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YouTuber owner of CS:GO betting site offers worst apology ever

<i>Update:</i> <i>TmarTn removed his original apology video from YouTube. We've posted a reupload of the video above.</i><p>Trevor 'TmarTn' Martin, one of the …

Internet

Coroner: Navy SEAL instructor dunked trainee before death

SAN DIEGO (AP) — His lips turning blue and his face purple, the Navy SEAL trainee dressed in full gear was struggling to tread water in a giant pool when his instructor pushed him underwater at least twice — actions a medical examiner ruled Wednesday made his death a homicide, not an accident.<p>The …

Military

Father and son fight FAA over weaponized drone

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Connecticut judge heard arguments on Wednesday over whether the constitutional rights of two men who equipped a drone with weapons and posted videos to YouTube will be violated if a federal agency were to investigate them.<p>Austin Haughwout, 19, of Clinton, and his father, Bret Haughwout, …

CNN

"He Thinks He’s Untouchable”

Michael Katze, famous for his studies of Ebola and the flu, ran a lab at the University of Washington where intoxication and sexual harassment went unchecked, and where he misused public resources for personal gain, according to two investigations obtained by BuzzFeed News.<p><b>In the summer</b> of 2014, as …

Who Benefits From The Tiny House Revolution?

Television’s obsession with the tiny house “revolution” is lighting up conversations about class, race, and even the politics of housing regulation.<p><b>Tiny House Nation is an</b> hourlong (!) show on the FYI network that follows people as they build the tiny houses of their dreams. Do not confuse it with</i> …

ISIS tightens grip on Yazidi captives held as sex slaves

The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is "Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old.... Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon."<p>The posting in Arabic appeared on an encrypted conversation along with ads for kittens, weapons and tactical …

Islamic State (ISIS)
Crime

Russia passes 'Big Brother' anti-terror laws

Lower house votes in favour of package of amendments that campaigners say will violate privacy and freedom<p>Russia’s parliament has passed harsh anti-terrorism measures that human rights campaigners including the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden say will roll back personal freedoms and privacy.<p>The …

Privacy

Unlikely drug may block breast cancer in high-risk women

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists might have just pinpointed a nonsurgical way for women at a high risk of breast cancer to minimize their chances of developing the devastating disease.<p>About 12% of all women across the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the National Cancer …

Cancer

Angels Quietly Block Westboro Protesters at Orlando Funeral

As thousands gathered in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday to mourn the death of Christopher Andrew Leinonen, who was killed last weekend during the worst mass shooting in modern history, a handful of protesters from Westboro Baptist Church were among them.<p>But their incendiary, anti-gay signs were met …

LGBTQI

The Developed World Is Missing the Point About Modern Slavery

Earlier this month, the Walk Free Foundation — an Australian NGO — released the first ever “modern slavery index,” which hoped to highlight the …

China's 'Ivory Queen' in court for smuggling more than 700 tusks

Yang Fenglan once described herself the “best example of friendship between China and Tanzania” - but more than four decades after first arriving in the African country she faces a 30-year prison sentence there for smuggling tusks from over 350 elephants.<p>The 66-year-old has the appearance of a …

China

The US dropped 67 nuclear bombs on this tiny island nation — and now it's far more radioactive than we thought

Radiation levels in some areas of the country are almost double what is deemed safe for human habitation, according to a new Columbia University study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.<p>Between 1946 and 1958, the US tested 67 nuclear weapons on the Marshall Islands, a …

Micronesia

Not To Be Melodramatic, But Movies As We Know Them Are Dead

For Hollywood, 2016 is a year of reckoning at the box office.<p><i>You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture. Sign up to receive it in your inbox weekly.</i><p>Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the death …

Oh My God, Fish Can Recognise Human Faces

A new study finds that archerfish can learn to distinguish one human face from others.<p>It's enough to make this writer seriously consider vegetarianism: A new study has found that fish can recognise human faces.<p>The paper, published in <i>Scientific Reports</i>, found that archerfish—a tropical species that …

Fish

'Watch Dogs 2' takes over San Francisco on November 15th

<i>Watch Dogs 2</i> takes place in the heart of the tech world, San Francisco, and it's heading to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on November 15th. Information about the game's release date and setting leaked prior to Ubisoft's big livestream this morning, but the reveal offered a few more details about …

Are We All Just Giving Up On Split-Screen Video Games Forever?

