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Update: Rebels to hand Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 black box over to Malaysia government

Europe weighs Russian sanctions, scammers make fake Facebook pages of victims, and looting reported at crash site<p><i>Updated</i><p>The tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last Thursday, and the aftermath -- a crash site in rebel territory -- are sadly tangled in a larger global conflict. At its …

Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness

Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

Miserable Men (@miserable_men)

George Zimmerman in millions of dollars in debt after Trayvon Martin shooting case

Trayvon Martin killer has no job and spends hundreds of dollars a month on counselling<p>George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teenager, has been left with millions of dollars of debts, papers filed as part of his divorce proceedings show.<p>Shellie Zimmerman …

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ridiculed for flashy wristwatch

The Islamic State leader prompts confusion among his followers after appearing in his first public address wearing a wristwatch that resembles an expensive Omega or Rolex<p>The emergence of the highly-secretive Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from the shadow of Iraq’s sectarian crisis put a face to the threat of …

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

A Google Employee Says Google Employees Are Too Confident, And Too Isolated From The Real World

At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very nearly everybody, across the board, surprises or impresses me with how smart they are."<p>However, …

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5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p>More thrills: the world's scariest hikes and scariest bridges<p>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below

Sixteen Candles Turns 30: Where Are the Stars Now?

It was bracing a few years back, at least for those of us of a certain age, to see Molly Ringwald cast as a grandmother on TV’s <i>The Secret Life of the</i> …

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