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Baby Owl

What a cute little pygmy possum! http://t.co/aAueKVLh0X

Five Texas Middle School Students Hospitalized After Ingesting Pills

Five Texas middle school students were airlifted to the hospital Wednesday after swallowing pills given by another student and falling ill, school officials said. The students at El Campo Middle School in suburban Houston went to the nurse's office around 9:45 a.m. When emergency responders …

Canada mocks Russia on Twitter with helpful map and geography lesson offer

Some helpful advice from Canada to Russian troops who "keep getting lost" in Ukraine<p>Canadian officials have risked upsetting Russia by offering their soldiers geography lessons.<p>The Great White North's delegation to Nato gently mocked Russia’s recent claims its troops had crossed the Ukraine border …

Learn Latin, Old English, Sanskrit, Classical Greek & Other Ancient Languages in 10 Lessons

I receive weekly reminders of my linguistic ignorance whenever I read anything by authors fluent in Latin. How could I not, whenever Clive James …

How to Become a Better Runner: Part 1

Abdominal Vacuum<p>1 of 13<p>This exercise targets the transverse abdominis, internal obliques and pelvic floor musculature, to name a few. These muscles …

Potato Soup with Fried Almonds + Chard Salad

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A meatless meal that raises the question: is there anything a little bit of olive oil can't do?</i><p>This is the time of year when the …

In Venezuela, 'la revolucion' has turned into 'la crisis'

In 2007, José Rafael purchased a used Chevy truck for about $3,200 bucks. Today, he could sell that truck for nearly $24,000 dollars.<p>Rafael isn't exaggerating, at least not about the prices. In August, Venezuela’s yearly inflation hit more than 45 percent. Its scarcity index jumped to 20 percent, …

Explore the Galápagos Islands on Google Street View

Google Maps has taken us into the Grand Canyon, to Japan's abandoned Battleship Island, and under the sea, and now it allows us to venture to the …

Mystery of the 2,500-year-old horse remains found in Bulgaria that suggest the creatures were buried standing up

Mystery of the 2,500-year-old horse remains found in Bulgaria that suggest the creatures were buried standing up<p><b>The carriage and horse skeletons were</b> …

Tiny House Listings

Tiny House Movement

Tour This $65K Doomsday Bunker Built by a Utah Survivalist Prepper

The words “survivalist” and “bunker” have been swirling in the media lately after the kidnapping of a school boy by an Alabama man who is supposedly a “doomsday prepper.” As we previously reported, Jimmy Lee Dykes held the 6-year-old for more than 30 hours in the underground structure.<p>But the vast …

How To: Make Aspirin from a Willow Tree

In this article, I will be showing you how to make a crude form of aspirin from the bark of a willow tree. It is a great remedy for headaches, …

Native Americans

What Pangaea Would Look Like With Today's Political Boundaries [Infographic]

Goodbye, East Coast.<p>About 300 million years ago, the supercontinent of Pangaea started to break apart into the continents we live on today. An Italian designer who goes by the name Massimo put Pangaea back together, then added on modern political boundaries, creating the map you see here. Brazil …

‘Bitcoin is a currency’: Federal judge says the virtual cash is real money

Physical Bitcoins created by Casascius, a bitcoin enthusiast based in Utah. Each has a unique code that can be used to retrieve a number of Bitcoins online.<p>Is the "online crypto-currency" Bitcoin money like dollars or is it no more the business of government regulators than virtual gold pieces in …

Cryptocurrency

Google hosts fundraiser for climate change denying US senator

Google, which prides itself on building a "better web that is better for the environment", is hosting a fundraiser for the most notorious climate …

Why Slave Labor Still Plagues The Global Food System

When the State Department released its annual report on human trafficking Wednesday, we got a chilling reminder that even in 2013, slave labor is still embedded in the global food system.<p>As many as 27 million men, women and children are estimated to be trafficking victims at any given time, …

Chilling Letter From Chinese Factory Worker Found In Kmart Halloween Decorations

The man, identified only as Mr. Zhang to protect his identity, told the Times that he was imprisoned in a labor camp where "inmates toiled seven days a week, their 15-hour days haunted by sadistic guards."<p>The labor camps are full of petty criminals or people who rebel against the country's …

Walmart breaks ban on Bangladesh factories

At least two have sent massive shipments of sports bras and girls’ dresses to retail outlets in recent months<p>Since the Rana Plaza building collapse killed more than 1,100 people in April, retailers have faced mounting pressure to improve safety at Bangladesh garment factories and to sever ties with …

The Ban on Gay Boy Scouts Might End Today

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Update 2:49 p.m. Eastern</i>: Here's a breakdown of how the timeframe will work. The secret voting …