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Girl, 8, discovers trilobite fossils in C.B.S.

An eight-year-old girl has assembled her own collection of trilobite fossils, which she dug up near her home in Conception Bay South.<p>Isadora Barnes …

The Top Ten Weirdest Things People Believe

The Top Ten Weirdest Things People Believe<p>Sponsored links<p>Ever since my book <i>Why People Believe Weird Things</i> was published in 1997 I have been asked …

Texas businesses think they’re infuriating atheists by copying town’s ‘Jesus’ sign -- but they're not

Business owners are showing their support for a controversial religiously themed sign set up by government officials in a Texas town.<p>The Freedom From …

Change Negative Thinking Into Positive

<i>You forgot to set your wake-up alarm. As you slowly come to consciousness, you begin to panic as you realize that you’re going to be extremely late</i> …

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5 Reasons Why Misunderstanding Mindfulness & Spirituality Is Robbing People Of Their Happiness.

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

5 Things Christians Shouldn’t Say to Atheists

5 Things Christians Shouldn’t Say to Atheists<p>July 27, 2015 by Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble<p>I recently returned from a trip to Iowa where I met so many …

3 Zen Principles That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Happier!)

There’s no guarantee that you’ll wake up tomorrow.<p>You may know this, but are you really living it?<p>I've spent some time ruminating on this and have …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

The Sacral Chakra: The Key to Creativity and Sexuality

Juno spacecraft to reach Jupiter next year - Unexplained Mysteries

An artist's impression of the Juno probe at Jupiter. Image Credit: NASA / JPL<p>NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft will be arriving in orbit around …

Loneliness - The Dilemma Of The Awakening Mind

Today I wish to address to you a certain brand of loneliness. It is perhaps the most debilitating form of the condition. The state is sometimes …

Plate tectonics may have driven the evolution of life on Earth

When Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution by natural selection in 1859, the world hadn’t even heard of plate tectonics. The notion that …

How Mindfulness Meditation Is Transforming Our Society

"Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come." ~ Victor Hugo<p>You've probably noticed that talk about mindfulness meditation …

Deep Space Network Now

Welcome to "Deep Space Network Now"<p>At three sites around the globe NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory operates a network of large radio antennas called …

Space Station Crosses Moon's Face in Stunning New Photo

An amazing new photograph shows the International Space Station (ISS) crossing in front of the bright and seemingly enormous moon.<p>We're used to …

After Three Billion Miles, NASA's New Horizons Will Give Pluto Its First Close-Up

The last of the nine planets we all know by name is finally getting a visit.<p>Its a rare thing for humanity to visit another planet — or in this case a former planet since demoted to a “minor planet” — but this week is one of those times.<p>Sometime on Tuesday NASA’s New Horizons space probe will fly …

NASA’s Fermi Sees Record Flare from a Black Hole in a Distant Galaxy

Five billion years ago, a great disturbance rocked a region near the monster black hole at the center of galaxy 3C 279. On June 14, the pulse of …

Starwatch: Of Pluto and planets

Illustration: L. Calçada/ESO<p>Artist’s impression of Pluto’s icy terrain, with Charon looming large in starry skies.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/10/1436545674578/96793793-b33c-4366-9f40-1dd5b206d821-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Illustration: L. Calçada/ESO<p>Artist’s impression …

Supermassive black holes are impossibly big – and still growing

“Here be dragons” was a phrase once used on ancient maps, often accompanied by mythical sketches, to highlight an unexplored or potentially dangerous …

Armored Fish Fossils Rewrite Evolutionary Story

A special set of Australian fish fossils just derailed evolution's long-held story of early fish origins. The remarkable fossils preserved detailed …

In Photos: Underwater Cameras Capture World's Sharks

A global shark census called Global FinPrint is getting underway with the daunting task of counting as many sharks as possible over the next three …

Coral bleaching threat increasing in world's oceans

El Nino is in full effect in the Pacific Ocean right now, meaning warmer than normal water temperatures are occurring. The vast Pacific is not the …

Viral Video: An Ocean Floor Swim Through the Eyes of a Hammerhead Shark

We've all seen the amazing footage from drone-mounted cameras that give us a bird's-eye view of sweeping landscapes -- now, we have a shark's-eye …

Ocean life looks unreal in this time-lapsed and hyper-focused video

Sandro Bocci, an Italian film and documentary maker who specializes in experimenting with filming nature, shot a hypnotic underwater time-lapse of some strange-looking, alien-like aquatic animals in a marine aquarium in San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.<p>Bocci used a technique called hyperfocus to …

How to Explore the Ocean's Depths Without Leaving Your Desk

Humans have spent years in space and days on the moon. We've even got a little rover roaming around Mars, taking adorable selfies. But we’ve explored …

Study Shows Rising Ocean Acid Levels Make Toxins Worse For Marine Life

<i>Crab photo from Shutterstock</i><p>From plastic pollution to global warming, the world’s oceans are facing immense challenges. Now a new study from the UK …