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New Evidence Suggests Early Humans Hunted America's Large Mammals to Extinction

“Compared to other animals we have a disproportionately heavy hand, and a huge impact.”<p>Large mammals like mammoths, mastodons, and camels might still be roaming the Americas today if humans hadn't hunted them into extinction, a new study suggests.<p>Research from the University of Wyoming, published …

Paleontology
Republicans
Archaeology
Ancient History

Netsuke of Man Cutting Pumpkin | Japan | The Met

Artist: Date: late 11th to early 12th century<br>Accession Number: 2015.300.251a, b Date: late 11th to early 12th century Medium: Lacquered and gilded …

Inside NYC's first museum dedicated to food

Brooklyn's food scene is unstoppable. First Smorgasburg, a hit food festival in the area's trendiest neighborhoods, and now New York’s first museum …

Flavors

United Pulls All Flights Out of JFK Airport

In June, United announced plans to move all of its p.s. (Premium Service) transcon flights to Newark airport on October 25, meaning yesterday was the …

24-Hour City! Things to Do in NYC | New York City

24-Hour City! Things to Do in NYC While Everyone Else Sleeps<p>New York is a 24-hour city that other cities envy. One of the best things about living …

New York City

The free world has lost its leader

The free world has lost its leader. In the absence of a vigorous American foreign policy, Canada's Stephen Harper supplied his own. For the better …

Justin Trudeau

Can't-Stop-at-Just-One Mini Garlic Bread Pizzas

<i>The following post was originally featured on Recipe Tin Eats, which is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Mini Pizzas in GARLIC BREAD cups, made in a muffin tin! Don't laugh when you see what I use to cut the rounds. It works! That's what matters!<p>These mini pizzas were an invention out of necessity. I …

42 Best Quick Bread Recipes

These easy quick bread recipes are leavened with baking soda or baking powder, so they rise quickly when compared to traditional yeast breads with …

Breakfast

British Airways just gave the best response to a Twitter complaint

British Airways may be slow on the phone but are very quick when it comes to Twitter<p>It can be frustrating being kept on hold, so at least this customer had a little message to keep him entertained.<p>A customer attempting to get through to British Airways received an unexpected reply when he …

British Airways

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Capital Cafe: Hong Kong for truffle scrambled eggs

One of my favourite things to do in Hong Kong is to eat at a Cha Chan Teng. Especially for breakfast. Not all Cha Chan Tengs serve an equal …

The only TV shows you have to watch this fall

What if there were a way to know which shows you should stick with and which ones to give up on?<p>Business Insider teamed up with Amobee Brand Intelligence to give you some help.<p>We found out which shows critics were most talking about between July 19 to October 19, 2015 and what they're saying about …

TV

25 Historical Sites That Are At Risk of Disappearing

Environment<p>25 Historical Sites That Are At Risk of Disappearing<p>By Ada Carr<p>October 26 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>The World Monuments Watch is a …

Archaeology

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Mysterious new Times Square benches hide a "powerful" secret

1/7<p>Snøhetta Times Square Renovation<p>Although Snøhetta Architects' revamp of New York's Time Square may not transform the iconic landmark completely, …

British architect wins Japan toilet award and praise for his innovative lavatory

Entertainment, innovation and advertising in one toilet was praised in a country where lavatories are taken very seriously<p>A British architect has shown the lavatory-loving Japanese the potential of public conveniences.<p>Klein-Dytham Architecture, founded by Mark Dytham, originally from Milton Keynes, …

Africa
North Africa
Middle East

Best Airports in South America

Best Airports in South America 2015<p>Date: October 17, 2015<p>In South America, competition for the title of best airport on the continent often revolves …

Guyana's President Accuses Venezuela of Inflaming Border Dispute by Claiming South America's Largest Gold Mine

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana’s president says Venezuela is inflaming a border dispute by claiming territory in his country where one of South …

Venezuela