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Is There a Right 'Dose' of Swearing?

I don't think that I swear too much. When I am working at the hospital or around my grandchildren, an occasional expletive slips by my social censor. Going out to dinner in mixed company keeps me in check, but a lunch with my male friends is another story, as is playing cribbage with my wife, where …

Linguistics

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Alexandra Johnson freelance writer loving health, nutrition, food and startups<p>Let Kids Be Kids Parent led group campaigning against high stakes SAT …

Parenting

Can you guess which states swear the most, least?

Over at the Atlantic, Megan Garber published a chart this week from earlier in the year depicting which states swear the most and least and which are most and least courteous. The map, reproduced at the bottom of this post, was created by the Marchex Institute, the data arm of a mobile advertising …

Watch your mouth, Ohio: These are the states that swear the most

Ohio has long been known as the single swingiest state in the country when it comes to presidential politics. Now, the Buckeye State can claim another moniker: The swearing-est state in the country.<p>Ohioans curse once every 150 conversations, according to Marchex, a mobile ad company that examined …

Which Industry Inspires the Most Swearing?

What kinds of companies illicit profanity from their customers? The answer, according to a Seattle mobile-advertising company, is satellite …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Look and Listen and Know How to Resolve Conflicts (Part 2)

If you examine the rise of a typical leader, the ability to look and listen decreases as power increases. That's a trend you need to be aware of. At …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Be Aware (Part 2)

(<i>In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym</i> <b>L-E-A-D-E-R-S</b>. <i>The third letter, "</i><b>A</b><i>," stands for …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Be Aware

<i>(In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym L-E-A-D-E-R-S. The second letter, "A," stands for …

The Best Advice I Ever Got

<i>Saraswati and Krishna</i><p>The best advice I got in life came from my parents. My mother was the archetypal goddess of wisdom symbolized in Saraswati, and …

Scientists Declare: Nonhuman Animals Are Conscious

Science leaders have reached a critical consensus: Humans are not the only conscious beings; other animals, specifically mammals and birds, are …

Scientists Discover New Biological Clock With Age-Measuring Potential

A team of scientists from UCLA have discovered a new biological clock with the potential to measure the age of human tissue. While preliminary, the research has fascinating implications for anti-aging - if it holds up in further testing.<p>Steve Horvath, a professor of human genetics at the David …

Tech and Science

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Religion Is Changing, So Why Not Science?

We are witnessing an era of unprecedented changes. Environmental, political, economic, and informational, just to name a few. The boundaries that separate humans seem to be coming down as globalization proceeds. These changes can be positive or negative, as some political and economic occurrences …

Indian woman 'raped by two gangs on Christmas Eve'

<b>Police in India say 10 men are in custody, after a 21-year-old woman was raped by two apparently unrelated groups of men on Christmas Eve.</b><p>She was visiting friends in Pondicherry when she was abducted by three men and raped by one of them, officials say.<p>She found her friends after that ordeal but …

NASA's Plan To Deal With Pesky Moon Dust

A space dust buster<p>The Problem<p>Moon dust is dangerous. Each mote is like a tiny shard of glass—there’s no wind or rain to soften the edges of lunar soil. During the Apollo missions, it jammed equipment and got stuck in the seals of space suits, causing a serious loss of pressure. Martian dust poses …

Can A Fruit Fly Help Explain Autism?

For President Obama, 2013 wasn't just the year of Obamacare. It was also the year of the brain.<p>In April, Obama announced his Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative — an effort to unlock "the mystery of the three pounds of matter that sits between our …

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

Biology

Cuttlefish ink could power devices that you swallow - Futurity

Cuttlefish ink provides the right chemistry and nanostructure to power tiny electronic devices that could be ingested or implanted in the body.

Chemistry

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

Stretch Or Splat? How A Black Hole Kills You Matters ... A Lot

It could rightly be called the most massive debate of the year: Physicists are locked in an argument over what happens if you fall into a black hole.<p>On one side are those who support the traditional view from Albert Einstein. On the other, backers of a radical new theory that preserves the very …

Zombie Ants: Crowdfunding Website Launched for Research

Zombie ants are intriguing to scientists. The zombie part happens when a fungus takes control of an ant’s brain, in order to reproduce, eventually …

Biology

History’s Creatures: Sighting the Mothman

Perhaps the most mysterious of all modern history’s legendary creatures is the Mothman of Point Pleasant, W.Va.<p>The legend of the Mothman has existed …

Paranormal

The Hunt For Meteorites Begins In Antarctica

<b>Listen · 1:58</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>On A Hunt For Meteorites In Antarctica<p>The Antarctic Search for Meteorites didn't glean as many meteorites as hoped during the 2012-2013 expedition, but still came back with hundreds of specimens — and photos.<p>Antarctica is one of the best places on …

5 of the Craziest Science Facts Out There, Part 2

1. How heavy do you think a cloud is?<p>The typical cumulus cloud weighs 216,000 pounds, according to science correspondent for NPR Robert Krulwich. …

Meet the Enemy of Killer Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies

One of most famous fungi in the world is the “zombie ant fungus”. It takes over the mind of an ant, causing it to climb up a branch and cling to the …

Insects