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5 Funeral Customs That Defy The World’s Most Sacred Taboos

5 Funeral Customs That Defy The World’s Most Sacred Taboos

The way we treat the dead says a lot about our values, and as you might anticipate those values are diverse.
7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths

7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths

While all religions dabble in fantasy, Christian martyr tales exemplify fantasy at its most outlandish.
Koala Conservation Efforts Intensify As Species Rapidly Declines

Koala Conservation Efforts Intensify As Species Rapidly Declines

Scientists have called the declining koala numbers a "wicked problem."
KFC Launches A Sunscreen

KFC Launches A Sunscreen

There’s a market for everything — and to KFC executives that adage apparently applies to beachgoers who want to smell like fried chicken.
5 Cities Teetering on the Brink of Disaster

5 Cities Teetering on the Brink of Disaster

Tens of millions of people are teetering on the brink of disaster.
21 Of The Most Memorable Bill Clinton Quotes

21 Of The Most Memorable Bill Clinton Quotes

Despite his flaws, he was an excellent public speaker.
What Is Donald Trump Actually Saying?

What Is Donald Trump Actually Saying?

Experts say it's not what Trump says, but how he says it, that matters.
La Tomatina Festival: Inside Spain’s Bizarre Tomato-Throwing Festival

La Tomatina Festival: Inside Spain’s Bizarre Tomato-Throwing Festival

Tomatoes are kind of a big deal in Spain.
Poor Little 9-Year-Old “Wins” The “Tastiest Girl” Prize At The Annual Russian Mosquito Festival

Poor Little 9-Year-Old “Wins” The “Tastiest Girl” Prize At The Annual Russian Mosquito Festival

The Russian Mosquito Festival recently crowned nine-year-old Irina Ilyukhina “tastiest girl” in recognition of the leading total of 43 bites she received in this year’s competition.
When Pop Culture Does Religion: 5 Strange Examples

When Pop Culture Does Religion: 5 Strange Examples

Kanye is God, the Matrix is real, and much, much more.
Life Inside Tristan da Cunha, The Most Remote Human Settlement On Earth

Life Inside Tristan da Cunha, The Most Remote Human Settlement On Earth

Take a surreal picture tour of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas on the island of Tristan da Cunha -- the most remote human settlement on Earth.