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Best Spots to See Wildlife in the U.S.

Bison! Wolves! Great white sharks! When it comes to walking on the wild side, our nation is home to a big, beautiful array of mammals, birds, and …

'Listen to Me Marlon' presents a candid, introspective Brando

Even in a summer that's focused on creativity, with exceptional documentaries like "Amy" on Amy Winehouse and "What Happened, Miss Simone?" on Nina Simone, "Listen to Me Marlon" stands out. Autobiographical in nature, unconventional in structure, this is the story of Marlon Brando not as the world …

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Listen to Survivors Recount Warship Sinking Among Sharks

A naval disaster that killed some 900 men aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis happened 70 years ago Thursday.<p>Thursday marks the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.S. <i>Indianapolis</i>—the maritime disaster made famous by Captain Quint’s monologue in the movie <i>Jaws</i>. The heavy cruiser sank in just 12 …

Multispectral Imaging: New Technology Resurrects Centuries-Old Texts

Look closely at the faded letters of a centuries-old piece of parchment, and behind them you might see the remnants of an earlier work: perhaps a play or poem thought lost for generations. Scholars are applying a high-tech method to extract these hidden texts, left unnoticed or ignored for …

Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims

Cambridge Professor Peter Wadhams suspects the deaths of the three scientists were more than just an ‘extraordinary’ coincidence<p>A Cambridge Professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few …

Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture

Study of plant remains on shores of Sea of Galilee show crop cultivation may have developed 23,000 years ago<p>Israeli archaeologists have uncovered dramatic evidence of what they believe are the earliest known attempts at agriculture, 11,000 years before the generally recognised advent of organised …