Heather McGuire

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Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Mongabay.com 15 June 2018<p>Among the top articles from our Spanish language service, Mongabay Latam, for the week of June 4 - 10 was one about a …

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.

World's Best Ecolodges

Moral vs. Ethical

A reader has asked for a discussion of the adjectives <i>moral</i> and <i>ethical</i>:<p>I have been writing professionally for 40 years and I still cannot get these …

The Science Of First Impressions (And How To Use It To Your Advantage)

If there's one thing I've learned over the past five years of working as a journalist, it's that success can come down to the two seconds after you …

Psychology

EV (How to Make All Decisions)

Reply<p>This is good stuff, but my critique is that you oversimply the "I have a 15% chance of a 10/10" -- unless this is something you are super …

10 Lies You Tell Yourself To Feel Better About Bad Decisions

Everyone’s guilty of making poor choices once in a while, but some people engage in bad decision-making more often than others. There’s often a cycle …

Parenting In a Digital Age: Great Advice From a Millennial Mom

The summer before sixth grade, I got a new Tamagotchi and my very first screen name. I was now Petunia886, and as often as I could (or the phone …

Americans Believe in Science, Just Not Its Findings

What's behind the "debate" over issues like climate change and vaccination? Can evidence change people's minds?<p>In general, Americans believe in science.<p>A new report by the Pew Research Center found that 79 percent of the 2,000 adults surveyed think science has “made life easier for most people.” …

Space, Visualised - The Size, Scale And Make-Up Of The Universe In Pictures

Space is ridiculous.<p>Yes, it's big. That much is clear. But just how ridiculously huge isn't always obvious. This is size on the sort of scale where …

Universe

Perhaps there is hope for Humanity’s moral destiny after all!

In my latest book, “A ‘Final Theory’ of God”, I made these comments in the final chapter regarding my purpose for the book:<p>“The task of A ‘Final …

Stephen Hawking

How to Be Compassionate: 3 Research-Backed Steps to a Happier Life

Science points to a crazy number of benefits from being more compassionate:<p>Increased happiness and self-esteem.<br>• Reduced procrastination.<br>• Greater …

Happiness