Danica Thomas

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US sends missiles and drones to Iraq to fight al-Qaeda

<b>The US has delivered dozens of missiles to Iraq to help combat al-Qaeda, US and Iraqi officials have said.</b><p>They said that about 75 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles had been sent last week.<p>A shipment of unmanned ScanEagles surveillance drones is also expected next year.<p>Iraqi troops have recently …

Middle East

A Brief History of the Lohan-Hilton Blood Feud

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The night was rank with the smell of blood and the anger of men, when Paris Hilton scrawled a …

Top 10 pumpkin recipes

<p>From <b>pumpkin soup</b> to <b>pumpkin</b> <b>pie</b>, <b>HELLO! Online</b> has 10 recipes to make sure your pumpkin doesn't go to waste this <b>Halloween</b>.<p>Delicious, healthy and …

Food

That's Like Comparing Apples to Oranges

From skin thickness and nutritional content to how many pounds $1 will buy you from China, we're comparing our two favorite fruits—literally<p>Parents say it. Teachers say it. It's the one fallacious thing you're never supposed to do—compare apples to oranges. And yet we're doing it! Right here on …

Recipes

No One Actually Knows What Kale Is

Y'all need to educate yourselves.<p>"You live in Manhattan and might be having a kale smoothie on your way to work this morning," said Eric Hirschhorn, chief marketing officer for Burger King, the nation's No. 3 hamburger chain after McDonald's and Wendy's. "<b>But a lot of people don't even know what</b> …

Chewy, Buttery Brown Sugar Cookies (With Just One Bowl!)

I had wrist surgery a week and a half ago and have mostly been sitting on my couch at home since, attempting to get work done despite the challenge of a large, stiff cast and sore metacarpals. It's been slow going. Even worse, I've mostly been off painkillers because oxycodone, the one I've been …

Zagat

M&M Birthday Pancakes - Food Mashups

Why are Australians worried about the economy?

<b>In the small town of Scone in New South Wales, people are enjoying a day at the races.</b><p>The race course sits on the wide grassy plains that stretch out among the hills of the Upper Hunter Valley. On a bright winter's day, it is a beautiful spot and there is a fair crowd enjoying a few beers, a burger …

Australia

Associated Press News

Mexico's Vicente Fox pushes marijuana debate to forefront

Conservative former President Vicente Fox has become an unlikely leading advocate of marijuana legalization. He says his change of heart stems from Mexico's mounting drug violence.<p>September 02, 2013|By Richard Fausset<p>Former President Vicente Fox of Mexico, who has always considered himself… …

The last Incan suspension bridge is made entirely of grass and woven by hand.

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a new travel blog. Like us on Facebook, Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter @atlasobscura.</i><p>The Incas never invented the wheel, …

Solstice Supermoon Fills Sky This Weekend

This weekend's full moon will be the biggest and brightest of 2013.<p><i>Editor's note: Share your best #supermoon photos with us and our editors may include one in a NationalGeographic.com gallery.</i><p><b>This weekend, skywatchers looking up at the full moon may sense it's a bit more striking than usual—and</b> …

Google Wants Permission to Disclose How Many National Security Requests It Gets

Google’s chief legal officer has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller for permission to disclose the number of …

Supercontinent: how the world is moving together

This year is the 50th anniversary of one of 20th-century science's most important discoveries – the revelation that the land below us is on the move; …

Bacterial apocalypse – the bugs are getting cleverer, and we are doing little to stop them

We're all doomed.<p>Well, possibly not. But having recently returned from the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, …

Noctilucent – or night-shining – cloud season starts early in 2013

Night-shining clouds appear early in northern summer, when water molecules are wafted up from the lower atmosphere to mix with “meteor smoke.”<p>Every …

FYI: Are People Born With A Tolerance For Spicy Food?

Or is it an acquired taste?<p>Spice tolerance: Is it nature or nurture? As with most things, it's a little bit of both.<p>To really understand how spice tolerance works, you have to know the basics of taste perception. "What people call taste is actually flavor," explains Dr. Bruce Bryant of the Monell …

The Most Dangerous Traffic Circle In The World?

I've been to New Delhi where traffic is frightening. I've seen pictures of Nairobi and Bangkok, where it's even scarier. But Ho Chi Minh City? The town we used to call Saigon? I don't think I'd put myself in a truck, car, bike or even a Sherman tank in that town. This video opens in the scariest …

Strippers, money, and mean mugging. Watch Waka Flocka Flame's new video for "Can't Do Golds" http://pnps.co/13Zn7gx

It’s hard to sea, but the globe is still warming

Evidence of climate change is all around us, manifesting in superstorms, wildfires, and melting ice. But temperature spikes recorded by weather …

Judge: FBI Doesn't Need a Warrant to Access Google Customer Data

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In what looks very much like a blow to that whole Constitutional thing about due process, a federal …

The Gym Walls Are Closing in on the New Rutgers Athletic Director

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This has not been a good week for thee scandal-prone Rutgers University. Over the past four days, …

Empire State Building to Be Sold to Public in $4.2B IPO

The Empire State Building's shareholders today approved the sale of the New York City landmark to the public in an IPO valued at $4.2 billion, …

Associated Press News

De La Soul is sounding great on the new Wu-Tang flavored "Get Away." Watch the video for it here: http://pnps.co/16pCHpq