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The biggest tsunami recorded was 1,720 feet tall and chances are good it will happen again

Fifty years ago this week, the Great Alaska Earthquake ravaged the Pacific Northwest, killing more than 100 people. Nine-tenths of those weren’t caused by the earthquake, though, but by a series of tsunamis that pummeled the coast, one of which towered 219 feet (66 meters) high.<p>They come taller …

Geology

Grocery Delivery, Pick-Up Services Expanding in DC Metro Area

Instacart began offering service to some areas in the DC metro area last month.<p>The DC metro area is notorious for its traffic and for conversations …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Yunatí Shahid

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Strong is the new sexy. Follow this workout plan for six weeks straight to get the body you want<p>Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of <i>Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and</i> …

5 international cookies you should leave for Santa this year [recipes]

These cookies, layered to somewhat resemble the Italian flag, were developed by Italian immigrants in the United States. Almond-flavored sponge cake, …

Baking

Slow Cooker Sausage, Hash Brown & Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 10 to 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>6 hours<p><b>Total:</b><p>8 hours 30 minutes<p>An easy overnight breakfast casserole …

gingerbread snacking cake

I have a few things to tell you about this cake today, and none of them at the outset sound terribly upbeat, but bear with me, cheer is nigh.<p>The …

The Ultimate Sausage Breakfast Buns

When I was in third grade, I broke my arm and my collarbone, becoming the first person in my family to ever break a bone, a distinction I was quite …

Snickerdoodle Banana Bread

Studded with cinnamon chips and a fantastic cinnamon-sugar crunch on top, this banana bread is amazing!

Monsanto’s scary new scheme: Why does it really want all this data?

<b>(Nejron Photo, Fotokostic via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed<p>Lina Khan<p>December 29, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Imagine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need …

New Leaks Detail How The NSA’s ‘TAO’ And ‘ANT’ Units Spy On Devices, Global Networks

New leaks emerged today in Germany’s <i>Der Spiegel</i> newspaper about the scope of electronic surveillance conducted by the United States’ National Security Agency.<p>In short, it looks like the agency has even more access to personal data than we already thought.<p><i>Der Spiegel</i> says it has obtained documents …

Woman Gets the World's First Ticket for Driving With Google Glass

Cecilia Abadie made history in a way she didn't expect Tuesday night — when a California Highway Patrol officer gave her the world's first known …

Forbes' most powerful people in the world

When Is It Too Cold to Exercise?

With temperatures dipping below freezing, it finally feels like winter in Washington. But how cold does it have to be to keep you from exercising …

Now You Know: Sage The Gemini

Kool G Rap Lists His Top Ten MCs

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Environment: News & features

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: Stating The Obvious

And now for reason no. 572 why homework is one of our favorite cute kid note genres.<p><b>Title:</b> Stating The Obvious<p><b>Author:</b> Reddit user flaggfox's son<p><b>Grade Level:</b> 3rd<p><b>Lesson Learned:</b> In schoolwork as in life, kids will be completely frank.<p>Via Reddit<p><i>Has your child drawn or written something adorable? Send</i> …

5-Year-Old Toby Little Is Writing Letters To Every Country To Make The World A Better Place (PHOTOS)

Many little kids dream of changing the world, but how does someone so small make an impact on a place so big?<p>This 5-year-old boy from the UK may have found a way.<p><b>Story continues after photo.</b><p>Toby Little, of Sheffield, England, is reaching out to every country in the world through a campaign of …

Plant-based water-purifying system named "Idea that will change the world"

<b>News:</b> a water-filtration system that uses plants to extract arsenic from water supplies and allows the user to sell the poisonous substance at a …

Terrorists stormed a Kenyan mall and killed at least 39 people

<b>Updated at 4:20 p.m. ET.</b><p>Terrorists stormed an affluent Nairobi shopping mall on Saturday, throwing grenades and firing machine guns, in a brutal attack that killed at least 39 people. The gunmen weren’t immediately identified, but the Somali militant group al Shabaab had previously threatened to …

Extremism

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The enduring legacy of Freud - Anna Freud

<b>The legacy of Sigmund Freud - the founder of psychoanalysis is well known. But perhaps less so is the impact his daughter Anna had, and continues to have, on child psychoanalysis.</b><p>Anna, the youngest of Freud's six children, was the only one to follow in her father's footsteps.<p>Her involvement began …

Sigmund Freud

Getting Fit When Life Gets in the Way

"I was doing so well on my diet, and then life got in the way, and I've gained back every pound."<p>"I was going to the gym regularly, and I could feel myself getting in better shape, and then life got in the way, and I'm back where I started."<p>Chances are, you have heard someone say something like …

Fitness

Scientists Just Served Up the First 'Test-Tube' Hamburger

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Researchers in the Netherlands say they've successfully grown a real hamburger in a laboratory and …