Leslie Perry

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IMDB's Greatest Movies Ever, Beautifully Organized By Genre [Infographic]

Sorry, animated movies. Drama is top dog.<p>You probably have your own choice for Greatest Movie Of All Time. But what do the masses say? The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) has a set of picks, rated by users, that you can peruse. And if you want to know a little more about what <i>kind</i> of movie makes it …

The first GIFs? Prehistoric rock carvings become 'animated' under sunlight

Prehistoric human artwork is simple but breathtaking, as anyone who has seen some up close or in movies such as Werner Herzog's 2011 documentary <i>Cave of Forgotten Dreams</i> can attest. But now archaeologists say that there is more to it than meets the eye: a group of rock carvings in the Italian Alps …

What are the 10 deadliest U.S. tornadoes?

These are the 10 deadliest U.S. tornadoes since 1900.<p>These are the 10 deadliest tornadoes since 1900, according to AP and the National Oceanic and …

Weather

Curse or coincidence? Scientists study Tornado Alley's past and future

Do tornadoes follow well-worn tracks? Where do the deadliest twisters hit? Will climate change make such storms worse? Monday's devastating tornado in Oklahoma raises some questions for which scientists have ready answers, and others that could puzzle them for years to come:<p><b>Was this tornado a</b> …

Vaccine for Schmallenberg virus 'available this summer'

<b>A vaccine to protect sheep and cattle from a virus spread by midges has been approved by government vets.</b><p>The virus, which emerged in the Netherlands and Germany in 2011, can lead to sheep and cattle having stillborn or deformed offspring.<p>The disease has spread to every county in England and Wales, …

Public Health

Irish potato famine pathogen identified

<b>Scientists have used plant samples collected in the mid-19th Century to identify the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.</b><p>A plant pest that causes potato blight spread to Ireland in 1845 triggering a famine that killed one million people.<p>DNA extracted from museum specimens shows the strain …

19th Century