Joel M

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Watch: Herd of cows aid police to catch fleeing suspect

This is the moment a herd of cows aided police to catch an escaping suspect in Florida.<p>The female evaded the police on foot after crashing a stolen SUV into a ditch on August 5.<p>With a sheriff's helicopter in pursuit of the woman, the police were helped with an unlikely intervention when …

Cows

How an army of eunuchs ran The Forbidden City

Eighteen lama priests, all eunuchs, attended to the spiritual welfare of the ladies of the palace. They drew a double allowance as salary. When a …

Ancient History

Man, 92, beaten with brick on street, told to 'go back'

A 92-year-old man who was thrown to the ground, stomped on by strangers on the Fourth of July was recovering Tuesday in his Los Angeles-area home.<p>"Who would do this to anybody?" the victim's grandson, Erik Mendoza, told NBC Los Angeles.<p>"A 92-year-old senior citizen, what can he do to anybody?" …

This Charming Mexican City Was Voted the Best in the World for the 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers chose Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende as their favorite city in the world, as part of the annual …

Nuns Step In to Save Rare Species of Salamanders

What do nuns, a Mexican university and a zoo in the U.K. have in common? They're all trying to save a group of endangered amphibians. There are less …

Daughter jailed for leaving mum to die covered in faeces on sofa and in the same clothes she had worn for a decade

A woman who left her own mum to die covered in urine and faeces at her home has been jailed for more than two years.<p>Emma-Jane Kurtz, 41, has been …

71-year-old woman arrested for swinging at pregnant soldier—over restaurant parking

Video of a white woman and her son verbally attacking and physically charging at two Black soldiers has gone viral, showing the internet that even …

Populism and division: Latin America at the ballot box

<b>It does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America.</b><p>At the start of the 21st Century, the region's politics were entering a new dawn. For many the change was invigorating: a new socialist era in a region long-known for its gaping inequalities.<p>The poster boys of …

Brazil

25+ Epic Design Fails We Can’t Believe Actually Happened

You don't have to have a design degree or be a descendant of Leonardo Da Vinci to understand that some products, advertisements, or structures are so …

A Definitive List of the Best Foreign Films on Netflix Right Now

While foreign films tend to conjure up images of pretentious moviegoers, we've compiled a list of films that we think will inspire almost anyone to …

16 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. The Incident at Dyatlov Pass<p>On the first night of February 1959, nine ski-hikers died mysteriously in the mountains of what is …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

Born in 1896 and still going: meet the world's oldest man (probably)

‘Don Celino’ is 121, according to his Chilean ID card. That makes him four years older than the Guinness-listed oldest person<p>When Marta Ramírez agreed at age 63 to take in a destitute nonagenarian, she didn’t see it as a long-term imposition.<p>The man’s house had burned down, he had no one else and …

Chile

Federal court rules World War I memorial cross must be torn down

Back in 1925, the American Legion erected a memorial in Bladensburg, Md., to honor the memory of 49 men who perished during World War I.<p>The 40-foot tall memorial became known as the "Peace Cross."<p><b>Click here for a free subscription to Todd’s newsletter: a must-read for Conservatives</b><p>In 2014, the …

Report: ISIS kills Russian soldiers for refusing to renounce Christianity

The Russian Orthodox Church has already declared them martyrs for the faith, releasing the short video above.<p>The <b>story:</b><p>Two Russian mercenaries …

Google’s new wireless headphones can do real-time translation

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Headphones

Homeless man admits double murder after being taken in by Good Samaritan family

A homeless man who attacked and killed a Good Samaritan and her son, after she helped him get on his feet, has admitted murder.<p>Aaron Barley, 23, stabbed to death mother of two, Tracey Wilkinson, 50, and her 13-year-old son, Pierce, and left her husband, Peter, critically injured.<p>Barley, of no fixed …

Hitler's Greatest Mistake: Invading Russia

<i>Naval combat does not normally loom large in histories of the War in the East. Nevertheless, Soviet and Axis forces fought in the Arctic, the Baltic,</i> …

8 Things That Happened When I Tried Intermittent Fasting | Valet.

Fasting Isn't Starving<p>I was only familiar with fasting in terms of religion—fasting for lent or during Ramadan. And honestly, the idea of willingly …

China says Trump's trade threat over N. Korea 'unacceptable'

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's threat to cut off U.S. trade with countries that deal with North Korea and …

North Korea

South Asia Is Also Experiencing The Worst Flooding In Decades And The Photos Are Horrifying

Extreme rainfall has led to devastating floods across Nepal, India, and Bangladesh, killing nearly 1,400 people and displacing millions.<p>Heavy monsoon rains of historic proportions have slammed Nepal, Bangladesh, and India for weeks, leading to what international rescue and aid organizations say is …

The monster atomic bomb that was too big to use

In 1961, the Soviet Union tested a nuclear bomb so powerful that it would have been too big to use in war. And it had far-reaching effects of a very different kind.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>On the morning of 30 October 1961, a …

Village elders order rape of girl

In a village in Pakistan, elders ordered the rape of a 17-year-old girl after her brother was accused of committing the same crime. CNN's Kristi Lu Stout reports

Crime

10 Countries With Insane Histories That You've Never Heard Of

We’ve all heard of the American Civil War and the French Revolution. The Cold War and Cuba are old hat by now, and we’ve seen so much on Iraq and …

Africa

Sweet Photo of a Mama Cat Getting Adopted After Watching All Her Babies Leave Will Make You Smile

Moana the cat arrived at the Friends of Anne Arundel County Animal Control (AACAC) about a week ago with her three kittens. Moana watched all three …

Fairytale funeral held for 5-year-old girl who ‘married’ her best friend

A 5-year-old girl who touched the hearts of people worldwide when she “married” her best friend has had a funeral fit for a fairytale princess.<p>Brave …

25 photos that show why San Miguel de Allende was named the best city in the world

Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards for 2017.<p>The awards are based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers.<p>San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, was voted the best city in the world for the first time — beating out major travel destinations like …

Mexico

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