Faces of the American missing: Nepalese officials warn death toll of devastating quake could hit 10,000 as thousands of families desperately search for news on those still unaccounted for

Nepal warns earthquake death toll could hit 10,000

Relatives and friends of those who have not been seen or heard from since the tremors ripped through the region are using social media and the Red Cross in a desperate bid to locate their loved ones. Among the Americans missing are (clockwise from top right) Dawn Lightfoot, Josh Edwards, Brigida Martinez, Emmanuel O'Kane Gregory Travlio and Michelle Page. Their search comes as three American citizens, all on Mount Everest at the time, have been confirmed dead. American Google executive Dan Fredinburg was the first reported fatality on the mountain on Saturday. Dr Marisa Eve Girawong, 29, was also killed when ice and rock crushed the 18,000-foot-altitude base camp where she worked as a medic for Madison Mountaineering. Tom Taplin, 61, was making a documentary when the earthquake hit and has since been confirmed dead. It is the worst natural disaster Nepal has seen in 81 years, and the highest death toll ever recorded on Everest.

Wiped off the map: Startling images from Nepal earthquake epicenter reveal entire hillside communities have been decimated

Startling images from Nepal earthquake epicenter reveal entire hillside villages have been

Dramatic aerial photographs taken just miles from the epicenter of Saturday's Nepal earthquake in Gorkha reveal entire villages (left) reduced to rubble and flattened by mudslides. Already the number of dead reported in the western region has reached 47, but officials estimate the death toll will rise considerably, possibly hitting 10,000 as the nation picks up the pieces from the powerful quake. Indeed, across the rubble-strewn country, survivors and rescue teams are battling to find the missing amid now-ruined and collapsed historic buildings, (right) while the international community sends aid as fast as it can to the mountainous country. The full horror of the Nepalese earthquake which has so far claimed 2,500 lives and injured nearly 6,000 unfolded this morning in the towns of the Kathmandu Valley which have been reduced to rubble. Scarcely covered by white sheets, the bodies of those buried alive in their homes have been laid in the street. Overrun by the escalating disaster and in fear of any deadly aftershocks which could collapse yet more buildings, hospital staff have begun treating the wounded outside.

Horror footage of the moment drunken model was left scarred for life by cops who 'slammed' her to the ground face-first for being uncooperative after St Patrick's Day party

Megan Sheehan left scarred for life after Oakland and BART cops arrest

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Megan Sheehan, of San Francisco, said camera footage of BART and Oakland officers conflict with the police report filed after she was slammed to the ground and knocked unconscious. Sheehan suffered four broken cheek bones, a split molar and a cracked front tooth after being taken to the ground by police officers.

Royal birth to be announced on TWITTER as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge end decades-old easel tradition

News of the royal delivery will also be posted on an easel behind the gates of Buckingham Palace, just like Prince George and Prince William before him - or her.

Brian Williams lied over news reports to make himself look good 'at least ELEVEN TIMES', according to NBC investigation which will help seal shamed anchor's fate

The total, cited in media reports about the secretive investigation, would mean the trail of deceit from the fallen face of NBC's Nightly News goes far deeper than previously reported.

Hit-and-run driver crawls into hole and covers herself with dirt to hide from police after she 'struck a five-year-old boy with her pickup'

Marsha Yumi Perry, 36, of Washington was arrested on Friday after being found by a Washougal police dog who tracked her scent through a field and within five feet of the hole she was hiding in, police said.

EXCLUSIVE: 'They have never been apart': Family's fears for Sawyer Sweeten's twin as they reveal Everybody Loves Raymond star had a history of depression before he shot himself just a room away from his brother

Relatives share concern for Sawyer Sweeten's twin brother Sullivan

The loss of the Everybody Loves Raymond actor (left recently and bottom right in the comedy show) at just 19 has severely shaken his loved ones, who are still searching for answers as to why he decided to end his life. Sawyer's cousin, Jacklyn Stines, 64, points to a history of depression running through the family, and said he had suffered with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning difficulties. She also shared touching photographs of Sweeten and his twin brother, Sullivan, at their first birthday party (top right).

