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SeaWorld barred from breeding whales in captivity

<b>Californian authorities have prohibited SeaWorld from breeding animals in captivity, calling into question the future of the park's popular killer whale attraction.</b><p>The ruling by the California Coastal Commission came after a request by the San Diego aquarium to build new tanks for its orcas.<p>In a …

Man accused of shooting trooper had long criminal past

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of gunning down a Louisiana state trooper who stopped to offer him roadside assistance spent much of the past …

Wine train apologizes to black women’s book club after allegations of racism

By Sarah Kaplan and<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sarah Larimer<p>Sarah Larimer<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Members of the book group, sporting matching gray T-shirts and broad grins, boarded the Napa Valley Wine Train in …

Napa Valley

Ferguson judge withdraws all arrest warrants before 2015

<b>(CNN) —</b> The municipal court judge in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday announced sweeping changes to the city's court system, including an order to withdraw all arrest warrants issued in that city before December 31, 2014.<p>Municipal Court Judge Donald McCullin, who was appointed in June, also changed …

Pictures That Tell Stories: The Street Photography of Jack Simon

Jack Simon has worked as a psychiatrist for four decades. Ten years ago, he began a personal journey in photography, and these days he rarely goes …

Photography

Dead dog found in Florida along with a note: ‘WE BEAT IT 2 DEATH lol! :) HAHAHA!’

By Elahe Izadi<p>Elahe Izadi<p>Pop culture writer<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Fox, a 13-year-old Pomeranian, ran outside the Florida condo where he lived to go to the bathroom Friday night. The dog never returned.<p>“I called for him and I didn’t hear anything,” Verline Barthelemy told the Sun Sentinel. “He’d always …

Florida

American farmers have to stop juicing their pigs to meet China’s food safety standards

For years, the US pork industry has stood by the safety and efficacy of a controversial growth drug banned in nearly 200 countries. But now, thanks to Chinese regulations, the National Pork Board is quietly encouraging American pork producers to stop using it.<p>Ractopamine is a beta-agonist, a drug …

Juicing

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Architizer

Freaky fast food: From black buns to Batman burgers (pictures)

Pornhub in possible legal pickle over cheesy ad

It's so hard. So salty. Such a sinful pleasure in your mouth.<p>We're referring to Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, of course.<p>The Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese …

Cheese

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Navajo Nation Says It Will Sue EPA Over Toxic Spill

The Navajo Nation will sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over an accidental spill of contaminated wastewater, the nation’s president, …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Vivid Illustrations Depict Dynamic Scenes of Nature and East Asian Mythology

Shenzhen, China-based artist RLoN Wang is back with more intricate illustrations that burst with color and life. Since we last shared his work a year ago, Wang has branched out from more understated portraits of animals to vibrant illustrations jam-packed with wild beasts, mythical creatures, and …

Too Bad People Couldn’t Photograph Meteor Showers Back in 1833

If you’d like to try your hand at capturing a shooting star on camera, tonight would be a good night to do so. This year’s Perseid meteor shower is …

These Portraits Were Created by Combining Photos of Celebrities

Pedro Berg Johnsen of Norway has an unusual hobby: in his spare time, he combines portraits of celebrities to create real-looking photos of people …

16 Reasons We've Got the Blues(berries)

"Blueberries as big as the end of your thumb," Robert Frost's poem, "Blueberries," begins. "Real sky-blue, and heavy, and ready to drum." We here at Food52, though, are accepting of all blueberries: small, medium, and thumb tip-sized. Size doesn't matter when they're all covered in crumble, put …

Muffins

Elegant Wood Sculptures Crafted from Discarded Tree Trunks and Branches

South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee uses organic materials like wood to create large-scale, sculptural pieces that favor both form and function. Focusing on geometric shapes such as the sphere, Lee somehow manages to transform tree trunks and hefty branches into perfectly formed globes, columns, and …

These Powerful Dance Portraits by Alexander Yakovlev Are Stunning

Nothing quite captures the combination of strength, grace, and art like dance. Alexander Yakovlev is able to capture all of these elements in his …

Artist Turns the Sugar Hiding in Soft Drinks into Giant Lollipops

Food photographer Henry Hargreaves took an artistic approach to finding out how much sugar's contained within various drinks for his project titled <i>(de)hydrate</i>. He started out by boiling the refreshments, so that the water evaporated and the sugary contents remained. He then poured the leftover …

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

The Moon Passing in Front of the Earth, As Seen from 1 Million Miles Away

Last month, NASA shared the first full photo of Earth captured with its new DSCOVR camera that’s floating 1 million miles away. Today it released …

Canon's new $30,000 video camera can see where you can't

Canon is already competing with the Arri Alexa and Red cameras of the world, but it's about to take this one step further. Meet the ME20F-SH, a high-end video shooter that features a sleek, subtle and somewhat compact design. Most importantly, Canon's new camera can deliver an ISO equivalent of …

4 Tips for Doing Photography on a Budget

Several times in the past few months people have asked me how to get into photography without spending a lot of money. I must admit the idea of …

American Dentist Identified As Killer Of Famed Lion In Zimbabwe

Cecil the lion was shot with a bow and arrow, then stalked for 40 hours before he was finally killed with a rifle.<p>An American dentist with an affinity for killing rare wildlife using a bow and arrow has been identified as the man who shot and killed Zimbabwe's most famous lion earlier this month, …