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The noise we’re creating in the sea can be deadly

Researchers are decoding a secret world of underwater chatter – and discovering the plight of animals harmed by our noise.<p>Some years ago, Michel Andre found himself staring at the body of a dead sperm whale on a beach in the Canary Islands. It was obvious that the animal had collided with a ship – …

Canary Islands

Cute alert: Toronto Zoo releases new photos of baby cubs

The Toronto Zoo has released new photos of its baby pandas and they are exactly as adorable as they sound.<p>The six-day-old panda cubs are covered in …

Cute Animals

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

Animal tragedy as dozens of dead animals wash up on holiday hotspot beach

CENDozens of dead marine animals have washed up on a beach in Mexico<p>Horrific images from the tragic scene showed the lifeless bodies of dolphins, …

Could This Edible Water Bubble Help End the Plastic Bottle Epidemic? - One Green Planet

The amount of plastic waste that we as a human race produce every single day has become a serious concern in recent years. With over 700 marine …


Facebook Post Saves Puppy Left To Die In A Plastic Bag

Never underestimate the power of animal lovers working together to help victims of cruelty.<p>Last week, volunteers from a Facebook group devoted to …


Underwater Fossil Graveyard Reveals Toll of Human-Caused Extinction

If humans had never set foot in the Bahamas, the islands today might be teeming with Cuban crocodiles, Albury's tortoises and rock iguanas.<p>These …

How Reading (and Writing) Obituaries Can Improve Your Fiction

Flickr Creative Commons: Howard IgnatiusGreat characters are the heart and soul of every great novel. And even though I’ve published three novels, I …

Creative Writing

Mesmerizing Macro Photos of Cats' Eyes by Andrew Marttila

Philadelphia-based photographer and self-described “crazy cat man” Andrew Marttila specializes in capturing beautifully expressive portraits of adorable felines. His latest work includes a series of macro shots that zoom in on cats' eyes, showing every minute detail of the creature's colorful iris …

Global Warming

Skydiving spider steers while it falls - Futurity

If the idea of falling spiders gives you the creeps, this won't help: Scientists discovered a nocturnal spider that steers itself while it falls.


Amazing footage debunks the 200-year-old theory of how hummingbirds get their food

These tiny birds can suck 10 drops of nectar out of a flower every 15 milliseconds, researchers at the University of Connecticut recently discovered. For nearly two centuries, scientists have thought the birds used a much slower "wicking" technique, LiveScience reported.<p>It turns out that …


Vince Vaughn: guns in schools will prevent mass shootings

In a new interview, the actor claims American citizens should own guns to ‘resist the supreme power of a corrupt and abusive government’<p>Vince Vaughn has emerged as a surprising advocate for gun ownership, likening the right to bear arms to “freedom of speech”.<p>In an interview with GQ, the star spoke …


This Shoe Has Sent Valentino Sales Skyrocketing

What a stud.<p>Nude or rouge, rainbow or leopard, leather or patent, high-heeled or flat—Valentino's Rockstud shoes have become a closet staple in every silhouette and shade since they first hit the scene in 2010. The brand's now signature extra is coveted by bloggers, editors and celebs alike, …

4 Summery Weeknight Dishes to Make in June

Ring in the real start of summer with a bright cucumber salad, a juicy stone fruit crumble, and a light pasta with no-cook olive sauce.<p>Finally—it's summer! That means no-cook pasta sauce, spicy grilled short ribs, and cool, crunchy cukes. And for dessert? A no-fuss crumble to celebrate all that …


I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads


8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Sea turtle given a 3D-printed jaw implant after boat accident

Human activity almost killed this loggerhead sea turtle in Turkey, but a group of doctors and researchers are looking to right that wrong with a 3D-printed prosthetic. The turtle, which is marked as an endangered species, was struck by a boat propeller while swimming in its natural habitat. The …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …


Can Captive Dolphins Return to the Wild?

In early January 2011 Jeff Foster, a 55-year-old marine mammal expert from Seattle, arrived on the stony shore of a pristine bay near the small village of Karaca, situated in a corner of the Gulf of Gökova on Turkey’s southwest coast. Just offshore was a collection of floating pens used to farm …

Voices of rare 'talking' turtles may prevent their extinction

<i>Camila Ferrara is an aquatic turtle specialist with the Brazil Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). This article is the second in a series celebrating the contributions of women to the practice of conservation. Ferrara contributed this article to Live Science's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …


10 Animals the President’s Trade Deal Will Help Protect from Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

<b>What’s a pangolin?</b><p>A “walking pinecone”? A modern-day dinosaur? Your Google Earth Day Quiz result? There are lots of different ways to describe the pangolin — a cat-sized, scaly creature that lives in Southeast Asia and Africa. But here’s one indisputable fact about the pangolin: It is the most …

See These 10 Beloved Travel Sites Before They're GONE Forever!

You'll be shocked to learn that some of the world's most beautiful—and culturally important!—destinations could be facing extinction.


38 comments to expect as a traveling black American

One thing about traveling as an American, is that when you’re mingling with the locals, there will never be a shortage of questions, concerns, and a …

12 side effects of living in Hong Kong

1. Egg waffles have become your daily snack.<p>The day you try your first <i>gai daan jai</i> your life is forever changed. Whenever feeling wild though, you …

Hong Kong

25 Places to Get Away From It All

Where is the perfect place to find seclusion? From Florida to Malaysia, here are your picks for the world's most inspiring destinations.


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