Dawn Martin

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There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

8 household items toxic to pets

From antifreeze to batteries, these everyday things can pose a threat.<p>You know that chocolate is off-limits and there are plenty of other potentially …

Pets

Owners Had No Idea What Sitter Did With Their Dog Until He Sent Them The Video

Dog owners hope for the best when they hire a sitter, so if the dog seems to genuinely like their sitter that's usually a good sign since dogs don't …

Drinking Water Database: Put in Your ZIP Code and Find Out What's in Your Water

What's in your drinking water? Whether you're wondering if your water is safe or just what that weird smell is, a new tool is now available that …

The next big wellness trend capitalizes on your love of high-pressure showers and hugs

Why do hugs feel so good? Why do massages de-stress us? Why do some people like sleeping with heavy blankets, even in the heat of summer? Why do we love high-pressure showers and squeezing our loved ones’ hands as a sign of support?<p>It’s all to do with pressure—and utilizing its soothing powers is …

Mental Health

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Leadership

The easy way to remove water stains from wood furniture

Nothing ruins the luster of wood furniture quite like a watermark.<p>Watermarks -- or water stains -- are often caused by cold glasses, spills, or hot dishes places directly on the wood. Luckily, though, they aren't always permanent.<p>This guide will guide you through the process of removing these …

6 dog cooling products to help your pet beat the summer heat

Summer this year has been a scorcher already.<p>But while we Brits (mostly) welcome the warm weather with open arms, the soaring temperatures can be bad …

International Dog Sports Extravaganza brings pooch devotees to Canberra

Canberra became Australia's dog capital at the weekend as more than 2,500 much-loved — and much-groomed — canines gathered for the International Dog …

Pets

The Most Adorable Father Daughter Photo Series Ever

Dads have some bad sides- they're hostile and angry when woken up from a nap, grumpy and groggy when they don't get enough sleep, and sleepy and …

Sneaky dog steals food when nobody is looking, except for the camera

Dogs might think they're as sneaky as a fox, but that's probably (definitely) not true.<p>Just take this dog who probably thought he was getting away …

The Most Luxurious, Romantic Resort Is in......Knoxville?

Looking to take your partner on a super-luxe vacation? Skip the beach and book a flight to Tennessee.<p>If you want to escape to a luxurious resort with your beloved, you’ll probably start your search somewhere tropical: one of those beach-side resorts where you can smooch in an infinity pool …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Mathematics

Your Complete Fourth Of July Feast: 20 Easy And Delicious Recipes

Your search for July 4th recipes is over! Everything you need for your Independence Day cookout is on this list, from starters to sides to entrees to sweets. All of these easy recipes are tested and reader-approved, so you can rest assured that they’ll come out perfectly the very first time.<p>1. Best …

Crush This Quick Tabata Workout to Score Legs as Svelte and Sexy as Jana Kramer’s

Getting a leg up! <b>Jana Kramer</b> prioritizes exercise for the mind-body benefits. “Feeling strong, as a woman, gives you the greatest confidence,” the …

Workouts

6 steps to repurposing your old garden shed

<b>Is your shed looking a little old and tired? And is it in need of a major revamp?</b><p>Nowadays, sheds are more likely to have Wi-Fi access than a …

Landscaping

How to Stain Wood in 7 Easy Steps

How do you revive tired hardwood floors or a piece of antique furniture? Answer: You stain 'em back to their former glory. There's no need to walk …

Woodworking

How to Fall Asleep So You're Not a Wreck

Counting sheep isn't cutting it.<p>In the future, we might be able to program a good night’s sleep, thanks to cutting edge technology. Maybe everyone …

Sleep

A Nontoxic Pill May One Day Replace Chemotherapy, Researcher Says

A cure for cancer: It’s the holy grail of medical challenges, and researchers want nothing more than to finally crack the code.<p>It’s widely known that …

Cancer

Vaccinate your puppies – a new strain of parvo has been found in Australia

A new strain of the highly contagious canine parvovirus has been discovered in Australia for the first time. The new form of the common virus, known …

Public Health

5 Ways Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

Since I got married, my “love language” has become the <i>love language of picking your shit up off the floor</i>—because nothing kills romance or libido …

Parenting

DNA Analysis Shows the Evolution of Dog Breeds

If asked outright, most American dog owners would say their loving pooch is a part of the family. Perhaps it’s the long history of interaction …

Pets

How to Introduce Yourself to a Dog

Dogs are the best people, so it’s only natural to want to smother them with affection when you greet them. Most of them are too nice to say it, but …

Dogs

Ted 2017: Frugal scientist offers malaria tools

<b>Manu Prakash, a bio-engineer at Stanford University, designs cheap tools that can make a big difference in the poorest parts of the world.</b><p>At the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver, he showed off his latest gizmo - a cardboard centrifuge that can spot malarial …

72 Organization Tips for Every Room of the House

Organization: you either love it or hate it. No matter your stance, having a good system of organizing is the key to a clean, calm living space. And …

The Stroke Miracle Cure You Probably Can’t Get

Lee Bekemeyer collapsed on the driving range at Stoneybrook West Golf Club one morning in 2015, a massive stroke choking off the flow of blood to his …

What dogs actually mean when they look guilty, according to science

If you've ever yelled at a dog, you've seen it: A pooch bowed low with big eyes, perhaps surrounded by torn-up couch cushions, ruined food or urine stains. It's the stuff "dog shaming" memes are made of.<p>Such canine cowering, though, actually evolved as a complex survival tactic among their wolf …

15 window boxes that will fill you with envy

Even without a garden you can enjoy beautiful blooms<p>With or without a garden, a window box is a lovely addition to the home. Here are some pretty …

Gardening