Anthony Pierce

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The Universe Is Not in Danger of Ending From a Higgs Boson Vacuum Bubble

There are few easier ways to get people to read your website than to scare them. That’s how we ended up with the media frenzy surrounding Tiangong-1, …

Physics

Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That's Possible

Whoa, evolution. Just... whoa.<p>The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic …

Astronomers Find Evidence of Thousands of Black Holes at the Center of Our Galaxy

Astronomers have long predicted that as many as 20,000 black holes could be hiding in our galaxy’s center, but so far no one has been able to spot …

Black Holes

The first visitor from outside our solar system has been spotted

It’s been busy month up there in space. This month began with an asteroid coming within a moon’s throw of our planetary home, then reports of more gravity waves detected at the LIGO Observatory gave researchers enough time to point their instruments at a kilonova, and now, as October draws to a …

Astronomy

"Twisted light" could create an ultra-fast internet and make fiber optics obsolete

Light Carries Information<p>Using particles of light, i.e. photons, to transmit information isn’t exactly new. Photons have seen use in a number of …

Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

Dementia

How To Find And Harvest Ginseng (Legally)

Image source: WikipediaGinseng, in Chinese, means “man root.” The miracle herb was first discovered thousands of years ago, and has been used as a …

Off-grid

How to grow your own tea

Growing herbs to make into teas is easy and if you plant a few different types, you can mix and match to get your perfect cuppa. Just add to a cup or …

5 Techniques For Preserving Homegrown Herbs

Homegrown herbs are a terrific way to punch up the flavors you create in your kitchen. Whether basil, oregano, chives or cilantro, homegrown herbs …

Snake Head Pops Out of Frog's Maw in Mesmerizing Photo

One Last Scream Into The Abysssss from WTF<p>As a hapless snake vanished down the throat of a frog, the last thing it saw was likely a camera's flash, …

Commerce extended red snapper season knowing it would lead to overfishing, memos reveal

WASHINGTON — Internal memos show top Trump administration officials knew extending the recreational fishing season in the Gulf of Mexico from three to 42 days this summer would lead to significant overfishing<p>But they did it anyway.<p>In memos released in response to a lawsuit, Commerce Department …

Animated map shows just how far these animals travel to migrate

As far as humans travel, it's nothing compared to some animals. To put just how large this distance is into perspective, we've put together an animation showing these animals and their incredible distances. The following is a transcription.<p>No matter how much traveling you do, these creatures have …

Costa Rica

Did a hummingbird perform emergency CPR on another hummer?

<b>DEAR JOAN:</b> I have a busy hummingbird feeder by my deck in a spot I can view easily. Something happened a few days ago that I’ve never seen before.<p>A …

Birds

A new cell therapy successfully restored movement in paralyzed patients

Successful Cell Therapy<p>In a recent study, six people suffering from spinal cord injuries that left them completely paralyzed and without motor …

Cell Biology

Woman Calls 911 With Boa Constrictor Wrapped Around Her Neck

"I’ve never heard of this before," the dispatcher said.<p>A woman shocked 911 operators in Ohio when she called in to report she had a a 5-foot-long snake wrapped around her neck.<p>“I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face,” the Sheffield Lake woman said on the call, according to Cleveland.com.<p>She …

Praying mantises regularly hunt and kill small birds

If you thought that the praying mantis was an innocuous, almost zen-like insect with a passive demeanor then prepare to have your world turned upside …

7 Herbs That Will Make Your House Smell Great (& Just Might Be Magic)

Whether you're looking for your next ritual charm or just something to brighten up your garden, the great, wide world of flora has something to fit …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

Yes, You Can Grow Thriving Houseplants In Just Water. Here's How.

Houseplants <b>make you happy</b>, and they <b>clean your indoor air</b>. But they also require upkeep and can feel daunting for the brown-thumbed among us. At …

Growing Great Basil

Basil is among the most popular of the culinary herbs, prized for its complex clove-like flavor that is both sweet and peppery. I grow many types of …

Charlie Dimmock's top 10 tips for growing and using herbs

<b>She's famed for transforming gardens up and down the country, and now Charlie Dimmock is sharing her wisdom on growing and using herbs, revealing</b> …

Gardening Quick Tip: Transplant Your Supermarket “Living Herbs”

The Garden Betty RSS Feed Has Moved! Please Update Your Reader.This feed has moved to: <b>http://feeds.gardenbetty.com/gardenbetty</b>Be sure to update your …

Herbs

Mints: 9 Favorites for a Cook’s Container Garden

Mint is my favorite herb to grow: hardy in hot sun, forgiving if you forget to water it, and a delicious ingredient in everything from herbal tea to …

English Lavender Plants

Plant taxonomy classifies English lavender plants as <i>Lavandula angustifolia</i>. The Latin word, <i>angustifolia</i> means "narrow-leafed."<p>Botanically-speaking,</i> …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Signs That You're Overwatering Your Herbs

Like all plants, herbs need to watered regularly, but there is a point where you can give them too much water. The effects of overwatering can be as …

10 Tips for Growing Lavender

When Debbie McDowell and her husband, Jim, moved from Houston to 23 acres of rolling farmland in Texas bluebonnet country, they decided to do …

Earth’s Space Weather Can Storm From Nuclear Explosions In Planet’s Atmosphere

No matter how small humans are on the great scale of the universe, we can still change it. NASA says we are even powerful enough to affect space …

First evidence of the multiverse? Scientists think Cold Spot in space could be colliding universes

A curious chilly area of space may have been created when a parallel universe crashed into our own, scientists have suggested, the first evidence that we may be part of a multiverse.<p>In 2015, astrophysicists discovered a strange barren area of the universe which was much colder than the rest of …

Dark Matter