Lindsay Griffith

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The 96-minute rule, and other timely tips

Your work day today might be the traditional eight hours, or stretch to 10 hours or more. But imagine if only 96 minutes really counted.<p>What would you do in those 96 minutes, and how would you protect that precious time from external foes (colleagues, business partners, customers) and the foes …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Epic Fails–NatGeo Explorers Tell All

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>As we celebrate National Geographic’s 125th anniversary, there have been many opportunities to recall the great adventures, discoveries, and explorations that everyone remembers and loves. But highlights of successes are only part of the story.<p>Sometimes an expedition can take …

Why Can't Science Keep Up With Sports Doping?

Scientists and anti-doping regulators are often a step behind dishonest athletes.<p><b>Alex Rodriguez, the New York Yankees star third baseman, is one of 13 major league baseball players charged with taking performance-enhancing drugs and, in some cases, lying about the matter to investigators. Major</b> …

The Physics Behind Schrödinger's Cat Paradox

Google honors the physicist today with a Doodle. We explain the science behind his famous paradox.<p><b>His feline paradox thought experiment has become a pop culture staple, but it was Erwin Schrödinger's work in quantum mechanics that cemented his status within the world of physics.</b><p>The Nobel …

FDA Defines What "Gluten-Free" Label Means

New labeling rules will clarify which foods are really gluten-free.<p><b>It's not hard to buy gluten-free foods—a wide range of products are on the market, from doughnuts to communion wafers—but it can be hard for consumers to know exactly what they're getting. Now, they can expect any food bearing the</b> …

Can Dogs Feel Our Emotions? Yawn Study Suggests Yes

Pets yawn more in response to owners' yawns than strangers', study says.<p><b>Dog owners who claim their pets know their feelings may be on to something: A new study shows that canines yawn more in response to their owners' yawns than they do to strangers' yawns.</b><p>That suggests dogs are "emotionally …

Russia Not Only Country With Anti-Gay Laws

Many other countries, from Iran to Cameroon, have harsh anti-gay laws.<p><b>A new Russian law that criminalizes "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors" has sparked growing calls from the global gay community and its supporters for a boycott of Russia's upcoming Winter Olympics.</b><p>While …

The Alberta Story: Welcome to Calgary!

Who knew it was so wildly hot in western Canada?<p>I did not—because I only know this place in winter, when the snow falls deeper than the deep end at the swimming pool and the wind warrants a scarf and long underwear. But now, in August, Alberta is nothing but wide blue skies and semicolon clouds, …

How Did a Decapitated Snake Bite Itself?

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>They say karma comes back to bite you in the butt. For the wild copperhead snake in the above YouTube video, it wasn’t karma that bit his behind. It was his own decapitated head.</b><p>The video uploaded Tuesday shows a severed copperhead snake head resting idly next to its …

The Cronut Craze Goes Global

New croissant-doughnut hybrid has fans—and imitators—around the world.<p><b>It was bound to happen. In these days of goat cheese-and-honey ice cream and bibb lettuce cocktails, palates are primed for the unexpected. People are obsessed with the new. And if it happens to be delicious, the world pretty</b> …

5 Updates From A Big-Deal Designer

As every savvy girl well knows, style has absolutely nothing to do with money. You don’t need a limitless budget to create swoon-worthy spaces, nor …