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20-Minute Dinner Recipes for the *Best* Lazy Nights Ever

None of us want to cook a labor-intensive dinner after a long day at work. All we want to do is get home, throw on our comfy pants, pour ourselves a glass of vino, and eat our weight in sweet potato fries. If you were about to hit up your trusty search engine for “30-minute meals that save the …

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Study Raises New Questions About Fetal Ultrasounds

Research links ultrasounds early in pregnancy to heightened autism symptoms, but experts caution reading too much into it<p>By<p>Kevin Helliker<p>Kevin Helliker<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>A new study suggesting that first-trimester fetal ultrasound may contribute to the severity of autism symptoms …

Pregnancy

Have You Tried The Most Dangerous Writing App?

How desperate are you to write every day? If you write your best under pressure, Manuel Ebert wrote an app to help you. It's called The Most …

Social Media

Is your leather from China? It might be made of dog or cat skin

Difficulty of distinguishing from legal animal hide means US probably imports plenty, but pressure from activists and US Congress may be about to change that<p>When American consumers shop for leather goods, it probably doesn’t enter their minds that their new belts, bags or shoes could be made not …

China

These Tools Will Help You Become A More Persuasive Writer

Everybody writes. No matter what you are doing in life, you need to communicate with other people. Whether it’s a personal email to your friend or a formal proposal for your business, you want to persuade people to take action.<p>Throughout the years I developed a writing routine and found useful …

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World's largest carbon producers face landmark human rights case

Filipino government body gives 47 ‘carbon majors’ 45 days to respond to allegations of human rights violations resulting from climate change<p>The world’s largest oil, coal, cement and mining companies have been given 45 days to respond to a complaint that their greenhouse gas emissions have violated …

Human Rights

Sleep Like This To Ward Off Back Pain At Night

If you’re among the nearly 20 percent of people estimated to have chronic back pain, you know it’s not fun.<p>One thing that might help relieve the tension? A good night’s sleep, experts say. But there’s a catch. An aching back, neck or shoulders makes it tough to relax and catch your Zs.<p>The good news …

Sleep

Reading has been proven to help sharpen one extremely important emotion

"Fiction might be the mind's flight simulator," Keith Oatley wrote in a new review of the research on reading and mental health, published Tuesday in Trends in Cognitive Sciences.<p>Research into the psychological impact of literature suggests that when we read stories in which characters are rich and …

Psychology

21 Secrets All Anxious People Know To Be True

Don't say it will "all be OK," because that just makes it definitely NOT OK.

Zombie Mammoths to the Rescue

A bizarre plan to save humanity<p>Scientists have a fix for one of the greatest threats facing our climate. It’s big, it’s hairy, and it’s been dead 10,000 years.<p>In a madcap scheme to slow the melt of arctic permafrost, researchers are trying to resurrect the woolly mammoth.<p>How to Grow a …

15 Habits That Put You On The Fast Track To Success

We all want the answers on how to be successful. We all want to enjoy our jobs and earn lots of money every week. Knowing how to get there is often …

Bear is a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Bear?<p>Bear allows you to write everything from quick ideas to essays and even books, then send your work to just about anywhere …

Man leaves rat race to grow dream permaculture farm - and it's flourishing after 3 years

Andrew Martin left the fast-paced business world in order to live a more simple and sustainable life in balance with nature. He and his wife Beth …

61 Words and Phrases to Eliminate From Your Business Writing Immediately | Inc.com

Author Clare Boothe Luce once said, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."<p>Simplicity is one of the greatest and most elusive virtues I am constantly seeking as an entrepreneur, salesman and human being. It is a skill I constantly look to improve on.<p>How do you speak and write with greater and …

Writing

Pre-Snowden Whistleblower Explains How NSA Got 'Unleashed' To Spy On Everyone

We spoke with a famous NSA whistleblower about mass surveillance and why he had to speak up against it.<p>Thomas Drake was a 48-year-old decorated Air Force and Navy veteran, and a senior executive at the National Security Agency, the NSA, when he decided he had to speak up against what he considered …

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Pregnant mental health patient 'pinned to floor'

<b>A mental health trust has launched an investigation after a heavily pregnant patient was allegedly dragged from a seat and pinned to the floor by staff.</b><p>The woman was knocked face down to the floor by a male nurse in a psychiatric hospital, according to a witness.<p>Three members of staff are said to …

Mental Health

Some Guy Stole a Human Brain and Used the Fluid to Get High

Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Long was busted after stealing a human brain, nicknaming it "Freddy," and then soaking his weed with the formaldehyde​ to give it an extra kick.<p>A Pennsylvanian man apparently trying to whip up some homemade Spice was busted getting high off embalming fluid from a stolen …

The Brain

Russia To Receive Seven Tu-95MS Strategic Bombers That Can Carry Long-Range Cruise Missiles

The Russian Defense Ministry will soon receive seven more Tu-95MS strategic bombers, capable of carrying long-range air launched cruise missiles, …

US releases secret chapter of report on 9/11 terror attacks in 2001

The US Congress has published long-classified documents on alleged ties between Saudi Arabia and 9/11 hijackers. While the inquiry found no solid …

Al-Qaeda

More than 60 pct of China's underground water rated unfit for human contact

Rest either completely unusable, or suitable only for use in industry or irrigation<p>BEIJING, June 4 (Reuters) - Nearly two-thirds of China's …

Here's What Happens When You Combine Croissants, Chocolate, And Cream Cheese

Bliss.<p>Servings: 10-12<p>2 (10 to 13 ounce) package mini croissants, chopped<p>2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>2 egg<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 ½ cup milk<p>2 cups semisweet chocolate chips<p>1. Preheat oven to 450ºF/230ºC.<p>2. Open 2 (or 3, depending on the size of your baking pan) …

What Is a Constant Cycle of Violent News Doing to Us?

It has been a rough year.<p>By now, our violence is down to a pattern, and there is a choreography to our reactions.<p>A killer seeks out a nightclub, a church, an airport, a courthouse, a protest. Someone is shot on video, sometimes by the police, and marchers fill the streets. An attack is carried out …

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18 tips that will help you stay safe when you travel

We've put together a list of tips for doing just that, consulting Anthony Melchiorri, host of Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible"; John Rose, an aviation and terrorism expert and COO of travel risk management company iJET; Daniel Durazo, the director of communications for Allianz Global Assistance …

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As a mental health nurse, people don't realise I'm more soldier than nurse

They imagine me making up beds and giving out medication. They don’t see the steel behind my eyes<p>When I tell people I am a nurse working on an acute psychiatric ward they often say, “That must be hard”. They imagine something quite different from reality. They see me by the bedside of a crying …

Mental Health

Muscular Strength Exercises - Top 5 Exercises For Brute Animal Strength

Gaining muscular strength is about striking the right balance between what exercises to perform and HOW to perform them.<p>Many folks make the mistake …

Ontario farmers face wilted crops, lost profits due to severe drought

Farmers are facing smaller crops and higher costs as parts of southern and eastern Ontario suffer through severe drought that is having an impact on fruit and vegetable production.<p>Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) says the regions northeast of Toronto and south of Ottawa have reached levels …

8 natural & homemade insecticides to save your garden without killing the Earth

<b>These natural and DIY pesticides are effective at helping to rid your crops of harmful critters, but safe enough to keep from poisoning you and your</b> …

Gardening