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Here’s Why Everyone on His Dark Materials Keeps Talking About Dust

His Dark Materials is HBO’s most recent fantasy series. Based on the books by Philip Pullman, the series features a substance called “dust.” Here’s what to know about mysterious force. Much like the “Force” of Star Wars and the Tao of eastern philosophy, “Dust” in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials–adapted now by HBO and the… Read More »

Here’s What Happens to Your Blood After You Donate It

Blood is separated into three components plenoy m/Shutterstock “Most whole blood donations are separated into transfusable components: red cells, platelets, and plasma,” says Dr. Young. Technicians use centrifuges to spin the blood at high speeds and separate the three components. “The testing and processing steps take approximately three days to complete,” says Dr. Young. Each… Read More »

Americans are suffering from financial stress. Here’s what you can do about it

Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | DigitalVision | Getty Images We are tasked today with making many financial decisions, from managing our student loans to contributing to retirement accounts. Plus there’s paying credit card debt on time and keeping our credit score as high as possible. All of these are important, because our financial future is… Read More »