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Cheese Magazine To Mark Bittman: Don't Be A Weasel

culture magazine | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
culture magazine

In last Saturday's New York Times, Mark Bittman tells the story of his heartburn, and how quitting dairy helped him lick a lifelong case of acid reflux.

What Science Says About Friggatriskaidekaphobia

Posted 07.13.2012 | Science

By: Remy Melina Published: 07/13/2012 09:01 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries The number 13 is synonymous with bad luck. It's considered unlucky to...

How to Make Love to a Boson

Mark Morford | Posted 09.11.2012 | Science
Mark Morford

The more "essential" the truth, the more quickly the meaning of that truth slips and dances away, failing ever more fantastically to capture what's really going on. We think we're drilling down, when in fact there is nowhere to go but out.

Titanoboa's Supersized Lunch

Posted 10.11.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 07/12/2012 09:37 AM EDT on LiveScience A newfound giant turtle that lived 60 million yea...

"That's What Your Son Does for a Living"

A. Siegel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

Here I am the head of a climate-change non-profit and my own mother wasn't connecting the dots.

U.S. Military Rocket Plane Will Go HOW Fast?

Posted 07.12.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 07/11/2012 10:49 AM EDT on The U.S. military aims to fly a full-scale rocket plane at 20 times the speed ...

Hot Enough For You, George?

Floyd Elliot | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

I don't know climate science, and I have no ability or right to interpret the data -- and neither does George Will, whose offhand comment about how hot it was in central Illinois when he was a boy proves nothing.

Opinion: Engineers Aren't Smarter Than English Majors

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.10.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Meredith Wade There are a million different types of intelligence, most of which are pretty difficult to quantify. Shocking, I know. But it’s ...

WATCH: What Is This Clam REALLY Doing?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.12.2012 | Science

Most clams that wind up in the kitchen are there to be eaten, not to eat. But a recent viral video appears to show a clam lapping salt up off a table-...

Ensuring that Investments Add Up to Big Improvements in STEM Learning

Linda Rosen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Impact
Linda Rosen

For too long, big investments have not added up to big improvements in STEM learning. We hope the STEMworks Database can help change that equation.

Cara Santa Maria

Alan Turing: His Mind, His Life (Part II) | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.12.2012 | Science

2012-07-09-Screenshot20120709at1.36.03PM.jpgRemembering the mathematician and logician Alan Turing on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Asteroid Named For Gay Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- A Canadian amateur astronomer has named an asteroid he discovered after U.S. gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny, who died last year in Wash...

The Givers: Alan Alda Plays With Fire! An Exclusive Interview

Marlo Thomas | Posted 09.09.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

When most people think of Alan Alda, a smile of recognition comes to their faces because they recall the hundreds of memorable roles that he's played.

WATCH: 'MRI' Of Sun Yields Big Surprise

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

The sun isn't going to start having health problems for another few billion years, but that didn't stop a team of scientists from giving it a stellar ...

Explanation Offered For Bronze Age 'Franken-Mummies'

Posted 07.10.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/09/2012 01:54 PM EDT on LiveScience Mummies found off the coast of Scotland are Frankenste...

"Inliers": Why Non-Experts are Better at Disruptive Innovation

Naveen Jain | Posted 09.17.2012 | Technology
Naveen Jain

And while experts will have a part to play in solving today's looming crises where incremental evolution is needed, I believe that non-expert individuals will drive disruptive innovation. Here's why.

Exploring "The World and All That's in It"

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.08.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

I won't claim I had no interest in geography before I started reading National Geographic, that's simply not true. But I wasn't aware of all of the things that "geography" could encompass.

Dog Owners, Pick Up Your Pooper-Scoopers In The Name of University Research

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

Bagging man's best friend's smelly situation can be considered a contribution to science, according to the University of Calgary in Canada. Scienti...

Cara Santa Maria

Alan Turing: His Mind | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.10.2012 | Science

2012-07-09-Screenshot20120709at1.36.03PM.jpgThis year marks the 100th anniversary of mathematician and logician Alan Turing's birth.

Who Should Get Nobel Prize For Higgs Discovery?

Posted 07.08.2012 | Science

By: Francie Diep, InnovationNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 07/06/2012 06:03 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily There's the science, and then there's...

Vanishing Space Dust Baffles Astronomers

| Posted 07.08.2012 | Science

By Evelyn Lamb Planetary formation may occur more quickly than previously thought.A team of researchers observed a young star surrounded by a circum...

Mayan Calendar Expert Decodes December 2012 'Prophecy'

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Science

By Erik Vance It's a bright summer day at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Outside, in the sprawling front plaza rimmed by palm a...

A Scientific Honoring of Death

Rev. Michael Dowd | Posted 09.07.2012 | Religion
Rev. Michael Dowd

Thanks to the sciences of astronomy, astrophysics, chemistry, geology, paleontology, evolutionary biology, cell biology, embryology, ecology, geograph, and math, we can now not only accept but celebrate that death is natural and creative at every level of reality.

My Mystery Particles

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 09.05.2012 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

It looks like scientists in Europe have finally gotten a look at the 'God' particle and I guess that's good news, but I wish some of them would come to my house and study a phenomenon that has tormented me for years: the daily buildup of Satan particles.

Scientists Make 'Shotgun' For Dangerous Blood Clots

| Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

By Krystnell A. Storr Think of it as Liquid-Plumr for the circulatory system. Researchers have designed a clump of tiny particles that rides the cu...