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Queen of the Underworld's Abduction Revealed in Ancient Greek Mosaic
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, science, Ancient Art, Mythologynews, Greece )

- 1 day ago -
This sounds cool. A newly revealed mosaic on the floor of a vast Greek tomb shows Hades hauling his reluctant bride Persephone to the underworld, archaeologists announced today
How to Make Perfect Brownies | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Cooking Recipes, Bakiing, Felicity Cloake, brownies )

- 3 days ago -
I hope it's as easy as she makes it sound. Something very weird happened to Kevin Costner back in 1989. As he stood in his cute, all-American white tee in an Iowan cornfield, the very crop seem to have a message for him:
Ships Agree To Go Slow In Bid To Save Whales
Animals  (tags: whales. ships, sharing the ocean, good news! )

- 3 days ago -
Environmentalists say a pilot programme in one of America's most precious natural locations could save the lives of endangered whales for generations to come.
How to Bake the Perfect Flourless Chocolate Cake | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Cooking, Baking, Recipes, Felicity Cloake, Flourless Chocolate Cake )

- 3 days ago -
Sounds luscious. How do you get it creamy yet fluffy, have you made the original River Café chocolate nemesis recipe, and which other gluten-free desserts are worth a go?
British Big Pharma Warns Ebola Vaccine Will Come 'Too Late' to Halt Spread
Offbeat  (tags: Drugs, Medicine, Military, Politics, UK, UN )

- 3 days ago -
One of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies says a vaccine to tackle Ebola will "come too late" to curb the current epidemic, as the UK and other European countries begin screening passengers for the virus at international airports.
Native American Nonfiction to Read (Because Boo Columbus Day) - BOOK RIOT
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, Native American History, propaganda, ethics, usa, Native American Biography, Native American Culture media )

- 4 days ago -
The truth about Native Americans. When Columbus and other European adventurers first set foot in the Americas, they found not an empty wilderness , but a land inhabited by millions of people with diverse cultures.
Please Deny Idaho for Wildlife's Permit Request ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, killing )

- 6 days ago -
Please deny Idaho for Wildlife's request for a special permit for killing contests. Denying this permit will protect wildlife habitat on public lands in Idaho from the threat of extermination.
Finally! New Horizons Has a Second Target | The Planetary Society
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, Hubble telescope, Strange Horizon Probe, space, technology, nasa )

- 5 days ago -
So cool! What a huge relief: there is finally a place for New Horizons to visit beyond Pluto. A team of researchers led by John Spencer has discovered three possible targets,
Komen Fdtn Accepting Funds From a Fracking Company!
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, fracking, environment, breast cancer, Susan Komen Fdtn )

- 8 days ago -
Susan G. Komen Foundation is taking $100,000 from a fracking company that is turning their drill bits "pink" for breast cancer awareness. Tell Susan G. Komen that taking money from a company that uses toxic chemicals is no way to find a cure for cancer.
How Bad Is the Lionfish Invasion? We're Now Trying to Train Sharks to Eat Them. - Vox
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, Invasive Species, lionfish invasion, Lionfishhabitat, oceans, wildlife )

- 8 days ago -
This is really bad news. Back in 1985, a lone lionfish was first spotted off the Florida coast, possibly dumped into the ocean by a dissatisfied aquarium owner. At the time, it seemed harmless enough:
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