Michelle Douglas-Cleghorn

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14 Reasons WWI Happened (And Four Things That Could Have Stopped It)

<i>For the past few years, Erik Sass has been covering the events that led to World War I exactly 100 years later. Here's a look back at how we got here.</i><p>…

6 Things to Know About the Super Cute Quokka

We’ve all seen the photos that made the rounds last year: a furry little critter beams at the camera, at a leaf, at a tourist. From this adorable …

Why Are Coupons Worth 1/100th of a Cent?

The next time a coupon shows up in your mail, take a look at the fine print. There’s a pretty good chance it will read something to the effect of …

Life Lessons From Sharper Image Catalogs

If you're wondering what happened to The Sharper Image, America's one-stop shop for overpriced junk, this sad tête-à-tête from their website sums it …

How Do Soccer Referees Determine Stoppage Time?

Toward the end of each half of a soccer match, the fourth official on the sideline hoists an illuminated sign over his or her head that displays a …

15 International Menu Items from American Fast Food Restaurants

As a way to accommodate cultural and regional tastes, many American fast food restaurants have to change some of their menu items (or come up with …

In New Movie, Birds Are The Cinematographers

Wings3D is in theaters today for a special showing<p>How do you capture thousands of hours of up-close-and-personal footage of tigers, polar bears, vultures, bald eagles and penguins in their natural element in ways that have never been seen before?<p>"We put cameras on everything that moves," says John …

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Good news, everyone! NASA re-creates the smell of Titan

A new recipe created in a NASA laboratory has re-created the composition of the atmosphere on Titan -- the largest moon orbiting the planet Saturn -- and in the process managed to classify a previously unidentified material in the moon's atmosphere spotted by Cassini's Composite Infrared …

Plastics Don't Disappear, But They Do End Up In Seabirds' Bellies

The vast majority of debris in the ocean — about 75 percent of it — is made of plastic. It can consist of anything from plastic bottles to packaging materials, but whatever form it takes, it doesn't go away easily.<p>While plastic may break down into smaller and smaller pieces, some as small as grains …