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Endangered green sea turtles make a comeback in Florida

<i>By Erika Angulo, Producer, NBC News</i><p>MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. -- When Chris Long thinks back on a summer spent digging up holes in the beach, it's a job he says he "wouldn't trade ... for anything."<p>The 26-year-old University of Central Florida Ph.D. candidate spent months looking for green turtle nests, …

Divers search for clues to an epidemic killing millions of starfish

<i>By Steven Louie, Associate Producer, NBC News</i><p>As dawn approaches, teams load oxygen tanks, wetsuits and underwater cameras into vans and trucks. A motor boat is set on a trailer, and students prepare measuring tape and clipboards -- an urgent expedition is underway. At first light, the team of …

Roasted Butternut Squash With Onions

Smith boosted by Espargaro arrival for next year's MotoGP season

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Bradley Smith expects a closer fight with new MotoGP team-mate Pol Espargaro will help …

7 Tips For Motivating Your Team (Even When the Going Gets Tough)

© Bank-Bank - Fotolia.com<p><i>“When people are crystal clear about the most important priorities of the organization and team they work with, and</i> …

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At Least 20 Haitians Die as Ship Capsizes in the Bahamas

<b>Updated on Nov. 27, 2013, 1:33 a.m. E.T.</b><p>At least 20 Haitian migrants have died after a wooden sloop ran aground and capsized in the Bahamas on …

Hotels That Make the Most of a Stellar Location

When it comes to hotels, great views are always a selling point. A cityscape, a beach sunset, a lush courtyard...pretty much any slice of wonder or beauty can bump up a room's desirability (and price). But then there are those instances when -- by virtue of its proximity to something spectacular -- …

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Sport picture of the day: Making an exhibition of themselves

In these commercially minded days, those strange bedfellows of sport and publicity regularly combine to produce some strange events. Here's the latest in the long list of mind boggling stunts - Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal playing tennis on a ship next to a glacier! What will those PR geniuses …

Portraits of Children Around the World and Where They Sleep

<b>Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil</b><p>Where Children Sleep is an eye-opening project by photographer James Mollison that takes a look at children from all across the globe and the diverse environments they go to sleep in. The series presents a portrait of each child or adolescent accompanied by a shot of …

Ivory Coast

Stunning Macro Details of Uniquely Beautiful Snowflakes

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov isolates single snowflakes in order to capture the unique beauty of the delicate, icy crystals that fall to the ground during a snowstorm. The Moscow-based photographer gets quite up-close and personal to capture the geometric shapes and lines of snowflakes that …

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Mozart's violin donated to Salzburg Foundation

14 November 2013, 17:20<p>A private benefactor has gifted a violin played by Mozart when he was in Vienna to the Salzburg Mozart Foundation.<p>Created in …

US gov’t wants to litigate disclosure case in secret | Ars Technica

Google and others want to say specifically what gov't orders they've received.<p>For months now, a group of tech giants including Google, Facebook, …

These 6 People Are Still JFK Assassination Skeptics

People love conspiracy theories, but none loom larger in the American consciousness than the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 50 years ago …

Want More Tolerant Kids? Keep Them Away from the TV

Theory of mind is something that children typically develop during the preschool years — it’s the ability to start teasing apart individual mental …

You Won’t Believe These Shots Of Snowflakes Were Taken With An Ordinary Cam

The macro-photography of Alexey Kijatov will make you feel like it’s your first time seeing a snowflake.<p>Snowflakes teach us many lessons when we’re children. It teaches us about the fractal beauty that lies beneath all things; it teaches us about uniqueness, patterns, and infinity. But for some …

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California's best coastal walks

From its wild and rocky coast in the north to the south coast’s vast, sandy shores, the California coastline lures many to walk along the edge of the continent to gaze at the ocean. Sweeping coastal views are blocked in many cities, but wide-open hiking spaces abound nearby where anyone willing to …

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Top Places to Escape Thanksgiving

Do you ever have the urge to escape Thanksgiving? Maybe you deplore turkey and cranberries -- or just the inevitable bulge that comes from all the gorging? Even if you enjoy the family time Thanksgiving brings, maybe you'd prefer a change of scenery? Perhaps you'd like to sample a new cuisine in an …

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Venezia: Regal Style, Grace, and ... Mojitos??

The holidays are a great time to travel to Italy. The crowds are small, the prices are low, but so are the temperatures.<p>If you're not looking for a sun-splashed beach week on the Amalfi Coast, this may be the perfect time to finally take your romantic trip to Italia.<p>Londra Palace Outdoor Trattoria …

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The Only Books on JFK’s Assassination You Need to Read

Of the countless books written about JFK’s death 50 years ago, these are the only five that count—from the boiling hate pot of Dallas to definitive …