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This Man Is The First Person To Successfully Undergo Two Face Transplants

Jérôme Hamon's immune system rejected his first face transplant, and it was removed in 2017. But this January, surgeons were able to perform a second transplant, making medical history.<p>A team of surgeons in France made medical history in January when they successfully performed a second face …

Medicine

The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>The sci-fi genre currently splits the difference between niche entertainment and the mainstream, providing diehard nerds and folks looking for a simple good time with a common ground on which they can unite and share in their enthusiasm. There was a time when tales of …

Science Fiction

Holocaust survivors are dying — and a horrifying new study shows we are breaking our promise to them

We promised Holocaust survivors that we would never forget. We are breaking our promise.<p>Thursday is Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, and a recently released study paints a disturbing picture of the knowledge — or lack thereof — that Americans have about the Holocaust.<p>The specifics are …

World History

'I'm dying a slow death': Hazara refugees plead for release from Nauru

Narges and Daryoush, who are suffering ill health in detention, want to be reunited with their mother who they haven’t seen for four years after she was taken to Australia for treatment<p>“I constantly take sleeping tablets because being awake is too hard,” says Narges. “I understand that as a …

Mental Health

10 Horror Books So Terrifying You Might Not Be Able To Finish Them

It's 3AM, you have every light on in your apartment, and you're huddled on your bed, your stomach clenched in knots. Something outside makes a noise, …

Books

The 16-year-old girl who walks and eats tacos while on life support

<b>(CNN) —</b> Zei Uwadia was the girl next door who would get lost in a good book, took quiet hikes in nature and preferred being alone in her room to socializing at another teen party.<p>With her determined spirit and independent attitude, the 16-year-old student at North High School in Wichita, Kansas, …

Medicine
Autism

This Instagram Account Displays the Ugliest Homes in the World — and the Pictures Are Horrifying

Home decor is usually a matter of personal taste, but there are a few instances where "ugly" is undisputed.<p>Home decor is usually a matter of personal …

Home Theater

The looming epidemic threat

A dangerous virus, as yet unknown, has the potential to wipe out millions of us. Yet public health bodies are mired in complacency<p>Somewhere out there a dangerous virus is boiling up in the bloodstream of a bird, bat, monkey or pig, preparing to jump to a human being. It’s hard to comprehend the …

Disease

Medic who documented Nazi camp horror dies at 93

<b>Riverside, California (CNN) —</b> Two dozen veterans held US flags and stood at attention as they and dozens of family and friends bid farewell to one of the nation's great war heroes.<p>Anthony C. Acevedo's four children and two grandchildren escorted his flag-draped coffin as he came to rest at …

Slavery

These Children Have Preventable, Fatal Diseases. Their Parents Want To Spare Other Families From Same Fate

Jennie Landsman would have done anything to protect her sons from suffering ― even if it meant not giving birth to them at all.<p>“I would never do this to a child,” the mother of three told HuffPost as she nursed her middle son, Benny, 18 months, in her Brooklyn, New York, living room. “It’s not …

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across the …

Cannabis

'I feel no hatred': the radical response to an 'honour' killing that shook India

When Ankit, a Hindu, was murdered by a Muslim couple for dating their daughter, his father chose love over anger<p>It was Thursday last week when the unexpected visitors climbed the stairs to Yashpal Saxena’s one room home in west Delhi.<p>Saxena offered the couple tea but they declined. After 45 …

India

Hereditary Review: Toni Collette Brings the House Down in a Scary Sundance Sensation

The film is emotionally and intellectually terrifying, if not a traditional horror movie.<p>Maybe my biggest genre blind spot as a critic is horror; an intense aversion to jump scares and gore keeps me away from movies a lot of people love. But from time to time, a horror movie will get the kind of …

This thriller was written by a CIA analyst on maternity leave

Many women say they’re going to write a novel on their maternity leave, but Karen Cleveland actually did so during a yearlong maternity leave from …

