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Yellowstone volcano would be 2,000 times the size of Mount St Helens

New study reveals that the magma chamber beneath Yellowstone National Park more than double the size previously thought and a potential supervolcano would erupt with mammoth force<p>The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's …

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Santa Slime

Shares 0<p>Slime is so fun and adding a holiday scent and theme really captivates kids. Stretch, pull, squeeze, make it ooze, and GIGGLE!<p>Shares 0<p>Get the …

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Pot Smokers and Schizophrenic Patients May Share Similar Brain Changes

The latest data suggest that it’s possible to be a pothead.<p>Teens who were heavy marijuana smokers, smoking every day for about three years, had more …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

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Who's afraid of the American gray wolf?

There is no wild animal in America today more revered and reviled than the gray wolf. In Yellowstone National Park, wolf watchers line up along the Lamar Valley like paparazzi stalking pop stars. Meanwhile, in Catron County, New Mexico, schools build cages around bus stops, and a doctor sends a …

9 Ways to Incorporate Tea Into Your Day

Antioxidant- and vitamin-rich tea has a slew of health and wellness benefits. Whether sipping an electrolyte-filled rooibos blend or a metabolism-boosting green, a daily cuppa does the mind and body good. However, it's not always easy (especially on hot August days) to incorporate a steaming cup …

12 Words Of Wisdom From Your Morning Cup Of Tea

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>Pressmaster/Shutterstock.com<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, …

Swaddling babies can cause them hip problems, doctors warn

The practice of swaddling babies, which has become fashionable as a way to calm them, risks causing them hip problems as they grow, doctors warn.<p>Parents have been turning to the old-fashioned practice in order to settle their babies and help them sleep better. Swaddling, which involves wrapping the …

Healthy Mac and Cheese Recipes

Get ready for all of the cheesy goodness you crave.<p><b>Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Avocado, Lime, and Shell Pasta</b><p>Serves 4-6<p>Packed with good-for-you avocado, this creamy dish is comfort food at its finest.<p>1 jalapeno pepper<br>Zest of 1 lime<br>Juice of 1 lime<br>2 green onions, green parts only, chopped<br>2 cloves …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

How To Eat To Live To 100

<i>By Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD for YouBeauty</i><p>Over the past century, average life expectancy has increased radically in the United States. With this increase, it has become more common for people to live to extremely old ages, even up to 100 years.<p>Many characteristics play into a person's life …

Willpower Only Gets You So Far. That's Where Motivation Comes In

Willpower <i>can</i> be drained. And that's where unconscious motivation comes in, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the Technische Universität München in Germany found that because willpower can only take us so far in completing a taxing task, we also use unconscious motivation to get things …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Oct. 18-24)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, I've co-authored a book of daily meditations titled <i>Mirror of Intimacy</i> with a colleague at Center for Healthy Sex to help you reach your sexual and relational …

When Mental Illness Hits Home

Lisa Anderson won't forget that panicked phone call from her mother, when she said, "Your brother says he wants to kill himself."<p>From her home in Washington, D.C., Lisa called her brother in California. She could tell he was distressed. As she talked with him, she remembered her Mental Health First …

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Meditate to Connect, Create and Lead

For me, to unplug is to give up craving, to live mindfully, to move toward <i>nirvana</i> (Sanskrit for "complete liberation").<p>Today, we suffer from a constant craving for information and the need to blast out whatever is on our minds to the rest of the world -- thanks to social media. Unfortunately, all …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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