Recipe for baked cannelloni filled with spinach and ricotta.

Recipe for baked cannelloni filled with spinach and ricotta.

Recipe for baked cannelloni pasta filled with spinach and ricotta.

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World War I soldier’s room untouched for almost 100 years

World War I soldier’s room untouched for almost 100 years

His torn military jacket still hangs by his desk and his shoes are still tucked neatly by his bed — relics of a life lost long ago. In the small village of Bélâbre in central France sits the room of Hubert Rochereau, untouched for nearly a century as a memorial to the fallen solider, who died during World War I. It’s “an unforgettable journey back in time,” reported la Noveulle Republique, which described it as a “mummified room.”

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The persistence of conspiracy theories about MH370

The persistence of conspiracy theories about MH370

Six months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 it is still the subject of a slew of explanations. Why has this tragedy prompted such a wave of conspiracy theories? Sudden, dramatic events often provoke conspiracy theories – particularly where the official version is disbelieved. Think JFK, Princess Diana, 9/11. But in the case of MH370 there is not even an official version. Nobody knows what happened to MH370. It's a modern mystery.

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Kim Jong-un Goes Bananas over “The Interview,” Bans All US Movies at the Border

Kim Jong-un Goes Bananas over “The Interview,” Bans All US Movies at the Border

“The Interview” saga is far from over and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un knows this very well. After trying to block the movie from even making its official premiere in the United States, the supreme leader of North Korea is trying to deal with a more local problem, again caused by the very same movie.

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The End of Gangs

The End of Gangs

Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang. Groups like the Crips and MS-13 have spread from coast to coast, and even abroad. But on Southern California’s streets they have been vanishing. Has L.A. figured out how to stop the epidemic it set loose on the world?

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2014 had the fewest flight crashes in decades

2014 had the fewest flight crashes in decades

Given the number of major flight crashes and disappearances this year, it might seem like flight safety has taken a bad turn. But it turns out that 2014 hasn't actually been a statistically worse year than many of those in the recent past. As pointed out by The Wall Street Journal, the Aviation Safety Network currently measures both the accident and fatality rate of 2014 flights as falling beneath the 10-year average — making this year an improvement in some areas.

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Don’t Bench That Dentist: A Guide To Ugandan English

Don't Bench That Dentist: A Guide To Ugandan English

You want to bench a pretty woman and launch your manifesto. Only you get bounced from her muzigo because she's pursuing a pensioner. In the end, you were lucky. She's just a detoother who's after a rich guy. Welcome to Uglish (pronounced "YOU-glish"), the Ugandan variant of English. Bernard Sabiti has written the first Uglish dictionary (not yet available outside of Uganda, but he's working on an e-book version for January).

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