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9 books all introverts need to read immediately

Autumn is the best time to curl up with a good book. The chilly weather has us busting out the hot lattes, warm sweaters, and cozy blankets — all …

This Pig Preserve In Tennessee Shows How Pigs Should Live

If you passed Richard Hoyle on the street, you'd never guess that he's a long-time vegan and animal rights activist. Nearing his 70th birthday, Richard is a self-described "crusty old conservative." He's also eloquent, wise, humble, and funny.<p>But you probably won't pass Richard Hoyle on the street, …

The Iguana Whisperer – Mexican Man Spends 40 Years Setting Up Unique Sanctuary for Iguanas

For the past 40 years, Ramon Archundia, has dedicated his life to the preservation of Mexico’s endangered iguanas. His magical ‘iguanario’, a reptile …

Premier Insect Photographer John Hallmén Shares His Secrets for Macro Bug Photography

Most parents are not, as a rule, overjoyed when their kid comes home with head lice. But John Hallmén is different.<p>“This year in March my son finally …

The Mr. Meeseeks' Box-O'-Fun Game Recreates All the Stress of the Rick and Morty Episode

Fans of the Adult Swim cartoon <i>Rick and Morty</i> are likely well aware of the Meeseeks Box and the troubles that come with it. ThinkGeek decided to …

Language

‘Train To Busan’ Creative Team Describes Difficulty of Shooting a Zombie Movie in Korea and How Film Reflects Society

The box office smash has captivated audiences -- here's a juicy taste of why it works so well.<p>The latest film from acclaimed South Korean director …

South Korea

These strange, subterranean cities are eerily like our own. But they’re ruled by ants.

The soldier steps into the immense, dense forest of the Amazon. She sniffs the air — picks up rotting wood, flower nectar, a damp breeze — and trots out among the towering trees.<p>Behind her, below ground and out of sight, sits one of the world's strangest societies. Tens of thousands of farmers tend …

Insects

Scientists reveal most accurate depiction of a dinosaur ever created

Reconstruction is based on studies of a spectacular fossil from China, preserved with skin and pigments intact<p>Forty researchers elbow their way to the front of the room. They whip out their cameras and mobile phones like palaeontological-paparazzi, and start snapping. Others hang back, hands on …

Dinosaurs

Squirrel Steals GoPro, Makes Greatest Film of Our Time

Squirrelcese?<p>Some rodents are more than scurrying little mammals. Some rodents are auteurs.<p>This brazen little squirrel director steals a GoPro camera and makes a video shot entirely from its point of view, giving us a private tour of the trees from up above. After snatching the camera off the …

Squirrels

New study suggests brain glitch may cause OCD

Scientists may be a step closer to having a good target for drugs that could treat at least some cases of the misery-rendering malady of obsessive-compulsive disorder. A new study in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> finds that when a certain receptor in the brain goes into warp overdrive, it causes …

Neuroscience

Researchers Fix A 3-Billion-Year-Old Genetic Error

For 3 billion years, an integral part of life on Earth has been the creation of complementary DNA from RNA templates. While controversial when first …

Is this UFO footage proof of alien life?

SPACE enthusiasts are claiming to have unequivocal proof of alien life following footage of a strange orb hovering in the sky before bursting into …

Paranormal

Scientists Just Found Cells They Thought Could Never Exist

We may have to rewrite the textbooks.<p>Two mitochondria. (Photo: Louisa Howard/Public Domain)<p>On Thursday, scientists made a surprise announcement. From …

Walgreens wants to make treating mental illness as common as buying cold medicine

Walgreens wants to address an issue that 20% of its customers face: Mental illness.<p>On Tuesday, the national drugstore chain WBA, -1.83% announced new …