Katherine Hershey

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Small Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth March 8

<b>UPDATED ON FEB. 25 AT 2:40 P.M. PT:</b><p>Additional observations of asteroid 2013 TX68 have been obtained, refining its orbital path and moving the date of …

6 Ways to Dress Better and Make a Great First Impression

If you're like me, your wardrobe can use an upgrade -- and so can the impression you make on others.<p>I'm the furthest thing from a fashion plate or style guru. My go-to wardrobe is jeans and a T-shirt. "Dressy" for me is a golf shirt.<p>Would I like to dress better? Sure. But to me -- and to most …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Being Easily Distracted Could Just Mean You're a Genius, Says Science

According to a new study by workplace solutions company Steelcase, clever people tend to have more difficulty prioritizing ideas.

Venus flytraps use maths to trap and eat their prey

The carniverous plants use trigger hairs to count the number of times they are touched by a prospective meal to conserve energy<p>Venus flytraps may not cry "feed me" like the man-eating plant they inspired in the movie Little Shop Of Horrors - but they can count, scientists have discovered.<p>The …

Associated Press News

Russia and China are building highly autonomous killer robots

During a national-security forum on Monday, Work said that China and Russia are heavily investing in a roboticized army, according to a report from Defense One.<p>"We know that China is already investing heavily in robotics and autonomy and the Russian Chief of General Staff [Valery Vasilevich] …

Artificial Intelligence

The Brilliant Trick for Chilling Beer

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Oscar Pistorius applies for bail following murder conviction

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius wants to take his case to South Africa's Constitutional Court, challenging an appeals court that …

South Africa

Watch This Waterfall Flow for the First Time in Centuries

Heavy rains and flooding across North Yorkshire in the U.K. caused water to cascade over the giant cliff of Malham Cove over the weekend, for the …

Venezuela arrests three over opposition leader's killing

<b>Venezuela has arrested three people suspected of the murder of a regional opposition leader at a campaign rally last week ahead of parliamentary elections next Sunday.</b><p>Opposition leaders blamed the shooting of Luis Manuel Diaz on the ruling Socialist Party.<p>The party has denied the …

Venezuela

Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

BEIJING (AP) — Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as …

Pollution

$104,000 Starting Salary For Geologist - Salary Survey Reports

You may be surprised at the breadth of work that geologists study, from piecing together earth’s history, to learning about how other planets formed to predicting what is underground. The study of geology allows you to answer questions about our world and provide insights into how it works.<p><i>As in</i> …

Geology

Pushing Extremes

Apple Announces Beats Pill+ Speaker Available in November for $229

Apple today announced a new Beats Pill+ Bluetooth wireless speaker with a simplistic design, stereo active 2-way crossover system and 12-hour battery life. The speaker will be available for $229.95 in black or white through the Apple Online Store and authorized Beats retailers beginning next …

Yosemite deaths illustrate a tragic but not uncommon risk in nature

What caused a tree limb to shear off and crush two sleeping campers in<p>Yosemite on Friday has yet to be determined, but the children's deaths underscore the National Park Service's delicate and difficult mission: to manage a wild place.<p>The park's foresters don't know if the black oak tree in the …

National Parks

Daily Solar/Earth Report