Corey Kempton

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What Divorce Does to Women's Heart Health

Dissolving a marriage is hard on everyone, but researchers say the psychological stress of a divorce can have serious physical effects on the heart, …

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Located just a few hours outside Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas and Phoenix, #JoshuaTree #NationalPark in #California is a true #desert wilderness. Two distinct environments -- the Mojave and the Colorado deserts -- come together in @joshuatreenps. Joshua trees dwell in the higher elevations of the #Mojave, while creosote bushes and cholla cactus dominate the lower Colorado desert. #Sunset photo by Jaganath Achari (www.sharetheexperience.org).

SMILE

Photographer Documents Trip to Earth’s Newest Island With Stunning Photos

A photographer took a series of breathtaking photos as he became the first person to set foot onto Earth’s newest island.<p>Image source: Facebook<p>The South Pacific land mass formed after a December underwater volcano in Tonga, the BBC reported. It is about 1,640 feet long and is located 28 miles …

Photography

Photo @ladzinski / The twisted and spiraled navajo sandstone of #AntelopeCanyon is one of the most photographed slot canyons in the world. It's an incredible place to visit in the dead of winter when the crowds have gone and you can walk through the sculpted canyon with nothin but the sound of the wind. @natgeocreative

She may look beautiful, but Earth is in danger. To truly appreciate what's at stake as global temperatures rise, it's necessary to view the wonders of the planet — from #volcanoes to the mysteries of the deep #sea. Here we see the #northernlights over #KhibinyMountains, Murmansk region, #Russia. Click the link in our profile to see a photographic journey of planet Earth. #ExploreEverything (Image: Corbis)

Hello Smithsonian Instagram followers! I'm Ryan Deboodt (@rdeboodt), a photographer specializing in caves. This week I'll be taking you on a journey through the caves of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam which includes the world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong. Can't wait! This was the only photo I could find of myself (definitely like being behind the camera and not in front!) of me in a glacier cave on Mt Hood in Oregon.

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father, dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lee Kuan Yew, the founding Prime Minister of Singapore, died early Monday morning, according to a statement released by the office of Singapore's current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. He was 91.<p>Lee passed away peacefully at Singapore General Hospital at 3:18 a.m., the statement said.<p>He …

Asia

Classical Korean architecture #seoul #korea #pyeongchang2018

Mar 13, 2015 at 2:51am UTC

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Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills

The International Olympic Committee granted the German capital the right to host in 1931, just as Adolf Hitler was rising to power.<p>By the time the games rolled around, the oppressive Nuremberg laws were in effect, and the Olympic flag hung alongside banners bearing the swastika.<p>Today, the 1936 …

Meet the giant 'lobster' that roamed Earth's primeval oceans

An international team of archaeologists <a style="background-color: transparent;" …

Dinosaurs

Photographer train hops across the American Southwest with an iPhone and a sleeping bag

In a state of frustration with his comfortable lifestyle and its stifling effect on his photography, Kevin Russ chose to strap a sleeping bag to his …