Shawn Bergner

16 Added | 4 Magazines | 18 Likes | 3 Following | 7 Followers | @ShawnBergner | Keep up with Shawn Bergner on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Shawn Bergner”

Marijuana legalization and crime: Research review

Crime and drunk driving tend to fall after marijuana legalization, according to a 2016 research review.The post Marijuana legalization: Research …

Cannabis

Olympian Sells His Silver Medal To Pay For A Child’s Cancer Treatments

Piotr Malachowski donates his silver medal to help defray costs of boy’s cancer treatments<p>Some things are more important than winning, or trophies, …

VIDEO: Baylor player caught beating dog with belt, kicking it

Another day, yet another incident that casts the Baylor football program in a negative light.<p><i>KXXV-TV</i> obtained a Snapchat video recorded this past …

College Football

Why Did the Mercury 13 Astronauts Never Fly in Space?

Jerrie Cobb kicked off her black pumps and crossed her stockinged feet on the floor. It was an unusual thing to do during a public hearing before a special subcommittee of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics, but natural for Cobb. And it was a relaxed gesture that belied her stress. …

4 Tips For Alzheimer's Prevention

Officially, Alzheimer's disease is the sixth most common cause of death among Americans. But a 2014 study in the journal Neurology re-examined "cause of death" entries on death certificates and medical records, and researchers estimated that the true numbers of Alzheimer's-related deaths are much …

No, a Mitochondrial “Eve” Is Not the First Female in a Species

Recently, researchers made waves with the announcement that they had found the mother of all sperm whales: that is, the female from whom all modern …

Biology

Lego's Next Architectural Masterpiece Is a Two-Feet-Tall Replica of Big Ben

Lego’s Architecture series gives adult fans the perfect excuse to keep buying the building toy—because they appreciate the design of the buildings, …

It took a satellite five months to make this remarkable view of Africa

A patient satellite collected thousands of images of Africa from space, and researchers pulled them together into an arresting cloud-free mosaic of the continent.<p>Whenever you see an image taken from space looking back down on our Blue Marble, you see a swirl of blue, green and clouds. Those pesky …

Space

Living Danishly: 6 hacks for a happier life

What does the happiest country in the world know that the rest of us don't? Author of The Year of Living Danishly, Helen Russell, reveals why people …

Happiness

Women in viral pregnancy photo talk bellies, criticism

After a photo of their pregnant bellies went viral last week, two Queensland, Australia women are speaking out about their healthy pregnancies and the online commenters who criticized them.<p>Chontel Duncan, who owns HIIT Australia, a fitness and lifestyle coaching company, posted the photo to her …

Behind NatGeo’s Search For God In Religion And Science

Brain Games and The Story of God tackle existential angst and the intersection of religion, culture, and neuroscience.<p>An exploration of the world’s cultures isn’t complete without examining their relationship to the divine. This season, two National Geographic series undertake that mission:<p><i>Brain</i> …

Joel Osteen

Zebra stripes not for camouflage, new study finds

If you've always thought of a zebra's stripes as offering some type of camouflaging protection against predators, it's time to think again, suggest …

University of Calgary

First Direct Evidence That ADHD is a Genetic Disorder Found

Neuroscience researchers from Cardiff University have found the first direct evidence that ADHD is a genetic disorder. The research found that of the …

Thousand-year rains underway in Carolinas, potentially leading to deadly flooding

<i>UPDATED October 4 at 10:50 a.m. ET</i>: Epic rainfall amounts have been recorded across South Carolina, with flooding spreading into Georgia, eastern …

Adrian Peterson apologizes, says he's 'not a child abuser'

In his first public comments since his arrest, the running back said he is sorry for hurting his son and will reevaluate how he administers discipline moving forward.<p>Adrian Peterson, who was activated by the the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, has released a statement through the team apologizing for …