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Horror Film “The Purge” Has Inspired Copycat Murders

Horror film “The Purge” has inspired copycat murders. Indiana resident Johnathan Cruz is facing 3 counts of murder and other crimes, saying that he was inspired by the 2013 film, “The Purge”. The film, starring Ethan Hawke (who played Vincent, in 1997 Gattaca) and Lena Headey (who plays Cersei Lannister, in HBO’s Game of Thrones), takes place in a dystopian …

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Does Bisexuality Condone Violence?

Amber Heard to Plead Not Guilty to Illegally Bringing Dogs Into Australia

Does bisexuality condone violence? The answer is, no. Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s recent marital struggles have been all over the media, with fervent defenders on both sides of the case. Amber Heard, 32, successfully applied for a restraining order again her husband, 52 year old Johnny Depp, after claiming that he physically abused her. On May 21st, neighbor Raquel Rose …

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Brave Teenager With Crohn’s Disease Shares Photos Of Her Scars, Ileostomy Bag to Inspire Other Patients

Brave Teenager With Crohn’s Disease Shares Photos Of Her Scars, Ileostomy Bag to Inspire Other Patients

In a world in which we’re constantly inundated with images of what the perfect body “should” look like, it’s hard to feel great about your body unless it meshes with what you see in movies and magazines. That’s why body positivity — the movement of celebrating the body you’re in — is so important. But while body positivity has helped us embrace people of all shapes and sizes, …

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Salamander’s ‘Dragon Eggs’ Begin Hatching in Slovenia Postojna Cave

Salamander's 'Dragon Eggs' Begin Hatching in Slovenia Postojna Cave

Strap on your birthday hats and break out the cake and candles, because a new ‘dragon’ just hatched inside Postojna Cave in southwestern Slovenia! No, they’re not real dragons (we wish fire-breathing dragons were real just as much as you do) – they’re actually a species of blind, aquatic salamander called olms, which are nicknamed dragons because of their long, slender …

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VIDEO World’s Longest and Deepest Rail Tunnel Opens in Switzerland

VIDEO World's Longest and Deepest Rail Tunnel Opens in Switzerland

Swiss engineer Carl Eduard Gruner first imagined it in 1947: a massive tunnel, unprecedented in length, buried a mile and a half under Switzerland’s symbolic Gotthard mountain range. Nearly seven decades later, after redesigns, political disagreements and the long, slow work of drilling beneath the Gotthard massif, as it’s called, Gruner’s dream is complete. The Gotthard Base Tunnel — a record-setting …

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VIDEO Sydney Biologist Identifies New Peacock Spiders Species

VIDEO Sydney Biologist Identifies New Peacock Spiders Species

Seven new species of Australian peacock spider have been discovered. Known for their bright colours and distinctive mating displays, tiny peacock spiders are more cute than creepy-crawly. Scientist Jürgen Otto discovered the creatures, helped by spider expert David Knowles, and co-authored his paper on the new species with David Hill, editor of spider journal Peckhamia.

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Tbilisi Vegan Cafe Attacked by Protesters Wielding Grilled Meat and Sausages

Tbilisi Vegan Cafe Attacked by Protesters Wielding Grilled Meat and Sausages

A vegan cafe in Tbilisi has appealed for public solidarity after being invaded by ultra-nationalists wielding grilled meat and sausages. More than a dozen men stormed into the Kiwi cafe in the Georgian capital on Sunday evening, the cafe said, shouting and throwing meat at patrons. A brawl erupted but the attackers fled before police arrived. Police are now investigating, …

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Kīlauea: 2 Lava Flows Emerge From Hawaiian Volcano

Kīlauea: 2 Lava Flows Emerge From Hawaiian Volcano

WE’VE HAD A lot of explosive volcanic eruptions to discuss over the past few months, but now it’s time for a couple places where lava flows dominate to take center stage. Two of the most active shield volcanoes on Earth saw some new developments last week: Kilauea on Hawai’i and Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island. Let’s run down the action: Hawaii After some intense inflation across Kilauea’s summit …

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VIDEO Giant Alligator Roams Around Florida Buffalo Creek Golf Course

VIDEO Giant Alligator Roams Around Florida Buffalo Creek Golf Course

Here’s something you don’t see every day. A massive alligator interrupted a round of golf at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida. Charles Helms said he saw the enormous animal while he was on the third hole. He pulled out his phone and began to record. “He was at a pretty safe distance,” Helms said to Golf.com. “This alligator was so …

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