Krystal Nguyen

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I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared

<i>Anthony Johnson is an elementary school teacher in North Carolina and a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Below, he describes his innovative classroom</i> …

The World’s Oceans Are Losing Oxygen. Here’s Why That’s a Big Problem

Oceans across the globe are slowly losing oxygen, which poses a major problem for every living marine animal and underscores the serious consequences …

These power suits could make your grandma's life much better

For your body, growing old can be an unforgiving process.<p>You can spend every single weekend exercising, but your body will eventually break down. As …

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

7 Mind-Bending Facts About Dreams

Why do some people have nightmares while others really spend their nights in bliss? Like sleep, dreams are mysterious phenomena. But as scientists …

Congress members casually compare abortion to slavery, black genocide, and killing puppies

A House Judiciary Committee hearing on abortion Friday morning took a bizarre turn when, while discussing women of color who have abortions, Republican Congress members brought up the subjects of slavery, black genocide, and a litter of puppies.<p>And the response from Kierra Johnson, executive …

These 5-Ingredient Recipes Are Proof That Less Is More

PASTA WITH PANCETTA AND PEAS<p>In less than 30 minutes, you can have a dish that looks like it’s been ordered straight from a restaurant. Get the recipe …

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The First Wave-Powered Generators Are Online Near Hawaii

It could still be five to 10 years before wave energy technology can provide an affordable alternative to fossil fuels, experts say.<p>Off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate electricity.<p>The current travels through an undersea …

Chocolate makes you smarter, study suggests

People who eat chocolate at least once a week see their memory and abstract thinking improve, researchers say<p>It's good for your heart, reduces the risk of strokes and even helps protect your skin from the sun.<p>Now, another apparent benefit has been added to the list of chocolate's nutritional …

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

No more.<p>It's time to put an end to the most alluring science myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies passed down through the ages.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the most shocking science "facts" that are bizarrely wrong about food, animals, the Earth, biology, space, …

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Only women showed up to work after snowstorm, Senator says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senator Lisa Murkowski looked around the Senate floor and noticed something was a little... off.<p>"Something is genuinely different," she told the few assembled lawmakers during Tuesday's short morning session.<p>Back at work after last weekend's snowstorm shuttered the federal government, the …

Can your brain reveal you are a liar?

Your brainwaves never lie. Or at least that’s the story believed by a growing number of police and law courts worldwide – the truth is more complicated.<p>At Northwestern University in Illinois, a group of psychologists are teaching students how to commit the perfect crime.<p>They are taught how to break …

A Woman Is Calling Out The Men Who Shame Women For Sharing Nude Photos

The woman behind the #ShirtlessShamers2016 hashtag told BuzzFeed News she's "frustrated" with people shaming women's bodies online.

Kitten vs. Static Electricity

Kara Obsak blew up a lot of balloons for her husband's birthday party. This was her kitten's first encounter with balloons. Thanks to the wonder of …

Pictures of the year: October, November and December 2015 - Telegraph

Pictures of the year: July, August and September 2015 - Telegraph

The richest 10% of people generate half the world’s carbon emissions

Central to the global climate talks currently underway in Paris is the concept of fairness.<p>Most world leaders agree on the goal to limit future global warming to below 2ºC, but there are serious disagreements about who should bear the burden. Poorer countries argue that they haven’t yet gained the …

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How Humans Ended Up With Freakishly Huge Brains

Author: Ferris Jabr. Ferris Jabr Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.28.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>There it was, sitting on the mantelpiece, …

Science Finally Explains Slackers

There’s a neurological reason for apathy and laziness, according to new research. Inefficient connections between certain areas of the brain may make …

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10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

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Chemistry Nobel DNA research lays foundation for new ways to fight cancer

Our cells are up against a daily onslaught of damage to the DNA that encodes our genes. It takes constant effort to keep up with the DNA disrepair – …

The U.S. needs a solar energy revolution. But it’s laying off solar energy researchers

On Monday, Oct. 5, Stuart Farrell had planned to take the morning off from his job as a researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colo., after being awake all night taking care of his sick 2-year-old son. But at 10:30 a.m., he received a call asking him to come in for …

Eye Movements During REM Sleep Reflects Brain Activity Associated with New Images

<b>Tel Aviv University, UCLA researchers find eye movements during REM sleep reflect brain activity patterns associated with new images.</b><p>Rapid Eye …

Inside Artist Dustin Yellin’s Brooklyn Factory of Delights

The 40-year-old artist, predicted to be bigger than big, has been courting fame with a purpose: to create a “cultural Utopia” that's part gallery, part think tank, part school, part science lab, and part Factory-esque party zone.<p>On a frigid night last February, the California-and-Colorado-reared …

A London Food Truck Has Created A Scotch Egg Burger

Eggsellent.<p>"We did make a deep fried avocado ice cream and Kimchi scotch egg burger... That was definitely not for the faint hearted."

The Food Lab: Super-Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Here's another recipe excerpted from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science! I've been getting requests for my take on buttermilk biscuits for <i>years</i>, so I decided to spend a few weeks perfecting …

The Super Simple Trick To Making Home-Cooked Meals Delicious

It's all in the herbs.<p>Home cooking is hard, we know, which is why we're always looking for ways to make it infinitely easier. Lucky for all of us, we have found the ultimate trick that not only makes home-cooked meals taste better, but makes them easier to create on the fly, too. We know, this is …

The Best Pasta Dishes of 2015

These our our favorite pasta dishes of 2015.<p></head><i>While searching for the nation's Best New Restaurants, we stumbled upon a few standout dishes worthy of their own awards. In the weeks leading up to the release of the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants of 2015 (hold onto your hats until August 18), we'll</i> …