Angela Douglas

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36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

Cooking

Fossil hunters discover new giant ancient predator

Carnivorous amphibian <i>Metoposaurus algarvensis</i> grew to the size of a small car and dates back to the Late Triassic Period<p>Fossil hunters have found the remains of a giant carnivorous amphibian that patrolled ancient lakes and rivers at the dawn of the age of the dinosaurs.<p>The salamander-like predator …

Many Doctors Who Diagnose Alzheimer's Fail To Tell The Patient

Doctors are much more likely to level with patients who have cancer than patients who have Alzheimer's, according to a report released this week by the Alzheimer's Association.<p>The report found that just 45 percent of Medicare patients who'd been diagnosed with Alzheimer's said they were informed of …

Meteor season ahead!

Mount Rainier, the Milky Way and a Perseid meteor! Plus a look forward to April’s Lyrid meteor shower.<p>There’s always a lull in major meteor showers …

Mystery dog-killing disease is Alabama Rot, say vets

A mystery disease which has plagued the woods of England, killing 46 pet dogs since 2012, is thought to be Alabama Rot, a disease which has inflicted greyhounds in the US for 30 years.<p>A mystery disease which has plagued the woods of England, killing 46 pet dogs since 2012, is thought to be Alabama …

Do stars make sounds?

The stars might be singing – but, since sound can’t propagate through the vacuum of space, no one can hear them.<p>Is there an actual harmony of the …

Physics

Did Jupiter’s journey demolish early super-Earths?

Long before Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars formed, it seems that the inner solar system may have harbored a number of super-Earths—planets larger …

Universe

The big bang: are we in a ‘pics or it didn’t happen’ type situation?

Scientists at Cern are suggesting they could soon detect miniature black holes, proving the existence of parallel universes and disproving the big bang theory of the creation of the universe. Or something

Physics

Evidence of largest asteroid impact zone on Earth found in Australian outback

Scientists have discovered a giant asteroid impact zone spanning 400km in the central Australian outback, the largest ever recorded.<p>The impact was caused by an enormous meteorite that split into two 10km-wide chunks before it slammed into Earth around what is now the Warburton basin, lead …

Earth Science

Africa is centre of a ‘wildlife war’ that the world is losing

The northern white rhino is heading the way of the dinosaurs. With only five left on Earth – three in Kenya, one in America, and one in the Czech Republic – extinction is now inevitable. It survived for millions of years, but could not survive mankind.<p>This is just one subspecies, but soon the …

Pensioner who struck shopper with mobility scooter banned from stores

Grandfather Albert Carter has been banned from all Sainsbury's stores after he accidentally struck a shopper with his scooter<p>A grandfather has been banned from entering any Sainsbury's store in Britain, after he accidentally drove his mobility scooter into another shopper.<p>Albert Carter, 80, says he …

Clarification: Germany-Greece-Nazi Debt story

BERLIN (AP) — In a story March 22, The Associated Press reported that the Nazis deported Greek Jews in 1943 "to death camps in Poland." The story …

Revealed: the terrifying 9ft-long crocodile which walked like a human

US scientists say they have discovered fossils of the ‘Carolina butcher’, a pre-dinosaur beast with sharp teeth<p>Scientists have unearthed fossils in the United States of a big land-dwelling crocodile that lived about 231 million years ago, walked on its hind legs and was a top land predator right …

Dinosaurs

Young moon after sunset June 25

From most places worldwide, except at far-northern latitudes, the moon will set better than hour after sunset on June 25. Look for it near the sunset …

Astronomy

Watch Live: 2015's Total Solar Eclipse

Tune in Friday at 4:30 a.m. ET to watch the moon eclipse the sun<p>The first day of spring this year will bring planet Earth a special celestial treat.<p>Load this page around 4:30 a.m. ET on Friday, March 20, to watch a live video stream of 2015's only total solar eclipse from the relative comfort of …

Why Some Mushrooms Glow In The Dark

A team of scientists recently created some fake, glowing mushrooms and scattered them in a Brazilian forest in hopes of solving an ancient mystery: Why do some fungi emit light?<p>The question goes back all the way to Aristotle, who is the first person known to have wondered about this, according to …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Solar Storm and a Cosmic Iris

Auroras paint the night sky green for St. Patrick's Day and a thermonuclear explosion flings debris away from a star in this week's best space pictures.<p>The most powerful solar storm to wash over Earth's magnetic field since fall 2013 slammed into us on Tuesday, producing auroras that lit up night …

Amazing Views From This Morning's Total Solar Eclipse

One of our writers went all the way to the remote Faroe Islands to get the best view of the event<p>Much of Europe--along with some of North Africa and the Middle East--awoke to a stunning solar eclipse this morning. The rare event drew diehard eclipse chasers and researchers to the two remote areas …

Small Wonder: What Are the World's Tiniest Animals?

A bat lighter than a coin and a monkey that fits in the palm of your hand are among the littlest of their kind.<p>Talk about a small wonder: Scientists recently took the first photographs of what could be the world's smallest life-form.<p>The bacterium—which doesn't yet have a name—is so tiny, more than …

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (21 March 2015)

<b>Top picks</b><p>“Three days before Britain declared war, on September 3, 1939, Janet Vaughan received a telegram from the Medical Research Council. It read, “Start bleeding.”” Rose George on a woman who changed our relationship with blood.<p>The great Hillary Rosner on the beetle that’s killing North …

Two Vampire Crab Species Found, Are Already Popular Pets

Spooky-eyed crustaceans sold as aquarium pets are two previously unknown species from Indonesia, a new study says.<p>Vampire crabs, so named because of their glowing yellow eyes, have become popular as pets, but the origin of some of these spooky-looking crustaceans has been cloaked in mystery.<p>Until …

Was There a Cover-Up After the Sinking of the 'Lusitania'?

A beautiful, “invincible” ship plus a German torpedo equals catastrophic tragedy.<p>One hundred years ago, on May 7, 1915, the Cunard luxury liner <i>Lusitania</i> was sunk by a German torpedo off the Irish coast. It was the fastest, most luxurious passenger ship ever to have sailed the seas and, like the</i> …

See it! Venus, Mars, moon March 21-22, 2015

EarthSky community photos of dazzling planet Venus and the moon – with fainter Mars nearby – on the nights of March 21 and 22, 2015.<p>Thanks to all of …

Woolly mammoth could roam again as extinct DNA merged with elephant

Harvard University spliced recreated genes from a woolly mammoth into the DNA of an elephant and found they functioned normally<p>A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic …

Mysterious Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres May Be Water Ice

THE WOODLANDS, Texas<p>Strange features are most likely made of ice, and may be venting water vapor into space.<p>One ofseveral mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres could be venting a plume of water vapor into space, suggesting that the little world is far from geologically dead.<p>The possible …