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Can Dirt Save the Earth?

When John Wick and his wife, Peggy Rathmann, bought their ranch in Marin County, Calif., in 1998, it was mostly because they needed more space. Rathmann is an acclaimed children’s book author — “Officer Buckle and Gloria” won a Caldecott Medal in 1996 — and their apartment in San Francisco had …

ESPN reveals F1 TV broadcast schedule for 2018

ESPN will show coverage of the 2018 Formula One season in the United States this year.<p>The schedule for the upcoming races are listed below (All times …

Auto Racing

Valentino Rossi 'Huichol' Art Helmet Unveiled | Always a Cool Story

Valentino Rossi Winter Test AGV<p>Valentino Rossi is the rock star of MotoGP. Even when the “Doctor” finishes off outside the top 10 he typically gets …

The Last Shelby Cobra 289

Reading time: about 5 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Cars<p>This is the last Shelby 289 Cobra that would ever be sold, capping off a remarkably successful run …

Kyle Petty goes Off Script: talks NASCAR, Richard Petty, superstitions (video)

Kyle Petty goes Off Script to discuss his father, Richard Petty, winning the Daytona 500; growing up in an unconventional environment, and the sport …

Gardening 101: Cyclamen

Cyclamen, <i>Cyclamen</i>: “Charismatic Yet Aloof”<p>At the end of summer, a serene clump of mauve cyclamen under a tree is steadying, a reminder of winter and …

30 Great Country Albums of 2015 You Probably Didn’t Hear

30<p>Mandolin Orange, ‘Such Jubilee’<p>Mandolin Orange is the deceptively straightforward duo of Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz, and <i>Such Jubilee</i> sounds …

Meet the Mayans: a tour of the real Yucatán, Mexico

Escape the fleshpots of the Yucatán coast and head inland – you’ll find people eager to share their jungle home with visitors, and a world of hidden temples and natural pools<p>After dinner, Juanito and I sit drinking beer. Outside is all the clamour of the jungle night. We talk about the big hotels …

Mexico

Elmwood Park Zoo’s Jaguar Cubs Are a Nice Surprise

Elmwood Park Zoo is excited to announce that their female Jaguar, Inka, has given birth to two cubs. The brother and sister were born in the early …

Wildlife

12 Texas Caves and Caverns Every San Antonian Should Visit this Year

The post 12 Texas Caves and Caverns Every San Antonian Should Visit this Year appeared first on San Antonio Current Slideshows.

San Antonio

This Barn-Find 1966 Shelby GT350 Is Gorgeous, Yours for $100,000

Recently discovered, it's had one owner since new.<p>The original Shelby GT350 might be the most important car in the Ford Mustang's long history. Sure, Lee Iacocca's baby set the U.S. on fire when it debuted in 1964, but it was Carroll Shelby's mad creation that made it a legend. With only 252 built, …

Rare Leopard Cub is Ready for Playtime

A 4-month-old Amur Leopard cub at the Brookfield Zoo doesn’t know that he’s one of only 300 of these big cats alive today. He just wants to play!The …

Snow Leopard Triplets Hit the Spot

For the first time in Akron Zoo’s history, a set of Snow Leopard triplets was born at the zoo. The three cubs, one female and two males, were born …

Wildlife

Beautiful Babette Developing Big-Cat Skills

The Tulsa Zoo welcomed this beautiful Jaguar cub, Babette, on June 29. ZooBorns introduced our fans to the sweet girl in early September (See our …

Ancient Maya king had a luxury pleasure palace outside the city he ruled

On a secluded hilltop in the Guatemalan jungle, archaeologists have discovered a rural pleasure palace enjoyed by Maya kings more than a thousand years ago.<p>The lofty site included not only an apparent luxury residence but also two pyramids, one of them more than 30 feet high. Inscriptions on stone …

De Niro to play Ferrari

New film about ‘Il Commendatore’ could also be directed by Clint Eastwood. Excited, much?<p>Speaking to an Italian newspaper, veteran actor Robert De Niro has reportedly signed up to play Enzo Ferrari in an upcoming film biopic portraying the legendary Italian. It'll be called, simply, Ferrari.<p>De …

The world’s largest pyramid is hidden under a mountain in Mexico

That title goes to the Great Pyramid of Cholula — an ancient Aztec temple in Puebla, Mexico with a base four times larger than Giza's, and nearly twice the volume.<p>Why is the world's biggest pyramid so often overlooked? It could be because that gigantic structure is actually hidden beneath layers of …

Archaeology

The Very First Shelby Cobra Just Sold For A Staggering Record $13.75 Million

The Monterey Car Week auctions are where the beautiful members of the landed gentry go to blow obscene amounts of money on cars, and at yesterday’s …

The Science Behind Why You Feel Sick When You Try to Read in the Car

Some people get carsick when they try to read on the road, other people do it blissfully, but if you’re one of those folks who just can’t get through …

Dinosaur-surviving mammal endangered by stray dogs

Research shows the solenodon evolved more than 70 million years ago – in time to hang out with dinosaurs. But today these unique mammals face a barrage of threats including stray dogs, feral cats, invasive mongoose and deforestation.<p>If there was any justice in the animal kingdom – any at all – the …

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Exploding, Too Hot to Work, LED Job Surge, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Soon This May Be The Only Kind Of Tropical Frog In Existence</b> - one made of painted women; better to conserve our carbon-storing tropical forests. <i>By Johannes Stoetter, source www.rebelsmarket.com</i><p><i>Forests: the cheapest way to store</b> …

Connecting the Tracks: The Last of the Northern Jaguars

Marvel’s Groot and Rocket will head to space on NASA’s newest mission patch

Because NASA is full of some delightful dorks, the space agency's latest mission patch is going to feature two beloved Marvel comic universe characters: Rocket Raccoon and Groot from "Guardians of the Galaxy." The two characters are front-and-center on the new patch for the Center for the …

Space Science

The ORIGINAL Shelby Cobra Is Going Up for Auction

CSX 2000—the very first Cobra that Carroll Shelby built, and kept for his whole life—will be auctioned at Monterey in August.<p>Interested in buying a legend? The original Shelby Cobra, the very first car that Carroll Shelby hand-built, the one that kicked off the Shelby legacy that still carries on …

The last jaguar and the copper mine in the Sky Islands | The Star

TUCSON, ARIZ.—It’s hard to imagine Mayke, a sweet-tempered Belgian shepherd, in the vocation for which she was bred. Driving by a border patrol …

Snow Day for Jaguar Cub at San Diego Zoo

April 28th was a rainy morning in San Diego, but at the San Diego Zoo, the forecast called for snow! One-year-old Jaguar cub Valerio and his mom, …

San Diego Zoo

Forgotten Mayan city 'discovered' in Central America by 15-year-old

A 15-year-old boy believes he has discovered a forgotten Mayan city using satellite photos and Mayan astronomy.<p>William Gadoury, from Quebec, came up …

How GE used science to make a hot sauce so spicy, it's bottled in jet engine materials

GE is not typically a name you’d associate with food, but with its big data brisket party back at SXSW 2015 and now a new scientifically-developed hot sauce, the company might soon be more than just an appliance supplier for your household.<p>The company today launched 10^32 Kelvin, a sauce created in …

Jaguar Project