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Maryland police officer accused of biting testicles has left department

(Reuters) - An off-duty Maryland police officer charged with biting a man's testicles during a fight is no longer working for the department, a spokeswoman said on Monday.<p>Police officer Michael Flaig, 31, of Anne Arundel County, left the department for unspecified reasons on Sept. 25, spokeswoman …

Crime

Police describe suspect, seek clues after ZombiCon shooting

Fort Myers police released a vague description of a suspect who shot into a crowd during a zombie festival over the weekend, causing people dressed …

Barbershops

Scientists have created a 'mother' robot that breeds 'child' robots better than humans can

Scientists at University of Cambridge have developed a robot that breeds successive generations of robots, each one performing better than the previous one. The "mother" robot is able to detect which traits were successful and which ones were not, and to eliminate the negative traits.<p><i>Produced by</i> …

Scientists want an exercise pill that saves you from hitting the gym

Those '50s-era dreams of taking pills to solve all your problems? They're more realistic than you might think. Researchers have created a blueprint of the molecular-level muscle reactions to exercise that should lead to treatments which mimic workouts. Yes, that means that you could eventually take …

Woman Arrested After Live-Streaming Herself Drunk Driving

A 23-year-old Florida woman broadcast her own drunk driving incident on Periscope, the live-streaming platform owned by Twitter, prompting users to …

These smart leggings can help you shop for jeans, if you'll forgive that button placement

Add LikeAGlove to another one of the many smart clothing that are quickly entering the market. Built with sensors and conductive fibers to measure a woman’s figure, LikeAGlove leggings are designed to help ladies shop for the perfect pair of jeans anywhere on the Web.<p>How it works is simple: Just …

Clothing

Florida school board reaches $600G settlement over principal who hypnotized students

The families of three high school students who died after being hypnotized by a former principal will receive $200,000 each from a Florida school district under a settlement agreement approved Tuesday.<p>The Herald-Tribune reports that the $600,000 settlement closes a bizarre, years-long case that …

Waze app directions take woman to wrong Brazil address, where she is killed

<b>Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (CNN) —</b> The couple followed their Waze GPS app, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janeiro.<p>Instead, it led them to another street of the same name in Niteroi in one of the city's most notorious slum areas. The …

Brazil

American boy shot girl dead 'after argument over puppies'

Police say 11-year-old killed eight-year-old with his father's gun in Tennessee trailer park<p>An 11-year-old American boy has been charged with murder after shooting dead an eight-year-old girl in an argument over puppies.<p>McKayla Dyer was playing outside the boy's house in White Pine, Tennessee when …

Hey Christians! You're Doing It Wrong

I would love to start out this post with a laundry list of theological credentials to back up that title but I don't have them. To be completely honest, I haven't had a church home in ages and with a very few exceptions, I haven't even heard a sermon since I was a teenager.<p>But I tell you what I did …

Hillary Clinton has laid out a sweeping gun-control plan

The former US secretary of state's campaign rolled out an expansive gun-control policy platform as part of the candidate's campaign swing through New Hampshire.<p>"It's time to act on gun violence. We simply cannot accept as normal 33,000 gun deaths a year," Clinton tweeted Monday.<p>Clinton has been …

Guns

Why Amber Rose’s SlutWalk Was for Everyone — Even Prudes

On Saturday, thousands of people swarmed downtown Los Angeles in the 80-degree sun with signs, glitter, flags and t-shirts — or, as was the case with …

Raw: Austria Beard Competition Gets Hairy

One reason why men join ISIS is not flattering for the 'caliphate'

Reporters for The Washington Post interviewed dozens of people who have lived under ISIS's rule in Iraq and Syria and found that many people join the terror group out of desperation and a lack of other options.<p>The quality of life for ISIS fighters and their families much better than it is for those …

Ndamukong Suh reportedly wore sneakers in practice to protest a defense the players all hate

Head coach Joe Philbin is on the hot seat, the offense is flat, and the defense, expected to be a force this season, is wildly underwhelming, having surrendered 101 points while registering just one sack.<p>The failures on defense have put defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle's job in jeopardy, with the …

Ex-Google employee owned google.com for one minute

Using Google’s new domain buying service, Sanmay Ved purchased world’s most popular website for $12 before transaction was cancelled<p>A man was able to successfully buy google.com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12 (£7.90), minutes before the company contacted him to say …

