Kimberly Nichols

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Baby steps

AMERICA could do better by its mothers. The federal government does not mandate paid maternity leave and leave is job-protected for only twelve …

Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain

<i>This story was produced by the Food & Environment Reporting Network, an independent nonprofit news organization.</i><p>Driving along Highway 101 through …

SJP On Her Love Affair With Shoes and Those SATC3 Rumors

The actress talks her new line with Nordstrom and whether or not she'll ever slip back into Carrie Bradshaw's Manolos...<p>SJP—the acronym alone evokes the sound of stilettos skipping down the sidewalks of New York City. It's been nearly 10 years to the day since the final <i>Sex and the City</i> episode …

Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 19, 2013 2:08pm (UTC)<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports …

128 Colorful Nice Things Icons For Free

3 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

The first-ever naturally occurring gears are found on an insect's legs

Gears are a potent symbol of human industry, a sign of mechanical wonder or a cold assembly line. If you had to pick something to stand against the natural world, they'd be a pretty likely pick — except that as it turns out, insects discovered them first. In a paper published today in <i>Science</i>, …

10 Credible Mermaid Sightings? (+Videos)

Mermaids have been a subject of fascination for centuries. Cultures from all over the world, that had no contact with each other, have mermaids in …

Fringe Factor: Bill Nye The Science Guy Does Not Understand Science

<b>Creationist Pastor: Bill Nye the Science Guy Does Not Understand Science</b><p>Oh, silly Bill Nye. There you go again, you former Boeing engineer, calling …

Holy calamari! Elusive giant squid washes up on Spanish beach

Science News<p>A giant squid, whose oversized eyes and gargantuan blob of a body make it look more mythical than real beast, washed ashore Tuesday at La Arena beach in the Spanish community of Cantabria.<p>The beast measures some 30 feet (9 meters) in length and weighs a whopping 400 pounds (180 …

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Last week, Sweden’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country’s energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon jellyfish, is 95% water and has no brain. Not what …

The Best Dogs in Costume at the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

Saturday saw the 23rd Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade, a competitive yet friendly gathering of miraculously well-behaved pets, comparatively monstrous human children, and the adults who dragged them all there. Despite the dog parade’s emphasis on interspecies intermingling, much of the media …

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 152<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

Camera Lenses: Narrowing Down the Choices

First of all, what is focal length? According to the textbook definition, “focal length is measured in millimeters (mm), and it represents the …