Brenda Jasso

49 Added | 11 Magazines | 7 Likes | 21 Following | 2 Followers | @BrendaJasso | Keep up with Brenda Jasso on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brenda Jasso”

Let’s Change our Water Story

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>A view of the Potomac River from Great Falls. Photo: Willard Culver/National Geographic Creative<p>Our human story has always been a water story.<p>The earliest civilizations developed and grew along rivers – from the Tigris and Euphrates in the Middle East, to the Nile in Egypt, to …

World Economic Forum

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

What a Handshake Smells Like

A new paper argues that the gesture may have evolved to allow people to judge one another's scent signals.<p>In 2010, to prepare its dealers for the launch of a new sales promotion, the U.K. arm of Chevrolet commissioned Geoffrey Beattie, a professor of psychology at the University of Manchester, to …

Consciousness

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

Mind

do you really know how to wash your face?

everything you need to know about cleansers<p>With a ton of cleansing tools like muslin cloths, facial wipes, brushes, and sponges out there, it’s hard to know exactly <i>what</i> cleans your face and how to do it. It’s like, when did our hands just stop working? Whether you consider it a marketing gimmick or …

German agent arrested for spying for US could 'damage countries' relations', US official says

Reports the man had confessed to passing hundreds of classified documents to the US 'threaten to undo all the repair work' on relations, senior American official says<p>US government sources have acknowledged the arrest of a suspected double agent in Germany could cause serious damage to relations …

Featured Shop

Hello! My name is Milly and I’m an artist and designer living and working in a cute little neighborhood called Sunnyside in Queens, New York. My shop is Hunter and Co. Designs, specializing in custom rubber stamps with a modern aesthetic.<p>I’ve always been a visual person and have been drawn to …

A Royal Success: Queen Letizia of Spain’s Style

In honor of the former journalist's coronation this week, <i>W</i> takes a look back at her best style moments from the past decade—ranging from her magnificent Manuel Pertegaz wedding gown to, more recently, a minimalist ivory coat by Felipe Varela.

Airport Lounges: Get VIP With an Economy Ticket

Airport lounges ooze exclusivity and warm muffins. They are also a revolving door for the travel elite and road warriors - the "cool kids" of the air. But how can the everyday traveler escape the hustle and bustle, and gain access into this coveted airport territory?<p>While most airline lounges are …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Take a Trip Back to the 1940s Courtesy of the Montage Beverly Hills

Ever wanted to travel back in time to the 1940s? The Montage Beverly Hills is making it possible. In celebration of the Beverly Hills, Calif., …

It’s time to celebrate. The Poppytalk for Target outdoor party collection has arrived in stores and at Target.com. What item would you showcase at your next get together? http://tgt.biz/Shopnow

Judge Gives Deployed Sailor Ultimatum: Appear In Court Or Lose Your Daughter

Matthew Hindes is currently serving on the USS Michigan under the Pacific Ocean, so there is no way he can appear in court.<p>"He's protecting the rights of others, but who is protecting his rights?" Hindes' wife Benita-Lynn told CBS Local.<p>Hindes was awarded custody in 2010, after his daughter Kaylee …

Pacific Ocean

Don't Ever Hesitate to Do Something

Don't ever, EVER, hesitate to do something because you are too shy or think you could fail. Not many years away you will look back and be ready to …

Schadenfreude

Anyone Who Keeps the Ability to See Beauty Never Grows Old

en_US<p>article<p>Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. - Franz …

Franz Kafka

People Rarely Succeed Unless They have Fun in What They are Doing

Who said the office can’t be fun?<p>In a Silicon Valley loft sometime not quite 20 years ago, someone asked a question very much like this and decided …

Startups

A Man Who Stands For Nothing will Fall For Anything

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care

Marketing

Should You Be Using Yoga Props?

How they could take your practice to the next level (whether you're a newbie or a seasoned yogi)<p>You know that moment when you're about to nail Half Moon Pose—and then you topple over onto your mat? It might be because you simply lost your balance for a second—but it could also be because you needed …

Making Sense of Senseless Violence

Since becoming National President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology four years ago, I've reflected upon what's becoming a staggering and ceaseless procession of mass acts of violence across our nation. The latest incident was this past weekend in Isla Vista, CA -- just over 100 miles …

Offer vegetables early and often to fussy toddlers, study says

<b>Children can learn to eat new vegetables if they are introduced regularly before the age of two, suggests a University of Leeds study.</b><p>Even fussy eaters can be encouraged to eat more greens if they are offered them five to 10 times, it found.<p>The research team gave artichoke puree to 332 children …

Nutrition

Meet the Challenger Who Just Beat The Oldest Congressman Ever

Meet John Ratcliffe – the man who just knocked the oldest congressman in the nation’s history out of a job.<p>A former U.S. attorney, Ratcliffe is the first challenger in this campaign cycle to defeat a sitting member of Congress. He broke the streak of incumbents’ successes Tuesday night with a …

Republicans

Deputies didn't know Elliot Rodger owned guns, officials say

Santa Barbara County sheriff's officials acknowledged Friday that deputies had not known that<p>Elliot Rodgerwas in possession of any weapons during three interactions they had with him in the year leading up to hisrampagein Isla Vista.<p>"The issue of weapons did not come up," sheriff's spokeswoman …

Guns

The "War on Women" Is About Public Policy

Speaking to David Gregory over the weekend, Sen. Rand Paul took exception to the notion of a Republican "war on women" and called out Democrats as …

Court Rules Moms Don't Have a Constitutional Right to Rant on Facebook

A New Jersey appellate court ruled that the Constitution does not provide mothers the right to rant about their families on Facebook.<p>The decision …

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Landmark Case On Whether States May Tax Income Earned In Other States

The Supreme Court had a busy day on Tuesday. When the dust settled, however, it had only granted one new case – but it was a big one. The nation’s highest court granted certiorari to <i>Comptroller v. Wynne</i>, setting the stage for a fight that could rewrite tax laws in states across the country.<p>As noted …

GOP task: Crush tea party, court it

Moments after Mitch McConnell’s win Tuesday, a tea party-backed congressman from Northern Kentucky called him and vowed to help his campaign despite doing little before. A conservative Nebraska Senate GOP candidate — who previously had a cool relationship with the leader — sent McConnell’s campaign …

Senate balance of power could shift on women candidates

In the big drama this election year -- whether Republicans will take control of the Senate -- the answer may rest in the hands of women candidates.<p>Especially after Tuesday's primaries.<p>Women contenders grabbed headlines from a primary victory in Kentucky, where Democratic nominee Alison Lundergan …