Barbara Isenberg

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The Art of Stone Painting: Book Review

If you read my prior post on rock painting, you come to find out this is a little bit of an obsession of mine. The passion isn’t just about painting …

Introduction to the Book of Habakkuk

Come to Terms With Injustice in This Introduction to Habakkuk<p>The Old Testament book of Habakkuk, written 2,600 years ago, is yet another ancient …

The Russia probe has entered Phase 2

We have now entered the second phase of the Russia probe. In the first, special counsel<p>Robert Muellerand his team, starting from scratch, gathered sufficient evidence to file felony charges againstPaul Manafort,Rick GatesandGeorge Papadopoulos.<p>Phase 1 has given Mueller leverage against higher-level …

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The 23 Best New Books of Winter Will Have You Hibernating Over the Holidays

<i>Brenda Janowitz is the POPSUGAR books correspondent. She is the author of five novels, including The Dinner Party.</i><p>Brrr, it's getting cold out there. The holiday season is upon us and the snow is falling in some places, but don't fret. I've got just the thing for your Winter blues. I'm ready to tell …

The Curious Animosity of Fred and Ethel Mertz

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p><i>I Love Lucy</i> would …

Prep These 4 Easy Roasted Veggie Bags For The Fastest Fall Dinners

Roasted veggies always <i>seem</i> like an easy, throw-together dinner component — that is, until we actually spend time washing, peeling, and chopping …

21 tips to boost confidence

Celebs make confidence look easy, but the truth is, we can all rock the confident look and feel it too – no magic potions needed. In 21 simple ways, …

Transgender Woman Makes History With Virginia House Seat Win

RICHMOND, Va. — A transgender candidate defeated an incumbent Virginia lawmaker who sponsored a bill that would have restricted which bathrooms she …

Placebo Effect of the Heart

After 40 years, millions of procedures, and billions of dollars, doctors are questioning whether a common procedure is doing more harm than good. How much does heart disease depend on a patient’s state of mind?<p>A doctor stands over you and feeds a long wire up the inside of your body, from your …

How Working 7-Hour Days Changed My Life

About a month ago, I rode exactly 12 subway stops past my own. I bring this up not to brag about how well traveled I am, or for the sake of …

The Total-Body Strength Workout Professional Ballerinas Do Every Day

Did you ever dream about being a ballerina? Or at least achieve a sculpted, slender body like one? Good news: Here’s a workout that lets you …

40 Quotes that Will Calm Your Mind When You’re at a Crossroads

It happens to all of us gradually as we live and grow. We discover more about who we are and the way life really is, and then we realize there are …

Relationships

Productivity Habits Of Google Employees That You Can Easily Adopt

<b>Google is known</b> for a progressive outlook towards the workplace—even its interview questions are a little different.<p><b>What are some</b> productivity habits …

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

15 Inconvenient Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

I think we can all agree that it’s much easier to talk about the weather or sports than your fear of mortality.<p>However, the more time you ignore the …

The Surprising Link Between Compassion And Success

So-called “givers” are overrepresented at both the bottom and the top of the success ladder. How come?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 10 Best Business Lessons of 2016. Click here to read the full list.</i><p>To many people, the idea of compassionate leadership is too touchy-feely at best and …

The Machiavelli of Maryland: adviser to presidents, prime ministers – and the Dalai Lama

Military strategist, classical scholar, cattle rancher – and an adviser to presidents, prime ministers, and the Dalai Lama. Just who is Edward Luttwak? And why do very powerful people pay vast sums for his advice?<p>People contact Edward Luttwak with unusual requests. The prime minister of Kazakhstan …

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9 gorgeous Caribbean islands that won't be as crowded this winter

Bad news, warm weather lovers: Winter is coming.<p>Each year, the situation becomes so dire on the East Coast that many flee to the Caribbean for a week …

Post 9

For the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, I asked seven New York-based National Geographic photographers to share an image of theirs that they considered emblematic of the city post 9/11. I wanted to know if New York had changed, and if so, how it was manifested visually. The …

World Trade Center

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Success

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Medical Research

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5 Things You Should Know About Chris Christie

<b>This post has been updated to reflect Christie officially getting in the race for president.</b><p>A lot has changed since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie first thought about running for president in 2011. The Republican was seen as the biggest threat to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the party's …

Government