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Up Close With a Very Smart Orangutan at the Indianapolis Zoo

After six decades of Zoo visits on five continents, and a number of safari treks through animal habitats in Southern and Western Africa, I frankly thought I had seen it all. However, a few weeks ago I realized that there were members of one of the great ape families in a zoo very near my home that …

Beautiful "Mustached" Bird, Lost for 60 Years, Photographed for First Time

Less than two weeks ago Chris Filardi held a ghost in his hands and knew that a nearly 20-year quest had finally been realized.<p>The “ghost” was …

17 Halloween Movies For Easily Scared People

Sometimes you just want to watch a Halloween movie and NOT have a heart attack.

Horror

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Dolphins

Google Wants To Speed Up Your Internet With OnHub Wi-Fi Router

A router equipped for the future of the web<p>Google—aside from being a portal to the entire internet—is also becoming an internet provider from land and air.<p>Now the company is extending that strategy to hardware. With OnHub, a Wi-Fi router designed to be placed on a table or countertop in the center …

Wi-Fi

55 Times 'The Office' Was the Best Show Ever

Face it, you love "The Office." You love it because it's completely relatable, crazy funny, and full of people you know, used to know, or know about. And if you've ever worked in an office, you've experienced at least a small part of what goes on at Scranton's finest paper distributor, Dunder …

TV shows

Inside the Fight to Stop Giraffes’ ‘Silent Extinction’

Numbers of the famous African animal have fallen by nearly half in the past 15 years, prompting urgent—and sometimes risky—actions to help.<p>Giraffe researcher Julian Fennessy recently boarded a helicopter in Ethiopia's Gambella National Park, which borders the turbulent new nation of South Sudan.<p>His …

Wildlife

New pictures of dwarf planet Ceres which could hold alien life

Nasa's spacecraft Dawn has sent back the closest images ever taken of the dwarf planet Ceres<p>The closest pictures ever taken of the dwarf planet Ceres show that its surface is so peppered with crater marks that it looks like a giant golf ball.<p>Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars …

Astronomy

6 Simple and Satisfying Puréed Soups

Get out your blender! Puréed soups are simple, silky and satisfying -- and a great way to enjoy your vegetables.<p><b>1. Easy Butternut Squash Soup</b><p>This has got to be the easiest butternut squash soup recipe ever. You start with pre-cut squash from the supermarket, then you basically throw everything in a …

Leaked Galaxy S6 Details Hint At Samsung's Plan To Rival Apple Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is going to be one of the most anticipated Android devices this year. The Galaxy S6 is expected to have a glass and metal body, improvements in the TouchWiz interface responsiveness, a major decrease in memory consumption, upgraded cameras and a boost in the chipset, according …

Phones

Global warming made 2014 a record hot year – in animated graphics

2014 was the hottest year on record, without assistance from El Niño<p>NASA and NOAA have just reported that global surface temperatures in 2014 were the hottest on record. That also means 2014 was likely the hottest the Earth has been in millennia, and perhaps as much as 100,000 years.<p>But what’s …

Global Warming

Curing the Dissatisfied Mind.

From the beginning of human evolution on this planet, people have tried their best to be happy and enjoy life.<p>During this time, people have developed …

Meditation

Orbital Objects

Learn more about satellites, space junk, and other objects floating in orbits.<p>The skies above Earth are teeming with more than 8,000 manmade objects, large and small. The U.S. Space Surveillance Network uses radar to track more than 13,000 such items that are larger than four inches (ten …

Space Exploration

Kids with this gene variant may be extra vulnerable - Futurity

A certain gene variant may signal that a child is particularly sensitive to his or her environment. Should this lead to personalized interventions?

Kids

5 Must-See Films In January - PAPER

<i>PAPER's Dennis Dermody shares his top five film picks this month.</i> <b><br>Mommy</b><br>Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Canadian director Xavier Dolan has crafted one of his most emotionally devastating films in this vivid portrait of the turbulent relationship between a widowed mother, …

Time Travel

Photographer Transforms Herself Into Seven Generations of Women Through the Magic of Photoshop

Photo: Christine H McConnell<p>Photographer, Photoshop wizard, and creepy pastry queen Christine H McConnell is lighting up Reddit today with a series of photos in which she digitally replicated family portraits going back two hundred years on her maternal side.<p>In the series, McConnell shows her …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

The icebound crew of the Akademik Shokalskiy made headlines but, a year on, the fruits of their expedition are revealed<p>Rescue from Antarctic - the full story<p>The voyage was meant to retrace the steps of Douglas Mawson, the great polar explorer and scientist who led the Australasian Antarctic …

Milky Way above Navajo sandstone in Arizona

Those who’ve been there say the drive to White Pocket – a swirling, twisted, multicolored landscape in northern Arizona – is an adventure in its own …

Watch Nasa's Orion spacecraft breaking through Earth's atmosphere - video

Nasa released video on Friday of the Orion spacecraft breaking through the Earth's atmosphere before splashing down in the Pacific Ocean. Orion made the near-bullseye splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on 5 December after wrapping up a flawless, unmanned debut test flight around Earth