Body of woman who went missing after Halloween party while dressed as Poison Ivy found naked in field

ASH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- The skeletal remains found at a home construction site in southeastern Michigan are those of a 22-year-old woman who went missing last fall after attending a Halloween party, a medical examiner's spokesman said Saturday.

Ryan Bridges with the medical examiner's office in Wayne County told The Associated Press that dental records identified the remains as being Chelsea Bruck's.

Bruck, of Maybee, disappeared after attending the party in Newport, southwest of Detroit and about 15 miles away from where her body was discovered Friday in Monroe County's Ash Township.

Chelsea Bruck was last seen on October 26 in Frenchtown Township, Michigan. The 22-year-old's body was found Friday and her identity was confirmed with dental records on Saturday.

One dead and at least four missing after severe weather capsized sailboats in Alabama regatta 

At least one is dead and four are missing after a powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in an Alabama regatta on Saturday.

'I never abused my daughter': Couple claim social services witch hunt has left husband behind bars and mother fighting to keep her child after baby 'accidentally' fell from father's lap

Couple says Joshua Burns is innocent after he goes to jail for child abuse

Joshua Quincy Burns (left), formerly of Brighton, was sentenced to three years' probation with the first served in Livingston County Jail for second-degree child abuse earlier this month. He and and his wife, Brenda Burns (bottom right), say he is innocent, and that he grabbed their daughter Naomi's (pictured) face when she slipped from his lap as he ended a phone call with his wife in March 2014.

Security increased at airports in California after 'known threat' to LAX is found and ISIS calls for attacks on uniformed personnel

The FBI is investigating after intelligence information indicated a possible terror plot. The TSA is involved although the possible threat was not necessarily related to aviation.

Traumatised Yazidi girls are having secret abortions and operations to repair virginity after months of being used as sex slaves by Isis fighters

Members of the minority Yazidi sect who were freed by Islamic State militants hug each other on the outskirts of Kirkuk on April 8, 2015. 

More than 200 elderly and infirm Yazidis were freed on Wednesday by Islamic State militants who had been holding them captive since overruning their villages in northwestern Iraq last summer. 

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Yazidi girls who have been released after being kept as sex slaves by Islamic State fighters are secretly undergoing abortions, banned in Kurdistan even in cases of rape, thanks to brave doctors.

'Dick Cheney is the worst President of MY lifetime': Obama rips into his Republican enemies in Correspondents' Dinner speech

Obama rips into Republicans at White House Correspondents' Dinner

President Barack Obama lashed out at the Republicans as he delivered his speech in front of 2,600 guests at the glittering event in Washington DC last night. Taking to the stand, Obama, 53, received mixed responses as he ripped into John Boehner, Jeb Bush, Dick Cheney, Michele Bachmann, Ted Cruz, Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee. He later made jokes about Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. The speech drew a mixed response from attendees, with some howling with laugher and others looking unimpressed or offended,

'That mama sure was mad at me': How George W. Bush was 'confronted by mother of a dying soldier on hospital visit'

Dana Perino and Bush were visiting families at the Walter Reed military hospital in Washington D.C. in 2005 (pictured in file photo) when they met the devastated mother of a soldier from the Caribbean.

'Obama's hair is so white, it can talk back to the police': SNL's Cecily Strong takes aim at Washington in Correspondents Dinner speech 

The comedian famous for her portrayal of 'Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party' hosted Saturday's fete with twenty minutes of jokes skewering politicians and the media.

Russian hackers linked to the Kremlin accessed Obama's unclassified emails in security breach that was 'much worse' than previously acknowledged, report says

Unclassified emails from President Barack Obama were said to be among the messages seen by Russian hackers with links to the Kremlin government of President Vladimir Putin.

