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A Beginner's Guide to Google's SEO Guidelines

If you have done much research about search engine optimization, you have probably heard that not following the Google SEO guidelines is a good way …

Scientists have figured out how the Earth looked a billion years ago

By the time Dietmar Mueller arrived at the University of Texas as a graduate student in the mid-1980s, scientists had already long embraced a once-astonishing idea: that the continents on which all human history has unfolded, rather than fixtures of constancy, were orphans of a former grand …

Willie Nelson’s New Pot Brand ‘Willie’s Reserve’ Just Scored Private Equity Funding

Country music legend Willie Nelson has teamed up with private equity investors looking to cash in on the latest celebrity-endorsed venture in the …

Women stabbed; responding officer shot, killed

LAFAYETTE, La. — A Sunset woman was stabbed to death Wednesday and a police officer responding to the stabbing was shot and killed in an incident that began at an Anne Street home and ended with the arrest of a suspect identified as Harrison Lee Wiley Jr., 35, who was living in Arnaudville.<p>St. …

Review: Dam-Funk, 'Invite The Light'

Three years ago, to help celebrate the label's 10-year anniversary, Seattle's Light In The Attic imprint asked Ariel Pink and Dâm-Funk to cover an obscure blue-eyed soul song from 1979, Donnie and Joe Emerson's "Baby." On paper, it seemed like an odd pairing, in that Ariel Pink was known for making …

Dumpster Diving: DIY Pool Made From a Reclaimed Waste Container

A dumpster pool can be a simple as an old skip lined with waterproof material, but give it a little more attention to detail and it can look just as …

Magic of the Ancients: Five Incredible Texts of Spells, Curses, and Incantations

By April Holloway <br>ancient-origins<p>As long as humanity has had beliefs in a higher power, the use of magic, spells, curses, and incantations have …

NASA Openly Admits Alien Life Exists: Get Ready for Disclosure

<i>Editor’s Note</i>: Here’s one take on the whole alien agenda…<p>Most people ‘in the know’ realize that NASA is just part of the military industrial complex, …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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How I Got The Shot: Blood Moon at Antelope Island

All too often, people ask me to put my camera down and join the party. I get that stink eye on many occasions when I plop myself in the corner of a …

The Real Truth Behind How 'Truth-Telling' Drugs Actually Work

The term "truth serum" refers to a number of mind-altering drugs that make you incapable of lying, or so the theory goes. Yes, such mind-altering drugs exist, but their effect does not completely inhibit a subject's ability to lie.<p>Some truth serums, like sodium thiopental, slow the speed at which …

The Right Way To Wrap A Burrito

Burrito mastery can be yours.<p>Burritos are glorious. Stuffed with beans. Loaded with cheese. Filled with all the guacamole. It's no wonder so many of us are addicted to these overstuffed tortillas. Their vast size also means that they don't come cheap. A burrito at Chipotle can easily set you back …

10 Spooky American Ghost Towns

Here are 10 American ghost towns, places that were once thriving but are now abandoned. A visit to any one of them is intriguing, desolate . . . and more than a little spooky.<p>It's that time of year with Halloween approaching that we start thinking of all things haunted. Here are 10 American ghost …

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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

The groundbreaking tractor beam, made of a hollow laser beam (a laser bright around the edges and hollow in the centre), was able to move particles 0.2 mm in diameter distances up to 20 cm (7.87 in) -- around 100 times farther than has been achieved in previous experiments.<p>"Demonstration of a large …

The Storyteller’s Kit: The Gear You Need to Tell Stories with Your Photography

Gear does not make the photographer, allow me to state that for the record before we dive in here. A talented artist can make an image with whatever …

Meet Nᅢᄊrdlingen, The Little Town In A Crater

Well this place is a <i>hole</i> bunch of fun.<p>The town of Nᅢᄊrdlingen -- a stop on Germany's Romantic Road -- sits entirely within a crater, made when a half-mile-wide meteorite smacked into Earth about 15 million years ago.<p>The town's founders likely weren't aware they were settling in such a phenomenon -- …

Building the Right PC for Your (Serious) Photography Needs

First of all, I must say that I am a PC guy. Many photographers choose iMacs over PCs for the “stability” and such, but I haven't seen big difference …

The Connection Between Red Meat And Heart Disease May Lie In The Gut

That red meat is strongly associated with heart failure is not new – but the cascade of events that leads from one to the other has only started to become clearer in recent years. It’s been increasingly evident that bacteria in the gut may, at least in part, be responsible for the connection, since …

Why Legalizing Medical Marijuana Will Make Investors Extremely Wealthy

I never thought I’d see more people invest in marijuana than smoke it.<p>But those investments are exactly what’s about to happen given a recent survey from some of the most influential and social analysts in the BioPharma space. In fact, according to Investing.com and our research, two-thirds (2/3) …

6 Tips for Preparing a Paleo Thanksgiving

Here, six tips that can help you create a Paleo-friendly Thanksgiving while making the meal decadent enough for your nonpracticing guests.<p>Since the …