Peggy Ran

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Cowboy Coffee Cake

Cowboy Coffee Cake<p>Cuisine: American<p>Author: Cookie Madness<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 45 mins<p>Total time: 55 mins<p>Cowboy Coffee Cake is a buttermilk …

Dessert

'Quadrooter' security flaws said to affect over 900 million Android devices

The flaws, disclosed by security firm Check Point, could open hundreds of millions of Android products with Qualcomm chips to malware.<p>Four newly-discovered vulnerabilities found in Android phones and tablets that ship with a Qualcomm chip could allow an attacker to take complete control of an …

Android News

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Anthropology

Stunning Snapshots of Sunday’s Solar Eclipse

Changing Planet<p>This amazing shot of the partial solar eclipse on the morning of November 3 was taken from Kearny, New Jersey, on a hill overlooking Manhattan. Credit: Chris Cook<p><b>Sky-watchers in most of the Western Hemisphere were treated to a rare solar eclipse on November 3, and many captured</b> …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Portraits of Dogs, Mid-Shake

In 2011, animal photographer Carli Davidson took a series of dogs portraits, mid-shake. Every dog owner (or unsuspecting passersby) know the <i>shake</i> …

Brazilian Testicle Mascot ‘Mr. Balls’ aka ‘Senhor Testiculo’ Raises Awareness of Testicular Cancer

To raise awareness of testicular cancer, a Brazilian cancer non-profit has created a memorable mascot: a giant pair of testicles dubbed “Mr. Balls” …

Stolen Ferrari found buried in backyard

<i>Feb. 7, 1978: A buried Ferrari, stolen in 1974, is dug up from a backyard on West 119th Street, still in good condition.</i><p>Staff writer Priscilla Painton reported in next morning’s Los Angeles Times:<p>It was about a week ago that Sgts. Joe Sabas and Lenny Carroll of the Lennox sheriff’s substation were …

Last Call- Cinderella What the Hella Edition

This is either a vertical hearse, or a mobile wedding chapel. Either way I think it’s something of an improvement on the PT Cruiser’s original …

$225 A Scoop Glow-In-The-Dark Ice Cream

This is the $225 a scoop glow-in-the-dark ice cream created by Charlie Francis of Lick Me I'm Delicious ice cream. It glows in the dark because it …

The devil you know: inside the world of a psychopathic scientist

James Fallon has the biology of a stone-cold killer — and he would know<p>James Fallon is a happily married father of three, an award-winning neuroscientist at the University of California, Irvine, the founder of several successful biotech companies, and a scientific advisor to the US Department of …

Stellar Space HD Wallpapers

Hey, space geeks! It's time to pimp your desktop with some fantastic, and why not to say, stellar space wallpapers! These are some high definition …

Space

Red Sky at Night: The Science of Sunsets

A meteorologist explains why the sky is sometimes so colorful.<p><b>On a recent autumn night here in Washington, D.C., the sun seemed to personify a Dylan Thomas poem: Do not go gentle into that good night ... Rage, rage against the dying of the light. The scarlet skies inspired many viewers to grab</b> …

Jumbo the Elephant: the origins of ‘the largest known animal in creation’

Name: Jumbo<br>Species: <i>Loxodonta africana</i><br>Dates: 1860 to 1885<br>Claim to fame: The largest animal on earth<br>Go visit: Tufts University Archives<p>Hidden from view in the Tufts University Archive is the stuff of legend. In a long cardboard box, nestled down in a bed of acid-free tissue, are the only fleshy …

Welcome to the Station!

Welcome to Animal Magic

This blog will be therapeutic. It will scratch an itch, a peculiar fascination I have with the narratives of individual animals. In my first book <i>Lonesome George</i>, I used the tragic tale of the eponymous giant tortoise to explore the Galapagos and global conservation. In my second book <i>The Way Of the</i> …