Michelle Obama unveils new curly look at 'Nerd Prom' as she leads the red carpet with Katie Couric, Ivanka Trump and Bradley Cooper

Michelle Obama unveils curly hair at White House Correspondents' Dinner

She typically wears her dark hair straight and glossy. But last night, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled a new, curlier hairstyle for the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington DC. Mrs Obama, 51, was spotted sporting tight curls and a glamorous gold dress as she chatted with Hollywood A-listers, politicians and reporters. She was joined at the glittering event by her husband, President Barack Obama, who later spoke in front of attendees and millions of viewers. In his speech, Obama lashed out at seven of his Republican enemies - and also made jokes about both Hillary Clinton and his 'best friend' Joe Biden. Journalist Katie Couric, 58, and her husband, John Molner, 52, were seen arriving at the 101st dinner at around 6pm - both dressed in their finest.

Woman charged with killing husband for cheating on her with women including her OWN SISTER and their nanny's daughter

Temitope Adebamiro was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder. Police were called to their home in Bear, Delaware, on Thursday and found Adeyinka Adebamiro fatally stabbed.

Thirty-six thousand baseball fans penned in Baltimore stadium as protests over police custody death of Freddy Gray turn violent outside and demonstrators smash police cars and storefronts

Thousands storm Baltimore streets in Freddie Gray protests

Protests to demand answers in the case of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man died in Baltimore Police custody, descended into chaos on Saturday night. After a few hours of peaceful demonstrations, scores of rowdy protesters crowded outside of Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles were set to play the Boston Red Sox and spectators were temporarily told that they could not leave (inset). Demonstrators-turned-vandals climbed and smashed police cars (right) threw cans, plastic bottles and a flaming trash can (top right) in the direction of police officers while others broke shop windows (left) and fought baseball fans at a bar.

Do you have a male or female brain? The simple test that investigates your 'gender personality'... and the answer will surprise you

From a young age, males and females often have different to each other and automatically have gender-specific interests. Is this a result of nature or nurture? Is your brain more male or female?

Six players suspended and one fined after mass on-field brawl between Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox's Jeff Samardzija, center, fights with Kansas City Royals players during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

Four members of the Royals and three from the White Sox were punished for their roles in a series-opening brawl on Thursday night, and six of those players drew suspensions.

Did exaggerated records make global warming look worse? Scientists to investigate whether 'adjusted' temperatures skewed data 

The panel, convened by the climate sceptic think tank Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), will include experts from all sides of the debate on global warming.

'She made everybody feel special': Thousands remember slain Indiana student in emotional vigil as police reveal she died protecting herself from blows to the head on an abandoned road an hour from home

Indiana University students gather to honor Hannah Wilson

In one of the emotional vigils held for Hannah Wilson (pictured top and bottom right) on Saturday, around 1,500 students comforted each other as they assembled on Saturday evening at the campus' Alumni Hall. Wilson, originally from Fishers, Indiana, was a senior studying psychology at the university. Hundreds of people also attended a vigil held for Wilson at the Indiana Elite competitive cheerleading gym in the Indianapolis suburb of Noblesville. Wilson, 22, was fatally beaten in the head and her body was found on Friday, according to authorities. Daniel Messel, 49, of Bloomington, pictured inset, was arrested in connection to the case and faces a preliminary murder charge.

An address to impress! Fashion mogul Max Azria's $85million Los Angeles mansion hits the market featuring a floor-to-ceiling chandelier, 6,000 sq ft movie theater and 22 BATHROOMS

Fashion designer Max Azria's $85million Los Angeles mansion is on the market

Max Azria's 30,000 sq ft home is spread across three acres and has 60 rooms, as well as a glass-enclosed tennis court, a zero-edged swimming pool, and a Moroccan-style bathhouse complete with a sauna and spa. Azria and his wife Lubov bought the house for $14,4m in 2005 before giving it a $30m renovation.

