Michelle Milner

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The least educated people in the world are in denial about how robots will take over their jobs

Emolument surveyed 900 people working across "several industries and countries" and found that those with no university education were least likely to think that technology is a risk to their job. Just 18% of people with no degree answered yes when asked: "Is technology putting your job at risk?"<p>On …

Mars Astronauts Face Memory Loss, Anxiety And Long Term Brain Damage

While the billionaires are occupied with whether we can get to Mars, others are investigating whether we should. And the latest study doesn’t look good.<p>Charles Limoli, professor of radiation oncology at the University of California, Irvine and his colleagues believe that any trip to Mars under …

The Precarious Masculinity of 2016 Voters

Several recent surveys suggest that when men feel persecuted, they turn to Donald Trump for affirmation.<p>Americans have tolerated much from Donald Trump. But for many, the leaked 2005 video in which he is heard bragging that “when you’re a star, you can do anything” to women—including “grab ’em by …

Government

16 Hard Truths About Our Relationships No One Wants to Admit

We all long for authentic relationships, but, even in our overly connected lives, these relationships are hard to find.We meet people and socialize …

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

Keto diet science: How your body burns fat

By now, you’ve probably heard about the <i>keto diet</i>. You’ve probably heard that it all but bans carbs and sugars, or that it’s been clinically shown to …

The science of timeouts: How to make them work for your kids

For centuries, spanking and other forms of corporal punishment were the main disciplinary tools of parents in America. In the 1960s, though, researchers began to turn their attention to a newfangled option: the timeout.<p>Sometimes controversial, the timeout is nevertheless now among the most …

With a new ban on antibacterial soap, the US government is finally acknowledging that it’s not just ineffective, it’s also dangerous

Fear is a potent marketing tool. Consider how a Listerine advertising campaign in the 1920s literally turned bad breath into a disease (and sold a ton of mouthwash along the way) or the run on potassium iodide in North America after the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.<p>Then there are …

FDA

15 common supplement ingredients that could make you seriously sick

From omega-3s to prenatal vitamins, supplements can provide major benefits. But a new analysis from Consumer Reports reveals many ingredients found in popular supplements could seriously compromise your health.<p>Unlike prescription drugs and OTC medicines like ibuprofen or aspirin, "supplements are …

Scientists Have Discovered Nearly One Hundred New Parts Of The Brain

Yesterday, scientists at the Human Connectome Project debuted new work that featured 97 new regions of the brain, including what they believe those regions are responsible for in humans. It’s incredible stuff, but it can also be confusing if you’re not a neuroscientist. What’s a connectome, and how …

The Brain

Obama tells police after killings: 'We have your backs' | Reuters

BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has told law enforcement officials that Americans recognize, respect and depend upon the difficult and dangerous work they do, a rallying call of support following the ambush killings of eight officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge.<p>Three police …

Law Enforcement

7 Signs You're Having Vitamin Deficiency

A vitamin deficiency can lead to a variety of signs and symptoms, some of so vague you might not be aware there is problem. Read on to find out more.

Teen survivor describes airport horrors

Utah teen Mason Wells describes what it was like to survive the attacks in Belgium that killed at least 31 people, including Americans.

Turner Broadcasting

Race’s history lessons don’t gather momentum

<i>Race</i> will probably be described as a biopic—and it sort of is one—but technically speaking, it does what a lot of filmed biographies refuse to do. …

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The collection features nine stories linked by the …

Books

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

Self-help

Rescue crews assist with evacuations in Midwest flooding

ST. LOUIS (AP) — As swollen rivers and streams pushed to heights not seen in nearly a quarter-century, officials in Missouri and Illinois helped …

Boko Haram violence keeping a million children out of school, says Unicef

More than 2,000 schools are closed across Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger while hundreds of others have been attacked by the militant Islamist group<p>The Boko Haram insurgency has kept more than one million children out of school, according to the UN children’s agency, highlighting fears that a …

Africa

Amid Farook family violence, brothers were a study in contrasts

The brothers were a study in contrasts.<p>Syed Raheel Farook was the extrovert — loud and sociable with an air of nonchalance. Acquaintances said he preferred to walk a casual line when it came to religion. He told people he "wasn't into Islam," dated a non-Muslim girl, imbibed freely and showed up at …

California

Fired officer's convictions a rare triumph for rape victims

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The rape convictions that could put a fired Oklahoma City police officer behind bars for life are vindication for some of the women he targeted, and also a reminder of how difficult it is to achieve justice in such cases.<p>Most victims never report sexual assaults, and those who …

Justice

The 20 Best Natural Cures for Women

But for generations, herb-savvy women have been turning to the plant world for nontoxic, natural remedies for these common complaints. It’s time we …

‘It’s going to be like the OK Corral down here’

Stranded on a highway off-ramp at 3 a.m., waiting for a tow truck, Corey Jones was armed with a brand-new pistol and a state-issued concealed-carry permit that entitled him to take the gun wherever he pleased.<p>Enter Palm Beach Gardens police officer Nouman Raja, wearing civilian clothes and driving …

Kate Spade Just Launched the Most Playful Furniture Line

If you're all about bright, happy colors, this collection is for you.<p>All your polka-dotted, brass-accessorized, and vibrantly colored dreams are about to come true: Kate Spade just launched a home furniture line for Spring 2016. If your first thought is "Finally!" we're right there with you. But …

Home Decorating

The Problem With Pads and Tampons

It is always frustrating when something that is really convenient and time saving ends up being really unhealthy… like plastic water bottles or …

Meet 13-Year-Old Conservative Activist CJ Pearson

CJ Pearson, a 13-year-old, has become an overnight sensation online for a video criticizing President Barack Obama for inviting clock-making high …

Middle School

4 Steps to Get Back on Track After Over-Indulgent Eating

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>It's the weekend and your social schedule is packed. You've got a night out with friends on Friday, followed by a wedding Saturday afternoon, and then a birthday party to cap it all off on Sunday.<p>Fun? Yes.<p>Healthy eating? Not so much.<p>Whether it's an entire weekend …