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109-Year-Old Woman Said Secret To Long Life Is Avoiding Men

A 109-year-old woman in Scotland said in January that the secret to her longevity is this: Eat your porridge and avoid men. Centenarian Jessie Gallan, who never married, was born in a tiny two-room farm cottage where she slept "top-to-tail" with her five sisters and a brother on a straw mattress, …

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Astronomers discovered a new component of the Milky Way galaxy that they never expected to find

And now, a recent study shows that even our own cosmic neighborhood can surprise us at times.<p>Reporting in this month's Astrophysical Journal Letters, a team of astronomers identified a band of special, young stars residing in one of the last spots they expected: near the heart of the Milky Way.<p>The …

Jill Scott Offers A Solution To Prevent Police Assaults In Schools

Scott weighed in on the Spring Valley High School assault and what we should do going forward.<p>Singer and actress, Jill Scott -- who is currently preparing to headline the "Race in America" concert next month -- opened up about her feelings around the Spring Valley High School video clip which …

High School

Why Do You Keep Refrigerating Your Eggs?

If you’re an American, you probably store eggs in the refrigerator – and wouldn’t think of doing it any other way. Yet, the US is one of the only …

If You Care About Your Coffee, Then You Should Know How to Store It

So you treated yourself to a great bag of beans. Now, how do you store them to make sure they stay as fresh and awesome as possible for as long as possible?<p>If you're shelling out 20 bucks for a haute bag of beans, you should at least know how to store them. Better beans, stored correctly, make …

Coffee

Paleo Schmaleo: Why the Paleo diet is wrong

Your brain is huge for the size of your body. It has to be: it handles many complex tasks each day, and requires a lot of energy. Our brains take up about 2 percent of our body mass, but consume 25 percent of our energy.<p>We don’t know exactly how our brains got so big. One theory holds that the …

These 10 states are consuming most of our organic food supply

Chances are you live in these 10 states, and most likely in California.<p>California makes up the biggest slice of the country's organic market with a stunning $2.2 billion in sales (41 percent of the national total), trouncing second place Washington's $515 million in sales, according to the latest …

3 No-Cook Pasta Sauces You Should Have Up Your Sleeve at All Times

Three simple pasta sauces that come together in minutes, with zero stove time? Sign us up.<p>Skip the stove and toss together one of these three pasta crowd pleasers. They're not just simple, quick, and endlessly customizable: They're about to become your new favorite ways to top linguine, …

Italian Food

One-Bowl Baking Wonders

Those French bakers know a thing or two; this supremely simple cake uses just one bowl but produces an irresistible cake with a crisp, dense, almost shortbready texture.

15 Household Uses for Mint

• Growing mint will keep your yard and garden buzzing with beneficial insects. Mint is rich in nectar and pollen, and its small flower clusters keep …

Alternative Medicine

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

Biomedicine

Try This DIY Foot Reflexology Before Bed For The Best Sleep Ever

I'm in!<p>A good night’s sleep? Do you even remember what that feels like?<p>advertisement - learn more<p>When my partner and I agreed to move into a newly …

!Women Art Revolution

Berkeley, 1972. The artist Lynn Hershman had just graduated with an MFA from San Francisco State University and was exhibiting wax figures in a museum. To go with the sculptures, she’d made a mixtape of breathing and speaking sounds. The museum wouldn’t hear it, literally wouldn’t hear it. Audio …

Art

6 toxic relationship habits most people think are healthy

There's no class in high school on how to not be a s----- boyfriend or girlfriend.<p>Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be.<p>But when it comes down to actually handling the nitty-gritty of …

The differences between Shia and Sunni Muslims

The conflicts between Shia and Sunni Muslims go back to the seventh century and the death of the Prophet Muhammad.<p>Yet a spotlight has been shone recently on the differences between the two branches of the religion as the number of clashes between both groups has intensified.<p>The vast majority of the …

Why so many Americans think they're part Cherokee

Like many Americans at the time, Phelps had a vague understanding of his Native American ancestry. On one point, however, his memory seemed curiously specific: His Indian identity was a product of his "Cherokee blood."<p>The tradition of claiming a Cherokee ancestor continues into the present.<p>Today …

What Generous People’s Brains Do Differently

Some people make giving look effortless. They’re the kind of people who bring donuts on Friday mornings and don’t think twice before helping overwhelmed colleagues, even if it means they end up working late (again). For these “givers,” taking one for the team comes <i>too</i> easily, and their needs often …

How Our Family Affects Our Happiness, In One Chart

Go hug your mom.<p>There's just something about being with family that makes you feel warm inside -- it doesn't matter if it's Thanksgiving Day or a random Wednesday night.<p>Familial bonds certainly can have an influence on your well-being, whether it's your biological family or the family you create on …

Happiness

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

Getty Images/Matt Cardy<p>Human personality is fantastically complex, which is why personality tests that try to shoehorn a person into binary, defined …

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS – POWER OF POSITIVITY More HEALTH AND WELLNESS – POWER OF POSITIVITY<p>Health<p>Read More<p>10 Best Foods for Weight LossHave you heard …

Positive Thinking

Why Crying A Lot Means You're Mentally Tough

<i>We need never be ashamed of our tears.</i> – Charles Dickens<p>Did you know crying is actually good for you? According to neuroscientist and tear researcher …

Self-help

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

21 Ways to Practice Compassion

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion; if you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~Dalai Lama<p>Ahimsa is the practice of being …

Mindfulness

8 Ways The Full Moon In Pisces Can Help You Find Inner Peace

Ready, set, release. The Pisces full moon awakens our desire for closure on a deep soul level. As the zodiac’s last sign, Pisces is about endings and …

Spirituality

Exploring Consciousness with 10 Sanskrit words in ways that English can't – Sanskriti - Hinduism and Indian Culture Website

<i>“The extraordinary thing about Sanskrit is that it offers direct accessibility to anyone to that elevated plane where the two —mathematics and music,</i> …

Hinduism

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Robert F. Kennedy’s haunting prophecy: The school shooting epidemic he saw coming

After the assassination of MLK, he warned us about our infatuation with guns. His words are worth revisiting today<p>It is worth reading this speech word for word – and ask yourself who gave it – and when?<p>Hauntingly beautiful words<p>“I have saved this one opportunity to speak briefly to you about this</b> …