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25 Moments That Changed America

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13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

10 Traits Empathic People Share

The trademark of an empath is feeling and absorbing other people’s emotions and/or physical symptoms because of their high sensitivities. These …

Top 10

The US Has Screwed Up in the Muslim World for 36 Years

Beginning with the Carter Doctrine, the US has aggressively injected itself into the Muslim world but with little to show for it besides a record of …

Political Science

To Diagnose Mental Illness, Read the Brain

Although scientists have learned a lot about the brain in the last few decades, approaches to treating mental illnesses have not kept up. As …

Escape to the country: the best US cities for outdoor adventure

Boxer Saves Stray Cat Mom and Her 4 Babies and Insists to Take Them Home

A stray cat and her four babies were saved by an 11-year-old dog, and now the cat mama even lets her canine rescuer help her care for her babies.<p>Meet …

Cute

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NASA's Juno Spacecraft Closing in on Jupiter

Today (6/24), at exactly 9:57 and 48 seconds a.m. PDT, NASA's Juno spacecraft was 5.5 million miles (8.9 million kilometers) from its July 4th …

New Hubble telescope photo shows brilliant star cluster within a nearby galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope stared deeply into a small galaxy not far from the Milky Way and saw something beautiful.<p>A new photo taken by the …

12 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About The Show "Vikings"

It's A LOT more epic than horned-helmets.

History Channel

The Law That Changed the American Workplace

Imagine a nation in which millions of children, some as young as 5, worked. They toiled in coalmines, glass factories and textile mills, some up to …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

The Folly of American Air Power: The U.S. Air Force produces only human suffering

America’s superior air power has delivered not victory but carnage, rubble and resistance. Where does it end?<p>In the era of the long war on terror, Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, was a tough day for the U.S. military. Two modern jet fighters, a Navy F-18 Hornet and an Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, …

Officials believe they've captured alligator that killed boy

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials believe they've captured the alligator that dragged a 2-year-old Nebraska boy into the Seven Seas Lagoon at Walt Disney World.<p>The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news release Wednesday that it has suspended …

Do you see a lake or a wall? This optical illusion is confusing the internet

This recent optical illusion is driving us up a wall... literally.<p>At first the photograph, originally posted by Imgur user Bruuntilde, simply appears to show a lake scene with mountains in the distance and green shrubbery all around. However, some folks see something else entirely!<p>Here we go …

When travel goes wrong: Awkward family vacation photos

Let's face it, on those road trips with the kids packed in the back seat we're not always driving under rose-colored sunsets. We so badly want everything to go perfectly but then a tire goes flat and we arrive at the motel to find the swimming pool cracked and empty.<p>In the spirit of Clark Griswold, …

A UCLA psychiatrist has some counterintuitive advice for dealing with negative people — and it could change how you see the world

But what if erasing all this pessimism were merely a matter of changing your perspective? According to Dr. Mark Goulston, a psychiatrist at the University of California at Los Angeles, it is.<p>In his recent book, "Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life," …

Psychology

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

Japanese Mom Bakes Awesome Bread Inspired By Her Kid’s Drawings And Nature

This bread will definitely make you re-think the whole no carbs diet thing. Tokyo-based baker under the name of Konel Bread hides beautiful art …

“True Crime Addict” and the Serious Problem of Internet Sleuths

Imagine a young woman driving north, headed for New England’s White Mountains, a troubled personal life in Amherst, Massachusetts, in her rearview mirror. Mainly, it’s small tragedies that preoccupy her: a breakup, some minor credit-card-fraud charges, a dent in her dad’s car. Many people hit a …

How You Fight With Your Spouse May Affect Different Body Parts

Emotions are known to influence health, especially when they are negative or intensely felt. Chronically angry, sad, frustrated or fearful people tend to become chronically unwell, though <i>which</i> emotions go with which conditions has not received much scrutiny in recent years. A new look at old …

Psychology

Watch the intense movie-style trailer for NASA's Jupiter mission

The Juno mission boldly goes where no spacecraft has gone before and a dramatic trailer highlights the danger of the journey.<p>NASA's Juno spacecraft launched back in 2011 for a Star Trek-style five-year mission to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. Jupiter may also be the roughest, …

Astronomy

97% global warming consensus paper surpasses half a million downloads

Cook et al. (2013) has remained the most-read paper in Environmental Research Letters for most of the past 3 years<p>In 2013, a team of citizen science volunteers who collaborate on the climate myth debunking website SkepticalScience.com published a paper finding a 97% expert consensus on human-caused …

Climate Change

17 Truths Only Couples With A Cat Understand

The cat has the deed to your home. And your life.

Pets

Is there alien life out there? 10 celebrities who have seen UFOs

Paranormal

Would you buy a genetically engineered cat that was guaranteed not to hunt?

Cats are often adored by their owners, but there's one common behaviour trait that is almost universally disliked: their love of hunting. Nobody wants to have mouse entrails spilled across their kitchen floor in the morning, and everyone prefers to see Blue Tits happily dotting around the garden in …

How Burt's Bees Just Took Social Entrepreneurship to the Extreme

The lip balm giant's plan to drop the letter B from their products and plant a billion flowers is working.<p>Bees -- those busy buzzing insects that help pollinate fully 1/3 of the all food on Earth -- are dwindling in number each year. Colony collapse disorder (CCD) has been a leading factor, and its …

'Your mental health will fluctuate throughout your life, because you are human'

Mental health has been in the headlines consistently now for about six months, and that’s fantastic. There is no such thing as too much …

Mental Health