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Survivalists Meet At PrepperCon Ahead Of The Coming Apocalypse

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK

Survivalism in America is a big deal. The ideology has drawn in thousands of citizens, known as "preppers", who gleefully await a coming apocalypse, w...

Utah To Resume Firing Squad Executions

AP | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

Utah is to resume the use of firing squads for executions when lethal injections are not available. Governor Gary Herbert signed the measure into ...

US State Plans To Reinstate 'Wild West-Style' Executions

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK

Utah's state government has voted to resume firing squad executions while the state struggles with a nationwide shortage of lethal injection drug pent...

US Night Sky Lit Up As Chinese Rocket Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Tech

The western United States was treated to an impressive light show on the 23 February as a huge fireball streaked across the night sky. What at firs...

Utah Just Voted To Reinstate Death By Firing Sqaud

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

An American state has voted in favour of resuming executions by firing squad. The Utah House of Representatives approved legislation that now faces...

Meet The World's Scariest Hammock

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Tech

This is the "Mothership Space Net Penthouse". Of course you wouldn't know by looking at it, instead you'd probably see the world's scariest hammock. ...

In the Wilderness - South West USA

Laura French | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura French

For me my trip was about freedom; momentarily escaping the hectic lifestyle we all lead in our day-to-day lives, and living for myself. I certainly found freedom in the vast, open spaces abundant in the region I visited. And I found in Las Vegas a different sort of freedom.

This Drone Video Only Gets Good When It Goes Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

YouTuber and drone enthusiast 'Every Angle Films' can see the bright side of life, which is just as well because by the looks of his YouTube page he s...

Warning: This GIF Might Make Your Stomach Flip

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Wow. Just: wow. Our stomach? Oh, it went thataway... Check out the video below for more darevdevil action from this terrifying slip 'n' slid...

British Family Killed In 'Murder Suicide'

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A British mother-of-two is believed to be among five members of the same family killed in an apparent murder-suicide. Kelly Boren, 32, who is repor...

You'll Never Guess What Scientists Nicknamed This Dinosaur

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK

Scientists have found a new type of unusual dinosaur - with an even more unusual name. Nasutoceratops titusi, which was discovered in 2006 in the U...

Best Window Seat Views Ever?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It's the one view that always takes your breath away. The moment after take-off, when the depressing landscape of the airport melts away and is replac...

The Great Olympic Greenwash

Mei-Ling McNamara | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK
Mei-Ling McNamara

This year's medals, the largest and heaviest in Olympic history, will be made almost entirely from the raw materials extracted and smelted at the Kennecott Copper Mine, owned by Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto. But now this mine is also at the centre of a federal lawsuit in the Utah courts, where Rio Tinto Kennecott stands accused of violating the US Clean Air Act for over five years.

WATCH: Meet 'The Man Who Quit Money' To Live In A Cave

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

In 2000, Daniel Suelo took his life savings - $30 - and left it all in a phonebooth. From there on out, he has lived his life without any use of money...

WATCH: Young Girl Conquers Her Fears During Ski Jump

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Now there's some serious debate about whether the 'girl' in this video is, in fact, a young person of the feminine persuasion. Could she not be a pre-...

Best Friend My Arse: Gun Totin' American Dog Shoots Owner In Bottom

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

A man was shot in the bottom by his pet pooch on a duck shooting trip in Utah. The unlucky hunter was brought to heel after he left his 12 gauge g...

Otherworldly Wonders On Earth

Black Tomato | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

To take a trip out of the earth's blue ether takes monumental guts and an unfathomable trust in technology and whilst we salute space exploration (that's the next travel frontier right?), let's not forget those truly 'otherworldly' sights on show a little closer to home. No need for a lunar capsule here, just a healthy dose of curiosity and a pair of fidgety feet.