Nichole Virgo

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Airlines react to Hawaiian hurricane triple threat

<b>Update:</b> The Central Pacific Hurricane Center issued advisories at 11 a.m. PDT (8 a.m. HST) Wednesday for Hurricane Iselle, then 602 miles east-southeast of Hilo with sustained winds of 90 mph, and Hurricane Genevieve, 1,140 miles west-southwest of Lihuʻe, Kauaʻi, with winds at 75 mph; of those two, …

4 Antiviral Herbs and How To use Them: http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/4-antiviral-herbs-and-how-to-use-them/ #herbs #antiviral #garlic #ginger

600 Reasons Turmeric May Be The World's Most Important Herb: http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/600-reasons-turmeric-may-be-the-worlds-most-important-herb/ I honestly think this may be one of the best and most exciting herbalism posts I have ever seen. My highest recommendations! Just click the link to learn and please share with your friends! #turmeric #herbs #spices #nutrition #health #cancer

The 8 Health Properties of Eucalyptus and 15 things to do with the Oil

Rub on your chest and under your nose to ease congestion. The smell of the oil will loosen mucus and clear breathing passageways.<p>Dilute some in a …

Thicker, Softer Hair with Rosemary, Lavender & Apple Cider Vinegar

<i>"Keep Rosemary at your Garden Gate and Fall in Love Whenever you can"...</i><p><i>...use it in your hair too!</i><p>Rosemary essential oil is one of those powerhouse …

Herbs, Health and Happiness

8 DIY Beauty Products For Amazing Skin On The Cheap

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>Last week, I finally redeemed a birthday present for a facial at a New York spa. It was the kind of luxurious hour that I …

Skin Care

The Secret of Waking Up Early

Early morning is the best time to do creative work, to exercise, to meditate and to get a head start on the proceedings of the day. You can get a lot done during those early hours because it's almost completely distraction-free time.<p>But still people don't make use of this wonderful time because …

Can't Fall Back Asleep? "Sleepy Dust"—An Unconventional Nutritional Remedy for Insomnia

Have you ever woken up suddenly—only to see a glowing alarm clock reading 3:00 in the morning—and couldn’t fall back to sleep?<p>(And then that that …

6 Scents That Have the Power to Heal

Research on essential oils is pouring in: Some 20 recent studies show sniffing the stuff could benefit your health—but only if done right. Here, a crash course in aromatherapy<p>No longer just the domain of new-age spas and hippie enclaves, essential oils have become a $1.2 billion business. The …

15 Easy Ways to Beat Anxiety Now

I’m halfway out the door in the morning with a heavy bag in one hand and a mug of coffee in the other. Then I wonder: <i>Where did I put my keys?</i> And so …

Self-improvement

The Only 7 Things You Can Control in Life

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>In my experience, life can be pretty complicated. Although most of us have plenty to manage in our day-to-day …

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40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. …

Self-improvement

7 Life Lessons Happy People Have Already Figured Out

Life doesn’t come with instructions. No one hands us a manual when we are born. Instead we have to navigate the trenches of the unknown and try to …

Shame and the Empty Life

<b>What Is Shame?</b><p>In her excellent and highly recommended book, <i>Daring Greatly</i>, Dr. Brené Brown defines shame as "the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging." In other words, shame is the inherent belief that we are not good …

Heal With Colors

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most." Colors are therapeutic. They have a direct effect on our mood, and well being. In this post I will discuss how the use of colors can unblock "Chakra" energy and bring peace of mind and good health to all.<p>Our body is made of …

The Trick to Manipulate Your Own Mind

One thing I've learned up to this point in life is that the mind has a memory. And it's damn smart; it "subconsciously" recognizes patterns.<p>Once the patterns become a habit, it's hard to stop. It requires extra mental strength to break the habit.<p><b>"Starting from small, it becomes big."</b><p>Starting with …

The Moon is Now a Wi-Fi Hotspot - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | May 28, 2014 11:53 am<p>Complimentary Wi-Fi is so commonplace that a business advertising its “hotspot” in the window seems somewhat …

Your Next Shot Might Be Inspired by a Spider

A study of prey-catching arachnids sheds new light on the biomechanics of venom-injection.<p>A spider fang is a small wonder of engineering. If you're a venom-injecting arachnid—the kind that actively kills live, struggling prey*—the things you use to inject that venom need to be, on the one hand, …

Here's Why Leaving Work On Time May Be Bad for You

Drive by some buildings at 5 p.m. and you'll see people streaming out the doors like the floodgates have burst open and every employee has finally been set free.<p>It always makes me wonder: What must it be like to work for companies like those? What must it feel like to so badly want to get away from …

The Search for Genes That Prevent Disease

What can we learn from people with genetic predispositions to a disease who never end up getting sick?<p>The X-Men’s mutations gave them superpowers. Telepathy. Flight. Teleportation. Some scientists believe that there may be some among us who have a superpower in our genes, too—the ability, against …

The 'Miracle' Berry That Could Replace Sugar

Miracle fruit contains a protein called miraculin that tastes sweet enough to replicate the effect of sugar. Why isn't it widely used as a healthy sweetener?<p>Of all our senses, taste is the one that people associate most strongly with expectations of pleasure. But indulgence comes at a cost. Almost …

Scientists Urge Study of Environmental Factors That May Speed Aging

New paper urges more work on "gerontogens" in the environment.<p>Why do our bodies age at different rates? Why can some people run marathons at the age of 70, while others are forced to use a walker?<p>Genes are only part of the answer. A trio of scientists from the University of North Carolina argue in …

Turning greenhouse gases into mobile phone cases

New technology takes GHGs from the atmosphere and turns them into an eco-plastic claimed to be stronger and less expensive that oil-based plastics<p>Forget old-style alchemy. A California-based tech company has come up with something far cooler than just turning dull metal into shiny metal. Using a …

Solar Roadways: Why it Pays to Dream Really, Really Big

For a moonshot idea, Solar Roadways's effort to cover the map with solar panels is long on promise but short on confidence.<p>It takes a lot to be impressive on Indiegogo and other crowdfunding sites.<p>After all, Canonical's Ubuntu raised close to $13 million for for a hybrid smart phone that could …

Roads

Scientists Have Discovered A Planet They Thought Was Impossible

Scientists say the new planet may have "profound implications for the possibility of life" on extra-solar planets, according to a press release from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. They announced the finding in a talk at the American Astronomical Society meeting in …

Hospitals In The Future Will Look Totally Different

The text on the cornerstone of Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation's first hospital, can still be viewed under its plexiglass cover. "This building," Benjamin Franklin wrote in the inscription, "was piously founded for the relief of the sick and miserable."<p>The hospital was created in 1751 by …

Brain stimulation: The military’s mind-zapping project

Shocking the brain with mild electrical current was once a controversial treatment for the mentally ill. Now evidence is emerging that it could quicken learning and improve attention, and as Emma Young discovers, the US military is very interested in its potential.<p>An unusual trial is underway at …

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