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Why Oregon's Lost Lake Disappears Every Year

By Sarah Benton Feitlinger on May 23, 2015
Why Oregon's Lost Lake Disappears Every Year

Lost Lake that lies in Oregon's Mount Hood National Forest is a mysterious natural wonder. During winter, it resembles any other large body of freshwater. However, as drier weather kicks in the water disappears, transforming the 85-acre 'lake' into a beautiful meadow. Turns out that there is a logical answer to this magical phenomenon - a tube or tunnel created by an ancient lava flow that drains out the water.

The Majestic Opah Is The World's First Truly Warm Blooded Fish!

By Allegra Staples on May 21, 2015
The Majestic Opah Is The World's First Truly Warm Blooded Fish!

The Opah is a striking fish species that can grow as large as 7-feet in diameter and weigh over 100 pounds. Also referred to as moonfish, the giants that can be found in both temperate and tropical seas reside at depths of 150 to 1,300-feet where the waters can be extremely chilly. Scientists have often wondered how the fish can withstand the temperatures given that they lack typical deep sea dweller characteristics like a large heart. Now thanks to some curious California researchers that mystery has finally been solved - The Opah has warm-blood!

Chinese Billionaire Treats 6,400 Employees To A Vacation In France!

By Meera Dolasia on May 13, 2015
Chinese Billionaire Treats 6,400 Employees To A Vacation In France!

If there were a prize for the best boss in the world, it would be awarded to Li Jinyuan, the Chairman of China's Tiens Group Company. For how else can you acknowledge a leader who celebrates the company's 20th anniversary by treating 6,400 employees to an all-expenses paid trip to France?

Video Of The Week - Pandora Celebrates "The Unique Connection" Between Mothers And Children

By Meera Dolasia on May 11, 2015
Video Of The Week - Pandora Celebrates "The Unique Connection" Between Mothers And Children

The fact that kids have a special bond with their mothers is a well-known fact. But how strong is the relationship? In honor of Mother's Day, Pandora Jewelry decided to put it to test. The company blindfolded six young children and asked each to identify his/her mom from a lineup of women using only touch, smell and . . . the special bond!

What Would The World Be Without Teachers?

By Meera Dolasia on May 8, 2015
What Would The World Be Without Teachers?

If you make a list of the world's top ten most challenging jobs, chances are that being a teacher will not make the cut. But think about the daunting task millions of educators face each day as they try to mold a group of often surly, unruly kids into intelligent, well-rounded individuals. That surely has to be the toughest job in the world, especially given that there is no promotion or bonus awaiting them even if they are wildly successful!

Stanford Scientists Reprogram Dangerous Cancer Cells To Immune Cells

By Allegra Staples on May 4, 2015
Stanford Scientists Reprogram Dangerous Cancer Cells To Immune Cells

A team of scientists from California's Stanford University recently announced that they may have accidently stumbled on a way to reprogram certain cancerous cells to turn against their own! The breakthrough came about when the group led by Ravi Majeti was researching Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) cancer cells.

Pittsburgh Woman Creates Gender Pay Gap Awareness By Asking Men To Pay More

By June Liu on May 2, 2015
Pittsburgh Woman Creates Gender Pay Gap Awareness By Asking Men To Pay More

At first sight, Elana Schlenker's pop-up store, Less Than 100, which was open in Pittsburgh during the month of April appeared just like any other gift store. However, when shoppers went to pay, they were in for a surprise. That's because while men paid full price, women received a 24% discount.

Don't Forget To Get Your Free Comic Book On May 2

By Meera Dolasia on April 28, 2015
Don't Forget To Get Your Free Comic Book On May 2

Here is some great news for all comic book fans. Saturday, May 2 is Free Comic Book Day. Yes, that means you can walk into any participating store and walk out with a copy of your favorite comic book. The icing on the cake? The day is celebrated by vendors all over the world!

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