• Centipede Bursts from Snake's Stomach

    A group of researchers stumbled upon a grisly scene during a field study in Macedonia last year: a dead nose-horned viper with a centipede's head sticking out of its ruptured abdomen. The unfortunate nose-horned viper (Vipera ammodytes) was a young female that stretched about 2 inches longer than…

    • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

      Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

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      • Miley’s infection ‘gone horribly wrong’

        Miley Cyrus could reportedly be in hospital for up to a month.

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        • 4 Secrets to Actually Loving Your Job

          Being happy at work can boost your well-being and make you happier. Here's how to focus on the positives.

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          • Aiko's story of faith and forgiveness

            After forgiving the doctor who wreaked havoc on her face and the former assistant she accused of stealing money from her, Aiko Melendez's life has never been so good.

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            • Mermaid wars

              As subject of folly and fiction, mermaids are by no means any laughing matter for the country’s top TV networks. ABS-CBN and GMA-7 have made a big production splurge on stories about these mythical creatures that has captured the imagination … Continue reading →

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              • A fetish for full body suits in Japan

                By night, she dresses in a skin-tight, all-in-one Spandex body suit that covers everything -- including her eyes -- and sits in bars, alone but liberated, she believes, from the judgement of others. "With my face covered, I cannot eat or drink like other customers," said the woman, who is in her…

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                • 4 Tricks to Fall Asleep Faster

                  Tossing and turning when all you want is to snooze? Here's how to shut off your mind fast.

                  Healthy Living
                  • Has Jake Cuenca found a new love?

                    Jake turned to Instagram to post a photo of himself holding model Chanel Olive Thomas as she wrapped her arms around him. An earlier photo showed Chanel kissing him on the cheek as he held her arm. Both of them had their eyes closed. Not to be outdone, Chanel posted a photo of herself and Jake…

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                    • Check out the first-round matchups for the 2014 NBA Playoffs

                      After nearly six full months and 82 games for each of the NBA's 30 teams, the regular season now gives way to the postseason. Take a look at all eight first-round matchups along with some analysis of each series.

                      Ball Don't Lie
                      • Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

                        MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew…

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                        • Ukraine, US to alternately cajole, threaten Russia

                          GENEVA (AP) — Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest.

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                          • Pacquiao picks 17 as his PBA jersey number

                            Los Angeles — If everything falls into place, Manny Pacquiao might end up becoming not only as one of the shortest players to ever play hoops in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) but also as the oldest rookie. Pacquiao, 35, had told The Bulletin a few days before he faced Tim Bradley in…

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                            • Woman's Ear Reattached with Help of Leeches

                              A 19-year-old woman who lost her ear to a dog attack got it back with the help of a few leeches. While plastic surgeons are trained to reattach severed organs, these reattachments are simplest when the cut is clean and sharp — as from a kitchen knife, Dr. Stephen Sullivan, a plastic surgeon at…

                              • Magic of ‘Meteor Garden’

                                One afternoon in May 2003, everyone was curious about a Taiwanese drama ABS-CBN was about to air. Press materials showed a gorgeous-looking Taiwanese actress backed by four dashing young men. It seemed an ordinary youth-oriented drama from that part of … Continue reading →

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                                • Scramble Eggs Like This, Change The Way You View the Morning

                                  Most scrambled eggs suck. These don’t. BY: ADAM RAPOPORT I PHOTOGRAPH BY MIKI DUISTERHOF

                                  • S. Korea president shouted down by distraught parents

                                    South Korean President Park Geun-Hye faced Thursday the angry parents of hundreds of children missing in a ferry disaster, holding an impromptu and at times very tense meeting in an island gymnasium. Park's security detail looked decidedly nervous as emotions boiled over, with distraught parents…

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                                    • Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

                                      Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst. The fresh debacle at Terminal 1, used by foreign airlines, came as millions of Filipinos begin travelling for the…

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                                      • China says massive area of its soil polluted

                                        A huge area of China's soil covering more than twice the size of Spain is estimated to be polluted, the government said Thursday, announcing findings of a survey previously kept secret. Of about 6.3 million square kilometres (2.4 million square miles) of soil surveyed -- roughly two thirds of…

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                                        • Watch Live: Scientists Explore a Mysterious Deep-Sea World

                                          This month, you can fly along the Gulf of Mexico seafloor and explore a strange ecosystem fueled by chemicals instead of sunlight, all from your computer. The journey to the deep sea comes courtesy of a remotely operated vehicle and camera sled that will send back live video to the Okeanos…