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David Buckel, prominent New York LGBT lawyer, dies after setting himself on fire

A prominent gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in New York on Saturday, reportedly using fossil fuel in a protest against ecological destruction.<p>The charred remains of 60-year-old David Buckel were found by passers-by in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Police said he …

Same-sex Marriage

North Carolina incest father told mother he killed daughter-wife and their child in shocking 911 call

The North Carolina incest dad, whose Thursday murder spree took the lives of the biological daughter he married and the infant child he fathered with the girl, reportedly explained his possible motive to his own mother in a stunning phone call moments before he turned the gun on himself.<p>In a 911 …

There’s no way this AI powered ‘smart garden’ will be used to grow weed

At no point has technology ever been used for anything shady. Social media, smartphones and video game chat channels all show that humanity can, in fact, be trusted. This is why I’m absolutely certain there’s no chance whatsoever that people will use ‘smart gardens’ to grow weed.<p>Recently launched …

Why trainloads of other people's poo have been rotting in an Alabama town for months

<b>(CNN) —</b> Right now, dozens of train cars carrying 10 million pounds of poop are stranded in a rural Alabama rail yard. Technically it's biowaste, but to the 982 residents in the small town of Parrish, that's just semantics.<p>They want it gone. The load has been there for almost two months, and it's …

EPA

Self-help guru accused of branding women is charged with sex trafficking

An American self-help guru accused of presiding over a secretive society of female sex slaves branded with his initials has been arrested in Mexico after fleeing from New York state.<p>Keith Raniere, 57, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was returned to Texas on Monday, according to prosecutors, …

New York State

Woman Worried Someone May Steal Her Luggage Climbs Into Train Station X-Ray Machine with It

A woman traveling from Dongguan, in southern China, recently made international news headlines after climbing into a train station X-ray machine with …

Luggage

Arizona Woman Goes to Bed with Bad Headaches, Wakes Up Speaking in Different Accents

45-year-old Michelle Myers, from Phoenix, Arizona, suffers from Foreign Accent Syndrome, a very rare condition that causes her to speak in various …

Numb

Someone gender-swapped all of the U.S. presidents—and it’s amazing

The future might be female, but what’s the harm in wondering what the past <i>could</i> have been?<p>With Presidents Day this upcoming Monday, some creative …

Los Angeles

Police arrest woman who made cul-de-sac her toilet

EAST GRANBY, Conn. – Connecticut State Police say they finally got the scoop on the poop.<p>State police said Tuesday that they arrested a 43-year-old …

Crime

20 Healing Facts About How Your Body Regenerates While You Sleep

Learn how your body works overtime to heal you while you sleep!

Inside Olympian Shaun White’s Disturbing Sexual-Harassment Case

Explicit texts, groping, and threats of violence. The gold-medal-winning snowboarding legend settled a graphic lawsuit last year. Why is no one …

Sexual Harassment

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Woman Who Killed Daughter With Crucifix Sentenced to Life in Prison

An Oklahoma mother has been convicted of life in prison without parole for fatally shoving a crucifix and medallion down her adult daughter's throat. …

Crime

6,000-year-old baby found cradled in mother’s arm

Archaeologists in Holland have found the 6,000-year-old remains of a baby cradled in the arm of the woman believed to be its mother.<p>The infant, which …

Archaeology

All hail the greatest Olympic sport: Cat curling

Curling has been an official part of the Winter Olympics since 1998. Naturally, now that we’ve reached its 20th anniversary in the international …

42 “Facts” That Everyone Between The Ages 33–40 Can Agree On

Don't click on this post unless you lived through the '80s.

Woman, 70, accused of helping transport 60 pounds of pot pleads not guilty

YORK, Neb. — A 70-year-old woman who authorities say was helping drive $336,000 in pot across Nebraska at Christmastime has pleaded not …

Crime

Cities Move To Outlaw Hollow-Point Silver Bullets After Wave Of Gruesome Werewolf Slayings

AUSTIN, TX—Claiming the common-sense measure would save untold lives, mayors from 37 major American cities issued statements Thursday in favor of …

Deadpool 2: Ryan Reynolds teases Josh Brolin with Goonies throwback

They’ve appeared in numerous Marvel comics together over the years, but Deadpool and Cable have an uneasy partnership. The Merc with a Mouth’s …

Ryan Reynolds

'No idea is too stupid': Inventor Colin Furze reveals his favourite creations - including magnet SHOES and homemade hover bike

The idea of magnetic shoes that allow you to walk on the ceiling may sound like one of James Bond 's devices.<p>But the gadget is just one of many wacky …

Homemade

Toddler nearly crushed by 30-foot palm tree

A 2-year-old boy was nearly crushed by a falling palm tree in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Tong Gosungnern was playing outside when a 30-foot-high …

Parenting

Doctors find live snail in California boy's elbow abscess

Pediatricians in Los Angeles said they were treating an 11-year-old boy's skin abscess when they made an unusual discovery -- a live snail inside the …

Man with “DIRTBAG” vanity plate is arrested after living up to his name — and could see years in prison

Washington police arrested and charged a 40-year-old Washington man they say rear-ended another motorist, drew a gun, refused to obey orders given by …

Crime

Satisfying Timelapse Of A Keyboard Slowly Melting In Acetone

Whenever my computer starts acting up on me I daydream about smashing it to bits with a hammer or setting fire to it with a torch, but since I can't …

Time-lapse Photography

13 Memory Tricks That'll Make You Feel Like Less Of A Scatterbrain

If you forget someone's name, ask for their email address.<p>• 21 Mnemonic Devices That Will Help You Remember Almost Everything<p>• 17 Everyday Tasks You Didn't Know You Were Doing Wrong<p>• These 21 Life Hacks, Involving Everyday Objects, Are Actually Pretty Doable<p>• I Tested These 16 Life Hacks For New …

Lifehacks

Charles Manson's body has been on ice for nearly three months. Here's why

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Nearly three months after his death, Charles Manson's body is still on ice in Kern County, California, as at least four people fight to claim his body.<p>Two relatives, and two other men who insist they have the only valid Manson will, have been waging legal battles in two …

Crime

Bizarre Toy Lets Users Experience the Sensation of Popping a Huge Pimple

If you love watching those stomach-churning pimple popping videos on YouTube and wish you could squeeze massive amounts of puss yourself, you’ll …

Hidden inside this inmate’s weave were 78 tabs of LSD — and much more, police say

Carema Lashandra Brown’s weave was hiding a big secret from jail officials, police say.<p>Brown had tried to spice up life for two inmates in Jefferson …

Crime

US boy trapped in Florida stuffed toy arcade machine

<b>A young boy became stuck in a machine in an amusement arcade while attempting to win a toy in Titusville, Florida.</b><p>Mason crawled through the machine's small door, where a prize would normally fall, to get hold of the stuffed toy.<p>An off-duty fire officer was eating in a nearby restaurant when he …

Watch toddlers take on city streets in new film series

What happens when kids get to explore cities on their own terms?<p>The city is a giant playground for kids, but they don’t get to experience much when they’re strapped into strollers to keep up with the busy pace of adults. That narrative is flipped by filmmaker Jacob Krupnick, who follows toddlers …