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Meet Ohio's Three New Anti-Abortion Laws

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ohio has three new abortion-restricting laws on the books now that Governor John Kasich has signed …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Lowfat Milk May Not Be As Healthy As We Thought, Says Harvard Expert

Got milk? Well, you might not really need it, according to the current issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) Pediatrics. Reduced-fat milk is high in sugar and may be contributing to the obesity epidemic, argues Harvard professor of pediatrics David Ludwig, MD.<p>One cup of …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Study confirms social brain theory

<b>The social brain theory - that animals in large social groups have bigger brains - has now been supported by a computer model.</b><p>For animals in smaller social groups, the cost of having a large brain outweighs the benefits.<p>Scientists used a simulation modelling technique to confirm that large social …

University of Oxford

Edward Snowden: confusion over name helped him leave Hong Kong

Paperwork from the United States demanding the arrest of Edward Snowden confused his middle name and lacked his passport number, Hong Kong said, defending its decision to allow him to fly to Moscow.<p><b>Hong Kong's</b> Justice secretary, Rimsky Yuen, said the US had messed up the basic details of its …

LGBT activists sit-in at Rubio office

Three LGBT activists were arrested at Sen. Marco Rubio’s Tampa, Fla., office Tuesday after holding a sit-in to protest the senator’s position on same-sex couple rights in immigration reform and workplace discrimination.<p>According to the LGBT group GetEQUAL, the organization was also protesting …

Alaska volcano spews 5-mile-high plume of cinders

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska volcano spewing ash and lava for the past six weeks erupted with new intensity on Tuesday, belching a plume of cinders 5 miles into sky and onto a nearby town and disrupting local flights, officials said.<p>The eruptions from Pavlof Volcano, on the Alaska Peninsula 590 …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Nature

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …