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A Serial Killer In South Carolina
After Kala Brown is rescued from being chained inside a storage container for 2 months, police uncover at least 3 bodies nearby—and her murderous captor’s chilling secrets
- Jan 6 20172 minutes
Worms: The $7.5 Billion Industry You Haven’t Heard Of
Little marine worms are hugely expensive.
- Aug 1 20161 minute
‘Honor Killings’ and the Murder of a Social-Media Star
TARA JOHN ON JULY 15, QANDEEL BALOCH, a Pakistani social-media star, was strangled to death by her brother for “dishonoring” the family name by being outspoken about female sexuality. So-called honor killings are widespread in Pakistan, where more t
- Dec 1 20163 minutes
Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked In The Last Decade
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
- Dec 26 20163 minutes
States Are The Nuclear Industry’s Best Hope
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- Sep 1 20161 minute
Soy Milk is Over. Long Live Coconut Milk
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF THE EXPLOSION OF DAIRY ALTERNATIVES IN THE REFRIGERATED AISLE.
- Dec 9 201613 minutes
Tulum: From Yoga To Corruption
The popular tourist destination is now a hot bed of murder, collusion and environmental destruction.
- Dec 12 20161 minute
Burma’s Oppressed Muslims At Crisis Point
FELIZ SOLOMON THOUSANDS OF BURMA’S MUSLIM Rohingya are facing worsening abuses by the military after parts of western Rakhine state were placed on lockdown following an Oct. 9 attack on border police blamed on Rohingya jihadists. Amid reports of rap
- Dec 23 20162 minutes
This Spider Turns Itself Into A Leaf
The spider may be able to select leaves with hues similar to its own body for more effective camouflage.
- Jan 15 20172 minutes
Flesh-Eating Worms Reach Florida's Mainland
A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
- Dec 27 20163 minutes
Cheetahs Never Prosper
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- Jun 27 20162 minutes
On Campuses, ‘Party Culture’ No Longer Excuses Rape
EARLIER THIS MONTH, BROCK ALLEN Turner, the ex–Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a fraternity dumpster, received two sentences. The first, from the Santa Clara County Superior Court, was light: six months i
- Dec 26 20161 minute
Meet The People Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin An Animal Doc With A Wild Side
HE LOVES CATS AND DOGS—BUT HIS HEART BELONGS TO EXOTIC ANIMALS AND PLACES
- Jan 6 20174 minutes
The Top New Species Of 2016
The Illacme tobini millipede has 414 legs and four gonopods—the millipede equivalents of penises.
- Dec 1 20161 minute
Bring Your Doggy To Work
Gear to make your office (or home) Fido-friendly.
- Nov 25 20163 minutes
Why Nigeria’s Shiite Conflict Is Flaring Up Again
After deadly clashes and government bans, Nigeria’s Shiite Muslim community is pushing back.
- Jan 17 20173 minutes
A Defamation Suit Against The President-Elect
“I wanted to give Mr. Trump the opportunity to retract his false statements about me and the other women who came forward.”
- Jan 12 20175 minutes
Why Killer Whales (And Humans) Go Through Menopause
They’re the only animals, besides short-finned pilot whales, that do so.
- Dec 2 20162 minutes
Dust Dna Reveals All The Bugs In American Homes
Researchers detected DNA from more than 600 different types of arthropods (insects and spiders) as well as material from lobsters.
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Playing For Peace
After bullets spray their streets, a group of young basketball players take action—and turn the color orange into a symbol to stop neighborhood gun deaths
- Oct 31 20162 minutes
The Birth of a Nation actor on sexual assault, raising black sons and moving to Chicago with her NBA-star husband
- Sep 12 20161 minute
A Rape Survivor’s Fight for Justice
After being raped in college, the Harvard grad and aspiring astronaut, 24, is now fighting for survivors’ rights in every part of the country
- Oct 7 20162 minutes
American Fat Cats
Food puzzles provide endless entertainment for humans and keep a cat healthy and mentally sharp.
- Feb 1 20166 minutes
How to Create a Giveback Program Without Breaking the Bank
Doing good is good for business. Here are the steps to make social consciousness part of your company.
- Oct 17 20161 minute
Ohio ready to resume executions Ohio said it would resume executions in 2017, using a new three-drug combination. Lethal injections in the state were stalled for three years after a botched execution in which the condemned man took over 20 minutes t
- Feb 1 20132 minutes
Franchise Brings Hospice-Care Model to Pets
Lap of Love brings in-home veterinary hospice to ailing pets in a growing number of states.
- Jul 25 20162 minutes
Nightmare in America ‘This Must Stop’
After the fatal shootings of black men Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police, a heavily armed gunman kills 5 Dallas police officers, opening racial wounds around the nation and leaving grieving loved ones desperate for answers—and peace
- Jan 1 20152 minutes
6 Wacky Franchises You Won't Believe Actually Exist
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- Nov 18 20162 minutes
Cave Yields One Of The World's Most Unusual Creatures
A newly discovered inch-long millipede has more legs than the chorus line at Radio City Music Hall.
- Dec 23 20164 minutes
Escaping Japan's Cities For The 'So-Called Wilderness'
When the Japanese want to get out of Tokyo, glorious, alpine Kamikochi is where they go.