Kristie Wallis

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Scientist captures impossible photo of a single atom

If you paid attention in science class you know that atoms make up everything. They’re the smallest unit of matter and everything you’ve ever …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 21, 2017)

Texas residents prepared for the worst this week as Hurricane Harvey hit the area. At least two people died, after torrential rain and strong winds led to collapsed buildings and flooded streets. The most powerful storm to hit the U.S. in 13 years, Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm …

Donald Trump

Ancient Roman city found underwater - CNN Video

Part of a Roman city that experts believe was submerged in the 4th century has been found off the coast of northeastern Tunisia

Ancient Rome

The Week in Review: Manchester Terror Attack

Twenty-two people died and 120 were injured on Monday, after suicide bomber Salman Abedi targeted an Ariana Grande concert at the U.K.’s Manchester Arena. ISIS later claimed responsibility for the attack.<p>Many of the victims were children, the youngest was eight-years-old. The device contained …

Terrorism

I Gave My 3-Year-Old Daughter a DSLR, and Here’s What Happened

My 3-year-old daughter is at that phase in which she wants to do everything that daddy does. Apparently photography is not immune to this phase and …

Photography

Taste Beyond The Tongue

3 Mini Foods That’ll Make Your Party a Huge Hit

These finger foods are easy to hold and even easier on the eyes.<p>At your next dinner party, skip the buffet of plated food in favor of mini …

The Week in Review: Britain’s Hung Parliament Election Result

The British general election Thursday resulted in a hung parliament, after no party was able to gain enough votes to win an outright majority. This surprising outcome rippled across the U.K. and the world.<p>Brits cast votes for their chosen Member of Parliament (MP) with the highest turnout in 25 …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of June 19, 2017)

It was a busy week in politics as Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive congressional race in history Tuesday, defeating Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The seat has been in GOP hands since 1979, and the result was expected to hint at what could come in the …

Donald Trump

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of June 12, 2017)

Republican Congressman Steve Scalise was wounded in a shooting in Virginia this week. He remains in a critical condition after being hit at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday. Two Capitol Police officers, a congressional staffer and a lobbyist were also injured.<p>President Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

The Week in Review: Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting Causes White House Controversy

The White House was embroiled in another controversy this week as Donald Trump Jr., the oldest son of Donald Trump, revealed he participated in a meeting with a Russian lawyer. Natalia Veselnitskaya, an attorney who is believed to have ties to the Kremlin, met with Trump Jr. after help to his …

Donald Trump

The Week In Review: First Human Embryo Editing Experiment In U.S.

For the first time this week scientists removed deadly gene mutations from human embryos, marking a significant breakthrough that scientists theorize could potentially engender the end of some genetic diseases.<p>The landmark study, which successfully expunged a portion of disease-causing genes, …

Genetics

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 3, 2017)

The much anticipated first meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Friday after over two hours. It reportedly included discussions of interference in the U.S. election, the threat posed by North Korea and how to address the ongoing crisis in Syria, …

Donald Trump

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 24, 2017)

This week ended with another high profile White House shake-up. Reince Priebus was replaced as chief of staff by Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John F. Kelly. The move followed controversial and crude comments made by Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, to The New …

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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of June 26, 2017)

This week was largely dominated by the roller-coaster of the Republican health care plan in the Senate, which ended when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delayed the vote. The negotiations exposed disagreements in the Republican conference, raised leadership questions directed at McConnell …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 17, 2017)

President Donald Trump’s administration dominated the headlines this week as a White House shake-up saw press secretary Sean Spicer resign and replaced with Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci. The party’s proposed healthcare bill faced further stumbling blocks as more Republican senators …

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The Week in Review: Trump Withdraws From Paris Climate Agreement

President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Accord Thursday, a climate agreement set up by 195 countries in an attempt to combat global warming.<p>At the White House Rose Garden, Trump told reporters that the agreement was “very unfair” to the U.S. “This agreement is less …

Climate

The Week in Review: Trump’s Travel Order Controversy

After just a week in office, newly elected President Donald Trump made a controversial announcement last Friday when he unveiled an executive order that bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. for a period of 90 days.<p>As well as banning nationals from Syria, Iran, …

Immigration

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of January 23, 2017)

In his first week in office, newly elected President Donald Trump created a host of headlines. Trump reinstated a ban on American funding for overseas organizations that provide abortions, imposed a federal hiring freeze, withdrew the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and ordered …

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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of January 02, 2017)

A gunman opened fire in a busy Turkish nightclub on New Year’s Eve, killing 39 and injuring 69. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Authorities are still searching for the suspected assailant after announcing Wednesday they had identified him but were not …

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The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

Tracking Hurricane Irma: How to get alerts on your phone

Here's how to stay on top of your weather situation.<p>With Hurricane Irma growing to a category 5 storm -- the strongest seen in the Atlantic for more than a decade -- you need to stay on top of the latest weather alerts if you live in an eastern coastal region. This storm, so far, is stronger than …

Weather

Ikea’s Space10 develops the Algae Dome, a prototype for food-producing architecture

Could algae be the “meat” of the future?<p>Space10, Ikea’s “future-living” lab in Copenhagen that brought us Growroom, the spherical urban garden, has developed a bioreactor called the Algae Dome in an effort to explore the potential that algae will have on the future of food and …

New Dates Obtained for Vindija Neanderthals

OXFORD, ENGLAND—Archaeologists Thibaut Devièse and Thomas Higham of the University of Oxford obtained new radiocarbon dates for Neanderthal bone …

Anthropology

Tiny home meets treehouse in this angular backyard extension

Fun!<p>Combining the crafty, floating glory of treehouses with the small-space creativity of tiny homes, this detached “extension” in Brisbane, Australia is an inventive take on adding living space in the backyard.<p>Rising right beside a large tree, the wedge-shaped dwelling aims to add function without …

Relive the Mind-Blowing Photos From the Voyager Missions

The universe is very good at making us feel both extremely insignificant and lucky enough to be part of something huge. No missions have made this …

A student found an ancient Canadian village that’s 10,000 years older than the Pyramids

For hundreds — perhaps thousands — of years, generations of the Heiltsuk Nation, an indigenous group in British Columbia, have passed down the oral histories of where they came from. The nation claims that its ancestors fled for survival to a coastal area in Canada that never froze during the Ice …

A Strange Fossil Just Changed What We Know About Animals Evolving to Walk on Land

Is this our fishy ancestor or not?<p>There's something to be learned from every fossil, but now and then, a fossil is found that doesn't quite seem to …

A Big List of Things You Could Be Putting on Toast, Crackers, or Rice Cakes

No need to get stuck in an almond butter & banana rut. Here are some nutritious, flavor-packed spreads, slathers, and toppings for anything flat and …