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Top NASA Scientist: We’ll Find Signs of Alien Life ‘Within a Decade’

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

Role reversal: Why it's warm in Alaska but frigid in most of the U.S. right now

The cold front that is sweeping across the entire eastern half of the U.S., from Colorado to Virginia, is no ordinary weather boundary.<p>Instead, it's …

Time is Slowly Disappearing from Our Universe

Scientists previously have measured the light from distant exploding stars to show that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate. They …

Why stay-at-home parents are better for older children

It may be the most hotly disputed and emotionally loaded question that American parents face: Are children better off if a parent stays at home?<p>The evidence is already quite strong that staying at home during a child’s first year of life can have long-term benefits. That’s why most industrial …

Research

Hungry? You Might Make Better Decisions, Study Finds

Have a hunger to be a better decision maker? Then stay hungry, my friends. Researchers have found that being hungry leads people to make better choices, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.<p>All study participants fasted overnight, but one group was fed breakfast immediately when they arrived …

The sad, twisted truth about conservative Christianity’s effect on the mind

Some religious beliefs may alter brain function, making us more prone to anxiety and depression<p>“<i>I am 30 years old and I am struggling to find sanity. Between the Christian schools, homeschooling, the Christian group home (indoctrinating work camp) and different churches in different cities, I am a</i> …

Where Do Designer Dogs Come From?

Where do Cocker Bassets come from? The answer is from a Cocker Spaniel and a Basset Hound! Where Do Designer Dogs Come From? infographic from Time …

South Korea: Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery to remove cyst

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who recently disappeared from public view for about six weeks, had a cyst removed from his right ankle, a lawmaker told CNN.<p>South Korea's National Intelligence Service told lawmakers during a closed-door meeting that a cyst was found on Kim's right ankle …