Wal-Mart sues Visa for $5 billion over card swipe fees
Gangs of ‘powerfully built’ black women are mugging tourists on the streets of Hong Kong. One luckless expatriate was picked up and thrown into a trash can.
Cell phone use is estimated to be involved in 26 percent of all motor vehicle crashes
Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments
Public smoking bans linked with rapid fall in preterm births and child hospital visits for asthma
Marinating meat in beer before grilling it can reduce the chances of producing harmful chemicals that can cause cancer
According to a new study, a couple of drinks makes you tell objectively funnier jokes. [Thanks Tim]
Scientists Create Synthetic Yeast Chromosome Man-made yeasts could irreversibly change everything from the biofuel to the brewing industry.
Farrenkopf had a bank account with a very large sum in it, and she had set up her mortgage and utility bills to be paid automatically from it. As her body decomposed in her garage, the funds went out regularly.
In 1982 a brutal triple homicide shook the city of Waco and soon became one of the most confounding criminal cases in Texas history [Part I to V]
Sweden is the largest exporter of pop music, per capita, in the world.
Censorship is free speech when search engines do it, a US court just ruled
I like doing sound portraits – I get close to someone’s face, I take down the sound of the hair, the sounds of the skin, eyes and lips, and then I create a specific chord that relates to the face. How Harbisson hears the colors that most people see
3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted In Woman
Five Health Benefits of Standing Desks
Grills, ‘Grillz’ and dental hygiene implications
I’ve put my heartbeat on the internet.
The Jewish-Japanese Sex & Cook Book and How to Raise Wolves
Embroidered Cat Shirts By Hiroko Kubota [Thanks Tim]
His animals get their energy from the wind so they don’t have to eat. [Wikipedia]