Keyla Ohs

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Tesla says car fire began in battery after crash; video goes online, stock falls

SEATTLE – A fire that destroyed a Tesla electric car near Seattle began in the vehicle’s battery pack, officials said Wednesday, creating challenges …

Best birding in highlands and islands

Prepare for some close encounters of the bird kind with our field guide to finding (feathered) friends in far-flung places. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Greater Bird-of-paradise, Indonesia<p>Greater Bird-of-paradise by Andrea Lawardi. Image from Wikimedia …

40 maps that explain the world

Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to …

Why I will not read another blog, book, article or ad about food

My name is Jules and I'm an orthorexic.<p>I first came across the word "orthorexia" in Michael Pollan's book <i>In Defense of Food</i>. The word describes a compulsion to worry about the quality, rather than the quantity, of the food you eat.<p>Sometimes this compulsion (which has been linked to obsessive …

Can Tehran be trusted?

After decades of hostility, Iran wants to make amends. It may be too late for real change.<p>In American President Barack Obama’s inaugural address more …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

The 7 Books Every Spiritual Person Needs to Read

We all want to lead more meaningful lives. Discover the profound texts that inspired Phil Jackson, coauthor of Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. …

Books

Jalapeño-Cucumber-Basil Martini Recipe

<b>Makes 2 drinks</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. simple syrup<br>• 4 large basil leaves<br>• ¼ cup roasted-jalapeño-infused vodka<br>• ½ cup fresh cucumber juice (see note, <i>below</i>)<br>• 1 …

Martinis

Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. …

The Neural Code and Dreaming

Dream research is bedeviled by its dependence on the subjective verbal report of the dreamer. We cannot independently verify if a person has been …

The Brain

Perchance to Dream

The first thing I think about when I wake up most mornings is the fact that I’m tired. I have been tired for decades. I am tired in the morning and I am tired while becalmed in the slough of the afternoon, and I am tired in the evening, except right when I try to go to sleep. I am tired when I’m …

Dream 'reading' reveals sleep images

To sleep, perchance to dream ... and to have high-tech brain scans peer into your noggin and decode what you are seeing under your eyelids.<p>Brain scans can reveal the visual images that people see when they sleep, report Japanese researchers on Thursday, in a dream "decoding" study.<p>The report …

Better Sleep Through Meditation: 4 Techniques To Try Tonight

Anyone who's ever experienced a fitful night of sleep knows that "just relax" is easier said than done. But do-it-yourself meditation practices may help you prepare for rest, and put worries or discomfort behind you.<p>These techniques work best when done right before bed, in a quiet, calming …

Spooked Sleeping? Identifying Nightmares And Their Causes

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S. News</i><p>You wake up, panting, from a deep sleep. You went to work naked. You fell into a bottomless pit. You got swept into a tornado, and then fought off a wicked witch and flying monkeys in an unfruitful trek to Oz. If any of this sounds familiar, join the club. Research …

The myth of the eight-hour sleep

<b>We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night - but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural.</b><p>In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which a group of people …

Medical Journals

What Actually Happens While You Sleep and How It Affects Your Every Waking Moment

The Ancient Greeks believed that one fell asleep when the brain filled with blood and awakened once it drained back out. Nineteenth-century philosophers contended that sleep happened when the brain was emptied of ambitions and stimulating thoughts. <i>“If sleep doesn’t serve an absolutely vital</i> …

Health

Lifestyle<p>Abby Haglage<p>A woman in Pittsburgh received a small zap from her earbuds that caused her lips to swell. Here's what you need to know.<p>Lifestyle<p>…

Sleep is More Important than Food

Let’s cut to the chase.<p>Say you decide to go on a fast, and so you effectively starve yourself for a week. At the end of seven days, how would you be feeling? You’d probably be hungry, perhaps a little weak, and almost certainly somewhat thinner. But basically you’d be fine.<p>Now let’s say you deprive …

Some great thermal action going on here! Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park. Photographer unknown.

How Green Is Your Country? (Map)

<b>Published on</b> June 13th, 2013 | <i>by Giles Parkinson</i><p>2<p>June 13th, 2013 by <b>Giles Parkinson</b><p><i>This article was originally published on RenewEconomy.</i><p>Today’s Graph …

We really, really want one of these gorgeous human-sized bird’s nests

The director of the Big Sur Spirit Garden, Jayson Fann likes to make people feel at home. He’s a nester. Literally — he makes giant, human-sized …

A Food Market Without Bees (Whole Foods Photo)

A corporate natural foods store in the United States has captured a photograph of what their shelves would look like if bee populations completely …

Bunny Is A Parkour Master (VIDEO)

Cat ninjas are a thing of the past. Say hello to the new ruler of the animal kingdom: this bunny parkour master.<p>The rabbit hops up to a wall and then scales it like it's nothing. Reddit user CrazyBunnyLady shared the video and users were in awe of its skill.<p>Jack104 wrote, "I watched that video 9 …

How I Got Fired From the Job I Invented

My name is Turner Barr, the creator of AroundtheWorldin80Jobs.com, a site and web series I’ve poured my blood, sweat, tears, energy and money into …

Photographers

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