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Sunken Russian warship off Korean island may carry $130B worth of gold

SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean company's claim to have found a sunken Russian warship has triggered investor frenzy amid speculation the ship was carrying an enormous amount of gold when it sank 113 years ago. South Korea's financial regulator subsequently issued a warning against possible …

South Korea

David Hockney claims hand washing and teeth cleaning are secret of a long life...and he might have a point

David Hockney has claimed that regularly washing his hands and cleaning his teeth has helped him live to 81, despite being a frequent smoker.<p>In a letter to he Financial Times, the artist said people were surviving longer now because of improved hygiene practices.<p>“I was told by a doctor many years …

David Hockney

Corning's new Gorilla Glass 6 will let your phone survive multiple drops

Klutzes, rejoice. Your next smartphone should be able to survive multiple drops.<p>On Wednesday, glass maker Corning unveiled its newest technology, Gorilla Glass 6, which it says should survive repeated drops from heights of 1 meter (3.28 feet). In its tests, the glass lasted through 15 drops, twice …

Gorilla Glass

Egypt: Sarcophagus remains not those of Alexander the Great

Many Egyptians feared that the opening of the sarcophagus, which some thought could contain the bones of Alexander the Great, would unleash a …

Archaeology

Pierce Brosnan Celebrates 25 Years with Wife Keely: 'Thank You for the Love My Love'

A quarter of a century of love!<p>Pierce Brosnan celebrated his 25th anniversary with wife Keely Shaye Smith on Thursday, paying tribute to his longtime …

Santa Barbara

Mariah Woods autopsy reveals grisly details about 3-year-old's death

An autopsy report released Wednesday provided grisly details about the death of Mariah Woods, a 3-year-old North Carolina girl whose body was found in a creek in December, days after she was reported missing.<p>According to the report, the body was found wrapped inside three white plastic trash bags, …

Crime

‘It: Chapter Two’: Behind the Scenes First Look of Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, and The Rest of The Grown Up Losers Club Revealed

New Line Cinemas showed brief glimpses of footage during its second annual ScareDiego event.<p>The sequel to the highest-grossing horror film of all …

Stephen King

Thousands of scientists pledge not to help build killer AI robots

For many researchers, giving machines the decision over who lives and dies crosses a moral line.<p>Thousands of scientists who specialise in artificial intelligence (AI) have declared that they will not participate in the development or manufacture of robots that can identify and attack people without …

Artificial Intelligence

A skeleton with a hole in the head found in 1975 is no longer just a ‘Jane Doe’ — thanks in part to Internet sleuths

The human skeleton stuck in the mud along the banks of the Rocky River took the three boys by surprise.<p>The year was 1975. They were hiking in the woods in Strongsville, Ohio, near Cleveland, when they found it there, as they would soon tell police. The skeleton was missing most of its flesh and …

Crime

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Turned Down ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ Says Gus Van Sant

“Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot” director Gus Van Sant revealed in an interview with IndieWire that both Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio …

Brad Pitt

Cardiac arrest resuscitation drug has needlessly brain-damaged thousands

The main drug used to resuscitate cardiac arrest victims has needlessly left thousands of people with brain damage, according to a major new trial.<p>Adrenaline, which paramedics inject when CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and electric shocks are failing to work, barely improves the chances of …

Medicine

The Most Iconic Movie Cars of All Time

You can't separate these movies from the cars that starred in them.<p>Some movies have cars in them. Other times, the car is just as important as the lead actor. Here are some of the most iconic movie cars of all time, according to you.

Classic Cars

Waitress body slams creep who grabbed her butt in restaurant

A pervert who pawed at a waitress’ backside “got what he deserved” when she swiftly body slammed him for the grope and shamed him in front of other …

Crime

New forensic tests suggest Shroud of Turin is fake

ROME (Reuters) - A new high-tech forensic study of the blood flows on the Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus’ burial cloth, is the latest analysis to suggest that it is most likely a mediaeval fake.<p>The results of the investigation, in which scientists used a …

