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Astronaut Scott Kelly fought off aliens in space with Microsoft's HoloLens

Think augmented and virtual reality headsets are just for games? NASA astronaut Scott Kelly thinks otherwise after spending some quality time with Microsoft's HoloLens aboard the International Space Station during his recent 340-day mission. At a press conference yesterday, the astronaut said: "It …

All The Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Zoolander’

It has been over 15 years since <i>Zoolander</i> — the farcical send-up of the fashion industry — first hit the big screen. An initial flop, the movie found a second life as a cult favorite, sparking a tepidly received sequel and renewed reverence for what the original was able to do. In celebration of the …

Deaf Girl Says Staffer Broke Her Arm at Facility Being Probed by FBI

A deaf and autistic student at a Florida facility that is under FBI investigation for alleged physical abuse was treated at a local hospital late last month for a broken arm allegedly caused when a staffer pushed her against a wall, NBC News has learned.<p>On security videotape shot at the National …

Deadly attack in Guinea on Ebola team

Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman has said.<p>"The eight bodies were found in the village latrine. Three of them had their …

700-Year-Old Skeleton Couple Found Holding Hands

Seven hundred years after their death, a couple has yet to part.<p>Archaeologists excavating the site of a long-lost chapel in the countryside of Leicestershire, England unearthed the skeletons of a couple who appear to have been buried together holding hands.<p>Experts from the University of Leicester …

Texas court throws out “upskirt” photo law, because banning creepshots is “paternalistic”

<b>(LoloStock via Shutterstock)</b><p>The state’s highest criminal court ruled that surreptitiously taken illicit photos have First Amendment protections<p>Jenny Kutner<p>September 18, 2014 7:42pm (UTC)<p>Texas' highest criminal court struck down part of a law banning "upskirt" photos on Wednesday, arguing that …

Viral Video of the Day: Attempted Robbery Caught on Helmet Cam

A tourist documenting a bike trip gets a gun in his face<p>If you travel a fair bit, you’ve probably been there. You’re cycling through an exotic …

FDA Panel Backs Limiting Use of Testosterone Replacement Drugs

Testosterone replacement therapies should be reserved for men with specific medical conditions that impair function of the testicles, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Wednesday. The FDA is not obliged to follow the advice but typically does so. The panel also …

People Really Do Look Like Their Dogs, And Here's Why

Dog owners look like their dogs. Or so people say.<p>Take Huffington Post sports columnist Jordan Schultz (below), who says he and his wife, Breanna, are often told they're the spitting image of their pups Lexi and Zepplin. "People always say that," he said. "And I love it, huge compliment for …

NFL, players association reach agreement on testing players for HGH

After three years of haggling, the NFL and the NFL Players Assn. finally reached an agreement to test players for human growth hormone, a move widely regarded as a positive development in an otherwise harrowing start to the 2014 season.<p>The new testing policy for performance-enhancing drugs (PED), …

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Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown testifies to grand jury – reports

The police officer who shot dead Michael Brown in the Missouri city of Ferguson last month, leading to nights of unrest, has reportedly testified to the grand jury that is considering potential criminal charges against him.<p>Darren Wilson testified on Tuesday for roughly four hours about his August 9 …

Benedict Cumberbatch And His Bare Chest Want You To Give Your Clothes To Charity

So, here’s the deal: Benedict Cumberbatch will pose shirtless for you, but you’re going to have to do something in return.<p>The "Star Trek Into Darkness" star recently recreated the "Pride and Prejudice" scene in which Mr. Darcy (played by Colin Firth in 1995 adaptation) dives into a lake fully …

American Separatists Are Thrilled About Scotland And Think It Will Lead To A 'Paradigm Shift'

The Texas Nationalist Movement, which is described on its website as the "largest and oldest organization" pushing for the state of Texas to secede from the United States recently published a blog post wherein they expressed hope the Scottish referendum would lead to a "paradigm shift."<p>"Secession …

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15 Incredibly Talented Tattoo Artists You Should Follow On Instagram Right Now

So you want a tattoo. Or you want to dream about maybe, possibly, someday getting inked. Or perhaps you just want to spice up your Instagram feed with dazzling colors, sharp lines and a taste of the immortal potential of body art. Either way, we're here to help.<p>Behold, dear readers, our 15 favorite …

