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The dome house of Cape Romano exemplifies the power of erosion in Southwest Florida. Stephen Doane/news-press.comRainfall
It was estimated to be about 15 feet long.<p>You can practically hear the "Jurassic Park" theme as you watch this footage of a giant alligator lumbering across the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida.<p>The gator was so big that many believed the video was created with computer animation -- …
Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>It's early evening and you're with friends, enjoying a drink or two. The sun is shining after all and it's been a long week.<p>The river nearby shimmers in the light. You follow its course, your eyes gradually moving up, up, over your head and then down to the other side. …CNN
And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.Comedy
A Florida sanctuary visitor had an usual sighting while on her morning nature walk.<p>In a clip from Facebook user Tina Dorschel, a Florida panther runs …Nick Offerman
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Erika Christakis' new book, <i>The Importance of Being Little</i>, is an impassioned plea for educators and parents to put down the worksheets and flash cards, ditch the tired craft projects (yes, you, Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey) and exotic vocabulary lessons, and double-down on one, simple …
Researchers believe that deep below the Earth's surface lies an ocean of water. This might sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but thanks to a tiny, extremely rare gemstone, there's cause to believe the seemingly impossible exists. The special stone is called ringwoodite, …Earth Science
‘Even in the grave, all is not lost.’ Today is the birthday of gothic author Edgar Allan Poe. How well do you know the man behind all that is macabre and mysterious? Take our quiz<p>1In the year of Poe’s birth (1809), his parents were performing in which play that inspired the choosing of the name …Literature
If you're the sort to buy multiple pairs of sneakers just to make sure your footwear is always fashionable, you might soon have a way to save a lot of money. David Coelho is crowdfunding ShiftWear, or sneakers that have color e-paper displays in their sides. You only need a mobile app to change …Paulo Coelho
<i>ARGUABLY, the practice of reimagining antique fairy tales started with the Brothers Grimm themselves, since their stories are recorded rather than</i> …Books
From curious corpses to cryptic ciphers, here are a few of this century’s most intriguing unsolved mysteries to puzzle even the most ingenious …Geek
"Is it just me, or does Prince Eric look a lot like David Seville from Alvin and the Chipmunks?"Walt Disney Company
The story behind our quintessential roast<p>Dave Olsen was <i>the</i> coffee guy.<p>He created our Espresso Roast back in 1975. And even though times and palates …Coffee
If you consider “Absurd” to be whatever is without any meaning, or not connected to any meaning, you’re probably in the wrong list, but if you …David Lynch
The author photograph of William Sloane on the back of the 1964 edition of <i>The Rim of Morning</i> shows a hawk-eyed gentleman with a pipe clamped in the …Literature
Learn how to teach kids about spirituality, faith, hope and morality, even if you're a religious free agent.
Foo Fighters 'rickroll' Westboro Baptist Church adamisntdumb<p>The Foo Fighters "Rick-rolled" the Westboro Baptist Church, when the protest group gathered to protest at the entrance to one of their concerts on Friday.<p>The church, which is known for protesting military funerals with wildly insensitive …Foo Fighters
A book that promises to make children fall asleep in minutes has topped Amazon’s best-seller list.<p><i>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep</i> is a 22-page …
There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …Horror Movies
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Would it be bragging to say that I am famous among my circle of friends for this amazing chicken?<p>Would it be over the top to say that at least two vegetarians (ladies, you know who you are!) have ignored the tofu I had diligently fixed them when they saw this chicken presented to the rest of the …
The easiest place to camp? In your own backyard.
Pink Floyd or Rachmaninov? Whether you're going for a stroll in the park or climbing mountains, the right music can make all the difference<p>It is, perhaps, not advisable to be continually plugged into an iPlayer or similar when walking through built up areas. However, out in the open country, where …Pink Floyd
Many bloggers claim that the week before July 4th can be the most difficult week to find interesting news to write about. It can be tempting to just …
In Liz Climo’s world of animals, rats and snakes are BFFs, dinosaur dads are simply awesome, and narwhals have the best Halloween costumes.<p>Climo is a California-based illustrator and animator. By day, she works as a character artist and storyboard revisionist for “The Simpsons;” but it’s a …
Sometimes, the loudest voice is the one that doesn't say a word -- just ask this little girl.<p>Zea, a 7-year-old first grader, stood firm in the face of hate over the weekend at a celebration of the Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage. When a preacher began ranting at her through a …
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