Lucy H.

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Chocolate Reindeer Cupcakes

Decorate ordinary chocolate cupcakes with Reese’s Cup Reindeer. Everyone will love their bright red candy noses and candy cane antlers.<p>Get the …

The noise we’re creating in the sea can be deadly

Researchers are decoding a secret world of underwater chatter – and discovering the plight of animals harmed by our noise.<p>Some years ago, Michel Andre found himself staring at the body of a dead sperm whale on a beach in the Canary Islands. It was obvious that the animal had collided with a ship – …

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Microbiology

Two Tiny Tigers Welcomed at Woburn Safari Park

Two critically endangered Amur Tiger cubs, born to four-year-old tigress Minerva, have been welcomed at Woburn Safari Park, in Bedfordshire, UK.These …

Volcano could 'collapse anytime' sending 220m mega tsunami over Atlantic, scientists warn

GETTYLava spews from Fogo's volcano in this satellite image<p>A team of geologists concluded there is a risk of a sudden collapse of the volcanic peak …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

'iPad Pro' Production Reaffirmed for September-October Ahead of Rumored Late 2015 Launch

Taiwanese website <i>DigiTimes</i> today reported the "iPad Pro" will enter production by the end of the third quarter and go into mass production in the fourth quarter, corroborating a recent KGI report that said the rumored 12.9-inch tablet would enter mass production in September-October.<p>The report …

A New Mammal Has Just Been Discovered and It's Called the Hog-Nosed Rat

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The World's Most Endangered Marine Mammal Might Have Just Got a Lifeline

New agreements show increased attention to the plight of the vaquita, but environmental organisations warn that the effort needs to be international.<p>This month, US researchers working in Mexico's Baja California were lucky enough to catch a very rare sight: two live vaquitas, the most endangered …

18 People Talk About The Unexplainable Things They Saw At Night And Still Can’t Forget

<i>Found at AskReddit. All entries appear with full permission.</i><p>I’ve lived out in the middle of nowhere for about 10 years. I’m a smoker, and a night …

Of Course #IStandWithAhmed. I Could Be His Mom

My first reaction to finding out about Ahmed Mohamed, the 14 year-old 9th grader from Texas who was arrested for bringing a clock to school - a clock that he engineered himself, no less, was fury. It rattled the Mom gene in me making me want to protect this child from the big bad world that was …

Horrific Utah flood is likely the deadliest U.S. weather event so far in 2015

With at least 18 people dead and two still missing, Monday’s flash flood on the Utah-Arizona border was the deadliest flood in Utah state history, and was likely the deadliest weather event anywhere in the U.S. so far this year.<p>Preliminary data from the National Weather Service suggests flash …

A tsunami could hit Hawaii early Thursday morning

NOAA<p>A massive magnitude 8.3 earthquake just shook Chile, and now weather experts are expecting a tsunami about nine feet high to hit the area. Some …

With #IStandWithAhmed, Internet Supports Wrongly Arrested Teenage Inventor

A 14-year-old arrested for bringing homemade clock to school draws support from Obama, Zuckerberg, and more<p>Any 14-year-old would be proud if they built a functioning electronic device, and so on Tuesday, Ahmed Mohamed of Irving, TX, brought the clock he built to school to show his engineering …

Starving Polar Bear Photo: Don’t Blame Just Climate Change

Polar bears have become the fuzzy face of the impacts of climate change, with shrinking sea ice in the Arctic affecting how the bears normally roam and hunt. Now, after a photograph of an emaciated polar bear hobbling on ice went viral online, some people are wondering if global warming is causing …

Global Warming

Half Of The Ocean's Population Disappeared In The Past 45 Years

Where have all the tuna gone, and where are all the cod?<p>Life isn't always better under the sea.<p>A combination of overfishing and environmental changes have cut the population of the worlds oceans nearly in half, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund.<p>The report, which looked at 1,234 …

The world's oceans are in trouble

Almost half of all populations of marine animals with a backbone have declined in just 40 years, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Wildlife Fund.<p>Not only that, but nearly a third of the world's fish stocks are being overfished, and three-quarters of the world's reefs are …

Number of fish in the sea has dropped by nearly half since 1970, report says

LONDON — The number of fish and other species in the sea has been almost halved since 1970, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund …

The five biggest changes coming to your iPhone in Apple’s iOS 9 update

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Apple is scheduled to release iOS 9, its latest operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch today. It is a free update, and anyone with an iPhone 4S or newer will be able to upgrade.<p>What’s different?<p>A new search experience<p>When you swipe right from the iPhone …

Did an airline auction off your luggage?

When airlines can’t match suitcases with owners, they sometimes send them to auction houses. Brendan Cole went to the sales – and met the people who bid on passengers’ unclaimed items.<p>After a flight where reconstituted food and recirculated air have slowed metabolisms to the speed of a baggage …

Luggage