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The Search for Life on Earth

It’s easy to forget that the search for life, here, on Earth is far from over.<p>A 2011 study in PLOS Biology reported that about 86 percent of land species and 91 percent of creatures in the oceans have yet to be discovered. For context, there are about 8.7 million identified species, though some …

Beatles' mono vinyl brings fans back to the start

Curled up on the couch, sprawled across the floor or dancing around the bedroom, Baby Boomers can likely remember the first time they heard a Beatles record blaring from a popping, skipping turntable.<p>With its distorted but full-bodied sound, vinyl is the preferred method of many for digesting music …

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The 10 best tailgates in college football of 2014

<i>College Football Fan Index presented by Degree is a cumulative data-based ranking of America’s most engaged fan bases for the 2014 season. Support your school by voting in the poll and see which programs index strongest by visiting each week throughout the regular season.</i><p>1. LSU Tigers<p>To begin to …

World’s Largest Dam Removal Unleashes U.S. River After Century of Electric Production

As Washington State’s Elwha River runs free, a habitat for fish and wildlife is restored.<p>Today, on a remote stretch of the Elwha River in northwestern Washington state, a demolition crew hired by the National Park Service plans to detonate a battery of explosives within the remaining section of the …

Jonathan The Tortoise Photographed In 1902 And Today

Although he may be not as fast as he used to be, 182-year-old Jonathan the giant tortoise is still going strong. He just might be the oldest living …

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A Buddhist Perspective On Artificial Intelligence

Is Buddhism the only world religion that will be able to grapple with our emerging reality? Via Institute for Emerging Ethics & Technologies, Andrew …

Germany Arrests Double Agent Allegedly Spying for the U.S.

German authorities have arrested a German man on suspicion of being a double agent for the United States. The man has been linked to spying on a …

15 Incredible Views Of Cities From Space

It turns out that natural features aren't the only thing that the ESA has seen from space — they've turned their lenses on some of Earth's most iconic cities as well.<p>The ESA has launched some of the most advanced Earth-observation satellites ever, including the Envistat, which circled the Earth …

BILL MAHER: The People Giving Money To This GOP Candidate Are 'Idiots'

Bill Maher, the stand-up comedian and host of HBO's "Real Time," said it was "pathetic" for Republican New York City Congressman Michael Grimm to attempt to use his show in a fundraising pitch.<p>"It's pathetic how easy it is to push these people's buttons. This guy says, 'Bill Maher doesn't like me' …

The Kennedy Camelot Years in Pictures