Stephanie R

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Loch Ness Monster Video Captured By 8-Year-Old Girl, As Scientists Embark On New Quest To Find Creature

Laria Annand captured something strange lurking about in the Scottish lake.<p>Has the Loch Ness Monster been captured on video (again)? An 8-year-old …

Paranormal

Loved Anne of Green Gables? Read These Books Next

Ever since Anne (with an “E”) arrived in Avonlea, she’s stolen the hearts of readers everywhere. Whether she was dying her hair green, getting her …

Books

This Veggie Sheet Pan Meal Only Needs 15 Minutes of Prep — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every day as we post our favorites.</i>2018 …

Food

This Is the Ultimate Road Trip From Miami to Key West

1 of 15<p>Say Sayonara to South Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Fuel Up in Homestead<p>3 of 15<p>Follow in Flagler's Footsteps<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Explore a Coral …

Key West

The Morphine Queen Who Defied the Nazis

Baron Heinrich von Puttkamer was dying of pneumonia. As the Prussian noble and high-ranking army officer struggled to draw his last, ragged breaths …

Literature

What Could Be the Best Solution Yet to the Ocean’s Plastic Problem Is About To Launch

When Boyan Slat first introduced his plan to rid the ocean of plastic five years ago, he was met with some skeptics. Slat was only 18 at the time, …

Pollution

Why You're Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat — and What to Do About It

You've gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you're seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be disappointed that they've lost little to no belly fat. Although it seems logical that our belly fat will shrink as we lose …

Fitness

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

Peter Gordon’s recipe for red curried butternut squash, mushrooms and spinach

This is a very mild curry, but you can jazz it up with extra chilli and spices such as cumin and coriander seeds. It can be paired with steamed rice or couscous as the main component of a meal, or served as the vegetable side alongside steamed fish, lamb chops or a roast chicken. Pumpkin, celeriac …

Butternut

Invasive, Cannibalistic Tree Frogs Are Spreading Across the Gulf Coast

It is a cannibalistic, fist-sized frog covered in a noxious mucous secretion that burns your eyes. Its affinity for human structures leads it to clog …

Zoology

How to Meal-Prep for the Week in Less Than an Hour

<i>Nicole Loher is a triathlete, Adidas ambassador, and all-around fitness guru, all while balancing a badass day job in the fashion industry (and</i> …

Fitness

Slow Cooker Veggie Burrito Bowls Make Eating Vegetables Easy

Veggie burrito bowls are a one-stop shop, delivering the best part of a burrito — the filling — without the fuss. With the slow cooker, this one-pot …

People are mesmerised by the return of this disappearing lake

Nestled deep in the mountains of southern Tasmania in Australia, the Disappearing Tarn is sought after by photographers and intrepid hikers.<p>As the …

Hiking

10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself

You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do

Psychology

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Medical Student

"The corpses we train with are preserved for about half the year, but by the end of the semester they start to get mouldy around the abdomen."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany</i><p>Despite what's often suggested in hospital-based TV shows, not all medical students use a handy IV drip to …

Medicine

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

An injection of salt in your eardrum might save you from a lifetime of hearing loss

First, an explosion. Then, the sound cuts out. Dazed survivors look on as chaos silently unfolds all around them.<p>It’s a common trope in movies, but, …

Hearing Loss

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Leadership

A Rare Phenomenon Made the Ocean in California Glow Blue This Week

Beachgoers in California were treated to a rare spectacle this week: glowing tides.<p>The unique sight is called a red tide, but, at least at night, it …

California

Salmonella Outbreak Reaches 9 States — What to Know

Sorry to ruin brunch.<p>Romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli isn’t the only food to avoid this week. A <i>Salmonella</i> outbreak has led to the recall of …

Public Health

Troubled Times for Alternatives to Einstein’s Theory of Gravity

Miguel Zumalacárregui knows what it feels like when theories die. In September 2017, he was at the Institute for Theoretical Physics in Saclay, near …

Physics

Army's new weapon: 'Enemy can’t see we’re targeting him until we pull the trigger'

FORT BELVOIR, Va. – The Army has figured out how to lift the fog of war, or at least see through it.<p>Soldiers are on the verge of receiving futuristic devices that replace night-vision goggles and allow soldiers to shoot around corners, see through dense vegetation and smoke, plus distinguish friend …

Military

Scientists Say Our Sun's Death Will Be Even Creepier Than We Thought

Our sun is still in its glory years at the ripe age of 4.5 billion years. In about 10 billion years, the sun’s core will lose massive amounts of …

Universe

Seven simple ways to cope with loneliness

We live in lonely times. The elderly are lonely. The teens are lonely. People are lonely in cities and in rural areas, so much so that it's now considered a public-health issue (one with real, physical health effects). In a cover story for the Harvard Business Review last year, former Surgeon …

Loneliness

Unlocking the secrets of a cancer-fighting flower

A chemical extracted from a small flowering plant has helped in the fight against cancer for decades. Now, after a 60-year hunt, scientists have …

Breast Cancer

Facts and history on C-130, the plane that just crashed in Savannah

From combat delivery and aerial refueling to airborne surveillance and hurricane hunting, the C-130 Hercules has been a utility player in the world …

Military

Why Boy Scouts Is Dropping 'Boy' From Its Name

After 108 years, the Boy Scouts are getting a name change.<p>The Boy Scouts of America, which recently changed its policies to allow girls to join the …

LGBTQI

Don't Give Your DNA to Giant Genetic Databases

The Golden State Killer case shows that we should protect our DNA sequences as much as possible.<p>Two years ago, I moderated a panel at SXSW called “Is Your Biological Data Safe?” Looking at the panelists—a woman who runs a DIY bio lab, 23andMe’s privacy officer, and an FBI agent—it was not hard to …

Genetics

Crazy video shows Special Ops training team tossing stealthy boats out of a C-17 cargo jet — and then jumping out themselves

The Pentagon has released footage of Special Warfare Combat-craft Crewmen (SWCC) jumping out of a C-17 Globemaster III heavy transportation aircraft.<p>The video shows 11 SWCCs from Special Boat Team 20 jump out of the C-17 after two boats are dropped using the Low Velocity Airdrop Delivery …

Military

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books