Exercise may leave people feeling less anxious because they perceive their environments as less threatening, a new study suggests. In the study, researchers asked students to watch an animation of a figure that could be perceived as moving toward or away from the viewer, and found that the students who exercised viewed the figure as less threatening. This finding suggests that exercise could reduce anxiety by fostering the perception of a more positive environment, the researchers said.

Ariana Grande is the new princess of pop, topping the charts with her addictive single “Problem,” impressing critics with her thick, gliding vocal range and maintaining an image that her young Nickelodeon fans can vibe with, signature ponytail and all. Grande said she hasn’t had much time to “sit back and realize and just enjoy” her musical breakthrough, and what’s coming next may not allow any time for it. “What’s so attractive about Ariana is, No. 1 she’s an extraordinary talent, No. 2 she’s an exceptional actress, and the third part of it — which makes her a triple threat — is she has this wildly successful fan base on the Internet unlike anything we’ve seen in some time,” said Monte Lipman, the CEO and chairman of Republic Records who signed Grande when she was 17.

Nathaniel Kibby was arrested without incident at his Gorham home, about 28 miles north of where the girl lives, and was charged with felony kidnapping, authorities said. Police allege Kibby knowingly confined Abigail “Abby” Hernandez, then 14, on Oct. 9, sometime after she left Conway High School for her home. Abby returned home the night of July 20, but authorities have not explained the circumstances of her return.

Fireworks explode over high-rise buildings and Tokyo’s Sumida river during the Sumida River Fireworks Festival in Tokyo, a young Palestinian man stands in his bedroom which was hit by an Israeli tank shell in east Gaza City and Chad Le Clos is seen underwater as he swims in the men’s 200m Butterfly heats during the 2014 Commonwealth Games are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Reuters) Find more news related pictures on our photo galleries page and follow us on Tumblr.

Emoji Among Us: The Documentary from Dissolve on Vimeo.

Emoji have become an inescapable part of our daily lives. This short film examines the far-reaching impact of these very special characters. Can you find the 68 emoji species shown in this video?

Made entirely with footage from Dissolve. See and license the clips used at dissolve.com/emoji

Dedicated to Shigetaka Kurita, the inventor of emoji.

Inspired by the work of Sir David Attenborough: bbc.co.uk/nature/collections/p0048522 and the #emojidaydream project by Able Parris: ableparris.com

XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.