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  • November 2

    2 November 2014, 5:00 am by: dailynews

  • November 1

    1 November 2014, 6:00 am by: dailynews

    Nov. 1, 1755:  The Lisbon Earthquake strikes off the coast of Portugal.  The quake and a resulting tsunami cause widespread damage in Spain and Morocco, but Portugal’s capital city is nearly destroyed by a series of fires.   At least 10,000 perished in…
  • Architecture of terror: 10 perfectly haunt-worthy architectural styles

    31 October 2014, 4:21 pm by: mhickman

    You know the place — that imposing Victorian at the end of the block with the knee-high-weeds, broken-in windows, turn-of-the-century paint job and tendency to send potential buyers fleeing because of its reputation as being, well, supernaturally…
  • What killed King Tut?

    31 October 2014, 3:44 pm by: gmiller

    Thanks to the wealth of buried treasures that Howard Carter discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings in 1922, the name Tutankhamun has survived 3,300 years of history. But less is known about the king's lineage, and why he died so young. The question of what…
  • Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo explodes after takeoff

    31 October 2014, 3:33 pm by: mdestries

    SpaceShipTwo, the suborbital spaceplane designed for Virgin Galactic's commercial space tourism venture, crashed today during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert. This is the second such event this week, after the Antares rocket carrying science…
  • From exotic cocktails to big cats and terracotta warriors: There's plenty to watch in November

    31 October 2014, 1:44 pm by: gmiller

    There are entirely too many good viewing opportunities this month, so we've sorted them into categories to make it easier to digest.   For nature lovers
  • 'Lady Ganga': A true film of courage, cancer and one woman's inspiring legacy

    31 October 2014, 1:27 pm by: mdestries

  • Is Grand Canyon sighting really a gray wolf?

    31 October 2014, 12:05 pm by: lmoss

    A gray wolf may be roaming the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, and if that's confirmed, it would be the first wolf sighting in the park since the last one was killed three more than 70 years ago.…
  • What to drink this weekend: Ghoulish Glow Cocktail

    31 October 2014, 11:37 am by: rshreeves

    If you’re not going to be pairing wine with your Halloween candy this weekend, you might want to try this cocktail. Prairie Organic Spirits sent me some ideas for Halloween-themed cocktails, and I shook up their simple Ghoulish Glow cocktail made with their…
  • Tiny jumping spiders dance like there's no tomorrow

    31 October 2014, 11:30 am by: rmclendon

    A male Maratus volans spider raises his legs and abdominal flap during a courtship display. (Photo: Jurgen Otto/Flickr)  
  • Southwest-Style Breakfast Hot Pockets

    31 October 2014, 11:00 am by: jheimbuch

    I've been exploring options for hot, healthy breakfasts that are as easy as humanly possible, since I don't like to make a lot of fuss in the kitchen early in the morning but I do like something warm and comforting on chilly mornings.
  • Good Food Org Guide: Meet the nonprofits cultivating a better food system where you live

    31 October 2014, 9:51 am by: rshreeves

    A new publication from Food Tank and The James Beard Foundation has taught me something: I am far from familiar with all of the organizations in my state that are working to make our food system better.  
  • Homeowner's lawn-to-garden transformation yields more than just vegetables

    31 October 2014, 9:00 am by: photoblog

    All photos: Luke Keegan
  • October 31

    31 October 2014, 6:00 am by: dailynews

    Oct. 31, 1969: The world's biggest retailer is officially born as Wal-Mart Stores incorporates. The Walton family's discount store network started in Rogers, Ark., in 1962, and as of this date includes stores in Missouri and Oklahoma.  
  • How (and why) to write a love letter to yourself

    31 October 2014, 12:01 am by: svartan

    Have you ever written a letter to yourself? The only time I have is when I was 15, and did so as part of a summer wilderness experience. We wrote to ourselves at the end of two weeks hiking through the Rocky Mountains, before we went home. The letters were…
  • Vertical House: No-frills prefab abode from Muji is designed for tiny urban lots

    30 October 2014, 11:09 pm by: mhickman

    Muji, the minimalism-celebrating Japanese variety store where you can buy everything from pots and pans to toothbrushes to underpants, has unveiled a commercially available prefab home specifically designed to squeeze into the cramped, nowhere-to-go-but-up…
  • How much sugar is a gram?

    30 October 2014, 7:45 pm by: rshreeves

    The nutrition label on processed foods is vague when it comes to sugar. As it stands now, there is one line for sugar and it doesn’t differentiate between natural sugar and added sugar. There isn’t a percentage of daily value on the label because the FDA…
  • Algae virus found capable of jumping to humans, causes cognitive impairment

    30 October 2014, 6:25 pm by: bnelson78

    Viruses are occasionally known to jump, infecting one type of organism before jumping over to another. Such is the fear with the avian flu, for instance. But usually those jumps occur between organisms with minor or intermediate taxonomic differences — say,…
  • 30 hearty soup recipes for fall and winter

    30 October 2014, 5:35 pm by: kimi.harris

    One of the first things I learned to make in the kitchen was soup. I can’t explain why I've been so attracted to soups all of my life, but few meals leave me as richly satisfied as a big bowl of soup served with buttered bread and a green salad. …
  • One of the world's greenest urban green spaces is a pint-sized pocket park in Seattle

    30 October 2014, 5:08 pm by: mhickman

    To date, only five buildings have earned full “Living Building” status through what’s largely considered the world’s most rigorous, performance-based green building standard, the Living Building Challenge (LBC).

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