Twelve enormous beached sperm whales died along the coast of the Dutch island of Texel and the German islands of Wangerooge and Helgoland last week. It is appalling to see these record-holding deep divers
We've always felt like we would get along with Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and many other books that address food systems and the American diet: He loves to cook, his idea of a good
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With a multi-port USB charger, you no longer have to travel with a suitcase of adapters and a rat’s nest of wires Living next to my bed is a ghastly electronic creature. Think Audrey II from the “Little
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He was a habitual collector of what turned out to be colossal tonnages of meteorological statistics. His exhaustive analysis of these, of decades of weather records from all across the British Empire,
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By Chris Cillizza Chris Cillizza Bio ESPN shut down Grantland, its boutique sports and pop culture site, on Friday. That's not terribly surprising, given that Grantland founder Bill Simmons left the company
Daniel Murphy put his name on Friday night's game, and one of the baseballs used during. The New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of their National League Division Series on Friday night
Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world. The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 cubic
Is "trash to table" the next dining trend? What goes around comes around, and that might be bad news for seafood lovers. We already know that eating fish comes with risks of ingesting metals like mercury
From the right-hand side, Dr H. E. Schaef's chicken looked like any normal cockerel, with a bright red comb and a wattle. But from the left you would think it was a hen: its body was slighter and had markings.
By Rachel Feltman Rachel Feltman Bio You really need to stop buying things with microbeads in them. Microbeads, which are used to add scrubbing action to tons of products -- everything from toothpaste