Mike N Heather Burkhart

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Emotions are generated by the conscious brain, not the subconscious

A new theory of emotion overturns established view of where feelings arise in the brain.<p>Emotions are created in the conscious part of the brain and …

Pro-Pot Lawmakers to Join Forces, Launch Cannabis Caucus

Move comes amid uncertainty for state marijuana laws under Trump<p>Lawmakers looking to draw attention to pet issues have formed groups in favor of …

Gardening 101: Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel, Hamamelis: “Faith Healer”<p><i>Hamamelis</i> has fragrance, as well as arresting looks. In the darkest months of winter, its colors and spicy …

Plants

A history of American anti-immigrant bias, starting with Benjamin Franklin’s hatred of the Germans

In the 1750s, the United States of America was not yet a country, but its trouble with immigrants already had begun.<p>People of non-WASP (white Anglo-Saxon Protestant) descent were crossing the ocean to start new lives in the new world, and earlier Colonial settlers were none too happy about it. …

Immigration

The 10-Minute "Lifestyle Trigger" That Relieves Anxiety and Depression

I have 2 questions for you…<p>Are you anxious or depressed?<br>• Do have a spare 10-20 minutes every day?<p>If the answer to these 2 questions is yes, then read …

Face of 9,500-Year-Old Man Revealed for First Time

Digital tools help researchers reconstruct the Neolithic man inside the famed Jericho Skull.<p>Researchers have reverse-engineered the ancient ritual practice that created one of the British Museum's most important artifacts—the Jericho Skull—revealing the face of a man whose remains were decorated …

Archaeology

Want To Improve Your Memory? Take A Deep Breath.

Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Does this sound like your yoga or meditation class? There's a reason. In addition to …

Buzz Kill, Dude! As Pot Sales Soar, Beer Takes a Hit

By<p>Jan. 5, 2017 4:46 p.m. ET<p>Marijuana legalization has had a surprising side effect: it’s hurting beer sales. In states where recreational cannabis …

Get a look at the innards of a 270-foot wind turbine

Wind Power

How to Stop Worrying About Everything

This article originally appeared on Health<p><b>Q: How can I stop worrying about everything?</b><p>Sorry to sound like a downer, but you can't completely stop …

Build a DIY garden you can bring on the road

You can take it with you on your adventures<p>There’s nothing quite like putting down roots and tending a garden. But what happens if you don’t have a backyard? Or you’re suddenly uprooted? Or you decide to go on a road trip and can’t get anyone to watch your plants?<p>Just whip up a portable container …

Can Molly Save a Marriage?

We didn't trance-dance into a fatally overheated stupor. We didn't see fairies dancing in the sky. We did become our most loving and infatuated selves.<p>Maintaining a successful marriage isn't easy. It takes work. It also, in our case, takes drugs.<p>My husband and I were inspired to try MDMA by …

Ecstasy (Drug)

The Latest: Activists celebrate new Massachusetts pot law

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on recreational marijuana becoming legal in Massachusetts (all times local):<p>2 p.m.<p>Legal marijuana activists are celebrating …

8 DIY Projects Out Of Plastic Bottles

As preppers we know that plastic bottles have a ton of uses beyond just holding soda. In today’s article we’ll take a look at 8 DIY survival projects …

Pollution

Our Best Chocolate Cake Recipes That You'll Ever Make!

<b>Who doesn't like chocolate cake?! Here's a roundup up of our best, most decadent chocolate cake recipes you'll want to make over and over again.</b>

The rise of legal weed in America

<i>A majority of the U.S. population now has access to legalized cannabis in some form. What's the track record so far? Here's everything you need to</i> …

9 Morning Habits That'll Make You Feel Ready For ANY Day

For as long as my mornings involved corralling five children under the age of 8, they haven't been blissful, self-care-centric affairs. They've been …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Accomplish Your Goals When Life Crushes You

Have you ever set a goal for yourself and got super excited to get working on it? The first few weeks are great! You’re moving forward. Then life …

How Can We Stop The Sex From Fading? 5 Ways To Keep Desire In Relationships

Having your sex drive drop — or your sex life drop— is a big fear for a lot of us, even those in happy relationships. Especially with recent research …

Relationships

The Vagus Nerve: A Back Door for Brain Hacking

Doctors stimulate a nerve in the neck to treat epilepsy, heart failure, stroke, arthritis, and a half dozen other ailments “This is a bottle of …

The Mental Health Wellness Checklist

In my life, I have all too readily understood the importance of health and wellness and most importantly, good, positive mental health. What does …

New compound eases pain like marijuana, without the 'high'

Opioids and medical marijuana are considered effective treatments for chronic pain, but the drugs carry significant risks. In a new study, …

Pain

10 Tips On Learning From Your Teenage Son What He Wants From You As His Father

As fathers we try so hard to relate to our teenage sons only to find we don't feel heard or appreciated. Some of us discuss these difficulties with other fathers and sympathize with each other but how do we really know what our sons want and need? Let's turn the tables around a bit. We often tell …

Meet Weed Liquor, Your Favorite Post-Legalization Drink

The spread of legalized weed across the United States has created an opportunity for sobriety’s worst nightmare to surface: The divine marriage of …

Cannabis

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

Denver is first city in America to allow pot in bars and restaurants

Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use<p>marijuanain bars and restaurants.<p>Denver voters weighed in on Proposition 300 as eight other states legalized marijuana for medical or recreational purposes last week.<p>The city measure allows bars and restaurants to apply to allow …

7 Ways to Be a More Loving Partner

You may already be rolling your eyes at the vast oversimplification of this title…and if you were to go back to read the many articles I’ve written …

How Taking Testosterone Illegally Helped Manage My Depression

I have borderline low testosterone and severe depression. After my mental health hit an all time low, I decided to take matters into my own hands.<p>At 19, I was diagnosed with major depression. I spent the next 14 years searching for the holy grail of antidepressants. In that time, I've been on more …

How to build your own drone

Drones are becoming more and more prevalent - from delivering medicine to remote areas to even illegally taking phones into prisons. When Verson …