Moolee Mason

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Let Your Light Shine

I'm looking at a candle one of my best friends made me for Christmas. On it is inscribed, <i>"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the Light."</i> As I stare at the candle and back at this computer screen, I am deeply reminded of the challenge that simple …

The Best Workout for Women with an Hourglass Figure

Beyoncé-grade curves ahead!<p>Has Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love” video inspired you to get your hourglass figure in tiptop shape, like, yesterday? Um, us too. Luckily, we’ve come up with a quick, customized workout that will have you flaunting your curves faster than you can say “surfboard.” (Surfboard.) …

Workouts

What Do You Stand FOR?

Most of us can easily answer the question of what we are <i>against</i>. Just a few key words will show you what I mean (I'm not implying which side of the fence any of us are on, just that there is a fence): guns, abortion, gay marriage, GMOs, immigration, Monsanto.... But often it's harder to articulate …

One Strange Thing That Can Cause Belly Fat

Hint: It has nothing to do with what's on your plate.<p>We don't have to tell you that eating tons of sugary nonsense is going to make you gain weight. You know this. But what you may not know is that hanging out with Negative Nancys may have the same effect, according to a new study from Northwestern …

Northwestern University

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

Jump In Autism Cases May Not Mean It's More Prevalent

The government's latest estimate shows that 1 in 68 children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder. That's a remarkable jump from just two years ago, when the figure was 1 in 88, and an even bigger jump from 2007, when it was just 1 in 150.<p>But officials at the Centers for Disease Control and …

Autism rates now 1 in 68 U.S. children: CDC

One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>This newest estimate is based on the CDC's evaluation of health and educational records of all …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Nutrition

Optimism linked to healthier eating among women | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a sunny disposition may also have an easier time adopting healthy habits, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that women who were more optimistic were better able to follow healthy eating guidelines, both when they were instructed to do so and when they …

What Is the Single Best Exercise?

This is a question I get asked with some regularity. It belongs to a class of queries that include such standards as if you were imprisoned in a 4x8 cell, what would be the one best exercise to stay in shape? Or, if you were stranded on a deserted island, what one piece of music or literature would …

6 Food Labels That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

Misunderstanding these labels could be sabotaging your health.<p>Nowadays, it seems like every food label is designed to make you think its contents are healthy (or at least not all that bad). And while a new Harris Interactive survey shows that the majority of Americans say they find those labels …

12 Crazy-Inspiring Photos and Details of Weight Loss Success Stories

These healthy weight loss success stories (complete with before-and-after photos) will motivate you to eat right, break a sweat, and get the body you've always wanted

Fitness

5 Hidden Blessings of Heartache

Tumultuous are the nights of heartache. We toss and turn and see no end in sight to our pain. We wonder, "Have I done something wrong? How could this happen? Is this really the end?"<p>Indeed, heartbreak is friend to none. And worse, everyone is subject to at least a few failed attempts at love. But …

As many as one in 68 U.S. kids may have autism: CDC | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as one in 68 U.S. children have autism, a 30 percent increase in just two years, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, but experts think the rise may simply reflect that parents and doctors are getting better at recognizing and diagnosing the disorder.<p>Experts were …

12 Weird Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

Is there anything it can't do?!<p><i>By Augusta Falleta for Beauty High</i><p>Finding a good beauty product is like making a new friend. But finding a product that can help with practically every beauty issue out there is like finding the holy grail. Coconut oil, which is all-natural and available at just about …

Skin Care

One in 68: Living With Autism

Marcus O'Loughlin, 8, tries to breathe through the mesh of a bouncy castle at the WakeMed Soccer Park during a birthday<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Carolyn Van Houten<p>…

Counteract Anxiety With Curiosity

Anxiety naturally arises when entering the new, unknown, or the uncertain. Most often, we try to manage the anxiety -- perhaps by giving ourselves a pep talk or practicing deep breathing. There is a better, easier way, though. Instead of trying to quell anxiety directly by "managing" it, focus …

The Key to Happiness

<i>Eckhart Tolle talks about Gratitude</i><p>An unmistakable glow of kindness and gratitude emanate from Brother David Steindl Rast. An Austrian born Benedictine Monk and scholar -- at the age 88 -- Brother David travels the world sharing a simple, yet powerful message: gratefulness is the key to true …

One of the world's densest fossil sites for marine animals is in Chile's Atacama Desert. The area has so many whale bones, it's called "Cerro Ballena" ("whale hill"). Highway work recently led to the discovery of dozens of specimens, and hundreds more may still be buried.

Craft: Make tops with caps - EP 717 - simplekidscrafts

Watch Denver-based Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker build Rise and Skate, a six foot by six foot paper cut light box for skateboard …

Watch Denver-based Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker build <i>Rise and Skate</i>, a six foot by six foot paper cut light box for skateboard art fundraiser Bordo Bello at the AIGA National Center, New York. On their work, from Black Book:<p>They started experimenting with paper cut shadow boxes in 2010 with hand painted watercolor paper which was then cut and assembled in a wooden box to create a diorama, with years of practice their art became more intricate and minimal at the same time. They started …

Welcome To Curiosityville

How Curiosityville Works<p>Play<p>Children play and explore with lovable characters and activities<p>Learn<p>We track and report learning progress in 10 learning …

Sound and Vibration

Pillar Point - Dreamin’, directed by our friends at Wild Combination

Pillar Point - Dreamin’, directed by our friends at Wild Combination.<p>Watch more music videos and related city life in slowmo: James Nares’ STREET and Sub City Paris.

Triremes: Triple-Decker Warships That Ruled the Ancient Seas

Share<p>High-tech in its day, a triple-decker warship called the trireme was a key to sea power for the ancient Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans. These …

A company called Netatmo developed June, a sun sensor that looks like a jewel and is worn as a bracelet or pin. Paired with an app that stores info on the wearer's habits and skin type, it tracks sun exposure and advises when to apply sunscreen, put on a hat, or find shade.

Treasury Challenge #30 - Luck of the Irish (EtsyKids)