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7 Things You Tell People Without Saying a Word

What you're unintentionally telling people about yourself might shock you.<p>I shared an infographic recently that has really had me thinking about the impressions we make on others. Have you ever gotten the cold shoulder and wondered might you might have done to deserve it? Or been passed over for …

Top Wow Spots of Arches National Park

Courthouse Towers<p>Just past Park Avenue—an area named by early travelers who thought its formations looked like Park Avenue—on the scenic road, …

Canadian teen locates lost Mayan city using satellite images and ancient astronomy

A 15-year-old boy is reported to have found the location of a lost Mayan City, recently. William Gadoury, from Quebec, Canada used ancient astronomy …

Temptations Made a Collar That Finally Gives Your Cat a Human Voice, So It Can Talk to You

Since the dawn of time, humans have been confounded by cats, those mystifyingly aloof creatures whose inner thoughts are famously inscrutable. But no …

Everyone is an Addict

We live in the age of addiction. It is a time of unbridled desire and reckless overconsumption. Addicts seem to be everywhere. We point our fingers …

Abused Dogs Comfort One Another While Being Treated in Animal Clinic: The 'Understanding Between Animals Is Beyond Me'

It’s a shocking photo – two puppies, marred by abuse and disease – made sweeter by the unexpected moment at its center: One is comforting the other, …

Mother's Day 2016: An Open Letter to My 7-Year-Old Black-Latina Daughter

Dear Lina,<p>On this Mother’s Day 2016, in your seventh year, instead of celebrating me, I want to honor you. After all, without you I wouldn’t be a mom. Right now, you know you’re awesome. You’re confident and steeped in girl-power swagger, but I know that as you get older, the self-doubt will start …

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New Elizabethkingia cluster found in Illinois

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new cluster of Elizabethkingia infection, previously rarely seen in humans, has been found in Illinois, health officials said Wednesday.<p>Testing by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the <i>Elizabethkingia anophelis</i> infection in 10 Illinois residents, according to …

Every Adult Should Listen Carefully To This Teen's Speech On Rape Culture

“This speech is an outburst and an apology.”<p>Nadia Goldman is no ordinary high school senior.<p>The 18-year-old dropped some serious knowledge about misogyny and sexism in a speech she made this past week at her St. Paul, Minnesota high school. The speech, which Goldman posted on YouTube, is a …

These 6 Reasons Are Why You Have Adult Acne

As teens, we always imagined that entering our 20s would be marked with clear, blemish free complexions. In reality, you can still experience massive …

Winds a quarter the speed of light spotted leaving mysterious binary systems

Two black holes in nearby galaxies have been observed devouring their companion stars at a rate exceeding classically understood limits, and in the …

6 'Healthy' Foods Nutritionists Refuse to Eat

We know nutrition pros load up on wild salmon, ancient grains and kale, but what virtuous-seeming fare will you never find on their plates? Here are …

Wooden Rings with Magnificent Tiny Fantasy Landscapes

Le créateur canadien sous le nom de Secret Wood réussit à recréer l’atmosphère fantasmagorique de paysages fantastiques dans d’aussi petits objets …

NASA and NCAR map Zika's potential spread in the U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Houston, we have a problem. It's a Zika-carrying mosquito.<p>OK, nobody in space is saying that. But it is true that NASA scientists helped the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) create a map to better target future search-and-destroy missions for the deadliest animal on the …

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9 Ways Climate Change Is Making Us Sick

The Obama administration has released a major new report on how manmade global warming is making Americans sicker—and it's only going to get …