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Sumitra via Oddity Central:

In a bid to achieve a tiny waist, 25-year-old Aleira Avendano has been wearing a tight corset 23 hours a day, for the past six years. The result? She literally looks like an hourglass, with 34DD breasts, an enlarged derriere, and a shockingly slim 20-inch waist.

Aleira said that she began...

That old Anglo-Saxon remedy reported yesterday has got people “bioprospecting” the past according to the Guardian:

Bioprospecting – the search for new drugs and commercial products from the natural world – is big business, and has recently turned towards the search for new antibiotics. The collaboration at the...

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POLICE SHOT & KILLED WOMAN TWENTY SECONDS AFTER ENTERING HER HOME

Published On March 31, 2015 | By Janel 

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Around 1am on Saturday morning police were called to a...

Nebraska State Senator Says He’d Shoot A Cop ‘And Then Ask Questions Later’

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Lincoln, Neb. (CBS ST. LOUIS) – Nebraska State Sen. Ernie Chambers...

1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-32117815

imageAn eye salve from Anglo-Saxon manuscript Bald's Leechbook was found to kill MRSA

A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant...

FBI: Plot to steal seed corn a national security threat

 Grant Rodgers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 9:33 p.m. CDT March 30, 2015
 

Does protecting America's lucrative...

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President Obama told the Huffington Post in a recent interview, pictured here, that he plans to use his pardon and clemency powers “more aggressively,” with particular focus on cases that represent “the broader issues that we face, particularly around nonviolent drug offenses.” (Image via Huffington Post)

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AJ+ (a recently launched digital-only news network from Al Jazeera) has just released this short on Scientology. AJ+’s Francesca Fiorentini visited the Church of Scientology in San Francisco for her very first dip into the religion, or, as some would call it, cult. In Scientology, “going clear” means reaching a state of...