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Nissan unveil ‘open-air version’ of the new all-electric LEAF

Nissan has a tendency to unveil new versions of the Leaf and not releasing them on the market.<p>Their latest one is an ‘open-air version’ of the new all-electric LEAF unveiled today.<p>All-electric convertible cars are fairly rare these days.<p>The original Tesla Roadster had a removable top and some body …

Electric Vehicles

Super Quick Pecan Pie Recipe

This pecan pie is a delicious and healthy recipe that can be a perfect choice for sweet dessert for your kids and family. This pecan pie recipe …

Dessert

Obese people enjoy food less than people who are lean – new study

Global obesity rates have risen sharply over the past three decades, leading to spikes in diabetes, arthritis and heart disease. The more we …

Nutrition

Carrying around a joint would be okay in North Carolina if new bill passes

- A new proposal in Raleigh would make it legal for people to carry four ounces of marijuana or less in North Carolina. That means carrying a joint …

Cannabis

Mussels Living Off the Coast of Seattle Test Positive for Opioids

Opioid addiction in America has been proclaimed a crisis, and some scientists got the bright idea of testing mussels for oxycodone. The results were …

Puget Sound

Grizzly Bears Can Now Be Hunted Near Yellowstone After Wyoming Vote

HELENA, Mont. — The first large-scale hunt for grizzly bears in 43 years in the Lower 48 states is set to take place this September. The Wyoming Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to allow hunters to shoot as many as 22 grizzlies east of Yellowstone National Park.<p>Two weeks ago, …

Wildlife

U.S. Air Force Airmen in Charge of Nuclear Weapons Trippin' on LSD

Now this will scare the crap out of you ... a group of Air Force airmen responsible for guarding nuclear weapons were heavy into LSD and cocaine.<p>The …

U.S. Air Force

Cat finds out she's pregnant — and her reaction is priceless

There are few milestones in life that will make you forever remember exactly where you were and how you felt at the time. Many moms recall the moment they found out they were pregnant. Did you laugh? Did you cry? Did you stare at the ultrasound in utter shock, bordering on complete horror?<p>This …

Pets

One Vaping Flavor Can Harm Human Cells, Study Finds

It’s a lingering question as to just how dangerous firing up an e-cigarette really is, especially when compared to the health impact of traditional …

Public Health

49ers reveal throwback jerseys from 1994 Super Bowl season, will wear them twice in 2018

Jerry Rice showed up for the unveiling of the Niners' awesome throwbacks<p>On Wednesday evening, the San Francisco 49ers revealed throwback uniforms …

NFL

Trump Suggests Kneeling N.F.L. Players Should Be Deported

The president floats a new immigration policy.<p>Last fall, <b>Donald Trump</b> had a lot on his plate. There was the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico (which he explained to residents of the island wasn’t “a real catastrophe like Katrina”). There were his pending tax cuts. There was the ongoing Russia …

Donald Trump

Spend Your Summer Vacation Watching Live Rocket Launches

NROL-76 launch (via SpaceX)<p>It’s T-minus seven days until SpaceX launches another Falcon 9 rocket—and you can be there to see it.<p>Anyone can watch a …

Space Exploration

Yellowstone-Area Grizzly Bears to Be Hunted for First Time in Decades

Bozeman, Montana<p>The sport hunt, which will begin in fall, is controversial among the public and conservationists, though state biologists support it.<p>For the first time in nearly two human generations, the iconic grizzly bears that have long been associated with the wild environs around Yellowstone …

Wildlife

Bills WR Zay Jones Underwent Knee Surgery, Out for Rest of Offseason Program

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott revealed the team will be without wide receiver Zay Jones for the rest of their offseason program after he underwent knee surgery, per ESPN's Adam Schefter.<p>Jones played 15 games as a rookie in 2017 after the Bills selected him in the second round of the draft.<p>…

Football (U.S.)