Google Search

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The first-round picks from Tom Brady's infamous 2000 NFL Draft

Yes, Brady fell all the way to the sixth round, making the rest of the league look silly, but what about the rest of the draft?<p>The first round had some noteworthy players, some of whom had some pretty successful careers. Unfortunately, other picks didn't pan out so well.<p>Here's a look at the first …

NFL

Yankees earn Wild Card berth, have no idea how to celebrate

Congratulations to the New York Yankees, who won the 10,000th game in franchise history on Thursday night and clinched a playoff berth in the process. It's the Bronx Bombers' first trip to the playoffs since 2012.<p>A three-year playoff drought isn't a big deal for most baseball teams, but when you …

New York Yankees

Sexy tourism ad from Denmark calls on couples to ‘do it for mom’ on vacation

A Danish travel agency has come up with a creative way to combat the country’s declining birthrate.<p>Earlier this week, Spies Travel launched the second year of its “Do it for Denmark. Do it for Mom” campaign, which encourages couples to take vacations that will boost sexual activity --so grandma can …

Pictures of London's Cereal Killer Cafe

A customer inspects a box of imported cereal at the REUTERS/Luke MacGregor<p>London's Cereal Killer Cafe on Brick Lane was attacked by a mob claiming to be "anti-gentrification" protestors on Saturday.<p>The only cafe serves cereal and milk, and has proved highly controversial since it opened last …

Demonstration

Tesla's new Model X has a 'bioweapon defense mode' button

'This is a real button,' Musk says<p>If you want to survive a biological attack, you might want to look into buying a Tesla. The company just officially unveiled the Model X, and Elon Musk shared a rather unexpected feature during the unveiling: a "bioweapon defense mode" button.<p>"This is a real …

Tesla

Foursquare says your check-ins will now save kittens

Foursquare said on Wednesday that it’s teaming up with Alley Cat Rescue for the next two weeks to save stray cats — by making a donation each time a user checks in to a location on Swarm, though it didn’t specify how much it would donate for each check-in.<p>For those not super familiar with the app, …

Four Square

Tinder takes Super Like feature global to boost romance worldwide

Dating app says the new feature makes users more selective, resulting in better rates of mutual attraction.<p>Tinder believes the world is ready to take romance to the next level with the popular matchmaking app's newest feature.<p>The smartphone app, which helps users anonymously locate others nearby …

Relationships

League of Legends World Championship 2015: Bracket, schedule, teams and scores

SKT becomes the first ever two-time champion.<p>The League of Legends World Championships will run throughout the entire month of October, crowning a fifth world champion at the end of the month. Teams from Asia, Europe, North America and South America will compete for the Summoner's Cup.<p>After a …

eSports

Phi Gamma Delta Frat Members Charged in Alabama Hazing Probe

Five University of Alabama fraternity members were arrested on charges of hazing other students, officials said Wednesday — the latest in a string of campus scandals.<p>They were being held pending $1,000 bond at the Tuscaloosa County Jail, the university said in a statement.<p>Their arrest follows an …

Crime

Hearts, Mind and Humor: Combating ISIS by Making Fun of It

Three actors, Alhakam Turki, Shwan Sarheng and Mustafa Saedi, rehearse for a sketch on the set of the Al-Basheer Show in<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Guy Martin—Panos …

Ex-Barclays trader says currency market rigging was all just a mix-up over Cockney rhyming slang

Barclays was fined £1.5 billion ($2.4 billion) by Britain's Financial Conduct Authority and the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) in May this year because it had a whole group of traders manipulating the currency markets.<p>The FCA, as well as the DFS, fined the bank based on evidence it …

US immigration is being accused of using fake ID papers to deport people

Every year, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) deports thousands of people who do not meet the necessary requirements to stay in the US.<p>In 2014, the ICE removed 315,943 people who were either trying to enter the US illegally or were already in the US.<p>According to its own rules, …

10 Celebrities' Coffee Orders in Honor of National Coffee Day

Curiously, Ariana Grande does not in fact prefer grandes.<p>In honor of National Coffee Day, we bring you one of the most "Celebrities! they're JUST like us!" roundups we ever could—a list of our favorite stars' coffee orders. It's possible that we haven't had enough coffee today to be thinking …