Dorothy Shaw

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World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Waves Goodbye to Oil Industry

In another sign that the petroleum era is drawing to a close, Denmark is selling off its last oil company with barely a peep.<p>Once considered a …

Idris: "I didn't want to be any old hero"

Homemade wheelchair gives toddler mobility for first time

Exquisitely hand-colored portraits offer a glimpse of 1870s China

People of China<p>A hand-colored look at the subjects of the Qing Dynasty<p>Born to an aristocratic Austrian family in 1839, Baron Raimund von Stillfried …

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

Facebook Replacing Messenger Tab With E-Commerce 'Marketplace' in iOS App

Facebook is launching a new user-to-user e-commerce service called "Marketplace" this week in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand (via <i>The Verge</i>). The new buying and selling service will replace the Messenger tab in the main Facebook mobile app for iOS and Android.<p>According …

5 Chefs on How They'd Spice Up Weeknight Rice and Beans

From duck fat to plain ol' butter, don't settle for boring rice and beans.<p>Rice and beans: It’s the weeknight, budget-friendly, bulk-bin staple meal that even the most timid home cook can attempt with a certain level of confidence. Rice and beans is there for us when budgets are tight and pantries …

Earth - Legendary dinosaurs that we all imagine completely wrong

Like many children, I had a severe dinosaur phase. There was a period of my life when I cared more about prehistoric reptiles than pretty much anything else.<p>However, it turns out that much of what I thought I knew is wrong. That is because the prevailing image of dinosaurs has always been a little …

Dinosaurs

Scientists solved the Spallanzani's dilemma

Imagine losing an eye, an arm or even your spinal cord. When we are wounded, our bodies, and those of other mammals, generally respond by sealing the …

These Ice Cap Images Show the Arctic’s Rapid Change

This has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for ice around the world. First came news that Arctic sea ice set a record low extent this …

Global Warming

People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

But you probably already knew that.<p>Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" …

Psychology

Can you solve it? The logic question almost everyone gets wrong

Test your mental mettle with this question about the marital situations of Jack, Anne and George.<p>UPDATE: The results are in. Click here to find the answer to today’s puzzle and see how everyone did.<p>Hello guzzlers,<p>A very, very simple question this week. It will take you no time at all.

Athenahealth CEO predicts 'healthcare Internet' in five years | FierceHealthcare

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush foresees a "healthcare Internet" in place within five years.<p>"The lion's share of routine healthcare will be ... …

Health Information

Botox owner Allergan sells generic drugs unit to Teva for $41bn

Israeli company seals alternative deal to Mylan takeover in latest sign of the frenetic pace of dealmaking gripping the pharmaceutical sector<p>Teva, the world’s largest maker of cheap medicines, has agreed a $40.5bn takeover of Dublin-based Allergan’s generics business in the latest twist to grip the …

US govt guide aims to bolster security of mobile devices used in health care

Health care providers are increasingly using smartphones and tablets for tasks such as accessing and transferring medical records, and submitting …

Health Care

5 Things That Make You Pack on Pounds (That Almost No One Knows About)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Hodgkin's Law of Parallel Planetary Development

<b>Hodgkin's Law of Parallel Planetary Development</b> was a biological theory first postulated by A.E. Hodgkin. The theory was that similar planets with …

Stop making these 15 body language mistakes

<i>This article originally appeared on Ragan.com in July 2016.</i> <br>Until you get to know someone, your brain relies on snap judgments to categorize him, …

Public Speaking

Why The Speed of Light Matters

When physicists announced last week that they had detected subatomic particles, called neutrinos, that appeared to be traveling faster than the speed …

Physics

4,000-Year-Old Tablets with Evidence of Bronze Age Rights for Women Discovered in Turkey

Great finds continue to be unearthed at the Bronze Age site of Kültepe-Kaniş-Karum, in Turkey. The latest discovery includes millennia old cuneiform …

Prosthetic pin discovered in ancient Egyptian mummy

7/12/2015 09:00:00 PM<p>Researchers during a routine DNA test on a male Egyptian have made an astonishing discovery after finding a 23cm iron …

Mysterious Bright Spots Seen in New Photos of Dwarf Planet Ceres

More than 10 years after the Hubble Space telescope captured bright white spots on the dwarf planet Ceres, the Dawn probe is ready to get to the bottom of the mystery — just not quite yet. The latest photos from Dawn, taken on Feb. 12 at a distance of 52,000 miles from the cratered surface of …

Roasted Chickpea and Broccoli Burritos to Swear By

<i>Ever heard of</i> <i>Thug Kitchen</i><i>? It's a super-popular vegan cooking blog that uses dirty words to promote clean eating. The following recipe is from the site's authors' debut book,</i> <i>Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook</i><i>, and is a delicious vegan take on burritos. However, proceed with caution--it contains an</i> …

Recipes

19 Pies You Need on Your Thanksgiving Table This Year

When you think of Thanksgiving desserts, the number one pick is always pie. Here are 19 Thanksgiving pies that would be a welcome addition to any …

Baking