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18 Horrifying Pictures From The Philippines' Bloody Drug War

"Do it yourselves. If you have guns, you have my support." —President Rodrigo Duterte<p>In 2016, it was reported by the Philippine National Police that approximately 3,600 individuals had been slain as part of a nationwide crackdown on illegal drug operations; nearly half of them were killed by …

'Troubled individual:' Mother Teresa no saint to her critics

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Pope Francis canonizes the late Mother Teresa at the Vatican on September 4th, she will officially be recognized as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.<p>For her followers, the title is a mere formality. They believe the world renowned humanitarian displayed saintly qualities throughout …

Nobel Prize

Hear Werner Herzog Narrate Kanye’s “Famous” Video

Legendary director Werner Herzog has narrated and dissected Kanye West’s controversial, endlessly analyzed “Famous” video in a new recording for the Daily Beast. In the clip, which you can see below, Herzog talks as the NSFW video plays, approvingly listing its filmmaking and conceptual flourishes …

Scientists made 4 clones of Dolly the sheep — here's what happened to them all

University of NottinghamOn July 5, 1996, Dolly the sheep became the world's first ovine (sheepy) superstar.She was the first mammal successfully …

Nottingham

Herbalife Agrees To Pay $200 Million To Settle Complaints It Deceived Consumers

Herbalife has agreed to pay $200 million to reimburse consumers who lost money on its nutrition supplements and will also make major changes in its sales and distribution practices, the Federal Trade Commission announced on Friday.<p>The FTC filed a complaint accusing the company of deceiving …

30 Recipes So Perfect You'll Almost Hate Them

The following collection of recipes has some of our personal favorites as well as the most popular recipes we have on POPSUGAR Food. We've included breakfast, lunch, appetizer, dinner, and desserts so no matter what you're in the mood to make, you're guaranteed to find something!

The ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Director Explains Why The Movie Was Such A ‘Harrowing’ Disaster

Even by the low, low standards of movies based on video games, <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> is terrible. The 1993 film, starring a barely-trying Bob Hoskins as Mario Mario and John Leguizamo as Luigi Mario, stripped away everything Nintendo fans enjoyed about the video game (like, colorful personalities and an …

Summer on a Stick: Welcome Grilling Season With These 18 Kebab Recipes

Memorial Day, the nationally recognized gateway to grilling season, is still a few weeks away—but any warm day's a good one to fire up the barbecue as far as we're concerned. We'll be sharing lots and lots of grilling recipes with you over the coming months, believe you me, but skewers or kebabs …

China forced to confirm it's not exporting canned human meat

There are normal diplomatic relations, and then there's the weird scene playing out between Zambia and China.<p>The latter accuses a tabloid and social media in the African nation of spreading a "malicious" rumor in an attempt to weaken relations between the two countries.<p>"Gruesome" would be another …

The 20 Grossest Moments In Rock

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 20<p>Remember Pete Doherty’s blood paintings? A selection of these gruesome artworks went on sale …

How Jellyfish, Nanobots and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

We spoke to the world's leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.<p>Dr Chris Faulkes is standing in his laboratory, tenderly caressing what looks like a penis. It's not his penis, nor mine, and it's definitely not that of the only …

How GE used science to make a hot sauce so spicy, it's bottled in jet engine materials

GE is not typically a name you’d associate with food, but with its big data brisket party back at SXSW 2015 and now a new scientifically-developed hot sauce, the company might soon be more than just an appliance supplier for your household.<p>The company today launched 10^32 Kelvin, a sauce created in …

Solar cell mystery solved, expected to greatly increase efficiency

(Phys.org)—For the past 17 years, spiro-OMeTAD, has been keeping a secret. Despite intense research efforts, its performance as the most commonly …

There’s Still A Blockbuster Video In Indiana And This Guy Went There

When was the last time you walked into a video rental store? For Youtube personality and all things retro lover, Chris Stuckmann that experience happened not too long ago. Chris and his wife drove out of state and road tripped to one of the only Blockbuster Video franchises still open for …

One of the best films of 2015 will have a sequel

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, upstart production company Black Label Media, which has had an impressive start with movies like "Sicario," and soon-to-be-released titles "Demolition," starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and "La La Land," starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, confirmed that …

