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How It Feels to Have a Panic Attack

I've started to have panic attacks in the past few years, and I've realized that explaining how a panic attack feels to someone who's never experienced one is a lot harder that it seems like it would be. Most people who don't get them don't really have any clue what they are.<p>How can you explain to …

Panic Attacks

The Devil With a Blue (Or White) Dress

A seemingly simple photo of an apparently blue-and-black dress has stumped millions of netizens over what color the garment is. So what hues do you …

'Ghost Rider': B-52 resurrected from desert Boneyard

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, the U.S. Air Force has resurrected a B-52 bomber that had been in long-term storage at the Boneyard, the portion of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base near Tucson, Arizona, where the military sends aircraft that have been retired from the fleet.<p>The 53-year-old Stratofortress, …

Military

Kurt Busch suspended indefinitely

Earlier Friday it was ruled that Busch smashed his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's head against his motor home wall Sept. 26 at Dover International …

NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch over domestic violence allegations

In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him …

And She's Buying a Lawsuit to Heaven

The Song (or at least the bass line) remains the same. Another second-tier band wants a piece of the first-tier pie, and thus, the battle for ownership of one of the most iconic songs from the classic rock era, Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" is heating up. The surviving family members of Randy …

Guitar

Who are NASCAR'S highest-paid drivers?

U.S. appears ready to make commercial drone flights much easier

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. aviation regulators are preparing to ease commercial restrictions on small drones under a draft rule to be released Sunday, according to regulators and a government analysis that leaked over the weekend.<p>The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Department of …

Drones

Watch and Rate ‘Anthony Cumia Show’ Host’s Outrageous, Spot-On Jesse Ventura Impression

Mocking a conspiratorial caller, who early on Twitter vowed to take a bus to his home, Anthony Cumia delivered an over-the-top, but spot-on, impression of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura on his online-based show Wednesday.<p>The caller was apparently worried about a secret spying agency called …

Device Reaches Where Cancer Drugs Cannot

A new device that uses tiny electric fields can help deliver chemotherapy drugs right where they are needed and might make treatments more effective and less toxic, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>It might be especially helpful for people with one of the deadliest cancers — pancreatic cancer, which …

Thirteen Trippy Rock'n'Roll Cartoons You Should Almost Definitely Not Show to Children

Freak out over the killer soundtracks for this this devil's dozen of vintage, psychedelic, and definitely NSFW animations.<p><i>Still from 'Heavy Metal'</i><p>From its onset, rock'n'roll has pulsated with dynamic imaginations, boundless fluidity, and an infinite palate of creative possibilities with which to …

Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love Is a Rock Triumph

Once, in my mid-teens, I set out to investigate a fantastical and perhaps ridiculous hunch: I was not entirely convinced that the members of …

Indie Music

German Model Beshine Claims To Have Size 32Z Breasts

A German model is pounding her chest with pride: She claims she has the world's largest augmented breasts.<p>Mayra Hills, 27, who models under the name "Beshine," claims to have has size 32Z breasts on her 5-foot-6 frame. But it's hard to believe all of her measurements add up.<p>Hills lists her weight …

World Records

Kurt Busch Comments on Ex-Girlfriend Patricia Driscoll in Testimony

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch believes his former girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, is a trained assassin.<p>Busch delivered testimony in court Tuesday, appearing in accordance with a no-contact request made by Driscoll.<p>"Everybody on the outside can tell me I'm crazy, but I lived on the inside and saw it …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel

The Real Reason Your Food Sticks To The Pan

Mornings are hard. But mornings met with eggs that stick to the pan, those are the worst. They're also all too common.<p>Cooking in anything other than nonstick pans runs the risk of, well, having food stick. It's frustrating and might convince you to dismiss the cancer warnings and buy nonstick pans. …

Food

Are you getting too many CT scans? 3 questions to ask before you get one

CT scans have become a vital tool in medicine, using X-rays to create virtual “slices” of your body that help doctors diagnose everything from cancer to internal injury.<p>But about a third of CT scans are not necessary and needlessly expose patients to radiation, according to Health magazine, which …

Cancer

Actor Rod Taylor dies at 84

Suave Australian-born actor Rod Taylor, who starred in Alfred Hitchcock's <i>The Birds,</i> along with many other films and TV shows<i>,</i> died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles.<p>Taylor was 84. His daughter, Felicia Taylor, told the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> that the actor was surrounded by family and loved ones. No …

Getting It Wrong On Disability Insurance

I've explained that a new House rule will make it harder to reapportion payroll taxes between Social Security's retirement and Disability Insurance (DI) trust funds to avert a one-fifth cut in benefits to severely impaired DI recipients in late 2016. In a revealing statement, co-sponsor …

The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy

Remember your personal physician? He or she may not be yours much longer. And even if you keep your doctor, the odds are he or she is not really working for you.<p>Soon, most doctors will have abandoned their private practices and become employees of hospitals, multihospital affiliations or the …

The top 25 “Top 10” lists of 2014, topped

Who loves Top 10/”Best of” lists? You do! Click rates prove it; from the NYT to Rodeo World to Cat Shaver Monthly, bedraggled media outlets of every pedigree gorge on this filler content this time of year. Doesn’t matter if the topic is weed trimmers, ice balls or strap-on dildos (all the same …

Super-Fast Camera Helps ‘Unravel the Secret of Why Spaghetti Shatters the Way It Does’

It is a physics question that for centuries has vexed some of the greatest science minds in the world.<p>Why does spaghetti (almost always) break into more than two pieces?<p>Image: YouTube<p>The answer to that not-so-pressing question required a curious mind and a super high-speed camera capable to …

North Korea Smokes Weed Every Day, Explaining a Lot

North Korea, the most tight-lipped, conservative, and controlling country in the world is also a weed-smoker's paradise.<p>North Korea, the most tight-lipped, conservative, and controlling country in the world is also a weed-smoker's paradise. Despite the government's deadly serious stance on the use …

Top iPhone apps of 2014

Apple recently reflected on its top iPhone apps this year.<p>The most downloaded paid apps of 2014 include a balloon-popping game, a word-guessing group activity and an adventure through forests, cities and jungles in search of candy. Heads Up! holds the top spot on that list, after ranking second in …

Texas woman paralyzed from waist down after trampoline accident

When Grace Quiroz signed a liability waiver at a Dallas, Tex. area trampoline about three weeks ago, she didn’t think much of it. But, little did she know, she was signing away her right to receive financial help in the event of an injury, khou.com reported.<p>Ever since Nov. 29, when Quiroz went to …

A Prescription to End Drinking

Data on Medicine for Alcohol Disorders Pushes Doctors Beyond 12-Step Programs<p>New understanding of how alcohol affects the brain is prompting addiction experts to make a push for using medications to help people quit or cut down on excessive drinking.<p>For years, treatment has meant 28 days of rehab …

Medicine

The Government Has Figured Out Why Deer Caught in Headlights Act Just Like Deer Caught in Headlights

The Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Forest Service has released a video explaining why deer and other large animals often stay motionless on the road when approached by cars, and offered tips for avoiding collisions with these animals.<p>The 22-minute video, Avoiding Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions, …

Burger King to save millions in U.S. taxes in 'inversion': study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fast food chain Burger King will avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. taxes if, as planned, it completes its pending buyout of Canadian coffee-and-doughnuts chain Tim Hortons, a tax activist group said on Thursday.<p>The logo of a Burger King fast food restaurant is …

Dave Grohl: The ‘Sonic Highways’ Exit Interview

“I haven’t had too many reflective moments in the past eight months,” Dave Grohl tells <i>Rolling Stone</i> a day before the finale of his musical travelogue …