Stephanie Unger

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Asteroid with a 13-mile-high mountain is now visible to the naked eye

Look up in nighttime sky anytime between now and July 16, and you just might spy our solar system's brightest asteroid.<p>Vesta, a 326-mile-wide object …

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

If it’s left untreated, anxiety can lead to depression, early death and suicide, yet the medication that is prescribed to treat anxiety doesn’t often …

Eating certain raw fruits and vegetables has been linked to better mental health

Raw fruits and vegetables may play a role in improving mental health, according to a new study by the University of Otago.<p>Researchers have found that …

Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing Recipe

"After failing to find the perfect recipe for buttercream icing, I found one that worked for me and then added my own two cents."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup …

Side gig opportunities: 27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with low overhead — it's often possible to get started with less than $1,000.<p>First, "Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" says career and life coach Deborah …

Small Business

Seo Minwoo, member of K-pop boyband 100%, dies aged 33

The Korean singer, found unresponsive at home in Seoul, reportedly died after going into cardiac arrest<p>Seo Minwoo of K-pop boyband 100% has died aged 33. The Korean singer, who performed as Minwoo, was found without a pulse at his home in Seoul on the evening of 25 March, and was pronounced dead by …

Boyband

What You Can Do When You Can't Stop Thinking About Something

There are only two things you can truly control—your thoughts and your behavior. No one else can choose either one of those for you. But sometimes …

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Seoul says North Korea's Olympic participation will aid peace and ease tensions

SEOUL (Reuters) - Seoul welcomed confirmation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that 22 North Korean athletes would compete in next month’s Winter Olympics, saying on Sunday it would aid peace and the easing of tensions on the Korean peninsula.<p>Flags of the International Olympic Committee …

North Korea

A psychological ailment called 'hikikomori' is imprisoning 500,000 Japanese people in their homes — and it's more of a threat than ever

Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about university entrance exams on the first day of school.<p>"The fun high-school life I was looking forward to transformed into nothing more than a period of test preparation," the Japanese native told the …

Japan

Never Make This Mistake When Frying an Egg

It is easy to understand why some people claim that a fried egg is the most popular breakfast food. If you don’t have time for a make-ahead breakfast …

Breakfast

You too can be an astrophysicist with your new telescope

A telescope can reveal the beauty of the universe, such as the Moon’s craters, Saturn’s rings, and the glowing gas of the Orion nebula. But a …

Top 8 Must-See Sky Events for 2018

Get ready to see amazing eclipses, a comet encounter, planetary pairings, and more celestial wonders.<p>The year ahead offers many heavenly delights for sky-watchers, including a pair of lunar eclipses and a comet with potentially surprising brightness.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena …

12 Sneaky Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time — when speaking in public, for instance, or when going through financial difficulty. For some …

Exploring the Planets With an Amateur Telescope

If you're a new telescope owner, the whole sky is your playground. But if you're a beginner, you may want to start by looking for planets. The …

US and South Korean soldiers join snowball fight during military drills

Hundreds of US and South Korean marines took part in joint military exercises during frigid temperatures in PyeongChang on December 19.<p>The three-week drills began on December 4, according to South Korea's Marine Corps, and includes more than 220 American marines stationed in Japan's Okinawa …

Kim Jong-hyun, Lead Singer of One of South Korea’s Biggest Boy Bands, Dies at 27

A member of one of Korea’s most popular boy bands has died at age 27. Kim Jong-hyun (better known as Jonghyun), who performed as the de facto lead singer of the hit K-pop group Shinee, was reportedly found unconscious in his Cheongdam-dong apartment in the Gangnam District after his sister filed a …

10 Key Phrases to Know Before You Enter a Japanese Convenience Store

You might be already aware of the phrases, Irasshaimase (“Welcome”), arigatou gozaimazu (“Thank you very much”), and moushi wake gozaimasen (“I’m …

Why North Korea's next nuclear test could lead to war

I don't sleep well these days. My mind is consumed with thoughts of what could happen if my greatest fear comes true: that North Korea makes the …

3200 Phaethon, Giant 'Potentially Dangerous' Asteroid, Will Fly By Earth Before Christmas

A giant asteroid will fly precariously close to Earth mid-December. The object named 3200 Phaethon will come about 6.4 million miles from Earth, and …

How to Worry Better

As someone whose anxiety often keeps her up at night, I’ve never once thought that all that worrying could be good for me. If you tried to tell me …

Love Hotel Janitor Turns Tycoon With Plans to Sweep Away Sleaze

Lee Su-jin used to work at a love hotel in South Korea, changing sheets and cleaning up after couples who had paid for a few hours of privacy. …

How to See the Brightest Supermoon of 2017

Our cosmic companion is about to put on its best show of the year—here’s how to watch.<p>Tonight, sky-watchers around the world will get a chance to revel under the first—and last—full supermoon of the year. Sometimes called the cold moon in the Northern Hemisphere, the December 3 full moon will be …

Foreign languages can change our belief in superstitions

It’s often said that speaking a foreign language can change your personality. Now, a recent study from the University of Trento in Italy suggests …

BTS to Perform “DNA” At 2017 AMAs

<b>BTS</b> is taking Los Angeles by storm! The K-Pop group stopped by <i>On Air With Ryan Seacrest</i> on Friday, November 17, and dished on their upcoming <i>AMAs</i> …