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Melting Permafrost Below Arctic Lakes Is Even More Dangerous to the Climate, NASA Warns

Scientists have worried for years that rising temperatures will free carbon trapped in frozen soil in the Arctic, accelerating the pace of climate …

Global Warming

British Columbians capture photos of province burning

The Island Lake fire on Aug. 8, near Stellako Lodge. The fire was estimated on Friday to cover 7,000 hectares. (Submitted by Raine Lugia)<p>Island Lake …

Canada

Archaeological Excavations in Greece Reveal More Details About The Ancient Sanctuary Of Greek Goddess Artemis

Archaeologists have discovered many new artifacts at the site of the ancient Artemis sanctuary in Evia, Greece.<p>Archaeologists have gleaned yet more …

Archaeology

'We've been warned': Swelling Northern Hemisphere heatwaves bring unprecedented fires

Firefighters in Sweden have faced their worst bushfire season ever on the back of the country's hottest July since records began more than 260 years …

Inflammation

Mexico investigates deaths of over 100 endangered sea turtles

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials are investigating the recent deaths of more than 100 endangered sea turtles in a sanctuary in the south of the country, the government said on Saturday.<p>A total of 113 turtles were found dead between July 24 and Aug. 13 in the Puerto Arista sanctuary in the …

Sea Turtles

Top 10 Best Ab Workouts For A Six-Pack : Exercise

The routine is composed of 7 abdominal exercises carefully chosen to hit both the upper and lower abs. Use them to get a ripped core!<p>How do you train …

Workouts

Blog Archive » 3,800-year-old relief found in Peru

Archaeologists have discovered a 3,800-year-old wall with a large relief at the ancient site of Vichama in Peru’s Caral Archaeological Zone. The …

Archaeology

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

Learn to build your own video games with this set of Unity development online courses

It can be overwhelming for a newbie who has never dealt with code before to dive into game development head first, but the Complete Unity Game …

Game Development

10 Human Foods that are Dangerous for Dogs

As you’re eating food, is it hard for you to resist sharing with your dog? We have compiled a list of food we humans like to eat, but shouldn’t be …

Pets

Archaeologists Are Excavating Sheffield Castle, One-Time Prison of Mary, Queen of Scots

By all accounts, England’s Elizabeth I never should’ve made it to the throne. Bastardized following the 1536 execution of her mother, Anne Boleyn, …

Henry Viii

Bronzes Found in Germany Show Reach of Roman Empire

BERLIN, GERMANY—According to an <i>Artnet News</i> report, a court has ruled that a farmer who owned the land in central Germany where a 2,000-year-old …

Ancient History

Bronze age treasure worth hundreds of thousands of pounds is discovered by a metal detectorist walking through a field in Norfolk

An amateur treasure hunter has stumbled across a hoard of Bronze Age items that could be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds in a Norfolk …

Archaeology

These Handy Planters Will Help Keep Your Plants Alive

Although it seems so straightforward, watering your houseplants can be a surprisingly tricky chore. For a lot of people, the issue isn't remembering …

Imposters in history: 16 famous con-artists and pretenders

Two decades after he first posed as the suburban rapper Ali G, Sacha Baron Cohen has returned to television screens with a new series pranking …

Queen Elizabeth II

Naked Cat Sat on an Egg for Two Months Until it Hatched!

It sounds like a story straight out of <i>Ripley’s Believe it or Not</i>, but a 14-year-old hairless Sphynx cat named Chunks incubated an egg for more than …

Pets

The Secret Meanings Behind the Beasts in a Medieval Menagerie

In Middle Age Europe, animals were popular storytellers.<p>In the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, amid a vast collection of medieval texts, …

Medieval

Older than dinosaurs: last South African coelacanths threatened by oil exploration

Bright blue, older than dinosaurs and weighing as much as an average-sized man, coelacanths are the most endangered fish in South Africa and among the rarest in the world.<p>Barely 30 of these critically-endangered fish are known to exist off the east coast of South Africa, raising concern that a new …

Oil Exploration

How Scientists Discovered Helium, the First Alien Element, 150 Years Ago

“I have obtained one of the finest and least expected results—Spectra of the stars!—and beautiful spectra with colors and magnificent lines. Just one …

Universe

11 Common Plants You Should Never (Ever!) Bring Home from the Nursery Again

Avoid these invasive, disease-prone, foul-smelling, and just plain tacky plants.<p>Taking a trip to the plant nursery is all about preparation. Arriving …

grumpy

The deadliest bridge and building collapses

Bridges and buildings can be architectural marvels, but also lead to deadly disasters. These dilapidated or botched constructions turned out to be …

Bridges

How to do deadlifts the right way, according to Personal Trainers

<b>Save your back—and your wallet.</b><p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during one of their …

Workouts

Stolen Buddha statue to return to India after being found in UK

A 12th-century statue of Buddha stolen from India nearly 60 years ago is to be returned to the country after it was discovered at a trade fair in the UK.<p>The bronze sculpture was one of 14 statues ransacked from the Archaeological Museum in Nalanda, eastern India, in 1961.<p>It is believed it changed …

Archaeology

The Rise and Fall of the Great Library of Alexandria: An Animated Introduction

The demise of the Library of Alexandria has for centuries been cast as one of history’s greatest tragedies, an incalculable and senseless loss of …

Ancient History

Can't get out of bed? NASA picked the perfect songs to wake up its Mars rover.

Having trouble getting up in the morning? Crank up a playlist inspired to wake up a robot on Mars.<p>NASA engineers have picked songs to greet their …

Iron Maiden

Gardening 101: Russian Sage

Russian Sage, <i>Perovskia atriplicifolia</i><p>Neither truly Russian nor a sage, <i>Perovskia atriplicifolia</i> holds its own when it comes to being a trustworthy, …

Central Asia

New Horizons Just Found Hints of a Huge Structure at The Edge of Our Solar System

Oooooh.<p>Way out past Pluto, in the region of asteroid-filled space known as the Kuiper belt, NASA probe New Horizons just got a tantalising hint of a …

Solar Wind

Surfer's Monster, 80-Foot Wave Came from a Hidden, Underwater Canyon

An astonishing video that circulated on Twitter yesterday (Aug. 13) shows a surreal and stomach-dropping scene: An azure wave, streaked with vertical …

Aquatic Sports

Genoa bridge collapse: at least 22 killed, Italian minister says

Italian rescuers have searched through the night for any survivors from the motorway bridge collapse in Genoa that has now been confirmed to have killed 35 people.<p>“The latest official number is 35 but we can’t rule out it could rise further,” a Genoa police spokeswoman said on Wednesday.<p>More than a …

Genoa

Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The heart of Yosemite National Park in California, shut down for nearly three weeks due to a deadly wildfire, was reopened to the public on Tuesday, but smoke lingered in the air and a key route to the park's best known landmarks remained closed.<p>The reopening of Yosemite …

National Parks