Erin Knight

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Dalai Lama: 5 things to keep in mind for the next four years

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.<p>The Nobel Peace Prize-winning spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people in exile, spoke about the incoming administration in an interview with CNN's chief medical …

Mindfulness

Wet basement? Try these cost-effective solutions before calling a contractor.

Wet basement? Thinking about calling a basement waterproofing contractor? Stop.<p>Many contractors will propose the installation of expensive interior drainage systems — even if you don’t need one — when most moisture problems can be solved through less expensive means. You’re more likely to get good …

Home Improvement

Finding North America’s lost medieval city | Ars Technica

Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.<p>A thousand years ago, huge pyramids and earthen mounds …

Archaeology

This 4-minute meditation is the secret to a better morning - TODAY.com

Can't focus in the mornings? Maybe meditation can help.<p>Meditation guide Rebekah Borucki is determined to prove that we all have time to meditate, even if only for a few minutes. Her upcoming book, "You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life," out in February, focuses on just that: four-minute …

Meditation

Photographer Captures Cute Portraits of Animal Doppelgangers

50 Shares<p>Comments<p>Animal siblings are absolutely adorable, but when they’re brothers from other mothers, that is, somehow, even cuter. Warren …

Walking the Bible . Timeline

<i>Walking the Bible</i> Timeline<p>Prehistory<p>According to the Bible, God destroys the world in a flood after telling Noah to build an ark. Noah's ark lands on …

2016 April 17 - Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand

<b>Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Witta Priester<p><b>Explanation:</b> What kind of clouds are these? Although their cause is …

Cosmology

Philae probe reaches comet, makes space history

The European Space Agency's Philae lander has made space history by successfully reaching the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.<p>The landing, which took place at 11:03 a.m. ET, was accompanied by rapturous scenes at the ESA’s control room in Darmstadt, Germany.<p>Philae is the first probe to …

The Perfect 45-Minute Running Playlist

Calling all running junkies: Mile High Run Club wants to do for treadmill workouts what indoor cycling studios have done for stationary cycling. The studio, which is scheduled to open its first location in New York City next month, includes 30 treadmills. It will offer two classes: "Dash 28," a …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

Mexico archaeologists reach end of Teotihuacan tunnel sealed 2,000 years ago, find offering and three chambers beyond

MEXICO CITY – A yearslong exploration of a tunnel sealed almost 2,000 years ago at the ancient city of Teotihuacan yielded thousands of relics and …

Earth’s Water Existed Earlier Than Previously Believed: Study

The water that supports life on Earth may have been on the planet much earlier than scientists previously thought, new research suggests.<p>While the environmental conditions in Earth's early years made it impossible for water to remain on the planet's surface, scientists have found evidence that the …

Astronomy

Ancient Teotihuacan Tunnel in Mexico May Lead to Royal Tombs

MEXICO CITY — A sacred tunnel discovered in the ancient city of Teotihuacan is filled with thousands of ritual objects and may lead to royal tombs, the lead Mexican archaeologist on the project said Wednesday.<p>The entrance to the 1,800-year-old tunnel was first discovered in 2003, and its contents …

Archaeology

11 Fragrant Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes aren’t just a nuisance you have to endure when you go outdoors, they’re a legitimate cause for health concerns. They buzz around, …

Whimsical Yard Art from recycled plastic pots

August 1st, 2010 in member junk<p><b>snelson4778</b>, member<p>59 users recommend<p>whimsical yard Flowers made from black planting pots Actually My Mom is on a …

How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …

Toothless 'dragon' pterosaurs once ruled skies worldwide, study says

Ancient winged reptiles called pterosaurs were so successful that they ruled Earth's skies for tens of millions of years, according to a study published in the journal ZooKeys.<p>The fearsome fliers, part of a family of pterosaurs named Azhdarchidae, get their name from <i>azdarha</i>, the Persian word for …

Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss

11 Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss<p>You don't need to go on a tropical getaway to feel happier ASAP<p>Yes, pulling a Seth Cohen and sailing off to Tahiti on a yacht would <i>probably</i> bring you major bliss. But you don't have to go big to score big happiness—the smaller stuff actually works …

7 Zucchini Recipes You'll Make All Summer Long

<i>Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.</i><p><b>1. Sautéed Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes</b><p>This side dish of crisp zucchini, burst cherry tomatoes and meltingly sweet red onions sautéed in olive oil is one of those dishes where …

Zucchini

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Letter From The Editor<p>In Defense Of Sleep<p>Features<p>Science Of Sleep<p><b>Science holds the secret to a good night's sleep. Our guide to catching your z's—and why it matters. **By</b> **Brooke Borel<p><b>3 Infographics About Sleep</b><br>• Questions You Should Ask About Your Sleeping Habits<br>• Should You Stay Up Late?<br>• When Sleep …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Fighter Pilot Takes Truly Epic Selfie While Firing an Air-to-Air Missile in Training

We’re fully aware that the term ‘epic’ is overused to the point where it means almost nothing. But in this case, we can’t help ourselves… because if …

Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

Panoramic Photography

Scientists can now control flies' brains with lasers

A laser beam can alter a fly’s behavior and make it mate with just about anything — even a ball of wax, according to scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The researchers have developed an experiment which involves shining an infrared laser directly at the head of a fly whose brain has …

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

Astronomy

#theLIST: Oscars 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.<p>BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.

The Oscars

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …