Kimberly Bell

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The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Best and Worst Countries to Live in as an Expat

There's a science to moving overseas. For all the adventure of expat life, the new rules and unexpected expectations that come with adjusting to a …

10 things to do in Edinburgh

With a dramatically beautiful Old Town and stylishly modern New Town, it’s little wonder Edinburgh is enticing increasing numbers of visitors each …

Scotland

The ‘Sounds’ of Space as NASA’s Cassini Dives by Saturn

The recording starts with the patter of a summer squall. Later, a drifting tone like that of a not-quite-tuned-in radio station rises and for a while drowns out the patter.<p>These are the sounds encountered by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft as it dove through the gap between Saturn and its innermost ring …

Pre-K: Decades Worth Of Studies, One Strong Message

Some of the nation's top researchers who've spent their careers studying early childhood education recently got together in Washington with one goal in mind: to cut through the fog of studies and the endless debates over the benefits of preschool.<p>They came away with one clear, strong message: Kids …

Pre-kindergarten

16 things you need to let go of if you want to be successful

When it comes to achieving success, there’s a lot of focus on the things that you need to add to your life, like learning a new skill or finding a …

Self-improvement

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

New Research Shows "68% of the Universe May Not Exist at All"

Dark Matter, Dark Energy<p>“Dark energy” is believed to comprise 68 percent of the universe, but a Hungarian-American research team thinks it may not …

The Earth Has a Secret Hidden Continent

It turns out that New Zealand is only a small part of Zealandia.<p>We all learned in school that there are seven continents on Earth, but we didn't take into account the new fancy Zealandia, which will hopefully save all our sorry asses.<p>Scientists discovered a massive landmass that's 94% submerged …

NASA displays Apollo capsule hatch 50 years after fatal fire

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A relic from America's first space tragedy is finally going on display this week, 50 years after a fire on the launch pad …

Trump administration orders EPA to axe climate change page from site

After barring the Environmental Protection Agency and its staff from discussing or disseminating any climate-related news to outsiders, President Donald Trump’s administration has reportedly instructed the EPA to take down the climate change page from its website, Reuters reports.<p>Citing undisclosed …

Face of Robert The Bruce reconstructed showing Scottish king had leprosy

Robert the Bruce really did suffer from leprosy, scientists have concluded after reconstructing his face from his skull.<p>For years, historians have argued about whether the 14th century ­Scottish king was infected with the disease, with some believing there was a ­medieval cover-up so he would not …

Archaeology

What does Trump win mean for US science?

<b>President-elect Donald Trump did not express many views about science and innovation on the campaign trail. But there are some clues to his positions on key issues.</b><p>Since Tuesday, many scientists have been laying out their concerns about the future of the US research community under a Trump …

How to Photograph a Supermoon

Picture Stories<p>Whether you’re using your best camera or your smartphone, photographers offer tips on how to shoot the bigger than usual moon.<p>A supermoon is upon us again. The phenomenon occurs when the moon travels to lunar perigee, or its shortest distance from Earth. This, combined with being …

Supermoon

President Obama Mocks Donald Trump for Not Being Allowed to Tweet

Landon Nordeman for TIME<p>Landon Nordeman for TIME<p>Doug Mills—The New York Times/Redux<p>Jim Young—Reuters<p>Brian Snyder—Reuters<p>Luke Sharrett—Bloomberg/Getty …

'Cannonballs' of plasma the size of Mars seen racing from a mystery star

The Hubble Space Telescope has had another result. The giant space viewer has now spotted "superhot blobs of gas" emerging from a distant star system.<p>…

15 Forgotten Niceties We Should Bring Back

Daily life in the 21st century is a lot more casual than it was in our grandparents’ and great grandparents’ day. We’ve traded suits and ties for …

Trouble's brewing in Canada

Jared Dillian, the former Lehman Brothers trader and noted financial writer, says that low oil prices have hurt the Canadian economy and that the real-estate market is near the peak of a massive bubble.<p>In a video interview with Mauldin Economics, Dillian notes he shorted the Canadian dollar almost …