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The Dark History Behind Ouija Board's Baltimore Origins

Not Dead Yet<p>After 125 years, the Ouija board’s Baltimore origin story has been unraveled. Research shows it works, too. (Kind of.)<p>By Ron Cassie -<p>Not …

Great Depression

Tokyo's Haunted Hills

<i>Demon mask from the Kitakami Demon Museum.</i><p>The thing about Japan is that the paranormal is perfectly normal. You say you believe in ghosts, spirits, good and bad luck? Well, <i>duh</i>. Who doesn't?<p>Tokyo has seven or eight haunted hills depending on which sources you consult. Called <i>Yurei Zaka</i> or <i>Obake Zaka</i> …

11 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat if You Want to Lose Weight

Not all veggies are created equal.<p>You don't need science to tell you that fresh produce is healthier than processed, packaged food— especially if you're trying to lose weight. But science is here to help anyway. New research that tracked more than 133,000 people's eating habits and weights for four …

Archaeologists Discovered Fully Dressed 350-Year-Old Body

Archaeologists set to work excavating the site at the Convent of the Jacobins in Rennes, France in 2014. The site contained roughly 800 graves and …

Conquistadors sacrificed and eaten by Aztec-era people, archaeologists say

Spanish conquistadors, women, children and horses were imprisoned for months, sacrificed and eaten by contemporaries of the Aztecs, archaeologists report after unveiling new research from ruins near Mexico City.<p>Although Spanish chroniclers including Hernán Cortés, who led the conquest of Mexico in …

Archaeology

The Ultimate Fall Dessert: Apple-Cinnamon Layer Cake with Gooey Caramel Drizzle

<b>Directions:</b><p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray or line with parchment.<p>Mix brown sugar and cinnamon …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Muffins

It doesn't matter if they're sweet or savory — homemade muffins are a timeless and comforting breakfast. (Especially when your morning involves …

Breakfast

10 Things No One Tells You About Transforming Your Body | Women's Health

<i>(Looking to gain muscle and a sexy, toned body? In her book,</i> Lift to Get Lean<i>, Holly Perkins, certified strength and conditioning specialist, explains how you can score a slim figure in four weeks.)</i><p>If you're anything like me, you might have responded by saying, “Well, nobody is <i>perfectly</i> happy with …

Planet Neptune: Facts About Its Orbit, Moons & Rings

Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun. It was the first planet to get its existence predicted by mathematical calculations before it was actually …

We Want to Read a Comic Book About These Amazing Samurai Frogs

Sometimes we see character designs that just, ahem, leap off the page, begging to become stars in a larger story. That’s how we feel about Conor …

Comic Books

Great Tips For Bottle Gardens and Terrariums

<b>New Ideas For Bottle Gardens & Terrariums</b><p>Maybe it’s time for a revival? Bottle gardens and terrariums used to be as popular as ferns and ivies in …

Plants

How to order a healthier sandwich: 7 smart tips on what to eat and what to avoid

Truth: No matter how creative they get with their salads and stir-fries, even the most committed healthy eaters sometimes find themselves craving a simple, satisfying sandwich. When left unchecked, the sandwich can quickly derail plans for a wholesome lunch (we're looking at you, 900-calorie chain …

Bizarre creature washed up in aftermath of Japanese tsunami goes viral after survivor releases footage

A strange creature that washed up in the aftermath of the Japanese tsunami has baffled online viewers who claim they have no idea what it is.<p>Video …

Hundreds Of New Species Have Been Found In The Himalayas In The Last 5 Years

Talk about biodiversity -- you couldn't make these creatures up!<p>A blue-eyed frog. A snake with jewel-like skin. A cute little monkey that just can't seem to stop sneezing.<p>What sound like fantasy creatures are actually living, breathing animals--and they're just three of more than 200 new animal …

Zoology

Earth's Gravitational Pull Cracks Open the Moon

Earth's gravitational pull is massaging the moon, opening up faults in the lunar crust, researchers say.<p>Just as the moon's gravitational pull causes …

How Ancient Hominid Interbreeding has Shaped Humans Today

Over the past half-decade, ancient DNA research has revealed some surprising aspects to our evolutionary history during the past 50,000 years. …

Never-Before-Seen Images Reveal How The Fukushima Exclusion Zone Was Swallowed By Nature

Polish photographer Arkadiusz Podniesinski travelled to the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster last month to see the location with his own eyes. …

Galaxy Hair Colour Is Now Possible, And It's Seriously Stunning

Gone are the days when we only looked to magazines or celebrities for beauty inspiration, in 2015 it's all about being creative.<p>From rainbows, to …

I Gave Up Sugar For Two Months And Here's What Happened

TL;DR, there's sugar in everything and I basically spent two months craving apples.<p>No doubt about it, I am a comfort eater, and the sweet stuff is my biggest weakness. Chocolate, biscuits, crisp and fruity cider, sugary, bready <i>anything</i>, and cinema pick 'n' mix are my Kryptonite, but god, I can …

Diabetes

Giant prehistoric lizards co-existed with humans

While the concept of men battling 16–foot prehistoric lizards sounds like something out of a 50’s sci-fi flick, a new discovery in Australia has revealed that such encounters may have occurred. According to a study appearing in Quaternary Science Reviews, researchers from the University of …

Nutella Stuffed Caramelitas | Mandy's Recipe Box

Hi there friends! It’s Jess here from Sweetest Menu! I have another special treat from the Sweetest Menu kitchen to share with you. Today’s recipe is …

Dessert

X-Men: Apocalypse: what should we expect?

<i>We updated this article on 13th October 2015, working in the official synopsis.</i><p>If the double-bill disappointment of <i>X-Men: The Last Stand</i> and <i>X-Men</i> …

Comics

Eight Imperiled Amphibians, Reptiles Move Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

“California’s on the front lines of the amphibian and reptile extinction crisis, so we're relieved these unique salamanders, lizards and snake are …

Zoology

Model comes face-to-face with crocodiles in incredible footage showing her swimming with huge reptiles

A model and dare-devil has fulfilled a life long dream of swimming with crocodiles in an expedition off the coast of Mexico.<p>Roberta Mancino spent a …

A healthier hangover breakfast

A hangover breakfast without bacon? Sounds like a bad dream to some, I know. But greasy food is much better suited to prevent a hang-over than to …

Breakfast

10 Muffin Recipes for a Perfect Portable Breakfast

When it comes to quick, grab-and-go breakfast options, muffins don't get nearly the praise they deserve. They're the meal-worthy cousin to the …