Rachel Radford

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Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

World of Dances

Wildlife<p><i>This post is the first in the World of Dances series, which profiles ballet and dance photography in iconic, architectonically unique, culturally emblematic, rapidly vanishing landmarks or simply unexpected locations, that Kike captures about during his travels.</i><p>We are used to thinking of …

Drugs, paranoia and a creepy Charles Manson connection: Why we’re still fascinated with the dark drama of the Beach Boys

<b>The Beach Boys (AP)</b><p>“Love & Mercy” tells part of the tale — the Beach Boys story is a weird and twisted one overall<p>Scott Timberg<p>June 5, 2015 6:36pm (UTC)<p>The new film “Love & Mercy” looks at the brilliant and troubled Brian Wilson around the time of the Beach Boys’s artistic breakthrough, “Pet …

Can The Earth Be Conscious?

Right now, at this very moment, you are submerged in an invisible sea of information. Thoughts, ideas, ambitions and instructions — they are whispering past and through you on waves of modulated electromagnetic energy. From wireless Internet to satellite TV, you are bathed in an endless stream of …

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

Domestic Violence

10 German words non-Germans can't pronounce | DW | 15.01.2015

Just how good is your spoken German? We've compiled our favorite hard-to-pronounce German words. Careful! Many look easier than they really are. If …

Can't Do Without You

This Secret Slice Of Oregon Coast Is The Most Beautiful Place You've Never Heard Of

Picture this: Twelve miles of forested park. A rocky, rugged coastline dotted by secret sandy beaches. Seaside prairies. Three-hundred-year-old Sitka spruce trees.<p>Turns out heaven IS a place on Earth, and it's called Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.<p>Located on the southern Oregon coast …

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Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

This month many of the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide will celebrate Ramadan with fasting and prayer.

States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says

New data released by the Department of Labor shows that raising the minimum wage in some states does not appear to have had a negative impact on job growth, contrary to what critics said would happen.<p>In a report on Friday, the 13 states that raised their minimum wages on Jan. 1 have added jobs at a …

Bank of America reports 43% drop in quarterly profits

<b>Bank of America has reported a 43% drop in its second-quarter profits after a fall in mortgage revenue and a rise in legal costs.</b><p>The bank, the US's second largest, said net income of $2.3bn (£1.34bn) was down from $3.4bn (£1.99bn) a year earlier.<p>Its finances have been hit recently by huge payments …

Australia repeals controversial carbon tax

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of …

The New Thing In Jazz, Revisited

Impulse Records is the legendary label that proudly delivered the "new thing" in jazz in the 1960s: avant-garde records from the likes of John Coltrane and Pharaoh Sanders. It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children bought Impulse albums.<p>But over time, the new …

Nancy Pelosi Wants to Amend the Constitution to Overturn This Supreme Court Decision

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) believes restrictions on political spending would guarantee more women, minorities and young people get elected, and she is willing to amend the Constitution to get those limits.<p>House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks at the Generation …

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge

<i>The creamiest, smoothest, peanut butteriest fudge ever. Only 4 ingredients and no candy thermometer or stove are required.</i><p>Warning! Warning! You are …