Kresteanna Thomas

43 Added | 8 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Followers | @KresteannaT7qpl | Keep up with Kresteanna Thomas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kresteanna Thomas”

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Source: stockfour/Shutterstock<p>Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, …

Psychology

I Tried Alton Brown’s Method for Cutting Mango, and It’s Pure Genius

Genius

Babies get strokes, too. Here’s how their brains recover

<b>AUSTIN—</b>Strokes are common in old age, but these devastating events also strike babies. That’s likely because birth is stressful and particularly hard …

The Brain

This Ring-Shaped Hotel Will Have 360-Degree Views of the Arctic

Even better? The hotel will generate more renewable energy in a 60-year period than would be required to build and demolish it.<p>Adventurers, this one is for you: Architects Snøhetta have announced their latest project in Norway: a hotel with a 360-degree view of the Svartisen glacier. Designed as a …

Sustainability

This Is the Only Fast Food Ina Garten Will Eat

Ina Garten is by far the fanciest chef around. Garten, better known as the Barefoot Contessa, is well-known for her over-the-top dinner events that …

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

We won’t spill the beans, but here’s a little hint: these flavorful ingredients do the work for you.<p>Beef-and-Barley Soup With Porcini<p>Meet your new …

Neil deGrasse Tyson called out flat-earthers — here's what would happen if the Earth were actually flat

Neil deGrasse Tyson recently called out flat-earthers in one tweet:<p>It's not just lunar eclipses that would look different if Earth were actually flat. Sports, plants, and even the oceans would be radically different. With help from Caleb Scharf — author of "The Zoomable Universe" and director of …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

This Video of Mexican Goths Dancing to Techno Proves There's Still Goodness in the World

Just when you think you've seen them all...<p>In September 2011, YouTube user gNarLu cEe uploaded a video of a group of cybergoth teenagers dancing under an overpass to industrial music; the clip quickly went viral, after people started making their own mashups with different songs.<p>Now, thanks to …

Viral

Si haces esto con tu celular, pronto tendrás que comprar uno nuevo

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.- Durante años estuve cargando la batería de mis celulares de forma errónea. La mayoría utilizan pilas de litio, cuyo funcionamiento …

El iPhone rojo podría ayudar a Apple a conquistar China

<b>Por Yue Wang</b><p>Apple ha enfrentado durante mucho tiempo vientos en contra en China, donde la feroz competencia y los obstáculos regulatorios le han …

A 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Is Happening This Sunday - Here's How to Watch

Watch it live here.<p>This Sunday, parts of the Southern Hemisphere will witness a spectacular 'Ring of Fire' eclipse, as the Moon moves between us and …

Disney severs ties with PewDiePie after anti-Semitic videos (update)

Wall Street Journal says Disney subsidiary has ended its relationship<p>The Walt Disney Company, owner of Maker Studios, tells the Wall Street Journal it has ended its relationship with YouTube celebrity Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg over a series of anti-Semitic videos.<p>The videos in question, some of …

Sammy Nestico, 93, Joey Alexander, 13, are oldest, youngest 2017 Grammy nominees

Despite their 80-year age difference, celebrated musical arranger and composer Sammy Nestico, 93, and boy-wonder piano marvel Joey Alexander, 13, …

This Is Not Normal

This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is …

Kinesiology

Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

Discovering that our Universe was quantum in nature brought with it a lot of unintuitive consequences. The better you measured a particle’s position, the more fundamentally indeterminate its momentum was. The shorter an unstable particle lived, the less well-known its mass fundamentally was. Solid, …

Physics

10 Swim Spots So Stunning You Should Plan Your Entire Trip Around Them

Dive on in at these natural wonders! 💦<p>When the weather outside is frightful, a body of perfect blue water starts to sound especially enticing. And there’s no reason NOT to plan an entire trip around the perfect swimming spot, just like you’d set your sights on an incredible hike or dreamy …

The 40 Most Iconic Places on the Planet

For 40 years, <i>Out</i>side has sent writers on first descents of rivers, explored the latest fads in fitness and nutrition, watched Everest go from the proving ground of serious mountaineers to a playground for rich explorers, and tested more gear than we could possibly count. As part of our 40th …

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve  --  without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

Meditation

4 Seriously Easy Ways to Have a Much Healthier 2017

Even if you're young and healthy, it's important to get baseline measurements for your health.<p><i>How do you make healthy new year resolutions and stick to them? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Quora

What's the Speed of Dark?

<i>Welcome back to Giz Asks, a series where we ask experts hard questions about science, technology, and humanity’s future. Today, we’re wondering about</i> …

The two questions that determine your scientific literacy

If you think you can just take a test and demonstrate your scientific literacy, think again.<p><i>“Through basic science literacy, people can understand</i> …

Toxic brain cells may drive many neurodegenerative disorders, Stanford-led study finds

While most of us haven’t heard of astrocytes, these cells are four times as plentiful in the human brain as nerve cells. Now, a team led by …

Neuroscience

Experimental Lasers Could Temporarily Turn Earth's Atmosphere Into a Magnifying Glass

The Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens will serve as a deflector shield against enemy anti-aircraft lasers.<p>A new laser under development by BAE Systems could boost a high-flying airplane's ability to spot targets on the ground, creating a temporary floating "lens" in midair that magnifies objects. …

BAE Systems

Colossal diamond’s eerie glow Earns It a Fiery Name

Several weeks before it went on display in mid-November at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, minerals curator Jeff Post stood in …

Smithsonian
Donald Trump

Something in space is killing off entire galaxies

When we think about the survival of the human race we often focus on making sure our planet stays alive and habitable, but out there in the depths of …

Astrophysics

We've Never Seen a Tree House This Luxurious Before

It's basically a spa sitting on top of an old oak.<p>When one thinks about tree houses, they might associate it with camping or people who thrive in survival situations — but this beauty will prove there are exceptions to every rule. The Woodman's Tree House in Holditch, United Kingdom is located on …