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PETA Smears Whistleblower

This week a former PETA employee went public with allegations that Ingrid Newkirk, PETA's president, had encouraged workers to steal and kill pets, and to doctor euthanasia logs so that they could slaughter dogs and cats off the books.<p>Reporting on this, I noted:<p>I'm certain we'll be told that …

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in February?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: when the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef; That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

Penis Reduction Surgery Performed On Teen With Phallus Measuring 10 Inches Around (GRAPHIC)

Surgeons in Florida have given a 17-year-old boy what’s being called the “world’s first” penis reduction surgery.<p>The teen came to doctors complaining of a penis “too large for intercourse,” according to an article in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, published online in November. He was also unable …

Leaked FAA Document Provides Glimpse Into Drone Regulations

The FAA appears poised to release regulations that will impose a minimal burden on businesses, paving the way for integration of drones into the national airspace. Information about the forthcoming regulations is contained in an inadvertently published document that appears to be an FAA economic …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

Leaked NSA Documents Reveal How To Hide From The NSA

If you want a truly anonymous life, then maybe it's time you learned about Tor, CSpace and ZRTP.<p>These three technologies could help people hide their activities from the National Security Agency, according to NSA documents newly obtained from the archive of former contractor Edward Snowden by the …

Police officer charged, tried and sentenced for unlawful killing

His victim was an elk. "Sending a cop to prison is a very tricky thing," said Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett.<p>Jurors deliberated for about …

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn't mean you can't live large.

Vernazza Is The Most Stunning Cliff Town We've Ever Seen

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment?<p>Welcome to Vernazza.<p>This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Threshold Theory: How Smart Do You Have to Be to Succeed?

How smart do you have to be to succeed?<p>What about to become a creative genius? Did Picasso and Mozart use superhuman intelligence to create their masterpieces?<p>And similarly...<p>How intelligent do you need to be to become a successful entrepreneur?<br>• How good does your training program need to be to …

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Daily Inspiration #1916

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

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6 Questions Your Doctor Isn't Asking You (Which Might Be Keeping You Sick)

You haven't felt well in a really long time. You've sat in your fair share of waiting rooms, taken a million tests, and filled more prescriptions than your medicine cabinet can comfortably hold.<p>But you still haven't gotten to the bottom of your chronic health issues.<p>Why isn't anything helping?<p>Maybe …

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The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

The fatal attraction of lead

<b>For millennia lead has held a deep attraction for painters, builders, chemists and winemakers - but historically it's also done untold harm, especially to children. And while it's been banned in petrol, your car still contains several kilograms of it. So have we finally learned how to use lead</b> …

Lead Poisoning

Earthquake strikes south-west China injuring hundreds

At least one person dead in Yunnan province, where 600 people were killed by a quake in August<p>A strong earthquake that hit south-west China's mountainous Yunnan province has killed one person, and left more than 300 people injured as well as 50,000 displaced, state media said Wednesday.<p>The shallow …

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Plane Crashes While Battling Fire At Yosemite National Park

The plane was a Grumman S-2 Tracker, CBS Local reported. The plane is flown by a single pilot, with no additional crew, AP reports.<p>"We just don't know the position of the aircraft or the condition of the pilot," a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection told AP.<p>The …

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The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

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Daft Punk and Pharrell's "Gust of Wind" Finally Gets a Video - PAPER

Daft Punk and Pharrell finally released a video for their 2013 track, "Gust of Wind."<p>The <i>Random Access Memories</i> collaboration was given the full-on Fall video treatment. Staged like a seasonal, Hanes underwear commercial, smiling women prance around in loungewear and defy gravity as autumnal leaves …

How Travel Taught Me to Live With Less

In America, we're taught to be consumers. We <i>need</i> new toys, more clothes, extra electronic devices, flashier cars, and bigger TVs.<p>Bigger. Faster. More.<p>We collect and build up this mountain of stuff that consumes our lives. This stuff that we worked so hard to attain eventually becomes burdens in our …

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