Meghan Otis

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Nifty All-in-One Coffee Maker Lets You Brew Java Anywhere

Much of coffee's appeal lies in its simplicity. Grounds, hot water, a little time, and presto—you've got yourself a cuppa. You can brew it almost …

How much naturally-occurring sugar (i.e. from fruit or milk) is healthy to eat? - Canada Q&A

From Lise Gleasure, Calgary, AB<p>Reader Lise Gleasure in Calgary asks, “I’ve been trying to reduce my added sugar (i.e. pop, candy) intake to improve health. How much naturally-occurring sugar (i.e. from fruit or milk) is healthy to eat?” Globe Health columnist and registered dietitian Leslie Beck …

Jesus and Israel: One Covenant or Two?

Every year, thousands of Christian books are published worldwide. Of those thousands, there are usually only a small handful that are worth reading. …

Motivation Tips that Actually Work: 6 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Writing and Keep Writing | WTD

A guest Post by Annabel Candy of Get in the Hotspot<p>Have you noticed how easy non-writers think writing is? When you’re a writer that can be …

Here’s why you should care about ocean acidification: It’s behind Earth’s worst-ever mass extinction

<b>(Karen Grigoryan/Shutterstock)</b><p>Rapid carbon emissions 252 million years ago wiped out the majority of the planet’s species<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>April 9, 2015 8:16pm (UTC)<p>Ocean acidification is like global warming's sad, ignored twin. It results, like climate change, from human emissions of greenhouse gases, …

Climate Change

Thousands Flee as Terrorists Take Over Iraq's Christian Heartland

Thousands of Christians have fled Iraq's second-largest city as an Islamist terror group solidifies its control over Christianity's main remaining …

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This is the official Old School New Body review by someone who has read through the entire program and applied its methods in real life, achieving …

Diets

Muslim Tells Christian Family: “I am going to kill your daughter.” He Shoots Her To Death And Then Says, “She is now with her God.”

By onApril 8, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Theodore Shoebat</b><p>Another horror story of Christian persecution has just recently come out. In the recent …

Make Your Own Healthy Beef Jerky

Strip House<b>Step 1: Prep the beef</b><b>Step 2: Make a marinade</b><b>Step 3: Cook it slowly</b>Check out Men’s Health’s new How To Do Everything Better section in print and online.

The 7 Most Interesting Things About The Man Who Plays 'The Most Interesting Man In the World'

Actor Jonathan Goldsmith's off-screen life is just as interesting as the Dos Equis campaign he stars in.<p>You know him as "The Most Interesting Man in the World," or possibly as your favorite carpool buddy, but it turns out that Jonathan Goldsmith, the actor behind the character is actually pretty …

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …

Cute

Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

Imagine if all you needed to put out fire was a subwoofer. It's an idea that has been toyed with, theoretically, over the years -- DARPA demonstrated an acoustic extinguisher in 2012, following prior experiments from other researchers. Now, for the first time, a handheld extinguisher exists that …

9 Things You Should Know About Church Architecture

A recent newspaper profile of Elevation Church, a megachurch located in Charlotte, North Carolina, led some readers to ask why the church uses an …

Toward a Graciously Historic Sexual Ethic

The centuries-old, universal consensus among Christians, Jews, and Muslims—that God gave sex for marriage between one man and one woman—is being …

Faith

7 Ways to Grow in the Art of Communication

• <b>We should draw out the thoughts of others.</b> Communication involves not just talking but drawing out the thoughts and feelings of others. Solomon said, …

What Is the Kingdom of God?

For anyone who has been a Christian for even a small amount of the time the question “What is the kingdom of God?” may seem strange. Christians talk …

Bad Vibes

<b>Part 7: The Physics of Heaven<br>A Serial Book Review & Theological Interaction</b><b><br>Read Part 1: "The Physics of Heaven"<br>Read Part 2: "The Power of the</b> …

10 Unconventional Weight Loss Tactics that Actually Work

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

World's biggest replica of cave paintings to open in southern France

Milllimetre-perfect replica of famed Grotte Chauvet, the world's oldest prehistoric paintings and drawings found in fave in the Ardèche two decades ago to open to public<p>A near-perfect replica of <b>France</b>’s famed Grotte Chauvet, a <b>vast cave containing the world’s oldest prehistoric art</b>, is to open this …

University of California

Do the majestic vistas of Yosemite National Park make you swoon? Are you besotted with the equally splendid landscapes of Yellowstone, Zion, the Smokey Mountains, the North Cascades and Rocky Mountain National Parks?<p>Thank UC Berkeley.<p>“Cal alumni had a major influence on both launching and …

National Parks

15 Ways to Feel Lighter By The End of Today

Get ready to fit into those skinny jeans...<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Slimming down takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just one day. Read on to feel less bloated and puffy—and get a flatter belly—by the end of today!<p><b>In The</b> …

European islands: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

<b>This week's winning tip</b><p><b>Lofoten</b><p>Fancy a trip to Hell and back? Feeding wild sea eagles? How about snacking on cod that has been left to dry on a line outside, like your washing? Or walking or kayaking for miles around jagged islands that even Norwegians find exceptionally stunning? If you do, head to …

National Geographic Travel

5 Habits to Help You Succeed at Fitness Goals

Making goals to get in shape or lose weight is easy -- anyone can do it! However, the hardest part for many of us is seeing those goals through and turning exercise into a consistent habit.<p>There are many ways to stall out and lose motivation along the way, but certain strategies can actually help …

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Organic food sellers notch up fruitful growth as economy recovers

The organic produce industry is on track to return to pre-crisis sales levels<p>After suffering years of decline during the recession, the organic food sector in the UK is finally showing signs of bouncing back.<p>Shoppers are now spending <b>an extra £1.4m a week on organic food</b><b>,</b> pushing sales up by 4pc to …

The world's most spectacular camping spots

Want a night to remember? From the wilds of Africa to the ice of Antarctica – here's where to spend an unforgettable night under canvas...<p>1. Alaska's …

Personal Development Blogs

<i>“You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.”</i> —John C. Maxwell<p>This is my <b>map of top personal development …

Self-improvement