Summer’s last supermoon and meteor shower take the celestial stage tonight

A plane passes in front of a full moon July 13, in Milwaukee. The moon's orbit brought it closer to Earth than usual. This cosmic combo is called a supermoon. A supermoon will occur again on Thursday night.

A plane passes in front of a full moon July 13, in Milwaukee. The moon’s orbit brought it closer to Earth than usual. This cosmic combo is called a supermoon. A supermoon will occur again on Thursday night. (Morry Gash, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes ATLANTA — Tonight’s sturgeon supermoon could have you … Read more

Earth broke the record for the shortest day since atomic clocks were invented

Earth completed its normal 24-hour rotation 1.59 milliseconds fast on June 29, breaking the record for the shortest day in modern history.

Earth completed its normal 24-hour rotation 1.59 milliseconds fast on June 29, breaking the record for the shortest day in modern history. (NASA) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes ATLANTA — If you feel like there’s less time in the day, you’re correct. Scientists recorded the shortest day on Earth since the invention of the atomic … Read more

Discovery in paleontologist’s backyard reveals evidence of North America’s early humans

Butchering marks can be seen on the mammoth ribs. The top rib shows a fracture from blunt force impact, the middle rib shows a puncture wound and the bottom rib shows chopping marks.

Butchering marks can be seen on the mammoth ribs. The top rib shows a fracture from blunt force impact, the middle rib shows a puncture wound and the bottom rib shows chopping marks. (Timothy Rowe et al., The University of Texas at Austin) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes AUSTIN, Texas — The surprising discovery of … Read more

‘Beyond the dark ages’: USU’s Space Dynamics Lab supplies pivotal parts to Webb Telescope

NASA revealed four new images last week taken by the James Webb Telescope. This image shows the Carina Nebula. Without crucial parts engineered by Utah State University's Space Dynamics Lab, NASA's James Webb Telescope may never have been able to capture the stunning images that it has so far.

NASA revealed four new images last week taken by the James Webb Telescope. This image shows the Carina Nebula. Without crucial parts engineered by Utah State University’s Space Dynamics Lab, NASA’s James Webb Telescope may never have been able to capture the stunning images that it has so far. (NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI) Estimated … Read more

Study shows regular fasting can lead to fewer hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19

Benjamin Horne, director of cardiovascular and genetic epidemiology at Intermountain Healthcare, speaks at a press conference on Wednesday about a study which shows fasting can have a positive impact on COVID-19 outcomes.

Benjamin Horne, director of cardiovascular and genetic epidemiology at Intermountain Healthcare, speaks at a press conference on Wednesday about a study which shows fasting can have a positive impact on COVID-19 outcomes. (Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — For more than two years, many people have been trying to … Read more

3 bats infected with rabies, humans and dogs exposed to the disease in Utah

Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and/or dogs to the disease.

Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and/or dogs to the disease. (Bernd Wolter, Shutterstock) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and dogs to the disease. “The humans received … Read more

I gave up dieting for my kids. Here’s why

Rigid rules about meals and snacks can often backfire and lead to disorders such as binge eating.

Rigid rules about meals and snacks can often backfire and lead to disorders such as binge eating. (Getty Pictures) Estimated read time: 7-8 minutes ATLANTA — I came of age in a house of fat-free cookies, Weight Watchers’ meetings and Denise Austin’s eight-minute abs. There was plenty of pasta and ice cream but also a … Read more

Many C-suite executives want to quit over burnout: survey

Many C-suite executives want to quit over burnout: survey

More than two-thirds of executives in corporate America’s top-earning C-suites say they are mulling whether to quit their jobs due to burnout, according to the results of a Deloitte survey released Wednesday. The survey found that 69% of C-suite executives said they were “seriously considering quitting for a job that better supports their well-being.” That … Read more

Beyoncé’s ‘Break My Soul’ is an ode to the Great Resignation

Beyoncé's 'Break My Soul' is an ode to the Great Resignation

Beyoncé released a new single, “Break My Soul,” on Monday. The song references quitting a job and employee stress, alluding to the recent Great Resignation trend. Larry Busacca | PW18 | Getty Images The Great Resignation is part of the zeitgeist. If you need proof, just ask Beyoncé. The superstar singer’s new single, “Break My … Read more

Tech talent still in demand but outsized salaries are disappearing

Tech talent still in demand but outsized salaries are disappearing

Thomas Barwick | digitalvision | Getty Images The slumping stock market, and the punishment being doled out to tech companies in particular, is poised to reshape pay packages despite the demand for tech talent remaining strong. Each day brings a fresh wave of slumping stocks, hiring freezes and slowdowns, or outright layoffs from companies that … Read more