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Twitter turned this James Harden photo into renaissance art

There’s so much beauty in the world.<p>Once in a great while the spots god gift us with a truly iconic photo, and we got one of James Harden on Saturday night.<p>Harden’s regal stare, the people around him stunned by his presence, the dude in green pointing because why not point? It’s beautiful, and …

Basketball

Couple ‘gave husky “dog viagra” then had sex with it in custom-built dungeon’

A Colorado couple gave their pet husky ‘dog viagra’ before having sex with it in a motor home that had been turned into a fetish dungeon, police …

Crime

'World's worst' super-gonorrhoea man cured

<b>A man in the UK who caught the world's "worst-ever" case of super-gonorrhoea has been cured.</b><p>Sexual health doctors say he was "very lucky" and the case was a "major wake-up call for everybody".<p>He picked up the superbug having sex with a woman in South East Asia, despite having a British partner.<p>It …

Medicine

Canadian drug-runner sobs as she’s jailed for 8 years for cocaine smuggling... as judge slams her quest for money and ‘Instagram fame’

A GLAMOROUS drug-mule was sentenced to eight years in prison by a female judge who delivered a blistering attack on her quest for Instagram …

Crime

AI creates 'Flintstones' cartoons from text descriptions

It can a long time to animate cartoons -- just ask the <i>Rick and Morty</i> team. But what if you could ask computers to do some of the lifting? They just might. Researchers have produced an AI system, Craft, that automatically produces <i>The Flintstones</i> scenes based on text descriptions. The team trained …

Artificial Intelligence

The new Ritz-Carlton luxury cruise ships for the '1% of global travelers' look like incredible super yachts — and you can start booking next month

Last year the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for a luxury cruise line, with three cruise ships set to begin sailing in 2020. This May, reservations will be open to Ritz-Carlton reward members, and all others in June 2018.<p>Somewhere between a private super yacht and a small ocean liner, the …

Cruise Ships

'Harrowing' body cam video shows man armed with kitchen knives attack police officer

Newly released body camera footage shows the "harrowing" moment a Welsh man armed with a pair of kitchen knives was tased after he charged at police officers.<p>Gwent Police Department released the footage Tuesday after 36-year-old Tony Buttigieg was sentenced to four years in prison for attempting to …

Law Enforcement

Florida mother let her 2-year-old child smoke meth and marijuana, authorities say

Authorities say a Florida mother let her 2-year-old child smoke meth and marijuana, possibly on multiple occasions.<p>Kaitlyn Ecker, 20, of Wakulla near the state's capital Tallahassee, faces a charge of child abuse. The toddler tested positive for both drugs at high enough levels to indicate to …

Crime

All of the World's Yeast Probably Originated in China

Baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, yeast that lives in infected toenails—they all descended from a common ancestor.<p>When scientists in France set out to sequence 1,000 yeast genomes, they looked at strains from all the places you might expect: beer, bread, wine.<p>But also: sewage, termite mounds, tree …

Anthropology

Tropical oasis in the heart of Russian Hill asks almost $3 million

Mature palm trees, towering bamboo, climbing wisteria and…cable cars? That’s right. All of the above can be yours at 1834 Hyde Street, a tropical oasis right on the Powell-Hyde line.<p>The home was built at the back of the large property after the 1906 earthquake and miraculously never expanded …

Real Estate

Nude model kidnapped ex-lover and kept him as handcuffed kinky sex slave in one of Britain's most bizarre crimes

When American beauty queen Joyce McKinney was spurned by her 6ft 4in lover, she was heartbroken.<p>But rather than shedding a tear or two she set out to …

Crime

Cops seize $600K, Lamborghini in massive drug ring bust

They were living the high life — until they got busted.<p>Cops seized nearly $600,000 in cash, a Lamborghini, four guns and roughly 22 pounds of …

Crime

A Teacher Banned Phones On A Midterm, So One Student Brought In A Record Player To Bump Kanye West

If you needed any more proof that vinyl is fully back, then this is truly it. As noted by the fan account Team Kanye Daily, a bewildered school teacher named Eric Sauercracker took to Twitter today to share the lengths that one Yeezy fan went to in order to listen to his music while taking a …

Turntables

Here's Why Some People Get 'Skin Orgasms' From Listening to Music

Those music chills.<p>Have you ever been listening to a great piece of music and felt a chill run up your spine? Or goosebumps tickle your arms and …

Flute

MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

Wearable Tech

Madeleine Albright Warns: Don't Let Fascism Go 'Unnoticed Until It's Too Late'

