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Is Running Long Distances Healthy?

When I posted that I was training for a half-marathon trail run in November, most comments were enthusiastic. Being that there can never be a thread …

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10 Killer Productivity Advice By Happening Young Entrepreneurs Bizztor

Being a successful entrepreneur takes more than vision. It requires continuous efforts, even at times when you don’t want to work or not motivated …

Time Management

The 3 Banned Books That Have Immeasurably Shaped My Life

“It was a pleasure to burn.”<p>Even now, when I read it, the first sentence of <i>Fahrenheit 451</i> gives rise to goosebumps. No one sentence from any novel …

The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Thought

And it's giving Einstein a run for his money<p>A beautiful thing about science is that it’s constantly revised. In 1929, Edwin Hubble discovered that the universe was expanding. This means that the galaxies around ours are moving away from us as space is also expanding. As my Astronomy 101 professor …

What the Modern Presence of Water on Mars Means

Mars may be the solar system’s most tragic planet. It once had a dense atmosphere; it once fairly sloshed with water; just one of its oceans may have …

Winners of Weather.com's 2015 It's Amazing Out There Photo Contest

The winners of the 2015 It's Amazing Out There Photo Contest have just been announced! Hosted by weather.com, the second annual competition received over 40,000 submissions from amateur and professional photographers around the world. These incredible weather, nature, and adventure shots were …

Whimsical “Dream Big” Hot Air Balloon Baby Shower

Hostess with the Mostess®<b>Ann Hong</b> *dreamed up* a <b>Whimsical Hot Air Balloon Baby Shower</b> for Cindy and Brett that is a sweet bundle of absolute<i></i> …

A 6-foot-long 'sea scorpion' swam and scuttled in ancient seas

Scientists have found evidence of a giant scorpion-like animal that roamed the seas hundreds of millions of years before the dinosaurs.<p>The research team named the newly discovered creature <i>Pentecopterus decorahenis</i> because it looks like early Greek warships known as penteconters<i>.</i> "Decorahenis" is a …

Drought and heat waves are much more likely to mix, researchers say

A drought can make a hot day hotter, while a heat wave can make dry conditions even drier. Now scientists are making the case that heat waves and droughts have become more likely to overlap throughout most of the United States.<p>In fact, the longer and hotter the heat wave, the bigger the jump in the …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

A New Book Gives the Middle Finger to the Self-Help Genre

'F*ck Feelings' takes a refreshingly blunt approach to self-improvement.<p>Freudian couch sessions, daily journal entries, meditation? Screw it all. Traditional self-improvement isn't working because—wait for it—there is no magic fix for your worst personality traits, your heartbreak or your lingering …

Self-help

These 10 work apps have gone bonkers in the last few months

Cloud security company Okta works with 4,000 of them, helping big companies manage employee passwords for them.<p>By analyzing the data from its 2,500 enterprise customers in 185 countries, it discovered the 10 apps that are growing the fastest among business users last quarter, from April 2015 to …

Apps

Mock Mars Mission Tests Mental Toll of a Year in Space

On Friday, six scientists left the comforts of civilization, set to be gone for an entire year. Their mission will simulate what it might be like for astronauts journeying to Mars.<p>In the confines of a 36-foot-wide and 20-foot-high solar-powered dome in a remote location on the island of Hawaii, the …

Space Exploration

What Dogs REALLY Mean When They Smile, Yawn Or Stare At You

Communication is ruff.<p>You come home from work, and your dog's tail is a helicopter of excitement. It's obvious that he's happy to see you. But then, he settles into a deep stare with his back hunched and head down. Your dog is clearly trying to tell you something... but <i>what</i>?<p>It's important to know …

World's Most Powerful Camera Will Map The Universe

The Department of Energy has given the go-ahead for construction to begin on the world’s largest and most powerful digital camera. Forming the digital ‘eye’ of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), to be built at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University, the camera will …

Cameras

9 Weird Things Dehydration Does to Your Body

<i>By Sarah Klein, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>I am convinced Bikram yoga would kill me. I'm just too sweaty.<p>I can produce a puddle of sweat under a spin bike that a small child could swim in. I don't wear gray. I was poked and prodded by doctors who thought there could be an underlying …

1938: British children reluctantly go back to school by train

United Kingdom

Strobing: The New Makeup Trend That’s Replacing Contouring

<i>Image via Heidi Makeup Artist</i>Makeup’s new biggest trend, strobing is a huge time saver compared to a full contoured face and achieves similar results …

Robbie Madison Details His Historic Ride Surfing Waves on a Motorcycle

Earlier this month, Australian Robbie Madison made history, becoming the first individual to surf waves on a motorcycle. Appropriately, DC Shoes was …

Rhino Calf ‘Crashes’ the Party at Cotswold Wildlife Park

On August 18, Cotswold Wildlife Park, in the UK, had a rather unexpected arrival. Their Southern White Rhino, Nancy, gave birth to her second calf. …

Quotes on Writing: Robert Frost on Emotions and Poetry

<b>“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” ― Robert Frost</b>Emotions are fickle. Sometimes they’re clear and …

8 Tips To Help You Make The Leap From Employee to Entrepreneur

For those considering making the leap from the safety of a full-time job to the unknown of becoming an entrepreneur, there are several factors to …

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THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB | DAVID LAGERCRANTZ | BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB | DAVID LAGERCRANTZ | BOOK REVIEW<p><b>I have been off sick now for eight days, the longest I have ever had a flu and it</b> …

Books

After Hurricane Katrina, Neighborhoods Get Hit With a Rush of Wealth and Gentrification

NEW ORLEANS—Ten years after Hurricane Katrina and the collapse of the federal levee system, this city is driven by equal measures of defiance, …

10 Very Good Apps for Teaching Students about Outer Space

August 31, 2015<br>Upon the recommendation of some of our readers here in EdTech and Learning, we went ahead and compiled this list of some popular iPad …

Apps

7 U.S. State Parks with Incredible Camping Opportunities - REI Co-op Journal

It's not too late to go camping, so pack up the car and head to the closest state park near you. Below are a few of my favorites.<p>Gorges State Park, …

Life Might Spread Across Universe Like an 'Epidemic' in New Math Theory

As astronomers get closer to finding potential signatures of life on faraway planets, a new mathematical description shows how to understand life's …