Eugene Batstone

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This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Happiness

Clean Up Your Act With the Best Body Wash for Men

We all like to get a little dirty from time to time, and there’s nothing wrong with that. The problem is when you can’t clean up your act afterwards. …

Skin Care

Florence Renaissance: How to Experience the Historic City Now

Florence, Italy is having something of a renaissance right now. With the opening of Gucci Garden, and jewelry designers such as Temple St. Clair opting to set up shop in historic locations like the Ponte Vecchio, there’s never been a better time to visit. Even on a more foundational level, the city …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

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No one living in Britain 'truly British', scientists find as Stonehenge builders were replaced by European immigrants

No one living in Britain is truly British, scientists have said after finding that the builders of Stonehenge were nearly totally replaced by European immigrants.<p>DNA analysis conducted on hundreds of prehistoric skeletons suggests that virtually no-one living in Britain today is truly …

Anthropology

Former congressman joins smear campaign against students who survived Parkland massacre

He made the claims live on CNN.<p>Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) has joined a growing far-right smear campaign against the students who survived last …

Gun Control

This Is the Best City in Europe, According to Travelers

Home to more than 1 million works of Renaissance art and a vibrant shopping scene, the Italian city of Florence was voted the best city in Europe in …

Salvatore Ferragamo

Beginner's Flexibility Class

Beginner's Flexibility Class<p>Kristin McGee | 15 Minutes<p>BeginnerHatha YogaFlexibilityWhole bodyMatSteady<p>Log this session Add to favorites<p>Beginner's …

Yoga

The Amazing Biblical Archaeological Find No One Talks About

I had never heard of this 1967 find, and it is fascinating:<p>It is probably one of the greatest finds of all time and, by the bizarre rules of biblical …

Get to Know the 12 Disciples of Jesus Christ

We find the names of the 12 apostles in Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:14-19, and Luke 6:13-16:<p><i>And when day came, he called his disciples and chose from them</i> …

Did Hitler Come Up In The JFK Files? Of Course He Did

The release of some of the last of the government's files concerning the assassination of President John F. Kennedy got seriously buried by other …

Flow Through These 5 Yoga Poses Every Day To Say Goodbye To Your Lower Back Pain

Whether PMS symptoms have you aching like crazy, or you work at a desk job that forces you to sit with a stiff upper body most of the day, suffering …

Jesus: Contradictions in Resurrection and Ascension

Resurrection of Jesus<p>Christians point to Jesus’ resurrection as one of the things which distinguish Christianity from all other religions. After all, …

Leading brain-training game improves memory and attention better than competing method

EEGs taken before and after the training showed that the biggest changes occurred in the brains of the group that trained using the “dual n-back” …

If You Love Books, You're Going to Lose It Over These 25 Literary-Inspired Items

Giving someone a gift is always a kind gesture. But if you want to go above and beyond, opt for something that speaks to a topic or hobby they're …

Books

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Books

The Templars by Dan Jones review – blood and cash fighting God’s holy wars

In our age, Islam is often taken to task for the violent imagery that is contained within the Qur’an, and the example set by its warrior-prophet, Muhammad, but less often scrutinised is the propensity of Christianity for acts of savagery. Many early Christians held to the pacifism of St Basil, who …

Ancient History

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

There are an estimated 40 million slaves in the world. Where do they live and what do they do?

Slavery is not a thing of the past. A report released Tuesday by the U.N.-affiliated International Labor Office (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation …

Gothic Architecture - What's It All About?

01<p>of 10<p>Medieval Churches and Synagogues<p>The Gothic style, dating from approximately 1100 to 1450, stirred the imagination of painters, poets, and …

RRSP or TFSA? How they contrast and compare as life circumstances change

When Phil Haylock retired from General Motors of Canada Co. in 2015 after nearly 31 years of service to move into a new career as a small-business entrepreneur, he also adjusted his primary retirement savings strategy.<p>Instead of contributing mainly to a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) he …

You Can Easily Read An Entire Book In One Day (With These 4 Skills)

We’ve all been there; we’ve all put off getting required reading done until the day before. Maybe you’re in a book club, or you’re trying to get an …

Productivity

Scorecard For A Departing President: Assessing Obama's Successes And Shortcomings

President Obama will address the nation for what's likely to be the last time Tuesday night. He says the prime-time address from his adopted hometown of Chicago will be a chance to celebrate the successes of the past eight years and to offer some thoughts on where the nation goes from here.<p>The …

Obama Administration