Emily Stewart

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CSS Basics: Styling Links Like a Boss

The web was founded on links. The idea that we can click/tap a link and navigate from one web page to another is how <i>surfin' the web</i> become a …

InterAct
Web Development

Stop Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop and Start Living Fully

<b>“Use your precious moments to live life fully every single second of every single day.” ~Marcia Wieder</b><p>I recently came back from an amazing vacation …

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Self-help

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Science Keeps Not Debunking the Alien Dyson Sphere Idea

All the scientific studies in the world of this one <b>mysterious star</b> have so far <b>ruled out every theory</b> except one, and it’s the <b>wildest one</b>. The whole …

6 Things That Happened When I Tried Meditating Every Day For A Month

Goodbye monkey brain, hello inner calm.<p>I started meditating a little over a year ago—and by "start" I mean I had the most amazing guided meditation …

Meditation

Stardust trapped deep within the ocean reveals a 2.6-million-year-old mystery

This supernova was so close to our planet that, depending on where it went off, our evolutionary ancestors might have seen it as a bright light in the sky.<p>As our solar system traveled through radioactive specks of stardust left over from the explosion, some of the dust broke through our atmosphere …

Universe

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

Consciousness

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Jerry Seinfeld

The 20-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Get a Dancer’s Body

Exercise 1 Traveling Plank with Walkout<p>Start with forearms on the floor, elbows directly under your shoulders, and legs extended behind you <b>(A)</b>. Step one hand backward so it's under your shoulder; do the same with your other hand, straightening your arms to press up into a pushup position <b>(B)</b>. Walk …

11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space

1) The sun is incomprehensibly huge<p>We all know the sun is big. But this image, part of a great series on the size of astronomical objects by John Brady, underscores that it's vast on a scale that's simply impossible for our puny human minds to understand. We think of the Earth as a big place: …

Astronomy

The majority of people are neither introverts nor extroverts, but 'ambiverts'

There's a name for these introvert-extrovert hybrids: ambiverts. And as many as two-thirds of us fall into this category, some research suggests.<p>Extroversion and introversion lie on a spectrum. But while we mostly hear about the extremes, experts have recently taken an interest in those in the …

Psychology
Leadership

NASA's latest rocket, built to take humans to Mars, has successful test firing

Who doesn't love 3.5 million pounds of thrust?<p>The world’s largest solid rocket booster roared to life today, shaking the serene countryside of Promontory, Utah, for a full two minutes. The booster filled the area with smoke and flame; viewers could actually see the fiery plumes "dance" and move …

Space Exploration

The 6 mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals

There is nothing worse than working hard and still not succeeding. It is one thing not to reach your health and wellness goals if you are eating fries every day and skipping workouts, but it is extremely frustrating to give it your all and strike out.<p>Believe me, I get it. I have broken down in …

Weight Loss

These Three Things Are More Important than Passion

<b>I have never met a person who suddenly became happy simply by “finding their passion.”</b><p>If my passion had come crawling across my bed during any of my …

MH370's Most Significant Clue Of All Is Being Overlooked, Says Aviation Expert Jeff Wise

<b>UPDATE: Could This Be The First Piece Of Debris From MH370?</b><p>An aviation expert and pilot fears the authorities investigating the disappearance of …

Airplanes

10 Slow-Cooker Soup and Stew Recipes to Warm Your Body and Soul

The slow cooker is as close as it gets to a magical elf that takes care of dinner. Some recipes require a lightning round of stovetop prep; others demand little more work than combining all the ingredients.<p>Whole ham hocks and a slew of aromatic root vegetables give humble pea soup big flavor. …

Einstein Theories Confirmed by NASA Gravity Probe

Space mission did what the famed physicist said would be impossible.<p><b>Two key predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity have been confirmed by NASA's Gravity Probe B mission, scientists announced this week.</b><p>"We've completed this landmark experiment testing Einstein's universe, and …

No Big Bang? New Equation Suggests Eternal Universe

<b>It’s important to remember that the Big Bang Theory is just that – a theory.</b><p>A new quantum equation developed by Ahmed Farag Ali and Saurya Das, from …

6 reasons why NASA's mission to Ceres is a big deal

Today at around 7:39 am ET, NASA's Dawn spacecraft reached Ceres, an icy dwarf planet that lies in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.<p>This event isn't getting the coverage Philae got when it landed on a comet this past November. It may not even be getting as much attention as a few recent …

a beginner’s guide to healing crystals

rock out.<p>Whether or not you've packed your schedule with weekly Bikram yoga classes and private meditation practices, you may still want a little something that will help you to get in touch with your spiritual side—and add some major zen to your home as well. Enter healing crystals: stones found …

The seven ways to have a near-death experience

Seeing a light and a tunnel may be the popular perception of death, but as Rachel Nuwer discovers, reports are emerging of many other strange experiences.<p>In 2011, Mr A, a 57-year-old social worker from England, was admitted to Southampton General Hospital after collapsing at work. Medical personnel …

Consciousness

The Dark Heart Of The Milky Way

Dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up four-fifths of the stuff in the universe, has been found for the first time in the centre of the Milky Way.<p>The rivals have proposed an alternative hypothesis, called modified Newtonian dynamics (Mond), suggesting that the laws of gravity work …

10 Strange Mysteries From Around The World That Are Still Unsolved

All things that cannot be explained remain an intriguing conversation topic for many people around the globe. Some mysteries, however, are more …

Was Jesus Married? A Religion Scholar Decodes the Clues

<b>Guest editorial by Dr. Tony Nugent, symbologist and religion professor.</b><p>A 4th Century papyrus fragment, now being called <i>The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife</i>, …

Accepting the Life-Changing Power of Coincidence

But after about 30 seconds, he found that he was able to draw a breath. He felt pain in his arms and legs. Although he still couldn't move, this was promising. His nerves were awakening. He began yelling for help, but he was deep in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, where bears outnumber people. …