Gemma Stephenson

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7 tips for transitioning to an all-natural beauty routine

A year ago, after my brother was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, I looked at my beauty stash and started tossing things: Anything with a …

Speak Up: Why I Refuse to Be Labeled as 'The Quiet Girl'

For as long as I can remember, I can recall others declaring that I was the girl who never had much to say. As a child, I drove my parents crazy, constantly asking questions like, "How does the bus driver close the doors on the bus when he gets out at the end of the day if he opens and closes them …

Most Complete Ice Age Skeleton Helps Solve Mystery of First Americans

Ancient bones provide glimpse of the New World's earliest inhabitants.<p>The oldest complete skeleton of its kind ever found, dating to more than 12,000 years ago, is helping solve a mystery about the differences in body types between the first humans to arrive in the Americas and later Native …

Elegy of a race car driver

Sometime after 10:30 on a Thursday morning in May, after he'd had his cup of coffee, Dick Trickle snuck out of the house. His wife didn't see him go. He eased his 20-year-old Ford pickup out on the road and headed toward Boger City, N.C., 10 minutes away. He drove down Highway 150, a two-lane road …

How To Save Money - Personal Finance Tips

Here and Meow: What Cats Can Teach Us About Sleep

I've never been much of a cat person. I'll confess that until recently I couldn't understand the lure these mysterious creatures had for so many. Beyond their penchant for catching the occasional rodent, it seemed they were little more than hypersomnolent stoics who couldn't distinguish a …

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How to Burn More Calories Through the Day (Without Even Noticing)

It’s amazing to me how easy it is to forget to move. This year was the first time in about five years that I found myself gaining weight. It wasn’t a …

SVPCA – the Paleontology Super Bowl

<i>In 2012, the Spitsbergen Jurassic Research Group led by National Geographic Explorer Dr. Jørn Hurum finished off their final field season on Svalbard. After eight consecutive years, the project of locating and excavating marine reptiles from the Upper Jurassic has been a success. Nevertheless, the</i> …