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Australian doctors pull inch-long cockroach from man's ear

Friends of Darwin man say they have started sleeping with headphones on after insect burrowed into his ear during the night<p>A man in Australia endured a painful hospital visit after a large cockroach burrowed into his ear and his efforts to suck it out with a vacuum cleaner failed.<p>Darwin-based …

Domestic Technology

Birds Killed By Skyscrapers: An Oddly Life-Affirming Photo Essay

Artist Lynne Parks examines the toll urban light pollution takes on migrating birds.<p>Nine years ago, artist Lynne Parks got into birdwatching. The Baltimore-based artist, who has suffered from cancer since childhood, found something life-affirming in the birds’ energy. She soon joined a local …

Skyscrapers

Aitzaz Hasan: Tributes to Pakistan teenager killed when he stopped a bomber

<b>Tributes have been pouring in for a Pakistani teenager who was killed on Monday when he tackled a suicide bomber targeting his school in the Hangu area.</b><p>Aitzaz Hasan, 15, was with friends outside school when they spotted a man wearing a suicide vest.<p>Despite the pleas of his fellow students, he …

Pakistan

Frigid 'Polar Vortex' Cripples US for Second Straight Day

Deadly cold temperatures refused to loosen their grip on much of the country for a second straight day, spreading the bone-chilling weather this time …

An Aggressive Police Raid in Texas Led to the Death of a Sheriff's Deputy

"No-knock" raids, where cops can bust down doors without announcing themselves first, are increasingly common but are more dangerous for both the officers and the suspect—and they're doubly stupid when the raid is over some marijuana.<p><i>Screenshot via</i><p>On December 19, eight members of Texas’s Burleson …

Crime

Scuba Breath

My perception of a pristine and peaceful scuba dive changed when I went for my first dive off the Great Barrier Reef. It looks so easy in the movies, …