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Nico Lauricella

Former editor-in-chief at TheWeek.com

Nico Lauricella was editor-in-chief at TheWeek.com. He was formerly the site's deputy editor and an editor at The Huffington Post.

Archaeologists discover an ancient Roman hot tub
Jacuzzi
Hot Tub Time Machine

Archaeologists discover an ancient Roman hot tub

8-year-old discovers loaded Glock in John Boehner's bathroom
John Boehner with security detail
The butler did it!

8-year-old discovers loaded Glock in John Boehner's bathroom

David Cameron makes a doozy of a gaffe
David Cameron
You can't make this stuff up!

David Cameron makes a doozy of a gaffe

Russia wants to build a moon base with China
Russia wants to build a moon base with China
What about sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Russia wants to build a moon base with China

Rep. Steve King reportedly tried to order a 'Chinese masseuse' in a Moscow hotel
Rep. Steve King
Don't Google 'Chinese masseuse'

Rep. Steve King reportedly tried to order a 'Chinese masseuse' in a Moscow hotel

Archaeologists discover evidence of grisly child sacrifice in Europe
Archaeologists discover evidence of grisly child sacrifice in Europe
Yikes

Archaeologists discover evidence of grisly child sacrifice in Europe

Egyptian police discover a pair of Greco-Roman mummies — in a sewer
A pair of ancient mummies found decaying in sewage
Only in Egypt

Egyptian police discover a pair of Greco-Roman mummies — in a sewer

This is what a CIA 'dungeon' is like
This is what a CIA 'dungeon' is like
Torture Report

This is what a CIA 'dungeon' is like

Shipwreck that killed 128 people discovered near Golden Gate Bridge
Shipwreck that killed 128 people discovered near Golden Gate Bridge
Tales of the deep

Shipwreck that killed 128 people discovered near Golden Gate Bridge

North Korea wants to punish America for its 'inhuman' torture program
North Korea wants to punish America for its 'inhuman' torture program
Dear Leader

North Korea wants to punish America for its 'inhuman' torture program

Police officer took 4 pounds of marijuana home. He won't face charges.
Police officer took 4 pounds of marijuana home. He won't face charges.
happy hour

Police officer took 4 pounds of marijuana home. He won't face charges.

Al Qaeda is suddenly very interested in China
Al Qaeda is suddenly very interested in China
terrorism

Al Qaeda is suddenly very interested in China

Archaeologists discover ancient stamps that could support existence of the Bible's David and Solomon
Archaeologists discover ancient stamps that could support existence of the Bible's David and Solomon
Discoveries

Archaeologists discover ancient stamps that could support existence of the Bible's David and Solomon

Why ISIS' seizure of the 'most dangerous dam in the world' is such a big deal
Why ISIS' seizure of the 'most dangerous dam in the world' is such a big deal
Crisis in Iraq

Why ISIS' seizure of the 'most dangerous dam in the world' is such a big deal

Obama on immigration reform: I'm 'doing everything I can'
Obama on immigration reform: I'm 'doing everything I can'
Immigration Reform

Obama on immigration reform: I'm 'doing everything I can'

Did Biden just hand Kansas Republicans election gold?
Did Biden just hand Kansas Republicans election gold?
Biden'd

Did Biden just hand Kansas Republicans election gold?

Archaeologists discover 'vampire' skeletons buried in gruesome Medieval ritual
Archaeologists discover 'vampire' skeletons buried in gruesome Medieval ritual
Discoveries

Archaeologists discover 'vampire' skeletons buried in gruesome Medieval ritual

This photo perfectly sums up the Democrats' night
This photo perfectly sums up the Democrats' night
We will always have #fangate

This photo perfectly sums up the Democrats' night

Russian fighter planes are running amok over Western Europe
Russian fighter planes are running amok over Western Europe
Putin' on a show

Russian fighter planes are running amok over Western Europe

NASA wants to show you the best fireworks display in the universe
NASA wants to show you the best fireworks display in the universe
The stars and stripes... in space!

NASA wants to show you the best fireworks display in the universe

Edwin Edwards: 'Bring your wife, or someone else's wife' to my election party
Edwin Edwards: 'Bring your wife, or someone else's wife' to my election party
Quotables

Edwin Edwards: 'Bring your wife, or someone else's wife' to my election party

NASA discovers one of the farthest galaxies ever
NASA discovers one of the farthest galaxies ever
space stuff

NASA discovers one of the farthest galaxies ever

Russian TV station sees CIA conspiracy behind CEO's plane crash
Russian TV station sees CIA conspiracy behind CEO's plane crash
Today in Journalism

Russian TV station sees CIA conspiracy behind CEO's plane crash

Russian combat troops have entered Ukraine, NATO says
Russian combat troops have entered Ukraine, NATO says
Crisis in Ukraine

Russian combat troops have entered Ukraine, NATO says

Pope Francis: God isn't 'a magician with a magic wand'
Pope Francis: God isn't 'a magician with a magic wand'
Quotables

Pope Francis: God isn't 'a magician with a magic wand'

Thieves discover unusual relic in Israel's 'Cave of Skulls'
Thieves discover unusual relic in Israel's 'Cave of Skulls'
Caught red-handed

Thieves discover unusual relic in Israel's 'Cave of Skulls'

3,300-year-old cultist complex discovered in Israel — likely for 'storm god' worship
3,300-year-old cultist complex discovered in Israel — likely for 'storm god' worship
Discoveries

3,300-year-old cultist complex discovered in Israel — likely for 'storm god' worship

Buzz Aldrin says the moon has a 'velvet-like sheen' up close
Buzz Aldrin says the moon has a 'velvet-like sheen' up close
this is pretty cool

Buzz Aldrin says the moon has a 'velvet-like sheen' up close

Anti-Putin activist found dead in Moscow
Anti-Putin activist found dead in Moscow
RIP

Anti-Putin activist found dead in Moscow

The most expensive race in California is for state school superintendent
The most expensive race in California is for state school superintendent
Big money

The most expensive race in California is for state school superintendent

Archaeologists unearth 150-foot-long Viking feasting hall in Sweden
Archaeologists unearth 150-foot-long Viking feasting hall in Sweden
skal!

Archaeologists unearth 150-foot-long Viking feasting hall in Sweden

Stephen Colbert gleefully mocks Rick Perry's 'metrosexual' presidential ambitions
Stephen Colbert gleefully mocks Rick Perry's 'metrosexual' presidential ambitions
Colbert Nationalism

Stephen Colbert gleefully mocks Rick Perry's 'metrosexual' presidential ambitions

Kim Jong Un reportedly 'purged' North Korean officials for watching soap operas
Kim Jong Un reportedly 'purged' North Korean officials for watching soap operas
Dear Leader

Kim Jong Un reportedly 'purged' North Korean officials for watching soap operas

Archaeologist discovers ancient Egyptians had a precursor to ObamaCare
Archaeologist discovers ancient Egyptians had a precursor to ObamaCare
PharaohCare

Archaeologist discovers ancient Egyptians had a precursor to ObamaCare

Russia mulls deploying 'reindeer police force' in Siberia
Russia mulls deploying 'reindeer police force' in Siberia
Reindeer games

Russia mulls deploying 'reindeer police force' in Siberia

Archaeologists unearth Ten Commandments set in California desert
Archaeologists unearth Ten Commandments set in California desert
Discoveries

Archaeologists unearth Ten Commandments set in California desert