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A year on this exoplanet lasts about 8 hours

If you think there aren't enough hours in the day on Earth, this newly discovered planet will make your head spin. On an exoplanet called GJ 367 b that's orbiting a star 31 light-years away from our sun, a year only lasts for about eight hours. The…

02/12/2021

A ferocious marine reptile with gnarly teeth for crushing prey was discovered in Colombia

Scientists revealed a newly discovered marine ichthyosaur species with gnarly teeth that was found in Colombia.

02/12/2021

How to be safe during home workouts

When the coronavirus pandemic forced gyms to close their doors last year, many people began working out at home. Soon, doctors were seeing patients coming in with a variety of home-gym-inspired injuries: lower back pain, ankle sprains, hamstring…

02/12/2021

Mindfulness for kids: 'Right now, I'm OK'

Even as an adult, sorting out some of life's biggest feelings -- whether it's frustration, annoyance or grief -- can be difficult. As a kid, those feelings can feel even bigger.

02/12/2021

This startup wants to help you save money on groceries, and combat food waste

It may be harder to find deals in the grocery store these days. Flashfood wants to help fix that, while also preventing food waste.

02/12/2021

When a Florida woman misdialed her sister's number, it sparked a 20-year friendship with a stranger in Rhode Island

One day in the early 2000s, Gladys Hankerson of Delray Beach, Florida, was trying to call her sister in Maryland, according to CNN affiliate WPBF. Her sister's area code was 410, but Hankerson kept dialing 401 instead. Mike Moffitt in Rhode Island…

01/12/2021

Europe unveils its $340 billion answer to China initiative

The European Union has unveiled its €300 billion ($340 billion) alternative to China's Belt and Road initiative — an investment program the bloc claims will create "links, not dependencies."

01/12/2021

Zapping cow dung with lightning is helping to trap climate-warming methane

A Norwegian technology company has found a way to stop livestock slurry from releasing methane -- by zapping it with artificial lightning.

01/12/2021

As HIV cases rise globally, it's more important than ever to keep yourself safe. Experts explain what to do

As we mark World AIDS Day today, a wave of HIV cases makes it more important than ever to protect yourself from contracting the virus.

01/12/2021

10 tips on how to find your 'sweet spot' for self-care

One of the top trends this year is towards self-care, loosely defined as focusing on your own health and wellness in a calming, holistic and preventive way.

01/12/2021

Renewables are being installed at top speed -- but still far too slow to fix the planet, energy watchdog says

Growth in renewable energy is set to hit an all-time record this year, but is still falling "well short" of what is necessary to slash planet-warming emissions, according to the International Energy Agency.

01/12/2021

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