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In photos: Rami Malek, Olivia Colman win at BAFTAs

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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

1 week 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

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

In photos: Rami Malek, Olivia Coleman win at BAFTAs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

1 week 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

1 week 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

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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

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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

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

Macaque fossils discovered at the bottom of the North Sea

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Together with two colleagues from the Netherlands, Senckenberg scientist Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke examined the teeth of several macaques from the bottom of the North Sea. They constitute the first fossil evidence...

Why Archaeologists Just Blasted This Ancient Shipwreck with a 'Ray Gun'

1 week ago from Live Science

To trace the origins of ancient pottery, scientists used a method that sounds like it's borrowed from science fiction.

Underwater Archaeologists Find Surprising Artifacts from Major Roman Naval Battle

1 week ago from Live Science

The battle happened 2,200 years ago and archaeologists are left with several mysteries.

A rare, ancient case of bone cancer has been found in a turtle ancestor

1 week ago from Sciencenews.org

A 240-million-year-old fossil reveals the oldest known case of bone cancer in an amniote, a group that includes mammals, birds and reptiles.

Island love

1 week ago from European Space Agency

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we will soon be expressing our love to those nearest and dearest – and maybe that can include our beautiful home planet, after all...

New Zealand wildfire expected to burn for weeks

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A large New Zealand wildfire is expected to burn for weeks longer but has moved away from some inhabited areas, allowing residents of an evacuated village to return home soon,...

BTS on the Grammys red carpet: 'Dream come true'

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The K-pop boy band sensation BTS called their appearance at a red carpet event for the 61st Grammy Awards on Sunday, the first ever by Korean artists, a moment when...

Lindsey Vonn finishes skiing career with bronze medal in final race

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American skier Lindsey Vonn finished her illustrious career with a bronze medal in the world championship downhill Sunday in her final race.

'Lego Movie 2' tops the North American box office with $34.4M

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"The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part " is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $34.4 million, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

No hooks, lines or sinkers: Cambodians go traditional in fishing ceremony

1 week ago from Physorg

Wielding handmade bamboo baskets and nylon nets, hundreds of people waded thigh-deep into a muddy lake in eastern Cambodia on Sunday for an annual fish-catching ceremony where only traditional tools...

Insect pests on conifers in Eastern Canadian forests are moving north

1 week ago from Science Blog

The spruce budworm, the main defoliator of conifer trees in Eastern North American boreal forests, is spreading northwards, and climatic factors seem to trigger and synchronize major outbreaks. These results...

Milo Ventimiglia honored as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

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Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals troupe has honored actor Milo Ventimiglia as its 2019 Man of the Year.

Herbal history: Five garden plants with a hidden past

Many of our best loved garden plants are there because they were once recommended to heal the sick.