Melissa Raymond

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Mission to discover hundreds of black holes could unlock secrets of the Universe

A team of Cardiff University researchers have made a breakthrough in helping scientists discover hundreds of black holes throughout the universe.<p>When …

6 Reasons to Celebrate Who You Truly Are (Quirks and All)

This world of ours is filled with a vastly varied cast of characters—and we're delighting in the goofy, kooky, quirky and perfectly wonderful …

Molten Dulce de Leche Cakes

6 Servings<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter<p>2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour plus more for ramekins<p>2 large egg yolks<p>1 large egg<p>1 2/3 cups canned or jarred dulce de leche (preferably Nestlé)<p>Vanilla or banana ice cream<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 425°. Butter and flour ramekins; …

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Cancer diagnosis rate of 1,000 per day to 'push NHS to limit'

<b>The NHS will be "pushed to its limit" by the end of 2016 by rising numbers of cancer patients, a charity says.</b><p>By then, every day would see another 1,000 people diagnosed, Macmillan said, meaning about 361,000 - equivalent to the population of Cardiff - would be living with the disease.<p>An ageing …

Threshold Theory: How Smart Do You Have to Be to Succeed?

How smart do you have to be to succeed?<p>What about to become a creative genius? Did Picasso and Mozart use superhuman intelligence to create their masterpieces?<p>And similarly...<p>How intelligent do you need to be to become a successful entrepreneur?<br>• How good does your training program need to be to …

6 Fitness Trends for 2015 That Have the Experts Buzzing

As 2014 starts to wind down, the fitness industry is hotter than ever. We got together with industry thought leaders in New York City for a Talk Sweat roundtable series, hosted by Sweaty Saturday. The panel was stacked with fitness and wellness leaders from all areas of the industry: Marcus Antebi …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Thursday, November 13th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

Powers to stop British jihadists returning to UK - PM

<b>British jihadists who travel abroad to fight could be prevented from returning under new powers outlined by the PM.</b><p>David Cameron said the special exclusion orders - which could last for two years or more - would bar suspected fighters from entering the UK unless they agreed to strict …

Myanmar reforms: Obama 'confident' of political change

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1123000/1123947_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524669503_a44bfd832d0c508a814a179cb3888fb3<p><b>US President Barack Obama has said he is "optimistic" about the political transition process in Myanmar during a visit to the country - but added that</b> …

Nebraska hospital prepares for new Ebola patient

A surgeon infected with Ebola will be transported from Sierra Leone to The Nebraska Medical Center for treatment, a U.S. government official familiar with the situation said.<p>The doctor, a Sierra Leone national and legal permanent resident of the United States, is expected to arrive this weekend, …

Nebraska hospital prepares for new Ebola patient

A surgeon infected with Ebola will be transported from Sierra Leone to The Nebraska Medical Center for treatment, a U.S. government official familiar with the situation said.<p>The doctor, a Sierra Leone national and legal permanent resident of the United States, is expected to arrive this weekend, …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Arctic Aerial Photos

The latest project of renowned aerial photographer Robert Haas, Through the Eyes of the Vikings yields stunning images of the Arctic that show not a "blinding storm of white as one might think—but rather, a dramatic and surprising diversity of brilliant colors and unexpected subjects.

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China national charged in hacking plot to steal US military data

<b>US authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of Boeing and other firms with large defence contracts.</b><p>Su Bin, who was arrested in Canada last month, is accused of working with two other suspects to steal data about military projects and sell it to …

Living fossil found in China

The Tadpole Shrimp, a living fossil unchanged for over 200 million years, has been found in flooded parts of north China<p>A living fossil has been discovered in north <b>China</b> after heavy rains created pools of water big enough to allow the creatures to hatch.<p>The unusual animal is known as a Tadpole …

How Does IQ Relate to Personality?

<b>How Does IQ Relate to Personality?</b><p><i>Personality and IQ have traditionally been viewed as distinct domains of human functioning. However, research over the past three decades suggests that</i> <b>IQ is a personality trait</b><i>.</i><p><i>The most relevant personality domain is</i> <b>openness to experience</b><i>, particularly the dimensions that reflect</i> <b>the ability and drive for conscious exploration of inner mental experience</b><i>.</i><p>Read more: http://goo.gl/VmMjTx<br>Image credit: excellerate.co.nz<br>Image description: This infographic is an …

New Methane-Hunting Tool Could Boost Search for Alien Life

Astronomers now have a powerful new tool to sniff out methane on alien planets. The organic molecule, considered one of the building blocks of life, …

The Great Arctic Melt Opens Up A Lot Of Questions

Can we answer them before it's too late?<p><i>The Great Melt: This animation of images taken over time by NASA satellites shows Arctic sea ice declining for the past 30 years. The year to year rate of decline 11.5 percent per decade. Via The Bridge. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard Scientific Visualization</i> …

NASA Sniffs Out An Aromatic Molecule In Titan's Atmosphere

You may wonder what an alien world looks like, what its atmosphere might hold, whether its terrain is similar to Earth’s or even if it holds extra-terrestrial life, but have you ever wondered what it might smell like? That’s just what NASA scientists have done by coming up with a recipe to figure …

Scott Walker's Toxic Racial Politics

In early August of 2011, a few days after Congress passed a deal to end the debt-ceiling showdown that brought the nation to the brink of credit …

Government

Poll: Congressional Approval At Dangerous Low Point

Congressional incumbents are facing one of the toughest midterm election climates in recent memory, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.<p>The poll, conducted June 5-8, finds Congress's job approval at 16 percent, its lowest point in a midterm election year since Gallup began tracking the …

FBI questions disrupt 9/11 case at Guantanamo

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Lawyers for Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attack say the FBI has questioned more support staff …

Senior Citizen Arrested for Cooking Meth at Retirement Home

California police arrested 64-year-old Robert Short Saturday for allegedly cooking methamphetamine in his retirement community apartment.<p>After police …

Iraq crisis: Britain and the US to hold direct talks with Iran

William Hague has discussed Iraq with Iran's foreign minister, and US and Iranian officials will talk in Vienna<p>Britain and the US are to enter direct talks with Iran over how to stabilise the situation in <b>Iraq</b> as the country heads towards a de facto partition between Sunnis, Shia and Kurds.<p>William …

Army general to start investigating how, why Bowe Bergdahl left base

A two-star U.S. Army general will begin investigating this week how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left his base in Afghanistan, resulting in his capture, a senior defense official said.<p>Bergdahl spent five years in captivity until his release May 31, in exchange for five Taliban figures being held …