Kimberly Payne

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The Unprocrastination Challenge for September

This is the month you are going to kick procrastination’s butt.<p>And no, you can’t read this article later!<p>We are all victims of procrastination. It …

Procrastination

Triple-Alpha Process Shows That Other Universes Might Be Better Suited to Life Than Ours — NOVA Next | PBS

If life is rare in our universe, it might be more common in alternate ones.<p>According to scientists, life is possible because a triad of alpha …

New Images of Jupiter Are Unlike Anything Else in the Solar System

NASA released the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole on Friday after the agency’s Juno spacecraft completed a fly-by of the planet last …

Astronomy

Doubts about whether ancient hominin Lucy fell to her death 3.18 million years ago

Did she actually fall from a tree, or were her bone fractures the byproduct of fossilization?<p>One of the most famous fossils in human evolutionary …

What a hidden graveyard from the Roman Empire can teach us about the plague

While digging sewers for a suburban development outside Munich, Germany, construction workers saw what looked like bones. Turns out it wasn't a single corpse. There were huge clusters of them, stretching underneath gardens and roads — 1,451 to be exact.<p>The archeologists and boy scouts who later …

Ancient bones help reconstruct 6th century plague

The Plague of Justinian isn't as well known as the Black Plague of the 14th century, but it was still devastating. Over the course of two centuries, from around 541, it struck down up to 50 million people -- approximately 15 percent of the world's population at the time.<p>Molecular evidence from …

Archaeology

Ancient cone-like fossils suggest life on Earth may go back more than 3.7 billion years

How long has life flourished on our planet?<p>A new study suggests it could go back more than 3.7 billion years.<p>In a study published Wednesday in Nature, a team of Australian researchers describe small conical structures that may have been built by microorganisms less than a billion years after the …

The World’s Oldest Known Fossils Have Been Found - And They’re 3.7 Billion Years Old

They could push back evidence for life on Earth by 220 million years.<p>The oldest fossils ever discovered have been found in Greenland, and they appear …

Earth Science

I've Narrowed My Circle Of Friends, And I've Never Been Happier

When I was in fifth grade, I got my first taste of mean girl treatment. Being the new kid and having moved to town from a different part of the …

Relationships

True Friendship – Bond of Trust

Friendship is a relationship, which almost every one of us is aware of. It is a sort of feeling that everybody experiences and everybody goes through …

The Personality Traits That Make for Better Friends

As more people opt for the single life, adult friendships also grow more important. For people in relationships, having a reliable squad is crucial, …

Tiny Owl And Giant Shepherd Dog Have The Cutest Interspecies Friendship You’ll Ever See

Becca is a writer and aspirational dog owner living in NYC.<p>Every dog I’ve ever met has been a champ when it comes to making friends.<p>After all, …

How To Control Your Lovesick (Irrational) Emotions

<b>Your love for him is blind, illogical and self-destructive.</b><p>Women will sit on their brains when it comes to men. Infatuation dilutes our ability to …

Relationships

3 Mistakes That Almost Killed My Marriage (As Told By A Married Man)

<i>By Jeff Forte</i><p>When I first met my wife, the chemistry and connection was off the charts.<p>Then, shortly after we got married, we began arguing more and more. At times, it seemed like we weren't on the same page about anything. I thought it was mostly her fault because she was just being stubborn and …

23 Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Stressed Out

Stress… <i>ugh</i>. We all know what it feels like. It manifests for each of us in different ways. Muscle tension, inability to sleep well, headaches, an …

Relationships: Conflict Resolution Without Words

Have you discovered that trying to "work out problems" often doesn't work? There is another way to resolve conflict that may work far better than talking about it!<p>In the last few decades, partners have spent countless hours trying to "work out problems." Yet over and over again they often come up …

The secrets to a long and happy relationship

But popular philosopher Alain de Botton is out to subvert our romantic ideals with a healthy dose of realism, and help us understand why we keep …

8 Reasons Your Relationship Is Boring

8 Reasons Your Relationship Is Boring<p>Someone once said every relationship has a time when the whole thing will just be boring, the calls, the text, …

4 Ways to Breathe New Life into a Stale Relationship

Kim and Sam have been married five years—and it’s beginning to show. While they do a lot together with their two children and rarely argue, their …

Practical and Decorative Perfume Bottles

<b>Decorative perfume bottles are lovely Valentine’s Day gifts that a recipient will treasure for a lifetime.</b><p>Perfume bottles are often as priceless to …

Beauty

Android apps will unlock the full potential of Chromebooks

For me, the most exciting announcement at Google I/O in May wasn't even mentioned in the opening-day keynote. During the second day of the conference, Google dropped some rather big news: The Play Store and Android apps will come to Chromebooks later this year. As someone who's been a big Chrome OS …