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New York City owns a creepy island that almost no one is allowed to visit — here's what it's like

"North Brother Island is among New York City's most extraordinary and least known heritage and natural places," wrote the authors of a recent University of Pennsylvania study about the location.<p>The city owns the 22-acre plot of land in the East River, which sits between the South Bronx's industrial …

New York City

Why you should apply for or renew your U.S. passport before January

Americans should apply for or renew their passports before January because processing times are shortest between September and December.<p>That's the word from the U.S. State Department, which each year declares September to be Passport Month. Demand for passports typically heats up in the new year …

Bodies of 'hundreds' of children buried in mass grave

<b>The bodies of hundreds of children are believed to be buried in a mass grave in Lanarkshire, southern Scotland, according to an investigation by BBC News.</b><p>The children were all residents of a care home run by Catholic nuns.<p>At least 400 children are thought to be buried in a section of St Mary's …

Archaeology

Hypertrophic scars: Tips for treatment and reduction

When body tissue is damaged by a physical injury, a scar may form as the wound heals.<p>At first, scars can be red and raised. As the injury heals over …

14 famous songs you didn't know are covers

The internet was in shock this week over a reminder that Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” is a cover, but the 1997 smash is far from the only popular …

10 of the Best American Cities to Live Comfortably on $40,000 a Year

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Much of America's charm is predicated on small-town life. It's community-oriented, nostalgic, …

American Cities

Ancient Coffin Damaged After Family Puts Child in It for Photo

The parents lifted their child above the protective barrier to take the shot.<p>There are few things we wouldn't do in the service of a killer vacation photo—though, making our kid pose inside a coffin, and then neglecting to report the possible damage is definitely a step (or forty) too far.<p>Such was …

Sculpture

The Meaning Behind Daenerys Targaryen’s White Coat on Game Of Thrones

<i>Warning: Major, major</i> Game of Thrones <i>spoilers ahead.</i><p>There's so much to unpack from Sunday night’s episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i>. We didn’t want to be the …

TV Series

Schizophrenia Found to Be Caused by Faulty Helper Cells in The Brain

A new hope for treatment.<p>New research on mice has suggested the symptoms produced by schizophrenia could largely be the result of defective cells …

Neuroscience

What the F*ck Is Up With Different Types of Salt? Here's a Breakdown

Figuring out which kind of salt to use can be confusing. Kosher, table, flaky sea salt . . . what's up with all the different variations, and do they all do the same thing? The short answer is "no." The truth is that every salt has a different weight and salinity, so it's important to get to know …

National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year 2017, in pictures

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Travel Photography

Here’s how an asteroid impact would kill you

Most deaths caused by an asteroid impact would result from shock waves and winds generated from the blast, rather than effects such as earthquakes …

Asteroids

A Massive Lake Of Molten Carbon The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered Under The US

A recent scientific discovery has drastically changed our view of the global carbon cycle and identified a new significant risk. Researchers have discovered a giant lake or reservoir made up of molten carbon sitting below the western US.<p>The molten carbon (primarily in the form of carbonate) …

University of London

This Is the Most Popular Salad Dressing Recipe on Pinterest

The best thing you can do for your salad is to ditch the bottled dressing. I'm not saying that bottled dressing can't be delicious — and it does have …

Food