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How to Get Lost On Purpose

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Five tips to help you on your way.<p>It happens to the best of us. We finally get a chance to explore the world, find a deal, book a trip—and end up in the same places as every other traveler.<p>It’s what happens when you stay where TripAdvisor tells you, eat where UrbanSpoon …

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Meet Marshosaurus, the Jurassic’s Forgotten Predator

I’ve spilled more than a little digital ink over the top carnivores of the Jurassic west. <i>Allosaurus</i>, <i>Ceratosaurus</i>, and <i>Torvosaurus</i> are all very dinosaur-y dinosaurs, checking the boxes for big, scary, and strange. But as I’ve poked around the Morrison Formation bones held at the Natural History …

7 Reasons to Visit San Antonio Now

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>If your memories of <b>San Antonio</b> are limited to a stop at the Alamo and a meal on the River Walk accented by colorful umbrellas and mariachi music, it’s time to visit again.<p>Texas’s second largest city is in the midst of a cultural revival, with the up-and-coming Pearl district …

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Oldest Decapitated Head in New World Found in ‘Vogue’ Pose

Archaeologists have unearthed the oldest case of decapitation ever found in the New World. The skull belonged to a young man and was buried in Brazil about 9,000 years old, with severed hands covering its face in a mysterious pose—left hand over the right side of the face, fingers pointing up, and …

Mother and daughter killed themselves after being targeted in elaborate scam

A mother and daughter died in a suspected suicide pact after being targeted in a tortuous con trick by a woman who used a string of fake personas, a bogus stem-cell trial and a fictional government coverup to extort money from the pair.<p>Margaret McDonough, 52, and her daughter, Nicola, 23, died …

One Videographer’s Journey to Find a Lost Human Ancestor

On an unremarkable day in 2013, two professional cavers decided to squeeze through a passageway in South Africa that they had never gone through before. They contorted themselves through more than 650 feet of rocky and dangerous passageways, as narrow as seven inches wide in some parts, before …

Taking Students to the Triassic: An Interview With Paleontologist Robert Gay

<i>Thanks for taking the time to chat with me, Rob. Can you fill readers in on where you do your research and what area of paleontology you focus on?</i><p><b>Robert Gay:</b> I’m based out of Mission Heights Preparatory High School, a public charter high school located in rural southern Arizona. We are a Title One …

Kyoto etiquette guides: Mind your manners, tourists | CNN Travel

Prehistoric Sea Monsters Emerge From the Arctic Landscape

Changing Planet<p>Professor Jørn Hurum and his team of thirteen are on a paleontological expedition in the Norwegian Arctic of Spitsbergen. We are on a mission to excavate marine reptiles, amphibians, sharks, and fish that lived in the sea that once covered Spitsbergen 240 million years ago.<p>Over the …

Aumenta el rendimiento de tu ordenador configurando la memoria virtual | Lifestyle | Cinco Días

Existen muchas formas de aumentar el rendimiento del ordenador tal y como os hemos ido indicando durante los últimos meses, incluyendo también la …

ENDURO Long-Term Test 2015 | Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt BC | ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine

Review<p>Add Comment<p><b>The clock is ticking and the Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt BC Edition has now been under the leadership of our long-term tester Andi</b> …

Tomb of Nefertiti, Egypt's mysterious ancient queen, may have been found

The apparent discovery, based on scans of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, could yield treasure beyond what was found in his famous resting place<p>Hidden doorways in the ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun may lead to the long-lost resting place of Queen Nefertiti, a scientist has …

The Amanda Knox Trial Through the Years

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …

Should We Save the Wolves of Isle Royale?

As the predators dwindle, experts debate whether to intervene.<p>The call of the wild in northern Michigan's Isle Royale National Park may be losing one of its voices: that of the gray wolf.<p>In 2009, scientists documented about 24 wolves living on this remote, forested island in Lake Superior (map). …

US soldier accused of killing two teens in Iraq as military investigates

The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a grove where a US army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago. But Michael Barbera, then a staff sergeant, took a knee, leveled his rifle and killed them anyway, a prosecutor said Wednesday as a preliminary …

Neanderthals Lived in Small, Isolated Populations, Gene Analysis Shows

Genetic differences highlight how the path of these ancient humans diverged from ours.<p>Modern humanity's ancient cousins, the Neanderthals, lived in small groups that were isolated from one another, suggests an investigation into their DNA. The analysis also finds that Neanderthals lacked some human …

Yemen conflict highlighted after 55 killed in air raids and drone strikes

The killing of about 55 people in southern Yemen has highlighted an ongoing US-backed campaign against al-Qaida's most active frontline.<p>Reports from Sana'a and Washington confirmed the deaths in air raids and drone strikes against targets in Shabwa and Abyan provinces, a stronghold of al-Qaida in …

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