Kevin Watson

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Here Is the Real Key to Weight Loss (Hint: It's Not Diet or Exercise)

Practically every client I counsel who struggles with weight loss will say something like, “I just need to workout more.” But the truth is it’s not …

New Report Warns Of Dramatic Changes For Arctic Under Global Warming

After decades of rising temperatures, Arctic conditions have reached new heights again this year.<p><i>The latest report on the Arctic by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds dwindling sea ice and temperatures as much as 3 Celsius (5.4 Fahrenheit) above average are disrupting</i> …

Don’t Blame Islam for the Paris Terrorist Attacks

Blaming religion for the attacks in Paris, Beirut and Bagdad plays straight into the hands of ISIS.<p>Rather than identifying the group as the gang of …

One of the Nation's Largest Catholic Hospital Systems Says It Can Deny Women Emergency Care Because of Its Religious Affiliation

I suppose it shouldn't really have come as a surprise. But there it was in black and white in a recent court document: Trinity Health, one of the largest health care systems, saying that because of religious exemption laws, its Catholic affiliation allows it to violate the law and refuse to provide …

The Village That Will Be Swept Away

Residents of Newtok, Alaska, voted to relocate as erosion destroyed their land. That was the easy part.<p>NEWTOK, Alaska—Two decades ago, the people of this tiny village came to terms with what had become increasingly obvious: They could no longer fight back the rising waters.<p>Their homes perched on a …

Budget Deficit

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

Genius Food Hacks That'll Help You Lose Weight

Why hasn't anyone ever thought of making DIY smoothie packs before?!<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're serious about losing weight, your lazy-girl habit of getting takeout for dinner every night has got to change. Luckily, cooking …

Healthy Eating

The Simple Morning Habit That Helped This Woman Lose More Than 100 Pounds

Katie Hug went from a size 28 to a size 4—and she feels calmer and happier<p><b>Name:</b> Katie Hug• <b><br>Age:</b> 33• <b><br>Ho</b><b>metown:</b> Kuna, Idaho• <b><br>Before Weight:</b> 270• <b><br>After Weight:</b> 133<p>During college, a junk-food-heavy diet and a list of 12 meds for anxiety and depression caused Katie's weight to creep up. "The drugs made me …

Fitness

Innovation is blooming at water-wise urban farms

As California moves through its fourth summer of drought, cutting back on water use means shorter showers, fuller dishwashers and drier lawns for most people living in urban areas.<p>But for small farms nestled between city streets, saving water means recycling it — and finding new ways to keep plants …

Aquaponics

4 Sneaky Signs You're Lonely (And What To Do About It)

Feeling lonely is tough, and it's linked with some scary health risks. But there are things you can do about it.<p>Whether it's a move to a new city or school, a breakup or a random rough patch, we all get lonely from time to time. This is pretty normal, but too much loneliness can be taxing on our …

Struggling? Try More Sleep!

Do you often feel exhausted by mid-afternoon? Find yourself drinking coffee or pop all day to keep going? Having trouble losing weight? Maybe you even pride yourself on "how little" sleep you need.<p>I bet the real reason you are struggling every day is that you aren't getting enough sleep. Most of us …

This Motivating Workout Playlist Will Keep You Going for an Entire Hour

The mix comes courtesy of yoga studio Lyons Den.<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, Lyons Den shares a playlist from a recent class.</i><p>You know those yoga classes you go to where you feel super relaxed aftward—but you …

Yoga

There's An Inconvenient Hole in the Climate Forecasting Map

England’s lead scientific adviser warned recently that increased demand for water and energy, and a warmer world, may combine to create a ‘perfect storm’ of “public unrest, cross-border conflicts and mass migration by 2030″, with developing regions hardest hit: ”there’s not going to be a complete …

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

NASA photos of Earth: Comparing the planet 1972 to 2015

The 1972 "Blue Marble" photo of Earth offered a previously unseen view of the world: A single image of the planet lit by the sun. In an instant, the image became iconic.<p>Since that time, many satellite photos of Earth have been taken in different ways and from different views. Usually, because the …

Bruce Rauner

Brilliant SALt lamp runs 8 hours on just 1 glass of salty water

Rural communities in the Philippines will soon be trading in candles and battery-powered devices for lamps that run on salt water. The Sustainable …

“People choose their villain”: Chris Hayes on the epic battles surrounding California’s drought

<b>Chris Hayes (MSNBC/AP/Jae C. Hong/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Exclusive interview: The MSNBC host talks to Salon about covering California’s “water wars”<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>July 24, 2015 12:58pm (UTC)<p>Cities versus farms. Big Ag versus endangered species. Hashtag activism versus the lawns of the 1 percent. …

Climate Engineering Fuels Raging Forest Fires Across The Northern Hemisphere

While mainstream media entertains and distracts many Americans with the Donald Trump circus of idiocy, our planet is literally burning to the ground. …

European Researchers Warn the World of the Dangers of Climate Engineering

<b>Derrick Broze</b> <b><br>July 24, 2015</b><p><b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> In a new report, a team of 14 different organizations in Germany, the U.K., Norway, France, and Austria …

Put First Nations in charge of oil pipeline safety and spill response

<i>Roger McDonnell is an anthropologist who has spent decades developing programs with First Nations communities across central Alberta and throughout the boreal forest on issues related to treaty rights, consultation, conservation, justice, health and self-government.</i><p>The Nexen pipeline rupture …

Pursuing the global opportunity in food and agribusiness

Satisfying the world’s food needs opens the door to investment throughout the value chain.<p><b>Food and agribusiness have</b> a massive economic, social, and …

Investments in fossil fuel companies face serious risk from global warming, research by the Economist Intelligence Unit shows<p>Private investors stand to lose $4.2tn (£2.7tn) on the value of their holdings from the impact of climate change by 2100 even if global warming is held at plus 2C, a report …

Fossil Fuels

Ebola: Your stories of living with the outbreak

The BBC Ebola Facebook community and WhatsApp information service are ending this week.<p>However, the Ebola outbreak is not yet over, so BBC Africa has created a series of short videos to provide lasting advice to people in the affected countries and beyond.<p>This fourth and final video features …

Here's why Russia selling S-300 advanced missile systems to Iran is such a big deal

If the deal goes through and Moscow does indeed follow through on the sale of S-300 air defense systems to Tehran, Iran could both harass and disrupt aerial traffic beyond its borders while protecting its nuclear sites from preemptive attacks, Patrick Megahan and Behnam Ben Taleblu note for The …

Saudi Arabia, Israel Have Been Holding Secret Talks Since Last Year Over How To Deal With Iran

Saudi Arabia and Israel appear to be ascribing to the ancient proverb that says “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.” The two countries have held …