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Downing Street slaps down Defence Secretary over ‘Troubles amnesty for terrorists’ plan

Gavin Williamson has been slapped down by Downing Street for apparently suggesting IRA terrorists be given an amnesty from prosecution in order to …

A fisherman says he’s never seen anything ‘like this beast’

Ken Gerke and his mate Dave Barwise were paddling around Urunga, on the New South Wales Mid North Coast, when they realised they were being “chased” …

3 Strength Standards for Men

It’s hard to go a day in the gym without hearing someone ask the inevitable—“What do you bench?” Those four words alone can make some shudder with …

How to Build a Workout Routine

An effective workout is more than a sum of its parts. Its ability to build muscle, burn fat, and improve performance depends upon everything from its …

Why Justin Trudeau Is Able to Stand Up to Donald Trump

Right now is a nice time to be Canadian. Brought up in Canada, as I was, and married to a woman so Canadian that she is both Winnipeg Icelandic and Winnipeg Jewish (you would have to be a Canadian to grasp the full glory of that combination), I have the immediate urge to praise Canada, set in …

Short Film Series: Isle of Man TT – Learn the Course

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Films<br>• Isle of Man TT<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Racing<p>If you’ve ever wanted to spend a lap aboard a superbike at the Isle of Man TT …

Time heals wounds 25 years after Gretzky’s high stick on Gilmour goes unpunished | The Star

“I went to Gilmour and I asked what happened,” says Fraser. “He said: ‘Wayne took a shot and the follow-through of a shot cut me in the chin.’ That’s …

Toronto Maple Leafs

Stuffed Brownie and Peanut Butter Frosting

This stuffed brownie and peanut butter frosting recipe are so chocolatey, rich and creamy! Plus, the preparation method is so easy and simple. …

Shocking footage shows men lunging at each other with knives as brawl breaks out on Victoria line

Terrifying footage captured the moment Tube passengers were forced to watch on in horror as two men lunged at each other with knives on an …

16 Facts About Bees That'll Probably Make You Want To Start Your Own Hive

Um, bees can tell individual people apart.

Insects

Priest 'attempted to intervene' in south Armagh vigilante attack

A priest attempted to intervene when two on-the-run sex offenders were being beaten by a mob with iron bars in a south Armagh village, a witness has …

County Armagh

Chris Hemsworth's Kids and Wife Speak Spanish — but He Doesn't — Leading to Hilarious Fights

Chris Hemsworth might need to take a few Spanish lessons — just to find out why wife Elsa Pataky is angry!<p>The 34-year-old actor revealed on <i>The Ellen</i> …

Why didn't he shoot? The Toronto cop who did everything right

It may be some time before we hear the full story from the Toronto police constable who apprehended the suspect in Monday’s van attack that left 10 …

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

The Best Back-to-Basics Plan<p>There are too many individual differences and lifestyle factors for someone to say a program is worthless OR worthwhile …

Wheel of Fortune contestant loses thousands of dollars and tons of dignity

It’s typically <i>Jeopardy</i> that offers the game show lolz, but this week, <i>Wheel of Fortune</i> gave us a round of its own flubs.It all started when contestant …

World in Progress: 20 years after the Peace agreement in Northern Ireland

The Good Friday agreement ended three decades of violence between Catholics and Protestants in 1998. Since then, Northern Ireland's economy has …

See One of the Finest Collections of Roman Mosaics in the World

TravelVideo<p>This luxe estate survived earthquakes, floods, fires, and the fall of the Roman empire with its impressive collection of artwork intact.<p>TravelVideo<p>A luxurious estate in the Sicilian countryside dating back to the late Roman empire, Villa Romana del Casale has survived earthquakes, …

Imperialism

How “White Death” Simo Hayha Became The Deadliest Sniper In History

Simo Hayha hid in snowbanks, and held snow in his mouth to conceal his position, in order to get the most confirmed kills any sniper has ever …

The Air Force just released a bunch of crazy photos of A-10 Warthogs over Afghanistan

The Air Force recently released a bunch of crazy pictures of A-10 Thunderbolt IIs getting refueled over Afghanistan, where the US recently redeployed a squadron of 12 Warthogs.<p>The A-10s were deployed in late January to Kandahar Air Base as part of a new campaign announced in November 2017. The US …

4 Special Forces Training Techniques To Get You Ripped

Special Forces training, by its very definition, is one of the hardest things you could imagine.<p>A mix of unimaginable physical fitness, mental …

15 Irish Songs You Need For This St. Patrick's Day

From Dropkick Murphys to U2, here's the essential Irish songs that you need for St. Patrick's Day this weekend. Update your Spotify and Apple Music …

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Stephen Hawking

50 Amazing Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

We would all love an ingredient which would be practical and useful for many diseases, being our cheap health agent throughout life, right?The one …

Whale Allegedly Protects Diver From Shark, But Questions Remain

Video shows what one biologist considers to be altruism, but other scientists remain skeptical.<p>For 28 years, Nan Hauser has been researching and diving with whales. The biologist is the president and director of the Center for Cetacean Research and Conservation, a group that has researched …

Humpback Whales

Watch The "Final Cut" Of A Glowing Film About The A-10 That The USAF Tried to Suppress

After more than three years, the service still refuses to release an official version of the documentary.<p>USAF<p>Another, more complete version of a …

Make Gains In No Time With This Workout

The best part? You can apply it to any exercise<p>"I love being big and strong. I mean really, who doesn't? So when it comes to working out, I always like to do mass gain workouts," says trainer Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Maximus Body</i>, a book dedicated to helping you become the fittest guy in your …

An Appreciation of the Bizarre 1980 Star Wars Christmas Album

One of the great virtues of <i>Star Wars</i> as a piece of science fiction is how it de-centers the viewer. Our planet and our history mean nothing in that …

Short on Time? This Workout Only Takes 20 Minutes

But that doesn't mean it's not intense<p>"If you only have 20 minutes to do a workout, this is your go-to choice," says trainer Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, which is designed to help you build serious muscle and burn fat. "The beauty of this workout is it's never really the …