Katherine McIntosh

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Top 10 glamorous A-list destinations

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the rich and famous on your next trip? Unfortunately for any aspiring celeb-spotter, those celebs are stealthy types and really aren't interested in being spotted, so while some getaway locales never change, new under-the-radar destinations keep popping up around the …

In 2013, A Record Number of Rhinos Were Poached in South Africa

An average of nearly three rhinos killed per day<p>A total of 1,004 rhinos were illegally killed in South Africa in 2013, according to the country's department of environmental affairs. That makes it the worst ever year for rhino poaching in the country. The death toll represents a 50 percent increase …

Sir David Frost dies of heart attack on cruise ship

Sir David Frost, the veteran broadcaster whose television career over six decades encompassed satire, gameshows and the celebrated interviews in which Richard Nixon apologised for Watergate, has died after suffering a heart attack aboard a cruise ship.<p>The 74-year-old presenter had been due to give …

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Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

Bradley Manning verdict: cleared of 'aiding the enemy' but guilty of other charges

• Pfc. Manning convicted of multiple Espionage Act violations • Acquitted of most serious 'aiding the enemy' charge • Army private faces maximum jail sentence of 136 years<p>Bradley Manning, the source of the massive WikiLeaks trove of secret disclosures, faces a possible maximum sentence of 136 years …

Mount Everest’s glaciers are melting - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> climate change is thought to be the culprit of melting at mount everest . the snow line has moved 590 vertical feet. the researchers presenting these findings at a conference today suspect human-generated greenhouse gases are to blame.

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Most Distant Supernova May Shed Light on Dark Energy

UDS10Wil is ten billion light-years from Earth.<p><b>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spied a supernova ten billion light-years from Earth—the most distant stellar explosion of its kind ever detected, a new study says. (See "Biggest Star Explosion Seen; Was Rare, 'Clean' Death.")</b><p>The faint, near-infrared …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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