Score
Title
752
Florida shooting: Muslim groups raise thousands to help victims and their families
1759
'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads
296
Alabama sheriffs pocket tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars allocated to feed inmates
7387
Gibson guitar company, maker of the Les Paul, facing bankruptcy after 116 years in business
68183
Cow escapes on way to slaughterhouse, smashes through metal fence, breaks arm of man trying to catch her then swims to safety on island in lake
753
‘That Lowlife Was In Our House,’ Says Couple Who Opened Fire On Home Intruder
365
Russian medalist at Games suspected of doping: source
194
Canada deports North Korean asylum seekers
130
Three people arrested after $1.8bn stolen from single bank branch and billionaire jeweler 'flees to New York'
144
Poland freezes Holocaust survivors property restitution bill
220
Mayor Megan Barry's ex-bodyguard received thousands more in OT pay than other security
388
Software may have helped Daimler pass U.S. emissions tests: report
121
Church shooting in Russia leaves 5 dead
133
Video of SUV flipping over in road-rage incident results in arrest
97
Couple looking after Florida shooting suspect say they had no idea there was a 'monster living under our roof'
1070
Third-graders are selling AR-15 raffle tickets in Missouri
61460
Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner Sues Big Pharma, Drops All Marijuana Possession Charges
146
Turkish army hit village in Syria's Afrin with suspected gas: Kurdish YPG, Observatory
38
Jeffrey Loria claimed no profits on his $1.2 billion Marlins sale. Miami-Dade is suing.
29
Five women killed in shooting outside Russian church
73
Runaway foster kids raise sex-trafficking fears in Kansas
55
In Colombia border town, desperate Venezuelans sell hair to survive
614
Bank of America settles overdraft lawsuit for $66.6 million
342
1,200-year-old comb holds clues to the Viking alphabet
1802
Cleaning products as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, scientists warn
37
Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board feared dead
250
Mall santa arrested for Toronto's gay village killings
24
US airstrike killed dozens of Russians in Syria, but Moscow stays silent
253
Winn-Dixie owner preparing for bankruptcy filing; up to 200 stores could close
490
Harley-Davidson stands by plans to close plant despite plea from Missouri congressional leaders
44
Teens Arrested in Jessamine Co. School Threat Case
1917
Missouri High School Student Found With Gun and Ammunition, Intentions Unknown
1689
Hundreds protest outside NRA headquarters following Florida school shooting
16
Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons
18
14-year-old Port Richey shooting victim dies
18
Principal of a pained Stoneman Douglas High just sent a message to his students
20
Escaped bull storms Idaho high school before being killed by police
12
2 charged with capital murder of Western Hills mall manager who died in a hail of gang gunfire
373
A former Utah State University student described her rape and the school’s response on Facebook. Now the school is investigating.
254
Jury awards more than $37 million to family of Maryland woman killed in police standoff
101 ILL_DO_THE_FINGERING This is timely information for all the medieval serfs out there.
141 BonfireinRageValley Bloody Skaven propaganda again
102 FaFaFlunkie585 Rats are finally vindicated.
23 MinimallyInvasive If there's one thing my mother told me it's not to spread the black death.
22 Sir_Wemblesworth I remember doing a project on this during my undergrad. There was compelling evidence at the time that fleas on rats were not the cause as some cities were devoid of appropriate amounts of rat bones, which you would expect with increased plague, hence a fleas on humans theory was suggested. For those unaware, *Yersinia pestis* is the organism that causes plague and it is carried by fleas/louse, which are further carried by humans. Modern variants are caused by rats, but the modeling suggests human louse species were the culprit between 1347-1351. Edit: APOLOGIES. It has been several years and I mistook the crux of the argument. The argument made a few years back was that rats are equally killed by *Yersinia pestis*, yet in cities affected by plague there was no proportional increase in rat skeletons in the archaeological record. The cities *had* rats, but they were not dying proportional to the rate of humans. This [article](http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2027347/Black-Death-backtrack-Dont-blame-rats-plague-spread-PEOPLE.html) summarizes it well. Apologies that I had to use the DailyMail as I could not find the actual study done.
9 ascii122 The key is never to leave your house.
42 TW1971 Rats, always getting a bad rap. I hope they get a good lawyer and sue somebody over this.
8 FloodMoose I'm so fucking stoked about this.
12 quaestio-omnia That fact that lice (and bed bugs) are resurgent (in the west) does not bode well for us being able to prevent a similar outbreak today. Even just 30 years ago bedbugs and lice were nearly mythical in North America. Parents and teachers would stop and explain that bedbugs were real things and not just part of a bedtime saying (just like they might stop and explain the real meaning of ring around the rosey). Lice was something that you would hear that some kid in the next town over got; but no one actually knew anyone that had them. Now, you talk to teachers and every school has a couple of lice outbreaks every year and every city in North America has entrenched bedbug problems. My questions are what did we do to get rid of them the last time, why can't we do that again, and why have they made a come back? > "Our study suggests that to prevent future spread hygiene is most important," said Prof Stenseth. > "It also suggests that if you're ill, you shouldn't come into contact with too many people. So if you're sick, stay at home." I'm curious as to how they reached that conclusion. Neither of those steps would prevent lice spreading disease.
9 lemoninski Can we get a hashtag Something like #we'resorry or #rodentcondolence
4 ayobeslim yeah but they leave out the part where peoples dogs used to run completely free all the time and that when horses died they'd just lie there and rot, bringing more and more rats... I'm sure it was a mixture of both the living conditions of humans and animals and not just humans
17 vanoreo IIRC the plague actually travelled on the fleas that were on rats.
2 rood2003 And again... this topic / article keeps getting posted on reddit over and over.... Strange almost like it a paid promotion Weird
2 throwaway21343232242 Lice? Damn I wonder what mosquitoes could do.