Rebecca Withers

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Massive Underground City Found in Cappadocia Region of Turkey

Subterranean retreat may have sheltered thousands of people in times of trouble.<p>When the invaders came, Cappadocians knew where to hide: underground, in one of the 250 subterranean safe havens they had carved from pliable volcanic ash rock called tuff.<p>Now a housing construction project may have …

'Methuselah' Palm Grown From 2,000-Year-Old Seed Is a Father

Ten years after sprouting from an ancient seed, the date palm is "a big boy now," a scientist says—"and yeah, he can make dates."<p>A male date palm tree named Methuselah that sprouted from a 2,000-year-old seed nearly a decade ago is thriving today, according to the Israeli researcher who is …

Ice Age

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

Huge asteroid to 'narrowly' miss Earth

Space rock code-named 2004 BL86 set to pass Earth on January 26 in 'near miss' and won't be seen again for next 200 years<p>Amateur stargazers will have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to see an asteroid a third of a mile wide “narrowly” miss Earth on January 26.<p>The space rock, code-named 2004 BL86, is …

Asteroids

Hollywood Showed Off Some Pretty Awesome Shoes This Week

If you haven't already caught on, we're pretty obsessed with accessories here at HuffPost Style. And we mean accessories In all forms -- sparkly men's loafers, fancy barrettes, patterned tights -- you name it, we love it.<p>This week, some of Hollywood's biggest stars showed off some excellent …

We May Have Found More 'American Horror Story' Season 5 Clues

The hunt for "American Horror Story" Season 5 clues continues as fans try to guess where Ryan Murphy will take his anthology series next. Back in November, we dug up some of the most convincing clues and theories about the upcoming season. Now, there seem to be even more.<p><b>(Spoiler alert if you don't</b> …

Every country that has left the United Kingdom's rule - in maps

Since the Act of Union in 1707, the United Kingdom has ruled vast swaths of land across the world. However, a lot of countries have since left the UK’s rule.<p>Given that Scottish independence could technically end the UK if a yes vote is successful, it may be the last country ever to leave

Air Force drops requirement to use 'So help me God' in oaths

There are no atheists in a foxhole, goes the old military saw, but there is a place for them in the Air Force, which has decided to make the words "So help me God," optional in oaths.<p>The action allows enlisted members and officers to delete the words "So help me God," from their oaths. The Air …

Military

Icelandic volcano: ‘Fire fountains burst into the air. It is a truly awesome sight’

It’s been an explosive few weeks in Iceland. In the Holuhraun valley, in the centre of the country, the Earth’s crust has been wrenched apart and molten rock spewed 130 metres into the sky. The fissure has produced a larger area of lava than any volcano on Iceland in a century – and could …

A Quarter of Americans Want to Secede From the U.S.

The Scottish referendum on secession from the United Kingdom may have failed to pass, but it succeeded in stirring secessionist sentiment in that …

Car, condo searched in connection with missing student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Police who searched a car and a condo Friday in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student almost a week ago say they have identified the man who was with Hannah Graham when she was last seen.<p>Witnesses saw Graham, 18, of Alexandria, Va., inside a …