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Grossed Out By Other's Farts But Not Your Own? This Is The Reason

Try to wrap your mind (not your nostrils) around this little factoid: every year people produce around 70 billion farts. Yes, BILLION. That means …

Extremism

Swallow This review – horror stories from the food factories

Joanna Blythman reveals the dangers lurking within even supposedly healthy convenience food in this outstanding investigation<p>Celebrity chefs sell us the dream of whipping up daily, home-cooked dinners using the freshest ingredients. It pricks our consciences just enough to steer clear of obviously …

Picasso called me 'little cousin', says electrician on trial over art hoard

Pierre Le Guennec says artist and his wife gave him oil canvases, drawings and collages when he was doing work on their property<p>A retired electrician and his wife who kept 271 works of art by Picasso in their garage for close to 40 years have gone on trial in France accused of possessing stolen …

Hitler’s Hail Mary

The Battle of the Bulge, the Third Reich’s final major offensive, was a military failure that still managed to surprise the Allies, claim thousands …

Protests After Grand Jury in Eric Garner Chokehold Case Doesn’t Indict Officer

Latest Celebrity News, Videos & Photos

Timberlake's concert with Janet Jackson ended in controversy.<p>Markle and Harry will wed on May 19, 2018.<p>The pop singer said to critics: 'Stop telling …

Neil Portnow

Scientists discover two new particles at Large Hadron Collider

Welcome to the family! Scientists using CERN’s<p>Large Hadron Colliderin Europe have discovered two new subatomic particles.<p>The discovery of the two related particles, submitted to the journal Physical Review Letters, fills in missing slots in the subatomic roster that had been predicted but never …

Physics

Italian police catch secret mafia initiation rites on camera

Arrests of 40 suspected gangsters, on charges of criminal association, illegal arms sales and extortion, followed a two-year investigation using wire-taps and hidden cameras<p>Secret mafia initiation rites have been caught on camera for the first time by Italian police, who on Tuesday arrested 40 …

Northern Italy

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Seahawks' Live Hawk Mascot Skips Pregame Routine, Hangs Out with Fans Instead

The Seattle Seahawks' live mascot—Taima the Hawk—decided to shake things up before Sunday's game against the New York Giants.<p><b>Update from Wednesday, Nov. 12</b><p>Taima the Hawk has apologized for what happened on Sunday.<p><i>--End of Update--</i><p>Taima typically flies around CenturyLink Field before the game and …

Radical New Quantum Theory Says Other Universes Affect Our Own

Parallel universes have long been a staple of science fiction. But according to a radical new theory of quantum mechanics published Oct. 23 in the journal Physical Review X, other universes are real--and they exist in vast numbers.<p>What's more, the scientists behind the theory say the other …

Former Baltimore City transit chief indicted for bribery

The Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office this morning alerted the media to the fact that "a federal grand jury indicted Barry Stephen Robinson, age 65, of …

Corruption

Walking the Streets of Baltimore With the Other Barksdale

BAL­TIMORE—”This is a bad neigh­bor­hood,” the cab­driver tells me as we pull up to an ugly, beige, low-rise build­ing in the pre­dom­in­antly …

Sinaloa Cartel Boss Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Arrested

The feared head of one of Mexico's largest drug cartels has been arrested at a hotel in the beach resort of Mazatlan after being on the run from the …

Mexico

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Arrest: What Next for Mexican Drug Cartels?

After Mexican top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested on February 25, the war on drug cartels has not eased, contrary to the …

Mexico

How Drug Cartels Counterfeit Pills

"These groups operate like terrorist organizations."<p>The two people charged by the FBI last week with drug counterfeiting and smuggling weren't part of a well-known cartel. They weren't selling methamphetamine or cocaine. The pair, named Marla Ahlgrimm and Balbir Bhogal, were a pharmacist and a …

Pharma

Drug Cartels are Laundering Money Using Fast Fashion

Fast fashion isn’t just terrible for the environment.; new evidence shows that it is also enabling drug cartels to launder money. Police recently …

10 Extremely Bizarre Drug Smuggling Methods

For instance, a child's doll named Nina was reportedly used by a Confederate general's niece to smuggle morphine across enemy lines during the American Civil War. Trying the unexpected can keep you one step ahead—which is perhaps why Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel until recently used a prolific …

Crime

Capture of cartel boss Hector Beltrán Leyva ends infamous cocaine dynasty

Mexican president celebrates arrest of drug lord who once controlled most cocaine traffic from South America to the US<p>The arrest of Hector Beltrán Leyva marks the final blow to the band of four brothers who gave their name to one of Mexico’s most infamous drug cartels, as the old generation of …

Latin America

Feds: El Chapo relative in Mexico-Chicago drug case is ruled dead

Federal prosecutors in Chicago want to dismiss drug trafficking charges against a relative of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman because of evidence that the relative was killed three years ago.<p>Juan Guzman Rocha, who was a cousin of Guzman, was among those charged in 2009 in what has …

Mexico Captured The Leader Of One Of The Country's Most Violent Drug Cartels

Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy," was arrested by federal police in Torreon, a city in the northern state of Coahuila, a spokesman for the national security commission told AFP.<p>His capture gives President Enrique Pena Nieto another victory against the country's major drug traffickers at a time …

Mexico

Sinaloa Cartel

SHARE<p>The Sinaloa Cartel, often described as the largest and most powerful drug trafficking organization in the Western Hemisphere, is an alliance of …

Nearly Eight Years Into The Drug War, These Are Mexico's 7 Most Notorious Cartels

The Mexican Drug War, launched in December 2006 by then-President Felipe Calderon, is approaching its eight-year mark.<p>The series of conflicts, which has pitted the Mexican military, cartels, vigilantes, and police forces against one another, has had a profound effect upon Mexico. It killed over …

Mexico

Pope Francis Says Drug Legalization Is a Bad Idea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pope Francis strongly condemned the legalization of recreational drugs on Friday, arguing that the …

Mexican cartel boss vows to fight to the death instead of surrendering

Net may be closing on Knights Templar leader Servando Gómez, alias La Tuta, as he releases rambling online video message<p>The fugitive leader of one of Mexico’s most violent and bizarre drug cartels has said that he regrets choosing a life of crime, but vowed that he would never let himself be taken …