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If the term 'foodie' is dead, what do we call you?

If you call yourself a "foodie," you might as well just admit you watch reruns of <i>Columbo</i> and still own a flip phone.<p>Yes, that's how old-fashioned the …

Man dies at Defqon 1 dance music festival in western Sydney

Another eight taken to hospital, while almost half the people on a bus on the way to the event had drugs on them, police say<p>A 26-year-old man from the southern New South Wales town of Albury has died at a music festival in Sydney’s west.<p>Another eight attendees were taken to hospital after attending …

Music Festivals

Lessons Learned in the First 12 Months of Being a Startup CEO

At the beginning of any new venture, the entrepreneur usually spends a lot of time doing most of the work herself. This often means product …

Entrepreneurship

British Scientists Want Permission To Genetically Edit Viable Human Embryos

The conversation about CRISPR is moving fast<p>While scientists around the world continue to debate the use of the CRISPR/Cas9 system, the tool capable of precisely editing DNA on the genomic level, British scientists working at the Francis Crick Institute in London announced today that they have …

Genetics

Samantha Bee Had The Perfect Reaction To Vanity Fair's All-Male Comedy Cover

The magazine left out any female hosts in their coverage of late-night comedy, so Samantha Bee responded on Twitter with...a centaur?

Comedy

30 Facts That Sound Like BS, But Are Actually True. #12 Makes You Think.

Sometimes a friend spouts a fact that seems fake, sounds fake, and is fake. The following facts however <b>seem</b> fake, but are actually <b>real</b>.<p><b>1.</b> Mammoths …

Lake Superior

Tom Hardy Explained Why He Shut Down That Reporter Who Asked About His Sexuality

Never stop, Tom.

Hardy

Defense Company Unveils Anti-Drone System

Cameras + secret sauce = safety?<p>The rise of drones will, inevitably, lead to their Icarus-like fall. Earlier this week, Selex ES, part of Italy’s large Finmeccanica defense giant, unveiled an anti-drone weapon at the Defence and Security Equipment International in London. Dubbed “Falcon Shield,” …

Young man stunned by rare 'rainbow cloud' in Costa Rica

A so-called rainbow cloud formed over Costa Rica on Tuesday, leaving residents and tourists in awe as the natural phenomenon glided through the sunny skies.<p>The scientific name is cloud iridescence, which occurs when water droplets or ice crystals in the atmosphere scatter the light, according to …

Twisted illustrations perfectly sum up the darker side of modern life

Between our smartphones, fast food and quick and convenient transportation, our lives are full of luxury. But all luxuries come at a price.<p>London …

Universal tries to force family to take down video of infant dancing to Prince

Music giant claims 29-second video is a breach of copyright, but its case is dismissed by a San Francisco course<p>A court in San Francisco has backed a family who posted a brief video of a small child dancing to a Prince track.<p>Universal, the music company, took exception to the 29-second video which …

Awesome Raccoon Taunts Cats, Steals Their Food & Wins Hearts

"She'll bring her friends and just sit out there and snag all the cat food."<p>This raccoon is a master taunter.<p>Not only does Rocksy steal food from cats, but she does it with them watching helplessly from behind a glass door.<p>Rocksy even knocks on the door to demand more food. And since little paws …

Pets

Would you use this ridiculous dating app aimed at 'bacon lovers'?

A meat company has released a bacon-themed tinder-style dating app, so people can bond over their love of fried pig<p>Most people seem to really, really like bacon. Internet dating is also popular. Some genius has decided to merge the two into a bacon-themed dating app.<p>Because the main issue with …

Russia forgot to send toothbrush with first woman in space

Dr Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, realised she did not have her toothbrush upon reaching orbit<p>It’s happened to the best of us. You open your suitcase only to find you have forgotten to pack your toothbrush.<p>But while most of us could pop to a nearby shop, spare a thought for Russian …

World Chess President Claims He Was Abducted By Space Aliens -- And They Invented Chess

"They came in a flying saucer, picked me up, and I spent a whole day in outer space."<p>When Kirsan Ilyumzhinov wakes up every day, perhaps he wonders if <i>this</i> will be the day when his extraterrestrial friends will return to bestow new, earthshaking secrets of the universe on him.<p>That's right, you read …

Paranormal

Butterflies steal DNA of zombie wasps in natural genetic modification

Scientist have found DNA of wasps in butterflies showing that genes can pass between species<p>Butterflies 'steal’ the genes of wasps to make them more resistant to disease , scientists have found, in first evidence of natural genetic modification in the animal kingdom.<p>Although campaigners have long …

Biology

Florida woman arrested in 'booby trapped' home with more than 3,700 blades

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida woman living in a mobile home that was "booby trapped" with more than 3,714 swords, knives and other bladed weapons was in jail on Thursday after attacking officers who had come to arrest her, police said.<p>Nickcole Dykema, 47, was being held without bond on charges …

Crime

“Black Widow of Kyoto” Arrested Again after Death of 8th Male Partner

Although she looks harmless, 68-year-old Chisako Kakehi is probably one of the most dangerous women in the world. Nicknamed ‘The Black Widow of …

Chinese Man Cycles to Africa to Cool Off After Argument with Girlfriend

This Chinese couple have a cool relationship hack that’s gotten them through the worst of arguments. Every time He Ganhui and his girlfriend fight, …

Pooping Burglary Suspect Caught Brown-Handed

Police said his soiled pants matched the defecation on the bar floor.<p>A Florida man suspected of breaking into a bar to steal alcohol and defecating on the floor has been allegedly caught with his pants down.<p>Collier County deputies responded to a 911 call Tuesday evening about a possible burglary at …

Crime

This Fruit Is So Obscene We Can't Show It To You (Unless You Click)

The owner of the pear is having a ball with it.<p>Forbidden fruit, indeed.<p>Angel Anderson got a surprise when she opened up her produce box on Friday.<p>In the box, along with the pomegranates, plums, mango and grapefruit was a bosc pear about 5-and-a-half inches long that looked amazingly like a male sex …

Pears