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America's 20 most expensive cities for renters

Thanks to new development projects and a workforce flooded with millennials who'd rather rent than buy, major US cities are seeing increases in rent prices.<p>In its National Rent Report, residential real-estate rental website Zumper analyzed 1 million active, one-bedroom listings to find the most …

Real Estate

Amputee Kitten Has Dreams of Being a Therapy Cat for Veterans

As a veteran herself, Karolyn Smith says she knows what veterans need: a purring kitten.<p>She came to this epiphany when she rescued two kittens from a …

Pets

30 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You

Recommended for You<p>Author: Tahir Akbar<p><i>Tahir Akbar is a marketer by profession and writer by choice. He leads marketing at IQVIS, a Software</i> …

Machine Learning

World’s rarest wild cat saved from extinction along Russian-Chinese border

Eighty endangered Amur leopards have been discovered in the first census in ten years<p>Driven to the brink of extinction by hunting and loss of habitat, far eastern Amur leopards are now in a stage of "rapid expansion".<p>Eighty adult Amurs were discovered living in China's Hunchun, Wangqing and …

Amazing footage debunks the 200-year-old theory of how hummingbirds get their food

These tiny birds can suck 10 drops of nectar out of a flower every 15 milliseconds, researchers at the University of Connecticut recently discovered. For nearly two centuries, scientists have thought the birds used a much slower "wicking" technique, LiveScience reported.<p>It turns out that …

Birds

Agony of the 'Comfort women' still waiting for an apology after 70 years: 81-year-old man sets himself on fire in protest at Japan's refusal to say sorry to women forced to have sex with WWII soldiers

The haunting legacy of the Second World War lives on in the South Korean 'comfort women' who were forced into prostitution by the Japanese army.<p>Gil …

Apple Confirms: Apple Watch, Wrist Tattoos Don't Mix

Cupertino said inked skin does in fact interfere with Apple Watch's built-in heart rate sensor.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Science has figured out why cats have weird slitted eyes

Instead of having circular pupils like humans, they have vertical slits — which can adapt quickly and can open and close like the aperture of a camera.<p>Why are cat eyes so special? It all comes down to how they use their vision, new research says.<p>By analyzing 214 different species of land animals, …

UC Berkeley

Baby And French Bulldog Best Friends Are Almost Too Cute To Handle

Cutest buddies ever.<p>Dilan and Farley might not be the same species, but they sure are best friends.<p>Baby Dilan and French bulldog pup Farley were both born on May 26, 2014. Dilan's mother, Chicago photographer Ivette Ivens, took this as a sign and brought Farley into the family. The baby and the new …

60 Vintage Cars Worth £12 Million Found After 50 Years Of Neglect On French Farm

It might seem like all the world’s buried treasures have already been found, but turns out there is still reason to go digging, perhaps even in your …

Giant inflatable Minion causes traffic chaos because there is no hope

If it seemed like those insufferably cute yellow Minions were everywhere this summer, you weren't imagining things.<p>On Aug. 2 around 3 p.m. BST, a …

Self-Taught Chinese Street Photographer Tao Liu Has an Eye for Peculiar Moments

Up until recently, Tao Liu was just an unknown water meter reader in China with an interest in photography. Then people started noticing his clever …

Street Photography