Rahul Ji

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South Africa deadly mall collapse cause not immediately identified, many trapped

The collapse of a half-built shopping mall in Tongaat, South Africa, near Durban, has killed at least one person and trapped dozens, mostly construction workers.<p>Emergency services reported that more than 20 people had been taken to hospital with “massive injuries”. It was not yet clear what caused …

Victoria's Secret: The Story Behind the Feathers

Feathers have been a fashion statement for millennia. They play the same alluring role for humans as they do for birds.<p><i>(Updated December 10, 2013)</i><p>A flock of models clad in a minimum of lingerie and an excess of feathers will land on your television screen tonight (December 10). The occasion for the …

Worm’s Mysterious Blue Slime Decoded?

Changing Planet<p>A full-body fluorescence image of the parchment tube worm. Photograph courtesy Dimitri Deheyn, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.<p><b>Shooting out glowing blue slime is a pretty cool superpower.</b><p>Parchment tube worms—a common marine animal—have this ability, and Dimitri …

Behind the Cover: Taking a Walk With Paul Salopek (and His Camels)

National Geographic's December cover image shows Salopek at the start of his epic seven-year trek.<p><b>A man and two camels. These simple elements dramatize a tale big and bold: the December National Geographic cover story on the first installment of author Paul Salopek's seven-year walk from Africa to</b> …

Why Are Men's Noses Bigger Than Women's? Mystery Solved

Larger schnozzes help men take in more oxygen to fuel their muscles.<p>Men, your noses are indeed growing—but not from telling tall tales.<p>In a new study, researchers at the University of Iowa report that male noses are about 10 percent larger than female noses, on average, for a given body size.<p>The …