Pope Francis

Facebook must adhere to German Holocaust denial laws, says Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) - Facebook must stick to German laws which ban Holocaust denial, the Justice Ministry in Berlin said on Thursday after Mark Zuckerberg caused outrage by saying his platform should not delete such comments.<p>Zuckerberg's remarks have fueled further criticism of Facebook after …

Social Media

California court kills billionaire's plan to divide state in three

A measure that would divide California into three parts will not appear on the ballot in November, the state supreme court decided Wednesday.<p>The justices ordered the secretary of state not to put the ballot initiative before voters, saying significant questions have been raised about its validity. …

California

'Alien' Mummy DNA Probe May Have Crossed Ethical Lines

The severely elongated head of a preserved skeleton found in Peru's Atacama Desert in 2003 is so unusual that it initially prompted people to suggest …

Anthropology

More Americans Are Dying of Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer

65 percent<p>Deaths from cirrhosis and liver cancer are rising dramatically in the United States.<p>From 1999 to 2016, annual cirrhosis deaths increased by 65 percent, to 34,174, according to a study published in the journal BMJ. The largest increases were related to alcoholic cirrhosis among people ages …

Native Americans

Egyptian mystery sarcophagus opened, revealing grim secrets

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced the discovery of a very unusual sarcophagus earlier in July, sparking waves of fascination and overblown warnings about ancient curses.<p>The ministry refused to bow to superstition and opened the granite coffin on Thursday, revealing its contents of bones and …

Archaeology

Scary new venomous snake discovered

Scientists searching for sea snakes never expected to stumble across this find.<p>In a chance discovery, a team of biologists were returning from a sea snake research mission in Queensland, Australia when they found a new venomous species.<p>The team, led by University of Queensland’s Associate Professor …

Zoology

Daycare provider who hanged toddler in her basement sentenced to probation

MINNEAPOLIS — A former day care provider convicted of hanging a toddler has been sentenced to probation.<p>Nataliia Karia received 10 years probation on Monday for hanging a toddler in her daycare and running over two men with her minivan, before attempting suicide. She had faced 13 years in prison. …

Crime

Designer babies on horizon as ethics council gives green light to genetically edited embryos

Designer babies are on the horizon after an influential group of scientists concluded that it could be ‘morally permissible’ to genetically engineer human embryos.<p>In a new report which opens the door to a change in the law, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, said that DNA editing could become an …

Genetics

Quadrillion tons of diamond discovered deep within the Earth

In case you weren't already sure that diamonds aren't as unique or valuable as advertisers want us to believe, the next blow to Big Diamond might …

Universe

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

The total is up to 79 now<p>Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System. And these newly discovered space rocks are giving astronomers insight as to why the …

Astronomy

Pair beheaded girl, 13, after fatally stabbing her grandmother, police say

A 13-year-old Alabama girl with special needs was beheaded last month after watching her grandmother be fatally stabbed in a cemetery, an investigator testified Thursday.<p>The details emerged in a Madison County court during a preliminary hearing for Yoni Aguilar, 26, AL.com reported.<p>Aguilar and …

Chicago police release body camera footage of man killed by officers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man Chicago police shot and killed Saturday appeared to be reaching for a gun in his waistband, according to body camera footage released by the department on Sunday.<p>Chicago police released two versions of the same video. One of the versions showed the events in real time and the other …

Law Enforcement

Shocking video shows attempted hit on son of Bonanno crime family associate

Cops are hunting a gunman seen shooting an alleged New York mobster Wednesday in shocking video of an attempted daytime hit.<p>Officials released the video, which captured the horrifying attack on the son of a reputed Bonanno crime family associate, sources told The New York Post.<p>Salvatore Zottola, …

Archaeologists prepare to open huge granite sarcophagus in Egypt

Archaeologists are preparing to open a large black granite sarcophagus unearthed in the Egyptian port city of Alexandria.<p>At almost two metres high and three metres in length, the sarcophagus is the largest of its kind to be discovered intact in the ancient city. It was found alongside a large …

Archaeology

Burned Virginia Teen Is a Reminder to Stay The Hell Away From Giant Hogweed

Photos reveal extensive third-degree burns caused by the plant's sap.<p>Not many plants have emergency hotlines you can call if you happen across them, …

Hogweed

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …