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Science: Doodling Has Real Benefits For The Brain

Doodling, coloring, and free-drawing increase blood flow to the parts of the brain associated with reward.<p>Many creative people know that making art is its own reward. Now science corroborates it. A new study from Drexel University shows that the process of making art stimulates the area of the …

Doodling

Ravens are so smart it’s actually kind of disconcerting, new study finds

Unlike so many of us, they actually plan for the future.<p>A flock of ravens ravaging a carcass may technically be called an unkindness, but the real unkindness is using that term. Everyone is always hating on the smarty pants, but ravens are not terrifying. Do they have sharp, curved beaks that they …

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Painted surfaces in your home, such as windowsills, may require repainting every few years. Before you begin applying the new paint, you need to prepare the windowsill. This involves scraping away the loose old paint and so you can apply the primer and new paint directly to the wood surface of the …

Home Improvement

Ann Arbor mom explains being a witch, paganism and solstice rituals

Moira Payne has identified as a witch for a decade now.<p>Born to a Jewish father and a Catholic-raised mother, the Ann Arbor 48-year-old decided that …

Spirituality

Neil Young Opens Up About His Pagan Beliefs In an Animated Lost Interview From 2006

In a somewhat theologically-themed episode of the animated series “What I Learned” by Quoted Studios, legendary singer/songwriter Neil Young spoke …

Neil Young

Getting Jobs Abroad and Traveling Around the World, Even After Age 50

Teaching Traveling: Is it possible to travel and...<br>(Do click on the article title to see the full, beautiful post!)

The best deals on Steam’s summer sale

Valve’s summer sale on Steam kicks off today, bringing with it savings on popular PC titles. If you’ve held off on games like <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i>, <i>Mafia III</i>, or <i>Rocket League</i>, now is the time to grab them.<p><i>Shadow of Mordor: Game of the Year Edition</i> is only $3.99, 80 percent off its usual …

Final Fantasy

The 10 Easiest Herbs to Grow from Seed

The Easiest Herbs to Grow from Seed<p>Updated September 19, 2016<p>Grow herbs from seed (instead of buying plants), and you'll save a ton. Here are some of …

Gardening

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

Immune System

Europe is surrounded by ‘hostile’ powers, including Trump’s U.S.: Soros

The European Union is in an “existential crisis” and has to deal with “a multiplicity of accumulated problems” from both inside and outside the …

Europe

Container Gardening: Sarah Raven’s 7 Tips for Perfect Flower Pots

Perfecting the art of container gardening is no mean feat but Sarah Raven, the Sussex-based author, grower, cook, and lifestyle guru, has built a …

This Hanging Indoor Plant Guide Will Help You Pick the Best Greenery for Your Space

<i>Gardening season has officially begun, and we are all about that jungalow life. Whether you’re looking to up your indoor plant game or are down to get your hands dirty with your first veggie garden, we’re here to help you take your #plantlady status to the next level. Happy digging, all!</i><p>If you …

17 Charts For People Who Love Plants But Can't Keep Anything Alive

You'll be a pro in no time.

How to Mend Rips in Clothes

The clothes used in this tutorial had been sitting on my ‘to do’ shelf with rips in them for well over a year. It was time to fix them and make a …

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

Dear Mr. Google, how can you find me something newThe post 7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different appeared first on iamwire.

Education Technology

Irish Gods and Goddesses List and Descriptions

Irish Gods and Goddesses List and Descriptions<p>Updated on April 28, 2018<p>Irish Gods and Goddesses<p>Before the rise of Christianity, Ireland was a wild …

5 ways to make it easier for adults to learn to code

If you want adults to learn to code, stop serving pizza.<p>That's just one of the lessons Kathryn Parsons, cofounder and co-CEO of global coding …

5 Safety Tips for Bike Commuters

While I’m no stranger to city riding (I was a full-time bike messenger in New York City before I started racing), returning to chaotic urban streets takes some getting used to. A unique set of rules—numerous and detailed enough to fill a doctoral dissertation—applies to urban cyclists. Here are my …

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Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Entrepreneurship

Embroidery 101

Learn to paint pictures with floss and fabric.<p>Gussy up some fabric with easy decorative stitches that will wow your friends and family. To embroider basically means to decorate material with needlework. Embroidery is based on hand-sewing stitches, and encompasses many different forms of stitching: …

Sewing

Origami Crochet Flower

Free crochet Origami flower pattern, with step-by-step photo tutorial suitable for beginner.

Long Starting Chains Made Easy!

Or at least easier! There are many gorgeous patterns out there that start off with a long, long… long chain. We’re talking 100, 200, 300 chains or …

How to Crochet a Tiny Teddy Bear

Introduction: How to Crochet a Tiny Teddy Bear<p>This crochet pattern is simple but it uses #10 crochet thread which can be difficult for beginners. It …

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The best ways to de-stress, based on your zodiac sign

Wellness and de-stressing activities have become such an important part of our life these days. Everyone is following a particular regimen or …

Yoga

Beginner's Guide To Anime: Terms, Genres And Streaming Services You Need To Know

Close<p>It's safe to say that anime is more popular here in the States than it ever has been. Ever since the mid-'90s, the anime community has been …