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BEFORE & AFTER: How ISIS completely obliterated 2,000-year-old temple in ancient Palmyra

1 hour ago - UN satellite images have confirmed that almost nothing is left of the ancient Temple of Bel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Palmyra, Syria. At the heart of what was once the ancient world's most important cultural centre, the temple was destroyed over the weekend by jihadist ...

Warminster: Town hounded by UFOs, mystery lights and eerie noises that killed birds

1 hour ago - Fifty years on and the people of Warminster still want answers over the mysterious outbreak of UFO sightings that propelled the country town in the south-west of England onto the national stage in the 1960s. The Warminster case is one of the strangest cases of mass paranormal ...

Massive Annual Dolphin Slaughter Starts Once Again

8 hours ago - Starting Tuesday, the infamous dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan, kicks off its annual slaughter of hundreds of dolphins and whales. The Taiji hunt — which lasts for six months and will kill or capture up to a quota of 1,873 animals this season alone — causes outrage from animal ...

There Is A Festival In Nepal Every Year That Thanks Dogs For Being Our Friends

8 hours ago - There is an entire day during a festival in Nepal dedicated solely to thanking dogs for their loyalty and friendship. The time itself is called “Diwali” celebrated by Hindus, and is a ‘festival of lights’ celebrated by millions every year in the fall, in india, nepal and ...

This Artwork Is Probably The Most Accurate (And Scary) Portrayal Of Modern Life We’ve Ever Seen

8 hours ago - Steve Cutts is a London-based illustrator and animator who uses powerful images to criticize the sad state of society. Greed, environmental destruction, junk food and TV consumption, smartphone addiction and the exploitation of animals are all issues that have inspired his work. ...

Nation with crumbling bridges and roads excited to build a 5 Billion giant wall at Mexican border

13 hours ago - Washington As America's bridges, roads, and other infrastructure dangerously deteriorate from decades of neglect, there is a mounting sense of urgency that it is time to build a giant wall. Across the U.S., whose rail system is a rickety antique plagued by deadly accidents, ...

MI6 spy who was found dead in locked bag had 'hacked secret files about US president'

14 hours ago - Jon Stone is a reporter for independent.co.uk, mainly covering politics. He has previously worked for PoliticsHome, BuzzFeed, and others. An MI6 spy who was found dead inside a bag in 2010 had hacked into restricted information about Bill Clinton, it has been claimed. ...

Study: US Falls Behind Canada, Finland And Hong Kong In Human Freedom Index

14 hours ago - Washington, DC — The United States lags far behind other developed countries in terms of personal, civil and economic freedoms, according to a study released this month. Its neighbor to the north, for example, ranked 14 spots ahead of the so-called “Land of the Free.” Three ...

Bullied In School, Girl With Down’s Syndrome Now Runs Her Own Fashion Business

14 hours ago - 28-year-old Laura Green refused to let Down’s Syndrome stop her from chasing her dreams. Green set up Serendipity, a fashion accessories brand, in 2010, and now sells her products at exhibitions and craft fairs across the UK. “I didn’t want to work in Asda. I wanted to run ...

How Popular Music’s Lyrics Perpetuate American Idiocy

14 hours ago - A recent study served to confirm the patently obvious: song lyrics for the most popular genres of music are ridiculously obtuse — and getting worse over time. Though this might not be a revelation, the figures are distressing indicators of both an intellectually vapid societal and ...

Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells, Admits US National Cancer Institute

14 hours ago - Yet it’s still classified as a “drug with no medicinal purposes”? States in the US may be one step closer to legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, especially now that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has updated its website FAQs to include studies proving ...

Windows 10: The FREE Upgrade That Threatens To DESTROY US ALL

14 hours ago - EVERYONE LOVES FREE CRAP RIGHT??!! And of all companies, it seems as though Microsoft the arch-villain of tech companies is the one distributing the FREEBIES!!! That’s RIGHT, grab that FREE UPGRADE to Windows TEN (they skipped 9, because THE NEW UPGRADE IS JUST SO AWESOME….. Annnnd ...

Ghost Attacks Man Caught On Security Camera

14 hours ago - CCTV Security Camera captures Black Entity, possibly a Ghost or a Demon, attack man in a hallway. Spirit pushes him to the ground and drags him down the hall. There were other in

This $10,000 Car Runs On Air

14 hours ago - With small size, a tiny price, zero pollution, fun and futuristic design, AIRPod mark a turning point in the range of urban vehicles while renewing the idea of the automobile and transportation. You can drive with a joystick, it only costs one euro per 200 km and leaves no one ...

Another one bites the dust - Carbon dating suggests 'world's oldest' Koran is even older than the Prophet Muhammad

17 hours ago - Scholars believe a copy of the Koran held in England may be even older than the Prophet Muhammad. Carbon dating of a fragment from a Koran stored at a Birmingham library suggests that the book was produced between 568 and 545 A.D., said scientists at the University of Oxford, ...