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British jihadist shows off bomb prowess

A British jihadist who once warned the UK to be afraid of his terror skills has apparently posted photographs of his handiwork with homemade bombs<p>A British schoolboy-turned jihadist who appeared in a recruitment video for Islamist militants in Syria has apparently boasted online of blowing up a …

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues 800-Pound Turtle Trapped In Fishing Net (VIDEO)

It's not every day an 800-pound sea turtle needs a hand. But that's exactly what one stranded leatherback turtle required after the reptile became entangled in a fishing net.<p>After a recreational fishing boat spotted the trapped turtle off the coast of New Jersey, boaters alerted the U.S. Coast …

Swiss Passenger Train Derails Into Mountain Ravine During Mudslide

ZURICH - A passenger train derailed into a ravine during a mudslide in a mountainous region of southeastern Switzerland Wednesday, local police said. Several people were injured when at least three carriages came off the tracks near the village of Tiefencastel, less than 31 miles northwest of the …

A professor created a single tree that can produce 40 types of fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …

The newest satellite circling Earth can spot everything from tomato plants to parking spaces

The most powerful commercial satellite ever made left Lompoc, Calif., today aboard a rocket and is now spending its first evening circling the …

WHO: Ebola cases near 2,000, with more than half dead

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has now infected nearly 2,000 people, with more than half of those killed by the disease, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.<p>Ebola is believed to have infected 1,975 people in four West African countries since the outbreak began this year, …

Half of Germany Doesn't Seem to Know When the Berlin Wall Was Built

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the vitally historic erection of the Berlin Wall. According to a …

Sleeping poorly? If you’re an older man, that could mean you’re more likely to commit suicide

Robin Williams’ death has sparked an intense—and welcome—discussion on the connections between depression and suicide. Now, a Stanford University study points to a more unexpected link to suicide among older men: the lack of sleep.<p>The study by Rebecca Bernert, an expert on sleep medicine and mental …

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