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'Groundhog Day' student trapped in bizarre déjà vu time loop for 8 years

A 23-year-old British man has become the victim one of the strangest cases of déjà vu ever recorded in medical history<p>A student was forced to drop out of university after a bizarre case of chronic déjà vu left him unable to lead a normal life.<p>The 23-year-old even stopped watching TV, listening to …

Amazon Warriors' Names Revealed Amid "Gibberish" on Ancient Greek Vases

Translations reveal Amazons' names such as Don't Fail and Hot Flanks hidden in ancient "nonsense" inscriptions.<p>Ancient Greek vases have revealed the hidden names of Amazons, mythology's warrior women, in a report deciphering ancient languages unspoken for millennia.<p>In the forthcoming study of …

Chuck Close on Creativity, Work Ethic, and Problem-Solving vs. Problem-Creating

Questions of why creators create, how they structure their days, and where they look for inspiration hold a strange kind of mesmerism over us mere mortals, an elusive promise of somehow reverse-engineering and absorbing genius through voyeurism. In 2003, artist Joe Fig began interviewing famous …

The 10 most-wanted missing or stolen paintings

A long-lost work thought to be by Caravaggio has been discovered in a leaking attic in Toulouse, France, where it had sat untouched for more than 150 years after an ancestor, who as an officer of Napoleon's army, brought it to the country.<p>The discovery – which could be worth €120 million – is being …

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Distracted Walking Puts 1,500 People Into the Hospital a Year

Medicines To Fight White Plague Are Losing Their Punch

You probably don't think about tuberculosis much. Why would you? The number of cases in the U.S. is at an all-time low.<p>But TB has returned with a vengeance in some parts of world, and there have been some troubling outbreaks here at home, too.<p>Many of the cases come with a deadly twist. They're …

Photos of Antartica's Barren Landscape

Neumayer-Station II used to be a permanent German Antarctic research base situated on Atka Bay. It was inaugurated in 1992, replacing the old …

VICE Sparks an Uproar After Publishing Staged Female Author Suicide Photos

<i>VICE Magazine</i> has withdrawn from it Web site a photo series depicting famous female authors committing suicide, after the piece drew widespread …

Pictures of the week: Amelia's World, by Robin Schwartz

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/21/pictures-of-week-amelias-world<p>720<p>Robin Schwartz has spent 11 years photographing her …

Gritty photos of New York subway riders in the 1980s: http://www.lostateminor.com/2012/04/11/photos-of-rough-new-york-subway-riders-in-the-1980s/

Underground: Hobo Life on the Rails

Towards the end of the 19th century, a great migration of men, disillusioned with their prospects at home, took to the rails under the wide western …

A Brief History of Sacrifice

June marks the closing of <i>Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective</i> at the Whitney Museum of American Art and <i>Ana Mendieta: Late Works 1981-85</i> at Galerie Lelong, both …

Scientists Go Medieval To Solve Ancient Leprosy Puzzle

Look through a series of 15th-century woodcuts, and you'll find that the leper is as much an icon of medieval art as the crown or the cross.<p>Leprosy was so common in Europe during the Middle Ages that it's estimated 1 in 30 people was infected with the bacteria. But by the turn of the 16th century, …

Census Shows Continued Change In America's Racial Makeup

Asian-Americans were the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in America, now comprising almost 19 million people, according to data released Thursday by the Census Bureau.<p>And the state with the fastest-growing Asian population? South Dakota. Home to Mount Rushmore, Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little …

Ethical Traveler: Photography

A photograph is the traveler’s most convenient souvenir: a picture costs nearly nothing and it’s simple to take. Plus, you can document your own …

George Zimmerman Not Screaming for Help, Two Experts Testify Today

Two forensic experts testified today that they believe the voice of someone screaming for help moments before Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was …

Shhh! World's Powerful People Are Meeting In Secret Again

There's "no detailed agenda, no resolutions are proposed, no votes are taken, and no policy statements are issued."<p>And as The Associated Press says, "what happens at Bilderberg, stays at Bilderberg."<p>But each year "The Bilderberg" brings together nearly 150 of the world's most powerful people (Henry …

Seychelles cells: The Somali pirates 'jailed in paradise'

<b>There are more than 1,000 convicted Somali pirates in prisons around the world. Some of them end up in a UN-funded jail on the tiny island nation of Seychelles.</b><p>The Indian shopkeepers along the beach have never heard of the prison at Montagne Posee, but a villager tells me to drive above a deep …

The Book of Mormon Missionary Positions

A 700 Euro pair of shark skin gloves you can’t take off

Mini faux human skin furniture

Dan Llywelyn Hall becomes 133rd artist to paint the Queen

Dan Llywelyn Hall said he was attempting to get behind the trappings of royalty – to get closer to the real Queen – when he became the 133rd artist …

The Heroines by Venezuelan photographer Violette Bule

Avoiding Regret Through Exploration

Sandi Hemmerlein, the illustrious brain behind Avoiding Regret, is a writer, photographer and urban explorer. Our Los Angeles Obscura Society became …

This isn’t Photoshopped of the Day: Miss Korea 2013 Contestants

Are your eyes being racist? Or do these women actually look eerily similar? This surreal GIF compilation showing all of 20 contestants for this year’s Miss Korea beauty pageant has gone viral on Reddit, mostly for their remarkably similar facial features. Now, before you start blaming own your eyes for being racist, this perceived resemblance among the contestants were also echoed by several ex-pats and natives living in the country, leading to a lengthy debate over the ever-growing trend of …

Removed: news agency feed article

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The Most Disgusting Food. Ever.

I have eaten my fair share of food that some people might label "gross." There was even a time, in my early 20s, when I made quite a habit of it. …

For Once, Someone Got An L.A. Food Show Right: Bourdain's Parts Unknown Koreatown Episode

For the second installment of his new CNN show <i>Parts Unknown,</i> which aired last night, Anthony Bourdain explored L.A.'s Koreatown. The show was …