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Man Receives First Penis Transplant In The United States

The New York Times | Jade Walker | May 16, 2016 | Healthy Living
A man whose penis was removed because of cancer has received the first penis transplant in the United States, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  

Last Month Was The Warmest April Ever Recorded, Continuing 7-Month Hot Streak

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | May 16, 2016 | Green
NASA announced some grim climate news over the weekend.  April was the warmest month ever recorded, with soaring temperatures that smashed the previous monthly record by the largest margin in known history. NASA April temperature is out. Warmest April...

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Shows How Sunrise Looks From Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | May 15, 2016 | Science
Watching the sunrise from the International Space Station is truly spectacular. Just ask American astronaut Jeff Williams. After all, he gets to enjoy 16 of them every single day. Williams tweeted out this breathtaking time-lapse video of day breaking on Friday....

Sinkhole Discovery Suggests Ancient Humans In Florida 14,500 Years Ago

The Guardian | Paul Vale | May 14, 2016 | Science
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A stone knife, mastodon bones and fossilized dung found in an underwater sinkhole show that humans lived in north Florida about 14,500 years ago, according to new research that suggests the colonization of the Americas was far more complex than originally believed.

Hawaii Could Be Devastated By A Tsunami Within 50 Years

The Huffington Post | Chris D'Angelo | May 13, 2016 | Science
HONOLULU -- On the south side of the Hawaiian island of Kauai lies Makauwahi, a massive cave and sinkhole where scientists have uncovered evidence of an enormous tsunami that struck Hawaii about 500 years ago. Triggered by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the coast of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, the...

Austin Wang, Vancouver Student, Wins Top Prize At Intel Competition

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | May 13, 2016 | Canada British Columbia
Austin Wang beat out 1,700 other students from across the globe.

How Sore Should You Be After a Workout?

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | May 13, 2016 | Healthy Living
We’ve all heard the adage “no pain, no gain,” but how much truth is there to that mantra? It depends. Pain during or immediately following exercise, for one, is typically bad news. But soreness that comes several hours after your workout is usually...

Most Americans Have No Idea How To Prevent Superbugs

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | May 13, 2016 | Healthy Living
(Reuters Health) - Many people still do not know which infections can be treated with antibiotics, and doctors may not be warning their patients about the hazards of taking the drugs too often, a U.K. study suggests. Primary care doctors dispense most...

'Space Debris' Hits Window Of International Space Station, Causing Tiny Crack

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | May 13, 2016 | Science
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North Dakota's First Wolverine In 150 Years Is Immediately Shot And Killed By Rancher

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | May 13, 2016 | Green
The first verified wolverine spotted in North Dakota...

Badass Baby Bison Battles Hungry Wolf In Yellowstone National Park... And Wins

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | May 12, 2016 | Science
This little baby bison looks like it would be no match for a hungry wolf on the prowl at Yellowstone National Park.  But looks can be deceiving. Separated from his mother during a river crossing and stranded on a small gravel island, the one-week-old bison becomes the target of a hungry wolf. The wolf goes in for the kill, trying to use its powerful jaws to rip open the little bison's throat -- but this baby has some aikido moves in store for the predator.   Watch what happens in the clip above, from the National Geographic show "America's National Parks: Yellowstone."    (h/t

These 10 Cities Are Choking On The Planet's Worst Air Pollution

The Huffington Post | Chris D'Angelo | May 13, 2016 | Green
Urban air pollution is on the rise and, to little surprise, those living in some of the world's poorest cities are breathing in the worst of it. The World Health Organization on Thursday released updated data showing more than 80 percent of city residents around the globe are exposed...

Have Trouble Sticking To Your Workouts? Here's How To Make Them Permanent.

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | May 13, 2016 | Healthy Living
This is how good intentions start: A new gym membership or studio pass, new exercise clothes and a full schedule of classes to try. You’re ready to be a better person who exercises regularly -- for health, for looks, for whatever. But old habits die hard. Even though...

This Shark With A Big Mouth Will Creep You Out

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | May 12, 2016 | Weird News
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Yoga May Improve Memory Better Than Brain Training

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | May 12, 2016 | Healthy Living
Yoga isn't just good for the body; it might help your memory too, a small new study suggests. The study involved 25 adults ages 55 and over who had mild cognitive impairment, or problems with thinking and memory that sometimes precede Alzheimer's disease. The participants were...

If Your Ex Wants To Be Friends, He Might Be A Psychopath

Lindsay Holmes | May 14, 2016 | Healthy Living
If you're going through a tumultuous breakup and your otherwise hostile ex insists on "being friends," science is here to give you a little tough love: Run in the opposite direction. According to a new study, some people with the so-called "dark triad" personality traits -- like narcissism and psychopathy -- 

High-Speed Hyperloop Hits 116 mph In 1.1 Seconds During First Public Test

Ed Mazza | May 13, 2016 | Science
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); Is this the future of travel?  Hyperloop One held the first public demonstration of its propulsion system on Wednesday, with a unmanned sled hitting 116 mph in...

Here's Why The Best Bosses Don't Always Have The Highest IQs

Lisa Capretto | May 12, 2016 | OWN
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); When renowned science journalist and psychologist Daniel Goleman was giving a talk once to a room full of business leaders and CEOs, he asked them a revealing question. "How...

The Key To Reducing School Suspensions? Treat Kids With Empathy, Says Study

Rebecca Klein | May 12, 2016 | Politics
A little bit of empathy can go a long way. Students who get suspended from school are more likely to later drop out and face jail time. By making students stay home, school suspensions -- which disproportionately impact students of color -- sometimes push kids out...

Experts Say Texting Is Worse Than All Other Driving Distractions

Anna Almendrala | May 13, 2016 | Healthy Living
Texting while driving may pose a unique risk compared to other forms of distracted driving, according to an experiment recently published in the journal Scientific Reports. Unlike driving while absent-minded or driving while emotional, driving while texting actually caused study participants to drive unsafely by deviating from...