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This Patek Philippe Is the Most Expensive Watch Ever Sold at Auction

This weekend, auction house Phillips sold a vintage Patek Philippe 1518 for an astounding $11,136,642 (including fees), making it the most expensive …

Veterans Day 2016: What you need to know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Now that this long, stressful election season has finally come to an end, it's time for a holiday. Luckily, there happens to be one just three days after America chooses its next president -- in case you forgot, Veterans Day is Friday.<p>Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11 to …

Military

Trump’s Bid to Become Born-Again Fails as Jesus Turns Down Friend Request

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—The billionaire Donald J. Trump’s bid to become a born-again Christian failed over the weekend after Jesus Christ turned down his friend request, campaign officials have acknowledged.<p>Jesus, who has not generally been active on Facebook, made a rare appearance on the …

Judge Sets Hearing on Bill Cosby's Latest Challenge to Criminal Trial

In Bill Cosby’s latest attempt to get his sexual assault case dismissed, a Pennsylvania judge has scheduled a hearing for July 7, according to court …

Archaeologists Find Massive Medieval Cities Hidden Under the Cambodian Jungle

Researchers have discovered a vast network of hidden cities laying deep under the lush Cambodian jungle near the medieval mega-city of Angkor Wat, in …

Archaeology

The secret to cooking the best steak ever

For something as simple as cooking a steak should be, we sure love to overcomplicate it. Should they be room temperature or cold? Butter or oil? Pan-fried or grilled or finished in the oven?<p>On the episode, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, author of “<i>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science</i>,” argued …

Kit Harington Is 'Sorry' About That Big Jon Snow Secret

Is it too late now to say "Sorry"?<p>Snow doubt about it!<p>It's official! Jon Snow is back on "Game of Thrones"! Now, after months of theories and speculation, actor Kit Harington is finally speaking out about the whole thing. And he has a message for everyone.<p>"Sorry!" the actor told Entertainment …

Tragic Image Shows the Real Catch of the Day Thanks to Our Appetite for Fish

Large-scale commercial trawlers, which utilize extremely aggressive and advanced technology designed to capture as many fish as possible – with the …

Marine Mammals

The Art of Gourmet Cooking in Prison

In prisons and jails, inmates use chips, Cheetos, and instant noodles to create recipes that remind them of life on the outside.<p>Karla Diaz is not a chef, but she's gained a dedicated following for the food she makes. A performance artist in Los Angeles, Diaz has spent the past six years …

9-Year-Old Boy Executed in Chicago — Police Chief Says the Details Make It the ‘Most Abhorrent, Cowardly, Unfathomable Crime’ He’s Ever Witnessed

CHICAGO (AP) — A 9-year-old Chicago boy who was fatally shot this week was “lured” from a park into an alley and executed because of his father’s alleged gang connections, police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Thursday in a crime he described as among the most “unfathomable” of his 35 years in …

Hilarious Sticky Notes Show You're Not Alone On The Struggle Bus Of Life

The wheels on the struggle bus go round and round...<p>Sometimes it's just <i>way</i> too hard to adult.<p>And these quirky sticky notes are here to flawlessly illustrate that difficult reality of growing up.<p>Charles Hutton draws simple yet brilliant graphs, charts and cartoons on yellow sticky notes that show …

U.S. weighs special forces in Syria, helicopters in Iraq | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering sending a small number of special operations forces to Syria and attack helicopters to Iraq as it weighs options to build momentum in the battle against Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.<p>United States Secretary of Defense Ash …

Brigitte Bardot bares her soul: archive, 24 September 1996

In an interview about her autobiography - Initiales BB - Bardot refers to her suicide attempts, saying: ‘You cannot escape the distress which follows great happiness.’<p>As her 62nd birthday approaches on Saturday, Brigitte Bardot is about to reveal the full misery and the rare joys of being the most …

'Parts Unknown' Scotland: Just the One-Liners

So far in season five of CNN show <i>Parts Unknown</i>, host <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> has already visited Korea and Miami. Next up is a trip to Scotland, where he visits Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands. Even though Glasgow has a reputation for being "the most violent area in the UK," Bourdain is a huge fan of …

Refugees Crowd at the Gates of Fortress Europe

Muhammed Muheisen—AP<p>Zoltan Balogh—EPA<p>Filip Singer—EPA<p>Aris Messinis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Iakovos Hatzistavrou—AFP/Getty Images<p>Manu Brabo—AP<p>Manu …

Aegean Sea

The Bible of Texas Football

“You were the highlight of my kids’ lives,” a woman tells Dave Campbell as he shuffles over to the table set up in a wing of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, next to old jerseys and footballs. The woman explains that she is a high-school teacher in the small city of Commerce, in northern Texas, and …

The Unexpected Science of Manipulating Neurons With Light

The first time I learned that scientists could control neurons with light, I definitely did not keep my cool. My response was something like, “Holy …

Smuggled Photos Document Thousands Of Detainee Deaths In Syria

About a year ago, a Syrian police photographer smuggled out photos of thousands killed by the regime. Now activists are showing the photos in rebel areas in Syria and this week in the U.S. Capitol.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Photos from inside Syria's brutal security state will be shown in …

New Exhibit Laces Together Sneakers And History

It's a funny feeling to step into a darkened gallery, look into a glass case and see colorful foam and rubber sneakers.<p>But there are plenty of people who revere kicks like holy icons. Sneakerheads, they're called — like Myles Linton, a high school student entering his senior year.<p>"I've been into …

Mind Blowing on Twitter: "Not this is cool: http://t.co/5IWjahheGg"

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25 Cases of Creative Illumination

<i>Forms of Nature chandelier</i><i><br>Thyra Hilden & Pio Diaz, designers</i><p>Highlighted here are a collection of inspired illuminations; lighting concepts that are …

Mind-Stretching Interactive Lamp Brings Thunderstorm Vibes Inside

We strive to bring the outdoors inside and sprint outside every chance we get, so it’s no wonder designers try to conceptualize this need. …

'Dragon 2' Can't Save Dreamworks, Dozens of Employees Laid Off

<i>Editor's Note: Layoffs at Dreamworks, Anna Paquin's moment in the glow of the Blu-ray, great books to look forward to this year, and the longest</i> …