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8 Ways To Get the Most From Your Yoga Workout

Even though I’ve been practicing yoga for a few years now, I’m not ashamed to say that I’m just okay at it (and if I’m being honest, “okay” is …

6 Unexpected Benefits of Knitting

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

ISIS is claiming responsibility for the Paris attacks

In an official statement, the group said its fighters strapped with suicide-bombing belts and carrying machine guns carried out the attacks in various locations in the heart of the capital that were carefully studied.<p>ISIS released the statement in Arabic, English, and French through its various …

Paris Attacks

Uncovering Long-Forgotten Treasures in an 18th-Century French Château

Polygamist sect limits sex to 'seed bearers,' court document says

<i>Watch an encore presentation of "This is Life with Lisa Ling: Children of the Prophet,"</i> <i>Saturday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. ET/PT or watch the episode right now on CNNGo.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> It's hard to imagine that a convicted child rapist would be allowed to lead a church from prison, but that's exactly what's going …

Religion

Ralph Lauren Steps Aside as CEO: Pictures

9 Ways To Tell If You're Exercising Enough

<b>These simple tweaks will help you reach your #bodygoals.</b><p><i>By Laurel Leicht</i>, SELF<p>There's nothing as frustrating as hauling to the gym regularly and seeing no results. And it happens all. the. time. Why? Because you're not working out as hard as you think you are. Or worse, you're working hard, but …

9 Habits to Master Before Turning 30

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5 Diet Mistakes You're Probably Making

If the pounds won’t come off, you’re not alone. According to a survey by Marketdata Enterprises, the average American dieter makes four or five …

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought | Salon.com

Jamaica wants UK to pay them $25 billion as financial reparation for involvement in slave trade

Cameron arrived for a trip to the island country and nearby Grenada on Tuesday and was confronted with reparations by his Jamaican counterpart Portia Simpson-Miller.<p>Speaking at a bilateral meeting on Wednesday (September 30), Simpson-Miller said: "I brought to the Prime Minister's attention the …

Need a Ride? On This Alaska Route, You Can Simply Flag Down a Train

The Great American Roadtrip will never go out of fashion, but let’s be realistic: most of us don’t have the time, equipment, or money to hit the road …

Trains

5 Daily Practices That Can Transform Your Life

Have you ever wanted to make an internal transformation but felt stuck in the process? The best part is when your friends give you the "easier said than done" advice such as <i>"just think happy thoughts"</i> or <i>"you just have to know you are good enough,"</i> and you're left thinking <i>"if it were so easy to do</i> …

Meditation

The Odd Thing About the World's Deepest River

Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world.<p>The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 million cubic feet of water—more than 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools—into the Atlantic Ocean every …

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This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Healthy Food Items<br>• Healthy Recipes<br>• Fitness Tips<br>• Health Tips<br>• Health …

How Handwriting Sharpens Your Mind

The earliest forms of writing date from approximately 5,000 years ago. Throughout our history, written communication has played a central role in the dissemination of culture and concepts. Our social brain has fine-tuned this motor skill to be much more than a simple hand gesture. Yet in the past …

Doodling

Our forgotten slavery horror: The shameful, untold history of America and the Cuban slave trade

As Cuba opens, it’s time to recognize our proxy role in Cuba’s slave trade, and the Monroe Doctrine’s real purpose<p>Stephen Chambers<p>September 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>From the streets of Ferguson to the South Carolina statehouse, the legacy of slavery in the United States has taken on a new urgency in …

8 of the Best Secrets to Self-Improvement

It may sound challenging, but if you follow this advice every day, you'll be well on your way to self-improvement.<p>It's one thing to complain, whine, and vent at our frustrations in life. But does that really get you anywhere? No matter how much you complain, nothing will change if you don't take …

Banned Books

<i>Are you reading something you shouldn’t? Says who? A new photo series by photojournalist Kimberly Butler reveals how to see these #BannedBooks in a new light.</i><p>The genesis of an idea. As this project started to take shape, people began asking, “How did you come up with this idea?” I never really gave …

The last 15 years of Saddam Hussein's regime are crucial to understanding ISIS

To devise an effective strategy involves understanding where ISIS came from, and that involves examining the Saddam Hussein regime.<p>Saddam is commonly regarded as the quintessential secularist, and he was initially. But the Saddam regime Islamized over its last 15 years, effectively creating a …

Middle East

Cruz sternly rebuked by GOP

The Texas senator's internal criticism of his leadership is what animates his presidential campaign, but his colleagues appear to be no longer listening.<p>Ted Cruz can’t even get a protest vote in the Senate anymore.<p>On Monday night, Cruz’s colleagues ignored his attempt to disrupt Senate Majority …

Obama swipes at Putin, Cheney and Trump in U.N. address

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama took repeated swipes at Vladimir Putin, Dick Cheney and even Donald Trump, without mentioning them by name, in an address to the United Nations on Monday, holding them up as examples of forces playing off fears and attempting to pull the country and world …

The Prophet Mohammed’s military genius - Opinion

A while ago, when I was strolling through Barnes and Noble store in a Washington DC suburb, a copy of <i>Military History Quarterly</i> caught my eye because …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Psychology