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Clare Hollingworth, Reporter Who Broke News of World War II, Dies at 105

From a single gust of wind, Clare Hollingworth reaped the journalistic scoop of the century.<p>Ms. Hollingworth, the undisputed doyenne of war correspondents, who died on Tuesday in Hong Kong at 105, was less than a week into her first job, as a reporter for the British newspaper The Daily Telegraph, …

This Man Travels the Country Living Completely Out of His Car

One man has figured out a way to travel across the United States for next to nothing, but his way of life might not be for everyone.<p>Edward Mjelde has …

Hung Up

Dire Wolves Were Real

Everyone has their own characters to root for in <i>Game of Thrones</i>. There's no shortage of heroes and social climbers to pick for a favorite, but, as …

Authorities: UK man arrested at rally planned to kill Trump

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A British man arrested at a weekend Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas tried to grab a police officer's gun so he could kill the …

Japan developing extraterrestrial construction machines

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is looking to roboticised construction to help create habitats for humans on Mars and the moon. It will be working with construction company Kajima, which has already tested an autonomous construction system. The A4CSEL allows human operators to deliver …

25 years ago today, a single volcano in the Philippines chilled the entire earth

June 15, 1991, felt like Armageddon in the Philippines. Twenty-five years ago today, Mount Pinatubo erupted in the country’s north, blowing a cloud into the sky that would cast its shadow over the entire planet.<p>Considered the strongest terrestrial volcanic eruption in the past 100 years, the nearly …

Geology

Monk accused of abuse had 200 sexual partners, some were child prostitutes

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Father Finian McDonald, who for years worked as a counselor at St. John's University, had sex with at least 200 people and paid child prostitutes for sex while abroad, according to documents released on Tuesday.<p>Attorney Jeff Anderson released the personnel files of five monks and …

Russian pilot: there was no warning before jet was downed by Turkey

In his first interview, rescued pilot Konstantin Murakhtin tells Russian state media there had been no warning before his plane was shot down by Turkish fighter jets<p>One of the Russian pilots of a fighter jet shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border told state media on Wednesday that there was no …

5 Hobbies That Can Make You Smarter Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on November 23, 2015<p>Hobbies aren’t just a fun way to pass the time. Research has shown that mildly creative pursuits like knitting, cooking, …

7 great infographics platforms for the design-challenged

Communication is increasingly visual, and infographics have become an essential element for marketers, PR practitioners and other professional …

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

Happiness

3 everyday ways to practice gratitude for health and happiness

<i>Editor's note: Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning</i><i>, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better. She's the yoga trainer for the Atlanta Braves, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Lightning, Orlando Magic and dozens of pros in the</i> …

Happiness

Don't worry, be happy: your life might depend on it

Is worrying having an impact on Americans’ health? A closer look at available data shows that happiness and positivity can lengthen our lifespan<p>I am a bit of a nerd. That is why this column is about subtle and surprising patterns in the world, often teased out of big datasets. My subject is the …

Happiness

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

Happiness

Star Wars Fans Threaten Fox News Contributor Over “Space Nerds” Comment

“I have never had any interest in watching space nerds poke each other with their little space nerd sticks, and I’m not going to start now.”<p>Just when you thought comic book and video game fans were the most obnoxious, fundamentalist <i>Star Wars</i> kooks are showing their true, terrible colors. Regardless …

A Chocolate Fountain Can Introduce Kids To Complex Physics

That's the (golden) ticket!<p>Chocolate fountains are magical. They are mini-Wonka factories that sit on a table and transform already delicious marshmallows, strawberries, and pretzels into marshmallows, strawberries, and pretzels <i>with chocolate on them</i>. Magic.<p>But a new study published today in the</i> …

Scientists aim to fight malaria with genetically engineered mosquitoes

Watch out, malaria — scientists are coming for you with genetically engineered mosquitoes.<p>A team of researchers has altered the DNA in mosquitoes so they can fight and kill the parasites that cause malaria inside their own bodies. That way, the insects can't transmit the deadly parasites to …

Biology