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Nothing to See Here, Just 35 Tons of Dead Fish from a Chinese Lake

That's almost 36 tons.<p>Earlier this week, it was this man's unlucky job to wade through 35 tons of dead fish, scooping their fishy bodies from the surface to clear the water underneath. Delightful.<p>According to <i>USA Today</i>, these dead fish clogged a southern Chinese lake Wednesday, likely caught in a …

Pollution

Cyrano is your own personal jukebox for scents

You're hosting a beach-themed party. You've got the decorations, the music and the snacks. You're hanging out with floaties on your arms and rocking …

Inside the underwater Airbnb where guests are surrounded by sharks

Travel lovers looking for a once in a lifetime holiday experience may struggle to find anything that matches this uniquely terrifying offer from Airbnb.<p>Alister Shipman and Hannah Simpson, from Northern Ireland, got the chance to sleep next to sharks after winning a competition launched by the …

The 8 Worst Things You Can Do At Starbucks, According To A Barista

<i>Photo by Kristen Eisenhauer</i><p>I've been working as a Starbucks barista on my campus for over a year now. Don't get me wrong -- I love my job. There are few things that make me happier when someone asks for a suggestion and then ends up loving it, or comes back to thank me because their drink came out …

Do Cats Pick Up Your Accent?

A group of Swedish scientists wants to figure out whether cats in different parts of the country have varying meows. The researchers are studying …

Nick Cannon Pays a Visit to Kehlani in the Hospital After Her Attempted Suicide

<b>Kehlani</b> is getting better and better with each coming days.<p>The singer got a visit from her "father figure" <b>Nick Cannon</b> while she was in the hospital after attempting to commit suicide. He posted a photo of the two in a hospital room hugging and in high spirits.<p>"Had to go grab my Youngen! #Family …

This Year, You Win the Award for Coolest Cookies Ever

We gave traditional rainbow cookies a makeover! Learn how to get the ombré effect on your holiday cookies in this how-to video.<p>We've got a soft spot in our hearts for the traditional Italian rainbow cookies. Technically more cake than cookie, they're soft and sweet and festive in red, white, and …

Dessert

Mars Shows Strong Signs of Flowing Water, Researchers Say

A new study provides the “strongest evidence yet” that salty liquid water sometimes flows on modern-day Mars, researchers said on Monday in a discovery that holds implications for future expeditions to the Red Planet.<p>“Our quest on Mars has been to ‘follow the water’ in our search for life in the …

Georgia Tech

Ancient Snake Ancestor Gripped Prey With Four Feet

The oldest snake fossil on record looks almost like a modern snake, except for one glaring difference: It has four feet, each with five digits, a new study finds.<p>The roughly 120-million-year-old snake, dubbed <i>Tetrapodophis amplectus</i> (literally, four-legged snake), likely didn't use its feet for …

Paleontology

How To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

You can make ice cream at home, no fancy freezers or big-ticket kitchen gadgets required. Hallelujah!<p>To make "Magic Chocolate Ice Cream," America's Test Kitchen's velvety recipe shown in the video above, you'll need instant coffee (don't worry, it won't affect the taste), bittersweet chocolate, …

Bacon French Toast Roll Ups Are A Gift From The Breakfast Gods

There really is no way out of having to get your day started in the morning. It can be brutal, abrasive and yet it happens <i>every. single. day</i>. Coffee makes the painful process a little more bearable. Bacon also helps. But even better than those two lovely morning treats combined is this otherwordly …

How to Get Rid of Blackheads on Your Nose—and Prevent Them from Coming Back

We’ve already copped to enjoying the occasional blackhead. But the tiny black dots that have relentlessly covered our noses since high school? Those …

LeBron James Memes Flourish After Latest NBA Finals Loss

An undermanned LeBron James played his heart out and damn near averaged a triple double but his Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Golden State …

How Not to Screw Up Sangria, So You Can Make Fruit & Booze Magic at Home

There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>Unfortunately, there's a lot of subpar sangria out there these days. It's easy to fall victim to a syrupy glass (or four) of "sugar wine," and wake up the next day with a splitting headache. …

Subpar

LG Minibeam Nano: a tiny, affordable projector for your smartphone

A new wave of projectors has been hitting the market, targeting mobile users who want to take their large-scale media entertainment wherever they go. The most popular around here is probably the ZTE Spro 2 (read our review for all the details), but competing manufacturers like Lenovo and ASUS are …

Gear & Gadgets

Teen on work experience discovers new planet

Tom Wagg, 15, spotted a planet orbiting a star whilst on a week-long placement at Keele University<p>A teenager on work experience discovered a new planet 1,000 light years away.<p>Tom Wagg was 15 when he spotted a tiny dip in the light of a distant star during his week-long placement at Keele …

Greedy killer whale eats 27 porpoises and seals

In 1861, a dissection of a dead killer whale revealed the presence of 27 large mammals in its stomach. It was so surprising that Jules Verne wrote the beast into Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.<p><b>Name:</b> The greedy orca<b><br>Species:</b> <i>Orcinus orca</i><b><br>Dates:</b> ?-1861<b><br>Claim to fame:</b> Jules Verne mentioned it in …

Marine Mammals