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Woman Becomes Second in Week to Die From Shark Attack in Australia

A woman who died after a shark attack on Australia's western coast Sunday became the second person to fall victim to a shark in the area in less than a week.<p>Police received a report that a woman had been found injured in the water off of Mindarie Sunday morning local time, and those who brought the …

Western Australia

10 Stunning Undersea Creatures From the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

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A Simple Way to Feel Like You Have Way More Time

You don't need to juggle your schedule or prune your commitments. You just need to do this.<p>What if I told you the best and easiest way to start feeling like you have more time wasn't to investigate your priorities or trim your commitments, but instead to add one more small item to your to-do …

Venezuela president declares 60-day state of emergency, blaming US for instability

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared a 60-day state of emergency on Friday due to what he called plots from within the OPEC country and from the US to topple his leftist government.<p>Maduro did not provide details of the measure. A previous state of emergency, implemented in states near the …

Venezuela

MIT's tiny robot operates on your stomach from the inside

Imagine this: you accidentally swallowed a battery (!), and to get it out, you need to take a pill that turns into a robot. Researchers from MIT, the University of Sheffield and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new kind of origami robot that transforms into a microsurgeon inside …

Robotics

Scientists in a race to learn the origin of man’s best friend

The scientists travelled hundreds of kilometres along the ancient Chinese rivers, looking for dogs. With 27 million pet pooches in China, finding one wasn't hard.<p>But the scientists weren't after kennel club champions or paragons of obedience. They wanted dogs with history, the kind hidden in their …

Online neighbors forum alters rules to stop racial profiling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nextdoor.com., a forum meant to let neighbors share recommendations on plumbers or ask for help finding missing dogs, is …

1. What Is Consciousness?

This is possibly the biggest mystery of the human mind - what in the brain creates the experience of consciousness?<p>We're getting ever closer to an …

Mastodon meal scraps revise US prehistory

<b>Stone tools and bones from a butchered mastodon, found at the bottom of a river in Florida, are shaking up the known history of humans in the region.</b><p>A four-year investigation of the site has firmly concluded that humans lived there and, in particular, made a meal of a mastodon 14,550 years ago.<p>This …

WATCH: Wrap Your Head Around The SchröDinger's Cat Experiment in Less Than 2 Minutes

Nail this one down for good.<p>Studying quantum physics is a bit like trying to interpret Shakespeare's <i>Hamlet</i> - if suddenly everything makes sense, and …

U.S. intelligence warns of Venezuela collapse

With dire shortages of basic goods, a looming foreign debt payment, horrific street crime and intransigent political divisions, Venezuela is in danger of collapsing into waves of deadly violence, U.S. intelligence officials warned Friday.<p>Venezuela, which controls the world's largest reserves of …

American Mennonites keep traveling to Iraq to fix windows

But they aren't soldiers, or private military contractors, or even civilians who have come to war-ravaged northern Iraq to take part in the fight against Islamic State, as dozens of others have done.<p>They are devout Christians from a Protestant sect known more for shying away from the world than for …

Science says if you want to lose weight, drink a glass of wine before bedtime!

Science is on our side today. Those smart people in white coats who clock in long hours in research labs have found out drinking two glasses of wine …

Wine

Impact of Different Training Modalities on Anthropometric and Metabolic Characteristics in Overweight/Obese Subjects: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis

1. WHO (2011) Obesity and Overweight. pp. Fact sheet No.311.<p>2. Guh DP, Zhang W, Bansback N, Amarsi Z, Birmingham CL, et al. (2009) The incidence of …

Stephen Hawking: There are ‘others out there’ however, we will not find Aliens anytime soon

<b>While many people it is not a question whether Aliens exists in the universe, there are others who believe we might not find our cosmic neighbours at</b> …

Company creates portable farms that can grow an acre of food in one shipping container

Freight Farms has developed a farm-in-a-box that can be shipped anywhere on wheels. In the modern age of conservation, people have tr…

5 great parenting lessons from presidential dads

Both Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan inspired millions of Americans by radiating an infectious optimism. But neither “Great Communicator” proved as adept at connecting with his own kids.<p>To his brood of five, FDR was largely an absentee dad. As his eldest child, Anna, later recalled, during her …

Christopher Walken Talks Career and That 'More Cowbell' Sketch

For a while, Christopher Walken felt like "troubled guys" were the only types of roles he was being offered, and he knows when it began. "In <i>Annie …

Pulp Fiction

50 Flowers The Most Beautiful Gardens Have In Common

Can't decide which flowers to plant in your backyard? We've got you covered.<p>Consider this your complete guide to backyard blooms.

Recycling in the Garden - Organic Gardening

I can’t tell you how excited I get when I’m able to thriftily recycle and repurpose in my garden. It’s a state near giddiness, I assure you. I chalk …

Beautiful Delphiniums - How to Grow - Quiet Corner

Description<p>Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous shades of blue, pink, white, and purple. …

Gardening

Guide To Growing Gorgeous Dahlias - Quiet Corner

For <b>spring flowers</b>, consider the dahlias: glamorous, voluptuous, and infinitely diverse. Some varieties are demure, with simple, daisy-like shapes, …

Peony Planting - Quiet Corner

Peonies are renowned for their large, colorful, bowl-shaped, flowers and dark green foliage. Once established, these beauties are some of the …

How To Build a Planter Bench - Quiet Corner

DIY – How To Build a Planter Bench<p>Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult …

Woodworking

African Violets: Tips For Feeding, Propagating & More - Quiet Corner

The wide assortment of colors, flower forms, and foliage to be found in African violets has made them a popular houseplant to collect. Propagating …

How To Grow Gladiolus In Your Garden - Quiet Corner

Care Of Gladiolus – How To Grow Gladiolus In Your Garden<p>Gladiolus plants grow wonderfully in the warm weather of summer. You can produce these …

Baptisia

Baptisia is one of those tall beautiful plants<p>Baptisia is tough, dependable, long-lived perennial makes an impressive statement in the garden, …

Gardening