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FYI: Do Cloned Wild Animals Have Instincts?

Let's ask Betsy Dresser, the senior vice president of research at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species in New Orleans, who has raised several litters of small African wildcat clones. "Oh yes, the clones are very much wild animals with wild instincts," she says. "They bite and …

iPhone 5 Scores Twice As Fast as Android Devices in Touchscreen Test

A new report from cloud gaming company Agawi has found the touchscreen response time on Apple’s iPhone 5 to be more than twice as fast as competing Android devices and a Lumia smartphone from Nokia.<p>Agawi’s TouchMarks Minimum App Response Time benchmark pegged the iPhone 5 at 54 milliseconds. …

Surfing San Diego: Balboa Park

San Diego’s <b>Balboa Park</b> is a veritable universe unto itself. While everyone knows about the famous zoo tucked away in the 1,200-acre urban oasis, oodles of other attractions combine to make this a truly world-class destination.<p><b>Here are 10 ways you can make the most of this natural and cultural</b> …

How I Beat Jet Lag

By Wendy Perrin, Condé Nast Traveler<p><i>ISTOCKPHOTO</i><p>I can't sleep on planes -- at least, not in coach. So I work on my laptop throughout the flight and then, upon arrival, shut off the laptop and make the rest of the day about getting outdoor exercise and sunlight. I usually walk around all day, …

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

17 Essential Items Every Guy Should Own

We know that many men find shopping challenging, which is why we've whipped up clothing guides for everything from pants to suits to shoes to shorts (yes, we're OK with guys wearing shorts -- sometimes). But at the end of the day, it's easiest to just have a simple, go-to list: What does a guy need …

Charles Barkley Bashes Johnny Manziel On Chicago Radio Show

Charles Barkley doesn't sound like he is a fan of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.<p>Barkley was asked about the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner on Tuesday on ESPN Chicago’s Waddle & Silvy radio show.<p>“Hey listen, Johnny Manziel, he’s doing something that I never thought was possible. He’s going to …

Into The Tunnels: Exploring The Underside Of NYC

Urban explorer Steve Duncan goes underground, examining the hidden infrastructure of major cities all over the world: their tunnels, subways and sewers. Late in 2010, NPR's Jacki Lyden joined Duncan and a group of subterranean adventurers in New York. (This story originally aired on <i>All Things</i> …

Colts secondary to face first real test

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts have gone from facing a mobile, do-whatever-it-takes-to-make-a-play quarterback in Oakland’s Terrelle Pryor in …