Ethan Marshall

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How to Master Microsoft Office Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the de facto email and calendaring client in most offices—and it can help manage your tasks and notes as well. Beyond just …

Why Does Blowing On Your Hot Drink Cool It Down? The Surprising Scientific Answer

When it’s cold outside, it’s only natural to want something to warm you up. Whether that’s coffee, hot chocolate, tea, soup or another tasty beverage, it often comes to you too hot to actually put in your mouth, with the potential to scald you if you accidentally drink it right away. We all have …

Atoms

The First Person View of Climbing a Snowy 22,000-Foot Tall Mountain Is a Little Bit Terrifying

If there is a mountain, people will climb it. Or at least, people that are much, much bolder than I am. Here is some incredible point of view footage …

Mountaineering

Toronto Zoo giant panda cubs waddle around at 4 months old

An adorable pair of baby giant pandas were recently spotted walking around their enclosure at the Toronto Zoo.<p>Staff captured the clumsy steps on …

Meet Furry Pigs That Look Like Sheep And Act Like Dogs

If you could combine three animals into one, which ones would you pick? A pig, a sheep, and a dog? Well, there's no need to camp outside of the …

Panda Cubs Make Debut Appearance in Ya’an China

Asia

Marine Mammals Along California Coast Rescued in Record Numbers

Wildlife<p><i>As a leader in rescue and rehabilitation work, Shedd Aquarium has established partnerships with rescue organizations all over the country to respond to animals in need. This week, we are sharing a guest blog post from our partner –</i> <i>The Marine Mammal Center</i><i>, the world’s largest rescue and</i> …

7 Myths About Sugar That We Should Stop Believing Now

There is a lot of misinformation floating around these days about sugar consumption and how it can affect your health. Here are some common myths …

Washington Wildfires Rage as More Resources Arrive

Firefighters in Washington state were battling more than a dozen wildfires Sunday as concerns about building destruction and a lack of resources grew with the blazes.<p>The state's Okanogan Complex fire near Twisp had spread at "rapid rates," according to an incident summary. Infrared mapping found …

Wildfires

N.Y. Man First Ever to Be Convicted of Trying to Acquire a Radiation Weapon

An upstate New York man faces life in prison after he became the first person ever convicted in the U.S. of trying to acquire a radiation weapon for mass destruction, the Justice Department said.<p>Glendon Scott Crawford, 51, a professed member of the Ku Klux Klan, and an accomplice acquired an X-ray …

U.S. Federal Courts

The Most Extreme Things Actors Have Done to Prepare for Roles

There seems to be a strong correlation between degree of transformation and number of Oscars.<p>Probably because there seems to be a strong inverse relationship between degree of transformation and number of Oscars, Extreme Role Preparation has become something of a sport amongst actors. Who can …

Universal Pictures

Tireless Fosterer Saves Day Old Orphan Kitten

This is what love can do. It saves lives! This tiny day old kitten was rescued and given a second…The post Tireless Fosterer Saves Day Old Orphan …

Safe-Space

Typhoon Goni batters Japan with record 159 mile-per-hour winds

After dumping deadly rains in the northern Philippines, Typhoon Goni strengthened on Sunday, bringing a record-shattering wind gust to the Japanese …

How Common is Life in the Universe?

We don’t know, but we can do some interesting thought experiments.The only confirmed life in the Universe is here on Earth. That gives us one data …

Universe

100 Creative Pet Names You’ve Never Thought to Give Your Dog or Cat

Some people on the B+C team treat their furry family members as if they are their children (namely Anj and myself, stage moms of Brie + Turkey). So naturally, when it comes time to name those four-legged pets the decision turns into a task equivalent to nailing down a baby name.<p>While it’s fun to …

10 Things Happy People Do Before Lying In Bed Every Night

Sleeping is a very important part of everyone’s life. Actually, the things we do before we go to bed matter, too. Many people watch TV-shows till …

Sleep

Nintendo’s NX Console Might Not Use Discs

It’s no major secret that Nintendo’s Wii U sales have been through a struggle. The company fought diligently to bounce back from the console’s …

Retrogaming

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

<b>(altanaka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p>Megan Feldman Bettencourt<p>August 24, 2015 2:26am (UTC)<p>From “Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World”<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In …

Psychology

A first look at Brazil's $700 million Olympic dorms that will eventually become luxury condos

Recently we got a glimpse at what Brazil's $10 billion Olympic venues look like one year before the games. Now we get our first look at the Olympic village dorms where the athletes will be staying.<p>The dorms will ultimately cost $700 million to build. The city of Rio plans to convert them into 3,600 …

The Eternal Cats Versus Dogs Dispute Nearly Killed Off Dogs

Cats and dogs aren’t supposed to get along. These days, they’re both domesticated and the squabbles largely take the form of barking and/or getting treed on a china hutch. But millions of years ago? Dogs nearly went extinct thanks to kitties.<p>Researchers have studied the fossil record, and it’s …

TSA not ready to directly take on Yelp reviewers

The Transportation Security Administration, the bane of many travelers’ existence, is not too psyched about giving grumpy jetsetters the chance to rip into their agents on an official Yelp page.<p>Yelp and the federal government have struck a deal that would allow agencies to lay claim to their own …

Customer Service

Ohio State University Researchers Have Grown A Brain In A Lab

Ohio State University scientists have successfully grown a five-week-old brain in a lab. The fetal brain is about the size of a pencil eraser and contains all the functioning parts of a human brain, including a spinal cord and retina. The researchers claim that the brain can be used to investigate …

Consciousness Survives the Death of the Body New Research Confirms

By Buck Rogers<br>The greatest question of all time may very well be, ‘what happens to us when we die?’ While many, individuals, religions and spiritual …

Why Trump Is Here To Stay — At Least For A While

Donald Trump's summer of defying political gravity is continuing, despite predictions that various missteps would damage him. Instead, he has surged even more after his controversial Fox News debate performance.<p>But who exactly are the people backing the boisterous billionaire businessman? Some …

Republicans

Stop Believing These 5 Myths About Food

I called upon top nutrition experts around the country and asked them which food myth drives them absolutely bonkers. I asked them to come up with …

This 3D-Printed Stethoscope Costs $5, Outperforms $200 Competitors

Tarek Loubani, an emergency room doctor in Gaza, wants to apply the principles of open source software development to out-of-patent medical devices.<p>Tarek Loubani, an emergency room doctor in Gaza, wants to apply the principles of open source software development to out-of-patent medical devices. …

Bees are the second most lethal animals in America

Animal attacks have been in the news a lot. Late last year, a 22-year-old student in New Jersey was killed by a black bear he had been photographing. This summer, swimmers off the coast of North Carolina have suffered a record number of shark attacks, several of which resulted in amputations. And …

Zoology

A Science-Backed Reason To Reach For That 4th Cup Of Coffee

Java junkies, rejoice.<p>If you're one of the 93,000 men and women who were diagnosed with colon cancer this year, keep those coffee refills coming.<p>A breakthrough study from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute reported this week that regularly consuming four or more cups of caffeinated coffee can help …

Cancer

Trump blasts ABC News, demands apology

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is aiming his Twitter firepower squarely at ABC News, attacking them early Friday morning for what he called a "fraudulent" report.<p>Just after midnight, Trump unleashed a series of tweets to ABC's "World News Tonight" and reporter Tom Llamas …

Donald Trump