Battlefield 5 Release Date Announced For PS4, Xbox One, And PC

EA and DICE gave the world its first look at the newest installment in the Battlefield series, Battlefield V, during a big livestream presentation. Along with revealing the first details about the game's setting and features, the publisher announced when the highly anticipated shooter will hit the …

World War II

Scientists track major freshwater change

‘What we are witnessing is major hydrologic change,’ they said. Over 14 years, Earth’s wet land areas got wetter. Dry areas got drier. They also …

Climate Change

StumbleUpon is calling it quits after 16 years

After helping some 40 million users discover billions of pages with interesting stuff from across the web over since the early noughties, StumbleUpon is shuttering its content curation and discovery platform today.<p>The service was arguably one of the first of its kind when it launched in 2002, …

Content Curation

U.S. and 8 other countries form new coalition to push nuclear power

The U.S. is heading a newly formed alliance with several other nations that will "promote nuclear power and encourage investment in new nuclear …

Energy

‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast

GALINHOS, Brazil — At night, blinking red dots fill the sky, and the sound of whooshing rotating blades is everywhere — constant reminders of the wind’s abundant presence here on Brazil’s Atlantic coast and its harvesting as a natural resource.<p>At daybreak, towers rising nearly 400 feet peek out …

Renewable Energy

Versions of Han Solo's blaster exist – and they're way more powerful than real lightsabers would be

People who think physics is boring couldn’t be more wrong. It can explain everything from spooky interactions on the tiny scale of atoms and …

Physics

Who is the top cornerback in the NFL?

When Darrelle Revis was in his prime, there was no discussion – Revis was the best cover corner in the NFL. His shutdown prowess was good enough to …

NFL

Plastic Killed Most Sperm Whales Found Dead in Greek Waters Since 2001

More than a third of the sperm whales found dead in the eastern Mediterranean since 2011 were killed by plastic debris, researchers from the Pelagos …

Whales

Rolling Stones Producer Jimmy Miller: 15 Things You Didn't Know

The Rolling Stones' "Jumpin' Jack Flash," released as a single 50 years ago today, isn't merely the greatest song ever written about Keith Richards' …

New Jersey

Electric-car batteries that charge in five minutes have lured an unlikely investor: Big Oil

In the 1990s, oil companies and and car makers once worked together to scupper the electric vehicle industry in the US, according to the documentary <i>Who Killed the electric car?</i> about America’s first mass-produced electric car. That was the EV1, which General Motors rolled out in 1996, and …

Electric Vehicles

Le’Veon Bell should tell Antonio Brown to mind his own business

Getty Images<p>The man who likes to say “business is booming” arguably should be minding his own business.<p>For the second straight year, Steelers …

Fantasy Football

Elderly dog’s final walk prompts owner’s touching letter | South China Morning Post

A Taiwanese dog owner’s touching letter to her deceased pet went viral on Chinese social media. Pudding, a 15-year-old golden retriever, …

China

Climate change has left some weasels with mismatched camouflage

Finding oneself improperly dressed for the weather can have fatal consequences – just ask a white-coated weasel.<p>Animals that live in areas that …

Birds

Police apologize, release video of arrest, tasing of Bucks' Sterling Brown

The Milwaukee Police Department apologized Wednesday and said officers who "acted inappropriately" have been disciplined after an internal …

Justice

Photographer Shoots Epic Battle Between Fox And Eagle Over Rabbit, And It Gets More And More Epic With Each Photo

How would you feel if you were on your way home proudly clutching your hard-earned food, when all of a sudden somebody jumps you, snatches away your …

Birds

The People Behind Those Exhaustively Detailed Car Manuals Are Doing A-10s and Tanks Now

Haynes has expanded their popular line of technical manuals to include military favorites.<p>Haynes Publishing, known for its exhaustive line of automotive repair guides, has expanded into the world of military hardware.<p>The company has partnered with technically minded military historians, veterans, …

Military