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    15 fascinating facts about Houdini 30 Aug '14, 1pm

    10. Intrigued by spiritualism, Houdini included clairvoyant elements in his act and became fascinated by the idea of communicating with the dead after his beloved mother died. But his interest turned into indignation at mediums preying on the public and he made it his mission to discr...

  • 7 people who gave up on civilization to live in the wild

    7 people who gave up on civilization to live in the wild - Christopher McCandless 31 Aug '14, 2am

    Best known from Jon Krakauer's book "Into the Wild," and the Sean Penn-directed movie of the same name, Christopher McCandless (who renamed himself "Alexander Supertramp") was an American itinerant who dreamed of an Alaskan Odyssey in which he would live off the land, far from civiliz...

  • How did you do on this quiz!?! - What do you call this baby animal?

    What do you call this baby animal? 29 Aug '14, 10pm

    A baby animal usually has a particular name. Most of remember that a baby lion is a cub, but do you know when a baby is a pup, a kit, a cub or something else entirely? Even if you don't know what to call them, you won't want to miss their cute photos!

  • Which of the 8 types of intelligence do you have?

    Which of the 8 kinds of intelligence do you have? 28 Aug '14, 7pm

    This is where Dr. Howard Gardner, a psychologist and professor of neuroscience from Harvard University, was going when he developed the theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI) in 1983. Gardner challenged the old-school education and cognitive science thinking that says people are born w...

  • 100 years later, the passenger pigeon still haunts us via @MotherNatureNet

    100 years later, the passenger pigeon still haunts us 27 Aug '14, 1pm

    The idea is intriguing, but many conservationists and bird enthusiasts are skeptical. It would need to produce another captive-breeding program, for example, which can be difficult and expensive even under normal circumstances. Passenger pigeons' habitats have also been transformed si...

  • How extensive is California's drought? Compare the photos

    How extensive is California's drought? Compare the photos 21 Aug '14, 1pm

    In any case, the drought in California is getting serious. Phase 2 of Los Angeles' mandatory water conservation ordinance is now in effect , which means a team of water-use inspectors are tasked with enforcing water restrictions and fining water wasters. If the drought continues throu...

  • How awesome is this?! - These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest fire

    These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest fire 25 Aug '14, 4pm

    When Varner pored over the temperature data, she couldn't tell which day the fire burned through the area. According to satellite data and the U.S. Forest Service, the Dollar Lake fire hit the slope between Sept. 11 and Sept. 14, Varner said. The surface temperature of the rocks rose ...

  • 36 random animal facts that may surprise you

    36 random animal facts that may surprise you 19 Aug '14, 3pm

    The list below is a tribute to such trivia. From extinct penguins to newly identified wasps, these tidbits reflect the depth of our own species' curiosity about nature — and our skill in shedding new light on it. As you peruse these facts, imagine all that went into discovering each o...

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