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Stampede at Indonesia boxing match kills 17

Seventeen people were killed in a stadium stampede in eastern Indonesia after spectators rioted after the defeat of a local boxer, according to …

Prison hunger strike raises issue of force feeding on U.S. soil | Salon.com

As lawmakers call for an end to the force-feeding of Guantanamo detainees, the California strike serves as a reminder: inmates on U.S. soil can ultimately be given the same treatment.<p>While there is no national data available on the prevalence of force-feeding in U.S. prisons, a number of cases have …

J.K. Rowling Admits That She Wrote a Critically Acclaimed Crime Novel Under a Male Pseudonym

Because Twitter has cornered the market on spoiling shocking television plot twists, it is not entirely surprising that the Internet platform has expanded its spoiler empire to the literary world—undermining J. K. Rowling’s three-month stretch of post–<i>Harry Potter</i> anonymity in bookstores.<p><i>The New</i> …

Since Aurora, a steady stream of mass killings

In the wake of these high-profile events, the nation has undergone a sort of soul-searching involving issues of gun control, mental health treatment and the undercurrent of violence in U.S. society.<p>In the year since the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., 23 mass killings in 19 states have …

Burma to free all political prisoners, says Thein Sein

<b>Burma will release all political prisoners "by the end of the year", President Thein Sein has said during his first official visit to the UK.</b><p>The president made the remarks during a speech in London, after holding talks with Prime Minister David Cameron.<p>Burma, also known as Myanmar, has freed …

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Mexico captures Zetas leader Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, known as Z-40

Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, the notoriously brutal leader of the feared Zetas drug cartel, has been captured, a US federal official has confirmed. …

The 12 best cars under $30K

A dozen cars that can raise the pulse of any enthusiast, for not much coin.<p>The average price of a new car is now over $30,000. That is a not-insignificant chunk of change, and we know that you can drive away from a dealer in something new and fun for less money. A long discussion among the <i>R&T</i> staff …

NTSB Intern Fired After KTVU Reported Fake, Racist Names

ascript" src="'+src_url+'">');<p>The NTSB intern who confirmed the fake, racist names of the Asiana Flight 214 pilots to a Bay Area television station has been fired.<p>BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski reported the news on Twitter on Monday. KTVU came under fire on Friday when it falsely reported the names of …

OS X Malware Demands $300 FBI Fine for Viewing, Distributing Porn

A new piece of malware is targeting OS X to extort money from victims by accusing them of illegally accessing pornography. Ransomware typically uses claims of breaking the law and names law enforcement (such as the CIA or FBI) to scare victims, but it is usually aimed at Windows users, not Mac …

KFC's 'Fast Casual' Concept; Allrecipes Launching in Print

<b>LOUISVILLE</b>— Down in Kentucky, Eater Louisville brings photographic proof of the upcoming <b>KFC eleven</b>, described as a "fast-casual" concept by the fast-food fried chicken chain. According to a recent job posting, the spot will serve "flatbreads, sandwiches, salads, and rice bowls" in addition to …

If Elon Musk's Hyperloop Sounds Like Something Out Of Science Fiction, That's Because It Is

Musk describes the hyperloop as something that is a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table," and that it could go from San Francisco to New York City in 30 minutes.<p>Sounds like something straight out of a science fiction story right? Well, that's because it is. Even before Rand …

Science Fiction

Apple could be planning enhanced TV service with ad skipping

Apple’s talks with big cable over a comprehensive TV service seem to be back in motion, as former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Jessica Lessin reported …

US under pressure to bring federal charges against George Zimmerman

The Obama administration was facing intense pressure on Monday to bring a federal prosecution against George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering the …

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Elon Musk Thinks He Can Get You From NY to LA in 45 Minutes

Elon Musk wants to revolutionize transportation. Again. The serial entrepreneur envisions a future where mag-lev trains in enormous pneumatic tubes …

Land-speed racer Bill Warner dies from motorcycle crash at 285 MPH

Motorcycle land-speed record holder Bill Warner died yesterday after crashing during an attempt at setting another record. The 44-year-old was clocked at 285 miles per hour on the runway of a former air base in northern Maine, before he lost control of his modified Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle and …

Watch a 150-MPH Minivan Fly up the World's Most Famous Driveway

In the grand tradition of fitting massively powerful engines into insanely inappropriate vehicles, the Ford Transit Supervan reigns supreme.<p>Hiding …

Last Call- Bird of Prey Edition

From its high perch the falcon can spot prey even miles away. Sadly, its lack of complete running gear and the fact that its stuck in a tree allows …

Bunny couldn't out hop a BMW M3 on-track

Driving a car is a dangerous hobby, and not just because of other drivers or poor roads. Sometimes, it seems like even the wildlife is out to get you, as evidenced here, here, here, here and here. Now, we can add one more unfortunate car-versus-animal encounter to the tally.<p>Perhaps believing that …

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Download Against Me!’s True Trans EP

As previously reported, Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace will preview material off the band’s long-awaited new album, <i>Transgender Dysphoria</i> …

Watch the infomercial for Gathering of the Juggalos 2013

It’s a video that needs no introduction, but I feel obliged to at least make note of how Guy Gorfey describes Soulfly: “They’re soulful, they can’t …

Rock it Out! Blog: “Is Spotify good or bad for music?”

The war between artists and streaming music service has heated up of late. Last month, Pink Floyd criticized Pandora over what they considered be a …

17-Year-Old Daydreamer’s Surreal Escape

Belgium-based photographer Ian Komac captures and creates surreal scenes both in nature and indoors. The 17-year-old photo enthusiast has been honing his craft from a young age, continually growing his skill set in photography and photo manipulation. Following the completion of his final school …

Photography

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

Angelina Jolie

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

99 Problems, Humorous Illustrations of Jay-Z’s Potential Problems

Artist Ali Graham has created 99 Problems, a Tumblr blog collecting his illustrations of what he imagines Jay-Z’s 99 Problems might be. Currently …

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Gold Cartridge 'The Legend of Zelda' Encyclopedia is Cheaper Than Ever<p>The Legend of Zelda 08/10/2018 09:36 am<p>The Legend of Zelda<p>Funko's 'Guardians of …

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