More

The Diversity Of Cancer: A Sobering Map Shows What Forms Strike Where

The dreaded C-word: cancer. Most of us in more privileged countries have been affected by it in one way or another. But it hasn’t always been a big thing in other parts of the world — until now, really. As developing countries begin to modernize, they're getting hit hard with different forms of cancer. These are the most widespread.

The most common cancers affecting women:


The most common cancers affecting men:

The World Health Organization predicts that global cancer rates will rise drastically over the next two decades. 2012 saw 14 million new cancer cases. By 2032? They expect 22 million. Oof. Something must be done.

via Jeremy Hogan / YouTube

Vauhxx Booker, a civil rights activist from Bloomington, Indiana, claims that a group of white men threatened to lynch him during an altercation on July 4 near Lake Monroe, but he was saved by onlookers who intervened.

Video taken during the incident shows he was held down by a group of men who pinned him to a tree in a wooded area. Booker says that while he was being held down, the men threatened to break his arms, repeatedly said "get a noose," and told his friends to leave the area.

The men later let him go after being confronted by onlookers who gathered at the scene.

The incident began, according to Booker, when he and his friends were making their way to the lake to see the lunar eclipse when a white man on an ATV told them they were trespassing. When Booker and his friends continued to walk to the lake, the man on the ATV and his friends allegedly shouted "white power" at them, which is when things turned violent.

Keep Reading Show less