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28 May 14:30

Goat terrorizes Brazilian village amid hilarious rampage

by Stephen C. Webster
Residents of Londrina, Brazil recently filmed a maladjusted goat on a hilarious rampage as he terrorized bystanders, motorcyclists and even the cameraman, knocking people over and running them off the road before he was finally subdued. The footage shows the belligerent billy headbutting an older...
25 Apr 22:15

Researchers Find Hormone That Grows Insulin-Producing Cells

When researchers turned on a gene for the hormone in the livers of diabetic lab mice, the number of insulin-making cells in their pancreas glands tripled within 10 days. Although the research was conducted in animals, the scientists say the findings could be relevant for humans.

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06 Apr 12:55

Rich neighborhoods hiring private security as cities lay off cops

by The Christian Science Monitor
As cities lay off police, frustrated neighborhoods turn to private cops (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View A closed and boarded up Oakland Police Department recruiting center is seen in downtown in Oakland, Calif., in 2010. Officer layoffs are one reason that some...
22 Mar 01:03

New York man released after being wrongly imprisoned for 23 years

by Agence France-Presse
A New Yorker was freed Thursday after serving more than 20 years in prison for the murder of a rabbi that the authorities now say he did not commit. David Ranta was sentenced to 37 years behind bars after being convicted in 1991 of killing an Orthodox Jewish rabbi during a botched robbery. He...
18 Mar 21:21

Gay marriage support hits new high in Post-ABC poll

by Jon Cohen

Public support for gay marriage has hit a new high as Americans increasingly see homosexuality not as a choice but as a way some people are, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

The poll shows that 58 percent of Americans now believe it should be legal for gay and lesbian couples to get married; 36 percent say it should be illegal. Public attitudes toward gay marriage are a mirror image of what they were a decade ago: in 2003, 37 percent favored gay nuptials, and 55 percent opposed them.

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16 Mar 02:28

Fall in Love with NYC with Six Talented Instagrammers

by alice

For aspiring as well as professional photographers, Instagram is a great app to use to showcase your latest photos. It wasn't too long ago that Instagram announced that they had hit a huge milestone, 100 million monthly active members. That means that now, more than ever, people are capturing real-time moments of the world we live in and then sharing these unique images with friends, family and even complete strangers.

Today, we take a look at six highly talented photographers whose photos of one particular city are far and above the most breathtaking and beautiful we've ever seen. To its stunning skyline to its iconic bridges and parks, New York City ranks as one of the most photographed places in the world, for good reason. These photographers do more than just highlight its best features, they make us fall in love with what many call "The City of Dreams" over and over again.

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15 Mar 23:43

War both sides think they can win

Jeremy Bowen on the conflict destroying Syria from within