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It's prime time for ticks in the Northland

Not so, said the state Health Department’s tick guy. The snow mitigated the effects of the cold.<p>“Certainly in your area, there was no lack of snow,” …

Disease

A beautiful spring on the south island of New Zealand....

Lyrid meteor shower to peak on Earth Day

Our planet is now passing through ancient debris left by Comet Thatcher, which hasn't visited the inner solar system since 1861.<p>Earth is treating its …

Meet the first Earth-size planet that could support life

If Kepler-186f were significantly larger than Earth, it's likely that its atmosphere would be a thick mix of hydrogen and helium, hardly supportive …

Universe

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Earth Science

Cherry Trees That Flew To Space Bloom Six Years Early

And the flowers are not like Earth flowers<p>Japanese astronauts took hundreds of cherry tree seeds with them to the International Space Station in 2008-2009, after which they were planted in several locations throughout Japan. About 265 seeds were taken from a celebrated old tree outside a Buddhist …

Space

Deadly bat disease spreads to Wisconsin, Michigan

White nose syndrome was found in a single wintering area, a mine in Grant County in southwestern Wisconsin, where two percent of the bats tested …

Environmental Health

5 ways to help our disappearing bees

Colony collapse disorder is claiming many bees. But there are things you can do to help.<p>In the spring and summer, thoughts naturally turn to the …

Ecology

10 natural cough remedies

The next time you have an annoying cough, take your grandmother's advice and try one of these natural remedies.<p>Coughing happens when viruses, …

Coconut

These cookies are whale cute!

January 28, 2014<p>Oh my gosh… I love how these cookies turned out. I’ve been wanting to make little whales for about a month now. It started with a …

Water Spotted on Solar System's Largest Asteroid, Raising Questions About Life There

The dwarf planet Ceres releases water vapor from two locations, scientists say.<p>Water spewing from icy volcanoes or ice patches may adorn our solar system's largest asteroid and smallest dwarf planet, known as Ceres, an international astronomy team says, instantly raising questions about the …

How a Plant Virus May Help Cause the Beepocalypse

Honeybees are dying. In the winter of 2012-2013, one-third of U.S. honeybee colonies died or disappeared, a 42 percent increase from the year before …

5 Wedding Traditions That Will Never Die (And Why!)

By now you've probably heard the phrase “it's tradition!" like a hundred times. While some wedding traditions are arguably on their way out of …

Don't buy birdseed — grow it

Here are 10 flowering plants that look gorgeous and reward you with seeds.<p>Black-eyed Susan (Rubeckia)<p>The black-eyed Susan will become your favorite …

Technology and Science News - ABC News

Apple Car rumored to roll out by 2025<p>Asleep at the wheel: Exposing dangers of drowsy driving<p>Sprint prepares for next generation of smartphones<p>A …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Books

Spritz Cookies Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

7 things you can make instead of buying

Go green, save green<p>These days you can find pretty much anything processed, prepared, packaged and waiting for you on a store shelf. But your wallet …

Personal Finance

West Coast Starfish Turning to 'Goo' Is Latest in Mass Wildlife Deaths

Marine biologists have reported widespread starfish die-offs along the West Coast, precipitated by a disease that causes their arms to fall off and …

Earth's Largest Volcano Found

The base is nearly as big as New Mexico!<p>A megavolcano found at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean is being reported as the largest single volcano on Earth. Tamu Massif, as the megavolcano is called, may be as voluminous as Olympus Mons on Mars, which is regarded as the Solar System's largest known …

Drinking Coffee Linked To 50 Percent Lower Risk Of Suicide

The newest excuse to defend your caffeine addiction.<p>Good news for those of you already reaching for your umpteenth cup of coffee of the day.<p>According to a new study by the Harvard School of Public Health, subjects who drank two to four cups of coffee daily were 50 percent less likely to commit …

A Day in the Life of Cake Boss

Brides, I'm not a baker. My idea of baking is getting a store-bought mix, popping it in the oven, slathering the resulting cake in homemade buttercream frosting (isn’t that the best part anyway?) and calling it a day. So when I was invited to take a professional cake-decorating lesson from the pros …

Monsters of the Deep: Jellyfish Threaten the World's Seas

Jellyfish infestations along beaches worldwide are troubling tourists and scientists alike. It is a creature that thrives on over-fishing and …

Loaded Baked Potato Pizza -with yoyomax12

How to store cakes and cupcakes in the summer

Baked goods should usually be stored in airtight containers to give them the longest shelf life and keep things from becoming stale. Airtight …

Volcanic Riddle: Burst in Mount Etna Eruptions Puzzles Experts

Mount Etna is spitting lava more violently than it has in years, and scientists are baffled as to why. Despite being the world's most-studied …

Show & Tell | Embellishing Small Gift Bags

Helena from Craft & Creativity, shares this idea for embellishing small gift bags to use as note holders or gift tags. Depending on the size of your …