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Afeni Shakur Davis dead: Tupac Shakur's mother dies

Afeni Shakur Davis, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, died in Marin County, California on Monday night, according to the Marin County Sheriffs Office. …

These Celebs Ruled Twitter With Their 4/20 Tweets

April 20 might just be the best day to be on Twitter. Every celeb comes out of the woodwork to talk about their love of weed while the lines for Taco Bell go out the door. The tweets are always smokin', and this year in particular, they were on fire.<p>From Rihanna to Miley Cyrus, see which celebs …

Miley Cyrus

How human sacrifice propped up the social order

Understanding the role of state-sanctioned killing does more than illuminate the social evolution of “pre-modern” cultures.<p>James Frazer’s classic …

Anthropology

Texas trooper pleads not guilty in Sandra Bland case

Officially, the legal issue at hand was a misdemeanor charge of perjury. But in many ways the day's proceedings also concerned Sandra Bland, the black woman whose death in jail last summer fueled criticism of police and their treatment of minorities.<p>Former Texas state Trooper Brian T. Encinia, …

Black Lives Matter

Sandra Bland's family 'infuriated' at video of her arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of Sandra Bland, whose death in a Texas jail has drawn national attention, expressed anger Wednesday over a newly released video they say offers further proof that her arrest was unnecessary.<p>"I'm infuriated and everybody else should be infuriated," Bland's sister, Sharon Cooper, …

Texas Rangers

Floods Ravage Texas: Pictures

Houston

The Underwater Internet

A wireless world relies on more than cloud technology. Half-century-old cable stations are critical nodes where messages can still be delayed, censored, or intercepted.<p>In 1962, during a period of technological and political transition in the undersea-cable industry, the Keawaula cable station was …

Ruling puts Obama's immigration legacy in jeopardy

Latest legal blow could put final decision close to the end of his presidency<p>A series of setbacks and delays in the key legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration could irreparably damage his legacy on the issue, even if the Supreme Court ultimately upholds his …

Immigration

How You'll Die On Mars

Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.<p>We're on our way to Mars. NASA has a plan to land astronauts on its surface by the 2030s. Private spaceflight companies like SpaceX have also expressed interest in starting …

Space Exploration

NBA playoff scores 2015: Rockets advance to conference finals after Game 7 win over Clippers

The Rockets are off to their first conference final since 1997 after rolling over the Clippers in Game 7.<p>The Houston Rockets came back from the brink of elimination to advance to the Western Conference Finals after beating the Los Angeles Clippers, 113-100, in Game 7 on Sunday. The victory clinched …

Basketball

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Key Lime Pie, Meet Meringue

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Get a little tropical with some Key lime pie—because summer is just around the corner.</i><p>I love a good …

Baking

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

Cooking

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

19 reasons you should never travel to Ecuador

1. Visiting a beautiful emerald crater lake and camp beside it, with stars as your ceiling? No, thanks! It sounds too risky.<p>2. Probably even Charles …

U.S. Marines Arrive In Nepal To Aid Earthquake Victims

United States Marines have arrived in Nepal, where a 7.8 magnitude earthquake late last month killed more than 7,000 people.<p>Reporting from Katmandu, NPR's Julie McCarthy says that Brig. Gen. Paul Kennedy, the commanding general of the III Marine Expeditionary Brigade stationed in Okinawa, Japan, …

Natural Disasters

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

China's Endangered 'Magic Rabbit' Photographed For The First Time In 20 Years

Someone save this tiny pika<p>In remote northwest China, the cliffs of the Tian Shan mountains provide the last holdout for the Ili pika, a tiny rabbit relative with a shrinking habitat.<p>The Ili pika was always a rare and elusive creature, and it’s becoming rarer. Last summer it was photographed for …

Top 10 National Dishes

Most countries have a favorite or national dish. Popular with residents and forming part of a country’s identity, they are an essential experience for visitors.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Food Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Hamburgers, U.S.</b><br>Although the origins of the hamburger are disputed, there is no …

Cooking

13 Gourmet Slow Cooker Recipes You Won’t Believe Came Out of a Crock Pot

<i>Pictured: Slow Cooker Pork Enchilada recipe from CHOW</i>I'm not gonna lie. I'm kind of a snob about slow cookers. For me, cooking is a meditative, …

Cooking

Mystery of Darwin's strange South American mammals solved

Last unresolved ‘major problem in mammalian evolution’ – the origin of two ungulates – has been resolved according to researchers<p>To 19th century British naturalist Charles Darwin, they were the strangest animals yet discovered, one looking like a hybrid of a hippo, rhino and rodent and another …

Paleontology

Darwin's 'strangest' animals get new relatives - Futurity

By focusing on collagen instead of DNA, scientists have solved the mystery of ancient mammals Darwin once called the "strangest animals ever …

Giant walking crocodile terrorised Earth before dinosaurs

A terrifying walking crocodile which stood 9ft tall and has been dubbed the 'Carolina Butcher' preyed on mammals before the rise of the dinosaurs<p>A terrifying crocodile which walked on its hind legs may have been the most deadly creature on Earth before the evolution of the biggest dinosaurs.<p>The …

Dinosaurs

9 Healthy Soup Recipes for Spring

<i>Pictured: White Asparagus Soup with Pistachios recipe from CHOW</i>Spring may be in the air, but don’t put away those pots and ladles just yet. With a …

Cooking

Mile End Deli

One of the few English words that my French other-half has mastered is “pastrami.” Which in his defense, is just fine because most Americans that …

Adults Only Irish Cream Fudge

Irish cream fudge is perfect for St. Patrick's Day. An after-dinner treat that's just for grown-ups!<p>Sometimes as a parent, I need to stop worrying about what my kids want to eat, and create delicious treats for my husband and I. Treats that include booze, of course!<p>I love ending a day with a decaf …

10 Healthy Breakfast Casseroles to Please the Family

If you’re hosting out-of-town family members, you know how stressful the holidays can be. Even cooking seems to be an ordeal! With these easy and …