Kim-Marie H Meredith

83 Added | 22 Magazines | 119 Likes | 6 Following | 19 Followers | @KimMarieHMe3ejl | Keep up with Kim-Marie H Meredith on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kim-Marie H Meredith”

Breakfasts lovers everywhere raise $90,000 for toaster of the future

You probably don't think much can improve a crunchy piece of golden toast laden with a gently melting pat of butter.<p>Unless you're one of the 981 …

World's fastest EV trounces Tesla Model S and LaFerrari in drag race

When Croatian carmaker Rimac Automobili unveiled its Concept_One, the world's fastest electric vehicle (EV) this spring, we were blown away by both …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review: Possibly the most complete smartphone ever made

<i>Editorial Note: The Note 7 has been discontinued due to continued risk of fire. This review is for all intents and purposes now simply a historical archive of this smartphone’s short-lived greatness.</i><p><i>In other words, if you find somewhere that still sells it, do not buy it, unless you enjoy toasted</i> …

Phones

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

The 7 Best Abs Exercises for Fast Results

Without doing crunch after freaking crunch.<p>You hear it all day err' day—work your abs, abs, abs. It’s the base of every workout routine, and the body part you most want to show off come summertime. But who the hell has the time to do crunch after crunch, only to see barely a smidgen of definition? …

Leonardo DiCaprio Taking A Selfie Is Beyond Entertaining

Human Academy Award Leonardo DiCaprio is as close to a perfect specimen as we're going to get in our lifetime.<p>Because, amid a bevy of iconic roles and shelves full of awards, "The Revenant" actor is at heart a humanitarian, an environmentalist and an expert at hiding from his fans. He's also great …

More ancient viruses lurk in our DNA than we thought

Think your DNA is all human? Think again. And a new discovery suggests it’s even less human than scientists previously thought. Nineteen new pieces …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Screw the Gym! Do This Lower-Body Workout Anytime, Anywhere

This iso squat challenge will hammer your glutes and quads for as long as you can take it<p>This iso squat ladder challenge pits you against gravity.<p>By adding an extended pause during the toughest part of the squat—the bottom—you intensify the exercise without adding weights. The isometric hold …

Binge Watching as a Young Adult Linked to Cognitive Impairment: Study

Sitting around watching TV and not doing any physical activity as a young adult may be linked to lower brain functioning even earlier than scientists …

Learning, and controlling, your metabolism rate for weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Metabolism is a term that is thrown around a lot in the nutrition world, but most people don't fully understand what it really is, what aspects of your metabolism are under your control and how you can optimize it to help you lose weight and keep the weight off.<p>The term metabolism actually …

Nutrition

9 Ways to Get a Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

Bust your gut with these minimal-effort tips.<p>Bust your gut with these minimal-effort tips.<p>From: Good Housekeeping US

Wellness

The Health Benefits of Chocolate You Might Not Know About (Plus a Cupcake Recipe!)

Theobroma Cacao, the Latin name for chocolate, means "Food of the Gods" for a reason. Dark chocolate has a long history of use as a healing plant, a mood enhancer, and even an aphrodisiac. So if you've got a thing for chocolate (and we don't mean the junk chocolate in candy bars and sweet …

Astronomers go to the ends of the Earth to see cosmic carbon

The carbon cycle is central to life on Earth. It describes how carbon flows between living organisms, and the ocean, atmosphere and rock of our …

Netflix: What's coming and going in November

November is just around the corner, and the show that everyone is talking about is only weeks away from premiering.<p><i>Jessica Jones</i>, Netflix's second original series in partnership with Marvel, is set to debut its entire season on Nov. 20, and although it's one of the later titles to join the …

The Benefits Of Herbalism

Also known as botanical medicine, herbalism derives it strength from the power and medicinal value of plants. Its origins date back before history …

Alternative Medicine

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Meeting the oldest living thing on Earth

In the early Seventies, an ex-soldier, wanderer and freelance conservationist called Allen Meredith began having mystical dreams. A group of people in long gowns and hoods were sitting in a circle, instructing him to look for the “Tree of the Cross”. “It was called by another name,” he remembers, …

Yorkshire Dales

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Cleveland

Accomable.com helps the disabled find where to stay on vacation

Here's website that can help travelers with disabilities find accessible vacation accommodations around the world.<p><b>Name:</b> Accomable.com<p><b>What it does:</b> It opens doors to lodgings that can accommodate those with disabilities.<p><b>What's hot:</b> Not all vacation rentals are accessible for those in wheelchairs, …

Travel

This is the Bentley Bentayga, the fastest SUV on the planet

Bentley has been making a big deal of its entry into the luxury SUV market for some time, and it's finally happening: meet the Bentayga, a 600-horsepower tank of a vehicle that'll hit 60 miles per hour in four seconds flat. The company makes it very, very, <i>very</i> clear that with a top speed of 301 …

Land Rover Range Rover

Van Slyke leads Dodgers past Angels 7-5 in rivalry series

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After a game featuring 12 runs, 14 relievers, 23 runners left on base, 27 hits and nearly four hours of baseball, the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers finally staggered back to their clubhouse with another win.<p>"That was definitely a September game," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly …

Baseball

Canon makes a 250-megapixel image sensor

The megapixel wars broke out on a new front today as Japanese camera giant Canon announced a head-spinning new sensor. The roughly 250-megapixel (19,580 x 12,600) APS-H CMOS sensor sets a world record for resolution in its size, according to a Canon release, and is said to be able to distinguish …

Cameras

9 Weird Things Dehydration Does to Your Body

<i>By Sarah Klein, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>I am convinced Bikram yoga would kill me. I'm just too sweaty.<p>I can produce a puddle of sweat under a spin bike that a small child could swim in. I don't wear gray. I was poked and prodded by doctors who thought there could be an underlying …

Tesla's Model S P85D is so good it broke Consumer Reports' rating system

103 out of 100<p>How good is Tesla's Model S P85D? Insanely good, says <i>Consumer Reports</i>, with the electric sedan performing better than any other car the magazine has reviewed and breaking its rating system in the process. "The Tesla initially scored 103 in the Consumer Reports' Ratings system, which …

Olympus' E-M10 II mirrorless camera is small, but feature-packed

Olympus has had a busy 2015. From the E-M5 Mark II to the Air lens camera, the company's made sure to offer products for every different type of budget and taste. Today, Olympus is keeping this trend going by introducing its OM-D E-M10 II, a compact mirrorless camera designed for the entry-level …

Tesla Eats Into BMW, Mercedes, Audi High-Margin Sales As Germans Miscue

BMW, VW’s Audi and Porsche, and Mercedes have invested huge sums to produce plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, but one German expert believes this is a big mistake, and Tesla Motors’ all electric approach is already eating into their high-end sales.<p>According to Professor Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, …

Tesla Model S

Robot mother builds 'cube babies' then watches them take first steps

Cambridge University has built evolution by natural selection into a robot for the first time<p>A ‘mother’ robot which can build its own ‘children’, test which ones do best, then modify their design, has been developed by scientists at Cambridge University.<p>In an astonishing video released by the …

Robotics

Can you lower your cholesterol just by changing your diet?

<b>Statins are used to lower cholesterol but how much can be achieved with changes to diet alone, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>Over the many years that I've been making science documentaries I've covered a huge range of subjects, but there is one that is of particular personal interest. My family tree is …

Holistic Medicine