Deb Ebbeling

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Mystery of Earth's Missing Nitrogen Solved

Experts used to think nearly all nitrogen in soil came directly from the atmosphere, sequestered by microbes or dissolved in rain. But it turns out …

Seafloor

What Stem Cells Really Are + How To Boost Them Naturally

The results of a new study showing that fasting for 24 hours boosted the stem cell activity in mice recently blasted the headlines of every major …

Wellness

Yearly task: 1 smart Social Security move for Americans of all ages

Here’s one thing you should be doing every year, even if you’re young.<p>Every year, the Social Security Administration issues a statement to each American worker. These used to come in the mail, but these days they are generally accessed online at www.ssa.gov by creating a "my Social Security" …

Retirement

If this vitamin is in your sunscreen, it could actually increase your chance of cancer

Even though it’s becoming easier to weed through ingredient lists to ensure what you’re putting on your body is <i>actually</i> good for you, there are still …

Trying to live longer just might be killing us

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Barbara Ehrenreich has written or co-authored 20 books — and that was after earning her …

Winter's Watch

Change is Coming to Whistler Blackcomb Resort

With its massive acreage, consistently plentiful powder and world’s highest gondola, Whistler Blackcomb is already legendary in the ski world.<p>But …

Whistler, BC

An old factory survives on loyalty

Loyalty

Cannabis smokers 'incapable of walking' rescued from England's highest mountain

A group “incapable of walking” after smoking cannabis had to be rescued from England’s highest mountain, police say.<p>The four climbers sparked a three-hour mountain rescue operation after getting stuck on Scafell Pike in Cumbria’s Lake District yesterday afternoon.<p>Cumbria Police said “words fail us” …

Lake District

The Best Tacos in Every US State, Mapped

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drunk at 3 am, tacos are considered by many as one of mankind's greatest inventions. They're so great, in fact, that …

Sunbeam Snakes Are Little Scaly Rainbows

For most people, snakes probably inspire an Indiana Jones-like terror more so than any other feeling. But there’s one kind of snake with whom you …

Iran's Abbasi: The Middle East's most beautiful hotel | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Flick through almost any travel magazine these days and you're bound to come across an article hailing Iran as the next big destination.<p>Prompting the spike in interest in the Islamic Republic is recent geopolitical wrangling in the shape of a nuclear deal with world powers that has ended …

6 Genius IKEA Hacks for the DIY Photographer

Photography can be an expensive pursuit—or not, depending on how you look at things and how resourceful you are. If you love ordering things from the …

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting …

10 Small, Unexpected Things That Will Make You Happier

Who would have thought that reading your old diary entries and listening to sad songs would make you happier?<p>We never get tired of thinking about happiness, do we? Life is so much nicer when you’re able to couple it with joy and gratitude.<p>We’ve published posts before about simple ways to be happy …

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Anthropology

Artist Walks For Hours In Snowshoes To Create Sublime Snow Drawings

Sonja Hinrichsen is a snow artist. It's not her official title -- she conducts a lot of art interventions in nature, and pursues photography and good ol' fashioned ink drawings. But her snow drawings are nestled rightfully at the top of her artist website, revealing what happens when a professional …

Large Chrome Mural Gives the Illusion of a Three Dimensional Sculpture

Graffiti artist Bikismo (also known as Joshua Santos Rivera) has beautified the streets of Miami with this optically tantalizing mural of a chrome-coated dog. Gracing the walls of Jose De Diego Middle School, the Puerto Rican artist's piece is composed of painstakingly mapped patches of color, laid …

Some scientists are calling this the second brain | Gezondheid | Earth Matters

<b>(Collective Evolution) Have you ever had “butterflies” in your stomach or a “gut wrenching” experience? You know, that type of feeling that you get</b> …

Genomics: What You Should Know

Personalized medicine. Predictive medicine. Targeted medicine. These are just some of the descriptors being applied to “genomic medicine,” a field of medical research generating much fanfare and hope for the future.<p>Genomics, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is the …

Why privacy is like the frog in the pot of boiling water

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Toa55<p>There’s a well-known anecdote that has been used to describe the gradual shifting of our world, from …

Brain Training To Improve Cognition As We Age

The beginning of a scientific discovery can start with something so basic it might be overlooked.<p>As we age, our short-term memory fades. This is less about our ability to focus our attention and more about our inability to filter out surrounding distractions. New research from <i>Neuron</i> shows that when …

Going South: How to party sober

As the Christmas party season gets into full swing, Imogen Edwards-Jones tells us how to do it if you're staying sober - without looking like a party …

Total recall: the science behind it

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? <i>Maybe</i>, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of …

Researchers Shed New Light on the Genetics of Memory Performance

<b>In the largest study of the genetics of memory ever undertaken, an international researcher team including scientists from Boston University School</b> …

Loretta Lynch’s Wall Street friends: What you should know about AG nominee’s finance past

Looking for accountability for financial crimes that wrecked the economy? Here’s why the status quo is more likely<p>Despite all the unabashed punditry, relatively little is known by the country about Loretta Lynch, the low-profile U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, whom President …

Demonizing Strong Encryption: Welcome To The Crypto Wars 2.0

Recently Techdirt wrote about the extraordinary tirade by the new GCHQ boss, Robert Hannigan, which boiled down to: "however much we spy and censor …