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Supervolcano – super mystery

Every hour or so the “Old Faithful” geyser in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, shoots a column of boiling water up to 50m into the air. This incredible natural spectacle, along with multiple other geothermal features and the one to two thousand earthquakes that occur every year, are just some of …

Earth Science

Adblocking just officially came to Android devices

Not to be left out of the great mobile ad blocking landslide, Samsung has tonight released an over the air update to its Web browser for Android 5.0 users that delivers adblocking for the first time.<p>Earlier this year, Apple quietly built an ad block API into iOS, bringing the ability to block …

Remains of Largest-Ever Marine Crocodile Found in Desert

Paleontologists have found the remains of a colossal crocodile believed to be the biggest of its kind.<p>The newly discovered “Machimosaurus rex” …

Dinosaurs

With Rams returning to LA, challenges abound for 3 NFL teams

HOUSTON (AP) — The Rams belong to Los Angeles once again.<p>The Chargers might be headed there, as well.<p>What about the Raiders? Who knows at this point.<p>What is certain is that all three franchises face serious challenges over the next few years now that the NFL has approved the relocation of the Rams …

NFL

Baidu Faces Backlash For Management Of Online Forums

China’s largest search engine operator Baidu says it will no longer open management of online medical forums to commercial organizations, after users complain that some platforms are flooded with false healthcare information published by unscrupulous medical groups.<p>A user who goes by the alias “Ma …

China

Here's How Chefs Make Their Burger Patties Perfectly Flat

Of all the calamities that can befall a hamburger, few are as subtly devastating as a convex patty. Though a bulbous burger won't taste as awful as one that's cooked or seasoned badly, it will ruin the structural integrity of the whole sandwich. A misshapen patty will make it impossible to …

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: world demands answers from Russia

The US has pointedly criticised Russian arming of rebels in Ukraine as the world demanded answers over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 by a suspected Russian-made missile, resulting in the death of all 298 people on board the civilian airliner.<p>The White House stopped short of …

Finding Vivian Maier review – fascinating study of a brilliant undiscovered talent

Documentary uncovering the mysterious life and amazing work of Maier, a nanny whose photographs bear comparison with Cartier-Bresson<p>• The mysterious, eccentric nanny who took stunning photographs • Vivian Maier's photography – in pictures<p>Seven years ago, a young Chicago historian named John Maloof …