Robb Mckinnon

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Amateur sleuths discover Seminole Indian War fort in Florida Everglades

Three amateur historians believe they have discovered the exact site of a lost Seminole Indian War fort in the Florida Everglades, solving an approximately 170-year-old mystery lost to time and the remoteness of its location.<p>The search for Fort Harrell, constructed in 1837 and last seen by …

Wild Horses Rounded Up in 'Taming of the Beasts' Spanish Festival

World<p>On the first weekend of July, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up during the "Rapa Das Bestas" (taming of the beasts) in different villages in the Spanish northwestern region of Galicia. The more than 400-year-old festival lasts four-days, during which the horses are wrestled to the ground …

Wild Horses

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

A warning to bond investors

If you own bonds, how badly could rising interest rates hurt you?<p>With the economic recovery apparently on a firm footing and the Federal Reserve …

New Photos of Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Stir Uproar

Isolated tribal nomads are at risk as logging pressure mounts in the Amazon rain forest.<p>The release of new photographs of an indigenous group living in extreme isolation in the Amazon rain forest has stirred fresh controversy and new concerns over the fate of the region's so-called uncontacted …

Video for Talib Kweli's latest takes hip hop back to its New York roots

The video for Talib Kweli's <i>State of Grace</i> is as dense and lyrical as the song itself. Created in collaboration with Kweli and production company dreambear, it's packed with color and custom typefaces, the song's lyrics appearing like graffiti art daubed on New York's imposing brownstone buildings. …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …