Going to the gas station in a car is a chore made to remind you of your own mortality. Going to the (metaphorical) gas station in a F-15 jet? That’s a delightful dessert made to show off our awesomeness. Here’s a video of a NASA F-15 jet taking a pit stop to get refueled while in mid-flight mid-air from the jet’s point of view.
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The number of refugees around the world has reached an all-time high, according to a report released Thursday by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). By the end of 2014, nearly 60 million people had fled their homes due to violence and persecution.
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Have you ever had the sneaking suspicion you’ve showed up in the wrong place? A Minnesota man named Christian Pham did — when the professional card player entered the wrong poker event, he realized he had never played the game in question before. Then, reports the Associated Press, he did something amazing: won the tournament anyway, to the tune of over $81,000.
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With drug laws changing all the time, it’s hard for police sniffer dogs to keep up with what they’re supposed to find and what they aren’t. That’s why police forces are turning to insects to sniff out narcotics.
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In the hopes of achieving fuller buttocks, some women opt to get illegal injections of silicone that can cause a host of health complications. Problems range from tissue hardening and pain to infections, breathing problems and even life-threateningblood clots.
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Federal authorities are investigating the shooting of nine people in an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina from a variety of angles, including as a potential act of domestic terrorism, a Justice Department official said Friday. DOJ had previously said the incident was being investigated as a potential hate crime.
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