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Forest restoration can turn the clock back

<b>Halting tree-felling and land clearance is not enough to save tropical rainforests without programmes of forest restoration in degraded areas,</b> …

Ancient mystery text nobody’s deciphered set for publication

BURGOS, Spain (AFP) — It’s one of the world’s most mysterious books, a centuries-old manuscript written in an unknown or coded language that no one — …

The genocide Germany wants to forget

As a teenager in the 1960s, Israel Kaunatjike joined the fight against apartheid in his native Namibia. Years later his activism would take him …

Could Proxima Centauri Be Our Interstellar Getaway?

This month we could find out Earth's "twin" is orbiting our nearest stellar neighbor.<p>What if our planet becomes unlivable and our future selves …

The world’s best Pokémon players fight for championship in San Francisco (photo gallery)

The hunt is on for the best Pokémon player.<p>And for good or bad, Pokémon Go — the red hot augmented reality mobile game that debuted in June — is conspicuously absent at the 2016 Pokémon World Championships in San Francisco. The Pokémon Company, which holds the event every year to celebrate the …

How the Broncos’ defense upended the NFL by moving past X’s and O’s to something more simple

It is the Broncos’ “Bear” call. Sylvester Williams, a hulking, 313-pound nose tackle, the largest player on Denver’s defensive line, a guy who gets …

8 Not-At-All Creepy Tricks For Remembering People's Names

Well it's up and happened. You're staring at some dude whom you've <i>definitely</i> met before, and you're totally blanking on his name.<p>Pixabay<br>"Chodney?"<p>Not …

Women Live Longer When Surrounded by Nature, According to Science

You might want to make that dream of living in the woods a reality ASAP.<p>According to a new study published in <i>Environmental Health Perspectives</i>, American women who live in homes surrounded by more vegetation have significantly lower mortality rates than women who live in areas with less …

FALSE: Mysterious Creature Filmed in Portuguese Desert

CLAIM<p>Video shows a humanoid creature of unknown species ambling through a Portuguese desert.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>Somewhere there exists a checklist of …

Paranormal

Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail, a long-distance hiking trail aligned with the highest portion of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges. This black …

12 Survival Uses For Zip Ties

There are a surprising amount of <b>survival uses for zip ties</b> that could really help you out if SHTF.<p>I mean, most people have seen zip ties’ typical …

First Aid

This Land Is My Land (And Yours, Too!)

NOT to boast, but that image is me enjoying a pristine alpine lake I own in the California Sierras. It’s property so valuable that Bill Gates could never buy it. Yet it’s mine.<p>But wait! Don’t stalk off — it’s also yours! It’s part of America’s extraordinary, but now threatened, heritage of public …

National Parks

How Marconi Gave Us the Wireless World

In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern …

Former 3 Doors Down Guitarist And Co-Founder Matt Roberts Is Dead At 38

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Music

What lies beneath: an introvert’s guide to fiction – and life

In our self-help age, shyness can seem like an obstacle to be overcome. But as Agatha Christie, Alan Bennett, Morrissey and others have shown, being tongue-tied can spur writers and artists on to greatness<p>Shyness seems an obvious theme for a writer. Writers are often natural introverts and …

Sigmund Freud

It's Official: In 2017, We Begin Mining the Moon

At least, in 2017, Moon Express will try to put down some stakes.<p><i>"To me, landing on the moon is not just about landing on the Moon. It is about what</i> …

Not so jovial after all: how historians misunderstood William the Conqueror

The cheerful and generous nature many chroniclers ascribed to the victor of the battle of Hastings in fact belonged to someone else, says historian<p>The history books refer to William the Conqueror as jovial and generous, among other surprising qualities recorded in an 11th-century Latin text written …

British History

8 ways to make you run faster

Gentle jogging gets you nowhere fast. Running hard and cutting seconds is your new shortcut to becoming a fitter, leaner man in a hurry. Follow these …

The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked …

Hydroponic Garden Jar Cilantro

The perfect way to top off taco night? <b>Fresh cilantro picked from your windowsill!</b> This Garden Jar kit from Modern Sprout has everything you need to <b>grow</b> <b>a thriving cilantro plant at home</b>. The jar is equipped with a hydroponic system that brings water into the roots through a process known as …

10 OF AMERICA’S BEST HIKES LEADING TO GORGEOUS LAKES

By now you know hiking does wonders for your mind and body. Regardless of your motivation for getting outside—whether it’s to clear your head, catch …

The Must-Read Short Stories Behind 16 Great Movies

🚂 Yet another reason y'all need to get on the short fiction train. 🚂<p>The sci-fi psychological thriller “Arrival” has been lighting up the internet since the trailer’s, <i>ahem</i>, arrival this week. The November 2016 movie of alien contact (not, as some originally may have thought, a comedy of manners …

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Scientists Have Finally Figured Out What ÖTzi The Iceman Wore When He Died

A 5,300-year-old boss.<p>New DNA analysis has revealed what Ötzi the Iceman’s clothing was made from when he died over 5,000 years ago in the Italian …

Anthropology

Core strength: Four exercises you can do at home to build your 'foundation' - Health - ABC News

Did you know every move you make originates in your core?<p>This is why having a strong core is essential for everything from preventing chronic lower …

Self-improvement

The most photographic spot in the US?

A former biology teacher turned naturalist guide, Kurt Johnson has traded in the classroom for the great outdoors at Grand Teton National Park, located in a rare ecosystem.<p>“Beavers hate the sound of running water; they are always looking for ways to stop it.”<p>We couldn’t tell if Kurt Johnson, our …

National Parks

Is the Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ the Best Rock Record Ever?

In the spring of 1966, riding high on the artistic success of ‘Rubber Soul,’ the Beatles went into the studio to begin crafting what would become …

Australia paper criticised for 'racist' Aboriginal cartoon

An Australian newspaper has been accused of "stoking the fire of racism" after publishing a controversial cartoon which depicts a drunken Aboriginal father who cannot remember the name of his son.<p>Aboriginal groups said the cartoon, which appeared in The Australian, a national daily broadsheet owned …