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Elephants can gauge threat from human voices, study finds | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The big ears are not just for show.<p>Elephants are seen near a water point during their aerial census at the Tsavo West national park within the Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem, southeast of Kenya's capital Nairobi, February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya<p>Elephants can tell whether a human …

Jessica Shyba: In the land of Nod

On Christmas Eve, when children around the world go to sleep with dreams full of what’s to come, I wanted to share some wonderful photographs by …

Element of the week: ununseptium

One of this element's parents traveled across the Atlantic Ocean more times in just a couple days than a career diplomat!<p>This week's element is ununseptium, a superheavy synthetic chemical element that has the temporary symbol, <b>Uus</b>, and the permanent atomic number, <b>117</b>. This is the penultimate …

Let This Amazing Hydrophobic Shirt Keep You Dry, You Slob

Perfect for when you accidentally spill an entire jug of orange soda all over yourself.<p>Human beings! Clothes-wearers! Folks who maybe drank some milk right out of the jug one time and spilled it all over themselves but okay it was Saturday night and no one was around and whatever it's not like …

The 12 Worst-Reviewed Movies Of 2013

From silly car chases to celebrity-filled mashups, we've compiled the worst-reviewed movies of the year on film critic site Rotten Tomatoes.<p>We've only included wide releases on the list so Ja Rule's movie "I'm in Love with a Church Girl" (6%) and "CBGB" (9%) with Alan Rickman aren't here.<p>"R.I.P.D." …

Mutant mosquito virus may serve as vaccine for deadly disease - Futurity

Scientists say a mutant form of a deadly mosquito-borne virus that kills about half of the people it infects shows promise as a potential vaccine.

Public Health

Delivery Drones are the Future

Amazon Prime made headlines recently with their vision for delivery drone system, but designer Stefan Riegebauer beat them to the punch almost a year …

Watch President Obama and Steve Harvey Surprise White House Visitors

President Barack Obama recently sat down for a conversation with comedian Steve Harvey. Halfway through the interview, which will air on Harvey’s …

The White House

These Heart-Shaped Lemons Will Make Tea Time Lovely

Fruit and vegetables are cool and all, but how come they don't come in lots of cool shapes? Come on Mother Nature, get with the program! This is the …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

Sunday Brunch: Black Bean, Avocado, and Egg Tostadas

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If you've never had tostadas, then you're in for a treat. That is, if you like …

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Leftover White Turkey Chili

In our humble opinion, Thanksgiving is superior to any other day of the year. In an effort to make this year's feast the best of all time (sorry, …

Thanksgiving Dinner Reincarnated as the Best Turkey Hash Recipe

Remarkably, 88 out of 100 people in the U.S. eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day, according to the National Turkey Foundation. So you can safely conclude 88 people out of 100 will be hungering for leftovers on Black Friday, formerly known as The-Day-After-Thanksgiving.<p>Personally, I can't wait for …

How to Make Nachos with Thanksgiving Leftovers

What to do with all those containers of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce? Turn them into nachos, the awesomest snack imaginable<p>Let’s take a minute to acknowledge what we’re all really grateful for this year: <b>Leftovers</b>. They’re perfect, really. You’re in the middle of a four-day …

Cooking

Zagat

Sufganiyot: The Best Thing About Hanukkah

The best thing about Hanukkah isn’t eight nights of gifts, it’s traditional sufganiyot—pillowy, deep-fried, jelly-filled doughnuts. Uri Scheft of Breads Bakery schools us<p>Latkes get the attention. But there's another fried favorite worthy of the Hanukkah table: <i>sufganiyot</i>. (If you haven't gotten the …

Baking

Around the World in 10 Austin Restaurants

36 Clever Gifts For Food Lovers That You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

Give me a ceramic Chihuahua to hold my tacos or give me death.

Shopping

Creative Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Two days after Thanksgiving, and your fridge is still stuffed with stuffing. And turkey. And mashed potatoes. You already made perfectly loaded turkey sandwiches yesterday, so now you need new ideas to put those leftovers to good use.<p>This question has come up time and time again on the …

Cooking