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The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Pope Francis decrees new celebration dedicated to Virgin Mary

Pope Francis has officially declared a feast day for celebrating the Virgin Mary as the "Mother of the Church." It is the latest feast day Francis …

Christianity

How to cook oatmeal: the most delicious breakfast for broke students.

How To Love Oatmeal: Tips and Tricks<p>It's not old people food anymore.<p>February 21, 2018<p>I always hear people complain on how boring and bland oatmeal …

Breakfast

This Hack Will Change the Way You Shred Chicken

In theory, shredding meat should be easy. You just have to grab some forks, get your hands a little dirty, and it’ll be done…eventually. But it’s …

Bizarre blue sea creatures wash up on Sydney beaches

Mysterious blue sea creatures with wings like a dragon have amazed beach-goers after washing up in their hundreds in Sydney.<p>Experts warned people not …

Zoology

The Best Frosted Apple Cinnamon Rolls

A PLEASANT SURPRISE AWAITS YOU WITH THESE CINNAMON ROLLS WRAPPED IN WARM APPLES WITH A BLANKET OF GOLDEN ICING It smells so good in here already …

Recipe: <em>Cinnamon Sugar Scones</em

Cinnamon Sugar Scones<p>Yield: 12 scones<p><i>For the scones:</i> <br>3/4 cup (12 tablespoons) Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter, chilled, cubed, and divided <br>2/3 cup …

Four holiday treats you can make in 30 minutes or less

4 Holiday Treats You Can Make in <30 Minutes<p>Looking for easy holiday treats to make? Make these four treats in 30 minutes or less.<p>December 10, …

Dessert

Monkey Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Lightly coat a Bundt pan with baking spray.<p>Step 2<p>In a medium saucepan, melt the butter with 1/4 cup of …

Cinnamon Roll Swirl Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together except for the butter.<p>Step 2<p>once mixed ...slowly pour in the butter.<p>Step 3<p>Pour …

No-Bake Treat Ideas

Whip up a few of these simple sweets from Food Network Magazine for the holidays.<p>Rocky Road Bark (No. 1)<p>Chop 1 pound semisweet chocolate; melt …

Dessert

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

Ecosystems Suffer As Large Herbivores Stand On The Brink Of Extinction

A heartbreaking vanishing act<p>Humans aren't the only ones suffering in a changing environment. While Californians grapple with drought, wild animals in the west are moving into cities, thirsty and looking for water wherever they can get it. But it's the larger animals that may hurt the most from a …

Humans on track to force 60 percent of large herbivores into extinction

A year after discovering that 60 percent of the world's largest carnivores are at risk of extinction, an Oregon State professor finds that an equal …

US Administration Regulations Lead to Animal Extinction - CBD

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — New US government regulations are endangering the existence of hundreds of plants and animal lives because they enable federal …

Extinction of your favorite animal more real than you realize

This week a study published in Science Advances has suggested that the extinction of some of the world’s most beloved animals is a clear and present …

Double Exposure Animal Portraits by Andreas Lie | Colossal

<p>Norwegian visual artist Andreas Lie merges verdant landscapes and photographs of animals to creates subtle double exposure portraits. Snowy mountain …

Australia's Oldest Man Knits Adorable Sweaters to Save Oil-Covered Penguins

109-year-old Alfred ‘Alfie' Date, Australia's oldest man, has 80 years of knitting experience under his belt, which is why the nurses at his retirement home asked him for a highly specific, peculiar favor. Back in 2013, there was an oil spill that was negatively affecting the little penguins of …

The Little Fish Foretelling the Future of Ocean Life Harmed by the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

NEW ORLEANS—The Gulf killifish, a hardy little minnow, is a common sight all along the Gulf of Mexico coast. The males, which turn vibrantly yellow …

Moon, Saturn, Mars on March 28-29

Did you see these planets late Sunday night or Monday morning? Tonight, you’ll see the moon closer to Saturn. Bright Antares is nearby.<p>Late night …

Astronomy

Why animals can’t resist touchscreen technology

Whether it’s apes, bears or penguins, animals can’t enough of touchscreens, says Jason G Goldman, and it’s revealing intriguing things about their behaviour.<p>Esme, Molly, Quinn, and Emily live together in Austria. Their favourite foods are mushrooms, sweetcorn, and strawberries, and their hobbies …

The secret to acing exams

In tests that offer a choice of answers, you can exploit hidden patterns to get full marks if you know how, says William Poundstone.<p>Our fates in school and beyond are decided by pop quizzes, final exams, drivers’ exams, and professional exams. Many are true-or-false, or multiple-choice. If you get …

Cockroaches: The insect we're programmed to fear

Why are we so revolted by roaches? Rachel Nuwer visits her own personal insect hell to find out, and discovers a disturbing truth about our future with these creatures.<p>What’s your earliest memory? For me, the answer is not pleasant.<p>I’m about four years old, and I’m sitting in the green-carpeted …

Insects

Three ways cats can control our minds

Greg Foot visits Battersea Cats and Dogs Home to get up close and personal with our feline friends, and see how they have the ability to manipulate and control humans.<p>Cats… aren’t they lovely, cute and fluffy? Think again. These loveable pets are fantastic at being able to control the human mind. …

Fast-Evolving Human DNA Leads to Bigger-Brained Mice

Between 5 and 7 million years of evolution separate us humans from our closest relatives—chimpanzees. During that time, our bodies have diverged to an obvious degree, as have our mental skills. We have created spoken language, writing, mathematics, and advanced technology—including machines that …

Evolution

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

Global Warming

Small DNA changes separate chimp and human brains

Modern humans share about 95% of their genetic code with chimpanzees. Yet human brains, and what we do with them, are vastly different.<p>In the decade since the human genome was mapped, researchers have identified hundreds of small regions that differ between humans and fellow primates. Many show …

Frozen Facades, Frolicking Red Pandas, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week