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These are the Amazon trees that keep the planet cool

Within the botanical menagerie that makes up the Amazon rainforest, which is so important it’s frequently dubbed the “lungs of the planet,” scientists have pinpointed a small number of tree species that are doing the heaviest breathing as they help to slow global warming.<p>Their discovery—that 182 …

Hitler’s Strange Last Orders

<i>Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich</i> is a volume from the World War II series <i>Echolof</i> (Sonar) by German writer Walter …

World History

How the Boston Marathon Bombing Hurt Tsarnaev's Homeland

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Why You Should Invest in Europe—Now

What the turning tide overseas means for your portfolio.<p>The last couple of years have proven to be rather miserable for international stocks.<p>From the …

Perfume That Gets Sweeter The Sweatier You Are

Researchers in Northern Ireland have developed chemicals that react with water, releasing aromas contained within. The key ingredient is an “ionic …

Eight of the Greatest Items Rand Paul Is Selling in His Online Store

Need a break, or just need a Constitution-themed, well, anything?<p>Head to store.randpaul.com.<p>As Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul officially joined the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, he launched his online store, too, and the brash copy — “[Get] the next leader of the free …

Pilots Explain When to Actually Worry During a Flight

Scared of flying? Read this before getting on your next plane, and calm down<p>When our Southwest flight smacked into heavy turbulence last week, my four-year-old daughter grabbed my right hand.<p>“Don’t worry, Daddy,” she said. “It’s gonna be OK. It’s just a little bumpy.”<p>I withdrew my hand and …

Snackwaves, sarcasm and survival: meet Russia's most popular YouTubers

Sasha Raspopina for The Calvert Journal, part of the New East network

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The science behind the perfect chip

How – and where – should you fry the ultimate chips? Veronique Greenwood takes a piping-hot plunge into the secret ways to create fried potato perfection.<p>The very best chips combine a crisp crust with a piping-hot, snowy-white interior – a delicious combination that arises when potatoes descend …

Deep Frying

The Secret Lives of Hillary and Bill in the White House

Broken lamps, shouting matches, sneaking away to the pool—and other scenes from the Clinton residence during the Lewinsky scandal.<p>White House Florist Ronn Payne remembers one day during the Clinton presidency when he was coming up the service elevator with a cart to pick up old floral arrangements …

A Con Expert Weighs in on This Week's Better Call Saul Scams

The host of Hustling America tells us how to pull off Jimmy and Marco's tricks in real life.<p><i>Warning: spoilers for the season finale below.</i><p>On the season finale of <i>Better Call Saul</i>, Jimmy goes back to his old Slippin' roots, pulling off cons around Chicago with his old buddy, Marco. And according to …

3 Magical Greek Islands That Tourists Don't Know About

I find myself immediately in the island's lull, falling into its idle routine. Its alchemy is restorative, cathartic, elemental--swimming every day in the sea, driving through the amber pastures of arid farmlands, eating the same simple Greek dishes you find at every little taverna.<p><i>by Lindsay</i> …

Tom Hanks

Titus Welliver’s Trek to Stardom

Titus Welliver is a journeyman actor whose name is more distinctive than celebrated. He doesn’t have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He doesn’t …

University of Pennsylvania

Patriots wallop Broncos, 43-21; Rams edge 49ers, 13-10

Tom BradyoutdueledPeyton Manning, throwing for four touchdowns, andJulian Edelmanreturned a punt 84 yards for a score in leading theNew England Patriotspast theDenver Broncos, 43-21, on Sunday in Foxborough, Mass.<p>The 16th matchup between the all-time great quarterbacks wasn't particularly …

Ikea hopes its new motorized standing desk will get you out of your chair

Study after study reveals the same thing: it simply isn't healthy to sit for extended periods of time every day. But making the switch and buying a standing desk is a big commitment. That's where Ikea comes in: the company has brought its stylish looks, reasonable prices, and goofy Swedish names to …