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Red Ropes May Help Whales Avoid Entanglements

Highly endangered North Atlantic right whales may be able to see--and avoid--red and orange lobster ropes underwater.<p>North Atlantic right whales are among the world's most endangered animals. Hunted for hundreds of years and well into the 20th century, there are roughly 400 swimming the western …

Royal settlement linked to Sutton Hoo treasures

The home of the Anglo-Saxons who built the world famous burial mounds at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, where a king was laid with golden treasure heaped around him, has been discovered on nearby farmland a few miles from the site.<p>The finds from Rendlesham, which will go on display for the first time this …

It's Time To Shrink Home Plate

It's time to make home plate smaller. I know: That's heresy; that's sacrilegious. But there are simply too many strikeouts in baseball now, and that hurts the game, because if the ball isn't in play, it's boring.<p>The size of home plate was not decreed by God. Back when it was an iron plate — where …

Good times mean higher milk prices

Consumers could soon confront a 50-cents-per-gallon hike in milk prices. But it’s because they presumably have more money in their pockets.<p>Rising domestic demand for cheese and butter, as well as strong foreign demand, will push the prices paid to dairy farmers to an average of $21.20 per …

Sooners self-report excessive pasta

Oklahoma athletics apparently doesn't believe in all-you-can-eat banquets.<p>The Sooners elected to self-report three players for getting more food at a …

Beautiful Games: frozen waterfall climbing

These remarkable photos of professional ice-climbers tackling huge frozen waterfalls and icefalls in Eidfjord, Norway, were created by photographer Thomas Senf. He used spotlights and flares to illuminate the spectacular landscapes at night-time, achieving results which look other-worldly. It took …

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Pete Carroll: NFL should explore medical marijuana if it helps players

Should the NFL allow medicinal marijuana? Seahawks coach Pete Carroll thinks the league should explore anything that might help the NFL take care of …

Seattle Seahawks book Super Bowl place with dramatic win over 49ers

The Seattle Seahawks booked their place in Super Bowl XLVIII with a dramatic victory over the San Francisco 49ers which was bookended by huge turnovers.<p>The Seahawks beat the 49ers 23-17 to win the NFC Championship and join the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl in New Jersey on February 2.<p>A fumble by …

Peyton Manning, Broncos rip Patriots to reach Super Bowl

DENVER -- Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping.<p>The connection: Flawless, as …

Johnny Manziel Rumors: Latest Buzz on QB's NFL Draft Stock and Interested Teams

<b>Updates from Thursday, May 8</b><p>Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reports one team in the top 10 of the draft that won't select Johnny Manziel:<p>Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reports the Giants are considering Manziel should he fall to No. 12:<p>If Manziel slides to them, the Giants would seriously consider drafting him, a …

Deion says he'll suit up at Pro Bowl

If Deion Sanders had his way, the Pro Bowl would have an old-school feel to it this season.<p>However, the NFL reportedly says the cornerback won't be …

Gaseous planet with same mass as Earth is discovered by scientists

Earth's gassy 'twin' has been discovered in another solar system 200 light years away.<p>The planet, known as KOI-314c, weighs the same as Earth but is 60% larger, leading scientists to suspect it has a thick gaseous atmosphere.<p>It orbits a dim red dwarf star at such a close distance that temperatures …

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Rick Dyer Bigfoot: Man Who Perpetuated Hoax Claims He Killed Bigfoot

Rick Dyer, a hunter in San Antonio, says that he fatally shot Bigfoot.<p>That was in September 2012. But now he released pictures of the dead creature, …

The lie that won’t die: “We don’t know enough about marijuana!”

<b>(AP/Ed Andrieski)</b><p>Drug warriors insist we still don’t know enough about its possible therapeutic properties. It’s simply not true<p>Paul Armentano<p>December 26, 2013 11:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Speaking recently with the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, UCLA professor and former Washington …

Miley Cyrus Pleasures Herself in ‘Adore You’

Miley Cyrus’ racy new clip for “Adore You” leaked online yesterday, one day early of its scheduled release. The pop star shrugged it off. “We all …

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New Clues and Some Wild Guesses About Those Strange Spider Towers in the Amazon

Late last week, we revealed that the elaborate, fenced-in spires spotted in the Peruvian Amazon are made by spiders. We were with a team of …

Here we go again: Softbank said to be near deal to buy T-Mobile

Japanese conglomerate Softbank is close to acquiring a big piece of T-Mobile from parent company Deutsche Telekom, according to Reuters and other …

Mother of NFL Star Urges Her Son to Get a Nosejob

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>J.J. Watt, the 6-foot-5-inch, 290-pound all-pro defensive end for the Houston Texans, has a scar not …

Jon Kitna Signs Deal with Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys host the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 17 in a game that will decide the NFC East division title. Due to a tenuous quarterback situation, the Cowboys have brought in a familiar face as insurance under center.<p><b>Updates from Thursday, Dec. 26</b><p>Barry Horn of <i>The Dallas Morning News</i> has …

Nick Foles ties NFL record with 7 TDs as Eagles roll

OAKLAND — Nick Foles said he has thrown seven touchdown passes in a game before, which tied a team and NFL record. But it wasn't on an actual field, in an actual game.<p>"Only in a video game," Foles said with a laugh.<p>Foles' performance in the Philadelphia Eagles' shockingly easy 49-20 win over the …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

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Long Island Man Arrested for Trying to Help Al-Qaeda in Yemen

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Federal agents and local police arrested Marcos Alonso Zea, a Long Island resident and American …

Saudi Arabia rejects Security Council seat, lashes U.N. as failure

A day after the<p>United Nationselected Saudi Arabia to a prestigious seat on the Security Council, the Saudi leadership refused to accept the position and lashed out at the world body for "double standards" and failure to protect peace.<p>It was a stunning and unprecedented rebuke of the U.N. Security …

1.8-million-year-old skull shakes mankind’s family tree

Some had protruding foreheads, others had short, squashed faces. Some had enormous jaw muscles and big teeth, while others had enormous heads to hold bigger brains.<p>They had one thing in common, however: They were family -- our ancient family, that is, from around 2 million years ago.<p>The world's …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …