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Teen Drunk Driver With 'Affluenza' Is Being Sued For Millions By His Victims

Many of those family members were outraged when 16-year-old Ethan Couch got probation after a psychologist testified he had "affluenza" — meaning he thought he was immune from punishment because he was rich.<p>Couch's family may still be on the hook for millions in related civil litigation, though. …

ABC Anchor Diagnosed with Breast Cancer After On-Air Mammogram

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Last month, ABC anchor Amy Robach underwent a mammogram screening on-the-air during a segment for</i> …

Coca-Cola Designed Its New Can Around A Problem No One Has

And the company isn’t the only one. Why has chill-activation become such a design fad?<p>There are two types of problems that designers try to solve: problems people have, and problems designers delude themselves into thinking people have. Venerable sugar tonic maker Coca-Cola has just released a new …

The world's oddest jobs – in pictures

Nancy Rica Schiff is a professional photographer hunting down people working in the world's most unusual occupations, be it dog food tasters, armpit sniffers or dinosaur dusters

Logan Zillmer’s Amazingly Surreal 365 Project

Photographer Logan Zillmer captures surreal scenes of well-dressed gentlemen trapped in an alternate universe, living out their respective dreams and nightmares. From one frame to the next, Zillmer playfully takes viewers on an adventure that exhibits a great sense of imagination. Whether the …

Photography

Taste Test: Ranking the Best Grocery Store Mac and Cheese

This may shake your macaroni and cheese beliefs to their cheesy core.<p>While restaurants around the world trick out macaroni and cheese with truffle oil or dumb it down into hamburger buns, true mac and cheese fanatics know there's no place quite like home.<p>The mac that most people remember fondest …

Comfort Food

Big man bullied: Jonathan Martin reminds us that victims aren't always the little guys

Health news<p>At 6 feet, 5 inches and 312 pounds, Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin knows how to take a hit. And that’s exactly why emerging allegations of schoolyard-style bullying against the brawny football player show there’s no such thing as a stereotypical victim, psychologists say.<p>Martin, …

Stereotypes

10 Weirdest Moments at the YouTube Music Awards

Things got weird quickly at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards last night. The streaming show promised an hour-and-a-half of anything-goes live …

Gang rape, burning of teen stir outrage in India

Critics say police often refuse to investigate rape accusations.<p>NEW DELHI -- The death of a 13-year-old girl who was gang-raped and set on fire in central India has fueled new outrage over the frequency of sexual assault in India, and the difficulty victims have in bringing their attackers to …

Fate of boy who killed neo-Nazi father to be decided

The blond boy was 10 when he put a gun to the head of his sleeping neo-Nazi father and pulled the trigger.<p>It was over in an instant for Jeff Hall, but deciding the fate of his son has been a two-and-a-half-year journey that approaches its final stage on Friday in a hearing to determine where he …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

I want my kids to remember that there were times when their mother looked them in the eye and smiled. And for me, this often means shutting my laptop, putting down my phone, taking a break from my my to-do list and just giving them time.<p><b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big …

TV shows

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

Infinitlar Autonomous Futuristic Vehicle for The Year of 2040

<b>Infinitlar</b> is an autonomous futuristic vehicle concept targeted for 2040 to resolve the increasing population around the globe. The idea behind this …

Reinventing the (Hubless) Wheel: 'Transport' Is a Trunk for Your Bike, by David Hotard, Matthew Campbell & Edwin Collier

<i>Professor Kevin Shankwiler of GeorgiaTech has been teaching a third-year bicycle design studio for the past four years. The 8-week course is</i> …

18-foot 'sea monster' terrorizes Internet — but is this oarfish a small fry?

Science News<p>A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one of the creatures thought to be the "sea serpents" of nautical legend.<p>Jasmine Santana, a science …

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

Jersey Shore

Kendrick Lamar Slams “Sensitive” Drake at 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, Plus the Complete Winners List

<b>Kendrick Lamar</b> took home five awards at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards. But it was the emcee's controversial verse that actually swept Tuesday evening's …

Adrian Peterson Baby Mama He's Fathered 7 Kids ... Not 5

Our <b>Adrian Peterson</b> baby count was off by two -- at least according to one of the NFL star's baby mamas, who tells us AP has actually fathered SEVEN …

Celebrities' Hidden Talents & Strange Hobbies

Celebrities are beautiful people who can either sing or act or both and are definitely good at walking red carpets, so it's easy to mistakenly think that's all they're about. But the following 33 celebrities have some seriously odd hidden talents, secret abilities or just plain strange hobbies that …

The 30 Most Important Digital Cameras of All Time

Digital photography has proven to be one of the most world-changing technological breakthroughs of the late 20th century. But the quest to capture …

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See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Bioethicists Give Hollywood's Films A Reality Check

A life-threatening pandemic occurs. You're a doctor in the ER and can save a 9-year-old or a 63-year-old doctor. Whom do you choose? How do you choose?<p>Questions like that can crop up in real life and also on the silver screen. So how good a job do filmmakers do at portraying these moral dilemmas? …

The Problem with Indigo

Yesterday, a post by Slate's Jude Stewart, author of <i>ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color</i>, revealed the history of the blue in blue jeans. The story makes a nice, if somewhat predictable, narrative, but one detail stood out to me. "Unlike most natural dyes that, when heated, …

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Marijuana Un-Fun

An anti-dopamine drug could block the addictive rush associated with THC.<p>Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to block the dopamine rush associated with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, in order to …

Finding Peace in Nature: MMM Exclusive Interview with Elizabeth Gadd

Vancouver-based photographer Elizabeth Gadd captures the beauty of getting lost in nature. The 20-year-old photographer, who first discovered her passion for photography in 2007, has developed an admirable appreciation for natural environments, finding a sense of peace amidst various refreshing …