New Analysis Reveals How King Richard III Died

A forensic analysis on King Richard III’s skeletal remains has allowed scientists to construct a play-by-play of the English ruler’s final moments …

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Major Sponsors Turn Up Heat on NFL Over Handling of Abuse Scandal

Major corporate sponsors are dishing out some heat to the NFL over its handling of domestic violence issues and other recent scandals — but until today had stopped short of pulling their advertising.<p>Nike and Castrol announced Wednesday they were canceling their sponsorship of Minnesota Vikings …

How I Failed Another Mom

It was a cold February day in 2008 when I left the hospital with my newborn daughter. I had just turned 39.<p>It was almost five days after I was admitted and one month before her actual due date. Aside from a 21-hour labor and delivery, we had endured issues like a huge drop in my blood pressure (at …

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This Photographer Taught 1,500 Puppies How To Swim. These Are The Impossibly Adorable Results.

Ever wondered what your puppy's expression looks like when he or she takes that running leap into the water?<p>Odds are, a little something like this:<p>New York Times best-selling author Seth Casteel is back with a second photography book full of our doggy paddling pals, but this time the stars are …

Uzbekistan's first daughter 'pictured under house arrest'

Images have appeared of Gulnara Karimova – the “first daughter” of Uzbekistan who faces a court trial on corruption charges – being manhandled by security guards in camouflage, apparently while under house arrest in Tashkent.<p>Karimova was once seen as a potential successor to her ageing father, the …

Utah authorities alter account of Darrien Hunt shooting by police

Authorities in Utah have altered their account of how a 22-year-old black man was killed by police, after an attorney for the man’s family alleged that he was shot repeatedly from behind by officers while running away.<p>The authorities also said that the two police officers involved in the shooting …

Kazhakstan Crazies Want Gay DNA Tests

In rhetoric disturbingly reminiscent of anti-Semitism, ultra right-wingers in the former Soviet state are calling for genetic tests to identify …

Rabid Bat Attacks Guitar Playing Man (VIDEO)

A nice forest retreat turned into a Rambo-esque hunt for vengeance after a rabid bat bit a guitar-strumming man.<p>Oregon man Derrick Skou was jamming out with his bros last weekend at a campsite in Clackamas County when the attack occurred, KATU first reported.<p>Skou told the station he wanted to …

Kent State scolds Urban Outfitters' red-spattered sweatshirt

Kent State University and many on the Internet criticized Urban Outfitters Inc. on Monday for selling a sweatshirt with its college logo and what appears to be spattered blood, saying it evoked memories of the 1970 shooting where four students died.<p>“This item is beyond poor taste and trivializes a …

Woman Charged With Breaking Into Home, Raping Man In Seattle

A Seattle prosecutor has charged 26-year-old Chantae Gilman with second-degree rape after a man reportedly awoke from a deep sleep and found her on top of him in his bed.<p>The alleged sexual attack occurred more than a year ago, but a recently completed DNA test led prosecutors to file charges …

'Mom, Please Help': FBI Probing Alleged Abuse of Deaf, Autistic Kids

The FBI is investigating the alleged abuse and neglect of vulnerable deaf and autistic children at a residential treatment center in Florida, NBC News has learned.<p>An exclusive NBC News investigation found that 10 different patients at NDA Behavioral Health System in Mt. Dora, Florida, also known as …

Despite wounds, Medal of Honor recipient killed up to 175 enemies, saved comrades

As many as 175 enemy troops killed, 18 wounds from enemy fire, 38 hours of battle, 48 hours evading the North Vietnamese troops in the bush -- and one tiger. Those are the numbers behind Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins' Medal of Honor, an award he received from President Barack Obama in a White House …

Police Allegedly Mistake Black Actress Kissing White Partner For A Prostitute [UPDATE]

<b>UPDATE:</b> Sept. 16 -- In a press release Sunday, LAPD said officers were responding to a radio call of "indecent exposure". A "concerned citizen" had called police to report "that a male and a female were involved in indecent exposure inside a Silver Mercedes with the vehicle door open," the press …