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Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past year

More than two out of five U.S. honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.<p>Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their colonies, the second-highest loss rate in nine years, according to an annual survey …

Harriet Tubman Wins Unofficial Vote to Be on $20 Bill

The people have spoken — at least, the people who cast ballots in an unofficial “Women on 20s” campaign — and more than 100,000 voters want to see Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill instead of Andrew Jackson.<p>Tubman, the abolitionist who helped free slaves on the Underground Railroad, on Tuesday was …

The 30 most popular Vine stars in the world

We collected and ranked the most popular Vine stars in the world based on their number of followers. Most are comedians, while others are musicians or actors.<p>These Vine users have risen from relative obscurity, and are now followed by millions of people. Some have even landed record deals or TV …

Activists claim downed Syrian helicopter crew captured by rebels

Insurgents in Syria have seized at least four government airmen, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.<p>The capture purportedly took place after their helicopter came down in a rebel-held area in Idlib province.<p>The British-based activist group said opposition fighters – including members …

12-year-old girl allegedly attempts to poison her mom with bleach after she took away her iPhone

Now, the daughter of the victim has been detained in Boulder, Colorado, BuzzFeed's Ali Vingiano reports.<p>"On both attempts the girl used bleach," a statement from the Sheriff's Office reads. The 12-year-old allegedly planned to kill her mother by sneaking the substance into her coffee and …

Martese Johnson Was 'Polite and Cordial' Before Arrest, Bar Says

Martese Johnson, the University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a pub last week triggered protests, was "polite and cordial" when he was denied entry and did not appear drunk, the management of the bar said.<p>Images of Johnson being held down by officers, his face streaked with blood, …

Black Lives Matter

The Surprising Reason Most People Get Cancer

Well, this threw us for a loop.<p>Load up on plant food. Use your gym membership. Apply sunscreen religiously. Steer clear of cigarettes. Taking on healthy behaviors like these is supposed to lower your lifetime cancer risk. Now, along comes a bombshell study that seems to suggest many of these …

How to Get a Flatter Tummy Almost Instantly

Avoid these belly bloaters for fast results<p>Sure, eating three helpings of pie won’t do your waistline any favors—but neither will eating three helpings of broccoli. Here’s why: Certain foods are known bloat offenders, which means they’ll increase puffiness and make you appear heavier than you are, …

Nutrition

Editors' New Years Beauty Resolutions: Cutting Down on Hair Styling Time

<i>New year, new you! After the first few weeks of January, sticking to those fitness resolutions can be a challenge (especially with factors like the</i> …

Hair

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

If A Fish Grows Up On Land, Will It Learn To Walk?

Flipping your fins actually does get you pretty far.<p>The old idiom about “being a fish out of water” just lost some of its luster. Researchers from McGill University in Canada successfully trained a group of fish to live on land and strut around.<p>The idea was to simulate what might have happened 400 …