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright describes herself as an "optimist who worries a lot." And lately, it seems, there has been much to worry about.<p>Albright's new book, <i>Fascism: A Warning,</i> starts by describing how Hitler and Mussolini came to power in the 20th century, then warns about …

Political Science

Jordan Spieth skipping a ball across the pond at the Masters is art

The Masters’ best practice tradition is back!<p>Skipping the pond on No. 16 is a tradition at the Masters during practice rounds, and this year Jordan Spieth absolutely drilled it.<p>It’s unclear who was the first to try and skip the pond, but since the 1980s it’s become part of the lead-up to the event …

Golf

Elon Musk's father has baby with step-daughter he has known since she was four

The father of Elon Musk, the billionaire tech entrepreneur, says it was “God’s plan” for him to have a baby with his own stepdaughter.<p>Errol Musk, 72, described the 10-month-old baby boy he had with Jana Bezuidenhout, 30, as “exquisite”.<p>He married her mother Heide when Jana was four but told The …

Elon Musk

Man on horse tries to place McDonald's drive-thru order

<b>Customers at a drive-thru McDonald's restaurant were surprised when a man tried to make an order on horseback.</b><p>The scene was snapped on Thursday at about 13:00 by marketing consultant Jason Barrett, who was queuing for his lunch near Beccles, Suffolk.<p>Mr Barrett said he heard the horse "trotting up" …

McDonald's

This $2 million SUV is bulletproof and cut like a diamond — look inside

The custom-designed Karlmann King SUV is priced at a whopping $2 million.<p>The car includes luxury features such as Hi-Fi sound, private safes, widescreen TVs, phones, and a refrigerator. It also includes features like a coffee maker and a PlayStation 4 gaming system. For an additional cost, it can …

Coffeemakers

Mississippi boy, 9, shoots sister, 13, over video game controller, police say

A 13-year-old girl has died after authorities say she was shot Saturday by her 9-year-old brother, local media reported.<p>Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said the girl would not give up a video game controller when her brother wanted it.<p>Cantrell said she was shot in the back of the head, and …

Mississippi

Ada Lovelace, Mathematician Who Wrote the First Computer Program

A century before the dawn of the computer age, Ada Lovelace imagined the modern-day, general-purpose computer. It could be programmed to follow instructions, she wrote in 1843. It could not just calculate but also create, as it “weaves algebraic patterns just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and …

Mathematics

Pokémon Go player, upset at losing a gym, assaults other players, say cops

Accused disputes he hit anyone; social media alleges he’s menaced other players<p>A Washington state man is facing charges of assault and malicious mischief in an incident witnesses have tied to winning a gym in <i>Pokémon Go</i>. They say it’s not the first time he’s gone after fellow players, too.<p>KATU-TV of …

Pokémon

Wanted for murder for decades, two ex-Chilean guerrillas hid in a Mexican town. Then their double lives began to unravel

They were a couple of middle-aged guys with odd accents who bought and sold properties, doted on their children, loved soccer and frequented galleries in an artsy expatriate haven in central Mexico.<p>"Ramon and Esteban never got into problems," recalled Jose Luis Vargas Ramirez, a lawyer who knew …

Boss broadcasts himself having sex on boardroom table unaware video conference call is still rolling

A power grid manager accidentally broadcast himself romping with a junior colleague when he forgot to hang up his video conference call.<p>Based on …

Employment

Parents told kids ‘best way to build a family bond’ was incest: cops

An Indiana couple accused of having sex with their kids allegedly told them incest was the “best way to build a family bond,” officials said.<p>Keylin …

Garden bird feeders help spread disease among wild birds

Some previously rare illnesses are becoming epidemics in some bird populations, scientists say<p>Garden bird feeders are contributing to the spread of serious diseases among wild birds, scientists have warned, causing previously rare illnesses to become epidemics in some populations.<p>Poor garden feeder …

Birds

Oregon daycare worker gets 20 years for drugging kids so she could go tanning and to Cross Fit

A daycare worker in Bend, Oregon, has been sentences to 21 years and four months in jail after being convicted of drugging kids under her care so she …

Man who ate slug on dare now paralyzed

In 2010 at a friend’s party, strapping 19-year-old rugby player Sam Ballard swallowed a garden slug as a dare.<p>A group of young friends was sitting …

World's oldest message in a bottle found by beachwalker in Australia

Gin bottle was thrown overboard from a German ship before ending up on a beach in Western Australia 132 years later<p>The world’s oldest message in a bottle has been found on a beach in Western Australia by a couple who thought it might “look good on a bookshelf”.<p>Tonya Illman found the 132-year-old …

Western Australia