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How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Blake Lively: What I Learned from Meeting Sex Trafficking Victims

Blake Lively, Ashley Judd and Mia Farrow are among numerous celebrities taking on causes close to their hearts, and their work is featured in a new …

Mitt Romney and Rand Paul Are Going to Make Climate Change a Real Issue in the GOP Primary

It took one day for the party of climate change denial to rediscover science—a few of them, anyway. Mitt Romney, who is considering his third …

Rand Paul

Diet Weight Loss, Nutrition Tips and More

20 Pricey Restaurant Dishes Worth the Splurge<p>What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Peanut Butter<p>The Real Reason You Should Never Drink Directly From …

Weight Loss

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

Tiny tweaks can add up to major payoff.<p>So you can do squats, pushups, and other classics with your eyes closed. Challenge yourself—and maximize results—with these simple tips from the new <i>Women's Health Little Book of Exercises</i> (published by <i>Women’s Health</i>’s parent company, Rodale).<p><b>Squats</b>Miami …

The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.<p>The falls are majestic beauties, sure, but they're more than …

Argentina

Shorter Workouts

Ever find yourself staring at the clock during your hour-long aerobic workout class? Do you struggle to stay awake while on the elliptical or treadmill for thirty straight minutes? I’ve got some good news and bad news. Bad news is, those repetitive, hour-long, mundane workouts are not doing …

India's Tigers May Be Rebounding, in Rare Success for Endangered Species

New population numbers reflect better tracking and progress against poaching, say scientists.<p>More money has been spent on tiger conservation than on preserving any other species in the world, yet wildlife biologists have been seemingly unable to stop the decline of the iconic big cat in the face of …

5 Sky Events This Week: Green Giant, Lunar Triangle and Jovian Shadows

A planetary pairing and moon dances take center stage in the heavens this week.<p>Neptune meets Mars this week for stargazers, while Jupiter's retinue plays shadow games.<p><b>Neptune and Mars.</b> About an hour after sunset on Monday, January 19, look towards the southwestern sky for Venus and Mercury hanging …

What Sounds Can Be Heard In Space? NASA’s Soundcloud Channel Proves The Universe Is Terrifying [Audio]

If you have ever wondered what outer space sounds like, now you can listen for yourself thanks to NASA. NASA’s Soundcloud channel features a …

SoundCloud

Teens Take Politicians To Court Over Climate Change

For politicians who fail to act on climate change, Kelsey Juliana has a few words.<p>"I want to remind them that we are their employer," said Juliana, 18, a native of Eugene, Oregon, and freshman at Warren Wilson College in North Carolina. "The government works for us. If you're not doing your job, …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Starstruck<p>Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the …

Astronomy

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

SA to get two new major solar plants

The Department of Energy has announced the construction of two new concentrating solar power (CSP) plants, to be built in the Northern Cape.<p>The Kathu …

World's Best Fitness Vacations

From the rim, you see the top half, and from a raft on the Colorado, you see the bottom half. But the only way to truly appreciate the Grand Canyon’s …

These 25 pictures will make you completely re-evaluate your existence.

1. This is where we all live, our Earth.<p>2. This the solar system, our “neighborhood”.<p>3. This is the scaled distance between Earth and Moon. Did you …

Rooftop Solar Shines Light On Bad Business Practices

Consumers, State Attorney Generals and members of Congress have raised concerns that rooftop solar leasing companies are using deceptive marketing practices that overstate cost savings in order to get homeowners to buy their products.<p>Despite Google’s recent rejection of solar and wind as the …

15 Pranks That You Can Pull Without Hurting Anyone

1. It may look like orange drink, but they won’t want to drink it.<p>2. Cover a bar of soap in clear nail polish, and drive your friends crazy when they …

Coke in the Trunk Prank on Police Will Make Your Day

We recently saw the police officers hotboxing a patrol car prank which lets be honest, was more than amusing. It seems that cops and pranks are quite …

8,500 People Pay-It-Forward in Pizza for the Homeless

It may be chilly in the Northeastern U.S., but the hearts of customers at a Philadelphia pizza shop have stayed incredibly warm. According to Fox News, <b>Rosa's Fresh Pizza</b> has hit an insane <b>pay-it-forward pizza record</b>. Over the past nine months, the restaurant has given away <b>8,500 slices of pizza</b> and …

Is There Life on Ceres? Dwarf Planet Spews Water Vapor

Infrared readings from a space telescope confirm that water vapor is rising from the surface of Ceres, and that discovery is likely to heat up interest in a strange world that's the biggest asteroid as well as the smallest known dwarf planet.<p>The find comes just in time. Next year, NASA's Dawn …

ThisClothing Acts Like A Personal Heater When Temperatures Drop

Researchers at Stanford University used metallic, invisible mesh to coat regular fabric. Unlike typical clothing, which lets most body heat escape, …

Washing Machines

Solar Panels Floating on Water Will Power Japan's Homes

More solar power plants are being built on water, but is this such a good idea?<p>Nowadays, bodies of water aren't necessarily something to build around—they're something to build <i>on</i>. They sport not just landfills and man-made beaches but also, in a nascent global trend, massive solar power …

Life on Earth now officially at risk, scientists say

Humans are “eating away at our own life support systems” at a rate unseen in the past 10,000 years by degrading land and freshwater systems, emitting …