Maria Lawrence

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Cute Killers? Gray Seals Maul, Suffocate Seals and Porpoises, Studies Say

Long thought to be fish-eaters, the big-eyed animals have been observed taking on bigger prey in the North Sea.<p>It seemed a heart-warming sight: two seals apparently frolicking in the sea before slipping below the waves off the German island of Helgoland (map) in 2013.<p>Then an ominous sheet of red …

46 Brand-New Wedding Dresses That Will Make Your Heart Sing

The wedding dresses on the spring 2015 runways were beautiful, breezy, and fresh—just like a breath of warm spring air. No matter where or when you'll say your vows (or how big or...

Exodus: Gods and Kings

"Exodus: Movement of Jah people! Oh-oh-oh, yea-eah!" chants Bob Marley. In his rousing three-minute song "Exodus" he presents a more spiritual feel for Moses than Ridley Scott's 154-minute, whitewashed sword-and-sandals epic.<p>(Photo by Kerry Brown courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox)<p><b>Joel Edgerton and</b> …

Why This Woman Is Crusading Against Child Marriage

"People should have the right to decide for themselves if, when, to whom, how, and for how long to be married."<p>In the developing world, 1 in 3 girls are married before they turn 18, and 1 in 9 before they're 15. Early marriage places girls at an increased risk of domestic violence and sexual abuse, …

Tech Bubble Won't Burst In 2015. 2016?

The bubble question.<p>It’s hard not to think about it as we ease into 2015, given that signs of froth have been building in tech since ever since the …