Marion Lowry

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Apple's HomePod brings the bass, Siri voice control

The $349 Apple HomePod speaker sounds great and controls your smart home.

Tilopa's Six Nails

Developing a <b>meditation practice</b> can seem daunting, especially at the beginning, when we’re unsure about what having a meditation practice even means. …

Meditation

Chinese officials engaged in 'takeover' of Tibetan Buddhist monastery: Human Rights Watch

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials are engaging in a “takeover” of one of the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries with a plan to put Communist Party officials in charge of its administration, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday.<p>A view shows the settlements of Larung Gar Buddhist …

Human Rights

A Question Mark Just Saved James Woods $3 Million

A single question mark saved one conservative celebrity from paying $3 million in defamation charges. James Woods was sued in March 2017 by Portia …

Bernie Sanders

All the catastrophes that the World Economic Forum says we should worry about

Every year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) asks its community of experts what keeps them up at night. Their answer is a collage of our greatest fears. For the year ahead, environmental risks top the list, climate foremost among them, alongside cybersecurity, in the wake of massive corporate data …

This Is The Best Lean Protein For You, According To A Nutritionist

There's something here for everyone.<p><i>Alex Caspero, R.D., is a registered dietician and the author of Fresh Italian Cooking For The New Generation.</i><p>High-protein anything is currently all the rage. People love blending protein powder into their shakes and smoothies, noshing on high-protein snacks, and …

Nutrition

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

Syria ceasefire starts near Damascus as UN calls for ICC referral over aid

A ceasefire has gone into effect in a rebel-held area near Damascus on the condition aid deliveries are made. The UN has called for Syria to be …

Middle East

US strikes kill up to 150 Islamic State fighters in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say American airstrikes in Syria on Saturday killed up to 150 Islamic State fighters in a command center in …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

The Sound Of Silence

6 non-meat foods that are full of protein

If you're doing January veggie style.<p>Eating more protein is one of the best ways to feel more energised, happier and less hungry. Why? Well, to start, protein has a thermic effect on the body, meaning that up to 30% of the calories consumed from eating it are burned just by processing it (compared …

Why You Should Not Set Goals For 2018, And Do This Instead

Here is why you will most likely miss your goals for the new years, and what you should do to meet them.<p>As 2017 ends, you start setting your goals for 2018. Your goals are typically set as outcomes, such as "lose 50 pounds," "make $100,000 in paid speeches," "save $25,000," and the like. And it …

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice

Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for dinner, I throw on a pot of rice and hope …

Niagara Falls freezes over as cold blast sees temperatures plummet

It looks like a scene out of fantasy TV series <i>Game of Thrones</i>: a massive wall of unforgiving and apocalyptic white ice.<p>But as a mammoth cold front …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

The 10 Must-Read Brain Science And Psychology Stories Of 2017

The big brain science stories of 2017 included new reveals about psychedelic drugs, how bacteria influence the brain, the realities of brain trauma, potential Alzheimer’s treatments, what marijuana does in the brain besides get you high, and much more. As is true every year, it’s impossible to …

How I chose my list of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

What makes a nonfiction classic? Robert McCrum reflects on his two-year odyssey to compile a list of the best 100 nonfiction books in the English language – moving backwards in time to sign off with the 1661 King James Bible<p>• Read Hannah Jane Parkinson’s response to Robert McCrum’s choices here<br>• …

Carolyn Hax: The glass is half full, but it’s cold water she throws on his enthusiasm

By Carolyn Hax<p>Carolyn Hax<p>Advice columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Advice columnist<p><i>Hello, Carolyn: My partner often feels I don't react to events in his life as a supportive partner.</i><p><i>He believes that when he is excited about something or happy about an upcoming event, I should be just as happy as he is, and</i> …

The First & Most Important Full Super Moon of the Year brings Powerful 11:11 Energy.

<i>**Whether numerology is science or magic, we’re open to most things, if they may be of benefit. ~ Ed.</i><p>January’s full moon is incredibly special.<p>Not …

Spirituality

Want to Be Happy? Think Like an Old Person

Jonas Mekas turned 95 this year and won a lifetime achievement award in Frankfurt, Germany. Ping Wong, 92, learned new rules for playing mah-jongg. Helen Moses, who turned 93, mostly gave up talk of marrying Howie Zeimer, her steady companion of the last eight years. Ruth Willig, 94, broke a bone …

New Jersey

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Israeli air strike on Hamas' military base in Gaza kills two as tensions rise over US recognition of Jerusalem

<b>Gaza City:</b> An Israeli air strike on a Gaza base of Hamas' military wing killed two people on Saturday, health officials of the territory's …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

5 reasons Bhutan is worth the US$250 daily fee | CNN Travel

Travel

Low-Carb Rice Substitutes That Are Packed With Flavor

When it comes to big family gatherings, food is often the center of attention. However, just because the holidays signal hearty meals and large …

mashed potatoes

The Bonds of Traditions in America's Melting Pots

Opinion<p>Posted: Nov 28, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>PITTSBURGH -- …

Hung Up

The death penalty is dying. Here's what that means for the criminal justice system.

Lawyers, not lawmakers, are killing the death penalty. There’s a critical lesson there.<p>What’s the point of the death penalty? Is it about deterring crime or bringing a measure of peace to victims? Is it about vengeance or justice?<p>In this interview, Brandon Garrett, a law professor at the University …