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10 Delicious and Healthy Ways to Use Chia Seeds

Just because something’s little doesn’t mean it’s not powerful. Case in point: Chia seeds. These little superstars are tiny, but they’re loaded with …

New Oxytocin Neuroscience Counters "Cuddle Hormone" Claims

In April 2011, Robert Froemke and his team were reprogramming the brains of virgin mice with a single hormone injection.<p>Before the treatment, the …

Neuroscience

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

7 Moves That Will Seriously Transform Your Butt

In just three weeks.<p>When you've exhausted every fitness class in the land and the plateau is real, one final frontier in the quest for change promises next-level results–New York City's Bodies by P. Founded by former athlete (and ModelFit alum) Stephen Pasterino, the hyper-precise workout is …

Gliders

High School Students Create Haunting Artwork About Standardized Tests

It is easy to see why Massachusetts art teacher Christina Chang thinks standardized testing "is not working for the kids."<p>When Chang, a veteran Burlington High School teacher of 12 years, asked her students to create art based on their feelings about standardized testing, the students' works came …

Death star fires planet-killing beam

In a galaxy far far away — 260 million light years away, to be exact — a titanic event of interstellar proportions is taking place (well, it happened …

Universe

Screen time v play time: what tech leaders won't let their own kids do

Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive designed some of the world’s most desirable tech – but imposed strict limits on their own children using it. What rules do others set?<p>When a technology journalist suggested to Steve Jobs, in 2010, that his children must have loved the just-released iPad, he replied …

Flipped Classroom

27 Parents Share The Most Inappropriate Thing Their Kids Ever Did

"I have no idea where she learned that!"<p>"We were getting ready to leave a birthday party and went up to the mother of the birthday child to thank her for inviting us. My 2-year-old son slapped her butt and said, 'Thanks for the cake, babe.' That's how his father thanks me for dinner and apparently …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Cannes 2015: Disney unveils Toy Story 4 – and their first nude scene

Chief creative officer John Lasseter offers first looks at forthcoming Disney Pixar releases including The Good Dinosaur, Moana and the Finding Nemo sequel, as well as Zootopia – featuring hard-boiled bunnies, cavorting pigs, giraffes and bison<p>Grief, racial profiling and gender bias will be among …

Organic foods: Why they're so expensive, and who owns your favorite brands

Consumer demands for organic foods in the U.S. continue to explode. Sales of organic food and non-food products totaled $39.1 billion in 2014, up …

‘Many women die giving birth in Badakhshan. The nearest hospital is three days away by donkey’<p>This image was taken in Badakhshan, a province in north-east Afghanistan with the highest rate of maternal mortality in the world. There are 6,500 deaths for every 100,000 births. Women marry very young, …

What It Really Means To Be A Working Parent, In 32 Candid Photos

In 2014, 70.1 percent of mothers and 92.8 percent of fathers with children under 18 were either working or looking for work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.<p>These large numbers of working moms and dads affect the dynamics of parenthood and raising a family today in many ways. Though it …

Meet the mother who shares a bed every night with her sons aged NINE and TEN - forcing Dad to sleep in the boys' room

• <b>Julie Darby, 41, shares bed with her boys Kai and Brayden in Chesterfield</b>• <b><br>Husband Gary, 43, has to be content with single bunk bed in sons' room</b>• <b><br>Couple</b> …

We Will Live on the Moon in 50 Years, Says Stephen Hawking

One day soon you may be filling your lungs with crisp ocean air, your arms bathed in warm light as …<p>Stephen Hawking has revealed from beyond the …

4 of Earth's Most Alien Lands

Unless you’re lucky enough to get abducted by aliens, you won’t visit another planet in your lifetime. That’s probably just as well. If a 24-hour …

Blue Ridge Mountains

I made my son eat nothing but McDonald’s for ten days to prove what fast food does to your gut

When Morgan Spurlock famously spent a month eating large portions of McDonald’s for the purposes of his documentary Supersize Me, he gained weight, damaged his liver and claimed to have suffered addictive withdrawal symptoms. This was popularly attributed to the toxic mix of carbs and fat plus the …

Microbiology

Anna Jarvis Was Sorry She Ever Invented Mother's Day

The woman who devoted herself to the creation of a national holiday to honor overworked, underappreciated mothers later devoted herself to fighting the commercial juggernaut it became. Was Anna Jarvis stubborn and crazy, as many came to believe, or misunderstood?

Motherhood Mondays: Sleeping in Denmark (This Made My Jaw Drop!)

We talked last week about taking kids outside to play every single day, even in cold weather. Well, listen to this…<p>In Scandinavia, it’s common for …

The Truth About Vaccines

A Conversation with Nina L. Shapiro<p><i>This story was originally posted on author Sam Harris’s blog.</i><p><b>Dr. Nina L. Shapiro</b> is the director of pediatric …

McDonald’s is more desperate than we ever imagined

McDonald’s is in bad shape right now and it has nothing to do with the silly-looking new Hamburglar mascot. Faced with slumping sales, the fast food …

Hollywood’s Funny Women Laugh in the Face of Sexism

Despite widespread inequities between the sexes in Tinseltown, hilarious women will dominate this summer’s major comedy movies. Behold the female …

Genes Influence Sensitivity to Emotions

It is common knowledge that everyone has a different level of sensitivity to emotional information. Some of us cry at the mere thought of something …

Experience: I am a Jedi

‘I have accepted that I will probably remain single for the rest of my life, but I refuse to change who I am’<p>People may find it hard to believe, but even though I have lived as a Jedi for five years, I am actually not that bothered by Star Wars or science fiction. It just doesn’t do anything for me.<p>…

Time I

Apple wants to dissect your genes with the iPhone

The next big feature for the iPhone might involve a lot of spitting. Apple is planning to launch new Research Kit studies at WWDC in June that will focus on DNA studies, according to a new report, claiming Apple is collaborating with researchers in the U.S. to create two new apps.<p>The new apps will …

Breaking Medical News

Genius and autism may share genetic link, study finds

Child prodigies and their autistic family members may share a genetic link, according to findings published online for the April issue of Human …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow

In a world ruled by content curation, every educator should be passing along social media strategies to students. The “That’s a parent’s job” mantra …

Social Media

Why people cheat in relationships — and how to keep it from happening to you

Today, geneticists estimate that 16 million men in Asia (that's 1 out of every 200) are direct descendants of Khan.<p>Now, I'm not saying Khan cheated on his wife or anything. After all, I wasn't there.<p>But Khan <i>is</i> on the historical record claiming that his absolute favorite thing in the world, aside …