briana

30 Flips | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | @missbriana | Keep up with briana on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “briana”

Six Reasons Why Exercising Is Better When You Consume Marijuana

Marijuana

RELATED TOPICS

10 Major Natural Disasters Predicted In The Near Future

Every year brings new hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters to the world. Although some areas are impacted more often by …

Geology

4 Sky Events This Week: Holiday Meteors Soar Before Santa Takes to the Sky

Enjoy a weekly viewing guide to the holiday season's starry nights.<p>Little Bear runs with meteors just in time for the week's holiday revels, as stargazers enjoy the moon going caroling with our nearest and dearest neighbors, Venus and Mars.<p><b>Little Bear shower.</b> The night of Monday, December 22, will …

Climate 101: How global warming is making heat waves and precipitation more extreme

Extreme weather and climate events are one of the most tangible impacts of global warming so far. Such extremes hit close to home, whether you live …

How to Get the Body of a Victoria's Secret Angel

The fitness gurus at Ballet Beautiful, modelFIT, Brooklyn Body Burn and Barre Core on the moves to master.<p>Basic math says that if the four secrets to looking flawless in your underwear under bright lights are superhuman genetics, serious restraint when faced with fries, a really good self-tanner …

Beam Me Up: 90,000 Messages Will Be Transmitted to Mars on Friday

Radio telescopes will beam tens of thousands of messages to Mars this Friday (Nov. 28) to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Red Planet exploration.<p>On Nov. 28, 1964, NASA launched the Mariner 4 spacecraft, which seven months later completed a historic flyby of Mars and returned the first …

Space

Geo-engineering: Climate fixes 'could harm billions'

<b>Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.</b><p>That is the conclusion of a new set of studies into what's become known as geo-engineering.<p>This is the so far unproven science of intervening in the …

Denver scientists publish research on Snowmastodon Project

Four years of excavation and research in a Colorado reservoir have led to the publication of the Snowmastodon Project Science Volume in an …

The Black Hole Tango

A new paper reveals that black holes seem to know their place in the cosmic web, aligning with one another despite huge separations in …

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

Global Warming Already Locked In, World Bank Says

The world is locked into 1.5°C global warming, posing severe risks to lives and livelihoods around the world, according to a new climate report commissioned by the World Bank. The report, which called on a large body of scientific evidence, found that global warming of close to 1.5°C above …

Climate Change

Why Are Millions of Starfish 'Melting'?

A virus is the culprit behind a gruesome wasting disease that has struck sea stars along the West Coast of Canada and the U.S.<p>For the past year and a half, a killer has been on the loose, taking out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast of North America. By the time it is done with an …

Born This Way? Why an evidence-based stance on sex and gender is good for science and for feminism

Scarcely a week goes by without a study on gender differences in the brain making headlines. “Female brains really ARE different to male minds,” …

Psychology

Striking Pictures From International Space Station Reveal Gorgeous Earth

New Flying Reptile Found in "Unprecedented" Pterosaur Boneyard

Forty-seven pterosaur skeletons unearthed at Brazilian site, study says.<p>Nearly 50 skeletons of a new species of ancient flying reptile have been unearthed in southern Brazil, an "absolutely unprecedented" discovery, one expert says.<p>Varying ages of the newfound species, dubbed <i>Caiuajara dobruskii</i>, …

5 Sky Events This Week: See the Andromeda Galaxy and a Jovian Moon-Over-Moon Eclipse

Watch for the Andromeda galaxy, the most distant object visible to the naked eye, and an eclipse of two of Jupiter's moons.<p>This week sky-watchers get to soak in a Jovian eclipse and also travel millions of years back in time to glimpse the crown jewel of a celestial princess.<p><b>Leonids Trickle</b><p>Late on …

Iceland raises Bardarbunga volcano alert to orange

<b>The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, with signs of "ongoing magma movement", Iceland's meteorological office says.</b><p>The risk level to the aviation industry has been raised to orange, the second-highest level, the met office said.<p>Any eruption could potentially lead …

Global warming’s winter warfare: Why climate deniers are reigniting their bogus cold-weather crusade

It’s been freezing in parts of America this week, which can only mean one thing: More fighting about global warming<p>It's no longer enough to just be cold and miserable during the winter months. These days, we need to be cold and miserable and arguing about what all that cold and misery <i>means.</i><p>All …

Pictures of the Week 11.20.14

Mummification may have happened 'more than a millennium' earlier

An 11 year study reveals the Egyptians may have been mummifying bodies more than a millennium earlier than previously thought<p>Ancient Egyptians were mummifying their dead more than a millennium earlier than previously thought, scientists have found.<p>Traces of embalming agents were found in the linen …

Australian study finds Egyptian mummies may date back to 4,500BC

The ancient Egyptian practice of mummification may date back 1,500 years earlier than previously thought, an Australian-led study has discovered.<p>The findings, led by Macquarie University researchers and based on studies of bodies found in ancient Egyptian graves from up to 6,000 years ago, is …

Potentially Dangerous Asteroid Turns Out to Be a Rubble Pile

An asteroid on NASA's list of potential impact threats to the Earth is actually a pile of loosely connected rubble held together by forces weaker than the weight of a penny, scientists say.<p>The discovery could be vital if humanity ever has to destroy a space rock before it hits Earth.<p>Astronomers …

University of Tennessee