Haylee Fernandes

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The Most Thoughtful Gifts You Can Buy This Holiday

By Lauren Appelwick<p>Around the holidays, it's easy to get wrapped up in gift-giving traditions that begin to feel like obligations. I've often found …

Scared Of Heights? Your Ancestors Might Be To Blame

New research into the ways that humans develop phobias has come upon a surprising theory: It could be genetic. According to researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine, memories can be passed down between generations via genetic switches and chemical changes in DNA that make experiences …

Neuroscience

10 Super Last-Minute Holiday Gifts That No One Will Know Were Last Minute

If you procrastinated on your holiday shopping or simply just forgot Christmas was a thing, don’t panic. We’ve got you covered with 10 ideas for …

Shopping

Animals Get Super Excited Over Spontaneous Fun Just Like You

Our furry friends are not so different from us. They can get a little spazzy over the simple things in life and enjoy the fun moments that’d you never expect. Whether it’s making snow angels or enjoying a well-made slide, the opportunity to enjoy some spontaneous fun is not lost on our four-legged …

Mistletoe is the Vampire of Plants

When it’s not the holiday posterplant, mistletoe spends its days sucking the life out of trees worldwide.<p>Mistletoe is basically a vampire—but one of …

An Interview with a Guy Who Lived Underwater for 31 Days for Science

Fabien Cousteau lived underwater for a month and built a robot shark to swim around in.<p>We all watched <i>The Little Mermaid</i> as kids and prayed that one day we'd sprout a tail and fins so we could join the magical world at the bottom of the ocean. In reality, for a human, spending extended periods of …

Scuba Diving

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Your Diamond Ring Might Explain the Origin of Life on Earth

A geochemist re-examines the deep carbon cycle<p>In 1958, the Smithsonian Institution received a plain paper package in the mail. The only hint of its contents was the insurance on the brown carton, registered for one million dollars. Nestled inside the box sat the largest known blue diamond in the …

In 2050, You Might Want To Be Living In Helsinki

The city and its suburbs are growing, but so is its vision for dense, walkable neighborhoods and car-free transit. It’s a model for the future of urban smart growth.<p>Helsinki already ranks as one of the world’s most livable cities, but by 2050, it may top the list, especially as other cities …

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21 Christmas Songs To Listen To This Instant

<i>Last year, we gave you a list of great Christmas songs. This year, we're re-gifting the concept. Enjoy 21 more songs that will surely brighten your holiday season.</i><p><b>Bing Crosby, "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas"</b><p><b>Johnny Mathis, "Winter Wonderland"</b><p><b>Kelly Clarkson, "White Christmas"</b><p><b>Eartha</b> …

Tornado: State of emergency declared in Mississippi

Authorities in Mississippi have declared a state of emergency after a tornado tore through the south of the state.<p>Four people have been killed and thousands have been left without power.<p>Forecasters say more rain, sleet and snow is expected for the east coast of America.<p>Travel chaos is predicted …

Weather

Are you inspired? This is not an art journal page, but I feel as though it ...

<b>Are you inspired?</b><p>This is not an art journal page, but I feel as though it should be!<p>I might take a little inspiration from it and work in my large …

Art journal pages

Messy, but TRUE, art journal page for today. ❤️❤️❤️ #dishyart #artjournal #painting

Minnesota Twins

Snow, what snow? See you at Target Field on Monday Twins Territory!

Drinking diet soda linked to heart disease

Diet soda’s sweet, nonexistent calories may be better for your waistline than your lifespan, a new study finds.<p>Older women who consume two or more …

Weight Loss

Florida State University Under Federal Investigation In Connection To Winston Rape Case

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating Florida State University in connection with the Jameis Winston rape case.<p>The federal agency opened the case for investigation Thursday in response to a complaint filed on March 6, according to a copy of the letter from the …

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

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Why Facebook Is Spending Billions On Companies It Doesn't Need

<i>Why?!</i><p>As the dust settles on Facebook’s $2BN purchase of virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift last week this remains the question on everyone’s lips. What’s more it is the second time we’ve made this exclamation in as many months after Facebook spent a seemingly ludicrous amount of money …