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10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Raw: Hurricane Patricia Makes Landfall in Mexico

NASA releases space-eye view of Hurricane Patricia from the ISS

NASA has released video footage of Hurricane Patricia taken from the International Space Station, showing just how far the behemoth storm spreads throughout the Pacific. The video was taken today at 12:15PM ET, after the storm had been upgraded to a powerful Category 5 hurricane. Patricia is so …

Weather

Hurricane Patricia threatens Mexico as one of strongest storms ever

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The eye of Hurricane Patricia made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Friday with maximum sustained winds estimated at 165 miles per hour (265 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.<p>The powerful and potentially dangerous Category 5 hurricane made landfall along the …

Environmentalism

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

Mexico closes airports, evacuates resorts as Hurricane Patricia approaches

The Western Hemisphere's most powerful hurricane on record roared into Mexico on Friday, knocking down trees and light posts, closing schools and airports, and sending people fleeing the popular resorts and small fishing villages that dot the country's central Pacific coastline.<p>There were reports …

Why I'm #PlusPositive

I sometimes get fans saying things like, "Why do they even call you Plus Size? You're just a normal-sized woman."<p>While it's true that the average American woman is a size 14, like me, "normal" or Straight Size models in the fashion industry tend to be size 0-2. I don't like the idea of women above …

Fashion Industry

Category 5 Hurricane Patricia nears Mexico's Pacific Coast

MANZANILLO, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Patricia grew into a monster Category 5 storm and bore down on Mexico's central Pacific Coast late Thursday for …