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Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change laws before their legislative …

Guns

Elephants Are Very Scared of Bees. That Could Save Their Lives.

Elephants are afraid of bees. Let that sink in for a second. The largest animal on land is so terrified of a tiny insect that it will flap its ears, stir up dust and make noises when it hears the buzz of a beehive.<p>Of course a bee’s stinger can’t penetrate the thick hide of an elephant. But when …

Wildlife

A Never-Before-Seen Virus Was Just Found in the Sea, and it Kills Bacteria

Their genomes are 'quite different from other viruses.'<p>Filed Under Animals & Health<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox …

Microbiology

The sparrows seem to be shrinking

Rising temperatures are breeding smaller birds.<p>In 1847, German biologist Carl Bergmann posited that cold climates give rise to bigger bodies, and that animals who live in warm places typically are smaller. It made sense, since bigger bodies preserve heat more efficiently than smaller ones.<p>One …

Climate Change

NASA is sending a robot to Mars this spring to understand how planets are born

In 2018, NASA hopes to put a robot spacecraft on Mars in an attempt to understand how the Red Planet, Earth and other rocky planets are born.<p>NASA has …

Aerospace

Lunar trifecta: Rare 'super blue blood moon' will light the sky this week

<b>(CNN) —</b> Set your alarms, space fans -- if you can drag yourself out of bed on Wednesday, you're in for a treat.<p>The pre-dawn hours of January 31 will play host to an incredibly rare celestial convergence -- a "super blue blood moon."<p>To prepare you for the lunar triple whammy, here's your …

CNN

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the Batman Effect

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Kids

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New York Terrorist Attack: Truck Driver Kills Eight in Lower Manhattan

Eight people were killed and about a dozen more were injured Tuesday when a motorist in a rented pickup truck deliberately drove down a bike path in lower Manhattan and mowed down several people before crashing into a school bus. Officials said it was a terrorist attack — the deadliest in New York …

Extremism

Generation at risk: America's youngest facing mental health crisis

Is your toddler depressed?<p>Mental health problems may actually start much earlier than previously thought.<p>A toddler who is crying for hours and angrily stomping his or her feet may not be having a temper tantrum, but showing signs of depression. Research suggests that 1 percent to 2 percent of …

Mental Health

Study Reveals Potential New Warning Sign Of Parkinson's

A new study from researchers at a Danish University linked restless sleep and neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and Dementia.<p>The study …

Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation.<p>It's the farthest black hole ever found.<p>A team led by the Carnegie Observatories' Eduardo Banados reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday that the black hole lies in a …

What is the best relationship advice related to either being single, dating, in a relationship, engagement, marriage, etc.?

<b>Nate Bagley</b> , A single guy who quit his job and spent the last year crossing the country, interviewing over 100 of America's most amazing couples …

This is the best trick to remember someone’s name

Before a networking event filled with people whose names I need to remember, sometimes I will mouth out the names to myself right before I enter the …

Science Says These 3 Strategies Will Help You Maintain Any New Habit

How you approach a new habit can dictate your success.<p>They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks--but can you? Much of our work is made up of habits. In fact, one study found that habits account for 40 percent of our daily behavior. Some of these are good ones that keep you productive and …

Brain abnormalities found in patients with depression and social anxiety

Depression and Anxiety<p>In the United States alone, millions of adults struggle with major depressive disorder (MDD), commonly known as depression. In …

A Beginner’s Guide To True Crime Books, Podcasts, TV Shows & More

The genre has a long, bloody history<p>It all started with Serial. Well… sort of. True crime as a genre has a long, bloody history, and it’s been through several incarnations before arriving at what is—in my opinion—its best form yet. But the current obsession with it is definitely due to the wildly …

Millions of Patients Face Pain and Withdrawal as Opioid Prescriptions Plummet

Six months after surgery to repair a damaged urinary tract in 1998, computer technician Doug Hale woke one morning with excruciating, burning pain. …

Prosthetics

The Comparison Trap

Judging from her Facebook page, Lisa appears to lead a charmed life. A middle-aged advertising executive, she takes pictures while strolling through …

Psychology

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

5 Strategies to Make Yourself Work When You're Just Not in the Mood

Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative with it, and, ultimately, get more done.<p>Procrastination affects …

Procrastination

Dictionary.com chooses 'complicit' as its word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word "complicit" as Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2017.<p>Look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 percent over last year as "complicit" hit just …

Light Therapy Might Help People With Bipolar Depression

As the months grow colder and darker, many people find themselves somewhat sadder and even depressed.<p>Bright light is sometimes used to help treat the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. Researchers are now testing light therapy to see if it also can help treat depression that's part of …

DIY Geometric Paper Animal Sculptures by Paperwolf | Colossal

<p>Stuttgart-based designer Wolfram Kampffmeyer creates DIY geometric paper sculpture kits under the name Paperwolf. The designs range from taxidermy …

Zim And Zou paper work French duo Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of Zim&Zou are a pair of graphic designers who create paper sculpture, installations, and illustrations for leading luxury brands, books, magazines as well as their own edification. (Source: behance.net)

In the creative world your escape kit is your portfolio, a ticket from job to job. Here’s where you’ll discover the work people put in their kits and …

Paper Cut Artworks Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker are a creative duo known as Hari & Deepti. They produce amazing paper cut light boxes using layers of watercolor paper placed inside a shadow box that is then lit from behind to bring these intricate dioramas to life. (Source: thisiscolossal.com)

In the creative world your escape kit is your portfolio, a ticket from job to job. Here’s where you’ll discover the work people put in their kits and …

These Two Breathtaking Dolce & Gabbana Stores Are Architectural Eye Candy

Eric Carlson, of design firm Carbondale, has set sumptuous architectural scenes in both Monaco and Venice for the luxury brand<p>As a designer, how do you balance brand identity and context? It seems Eric Carlson of Carbondale has found the secret sauce. The designer has recently created two new …