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Changes in fire activity are threatening more than 4,400 species globally

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

More than 4,400 species across the globe are at risk from extinction because of changes in fire activity says a new article.
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Dog-sized lizards spreading in southeastern US

Dog-sized lizards spreading in southeastern US

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Huge lizards are being spotted in the southeastern United States, and they are threatening native wildlife. According to National Geographic , the...
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In rare feat, Evanston teen expected to break birding record: ‘Say a rare bird shows up. You have to drop everything and get in the car.'

7 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Isoo O'Brien, 17, is expected to break the Cook County record for individual bird species spotted in a year, clocking 282 species by the end of October.
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'Manipulative BULLS**T': Glenn Greenwald defends calling NBC a CIA mouthpiece, mocks accusation of 'endangering journalists'

'Manipulative BULLS**T': Glenn Greenwald defends calling NBC a CIA mouthpiece, mocks accusation of 'endangering journalists'

1 day ago   |   RT

Independent journalist Glenn Greenwald torched accusations that he endangered reporters by saying NBC News spouts CIA propaganda, saying he only spoke of a well-known fact, and...
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Anti-LGBT ‘arsonist' requests asylum in Russia claiming he is target of ‘extremist' Brazilian gay community

Anti-LGBT ‘arsonist' requests asylum in Russia claiming he is target of ‘extremist' Brazilian gay community

2 days ago   |   RT

A Brazilian man accused of attacking a movie company over its depiction of Jesus Christ as homosexual has asked Russia for asylum after being arrested in Moscow in September at...
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Werner Herzog criticized Elon Musk's plan to build a city on Mars as a 'mistake' and an 'obscenity'

Werner Herzog criticized Elon Musk's plan to build a city on Mars as a 'mistake' and an 'obscenity'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Elon Musk is on a mission to make humans a multi-planetary species by building an independent city on Mars. The billionaire tech mogul has said that the...
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The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2020

The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2020

2 days ago   |   Time

In a year when the headlines were dominated by conflict around the things that make us different-race, class, gender, politics and all the other markers of identity-the best...
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Justice Department Sues Jeffrey Lowe of ‘Tiger King' Over Treatment of Animals

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Mr. Lowe took control of the animal park owned by another of the show's main subjects, Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Joe Exotic.
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Sightings of ravenous 4-foot lizards surge in southeastern US

Sightings of ravenous 4-foot lizards surge in southeastern US

2 days ago   |   New York Post

A species of large ravenous reptiles are popping up in large numbers in the southeastern US, after escaping or being released from captivity.
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Donald Trump Is Endangering America's National Security for His Ego

3 days ago   |   Time

At the height of a global pandemic and in the depth of a national recession, Donald Trump has endangered our national security by forcing the Pentagon into his latest culture...
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

“I ran after him and he said no mistake we will see you when you reopen!” Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Diplomats express relief over Blinken's expected nomination after four years of bruising political battles and mismanagement under Trump. Read more ...

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The best LED string lights for energy-efficient ambiance

Shine bright like an *energy-efficient* diamond. Read more ...

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine 'highly effective' prevention

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine 'highly effective' prevention

AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for its potential COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...

President Trump aims to box in President-elect Biden on foreign policy, but...

President Trump aims to box in President-elect Biden on foreign policy, but it may not work

On its way out the door, the Trump administration is enacting new rules, regulations and orders that it hopes will cement President Donald Trump's “America First” legacy in... Read more ...

Police: Multiple stabbing victims at California church

Police: Multiple stabbing victims at California church

The San Jose Police Department says multiple people were injured in a stabbing incident at a church Sunday night. Read more ...

GM recalls 5.9 million vehicles to replace Takata air bags

GM recalls 5.9 million vehicles to replace Takata air bags

General Motors will recall 5.9 million vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators after a US safety agency said Monday it had rejected the Detroit automaker's... Read more ...

Taylor Swift wins top prize, the Weeknd dominates at AMAs

Taylor Swift wins top prize, the Weeknd dominates at AMAs

Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her... Read more ...

Biden will nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of State

Biden will nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of State

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate longtime adviser and veteran foreign policy hand Antony Blinken to serve as his secretary of State, while picking another confidant... Read more ...