Jessica Puppe

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Are Mass Extinctions Periodic? If So, Are We Due For One?

65 million years ago, a massive asteroid, perhaps five to ten kilometers across, struck the Earth at speeds in excess of 20,000 miles per hour. In the aftermath of this catastrophic collision, the giant behemoths known as the dinosaurs, which had dominated the Earth’s surface for over 100 million …

75 Clever Dollar Store Ideas That Will Have You Saying, "How'd They Think Of That?"

"Where'd you get it? Bloomingdales?" "No, The Dollar Store!"

Newly-Evolved Microbes Could Be Eating 90% of Ocean Plastic

A Plastic Solution<p>Plastic pollution in our oceans is a massive environmental problem. As documented by one recent study, there are approximately 5.25 …

Waves rippled through Greenland’s ice

<b>((Nicolo E. DiGirolamo, SSAI/NASA GSFC, and Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory))</b><p>That’s ominous<p>Brian Kahn<p>May 31, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>On its surface, the Greenland ice sheet is a vast expanse of seemingly immovable ice. But beneath the monotonous …

Global Warming

Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

Here's what you have to look forward to.<p>Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn’t all it’s …

Here's the strategy Navy SEALs use to persevere through impossibly tough conditions

That might sound like a ridiculous assertion: Seriously? You're underwater in scuba gear with your instructor tying your air hose in knots, 100% certain that you're going to die, and a key to success is telling yourself, <i>You can do it</i>?<p>That's what Barker — who runs a popular blog by the same name as …

Positive Thinking

Use These 10 Creative Photography Hacks To Crush It On Instagram

<b>WHAT:</b> “10 Photography Tricks to Do at Home,” an illuminating video that does just what it says on the tin.<p><b>WHO:</b> The team at Cooperative of Photography.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> The longer Earth’s residents spend walking around with cameras in their pockets all the time, the higher the stakes of the art game. …

Could These Trees Disappear from National Parks?

A warming climate is altering the distribution of trees across the eastern United States, and species looking for colder temperatures may have …

9 Creative Skills You Can Learn in a Weekend

Finding time in our hectic schedule for dedicated creative time can be mega difficult. While updating our Pinterest boards with creativity quotes and DIY inspos can definitely work in a pinch, we’ve decided to make challenging ourselves creatively a priority this spring. One of the ways we’re …

Scientists have discovered a worm that eats plastic bags and leave behind antifreeze

The wax worm, a caterpillar typically used for fishing bait and known for damaging beehives by eating their wax comb, has now been observed munching on a different material: plastic bags.<p>Scientist Federica Bertocchini of the Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria in Spain first …

Pollution

Scientists use Martian dust to 3D print tools

Food and transportation aren’t the only aspects of a mission to Mars scientists must consider. Limited cargo space means to obtain tools or similar …

The Basics Everyone Should Know How to Do (Including You)

Even though we don't always learn all of the basics while growing up, there are some things that everyone is just <i>expected</i> to know once we've hit …

Cleaning

What Sounds Do Astronauts Hear During A Spacewalk?

<i>What sounds do astronauts hear during a spacewalk? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Garrett Reisman, Former NASA Astronaut, on Quora:</b><p>What sounds do astronauts hear during a spacewalk? …

Are we alone? NASA to reveal tantalizing discoveries Thursday

NASA on Thursday will unveil its latest discoveries about ocean worlds in our solar system "and the broader search for life beyond Earth."<p>The briefing will provide information gleaned from the Cassini spacecraft and Hubble Telescope, NASA says. The agency says the new discoveries will help "inform …

Astronomy

Civilians With Severe Burns Treated At Texas Military Hospital

The burn unit at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research in San Antonio, Texas, is hot. Sometimes, it gets up to 102 degrees in there, among the patients.<p>People with severe burns can't regulate their own body temperatures well, so the air has to keep them warm.<p>"We see a lot of gruesome stuff," …

These Bathtubs Have the Best Ocean Views in the World

Bathtub-with-a-view might not be the first criterion that comes to mind when you imagine your perfect beach vacation, but after seeing these serene …

The Best DIY Pet Toys You Can Make From Stuff You Have at Home

Pet toys can make your dog or cat happier, more mentally engaged, and more entertaining to hang out with. Buying toys is fine, but it can add up and …

27 Ways To Decorate Your Home Like A Grown-Ass Adult

Everything you need to know, and buy, so that everyone thinks you're a grown-ass adult (without actually having to be one).

Homeless ‘Spitting Lady’ had $19K on her when arrested

She’s filthy rich.<p>The homeless woman who has been spitting on Upper East Side residents was carrying more than $19,133 in cash on her when she was …

Thyroid Cancer Rates Triple, and Scientists Look for Cause

Thyroid cancer rates are rising faster than any other cancer in the United States, a new study found: Between 1975 and 2013, the number of thyroid …

Drybar Founder Alli Webb Offers Advice to Female Entrepreneurs

Drybar founder Alli Webb was never quite happy with her curly hair, but she turned her desire to straighten her locks into a lucrative business.<p>After …

The Modern Caravan: A Vintage Airstream Transformed

Three years ago, Ellen Prasse, an art teacher, and her partner, artist and writer Kate Oliver, who were living in a small Southern town, found …

Scientists Have Grown The World's First Artificial Embryo, And It's Nuts

Building life from scratch.<p>In a world-first experiment, scientists have managed to grow a functional, artificial embryo from scratch, using two types …

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Retina Implant That Could Restore Vision to Millions

Clinical trials set to begin this year.<p>Scientists have developed a retinal implant that can restore lost vision in rats, and are planning to trial …

Guess what happened to number of US-Mexico border apprehensions during month of Trump’s inauguration

In January of 2017, the month of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection apprehended 33 percent fewer people trying to cross into the U.S. illegally as compared to November of 2016. These latest numbers could give Trump just what he needs to convince his base he is …

Multi-Way 3-Button Scarf pattern by Orange September

Crochet this easy, versatile scarf for yourself or a friend! Wear it multiple ways! Warm, chunky, and cozy!<p>-Worked in a simple vintage …

Build A Basic Kid's Bed Frame You Can Easily Customise

<b>Video:</b> If you need a bed frame that will fit the theme of your kid's room, you can try building it yourself instead of shopping around. This bed …

The Sweatpants That Are Not Just For Sweating

These sweatpants are the second pattern on our “Sew Fit” storyboard collection and they are not just for sweating as I will demonstrate in the months …

Coming Soon Page

<b>I’m a little freaked out over the whole GDPR thing, so I’m taking my time to get everything here just right.</b><p><b>Please follow me on social media and I’ll</b> …