June
29
2017

Chlorinated pools can turn sunscreen into a cancerous toxin

Going for a swim while smothered in sunscreen puts your health at risk, according to new research. Chlorinated water and UV rays from the sun break down a compound in the creams into toxic chemicals. Two of those chemicals have been linked to infertility, immune system damage and even cancer. Researcher Dr. Albert Lebedev said:…

June
29
2017

Woman totally fails spreading mother’s ashes on windy bridge

When Liz Hopson tried to scatter her beloved mother’s ashes off a bridge, it wasn’t exactly the somber send-off she had planned. Instead of gently fluttering down to the water below, Hopson was left with a face full of ash and a family in stitches when the contents of the urn blew straight back at…

June
29
2017

Hot-headed cop pins a teenager for walking on his grass

An off-duty police officer in Lansing, Michigan, was filmed aggressively pinning a local teen, 15-year-old Jordan Brunson, after finding the boy and his friend allegedly “trespassing” on his property. The racially charged video has since been viewed millions of times on Facebook.

June
29
2017

More and more teachers are packing heat in the classroom

Teachers across the country are moving to the head of the class when it comes to learning how to use a gun. With mass shootings seemingly becoming commonplace in classrooms across the country, teachers are learning how to fire grade-A shots and are starting to carry weapons in class. It’s an attempt to better protect…

June
29
2017

How this 20-year-old shocked the tennis world with one shot

Jelena Ostapenko laughed when asked if she knew she hits her forehand harder than some of the top men’s players can. “When I was younger, I was feeling my backhand much better,” Ostapenko, a newly crowned Grand Slam winner, told The Post. “I think many girls think their backhand is better than their forehand. But…

June
29
2017

Staples is going private in $6.9 billion deal

Sycamore Partners said on Wednesday it would acquire office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion, a rare bet by a private equity firm this year in the US retail sector, which has been roiled by the popularity of internet shopping. Buyout firms largely have refrained from attempting leveraged buyouts of US retailers in the past…

June
29
2017

This sea creature could be the key to heart regeneration

A tiny sea creature could be the secret to cracking the code of regenerative medicine. Scientists found genes similar to those that form the human heart in the starlet sea anemone, according to a new study, potentially paving the way for researchers to figure out how to grow back heart tissue. The starlet sea anemone…

June
29
2017

Airline forced wheelchair-bound man to crawl up stairs to board plane

A Japanese airline forced a disabled passenger to crawl up a flight of stairs to board his flight after refusing to allow his friends to carry him on board, according to a report. Hideto Kijima, 44, who is paralyzed from the waist down and uses a wheelchair, had to hoist himself from the runway to…

June
29
2017

‘American Idol’ veterans returning for reboot

FremantleMedia has quietly begun to draw a number of “Idol” veterans once again into the show’s orbit for the upcoming 16th season.

June
23
2017

State of emergency declared after teens die in apparent suicide pact

A state of emergency has been declared after three 12-year-old girls killed themselves – a year after 11 children attempted to take their lives in a nearby town. Jenera Roundsky texted a friend to say goodbye before her body was found by another child near an outdoor hockey rink in Wapekeka First Nation in Canada…