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I Survived The VA: A Veteran Tells His Shocking Story

<i>You've heard about the VA scandal, but you've never heard it like this.</i><p><i>Warning: Graphic descriptions and video. Names and locations have been changed.</i><p>The skin around the lesion on his chest disintegrates with each peel of the dressing. Pus oozes from the dime-sized hole. Six more to go. They were …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Clarkson, Hammond, and May's Amazon Show Has Reported $250 Million Budget

That's nearly $7 million per episode.<p>Amazon is making a huge bet that the <i>Top Gear</i> guys will be a success for them. With a reported $250 million budget for the entire Clarkson, Hammond, and May series, this is believed to be Amazon's biggest investment into original content yet.<p>The budget, which is …

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Simple Ways To Make Salt Water Potable

Image source: Allianz.com<p>Our earth is rightly called the blue planet because of its abundant store of surface water. However, only 2.5 percent of it …

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10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

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Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

GettyCollision course: Large Hadron Collider could discover parallel universe<p>The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in …

DIY Rice Krispie Treat Zombie Brains

Once you start eating rice krispie treats it can be really hard to stop, that’s probably how zombies feel about eating brains, so it certainly makes sense that Amber of rick a bam boo would create this fantastic rice krispie treat zombie brains tutorial, so that you can experience what it’s like to …

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Oregon Trail And All Your Other Favorite Childhood Games Put Online For Free

The video games that defined your childhood are easily accessible again.<p>A non-profit library has put thousands of classic MS-DOS games online for free, including Oregon Trail, Tetris, Donkey Kong and SimCity. In total, 2,400 MS-DOS games and programs went live Monday on the Internet Archive, a …

30 Great Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Streaming Right Now

"What if?" is the burning question our favorite sci-fi movies ask: What if Earth was invaded by aliens or giant spiders? What makes us human once we start bending the laws of genetics and robotics? And if we worked out really really hard, would we ever have Linda Hamilton's arms in "Terminator …

The 6 Best Off-Road Trailers of 2018

<i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>There was once a time when exploring the great outdoors on wheels …

Sprint to reduce monthly data access charge for some Family Share plans

Sprint will reduce the data access charge for its $80 and $90 Sprint Family Share plans to $15 a month beginning on Friday, November 14 in their …

All the asteroids found to date in one cool animated visualization

Here's a cool visualization that, even knowing how much empty space is out there, still freaks the hell out of me: All the ~600,000 asteroids …

The special-edition Camaro with the evil mustache

Going out with a 'stache.<p>The new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is coming: lither, smaller, and probably a lot sharper-elbowed in the segment. That means the 2015 Camaro is the fifth-generation's last dance, and this is probably one of the final special editions. There have already been eight others, …

Australian Cattle Dog Graciously Retrieves a Beer from the Refrigerator for His Human on Command

An incredibly intelligent Australian Cattle Dog with heterochromatic eyes very graciously retrieves a cold beer from the refrigerator when his …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

Take it to the limit.<p>We've compiled each U.S. state's maximum highway speed, reckless driving threshold, and mandatory and maximum penalties for reckless driving, as well as any excessive speed laws and their respective penalties.

WATCH: The Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer is Here

The preview for Marvel’s long-awaited adventure comedy the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> is finally here.<p>The first full-length trailer for the James …

Cool cottages in the Gower, Wales – in pictures

Fancy staying in an 18th-century folly, an old rectory on the beach or a hut overlooking the sea? There are hideaways for beach lovers, surfers and walkers in south Wales's beautiful Gower peninsula

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Sprint's new "Framily" plan lets you share your account with 10 friends, but still bills you separately

It's a scam thrifty cellular subscribers have been pulling for years: sharing a "family plan" with a group of non-biologically related peers to save a few bucks. It works, but it's kind of a headache - family plans arrive as one bill, and the ringleader needs to hassle their friends to pay their …

All The Doctor Who Doctors As Tim Burton Animation Characters (With BONUS Animated GIFS Of A Few)

This is a series of portraits of all the Doctors (including the War Doctor, labeled 'X') reimagined in the style of Tim Burton animation characters …

Top 5 BMW R-Series customs

The BMW R-series has a rich heritage spanning 90 years—all the way back to the launch of BMW’s first motorcycle, the R32, in 1923. Since then the air-cooled, horizontally opposed flat-twin (or ‘boxer’) engine has continually evolved, and its reliability and availability make it a great platform for …

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Bashar Assad, The Lethal Tyrant

A few years ago, a high-ranking U.S. intelligence official was asked what he most wanted to know about Bashar Assad, the Syrian leader. “Whether he’s …

In 'Fire And Forget,' Vets Turned Writers Tell Their War Stories

This Veterans Day, considers these lines from the preface to <i>Fire And Forget,</i> a collection of short stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:<p>On the one hand, we want to remind you ... of what happened ... and insist you recollect those men and women who fought, bled, and died in …

24 bombs found at NC man's barricaded home

A North Carolina man was ordered held on $1.5 million bond Thursday after authorities discovered 24 bombs at his barricaded, security-camera-guarded home.<p>Erik Rudolph Arnebold, 37, was arrested Wednesday outside his home in Wilmington, N.C., and charged with multiple counts of possession of a …

How Old Are Your Tires? Check the Born-On Date

Tires are just about the most important part of your car. If they're in bad shape, the car's ability to accelerate, stop, and turn in all conditions is greatly compromised. Everybody knows to replace tires when the tread gets down to the wear bar, but what about when they get too old?<p>The rubber in …