16 Animals Scientists Want to Bring Back from Extinction 16 Animals Scientists Want to Bring Back from Extinction
16 Animals Scientists Want to Bring Back from Extinction
Since the beginning of time, animals have gone extinct on Earth for many different reasons, such as a dramatic climate shifts, natural disasters, or human intervention.  For decades, the notion of “de-extinction”—or the resurrection of an already extinct animal— has hovered on the scientific fringes. Now, new advances in science and genetic engi... View Article
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16 Animals Scientists Want to Bring Back from Extinction
The Surprising Stories Behind 21 of the Most Common Superstitions The Surprising Stories Behind 21 of the Most Common Superstitions
The Surprising Stories Behind 21 of the Most Common Superstitions
Some superstitions are so ingrained in modern English-speaking societies that many people tend to succumb to them (or, at least, feel slightly uneasy about not doing so). But why don’t we walk under ladders? Why, after voicing optimism, do we knock on wood? Why do nonreligious people “God bless” a sneeze? While some of these super... View Article
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A Sneak-Peek of the 2017 Super Bowl Commercials We Can’t Wait To See A Sneak-Peek of the 2017 Super Bowl Commercials We Can’t Wait To See
A Sneak-Peek of the 2017 Super Bowl Commercials We Can't Wait To See
Super Bowl 51 is just two weeks away and set to air on Fox on February 5. As usual, the big game’s broadcast will be stuffed to the brim with big-money ads, reportedly costing $5 million for a 30-second slot. Unlike last year, many brands are keeping unusually quiet so far about their Super Bowl activity. But expect to see more teasers as the... View Article
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A Sneak-Peek of the 2017 Super Bowl Commercials We Can't Wait To See
What Really Scares People: The 10 Most Common Phobias What Really Scares People: The 10 Most Common Phobias
What Really Scares People: The 10 Most Common Phobias
Terrified of flying? Scared of slithering snakes? Well, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, phobias affect approximately 10% of American adults. Phobias are distressing emotions initiated by out-of-proportion-fears, both real and imaginary. To the sufferer, a phobia can seem unbearable or even life-threatening, ... View Article
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What Really Scares People: The 10 Most Common Phobias
Who Is Performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration? Who Is Performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration?
Who Is Performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration?
After more than a year of campaigning, 26 primary and general election debates, and countless press conferences, attack ads, victory speeches, public apologies, and early morning Twitter rants, Donald Trump’s inauguration is here. It’s already been quite the spectacle watching performers accept and reject Trump’s offer. So who exactl... View Article
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6 Ways to Repair Your Credit Score 6 Ways to Repair Your Credit Score
6 Ways to Repair Your Credit Score
Your credit report is one of the most important aspects of your financial portfolio. While many may cringe at the thought of looking up their credit score due to past mistakes, it’s important you keep tabs on your credit report as it is a complete representation of your financial history. Not only does your credit report affect interest rates on ... View Article
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30 of the Most Bizarre & Craziest Google Street View Images 30 of the Most Bizarre & Craziest Google Street View Images
30 of the Most Bizarre & Craziest Google Street View Images
Since launching in 2007, Google Street View has taken panoramic shots of 5 million miles of roads, covering 45 countries and about 3,000 cities around the world. The street view on Google Maps is a great feature, especially for checking out places you’ve never been before. But as the following images show, Google has a gift for inadvertently ... View Article
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Ringling Bros. Circus to Close After 146 Years Ringling Bros. Circus to Close After 146 Years
Ringling Bros. Circus to Close After 146 Years
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be closing down “The Greatest Show on Earth” after 146 years, the circus’ owner confirmed over the past weekend. Scheduled to permanently close this May, the iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, including a decline in ticket sales combined with high operating costs, along ... View Article
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16 Animals Scientists Want to Bring Back from Extinction

January 23, 2017 1:43 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 489
Since the beginning of time, animals have gone extinct on Earth for many different reasons, such as a dramatic climate shifts, natural disasters, or human intervention.  For decades, the notion of “de-extinction”—or the resurrection of an already extinct animal— has hovered on the scientific fringes. Now, new advances in science and genetic engineering, specifically biotechnology, could enable scientists to bring some of these animals “back” from extinction, and there are a few already on the list. Here are some of the candidate species scientists are currently considering for de-extinction.

The Surprising Stories Behind 21 of the Most Common Superstitions

January 22, 2017 9:39 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 30802
Some superstitions are so ingrained in modern English-speaking societies that many people tend to succumb to them (or, at least, feel slightly uneasy about not doing so). But why don’t we walk under ladders? Why, after voicing optimism, do we knock on wood? Why do nonreligious people “God bless” a sneeze? While some of these superstition origins come from religious thoughts, some come from a practical place. After all, it’s probably a good idea not to open an umbrella in cramped spaces, whether it’s bad luck or not. From the avoidance of black cats to the fear of the number 666, here are the surprising origins of 21 of the most common superstitions and customs.

A Sneak-Peek of the 2017 Super Bowl Commercials We Can’t Wait To See

January 21, 2017 8:52 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 23669
Super Bowl 51 is just two weeks away and set to air on Fox on February 5. As usual, the big game’s broadcast will be stuffed to the brim with big-money ads, reportedly costing $5 million for a 30-second slot. Unlike last year, many brands are keeping unusually quiet so far about their Super Bowl activity. But expect to see more teasers as the Super Bowl draws closer. But here is what we do know so far about the year’s upcoming Super Bowl ads (organized in alphabetical order, by brand).

