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The Chocolate Food of the Gods

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

In her new book, Carol Off, a Canadian journalist, successfully unwraps the dark history of chocolate.

What Really Killed the Aztecs? Try a 16th Century Megadrought

Linda Marsa | Posted 09.30.2013 | Science
Linda Marsa

The rat population was depleted during the drought, when food was scarce. But once the rains returned, food and water were suddenly plentiful and the number of infected rats exploded, spreading the deadly scourge to humans.

PREDICT: Can Florida Gulf Coast Win Again?

Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

No. 7 seed San Diego State will face No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the South region. Florida Gulf Coa...

Dunk Of The Year?

Posted 01.10.2013 | Sports

San Diego State standout Jamaal Franklin pulled a classic move from the Tracy McGrady playbook when he delivered a Dunk of the Year candidate, and he ...

Arizona Star Seals Win With Last-Second Block

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports

HONOLULU -- Nick Johnson blocked a layup by Chase Tapley in the closing seconds Tuesday night as No. 3 Arizona rallied from an eight-point deficit in ...

Mayan Calendar Expert Decodes December 2012 'Prophecy'

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Science

By Erik Vance It's a bright summer day at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Outside, in the sprawling front plaza rimmed by palm a...

Sinister Aztec-Era Artifacts Found

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.03.2012 | Science

MEXICO CITY — Researchers in Mexico announced Wednesday that they have found blood cells and fragments of muscle, tendon, skin and hair on 2,000...

Aztec Temple Platform Discovered In Mexico

AP | By MARK STEVENSON | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Archaeologists found a round Aztec ceremonial platform studded with stone carvings of serpent heads at Mexico City's Templo Mayor ruin,...

The History of Valentine's Day And Chocolate

Gourmet Live | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Every February 14th love-struck men and women spend more than 1 billion dollars on chocolate products. Blame Cupid for the love-struck part, but why c...

College Team Wins 20th Straight Game

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — D.J. Gay scored 20 points and Billy White had 10 of his 12 during a decisive 13-3 run, and No. 6 San Diego State beat Air Force 68-5...

'Mama Mono' Finds an Art Niche in Puerto Vallarta

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bob Schulman

Next time you're browsing through the tiny art galleries of Puerto Vallarta, keep an eye out for unusual ceramic statues with the words "Mamo Mono P.V. Mex" cut into the bottom of the base.

Everything You Wanted To Know About Aztec Exit Counseling But Were Too Afraid to Ask

Riley Waggaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Riley Waggaman

My Senior Springtime Partay was rudely interrupted by this email I received the other day: Dear Riley, Our records indicate that you borrowed a fe...