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14 boys, no regrets: Michigan family happy the way they are

LAKEVIEW, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple have 14 boys.<p>And no regrets — regardless of what online opinion-givers have to say about it.<p>"There are some really mean people in the world. And it doesn't matter," said Jay Schwandt, the father of the boy brood. "We happen to be this great big family with …

Central Michigan University

Something strange is happening to Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is perhaps the most iconic feature of any planet in our Solar System. It’s instantly recognizable, and the massive cyclone …

Gun Runner Farewell Brings Out the Best of Emotions

The only thing brighter than Gun Runner's attitude Sunday morning was the wattage of Steve Asmussen's smile as he soaked in every precious moment …

Photographer of the Month: Aaron Reed

I’m excited to share January’s Photographer of the Month: Aaron Reed. In this interview, Aaron talks about large photographic prints and his recent …

A Never-Before-Seen Virus Was Just Found in the Sea, and It Kills Bacteria

Their genomes are "quite different from other viruses."<p>When you think of a virus, you likely think of the microscopic agents that make life on land …

Biology

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

‘He was my horse of a lifetime’: top coloured stallion dies aged 27

An influential coloured sport horse stallion has died aged 27.<p>Country Top Gun was the foundation sire at Country Farm Stud and has hundreds of …

Horse Racing

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Make Wounds Heal Without Scars

Like it never happened.<p>Whether it's from a surgical procedure, clumsy shaving, or that traumatic biking incident that happened when you were five, …

Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer

A family of longevity proteins has been examined in detail for the first time. The new insight may help create innovative treatments for a range of …

National Winnie the Pooh Day: 18 wise A. A. Milne quotes to live by

We live in tough and uncertain times.<p>And when the world feels like a dark and frightening place, comfort can always be found in books and words, …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you just …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

Quick Learners - Horse Illustrated

Horses learn quickly. In the wild, they learn to read the environment and react in ways that will save their lives. Horses must learn if a sound or …

Self-help

Is bitless best? Study reveals horses’ tolerance of different bridles

<b>Horses have been found to tolerate similar levels of rein tension whether they are wearing a bitless or a traditional bridle</b>, according to a recent …

Jason Webb’s blog: my heart sinks when I’m handed a dangerous horse in an open field surrounded by wire

Happy New Year to you all! I won’t bore you with my New Year resolutions; suffice to say they don’t change much from year to year. Be more organised, …

Horses

Identifying Physical vs. Psychological Issues in Horses

How does a veterinary behaviorist know for sure something is or is not a psychological problem?

Veterinary Medicine

Union Rags, American Pharoah Top Sires at January Sale

Union Rags lead covering sire by average, 'Pharoah' top yearling sire

Horse Racing

Gary Stevens Ready for Oaklawn Challenge in 2018

Gary Stevens stressed Jan. 8 that he's not at Oaklawn Park this season for a working vacation.<p>Stevens had just breezed Cool Alley, an unraced …

Horse Racing

10 Retired Racehorse Resources on TheHorse.com

Get tips and information on considerations for choosing and transitioning racehorses for second careers.

Horses

Ancient DNA discovery reveals previously unknown population of native Americans

A few years ago the fossilized remains of a baby girl were uncovered in a harsh and isolated part of central Alaska. The remains were dated at 11,500 …

Anthropology

‘Her heart made her’: rider pays tribute to four-star mare

Eventer Sacha Hourigan has paid tribute to her <b>much-loved former four-star horse I’ve Been Dun, a mare who “would never give up”.</b><p>“Sandy”, with whom …

Horse Racing

This Doctor Has Studied Gut Health for 40 Years—Here's Exactly What He Eats

Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., MBA, FIDSA, could be considered the godfather of microbiome research. Not only has he pioneered breakthrough research in the …

Microbiome

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

Physics

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Oklahoma ranch offers up-close look at wild horses

COALGATE, Okla. — An Oklahoma ranch offers visitors an up-close look at wild horses through a federal program aimed at protecting the symbols of the …

Wild Horses

15 of 2017’s best moments caught on camera

1/15<p>Hound love at the Southdown and Eridge<p>2/15<p>Something’s in the air: the Southdown and Eridge hounds<p>3/15<p>A British top-four at Burghley: Tom McEwen …

Horse Racing

Stirrup Placement and Rider Biomechanics: What's the Link?

Rider biomechanics can significantly influence horse biomechanics, affecting performance, musculoskeletal health, and welfare.

Body Language in Horse and Human Interactions

Understanding body language when working with equids can improve how we interact with them, study them, and more.

Trainer Jack Van Berg Dies at 81

Jack Van Berg, the Hall of Fame trainer and the son of a Hall of Fame trainer, died Dec. 27 in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 81. He is best known …