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  • White House announces new climate change data website

    WASHINGTON -- As part of its campaign to step up efforts to address climate change, the White House on Wednesday announced the creation of a new website to serve as a one-stop location for the enormous amount of climate data housed at different federal...
  • Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight. Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
  • Looking at cognitive loss and how it affects mortality

    Looking at cognitive loss and how it affects mortality
    Scientists trying to figure out the effect of memory on how much longer an older person will live say memory loss and problems with language and decision-making were both associated with increased mortality, but the association is stronger for people...
  • Lower-income teens aren't getting enough sleep, researchers say

    Lower-income teens aren't getting enough sleep, researchers say
    African American high school students and boys in low- to middle-income families reported short, fragmented sleep, and that could play a role in their health risks, researchers reported Monday. Anyone who’s ever lived with a teenager knows they...
  • Should you get your business degree now, or wait?

    Brazen Careerist Whether you're a recent college graduate or further down your career path, you might be asking yourself this question. The question isn't "should I or should I not go to graduate school?" It's a question of when should you go. Here...
  • Freaking out about a minor medical procedure? Video glasses can help

    Freaking out about a minor medical procedure? Video glasses can help
    You need a biopsy, or some other kind of minimally invasive treatment, and you are feeling anxious. Nothing is likely to go wrong, but you're still worried.  Would pre-procedure hypnosis help? Maybe. Soft music? Possibly. But a small study presented...
  • Looking into the healing effects of music

    Onstage at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, an older couple assumes a ballroom dance position. A tango begins, and the man, wearing a porkpie hat and suit, leads. The woman, wearing a floral dress, follows gracefully. Judging...
  • Scientists build man-made 'living-materials' inside bacterial cells

    Scientists build man-made 'living-materials' inside bacterial cells
    Our bones are remarkable feats of engineering; strong and yet light, shot through with holes and yet able to bear incredible loads. This super-strong natural material is built as cells incorporate hard minerals like calcium into living tissue. Now,...
  • Scientist finds 19 new species of speedy, clever praying mantises

    Scientist finds 19 new species of speedy, clever praying mantises
    Welcome to the fold! An entomologist trekking through Amazonian rain forest and sifting through musty museums has discovered 19 new species of praying mantis in Central and South America. The findings, published in the journal ZooKeys, nearly triple the...
  • Yikes! Solar storm that almost hit Earth could have caused chaos

    Yikes! Solar storm that almost hit Earth could have caused chaos
    Phew! You may not have known it, but Earth barely missed the "perfect solar storm" that could have smashed into our magnetic field and wreaked havoc with our satellite systems, electronics and power systems, potentially causing trillions of dollars in...
  • Longing for forbidden foods during Passover

    Longing for forbidden foods during Passover
    As rich as the Ashkenazic Jewish tradition is, once each year I lean toward going Sephardic for a week. That time is, of course, Passover, when the two largest groups of Jews follow very different food customs. The Ashkenazic Jews are from France,...