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Is a ‘new Harry Potter book’ about to be discovered?

If publishers can turn Harper Lee’s original manuscript into a new novel, could the same happen to JK Rowling’s early drafts?<p>In February, the literary world was astounded by the news that Harper Lee, the famously reclusive writer of just one novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, was to publish another book.<p>…

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

10 Incredible Historic Sites We Lost Forever (Due To Stupidity)

We’ve told you before about the many important items our species has managed to somehow lose over the years. But a few mislaid books don’t even begin …

Archaeology

17 Very Very Tiny Kittens

So little. So adorable.

Cute Animals

Embracing Stone Age Couple Found in Greek Cave

Rare double burials discovered at one of the largest Neolithic burial sites in Europe.<p>Strange and surprising findings have been reported from ongoing excavations at Alepotrypa Cave, a site in the Peloponnesus that one archaeologist called "a Neolithic Pompeii," the Greek Ministry of Culture, …

The Beagle Is Best in Show: Pictures

Bangladesh is burning, but does anyone care?

A Muslim-majority country is in danger of falling into the hands of Jihadi Islamists.<p>No, I am not referring to Libya, Yemen, Iraq or Syria as we have …

1,000-year-old Buddhist temple found in Bangladesh with links to venerated ancient scholar

The remains of an estimated 1,000-year-old temple and city have been found in Munshiganj District’s Bikrampur, one of the oldest archaeological sites …

Ebola: the race to find a cure

In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease. Could they make history and change the way we deal with outbreaks?<p>The border crossing did not look encouraging. Dense tropical forest spilled over the …

Disease

Caliper Study Identifies Six Personality Traits of High-Performing Women Leaders

It's natural to look at someone like Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer, or any of the other super successful women out there and wonder, <i>How did she get there?</i> Sure, hard work was involved—that part we know. But what is the secret sauce that some women have that makes them particularly suited to lead? …

Marissa Mayer

BuzzFeed, Friskies Turn 'Dear Kitten' Web Series Into Super Bowl TV Ad

<b>BuzzFeed</b> and <b>Friskies</b> know people like watching cats online. They also know people like watching the Super Bowl on TV. So, the media company and cat …

"Dear Kitten, Regarding the Big Game"

They're back! The wise, smooth-voiced cat with the young orange padawan. In the latest installment, cat tells kitten all about a day when a lot of …

Kittens

Dear Kitten, A Cute Friskies Ad Narrated by Ze Frank About an Adult Cat Welcoming a New Kitten to His Home

“Dear Kitten” is a cute Friskies ad, presented by BuzzFeed and narrated by the great Ze Frank, about an adult cat welcoming a new kitten to his home. …

Pets

An Older Cat Explains the Concept of Dogs to a Young Kitten in New Episodes of ‘Dear Kitten’

Now that Kitten has been welcomed into the household, the older feline known as Cat takes the time to explain the concept of sharing the house with a …

Pets

customizing the lunch box tee: cat embroidered pocket

<i>This project was such a huge hit on Flickr and Pinterest with so many views, faves, and repins I just had to ask Carrie if she would please share it</i> …

Sewing

President Obama's visit to India – in pictures

US president Barack Obama began a landmark visit to India on Sunday with a bear hug from prime minister Narendra Modi. Obama is visiting India for three days to attend India’s Republic Day celebrations and meet with Indian leaders

India

A Pakistani vendor at Lake View park in Islamabad, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. #Dailylife #muhammedmuheisen

Happiness Tip: Stop Checking Your Freaking Phone

<i>I would love some help figuring out a tiny habit to help me unplug from my phone. It’s the first thing I reach for in the morning, when I’m stopped</i> …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

Our Favorite Photos of the Food We Eat, From Plow to Plate

From sugarcane farmers in Mozambique to fishermen on the Philippines's Sulu Sea, here's a collection of some of the best photographs from our Future of Food series.

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

UC Irvine

10 Ways to Lose 25 Pounds

Follow these steps and weight loss won’t seem impossible.<p>Want to lose 25 pounds? Sure, it’s a tall order. But if you follow these 10 steps, it doesn’t have to feel like mission impossible.<p>You can shed weight quickly, depending on how much you have to lose and how focused you remain. Oftentimes, …

Weight Loss

20 Awesome Upcycled Organizing Projects

Well… it’s about that time of year, isn’t it?<p>We’ve all had at least one good dinner, have opened a gift or two, and are now surveying the scene.<p>And …

Today is my birthday. 22.