Carol Maguire

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Why Lindsay Lohan doesn’t want you to watch Suicide Squad

In a now-deleted Instagram post, actress Lindsay Lohan has explained that she doesn’t want people to watch Warner Brothers’s new supervillain movie Suicide Squad – on the grounds that the film is “hurting people” rather than “helping the world”.<p>"#nice #bless #turkey #staysafe a suicide squad movie …

Infographics

Oldest example of Egyptian writing goes on public display in Cairo museum

One of the oldest known examples of Egyptian writing is now available for the public to visit in Cairo’s famous Egyptian Museum.<p>One of papyrus on display describes the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza in ancient hieroglyphics and is more than 4500 years old. It is a logbook created by an …

Chernobyl Microbes Are Heading to the International Space Station

Studying the effects of microgravity on these fungi may lead to new radiation therapies.<p>SpaceX and NASA are ready to send the next cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, which contains over 250 different research investigations that the space station crew will carry out over the …

Space Science

Hormone Released During Sex Could Lead to Less Binge Eating

From making orgasms better to essentially getting us drunk without a hangover, the “cuddle hormone” has benefits that extend far beyond its evolutionary goal of mother-child bonding.<p>Oxytocin already does so much for our species. From making orgasms better to essentially getting us drunk without a …

Binge Eating

Zombie Mammoths to the Rescue

A bizarre plan to save humanity<p>Scientists have a fix for one of the greatest threats facing our climate. It’s big, it’s hairy, and it’s been dead 10,000 years.<p>In a madcap scheme to slow the melt of arctic permafrost, researchers are trying to resurrect the woolly mammoth.<p>How to Grow a …

Ancient Greek 'computer' came with a user guide

Thanks to high-tech scanning, 2,000-year-old inscriptions on the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient Greek "computer," can be read more clearly than ever before, revealing more information about the device and its possible uses.<p>Ever since the first fragments of the device were pulled from a shipwreck …

Archaeology

Meditations to Use for Stress Relief

Meditations have tremendous benefits for stress management and overall health. While there are many different meditations that are effective, each …

Meditation
Evolution

Why some evangelicals changed their minds about evolution

<b>Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.</b><p>(RNS) Countering creationist theology, 25 evangelicals argue for science …

Faith

Artist Spotlight: Marie Peter-Toltz – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Art

Stephen Hawking Has Some Beautiful Advice For People Who Suffer From Depression

World-renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is known for providing us with complex yet invaluable insights into space, time, and the nitty-gritty of …

Stephen Hawking

How to make a sock doll

A few week ago my daughter came back from ballet classes very excited. One of her friend promise to give her a flour doll (I still have no clue of …

Sewing

26 Garden Crafts You Need to Try This Summer

If you have a garden then you’re probably like me and enjoy dressing it up with fun new garden crafts each year. Instead of hitting the garden …

Handy

How To Make A Dream Catcher In 3 Simple Steps

My mother moved to New Mexico when I went to college and she sent me a dream catcher. Right away I loved the idea of the dream catcher (to catch bad …

New Mexico

Top writing tips

From that killer first line to dealing with writer’s block, author Chris D’Lacey shares his top writing tips<p>I once heard a very good author say “there are as many ways of writing as there are people out there doing it”. What he meant was, we all have a unique style – or “voice”. No amount of …

50 creative writing prompts to enrich your craft

Creative writing prompts provide a useful way to jog inspiration and get into an inventive frame of mind. Try these creative writing exercises …

Creative Writing

How Writing Habits Make Writing Easier

by Guest BloggerToday’s guest post is by Michael Mahin. Michael is a repped screenwriter and children’s book author, with two books forthcoming from …

Creative Writing

5 helpful hints for writing at night

Here's what I'd do if I were the Queen of the World or had the supernatural powers of Harry Potter.<p>I'd give every would-be writer the determination …

Writing

Asteroid explosion lights up early-morning sky over Arizona

Fireball was 10 times brighter than the full moon<p>An overnight asteroid explosion over Arizona lit up the sky so brightly that it appeared as if it …

Crow Attacks Have Gotten So Bad That a Scientist Built a Tool to Map the Carnage

“Two crows swooped down and started scratching my head.”<p>On June 2, an anonymous Vancouver resident was violently attacked from behind while walking through the city's downtown.<p>"Two crows swooped down and started scratching my head I then started running, and screaming, and they flew after me and …

Victoria, BC

10 Stunning Undersea Creatures From the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

Dandelion Siphonophore<p>The Dandelion Siphonophore may look like one animal but it’s actually a colony of several different organisms working together …

After a Secret Meeting, Scientists Announce They Are Making Synthetic Human Genomes

It's happening.<p>An international group of scientists has just announced their plan to create a synthetic human genome within 10 years - which means …

Inside Alcatraz

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Quillen<p><i>Each day we saw the outside world in all its splendour, and each day that view served as a reminder that we had wasted and ruined our lives.</i><p>Jim Quillen, AZ586 - a runaway, problem child and petty thief - was jailed several times before his twentieth birthday. In August 1942, …

The Guilty

• <b>Author:</b> David Baldacci<p>Special Agent Will Robie left his hometown in Mississippi when he was a teenager. Its residents remember him as a wild sports star and girl-magnet. He left a lot of hearts broken, and a lot of people angry.<p>Now, over twenty years later, he's back. His estranged father, Dan, who …

David Baldacci