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To Improve Your Storytelling Skills, Use Abraham Lincoln as Inspiration

The Gettysburg Address follows a structure that will work for you, too.<p>Time magazine lists it as one of the 10 greatest speeches of all time. It is a poignant expression of the travails of a troubled nation. And it contains an opening line that most Americans can still recite years after they …

Abraham Lincoln

Why is the Bible so poorly written?

Millions of evangelicals and other Christian fundamentalists believe that the Bible was dictated by God to men who acted essentially as human …

Theology

The Three Meanings Of E=mc^2, Einstein's Most Famous Equation

For hundreds of years, there was an immutable law of physics that was never challenged: that in any reaction occurring in the Universe, mass was conserved. That no matter what you put in, what reacted, and what came out, the sum of what you began with and the sum of what you ended with would be …

Physics

What Was Jesus Doing Before He Came to Earth?

Pre-Incarnate Jesus Was Active on Humanity’s Behalf<p>Christianity says Jesus Christ came to earth during the historical reign of King Herod the Great …

The Magick of Affirmations

The power of affirmations are easily overlooked. Affirmations are simply positive statements about oneself, usually worded in the present tense and …

Japan's long-breath diet: This diet can easily blow kilograms away; here's all you need to know about it

It helps in burning more fat when our body uses more oxygen.<p>Dieting is not an easy task and most importantly, not everyone's cup of tea. If you keep …

Top 68 Quotes of All Time

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.- Niccolo Machiavelli<p>Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.- Sigmund Freud<p>…

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

Diabetes

What does it mean to be spiritual?

Spirituality has become a kind of buzzword in today’s culture, especially for the millennial generation. Increasingly, North Americans identify as …

Dalai Lama

The Hearth of Hellenism: Paganism & the End of Religious Extremism

Paganism is a religion for our future because it provides fulfillment on the individual level and is productive on a societal level. Monotheism, …

Religion

We Are Capable of Super Human Abilities Using These Ancient Techniques!

Ever wanted to be in more than one place at a time? That’s right, I’m talking about the super-human abilities that can be gained by those who follow …

Spirituality

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

Live so that you feel you've left nothing on the table.<p>What do you think when a plane you're traveling on hits turbulence? Maybe you pray, maybe you mentally recite the excellent safety statistics of flying, or maybe you distract yourself with daydreams. But chances are excellent you don't have the …

Self-improvement

The evolution of religion

I am a psychiatrist and researcher on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. A century ago, a German researcher published data showing which parts of …

Evolution

Why the ketogenic diet may help fight diabetes, cancer

A diet extremely high in fat may not seem like the best way to lose fat. But there’s a growing body of research showing that the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet is not only good for weight loss, but also may help in preventing disease.<p>The ketogenic diet, or keto, relies on using your fat …

The Case for Letting Fevers Run Their Course

Numerous studies over the past few years have shown that taking fever reducers hurts your body’s ability to recover from an illness.<p>Fever isn’t an …

Medicine

These Pharmaceutical Drugs Poison Your Body and Destroy Your Health

Some pharmaceutical medicines can cause you immediate physiological damage, keep reading to find out which ones! A new CDC report confirmed that half …

Medicine

The Truth of Genesis: The Seven Feasts Of Yehovah, Part 7E.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) One thing that is generally not understood by gentiles, is that salvation was not primarily made for them. Yes, they read that …

New drug beats heart disease by reducing inflammation

About every 40 seconds, an American has a heart attack, and almost 15 percent of those heart attacks are fatal. As the leading cause of death in the U.S., heart disease has been the subject of thousands of studies in the last several decades, and breakthroughs in the last 50 years have been …

Medicine

5 Amazing Things You Never Knew About Breast Milk

Breast milk seems like a pretty simple substance. It comes out when we have babies, helps them grow, and is extremely annoying to transport on …

Breast Feeding

Perform an Earth Meditation Ritual

Try this simple meditation to help you attune to the element of Earth. Meditation works on the simple principle that the human mind is made up of …

This 3-Letter Word Will Make You Live Longer and Happier, According to Science

It's as simple as taking a walk outside.<p>Ever encountered something so vast, so beautiful, so intense, that your mind struggled to comprehend it? There's a word for that, and multiple studies have concluded that it's very good for your health. It's the experience of <i>awe</i>.<p>Psychologists describe awe as …

Psychology

What It Feels Like to Die

Death comes for us all here on Earth at a rate of nearly 7,000 people every hour. Yet, despite its inevitability, most of us know very little about …

How Fast Do You Walk? Your Answer Could Predict Your Risk Of Heart Disease Death

A simple question — how fast do you walk? — may help researchers determine who has a higher risk of death from heart disease, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests.<p>The study found that middle-age adults who said they typically walk at a slow pace were about twice as likely to die from heart …

Medical Research

The medical world is taking inflammation (even more) seriously thanks to a new study

There’s a reason why inflammation is one of the biggest buzzwords in the wellness space: Experts say keeping it at bay via anti-inflammatory foods, …

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Antiinflammatory

New evidence says high-fat diet extends life and strength - Futurity

Researchers tested a ketogenic diet on mice. "The results surprised me a little," says nutritionist Jon Ramsey.

How Would the U.S. Defend Against a North Korean Nuclear Attack?

By Chloe WhiteakerChloe Whiteaker, Jeremy Scott DiamondJeremy Scott Diamond and Tony CapaccioTony Capaccio<p>After successfully testing two …

North Korea

How to Reprogram The Unconscious

Recently my 16-year-old son bought a bunch of new music on i-tunes and because we share the same account, all of his new music ended up automatically …

Meditation

The mixed effects of DNA fiddling

Evidently, scientists are now able to eradicate a number of hereditary diseases such as cystic fibrosis and breast cancer.<p>They do this by “fixing” …