Dianne Whittaker-Markee

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The Latest: Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):<p>8:55 p.m.<p>Donald Trump is accusing President Barack Obama of lying to …

How The Runaways Changed The Lives Of 13 Women Rockers

On the anniversary of the band’s formation<p>Few bands are remembered both for their music and how they changed the course of history, but The Runaways (members through the years included Sandy West, Joan Jett, Micki Steele, Cherie Currie, Lita Ford, Peggy Foster, Victory Tischler-Blue, Laurie …

Rock Music

Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Time Management

What do Donald Trump voters really crave? Respect

They want respect because they haven’t just lost economically, but also socially. But it’s dangerous territory: anger tainted with revenge and, sometimes, racism<p>The US is simmering and bubbling, divided by economics, race and resentment. Go to any US city and you will see this. I went to Cleveland, …

Dallas shooting suspect stated he wanted to 'kill white officers'

Bomb making materials discovered at home of Micah Johnson, sniper who killed five police officers and injured seven others<p>Desperate pleas for unity and calm reverberated around the US after five police officers were killed and seven injured when a sniper opened fire on a peaceful protest in Dallas, …

Boy's twitch turned out to be parasite in brain

A young boy who suffered from as many as 20 daily twitches in his face was actually infected by a parasite in his brain, doctors said.<p>Xiao Fei, 10, of East China’s Jiangxi Province, complained about the twitch to a teacher, who brought him to a local hospital, who deemed his condition serious …

How Psychology Made the Brexit Vote Inevitable

The Brexit vote may or may not be a good thing for the U.K., but it means boom times for the adjective industry, with commentators and politicians …

The Latest: UK lawmaker wants Parliament to overturn EU vote

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):<p>7:25 p.m.<p>A British opposition lawmaker says …

9 Tiny Gardens Made Magical With Fairy Doors

Crafting

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness