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The Amazing Dinosaur Found (Accidentally) by Miners in Canada

Known as a nodosaur, this 110 million-year-old, armored plant-eater is the best preserved fossil of its kind ever found.<p><b>On the afternoon of March 21, 2011,</b> a heavy-equipment operator named Shawn Funk was carving his way through the earth, unaware that he would soon meet a dragon.<p>That Monday had …

Dinosaurs

Science Is Dry, Obscure, Complex? Well, It Makes for Great Comedy

Jackie Faherty hates when brown dwarfs — astronomical objects with masses outweighing those of planets — are called “failed stars.”<p>“Why are we so presumptuous that you want to be a star?” she asked during a live taping of the podcast “You’re the Expert” at the new performance space Caveat on …

Comedy

15 holiday destinations you need to visit in 2018

The experts share their top tips<p>This year, our Instagram feeds were inundated with snaps from the hills of Sri Lanka, lagoons in the Philippines, and friends sipping ice-cold rosé under the turquoise skies of Mykonos. However, it looks like we can expect even better and more exotic delights from …

Living next door to tourism in Berlin

Berlin's popularity with tourists is growing, but so is local residents' resentment: noise, rubbish levels and prices are rising. Is the tourism boom …

9 Companies With the Best Travel Benefits

A good vacation doesn’t just add pretty photos to your Instagram feed. It can make you more productive, healthier, and more open-minded according to …

Employment

These Amazing Jobs Let You Travel The World

A "dream job" carries different criteria depending on who you ask. Some people value stable income and great benefits, while others are all about …

Gig Economy

The 10 happiest American cities

American Cities

Drilling in Arctic refuge could put North America’s largest caribou herd at risk

A push by lawmakers in Congress to open parts of Alaska’s vast Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling is rekindling a fierce, decades-old …

Trump Halted These Hunt Trophies. Elephant Lovers Will Never Forget It.

WASHINGTON — Maybe it was the memory of a long-ago childhood visit to the zoo. Maybe it was a sense of loyalty to the symbol of his political party.<p>But President Trump’s surprise intervention to try to save the elephants of Zimbabwe has drawn praise from across the political spectrum — and the …

Wildlife

Unacceptable rise in catch quota for bluefin tuna! WWF protests

Rome – Brussels – As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting closed its doors in Morocco, WWF is deeply …

Elephant advocates sue Trump administration on trophy hunting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Monday over a plan to allow hunters to bring home elephant and lion trophies from Zimbabwe, following changing statements about the possible move by President Donald Trump's administration.<p>The lawsuit in federal court in …

Wildlife

Hunting Is Conservation [Opinion]

Hunting is one of the most controversial hot potatoes to be flung around in contemporary discourse. On the one hand we have those calling for a total …

While Facing Criticism Over Elephant Trophy Ban, Sec. Zinke Reveals What He's Hunted in Africa

When President Donald Trump's administration recently decided to reverse a ban on the importing of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia, people …

Elephant Seal Facts (Genus Mirounga)

The Elephant Seal Is Faster Than You<p>The elephant seal <i>(genus Mirounga</i>) is the world's largest seal. There are two species of elephant seals, named …

Orwell Could Set Trump Straight on Slaughtering Elephants

While the president makes up his mind about banning elephant trophies, he might read George Orwell, who once had to shoot an elephant and had some …

Rangers’ lives would be put at risk if Trump reverses elephant trophy ban

More than a thousand rangers have been killed in the line of duty over the last decade – and a corrupted legal market, operating for a few wealthy clients, exacerbates that risk<p>The announcement that the Trump administration is considering overturning the US ban on elephant trophy imports from …

Wildlife

20 Best New Portfolio Sites, November 2017

There are basically two kinds of portfolio websites nowadays: those with asymmetrical layouts, and those with background images that change when you …

Web Design

This Shazam for fonts can confirm your worst Papyrus suspicions

Have a Helvetica good time with the typeface-recognition app we’ve all been waiting for<p>WhatTheFont is pure genius. Just open the app on your phone and aim the camera at a chunk of text. Snap a photo. In an instant, it recognizes the typeface just like Shazam recognizes music, and serves you a list …

Ladurée, Toronto

When Ladurée opened its first Canadian boutique on Vancouver’s Robson Street, macaron lovers lined up for hours just to get a taste of the French …

Macarons

Emerald Valley

A beautiful waterway tucked in the corner of a power plant.<p>Emerald Valley is a beautiful turquoise waterway hidden behind the parking lot of Guam …

10 Years Considered

There's been a world of change in the ten years since NPR Music first started in November 2007. Consider how, just about a decade ago, <i>All Songs Considered</i> host Bob Boilen was publishing a list of his favorite "CDs" of 2007. It almost feels quaint now.<p>In an attempt to celebrate (and process), we've …

David Bowie

Field Report: Overland Experts Training – Expedition Portal

Inside Chiang Mai's Elephant Nature Park - CNN Video

CNN's Richard Quest visits Thailand's Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in the Chiang Mai countryside.

Thailand

Is it major depression or bipolar disorder? Ask the heart

People suffering from bipolar disorder swing between emotional highs (manic episodes) and severe depression. Perhaps not surprisingly, they're often …

Depression

How To Master Celebrity Airport Style In Time For The Holidays

Frequent traveler or not, you've probably noticed (or heard) how flying has changed over time. Once a luxury experience, it's now marked by …

This Reddit-Born Streetwear Magazine Is Now on Sale

A few months ago, Reddit user and graphic designer Dan Hart-Davies created a conceptual publication based around the streetwear subreddit …

Streetwear

This Country's Designers are Defining the New "It" Look

For years, the place we have looked to for cutting-edge interior design was Scandinavia. But lately, I've seen a bit of a shift: from bright whites …

Art exhibit shows off the beauty of data

Over many years helping clients across a variety of industries to make sense of their data, however, she realised that the best way help them see meaning in those datasets was to literally paint them a picture.<p>Visualisation is a core component of any data science and analytical project,” she …

Data Visualization

Literally raised by wolves, this Indian boy was found wandering in the wilderness as a six-year-old

Some say Dina Sanichar was Kipling’s inspiration for Mowgli<p>Deep in the northern Indian jungle of Uttar Pradesh in 1872, a group of hunters stopped in …