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How 30 Grams of Protein at Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight

Some nutrition experts recommend a 30/30 plan of 30 grams of protein within 30 minutes of waking for weight loss. Here’s why such a routine might …

The Worst Nutrition Advice That Dietitians Want You to Stop Following ASAP

It seems like nutrition advice is constantly evolving. First fat was unhealthy, then it was good again. Egg yolks were deemed bad for your heart, but now we can eat them again. Some people eat a strict Paleo diet, while others forgo animal products and eat entirely plant-based. Grains, gluten, and …

A major climate boundary in the central U.S. has shifted 140 miles due to global warming

A boundary that divides the humid eastern U.S. and the dry western Plains appears to have shifted 140 miles to the east over the past century due to global warming, new research suggests.<p>Scientists say it will almost certainly continue shifting in coming decades, expanding the arid climate of the …

Climate Change

Sudan, World's Last Male Northern White Rhino, Dies

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhinoceros, died in Kenya on Monday, leaving his species one step closer to extinction, even as a group of scientists undertake an unprecedented effort to try to keep this animal from vanishing entirely.<p>Sudan was 45 years old, and his health had …

Extinction

Ranking All 30 Of MLB's Ballparks: First To Worst

Spring is in the air, so baseball cannot be far behind. This year, Major League Baseball will see its earliest start, with all 30 teams playing on March 29. It will be the first time that all teams have played on Opening Day since 1968.<p>Fans will flock to all 30 of MLB’s ballparks from Opening Day …

Car Blocking Street Doesn't Stand A Chance Against Baseball Team

A college baseball team desperate to play ball had no problem lifting a double parked car blocking the street out of the way.<p>The La Salle University …

Once Written Off for Dead, the Aral Sea Is Now Full of Life

ARALSK DISTRICT, KAZAKHSTAN<p>Thanks to large-scale restoration efforts, the North Aral Sea has seen a resurgence of fish—a boon to the communities that rely on it.<p>Omirserik Ibragimov fixed his gaze on the hole he had carved out from the frozen Aral Sea. The 25-year-old’s hands moved steadily, pulling …

Wrigley Field construction progressing

One year after arguably the biggest trade ever between the Cubs and White Sox, both sides are feeling pretty happy with their returns.<p>Jose Quintana …

Topman withdraws shirt amid Hillsborough anger

<b>Retailer Topman has withdrawn a shirt after criticism it could be seen referring to the Hillsborough disaster.</b><p>The red shirt with a large number 96 is being seen by some Liverpool fans as a reference to the club's kit and number of victims killed in the 1989 disaster.<p>Louise Brookes, whose brother …

Bob Marley

Augie Garrido, who took Texas and Cal State Fullerton to national titles, dies

Hall of Famer Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, died Thursday at the age of 79.<p>Garrido, who led Texas to two national …

Scientists found the world’s fourth most abundant mineral in diamond

For the first time ever, scientists at the University of Alberta have discovered Earth’s fourth most abundant mineral—calcium silicate perovskite, at …

'Too much effort in schools goes into pleasing visitors – not stuff that actually helps the kids learn'

Sometimes it feels like being a successful teacher is knowing when to bring out the jazz hands – or more importantly, when not to. Most teachers can …

One Insanely Popular Reason So Many of Us Are Unhappy

<i>It’s not too late. You aren’t behind. You’re exactly where you need to be. Every step is necessary. Don’t judge or berate yourself for how long your</i> …

Soldiers don't believe this rare antelope-like animal is roaming around a Texas army base — but we saw one up-close

FORT BLISS, Texas — During my first couple days at Fort Bliss, I had heard smatterings from soldiers about a non-indigenous species of African antelope population that somehow inhabited the training grounds.<p>But no one really quite knew how the animals, known as the oryx, got there.<p>Many of the …

Wildlife

Oldest message in a bottle found on Western Australia beach

<b>A Perth family has found the world's oldest known message in a bottle, almost 132 years after it was thrown into the sea, Australian experts say.</b><p>Tonya Illman picked up the bottle while going for a walk around sand dunes on a remote beach in West Australia.<p>Her husband Kym Illman told the BBC they …

