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Video shows officer punching woman in head on N.J. beach

A video made its rounds on social media Saturday showing police officers wrestling a woman to the ground and punching her in the head at a beach in …

Social Media

Questions about grief: should you fall apart, or hold it together?

Since my sister’s suicide I have gone on – for her son, for my kids, for me. The sadness will stay but I am bigger than my grief<p>One year ago to this day, my sister died by suicide.<p>The phone rang. I heard the words as if from a distance. My heart caved in, my mind froze, my body disappeared. I …

Mental Health

China is taking digital control of its people to unprecedented and chilling lengths

The Chinese government’s unsettling new system will see citizens rated by ‘good deeds’<p>Watching Donald Trump trying to deal with China is like watching a clown dancing in front of an elephant. The US president’s entire approach is transactional – the methodology he employed in his allegedly …

Kim Jong-un

Missoula homicide suspect wants charges for other stabbing tried separately

A Friday hearing in the Missoula District Court case of Tiffanie Pierce — one of two people charged with homicide after two bodies were found …

Crime

Winnie-the-Pooh and Friends Look So Freaking Adorable in CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Trailer

As if it were an adorable Rorschach test, peering deep into the Hundred Acre Woods can teach you a lot about yourself. It can offer a glimmer into …

Winnie-the-Pooh

16 Budget Pasta Ideas for Big Families — Recipes from The Kitchn

When the name of the game is big-batch dinners that feed all the hungry mouths around the table without breaking the bank, these are the pasta …

Cooking

BloxVox – A Bane-Like Mask That Muffles Speech for Private Phone Calls

Having to take a private call in a crowded workplace can be pretty awkward, but thanks to BolxVox, a special mask-like device that muffles speech, …

Prototypes

Experience: I found out that my aunt and uncle are my real parents

I felt shock at first. This woman suddenly wasn’t Mum any more. Then I felt deceived and angry<p>I was 24 and had just finished my undergraduate degree when, out of the blue, my elderly Greek mother announced that she had something to tell me. “But you look busy, so I’ll tell you later…” I said, “Mum, …

Siblings

There’s a Crypto-Mining Machine in Every Home in Caracas

<i>Editors Note: There are few places as chaotic or dangerous as Venezuela. “Life in Caracas” is a series of short stories that seeks to capture the</i> …

Venezuela

Cockroach Milk Could One Day Become the Ultimate Superfood

Consuming a fluid secreted by cockroaches may not be everyone’s idea of a balanced meal, but scientists believe that the “cockroach milk” produced by …

Biology

Dad Makes Cute Lunches Based On His Daughter's Drawings

Takafumi Ozeki doesn’t just make his daughter’s school lunch, he makes it based on her drawings. The result is wonderful, touching and …

Drawing

UPS Drivers Capture The Most Interesting Photos On Their Routes, And We Can’t Get Enough

Long gone are the days when dogs were every postman's worst nightmare. If 'UPS dogs' is anything to go by, it seems we have gone full circle and they …

Pets

This HBO Film Will Change How You Think About Child Sexual Abuse

"It was really important that we don't shy away from the truth in all its discomfort," said writer-director Jennifer Fox of her autobiographical film The Tale. (Warning: This story contains descriptions of child sexual assault. It also contains spoilers.)<p><b>When Jennifer Fox</b> was 13 years old, she …

Sexual Harassment

Teen’s Craigslist prank lands him banned from graduation

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An 18-year-old who put his suburban Kansas City high school for sale on Craigslist has been banned from graduation after the …

Kansas City

Scientists build a tiny house to show off nanorobotics

The micrometer house is fit for an amoeba.<p>Tiny homes are all the rage with hipsters, minimalists and those who just want to scale down to a simpler style of living. But some tiny homes are just too small even for the most ambitious house hunters.<p>This microhouse has a charing tiled-roof, side …

Tiny House Movement

When AI catches up to fiction – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’s Babel fish may soon exist | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

In his cult science-fiction series <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, originally created as a late-night BBC radio comedy in 1978, author Douglas …

The Brain

Google Unveils Largest Frida Kahlo Collection For Free Viewing And Inspiration

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Guillermo Kahlo / Wikimedia Commons (public domain)<br>Frida Kahlo, famed for her unique art …

Art

Toddler Dies a Day After Her Mother was Killed by Alleged Street Racer as They Crossed the Road

An Ohio mother and her 21-month-old daughter are dead after they were run over by a teen allegedly racing another car in Florida.<p>Jessica Raubenolt, …

Crime

New Evidence Suggests Consciousness Is Not Needed for Emotions

<i>Editor's Note: This article was originally published at ScienceNordic.</i><p>A young woman, let’s call her Jane, survives a car accident. Her injuries are …

Consciousness

Tiahleigh Palmer's foster father Rick Thorburn gets life sentence for 'callous' murder

Child killer Rick Thorburn has been sentenced to life in jail for murdering his 12-year-old foster daughter Tiahleigh Palmer.<p>The 57-year-old will not …

Crime

These Famous Women Artists Changed the World With Their Self-Portraits

These deeply personal self-portraits did more than just mirror the artists—they sparked meaningful social conversations.<p>Selfies have taken over social media newsfeeds, filling screens with snapshots of people striking perfect poses in sublime settings, laughing with friends, or caught in quiet …

Art

45 Absolutely Amazing Taco Recipes

Who says tacos are just for Tuesdays? These chicken, beef, pork and fish taco recipes are way too good to eat just once a week.<p>Get Recipe<p>Get …

Cooking

Every cryptocurrency’s nightmare scenario is happening to Bitcoin Gold

Bitcoin Gold is a fork, or spin-off, of the original cryptocurrency, bitcoin. It shares much of the same code and works in a similar way to bitcoin, with Bitcoin Gold miners contributing computational power to process new transactions. That also means it faces the same vulnerabilities as bitcoin, …

Bitcoin

Couple who 'didn't feel like cleaning' arrested after 2 kids found in home full of insects, feces: cops

A South Carolina mother and her boyfriend were arrested Monday after an “unbearable” odor prompted a check-in at their home, where police found maggot-infested trash, animal waste, a squirrel and her two children covered in insect bites and sores, authorities said.<p>Jenny Lynn Paradis, 43, and Joshua …

Crime

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

An Elvis Presley Documentary is on the Way

Elvis Presley is an American icon—the face and voice of an entire movement in music, a genre he helped make popular despite lifting it from the black …

Music

Get ready for the world’s largest sex orgy

On Tuesday, Embassy Suites in Las Vegas pulled out of hosting what’s planned to be the world’s biggest orgy.<p>“When we became fully aware of the nature …

Stephen Colbert

Mary Shelley Review: The Creator of Frankenstein

Mary Shelley, the film, opens on a shot of young Mary (Elle Fanning), about 16, wearing a thick, variegated, cable-knit sweater, sitting idly on a …

Literature

The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs, review - a fascinating and sincere experiment

“It’s worth remembering that all medicines do harm,” Chris van Tulleken told a group of parents and grandparents at the start of <b>The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs</b> (BBC One). Episode one of this thought-provoking two-part experiment – a follow-up to van Tulleken’s 2016 programme about over-prescribing for …

Antidepressants

‘Wildlife’ First Trailer: Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal Will Break Your Heart in Paul Dano’s Directorial Debut

After wowing critics at Sundance and Cannes, "Wildlife" opens in theaters October 10.<p>Paul Dano has been delivering excellent performances in front of …

Trailers