Jen Lockett

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Hurricanes Are Sweeping The Atlantic. What's The Role Of Climate Change?

Hurricane Irma is hovering somewhere between being the most- and second-most powerful hurricane recorded in the Atlantic. It follows Harvey, which dumped trillions of gallons of water on South Texas. And now, Hurricane Jose is falling into step behind Irma, and gathering strength.<p>Is this what …

Hurricanes

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

A new finding raises an old question: Where and when did life begin?

Science Source/Getty Images<p>Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.<p>The rock is a deep rusty red, shot through with gray stripes. It rises above shrubby tundra, part of a hummocky terrain that slopes down to the Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, as it has for a very long …

Scientists develop tiny robots that drill into cancer cells to kill them

Tiny new robots are proving to be life-saving tools in the fight against cancer. As first reported in the journal Nature, scientists at Durham …

Best Ever Chocolate Chip-Caramel Poke Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.<p>2<p>Done<p>In large bowl, …

Meet the Army National Guard member who’s rescued 70 pets during Harvey

As Hurricane Harvey has played out in real time over social media, the internet has been gripped by images and videos coming out of Houston and …

India girl kills herself over 'menstruation shaming'

<b>A 12-year-old schoolgirl from southern India has killed herself after a teacher allegedly humiliated her over a blood stain from menstruation.</b><p>In a suicide note, she accused the teacher of "torturing" her.<p>Although the girl did not mention period shaming in her letter, the mother says her daughter …

Mattis was asked why he agreed to serve under Trump — here's what he said

Trump's behavior has led some to quit advising his administration, like the various business leaders who left after the president's comments on the violence earlier this month in Charlottesville, Virginia. But that's not Mattis.<p>Kevin Baron, the executive editor of Defense One, asked Mattis on …

Cobb County, Georgia, Officer in Dashcam Video: 'We Only Kill Black People'

NBCBLK<p>A veteran police lieutenant in Georgia who was caught on camera during a traffic stop last year saying officers "only kill black people" will be fired, authorities announced Thursday.<p>In dashcam video from July 2016, first obtained by WSB-TV of Atlanta, a white woman can be heard telling Cobb …

Law Enforcement

How to get a tax break for going back to school

For a few minutes, please put your children’s education in the back of your mind. This column covers two federal income tax credits that could help …

12,000 tons of food waste transformed a barren landscape into something surprising

This isn't an excuse to litter.<p>Orange isn’t just the new black. It’s also the new green. Twenty years ago, an orange juice producer dumped thousands of tons of orange peels and pulp onto a barren section of a Costa Rican national park, which has since transformed into a lush, vine-laden woodland. …

Revolutionary Carbon Capture Method Makes Building Materials Out of Emissions

Not Just Storage<p>Australian firm Mineral Carbonation International (MCi) recently demonstrated the potential of a unique carbon capture and storage …

What Filmmakers Can Do If They Have No Money

I refuse to accept that all we need is money to solve our problems and I have come up with a way to work “the money problem”. As an indie film coach, …

How to Win an Argument, According to Science (Infographic)

With a few simple tricks, you can consistently be on the winning side.<p>Whether you’re right or wrong, winning an argument can be a challenge. Luckily, with a few simple tricks, you can learn how to debate like a pro.<p>For starters, rather than coming off aggressively, start a conversation. Having a …

Paul Ryan’s absurd border wall video is so much better with Toto’s ‘Africa’

On Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) dropped a new video proclaiming that funding President Donald Trump‘s border wall was now a top …

How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK’s Murder

Newly released documents from long-secret Kennedy assassination files raise startling questions about what top agency officials knew and when they knew it.<p>After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, the CIA appeared eager, even desperate, to embrace the version of events …

The Most Beautiful Place in Every U.S. State

Think of this as your starting point to the most epic cross-country trip ever.<p>If you've ever done a road trip across the U.S., you've probably stepped away thinking: How can <i>one country</i> look like that? No state is the same, and each has its stars, the kind of sights that make you catch your breath …

This Guy Will Give You His First-Class Seat If You Spot Him On Your Flight

If flying business class at least once in your life is high on your bucket list, there’s one thing you can do to secure your bargain ticket; memorize …

Where to Buy High-Quality Jeans, From the People Who Fix Them for a Living

The experts at Denim Therapy talk alterations, repairs, and favorite brands.<p>Not long ago, Geoffrey Chorbajian, 42, a former senior fundraiser for an environmental nonprofit and current stay-at-home dad, noticed that his blue jeans had a hole in them. To most people this is a normal occurrence, or …

How to Send Messages That Even the NSA, CIA, and FBI Cannot Read

A simple technique protects privacy far better than encryption alone.<p>Over the past few years, there have been multiple efforts by governments to spy on users of digital communications and to force technology companies to provide access to the electronic communications of suspected criminals. While …

Scientists Replay Movie Encoded in DNA

<i>Summary: Researchers have encoded a ‘primitive’ video from the DNA in living cells. The Nature study reports this is the first step towards a</i> …

Small Business Loan Programs from the SBA

Money for a Small Business<p>The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs lend money to small businesses unable to secure financing on …

GOP lawmakers snap up surging health insurance stocks as they gut Obamacare

Paul Ryan ally Rep. Mike Conaway [R-TX, @ConawayTX11, +1 (202) 225-3605] is the proud owner of $30,000 worth of stock in UnitedHealth, who stand to …

A Team Cured Diabetes in Mice Without Side Effects

by Futurism July 3, 2017 Health & Medicine 37257<p>Will Sansom<p>A Cure for Diabetes<p>A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San …

Diabetes

Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

Discovery Of A Young, Dead Galaxy Creates A Huge Puzzle For Astronomers

The life-cycle of a galaxy is straightforward and inevitable: normal and dark matter gravitationally attract, creating a large collection of mass.<p>The normal matter collects in the center, forming stars and pancaking into a disk.<p>Over time, more gas falls into the core and smaller, young galaxies …

This indistinct blob is supermassive star Betelgeuse

Imaged by the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA), this is the most detailed depiction yet of the enormous supergiant Betelgeuse, 600 light-years …

Layoffs start next month at the Carrier plant Trump “saved” last winter

And the Ford Focus is moving to China rather than Mexico. Oops.<p>The Carrier plant in Indianapolis that Donald Trump mentioned frequently on the campaign trail and famously returned to during the transition is preparing to lay off 600 manufacturing workers next month, according to CNBC’s Scott Cohn, …

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

Clean Energy

Who Knew Lumber Could Be So Mesmerizing?

This video is incredible.<p>Brett Foxwell, an engineer/animator based in Oakland, California, recently released a video to accompany the musician bedtimes' new single, WoodSwimmer. Using a milling machine and animation camera, Foxwell photographically scanned cross-sections of new and old wood samples.<p>…