Mark Herron

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Intimate Animal Portraits Capture Unique Quirks and Personalities of Cats, Dogs, and Horses

Photographer Robert Bahou has always wanted pierce through the cuteness and capture what's really going on in an animal's mind. “The idea for this project has been to capture close and telling portraits of the animals we are most familiar with, in an attempt to cast a fresh but honest gaze their …

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Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people? | Ian Sample

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

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Is Salmon Raised on Land the Future of Seafood?

Port McNeill, British Columbia, CANADA<p>On Vancouver Island, the Namgis First Nation raises salmon on land, setting a high standard for eco-friendly aquaculture.<p>For centuries, perhaps millennia, the Namgis First Nation fished a wide and glassy river that barrels into the straits separating Vancouver …

Fireproof Your Stuff With These Safe, Common Chemicals

Before homes were electrified, people lived in constant danger of clothing and surroundings catching on fire from the oil lamps (see this column in <i>Make:</i> Volume 22) and cooking fires used in daily life. As the study of chemistry became more rigorous, scientists began to think about how to protect …

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5 Predictions For The World In 2039

Looking to the year 2039, her book includes interviews with a dozen well-known futurists on everything from brain research to the future of cities …

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Red Light Cams Linked to Increased Rear-End Collisions in Chicago

Evans/Getty Images<p>Maury Englander—FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images<p>Spencer Grant—Getty Images<p>Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images<p>Gerald …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner in History

The Pakistani teenager shares the award with the Indian children’s campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.<p>Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize at the …

New to nature: No 130 Anniella grinnelli

A legless lizard in California is the latest example of a 'cryptic species'<p>Legless lizards of the genus <i>Anniella</i> are found only in western North America, roughly from the San Francisco Bay area south to northwestern Baja California, Mexico. These lizards are found burrowing in sandy soils, often in …

4 ways you may be unknowingly hurting your credit

Tammy listed her son as an authorized user on one of her credit cards to help him build his credit history. When they checked his credit scores, …

Patricia Clarkson: “I’m impulsive — which is why I never married or had kids”

<b>Patricia Clarkson (Sundance Selects)</b><p>Clarkson spoke to Salon about “Last Weekend,” playing mothers onscreen, and her relationship to her own mom<p>Gary M. Kramer<p>August 1, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>With her gravel-and-honey voice, Patricia Clarkson has been steadily ascending since her breakout role as Greta, a …

22 Of The Most Epic Product Fails in History

"Less than 3% of new consumer packaged goods exceed first-year sales of $50 million — considered the benchmark of a highly successful launch," say Joan Schneider and Julie Hall, coauthors of "The New Launch Plan."<p>That's part of the reason that the most heavy-hitting names in business — from Pepsi …

Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields'

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Amid the ongoing dispute between Hachette and Amazon, Amazon executive Russ Grandinetti has proposed paying Hachette authors normal royalties while donating the e-book profits to charity, according to <i>Publishers Weekly.</i> …

Facetune Arrives for Android

Way back in March last year, we brought you news on Facetune, calling it an intuitive, easy way to touch up portrait photos.<p>The previously $1.99 app (now $2.99) from Israel-based developer Lightricks proved to be something of a hit among the iOS fraternity, quickly rising up the charts to become …

Death And Pizza: How Domino’s Lost Its Mascot

The Noid wasn’t just a terrible corporate mascot. He annoyed one man to his death.<p>In 1986, advertising agency Group 243 was tasked with creating a mascot for Domino’s Pizza. Their creation–the Noid–was one of the most inexplicably popular mascots in corporate history. But in a case of branding gone …

Funny man Tracy Morgan has known fame and foibles

There's no disputing Tracy Morgan's comedic voice is one of a kind.<p>Whether playing animal enthusiast Brian Fellow or imitating Star Jones of "The View" on "Saturday Night Live," or just an exaggerated version of himself as Tracy Jordan on "30 Rock," Morgan has commanded the stage and small …

The Dark Facts You Didn't Know About Mother's Day

Mother’s Day hasn’t always been about flowers, handwritten cards and spending time with mom — it actually has a sordid past rife with conflict and …