Woman impaled by her metal straw is dead

A woman in England died after falling onto a reusable metal straw, which pierced her head. And the tragic incident has renewed debate over bans on plastic straws.

Flesh-eating bacteria kills man in Florida

Flesh Eating Bacteria sounds like an urban legend. Let me assure you that it is not. Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria during beach trip with...

Antibiotics can turn regular flu into a deadly illness

The misuse of antibiotics has already led to the emergence of a huge number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that could potentially threaten the future health of the human species. As...

Medical breakthrough: HIV eliminated from genomes of mice

That's a groundbreaking discovery! Scientists have successfully eliminated HIV-1 DNA, the virus responsible for AIDS, from the genomes of living animals in what could be a step towards...

Mixing cocaine and pufferfish is not a good idea

A man tried mixing cocaine and pufferfish... And it didn't end well! Mixing cocaine and pufferfish fugu is bad. Picture by Tadaimajp

Puppy love: People adopt their dogs in the same way they choose their partners

When it comes to choosing a forever furry friend, most people tend to exhibit the same habits as choosing a romantic partner. What they say they want in...

US Financial crisis: Congressional Budget Office puts out an SOS as the federal debt is expected to rise to the highest level since World War II

Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office put out an SOS In the next few decades, the federal debt is expected to rise to the highest level since World War...

Climate apartheid has begun

A new report says the world is on its way toward "climate apartheid." Think: wealthier people dodging the effects of climate change by paying to escape floods and...

Elephant toothpaste experiment goes completely wrong (video)

An instructor and two children pour three cups of powder into a bin of red liquid. Suddenly — poof — a cloud of what looks like cotton candy...

Space colony: Sperm survives microgravity, but no space babies soon

Frozen sperm samples can remain viable after exposure to microgravity conditions that are somewhat similar to those found in space, new research reveals. The findings suggests that at...

CBD is anti-bacterial and even kills superbugs

I knew the stuff I am now using everyday is beneficial. Yes my cbd drops are becoming a weapon in the war against drug-resistant superbugs.

High levels of toxic arsenic found in bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Target, Walmart

If feel like a guinea pig. They are playing with our health! Independent lab tests found high levels of the toxic metal arsenic in two brands of bottled...

Magic cards are highly radioactive

“Cure-alls” rarely cure anything, let alone everything, and the so-called “magic cards” being sold in Thailand are no different. Even more problematic than being at best a placebo...

Blind vagina makes sex impossible

A 20-year-old woman in Pakistan reported to her doctors that she was having difficulties having sex with her husband. Penetration wasn't possible. The woman had a "blind vagina"...

Alcohol boosts risk of breast cancer and many women are just not aware of it

Drinking alcohol is known to raise women's risk of developing breast cancer. But many women aren't aware of this link. Alcohol boosts risk of breast...

E-cigarette explodes in teen’s mouth, breaking jaw and blowing out teeth

While the health hazards of e-cigarettes are still being studied, one danger seems clear... Sometimes, they explode. That was the case for a teenage boy who was seriously injured...

Desperate shift: Catholic Church considers allowing married men to become priests in Amazon

Could married men become Catholic priests? In a historic shift, the Vatican will consider ordaining older married men as priests to address the shortage of clergy in remote...

A woman requested a Mariah Carey cake… Well this is what she got!

My cousin in England told her colleagues she wanted a Mariah Carey birthday cake. They misunderstood, and is the cake they made her instead. It’s Marie Curie, looking very festive. pic.twitter.com/LMHJnMATqD— Harriet...

Mother milk comes out of woman vulva

Most of the time, breast milk comes from, well, the breast. However, in one particularly unusual case, an Austrian woman started lactating from her vulva. So why ?

Ebola outbreak crosses borders – Was brought to Uganda by 5-year-old Congolese boy

Ebola, which was spreading rapidly but is now contained within the Democratic Republic of Congo, has now spread to Uganda. A 5-year-old Congolese boy who traveled to Uganda...

Brain tumor turns out to be pork tapeworm

A terrifying diagnosis turned into a scene from a horror movie when a woman's brain tumor turned out to actually be a parasite. Yes doc! It was...

Abortion? – Ladies… Please stop using your vacuum cleaner to end your period early

In a horrifying tweet for the ages, a woman who says she is a nurse claimed she had seen several patients this week who had attempted to speed up their period through...

