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'We Will Fight': Keystone XL Pipeline Foes Fear Worst for Water Supply

<i>Editor's note: This story is one in a series on a crisis in America's Breadbasket – the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer and its effects on a region that helps feed the world. Read the previous installments here and here.</i><p>IDEAL, South Dakota – Facing the sunrise on a frigid morning, Rosebud Sioux …

Grilled local tuna and snap peas: the perfect dinner, according to @alxgrossmn

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

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The Story of a $17 Million $24 Million Watch

<b>Update:</b> According to Forbes, the Henry Graves Supercomplication shattered expectations, selling for $24 million at auction, which is $7 million more than its most recent appraisal.<p><b>We love watches at Esquire,</b> and we love to marvel at the rarest and most expensive ones around. But this pocket watch, …

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

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How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

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There's A New Cheddar Cheese Lexicon, And It Is Gross

As food writers, we're used to coming up with creative ways to talk about food. We've established the words we want to stay far away from -- like "moist" and "nom nom" -- and we do our best to not overuse basic, but absolutely necessary, food descriptors like "delicious." Usually, we're thrilled to …

Dodgers win, Kershaw's streak ends and Crawford sits

Carl Crawford was on the disabled list for six weeks that felt like an eternity. When he was activated Thursday, he found himself waiting some more.<p>Crawford wasn't in left field for the Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres. He was on the bench.<p>He was there when Clayton Kershaw served up …

Chris Sale, Anthony Rizzo heading to All-Star Game as Final Vote winners

White Sox lefty Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo have won the Final Vote for the All-Star Game.<p><b>More MLB: Power Rankings | Expert Picks</b> …

LeBron James reportedly on brink of return to Cleveland from Miami

It appears that the first major domino might have finally fallen in the NBA’s free-agency sweepstakes. It was reported on Wednesday that perennial All-Star Carmelo Anthony is expected to re-sign with the New York Knicks. The next domino to drop could very well be LeBron James.<p>The best overall …