Suki Okamura

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When cops become robbers

Inside one of America's most corrupt police squads<p>By Jessica Lussenhop<br>3 April 2018<p>Trackers<p>On the day of Aaron Anderson’s arrest, Detective David McDougall of the Harford County Sheriff’s Department rose around dawn and crept out of his house in rural Maryland before his family awoke. He drove south …

Crime

Kitten Won't Stop Meowing for His Sister, So Owner Returns to the Shelter for Her

There are few things more precious than the bond between siblings — and that <i>definitely</i> includes cat siblings. One look at Ares and Aphrodite is all …

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

13 Ways to Cook Jackfruit, the Glorious Meat Substitute That Tastes Just Like Pork

It’s one of the year’s most popular new food trends, and it’s popping up on menus all over the U.S. Introducing jackfruit, a tasty, nutritious meat …

'I think people are really disgusted' – Quentin Tarantino faces Hollywood backlash

The film-maker has been accused of negligence by Uma Thurman, fetishisation by Rose McGowan and audio has surfaced of him defending Roman Polanski, leading to questions from the industry<p>It started with Uma Thurman revealing that Quentin Tarantino bullied her into driving an unsafe car that crashed …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Cat plague is back after nearly 40 years in hiding – here's what you need to know

A deadly feline disease is now spreading between cats after hiding in nature for nearly 40 years. Multiple cases of feline parvovirus, also known as …

Pets

All 65 of Netflix's notable original shows, ranked from worst to best

With popular shows like "Stranger Things" and "American Vandal," Netflix has hit the mark with both critics and audiences.<p>But the service has also had its share of critical flops, including the Marvel series "Iron Fist" and the Kathy Bates-led sitcom "Disjointed."<p>To figure out which Netflix …

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

Biology

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

When cat won't play, dog gives in to the zoomies

Sometimes, a game just isn't working for you, and you want to play something else. Sometimes the best way to do that is to just start playing the …

Pets

Parkinson's breakthrough: New disease-causing mechanism found

A new study led by scientists in South Korea and Singapore "overturns three decades of consensus" on what causes Parkinson's disease symptoms.<p>A study …

This Video Of A Kitten Preparing For Her Nap Time Will Blow All Your Worries Away

Here's a little reminder that cats are just the best.<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Donald Trump is no saint, but I know why evangelicals love him

The president has bragged about his sins and built a career on casinos and half-naked women. But as a former believer, I know they recognize a fellow outsider<p>As a recovering Christaholic, 12 years sober from God, I’ve been asked before to explain why evangelicals stick with Donald Trump. After all, …

The internet is loving CNN anchor Don Lemon’s calm, razor-sharp response to Trump’s Phoenix rally

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

Donald Trump

Why Do Trump's Supporters Allow Him to Insult Their Intelligence?

Instead of complaining about actual flaws in media coverage, the president airs a fabricated grievance.<p>President Trump regularly pushes incorrect information to the millions of people who follow him on Twitter. At times, his untruths are extremely easy to disapprove, as if Trump regards his …

'SNL' writer treats Trump's tweets like they're text messages

Somebody's gotta do the job of making sure President Donald J. Trump knows we've been paying attention to tweets he sends out every day.<p>And since …

Gallant Dog Leads His Human to a Box of Abandoned Kittens Whom He Now Adores

While out on a walk near the mountain town Ymitos, Greece, a wonderfully gallant dog named Aragon led his human directly a box of tiny kittens who …

Cute

Scientists Have Uncovered The Atomic Structure of a Key Alzheimer's Protein For The First Time

This is huge.<p>For the first time, scientists have revealed the chemical structure of one of the key markers of Alzheimer's disease, capturing …

Dementia

Want your skin to look healthy? Consider these seven foods

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>Are there certain foods I can eat to help my skin look younger? Do some foods slow down skin aging?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>We've heard the adage that beauty comes from the inside. While research on nutrition and skin health is in the early stages, scientists are learning that what you eat can help …

24 Cats That Are So Big It's Mildly Shocking

These are definitely not cats.

Trump Doesn’t Want to Be President

He wants to be communications director.<p>Donald Trump doesn’t really want to be president. If he did, he’d nominate candidates to the 350 important but vacant administration jobs and get on with the job of governance. He doesn’t seem to want to be commander in chief of the armed forces, either, …

Donald Trump

Ancient DNA Shows How Cats Took Over The World

They even domesticated themselves.<p>Thousands of years before Hello Kitty and Grumpy Cat, some wild little felines and early farmers made a tacit deal: …

Pets

The psychological benefits of being in a bad mood

<i>Homo sapiens</i> is a very moody species. Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we now live in an age that ignores or devalues these feelings.<p>In our culture, normal human emotions like temporary sadness are often treated as disorders. Manipulative advertising, …

Psychology

21 Trespassing Felines That Made People Say 'But I Don't Own a Cat'

Let’s make something clear. Cats domesticated us. It is not the other way around.<p>Many felines will patiently wait in shelters for the perfect …

The Complicated History Of Wonder Woman

Judging from the critic’s reaction, it looks as though the first female-led superhero movie is a roaring success. Kudos to DC for pioneering the concept, and for finally making a film that is widely perceived to be … well, good.<p>If it seems ridiculous that we’ve had to wait this long to see a …

17 Little Details Nobody Tells You About Living With A Cat

"My cats murdered my plant and danced on its grave."

Indonesian Man Is Best Friends with a 400-Pound Bengal Tiger

What started out as a simple job turned into an amazing friendship between a man and one of the most efficient predators on Earth. 10 years ago, …

Bengal

Honors Student Suspended, Banned From Graduation, And Nearly Arrested For Dress Code Violation

"It's just sad because I worked so hard for four years to walk across that stage."<p>Summer in the outfit that got her suspended.<p>Dress codes are a …

15 words for "kitten" in different languages that will make your heart explode

Everything about kittens is cute. Their fluffy faces, little legs, huge eyes, tiny squeaks for meows — they are just so innocent and pure! It’s …