• You won’t believe that these actresses are in their 40s

    On July 24th, Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 46th birthday. Jennifer Lopez has always been in great shape – she started her career as a “Fly Girl,” after all – but over the years her body has become something more iconic. In an effort to get the rest of us up to speed, she recently launched the #BeTheGirl challenge, which encourages fans to help her combat obesity in America.

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  • Skeleton With ‘Alien’ Skull Discovered In Russia

    UFO watchers are in a tizz over the discovery of an ancient skeleton with an elongated skull that resembles an ALIEN. The humanoid skeleton was unearthed from a site known as Russia’s Stonehenge and it is being heralded as proof that aliens visited Earth thousands of years ago. Researcher Maria Makurova told Russian news agency TASS: “We have found a well preserved skeleton.

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  • Brave Woman Shares Shocking Weight Loss Photo To Silence Haters

    Simone’s spent the best part of a year losing weight. A woman, who’s been documenting her weight loss journey for the best part of the last year, has bravely shared her most intimate series of snapshots yet – to silence any doubts that others have. Simone Anderson, a hair and make-up stylist from New Zealand, has taken to her Instagram to share a set of three images after some of her followers began to doubt that the pics were real.

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  • Twitter stock jumps after 2Q revenue grows sharply

    Twitter surprised investors with a strong earnings report Tuesday even as the company searches for a permanent CEO and faces ongoing challenges growing its user base. San Francisco-based Twitter Inc. posted a loss of $136.7 million, or 21 cents per share, in the April-June period. Adjusted earnings were 7 cents per share, above the 5 cents that analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research had expected.

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  • Microsoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means

    Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. Many people will also get Windows 10 as part of new PCs. Windows 10 is coming to PCs and tablets first, but it's also designed to run phones, game consoles and even holographic headsets.

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  • Sleeping with smartphones, and other vices

    Consumers around the world admit it: they sleep with their smartphone, take it in the shower, and would rescue the device from a fire before saving the family cat. Sixty percent of those surveyed said they slept holding their handsets -- with the highest percentages in India (74 percent) and China (70 percent). One in six smartphone users said they used their phones while showering, and more than half -- 54 percent -- said they would reach for the smartphone before saving their cat in the event of a fire.

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  • Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, dead at 22

    By Rich McKay ATLANTA (Reuters) - Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston, died on Sunday at the age of 22, some six months after suffering irreversible brain damage in an incident at her suburban Atlanta home, her family said in a statement. Brown, whose father is R&B singer Bobby Brown, was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub in her home by her partner and a friend on Jan. 31.

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  • Malaysian PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandal

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics. Najib is under increasing pressure over leaked confidential documents that allegedly show the money, from state investment fund 1MDB, went into his personal accounts. Najib announced over national television that his deputy Muhyiddin Yassin will be replaced by Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a Cabinet member who will also retain his home minister portfolio.

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  • Gruesome Find: 100 Bodies Stuffed into Ancient House

    The remains of 97 human bodies have been found stuffed into a small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China, researchers report in two separate studies. The bodies of juveniles, young adults and middle-age adults were packed

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  • US dentist killed Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion

    A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die. The lion, a popular attraction among international visitors to the Hwange National Park, was lured outside the park's boundaries by bait and killed earlier this month. "The offender is a gentleman who is an American called Walter James Palmer," Emmanuel Fundira, president of the Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe, told reporters in the capital Harare.

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  • End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

    The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly rejoin the movement on Tuesday. The contrasting reactions followed the BSA national executive board's 45-12 vote on Monday to lift the nationwide ban while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to continue excluding gay adults. Across the country, scores of gay Eagle Scouts signed forms with the advocacy group Scouts for Equality, expressing interest in rejoining the Boy Scouts as volunteers.

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  • Heartwarming: Policewoman Buys Homeless Man Breakfast And Sits On Kerb To Eat With Him

    This is the moment a kind-hearted policewoman sat down to eat at the side of the road with a homeless man she had just bought breakfast for. Sitting on a kerb at a petrol station in Ocala, Florida, Sergeant Erica Hay looks over at her eating partner as he unwraps his food.

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  • China conducts 'live firing drill' in disputed South China Sea

    China's navy carried out a "live firing drill" in the South China Sea Tuesday in a bid to improve its maritime combat ability, state media reported, as tensions flare over the disputed waters. The exercise involved at least 100 naval vessels, dozens of aircraft, missile launch battalions of the Second Artillery Corps and information warfare troops, Xinhua news agency said, citing navy sources. It also "improved its ability to react quickly", Xinhua said.

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  • Kim Kardashian Gets Defensive With Caitlyn Jenner: 'Don't Bash Us On Your Way Up'

    Speaking with her friend, Caitlyn admits that Khloe Kardashian is upset because she didn't like the Vanity Fair article. The promo then cuts to Kim offering up some tough love to Caitlyn. In June, Kim chatted with ET about Caitlyn, but made no mention of family drama.

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  • Amir Khan eyes showdown with Kell Brook and Dubai meeting with Manny Pacquiao in 2016

    British boxer Amir Khan believes a showdown with fellow countryman Kell Brook could be as big a fight as Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao in the future. But Khan, who has been vocal in his pleas for a showdown with Mayweather before the unbeaten American

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  • Jane Birkin asks Hermes to take name off crocodile handbag

    British singer Jane Birkin has asked luxury manufacturer Hermes to remove her name from its crocodile-skin handbag after learning of the "cruel" methods used to make the iconic accessory. Costing tens of thousands of euros, the Birkin bag is a symbol of wealth and is much-loved by celebrities, but the version made out of crocodile skin has attracted the ire of animal rights activists. "Having been alerted to the cruel practices reserved for crocodiles during their slaughter to make Hermes handbags carrying my name... I have asked Hermes to debaptise the Birkin Croco until better practices in line with international norms can be put in place," Birkin, 68, said in a statement.

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  • This Revolutionary Pushchair Is Small Enough To Fit In Your Hand Luggage  (Yes, Really)

    Claiming to be the world’s smallest buggy it folds down to measure 52 x 44 x 18cm (and weighs just 6kg), making it compliant with IATA regulations for cabin luggage and so can be stored in the overhead compartment of an airplane.

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  • 300 years after shipwreck, family finds $1 million in gold

    The night before her treasure-hunting family discovered $1 million worth of Spanish gold off central Florida's Atlantic coast last month, Hillary Schmitt had a premonition they were going to find something big. "I'm like, 'What is this feeling?'" Hillary Schmitt said Tuesday. The next morning, she was on a boat about 1,000 feet off the coast of Fort Pierce when her brother, Eric, surfaced from a 12-foot dive with a gold coin in his hand.

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  • 'Fake' Apple firm that made 41,000 iPhones uncovered in China

    London, July 28 (ANI): A Chinese firm that had manufactured about 41,000 counterfeit Apple iPhones has been uncovered, leading to nine arrests. The factory was discovered on May 14 but was revealed by Beijing's public security bureau on Sunday, reported the BBC. It produced fake iPhones worth 120 million yuan (USD 19 million).

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  • 1,000 top tech leaders warn of future filled with 'killer robots'

    Technology1,000 top tech leaders warn of future filled with ‘killer robots’A group of top tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, on Tuesday issued a stern warning against the development of so-called

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