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  • What does your facial shape say about your personality?

    23 October 2014, 8:30 pm by: bnelson78

    Can you tell what kind of a person someone is just by looking at their face? Apparently you can. New findings by researchers in the U.K. have shown a strong correlation between simple facial shape ratios and certain personality traits like trustworthiness and…
  • New York, Massachusetts rank as best states for solar-curious homeowners

    23 October 2014, 4:40 pm by: mhickman

    While homeownership in a state dominated by cloudless skies, blazing sunshine and frozen margarita-ready temps can be lovely and all, a sun-drenched climate doesn't always translate to savings in the rooftop photovoltaic department.
  • Air 'Hobbit': One flight safety video to rule them all

    23 October 2014, 3:55 pm by: mdestries

  • Smog hinders runners at Beijing marathon

    23 October 2014, 2:59 pm by: jsavedge

    Runners training for a marathon often take special precautions to acclimatize to the weather, elevation, and obstacles they might encounter in their upcoming race. But runners at the recent Beijing marathon might have had to suck on a tailpipe to prepare for…
  • 'Sioux Chef' puts native foods back on the menu

    23 October 2014, 2:57 pm by: kimi.harris

    Our food culture has shifted and changed dramatically through the last couple hundred years. Certainly one of the most dramatic was the introduction of European foods and recipes during the colonization process. …
  • Why we love to be scared

    23 October 2014, 2:31 pm by: jsavedge

    Haunted houses. Zombies. Scary movies. Fear is in the air this Halloween season, and for many, it's as much of a staple of the holiday as candy corn and carved pumpkins. But if fear is our natural response to danger, would do we want to seek it out?  
  • Christopher Nolan planted a 500-acre cornfield for 'Interstellar'

    23 October 2014, 2:09 pm by: mdestries

    While Christopher Nolan had to rely upon CGI for "Interstellar's" space scenes, the 44-year-old was adamant not to do the same here on earth.  …
  • Waves of harvested hayfields signal the fall season is rolling by

    23 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: pod_user

    Photo: Ian Sane/MNN Flickr Group   Let the waves of the season wash over you
  • What to pack for a hike: 10 essential items

    23 October 2014, 12:28 pm by: lmoss

    In April, South Carolina resident J.R. Kimbler set out on a hike at Congaree National Park with his two children.…
  • The stories behind 3 amazing, award-winning wildlife photos

    23 October 2014, 12:12 pm by: photoblog

    Photo: Michael "Nick" Nichols/National Geographic
  • How to keep scratch-happy cats off furniture

    23 October 2014, 11:49 am by: lmoss

    Scratching is an instinctive behavior for cats. They scratch during play and when they’re stressed, and they scratch to mark territory and to remove worn claws.  
  • Rescued tigers bask in new forever home

    23 October 2014, 9:00 am by: photoblog

    Photo: Meredith Lee/The Humane Society of the United States
  • 12 recipes to elevate spinach to best-friend status

    23 October 2014, 8:00 am by: jheimbuch

    Dark leafy greens are a vital part of any diet and among the top-ranked of the greens is spinach. Spinach is chock-full of nutrients, including beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin and more than a dozen different flavonoids that all contribute to antioxidant…
  • October 23

    23 October 2014, 6:00 am by: dailynews

    Oct. 23, 1972: Cumberland Island National Seashore (at right) is established. Accessible only by boat, the Georgia seacoast island boasts some of the most unspoiled beaches and marshes on the U.S. East Coast.  
  • 10 things you didn't know about Teddy Roosevelt

    23 October 2014, 2:00 am by: svartan

    Monday, Oct. 27 is Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt's birthday, and if anyone deserves a moment of salute, it's this famous naturalist, explorer and politician.…
  • Gladiators were vegetarians, new research finds

    22 October 2014, 11:17 pm by: bnelson78

    Meat is a big part of the diets of modern day, protein-obsessed athletes and tailgaters alike, but new research out of the Medical University of Vienna in Austria and the University of Bern in Switzerland has found that meat was exceptionally rare in the…
  • Radio host Don Imus selling New Mexico ranch to expand charity reach

    22 October 2014, 4:22 pm by: mdestries

    Citing his poor health and "other issues," Don Imus and his wife, Deirdre Coleman, have placed their sprawling New Mexico ranch on the market for $32 million.   
  • 7 things you didn't know about wombats

    22 October 2014, 3:41 pm by: lmoss

    Wombats are marsupials found only in Australia, but the short, stubby-legged animals are rarely held in the same regard as other native animals like koalas and kangaroos.…
  • Spruce up your upholstery naturally with DIY cleaners

    22 October 2014, 3:14 pm by: networx

    Environmental awareness starts at home. Keep your house or apartment a hazardous-chemical-free zone, and replace commercial upholstery cleaning products with eco-friendly versions based on easily obtainable, pure, non-toxic ingredients. This will improve your…
  • Musicians contemplate If Trees Could Sing

    22 October 2014, 3:12 pm by: gmiller


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