Kimberly Tomé

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How Did The Halloween Asteroid Sneak Up On Us?

Fortunately it's not headed for Earth<p>Earth is getting a very large trick-or-treater this Halloween.<p>On October 31, an approximately 1,300-foot asteroid will hurtle by at about 1.3 times the distance of the Moon. It'll likely be our closest encounter with such a huge space rock until 2027.<p>The timing …

Astronomy

Antibiotics don't pop bacteria like a balloon - Futurity

A new study offers direct evidence that antibiotics sometimes don't kill outright. Knowing how they work could be the key to improving them, experts …

New Giant Tortoise Species Found on Galápagos Islands

The reptiles evaded detection as a distinct species for over a hundred years.<p>A new species of tortoise has been hiding in plain sight in the Galápagos. Now it has a name.<p>There are two populations of giant tortoises on the island of Santa Cruz: The ones that live on the island’s east side are known …

American parenting has been misguided for decades — but one state is finally turning for the better

These modern mantras have been seeping into parents' heads for the last several decades as the country's case of mean world syndrome— our alarmist belief the world is out to get us and our kids — continues to worsen.<p>But there might be hope.<p>Parents who let their children roam free will no longer be …

The American Confederacy is still alive in a small Brazilian city called Americana

Now, 150 years later, their story has been seemingly erased from the history books.<p>But deep in the heart of Brazil, descendendants of these confederate expats gather annually to celebrate their controversial history and maintain their traditions and culture.<p><i>Thanks to VICE reporter Mimi Dwyer, whose</i> …

New study claims to find genetic link between creativity and mental illness

The ancient Greeks were first to make the point. Shakespeare raised the prospect too. But Lord Byron was, perhaps, the most direct of them all: “We of the craft are all crazy,” he told the Countess of Blessington, casting a wary eye over his fellow poets.<p>The notion of the tortured artist is a …

Mental Health

Brazil's Biggest Hotel Chains No Longer Brazilian Owned

And then there were none.<p>Brazil is for sale, and in some cases to the lowest bidder. The publicly traded Brazil Hospitality Group, once majority owned by mid-sized private equity firm GP Investments out of São Paulo, was acquired by New York’s GTIS Partners on Thursday. The deal marks the death of …

Brazil

Sikh man rewarded in New Zealand after using turban to cradle head of injured boy, 5

Harman Singh given new furniture for his spartan home after breaking religious protocol to assist road crash victim<p>A Sikh man who took off his turban to cradle the head of a young boy run over by a car in New Zealand has received a houseful of new furniture from grateful wellwishers.<p>Breaking …

New Zealand

11:11 - Is it Happening to You?

Our Spirit Guides, angels, or higher selves like to speak to us through various methods, such as playing a recurring song on the radio that may have …

Spirituality

Yoga Pose Names

Curve up like a snake in Cobra, exult like a choreographed Shiva in Lord of the Dance, stand tall and rooted in Tree. Yoga poses have colorful names …

Understanding the ‘dark night of the soul’

When the world looked at the face of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, it saw pure, simple joy. Then, in 2007, 10 years after Blessed Teresa’s death, a …

Foundational Texts of Hinduism

The foundational texts of Hinduism have, for centuries, been transmitted by means of an oral tradition – teachers taught this to their disciples, who …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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A Comic Book About A Rape Survivor Turned Superhero Is Spreading Awareness About Rape In India

The comic Priya's Shakti is helping to educate the country on rape culture.<p>He said it was clear to him that many Indians had the idea that women who didn't abide by certain standards of behavior were somehow provoking men to rape them, and that it was the women's fault instead of the rapists.<p>"I did …

New Jersey

Pensioner left flabbergasted after cat 'gives birth to a PUPPY'

CENA Chinese pensioner claims his pet cat gave birth to a chihuahua puppy<p>Jia Weinuan, 74, delivered five young from his three-year-old cat Niu Niu - …

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Understanding the Significance of ‘OM’

“OM! This Imperishable Word is the whole of this visible universe. Its explanation is as follows: What has becOMe, what is becOMing, what will becOMe …

Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on enlightened egalitarian principles, according to scientists.<p>A study has shown that in contemporary hunter-gatherer tribes, men and women tend to have equal …

Anthropology

Clean & green! 5 healthy juice recipes you can make in a blender

To start (or finish) your day with a healthy juice, you might think you need to invest in an expensive juice extractor.<p>But a much more common kitchen appliance — the blender — is all you need to make these five juices from "The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing," by Mimi Kirk, a raw food expert who, …

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Here's What Life Is Like Inside a See-Through Home

We shudder to think at what the cost would be for custom draperies.<p>"Floor-to-ceiling windows" gets a whole new meaning in this incredible Tokyo glass home. This 914-square-foot home was designed for a young Japanese couple who clearly values transparency: The only opaque surfaces in the house are …

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

New Study Shows A Decrease In Happiness After An Increase In Sex

We've been told by research, self-help books and the media that having lots of sex will make us happy, yet a new study at Carnegie Mellon University …

Research

Turn Your Bed into a Board Game With This Sheet Set

Put down your phone, and set aside that Kindle. Whether you and your partner have been together for one year or 100, there’s always room to dial up the romance and bring more fun and games into your relationship. That’s where the Game of Love comes in — say hello to your new date-night …