Alexa Andersen

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NY Fashion Week: Rihanna does Puma, Wu on fast fashion

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some …

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union jack table at Ultraviolet in Shanghai.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/4/1428156134970/058c42cb-0bc9-4b6d-80e4-f4b47e16f725-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union …

Food (UK)

The Polar Bear Stalking The Streets Of London Was A Promo For Sky Atlantic

The animal’s constitutional through the city was a promotion for Sky Atlantic’s upcoming show <i>Fortitude</i>, a crime drama starring Stanley Tucci and …

13 Crafty Ways to Use Egg Cartons

Egg cartons are the ultimate free craft supply. Their shape and ability to be easily manipulated lends themselves nicely to a myriad of functional and decorative items. I hope you’ll be inspired by this roundup to save the carton in your fridge and use it for your next project. Kudos to Mr. Joseph …

27 Puppies Who Are Too Cute To Be Real

Try to pick a favorite. You won't be able to.

Cute Animals

Asteroid that zoomed past Earth has own moon

An asteroid that traveled unusually close to the Earth Monday was orbited by a smaller asteroid moon, NASA has discovered.<p>The small natural satellite …

Asteroids

New Linux Bug Could Cause "a Lot of Collateral Damage on the Internet"

Linux users around the world are scrambling to update their operating systems, as a new flaw known as GHOST has been shown to have the potential to …

Remote Controls

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Book Talk<p>Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic …

These Treehouses Are Even Better in Winter

You might think sleeping in a treehouse is tailor-made for summer (hello cool breezes and rustling of leaves), but if you go in winter you’re in for a treat. A cozy fireplace perched above the forest floor makes the experience of waking up among the branches a surreal experience. And, bonus—winter …

Your friends know more about your life than you do, including when you might die

Self-knowledge makes you overconfident in your judgment and emotionally resistant to facing certain awkward facts<p>There’s a troubling truth about self-knowledge and its limits: alarmingly often, when you’re faced with a big decision, you’re better off trusting the judgment of a friend – or even a …

Research

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

This robotic penguin chick is doing undercover work in Antarctica

By Rachel Feltman<p>Rachel Feltman<p>Bio<p>If you're going to build a robotic spy, you might as well make it a cutie -- especially if it needs to go incognito in crowds of adorable penguin chicks and their parents.<p>Researchers report in Nature Methods that they've created a new tool for penguin research: A …

BBC’s Snow Chick to follow penguin’s battle to survive, from egg to adolescent

The BBC is to air Snow Chick, a natural history documentary about a baby emperor penguin battling for survival in the Antarctic.<p>The BBC1 programme follows the story of the emperor penguin chick from egg to adolescence and its battle for supremacy with Adélie penguins – the same species as the …

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Conservationists race to save rare king cheetah gene

GREENWICH, Conn. — With her tiny paws perched on a bale of hay, 2-month-old Adaeze crouched, wiggled her tail and prepared to leap onto her brother’s back. Her soft fur covered in spots and a ridge of long hair down her spine, Adaeze is part of a litter of cubs born to an extremely rare king …

Canine distemper threatens Siberian tigers

New research suggests a viral disease increasingly prevalent among domesticated dogs could pose a major threat to the already endangered Siberian …

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I'd jump through some hoops for a ban on big cats in the circus

If you've ever had the privilege of watching a lion being a lion on its home turf (even if the side of 'being a lion' you're most likely to see is …

"Indomitable" Jaguars May Have Lessons in Survival for Us

Jaguar corridors in Central and South America are helping "the sumo wrestler of the animal kingdom" survive.<p>Alan Rabinowitz, author of <i>Jaguar: An Indomitable Beast</i>, has devoted his life to studying and protecting jaguars. He established the world's first jaguar sanctuary, the Cockscomb Basin …

Mountain Lion Spotted in Almaden Valley in Front Yard

Less than a month after a mountain lion pounced on a car in San Jose, another large cat was spotted late Monday night about a mile away in Almaden …

Death of leopards leads to demand for sanctuary in Manesar

During an investigation into the death of a nine-month-old female leopard at a golf course in Manesar in April this year, carcasses of three more …

Leopards

Leopards, humans can co-exist: Study

Year-long research conducted by wildlife scientist Dr Vidya Athreya reveals the presence of leopards around human settlements is not always ‘stray’ …

Wildlife

Wildlife Conservation: Scat Used to Identify Tigers and Leopards in Genetic Breakthrough

Indian scientists from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Centre for Wildlife Studies and …

A close-up with a curious cheetah in Tanzania

Travellers on safari go to considerable effort to see animals in their natural habitat but one honeymooning couple found they were the ones under observation when a curious cheetah pounced on the roof of their car to look at them through an open sunroof.<p>From Washington DC, newlyweds Edgar and …

Top 5 Amazing Arctic Animal Life

In 2013, I was fortunate enough to travel to the Arctic aboard the <i>Expedition</i> and I’d say it changed my life. I had an incredible time being somewhere …

A Ride Along with a Polar Bear Beat Cop

Bob Windsor has spent the last six years keeping the streets safe in the arctic town of Churchill—or at least trying to. Even with less than a dozen blocks to protect, the Manitoba conservation officer and his small staff are heavily outnumbered. That's because every November hundreds of culprits …

Polar bear population decline a wake up call for climate change action

“We need to change course if we want to stop further habitat loss and ensure resilient wildlife populations, both in the Arctic and around the world.”<p>…

North Carolina Zoo’s oldest polar bear passes away

Patches.<p>×<p>North Carolina Zoo’s oldest polar bear passes away<p>Patches.<p>ASHEBORO, N.C. — After several weeks of declining health and intense …