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Freak bonfire accident leaves teen 95 percent burned

A South Florida teenager is fighting for her life after suffering third-degree burns to over 95 percent of her body during a New Year’s Eve …

Britain's forgotten serial killer: 'Beast' who bit off young girls' nipples then filed his teeth to evade capture

Four decades ago Trevor Hardy had a thirst for violence and an appetite for murder that was never quenched.<p>His hideous crimes terrorised the city of …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Entertainment

‘Pretty Little Liars’ Actor Brandon Jones Sentenced to Jail After Gun Dispute

<b>Brandon William Jones</b> was given 180 days in jail for pointing a gun at his neighbor during an argument last year. The <i>Pretty Little Liars</i> actor was …

Crime

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Apps

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne …

Plants

Donn Fendler, Who Was Lost in Wilds of Maine as a Boy, Dies at 90

July 1939. The world teetered on the brink of war as Hitler menaced Poland. The 11 millionth visitor passed through the turnstiles of the New York World’s Fair. Baseball fans still reeled after Lou Gehrig’s “luckiest man” speech at Yankee Stadium.<p>But many Americans could think only of Donn Fendler, …

Canoeing

I Was a Total Slut in College and It Was the Best

I kicked off my college career as any young co-ed newly freed from parental supervision does: by drinking far too much alcohol multiple times a week, …

How to Wash a Pillow to Keep It Smelling Fresh

Let’s assume that, unless you’re in your first year of college, you’re in the habit of washing your sheets regularly. (Sorry, but if memory serves, …

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

Plants

Loch Ness 'monster' found | CNN Travel

Loch Ness

My Dad Was a Porn Legend

What it was like growing up with a father who wrote nearly 400 erotic novels.<p>When he was 11 or 12 years old, Chris Offutt stumbled upon a family secret while snooping in his dad's office. He found the pages of a manuscript, which wasn't a surprise — his father was a successful science-fiction …

The 25 best public high schools in America

Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, just released its 2016 rankings of the best public high schools in the country.<p>The ranking looked at over 100,000 schools based on 27 million reviews from more than 300,000 students and parents. They rated schools in areas like …

Every Item at Chick-fil-A—Ranked

Order wrong, and you’re playing chicken with your health. Here’s the best and worst—Every Menu Item at Chick-fil-A ranked. And if you love our …

Nutrition

Life On Death Row In San Quentin State Prison

These photos give us a rare look at life on death row at San Quentin State Prison in California.<br>It can't be easy for these inmate, not knowing when …

Death Row

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

Feature: The Biggest Wii U Games of 2016

The Legend of Zelda x2! Star Fox! Pokkén Tournament! More!

Retrogaming

How to Hide a Hanging TV's Unsightly Wires for Less than $15

Tuck those ugly cables and wires behind your wall for a cleaner look.<p>After spending big money on your beautiful new television and hanging it on the wall, you don't want loose cords and cables ruining the aesthetic. Luckily, there's simple fix that just about anyone can do, and it's dirt cheap to …

DIY

25 Totally Cool Drone Photos - Blog @ totallycoolpix.com

One of the newest and coolest tool to have as a photographer is a drone. It will allow you access to places previously only reserved for birds and …

Drones

The birth of the weather forecast

<b>The man who invented the weather forecast in the 1860s faced scepticism and even mockery. But science was on his side, writes Peter Moore.</b><p>One hundred and fifty years ago Admiral Robert FitzRoy, the celebrated sailor and founder of the Met Office, took his own life. One newspaper reported the news …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

16 Things I Want My Daughter to Know

Nine years ago, a doctor handed me a pink bundle and said, "She's yours."<p>And while it wasn't said out loud, I'm pretty sure the "don't screw her up" was implied. I could swear I heard it, though.<p>Since the day that pink bundle was resting on my C-section scar, the weight and enormity of raising a …

The best hidden beaches of South Florida

While most of Florida's beaches offer everything from volleyball nets to jet skis to free wi-fi -- there are times when a trip to the shore should just rejuvenate the soul, scrubbing away the stresses of life like sand that scrubs at the soles of bare feet.<p>Stumbling upon a soulful sanctuary is …

9 Lies You Learned In Kindergarten And Probably Still Believe Today

Turns out you <i>might</i> need to repeat kindergarten: Some of the most basic things you learned your first time through aren't actually true.<p>Being a kid is basically living a lie. Sometimes, it doesn't take long to debunk the myths you're told: Santa Claus didn't bring your presents, the stork didn't …

The Nitty Gritty On Sunscreen

We have all been told by our parents at one point or another to make sure we put sunscreen on when we go outside, regardless of how easily we burn. …

Five Best Surge Protectors

<b>Update</b>: We asked our readers this same question in 2017, so click here to see the updated results.<p>A good surge protector is one of those things …

Home Automation