Brett Nelson

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'The Visit' Explores What Would Actually Happen If Aliens Came To Earth

And asks some big questions about what it means to be human<p>As long as we have been human, we have looked at the stars and wondered if anything like us exists elsewhere out there. More recently, we’ve found new ways to try to answer that question, by capturing images of far-off worlds or sending our …

The Evacuated Chernobyl Is Now Teeming With Wildlife

Human habitation is more devastating to animals than nuclear fallout<p>On April 26, 1986, reactor four of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine, was destroyed by an unexpected surge of power during testing. The explosion was followed by a violent fire that spewed tremendous amounts of …

A Brief History of Cooking With Fire

For most of human history, over an open fire was the one and only way to cook a meal. People started cooking in this fashion nearly two million years ago, according to anthropologist Richard Wrangham, author of <i>Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human</i><i>—</i>probably, early on, by simply tossing a raw hunk …

BBQ

Life in the Slow(er) Lane: Revisiting the Long-Lost Giant Cheetah

For the most part, a cat is a cat is a cat. Large or small, domestic or wild, most are agile ambush predators that subsist almost entirely on meat. But then there’s the cheetah. It’s a cat that hunts like a dog. The felid’s claws are more like cleats than the retractable armaments of its relatives, …

6 Body Language Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>You’ve got a pretty mean poker face. You wouldn’t …

Body Language

Apple Watch will be available in April

Photograph: Apple/EPA<p>Three editions of the Apple Watch with increasing prices will be available.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/28/1422438298395/2074289d-751a-4595-af33-cae40452e312-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Apple/EPA<p>Three editions of the Apple Watch with …