Loren Shelton

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Reward offered to catch Nevada lake invasive fish dumper

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada game wardens who spend most of their time hunting down big-game poachers are focusing on a serious threat to nature in a lake: An invasive fish species that eats all the other fish prized by anglers and then turns cannibalistic.<p>The Nevada Department of Wildlife is offering …

Natural History

This team used drones to create an epic aerial Star Wars battle and it's awesome

This has to be the best use for drones ever and you can almost hear “Help me R2, you’re my only hope!” running through your head as the video starts …

Nutritionists Reveal the Most Misguided Weight Loss Advice They've Heard

There are many diet and nutrition 'hacks,' but few of them hold water. Here are some of the worst offenders.<p>When it comes to bad weight loss recommendations, dietitians have heard it all from their clients. Here are the tips they wish you'd stop believing, plus some proven strategies to use …

Nutrition

A New Option For RIDICULOUSLY Safe Sex

The latex underwear fastens securely with buttons on the side, and when you’re ready to have sex, the guy is supposed to tuck the base of the condom into the Scroguard for airtight coverage. It has yet to be evaluated by the FDA, but their FAQ page says it is for “men with a high sex drive who …

Lance Armstrong Can't Ride With Hincapie

A reunion of Lance Armstrong and several former teammates scheduled for this weekend at Saturday’s Hincapie Gran Fondo in Greenville, South Carolina, has been scuttled by USA Cycling.<p>Lance Armstrong was set to ride in the event with George Hincapie, the event’s host and Armstrong’s teammate during …

Cycling

Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay: When Partnerships Work

Changing Planet<p>A Kellum Seafood boat delivers crushed concrete to the site of an oyster sanctuary on Virginia’s Piankatank River. Over a three-week period, Kellum Seafood distributed concrete onto the 21-acre site. Photo courtesy of The Nature Conservancy.<p>By Bob Vanasse<p>Too often, environmental …

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These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Roadmap

Scientists tell us their favourite jokes: 'An electron and a positron walked into a bar…'

Science is a very serious business, so what tickles a rational mind? In a not very scientific experiment, we asked a sample of great minds for their favourite jokes<p>Physics<p>■ Two theoretical physicists are lost at the top of a mountain. Theoretical physicist No 1 pulls out a map and peruses it for a …

Fake News Site ‘New Camera News’ Brings The Onion’s Satiric Style to Photography

Being “journalists” more or less restricted to “facts,” we can only look with awe and envy at <i>New Camera News</i>: a blog that tells the truth about the …

Entrepreneur of the Year: Aaron Levie, CEO of Box | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: Box went public Friday, opening at $20.20, 44 percent above its initial public offering. Below is profile of the online storage provider's CEO Aaron Levie, who was Inc. Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013.</i><p>Aaron Levie is pacing onstage, a microphone in one hand and a coffee in …

TED Talks