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Bird conservation group challenges feds over wind farm eagle deaths

One of the nation's leading bird conservation groups plans to sue the Obama administration over a federal regulation that allows wind energy companies to obtain 30-year permits to kill eagles without prosecution by the government.<p>The American Bird Conservancy on Wednesday announced its intent to …

Kentucky derby, Kitchens and Southern food

Glazed Bacon Rollups and 19 More Cray Cray Recipes From the Pillsbury Bake-Off

You may know Pillsbury for their giggly mascot, fun-to-break crescent cans, or highly necessary DIY cronut recipe. But for the past 65 years, the Doughboy has kept busy with yet another passion project: the million dollar Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest.<p>This year's contest is defined by entrants …

FORGET CSI: A Disaster Is Happening In America's Crime Labs

In the last week of March, the top-rated show in the country was "NCIS." An hour-long crime drama, the series features actor Pauley Perrette, whose portrayal of fictional forensic scientist Abby Sciuto has made her the single most popular performer in prime time. "Abby Sciuto Has Inspired a Whole …

Criminology

Tennessee just became the first state that will jail women for their pregnancy outcomes

Against the advice of doctors, addiction experts and reproductive health groups, Gov. Bill Haslam signed SB 1391<p>Katie McDonough<p>April 30, 2014 1:48pm (UTC)<p>Tennessee has become the first state in the nation to pass a law criminalizing women for their pregnancy outcomes. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam …

Stem cell scientist Haruko Obokata found guilty of misconduct

A young researcher who shot to fame in scientific circles when she published an apparently radical and simple way to create stem cells has been found guilty of misconduct by a committee charged with investigating her work.<p>Haruko Obokata, at the Riken Centre for Developmental Biology in Kobe, …

Delhi street artists fight on after court backs demolition of slum

The police are bored. They doze on steps near the fruit juice stand, or on plastic chairs opposite the Ramdev tea stall. When ordered to protect an employee of the local authorities as he sets out to walk through the narrow lanes of Kathputli Colony, they stand, stretch, pick up their bamboo staves …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

Cooking

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

5 Links to Read Before Baking Cookies

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: How to make the best cookies ever.</i><p>We're pretty sure that <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> is really just a book about cookies; nothing sparks …

World's Best Hot Chocolate

There's something about wintertime that makes us yearn for a mug of something hot and sweet. Well, hot chocolate -- especially when it comes topped with marshmallows -- seems to be a worthy antidote.<p><i>Courtesy Recchiuti Confections / Tom Seawell Photography</i><p>You can always stir a packet of Swiss Miss …

Racial Comments Heard by Teenagers on a Daily Basis

<i>Racial Microaggressions</i> is a photo project by Fordham University student Kiyun Kim that addresses the racial comments that she and her peers succumb to on a daily basis. They may not be attacks from organized groups, shunning them for their cultural, ethnic, or religious backgrounds, but the words …

Stereotypes

Miners spend $17 million a day for a shot at $4.4 million of bitcoin

The price of a single bitcoin, now sitting at $899, is derived from many mysterious sources: supply and demand, potential future business value, animal spirits. One factor is less widely understood: The price of bitcoin depends on the price of electricity.<p>Bitcoin are produced by “mining,” having …

Bitcoin

Hackers Are Attacking Millions Of Computers And Demanding Ransom In Bitcoins

The National Crime Agency in the U.K. issued an alert last month saying that hackers have targeted "tens of millions" of computers.<p>CryptoLocker is a form of a virus called "ransomware," meaning hackers do something bad to your computer and then demand money to reverse what they've done. In this …

National Crime Agency

A Machine To Hand-Crank Your Animated GIFs

The animated GIF is the Hallmark card of the internet–distributed on a whim to verbalize some emotion, only to be tossed aside after a brief laugh. It’s the most disposable and reproducible of medias, so making the GIF a fine, handmade piece of art seems borderline impossible.<p>But the Giphoscope …

Inside The Wardrobe Of Isabella Blow, The Century’s Most Fearless Fashionista

The exhibit Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! explores her life and sartorial legacy.<p>Whether antlered, disguised as a crustacean, or with her last name spelled in feathers atop her head, Isabella Blow was perhaps the most fearless and irreverent fashion icon of the past century. She could resemble an …

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BBQ Salmon and Crispy Chickpea Salads with Greek Yogurt Ranch Drizzle.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 18, 2013 53<p>I need a break from Thanksgiving. Already!<p>That’s what happens when you put out Halloween decor in July.<p>P.S. I am an …

Things I Learned Wandering Around Europe for 7 Months

<i>These things, traveling taught.</i><p>After five years a slave in the consulting world, I booked a oneway ticket to Iceland, and negotiated a seven-month sabbatical. Yes, in that order.<p>It's common to wonder: What did you learn? How did you change? What impacted you the most?<p>These are a few of the things …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

Chinese Students Hilariously Describe What They Think About Regional American Food

"Why eat that? That is not good."

Republican Senate Candidate Jokes About Obama Being From Kenya (AUDIO)

Colorado state Sen. Owen Hill considered telling a Kenyan kid, "Well, you know what, we already have someone from Kenya as president of the United States." Update: Hill says it was an "obvious joke."

Albert Camus on Happiness, Unhappiness, and Our Self-Imposed Prisons

<i>“For the first time in history,”</i> Bertrand Russell asserted in reflecting on the impact of the Industrial Revolution, <i>“it is now possible … to create a world where everybody shall have a reasonable chance of happiness.”</i> Indeed, we’ve pounced on that chance with overzealous want: Ours is a culture so …

What A Man's Facial Hair Says About Him, According To A Beard Scholar

<i>Photo Credit: Getty Images</i><p>Fellas, we know that we can be a bit judgmental, but first impressions are the most lasting. That's why we feel it is our obligation to point out when the hem length of your suit is all wrong or to run in the opposite direction when we detect Merrells on your feet. And …

Before I Die: A Global Ethnography of Anonymous Aspirations in Chalk and Public Space

In early 2011, artist, designer, and TED Fellow Candy Chang, queen of thoughtful installations in public spaces that invite collaborative storytelling, covered an abandoned house in her New Orleans neighborhood in chalkboard paint and stenciled on it a grid of the deceptively simple unfinished …

16 Prestigious Jobs With Surprisingly Low Pay

In fact, some of the most highly respected professions out there — ones that take years of schooling and help create essential medical products, towering skyscrapers, and academic breakthroughs — don't pay nearly as much as you might imagine.<p>That's especially true when you realize that computer …

Employment

Warm Artichoke-Olive Dip

10 Servings<p>November 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 8-ounce package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed<p>3/4 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves plus additional (for garnish)<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese<p>3/4 cup green-olive tapenade<p>1 5.2-ounce garlic-and-herb cheese (such as Boursin)<p>Assorted sliced crusty …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …