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Caracas, the world's most violent city

A macaw flies over buildings with Avila Mountain in the background in Caracas.Thomson Reuters<p>The latest edition of the most violent cities in the world index from the Mexican nongovernmental organization Citizen's Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice, ranking the world’s cities with …

Venezuela

A Look At The Violent & Terrifying Gangs Of El Salvador

You may not have heard of them but Mara Salvatrucha (aka MS-13) are easily one of the largest and most fear criminal gangs in the world. Spread …

Physicist Risks His Life to Prove Scientific Laws by Falling, Sliding Through Fire & Firing Gun at Himself

Brave physicist Andreas Wahl puts his life on the line to prove scientific laws in a series of videos produced by NRK Viten in Norway where he falls …

An Alabama Man's Long, Nightmarish Quest for a New Murder Trial

Bill Kuenzel was convicted of murder in 1988 despite witnesses saying his co-worker was at the scene of the crime. 27 years later, will he get another hearing?<p>Just after 11 PM on November 9, 1987, a gunshot rang out at Joe Bob's Crystal Palace convenience store in Sylacauga, Alabama. Linda Offord, …

Criminal Justice

25 Magnificent Facts About Oregon

Founded in 1859, Oregon is known for its wild west past, its quirky present-day traditions, and its many natural marvels (including the world’s …

21 Of The Most Tragic and Cringeworthy Christian Music Covers You'll Ever See

From the smooth tones of Father Robert White aka 'The Reverend In Rhythm' to Jerry Irby's 'Hot Line To Heaven' this religious musical smorgasbord …

20 Real Marilyn Monroe Quotes That Will Change What You Think of the Icon

"If I'm a star, the people made me a star."<p>Though an icon of elegance, style and seduction, there's more to Marilyn Monroe than provocative photo shoots and her sultry demeanor. In her interviews and features we learn that she wanted to be more than just a pretty face. Scroll through for her best …

Lindsay Lohan Instagrams Bizarre Photo About A Robbery

Lindsay Lohan's fever dream of an Instagram presence continued this morning, with this truly bizarre photo:<p>Evidently made with 'PICCOLLAGE,' Lohan informed us of an incident at Chanel's Brompton Road location in London (Lindsay's adopted hometown), where some not-so-subtle thieves smashed through …

Lindsay Lohan

Burned girl who lost family in arson gets Disney trip

<b>(CNN) —</b> Support continues to pour in for one little girl with a simple Christmas wish.<p>Eight-year-old Sa'fyre Terry of Schenectady, New York, lost her family two years ago in a fire police say was intentionally set. She survived with severe burns to her face, and lost her right hand and foot as a …

CNN

Where Syrian Refugee Children Sleep

The war in Syria has been on-going for more than 5 years with no end in sight, 2 million+ children have fled their Syrian homes, both within and …

Parenting

The 13 Coolest Abandoned Hotels and Resort Towns

<b>By Nicole Theodore</b><p><i>This article originally appeared on Playboy.com.</i><p><i>PHOTO COURTESY OF BINOMIALPHOTO / FLICKR</i><p>Located in some of the most luxurious and coveted spots around the world, these hotels and resorts used to have guests filing in and out for summer getaways and honeymoons. Now, the only things …

5 Abandoned Places In Colorado You Wouldn’t Want To Visit Alone

Just the images of these abandoned places in Colorado will send a chill down your spine.<p>Titan 1 missile silo<p>Ludlow Massacre site<p>The Ludlow Massacre …

Colorado Springs

Couple Recreates ‘101 Dalmatians’ Intro For Their Engagement Photoshoot

Most of you have probably seen the adorable scene from the 1961 Disney classic “101 Dalmatians” where Roger and Anita meet and are “introduced” by …

Walt Disney Company

Color and Spice: The Beauty Secrets of Istanbul

Sonia Kashuk's "Grand Bazaar" collection was inspired by the colors, smells, and textures of Turkey's biggest city.<p>For beauty mogul Sonia Kashuk, who is known for making the best makeup brushes in town, travel is a constant source of inspiration. Kashuk and her husband recently returned from a …

