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Cold misery: Which remedies work, which are a waste of time and money

Sniffling, sneezing, congestion and coughing — it can be hard to fight off the germs. Before you try your favorite home remedy, here's what works and what may be a waste of time and money.<p>Honey<p>It works! Tea with honey or warm lemon water mixed with honey is actually useful in alleviating coughing …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Lake Erie's wild waves caught on camera by Dave Sandford - Telegraph

Anglicans Demote Episcopalians as Global Christianity Gets More Polarized

A pro-LBGT position by the American branch of the church got it suspended for three years. The punishment portends the end of the center in the …

Rene Angelil, Celine Dion's husband and longtime manager, has died of cancer at 73

Rene Angelil, singer Celine Dion's husband, manager and mentor, has died at 73, according to a statement on her website.<p>Angelil died at home in Las Vegas on Thursday morning after "a long and courageous battle against cancer," the statement said. "The family requests that their privacy be respected …

Is This Guy Really Holding The $1.5 Billion Winning Powerball Ticket?

On Wednesday night, winning Powerball numbers for the record $1.5 billion jackpot ceremoniously surfaced, and the California lottery was swift in revealing how a winning ticket traced to a store in Chino Hills. The internet promptly lost its sh*t with a number of memes and lots of irritation over …

How Is This Girl With No Brain Still Alive At 10 Years Old?

It used to be only in fiction that a person could survive without a brain. However, as a courageous 10-year-old girl is proving, it’s quite possible to survive with nearly all of the vital organ missing.<p>Omaha, Nebraska’s Alex Simpson was born with hydranencephaly, a rare congenital disorder that …

Herbie Hancock and Jefferson Airplane win Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock and 1960s countercultural icons Jefferson Airplane will be among the latest recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday.<p>The award is given annually to artists who contributed significantly to the recording industry and …

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58th Annual Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

<b>Grammy</b> buzz is in full-swing these days, just a month out from the ceremony’s February 15th commencement. This year’s nominees are a hefty bunch, …

The Gun Issue Even the NRA Won’t Touch

Black Americans are considerably more likely to receive felony charges than white Americans with similar crime records. Only the felon can’t have a …

Weed Doesn't Affect Your IQ, but Tobacco Might: Study

A study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology finds no link between cumulative cannabis use and IQ levels in teenagers.

12 Airline Employees Confess Fascinating Secrets of Air Travel

Some are scary, some are interesting, and some are downright bizarre.<p>Over at Reddit, someone asked airline employees to share secrets about the magical world of air travel. And, hoo boy! There are some doozies.<p>Without further ado, I present you some of the most fascinating items they spilled:<p>1. …

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When You're Feeling Down, Remember These 15 Tips for Peace and Happiness

<i>By Laura Caseley, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>Are you feeling down, or stressed out from life in general? Are you just feeling like everything is kind of <i>blah</i>?<p>Maybe you're even beating yourself up about it. After all, your life is probably pretty good, so what do you have to feel bad about?<p>Whoa there. …

This is the week the Anglican church might fall apart

Although if this week's primates meeting leads to a looser union, it may at least offer more time for preaching the Gospel<p>This week, the Anglican Communion may fall apart. The stated reason is disagreement about homosexuality. Liberal whites, especially in North America, support gay sex acts and …

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

How the Illuminati Stole the Mind, Soul, and Body of Hip-Hop

The true story of how an 18th-century secret society came to dominate today’s music industry (allegedly).<p>Have you noticed how a lot of musicians have …

Use This App To Make Your Life A Productive Game

Our New Year’s Revolutions offer tips for how you can use your technology to make small but life-affecting changes. Our third tip offers a fun way to get through those to-do lists: Make them a literal game.<p>(Be sure to check out our earlier Revolutions, which offered a tip on how to gain control of …

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39 Organizing Ideas That Will Actually Make Your Home Look Spotless

Who else is <i>so</i> ready for a blank slate? It's a new year, which means it's time to say goodbye to any chaotic or messy spaces and take on some killer organizing habits - ones that will leave you with a spotless, gleaming home. Looking for some ideas to get you started? Here are some brilliant …

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know today.<p><b>1. On Wednesday, Bill Cosby was charged with aggravated indecent assault, a first-degree felony.</b> The charge relates to a sexual assault alleged to have happened more than a decade ago.<p><b>2. While Brussels was in lockdown in the hunt for terrorist</b> …

The Difference Between Dating a Boy and Dating a Real Man

<i>Photo by Rafael Pavarott</i><p>Friends will often come to me for advice. "How do I know if he's <i>the one</i> for me?" "How do I know if he's the guy to settle down with?"<p>For them and for myself, the thought of committing our whole life to one person can be rather unnerving. Because we are at this point in our …

The 25 Places You Must Explore In 2016

From Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016 and Afar Media's Where to Go in 2016.

The Part You're Missing About Manifesting True Love

This post goes out to you if you're single or if you're settling with someone who's just not doing it for you.<p>What does it mean to "call in true love"?<p>Where do you find your "one"?<p>Maybe, like Santa, you've made your list and checked it twice: Smart, Kind, Handsome, Generous, Good with kids, Funny...<p>…

What your penis says about your life expectancy

A limp penis isn’t just bad news for your sex life: Guys with erectile dysfunction have a 70 percent increased risk for premature death, a new study from The University of Mississippi finds.<p>Poor cardiovascular health is the most common cause of ED, said Dr. Tobias Köhler, an associate professor of …

Why many restaurants actually don’t want you to order dessert

<i>If you're heading out to dinner with the family this long weekend, order some dessert. That's what we found in this February 10 piece: Economically speaking, you might be getting more bang for your buck. Desserts are not that profitable for restaurants, not only because they can't charge that much,</i> …

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Germany worried about fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

German FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier has expressed concerns about ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine. The number of incidents of violence has …

US and Russia get differing results in the air over Syria

The US is claiming its airstrikes in Syria and Iraq have killed 10 mid-level ISIL leaders in the past month, notably a French national implicated in the Paris attacks.<p>He has been named as Charaffe al-Mouadan, and was allegedly killed on Christmas Eve.<p>Also named was, according to the US, a …

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