Timothy Roller

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Here's how much money doctors actually make

Not all doctors take home the same amount of money. Orthopedists — doctors who treat bone and muscle problems — make the most on average. Pediatricians, or those who take care of children, earn the least. And white doctors take home significantly more than their equally qualified peers of color, …

48hrs in Edinburgh - the must-sees for the first-time visitor to Scotland's magnificent capital city

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, most of us probably wouldn’t object too strongly.<p>On a city break to ­Scotland’s wonderful capital you can at …

Scotland

Smoky Indian Eggplant and Spicy Tomato Recipe

Forget kale till the weather gets cold again. Summer vegetable stars are eggplants, tomatoes, and peppers. There’s a bunch around and they’re at …

Eggplant

Disney’s 'The Jungle Book' resurrects giant extinct ape

In the 1967 animated Disney film <i>The Jungle Book</i>, the feral boy Mowgli encounters a jazz-singing orangutan named King Louie, who implores Mowgli to …

Secret Tut chamber? Egypt calls experts to examine evidence

VALLEY OF THE KINGS, Egypt (AP) — Egypt on Friday invited archaeologists and experts from around the world to examine new data from new, extensive …

Wyoming wolves slaughter 19 elk in rare 'surplus killing', say wildlife officials

A pack of Wyoming wolves killed 19 elk in a rare “surplus killing”, wildlife officials said late on Friday after finding the carcasses of 17 calves and two adults on a snowy plain near the tiny town of Bondurant.<p>Idaho hunters target gray wolves in controversial predator derby<p>Read more<p>A contractor …

Wildlife

Marine Corps postpones plans to translocate 1,185 tortoises for training grounds

The Marine Corps base at Twenty-Nine Palms said Friday it had postponed plans to move 1,185 tortoises off prospective combat training grounds until wildlife agencies can determine whether the plan complies with the Endangered Species Act.<p>The $50-million tortoise translocation effort was expected to …

Mexican jumping beans actually jump — here's why

This was a tamboti tree, he said, though some call it the jumping bean tree. In a few weeks, this quiet grove would be crackling with the sound of seeds leaping off the ground like popping corn, the result of moth larvae trying to break out of their makeshift incubators.<p>We could still hear the …

Space Tourism Posters

Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of …

Meet the Next Superfood Flour Coming Straight from a Science Lab

Crystal ball (and a food scientist) says the most exciting thing in coffee's future is baked goods.<p>What if you could temper the crazy blood sugar spike you get from eating a chocolate chip muffin...with an ingredient baked into the muffin? And what if that ingredient was not only something totally …

Coffee

Everything You Need to Know About Shochu, Japan’s Food-Friendly Spirit

An introduction to the Japanese spirit shochu, which is nearly always drunk with food.<p>Can spirits ever successfully pair with food? In recent years, …

These Photos Of Mushrooms Will Make You Feel Like You're Tripping

This forager and photographer walks a fine line in his quest for wild mushrooms.<p>Mushroom hunter Filip Eremita has spent his entire life discovering a virtual fantasy world that most of us can only imagine, and he has amazing photos to prove it.<p>Eremita, a native of Slovenia, learned to hunt …

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

Why Desperation Pies Are Making a Comeback

The salt and vinegar chip-flavored pie was once made when fresh fruit wasn't in season. Now it's back on the menu.<p>When James Beard Award-winning chef <b>Chris Shepherd</b> was putting together the menu for Underbelly, his Houston restaurant, he ran into a dessert quandary. He wanted a sweet tart that used …

Pie

Newt Beaut: Prague Zoo Claims to Have the Longest Salamander on Earth

PRAGUE — Prague Zoo says it likely has the longest Chinese giant salamander now on Earth.<p>The critically endangered animal is also the largest amphibian on the planet.<p>In a statement Sunday, the zoo in the Czech Republic said that Karlo, a Chinese giant salamander it received 19 months ago from the …

Octopus genome holds clues to uncanny intelligence

DNA sequence expanded in areas otherwise reserved for vertebrates.<p>With its eight prehensile arms lined with suckers, camera-like eyes, elaborate …

Australian Eagle Takes Down A Drone In A Split Second

Nature 1, quadcopter 0<p>Nature abhors both vacuums and robots. The skies are already the domain of birds, who staked their claim millennia ago and have since perfected the skills and traits needed to maneuver through the air. Drones are newcomers to the air, and it turns out some birds don’t like …

Birds

Americans feel guilty for relaxing on the few vacations they actually take

Not only are Americans not using all their vacation time, they aren't doing much relaxing during the days they do take off.<p>A majority of Americans …