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New Stonehenge theory: Stones were stilts

The mysterious origins of Stonehenge now have a new theory to add to the pile. Past speculations have included it being some sort of astronomical calendar, healing place, or Druid temple, and now an art critic and historian in the United Kingdom contends in a new book that the giant stones were …

Small, Shrinking Mercury Is a Planetary Space Oddity

Mercury is more than just a dead, roasted chunk of rock. In fact, the solar system’s smallest planet is proving to be surprisingly lively. Well, not in the sense that anything actually lives there, though scientists don’t discount the possibility that some of Mercury’s nooks and crannies could help …

Astronomy

Foreign shop owner set alight in South Africa

Police in South Africa say nine people have been arrested after a foreigner was set alight outside Johannesburg, the latest in a string of xenophobic attacks in the country.<p>Lieutenant Kay Makhubela, a spokesperson for the South African Police Services in Gauteng told Al Jazeera on Friday that calm …

Nat Geo Photographers Win World Press Photo Awards

Anand Varma, Peter Muller, Christian Ziegler, and Ami Vitale are among the photographers recognized by the World Press Awards.

Nature

ModCloth Employees of All Shapes and Sizes Model Swimwear, Look Amazing

Gorgeous.<p>ModCloth, the website where you can buy all things twee and adorable, has launched a campaign that celebrates the curves of their employees in swimsuits. ModCloth founder Susan Koger (in green) poses with real ModCloth staffers in an awesome spectrum of stunning shapes and silhouettes. The …

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago, Leonarde Keeler’s lie detector made its debut in court. Decades later, we’re still paying the price for his con job.<p>Eighty years …

The Mysterious, Murky Story Behind Soy-Sauce Packets

How Chinese takeout, a Jewish businessman from the Bronx, and NASA-approved packaging have shaped the 50-year reign of a well-loved American condiment<p>Right now, whether you're at work or at home, in a drawer somewhere near you is probably a packet of soy sauce—a squishy, likely clear pouch of …

Soysauce

The Terrifying Moment During Katy Perry's Halftime Show You Didn't See

*Shivers.*<p>While you were busy obsessing over #LeftShark, a far more sinister act was going down during Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show. And no, I'm not talking about the possible shade-throwing.<p>If you'll draw your attention past Katy Perry, past her dancing beach friends, and past the ocean …

Left Shark

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Online Life

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

The New Measles

One of the most infectious viruses on the planet is making a comeback in the United States, and many doctors have never even seen it.<p>Measles used to be an illness everyone got.<p>Before vaccination became widespread in the 1960s, pediatricians knew to check their patients' throats for the spray of …

Public Health

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

Guitar

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

Hear Paul McCartney and Kanye West's Emotional Ballad 'Only One'

D'Angelo notwithstanding, there were no Beyonce-esque surprise albums for the end of 2014. But as the clock turned on another year Wednesday night, …

Music

Spotify Founder to Taylor Swift: 'Our Interests Are Totally Aligned With Yours'

One week after Taylor Swift withdrew her entire catalog from Spotify, dismissing the music-streaming service and calling it "a bit like a grand …