Karen Roberts

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Diablo 2 References Abound With Heroes of the Storm's New Character

Blizzard this week revealed two new Heroes of the Storm characters. While both are from the Diablo universe, one--the Necromancer Xul--marks the first character from Diablo II to make an apperance. And Blizzard hasn't wasted its opportunity to include some references to the game in the pre-match …

Diablo

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin sent its rocket to space... again

As Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos continue their battle to develop re-usable rocket technology first, the Amazon man's company has news to announce tonight. Its video shows its New Shepard rocket -- that previously flew to suborbital altitude of 100km -- doing it all over again. According to Blue Origin, …

Twitter fight! Bernie and Hillary battle it out over who has the better climate plan

When was the last presidential race in which the two leading candidates for a major party’s nomination aggressively competed over who has the best …

Clean Technology

10 Must-Know Tips For Gluten-Free Baking, Cooking, And Eating

<i>Going gluten-free? You need these tips from Food 52 in your life.</i><p>If you're going to learn 10 things about gluten-free cooking, let them be these from …

Kitchens

The Future of Epic Blizzards in a Warming World

In case you haven’t heard, Washington, D.C., and other parts of the Mid-Atlantic region, are about to get walloped by a major storm that could bury …

Climate Change

Neural stem cells pulled from rat’s brain using magnet

It’s like pulling a rabbit out of a hat. Researchers have reached inside the brain of a rat and pulled out neural stem cells – without harming the …

Star Wars Live-Action TV Show -- "No Plans," Exec Says

When it comes to <i>Star Wars</i> TV shows, Disney and Lucasfilm are sticking to animation, for now at least.<p>Asked about the future of Disney's efforts in the TV space, ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee told TVLine that the company is "focused on their movies, so we don't have any plans at the …

Star Wars Rebels

The Great Brain Training Debate: Who Should You Believe?

The concept of brain plasticity is one that offers hope for those seeking to reverse the tide of aging’s effect on mental processes. This is the idea …

The Brain

Warrior women of the ancient world: 5 myths busted

<b>(CNN) —</b> History often remembers them as fearsome, war-loving lesbians, who killed baby boys and cut off their own breasts to better fire a bow and arrow.<p>But just who were the Amazons, these legendary horsewomen-archers depicted across ancient Greece, Egypt, and China?<p>The truth is no less gripping …

Ancient History

Awesome Art Picks: Mr. Freeze, Batman, Deadpool, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites so be sure …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Happiness

A potentially record-breaking blizzard has paralyzed the East Coast — here's what caused it

A winter storm on Saturday whipped up record-setting tides higher than during Superstorm Sandy, causing major flooding in New Jersey and Delaware after dumping nearly two feet (60 cm) of snow on the suburbs of Washington, D.C.<p>The heaviest snow engulfed New York on Saturday and was not expected to …

Weather

He was found frozen in a snowbank, with no pulse — and he survived | Toronto Star

Don Smith saw the boots first, just the toes, peeking out from a drift of snow along the side of the empty road.<p>He brought his car to a stop, …

Medicine

These Three Minute Chocolate Chip Cookies Are Everything

Make them in the microwave, and then quickly eat them all so you can "bake" another batch.

Ask Ethan: Is The Universe Itself Alive?

You’ve seen the analogies before: how atoms are like solar systems, how the large-scale structure of the Universe are like neurons in a human brain, and how there’s the interesting coincidence that the number of stars in a galaxy, galaxies in the Universe, atoms in a cell, and cells in a living …

Self-awareness