Fran Jolly

4,074 Flips | 28 Magazines | 65 Likes | 9 Following | 117 Followers | @FranJolly2015 |

American Airlines Has a 'Cruel' and 'Disastrous' New Policy. (Source: American Airlines Flight Attendants)

Wel now. It seems this announcement didn't go over well at all.<p>It's hard to make everyone happy. But 27,000-plus American Airlines flight attendants are "at war" with their employer this morning, according to a new report.<p>The issue: A brand new rule that goes into effect on American Airlines, which …

American Airlines

Bitter Melon: How To Use It For Diabetes, Blood Sugar Balance, In Cooking & More

Bitter melon actually doesn't look like a melon at all, although it is a distant cousin. This plant grows as a small, round fruit and is native to …

Diabetes

Prediabetes: Being a 'night owl' may lead to weight gain

New research has revealed that having a preference for evening activities, going to bed late, and not getting enough sleep may lead to weight gain …

Diabetes

Why Is Your American Airlines Flight Late? Here's the Brutally Honest Reason Why

Did they mean for passengers to hear this? One way or another, at least it's honest.<p>Been a passenger on American Airlines this summer? Sad to say, the odds are pretty good that your flight was late. And there's a clear reason why.<p>We're talking statistically of course.<p>In April about 83 percent of …

American Airlines

4 Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health

No one appreciates their sense of smell when they pass a trash heap or accidentally step in dog poop. But your ability to smell (or not) can tell you …

Alzheimer's Disease

BA worker who won legal battle to wear cross at work suing airline again

A British Airways employee who won a landmark legal battle to wear a cross at work plans to launch fresh action against the airline.<p>Nadia Eweida won a claim of religious discrimination against BA in the European Court of Human Rights in 2013 after being sent home for wearing a silver crucifix …

British Airways

Man convicted of sexually abusing sleeping woman on Detroit-bound flight

DETROIT – A jury has convicted a Michigan man of sexually abusing a sleeping woman on a Detroit-bound airplane in January.<p>Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 35, of Rochester Hills faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced in December. If he is ever released, he would be deported to India, federal officials …

Crime

Eating button mushrooms daily could prevent type 2 diabetes by boosting gut bacteria (but it must be a particular portion size)

Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.<p>Feeding mice a daily portion of white button …

Diabetes

In the Land of Giants

<i>“No hay</i> <i>sinónimo</i> <i>para Dios más perfecto que la Belleza.”</i> John Muir’s dictum, originally published 80 years ago, rolls nicely off the tongue in Spanish. (Translation: No synonym for God is so perfect as Beauty.) The words are carved on the back of a wooden sign hanging at the entrance to Cementerio …

South America

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

The Best Peaks in America

Sometimes, the best mountain is the closest one. We asked BACKPACKER readers for the top peaks* in their states to help you find a climb near you. …

Hiking

Why You Should Always Fly With a Tennis Ball

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are all sorts of things you probably should pack in your carry-on (another pair of underwear, …

Long Haul

Learn How the Cozy Craft of Quilting Endured the Civil War and Thrives Today

There are some objects that are so commonplace in our everyday lives that we hardly give them a second thought. A quilt is likely one of those items. Many of us have probably snuggled up with a handmade quilt at some point in our lives; maybe you have one that was passed down from a relative. But …

Quilting

From tiny trailers to huge RVs, a definitive guide to every type of camper

We break down RV classes and more<p>There’s a lot to love about campers and RVs (<i>That’s why we started a</i> <i>new community group</i> <i>just for camper addicts,</i> <i>join us</i><i>!)</i> But even the most enthusiastic camper aficionado can get confused: What makes a Class C different from other RVs? Why is a fifth wheel trailer …

RVs

Intermittent Fasting’s Health Benefits Extend Far Beyond Weight Loss

The American habit of eating around the clock is partly responsible for our epidemic of obesity and chronic disease.<p>Intermittent fasting has become a …

Weight Loss

What You're Entitled To If Your Flight Gets Canceled

A canceled flight almost always means taking a later one, which can lead to missing your connection, shortening your vacation, and sometimes even …

Flying

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems

A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, …

Diabetes

5 Easy Recipes That Helped This Woman Drop 60 Pounds

Natalie Jill transformed her body with simple dishes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients.<p>When Natalie Jill began mapping her weight loss journey, she refused to count calories or live on boring diet foods. Despite that, she dropped 60 pounds and she looks amazing. Now, this 46-year-old mom and …

Food

I went to adult summer camp—here’s what it was like

I work at a wellness company and so it’s my (gluten-free) bread and (nut) butter to know the many ways that stress can interfere with us all living …

Summer Camp

I went camping for the first time in Airstream's tiny new luxury trailer

I had to go outside while my wife cooked breakfast. She said she needed room to work.<p>We were living in a 16-foot-long Airstream Nest. From the hitch to the back door, our temporary trailer home was only as long as the SUV we'd towed it with.<p>One end of the Nest was taken up with a roughly …

RVs

Scientists Find Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease And Degenerative Eye Diseases

A new study led by the University of Washington School of Medicine suggests that there might be a link between three types of degenerative eye …

Dementia

25 Pieces of Advice to Lose Weight Without Diet

Diet is a difficult method to lose weight for many people. There are various diet regimes that you can find in many magazines, websites, or TV. These …

Nutrition

10 Savory Vegan Snacks That You Can Buy On Amazon

Fill up your virtual cart now.<p>August 12, 2018<p>I don't know about you, but I almost always carry snacks with me. It's a great way to prevent the panic …

Vegan

How Much Equipment Does a Professional Photographer Need?

We all get stressed about our gear at some point in our careers. Knowing how much and what quality of photography gear you need is complicated. This …

Canon EOS

'Strong odor' forces New Orleans-bound flight to divert to Los Angeles | NOLA.com

An Alaska Airlines flight that left San Francisco for New Orleans with 136 people aboard has been diverted to Los Angeles International Airport after …

San Francisco

Australia is now their backyard! Family-of-five sell their home, build an incredible customised caravan and travel around the country for two years - for just $5.80 a day

Many Australians are turning to creative ways to live their dreams before it's too late - even if it's just for a year or two.<p>Kirby Gibbons, 29, and …

National Parks

A New Study Says These Are the Best Vegetables for Preventing Cancer

“Eat your greens.” We’ve known this adage all too well, from the time we were rebellious vegetable-hating kids to our current state as more …

Nutrition

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s — but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, …

You Can Now Buy Cans of Vegan “Tuna” at Whole Foods

It seems shoppers are more inclined to try vegan meat alternatives if they're readily available in supermarkets—at least that's the case for vegan …

Vegan

Why you should try the '8 till 8' rule: Doctor reveals the simple diet tweak that helps with weight loss, boosts immunity and improves gut health

Doctor Rangan Chatterjee recently revealed the link between poor gut health and a variety of illnesses from eczema and joint pain to acne and mental …

Wellness