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A peek at living room decor suggests how decorations vary around the world

5 days ago from Physorg

People around the world paint their walls different colors, buy plants to spruce up their interiors and engage in a variety of other beautifying techniques to personalize their homes, which...

This 2.1-Billion-Year-Old Fossil May Be Evidence of Earliest Moving Life-Form

5 days ago from Live Science

About 2.1 billion years ago, a blob-like creature inched along on an early Earth. As the organism moved, it carved out tunnels, which may be the earliest evidence of a...

Watch: Kelsey Grammer says 'Frasier' revival would feature a 'different story'

5 days ago from UPI

Kelsey Grammer appeared on "The Late Late Show" and discussed his potential revival of "Frasier" and how he would want it to differ from the original series.

Stonehenge mystery solved? Prehistoric French may have inspired it and other European megaliths

5 days ago from Physorg

Although Stonehenge may be the most famous of Europe's megaliths, it's far from the only one: There are about 35,000 of these mysterious stone structures throughout the continent.

Dutch scientists probing mystery of mass bird deaths

5 days ago from Physorg

It was late on a stormy Saturday night when marine biologist Mardik Leopold's phone rang at his home on the remote northern Dutch island of Texel.

Adopt an olive tree—and breathe new life into Spanish village

5 days ago from Physorg

"They're over 500 years old," says Sira Plana proudly as she points to Oliete's olive groves, many of which are thriving now thanks to an adoption scheme that has prevented...

Los Angeles Kings trade Nate Thompson to Montreal Canadiens

6 days ago from UPI

The Montreal Canadiens acquired forward Nate Thompson in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings, both teams announced Monday.

Mosquitoes that carry malaria may have been doing so 100 million years ago

6 days ago from Science Daily

The anopheline mosquitoes that carry malaria were present 100 million years ago, new research shows, potentially shedding fresh light on the history of a disease that continues to kill more...

Basics: Everywhere in the Animal Kingdom, Followers of the Milky Way

6 days ago from NY Times Health

As scientists learn more about milk’s evolution and compositional variations, they are redefining what used to be a signature characteristic of mammals.

Mosquitoes that carry malaria may have been doing so 100 million years ago

6 days ago from Physorg

The anopheline mosquitoes that carry malaria were present 100 million years ago, new research shows, potentially shedding fresh light on the history of a disease that continues to kill more...

Earth's earliest mobile organisms lived 2.1 billion years ago

6 days ago from Reuters:Science

Scientists have discovered in 2.1-billion-year-old black shale from a quarry in Gabon the earliest evidence of a revolutionary development in the history of life on Earth, the ability of organisms...

Ancient European Stone Monuments Said to Originate in Northwest France

6 days ago from NY Times Science

Research on Stone Age tombs throughout Europe offers a new answer to an old debate on where and when the iconic stone works were first built.

The spread of Europe’s giant stone monuments may trace back to one region

6 days ago from Sciencenews.org

Megaliths spread across the continent due to seafarers’ influence, researcher says.

In photos: Rami Malek, Olivia Colman win at BAFTAs

6 days ago from UPI

Winners are seen backstage at the British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 10, 2019.

Discovery of the oldest evidence of mobility on Earth

6 days ago from Physorg

An international multi-disciplinary team coordinated by Abderrazak El Albani at the Institut de chimie des milieux et matériaux de Poitiers (CNRS/Université de Poitiers) has uncovered the oldest fossilised traces of...

Carolina Panthers give 3-year, $22M contract to safety Eric Reid

6 days ago from UPI

The Carolina Panthers have signed safety Eric Reid to a three-year contract extension.

In photos: Rami Malek, Olivia Coleman win at BAFTAs

6 days ago from UPI

Winners are seen backstage at the British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 10, 2019.

Database details decades of Southern Baptist sexual abuse

6 days ago from UPI

Hundreds of Southern Baptist church leaders, deacons, youth pastors, Sunday school teachers and church volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct.

MLB spring training: First workout dates for all 30 teams

6 days ago from UPI

Major League Baseball is back with pitchers and catches reporting to spring training this week. Read here for the first workout dates for all 30 clubs.

Reds, Dodgers, others have 'almost no chance' at landing Indians' Kluber before ST

6 days ago from UPI

Corey Kluber is a near lock to remain with the Cleveland Indians as trade talks have been hushed heading into opening day.

Seoul preps bid to co-host 2032 Summer Olympics with North Korea

6 days ago from UPI

North and South Korea could soon be co-bidders for the 2032 Summer Olympics, according to South Korean press reports.

Oshkosh awarded $232.7M to recapitalize Army's heavy vehicles

6 days ago from UPI

Oshkosh Defense was awarded a $232.7 million contract to recapitalize several hundred vehicles in the Army's fleet of Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles.

Venomous yellow scorpions are moving into Brazil's big cities – and the infestation may be unstoppable

6 days ago from Physorg

I live in São Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil, home to some 12 million people – 20 million if you count the outskirts, which have been sprawling for three...

Fried, steamed or toasted: Here are the best ways to cook insects

6 days ago from Physorg

For thousands of years people from all over the world have eaten insects. Today about 2.5 billion people – many of whom live in Africa – eat insects. To date,...

Humans to blame for a quarter of all vertebrate deaths on land

6 days ago from UPI

According to a new survey, more than a quarter of all vertebrate deaths on land are caused by humans.

In photos: Mahershala Ali, Rami Malek walk BAFTA red carpet

6 days ago from UPI

Film stars arrive at the British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 10, 2019.

New insect found in B.C. caves could be a survivor from Ice Age

A new species of insect found in a limestone cave near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island may have survived the last ice age by living underground, researchers suggest.

Lifetime to air five new movies based on V.C. Andrews' books

6 days ago from UPI

Lifetime said it plans to air this year five movies based on V.C Andrews' Casteel family gothic novels.