The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfolded

In an 81-page investigative report released Friday, Las Vegas police gave their most comprehensive timeline to date on how the Oct. 1 massacre unfolded at a country music concert on the Strip.<p>The report did not give any greater insight into why gunman Stephen Paddock, an amateur gambler, opened …

42 Genius Beauty & Grooming Products With Thousands Of Reviews On Amazon

There's something cathartic about browsing through genius beauty products with 1,000s of reviews on Amazon and finding one that turns out to be …

Royal Family Portraits Through the Years

From Queen Victoria to Princess Charlotte.<p>Royal portraiture is a longstanding tradition that's survived for centuries, but the medium has changed almost as much as the British monarchy has. Here, we highlight some standout images over eight generations of the British royal family, spanning from …

People Reveal Their Scars And How They Got Them In A Powerful Photo Project

Scars get a bad rap. They are often seen as ugly, dangerous, criminal and something to hide and be ashamed of. In popular culture, it’s the bad guys …

Self-awareness

When Deportation Is a Death Sentence

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the U.S. may face violence and murder in their home countries. What happens when they are forced to return?<p>On June 9, 2009, just after 2 <i>A.M.</i>, Laura S. left the restaurant where she waitressed, in Pharr, Texas, and drove off in her white Chevy. She was in an …

Immigration

6-Year-Old YouTube Star Earns $11 Million a Year Reviewing Toys

YouTube has become the new breeding ground for celebrities. We’ve got fitness gurus, product pushers, comedians, gossip peddlers, gamers, you name …

Yazidi sisters reunited after three years in Islamic State captivity

SHARYA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Rosa, now 14, asked her Islamic State captors about her younger sisters Bushra, 12, and Suhayla, seven, she was told they had been killed for misbehaving.<p>“At that point, I didn’t care about anything anymore. Even if I died,” she said. “I never thought I’d see them …

Yazidis

‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’ explores the little-known terror campaign against black women

Just as black men were lynched, black women faced systemic sexual violence under Jim Crow<p>For Southern black women, the era of separate but equal was …

Black History

Islamic schools in Pakistan plagued by sex abuse of children

KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again.<p>The boy had studied for a year at a nearby …

Pakistan

From Mug Shot To Headshot: Man's Booking Picture Lands Him Modeling Career

His striking mug shot has earned him a career on the catwalk.<p>Mekhi Alante Lucky of North Carolina has signed with St. Claire Modeling after a photograph stemming from a 2016 arrest went viral, per multiple reports.<p>The 20-year-old dazzled internet users with his different-colored eyes, which are …

Fashion Photography

The Woman Who Created a Game About Arranged Marriage to Get Out of Hers

Games designer Nashra Balagamwala fled Pakistan to escape matchmaking hell. Now she's turning that experience into a board game.<p>When Nashra Balagamwala began working on her board game, Arranged!, she didn't expect that it would actually help her get out of an arranged marriage. "I've spoken up …

Relationships

‘Transition caused more problems than it solved’

When Elan transitioned 20 years ago, it was hard – but equally difficult and isolating today has been the process of detransitioning<p>Elan Anthony knows more than most about trans identity issues. Born a boy 42 years ago, he transitioned from male to female at 19 and then detransitioned to male three …

LGBTQI

My brother was deteriorating before my eyes. I could think of only one thing to do.

<b>My brother stood near me</b> as I measured out flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt, as I poured buttermilk, broke eggs and measured in spoonfuls of blood-red beet juice. I was making his favorite cake, a chocolate red velvet with a rich chocolate ganache frosting following the same recipe he used …

Empathy

The polygamous town facing genetic disaster

In a remote region of the US, a town is struggling with a chilling health crisis caused by a recessive gene. The reason? Here, polygamy is still practised.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>“We are to gird up our loins and fulfil this, just …

Salt Lake City

Mortgages, marriage and millennial angst: rewriting what it means to be adult

When Briohny Doyle turned 30 without having met traditional adult milestones, she sought to redefine what it means to be mature. Here she talks about her new book Adult Fantasy, and why she chose getting a dog over buying a house<p>Briohny Doyle has been a wedding celebrant, an academic, a casual …

Housing Market