What Really Scares People: The 10 Most Common Phobias

January 20, 2017 3:23 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 48791
Terrified of flying? Scared of slithering snakes? Well, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, phobias affect approximately 10% of American adults. Phobias are distressing emotions initiated by out-of-proportion-fears, both real and imaginary. To the sufferer, a phobia can seem unbearable or even life-threatening, while others might find these strange and bizarre phobias quite fascinating. Phobias are surprisingly common, but what exactly do people fear the most? Are there any phobias that tend to be more common than others? Here are the ten most common phobias, so sit back and be prepared to be equally terrified, amazed, surprised and entertained.

Who Is Performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration?

January 19, 2017 4:28 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 39785
After more than a year of campaigning, 26 primary and general election debates, and countless press conferences, attack ads, victory speeches, public apologies, and early morning Twitter rants, Donald Trump’s inauguration is here. It’s already been quite the spectacle watching performers accept and reject Trump’s offer. So who exactly will be taking the stage in Washington D.C. this week ahead of Trump being sworn into office? Here, in the following slideshow, is the schedule of Trump’s inaugural extravaganzas, a rundown as who is — and who isn’t — booked to perform during the festivities, and a list of all the ways you can watch the events.

6 Ways to Repair Your Credit Score

January 19, 2017 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4836
Your credit report is one of the most important aspects of your financial portfolio. While many may cringe at the thought of looking up their credit score due to past mistakes, it’s important you keep tabs on your credit report as it is a complete representation of your financial history. Not only does your credit report affect interest rates on potential loans but it can also determine whether or not you can be approved for an apartment or mortgage. Thankfully, if you have a low score–not all is lost. Here are a few suggestions that will make the road to repairing your credit score much easier.

30 of the Most Bizarre & Craziest Google Street View Images

January 18, 2017 12:11 pm  | Comments: 2 | Views: 74765
Since launching in 2007, Google Street View has taken panoramic shots of 5 million miles of roads, covering 45 countries and about 3,000 cities around the world. The street view on Google Maps is a great feature, especially for checking out places you’ve never been before. But as the following images show, Google has a gift for inadvertently capturing some bizarre, candid and hilarious pictures of the spots they’re mapping. From a lonely baby outside a Gucci store, to a superhero sleeping on a park bench, these are some of the most obscure and craziest images from around the world captured on Google Street View.

Ringling Bros. Circus to Close After 146 Years

January 17, 2017 4:31 pm  | Comments: 3 | Views: 41130
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be closing down “The Greatest Show on Earth” after 146 years, the circus’ owner confirmed over the past weekend. Scheduled to permanently close this May, the iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, including a decline in ticket sales combined with high operating costs, along with the public’s changing attitudes towards animal rights. The Ringling Bros. Circus has been a staple of entertainment for numerous generations in the United States since the mid-1800s. Since its beginning, the show has grown and evolved in many ways over the years. Here are some of the greatest moment’s and milestones in the Circus’ history.

20 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries

January 16, 2017 2:02 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 62922
Few stories have the power to captivate us more than those that remain unresolved and a mystery. Despite the efforts of our most revered historians, scientists and researchers, history is filled with riddles that continue to confound us today. And the lack of answers only makes these enigmas more intriguing. Here is a look at 20 of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries that may never have any definitive explanations.

30 Things You Didn’t Know About Martin Luther King Jr.

January 15, 2017 10:07 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 64510
“I have a dream.” These timeless words echoed from the mouth of Martin Luther King Jr. and pierced the heart of a nation. Now, on every third Monday of the year, hundreds of millions of people across the United States, Canada, and elsewhere celebrate the fact that the world is a better place because of MLK. And although most people are familiar with those four famous words, we would venture to say that there are at least a few things about King’s life you may not be aware of. So, as we honor one of the greatest civil rights leaders of our time, here are 30 surprising facts about the civil rights leader and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

10 U.S. Presidents Before & After Their Terms In Office

January 14, 2017 10:03 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 22769
As President Barack Obama reflects on his time in office, he has a way of acknowledging his waning time in the position: A joke about his graying hair. “I had no gray hair 15 years ago.” Indeed, it’s impossible not to notice the trademark presidential graying, as the president’s short black hair has become more of a salt-and-pepper color. It’s no secret that running one of the largest, most prosperous and most powerful nations in the world as the President of the United States is a stressful task, and the photos in this slideshow will show what sort of effect that stress can have on a person’s health. From LBJ to Barack Obama, here’s how the country’s past presidents have looked near the beginnings and ends of their respective terms.

13 Things to Know About Friday the 13th

January 12, 2017 1:20 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 41265
Watch out! This Friday is Friday the 13th, known by many as the unluckiest day of the year. Fear of Friday the 13th has spawned a horror movies franchise and a tradition of widespread paranoia when it rolls around each year. While many will laugh off the superstitious day, some people will be so paralyzed with fear they simply won’t get out of bed in order to avoid daily tasks. Others will steadfastly refuse to fly on an airplane, conducts business, buy a house, or act on a hot stock tip. Here are 13 things to know about why the day is considered so ominous.