Video: Bungee jump goes very, very bad

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL, SWEDEN) — A Swedish woman who filmed a terrifying video of her Australian friend's bungee-jump gone wrong in Africa was certain that she was witnessing her more…

Secret aerial photos reveal bombed-out Berlin

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DER SPIEGEL) — Following the end of World War II, photographer Hein Gorny took spectacular aerial shots of the ravaged German capital. His son Peter explains how Hein more…

'Covert warfare': Another Iranian nuke expert killed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- On Wednesday, we learned that yet another Iranian nuclear scientist has been killed under mysterious circumstances.  This time the director of the Natanz uranium enrichment facility was killed more…

Bomb kills Iran nuke expert, Israel accused

by -NO AUTHOR- -- TEHRAN, Iran — Two assailants on a motorcycle attached a magnetic bomb to the car of an Iranian university professor working at a key nuclear facility, killing him and more…

Greece lists pedophilia as disability

by -NO AUTHOR- -- ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek disability groups expressed anger Monday at a government decision to expand a list of state-recognized disability categories to include pedophiles, exhibitionists and kleptomaniacs. more…

Obama set to release Taliban leaders from Gitmo?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington Post opinion writer Marc A. Theissen has published a list of the Taliban leaders President Obama is reportedly planning to release from Guantanamo Bay detention center — more…

'Doomsday' Clock due for adjustment?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Not to be confused with biblical prophecy or the Mayan calendar, the so-called Doomsday Clock owes its existence to scientists and engineers, or at least those who’ve been more…