Rachel Remillard

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Caribbean Islands You Probably Haven't Been To

By Chelsea Stuart<p>Chances are that if you've been lucky enough to vacation in the Caribbean, you've probably hit up hot spots like Aruba, Jamaica and the Bahamas. While there is nothing wrong with these popular tourist destinations, there is a whole slew of islands--the region is made up of more …

Fruit the Fluffy Himalayan Cat

Fruit, a fluffy Himalayan kitty from Taiwan (born in 1996), may look a bit pudgy, but he is not fat. He is just wonderfully fluffy. Fruit only weighs …

7 Places You Should Visit in 2014

<i>Photo of Mexico courtesy by Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Is Brazil on your bucket list this year? How about Haiti? We've got the inside scoop on some surprising places you should visit this year, where you should proceed with caution, and which spots to re-think visiting …

Ginger and How to Enjoy it at Every Meal

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're escaping winter and taking a tropical staycation in our kitchen. Join us and get to know ginger.</i><p>The next time someone mentions ginger root, casually mention that ginger is …

Listen to “Come Walk With Me”, M.I.A.’s new curveball of a pop song

M.I.A. has released the full version of “Come Walk With Me”, the latest single off her long-awaited fourth album, <i>Matangi</i>. While last week’s snippet …

An Adorable Animation Of The Sun Destroying Earth

Plus some other fun facts about the solar system!<p>Hello, tiny human! If you needed a quick reminder of how small you are in the universe, just check out this video, created by designer Philipp Dettmer. It'll give you the basic run-down of the solar system: how many moons each planet has, how far …

Walking shark discovered in Indonesia

Russia blocks Greenpeace ship from entering Arctic waters

Russia has blocked a Greenpeace ship from entering Arctic waters where the environmentalist group was planning to protest against oil exploration activities by Rosneft and Exxon Mobil, the group has said.<p>Russian authorities had denied the icebreaker Arctic Sunrise entry to the Northern Sea Route, …

US states banned from exporting their trash to China are drowning in plastic

Being green is getting a lot harder for eco-friendly states in the US, thanks to the country’s dependency on overrun Chinese recycling facilities. Recycling centers in Oregon recently stopped accepting clear plastic “clamshell” containers used for berries, plastic hospital gowns and plastic bags, …

Sustainability

Zoo In China Swaps Dog For Lion, Hopes No One Notices

Visitors to a zoo in China got a rude surprise when the lion started barking.<p>Turns out it was no lion, but just a Tibetan mastiff, a large, hairy breed of dog — which, for what it's worth, more closely resembles the king of the jungle than does perhaps any other domestic canine.<p>Apparently, …

10 Best Underwater Sites to Visit

Some of the most magnificent pieces of architecture in the world have been submerged under water by earthquakes, floods and other geological events. Some of the sites still remain a mystery of how they ended up on the ocean floor. Nowadays, these cities, monuments, palaces, and even some …

A scientist's view: equality, feminism and men's rights

The world is against men. This week a man was turned away from Legoland for not having a child, apparently to protect the families and children that …

My Year in Rock, At Last: Featuring Chris Robinson, Green Day, the Rascals and the Best of Young Britain

This is the last best-of list for 2012. Many year-end surveys are tallied well before the year is done. I prefer to go the distance – some of my best …

Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Celebration Takes New York

Many of the best music documentaries start with great performances, filmed and edited to explode on the screen. <b>Dave Grohl</b>, the first-time director of</i> …

Eminem Details Drug Addiction and Overdose in New Documentary

“I don’t know at what point exactly it started to be a problem. I just remember liking it more and more,” Eminem says of his addiction to …

pharmaceuticals

Alien planets found in star cluster surprise scientists

Alien planets are popping up in unexpected places.<p>Astronomers using the planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft have found two planets circling different stars in the violent environment of an ancient open star cluster called NGC 6811 located about 3,300 light-years from Earth. Until now, four of the more …

Planets

Around The Earth, That Moon Was Pretty Super

As if "supermoon" isn't cool enough, the technical term for the moon when it's closest to the Earth is: perigee-syzygy<i>.</i><p>It happens about once a year, and this year it fell on June 23, though the day prior wasn't bad, either. According to NASA, this year's supermoon was "14% larger and 30% brighter …

Pictures: 5 New World Heritage Sites

Active volcanoes, shifting sand dunes, and fields of glaciers are included in the five newest World Heritage sites.

32 Of Life’s Most Underrated Activities

1. Going to the movies solo. Seriously – you can eat all of the snacks and it’s just you, the film and your own thoughts.<p>2. Receiving and opening …

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Creative Stop Motion Instagram Skit Made from 1,600 Photos

Instagram announced the ability to shoot video earlier today, but before they did, two friends embarked on a project to make the best video they …

Readers recommend: songs about funerals – results

How we relate to funerals depends to a large extent on how old we are when we first experience one. The <b>Go-Betweens</b> take a child's point of view in …

What is Salvia?

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Hiking

The Great Barrier Reef we stand to lose – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/19/great-barrier-reef-in-pictures<p>720<p>As the UN pressures Australia to better protect the reef, …