Elizabeth McConnell

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Republican gerrymandering wall is starting to crumble

Take that, John Roberts!<p>One of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy’s final acts as a sitting justice was to stare partisan gerrymandering directly in the …

Government

10 Cleaning Mistakes That Are Actually Making Your Home Dirtier

Cleaning the wrong way can waste time, and it can potentially make your home dirtier!<p><i>Why it’s dirty:</i> Despite spritzing it with a cleaning solution, …

Cleaning

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco — Shopping

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Nutrition

Trust Us: These Are the Best Body Scrubs on the Market

We give lots of attention to our face. You probably tend to it every single day with nourishing skincare products and top-of-the-line makeup. As …

Top 9 Budget-Friendly Natural and Organic Skincare Products Under $25

Mindful purchasing habits can sometimes feel like a curse when the bill comes. But do organic and all-natural products really have to break the bank? …

The most beautiful vacation spot in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Little River Canyon<p>Rob Hainer/Shutterstock<p>The Little River Canyon provides gorgeous views as well as recreational activities for visitors, …

Incredibly popular tourist attractions you haven't even heard of

National Parks

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Top 10 Wyoming Attractions

The state of Wyoming is rich in natural wonders and Old West history. With mountain peaks, wild rivers, and wide open plains, Wyoming draws visitors …

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

12 Things To Quit Buying To Save Money

Life Hacks<p>17 Comments<p>When it comes to spending money, you probably don’t think as much about your finances as you should. I am guilty of this. When …

23 Shoe Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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China’s great leap forward in science

There is always a certain fraction of talented, innovative people. China has the advantage of having lots of people<p>I first met Xiaogang Peng in the summer of 1992 at Jilin University in Changchun, in the remote north-east of China, where he was a postgraduate student in the department of chemistry. …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

62 Photos Of Iceland To Inspire Your Next Adventure

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their gorgeous photos of Iceland in the Iceland The Beautiful Photo contest with chances to win a …

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Crack Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Using a serrated knife, make lengthwise cuts 1 inch apart in bread loaf, cutting to but not through the …

grilled cheese

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

4 Easy Indian Desserts You Can Make in Your Own Kitchen

4 Indian Desserts You Can Make at Home<p>Whether you're already a talented chef or a newcomer to the world of cooking, these simple recipes are sure to …

26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth …

How Mars’ atmosphere was lost to space

Solar wind and radiation are responsible for stripping the Martian atmosphere, transforming Mars from a planet that could have supported life …

Epic photos taken while swimming in a superpod of whales

<b>An underwater photographer found himself amidst a rare and enormous gathering of sperm whales; his photos are out of this world.</b><p>Tony Wu is a …

Surprise! The Universe Has A Third Way To Form Black Holes

When a massive enough star runs out of fuel in its core and collapses, the resulting Type II supernova will produce a black hole.<p>Supernovae that aren’t quite massive enough will produce neutron stars instead, which themselves will make black holes if they either accrete more matter or collide with …

Chris Cornell: 15 Essential Songs

Soundgarden, “Flower” (1989)<p>On the opening track to Soundgarden’s 1990 debut LP <i>Ultramega OK,</i> Cornell’s devilish delivery ­– guttural yet knowing, …

Is Dark Energy Pushing Our Galaxy Somewhere?

<i>If dark energy is pushing our Galaxy in a known and straight line, then where is it pushing us to? What kind of force is driving the dark energy and where is it taking us to? Or is there a force that is drawing dark energy to it, and we are just trapped within it?</i><p>Dark energy isn’t pushing our …

Spy Ancient Remnants and Newfound Supernovas Using Mobile Apps

Supernovas, or stellar explosions, are among the most exciting events that astronomers can observe. Such an event occurs when a massive star becomes …

You Can Search NASA’s Entire Photo Archive on This Easy-to-Use Website

NASA just launched an updated Image and Video Library website that puts the entire NASA photo archive at your fingertips, just one keyword search …

NASA astronaut: Space toilet inspires 'sheer terror'

On Thursday, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer is scheduled to embark on his first voyage to the International Space Station. He's excited to be working on a variety of experiments, including ones dealing with plant growth and bone growth, but he's less than thrilled about the prospect of using the loo …

15 Of The Most Relaxing Vacation Spots In America

Plan a trip that's not overbooked or over-programmed.<p>Too often, we do vacation the same way we do life: overbooked, over-programmed and hopelessly plugged in to technology. It takes intention ― and often an epic location ― to plan a trip that provides true relaxation.<p>These are just the places to do …