Mark Bell

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Why cats never became man’s best friend

Dog lovers will find it baffling that cats are the world’s most popular pet. After all, they’re passive-aggressive, emotionally unavailable, and known for their chilly independence—traits that at most qualify felines for the role of “man’s best frenemy.”<p>It turns out, though, there’s an evolutionary …

Pets

Rosetta mission: Philae makes historic first landing on comet

Rosetta mission’s safe landing gives scientists their first chance to ride a comet and study close up what happens as it gets closer to the sun<p>Rosetta mission: First picture from Philae lander of comet surface - live coverage<p>The signal broke a seven-hour wait of agonising intensity and sparked …

Lance Armstrong's Tour de France victories should stand, say former champions

Twelve former Tour winners say disgraced Texan deserves to keep his seven tainted Tour titles<p>Lance Armstrong should be handed back his seven <b>Tour de France</b> titles, according to 12 of the 25 surviving winners of cycling’s biggest race.<p>As this year’s Tour reached the Rhone-Alpes region of eastern …

These Icebox Cake Recipes Are Upping The Dessert Game

Icebox cakes are loved for being the easiest dessert you can put together. Often times they're nothing more than a simple two-ingredient cake -- usually chocolate wafers and whipped cream -- that you layer and refrigerate (or freeze). That's it. No whisking. No baking. And they're damn good this …

How to grow broccoli

If you don't like broccoli… well, firstly, why are you reading this? Secondly, you may have problems with your so-called "brussels sprout gene"; thirdly, you may simply be a big baby who needs to snap out of it; and fourthly, you should take it up with the Flemish sculptor Peter Scheemakers. Except …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones

The Decorating Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Home's Value

The unexpected little details that could cost you big time.<p>Thinking of selling your home...even one day? Real estate experts weigh in on the unexpected little details that could cost you big time in the long run.

Sport picture of the day: Tour de Chunnel

With the Tour de France peloton heading back to France on Tuesday, Team Sky took this opportunity to release footage and photos of Chris Froome becoming the first person to cycle the length of the Channel Tunnel. Given how seriously riders take their recovery after the stage, it is highly unlikely …

This brain-melting 1325-hp Shelby-built turbine Indycar is for sale

It's everything we love about 1960s Indycars, with a Shelby connection.<p>This is pretty much the only piece of evidence you'd need to prove that the late 1960s were the greatest era for Indy—and it doesn't matter that it actually sucked on the track. That's because Ol' Shel himself turned a wrench on …

Sports Cars

Caffeine High: Photos Show the Universe Bound By Swirling Coffee

For her series <i>Coffee Universe</i>, photographer Flora Borsi creates arresting manipulations from swirls of morning coffee, blanketing the world in a rich …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

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