Taj Mahal

40 Hobbies For Women To Strengthen Your Brain And Body

I’ve been doing research recently for an upcoming book on digital decluttering and spending less time online.One thing I learned is that we spend an …

Hobbies

TLC Didn't Name Josh Duggar Once During Its Sexual Abuse Special

Instead, Breaking the Silence focused on survivors who are fighting to preventing abuse before it starts.<p>Three months after news surfaced that <i>19 Kids and Counting</i> star Josh Duggar molested young girls when he was a teenager, TLC, the network that brought you the show, aired a special documentary …

Loneliness

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Apps

15 Surprising Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil

We all know coconut oil can yield shiny locks and radiant skin. But did you know it also fights rust and keeps eggs fresh for a whole entire year?<p>Don't believe us? Here, what to do with your new favorite pantry item.<p><b>Polish And Treat Leather</b><p>Rub a dab into leather goods (sparingly) to strengthen the …

The Crimes of Children

The juvenile justice system was designed to “hide youthful errors from the full gaze of the public.” But the extra penalties attached to these sentences have ruined many lives.<p>Round Rock High School, just north of Austin in the Texas Hill Country, sprawls over 88 acres. It feels like a small …

Criminal Justice

Elderly couple reunited in hospital by caring staff

The pair, who have been married for 68 years, were put in separate rooms at Piedmont Fayette Hospital<p>When an elderly couple were forced into hospital they faced their longest separation in decades.<p>Tom and Arnisteen Clark, from Fayetteville, Arkansas, have been married for nearly 70 years.<p>The only …

Old Age

What Happened To The 9-Year-Old Smoking In Mary Ellen Mark's Photo?

A good photograph can speak volumes about its subjects, yet still leave you wanting to know more.<p>The acclaimed and prolific American photographer Mary Ellen Mark, who died May 25 at the age of 75, was known for her humanist portraits: homeless children in Seattle, prostitutes in India, a family …

Street Photography

One Couple's Rustic-Meets-Elegant Wedding in Aspen, Colorado

For Denver-based couple Chancy Montera and Zach Love, an outdoor proposal was only fitting. "We were hiking around Beaver Creek's ski trails and he asked me to stop," says the bride. "I thought he wanted to head home but when I turned around, he was on bended knee. Turns out he had the ring, …

Weddings

What makes a disability hate crime?

<b>People stare at Adam Pearson wherever he goes. But when looks and whispers turn more violent, he is left feeling scared. He looks into the issue of disability hate crime in the UK.</b><p>Living with a facial disfigurement, in a busy city like London, means I am rarely invisible. Even something as simple …

Sociology

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City of the Dead: The Mysterious Village of Dargavs, Russia

Often referred to as the <i>City of the Dead</i> , the village of Dargavs is considered to be one of the more mysterious sites in Russia. Hidden away in one …

Stunning images of the places time forgot: Vine-covered buildings, ghost ships and eerie, abandoned streets... where nature rules

• <b>In Paris, you might be surprised to find a beautiful 19-mile belt of neglected green space in the centre of the city</b>• <b><br>The shifting sands of the</b> …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Learned My Father Was An Incestuous Pedophile Three Days Before My 27th Birthday

I am the fifth and final of my father’s children.<p>He has been married and divorced three times. His first marriage produced my eldest sister and my brother. His second marriage produced my two other sisters. Then there was me. The baby. A product of his final failed marriage to my mother.<p>My parents …

Relationships

Devon Still's Emotional ESPYS Speech for His Daughter Will Break Your Heart

Devon Still’s Emotional ESPYS Speech for His Daughter Will Break Your Heart<p>See why everyone was in tears.<p><b>Leah Still</b>, daughter of Cincinnati Bengals …

Cincinnati Bengals

The Last Best Ghost Town: Bodie, California

There are a thousand ghost towns spread across the western United States -- a whole constellation of loss and ruin -- but most are little more than …

Northern Lights

America’s Coolest Ghost Towns

Since ghost towns continue to be something pleasing and entertaining for tourists of all ages and backgrounds to look through, there are many …