Mikayla Woodard

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How couples ‘click’ in just four minutes - Futurity

STANFORD (US) —When trying to make a love connection in just under five minutes, speed …

What the Framing of a Terror Suspect Says About GOP Attacks on Due Process

Paul Kevin Curtis was falsely accused in the ricin plot -- and the legal requirement to bring him before a judge helped set him free.<p>When Paul Kevin Curtis was arrested by the FBI and accused of sending letters laced with the poison ricin to President Obama, he wasn't wearing a special uniform that …

A Victoria's Secret Model's Career Could Be In Danger After She Was Photographed Dropping A Bag Of White Powder

"The small sachet tumbled out of the 20-year-old supermodel's handbag and on to the floor as she searched for her keys...Cara swiftly covered the packet with her foot, then her handbag before snatching it up," reports UK tabloid The Sun.<p>The Sun also has a photo of Delevingne dropping the bag.<p>The …

So Apparently, We've Been Eating Apples All Wrong [VIDEO]

This is the story of how I found out <b>the right way to eat an apple</b>, essentially learning that my mother has <i>yet again</i> failed me in every day eating and drinking routines. First it was dispensing Tic Tacs, using ketchup cups, eating cupcakes, then shucking a strawberry, then drinking soda, then …

Binge eating may be based in biology - Futurity

MICHIGAN STATE (US) — Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male …

Mind Games: Will Brain Power Be the Future of Play?

Photo courtesy NeuroGaming Conference & Expo<p>Touchscreens? Seen ’em! The Wiimote? Old news! Gamepads? Please.<p>In San Francisco this week, a nonprofit …

Iraq Just Had Its Deadliest Month in 5 Years

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>American troops may have finally left Iraq, but for that nation's citizens the war is only getting …

Squat

The squat may be the single most important lift you can perform in the gym.<p>When properly executed, the squat is not only an amazing tool for strength …

A newborn's placenta may reveal autism risk

Yale researchers show that analysis of placentas can reveal whether a newborn is at high risk of autism.<p>Doctors may be able to diagnose a child's risk of autism at birth, which would allow treatment of the burgeoning disorder to begin in the child's earliest days, a new study finds.<p>Solely by …

When the Forest Comes Alive: Pico Bonito at Night – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

2<p>Darkness engulfs us in the thick of the woods, with the yellow beams of our torches and a faint slither of light from the lodge illuminating the …

What is a fairy ring?

Have you ever noticed mushrooms growing in a big circle? It’s known as a fairy ring. How does it happen?<p>An EarthSky Facebook friend wrote:<p>My …

New 'Star Wars' Films Could Arrive Every Summer

Talk of standalone <i>Star Wars</i> films wasn't just idle chatter: In addition to a new trilogy beginning with <i>Episode VII</i>, fans can expect at least two …

Star Wars

Meet the family who sent six kids to college by age 12

Seth Harding grabs a two-handed rubber sword, adjusts his helmet made with electrician’s tape, and starts to teach. "Try to block her sword with the base of your sword."<p>“Why aren’t you wearing shoes?” I wonder.<p>“We’re peasants.”<p>“En garde!” Seth yells. The battle begins. He is bringing light to the …

A little stress can make brains sharper - Futurity

UC BERKELEY (US) — Acute stress that’s short-lived, not chronic, primes the brain for improved …

Why museums shouldn't be free for everyone

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art was recently sued by visitors because its advertised admission prices use the word “recommended” in rather fine …

'Glee' School Shooting Episode Strikes a Chord in Newtown

<i>Glee</i>'s school shooting episode last night struck a chord with residents of Newton, Connecticut, the site of the December 14th shooting at Sandy Hook …

TV

Texas highway bus crash leaves two dead and dozens injured

At least two people were killed and about three dozen were hospitalized after a charter bus careened off a Texas highway and flipped onto its side …

The War on Drugs Is a War on America! Time to End It!

For 42 years, we have waged war against our own people that we have disguised as the "War on Drugs." Forty-two years of failure that has cost the American taxpayers $1 trillion dollars, resulted in 45 million drug arrests, and overfilled America's prisons while failing to reduce the availability, …

Can we grow a stronger-than-steel 'wonder material' to save the world?

Nanocellulose produced from humble algae holds promise for manufacturing, medicine, and the environment<p>It’s stiffer than Kevlar, thinner than paper, and in a few years, it may be mass-produced using only sunlight and water.<p>Scientists in the US this week announced a new, and potentially …

news from the borders of mental illness

When the psychologist Peter Chadwick explained that he was trying to research psychosis he was given short shrift by one of his patients. "You're …