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Over 90 percent of mammals were wiped out by dino-killing asteroid

By now, most people are familiar with the theory that an asteroid that smacked into our planet 66 million years ago caused the extinction of the …

9 Ways to Take A Luxurious Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

You could spend thousands of dollars on your dream vacation... or you can save a bundle using these tips.<p>In my last article, <i>10 Ways to Live More Luxuriously That Can Actually Help Your Business Grow</i>, I showed you how to bring luxury into your daily life. But sometimes, you want to go further; …

Hospitality

5 foods that may increase your cancer risk

If you feel like the odds of getting cancer are higher than those of avoiding it, you’re not alone. Headlines thrive on words and phrases like “carcinogenic,” “cancer-causing,” and “prevents cancer,” and it’s because the affliction is (and has been) taking our country by storm. In America, it’s …

Nutrition

Researchers find invasive, 'man-eating' crocodiles in Florida

Researchers at the University of Florida recently discovered several Nile crocodiles living in Florida's swamps, <i>The Guardian</i> reports. The team's research, published recently in the <i>Journal of Herpetological Conservation and Biology</i>, took place in Miami-Dade and Hendry counties from 2000 to 2014, …

Zoology

How this family of 4 traveled across Europe for 75 days — on a budget

Traveling with a family can seem like a daunting task, especially the costs associated with taking a trip. That’s exactly why Cliff Hsia, writer and creator of LiveFamilyTravel.com, recently took to his blog to break down exactly how he traveled on a budget with his wife and two children for 75 …

Hello, Tamago Kake Gohan, Your Time Has Come

Stop looking at the picture above. Instead, look at this one:<p>This is a bowl of rice. It is delicious, but it is boring. It is boring in the way that monster-truck shows and movies about aliens aren't. It's so boring that the term "white rice" is used to describe other things that are as boring as …

US officials: The more we learn about Zika, scarier it is

WASHINGTON (AP) — The more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears, federal health officials said Monday as they urged more money for mosquito control and to develop vaccines and treatments.<p>Scientists increasingly believe the Zika virus sweeping through Latin America and the …

Google Voice Access lets you tap and scroll through apps, fingers deemed unnecessary

Google Voice gets better with every update, but one thing it can’t do is control your phone outside of search and some basic app commands. That why Google’s now released Voice Access, which allows you to tap and scroll your way through your phone without ever touching it, at last freeing you from …

Apps

Can you spell these commonly misspelled English words correctly? [QUIZ]

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Butterflies Behaving Badly: What They Don’t Want You to Know

Butterflies have had us fooled for centuries. They bobble around our gardens, all flappy and floppy, looking so pretty with their shimmering colors. We even write odes to them:<p>Thou spark of life that wavest wings of gold, <br>Thou songless wanderer mid the songful birds, <br>With Nature’s secrets in thy …

Insects

National Geographic Travel

D-Link thinks your home needs both of these ugly routers (and it may be right)

Larger homes may suffer from poor Wi-Fi, and if you’re not up on your router game — it might be your own fault. That’s why D-Link is now packaging a top-end router with a powerful extender.<p>The duo, which you place strategically in your home to maximize signal strength, can be had for $370. If …

Wi-Fi

Read This Before You Buy Any Marijuana Stocks

Image source: Pixabay.<p>It may not rank up there next to Social Security or Medicare, but marijuana is getting itself a lot of coverage this election season -- and for good reason.<p>According to the latest national poll from Gallup, 58% of respondents would like to see marijuana legalized. This tied …

Cannabis

8 Light Dinners to Make After Thanksgiving

After the big Thanksgiving feast, it feels good to get back on track -- at least until the next holiday splurge. These waist-friendly meals are so satisfying, your family won't even blink an eye.<p><b>1. Vietnamese Shredded Chicken Salad</b><p>As much as I love salad as a meal, it's not usually enough for my …

One airline is trying to solve airport confusion with robots

But for travelers going through the international Amsterdam Schipol Airport this season, finding the next gate may be a little less stressful thanks to a new robot guide.<p>On Monday, the airport begins testing Spencer, a cognitive robot developed by Sweden's Örebro University.<p>Spencer will pick up …

Robotics

How to tap into water sector profits

As concerns grow about a looming scarcity of water, some investors are looking for ways to cash in on so-called blue gold.<p>The theory is that clean, bountiful water will become more and more precious in the years ahead as an expanding world population increases demand while pollution and climate …