Sara Jane Richardson

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This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

NASA spacecraft discovers blue sky, red ice on Pluto

The sky over Pluto may not be sunny, but it's undoubtedly blue.<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered Pluto's blue sky during the historic flyby of the icy dwarf planet in July. The images of Pluto's atmospheric haze were beamed down last week and released by NASA on Thursday.<p>The particles in …

Google now uses machine learning to make reading comics on phones easier

Plenty of people still like to read their comics on paper, but increasingly, phones and tablets are the devices of choice for keeping up with the Justice League.<p>Last year, Google introduced a new reading experience for comics in its Play Books store for Android that makes it easier to follow along …

Your gut bacteria predates appearance of humans, genetic study finds

Origins of human migration could be traced through gut bacteria, as research suggests microbiome is strongly influenced by evolutionary history<p>The evolutionary history of the bacteria in your guts predates the appearance of humans, and mirrors that of our great ape relatives, according to a genetic …

How to Keep Your Knees Happy and Healthy During Any Workout

Knee injuries are one of the most common woes of an active woman. To learn how to protect your knees and keep yourself feeling good during your workouts and runs (and prevent a nasty ACL injury), we consulted two experts — Dr. Armin Tehrany (orthopedic surgeon, shoulder and knee specialist, and …

Physiotherapy

Is Jupiter just a ball of gas? Nasa's Juno spacecraft arrives at 'biggest, baddest' planet in solar system

The mystery of what lies beneath the swirling storm clouds of Jupiter will soon be solved as Nasa’s Juno probe arrives at the planet this week.<p>Little is known about the huge gas giant which is so big it can be seen from Earth without a telescope, and which produces the most spectacular auroras in …

Five hidden vacation gems from across Canada

In 2012, I moved to Canada from Britain and since then have been crisscrossing this gorgeous nation, soaking up its beauty from coast to coast to coast. Canadians often say to me that I’ve been to more places in their country than they have, and I always reply that’s such a shame, because damn, …

Beluga Whales

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious and Unproductive

Sources of millennial anxiety may include a tough job market and student debt as well as psychological causes I've covered previously such as ambition addiction, career crises and choice-overload. But even our day-to-day behaviors can incite anxiety. Here are eight common habits that instigate …

Employment

How to get your life back after being depressed

<i>This week (May 16-22) is Mental Health Awareness Week, with “relationships” as the theme. We’ll be running features all week about the mental health of those close to you, the mental health of the artists that inspire you and the different ways that communities and individuals deal with the issue.</i> …

How I Photographed a SpaceX Falcon 9 Landing by Accident

Maybe I have a knack for being in the right place at the right time.<p>At 1:21am on May 6, 2016, SpaceX continued its run of aerospace brilliance with a night launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, carrying its Japanese communication satellite payload to geostationary orbit. The most spectacular portion of …

Bill Gates says everyone should read this book about the moon blowing up

It's no spoiler to say that in the novel, the moon is destroyed.<p>The book's excellent opening line reads: "The moon blew up with no warning and with no apparent reason."<p>But it's the story of what follows that's fascinating.<p>The residents of a doomed Earth realize they have limited time to figure out …

Seven surprising signs that you're suffering from emotional distress

As a doctor working in the field of psychological wellbeing, eliciting emotional ill health can often be a piece of detective work. For example, what is often termed ‘biologically based’ depression presents fairly uniformly with common symptoms, whoever we are and whatever our circumstances, and …

Become a Health and Happiness Addict

The brain uses complex patterns of nerve cell firings and chemical releases to represent sensory experiences, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs, …

Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds

Radical action is needed to combat increasing rate of environmental damage to water sources, land, biodiversity and marine life, report shows<p>Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is …

Developed Countries

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

Self-improvement

This Video Of A Vet Comforting A Scared Puppy After Surgery Is So Cute It Hurts

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Animal Rescue

Space photos captures the beauty of England at night

LONDON — Astronaut Tim Peake's photography is coming on in leaps and bounds. Within days of his epic Aurora Borealis snaps, the British astronaut has …

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that make them more forgetful.<p>You can’t find your phone. You don’t remember if you answered your client’s email. And you forgot the question you wanted to ask your colleague when you bump into her in the hallway.<p>If you’re …

How I Launched A Successful Startup Without Quitting My Day Job

Successfully moonlighting as an entrepreneur is all about time, money, and motivation.<p>Three months after starting my first job out of college, I began to work on a startup on the side—and I haven’t stopped since. For three years, it was a juggling act: I would keep plugging away at my business …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Stunning before-and-after images from the making of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

How much of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was real and how much was CGI? Even the film's special-effects (SFX) team had trouble keeping track. Fxguide met with Industrial Light and Magic, the effects team behind "The Force Awakens." ILM revealed amazing behind-the-scenes footage of how they …

Conservative Senators Say They'll Just Ignore A "Yes" Vote On Marriage Equality

The $158 million plebiscite might just be ignored by MPs.<p>Government policy on marriage is to hold a national vote, known as a plebiscite, after the next election, asking all Australians whether same-sex couples ought to be allowed to marry.<p>The Australian Electoral Commission has estimated the cost …

Same-sex Marriage

Watch This Tiny French Bulldog Puppy Try to Wake His Owner

Always struggling to get yourself up and out of bed in the mornings? Try investing in a French bulldog puppy. That should do the trick.<p>Fitness author …

NASA’s top planetary scientist told us what he thinks of the science in the Oscar-nominated film 'The Martian'

"The Martian" — last year's must-see film based on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir — has been nominated for a bunch of oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor.<p>Back when the film came out last October, we chatted with NASA Head of Planetary Science Jim Green, who was a consultant on the …

Here's Why Google's Driverless Car Got Pulled Over, Company Says

Tech News<p>Google has shed some light on why one of its driverless cars was stopped by police for driving too slow last month, an incident that attracted widespread attention as the vehicles continue to capture the public's imagination.<p>Google's driverless car was stopped by police in California in a …

Big game: hunting for dinosaurs in Zimbabwe's wilderness

The national parks of Zimbabwe may be best known for elephants, buffalo and lions, but Lisa Grainger went to follow some considerably larger tracks<p>It is 4.30pm on a Thursday in September, and my party is getting crotchety. We have been travelling through the <b>African wilderness</b> since dawn. It is 35C …

This Transgender Man Thought He Was Just Out Of Shape… But He Was Actually Pregnant!

Now THAT'S an unplanned pregnancy!<p>A transgender man who transitioned over a decade ago thought he was out of shape and needed to hit the gym… but it …

Here's Tim Cook's Email About The Black Teens Barred Entry From Apple Store

Earlier this week, a video surfaced of three black teenagers from Sudan and Somalia being barred from entering an Apple store in Melbourne, Australia, because an employee thought "they might steal something." The company subsequently apologized.<p>In an email obtained by BuzzFeed News, Tim Cook …

Apple

Meet the Bird that Filled an Antenna With Acorns

Weird & Wild<p>A viral video shows technicians clearing a huge cache of acorns from a transmission tower.<p>Squirrels aren’t the only animals that store acorns for winter. Some birds do it, too. And one species in California disrupted a telecommunications network with its storage habits.<p>The birds stashed …