Rae Ellen Bichell

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For Some Olympians, Games Are Golden Ticket To Politics

Sunday, February 16, 2014

At least six former Olympians have been elected to Congress. The games offer ambitious athletes something essential to a career in politics: name recognition.


From Ashes To Ashes To Diamonds: A Way To Treasure The Dead

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Diamonds are supposed to be a girl's best friend. Now, they might also be her mother, father or grandmother. Turning your loved one's ashes into a diamond is one way to keep them close forever.


The Hunt For Meteorites Begins In Antarctica

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Each winter, a team of scientists sets out on a search for those rare shooting stars that make it to the ground instead of burning up in the sky. There aren't many better places to look for these space rocks than Antarctica, often in areas where no human has set foot before.


Popping A Baby Out Like A Cork, And Other Birth Innovations

Friday, November 29, 2013

With babies getting bigger and moms' pelvises getting smaller, it's no wonder moms have problems in delivery these days. Inventors have come up with all kinds of devices to help babies into the world. Some seem promising, but others are a little far-fetched.


9 Good Things To Do With Human Hair

Friday, November 22, 2013

Hair can be great or gross. It goes way back in human history. Sleek and shiny.


No Seat Belts Required: Drone Hobbyists Talk Safety

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The hobby has grown rapidly over the last few years, as technology has gotten cheaper and the open source software has been smoothed out by many users. With such rapid growth comes the growing pains that any hobby tends to run into—when and how to address safety guidelines.


When Edible Plants Turn Their Defenses On Us

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Fruits and vegetables are undeniably important to a healthful diet. But there's another side to some of these plants that, thankfully, most people never see: the tiny amounts of toxin within them. Lucky for us, healthy human bodies are remarkably good at filtering out toxins from everyday foods.