Students remember girl, 16, 'stabbed to death by a boy at prom, with anniversary celebration in her honor'

Students hold hands and remember Maren Sanchez Saturday, April 25, 2015, while listening to live music during the "Peace Love & Music From Maren" event at Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Conn. Saturday's celebration of Maren's life comes exactly one year after the 16-year-old was stabbed to death by a classmate at the high school. (Autumn Driscoll/The Connecticut Post via AP)

On Saturday, Johnathon Law High School in Connecticut remembered Maren Sanchez, 16, allegedly stabbed to death at prom last year by rejected classmate Christopher Plaskon.

Bobby Brown files for guardianship over daughter Bobbi Kristina's estate amid conflicting claims about whether or not she is still in a coma

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Broadimage/REX Shutterstock (2597084f).. Bobby Brown.. BET Awards 2013, Los Angeles, America - 30 Jun 2013.. ..

Last week the 46-year-old singer told fans at a Dallas concert as the young woman's maternal grandmother maintains she is irreversibly brain damaged and unresponsive.

'She deserves to show off every beautiful part of her, including her glasses': Mother outraged after special needs daughter, 3, was forced to take off her specs for school photo

Abby Lubiewski's mother outraged after daughter forced to remove glasses for school photo

Amanda Lubiewski felt her daughter Abby had been discriminated against when she found out other children at the school had been allowed to wear their glasses. Abby, who was born with a rare genetic syndrome that resulted in congenital cataracts, has 'no vision at all' without her glasses. LifeTouch School Photography has since apologized and will re-take Abby's picture for free.

Firefighter 'who killed his wife and then his mother-in-law three years later in the very same spot' is arrested 15 years on after police make DNA break-through

Linda Watson's ex-husband David arrested 15 years after her death

Pima County Sheriffs say David Watson, 46, killed his ex Linda Watson while they fought over custody of their daughter in 2000. Three years later, police say Watson murdered his ex mother-in-law in a drive-by shooting at the very home where Linda Watson first vanished. Marilyn Cox had been fighting for visitation rights over her granddaughter - she was gunned down alongside her neighbor Renee Farnsworth in 2003.

Iraq veteran makes lone protest outside Florida fraternity accused of drunkenly taunting wounded soldiers, spitting at servicemen and urinating on the flag

Lone Iraq veteran protests outside suspended fraternity accused of drunkenly taunting

Perry Clawson, a former Army colonel, was pictured Friday sitting outside the University of Florida's Zeta Beta Tau frat house in Gainesville, waving a Stars and Stripes of his own. Clawson, who said the members had 'p*****d off' servicemen across the country with their actions, pitched up outside the building, proudly displayed the flag which accompanied him on two tours of duty to Iraq.

Pushchair headlights, non-spill spoons and a 'shushing' machine: The baby gizmos every yummy mummy needs (including Pippa Middleton's eco-friendly nappies)

As Pippa Middleton is reported to have snapped up biodegradable cloth nappies for the royal baby, we look at the latest must-have gadgets from pushchair mitts to polka dot tap protectors.

Queen drops out of the top 300 richest people in Britain for the first time

The monarch ranked 302 on the Sunday Times Rich list, while Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik topped the rankings after his fortune grew £3billion to a whopping £13.17billion.

Not such a small world after all: $1 tickets, three births and TWO BILLION visitors... a journey through Disneyland from 1955 to the present day

Now and then: $1 tickets, three births and TWO BILLION visitors... a journey through

Disneyland, California, has captured the imaginations for generations, since its opening in 1955, but there is much that many people do not know about this magical place. Chris Strodder has created a handy book, The Disneyland Book of Lists, which contains over 200 lists crammed full of secrets known and more obscure so now you can see how it has changed over the years (Sleeping Beauty's Castle pictured in 1955, left, and how it looks today, right).

