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South Carolina Officer Faces Murder Charge After Video Shows Man’s Shooting Death

A white police officer in South Carolina was charged with murder Tuesday after a grisly video emerged showing him repeatedly shoot an apparently …

Justice

Thousands of starving sea lions wash up on US beaches

More than 2,250 California sea lions, mostly pups, have turned up starving and stranded on California's beaches so far this year.<p>More than half of them turned up last month alone, making it the worst such crisis yet documented for the marine mammals.<p>Jeff Boehm, the executive director of the Marine …

Medieval Potion Kills Superbug MRSA Better Than Antibiotic Vancomycin

An ancient concoction for eye infections seems to really work. The potion, which contains cattle bile, kills the "superbug" methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, researchers at Britain’s University of Nottingham report.<p>In fact, it worked better than the current gold standard for MRSA …

Super Bug

Singapore teen charged after insulting late leader Lee

A teenager in Singapore has been arrested for posting an expletive-laden YouTube video attacking the country's late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew and Christianity.<p>A district court on Tuesday charged 16-year-old Amos Yee with jailable offences including obscenity and hurting religious feelings but …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

'Recklessness and Rebellion': Meet The Cool Kids of South Korea

From Kid Nostalgia<br>Sungjin Park<p>1 of 14<p>Collared shirts, pleated skirts, awkward haircuts, and acne, all these are present in South Korean photographer …

Just how likely is China to execute anyone for fouling up the environment?

The Chinese government is getting serious about pollution—deathly serious, in fact. Severe polluters may now be put to death, as Xinhua reports, replacing penalties that had been “lax and superficial,” according to new judicial guidelines.<p>That’s certainly one way to give teeth to the State …

China