Danyelle Martin

47 Flips | 7 Magazines | 87 Likes | 2 Followers | @DanyelleMartin | "These violent delights have violent ends, and in their triumph die. Like fire and powder which, as they kiss, consume."

I Meditated Every Day For A Month And Here's What Happened

Just a few minutes of the practice can have a big payoff.<p>I first tried meditation in my office about three years ago, when a group of colleagues met in a conference room for a quick guided session.<p>I remember that first simple meditation so well: After about 10 minutes of sitting with my eyes …

Bud+Breakfast Opens Fourth Pot-Friendly Spot in Grand County

The property includes fourteen cabins, whose occupancy ranges from two to nine people. All cabins have private entrances and are equipped with a …

French poet Yves Bonnefoy dead at 93

Yves Bonnefoy, France's most famous contemporary poet and celebrated translator of Shakespeare whose poems were translated into 30 languages, has died at the age of 93, officials confirmed Saturday.<p>The prolific writer, essayist and poet, who composed more than 100 books over his long career, was …

California To Vote On Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Voters in California will decide this November whether to legalize the use of recreational marijuana in the nation's most populous state.<p>California's secretary of state announced Tuesday that the measure had obtained enough signatures to be placed on the ballot. Its supporters have raised $3.53 …

Cannabinoids remove plaque-forming Alzheimer's proteins from brain cells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LA JOLLA — Salk Institute scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can …

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

Single dose of magic mushroom ingredient did months of good for cancer patients, study finds

People who receive life-threatening cancer diagnoses and find themselves battling depression and anxiety might consider munching on magic mushrooms, and that's not coming from a snake oil salesman.<p>Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announced last week at the annual …

A Monster Calls Looks Like the Next Great Fantasy Fairy Tale Movie

A truly great fantasy fairy tale movie is a rare thing. In the ‘80s, films like <i>The Dark Crystal, The Neverending Story</i> and <i>Labyrinth</i> made the cut. …

Have A Great Weekend in Portland On $25 A Day

Want to do Portland on the cheap for a weekend? We’ll show you how.<p>In a city that caters to artists, students, and a steady supply of visitors, …

The personal tattoo gun that lets you ink yourself at home

Generally, people get tattoos to commemorate something personal to them. So why let someone else do it? Royal College of Art graduate Jakob Pollag has created the Personal Tattoo Machine, a piece of kit that he says democratises the tattoo industry and may help to encourage more meaningful results. …

Writing That Is Effortless to Read Takes Great Effort to Write

As for how to write well," writes Paul Graham, "here's the short version: Write a bad version 1 as fast as you can; rewrite it over and over; cut out everything unnecessary."<p>It's all too easy to follow his first piece of advice and then neglect to follow the rest.<p>The root of the problem lies in our …

Mushrooms May Really Be Magic After All

New study suggests mushroom spores can make it rain.<p>A typical mushroom shoots tens of thousands of spores into the atmosphere every second, and until a decade ago nobody knew how.<p>In the 1990s, Miami University botany professor Nicholas Money decided to look into "one of the great unsolved mysteries …

Shakerato Recipe

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

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51 Spiritual Awakening Symptoms – How Many Are YOU Experiencing?

bodymindsoulspirit | July 1, 2017 | 1 Comment<p>1. Changing sleep patterns: restlessness, hot feet, waking up two or three times a night.<p>Feeling tired …

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To be a poet: a short film about coming to Australia as a refugee – video

Abraham Nouk came to Australia as a Sudanese refugee. He was unable to read, write or speak English. Now he is an award-winning spoken-word artist and poet.<p>This short documentary was shot during the 2013 Australian Poetry Slam at the State Library of Victoria, where Nouk was a finalist. It has …

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Photographing Kanarra Creek Falls

Kanarra Creek Falls by the author, Jim Harmer.<p>If you'll be hiking to Kanaraville Falls, then you definitely need to check out my Photographer's Guide …

Michael Moore protests 'R' rating for his new documentary

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore is protesting the "R'' rating given to his upcoming documentary "Where to Invade Next" by the Motion Picture …

Do Yogis Date Differently?

The smartphone has become a dating tool, and dating apps have become the norm. More people are meeting their significant others online then ever before. Single people from all walks of life are using dating apps and swiping their way to new mates, including yogis. This new way of dating provides an …

These Alien Glass Paintings Hide An Awesome Optical Illusion Inside

Inspired by micro-organisms, anemones, and undersea plants, German glass painter Wilfried Grootens is such a master of his craft that by simply turning one of his cubic paintings to the side, the “three-dimensional” creations trapped inside completely disappear.<p>The effect is remarkable, even if …

The Grim Beauty of Afarin Sajedi's Portraits | Monday Insta Illustrator

This Iranian artist sees people a little differently.<p>Whimsy and horror collide in Iranian artist Afarin Sajedi’s creative and unusual work. The paintings and drawings are mostly of women, taking on different faces, thrust into various roles, merging into animals, objects, and each other in a …

Voters In This State Could Make Marijuana History Today

Ohio voters are heading to the polls Tuesday to vote on whether or not to legalize medical and recreational marijuana.<p>The passage of Issue 3 would …

5 Best-Selling Female Writers You May Not Have Heard Of

A handful of popular female writers of 19th century America — such as Louisa May Alcott and Harriet Beecher Stowe — continue to be widely taught and read. Others who were extremely well-known back then, for some reason or other, are today pretty much relegated to the history books.<p>Take <b>Fanny Fern</b> …

I Used Pot for Morning Sickness

Some doctors believe moms with a debilitating pregnancy complication could get relief from smoking pot, but it’s not as simple as that.<p>In early …

The Poetry of Liu Xia

Liu Xia’s burden has become too heavy. Her heart is beginning to fail. In isolation, she can only stare at a tree through her window, a tree that a …

Portraits Reveal the Bodies of the Heavily Tattooed

For some of us, says British photographer Alan Powdrill, our skin isn’t simply the largest organ of our bodies but “an ever-changing canvas” that can …

Codswallop! Ancient British 'Sea Monster' Mislabeled for 200 Years

<i>Update (Oct. 10 at 4:25 p.m. ET):</i> Since the presentation on their initial results at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology meeting in 2015, the …

3 Yoga Poses for When Your Neck's Tied Up in Knots

Soothe an achy neck and back with these easy yoga poses.<p>This time of year, our shoulders become permanent earrings as we run around bracing against …

Tattoo artists explain what you need to know before getting a trendy 'sacred geometry' tattoo

Leonard Nimoy's Nude Photography Is Beautiful & Empowering (NSFW)

While Leonard Nimoy is best known for playing the original Spock on <i>Star Trek</i> and later establishing The Nimoy Foundation, the recently deceased …