Brianna Scott

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These Spiky Shoes Literally Put A Spring In Your Step

The Adidas Springblade uses springs to give athletes better verticality<p>Cushioned sneakers can help athletes jump higher—a compressed sole returns energy vertically. Adidas has now developed a shoe that could also help runners go faster. Sixteen slanted plastic springs on the sole of the Springblade …

Autistic Student Offered $86,000 to Leave California Public School

Heather Houston, mother of 21-year-old autistic, diabetic, and mute David Swanson, has been offered $86,000 from Northern California public school …

Home Girls

They may chronicle domestic bliss, but for housekeeping underachiever Sandra Tsing Loh, housewife blogs inspire mixed feelings.<p>I'm not a stellar housekeeper. Frankly, I spend a fair amount of time at home just coping, spending the odd Sunday afternoon playing online solitaire in bed with a Bloody …

Inventions

Are We Allowed to Gloat?

Marie Claire's Features and Special Projects Director delves into why so many women who "opted-out" of their careers, now want back in.<p>I'd just crawled out of bed, poured my three year old some juice, and situated him in front of Nickelodeon so I could get ready for work when my cell phone began to …

Career Development

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

7 Foods That Reduce Stress

Most people struggle with balancing life demands with work commitments. But for entrepreneurs, finding balance can seem near impossible. The pressure of getting everything done can be overwhelming. And, if left unchecked, that stress can lead to other issues, including high blood pressure and …

Your Purpose in Life: Do You Know What It Is?

<b>Have you discovered your life purpose yet? Are you doing exactly what you feel you should be doing? Or is there some sneaking level of discontent</b> …

5 Skills that Will Make You Indispensable at Work

Job security is a top concern in today’s tight job market. One way to ensure your job is here to stay is to make yourself indispensable to your …

How To Deal With And Prevent Mosquito Bites

They can be incredibly annoying, and some people think they especially vulnerable to these buzzing bugs. But how much do you really know about them?<p>Here are a few myths about the mosquito and a few tips for dealing with them that we first picked up from the Wall Street Journal.<p><b>1. Mosquitoes aren't</b> …

How to Deal With Troubled Teens

It’s perfectly normal for teens to test the limits—they’re trying to figure out exactly where they fit in the world. Still, you don’t want a troubled …

How to Reduce Stress

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure becomes stress when you feel unable to cope. Everyone reacts …

How Geeks Have Evolved Over Time [Infographic]

Where Star Wars and Star Trek geeks share common ground.<p>Hundreds of years ago, the term geek wasn't as benign as it is today (high fives all around, gang). In 18th-century Austria-Hungary it was synonymous with freak--literally, used as the word for circus performers. Now, at worst, it's used to …

Starbirth in the Carina Nebula (High Res)

One of the coolest GIFs we've ever seen: a rotating, 3D nebula

Things that GIFs are good for, in no particular order:<br>1. Cats. This one, specifically.<br>2. IWDRM<br>3. Absolutely jaw-dropping 3D renderings of …