Patsy Elliott

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Kimberley fossil tracks are Australia's 'Jurassic Park'

<b>Scientists have described a remarkable collection of dinosaur tracks on beaches in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.</b><p>More than 20 different types of fossil footmarks have been captured in sandstone rock.<p>Some are over 1.5m in size, recording the movement of sauropods - the giant beasts with …

Paleontology

Three More Kids Games that Aren’t Excruciatingly Dull

Games that are meant for kids aren’t usually meant for adults. Sure, you might get some enjoyment solely from playing with the little ones, but the …

Seven tips to keep pests – and pesticides – out of your garden

Maybe this year you’ll consider doing something different – taking a step in the direction of a garden that is less toxic and more natural.<p>Virginia …

Gardening

Panda Cubs Make Debut Appearance in Ya’an China

Asia

The importance of bees and butterflies

Bees and butterflies play a vital role in the pollination of plants and the production of crops. Discover how you can help nurture them in the garden<p><b>Read more gardening tips and advice »</b><p>Along with birdsong and the hum of a distant lawnmower, the gentle buzz of a bee brings to mind long, lazy summer …

Gardening

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

Smelling a sound? Hearing a sight? The co-mingling of senses is not rare

When you hear words containing the letter P, is the taste more like coffee or peaches? When you think about the month of November, do you see bright red or a deeper shade of blue? And what sort of personality traits do you experience for different numbers? Is the No. 3 a jerk for you, too?<p>If …

Endorphin Fitness- Prince William, VA

10 Habits of Remarkably Giving People | Inc.com

Think about people you truly respect. Think about people you truly admire. Think about people you love to be around. They may not be rich. They may not be highly accomplished. They may not be household names.<p>Yet you love to be around them--and you would love to be more like them. What sets them …

Self-improvement

A Cornell scientist came up with four ways to lose weight without dieting

The best diet may be the one you don’t know you’re on.<p>If you change just one lifestyle habit, instead of struggling to power through a traditional “diet,” you can lose two or more pounds each week. If you change up to three habits, you may lose more. Sounds simple? It can be, according to Dr. Brian …

Weight Loss

Exercise protects brain from depression, Swedish study finds

Endorphins came first, those home-grown opioids or pain-killers called “runner’s high.” Then came the endocabbinoids, the pleasure-inducing molecules …

These 10 steps will improve your brain health and could save you from dementia

Keri Kitay is fast losing her mother. Three years ago Terry Kitay was diagnosed with an aggressive form of early onset Alzheimer’s disease. She was …

How Politics Breaks Our Brains, and How We Can Put Them Back Together

I’m ly­ing in the met­al coffin of an MRI ma­chine, listen­ing to what sounds like jack­ham­mers and smelling my own breath go stale. My head is …

Critical Thinking

Is Collaborative Storytelling the Next Generation of Blogging?

The evolution of blogging from text-based content to a visually-rich medium marks a transformation in the thought process of society. Blogging trends over the years demonstrate a shift in the way that people respond to viral marketing strategies. And in today's mobile world, people are more …

What You Should Always Keep In Your Pantry (and Fridge, and Freezer)

From quinoa to eggs, here's what you actually need in your pantry, fridge, and freezer at all times<p>It's the age-old, seven-word question that plagues nearly every home cook at some point, no matter how skilled he or she is: "What should I make for dinner tonight?"<p>Despite the neverending number of …

Food

Homemade Texas Roadhouse Butter

Famous Texas Roadhouse Butter made at home. It'll take you mere minutes, and it is SO good!<p>"I could have made a meal out of their rolls and cinnamon honey butter!" How often do we hear this after a meal at Texas Roadhouse?? Every. single. time.<p>Okay, okay. So I'm actually the person who says that …