Peggy Thorpe

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How to use the new Instagram update, which lets you make video calls (!)

On May 1st, Instagram unveiled several updates that seem like they’ll make the photo-sharing app <i>way</i> more fun. From posting to Instagram Stories …

Altruistic decisions following penetrating traumatic brain injury | Brain

The cerebral correlates of altruistic decisions have increasingly attracted the interest of neuroscientists. To date, investigations on the neural …

Recovery from Stroke and Spinal Injury Aided by Gene Deletion

In response to injury, cells typically go to work trying to repair the damage. While this healing process is amazingly effective for many tissue …

Jeff Daniels Lists All The Virtues America Has Lost Under Donald Trump

There are quite a few.<p>Jeff Daniels is pulling no punches when it comes to President Donald Trump and his administration.<p>On Thursday’s broadcast of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” the actor listed all of the virtues that he believes America has lost since Trump took office.<p>“We lost, as a …

Ravens Are Evolving, and Not in the Way You'd Expect

Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal."<p>A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in its evolution.<p>Using DNA samples taken from ravens for nearly twenty years, the study provides evidence that common ravens on …

Birds

When it comes to intelligence, research shows you probably *did* get it from your mama

You might have your dad’s smile, sense of humor, and athleticism, but when it comes to your smarts, that’s <i></i>probably from your mama. According to …

Guggenheim Pulls Animal Art From Upcoming Chinese Exhibition

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City announced late Monday night that it would be withdrawing three works from an upcoming exhibition of contemporary Chinese art over protests from animal rights groups.<p>Transcript<p>AILSA CHANG, HOST:<p>Late last night, the Guggenheim Museum in New York announced it was …

Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott Baby Bombshells Revealed, From Pregnancy Sex To ‘Limbo’ Love [Rumors]

Pregnant Kylie Jenner and her baby daddy Travis Scott have not been intimate for three months, according to an insider who discussed their reportedly …

8 Effective Exercises to Slim Down Your Face

The first noticeable signs of aging are usually wrinkles and loose skin. Your skin elasticity and the contours of your face depend on how well your …

Muscle

25 Unique DIY Fall Wreath Ideas

Fall is officially here and I can't wait to create pretty fall decorations for my home with the help of my kids. This year we decided to create …

How to machine bind a quilt - beginner friendly quilting tutorial

This free quilting tutorial will teach you how to machine bind a quilt.<p>There a many different ways to machine bind a quilt. This machine binding …

How to Make a No-Sew Pillow From an Upcycled T-Shirt

Nine Patch Totebag with Zip Close

UPDATE: As this tutorial has gained popularity on Pinterest, I have received several questions about the construction of the lining and recessed …

5 Gruesome Real-Life Murders That Inspired Spooky Ghost Stories

Nearly every town’s got a ghost story. Far more rare is when a ghost story can be traced back to one specific, legally documented criminal case. …

Crime

Trial Helps Doctors Tell Lewy Body Dementia From Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

<i>Summary: A new study reports on how the clinical profiles of Lewy body dementia differ from Alzhiemer’s or Parkinson’s disease.</i><p>Source: Ohio State …

Does exercise help your brain?

You know that exercise is good for your body but does exercise help your brain? You can see the results of exercise on your body. Your muscles are …

Seniors Have Sharper Memory Than Ever Before

Oh so true: 50 is the new 40 and 60 is the new 70 and so on. But youthful vitality is not all physical appearance.<p>New research shows that seniors …

Knowing Watercolor Pigments

<b>These notes rely heavily, but not exclusively, on the “Transparent Watercolor Wheel” by Jim Kosvanec</b><p><b>"Treasured" by Jim Kosvanec</b><p>Watercolor Pigment<p><i>Key</i> …

Makeup

5 Online Resources to Help You Find Your Immigrant Ancestors

For many people, tracing immigrant ancestors across the ocean to their old world origins feels a little like finding a needle in a haystack. Often, …

Why James Franco Remade the Cult Movie 'Mother, May I Sleep With Danger'

Well, why not?<p>James Franco calls his friend Amber Coney and says, "I'm gonna do a remake of this TV cult classic for Lifetime, but I'm gonna add lesbian vampires." Of course he is. He's James Franco, and that's just the kind of thing he does.<p>Coney is a writer, an actress, and one of the stars of …

Smashing Pumpkins

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

From sneaky sodium traps to dicey dishes that put you at risk for food poisoning, these are the menu items you’re better off skipping.

A Long, Complicated Battle Over 9,000-Year-Old Bones Is Finally Over

Last week, there was a big development in the long-running, bitter, complicated battle over a 9,000-year-old set of bones known variously as "Kennewick Man" or "The Ancient One," depending on whom you ask.<p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed that the ancient bearer of the bones is genetically …

Inside a Stunning Monastery-Inspired Home for a Buddhist Family

Light! Drama!<p>Ho Chi Minh City has seen an abundance of brilliant vertical residences as of late, and this home built for a family of Buddhists is just the latest example. Designed by Vietnamese studio HA, the four-story home, appropriately named Zen House, offers a simple, natural material palette …

Do Animals Have Culture?

Last week, I watched in awe as a river of crows made their way across the evening sky toward their roosts south of my house.<p>Listening to the cacophony of their cries, I found myself with a simple question — is what I'm seeing just instinct or do these crows have their own culture? In fact, do any …

The Psychology Behind Why People Support Certain Presidential Candidates

A political analyst and psychoanalyst explain why Trump’s, Sanders’s, Clinton’s, and Cruz’s leadership styles appeal to their supporters.<p>Why does a Trump supporter support Trump and a Sanders supporter support Sanders? At first that question might seem a bit nonsensical. Or it’s easy to jump to the …

How Writing Fiction Is Like Being a Mom

Writing, it has been said, is like giving birth. A man must have come up with that. I've been a mom for over 20 years, and an aspiring author for half that time, and I can tell you: Writing and publishing demand a different skill set than labor and delivery. As I've nurtured my little creations …