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Go Fish! Anglers Share Their Favorites

I was writing a blog about a new trout stream in Kentucky and I found a photo of anglers out fishing in the rain. I know a little rain is nothing to …

Fishing

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A giant stick bug, brawling zebras and an athletic marmoset monkey are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Tesla and SolarCity Are Said to be Close to a Merger Deal

Tesla Motors (tsla) and SolarCity (scty) have made progress in putting together a deal that will merge the electric car maker and the solar panel …

Jaguars May Have Evolved To Hunt Particularly Dangerous Prey

Jaguars have long been an outlier in the feline world. It is unusual for a big cat to have a thickset body, well-developed head muscles, and …

Zoology

Scientists Think Cockroach Milk Could Be The Superfood of The Future

Move over kale.<p>An international team of scientists has just sequenced a protein crystal located in the midgut of cockroaches. The reason?<p>It's more …

Mercedes home batteries are a potential rival for Tesla’s Powerwall

The batteries developed for the high demands of all-electric Mercedes-Benz cars are finding a new application as in-home energy storage units. Sound familiar? Yeah, it’s a lot like the Tesla Powerwall.<p>Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG announced that the storage units are being manufactured by …

Clean Energy

The link between climate change and meat consumption is harrowingly real

Adjusting our diets will greatly reduce the costs associated with global warming. The public just needs to buy in<p>Annick de Witt<p>April 16, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Over the last decade or so, the media have slowly but steadily fed the public …

Diets

We've Finally Solved the Mystery of How Monarch Butterflies Navigate Thousands of Miles

Each year, the migratory monarch butterfly embarks on an extraordinary journey from eastern North America to central Mexico. A multidisciplinary team …

$250 million, 300 scientists and 40 labs: Sean Parker’s revolutionary project to ‘solve’ cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire Sean Parker, famous for his founding roles at Napster and Facebook, is backing an unconventional $250 million effort to attack cancer that involves persuading hundreds of the country’s top scientists — who often are in competition with each other — to join forces and …

Immune System

20 Rules to Live by for Those Who Want to Lose 10 Pounds in 3 Weeks

Weight Loss

Batman v Superman: Zack Snyder explains controversial ending

<b>Warning: this article contains spoilers.</b><p>Zack Snyder says he sidelined Superman at the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice because he wanted Ben Affleck’s Batman to build nascent superhero team the Justice League in the movie’s sequel.<p>Is the biggest Batman v Superman smackdown between fans and …

Box Office

Beijing is planning to build ‘ventilation corridors’ to blow air pollution away

But an environmental expert questioned the effectiveness of the approach, saying the better remedy was to cut emissions.<p>The corridors would be created by linking parks, rivers, lakes, highways and low-rise buildings to allow greater air flow, said Wang Fei, deputy head of the city's urban planning …

Million-year-old lizard species discovered on remote Pacific island

A newly discovered lizard species has been living in isolation on the far-flung Mussau Island in the Pacific Ocean for over a million years<p>It’s been roaming a remote island undetected for more than a million years but now a new species of blue-tailed monitor lizard is finally in the spotlight.<p>The …

Wikileaks: NSA spied on UN Secretary General, Merkel

Wikileaks has released new documents alleging the NSA intercepted communications between Ban-Ki Moon and Merkel. The secret releases also include …

Plans to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron hit new roadblock

Plans for a nuclear waste dump site near Lake Huron in Ontario are on hold, at least for now.<p>The proposed Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) is the work …

Water

North Korea Says It Successfully Conducted Hydrogen-Bomb Test

Hydrogen bomb is ‘self defensive’ step against U.S., North Korea says<p>By<p>Alastair Gale and<p>Alastair Gale<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@AlastairGale<p>alastair.gale@wsj.com<p>Kwanwoo Jun<p>Kwanwoo Jun<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Kwanwoo<p>kwanwoo.jun<p>Google+<p>Kwanwoo.Jun@wsj.com<p>SEOUL—North Korea said it …

North Korea

Pacific nation creates marine reserve the size of California

The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau has announced plans to create one of the world’s largest marine reserves, becoming the latest country to bolster protection of its ocean resources from threats like illegal fishing.<p>Often cited as an “underwater wonder of the world,” the ocean that surrounds …