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New Guidelines For Estimating Women's Due Dates Issued By OB-GYN Group

Catherine Pearson | September 22, 2014 | Parents
"When are you due?" It's one of the first questions people ask pregnant women -- and a fundamental part of ensuring those women receive quality prenatal care. On Monday, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) joined with the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Society for...

Will ET Be Here Soon? NASA Brings Scientists, Theologians Together To Prepare

Lee Speigel | September 22, 2014 | Weird News
Looking for extraterrestrial life is akin to a search for a cosmic needle-in-a-haystack, as evidenced by the above incredible Hubble Space Telescope image showing approximately 10,000 galaxies. In large part, thanks to NASA's Kepler spacecraft, more than 1,400 planets have been identified...

This Is What Breasts Really Look And Feel Like (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | September 22, 2014 | Women
We see breasts every day on billboards, in magazines, on HBO. They're photoshopped and perfectly lit, idealized fantasy versions of reality. Weirdly, it can sometimes seem that the breasts we see the least of are our own, and the way we talk about them reflects that. When

Why We Should Stop Climate Change, According To Kids

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | September 22, 2014 | Green
More than 400,000 people showed up on Sunday for the People's Climate March in New York City, rallying in solidarity with a planet that's facing an onslaught of climate change, greenhouse gases and rising seas. Thousands of organizations including students, faith groups, labor unions,...

Climate Change To Trigger Longer, Fiercer 'Megadroughts,' Study Warns

Reuters | James Gerken | September 22, 2014 | Green
By Chris Arsenault ROME, Sept 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change will unleash megadroughts in the coming decades worse than anything seen in the last 2,000 years, new research warns. In semi-arid regions such as the U.S. southwest, there is an 80 percent chance of a drought lasting more...

'Star Of David' Molecule Created After Decades Of Effort

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | September 22, 2014 | Science
After more than 25 years of effort, scientists say they've finally succeeded at synthesizing a so-called "Star of David" molecule. The complex molecule--created at the University of Manchester in England--is made up of two molecular triangles that were coaxed to join up via a "self-assembly" process familiar...

These Frogs Go Bonkers Over An iPhone Video Of Worms

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | September 22, 2014 | Technology
We all spend a fair amount of time staring at our smartphone screens, but these frogs might have us beat. In the video above, a small army of frogs-turned-couch-potatoes watch enrapt as a video of worms plays on the screen of an iPhone placed in the...

What Life Is Like For The Man Who Calls Hawaii's Waikiki Aquarium Home

The Huffington Post | James Cave | September 22, 2014 | Green
People spend thousands of dollars to have giant aquariums in their homes, but this guy actually gets paid to live in one. Meet Mark Dimzon, an aquarium biologist in the Live Exhibits Department at the Waikiki Aquarium in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dimzon lives in an 8-by-8-foot room next to...

The Milky Way & Andromeda Galaxies Will Collide, And This Video Shows It Won't Be Pretty

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | September 22, 2014 | Science
Scientists have long known that the nearby galaxy Andromeda and our own Milky Way galaxy will collide in four to five billion years, but now a new computer simulation (above) from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Western Australia shows what the colossal crash...

Here's The Science Behind Why Leaves Change Color In The Fall

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | September 22, 2014 | Science
Yes, people have been drinking pumpkin spice lattes for a month now. But fall doesn't begin officially until tonight, when autumnal equinox arrives. That means shorter days, cozy sweaters, and of course brilliant foliage. But have you ever wondered why leaves change color in...

Kiribati President Favors Buying Land Elsewhere As Islands Are Threatened By Rising Sea Levels

Reuters | Katherine Boehrer | September 22, 2014 | Green
OSLO, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The president of the Pacific island state of Kiribati favors buying more land abroad after a purchase in Fiji, to secure both food supplies and perhaps a future home if rising sea levels swamp low-lying atolls. Anote Tong, in Norway on a stopover to view...

Why People Are Putting Butter In Their Coffee

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | September 22, 2014 | Taste
This is not your average cup of Joe.

Marijuana-Infused Vinaigrette Will Make Your Salad Super Chill

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | September 22, 2014 | Taste
Dude, your mesclun's so mellow.

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Nails Mars 'Orbit Insertion'

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | September 21, 2014 | Science
Welcome to Mars, Maven! After an epic 10-month, 442-million mile journey, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has finally reached the red planet. “This was a very big day for MAVEN,” David Mitchell, a project manager for the MAVEN mission at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center,...

NASA's 'MAVEN' Space Probe To Reach Mars On Sunday

The Huffington Post/AP | Ryan Grenoble | September 22, 2014 | Science
If everything goes to plan, NASA will have another set of eyes on Mars tonight. The agency's "Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution," or "MAVEN," spacecraft is set to arrive and begin orbiting the red planet Sunday, Sept. 21 at 9:50 p.m. EDT, completing a 10-month, 442-million-mile journey. Unlike the...

Why 400,000 People Marched For Climate Change Action

Katherine Boehrer | September 22, 2014 | Green
Climate activists filled the streets of New York City today for the People's Climate March. People came from across the country and around the world to support meaningful action on climate change just days before world leaders assemble for the UN climate summit. Initial counts estimated march attendance...

He Saw Things No One Else Would For Another 50 Years. Who Would Believe Him?

Alana Horowitz | September 21, 2014 | Science

Mysterious Fireball Spotted Over The Rockies Was Actually A Russian Spy Satellite, Experts Say

Dominique Mosbergen | September 21, 2014 | Science
A mysterious fireball that was spotted moving across the night sky and breaking apart above the Rocky Mountains earlier this month left observers totally baffled. Some speculated that the blazing object may have been pieces from a meteor or other celestial body, but the science just didn't...

People's Climate March To Draw Thousands To Streets Of New York City (WATCH LIVE)

Nick Visser | September 22, 2014 | Green
More than 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets in New York City today for the long-awaited People's Climate March. But if you're not in the big apple and your city doesn't have a march of it's own (which it may very well have),...

SpaceX Launches 3-D Printer, Mice Into Space

AP | September 22, 2014 | Technology
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit. In all, the unmanned Dragon capsule is delivering more than 5,000 pounds (2,270 kilograms) of space station supplies for NASA. Dragon should reach the...