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Obamacare premiums to soar 22%

Obamacare premiums are set to skyrocket an average of 22% for the benchmark silver plan in 2017, according to a government report released Monday.<p>The price hike is the latest blow to Obamacare. Insurers are raising prices and downsizing their presence on the exchanges as they try to stem losses …

Professional Joint Roller Earns Thousands of Dollars for His Smokable Masterpieces

At just 26 years old, Tony Greenhand is considered the master of artistic joint rolling. From smokable renditions of Pokemon and popular superheroes, …

The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

For centuries, Buddhist nuns have been banned from practicing the deadly martial art of kung fu, but a few years ago the Druk Amitabha Mountain …

Microsoft Research and MIT unveil DuoSkin, the latest in smart tattoos

Smart tattoos made out of super-thin electronics have been a thing for years, but now the technology is getting closer to fashionable prime …

The Get Down is Netflix’s often brilliant, often frustrating tribute to '70s hip-hop

The musical sequences are tremendous. Everything else needs a little work.<p>I can’t recommend <i>The Get Down</i> as effusively as I’d like.<p>For most people, I imagine, the first six episodes of the show’s 12-episode first season — which, due to production issues, Netflix has opted to release in two parts, …

Rare 'Baby Dragons' Recorded Hatching in Ancient Slovenian Cave

Two "baby dragons" have been recorded hatching for the first time in a remote cave in Slovenia only accessible by an underground train.<p>No, these …

He Made a Secret Album in an Apple Store

Prince Harvey needed to make an album. So after his computer crashed, he spent four months in an Apple store singing the entire thing into a display …

Apple Store

An IBM engineer quit to become an Instagram star — these 29 photos prove it was a good idea

But his biggest passion was always photography, and after he saw his Instagram followers grow past 100,000, he quit his IBM job.<p>Now Roos is one of the most popular Instagram photographers, with more than 433,000 followers. Some of the world's biggest brands, including Samsung and Sony, reach out to …

It Turns Out Jack Nicholson Had An Underground Tunnel From His House To The Playboy Mansion

Which really, when you think about it, is living your best life. What’s the point of being a rich celebrity women love and owning an extravagant home …

Shocking New Craze: Thrill-Seekers Play Russian Roulette with 10,000-Volt Tasers

A group of hardcore pain addicts have taken Russian Roulette to the next level, by playing the game with tasers that shoot out 10,000-volt electric …

Portuguese Street Artist Creates Stunning 3D Graffiti That Seems To Float In The Air

Odeith, an extraordinarily talented street artist based in Portugal, creates incredible works of street art that will fool your eyes into thinking …

Luxury Bunker Condominium Helps the Rich Survive the Apocalypse in Style

The ‘Survival Condo Project’ is a luxury bunker complex located in a missile silo 15 storeys below ground level in Kansas. It is designed to help the …

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This Afghan Bruce Lee Doppelganger Will Blow Your Mind

Abulfazl Abbas Shakoory not only bears an uncanny resemblance to legendary martial arts master Bruce Lee, but he can also perform his incredible …

A Wall Street Banker Went on a Sex-Crazed Killing Spree in Hong Kong

Rurik Jutting, a Cambridge graduate wh​o worked for Bank of A​merica Merrill Lynch, is accused of murdering Jesse Lorena and Sumarti Ningsih, who are being identified as prostitutes from Southeast Asia.<p>On Saturday, a 29-year-old investment banker was arrested after two dismembered bodies were found …

Local News Station is All Over McDonalds Chicken Sandwich Controversy

A McDonalds in North Carolina was forced to issue a public apology this week after one of its employees burned a swastika on the inside of a …

Rappers, Ranked By Vocabulary Size [v2.0]

Back in May, data scientist Matt Daniels crunched some numbers to determine which rapper has the largest vocabulary in hip hop. Now, Daniels is back …

America Has the World’s Shittiest Toilets

If only we spent as much time on the crapper thinking about the pitiful state of our toilet technology as we did thumbing through the Victoria's Secret catalogue.<p>Most Americans take the "if it ain't broke, why fix it" approach to their toilets. That is to say, if it flushes, we're happy. And why …

Giant, horrible monster bug with stinky anal glands found in China

The presence of human civilization doesn’t mean wildlife is completely pushed to a more quiet region — big cities are home to large rats and …

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Dad Disfigures Face of Man He Caught Sexually Abusing His Son

The above mugshot seems shocking until you know that the man above was caught allegedly sexually abusing a young boy by the boy's father. Then, …

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Company confuses Barack Obama with Chris Smalling on England team mug set (Photo)

<i>For complete World Cup 2014 coverage visit Yahoo Sports and follow @YahooSoccer</i><p>It's been a forgettable World Cup for England on the pitch. Off the …

Hidden symbols of World Cup uniforms

Stars? Lions? Eagles? Snakes?<p>If you look closely, they're all there on World Cup uniforms.<p>Why and what do they mean?<p>Here's a look at the hidden …

Cook Has to Wear Gas Mask While Preparing World’s Hottest Drumstick Sauce

Muhammed Karim, the mad chef in charge of spicy dishes at Bindi Restaurant, in Lincolnshire, England, claims he has created the world’s hottest …

Man Attempts to Trade Salad for Blowjob From Undercover Cop

Alonzo Liverman, 29, was arrested by Daytona Beach police this week in a prostitution sting. According to police, he tried to trade a salad for a …

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Like many, I struggled with cigarette addiction. I would fill my spirit with smoke, ash, and tar, forever lying to myself that I was ready to quit.<p>Jun 17 2014, 10:56am