Marie Miessler

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An 11-Year-Old Got Most Of Her Genes From Her Dad, And Almost None From Her Mom

Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been reported with this genetic syndrome.<p>An 11-year-old girl from the Czech Republic was born with genes that came almost entirely from her father, instead of half from each parent.<p>Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been …

Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s the positive.<p>The negative is that will push the number of people in the world over the age of 60 to more than 2 billion, which in turn will make …

Dementia

The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

Supervolcano Eruptions Will Follow Massive Seismic Activity, Study Shows

“Our models indicate that there should be plenty of warning.”<p>After the Yellowstone supervolcano’s last two massive eruptions around 630,000 years …

The universe is out of balance and nobody knows why

<b>(CNN) —</b> It seems like everywhere we look, the universe is balanced. Life and death. Yin and Yang. Jedi knights and Sith lords. But it's not true of the universe as a whole.<p>On the surface, that might not be obvious, but it has been obvious to scientists for nearly a century now. And a recent …

Physics

13 Keto Breakfast Recipes That People Are Loving on Pinterest

All are high in fat—and flavor.<p>The ketogenic diet is high-fat and low-carb, and if you pay attention to food and nutrition trends, then you already …

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler | Harry Quilter-Pinner

The number of rough sleepers in Britain is soaring, with deaths now a weekly occurrence. It’s time we got over our prejudices<p>“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers …

Homelessness

Scientists still don’t understand how freedivers can survive such crushing depths

They hang between life and death in a delicate balance.<p>Free divers swim to extreme depths underwater (the current record is 214m, more than 700 feet) without any breathing apparatus. Champions can hold their breath for extraordinary amounts of time—the record for women is nine minutes, and men …

Extreme Sports

The Trump–Russia story is a story about money laundering in real estate. Full stop.

That business of “may not deliberately” is both Trump’s standard method of running his business, and what he hopes will be his Get Out of Jail Free …

Pork and Prawn Wontons Recipe - Great British Chefs

Helen Graves served up a comforting pork and prawn wonton recipe, bathed in a rich, spicy Lee Kum Kee Chiu Chow Chilli Oil sauce. Many people find …

Chicken Egg Roll Recipe

This recipe for chicken egg rolls makes the thicker egg roll that is popular in western restaurants. Makes 15 - 16.<p>Need advice on how to keep egg …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

by Aeon October 20, 2017 Health & Medicine 33945<p>Clayton Dalton<p>Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) …

Alzheimer's Disease

What You Should Know About Creole Language

Glossary of Grammatical and Rhetorical Terms<p>In linguistics, a <i>creole</i> is a type of natural language that developed historically from a pidgin and came …

What Comes Of 'Me Too'?

After dozens of women came forward with accusations of sexual assault and harassment against Harvey Weinstein, social media over the past few days …

27 Tweets About Mansplaining That Will Make Women Both Laugh And Sigh

"Mansplaining should be called correctile dysfunction."

Apple Crisp with Oat Topping

Apple crisp has long been a favorite apple dessert because it's super easy to fix and tastes wonderful. If you don't have time to fuss with an apple …

Trump fails to honor U.S. flag during military ceremony after weeks of griping about NFL players kneeling for national anthem

President Trump's ire over disrespecting the American flag doesn't extend to himself.<p>The President on Wednesday remained seated and talked while …

This glittery, glow-in-the-dark slime is too "goo"-d to be true

You’re in for a good slime with this scary DIY! Spooky, stretchy, and best of all glow-in-the-dark, this slime has everything a<p>girl ghoul could want. …

How to avoid (accidentally) raising a racist kid

The Longest Shortest Time is an excellent storytelling podcast about parents and kids. They’ve recently made two episodes aimed at helping white …

FREE Spanish Learning Center - Ma Me Mi Mo Mu

Learning syllables is an important step in learning to read and write in Spanish. Make it easy with this FREE syllable learning center. Your students …

Freebies

Tip: Immunize Yourself Against Fat Gain

Consume a little bit of this substance every day to prevent fat gain or lose fat. Here's the science.<p>Gut Bacteria and Body Fat<p>It's becoming …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

America’s 8-Step Program for Opioid Addiction

Opioid addiction has developed such a powerful grip on Americans that some scientists have blamed it for lowering our life expectancy.<p>Drug overdoses, nearly two-thirds of them from prescription opioids, heroin and synthetic opioids, killed some 64,000 Americans last year, over 20 percent more than …

Motivated Reasoning Is Why You Can't Win an Argument Using Facts

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

The perils of ‘Nazi-punching’

Last week, a man was spotted wearing a red swastika armband while riding on a Seattle city bus. A bystander took his photograph and posted it online …

Here's What a 'Kindness Curriculum' Looks Like

Scientists want to make kindness as integral to the curriculum as reading or math.<p>Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Healthy …

What the Constitution says Berkeley can do when controversial speakers come knocking

The rules governing the right-wing “Free Speech Week” showdown.<p><i>As of Saturday, it was unclear whether Free Speech week would be happening. Still, UC Berkeley, the proposed site, is bracing for the event:</i><p>“This coming week is “Free Speech Week” at the University of California Berkeley. Conservative …

Feel Your Strongest From This 45-Minute Flat-Belly Running and Strength Workout

Let's get down to business because you don't have a lot of time! This workout takes 45 minutes from start to finish, and because it incorporates both …

6 Study Strategies for Kinesthetic Learners

Kinesthetic Learning is one of the three different learning styles recognized and explained by Neil D. Fleming in the <b>VAK model</b> of learning. In a …

The Misguided Focus on 1619 as the Beginning of Slavery in the U.S. Damages Our Understanding of American History

In 1619, “20. and odd Negroes” arrived off the coast of Virginia, where they were “bought for victualle” by labor-hungry English colonists. The story …