Sherese Ogden

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Over a third of North American bird species in danger: scientists

OTTAWA (Reuters) - More than a third of all North American bird species are at risk of becoming extinct unless significant action is taken, scientists who are part of a tri-nation initiative said on Wednesday, adding that ocean and tropical birds were in particular danger.<p>The study, compiled by the …

Listen kids, not everyone is a winner

<b>(CNN) —</b> My son never played T-ball. And I absolutely refused to sign him up for the 6-and-under soccer and football leagues. All those kids running around like maniacs decked out in the latest sports gear, with lunatic parents screaming like they were at the Super Bowl, and well-meaning but …

Kent State

Letting Go Of Emotional Suffering: Mindfulness Of Your Current Emotion

The 32 Best Health Podcasts on iTunes in 2017

Health podcasts are one of my favourite ways to deepen my understanding of the human experience.<p>That’s one of the main reasons I decided to set up my …

Mindfulness of Breathing: A Primer

Thirty years ago, you had to be a serious student of Buddhism to be familiar with mindfulness meditation. Today, it’s everywhere: in medical, military, educational, and even corporate settings. Advocates of mindfulness meditation say it can improve just about every aspect of our lives, and science …

What’s Actually the Difference Between Mindfulness and Meditation?

First things first: The main reason that people tend to confuse mindfulness with meditation is that both of them have multiple definitions, and they’re also intertwined in various ways. In other words, it's totally understandable if you only kinda sorta vaguely know the almost difference.<p><b>Let's</b> …

The Most Diverse Cities Are Often The Most Segregated

When I was a freshman at the University of Chicago in 1996, I heard the same thing again and again: Do not leave the boundaries of Hyde Park. Do not …

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

Shooting suspect in custody after Charleston church massacre

<b>Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> Before he allegedly opened fire on members of a Bible study group at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylann Roof sat with them. He might have prayed with them.<p>A Snapchat video from Wednesday night at the historic African-American church shows Roof at a …

Charleston Church Shooting

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Canines and Cancer Detection: The New PET Scan?

In 1989, a 44-year-old woman went to the dermatology clinic at King's College in London. She was concerned about a mole. Well it's more accurate to say that the visit was prompted by her dog's concern. The dog, a cross between a border collie and a doberman, would incessantly sniff this mole. The …

Most Parents of Obese Children Think Their Kids Are 'Just Right'

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Amtrak train thought to be going twice as fast as it should have been

<b>(CNN) —</b> How do all seven cars and the engine of an Amtrak train jump the rails, sending passengers, luggage, laptops and more flying?<p>One possibility loomed over all others Wednesday: speed.<p>Authorities haven't said what caused the derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia on …

Trains

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion