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CDC reports teenage tobacco use has soared

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According to the public health institute, it increased 38% last year among kids grades 9 through 12. Read more…

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How the internet is celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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Scroll through Twitter, and you’ll see the trending hashtag #WomenInScience. February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science: a time to recognize the ladies making the world a better place through science and technology. 

Their success stories should really be celebrated every day, especially because science remains a male-dominated field. Less than 30 percent of the world’s researchers are women, according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics

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Trippy space photo shows distant Earth behind the far side of the moon

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A Chinese satellite swooped behind the moon and snapped a shot of two worlds: the heavily-cratered moon, and in the distance, the cloud-covered planet Earth. 

The image, captured on February 3, shows the far side of the moon that us Earthlings never see. The moon is locked in orbit to Earth, meaning that the same side of the moon is always facing us. But as the image shows, the moon’s far side is often illuminated by the sun, exposing the impact-blasted, grey lunar desert.

Meanwhile, some…

Your guide to the best online mattress: Casper, Nectar, Leesa, and more

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Sleep can make or break your day. If you wake up feeling energized and refreshed, concentrating and functioning will be a breeze. On the other hand, if you spend most of your nights tossing and turning, the whole day can feel like a challenge. You’ll be fatigued, irritable, and reaching for the nearest caffeine source. 

According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, sleep deprivation might lead to serious health problems, including…

Your guide to the best online mattress: Casper, Nectar, Leesa, and more

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Sleep can make or break your day. If you wake up feeling energized and refreshed, concentrating and functioning will be a breeze. On the other hand, if you spend most of your nights tossing and turning, the whole day can feel like a challenge. You’ll be fatigued, irritable, and reaching for the nearest caffeine source. 

According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, sleep deprivation might lead to serious health problems, including…

Your guide to the best online mattress in the UK: Casper, Nectar, Leesa, and more

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Sleep can make or break your day. If you wake up feeling energized and refreshed, concentrating and functioning will be a breeze. On the other hand, if you spend most of your nights tossing and turning, the whole day can feel like a challenge. You’ll be fatigued, irritable, and reaching for the nearest caffeine source. 

According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, sleep deprivation might lead to serious health problems, including…

Martin Luther King Jr. adviser on what it was like to hear him speak: ‘It was spellbinding’

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For Clarence Jones, legal adviser to Martin Luther King Jr. and author of What would Martin Say?, hearing the civil rights leader speak was otherworldly. 

“I never heard anybody speak like that before. It was spellbinding. It was mesmerizing,” Jones says in a video reflecting on his friend’s legacy and the lessons of the non-violent movement. 

The video, produced by The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Gandhi King Institute for Nonviolence and Social…

Thousands of photographs of the bygone Ottoman Empire digitized and viewable online

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The Getty Research Institute has digitized over 3,000 photos from 19th century Turkey. The moments captured were primarily in Ottoman Turkey and tell a story of Turkeys culture and tradition.   Read more…

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Scientists slam door on the alleged ‘pause’ in global warming

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Today, climate change deniers will resurrect the tired old argument that Earth’s global warming stalled sometime at the beginning of this century. 

The evidence for such a slowdown, however, doesn’t exist. 

A diverse group of global researchers published two papers in the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters on Tuesday, affirming why such claims of a global warming hiatus are and always were misleading, at best.

“We find there never was any statistical evidence for it,” Stefan…

Best online mattresses in the UK, ranked: Casper, Nectar, Leesa, and more

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Sleep can make or break your day. If you wake up feeling energised and refreshed, concentrating and functioning will be a breeze. On the other hand, if you spend most of your nights tossing and turning, the whole day can feel like a challenge. You’ll be fatigued, irritable, and reaching for the nearest caffeine source. 

According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, sleep deprivation might lead to serious health problems, including…

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