Nancy Dean Kreger

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Humpback Whales Stun Onlookers With Incredible Triple Breach

It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for whale watchers off the coast of Nova Scotia.<p>Whale watchers off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, were treated to a rare sight last month when three humpback whales performed an incredible triple breach.<p>On Aug. 17, Edmond Giroux, a passenger with Ocean …

Humpback Whales

Daily aspirin may be harmful for healthy older adults, large study finds

Heart Health<p>For decades, a daily dose of aspirin has been widely considered a way to protect healthy people from cardiovascular disease and even cancer. But a large international study finds that even at low doses, long-term use of aspirin may be harmful — without providing any benefit — for older …

Medicine

Portuguese Street Artist Paints 3D Creature Graffiti And It’s Not For The Faint Of Heart (20+ Pics)

Talk about graffiti today and you'll find it has shed some of its old stigmas. In fact, the once rogue street art genre has been welcomed into the …

Baton Rouge

This Image of the Total Eclipse Is Being Called “History’s Most Amazing Photo”

Over 200 million Americans watched the total solar eclipse in August 2017, but no one had a better view than photographer Jon Carmichael. He spent years plotting how he could capture the total eclipse in a unique way, eventually combining his passions for photography, astronomy, and flight.<p>“I …

Southwest Airlines

Meet the Young British Artist Everyone Collects

"The thing with painting is that it's really slow. The more you look, the more you get, and I like making people really have to look." Tomo Campbell is standing in front of one of his large-scale oil paintings, <i>The Hunt</i>, almost blending into the figurative characters hidden within the layers of …

Francis Bacon

Gay valedictorian kicked out of home by parents receives surprise from Ellen

The gay valedictorian who was rejected by his parents for being gay made an appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show on Monday (10 …

Ellen DeGeneres Show

... they love you back Photo by SHIBA GHOSH — National Geographic Your Shot

Urgent greenhouse gas removal plan could see UK hit 'net zero' target – report

Tree-planting, restoring wetlands and using chemicals to take carbon dioxide from the air will all be needed to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gases in line with government plans, scientists have said.<p>If these measures are taken urgently, they could make enough of a contribution to make the UK “net …

Carbon Dioxide

What Is Successful Aging?

<b>By Alan D. Castel, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>(<i>This article is excerpted from the new</i> book Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging <i>by Alan D. Castel PhD. Copyright © 2019 by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.)</i><p>The phrase “successful aging” has grown in popularity over the past few …

Aging

'Not a Pretty Sight.' Hurricane Florence Has Experts Worried

(WASHINGTON) — To whip up a monstrous storm like the one chugging for the Carolinas you need a handful of ingredients — and Florence has them …

Sea Level

North Carolina didn't like science on sea levels … so passed a law against it

When North Carolina got bad news about what its coast could look like thanks to climate change, it chose to ignore it.<p>In 2012, the state now in the path of Hurricane Florence reacted to a prediction by its Coastal Resources Commission that sea levels could rise by 39in over the next century by …

North Carolina

Grandmothers stalled the police as climate protestors created the largest street mural ever

More than 3,000 demonstrators in San Francisco have created what’s thought to be the largest street mural ever made. On Saturday, the …

Trans Mountain Pipeline

Florence forces more than 1 million people to flee

<b>Wilmington, North Carolina (CNN) —</b> With a Category 4 hurricane rapidly approaching and weather officials issuing a hurricane warning for more than 300 miles of coastline, more than 1 million people faced a choice Tuesday: stay home and take their chances with the storm, or compete with heavy …

North Carolina

'It's just a heck of a storm,' Florence hurricane hunter says

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Paul Flaherty flew over Hurricane Florence, he didn't like what he was seeing.<p>The storm was getting stronger and stronger. It grew from a tropical storm to a Category 4 hurricane in 72 hours.<p>Flaherty, flight director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hurricane …

Hurricane Maria

The Book Club

The Best Books for Book Clubs

What makes a good book club book? Read it Forward readers told us it was a book that had some real meat to it, one that dealt with issues that were …

Books