Daniel Straine

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Monster catfish is specialist angler’s fifth over a ton

CATFISH ace Dean Aldridge notched his fifth 100 lb-plus UK wels with this 106 lb 2 oz giant.<p>The 51-year-old consultant of catfish products company …

Articles about couple build their eco friendly dream home forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green …

Nepal's PM says earthquake death toll could reach 10,000

Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters<p>Nepalese police and volunteers clear the rubble while looking for survivors at the compound of a collapsed temple in …

Natural Disasters

Drone video shows Nepal earthquake disaster

Aerial footage shot by a drone over Kathmandu, Nepal, shows the scale of devastation in that area.

Natural Disasters

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

Sweden are the underdogs going into their World Cup last 16 match with Switzerland but are counting on strategy and trust in the collective to help …

India

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Motivation comes--and it goes. Here's how to hold onto it, even when things get tough.<p>Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. …

Motivation

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

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This Jaw-Dropping Music Video Is A Treat For The Senses

Electro pop duo Equateur recently teamed up with their French counterpart Kadavre Exquis , a graphic designer and animator who's created music videos …

WoodStalk Offers Bamboo Alternatives to Plastic Cannabis Containers

Green just became greener. San Francisco-based company, WoodStalk, offers cannabis consumers an all-natural, reusable, sustainable bamboo container …

Green Sea Turtles are Ingesting Twice as Much Plastic as They Did 25 Years Ago

Green turtles are already endangered, and their lot seems to be getting worse. A new study conducted by the University of Queensland and published in …

This Is Why You Can Never Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

We start every new year with the feeling of a clean slate, a time that we can set our goals and intentions and actually make the changes we want to see in our lives, to get rid of those nagging bad habits and usher in some good ones. But by February, many of our resolutions are already abandoned or …

Rising ocean acidity will exacerbate global warming

Carbon dioxide soaked up by seawater will cause plankton to release less cloud-forming compounds back into atmosphere.<p>The slow and inexorable …

Global warming: Outlook for Earth

As the IPCC finalizes its next big climate-science assessment, Nature looks at the past and future of the planet's watchdog.<p>In December 1988, the …

Air-movement pattern portends US heatwaves

Large-scale atmospheric circulation system signals greater chance of extreme heat weeks later.<p>Scientists studying US climate models have identified …

Super-large-scale solar installations are surging in the US

Don’t write Big Solar off yet. With the plunge in photovoltaic panel prices, US utilities that once enthusiastically signed deals for massive solar power plants to be built in the desert began to favor small installations deployed near cities that don’t require the construction of …

Solar Power

Typhoon Haiyan: UK aid work under way in Philippines

<b>Work is under way to distribute UK aid in the Philippines following Friday's devastating typhoon.</b><p>The first UK aid flight has arrived, carrying almost 9,000 emergency shelter kits, while an emergency medical team and a Royal Navy ship are on their way.<p>The British government has also pledged at least …

5 of the Most Haunted Places on Earth

Halloween is coming up fast and to get you in the spirit, here are a few stories of some of the most haunted places around. While there are always …

The world’s most spooky haunted places | Photo Gallery

Akershus Festning, Norway<p>Oslo’s fortress, known to locals as Akershus Festning, has been in use since the thirteenth century, serving time as a …

Belle and Sebastian Announce 'The Third Eye Centre' Rarities Collection

Published Jul 02, 2013<p>Glaswegian indie popsters Belle and Sebastian will release a new collection of rarities and collectibles titled <i>The Third Eye</i> …

Pitchfork Fest 2013 day 2 in pics: Belle Sebastian, Solange, Low, Breeders, Swans, Metz, Merchandise, Rustie more

Soft spoken indie rockers Belle and Sebastian were a reprieve of sorts to festival goers who had spent the day seeing abrasive rock bands and the …