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Post-Maria, Trump's approval rating on hurricanes down 20 points

<b>WASHINGTON (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's approval rating for handling the federal government's response to recent hurricanes has dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.<p>In mid-September, 64% of Americans said they approved of Trump's …

The Difference Between Fermentation and Anaerobic Respiration

All living things must have a constant source of energy in order to continue performing even the most basic of life functions. Whether that energy …

20 Profound Ways to Instantly Reduce Your Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

11 Tiny Habits That Reveal a Lot About Your Personality, According to Science | Inc.com

There are so many actions throughout your day that go unremembered--pulling off a few sheets of toilet paper, sending a quick email to a colleague, picking up toiletries at the drugstore.<p>But these small, seemingly insignificant behaviors can provide meaningful insights into your emotions, your …

Ethiopia is experiencing one of the worst droughts in 50 years — but farmers found an astonishing way to make the desert bloom again

If we are going to adapt to our changing world, it's experiments like these that will show us the way.<p>In the steep fields of Ethiopia's highlands, when rain falls on the parched, overworked land it runs downhill, carrying soil with it. Farmers commonly lose 130 tons of soil per hectare a year, …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

Vertical farming moves into the store

The "Kräuter Garten," as it is called at the METRO Cash & Carry where it is installed, was provided by its manufacturer INFARM, which has previously …

The 3 best sci-fi movies ever according to an expert

Resembling early Steven Spielberg movies, "Midnight Special" follows a father and his son, who has special powers, as they race from authorities.<p>Along with strong performances from Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, and Adam Driver, the movie is a unique science-fiction tale that brings to mind …

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

6 Warm-Up Moves You Can Do Before Any Workout

We've all been there. Rushing to get a workout out of the way, we crank up the speed and incline on the treadmill right off the bat or jump into a …

Workouts

20 Muscle-Building Monkey Bar Exercises For a Killer Bodyweight Workout

They don’t call it a jungle gym for nothing. Jon Hinds, owner of the Monkey Bar Gym, says monkey bars are one of the most effective and versatile …

How to Put the Power in Prayer

I've prayed for a lot of people in my life, and I've been well prayed for too. Some of it worked out and some of it did not, or so it seemed. When things did not work out, the result was generally greeted by others with a flurry of excuses, such as, "It wasn't meant to be," or "God's ways are …

Suburban Farming: Eco-friendly Tips and Tricks

The life of a suburban homesteader can become a lot more exciting if he/she has some area of land available to be used for farming. Remember, I am …

Gardening

Top 7 Best Workout Techniques for Bigger Muscle Growth

For muscles to grow, you have to stimulate them enough to break them which leads to growth during recovery. You can do that by increasing workout …

Feeling sick but still want to exercise? Let the 'neck rule' be your guide

It's that time of year again — the time for sore throats and sniffles, body aches and fevers.<p>It's also the time for throat lozenges, hot tea with lemon, chicken soup and long naps.<p>But what about sweating it out? What's a fitness fanatic to do when the gym emits its siren call? Will some …