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This Golden Head Adds a Twist to Ancient Roman History

Science & Innovation<p>The horse head sculpture and other discoveries suggest the Romans had a surprising relationship with tribes along their northern border.<p>After nearly a decade of legal wrangling, a piece of ancient Roman sculpture worth almost U.S. $2 million has been unveiled to the public for …

10 Fall Cocktails So Good You Won't Want to Wait for September

A handful of tastes are quintessentially fall. You know them—the ones that bring the warmth and comfort of familiarity when autumn rolls around each …

Chai

Ice Cube Tray Chocolate Treats

This genius technique allows you to make rich and delicious homemade chocolates with minimal mess and ingredients. In fact, making these ice cube …

Fabled Nazi gold train: Is the hunt over?

A treasure hunt duo that made international headlines with its search for a fabled gold-filled underground Nazi train has split up. Why one of the …

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

Kill up to 99 percent of germs with this next-level LED light fixture that tackles mold you can’t even see.<p>A few months ago, we wrote about a …

Cleaning

A Few Cracks Appear Near Yellowstone And Suddenly Everyone's Shouting 'Supervolcano Eruption!'

It’s the opening scene of a Hollywood blockbuster movie: Dwayne Johnson, a charming and nimble scientist, discovers cracks opening up in the ground near Yellowstone National Park. Within hours the entire Yellowstone supervolcano is erupting while Mr. Johnson works tirelessly to carry each bison to …

National Parks

SHOCKING: 2000-year-old temple has the carvings of modern bicycle

Hack:<p>Carving of a modern bicycle has been found on the wall of an ancient 2,000-year-old temple in India<br>• The design of a man riding the two wheels …

Liquid water spied deep below polar ice cap on Mars

Far beneath the deeply frozen ice cap at Mars’s south pole lies a lake of liquid water—the first to be found on the Red Planet. Detected from orbit …

Russian Ship Sunk In 1905 Discovered, Said To Have $130 Billion in Gold Aboard

Just four days ago, the Shinil Group exploration company announced that on July 15 it had discovered a Russian armored cruiser ship, the <i>Dmitri Donskoi</i>, that sank off the coast of South Korea in 1905. Further reports disclosed that the ship, found nearby Ulleungdo Island, could hold as much as $130 …

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls in 30 Minutes Flat

Look, I'm all for making traditional homemade-dough cinnamon rolls, but sometimes you just want the piping hot buns, dripping with butter and brown sugar, ASAP. When you're experiencing an uncontrollable jonesing for a homemade batch, but don't want to go through the whole trouble of making the …

Coin-shaped pocket knife snaps into action

Most people would have room to carry a coin on them most of the time, but not necessarily a knife. San Francisco's Fulcrum Knives has taken …

Coin Collecting

5 Behaviours People Call Lazy That Are Actually Signs Of Intelligence, According to Science

The current British heatwave has made marg-sipping, park-lounging, responsibility-avoiding sloths of us all. But if you consider yourself a little on …

8 solar gadgets that will help to reduce your energy bills

At any given moment, the Earth receives 174,000,000,000,000,000 watts of energy from the Sun. These solar gadgets can help you capture your fair …

Frozen Pineapple Treat

Slice the pineapple in half lengthwise, leaving the greens attached. Use a paring knife to cut away the fruit and core from both halves of the …

Trump blames Obama for Russian election meddling

The president asked why the Obama administration didn't 'do something about' Russia's cyberattacks.<p>President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for the actions of 12 Russian military officials indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller for hacking the Democratic National …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump May Have Just Been Implicated In Russia Collusion By Friend Roger Stone After Mueller Indictments

Longtime Donald Trump friend and adviser Roger Stone gave an interview to CNN that may have just pointed straight to Donald Trump in the Russia …

The Story of Human Origins in Africa Is Changing in a Way We Never Expected

This new idea makes a lot of sense.<p>The t-shirt representation of human evolution as a sequence of hunched primates standing tall is a popular …

Calories and macros and BMI don’t count. Here are the numbers that really matter.

By Cara Rosenbloom<p>Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don’t matter very much for …

Nutrition

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers …

18 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Lawn Mowing

5 Underrated Plants That Can Survive in the (Almost) Dark

Our friends at Apartment Therapy talk a lot about hard-to-kill houseplants, especially when it comes to really dark homes that don't get tons of …

Plants

10 Rich & Creamy Pasta Recipes That Go Beyond Alfredo

There are times when nothing other than a decadent, extra-creamy bowl of pasta will do. Maybe it's a special occasion, or maybe it's just a Monday. …

Recipes

How to start composting at home

Organic waste doesn’t belong in a landfill. Use this kit to turn it into mulch your plants will devour.<p>Leftover salad and the pear you forgot about inthe back of the fridge don’t belong in a landfill. Instead, toss organic waste into a backyard compost pile to transform that refuse into …

Composting

The Best Knives and Multitools of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

It Was America’s First English Colony. Then It Was Gone.

Magazine<p>Two decades before Jamestown, settlers arrived in what is now North Carolina. What happened to them is a mystery, but there are some clues.<p><b>From the English</b> ship <i>Hopewell</i> anchored off the coast of what is now North Carolina, Governor John White watched with elation as a column of smoke rose …

Roanoke

The Most Effective Tick Repellents for Humans (and Dogs), According to Science

The desire to keep ticks at bay feels especially urgent this year. There’s the news that the number of insect-borne diseases in the United States has …

Disease

This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Fiber has surprising anti-aging benefits, but most people don’t eat enough of it

By Consumer Reports<p>Consumer Reports<p>Bio<p><i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site.</i><p>Fiber gets well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order — but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major player in so many of your body’s systems …

Nutrition

I Drank Lemon Water Every Day For a Week, and This Is What Noticeably Changed

With perks like digestion aid, weight loss, and kidney-stone prevention, lemon water sounds like a miracle elixir. So when I found out that the benefits of lemon water actually weren't all hype, I knew I had to put it to the test myself. For one whole week, I added half a lemon sliced (any less …

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

Costa Rica