A YORKSHIRE Ripper prostitute, a mum stabbed 49 times and Stephen Lawrence: these are just some of the shocking cases Britain's leading forensic scientist Angela Gallop has worked on. She collects evidence from the lifeless bodies and scours crime scenes for clues that will identify cold-hearted killers. And there's one case she'd particularly like to crack: the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. With programmes like Silent Witness and Unforgotten, forensic science has never been more popular - although Angela, 69, says the pristine labs in which TV scientists work bear very little relation to the reality. "Of course they start that way but the truth is that you spend a lot of your time up to your neck in mud and blood," she tells Sun Online. She admits that finding out what happened to Madeleine, who was three years old when she vanished from a hotel apartment in the Algarve in 2007, would be "extraordinarily difficult because it's in a different country and you don't know what's … [Read more...] about ‘I hunt killers, spending my days as a forensic scientist covered in mud and blood, looking for used condoms and cigarette butts – and my dream is to find Madeleine McCann’
Dogs that look like bears
Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post Published 5:42 am PST, Monday, February 11, 2019 Fences have risen around kindergartens. Special vehicles transport military personnel to their work sites. Residents of the island settlement are afraid to leave their homes. Novaya Zemlya is a Russian archipelago stretching into the Arctic Ocean. It once played host to Soviet nuclear tests, including the largest-ever man-made explosion, when the so-called King of Bombs detonated in 1961, releasing 50 megatons of power and deepening an arms race that threatened to turn the Cold War hot. Today, the barren landscape is under siege - from dozens of polar bears locked in their very own sort of hot war. Marine ecologists have long been sounding the alarm about the peril posed by global warming for the vulnerable species. In the far reaches of Russia, the situation has suddenly become traumatic for humans, too. Officials in the Arkhangelsk region, where the archipelago lies, on Saturday … [Read more...] about A ‘mass invasion’ of polar bears is terrorizing an island town. Climate change is to blame.
Pomeranian turned social media star, Boo, known as the "world's cutest dog," has died of a broken heart, according to his owners. He was 12 years old. In a post on Boo's Facebook page, which has over 16 million fans, "Boo's humans" wrote that Boo passed in his sleep in the early morning hours of Jan. 18. They believe he has gone on to join his best friend, Buddy, who died in 2017. Adorable Zoo Babies: Cincinnati Zoo Debuts Red Panda Cubs "Shortly after Buddy died, Boo showed signs of heart issues. We think his heart literally broke when Buddy left us. He hung on and gave us over a year. But it looks like it was his time, and I’m sure it was a most joyous moment for them when they saw each other in heaven," they wrote. Known for his teddy-bear-like appearance, Boo had his own line of plush toys modeled after him, which are produced by toy maker Gund. He also was the subject of four picture books. … [Read more...] about Boo, the ‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Dies
By Annie Vainshtein Published 1:19 pm PST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Kady Rose is a 25-year-old biology student in Calif. who makes a living off her artistic taxidermy. Kady Rose is a 25-year-old biology student in Calif. who makes a living off her artistic taxidermy. Photo: Kady Rose / Courtesy Photo: Kady Rose / Courtesy Image 1 of / 40 Caption Close Image 1 of 40 Kady Rose is a 25-year-old biology student in Calif. who makes a living off her artistic taxidermy. Kady Rose is a 25-year-old biology student in Calif. who makes a living off her artistic taxidermy. Photo: Kady Rose / Courtesy This California 'rogue taxidermist' turns dead animals into teddy bears 1 / 40 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about This California ‘rogue taxidermist’ turns dead animals into teddy bears
Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) raises his arms in celebration after defeating the Denver Nuggets during Game 6 of their first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors defeated the Nuggets 92-88 to win the first round. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) This image released by Disney shows Josh Brolin as Thanos in a scene from Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War.” (Marvel Studios via AP) BILL SKARSGÅRD as Pennywise in New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “IT.” (Brooke Palmer) Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive for the the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Steve Parsons/Pool via AP) “Identity Crisis – Mixed Whiskey Flight; Woodford Bourbon, Bulleit Rye, Benromach 10 Year Scotch,” for $16 at District San Jose in San … [Read more...] about Steph Curry’s surprising role in the naming of dogs