I bought a new TV this weekend. It’s 65 inches, 4K, and something of an extravagance, I admit. But given that I play video games for a living, I figured it was a worthwhile investment, particularly with all the rumblings of 4K capable PlayStations and Xboxes in the future.<p>The thing is beautiful. …

Mario Kart

Anime that you should be watching – My Hero Academia

It’s a damn good time to be a fan of Japanese animation. And that’s because the spring season has kicked off in the land of the rising sun, heralding …

Anime

Baby Bison Euthanized After Tourists Put It In Their Car

Its mother rejected it because it smelled of human<p>The bison is our new national mammal, but that lofty designation doesn't save the species from the resounding stupidity of humans.<p>Last week, tourists at Yellowstone National Park saw a bison calf in the park. They got worried about it being alone, …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

These online shopping hacks put money back in your wallet.<p>10:38 a.m. Today10:38 a.m. Dec. 21, 2017<p>A millennial buys a home and receives offers of …

DOOM PC Benchmarks: Not Hellish At All

Inside the Greatest X-Rated Animated Film You've Never Heard Of

Long-lost 1973 erotic anime 'Belladonna of Sadness' gets the restoration treatment — and finally, the audience it deserves<p>At the 1973 Berlin Film …

Anime

Flying public close to 'breaking point' with TSA | CNN Travel

Atlanta (CNN) — Get ready, America, for a summer full of long security lines at major airports, missed flight connections and millions of grumpy passengers.<p>That's the warning from authorities at the nation's most congested and busiest airports and the Transportation Security Administration.<p>Airports …

CNN

Why I don't have the stomach for 'Battlefield 1'

<i>Battlefield</i> is a tentpole AAA gaming franchise that has made its name by thrusting players into some of the world's most brutal and deadly combat zones. So while it was a little surprising to learn that <i>Battlefield 1</i> would be set in World War I (few historical combat games have tackled this …

Film short about disabled puppy wins hearts, 59 awards, job offers from Disney

This boy seems not unlike other boys — he plays video games, he gets annoyed when his mom gets in his way, and he's fascinated by a gift she gives him in a large cardboard box — but as we find out at the end of this video short, there's more to him than we initially believe.<p><b>Don't miss more of our</b> …

The 13 Most Promising New Anime of Spring 2016

A uniform that turns into a gun, a boy who's a maid, and more.<p>From the destruction of civilization to a cute club of motorcycle enthusiasts, this …

Anime

9. Bowling For Columbine (2002)

Michael Moore is considered to be something of a joke nowadays, but there's no denying that Bowling For Columbine - arguably his most famous film - …

Discovery of 4,500-year-old female mummy sheds light on ancient Peru

Archaeologists say the mummified remains, found near one of the oldest cities in the Americas, probably belong to a noblewoman aged 40 to 50<p>Archaeologists in Peru have discovered the 4,500-year-old mummy of a woman buried near one of the most ancient cities of the Americas.<p>Dr Ruth Shady Solís said …

A famous video game exec has caused a furor with a 'gross' recruiting slideshow

St. John has been an exec in the video game industry for decades, creating a sound/video technology called DirectX for Microsoft, working on Microsoft Windows Game technology, founding gaming company WildTangent software.<p>In the article, he advocated video game developers stop complaining about the …

Feminism

'Population Zero,' debuting at film festival, explores the Zone of Death

The premise of "Population Zero," which premieres Monday at the Newport Beach Film Festival, is salacious.<p>A lone gunman, in seemingly random fashion, kills three friends camping in a remote area of Yellowstone National Park in 2009. Then, in another ostensibly odd act, the shooter, Dwayne Nelson, …

California