Jai Melton

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Scientists have almost discovered how to resurrect a woolly mammoth

Researchers at the University of Chicago have identified many of the genes that are unique to the woolly mammoth and not shared with its closest relative — the Asian elephant. This information puts scientists even closer to resurrecting an actual woolly mammoth. But the issue of whether we <i>should</i> …

One lawmaker pushes 25 amendments to South Carolina Confederate flag bill

The South Carolina House of Representatives approved removing the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds and placing it in a museum after a contentious debate that stretched into Thursday.<p>Next, the bill goes to the desk of Gov. Nikki Haley, who had asked lawmakers to agree to take down …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

5 Topics For…Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Representatives from Iran and six other countries are meeting in Vienna for the latest round of negotiations surrounding Iran’s nuclear activities. The deadline for a deal between the so-called P5+1 countries (U.S., U.K., France, China, Russia and Germany) has been pushed back twice as the group …

South Asia

Russell Wilson and Ciara Aren't Having Sex: See the Dumbest Reactions

The Seahawks' QB says he and the singer are abstaining, and the hot takes start flying. Kind of makes us long for the days of 'Deflategate'<p>With his …

San Diego

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

24 suspected Islamic State militants sentenced to death for Tikrit massacre

An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced to death 24 suspected Islamic State members accused of taking part in the slaughter of hundreds of military recruits from a former U.S. base known as Camp Speicher last summer.<p>Fighters with the Sunni Muslim extremist group captured the troops when the militants …

Islam

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Stay Stylish While Traveling With 12 Chic Luggage Options

Are you preparing for the perfect vacation this summer? Once you’ve figured out what to pack, you’re gonna want to make sure you have the right luggage to carry it in. Whether you’re jetsetting to a tropical getaway, heading on a business trip or packing for a quick overnight staycation, here are …

Here’s Why the Hashtag #youlookdisgusting Is Currently Trending

We’re living in a confusing time. Between deciding whether or not you should send the first message on Tinder to emailing a resume to your dream company and never hearing back, the modern woes of millennials are nothing like the trials and tribulations of past generations. One area that has …

Autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot six times, and twice in the head

Michael Brown was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy found, a Brown family attorney said Sunday night.<p>This mostly black St. Louis suburb has been racked by unrest since Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer Aug. 9. More turmoil erupted hours …

Justice