Western Australia

How Native American Slaveholders Complicate the Trail of Tears Narrative

When you think of the Trail of Tears, you likely imagine a long procession of suffering Cherokee Indians forced westward by a villainous Andrew …

Black History

The Physical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

Jon Lester, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher, working on unusual bounce throw to bases

MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester is trying a new approach when it comes to his biggest weakness.One bounce at a time.Jon Lester’s throws to …

Baseball

Villagers kill endangered Sumatran tiger they thought was a supernatural shape-shifter

A Sumatran tiger hangs, dead and disemboweled, from a ceiling in a public hall in a remote village in northern Indonesia.<p>A photograph shows the lifeless animal strapped to a wooden plank - and dozens of villagers crowded around to see it.<p>It's not certain exactly why the critically endangered animal …

San Francisco To Remove 19th Century Statue Critics Say Degrades Native Americans

<b>Updated at 11:30 p.m ET</b><p>The city of San Francisco is joining the cause of removing old statues that are out of step with contemporary political and cultural tastes.<p>The sculpture "Early Days" sits near San Francisco's City Hall. It depicts a vaquero and a missionary standing over a sitting Native …

De Graafschap Players Attacked by Go Ahead Eagles Fans After 4-0 Win

Players from Dutch second-tier outfit De Graafschap were attacked by a number of Go Ahead Eagles supporters Sunday after the latter team succumbed to a 4-0 defeat at home.<p>Go Ahead Eagles were demolished in their Eerste Divisie matchup with De Graafschap, and Fox Sports Netherlands posted footage of …

To Fight Pollution, He's Reinventing The Mongolian Tent

It takes the taxi driver three tries to find the neighborhood and at least another three wrong turns on narrow unpaved roads before he locates the company's front gate. Each time he gets turned around the driver reaches for a cell phone. On the other end of the line Odgerel Gamsukh directs the …

Keith Richards on reuniting the Rolling Stones and going sober: 'The drugs are so bland these days'

Keith Richards hasn’t had a drink since Christmas. The legendarily hard-living rock and roll icon sounds almost reluctant to admit to sobriety. “I’m not saying I’m definitely off all of this stuff,” he protests. “In six months’ time, I might be on it again. But at the moment, for a couple of …

Derek Jeter On The Marlins' Dinger Machine: "It's Big. It's Big. It's Big."

Much of the Miami Marlins’ roster from last season has departed, but the team’s <i>true</i> centerpiece—the home run sculpture in the outfield—is set to …

West Virginia House approves raises to end teacher strike

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's House approved a 5 percent pay raise negotiated by Gov. Jim Justice to end a walkout by West Virginia …

Great Scott! Watch This Artist Sculpt a Terrifyingly Lifelike Back to the Future Doc Brown

There are lots of reasons the <i>Back to the Future</i> films are considered one of the best trilogies of all time, not the least of which being Christopher …

Ichiro is still putting in spring training reps in the batting cage

Even at age 44 with 3,000-plus MLB hits in his pocket, Ichiro might not quite be ready to say goodbye to baseball yet.<p>The sounds of bats hitting …

New clues to decline of bees and other pollinators

<b>Bee diseases have been detected in hoverflies for the first time.</b><p>The brightly-coloured flies may be picking up bee viruses as they forage at the same flowers.<p>And scientists think hoverflies could then be spreading the deadly infections long distances when they migrate.<p>Bees and other pollinators are …

Ecology

A rare rainstorm wakes undead microbes in Chile’s Atacama Desert

Microbial life in Chile’s Atacama Desert bursts into bloom when moisture is available.

Why This Lioness Suddenly Grew a Mane

Bridget the lion is 18 years old, and for most of her life has been mane free.<p>Bridget, a lioness at the Oklahoma City Zoo, is sporting an unusual look.<p>The 18-year-old female has grown a mane—although her extra tresses resemble more a beard than a typical male lion's mane. The zoo has been calling …