Beth Barry

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Rotting food is no problem for the turkey vulture, thanks to its toxic gut

Turkey vultures are amazing animals, and, lets face it, pretty disgusting.<p>They pee on their own legs. They frequently projectile-vomit. They feast on rotten meat teaming with pathogens. And if an animal's hide is too thick, a turkey vulutre will stick its bald red head right into the dead carcass's …

History of artificial intelligence

See also: Timeline of artificial intelligence and Progress in artificial intelligence<p>The <b>history of Artificial Intelligence</b> (<b>AI</b>) began in antiquity, …

29 Gifts That Are Out Of This World

Find something for your very own cosmic wanderer of any age or planetary origin.

The menace of memes: how pictures can paint a thousand lies

It’s very fashionable these days to be despondent about the quality of our politicians. They’re all lazy liars who look only to their interests and neglect their duties to their constituents because they’d rather be grunting and snorting around a trough before sticking their snouts in it. And while …

WW1 women at work: In pictures

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

GOP chases youth vote with Uber

Republicans love Uber. Young urban voters love Uber. And Republicans hope that means young voters can learn to love the GOP.<p>Car-hailing and ride-sharing services like Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and others are wildly popular among wealthy, young, tech-savvy urbanites — precisely the kind of voters that the …