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Ten Horrifying Deep Sea Creatures, Ranked

The depths of the ocean are festooned with the most nightmarish creatures imaginable. You might think you’re safe, because these critters live …

KKK Imperial Wizard Frank Ancona Found Dead Near River in Missouri

Frank Ancona, the imperial wizard of the Traditionalist Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, was found dead Saturday near Belgrade, Mo.<p>Ancona’s body was …

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Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

A Siberian River Has Mysteriously Turned Blood Red

Alarmed Russians are sharing photos on social media of a Siberian river that has suddenly and mysteriously turned blood red.<p>Russian authorities are trying to determine the cause of the ominous change to the Daldykan River, located above the Arctic Circle and flowing through the mining town of …

Social Media

A Bolt of Lightning Has Killed 323 Reindeer in Norway

A single lightning strike is believed to have killed more than 300 reindeer in Norway.<p>A total of 323 reindeer were found dead in the southern part of …

Teenage swimmers attacked by angry otters in California

Two teenage boys have been attacked by three otters while swimming in Lake Shasta, northern California.<p>Chris Whitney, 13, and his friend Jacob Savage, 14, had been jumping off rocks at the lake when the animals struck.<p>"So we had to swim back about 70 yards, back to our camp, and they just kept …

Some Lucky College Students Just Got America's First Pizza ATM

Ohio’s Xavier University can now boast its the owner of the nation’s first official “Pizza ATM.”<p>The vending machine will serve up hot pies 24 hours a …

The first website went public 25 years ago

The internet just marked another major milestone. The first website, Tim Berners-Lee's description of the World Wide Web project, went public 25 years ago on August 6th, 1991. The launch was unceremonious -- Berners-Lee announced the project on a Usenet group, and it wasn't until after August 23rd …

Denver Museum of Nature & Science curator discovers real reason turtles have shells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

DENVER, Colo. – July 14, 2016 – It is common knowledge that the modern turtle shell is largely used for protection. No other living vertebrate has so …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

RVs

Area Man Refuses to Stop Enjoying His Pizza During Violent Restaurant Brawl

The look on his face.<p>This man is a pizza lover, not a fighter. Now he's not only Internet famous, but also, possibly, about to meet his soulmate.<p>On April 24, a brawl erupted in a West Virginia restaurant. Autumn Collins took out her phone and hit record—except she didn't capture the fisticuffs. …

Pizza

There Are Also Drawbacks To Being Bilingual

The Brain Photo credit: shutterstock. nocheThe ability to speak more than one language certainly has its perks. It enables you to work in another …

Language

Your future contact lenses could double as electronic displays

Forget Google Glass. Contact lenses could be used to browse the web and even monitor your health in the future.<p>Scientists have a proof of concept of …

Should You Be Plastic-Wrapping Your Bananas?

Bananas are one type of produce we rarely have to think much about regarding proper storage. We just plop them down on the counter. Once they threaten to turn to mush, we either freeze them or make banana bread.<p>But, because we've been on a bit of a produce-storage bender around here lately, we …

Bananas

The Surprising Way You Should Be Storing Celery

<b>Question:</b> If you aren’t supposed to keep celery in the plastic bag it came in, where are you supposed to keep it?<p><b>Answer:</b><p>“Not in a box.<br>Not with a fox.<br>Not in a house.<br>Not with a mouse.”<p>Oh wait, no: That’s where not to eat Green Eggs and Ham—sorry. You can definitely keep your celery in your house. …

Celery

Chocolate Skillet Cake

OK, we know oven space is precious when preparing a Thanksgiving feast. However, you're going to want to make room for this chocolate skillet cake. Because when all of your guests show up with either pumpkin or apple pie, you'll be glad to have a decadent chocolate dessert in the mix.<p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p>…

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

Guinness’ Fish Bladders and 4 Other Animal Secrets in Your Food

For those who treat a thick, creamy pint of Guinness as a meal, it will come as no surprise to learn that the famed Irish stout contains more than just hops.<p>For the past two centuries years, an obscure bit of fish product has been hiding in Guinness. Isinglass is a gelatin derived of fish bladders, …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Why Bread is the Best Vehicle for Sweet Potatoes

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, discovers a better way to eat your mashed potatoes this year.</i><p>Let's talk about mashed potatoes. Specifically, let's talk about mashed <i>sweet</i> potatoes. What if, instead of eating your vegetables with a fork, you ate them in …

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Maple Pecan Sticky Buns

99<p>62<p>Shares 161<p>I’ve never been a huge fan of sticky buns because I find many of them teeth-screamingly sweet. That said, these dial down the sweetness …

Baking

Mysterious Hole at IHOP Parking Lot Swallows 12 Cars

A massive collapse in an IHOP parking lot consumed 12 vehicles on Saturday in Meridian, Mississippi, according CBC News. No one was injured in the incident. Authorities say emergency crews arrived on the scene to find a 35-by-400-foot wide and 15-foot deep gash in the pavement with customers and …

Think Beyond Carrot Cake: Gluten-Free Carrot-Coconut Macaroons

These dainty, moist, and slightly chewy little sweets are made of finely shredded carrots, with coconut and almonds (no flour involved). They play nicely with a variety of spices and aromatics and they invite experimentation.<p>The first time I made them I was headed for the cinnamon when a neglected …

Dessert

How to Revive Wilty, Droopy, Squishy Vegetables

Squishy Beet, Droopy Celery, and Limp Carrot have been hanging around the bottom of your crisper for some time (weeks?). They’re getting wiltier by the day as you’re feeling guiltier, knowing their destination is not your mouth but really the compost. This happens often. You ask yourself: Why did …

Celery

The 16 Best Desserts From All Over The World

Sure doctors and nutritionists and pretty much the whole Internet say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we beg to differ: It's definitely dessert. Here, 16 desserts from around the world that every sugar lover has got to try (or at least dream about).<p><b>Go to Argentina for</b> …

14 Pies for Fall (A.K.A. Pie Season)

Pie holds a special place in our hearts all year long, but if there ever was a month for pies to shine, November would be it. We may have nearly three weeks to daydream about which ones will make it to the table on Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean we can't do a few trial runs along the way. We …

Baking

9 Chicken Noodle Soups That Will Cure Your Sniffles

Chicken noodle soup is delicious anytime, but it's especially comforting when you're feeling under the weather. From a classic, old-school recipe to …

5 Special Kinds Of Sweet Potatoes, And How To Eat Them

1 potato, 2 potato, 3 potato, 4. Know your spuds and make a meal you'll adore.<p>You might've noticed the wide selection of potatoes at the grocery store as of late. There are actually more than 4,000 varieties of spuds, each with its own specific texture and taste.<p>If you're not sure what you're …

Cooking

Here are the first Xbox 360 games that will work on Xbox One

Microsoft's Xbox One is getting its big "New Experience" update on November 12, which also includes the long-awaited backwards compatibility feature for playing Xbox 360 games. Now, we've finally got the full list of 104 Xbox 360 titles that'll work on the system. That includes some games we've …