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Everything you need to know about rats in Chicago

Living with rats is not a fact of living in Chicago, it’s a fact of life. We just see them more often than some cities.<p>Rats have generally followed …

In Search of the Optimal Mental State

<b>The search for optimum mental performance may lead to a quiet peaceful spot, Yale neuroscientists say.</b><p>Researchers at Yale and colleagues have …

Neuroscience

Wildlife photographer captures amazing images of an extremely rare black fox playing in a back garden in Yorkshire

A wildlife photographer has captured these amazing images of an extremely rare black fox playing in his back garden.<p>Robert Fuller was shocked when he …

The Science Behind Why Nice People Finish Last—And How to Fix That

Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at Wharton Business School, wants nice people to finish first. But, according to him, they don’t.<p>Grant was …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

The 12 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Astronomy

Tough Words From Pope Francis: 8 Great Quotes From His U.N. Speech

Pope Francis, addressing the U.N. General Assembly today, urged international cooperation not only to solve humanity's largest problems but to save humanity itself.<p>Quoting a speech to the U.N. by his predecessor Pope Paul VI in 1965, Francis said of the world today: "The real danger comes from …

Pope Francis

New study could explain why your dog gets so excited to see you

But new research shows this facial focus isn't limited to primates; man's best friend is wired to recognize faces, too. Dogs have long been known to show a behavioral response to faces, but a recent study discovered that dogs have a specific spot in their brains that reacts to faces.<p>In the study …

Pets

11 things humans do that dogs hate

There are many ways you can drive your dog nuts — and you may not even be aware you're doing them.<p>Dogs try to be our best friends, but boy do we ever …

Pets

Rare Access Allows a Photographer to Show Us the People Power of Pope Francis

Picture Stories<p>Picture Stories<p>As I was walking home from work last week, I saw a man wearing a T-shirt that said “I love Pope Francis.” It didn’t surprise me. Ever since he was elected the leader of the Catholic Church in March of 2013, the pope has been capturing the public’s heart and the media’s …

Transcript: Read the Speech Pope Francis Gave to Congress

Pope Francis addressed a joint meeting of Congress in a historic speech Thursday morning.<p>Here’s a full transcript of his remarks.<p>I am most grateful …

'Maze Runner' Director to Tackle Norse Mythology With 'Fall of Gods' (Exclusive)

Fox is picking up the movie rights to the illustrated fantasy book that first started life on Kickstarter.<p>Twentieth Century Fox is teaming up with <b>Wes</b> …

Wes Ball Directing Fall of Gods Movie - /Film

20th Century Fox hired <b>Wes Ball</b> to direct <i>The Maze Runner</i>, and that film did well, with Ball rolling straight into making the sequel to that film, <i>The</i> …

Movies

Hill of Tara

The Hill of Tara is an ancient Neolithic Age site in County Meath, Ireland. It was known as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, the site of …

Tuatha de Danann | Who Were They Really?

<i>According to legend, the Tuatha de Danann were a mystical race of God-like beings who invaded and ruled Ireland over four thousand years ago. Modern</i> …

Hummingbird aggression: Fierce, deadly fights for territory, nectar, feeders, flowers.

Hummingbirds seem to be composed of equal parts bumblebee and electron, and they sport coats of iridescent feathers so fetching, you’d think every …

Birds

'Straight Outta Compton' Star Heads to 'Kong: Skull Island'; 'Maze Runner' Director Taking on Norse Mythology

<b>Kong: Skull Island</b>: Jason Mitchell, who delivered a captivating lead performance as Eazy-E in <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, is heading to <i>Kong: Skull Island</i>. …

Watch Viking Gods Clip - Vikings

What Race Were the Greeks and Romans?

Recent films about ancient Greece such as <i>Troy</i>, <i>Helen of Troy</i>, and <i>300</i>, have used actors who are of Anglo-Saxon or Celtic ancestry (e.g. Brad Pitt, …

Irish-American Witchcraft: Irish Fairies in America

Some people do see the Gods as anchored in one terrestrial space. Others think the fairies are similarly limited to Ireland and historically Celtic …

Ireland

huwasi : (Hittite mythology) A sacred stone treated as a deity. Norwegian linguist and historian Jørgen Alexander Knudtzon, who played an important role in deciphering the Hittite language script, was born on this day in 1854.

article<p>https://joshuastarlight.me/2015/09/08/huwasi-hittite-mythology-a-sacred-stone-treated-as-a-deity-norwegian-linguist-and-historian-jorgen-alexan …

The Beast Within | Shapeshifters in Irish Mythology

<i>Shapeshifting in Irish mythology involves a long list of animals, not just the wolf or vampire, as made popular by modern literature. Transformation</i> …

Blitz film: myths, realities and how London took it

Archive footage captures the staggering destructiveness of the German bombing raids on the capital, Londoners’ resilience and the propaganda made from it<p>The patriotic defiance of cockney London during the Blitz is part of the national folklore many Britons, including me, grew up with. Not everyone …

Legends of King Arthur written in forgotten crypt at Oxford Castle, say researchers | Culture24

A now-crumbled chapel on the site of Oxford Castle is almost certain to have been the setting where the Legends of King Arthur, ensconced in the 12th …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Schoolboy, 11, has been left unable to smile or laugh without suffering narcolepsy fits after he was given a nasal spray flu vaccine as part of a government scheme

A young boy will be forced to live the rest of his life without laughing after a flu vaccine issued at his school brought on a condition that causes …

Insomnia

Narcolepsy: A Sleep Disorder May Be Harming Your Body And Brain

It is stated that in addition to insomnia, the most common sleep disorders are sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome (RLS) and narcolepsy. Here we will …

Sleep

3 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Stimulate Her Clitoris

Finding the clitoris is sex 101. Welcome to grad school<p>Most sex advice you’ll find on the Internet refers to the clitoris as a “nub,” or a “button.” But here’s what most guys don’t know: That tiny bump above her vagina is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>The clitoris actually stretches backwards into …