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Developers and Preservationists Find Historic Common Ground in Miami

Opposing parties agree to a solution as historic as the ancient Indian site it preserves.<p>When an archaeologist unearths a significant find on the site of a multimillion-dollar development, it rarely ends with smiles and handshakes. But at Miami's Met Square development, where archaeologist Robert …

The Month In Plagues: Giant Invasive Lizards, Ebola Outbreak, And More

Here are some links to stories on infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web this past month. Have more? Add them in the comments.<p><b>In outbreak news</b><p>There’s an Ebola outbreak in Guinea, a rare but much-feared hemorrhagic fever, and a lot of people are talking about it. The Ebola strain …

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Search For Flight 370 Turns Up... Tons of Trash

While the search hasn't yet found the plane, it has turned up a lot of floating plastic rubbish.<p>The search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean has turned up a number of "promising" findings of debris spotted from air. But again and again, these objects have turned out to …

Breakthrough in invisibility cloaks, stealth technology

Scientists can create artificial nanostructures that can ‘bend light.’ But the challenge has been making enough of the material to turn invisibility …

Methane-producing microbes blamed for biggest ever mass extinction

Climate-changing microbes may have caused the biggest mass extinction in history 252m years ago, scientists believe.<p>Volcanic eruptions had previously been blamed for the sudden loss of 90% of all species on Earth at the end of the Permian era. But new research suggests volcanoes only played a bit …

The film Noah is outraging evangelicals. But with its hot rain, incest and castration, the biblical story is far wilder, finds Jenny Diski<p>Synopsis: Noah is, obviously, Russell Crowe, a chunky eco-warrior battling to save the world – or, because the world is filled with selfish fools, just his …

The Average Woman Owns $550 Worth of Unworn Clothing

Your style news update<p>- According to a survey conducted by VoucherCloud, the average woman admits to not wearing at least 20% of her closet—equaling about $550 per person. HuffPost Style]<p>- Why top luxury brands like Chanel, Hermès, and Céline don't sell ready-to-wear online. Fashionista<p>- Jenna …

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U.S. companies, especially tech, hold record piles of cash

U.S. companies outside the finance industry are holding more cash on their balance sheets than ever, with $1.64 trillion at the end of 2013.<p>That's up 12 percent from the record in 2012, Moody's Investors Service reported Monday. The technology sector led the charge, with Apple Inc., Microsoft …

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MH370: New last words from cockpit: 'Good night Malaysian three seven zero'

They were words heard around the world as investigators searched for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.<p>Weeks ago, Malaysian authorities said the last message from the airplane cockpit was, "All right, good night."<p>The sign-off to air traffic controllers, which investigators said was spoken by the …