A large sinkhole caused by a landslide in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The landslide was part of the aftermath of Tropical Storm Agatha yesterday. Residents said a three-story building and a house fell into the hole.
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Oil floats around booms and through marshlands of the Mississippi Delta on May 23, 2010.
More incredible phots from the Big Picture at Boston.com
A suspected burglar in the US had incriminating evidence written all over his face – distinct tattoos that left him easily spotted.
It would not take a super-sleuth to find 20-year-old Anthony Brandon Gonzales in a crowd.
He has been arrested on suspicion of burgling the home of an Elvis impersonator in Colorado’s Pueblo County.
A witness had told police one of the culprits had “East Side” emblazoned on his upper lip.
Gonzales – hardly a criminal mastermind – also has “13” tattooed on his chin in the shape of a goatee beard.
Both pieces of body art are said to have been visible – even though the hapless burglar had donned a mask.
Already in jail on a separate drug offence, Gonzales has now been charged over the burglary.
Sgt Eric Bravo said: “It’s hard to miss him.”
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A study of more than 700 adults showed that being overweight is associated with smaller brain volume, a factor linked with dementia.
The finding was particularly strong in those with high levels of visceral fat – fatty tissue which sits around the organs, Annals of Neurology reported.
More than 750,000 people in the UK have a form of dementia.
The researchers from Boston University School of Medicine looked at people with an average age of 60 years old, 70% of whom were women.
They measured body mass index, waist circumference and used scans to look at the amount of abdominal fat.
The results showed that as BMI increased, brain volume decreased – a finding that has been reported in other studies.
But the findings also showed a closer connection between abdominal fat and the risk of dementia.
The link between visceral fat around the central organs and smaller brain volume was independent of overall weight.