Larrieanne Knowlton

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How Facebook's Crazy New Headset Will Change Life As We Know It

"Imagine enjoying a courtside seat at a game, studying in a classroom of students and teachers all over the world or consulting with a doctor face-to-face — just by putting on goggles in your home. This is really a new communication platform."<p>I finally got to try the latest version, "Crescent Bay," …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …

25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …

Eat, Drink & Be Merry!— Best Apps for Holiday Cooking

<i>This article originally appeared in iPhone Life magazine. Subscribe for a print or digital subscription at iPhoneLife.com/subscribe.</i><p>There’s a good chance that when Andy Williams crooned, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” he wasn’t the one in charge of all of the cooking and baking. The …

2 Florida Teens Charged with Running a High School Prostitution Ring

It’s a crime that has shocked students, teachers and parents in Venice, Florida.<p>Authorities say that two high school students – ages 15 and 17 – …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

The Bizarre World of Cruise Ship Kitchens

<i>Photo © Carey Jones</i><p><i>By Carey Jones for FWx</i><p>Throughout its history, cruise ship fare hasn't exactly had the best reputation. (You can thank budget cruise lines with their endlessly dull buffets for that.) But in today's world of restaurant geeks and <i>Food Network</i> obsessives, cruises have to cater to …

Kitchens

2 Ways We Can Shift Our Own Attitudes To Be More Productive

The way we view the world isn’t static. Here are two science-backed ways we can hack how we think to be successful.<p>Isn’t it fascinating that stories from long ago that we hold of ourselves and of others and that others hold of us find their way into our present? And maybe more than just find their …

The Imprudence of the ‘New Science’

Popular Culture<p>Studies show the ludicrousness of one of academia’s hottest fields.<p>Andrew Ferguson / Nov. 1, 2014<p>A<p>Prudence is an intellectual virtue, …

How To Flirt With A Girl • Fractionation Seduction

<b>Learning how to impress a girl may seem hard in the beginning, but it really doesn’t have to be.</b> Funnily enough, learning how to impress a girl …

Body Language

Evolutionary psychology, sexual dimorphism, and ideology

(Note to non-biologists: “sexual dimorphsim” refers to any trait or behavior that differs between the sexes, like the ornamented tail of the male …

Thanksgiving science: Why gratitude is good for your health

Thanksgiving may be the only major American holiday focused on giving thanks for all of life's blessings, but gratitude isn't just a good excuse for chowing down on turkey and pumpkin pie; it's also a way to promote good health and well-being, experts say.<p>Dozens of studies have found that gratitude …

Learn to regulate your emotions to win like an Olympian

You are "unfortunately blessed" was the way my sport psychologist put it when talking about the intensity of my emotions. It took me years to appreciate what he meant. But I came to realize that although my emotions could at times be difficult to manage, they were also an incredible source of power …

To Get Over Something, Write About It

In one of my leadership development workshops, we invited participants to write up and present an account of a difficult experience. We ended up with more than we had expected when Simon, a senior executive at an oil company, told the group about a harrowing experience that he had never properly …

In Ebola-hit West Africa, a midwife with ties to Lancaster delivered sick, scared mothers

On humanitarian assignments to Uganda, Papua New Guinea and other places where health workers are scarce, nurse midwife Ruth Kauffman sometimes …

Touchdown! Sean Penn and Charlize Theron land back in Los Angeles after a quick romantic getaway in Paris to celebrate the end of filming The Last Face

After two months in Africa and a few days in the city of love, it is time to get back to reality for Charlize Theron and Sean Penn.<p>The couple touched …

From Good to Greatist: The Health and Happiness Site Joins Flipboard

Greatist is about what it sounds like: content to help readers be their best—healthier, happier and their greatest selves. But it’s also an ideology, …

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

All the Recipes You Need for a Killer Thanksgiving Dinner

It's officially Thanksgiving crunch time. Deep breaths, no need to panic. We've got you covered with menus, planning tips, and shopping lists; taste tests of Thanksgiving supermarket staples; and plenty of features to peruse while the turkey's in the oven. But most of all, what we've got in true …

Roquefort Crackers Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could a buttery, tender, homemade cracker steal the dinner-party spotlight? Could Roquefort crackers be the Greatest Recipe of all Time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this series as an opportunity</i> …

Scientists Can Now Turn Sawdust Into Gasoline Building Blocks

Researchers have developed a two-step process that turns non-edible plant waste into the building blocks of gasoline and plastics.<p>Chemists in Belgium …

Biofuel

A Bus Isn't The Only Thing That Can Be Powered By Poop

What can you do with human waste? Besides flushing it?<p>That's a question that came to mind when we read about the United Kingdom's first-ever "Bio-bus." It's a tour bus that runs between the cities of Bristol and Bath. The tank is filled with biomethane gas generated from food waste and human …

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

US air strikes in Syria driving anti-Assad groups to support Isis

US air strikes in Syria are encouraging anti-regime fighters to forge alliances with or even defect to Islamic State (Isis), according to a series of interviews conducted by the Guardian.<p>Fighters from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Islamic military groups are joining forces with Isis, which has …

Apple's $450 million ebook settlement receives final court approval

Apple has received final court approval to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims that it harmed consumers by fixing the price of ebooks, according to <i>Reuters</i>. The settlement could have Apple paying $450 million — $400 million to consumers and $50 million to lawyers — but that's only so long as …

U.S. Marshals disguise themselves as Mexican Marines to combat drug cartels, report says | Fox News

An investigation by the Wall Street Journal has revealed that United States Marshals are secretly disguising themselves as Mexican Marines to take part in armed raids against drug suspects in Mexico — a move that not only puts the lives of U.S. personnel at risk but also shows the country’s growing …