More than 300 women have been shot, stabbed, strangled, beaten, bludgeoned or burned to death by men in South Carolina over the past decade, dying at a rate of one every 12 days while the state does little to stem the carnage from domestic abuse.
A doctor from East London may hold the key to identifying the jihadi who beheaded James Foley.
Tim Howard has decided against retiring from international soccer, but he will not play again for the United States until September 2015.
Your boyfriend has this shirt. My boyfriend has this shirt. Your best friend’s boyfriend has this shirt. Your ex-best friend’s ex-boyfriend has this shirt. Your sister’s boyfriend has this shirt. Your across-the-hall neighbor’s boyfriend has this shirt. And now it has its own Instagram account.
Breaking necks and cracking skulls in the race to cure ALS.
Although they were notorious for appearing naked in marketplaces, interrupting sermons, and calling for the overthrow of the church, the Quakers were extraordinarily disciplined about running riot.
Stephen Chang loves to think about how the future will weave technology into humans.
Watching the small-town cops of Ferguson play GI Joe with their Army-surplus machine-guns is scary enough — but what happens when the tech-smarts of Google trickles down to the Barney Fifes of America?
Our DVR only has so much space, so we've devised this handy clickable guide — based on IMDB user ratings, cult status, and recommendations from the show's staff — so you don't get buried. But if you do, just call Mr. Plow.
The science of prediction is pretty hard to get right consistently. But in keeping with the philosophy of exploring other schools of predictive thought, I decided to go to one of the classic sources of predictions — a tarot card reader — to find out what she had to say about the future, and how those predictions would stack up against rigorous statistical analysis.
Global speculation is surging as exquisitely tiny, stupefyingly rich Monaco prepares to open its first skyscraper in about 30 years.
Why work out when you can just buy the clothes and look like you did?
Do you keep your butter in the refrigerator? You do? Stop it. Stop it right this second. You're ruining your butter experience and making your toast taste like failure. Let me tell you why.
The millions of air travelers that were stranded for a week during the 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption should avoid booking any getaways now that the ground is trembling at Bardarbunga, the centerpiece of the largest volcanic system in Iceland.
While men still account for the majority of the U.S. gaming population, the number of women playing games on both consoles and mobile devices is up to 48 percent, from 40 percent in 2010.
How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America — or go down swinging.
You only need to walk down your supermarket's personal care aisle to understand how big of a business the selling of deodorant and antiperspirant has become in the U.S. But do you know what's actually in the stuff you roll on (hopefully) every morning?
James Franco and director Christina Voros pull back the curtain on the fetish empire of kink.com, the web’s largest producer of BDSM content, demystifying the BDSM lifestyle and revealing a dedicated group of people who love what they do.
Look up at the night sky and ask, "Anybody there?" Then consider this answer (from the 1830s): There are 22 trillion individuals in our solar system.
Publicly supporting one charity cause over others, as a high-profile public official, would be using public office for private gain — even if the private gain is charitable.
A pair of back-to-back Lego heists last week exposed a flourishing trend in the criminal underworld that's been quietly building for years. Stolen Legos are as untraceable as cash.
On the streets of Missouri, it’s not just the First Amendment that’s being violated.
There’s at least one line every Marine knows: “Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.” The St. Louis County Police Department apparently never received that memo.
The Renovo coupe is pretty. And fast. And it doesn't use a drop of gasoline.
Google’s experimental self-driving cars have traveled more than 700,000 miles on California’s roads with nothing more serious than a fender bender, and that one while a human was driving. But if the company had gotten its way, you might not know about the episode.
For the third time this summer, computers in the House have been blocked from editing Wikipedia due to a string of controversial edits.
Where does Wolverine end and Hugh Jackman begin? The lines begin to blur.
How "The Knick" and "Hannibal" are bringing back the gruesomness of gore.
The ACLU was denied an emergency injunction against Ferguson's cops' illegal "no standing on the sidewalk" rule because Ferguson promised to erect a "free speech zone," but the only thing on that site is a fenced-off, locked-up pen that no one is allowed to use.
Hervé This is leading a scientific revolution in gastronomy — but will his techniques catch on in the kitchen as well as in the laboratory?
Both Americans who were treated for the Ebola virus have been discharged from the hospital.
Maybe this is a very literal interpretation of the way technology is sucking the life out of us. Maybe it's just really gross. We're not art critics — you be the judge.
Speaking publicly from their home in Rochester, New Hampshire, James Foley's parents described him as a man who supported his country and loved those around him.
No matter how the numbers are counted, English and Welsh police officers fire guns much less frequently than do their American counterparts.
In an attempt to counter widespread concern over “militarized” local police departments, law enforcement groups are pressing Capitol Hill to not cut off the supply of armored vehicles, body armor and other military equipment to the nation’s cops.
If you're friends with an impatient person and can't get them to watch reality TV with you, this is exactly why.
We have very little information about this collaboration, and the video itself removes more context than it gives. Still, we couldn't look away.
Sex and relationships are always tricky terrain for college students. Those arriving this year are finding schools awash in complaints and headlines about sexual assault and responding with programs aimed at changing campus culture that has been blamed for glorifying dorm-bed conquests, excusing rape and providing a safe haven for assailants.
As if Miller were one of his own antiheroes, his stark individualist philosophy has also led him down some lonely corridors. In recent years, he's withdrawn from the public eye. Until now.
Every second, a few people hit "play" on the same track at the same time. The tracks shown in this visualization were recorded over one hour of one day.
Apple's new HealthKit sounds great. But some medical professionals are concerned about the accuracy of the data and the mental effect it will have on their patients.
Yerka Project is a bicycle that can´t be stolen without breaking it and is currently being developed by 3 Chilean students. This is their first fully functional prototype.
I have searched all night and day for new and better words that could express my feelings and fear for the people of this country. I found no new words. I have no hope-filled insight to deliver.
Attention, NFL fans: Don't get excited if your team rules the month of August. (And don't be sad if they stink.)
"Far from being religious zealots, a large number of those involved in terrorism do not practice their faith regularly. Many lack religious literacy and could [...] be regarded as religious novices."
Every summer, Netflix holds a hack day for their developers. Here's what they came up with this year.
Tracking the slang terms for the Internet.
“It’s all the political correct idiots in America, that’s all it is,” Ditka said. “It’s got nothing to do with anything else."
Just when you thought sharks were the kings of the sea, you learn that something called a Goliath grouper exists and eats sharks for its mid-morning snack.
A study has found that male virginity pledgers can be somewhat confused and lost when it comes to sex after marriage. Yeah, we were surprised too.
When sales are high, something is working, so why rock the boat, right? But not knowing why people are buying its console now could have serious implications on Sony’s strategy going forward.
The eyes are a window to the ego.
What happens when a corrupt government official uses his son to hide his wealth? To put it lightly: he doesn't grow up with a solid moral compass.
After his Rhode Island team was eliminated from the Little League World Series, this coach delivered a welcome dose of perspective and encouragement to his teary-eyed troops.
We still might not know who let the dogs out, but we finally figured out where they all went.