Japan restarts commercial whaling after 30-year stop

Japan is preparing to restart commercial whaling next month for the first time in 30 years, after its controversial withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC). On July...

New report warns there’s a “high likelihood of human civilization coming to an end” over the next three decades

A new report has warned there's an existential risk to humanity from the climate crisis within the coming decades. And a "high likelihood of human civilization coming to...

This couple spent 20 years replanting a destroyed 4 million tree rainforest in Brazil

Sebastião Salgado returned home to Brazil in 1994 after spending years abroad, expecting to find comfort in the tree-covered rainforest paradise he'd left behind.  However, when he...

Epic! Los Angeles homeless population 16% increase now hits 36,000 in dramatic rise – 59,000 in LA county! Rats, diseases and mountains of trash!

A few weeks ago, I was writing about the huge piles of garbage that are inundating streets with rats and disease in downtown Los Angeles. Such horror doesn't...

A mysterious new virus hosted by a nasty blood-sucking tick and in mosquitoes is creeping through China

A mysterious new virus is slowly but surely creeping through rural corners of China. Up until recently, the cause of the illness was not clear, but a new...

Over 537 children test HIV positive in small Pakistan village

Pakistan said on Sunday more than 600 people, most of them children, had tested HIV positive in a village in southern Sindh province. "Some 681 people, of which 537 were children from...

Climate of DESPAIR? U.S. births fell to a 32-year low in 2018 – Birthrate in record SLUMP

The U.S. birthrate fell again in 2018, to 3,788,235 births — representing a 2% drop from 2017. It's the lowest number of births in 32 years, according to a new federal report....

World Press Freedom: France threatens journalists with jail time for exposing use of French arms in Yemen

France has threatened three French journalists with potential jail time for using secret documents to reveal the country's involvement in the Yemen civil war. They could face up to five years in prison...

Series of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages spurred Icelanders to turn away from their pagan gods and convert to Christianity

A series of Earth-shattering volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages may have spurred the people living there to turn away from their pagan gods and convert to Christianity. But why would volcanic...

Chemical spraying is real, harmful and colorful (video)

Chemical sprying is real, harmful, colorful and somehow captivating. Look at the two videos below. The first video shows 'condensation traces' from Boeing 787 aircraft Dreamliner, say experts. Such condensation trails from aircraft were officially recognized...

Mysterious illness suddenly paralyses hundreds of US children and doctors don’t know why

A mysterious illness paralysing suddenly hundreds of children across the US continues to alarm and puzzle scientists. Children have shown up at hospitals unable to move their arms or legs. Dozens of kids have become...

Thousands of Venezuelans cross the border into Colombia to buy food and medicine

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday, July 17, 2016. This, to stock up on food, home goods and medicine...

Dengue fever outbreak and Zika virus – State of emergency in Hawaii

Hawaii has more than 250 confirmed cases of dengue fever. No cases of the Zika virus have been found yet but there's concern that the islands could be at risk because mosquitoes that can carry dengue...

The only known wild jaguar in the US caught on video near Tucson, Arizona

The only known wild jaguar in the United States has been captured roaming around a creek and other parts of a mountain range near Tucson, Arizona. Watch the first publicly released video of the giant...

Wolf Totem: Ghostly wolf appears on snowy mountain in Sichuan National Park, China

And suddenly a giant wolf appeared on the snowy flank of Gongga Mountain in China's Sichuan Hailuogou National Forest Park. And the natural phenomenon behind the 'Wolf Totem' is just as stunning as the ghostly wolf apparition...

The Day of the Skull in Bolivia is creepier than Halloween

The Day of the Skull takes place every year in Bolivia on November 8. Skulls are decorated and taken to a cemetery in La Paz a week after All Saints Day. The skulls are cared for...

Heat anomalies detected in Great Pyramid of Giza – New secret chamber?

An ‘impressive’ heat difference between the blocks has been found at four of Egypt’s pyramids, including the famous Great Pyramid of Giza. The finding has been uncovered by a international project called Scan Pyramids aiming at debunking...

Shaolin monk runs on water for 125 meters setting a new world record

That Shaolin monk transcended himself to run on water for 125 meters, breaking his own record. Check out this incredible video of a Shaolin monk walking on water for 125 meters, using 200 floating plywood...