Kalind Cory Carpenter

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I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as …

Language

11 powerful habits of truly happy people

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book, or a relaxing day on …

Happiness

A $6 Sunscreen Got a Perfect Score by Consumer Reports

When it comes to sunscreen, less is never more. Except when it costs less but still works perfectly! Typical sunscreens from name brands can be …

Skin Care

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

<b>Après moi, le déluge</b><p>~ King Louis XV of France<p><b>A hard rain's a-gonna fall</b><p>~ Bob Dylan (the first)<p>As the Federal Reserve kicked off its second round of …

Interest Rates

Peggy Whitson, NASA's record-breaking spacewoman, retires as astronaut

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, retired Friday less than a year after returning from her last and longest spaceflight.<p>She's spent more time off the planet than any other American: 665 days over three space station missions. She's also the world's most …

Space Exploration

Ask Ethan: How Do We Know The Age Of The Solar System?

Billions of years ago, in some forgotten corner of the Milky Way, a molecular cloud like many others collapsed to form new stars. One of them formed in relative isolation, collecting material in a protoplanetary disk around it, and eventually forming our Sun, the eight planets, and the rest of our …

Universe

Gravity Jetsuit Makes You Almost Fly Like Iron Man

You're one step closer to actually becoming Iron Man.

Comics

'Westworld' science adviser shares his vision of robots and the future of AI

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Fans of the HBO series "Westworld" know that it doesn't shy away from big and often mind-bending themes. From questions about robot consciousness to the ethics of artificial intelligence, the show has taken some of the most compelling questions about technology and neuroscience …

The Future

China Unveils Neat Snapshots Of Earth Captured From The Moon’s Orbit

The China National Space Administration has released a series of three photos taken by its Longjiang-2 mini-satellite currently in orbit around the …

Space Exploration

Do you speak dog? Scientists reveal the NINETEEN gestures our four-legged friends use to communicate

• <b>Researchers at the University of Salford got 37 owners to film their dogs</b>• <b><br>They analysed the footage and pinpointed what the pooches were</b> …

Cognitive Science

The Opportunity rover has survived Martian hell for 15 years. Here's how.

A dust storm the size of North America has smothered NASA's Opportunity rover for the past week, shrouding much of the red planet in darkness and …

Dust Storms

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Want to Get Organized? Here Are 6 Simple But Remarkably Powerful Organizing Secrets

Getting organized isn't rocket science -- it just takes a system.<p>In business, you've always got to be on top of things. This requires being organized and ready to pursue opportunities -- and deal with problems -- the moment they arise.<p>That's an easy thing for me to say, but I do know it can be hard …

Productivity

The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Entertaining does not have to be synonymous with trash. Some on this list are serious, some are funny, and some will keep you up all night. But all …

Books

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

Nutrition

Ancient Deadly Lake Now Holds Incredible, 50-Million-Year-Old Fossils

The Messel Pit, located about 22 miles southeast of Frankfurt, Germany, isn't much to look at, no more than a dull splotch of gray amidst a serene, …

Dinosaurs

A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on Life

Our living world is just incredible.<p>A type of chlorophyll discovered just a few years ago is pushing the limits of photosynthesis and the role this …

Botany

World-Record Orgy Attempt Fails to Get Enough People to Come

After boasting it would draw more than 1,000 people to a "monumental" sex party, the event wound up, uh, underperforming.<p>The company attempting to host "the largest orgy in human history" talked a big game. The organizers at Menage Life promised they'd cap off Sin City 8—a hedonistic, five-day …

World Records

We know the very best time to have sex…

You climb into bed, shimmy up next to your S.O., and pucker up—only to find that they’ve already cashed in their ticket to Snoresville. If you’re in …

Indiana University

Scientists Have Invented a Software That Can 'See' Several Minutes Into The Future

Taking predictions to a new, borderline creepy level.<p>Most of us are used to technology predicting the words we want to type. Soon this kind of …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Have More Bad News About Your Favorite Vape Flavors

Our apologies to the churro vape juice lovers.<p>We all know that vaping makes you look cool. Oh yeah, and apparently it can also help you quit smoking. …

Flavors

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Trip to Europe

Jetsetting to Europe for the first time can be both a blessing and a curse. Though you’ll never forget the once-in-a-lifetime moments like first …

Credit Cards

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

<i>By Mikayla Mace, Arizona Daily Star</i><p>A group of scientists, including one from the University of Arizona, has new findings suggesting Antarctica's …

Climate Change

9 signs you’re dealing with an emotional manipulator

We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

The secret to... raising unentitled children

<b>Beware prioritising material possessions over time spent with your child.</b> Children are like sponges and will soak up what’s around them, so your actions are important. If you want – and get – stuff all the time, they will expect that, too. Spend time with them, listen to them, talk to them. Help …

Parenting

Scientists Think Dolphin Name Discovery is the "Coolest"

Male dolphins use individual names throughout their life.<p>In a video released alongside a fascinating new study, scientists are on a boat in the …

Dolphins

Watermelon, Cucumber, and Feta Salad Recipe

Cucumbers add a welcome crunch to this refreshing summer salad of cubed watermelon, fresh herbs, and crumbled feta cheese. You can replace the fresh …

Recipes

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

Amazon has a giveaways section full of free stuff and how did we not know about this before?

You can get free stuff on Amazon.<p>This is not a drill. Amazon apparently has this massive giveaway section and we somehow didn't know about it until …

Shopping