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    This Guy Wants to 'Disgust' Thousands of People

    This Guy Wants to 'Disgust' Thousands of People


    In this photo taken on Thursday, June 1, 2017, Samuel West, curator of the Museum of Failure, holds a bottle of Heinz ‘Green Sauce’ tomato ketchup at the Museum of Failure in Helsingborg,...

    Why not visit the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmo, Sweden? You might just get a root beer. Yes, the museum will display 80 so-called "disgusting" foods from around the world, including Japanese cod sperm, Mexican tree-ant larvae, Chinese mouse wine—and classic American fare like Twinkies and root beer, the...
    Saudis Will Admit Guilt in Reporter's Death—Sort Of

    Saudis Will Admit Guilt in Reporter's Death—Sort Of


    In this March 22, 2018, file photo, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon in...

    Saudi Arabia is preparing to say that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed by mistake during an interrogation that went too far, CNN reports. According to two unidentified sources, the Saudis will claim that Khashoggi was interrogated without clearance, and those behind it will be held responsible. But one source...
    Microsoft Co-Founder Is Dead at 65

    Microsoft Co-Founder Is Dead at 65


    In this July 17, 2001 file photo, Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen appears in a suite in the team's stadium in...

    Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65, the AP reports. His death was announced by his company, Vulcan Inc. Earlier this month Allen announced that the...
    Guess Who Hung This in His Office

    Guess Who Hung This in His Office


    "The Republican Club" by Andy...

    Maybe you spotted this in President Trump's 60 Minutes segment? It's a print hanging in his office called "The Republican Club" that depicts Trump fraternizing with other US presidents including Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and Abe Lincoln in a private club, the Daily Beast reports. The framed image was apparently...
    Doctors Suspect Squirrel Brains in Hunter's Death

    Doctors Suspect Squirrel Brains in Hunter's Death


    IIn this Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, a squirrel nibbles on plant life in New York City's Central...

    A 61-year-old who experienced a severe cognitive decline before his death may have had squirrel brains to blame. A new report on the 2015 death in Rochester, New York, finds that he may have suffered from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), a rare brain condition you've likely heard of as "mad...
    Reward Offered in 'Shocking' Abduction of African Billionaire

    Reward Offered in 'Shocking' Abduction of African Billionaire


    Mohammed...

    Days after Africa's youngest billionaire was kidnapped , Mohammed Dewji's family is offering a $440,000 reward for information leading to his rescue. Dewji, said to be Tanzania's only billionaire, was taken by masked gunmen on his way into a gym in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam Thursday morning....
    Missing Teen Believed to Be in Danger; Parents Found Dead

    Missing Teen Believed to Be in Danger; Parents Found Dead


    This undated photo provided by Barron County, Wis., Sheriff’s Department, shows Jayme...

    Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home, the AP reports. Deputies went to the home in Barron after dispatchers received a 911 call from an unknown person at around 1am Monday, Barron County Sheriff...
    Sex Worker's Death in NYC: Family Rejects Suicide Story

    Sex Worker's Death in NYC: Family Rejects Suicide Story


    It has the intriguing headline of "The Case of Jane Doe Ponytail," and the lengthy New York Times story that follows reads like riveting fiction that is unfortunately all too true. The "Jane Doe" here is a 38-year-old Chinese immigrant living in Queens...

    It has the intriguing headline of "The Case of Jane Doe Ponytail," and the lengthy New York Times story that follows reads like riveting fiction that is unfortunately all too true. The "Jane Doe" here is a 38-year-old Chinese immigrant living in Queens and working in the local sex trade,...
    Stocks End a Wobbly Day Broadly Lower

    Stocks End a Wobbly Day Broadly Lower


    Trader John Santiago, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 15,...

    After a wobbly day of trading, US stocks closed broadly lower for the sixth time in seven days as technology companies continued to slide, the AP reports. The market's losses Monday were limited relative to the steep drops last week. Gains by industrial and high-dividend companies helped limit the retreat....