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Glendale resident who wrote weight-loss book based on biblical principles to appear in Burbank

There are numerous weight-loss techniques and fads that have come and gone, but a former Disney animator says a combination of those methods, plus her faith in God, has helped her keep the pounds off.<p>Glendale resident Carole Holliday, 51, recently published her book, "The Food Ain't the Problem," …

16 put-downs from Shakespeare. Insults don’t get more epic

Behold! Your verbal sparring companion<p>This year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. And in tribute to the staggeringly influential …

William Shakespeare

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Get a Rare Glimpse of Paris Through Hemingway's Eyes

Take an intimate tour of the cafes and other haunts immortalized in A Moveable Feast with the novelist's last assistant (who later married his son).<p>Soon after last fall's tragedy in Paris, Ernest Hemingway's <i>A Moveable Feast</i> shot to the top of bestseller lists. It is the memoir of record for the …

Literature

The Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 15 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.<p>Caddo Lake, Texas<p>Lake Powell, Utah<p>Lake McDonald, Montana<p>Diablo Lake, Washington<p>Lake Clark, Alaska

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

A great philosophy is essential for a great life. These thought-provoking quotes will inspire you to sharpen your philosophy

Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish …

Middle East

Jesus Really is the Point of the Whole Bible

<b>[Editor’s note: the following excerpt is taken from The Reckless Love of God by Alex Early, Bethany House, 2015, pages 151-156.]</b><p><b>The Reckless Love of</b> …

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

Exercise

Scientists think they know why Pluto's biggest moon has a giant red spot

Since NASA flew a spacecraft by Pluto in July, it has slowly released incredible images of the dwarf planet and its moons.<p>Some of those new images of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, have revealed a giant, dark-red blob on its north pole. It's so ominous-looking, scientists nicknamed the area "Mordor" …

How to Get Your Kid to Tell You Everything

As the first day of school quickly approaches, parents are asking me how to get their kids to talk to them more about school. We parents want …

Zen Foxes: A photographer is capturing nature's 'masters of mindfulness'

“The most beautiful animals are happy animals,” says Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specialises in capturing foxes at rest.<p>“I …

Mindfulness

If You Are a Christian but You Reject Christ’s Teachings, You Are Not a Christian

A lot of people have sent me this video made by BuzzFeed, the same folks who produced such film classics as “What Bros Do Before a Date,” “Weird Things Couples Do When They Lose Their Phone” (apparently they look for it — so weird!) and “What It’s Like To Be A Hairy Girl.” It’s about as insightful …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

The Most Intense Hikes in America

Summer is the perfect time to get in shape and explore the outdoors. And what better way to do that than to go on a hike?<p>There’s no shortage of great …

Hiking

Clean Dreams: The 8 Best Camp Showers

Rainburst Simple Shower<p><b>Pro:</b> Works with nearly any bottle you have available<b><br>Con:</b> It’s a stick and a shower head. Period.<p><b>Bare Minimum:</b> The Simple …

Top 10 Wonders of the West

Yosemite National Park<p>Nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite National Park greets nearly 4 million visitors each year.<p>Arches National …

National Parks

Florida by Land: Take a Wild Drive

In Florida, drive slow to scan the swamps, woods, water, and grasses for wildlife—and to savor the time away from civilization.<p>Wildlife drives make some of Florida’s wildest spaces accessible to anyone with a full tank of gas and a sense of adventure. Some routes are wilder and more remote than …

Travel Photography

15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

130 Inspirational Quotes About Taxes | Inc.com

• <i>Adam Smith:</i> "Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things."• <i><br>Al Capone:</i> "They can't collect legal taxes from …

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The 6 Best Mexican Islands That Aren't Cozumel

By: Meagan Drillinger<p>There's a decent chance if you went to college, you ventured to Mexico for spring break and made enough bad decisions to fill up a carry-on bag. That's what a place like Cozumel is for, after all. It's like an oasis of irresponsibility.<p>But believe it or not, there's more to …

Florida by Land: Walk on the Wild Side

At parks and preserves across Florida, there are plenty of walks that are short on distance.<p>Seeing animals in their natural habitats doesn’t have to involve hours of trekking through the wilderness. At parks and preserves across Florida, there are plenty of walks that are short on distance (less …

Studio Portraits of Owls That Capture Their Nobility and Personalities

For his projects <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based photographer Brad Wilson captured beautiful studio portraits of all kinds of …

5 Things You Should Tell Yourself Before You Go To Bed

Why is it when we always lie down for bed, we're suddenly flooded with negative thoughts, worst-case scenarios and scads of mental to-do lists?<p>Getting the recommended amount of Zzs should be something we strive for, but our brains have a way of making those extra hours a little elusive. Ruminating …

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Choose Love Over Fear | Inc.com

Are you reaching for what you love, or running away from what you fear? The right choice can make a huge difference to your success, your sense of fulfillment, and your happiness.<p>This past spring, the comedian Jim Carrey made a commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management that has …

Motivation