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Florence + The Machine's online book club is, like, the best thing ever

As if Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine wasn’t cool enough: not only does she visit teens in hospices, but she works with teens to run one of …

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

How to colour your manga art like a pro

The best manga art is colourful and expressive. In this Photoshop tutorial, I'll explain how I work with colour and form to make my manga art …

Graphics

Comedian posts fake animal facts around Los Angeles Zoo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visitors to the Los Angeles Zoo may have been greeted by some misinformation recently, courtesy of a comedian who posted fake facts about animals around the zoo.<p>Jeff Wysaski puts up fake signs in public places as part of his Obvious Plant project. He has posted photos on his …

Los Angeles

We saved the alligators from extinction — then moved into their territory

The American alligator once neared extinction. By the 1950s, demand for hides and uncontrolled hunting in the southeastern United States had almost wiped out the species after a 200 million-year run on planet Earth.<p>Three decades later, alligator populations were fully recovered, “making it one of …

Endangered Species

The Quest to Save a Species

How can we care about something that we barely see or know? This the question that the photographer Clay Bolt sets out to answer in the documentary <i>A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee.</i> Dwindling bee populations have been highly publicized, but the insects are still not …

Conservation

A sleeping girl was attacked and killed by a leopard after the animal dragged her away from the bed where she slept next to her parents in a village in India. The 12-year-old girl's body was found in the backyard of the family home in

A sleeping girl was attacked and killed by a leopard after the animal dragged her away from the bed where she slept next to her parents in a village …

Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capture

Columbus - A black bear cub scaled a 12-foot fence in its new home at an Ohio zoo and escaped its enclosure for about 15 minutes before being …

Researchers Studying “Teen Sex” and Flesh-Eating Maggots Win 2016 Golden Goose Awards

Since 2012, the Golden Goose Awards have recognized quirky, federally funded research that's led to major scientific breakthroughs or had significant …

Scientists find first contagious cancer transmissible between species

Scientists have seen contagious cancer before, in Tasmanian devils, in dogs, and in soft-shell clams in Prince Edward Island. Now, researchers are …

Can cyborg locusts be used as tiny, biorobotic "sniffer dogs"?

For years, scientists have been experimenting with "biobots." Example include insects fitted with various electronic systems that can harvest kinetic …

Nanotech

"Like the surprise of being stabbed": Ranking the pain of insect stings - Scope

If you want to put your pain in perspective, take time to read any of the 78 descriptions of pain compiled by Justin O. Schmidt, PhD, known as the …

Mysterious And Strange Animal spotted Wandering In New Hampshire Cemetery. Watch This Video

<b>Mysterious And Strange Animal spotted Wandering In New Hampshire Cemetery.</b><p>Police in New Hampshire reached out to the public via Facebook to warn them …

Teenager hiking solo rescued on Longs Peak

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. - A teenager who decided to hike Longs Peak by himself had to be rescued after he became dehydrated and possibly suffered from …

America's National Parks - July 4th

<b>Selling America’s National Parks by [email protected]</b><p><i>Wharton and other experts discuss the merits of expanding corporate sponsorships of America’s</i> …

Why Anxiety Is The Plague Of The Modern World

Anxiety is feeling like a swarm of rats is eating your soul. Depression is feeling like it's already been eaten. Raise your hand if you spend your …

'Being killed by a hunter is the most humane way for an animal to die.' Meet the woman who kills lions

The walls of Olivia Opre’s home, like those of any proud mother, are speckled with memories. But between the smiling photos of her family holidays are impala heads and wildebeest horns: ‘memorable art’ the 39-year-old Montana-based hunting consultant has collected in her two decades as a big game …