Nicole Dickerson

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How to get the Best Weapons in The Division: Full Guide

By: <b>Admin</b><p>When you start playing The Division your character is weak. You complete missions, kill enemies, participate in Dark Zone PvP and finally …

How to remove water spots by hand

<b>How to remove water spots by hand</b><p>Water spots are a very common problem for automotive finishes and the tricky part is removing them without …

How does poor sleep affect our ability to learn? Study investigates

Most of us know that a good night's sleep is key for happiness and productivity, and that conversely, a night of poor sleep can have negative effects …

Earthquake denial gets a lot harder when you stand on top of the San Andreas fault

I had never stood directly on top of the San Andreas fault. Not to my knowledge, anyway, but as a California native, I've probably stumbled over it a time or two.<p>So I jumped at the chance to tour the fault with geophysicist Lucy Jones, the queen of quakes and go-to authority on why the ground keeps …

19 Fragrance Hacks to Make You Smell Amazing All the Time

Here's how to get the most out of your pricey perfumes.<p><b>1.</b> <b>If you want your fragrances to last longer (Why wouldn't you?), don't store them in your bathroom or other damp, warm places.</b> Heat, light, and humidity will break down the perfume and lessen the quality of the fragrance. Instead, store them …

'Atmospheric rivers' weather phenomenon soaks California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They're called "atmospheric rivers" and they can dump massive quantities of Pacific Ocean water on California, carrying it through …

Scientists Just Discovered a Major New Source of Carbon Emissions

File this under bad news for humanity’s climate ambitions: The dams and reservoirs we use to harness ‘clean’ hydroelectric power and irrigate our …

Climate Change

Water windfall' discovered beneath California's Central Valley

New research indicates that California's Central Valley harbors three times more groundwater than previously estimated, but challenges to using it …

Water

1 Science-Based Technique That Will Improve Every Email You Write

A book author and highly respected consultant offers a way to make your emails more appealing.<p>I've been making a mistake in how I've composed emails, and the solution to the problem is ground-breaking to say the least.<p>Brain science has started intersecting with our everyday lives, helping us …

Behavioral Sciences

Abused Dogs Comfort One Another While Being Treated in Animal Clinic: The 'Understanding Between Animals Is Beyond Me'

It’s a shocking photo – two puppies, marred by abuse and disease – made sweeter by the unexpected moment at its center: One is comforting the other, …

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

A Long Love Affair With the Scottish Isles, in Pictures

Picture Stories<p>For photographer Jim Richardson the remote islands of northwest Scotland have become like home.<p>From the deck of the boat, the cloud-raked island of Boreray beckoned me, flanked by fanged stacks rising out of the sea. Odd, perhaps, that I should find this welcoming. But I do.<p>Boreray …

North Atlantic

The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

Happiness

American veteran who escaped Nazi prison camp gets medal

Edwin Shifrin's family knew he successfully escaped from a Nazi prison camp during the Second World War, but it wasn't until one of his children started digging into his wartime past that they learned the details of the clever escape.<p>Mr Shifrin, 93, seldom discussed his time at war, but he received …

Unreal! Artist's food drawings will leave you in disbelief — and hungry

Think you have a good grip on reality? Think again!<p>Howard Lee could have you reaching for food that isn't even there.<p>The illustrator has filmed a series of clips featuring his detailed drawings of food right alongside their tasty inspirations.<p>In each of the videos that he's shared on Instagram and …

Art

5 Things Science Says Will Make You Happier

<i>This article was originally published in Greater Good.</i><p>Did you know that happiness has its own holiday?<p>But it doesn’t come easy, as most of us know. …

Oklahoma Is Now as Much of an Earthquake Risk as California

A new federal map released Monday shows parts of Oklahoma are now as seismic as parts of California and Alaska, long the nation’s leaders in …

Your $75 Healthy Grocery List And Recipe Guide!

It's true: You can eat healthy, get fit, and gain quality muscle without spending your entire paycheck. I learned this lesson firsthand when I was …

Healthy Eating

Power Suits: How Dressing For Success At Work Can Pay Off

What does it mean to "dress for success"? Certainly not what it meant when a book by that name first came out in 1975.<p>Now, what to wear to work is a murky area that includes a new clothing trend known as "athleisure" — workout wear that might also work for the office.<p>According to the NPD Group, …

Yale School of Management

EPA rejects Southern California smog-fighting program as ineffective

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected part of a smog-reduction plan by Southern California air quality regulators, saying it has failed to cut pollution from oil refineries and other big emissions sources as required by federal law.<p>The EPA says an emissions-trading program …

Southern California

An Illustrated Guide For Anyone Who's Ever Been Confused By A 401(k)

Saving money for retirement is a lot like flossing. Experts agree that it’s important in the long run, but getting into the habit of actually doing it now isn’t easy.<p>The good news is that many employers offer a retirement savings plan commonly known as a 401(k). The bad news is that <i>understanding</i> …

Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

Professor wins $700k for solving 300-year-old math equation

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a problem that had baffled mathematicians for centuries -- until British professor Andrew Wiles set his mind to it.<p>"There are no whole number solutions to the equation xn + yn = zn when n is greater than 2."<p>READ: Meet the 10-year-old maths genius who's just enrolled at …

Mathematics

The Shot: Tracking the Wily Arctic Weasel

I arrived, without luggage (which will prove to be crucial to this story), on Lofoten Island, a remote part of Norway near the top of the world in the Arctic Circle, on March 7 to do a feature story about surfing. I was set up for a 9-day shoot, which I hoped would produce two good days of …

Stem cells restore sight in rabbits and humans

We've really only just begun to probe the potential of stem cells and the implications they will have on human health, but new research from two separate international teams shows that their potential as a cure for blindness is outstanding.<p>The two teams each used adult stem cells to regenerate …

Medicine

Natural Gas Blowout Doubled Methane Emissions in Los Angeles Area

More than 100,000 tons of methane entered the atmosphere following a 2015 natural gas well blowout in Southern California, enough to double methane …

Oil & Gas Industry

Study: Air Pollution Heightens Risk of Obesity and Diabetes

Exposure to air pollution was shown to increase the risk of obesity and diabetes in rats, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from Duke University …

Diabetes

Richard Branson Unveils New Virgin Galactic Spaceship, Stephen Hawking Helps Name It

In the latest chapter of Virgin Galactic’s space tourism story, Sir Richard Branson yesterday unveiled the company’s newest version of SpaceShipTwo, called VSS “Unity.” The craft is the result of a valiant effort by staffers to replace SS2 “Enterprise,” which, after 55 test flights – four of them …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Hot Springs