Diane Flanary

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Scotland set for the worst storm in a year as more than a month's rain is predicted to fall in 48 hours

FORECASTERS say a violent storm system hurtling towards British shores is "one of the worst we have seen" and the south of Scotland has been warned …

Ancient DNA sheds light on Irish origins

<b>Scientists have sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the genesis of Celtic populations.</b><p>The genome is the instruction booklet for building a human, comprising three billion paired DNA "letters".<p>The work shows that early Irish farmers were similar to southern …

Nick Robinson Compares 'Bullying' Pro-Scottish Independence Protesters To Putin's Russia

Nick Robinson has compared the "bullying" protesters who called for his sacking during the Scottish referendum campaign to something out of Vladimir …

J K Rowling

What Is Killing America’s Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

Insects

Celebrate Tartan Day with Gorgeous Photos of Scotland in the 1940s

Competitors for the world championship, dancing the Reel of Tulloch, Scotland 1947.<br>Hans Wild—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of …

New York City

The Case For Being A Generous Leader

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?<p>In my first job out of high school, when I was barely 18 years old, I had one of the best bosses out there. Lewie had no reason to give me special attention. He had no reason to be interested in my success. Yet over and over again, he mentored me, believed …

Leadership

Scottish voters should prepare for second independence referendum, says political expert

SCOTTISH voters should prepare for another independence referendum, a leading constitutional expert said yesterday.<p>Professor Vernon Bogdanor, who …

A Time-Lapse Tour of Austria Created with 2 Years of Shooting and 5TB of Photos

Vienna, Austria-based time-lapse production duo FilmSpektakel has just released a new time-lapse of their home country that took 2 years, 600 …

Watch the Night Sky This Week for Eerie Light, a Giant Moon

With a little help, and an early morning rise, the rings of Saturn may be seen.<p>Late winter stars and planets take center stage this week, giving plenty of celestial reasons to go outside in both evening and morning.<p><b>Pyramid of Light.</b> The next couple of weeks will provide ample opportunity to catch …

Understanding Depth of Field: How Focal Distance Affects DOF, Visualized

<i>Note: This is part two of a series on depth of field. you can read part one here.</i><p>This video is seen from a third person point-of-view, perpendicular …

Landscape Photography

Banning Phrases Like 'Climate Change' And 'Global Warming' Might Actually Help Florida Take Action

That's good, because they need to act fast<p>Yesterday, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that officials in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) were banned from using the phrases “climate change” and “global warming.”<p>The DEP is responsible for studying and …