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CNN: Huge tunnel network creates new railway link through the Alps

Thousands of feet under the Swiss Alps, a new high-speed, high-capacity railway is close to completion. At its...

BBC: The most terrifying images in history?

Has art forgotten how to frighten us? In times past, artists understood fear and exploited it as among the most potent emotional...

BBC: The mysterious inverted tower steeped in Templar myth

Near the manicured gardens and hilltop villas of Sintra, Portugal, lies the fairytale estate of Quinta da Regaleira. Protected within a Unesco World...

CNN: A record-breaking 105 US children have died from flu so far this season

(CNN) So far this season,105 children have died from the flu, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease...

CNN: BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

It's finally here. K-pop phenom BTS released its fourth album, "Map of the Soul: 7" on Friday.

CNN: Mediterranean diet scores another win for longevity by improving microbiome

Yet more bragging rights are in for the Mediterranean diet, long considered to be one of the healthiest in the world.

NPR: New Research: Bats Harbor Hundreds Of Coronaviruses, And Spillovers Aren’t Rare

Three years ago, NPR accompanied disease ecologist Kevin Olival on a field trip to Malaysian Borneo.

AP: Meet the rising stars of ‘West Side Story’ on Broadway

When a new revival of “West Side Story” opens on Broadway, it will make history. The musical sees 33 young people...

CNN: What the world’s most expensive Irish whiskey tastes like

A rare beast has been asleep in the Irish countryside for close to half a century. When the Old...

CNN: Poor quality Western diet kills sperm count and lowers male testosterone, study says

If sperm was an animal, science might worry that it's heading toward extinction in Western nations.

CNN: A passenger said she’s hurt after her reclined seat was repeatedly ‘punched.’ She asked for help, but said a flight attendant threatened her

A woman who's become an icon in the debate over whether it's OK to recline your airplane seat said she was "scared to death"...

CNN: Benefits (and some surprising science) about owning a pet

(CNN) Today is "National Love Your Pet Day" in the United States, but every day is "love your pet" day in my...

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Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...

Insect Fear Film Festival examines insects’ close relatives: crustaceans

Lobsters, shrimp and crayfish look like marine versions of insects, with their antennae and segmented bodies. The resemblance is not by chance....

[Illinois] U of I student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been diagnosed with a case of bacterial meningitis, as...

Historic Latinx murals return to campus Feb. 21

Murals removed for restoration from the former home of the department of Latina/Latino studies and La Casa Cultural Latina at the...