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7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

Self-improvement

Here's How You Can Outrun A Horse

<b>NPR's Skunk Bear YouTube</b><p>When it comes to feats of speed and strength, <i>Homo sapiens</i> is a pretty pitiful species. The list of animals that can outsprint us is embarrassing. There's the cheetah, of course, but also horses, ostriches, greyhounds, grizzly bears, kangaroos, wild boars, even some house …

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Astronomical survey reveals spectacular galaxy halos

A study of spiral galaxies seen edge-on has revealed that “halos” of cosmic rays and magnetic fields above and below the galaxies’ disks are much …

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

Scientists Tell You Why Making Your Bed Is Disgusting -- And Bad for Your Health

Growing up, I had to make my bed every morning before school, and I absolutely hated it. As soon as I could get away with it, I stopped (much to the …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

MIT's Morphing Table Is Now Skilled Enough to Stack Building Blocks

We were blown away when MIT’s Tangible Media Group first posted video of its interactive pin table in action. But now that the team has had a few …

Does expat life really make you healthier, wealthier and happier?

It’s official: living overseas is good for your health, wealth and happiness. Or at least, that’s the case if the latest survey on the topic is to be believed.<p>An online poll of 1,000 people was carried out for international relocations company MoveHub. Half the respondents (located in the UK and …

A Long Way to Go: Protecting and Conserving Endangered Fungi - Science Talk

Posted in Interesting Plant Stories on October 13, 2015 by Naveed Davoodian<p><i>Naveed Davoodian is a Ph.D. candidate in the Commodore Matthew Perry</i> …

Endangered Species

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Mussels Inspire New Flame Retardant

A 'strong' alternative to the toxic kind<p>We learn so much from mussels. They've taught us how to make underwater glue, they're working to clean up oil spills, and they taste fantastic steamed in white wine and garlic. Also, they can prevent fires.<p>In a new study published today in <i>Chemistry Of</i> …

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

<i>By Charles J. Orlando</i><p>When it comes to creating successful relationships, you need certain critical traits in place. Traits not just merely "present," but existing in a real and genuine way that emanates from each partner through their own want (not because someone is complaining). The moment "give …

39 Halloween Decorations Made from Things Laying Around Your House

When it comes to putting the finishing touches on your Halloween home, there's no reason to visit a store or even leave your house at all! Go on a scavenger hunt through your home and gather old clothes, empty bottles, and a few other random items, to make these 39 easy decorations and spook up …

Arrow season 3 character descriptions for new additions to the cast

With production on the third season of <b>Arrow</b> due to get underway this summer, TV Line has uncovered character descriptions for four new roles which …