Shannon Parker

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Tornadoes: The Science Behind the Destruction

Atmospheric scientists aim to improve their forecasts.<p>At least 29 people are dead after a string of tornadoes hit states in the Southern and Midwestern U.S. over the past few days. The National Weather Service predicts more severe weather on Tuesday.<p>How tornadoes form and how they die is not fully …

Mayday Parade release “Hold Onto Me” music video - News - Alternative Press

<b>Mayday Parade</b> have released a new music video for the song “Hold Onto Me.” The track is taken from the band’s latest album, <i>Monsters In The Closet</i>, …

Why the Whole30 Diet Is Taking Over Instagram

Photo: Getty<p>Instagram is on a diet. Food porn has gone paleo. Excuse the "basic" terminology, but as "bikini season" fast approaches the Valencia-filtered bacon-wrapped food pics that once flooded your feed are being swapped out for crisp bird's eye shots of steamed salmon and lettuce wrapped …

24 Super-Simple Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

Seriously, you'll be out the door before you know it.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the …

George Clooney Gets Engaged

Congratulations appear to be in order ...<p><b>"You must love him,"</b> Tom Junod wrote in his December profile. "He's always been good at making people love him; he's not about to give up his edge now." And it looks like he is checking the most important love box of all: he's reportedly engaged to Amal …

Julian Assange

5 Everyday Things That Drive Us Nuts (For No Reason)

We all have pet peeves. We all have rage triggers. For some people, it's loud chewing. For others, it's people who point when they talk. For …

Charisma

Photoshop gone wild! You won’t believe what this model looked like before Photoshop

15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

Tom Hanks

George Clooney Is Engaged

George Clooney may have recently expressed his undying love for Barack Obama, but he’s put a ring on someone else. <i>People</i> is reporting that the 52 year-old actor is engaged to his 36 year-old partner, Amal Alamuddin. Apparently, the couple have been engaged for at least a few days but are choosing …

Mad Men

Edward R. Blake holds the tattered remains of the battle flag he carried during the Civil War

<b>Edward R. Blake holds the tattered remains of the battle flag he carried during the Civil War</b>

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The Guide to Playing NES Today

So, you found your old faithful Nintendo tucked away in your closet and got the 8-bit bug again. Or perhaps you found one in your uncle’s attic, a …

The Lady Was an Adman

In 1950s New York, advertising was a glamorous business, full of freewheeling, high-flying talent, most of it male. But a young mother, plucked from McCann-Erickson by the controversial Bill Bernbach, would dazzle them all, rising to run her own agency. In an excerpt from her autobiography, Mary …

The Arts

Round Table: NES Memories

For gamers old enough to have experienced it in its heyday, the NES was a magical console. Not only was it the most powerful piece of gaming hardware …

Woman Dies in Car Crash While Posting to Facebook About Pharrell's Song 'Happy'

A woman, who police say was posting selfies and a Facebook status while driving, died after crashing into a truck on a North Carolina …

North Carolina

Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains Shenandoah River. Life is old there, Older than the trees, Younger than the mountains Growin' like a breeze. -John Denver, Country Roads #shenandoah #river #sky #virginia #shenandoahriverstatepark #nature #beauty #spring

Beach For Two

Volatile Storm Works Its Way From South to East

Death toll rises as twisters rock Mississippi, Alabama

People in northern Mississippi and Alabama huddled in hallways and basements as a string of tornadoes ripped through their states Monday, a day after another line of storms killed 16 people to their west.<p>Two people were killed at a trailer park west of Athens, Alabama, on Monday, according to a …

Gut check: Microbes in our stomachs may be making us miserable

New research suggests that certain kinds of stomach bacteria may be the source of our anxiety and depression<p>Microbes are in the news these days. Specifically, the microbes that live in and on the human body, making up our “microbiome.” Michael Pollan made a splash with a column titled “Some of My …

Two Killed by Tornado in Quapaw, Oklahoma

A tornado killed two people in the small northeastern Oklahoma town of Quapaw on Sunday, officials said.<p>The tornado was one of several spawned by a large storm front moving through the Midwest and South. There have been no other reported deaths due to the storms.<p>Keli Cain of the Oklahoma Emergency …

Weather

At Least 15 Dead as Tornadoes Rip Through Central, Southern US

Rescuers sifted through the rubble today looking for survivors after a powerful tornado carved out a path of destruction, flattening homes and …