Mirra Clark

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If You're Not Saying 'I Love You' After Six Months, Move On

I have a simple theory about the world. The reason why more people aren't ending up in wildly enthusiastic relationships is simply due to one thing: they're not getting out of bad relationships soon enough. They stay in something "ok" for months and even years on end, preferring the safety of …

9 Reasons Why Having Lots of Sex Is Good for You

Thanks, science.<p>Finally, some good news. Sex makes work better, according to a study out of Oregon State University, and it does so equally for men and women. Of 159 married employees who filled out surveys, those who had sex reported better moods the next day, the effects of which appeared to last …

FBI issues warning to parents about toys spying on their kids

The FBI yesterday released a public service announcement (PSA) alerting parents to the dangers potentially imposed by smart toys.<p>The document warns that connected toys with microphones, GPS tracking, Wi-Fi, and/or bluetooth connectivity could be giving criminals access to private information about …

Fracking pollution stays in waterways long after the fracking is done

Do you have to let it linger?<p>Dumping fracking water into rivers, lakes, and streams can cause lasting environmental damage, according to a recent study in the journal <i>Environmental Science and Technology</i>—even if you treat it first. The study used lake sediment to reconstruct the history of produced …

The Very Real Psychological Benefits Of Cooking For Other People

A little altruism can go a long way.<p>In this fast-paced life, it’s hard to find the time to cook, especially if you’re feeding a family. Sure, baking for other people can be fun (and beneficial, it turns out), but cooking meals can feel more like a chore. People are always looking for ways to make …

This School In Costa Rica Is #Goals (And We Need More Like It)

No blackboards, no teachers, no homework. This is the classic definition of summer for many kids in the United States.<p>But at Casa Sulà in Costa Rica, …

Scientists make teleportation breakthrough

For the first time, scientists have successfully teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite in orbit.<p>It’s been 20 years since quantum …

The “Forest Man of Bangladesh” Has Been Planting a Tree Every Day for the Past 48 Years

They say that one man can’t make a difference, but Abdul Samad Sheikh, a 60-year-old rickshaw driver from Bangladesh, is living proof that small …

After decades of work, Americans may soon be eating genetically engineered salmon

On a hill above the cold waters around Prince Edward Island, technicians painstakingly create fertilized Atlantic salmon eggs that include growth-enhancing DNA from two other fish species. The eggs will be shipped to tanks in the high rainforest of Panama, where they will produce fish that mature …

Researchers Found They Could Hack Entire Wind Farms

On a sunny day last summer, in a vast cornfield somewhere in the large, windy middle of America, two researchers from the University of Tulsa stepped …

Wikileaks dump reveals how the CIA can track your exact location

How many people specifically know where you are right now? Some friends and family? Your coworkers, maybe? If you're using a Windows laptop or PC you …

The Yellowstone Supervolcano Has Just Seen 878 Earthquakes in Two Weeks

But don't freak out just yet.<p>Yellowstone has had a turbulent June. In just two weeks, the supervolcano that lies underneath the national park was hit …

10 Creepy Sounds Recorded in Space by NASA

Spacecraft traveling to the far reaches of the solar system pick up some spooky sounds.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

SHOCKING video of Radical Islam in Canadian school

This is a very disturbing video, but not a surprising one. This is a classic example if a culture which follows an ancient religion tenaciously, …

State-run tabloid says Beijing cannot fill vacuum left by US and urges west to pressure Trump on global warming<p>Chinese state media has lambasted Donald Trump’s efforts to roll back many Obama-era environmental regulations, with a state-run tabloid saying that: “No matter how hard Beijing tries, it …

China

8 most romantic camping destinations in America

The most romantic camping destinations in the US are all about sharing the love of the outdoors with someone special!<p>As long as your love’s idea of …

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

No Peak Oil For America Or The World

Oil is more plentiful than you can imagine. And we keep figuring out easier and more economical ways to get it out of the ground.<p>In 1938, the famous geologist M. King Hubbert came up with the concept of peak oil, which is defined as having extracted half of the recoverable, conventional oil …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Trump administration is giving cops unprecedented power

<b>(AP/Charles Krupa)</b><p>Forget the white working class; his base is the Fraternal Order of Police.<p>Nathalie Baptiste<p>February 17, 2017 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Donald Trump administration is off to a rocky start, with multiple damaging reports emerging from the White …

Will Climate Denial Be Taught in South Dakota Classrooms?

A piece of legislation in South Dakota is stirring concerns that school systems may soon be allowed to teach skepticism about science in the …

South Dakota

The Government Purged Animal Welfare Data. Now the Humane Society Is Threatening to Sue

A leading U.S. animal advocacy group on Monday threatened to sue the federal government after the Agriculture Department suddenly pulled “invaluable” …

Legal Scholars: Why Congress Should Impeach Donald Trump

It has been widely acknowledged that, upon swearing the Oath of Office, President Donald Trump would be in direct violation of the foreign-emoluments …

National parks on alert as congressman introduces resolution to roll back oil drilling restrictions

Affected parks would include Grand Tetons, Everglades, and the Flight 93 Memorial<p>Arizona Republican Representative Paul Gosar introduced a resolution in Congress that would weaken regulations limiting oil and natural gas drilling within national parks.<p>The move was noted in a release by the …

National Parks

US rips 'irresponsible' Iran after missile test

<b>(CNN) —</b> US officials sharply condemned Iran on Tuesday as "provocative" and "irresponsible" after it conducted its first missile test since President Donald Trump took office.<p>A US defense official told CNN the medium-range missile was launched on Sunday, and that the test failed, posing no threat …

A 360° View Inside the Brutal Battle for Mosul

For more than two years, Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, has been under ISIS control. The Iraqi army, backed by Kurdish forces and U.S. air …

Government scientists are caught between new gag order and their own ethics policies

Scientists working for the U.S. government found themselves facing a bit of a contradiction on Monday. It turns out that a gag order reportedly …

Donald Trump

Add This To The Growing List Of Things Removed From The White House Website

First, pages dedicated to LGBTQ and climate change issues were “removed” from the White House website. Then, the site’s Spanish-language version …

Donald Trump

China Is Splashing $168 Million to Make It Rain

China, the world’s second largest economy, is pouring 1.5 billion yuan ($168 million) into a program aimed at making it rain in its usually arid …

What Trump Could Mean for Journalism

How reporters around the world cover leaders hostile to them<p>Here is a short list of the ways President Donald Trump has attacked the media recently:<p>The day after his inauguration, he told a crowd of intelligence officers he has “a running war with the media,” whose members he called “the most …

Journalism