Erin Smithouser

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New asteroid moon movie from NASA

NASA scientists have released a new and improved movie clip of near-Earth asteroid 1998 QE2 and its moon.<p>Scientists working with NASA’s 230-foot-wide …

This 'invisibility cloak' could conceal satellites — or hide your kids

Scientists have been slaving over the development of exotic materials that can serve as invisibility cloaks for small objects in specific wavelengths, but father-and-son researchers are showing off a type of invisibility that's done with simple sets of mirrors, lenses or tanks of water.<p>In a paper …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Weekend Challenge: Fire Hydrant In-Out

Stability exercises like this are highly effective at working the abdominal muscles that make up your six pack<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to</i> …

Protein-Packed Recipes for Weight Loss

Healthy food guide to the most satisfying eats around

Weight Loss

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Last Boston Marathon Victim Out of Hospital

Erika Brannock discusses her experience, next steps in her recovery.

Kabang the hero dog heals, heads home

<b>Davis</b> --<p>Veterinarians and caregivers at UC Davis bid farewell Monday to the faceless wonder dog who drew international attention after she leaped on a speeding motorcycle and saved two girls from being run over in the Philippines.<p>The muzzle-less mongrel named Kabang chewed treats, tossed around a …

California Teen Who Was Abandoned By Dad And Grew Up Dirt Poor Headed To Harvard (VIDEO)

His dad abandoned him when he was a baby and he grew up destitute, but no amount of hardship could keep Lloyd Chen from fulfilling his ultimate dream –- going to Harvard.<p>The Laguna Creek High School senior –- who was named valedictorian and graduated with a 4.79 GPA last month –- was accepted with …

Nonverbal Teen With Autism Speaks With The Help Of An Electronic Device (VIDEO)

A nonverbal teen with autism has found his voice.<p>19-year-old Neal Katz has gone from not being able to speak to being able to translate his thoughts through an electronic device, as he demonstrates in the CBS video above. Katz is now able to perform tasks such as order in a restaurant and go to the …

Even A Small Change In Habits Helps Fend Off Stroke

This is not one of those posts that is going to beat you up for doing a crummy job exercising, eating better and all the other things you're failing to do to ward off death.<p>Instead, this post is here to say that if you improve one thing just one teeny bit, it's going to lower your risk of having a …

Sidney Crosby’s sister carving her own hockey path in goal

Taylor Crosby says she didn't choose goaltending to avoid comparisons with her famous brother Sidney.<p>The younger sister of the NHL superstar thinks she'll still be compared to him in terms of how far she goes in her hockey career. She's okay with that.<p>"Even now, there is a comparison I think from …

Chicago Middle Schooler Saves Two Lives In One Week

Saving a life is impressive enough, but a Chicago area middle school student saved not only his best friend but also his teacher, all in the same …