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Rise of the Insta-kids! As Kylie Jenner passes 21 MILLION followers on Instagram, the other celebrity offspring with the most fans on social media revealed

Most popular celebrity kids on social media after Kylie Jenner

Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kylie Jenner has 9 million less followers than big sister, and social media addict Kim, and 15 million MORE Instagram fans than her mother Kris Jenner. Jaden Smith and Brooklyn Beckham, both 16, have 1.8million followers on Instagram. Face of Burberry Romeo Beckham (pictured right) already has over 8,000 followers, and Cindy Crawford's kids Kaia Gerber (left) and Presley Gerber share an Instagram with over 16,000 fans.

Pictured: The Australian surfer fighting for his life after a Great White Shark ripped off his leg

A photo of a relaxed and happy Chris Blowes seems all but a distant memory as the 26-year-old is now fighting for his life after being mauled by a Great White Shark in Port Lincoln in South Australia.

Two new versions of Google Glass in the works at Italian company after tech giant stopped production of 'failed' wearable device

Massimo Vian, one of the heads of Milan-based Luxottica, said that his team was looking to improve on the Internet-connected device that stopped selling its first version earlier this year.

FBI agent's sniper rifle stolen out of car's safe through the WINDOW at hotel... just days before President Obama's Utah visit 

The rifle was stolen overnight while the agent's car was parked at a Salt Lake City hotel across the street from the state's FBI office. It was 'secured properly' in a case and truck safe with padlocks.

Wildlife-rescue volunteer killed by train while trying to save opossum that had wandered out onto the tracks 

Sandie Konopelski, 58, of Shiloh, Illinois, was struck by a train on Friday. She was hit by a St Louis MetroLink train on the tracks between Swansea and Belleville and died of blunt-force trauma.

Hear him roar! Brave hippo turns the tables on hungry big cats to send them scarpering after he charges at them

Brave hippo turns the tables on hungry lions to send them scarpering

These incredible pictures show the hungry three-year-old lions attempting to hunt the much larger hippopotamus in the depths of Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park. At first, as the lions approach the large mammal, the hippo tries to scare them off (top left) before wandering towards nearby water (top right). However, as the lions continue to prowl, the animal abruptly turns around (bottom left) and charges towards the two predators (bottom right), successfully scaring them off before retreating to its territory. The dramatic altercation was caught on camera by researcher Brent Stapelkamp, who has been studying the activities and behaviour of lions in the Zimbabwean reserve for years.

US regulators could 'scupper' move by HSBC to Hong Kong

HSBC's headquarters are pictured in the Canary Wharf financial district of London. HSBC launched a 12.5 billion pound ($17.7 billion) rights issue on Monday to shore up its balance sheet after annual profit more than halved and as bad debts soared in the United States.  Despite plunging profits, five of their highest-paid bankers have received £32.4 million in bonuses last year.
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Senior lawyers and accountants said the US would try to block such a move out of concern over Chinese influence on the bank as it has major US operations.

Baby delivered safely after pregnant woman was shot and killed at the front door of home

Brittney Mills, 29, was killed late Friday night after being shot multiple times in her upper body at a home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Police have no suspects or indication of motive.

Women who twerked in front of a WW2 memorial in Russia are jailed for hooliganism as court condemns their 'erotic and sexual dance'

Women who twerked in front of a WW2 memorial in Russia are jailed for hooliganism

In a video uploaded to YouTube, six dancers can be seen performing the provocative move along to music while stood in front of the Malaya Zemlya monument in Novorossiysk, southern Russia. Prosecutors said their 'erotic and sexual twerk dance' was disrespectful to those who fought in the war and jailed two of the women for 10 days and a third for 15 days. The incident comes just weeks after Russian officials closed down a dance school after footage emerged of teenage students performing hip-thrusting moves on stage.

Who needs beer goggles? That rosy glow and confidence from drinking a large glass of wine makes us look MORE attractive (but more than one reduces pulling power)

A 'reverse beer goggles' study of 40 heterosexual men and women by the University of Bristol finds booze-induced facial flushing and confidence is perceived as 'healthy and attractive'

I'll BEE back: Fleets of Terminator-style drones could have artificial brains based on honeybees

The Green Brain Project, which is a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield and Sussex, aims to create a robot that thinks, senses and acts just like the humble honeybee.

