Pamela Silk

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50 years ago, scientists warned of a sparrow’s extinction

<b></b> The dwindling duskyIn the marshes around America’s spaceport, Kennedy Space Center, live the last few specimens of a bird that may be closer to …

Birds

The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans

A writer comes face-to-face with the cat deep in the Amazon jungle and left with a new understanding of its surprising resilience to poaching and habitat loss.<p>“There’s a jaguar in the <i>baño</i>,” George Olah told me with a small smile.<p>“Um?” I managed, squinting into the dusky Amazon forest surrounding …

Wildlife

Watch a Sausage-Size Insect Transform From Larva to Beetle

Each Hercules beetle embarks on a jaw-dropping journey from grub to giant.<p>A transformation is taking place across North America. White, wriggly grubs about the size of a human thumb are walling themselves off inside rotting logs.<p>Over the next few weeks, these larvae will shape-shift into ponderous …

Insects

Remains of ancient Roman horse found at Pompeii in dig started by tomb raiders

Archaeologists have made an unusual discovery at Pompeii – the remains of a carbonised horse which died when the ancient Roman city was engulfed by the eruption of Mt Vesuvius 2,000 years ago.<p>The horse was found in the remains of a large Roman villa, which tomb raiders had been excavating illegally …

Archaeology

The 7 Queerest Moments in Versace History

The legendary designer queered fashion (and, by extension, our modern world) in ways that still reverberate today.<p>Gianni Versace is back on many …

Versace

Samsung Foldable Smartphone Is Codenamed ‘Winner”

We recently heard some more details about the new Samsung foldable smartphone, the handset is rumored to come with dual 3.5 inch displays. Now we …

Mobile

Wonderful Pictures Of Abandoned Places

Old abandoned Castles, Crypts, Palaces, Chapels. The beauty of an abandoned place taken with a Wide Angle Lens (Irix Lens 11mm) by Jahz Design.<p>The …

Abandoned Buildings

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Jay-Z Subpoenaed After Refusing to Cooperate With SEC Investigation of $200 Million Deal

Jay-Z is in hot water with Wall Street’s top regulator.<p>The hip-hop mogul is the target of a Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action for …

Wall Street

“I am Simon Cowell” – watch Dave Grohl test ‘repeat offender’ fan’s skills on stage

"I'm gonna test your ass right now"<p>As Foo Fighters‘ high interaction world tour continues, this weekend saw frontman Dave Grohl invite yet another …

Music

Striking aerial photos show human impact on the natural world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors created by algae and other microorganisms …

Google Earth

Everyday vegan recipes

Vegan food is about so much more than lettuce leaves, try our 12 tasty recipes.<p>Versatile vegetable stewMain course<p>Mediterranean bean stew with potato griddle cakesMain course<p>Rice bowl with ginger, radish and avocadoMain course<p>Spicy tofu and edamame beansMain course<p>Griddled artichoke and red onion …

Vegan

Prince Harry and Prince William's best brotherly moments through the years

Including some very adorable throwbacks...<p>1 of 27<p>The Time Prince William Taught His Baby Brother How To Play The Piano<p>(October 1985)<p>Advertisement - …

Prince William

Gorilla repeatedly kisses newborn infant seconds after giving birth for the first time as they bond on camera

The incredible bond between a first-time mum and her newborn infant just seconds after birth has been captured on camera.<p>Gorilla Calaya was filmed …

This is Europe’s Unsung Cultural Capital—and Picasso’s Birthplace

Inspired by his genius, the Spanish port city Málaga transformed itself into a cultural hub.<p>In a painting from 1889, a bullfighter on horseback enters the ring under the watchful eyes of spectators, ready to face his opponent. The canvas is a study of silent drama with the protagonist dressed in …

This Challenging Legs and Abs Workout Uses a Wall as the Only Equipment

Get high-intensity sculpting from abs to calves with this genius workout upgrade.<p>1. Push-Up Tap<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Start on floor in plank on palms facing wall, …

Try This Super Challenging Abs, Hips,and Thighs on the Exercise Ball

Combining a medicine ball with an exercise ball is a great way to strengthen your abs and work on endurance and stability. This workout uses unique …

Work the Whole Core with 17 Effective Ab Exercises

Athletes need a strong core foundation for powerful movements and specific ab exercises are only a small piece of the program. In fact, the best ab …

Drake Bounces, Looking To Uplift Single Women As They Drop It Low

Either Drake is trying to clear himself of all karmic debt, or he really does have the biggest heart in hip-hop. After the feel-good vibes of his million-dollar "God's Plan" giveaway, he's back at it again. This time, women of all colors are the intended benefactors, as Drake delivers an empathetic …

Tiffany Haddish

'We know we may be killed': the rangers risking their lives for Virunga's gorillas

The huge national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most dangerous conservation projects in the world. But thanks to the efforts of a committed force of rangers, populations of endangered species are recovering and locals say the park offers hope for the whole region<p>It is dawn …

Wildlife

Baby elephant giggles as it plays with its carer in super cute video

If the world is getting you down today, we have found what could be the cure.<p>Footage has captured the moment a baby elephant appears to giggle like a …

How to Use More Than One Paint Color in a Room

Whether you want the contrast to be bold or subtle, there are tricks to follow<p><i>Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite</i> …

The best ever chocolate recipes news and features

Mother's Day Cakes<p>Easy chocolate cake recipe<p>05 Apr 2018<p>Cake recipes everyone should know<p>Best brownie recipe<p>03 Apr 2018<p>Easter recipes<p>Chocolate & …

Researchers Come across Incredible Discovery in the Mediterranean Sea

Divers have found remains of a city long believed to be lost in the sea somewhere between Greece and Egypt. The city in question is the ancient …

Evidence of Lost Race of Cannibalistic Red Haired Giants Discovered in Nevada

There are a number of tales mentioned in Native American tribes about tall and strong red-haired giants, which inhabited the Nevada region of …

These 4 Workouts Helped Alicia Vikander Sculpt Her Insane Washboard Abs For Tomb Raider

In case you missed it, Alicia Vikander got majorly ripped while prepping for the <b>Tomb Raider</b> reboot. The Swedish actress, who played the role of Lara Croft in the action film, worked with celebrity trainer and wellness expert Magnus Lygdback for seven months to transform herself into the …

Tomb Raider

Are You Autistic? review – a sorely needed primer

This was an ably presented look at autism. Not only did it seek to overturn preconceptions, but it showed that the condition is vastly more common than previously thought<p>People with autism have a word for those who don’t have it: neurotypical. You might think this reverse labelling unhelpful, but …

Autism

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

My Stepfather Started Raping Me When I Was 7. It Changed The Course Of My Life Forever.

I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. More specifically and brutally, I was raped by my stepfather several times a week from the age of 7 until I was 11. I use the word “rape” very deliberately. Childhood sexual abuse is a fairly broad and nondescriptive term. Asking someone, “What should we …

The 4-minute abs workout you’ll love to hate

The 4-minute abs workout you’ll love to hate<p>Amber Venerable<p>There are so many ways to work your abs, but sometimes, you just don’t have time for a …