Jodi Sculley

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Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed a Heated Letter on The Universe's Origin

Sh*t just got real.<p>For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned <i>way</i> up on a debate that's quietly been …

Physics

What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

Donald Trump sees the future in coal. China sees the future in renewables. Who’s making the safer bet?

In Donald Trump's vision of America, some parts of the country's future look a lot like its past. Exhibit A: his promise to revive the flagging coal industry.<p>Meanwhile the world's other economic giant, China, which now uses more coal than any other country on Earth, is moving sharply in the …

Fossil Fuels

This Indoor Farm Can Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts

Almonds got the brunt of the bad press, but they hardly deserve all the blame for California’s water woes. Sure, it’s worth considering how to …

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

At that point, I was doing my PhD in molecular biology. So I just switched and started doing this research as a post-doc.<p><b>Q: How did you do the</b> …

Mindfulness

This Photographer Hilariously Captures Dogs And Their Love Affair With Peanut Butter

Greg Murray is a 34-year-old photographer from Cleveland, Ohio, who specializes in snapping pet portraits, and his latest project is capturing the attention of the internet. Murray is working on a series called “For The Love Of Peanut Butter,” which pits dogs against their favorite treat then …

Pets

Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, and all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark on the human genome.<p>An exhibit shows the life of a neanderthal family in a cave in the new Neanderthal Museum in the …

Anthropology

To Lose Weight, Stop Trying

A Princeton neuroscientist says he lost 50 pounds in a few months. His technique? Expending no effort whatsoever.<p><i>Aeon</i> has an intriguing new essay by …

12 Years on Mars

NASA's Mars rover, Opportunity just celebrated its 12th anniversary on Mars—a mission that was originally meant to last just 90 days. Although recently eclipsed in the news by its bigger brother Curiosity, Opportunity is still going strong and making valuable scientific discoveries. Launched into …

Pull Quote

From sunken treasure to ceremonial bobcat burials, it's time to look back at the year's biggest finds.<p>2015 was a year when archaeology frequently made headlines around the world, but unfortunately, it was all too often for the same terrible reason. This was the year when ISIS (Islamic State) …

Archaeology

Will Our Descendants Survive the Destruction of the Universe?

Billions of years from now, the universe as we know it will cease to exist. The good news is, that gives us a lot of time to prepare, and maybe even …

New Study Calls "Homophobia" a Mental Disorder

“<i>Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and</i> …

How to Maintain Peace & Joy Despite Your Everyday Struggles

<b>“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” ~Deepak Chopra</b><p>For years I allowed everyday struggles, like slight disturbances …

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Obama has vastly changed the face of the federal bureaucracy

Friday afternoon announcements in Washington are usually aimed at attracting as little attention as possible, but last Friday was different. President Obama’s decision to nominate Eric Fanning — an openly gay man — to head a branch of the military which only four years ago did not allow gays and …

African-American News

Group aims to show that good food can work as well as medicine

To most people, food is a source of nourishment and pleasure. But to a Boston charity, it is also medicine — and the group aims to prove that the …

The US egg lobby is afraid of plants

Plant-based Just Mayo product seen as 'a crisis and major threat' to egg industry, emails show<p>The US egg industry worked closely with a government official and a major public relations firm to target Hampton Creek, <i>The Guardian</i> reports, on the belief that the food company's plant-based mayonnaise …

Why you should invest in renewable energy

A case study from the US shows benefits of using clean and renewable energy to power up home and cars outweigh costs, reports The Huffington Post<p>Early adopters are consumers who aspire to own the newest gadget even if it means paying top price. When it came to a renewable energy plan for our home …

Spirit Guides: Who are they and how do you connect with them?

Spirit guides are incorporeal beings that are assigned to us before we are born that help nudge and guide us through life. They’re responsible for …