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Female Teacher Sex Crime Accusations: See Photos & List

It’s become an all-too common phenomenon: Female teachers in the United States being accused of sex crimes with students under their care. The cases …

Crime

The best advice from 2018 commencement speeches

From Ronan Farrow to Abby Wambach, here are some words of wisdom that can motivate you, whether you’re a recent graduate or not.<p>When you’re starting something new, it can help to hear from someone who’s been there before. That’s the gist of commencement speeches. Speakers often share their personal …

University of Pennsylvania

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.<p>The test, called a liquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer …

Cancer

28 Trippy Optical Illusions As GIFs

This shit is CRAZY.

GIF Animations

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 …

The 9 Best Sex Positions For Any Age

Yes, your sex life changes as you get older. It gets even better.<p>The good news: yes, sex is just as good in your 60s and 70s as it is in your 20s and 30s. The bad news? As you get older and your body changes, the way you have sex may change a little bit. Your body might not be as equipped to handle …

Jack the Ripper Identified

The tale of Jack the Ripper involves five extremely brutal slayings of prostitutes between August and November of 1888 in the Whitechapel area of …

Gone With A Shot? Hopeful New Signs Of Relief For Migraine Sufferers

Humans have suffered from migraines for millennia. Yet, despite decades of research, there isn't a drug on the market today that prevents them by targeting the underlying cause. All of that could change in a few months when the Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce its decision about …

Prosthetics

The Mind Meld of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker

The first two things you notice when you walk into Bill Gates’s private office, just outside Seattle, are a wall-size installation of the periodic table with a sample of each chemical element in its own glass-fronted vitrine and handsome bookshelves that reach nearly to the ceiling.<p>Science and the …

Bill Gates

Almost 35 years ago, she let a stranger hold her newborn. It has haunted her ever since.

The woman in the bus depot, the perpetrator, was amiable and chatty, Eleanor Williams tearfully told the police.<p>This was long ago, after Williams, …

North Korea Designed A Nuke. So Did This Truck Driver

This year, deep inside a mountain, North Korea detonated a giant nuclear bomb.<p>The weapon was powerful; at least 10 times more destructive than the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II. The North claimed it was an advanced, thermonuclear design. The test came just months …

North Korea

The Most Popular Kitchen Colors of the Last 100 Years

(Image credit: GardenWeb)<p>Looking through the kitchen color trends of the last century tells us a lot more than simply the most popular hues of the …

Man beat wife then showed pictures to friends to boast he had her ‘under control’

A husband is facing a 16-year prison sentence after he beat his wife into a coma, filming it so that he could show off to his friends.<p>Anastasia …

Crime

You are probably not getting enough sleep, and it is killing you

Rocker Warren Zevon is often credited with coining the mantra that's been embraced by everyone from partying college kids to early-morning exercise evangelists: "You can sleep when you're dead."<p>Or as Bon Jovi put it, "G <i>onna live while I'm alive, I'll sleep when I'm dead.</i>"<p>It's an intoxicating …

Troubled By Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device

When the drinking water in Flint, Mich., became contaminated with lead, causing a major public health crisis, 11-year-old Gitanjali Rao took notice.<p>"I had been following the Flint, Michigan, issue for about two years," the seventh-grader told ABC News. "I was appalled by the number of people …

Snorkeling

Apple's Upgrade Program offers a 'head start' on iPhone X

While initial pre-orders for the iPhone X are still a week away from opening, some Apple die-hards will be able to get started early. Apple's installment-based Upgrade Program that lets customers get a new phone every year will, just like it did with the launch of the iPhone 8 / 8 Plus, allow …

Man accused of killing 'world's best mother' allegedly took their baby on trip to buy cocaine after murder

A Massachusetts man accused of murdering “the world’s best mother” has now been suspected of buying drugs after the murder while his 1-year-old daughter was in the car.<p>Andrew MacCormack, 29, was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder in the death of his wife, Vanessa, a 30-year-old second-grade …

Married teacher mom, 38, accused of letting student touch her breasts behind Culver's

A high school teacher in Texas, arrested Thursday for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student, reportedly let the victim touch her breasts behind a restaurant.<p>According to a police affidavit, Sara D’Spain, 38, a married mother with two children, admitted to police that she met …

9 common punctuation mistakes that make you look dumb

National Punctuation Day is celebrated every year in the US on September 24.<p>Founded by Jeff Rubin in 2004, the day was created to celebrate the correct usage of all punctuation, from the "lowly comma" to the "ever-mysterious ellipsis."<p>In honor of National Punctuation Day this year, INSIDER rounded …

How Britain and the world mourned Diana, the ‘People’s Princess,’ over 8 days in 1997

Princess Diana's death in a car crash on Aug. 31, 1997, left Britain reeling and the rest of world glued to the news of the royal tragedy.<p>For the eight days between her death and her funeral, the story of Diana's death dominated The Washington Post's front pages as correspondents filed article …

Illinois Dad Returns Home to Find Wife and Twin Daughters Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police in Joliet, Illinois, are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after a woman there shot her twin daughters on Monday before turning the gun …

Grisly details of real estate exec’s double-murder suicide

The Westchester dad who murdered his wife and daughter and then killed himself inflicted the carnage using a 12-gauge shotgun, police said Saturday …

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Delusional couple’s Craigslist ad for an assistant is 1,800 words of escalating horror

At the beginning of Disney’s Mary Poppins, both the Banks children and their father write advertisements looking for the perfect nanny. The children …

Texas Family Still Searching For Daughter Kristen Charbonneau After 12 Years

When Kristen Charbonneau didn’t call home on her brother’s birthday, her mother knew something terrible must have happened.<p>Kristen Charbonneau Facebook: Where's Kristen Charbonneau<p>“Kristen loved her family and loved being a big sister,” Monica Charbonneau told Dateline. “She never missed a birthday …

Lifeguard gets into ridiculous fight with sassy teenager

Lifeguards, like mall cops, occupy a legally gray area that seems to exist somewhere between the police and your mom. No one ever knows how far their …

Middle Age

Who is serial killer Joanna Dennehy?

Psychopathic serial killer Joanna Dennehy is serving a whole life sentence for murdering three men before randomly selecting and attempting to kill two others. But who is she and how did the Home Counties schoolgirl become a cold-blooded killer?<p>Who is Joanna Dennehy?<p>Dennehy murdered Lukasz …

Crime

Man says he killed stepdaughter because 'it wasn't dinner time'

LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan man had already admitted stabbing and killing his 5-year-old stepdaughter. But a police detective wanted to know more — he wanted to know why.<p>Thomas McClellan had told Detective Charles Buckland that he spent part of the day arguing with Victoria King — his stepdaughter …

Crime

How People Try Out Electric Guitars

As a longtime patron of guitar stores across the country, I can confidently say that this list, while not 100% comprehensive, is the average of all …

The Five Types of Guitar Salesmen

We’ve all spent our fair share of time at our local guitar store, and as a result we’ve come in contact with a variety of different types of …