Jealous boyfriend killed his partner and her three young children then sent picture of the bodies to their biological dad 'as a birthday gift'

LaTasha Gosling, 27, of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, in Canada, and her children, all under the age of 10, were discovered Wednesday. Her partner was Steve O'Shaughnessy.

Two doomed girls and a horror that never fades: Seventy years after the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Holocaust survivors lay flowers for Anne Frank, her sister Margot... and the 72,000 who died within its walls 

Holocaust survivors commemorate liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Around 200,000 people were deported to the Nazi camp during World War Two, with more than 72,000 camp inmates and prisoners of war dying there. British soldiers liberated the camp on April 15, 1945. Their intervention came just two months after diarist Anne Frank, pictured (inset top left) with her sister Margot, died. Their grave (above) is a poignant memorial that still stands where the Nazi camp used to be.

Seven year itch? Spouse-swap TV show will separate couples who've been married for over seven years and pair them with a new husband or wife

Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell.

A new television show called The Seven Year Switch will attempt to rescue failed marriages by arranging a full-on two week spouse switch for couples, FYI announced yesterday.

'Feminists are body-shaming ME', claims model who was savaged after starring in 'Are You Beach Body Ready?' ad

The sight of the 24-year-old's toned figure towering above train platforms has caused a stir among some feminists and body image campaigners.

Ruff justice? Cops' bizarre new punishment for owners leaving their dogs in hot cars - locking THEM in so they see how it feels

American cops' punish owners leaving dogs in hot cars by locking THEM in to see how it

An Ohio woman was shocked this month when an officer cited her for leaving her dog in a hot car but, instead of writing a ticket, the cop forced her to sit inside to see how it feels. The Strongsville pet owner was inside a Walmart as the dog sat in the parking lot. The officer then had the woman sit inside with the windows up and ignition off. And this isn't the first time an animal-loving officer has employed the unorthodox punishment.

Music to our ears? A folklore festival, Yagodina cave and hiking in the remote Rodopi mountains show the colourful side to Bulgaria

A trip to the village of Yagodina high in the remote Rodopi mountains showed the remote and colourful side to Bulgaria. From mountain hikes to folk festivals, the hills were brought alive.

Up close with Marilyn: Never-before-seen images of Monroe, Lee Radziwill, Kate Moss and more of Hollywood's sexiest starlets

Never before seen images of Marilyn Monroe

Iconic photographer Bert Stern's collection of images are on display at the Stanley Wise Gallery in Manhattan until June 20. The series includes never before seen photos of Marilyn Monroe(left and right).Also in the exhibition are photos of Jackie Kennedy's sister Lee Radziwill(center), and iconic supermodel Kate Moss.

Toilets for dogs, the world's highest bungee jump and the home to the Portuguese egg custard tart: Discovering Macau's unique appeal

With its blend of Portuguese and Chinese culture, Macau offers a unique appeal. From casinos to the world's high bungee jump, it is a thrilling city that has the peaceful Coloane nearby.

Pictured: Sandals of Pakistani women's rights activist left laying in footwell of her car after she's gunned down in 'targeted assassination'

Two gunmen have assassinated prominent Pakistani women's rights activist Sabeen Mahmud by pulling up next to her vehicle at a traffic light and spraying it with bullets.

Out of this world! From rainbow-coloured hills in China to rocks moulded like chimneys in Turkey, the most bizarre natural attractions on Earth

Mail reveals the most bizarre natural attractions on Earth

Millions of years of erosion, explosions and a touch of folklore form the narrative behind some of the most unbelievable sights in the world. From sweeping curves of Arizona's The Wave in the U.S. (inset) to the Fairy Chimneys of Turkey's Cappadocia (bottom left), the simple flow of water over stone has created some remarkable features that look as though they aren't even of this planet. The rainbow-coloured hills in China (top right), the Dallol volcanic area in Ethiopia (top left) and the expanse of the Svinafellsjokull glacier, Iceland (bottom right) have to be seen to be believed.

