Chey Gitzler

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Three Brothers Have Been Making Mind-Blowing Snow Sculptures In Their Yard Every Year

It takes the guys 11 front yards worth of snow and up to 300 hours.<p>Here's this year's: a 12-foot-tall sea turtle.<p>"This simulates the sticky snow that you would get on a warm winter day," they explained.<p>h/t Bored Panda

Another new ichthyosaur in the golden age of Jurassic discovery

An ichthyosaur fossil found on the Isle of Skye has been identified as a new species of sea-going reptile, dating back 170 million years. It‘s the latest of a number of ancient species to be uncovered in the area<p>Jurassic Park is alive and well and found in Scotland. A 4.2 metre ichthyosaur fossil …

Jurassic Park

Key US military command's Twitter, YouTube sites hacked

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's …

How Credible is Al Qaeda’s Claim It Planned the Charlie Hebdo Attack?

Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen released a video on Wednesday claiming responsibility for the deadly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris last …

Substitute teacher goes on trial in the US for showing explicit horror film to pupils

A supply teacher has gone on trial accused of causing harm by screening a graphic horror movie featuring scenes of explicit sex and violence to teenage students in Columbus, Ohio.<p>Sheila Kearns, 58, showed the 2013 comedy horror The ABCs of Death to students in five Spanish classes ranging in age …

High School

Satellite images reveal devastation of Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

Before-and-after photographs show more than 3,100 structures destroyed by fire in villages where hundreds, perhaps thousands, were killed<p>Boko Haram massacre: ‘I walked through five villages and each one was empty except for dead bodies’<p>New satellite photographs have laid bare the catastrophic scale …

Africa

Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …