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Amazing Footage of Wild Alpine Ibex (Goats) Climbing a Near Vertical Wall of an Italian Dam for Nutritious Salt

In 2015, nature photographer Andrea Battisti of Hybrid Wildlife captured remarkable footage of wild Alpine Ibex (mountain goats) as they climbed up …

Nature Photography

Disney Still Doesn't Understand Why 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Failed

In an enlightening interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Disney CEO Bob Iger made a statement regarding the recent mistakes made with the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, and how Disney plan to combat the seemingly dwindling audience engagement.<p>I made the timing decision, and as I look back, I think the …

Star Wars

Remove yourself from people search sites and erase your online presence

Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.<p>There is now a very …

Social Media

'Accessory To War' An Uncomfortable Wake-Up Call For Some

Any doubts that science has a dark side were extinguished when, on August 6, 1945, an American Air Force B-29 bomber dropped the atomic bomb Little Boy on Hirsoshima.<p>Three days later, Fat Man, a plutonium implosion-type bomb, was dropped in Nagasaki, prompting Japan to surrender.<p>Just weeks before, …

Moon Landing

Documentaries for Teaching African American History since 1865

<i>Let’s face it: some students do almost no reading in our classes. But even if they seem to rarely crack open a book, we all want our students to</i> …

Black History

Molecule produced during fasting has anti-aging effect on vascular system

Diet trends like intermittent fasting and ketogenesis are proving wildly popular for their rapid weight-loss effects, but scientists are also …

Anti-aging

An Ancient Ballgame Makes A Comeback In Mexico

Drums rumble between the stone walls lining the court. An ancient ritual is underway. The smell of incense wafts across the concrete, as wiry men and a woman wearing leather waist wraps and headbands volley a ball back and forth. They use only their hip bone to hit it.<p>Emmanuel Kalakot tilts his …

Mexico City

How whales became the largest animals ever

Whales are the largest animals to ever exist on this Earth, outweighing even the dinosaurs. These titans roam the oceans in search of food, but that wasn't always the case. Millions of years ago they used to be land dwellers. Here is how whales ended up becoming the biggest of them all. Following …

Whales

The Nintendo Switch online service is launching on September 18th

The Nintendo Switch’s online service is launching in less than a week. In a tweet today, Nintendo revealed that the service will be available on September 18th, and users will be able to download a seven-day trial from the Switch store before committing to a subscription.<p>Much like Xbox Live or the …

Nintendo Switch

This Chart Tells Exactly When Your Kids Should Go to Bed

Well, this will certainly get parents talking.<p>With the start of school, parents everywhere are struggling to get their kids back on an earlier schedule after a summer of free rein. And a certain chart that has gone viral isn't helping to make them feel less anxious about it. Based on your child's …

Kids

Middle-aged drinkers urged to have two days off alcohol each week

Middle-aged people who enjoy a glass of wine with their dinner should abstain from alcohol on certain days during the week, Public Health England (PHE) has said.<p>The warning comes as PHE and Drinkaware officials launch a new “Drink Free Days” campaign designed to help people cut down on drinking …

Alcohol

In Cuba, condom use stretches far beyond sex

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans use them to fish, ferment wine, fix punctures or tie up hair; latex condoms have become the ultimate multipurpose tool on the Communist-run island where shortages of basic goods have forced locals to become masters of invention.<p>Decades of U.S. trade sanctions and a …

Cuba

This Is Why There Are No Alternatives To The Big Bang

It’s treated as though it’s an unassailable scientific truth: 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it emerged from a hot, dense state known as the Big Bang. While there were a number of serious alternatives considered for decades, throughout the 20th century, a scientific consensus …

Galaxies

The tree that bleeds... metal?

<b>Heavy metals like nickel and zinc are usually the last thing that plants want to grow next to in high concentrations.</b><p>But a specialised group, known as hyperaccumulators, have evolved to take up the normally toxic metals into their stems, leaves and even seeds.<p>Researchers have been studying <i>Pycnandra</i> …

Study Skills

Transcript: Phone call between President Trump and journalist Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward, an associate editor at The Washington Post, sought an interview with President Donald Trump as he was writing "Fear," a book about Trump's presidency. Trump called Woodward in early August, after the manuscript had been completed, to say he wanted to participate.<p>---<p>Trump: Hello, …

Donald Trump

The real reason Bob Woodward's book is so damaging for Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bob Woodward's new book -- "Fear: Trump in the White House" -- exploded onto the political scene on Tuesday morning. It included anecdotes like: President Donald Trump's aides purposely keeping information from him in order to protect the country; a failed mock-interview in preparation for …

The White House

The best educational apps to get your child ahead this September

It’s September, and along with millions of other parents across the country, the start of the school term might well be the cause of some stress.<p>Cardigan, pencil case, rucksack – the list of essential items seems to get longer each year. And now, particularly sharp-elbowed parents are racing to …

Apps

Top 10 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Kids, According To A Nutritionists

Any dad knows that feeding kids can be a huge headache. Whether you’re squeezing in supper before soccer practice, packing lunches before sunup, or …

Kids

How to raise happy kids – 10 steps backed by science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be happy.</b><p>… <b>the well-being of</b> …

Kids

Moonlight Movies series spotlights Steven Spielberg films

The films of Steven Spielberg will be showcased at the September installment of the city's Fidelity Investments Moonlight Movies.<p>The free series …

Steven Spielberg

Zombies are 'Rampant' in first trailer for new Korean horror flick

How many more different ways can zombies terrorize the living? <i>The Walking Dead</i> has gone on so long that even its spin-off series has been around …

Horror

The Fall of Gondolin is an indispensable examination of Tolkien's first Middle-earth story: EW review

J.R.R. Tolkien rivaled entire civilizations as a maker of myths. With his obsessive, decades-long iteration on his own expansive work, the author …

J.R.R. Tolkien

If you want to save the world, veganism isn’t the answer | Isabella Tree

Our soils were almost dead. Now we have ​19 types of worm, and 23 species of dung beetle in a single cowpat<p>Veganism has rocketed in the UK over the past couple of years – from an estimated half a million people in 2016 to more than 3.5 million – 5% of our population – today. Influential …

Profit

9 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Medical Research

The truth about the Trump economy

Did Trump unleash an economic miracle, or take credit for Obama’s work?<p>“Six months ago, we unleashed an economic miracle by signing the biggest tax cuts and reforms,” President Donald Trump said earlier this summer.<p>Politically, a lot rides on perceptions of economic performance. Incumbents are …

Economics

11 Women's Rights Quotes To Use As Instagram Captions On National Women's Equality Day 2018

Sunday, Aug. 26, is when we commemorate National Women's Equality Day, the anniversary of the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment, giving women the …

Black History

Kobe Day: First Duel Against Michael Jordan

The greatest player on Earth stood near mid-court with a 19-year-old hot shot and imparted some advice.<p>A teenage Kobe Bryant wanted to know how …

Michael Jordan

The 32 Best Riddles for Kids That Aren’t Too Confusing

What's not too long, but can still take awhile to get to the end? This list.<p>Riddles aren’t just for cave-dwelling creatures and Batman villains, they …

Mathematics

Texas politician's explanation of why NFL players are kneeling goes viral

As has been repeated many times, when Colin Kaepernick and every NFL player (and professional athlete) that followed him took a knee or raised a fist during the national anthem, it wasn’t protesting the anthem itself.<p>It is a protest to bring attention to inequality and police violence against …

Ted Cruz

Give Your Kid a Secret Code to Help Them Get Out of Sticky Situations

Kids, no matter how you’ve raised them, will find themselves in tough situations. You know these moments—the ones where they don’t want to be there, …

Parenting