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Ice Age bowhead whales' survival surprises scientists

BBC Nature<p>Ancient DNA shows that bowhead whales bucked the trend and survived the last Ice Age, say scientists.<p>The demise of cold-adapted land mammals such as mammoths has been linked to rising temperatures around 11,000 years ago.<p>But researchers were surprised to find a contrasting population boom …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Whimsical City Silhouettes by Jasper James

<i>1</i><p>Yume Cyan took long exposure photos of thousands of fireflies wandering around the forest in Nagoya, Japan. The pictures are like little green …

Primate call gives clues to human speech origins

The gelada makes a bizarre sound that shares a rhythm with the patterns heard in human speech<p><b>A bizarre sound made by a primate could help to reveal more about the origins of human speech, a study suggests.</b><p>Scientists have found that the gelada, a species that is closely related to the baboon, makes …

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8 Abandoned Antarctic Whaling Stations and Bases that are Still Amazing

The Antarctic region has been home to numerous fishing villages, whaling stations, scientific bases, and way stations for exploration. Many of these …

US, Russia vie for largest natural gas reserves

The United States, currently one of the world's largest sources of natural gas, may find itself fending off increasingly stiff competition in the resource's development, as the move to tap natural gas supplies goes global.<p>Considered by energy watchers to be one of the most promising avenues of …

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Siskel & Ebert Review BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM

CALDERA Dark Animated Short Film Focuses on Mental Illness

DC Collectibles - Superman & Wonder Woman "The Kiss" Statue

The infamous first kiss between the Man of Steel and the Amazon Warrior became world famous when it appeared on the cover and in the pages of JUSTICE …

Google Maps a Japanese Nuclear Ghost Town

Two years after the the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011, and the following tsunami and nuclear disaster, a large area around the failed Fukushima nuclear plant is still considered an exclusion zone. Namie, a small city just north of the nuclear power plant, was evacuated shortly after …

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North Carolina Religion Bill Killed-But One Third Of Americans Want Christianity As Official Religion Of USA

While a resolution that would have cleared the way for an official state religion in North Carolina was quickly pulled from consideration by the state’s Republican Speaker of the House, a new poll indicates that a large number of Americans would like their own home state —along with the entire …

Gun control: Obama set on signing 'strongest' bill as Congress returns

President Barack Obama is set on signing the "strongest bill" possible on gun control, a White House aide said Sunday amid fears of watered down …

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news from the borders of mental illness

When the psychologist Peter Chadwick explained that he was trying to research psychosis he was given short shrift by one of his patients. "You're …

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Running Out of TIME: The Slow, Sad Demise of a Great American Magazine

The weekly was among the first to invest heavily in the Internet. So how come Time.com never figured it out?<p>I can still remember how jealous I felt. It was the mid-1990s, and I was a reporter at <i>Inc.</i> magazine in Boston. At <i>Inc.</i>, we had just convinced our owner to cough up a few dollars for me and one …

Balloonist braves shark-filled waters to build children's hospital to be named for Mandela

Matt Silver-Vallance, 37, took around an hour to float across the Atlantic Ocean from Robben Island, home of the prison where Nelson Mandela was confined, while harnessed to a mass of multi-colored balloons in grey, drizzly conditions with low visibility. It was the first stunt of its kind from the …

How BioShock Infinite’s social commentary advances video game storytelling

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p><b>Spoiler warning:</b> <i>Even though the main plot of BioShock Infinite is not the central focus of this article, minor spoilers are to be expected.</i><p>Storytelling in …

Taliban Have Second Thoughts About Fighting in Afghanistan

News of peace talks in Qatar are giving some Taliban fighters doubts about the jihad. Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau report on the indecision in the …