America is full of some pretty incredible urban legends. From Gravity Hills where invisible hands push your vehicle up a slope, to Frog Men stalking the Loveland Castle, to the White Lady haunting Union Cemetery, you can throw a stone and there's a good chance it'll land in the territory of some …

Accused Colombian drug kingpin pleads guilty in U.S. to money laundering scheme | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Colombian accused of being a drug kingpin and pursued for years by U.S. authorities pleaded guilty in New York on Thursday to a charge that he conspired to illegally launder tens of millions of dollars in cocaine trafficking profits.<p>Daniel Barrera, 46, entered the plea in …

MH17 Crash Victim Was Found Wearing Oxygen Mask: Dutch Minister

One of the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, the Dutch foreign minister told a late-night chat show, casting doubt over some expert analysis victims died within seconds. Frans Timmermans apologized Thursday for making the surprise revelation. A lawyer for the …

Malaysia Airlines

Anti-slavery group ‘dumbfounded’ by illegal gangmaster’s weak sentence

Outcry after Romanian migrant Gheorge Ionas fined £500 for forcing Armagh apple pickers to endure ‘extreme exploitation’<p>A gangmaster who kept Romanian agricultural workers in inhumane conditions in Northern Ireland while operating illegally has walked away from court with a £500 fine, provoking an …

New York Opens Oldest Known Time Capsule, Dating Back to 1914

The oldest known time capsule was opened in New York City on Wednesday; its contents date back at least 100 years.<p>The New York Historical Society, …

Time Capsules

In The U.S., The Feds Are A Bigger Threat To Your Phone Than Malware

Mobile malware is exploding, though it’s mostly not where you live. If you live in Russia, where 10 gruesome factories churn out 30% of the world’s malware, you’re far more likely to have malware infect your mobile phone than, say, if you live in Sweet Home Alabama. That’s the good news.<p>The bad …

Several dead as wedding boat sinks near Bali

Nineteen people have been confirmed dead after a boat carrying 49 people, including a groom and his wedding guests, sunk on its way to the Indonesian island of Bali earlier this week.<p>Rescuers found two bodies on Thursday, taking the death toll to 19, including three children, said Asnawi, the head …

The World's Second-Richest Man Thinks Everybody Should Work Less

His proposal: 11 hours a day, three days a week<p>The ideal work-life balance is to work three days a week, 11 hours a day, until you’re 75. That’s what Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim told CNN in a recent interview.<p>I think machines will work 24 hours, service should work as much as possible, …