Cecily Heath

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Typhoon Meranti blasted Taiwan, and now it’s headed to China

By Angela Fritz<p>, Deputy weather editor<p>On Tuesday morning, Super Typhoon Meranti became the strongest storm on Earth so far in 2016. Inside the eye wall, the wind roared at a constant 185 mph. That made Meranti the second-strongest typhoon on record in the Northwest Pacific. The only storm that was …

Weather

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Feng Shui - 7 tricks to attract money into your home!

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing with the surrounding environment.<p>One of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, …

So Fresh, So Clean: You Need These DIY Toilet Bombs In Your Life

Your bathroom will thank you.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>· 1 cup baking soda<p>· 1/4 cup citric acid<p>· Bowl<p>· Spoon<p>· 1 tablespoon dish soap<p>· Ice cube tray<p>1. Stir together the baking soda and citric acid in a bowl until combined.<p>2. Slowly stir in the dish soap until the mixture resembles wet sand.<p>3. Divide …

How to Sculpt a Sexy Yoga Core in 7 Minutes

No handstands required.<p>You don't need to master a handstand to sculpt sexy yoga abs. Just try this yoga-inspired, core-strengthening workout designed by Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles-based creator of Cornelius YogaBurn, which is part of Jessica Alba's regular fitness routine.<p><i>Alex</i> …

Workouts

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

10 insanely awesome incredible edible egg hacks

Did you know May is National Egg Month?<p>Eggs may be one of the world's most versatile foods and they are a protein powerhouse, chock full of essential vitamins and minerals.<p>Whether you like 'em poached, roasted, hard boiled, fried, or scrambled, there's always a new egg dish to try.<p>But perfecting …

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People

What's different about people who have emotional intelligence and those who don't?<p>There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ …

The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do

Most workouts involve a mix of strength and cardio. Maybe you do a dynamic warm-up, then a total-body workout or a quick HIIT routine, and <i>possibly</i> a …

Yoga

38 Recipes That Will Give You a Reason to Start Your Day With Eggs

There are few things that more universally speak to our breakfast-loving souls than a perfectly cooked egg. Scrambled, poached, sunny-side up — you name it, we'll eat it.<p>While we'll never argue with eating eggs for lunch or dinner, there's just something special about starting your day off with …

Want to lose weight in 2016? Experts say start right now

Do it. Now.<p>If you're like most of us, you want to lose weight in 2016. The experts we spoke to suggest that you start now.<p>As in, today.<p>"There's no need to wait for January 1st," said Jocelyn Shaw, a Weight Watchers personal coach and leader. "The very next decision you make can turn it around and …

Weight Watchers

Remodeling 101: 8 Sources for Used Appliances

If you drive a secondhand car, you’re well aware of the pros and cons of buying used machinery. But did you know you could shop the same way for a …

This Is the Number One Move Trainers Use to Sculpt a Strong, Toned Back

Even Justin Timberlake would be proud.<p>If you want your back to look like you just spent months training to be a UFC fighter, there's one move you have to add to your repertoire: the row.<p>When we surveyed our favorite trainers on their go-to moves for creating head-turning back muscles, a majority of …

The 4 Hidden Benefits of Exercise (It's Not Losing Weight) and Two Things to Start Today if You Haven't Exercised for Years

<i>Amazing how just 12 months with the right guidance can transform your life</i><p>"If you want to lose weight, eat less, exercise more." They're telling us this for the past 50 years.<p>Nothing changed. Things got worse. Why? Because it's a lie.<p>Exercise burns calories, but it also makes you hungry. Your brain …

Weight Loss

The Unending Search for the Soul

In a brilliant new book, George Makari charts the ways Western thinkers have wrestled with questions of how the human mind is related to the material …

‘I have an orgasm about 60% of the time’: readers tell us about their sex lives

Last week we published the sex histories of real people. Then we asked you to tell us your experiences. We had over 400 responses: here is a selection<p>Warning: adult content<p><b>‘It was four years from my first experience to my first orgasm (thanks, David)’</b><br>I grew up in the 70s when we were being urged …

31 Mini Pie Recipes to Try This Fall

They say that good things come in small packages, and when it comes to mini pies , it’s definitely true. Whether sweet or savory, these 31 picks are just perfect for dressing up your appetizer and dessert displays during Thanksgiving , or any upcoming fall gathering. Some of them are even so …

God Less America :: Beyond The Fringe Of C&W

It’s late October, and we’re breathing chill, autumnal air, damp with death and lit by the blood moon. During these darkest of nights we while away …

Indie Music

35 Super Easy Halloween Costumes Procrastinators Can Pull Together

Everyone loves Halloween costumes, but they can also be kind of stressful. Once you’ve pinned down what the kids want to be, managed to find the perfect outfit for your pooch, <i>and</i> planned the *most* amazing Halloween party, then you’re really not left with much time to figure out your own seasonal …

Serious Scientists Talking About an Alien Mega-Structure Near Strange Star

Tweet<p>By Sarah Kaplan<br>The Washington Post<br>10-17-15<p>It was kind of unbelievable that it was real data," said Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian. …

Are gourmet salts healthier than table salt?

Just like sugar, there are so many different varieties of salt that can add flavor and texture to your meals. And just like coconut sugar is often touted as a better choice than granulated sugar, there are gourmet salts that claim to be healthier than regular table salt.<p>Here, find out how salt …

Zen 101: Mindfulness

Mindfulness is active, open attention to the present. It’s the state of observing your thoughts and feelings from a distance without labeling them as …

Mindfulness

Your 24-Hour Detox Plan

Whether you overindulged last night or just need an extra push in the right direction, this one-day plan will help get you on your healthy way!<p>Morning<p><b>Upon waking:</b> The benefits of lemon juice are plenty, so start your day off on the right note by drinking some hot water with freshly squeezed lemon …

DIY Deodorant: The 4-Ingredient Recipe to De-Stink Naturally

Though homemade deodorants may sound like some sort of a Pinterest fail, many DIY-ers are converts to the make-your-own stuff as a cheaper, healthier …

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

7 Post-Workout Eating Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Don’t let your grub sabotage your results.<p><b>RELATED:</b> How to Work Out for Optimal Weight Loss with Minimal Time<p><b>RELATED:</b> 5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong<p><b>RELATED:</b> 11 Delicious, Healthy Snacks You Can Stash in Your Purse

5 Stability Ball Exercises for a Crazy Strong Core

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When was the last time you used a stability ball at the gym? Sure, shiny new gadgets and machinery might look fun, but some machines can be more trouble than they're worth. (We're looking at you, seated crunch machine!)<p>The '90s called and reminded us …

Workouts

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

The fate of industrially farmed animals is one of the most pressing ethical questions of our time. Tens of billions of sentient beings, each with complex sensations and emotions, live and die on a production line<p>Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in …

Anthropology

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Yoga and Wellness Coach

Yoga teacher training is not just learning how to do all the poses.<p><b>1. Yoga teacher training is way more involved than just mastering poses.</b> In my teacher training program, we studied Ayurveda, the sister science to yoga, about how food and lifestyle choices assist or deplete our life force. We also …

Your gut bacteria may begin to eat your intestines without this key nutrient

But the only way to keep them happy is to keep them fed. And if you aren't eating the right foods, mouse studies such as this one suggest, these bacteria may turn to the next available snack: the lining of your gut.<p>So how can you keep their intestinal munching at bay? Eating a fiber-rich diet every …

Wellness