Carrie Mercadante

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Planet Neptune: Facts About Its Orbit, Moons & Rings

Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun. It was the first planet to get its existence predicted by mathematical calculations before it was actually …

Try to steer clear of processed foods

A new Israeli e-book recommends cooking from scratch as much as possible – with your family – to avoid obesity and improve ties with children.<p>BARBARA …

Refugees: That Time Everyone Said 'No' And Bolivia Said 'Yes'

"The refugee has got to be checked because, unfortunately, among the refugees there are some spies, as has been found in other countries." It could have been said today about the Syrian refugee crisis, but those words belong to President Franklin Roosevelt, in 1940.<p>Back then, many of those refugees …

Bolivia

10 Affordable Countries That Budget Travelers Can't Miss

Traveling is a way of life. Traveling inspires, changes us, and broadens our horizons. We should all travel at least once in a while.<p>Unfortunately, …

Asia Travel

Character vs Personality

If you are an introvert, occasionally exhibit introvert tendencies, or know someone in your life who might be an introvert, you should check out the …

Psychology

High-protein breakfasts help teens manage weight

Eating breakfast may do more than give kids an academic edge in the classroom. A new study suggests that eating the morning meal – one that's high in protein – can help overweight teens lose body fat, reduce hunger and eat fewer calories during the day.<p>We've known for years that people who are …

Marijuana News · High Times

Stay in the know with breaking marijuana news and insights on cannabis legalization, state laws, and political movements.

Cannabis Legalization

The Ethnic Cleansing Going On Right Now You Probably Haven't Heard About

<b>EDITOR'S NOTE May 16, 2015:</b> <i>TakePart originally published this article in June 2014. With thousands of Rohingya now fleeing their country in boats,</i> …

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Learning a new language comes with incredible side benefits, including enhanced brain performance, cultural knowledge, and career opportunities. …

Language Learning

U.S. Admits Cannabis DOES Kill Cancer Cells

LifeWise<p><b>It’s official – cannabis does kill cancer cells.</b><p>There have been rumblings in the past, following reports that scientists have conducted tests …

Cannabis

How We Speak Reveals What We Think, with Steven Pinker

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And today I’m going to speak to you about language. I’m actually not …

Linguistics

Swap your facial cleanser for honey

Seven reasons you should ditch your cleanser and adopt honey for your all-natural, new cleansing routine.

Skin Care

The Only Guide You'll Ever Need to Finally Score Some Abs

Six-pack, here you come!<p>As a personal trainer, the question I get asked more than any other is: “What’s the best exercise to get a six-pack?” I’ve worked with many women who were super lean and fit but still had a noticeable pooch. There are a lot of factors at play that all have to come together …

The 6 biggest health mistakes women make in their 30s

For many women, turning 30 marks the real beginning of adulthood. You’re established in a career, and maybe in a relationship. You might be thinking about starting a family. You feel pretty good about yourself, and all the health indiscretions of your 20s — remember those all-night parties and how …

This Guy Ate More, Exercised Less—and Gained 20 Pounds of Raw Muscle

His methods might be the simplest, easiest to follow muscle-building plan ever<p>Matt Wilson is an original cast member in the West Coast premier of, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” That’s a great gig for any actor—the musical comedy about a fictional middle school spelling contest won …

6 Rules Every Dieter Should Live By

The most ‘successful’ losers master these basic principles<p>I’ve written about fitness and nutrition for 23 years and counting, and in that time I’ve talked to dozens of men and women who lost substantial amounts of weight, and kept it off. Maybe hundreds. A few have become good friends.<p>Offhand, …

The 4 Qualities Of A Conscious Relationship

We are approaching a period of time when relationships are ready to go through a major redesign. The current paradigm isn’t working. <i>People are</i> …

The Best Diet for a Long Life, According to Science

“C’mon, live a little … just a bit won’t kill you.”<p>If you eat healthy, you’ve heard this a million times. Even though my standard response is to …

Sea Kayaking Outfitter | Oceanfront Campground | Boat Tours

Sea Kayaking Outfitter & Oceanfront Campground<p><b>Join us at Old Quarry Ocean Adventures in Stonington, Maine for sea kayaking, camping, sailing, boat</b> …

Metabolism

Metabolism<p>The physical and chemical processes that maintain a bird's life are called, collectively, its "metabolism." A flow of energy is required to …

Birds

How to Find the Best Cruise Deal - Cruise Planning Tips

01 of 06<p>Book a Cruise Early - Several Months in Advance<p>Cruise lines like to sell their "berths" (cabins) as far in advance as possible. If you plan …

Coconut Oil Can Miraculously Fix All Your Teeth Problems, And Save You A Ton Of Money Too

Everyone has encountered coconut oil in all its wonder in some capacity by now. I mean, it's essentially considered the elixir of life nowadays (it's …

One murder every hour: how El Salvador became the homicide capital of the world

A 2012 truce between the government and gangs has fallen apart, and a police offensive is under way to combat a murder rate 90 times greater than the UK’s<p>On the deadliest day of the century in the world’s most homicidal country, a gang leader and convicted murderer sits quietly in a vegetable farm …

What Happy Couples Do To Keep The Relationship Fresh

Ralph Waldo Emerson was once quoted as saying that “True Love is the residue that’s left once the excitements of love banish away.”<p>As the new season …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

5 things you must do to divorce-proof your marriage

What happens if you don't do regular maintenance on your car or house? What if you don't feed your pet? How about if you don't show up to work?<p>All of …

Biting

18 Style Mistakes That Age You

Is your style giving away your real age—or worse, making you look older? Get anti-aging advice from the pros.

National Geographic Travel