La La Land

Colleges face legal backlash from men accused of sex crimes

After years of complaints that they weren't taking sexual assault reports seriously, colleges are finally doing so — and finding themselves slammed with lawsuits from men who say they were unfairly suspended or otherwise punished.<p>The schools are feeling caught in the middle.<p>"We're trying to walk …

Anime Makes McDonald's Better

Don’t get me wrong! I like McDonald’s as much as the next person. I also like how much better it looks as anime.<p>In Japan, the service at McDonald’s, …

Award-winning images of science in action

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council photo competition allows researchers and doctoral students to share their work in pictures, with winners from categories ranging from eureka to weird and wonderful

For one group of people, seeing friends decreases happiness

It might seem obvious that, for most people, happiness is positively correlated with friendships. But a paper published last month in the British Journal of Psychology found one notable exception: Extremely intelligent people become less happy when they spend more time with their …

‘Had to hit him’: Jared Fogle, imprisoned ex-Subway guy, reportedly beaten by inmate who hates ‘child molesters’

By Justin Wm. Moyer<p>, Reporter<p>Jared Fogle, the former Subway pitchman imprisoned after he admitted to sex crimes against minors last year, has reportedly been beaten in prison by an inmate who “can’t be around child molesters.”<p><i>[Jared Fogle admitted to sex crimes against minors. Why wasn’t he charged</i> …

Crime

Vodka and Soda Is Such BS: Here's What You Should Really Drink if You're Watching Your Calories

Bottoms up.<p>A sad truth: You can exercise, cut out sweets, and up your veggie intake, but if you're still slingin' back margaritas at happy hour you're not doing your body any favors. Alcohol + sugar = a <i>ton</i> of extra calories, and probably ones you aren't accounting for. And while having *a drink* …

Undercover inmates describe what jail food is really like

Several participants on A&E's documentary series "60 Days In" learned that the hard way. The show follows seven undercover inmates who spend two months in an Indiana jail under false identities to expose problems with the system.<p>In fact, some of what the inmates ate hardly resembled food you'd find …

Cornbread

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

All 2.3 Million Species Are Mapped into a Single Circle of Life

Since Charles Darwin's day, biologists have depicted how new organisms evolve from old ones by adding branches to numerous trees that represent …

Shooting erupts at Pa. fast-food restaurant after complaint over cleaner

Police say a man eating dinner at a Philadelphia fast-food restaurant was angry at a worker for cleaning near his table and shot another employee who tried to intervene.<p>Capt. Nicholas Brown tells The Philadelphia Inquirer that the man at a Church's Chicken in the city's Tioga section was enraged …

‘Blue Thunder’ Came Out In 1983 But Was Made For 2016 And You Have To Watch It

The summer of 1983 saw the release of a movie that would prove to be years ahead of its time, tackling issues that make much more sense in today’s internet age than they ever did to anyone watching during Ronald Reagan’s first term in office. John Badham, who six years earlier directed John …

Gas masks, guns and Misfits: the punk photography of David Arnoff

Photography,Art and design,Music,Patti Smith,Devo,Nick Cave,Ian Dury,Punk,Pop and rock,Culture<p>David Arnoff documented some of punk’s biggest players as the style mutated beyond its mid-70s origins, from Patti Smith to Ian Dury and Nick Cave. He tells the stories behind the shots

My husband has stopped cheating on me after 35 years

Kate Simpson’s husband was serially unfaithful all through their marriage but she chose to ignore it. At last she has an exclusive relationship with him – has it been worth the wait?<p>We’re still together after 35 years because I refused to ever consider splitting up, although Matt’s been unfaithful …

‘Deadpool’ Addressing Why He Won’t Do ‘SNL’ Is A Stroke Of Genius By Ryan Reynolds

Taking a cue from Kanye West, Ryan Reynolds released a video addressing why Deadpool won’t be doing <i>SNL</i>. This despite a very popular petition that seeks to have the R-Rated comic book superstar host the long running NBC comedy show.<p>Reynolds video is basically an extended bonus for fans of the film, …