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'Radicalized' father of Australian boy holding severed head has mental illness

A proud father's boast accompanies an image the U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday called "one of the most disturbing, stomach-turning, grotesque photographs ever displayed."<p>"That's my boy," Khaled Sharrouf wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of his 7-year-old son using both hands to hold up a man's …

HRW: Likely crimes against humanity in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that Egypt's security forces likely committed crimes against humanity when it crushed Islamist protests …

NJ Cop: Constitutional Right to Take Pictures in Public Null Because ‘Obama Has Decimated the Friggin’ Constitution’

A New Jersey police officer is making headlines for how he responded Monday to a resident taking pictures in a public building. When the resident, …

Dog That Walked 30 Miles To Get Rejected By Owner Now Getting 5-Star Treatment And New Home (UPDATED)

Ma Kettle is an arthritic senior Lab who walked 30 miles to try to get home -- only to be rejected by her former family once she arrived.<p>The dog had seen a country song's amount of sadness already. Ma Kettle's previous owner -- who called her Lady -- died in 2012, leaving her homeless. She was …

6 AIDS Activists Died On Flight MH17. Here's How We Can Keep Their Work Alive

Six AIDS medical researchers, health workers and activists headed to a health conference in Australia were killed on Thursday's Malaysia Airlines crash, the Age reported. And experts say we may never even know the full magnitude of the loss.<p>"What if the cure for AIDS was on that plane? Really? We …

No crankshaft, no problem: Toyota's free piston engine is brilliant

Gas piston engine fundamentals haven't changed in 134 years—until now.<p>Drop cap initial letter<b>L</b>et's get one thing straight: The variable-valve-timing, direct-injection, turbo-wonderful powerplant in your new car is not cutting-edge. Despite the complexity of the modern engine, the fundamentals …

Yes, India. You shall go to the World Cup

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Luis Suarez tells FIFA he did not bite opponent: 'I lost my balance'

Uruguay plays Colombia in the round of 16 Saturday, but <i>Los Charrúas</i> will be without star striker Luis Suarez.<p>Suarez received a nine-match international ban and four month ban from all competitions from FIFA after appearing to bite an Italian opponent in Uruguay’s 1-0 win. Suarez has previously been …

Beyonce Bares Butt In Cut-Out Bodysuit For On The Run Tour

We knew Beyonce and Jay Z's On The Run tour was going to be racy, but we didn't expect the leotard equivalent of assless chaps.<p>That's right, one of Beyonce's multiple costumes during her 42-song opening night show with Jay Z is a black body suit with cut-out panels on her behind -- creating a …

The Hesketh 24 is a 1950cc tribute to James Hunt

Ride like an F1 legend.<p>Hesketh's first foray into motorcycles didn't go very well. Inspired by James Hunt's 1975 Dutch Grand Prix victory, Lord Alexander aimed to pack Formula 1engineering into a radical flagship liter-bike for 1981. Instead of a two-wheeled GP racer, the resulting V1000 was …

NASA Is Building a Tiny Mothership to Explore Distant Lunar Oceans

In a new approach to planetary science, a small satellite would rain even smaller satellites on Jupiter's moon.<p>Suppose you’re a planetary scientist. You operate an unmanned spacecraft, surveying a distant moon in our solar system. Years of funding, engineering work, and long-distance space travel …

First Transatlantic “Scent Message” Sends Smell of Paris To New York

The aroma was, well, undeniably smelly.<p>At 11:31 EDT on Tuesday, an email message encoded with the scent of Paris, winged its way across the ether to land in the inbox of a Harvard professor waiting eagerly in a skull-littered basement room in New York’s American Museum of Natural History.<p>The sense …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Chelsea Clinton paid $600K by NBC

Chelsea Clinton earned an annual salary of $600,000 at NBC News before switching to a month-to-month contract earlier this year, sources with knowledge of the agreement told POLITICO.<p>Clinton, who joined NBC News as a special correspondent in November 2011, was up for renewal or nonrenewal this …

This Newfound Species Has The Highest-Pitched Call Recorded

Which it uses to attract mates, natch.<p><i>Supersonus</i> can hit the high notes. One species in this newly discovered genus of katydid hailing from the rainforests of Ecuador and Colombia can produce mating calls of a higher pitch than previously recorded for any arthropod, a vast group that includes …

Fisherman Hauls in Giant 405-Pound Halibut in Alaska

It's not every day a fisherman catches a fish that's bigger than him.<p>Michael Clancy recently went fishing in Chenega Bay, Alaska, and hooked a halibut that most fishermen dream about landing.<p>Reeling in a 405-pound fish like this was no easy task. It took Clancy and his friends 25 minutes to win the …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Manhunt widens for three Quebec inmates who escaped using helicopter

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12,000 Europeans asked Google to erase them from Internet existence

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — A new site Google Inc. set up to comply with a top European court’s “right to be forgotten” ruling has received more …

Researchers discover hormone that controls supply of iron in red blood cell production

<b>Leon Kautz</b><p>A microscopic image of erythroblasts, the bone marrow cells that secrete erythroferrone.<p>A UCLA research team has discovered a new hormone …

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This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

What's behind Landon Donovan being left off U.S. World Cup roster

The doubt began to creep into Landon Donovan's conversations several months ago.<p>He is the leading scorer and playmaker in U.S. Soccer history, the best player the country has produced and at 32 healthy enough and experienced enough to be a World Cup difference-maker. Surely he was a lock to make …

Steaked Out: Where to Eat in Buenos Aires When You Don't Want Beef

We all know Buenos Aires and indeed Argentina is well known for its beef. You've come to the right place for that. However we often find with our clients on their way out of the country, spending their last few nights in the capital, are perhaps a little weary of eating this and are either looking …

Man Seeks $13 Million in Bitcoin from Feds for Wrongful Imprisonment

A 28-year-old Arkansas man is invoicing the US government, payable in bitcoin.<p>Andrew Auernheimer of Fayetteville, Arkansas — known by his online …

San Jose Quakes get in on bitcoin game (the Winklevii are already playing)

The Winklevoss twins have, in so many words, called bitcoin earthshaking. Now, the San Jose Earthquakes say they’re becoming the first pro sports …

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Listen to the Gripping 911 Call From the Imprisoned Marine Moments Before Mexican Police Arrest Him

A last ditch call for help was placed to 911 by Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, just minutes before Mexican federal officers arrested him for weapons possession when he says he took a wrong turn across the southern border.<p>This May 3, 2014, photo shows Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi left, who is …

Kim Jong Un Takes on the Capitalists in New Video Game

Other video games let you experience life as a cat, but now you can pretend to be a dictator.<p>Atlanta-based Moneyhorse Games created a side-scrolling …