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These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Language

Toad without a head found hopping around forest, leaves scientists stumped

Video of a headless toad jumping around a Connecticut forest is making waves online after a researcher uploaded the footage to Twitter last week — …

Google thinks it’s close to “quantum supremacy.” Here’s what that really means. - MIT Technology Review

Seventy-two may not be a large number, but in quantum computing terms, it’s massive. This week Google unveiled Bristlecone, a new quantum computing …

Krill can digest ocean plastics: 'That is certainly not good news at all'

Scientists have shown for the first time that krill can break down plastic through digestion. But what might sound like a solution to marine plastic …

The week in wildlife - in pictures

Spinner dolphins and a rehabilitated owl are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Secret seaside: 17 unspoiled European islands

Scientists unravel the mystery of the Roman 'gate to hell'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two thousand years ago, ancient tourists flocked to a Greco-Roman temple in Hierapolis, modern-day Turkey, situated on top of a cave once purported to be the gateway to the underworld.<p>They watched in awe as animals, from birds to bulls, dropped dead at its entrance. The cave, named the …

Ancient History

5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

Party in the back<p>We’ve already explored how prefab homes can offer a affordable, eco-friendly, stormproof, and down-right sexier alternative to traditional stick-built housing and we’re constantly updating our guide to the 5 best prefabs you can buy right now. But one of the most practical ways to …

Prefab Homes

20 Sunny Citrus Recipes: Salads, Entrées, Ice Creams, and More

Spring is almost in reach, but based on the weather—and the selection at my local farmers market—winter isn't giving up just yet. When I need a taste of warmer days, I immediately turn to citrus. Lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits are mercifully in peak season just when we could all use a …

Can rosemary water make you live for ever? What do you mean, no?

Peep behind the claims of any food fad and you are likely to find assertions about anti-ageing in there somewhere. Take Acciaroli, a small Italian port town with a wide beach some 140km (85m) south of Naples. A 2016 study found that a sixth of Acciaroli’s population are centenarians, although why …

You Need to Make This Creamy Tuscan Skillet Chicken

On a recent trip to Italy, I fell in love with sun-dried tomatoes. I have to admit that before my Italian trip, I found sun-dried tomatoes to be too …

Is Water with Lemon Really a Wellness Game Changer?

Would my life be better if I started every day with water and lemon?<p>I know, “life” is a bold word choice there in my quandary, but if you flip through any magazine or scroll through any blog focused on health and wellness, you’ll quickly get the impression that you’re the outlier if you’re not …

9 Make-Ahead Breakfasts Ready for Daylight Saving Time (Even If You Aren’t)

Whether you’re a morning person or battle the snooze button every day, Daylight Saving Time can throw us all for a loop. Yes, it’s wonderful to see that little extra bit of sun. But losing that one hour of sleep inordinately affects my morning routine. It takes extra time for me to slog through my …

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Day in 5 Minutes or Less

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>I am not good at breakfast. In fact, if I'm being real with you, my breakfast today was 1.5 cookies and a gigantic cup of …

A First Look at IKEA’s Dreamy New Wellness-Themed Collection

What would furniture designed with wellness in mind look like? It’s a hard question to answer outright, but it seems IKEA’s newest line attempts a go. Meet Hjärtelig, a limited-edition collection centered around a healthy, balanced lifestyle.<p>Set to launch in April, the line of products is designed …

Orca pod filmed hunting whale calf in 'unprecedented' California killing spree

A group of killer whales in Monterey Bay killed four gray whales in a week, a phenomenon one researcher had not seen in her 30-year career<p>In an “unprecedented” rash of attacks, a pod of killer whales in Monterey Bay, California, has killed four gray whales in a week, including a calf whose killing …

Ominous beauty: A gigantic crack in Antarctic ice

An ominous crack in an Antarctic ice shelf takes on an otherworldly beauty in a new aerial image.<p>Snapped by scientists on NASA’s IceBridge mission, the shot shows a rift in Larsen C, an ice shelf floating off the Antarctic Peninsula. When the crack spreads across the entire ice shelf, it will …

Antarctica

The Oh-So-Bright Future of Wildlife Conservation

Meet four kids working to save their favorite endangered animals<p>Jane Goodall’s fascination with animal behavior began in early childhood. In her …

Habitats

Notable Lives Lost in 2016: Pictures

The 20 photographs of the week

A wintry feel to the news of the week as captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Climate change could render Sudan 'uninhabitable'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sudan's ecosystems and natural resources are deteriorating.<p>Temperatures are rising, water supplies are scarce, soil fertility is low and severe droughts are common. After years of desertification, its rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger.<p>This …

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Pamela Anderson says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a 'true hero' and must be freed

Baywatch star also called for Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden to be released.<p>Pamela Anderson has defended Julian Assange, calling the WikiLeaks …

10 Simple Habits You Need to Adopt to Be Healthy

How are you feeling right now? Are you tired? Is your energy low? If you answered yes to these two questions, then it might be time to reconsider …

These Incredible Soothing Illustrations Were Made With a Freaking Pencil

Filled with effortless grace, the fine-lined works of Marsi van de Heuvel deftly modernize Impressionism.<p>Fine-tipped flowers blend with fineliner pens in the soft, soothing tableaus of one visual artist's floral-focused, two-dimensional works. The Cape Town-based artist weaves the delicate nature …

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Giraffes, the safari animal long taken for granted, are close to extinction

Always towering among the tree tops, moving languidly through the bush, giraffes are usually the first animals spotted on safari. And yet, the world’s tallest land animal has become among the most rare, now facing extinction.<p>The International Union for Conservation of Nature placed the giraffe on …

Endangered Species

National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Winners: Best Photos 2016

Selected from thousands of entries, an underwater photo of sardine migration on the Wild Coast of South Africa has been selected as the grand-prize …

Nature

10 Pictures of small but sophisticated bed rooms

Since everyone needs a quiet and calm place to rest, bedrooms should be well designed so that they provide a space for recharging with a good night’s …