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Science Says A 'Suck It Up' Parenting Style Kind Of Sucks

Studies suggest comforting a crying child is better for their long term development than telling them to be strong or get over it<p>One of the hardest …

Parenting

10 Facts About The Giant Planet, Jupiter [Infographic]

In honor of the Juno space probe arriving at Jupiter on July 4th, I have put together an infographic containing some facts about the largest planet in our solar system. Jupiter is massive, its mass it over 300 times that of Earth and, because it’s a gas giant, its volume is over 1,300 times that of …

How to Hack Your Meal Kit

Who says you have to follow the recipe in the box? Justin Chapple, star of F&W’s Mad Genius videos, has his own ideas.<p>As F&W’s resident Mad Genius, I …

And now … a real ISS transit of Saturn

A fake image ran in APOD a few days ago, but this video of an International Space Station transit across the face of Saturn looks real.<p>Daniel Fischer …

A Judge's Guidance Makes Jurors Suspicious Of Any Eyewitness

The state of New Jersey has been trying to help jurors better assess the reliability of eyewitness testimony, but a recent study suggests that the effort may be having unintended consequences.<p>That's because a new set of instructions read to jurors by a judge seems to make them skeptical of all …

11th Duke of Bedford blamed for unstoppable grey squirrel invasion

The 11th Duke of Bedford, Herbrand Russell, was one of the worst culprits of Victorian "squirrel spreading"<p>With its seemingly unstoppable spread through Britain, the grey squirrel has come to exemplify the danger posed by non-native species.<p>But a new study suggests that without the bungling actions …

The Legacy Of Marvin Minsky, Who Helped Found Artificial Intelligence

A pioneer of thinking about thinking<p>In 1955, in a small room at Dartmouth University, four scientists proposed that if 10 researchers dedicated a summer to building machines that could learn, they could make a considerable dent in a new field, which they called "artificial intelligence."<p>Marvin …

Danish parliament approves plan to seize assets from refugees

New law allows police to search asylum seekers to secure cash and valuables, as European leaders continue to call for sealing of Balkan borders<p>European states have reacted in some of the most drastic ways yet to the continent’s biggest migration crisis since the second world war, with Denmark …

Asylum Seekers

No evidence of shots fired at Naval Medical Center: officials

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A report of an active shooter and shots fired at the U.S. Naval Medical Center in San Diego triggered a heavy law enforcement response on Tuesday but was apparently unfounded, Navy officials said.<p>Police move to surrounds Building 26 at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, …

San Diego

The surprising truth about the ‘food movement’

Let me ask you a question: When it comes to our food supply, what do you care about?<p>Think about it for a second. Make a mental list.<p>Now, let me ask you another question: Do you care about farmworker exposure to pesticides? I sure do, and I’m betting you do, too. But was it on your list? I’m betting …

Agriculture