Being immersed in cold water can cause a “gasp” response and uncontrollable hyperventilation. Fortunately, there are ways to lessen the risk of death from this "cold water shock."…
By Mike Tipton, The Conversation
Summer used to be a season of reruns, but the rise of the streaming era means there's plenty of new fare coming to the small screen. The season will also welcome back popular series like "The Handmaid's Tale," "Pose," "Big…
America's song of the summer was the reggaeton hit "Despacito." But it wasn't the top song everywhere.
By Elizabeth Flock
Dungy's new collection of poetry asks us, in spite of the pain or difficulty of being human today, to find joy and vibrancy in our experiences.
By Elizabeth Flock
By PBS NewsHour
By Lindzi Wessel, STAT
With a “heat dome” entering the national vocabulary, and predicted higher-than-normal temperatures in every state for the next three months, how can a person stay comfortable — and even more important, stay safe?…
By Mary Jo Brooks
Kasey Jueds writes personal poems about childhood, memory, relationships and longing. “But I hope they’re not strictly autobiographical. I love when there is mystery left for other readers and that they aren’t so pinned down to my life that there…
By Colleen Shalby
The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., turned their Great Hall into a massive beach complete with an ocean made of 700,000 to 1 million translucent plastic balls.
By Wendy Thomas Russell
Should I let my 9-year-old daughter wear a bikini? On the one hand, I wanted to support my kid’s choice of clothing. I certainly didn’t want to make her self-conscious about her body, not when puberty was around the corner.
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