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How Janis Joplin and Otis Redding Conquered Monterey Pop Festival

<i>Dusting ‘Em Off is a rotating, free-form feature that revisits a classic album, film, or moment in pop-culture history. This week, Wren Graves looks</i> …

Road Trip Week Starts Right Now

Pull on your driving gloves, rev your engines, and get ready for Eater’s first-ever <b>Road Trip Week</b>, highlighting the best food and restaurants within driving distance. Starting right now and wrapping up on Friday evening the Eater universe will hit the open road for a food-filled four wheeling …

Houseplants To Improve Indoor Air Quality: NASA Approved!

<i>This article was republished with permission from yourhealthtube.com</i><p>Improve indoor air quality can be quite difficult, especially in winter and summer. Nowadays, there are many artificial products that are giving good results but sill natural way is the healthiest and the best way to provide indoor …

Vegetable planting guide: what to plant in September

Windowbox or balcony planter<p><b>Sow</b>: Salad leaf mixtures as cut-and-come-again and peas in pots for leafy shoots.<p>Patio pots and containers<p><b>Plant</b>: Plug plants of oriental greens such as komatsuna, mibuna, mizuna, pak choi F1 'Red’ and kalibroc F1 'Atlantis’ and cut-and-come-again autumn salad plug plants.<p>…

Bedroom Decorating Ideas On A Small Budget

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Movie Review - 31 (2016)

<b>31</b>, 2016<p>Written and directed by Rob Zombie<br>Starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Elizabeth Daily, Meg Foster, Richard Brake, Torsten Voges, Lew Temple, Lawrence …

Horror

Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton: Pope gives nod to two controversial Catholics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis invoked four Americans in his historic speech to Congress on Thursday. Two are instantly recognizable: Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.<p>The others -- Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton -- were Roman Catholic activists and ardent pacifists but lesser known, until …

Thomas Merton's Call for Peace

This weekend five hundred of us are gathering in Louisville, Kentucky, to celebrate the one hundredth birthday this year of Thomas Merton, one of the great peacemakers and spiritual teachers of our time. Born in 1915, Merton entered the Trappist monastery of the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky in …

Merton and the nuns

Daniel Horan, OFM, over at Dating God, has an excellent post about the conferences that Merton hosted for American sisters following the 2nd Vatican …

Complementary Proteins for Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

If you're following a vegetarian or vegan diet, focusing on complementary proteins is said to maximize nutrition and improve health. Including …

In God We Trust: Living with the Author of Life

Seeing God in suffering in a world in semi-darkness is a great spiritual challenge of our age. Father Benedict Groeschel lived in cooperation with …

The Kabbalah’s Remarkable Idea – Evolve + Ascend

During the question and answer period for the book release of my book <i>Dispelling Wetiko: Breaking the Curse of Evil</i>, someone asked what was I going to …

The political crusades targeting national parks for drilling and exploitation

“It’s easy to feel besieged here,” said Wendy Ross, superintendent of the Theodore Roosevelt national park. Ross’s park, named after the “conservationist president” who helped to keep America’s natural treasures unspoiled, is surrounded by oil and gas drilling that has transformed the landscape.<p>100 …

National Parks

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

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5 Tips for Walking Spain's Camino de Santiago

There's a lot to be learned on a month-long medieval pilgrimage. Here, a few lessons gleaned from the dusty road.<p>Twenty-eight days of walking. More than 400 miles crossed. Four women and one goal—to complete the ancient pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. You might know someone who's …

Plant of the week: Alpine wood fern

<b>What is it?</b> Few plants do well in full shade, but almost every garden has some that do: beside a shed, in a gloomy side return, on a north-facing balcony. The alpine wood fern (<i>Dryopteris wallichiana</i>) is one of those hardy types. Every spring, a fresh set of dark-ribbed fronds (“hairy as a monkey’s …

Plants

Mother Teresa: A religiosity so radically simple – and controversial

<i>Michael W. Higgins is vice-president for Mission and Catholic Identity at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., and author of</i> Stalking the Holy: The Pursuit of Saint Making.<p>In pious parlance it is called being "raised to the altars" but it is more formally known as canonization – adding to the …

Christianity

Our Father, Who Art In heaven

I've been a guest speaker at a lot of different churches lately, mostly Unity and Centers for Spiritual Living, talking about "The Heart of the Matter" - a two-part series on the nature of the ego.<p>The message has been uniformly welcomed and (apparently) enjoyed, even though in part two I get pretty …

Interiors That Inspire

“I tend to dabble in things that are often kind of serious—weddings, luxury products, fine jewelry.<p>Berkus has gone through over 1,000 renovations in his career and has learned some key design lessons along the way.<p>Engineered for versatility, Bosch appliances fit into the contemporary kitchen with …

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Glute Activation Exercises for Athletes

If you sit much of the day, you may have weak glutes, tight hamstrings, and tight hip flexors. Use this glute activation program to get your backside …

Why Olympic National Park Is One Of The Finest Examples Of ‘America’s Best Idea’

I was five. The shadows of the forest danced around me and I shuddered in fear. The darkness was unlike anything I’d felt before; deep and unforgiving. My old man threw another log on the glowing embers of the campfire. Sparks flew upward, into the black. My dad quietly sang an few notes of …

Only A True Muscle Expert Can Pass This Quiz

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10 National Parks You Should Visit This Fall

Celebrate 100 years of epic, rugged American wilderness.<p>One of America's greatest assets is its diverse and massive landscape. Luckily for us denizens, the National Park Service protects some of the most awe-inspiring terrain in all 50 states (as well as in American territories such as the Virgin …

Infographic on how to grow an avocado tree from seed.

CollectCollect this now for later<p>abbyy Infographic on how to grow an avocado tree from seed.<p>My future house<p>CollectCollect this now for later<p>abbyy …

How to Attract Bug-Eating Birds, Backyard Birds, Attracting Birds: Gardener's Supply

Bluebirds eat grasshoppers, crickets, beetles, larvae and moths.<p>There are lots of great reasons to make your yard and garden more welcoming to birds. …

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Apartment Therapy: 11 Garden Ideas to Steal from New York City

Gardeners in New York City are a little different. They have to be. There are not many apple trees in the Big Apple, and the “concrete jungle” is …

New York City