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The paleontologist who worked on 'Jurassic World' is trying to create a real dinosaur within 5 to 10 years

No, there isn't dinosaur DNA trapped in amber, waiting to be replicated and cloned.<p>But that's not the only way to make a dino, said Jack Horner, the paleontologist who worked on "Jurassic World" (and the rest of the "Jurassic Park" films), and he wants to make it happen.<p>How did we get to this …

FBI agent accused of stealing drug money to fund lavish spending

The FBI agent's buying spree, prosecutors say, began in August when he put down $27,500 in cash for a sports car.<p>He dropped nearly $44,000 in cash several days later, this time for a Dodge Challenger. More than $25,000 more went to buy wheels and sound systems.<p>Shortly after, there was $15,000 for …

Why You Need to Encrypt Your Android Phone Before You Wipe It and Sell It

Android's Factory Reset option is broken and it could compromise your security<p>Of course you're going to factory reset your phone before you give it away or sell it. You don't want all your data sitting on there, right? Unfortunately a new study shows even a full factory reset will leave data behind …

Information Systems

Thousands of Sites Block Congress in Protest Ahead of Patriot Act Expiration

Thousands of sites are blocking Congress from viewing their webpages in an online demonstration against data-collection provisions of the Patriot Act.<p>The websites — nearly 15,000 of them as of Saturday morning — are redirecting computers from Congress to BlackOutCongress.org, where users are …

Surveillance

Sharpening Their Knives: Gordon Ramsay vs. Jamie Oliver in the Ultimate Brit Foodie Feud

British celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver have drawn fresh blood in their long-running—and very public—battle of words.<p>It’ll be boiling …

Jamie Oliver

Photograph: Murdo MacLeod/Murdo MacLeod<p>Physicist Peter Higgs shared a Nobel prize with François Englert in 2013 for their work on the Higgs boson, which was identified by the LHC before it was shut …

Nobel Prize

The Hotel Monaco has the presidentiest wallpaper in all of Washington DC - #Merica #washington #myeyes. Pic by @andrewkellyphoto

A 30-year-old is resurrecting one of Chicago’s most endangered landmarks

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>After years in the dark, the New Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois, is close to reopening its doors. The architectural landmark, originally known as the Avalon Theater and designed in the Moorish Revival style by the prolific emigre John Eberson, has been a venue for …

Never forget your past #buzludzha #Bulgaria

A four-bedroom home seen from a helicopter flying over the Coachella Valley in #California on Friday. A punishing #drought — and the unprecedented measures the state announced last week to compel people to reduce water consumption — is forcing change in the state. We are sharing #aerial views of the region shot by @nytimes staff photographer Damon Winter on Friday. #nytweekender

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Costa Rica

The 10 Most Dangerous SCUBA Dives in the World

There are beautiful and serene dives—and then there are dives with an added element of danger and mystery so compelling, many will risk their lives …

7 Ways to Attract More Butterflies to Your Garden (and Save Them From Extinction) - One Green Planet

Monarch butterflies could soon be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Monarch populations have plummeted in the last two decades, dropping an …

Pest Control

21 Things Everyone Must Eat In Glasgow

Don't have a hotdog, have a notdog.

Deep Frying

5 Muscle-Building Eating Tips For Hardgainers

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Justin Woltering <b><br>Height:</b> 6'3" <b><br>Weight:</b> 220 lbs <b><br>Occupation:</b> Entrepreneur, artist, fitness expert, Dymatize athlete <b><br>Websites:</b> …

A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World’s First Vertical Farms

A unique conveyer belt design allows the three-story greenhouse to be efficient and sustainable, providing jobs and fresh produce to the Jackson community.<p>Jackson, Wyoming, is an unlikely place for urban farming: At an altitude over a mile high, with snow that can last until May, the growing season …

Learning to Like Spicier Food

Can people train themselves to tolerate heat?<p>A couple of years ago I was out to lunch in Bangkok at a cafeteria-style restaurant with communal tables. I had ordered one of my favorite dishes, larb moo, minced pork with peppers and spices. A few bites in I started to feel the heat. About a minute …

Food

Scientists plant vineyards with the aim of making wine using techniques from classical Rome described by Virgil<p>Archeologists in Italy have set about making red wine exactly as the ancient Romans did, to see what it tastes like.<p>Based at the University of Catania in Sicily and supported by Italy's …

CNY Lanterns (#beijing #china)

Photo: Mattias Klum @mattiasklumofficial Cnidocytes (stinging cells) of the anemones are explosive defence cells, which send out toxin

Solar Power Towers Are 'Vaporizing' Birds

But they aren't the deadliest energy source for our feathered friends<p>The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Nevada is set to come online in March. Once completed, it will use thousands of mirrors to focus sunlight on a tower, melting millions of pounds of salt contained inside. The molten salt …

A Laser Can Turn Off Streetlights That Interfere With Your Astrophotography

Streetlights polluting your shots of the starry night sky? A strategically placed laser might be just what you need.<p>Destin Sandlin of the YouTube …

Astrophotography

How Lewis Carroll Invented Surrealism

A new exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin explores the lasting power and the many permutations of Wonderland’s Alice, who just turned 150.<p>…

An Ex-Marine Thrashes Doris Day and Ansel Adams while Waving at Warhol

Review<p>An Ex-Marine Thrashes Doris Day and Ansel Adams while Waving at Warhol<p>Robert Heinecken: <i>Object Matter</i><br>Museum of Modern Art, New York<p>Sheryl …

Personal Spaces: Homeowners Work Their Pendant Lights

Pendant lighting can make a statement, define zones within a larger space and (most important) cast a warm, flattering glow on you and your guests. …