   

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'When I get mad, my brain gets a headache': Children reveal what it's REALLY like to have a temper tantrum (and how they calm down again)

Children reveal what it's like to have a temper tantrum and how mindfulness calms them

In a new video, a series of youngsters are seen talking about what it's like to get angry and upset. The clip, from Oprah Winfrey's OWN network, features youngsters describing the sensation of losing control, with one comparing her brain to a jar of glitter that's been shaken. They then say being alone and breathing deeply through their nose helps bring feel normal again.

Nevermind the mark-up! Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's graffiti-covered love nest revamped and rented on Airbnb for $163 a night 

Cobain lived in this two bedroom apartment on Spaulding Avenue in L.A.'s Fairfax district during the height of Nirvana-mania.
Now its current owner, Brandon Kleinman, 31, has listed it on Airbnb.

Barking mad! Californian creates 45ft seesaw that sends him 25ft into the air by placing enormous trunk between two trees

Californian carpenter Kyle Toth used a 45ft tree trunk to create what may well be the world's largest seesaw. Capturing his creation on camera, two users can be seen swinging to height of around 25ft.

Would you shell out $70,000 for this rare egg? Collectors' item laid by largest bird that ever lived goes up for auction

Laid by the elephant bird, the rare egg could be 800 years old and is expected to fetch up to £50,000 at auction at Sotheby's in London on Thursday.

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Moment an orphaned baby chimp is rescued after she was found in a tiny wooden box cowering from animal traffickers who had killed her mother

Baby chimp is rescued from animal traffickers who had killed her mother

The illegal animal traders had kept the terrified three-year-old in the box for two weeks. They had been trying to find a buyer on the lucrative black market, when they were stopped at a check point trying to cross into Sierra Leone from Guinea, in west Africa, last week.The traffickers were caught during a joint operation by the Guinea Ministry of Environment, the Gendarmerie and the Guinée-Application de la Loi Faunique (GALF) project.

The Indian Rapunzel! Woman with seven-foot-long hair dreams of one day becoming Guinness World Record holder

Indian Rapunzel Smita Srivastava is the current record holder for having the longest hair in India, at 6ft. Her hair now measures 7ft and the 37-year-old dreams of one day holding the official world record.

The time traveller's wife! Romantic uses buried time capsule in unusual proposal to girlfriend (thank goodness she said yes!)

A Canadian romantic found a truly heart-warming way of proposing to his girlfriend when he made her believe she had unearthed a time capsule, which was in fact just a container for her ring.

The unexpected side of Istanbul: Photographer captures quirky and colourful modern architecture beyond the traditional sights

Architect and photographer Yener Torun sought to challenge the one dimensional view of Istanbul and captures the new, minimalistic buildings that add a splash of colour to the city.

Could SPACE LASERS heat our homes? Scientist wants to build satellites which harvest sunlight - then shoot beams of energy down to earth 

Dr Adrian Quarterman, of Dundee University, believes his mirrored satellites could make solar power feasible in Scotland - but admits you might need to be worried about who is in control.

Daredevils film swirling 'landspout' tornado from just 100 yards away as it tears through Texas fields 

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Daredevil Stan Cole, an Iraq veteran, captured the wall of wind as it gulped up dust from the fields in Loraine, western Texas on Wednesday evening after it started battering his tractor with chunks of mud.

Not quite Sleeping Beauty! Video captures moment an elephant stretches then yawns after waking from a deep sleep at South African national park

Christof Schoeman captures moment an elephant wakes from a deep sleep

This elephant looks like he's got out the wrong side of bed after it was captured waking from a deep sleep with a GoPro camera. After situating the camera on top of a termite mound, wildlife photographer Christof Schoeman caught the exact moment the wild elephant bull in Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa, came round. On waking up, he has a stretch and a yawn (top right) before thrusting his trunk at the camera (top left).

   

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