Lacy Phelps

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Photographer Captures Eagle and Fox Fighting Over Rabbit in Midair

Wildlife photographer Kevin Ebi was out shooting a few days ago when he witnessed and photographed a crazy sight: a bald eagle and red fox fighting …

Wells Fargo's $1 Billion Pact Gives U.S. Power to Fire Managers

Wells Fargo & Co.’s $1 billion fine won’t close the book on fallout from its consumer scandals.<p>The nation’s third-largest bank submitted to an …

Lance Armstrong Settles Federal Fraud Case for $5 Million

Lance Armstrong agreed on Thursday to pay $5 million to settle claims that he defrauded the federal government by using performance-enhancing drugs when the United States Postal Service sponsored his cycling team.<p>The settlement ended years of legal wrangling between Armstrong and the government …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

New research will radically change response to strokes

Advanced brain imaging technology may give doctors an additional 10 hours or more to respond to some strokes, researchers said Wednesday, a development that may soon bring major changes to the way hospitals treat one of the leading causes of disability and death.<p>The research is upending doctors' …

Afraid Your New Boss Will Overwork You? Ask This 1 Question in the Interview to Find Out

This behavioral question will reveal what it really takes to succeed at a company.<p>While it's very important to prepare for an interview so you can sound confident and clear in your answers, one part of interview preparation that's often overlooked is what questions the job seeker should ask the …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

Top CEOs Say These Are the 8 Habits You Need to Ditch If You Want to Be Successful

If you want the fame, big paychecks and respect, cut these mistakes from your repertoire.<p>None of us is going to win the I'm-Perfect Award any time soon. But we can at least try to prune away some of our faults. To give you a little direction, I asked leading CEOs what bad habits they think are the …

Revealing the secret lives of Big Cats

The first time Professor Alan Wilson ever saw a cheetah running at full pelt was a gated enclosure in London Zoo.<p>It was eight years ago and Wilson, a professor of biomechanics and vet by training, was helping a student undertake PhD research into the movements of the fastest land animal on earth, …

Wildlife

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

Oxygen absorbing material may allow us to breathe underwater

Using specially synthesized crystalline materials, scientists from the University of Southern Denmark have created a substance that is able to absorb …

Nanotech

Cloning Cows From Steaks (and Other Ways of Building Better Cattle)

Can animal geneticists breed—or clone—a cow that will taste great and have a smaller environmental hoofprint too?<p>The clones were so glad to see us, out on the frozen pasture, that they almost wouldn't let us out of the pickup. I had to shove one aside with the door to get out. Kelly Jones had …

What She's Not Telling You When She Sexts

Women are twice as likely to lie while doing it as guys are<p>Sexting isn’t exactly like being in the confessional or on the witness stand. Still, it’s surprising that a recent study found that about half of all people who have ever sent a sexy text have lied at least once when doing so.<p>And you, as a …

New Golden Age for Pterosaurs, Flying Reptiles of the Dinosaur Era

A museum exhibit highlights new knowledge about the strange, magnificent reptiles.<p>Pterosaurs were the most magnificent fliers of all time. With wings of skin stretched over bone, they soared over the heads of dinosaurs below.<p><b>Their ranks included fuzzy little flappers the size of a bat and enormous</b> …

This ridiculously cool robot kangaroo stores energy between jumps (video)

A team of German engineers have completed work on a new robotic kangaroo that mimics the movements of the real-life flesh and blood animal.<p>The robot, officially called BionicKangaroo, is interesting because it pushes the boundaries of what most people think of when it comes to transportation. While …

French scientists are working on an acoustic earthquake shield

A group of French scientists has developed a method of shielding cities from the force of an earthquake, and after devastating earthquakes in Chile, the idea is drawing some much-deserved attention. It works on the principle of refraction, planting an array of boreholes to redirect the …

10 Tricky Questions Women Ask

Think fast! But don’t panic—we’ve got the right answers for you.<p><b>“What’d you do today?”</b><p>If this question is delivered over beers with your buds, you’ll gladly launch into anecdotes about home repairs, morning jogs, or workplace snafus. But if your wife or girflfriend asks? The question is suddenly …

How to eat an apple the right way

You may think you know how to eat an apple but there is a better way<p>Eating an apple the 'normal' way loses approximately a third of the fruit, according to this video which shows the best way to eat it.<p>If, like most people, you eat the apple from the sides inwards you usually have to discard the …

Japan Ordered To Stop Its Whaling Program

The UN court said that the hunt was not for scientific purposes, as Japan had claimed.<p>The UN's International Court of Justice ruled today that Japan's hunting of whales in the Southern Ocean was not for scientific purposes, as the country has claimed, and that it must be ceased. Japan said it would …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Public Murals by A’shop Crew on the Streets of Montreal | Colossal

<p>Montreal based A’shop crew is an artist-run production company that creates graffiti murals, street art, and other public art displays. Most of …

Why Silicon Valley wants to hack the food industry

We stood in an airy San Francisco warehouse, staring at two plastic cups of gleaming mayonnaise. A golden retriever snored lightly in a patch of sunlight on the floor as Josh Tetrick, the 33-year-old founder of Hampton Creek Foods, waited for me to scoop up the fluffy, effulgent goop with a chunk …

TASTE | TASTE

100 Questions for My Friend the Chef<p>TASTE: An online magazine for today's home cook, reporting from the front lines of dinner.<p>What We Talk About When We Talk About American Food