Emily Griffith

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Sneak-Peek: Top 5 Sky Events of 2014

<b>The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights.</b><p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are our picks for sky-watching events worth circling on your calendar for 2014.<p><b>1. Total Eclipse of</b> …

Fat vs. Sugar: Which Do We Crave More?

Scientists scan the brain for clues to obesity.<p><b>In the drama of obesity in America, fat and sugar have been fingered as indisputable villains. But which prime suspect is more sinister?</b><p>Eric Stice, a senior researcher at the Oregon Research Institute, and his colleagues fed milkshakes to 106 high …

Thanksgiving 2013: What to Know About Turkey Day

Get the lowdown on holiday history, travel, football, feasting, and more.<p>Thanksgiving is almost upon us—but how much do you know about America's favorite day to eat turkey?<p>Here's the lowdown on Thanksgiving history, holiday travel, football, feasting, and more.<p><b>Thanksgiving Dinner: Recipe for Food</b> …

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

The voices behind Disney's best characters through history

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #17

Changing Planet<p>We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful effects. A great example of this is National Geographic’s “The Great Nature …

Space-Born Jellyfish Hate Life On Earth

Space babies get major vertigo on Earth after a microgravity childhood.<p>A warning for future space colonizers: Babies born in space might not ever figure out how to deal with gravity. Jellyfish babies, at least, have to deal with massive vertigo on Earth after spending their first few days in …

Samsung's curved smartphone is the Galaxy Round, launches in Korea tomorrow (video)

Samsung's concave phone is very much real, and after being teased in leaks hours earlier, SK Telecom has announced it'll launch the Galaxy Round on its network as soon as tomorrow. The device's highlight is obviously the gently curved 1080p 5.7-inch OLED screen, and Samsung is also promising a …