Krista DeLoach

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Hitting the right nerve: the electronic neck implant to treat depression

Steve Collins is a 45-year-old unemployed architect who has been living with severe depression for 15 years. “I’m like a hermit crab hiding under rocks, crouching in dark spaces and only venturing out occasionally; there’s no light, no hope, no way in or out. I’ve been in therapy for years and must …

Depression

Drone Photography In Iraq Leads Archaeologists To Discover Lost City Built By Alexander The Great

Drone photography has enabled archaeologists in Iraq to discover a lost city built by Alexander the Great that has been quietly tucked away for over …

Archaeology

Lost City of Alexander The Great Thought to Be Found After 2,000 Years

It was first revealed by 1960s spies.<p>An ancient city thought to have been founded in the era of Alexander the Great has been discovered after being …

Archaeology

Found: 30 Lost English Words That May Deserve a Comeback

A treat for all you snout-fair wordsmiths.<p>A team of linguists at the University of York has excavated 30 “lost” words from the English language. …

Language

Glaze Art - Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics<p>The truth is the basics of painting glazes is easy to understand, …

Tutorials

Blood test for PTSD on horizon as scientists find genetic changes in traumatised soldiers

Post traumatic stress disorder could soon be diagnosed with simple blood test after scientists found crucial genetic changes in soldiers suffering from trauma after serving in Afghanistan.<p>PTSD is an anxiety disorder caused by stressful or frightening events which can cause flashbacks, nightmares, …

Aloe Self-Care App: Reminders, from yourself, to step away from work or the internet and address physical and emotional wellbeing

The internet is a black hole and one we must frequently pry ourselves from. With constant connectivity, a 24-hour news cycle, social media doubling as a personal brand broadcast platform and the jitteriness that accompanies it all, the Aloe self-care app might just make looking after yourself …

Self-improvement

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers | Inc.com

You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need customers. You need to pitch: your idea, your business -- or even yourself.<p>So how can you make sure you're ready to pitch?<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to …

Business Strategy

7 Places to Travel to Alone After a Breakup

Traveling by yourself can offer so many benefits, including self-growth, independence, and a fresh perspective. But it's also a fantastic remedy for heartbreak. (Ever read/seen <b>Eat Pray Love</b>?) When speaking with Elle Huerta, CEO and founder of personal breakup coach Mend, about breakup self-care …

Los Angeles

Relieve pain in the most natural way: 7 painkillers available in your kitchen

Stay away from harmful painkillers and go for these natural options instead.<p>Popping pills for even minor discomforts is a habit for most of us. It is …

25 U.S. Attractions Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

From ruins of ancient civilizations to Revolutionary War monuments, there are many attractions that celebrate the unique history of the US. The …

National Parks

A big chunk of Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks have been digitized and can be viewed online

The British Library has digitized 570 loose pages of notes written and drawn by Leonard da Vinci to compile a notebook which is called, <i>The Codex</i> …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Delicate Botanical Tattoos by Pis Saro | Colossal

<p>Crimea-based tattoo artist Pis Saro (previously) brings plants to life on the surface of her clients’ skin, articulating near photo-realistic images …

Body Art

Renaissance Knives Had Music Engraved on the Blades; Now Hear the Songs Performed by Modern Singers

<i>Image courtesy of The Victoria and Albert Museum</i><p>On any given weekend, in any part of the state where I live, you can find yourself standing in a hall …

Knives

Research: Writing a Business Plan Makes Your Startup More Likely to Succeed

When asked about an opponent’s plan for their impending fight, former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson once said: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”<p>It is a school of thought now fashionable in entrepreneurship circles. Advocates of “learning by doing” approaches such as …

Entrepreneurship

Monks unearth 1,500-year-old manuscript by 'father of medicine' Hippocrates in ancient Egypt

The discovery was made during restoration works at Saint Catherine Monastery.<p>In the southern Sinai peninsula, at the foot of Mount Sinai, the Saint …

Thomas Gainsborough sketches discovered at Windsor Castle

It took one historian's house move to make the art discovery of a lifetime.<p>Lindsay Stainton was sorting through photos when she realised one of them, sent to her decades earlier by a curator at Windsor Castle, showed a sketch by Thomas Gainsborough.<p>This is how 25 hidden sketches by the famed …

Windsor Castle

Phidias

Phidias (also Pheidias) was, according to his contemporaries, the most renowned of all Greek sculptors. His greatest masterpieces were completed …

Ancient History
Rehabilitation

‘Horses are the magic that’s changed my life’: the book all horse lovers should read this summer

If ever we needed proof of the healing power of horses, this is it.<p>Writer and journalist <b>Clover Stroud</b>’s memoir <b>‘The Wild Other</b>’ will choke you from …

Books

Drawing a Horse in Colored Pencil

01<p>of 07<p>Learn How to Draw a Realistic Horse<p>Drawing realistic looking horses is fun with colored pencils. Guest artist Janet Griffin-Scott gives us a …

Graphics

What Are The Differences Between Buddhism and Stoicism?

Two of the world's oldest systems of thought, Buddhism and Stoicism, are at first sight as different as can be. Developed within a century or two of …

Meditation

These wondrous sea wolves swim for miles and live off the watery wilds

<b>In a remote stretch of rainforest on Canada's Pacific coast, a unique population of wolves has taken to a life of the sea.</b><p>Wolves have forever had a …

Nature

An Animated Introduction to Stoicism, the Ancient Greek Philosophy That Lets You Lead a Happy, Fulfilling Life

Forever known, it seems, as keeping a “stiff upper lip,” Stoicism—like its predecessor, Cynicism—is an ancient school of Greek philosophy that has …

Science: regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin, fit, and active

Study confirms that cannabis consumers are more fit, remain more active<p>An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Here’s a new health-related adage to consider: Regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin and active.<p>According to researchers at Oregon Health and Science University, people who use …

Cannabis

7 ways billionaires like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates demonstrate the ancient philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

Around 304 BC, a wealthy and successful merchant named Zeno was shipwrecked on a trading voyage. He lost nearly everything. Making his way to Athens, he was introduced to philosophy by Crates of Thebes, a famous Cynic, which changed his life. Within a few years, Stoic philosophy would be born. As …

Self-improvement

10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them

It can be easy to think that all the good ideas have already been thought; after all, philosophy have been going on for more than 2500 years. But …

How to Train Your Dog for Therapy Service

Dogs are pros at making you feel better when you’ve had a bad day or you’re couch-bound while sick, and they can help other people feel the same …

Dogs

California's Legal Pot Law Is Helping Give Felons Their Lives Back

Ex-cons can appeal to have their criminal records wiped clean, but the process can be convoluted and extremely expensive.<p>With the passage of Proposition 64 in November, Californians were finally free to enjoy recreational marijuana. For average stoners, this meant being free from the fiction that …

Cannabis

Weed Could Help Prevent Certain Brain Diseases

The existing research is promising, but researchers are calling for more clinical trials in humans.<p>The fact that humans even <i>have</i> an "endocannabinoid system" sounds like stoner fantasy. (If we hadn't been trying to figure out just what cannabis does to our bodies when it was discovered, it might …

Cannabis