Diane Sieckert

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The massacre that didn't happen

<b>Waseca, Minnesota (CNN) —</b> John David LaDue cradled the homemade bomb in a tree not far from school. It was summer 2013, and classes were out -- the perfect time to test his explosive.<p>He lit the fuse.<p>Nothing.<p>The teen had used hot glue for his sealing agent. He switched to auto body filler.<p>The next …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Lil Wayne To Drake: "Rap About Girls 'Cause That's What You're Good At"

Lil Wayne appeared on the Be Honest podcast with ESPN’s Cari Champion and details what he told to Drake upon signing him to his Young Money label.<p>“I …

He Hated Christianity and Decided to Covertly Attend a Bible Study to ‘Dismantle’ Biblical Arguments. Then, This Happened.

Something entirely unexpected happened when a teenager decided to attend a Bible study and pretend to be a Christian in an effort to “dismantle” biblical arguments: he came to embrace the very faith he so fervently sought to deride.<p>Caleb Kaltenbach, who decades later is now the pastor of Discovery …

A Question For You About Evolution, God And Death

How do our expectations, fears and anxiety about death affect our attitudes about the existence of a deity? Is the hope of immortality the principle reason people believe in God? Is the rejection of an afterlife the principle reason for rejecting the idea of a deity?<p>These questions came to me as I …

Your 3-Step Guide To Building A High Credit Score From Scratch

Every 20-something will sooner or later come face to face with the concept of credit.<p>It could confront you when you’re looking to rent a big-city apartment and the broker asks you to authorize a credit check. Or when you apply for a credit card and get rejected.<p>Your credit history can affect all …

Personal Finance

Will This Fertility Treatment Make Egg Freezing Obsolete?

A new fertility treatment called OvaPrime could be a complete game-changer for older women trying to get pregnant.<p>Julia Indichova had her first child …

Smoking Doesn't Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

Comics: @DCComics Reveals New Images and Details for The Dark Knight III: The Master Race

DC Reveals New Images and Details for The Dark Knight III: The Master Race<p>“THE DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE” is the epic conclusion to Miller’s …

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous physicist of all time. His theory of relativity forever changed the way we perceive the world and opened …

Microsoft Announces 'The New Xbox One Experience'

The ninth generation of game consoles may not even be a twinkle in Sony, Nintendo, or Microsoft’s eye, but Microsoft is doing the next best thing<b>.</b> …

Kim Davis Needs to Read the Bible Again

Kim Davis, the clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky, returns to her post soon, after spending five nights in jail and then a few more days recovering at home. A Pentecostal Christian, Davis says “God’s authority” instructs her not to issue licenses for gay marriage, even though the law compels her to. …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

Overthinking could be driving creativity in people with neurotic disorders

People who suffer from neuroticism – a condition characterised by anxiety, fear and negative thoughts – are extremely tuned in to looking for threats. For that reason, you may expect them to perform well in jobs requiring vigilance: stunt pilots, aviators and bomb defusement. Yet, the evidence …

15 photos that capture Earth's turbulent drama and blissful serenity

The deadline is rapidly approaching for National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest with the first place contestant winning an eight day …

Yellowstone National Park

If Michael Bay directed nature documentaries

YouTube user Blackhawk took a simple BBC nature documentary about crocodiles and bats and gave it the extreme Michael Bay treatment.<p>Instead of simply …

Action Movies

20 Inspirational Documentaries On Netflix To Guide Your Life

Ah Netflix… the one thing that’s always been there for me. We turn to it in good times and bad and though the act of binge watching has somehow been …