PeterJ Calin

216 Added | 6 Magazines | 7 Likes | 2 Followers | @PeterJCalin | Keep up with PeterJ Calin on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “PeterJ Calin”

Here's what's in the Senate tax bill - and how it differs from the House's bill

Republicans crossed another major hurdle in their effort to get a tax bill to President Trump's desk by Christmas.<p>In the early hours of Saturday morning, the Senate passed a sweeping tax overhaul bill in largely party-line vote.<p>Just one Republican, Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, voted against it on …

Retirement

15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.<p>More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species …

Climate Change

Why Science Says Astrology Lacks Meaning and Evidence

If astrology is about how planetary positions influence humans, then what exactly does the ‘strength’ of a planet mean as far as humans are concerned?<p>…

Prosody - The Systematic Study of the Meter of Poetry

Prosody is a technical term used in linguistics and poetry to describe the patterns, rhythms or meters of a language.<p>Prosody can refer to the rules …

Language
Creativity

Science Finds This Type of Music Can Boost Creativity | Inc.com

The conventional wisdom forever has been to fill your ears with some calm classical music to focus and get a creativity boost. But the latest science suggests that the happier the tune, the better the buzz of ingenuity.<p>A study published earlier this month found that listening to happy music seems …

Creativity

Here's What Psychoanalysis Really Is, And What Science Says About Whether It Works

Is psychoanalysis worth it?<p>Psychoanalysis or psychoanalytic psychotherapy is a way of treating longstanding psychological problems that is based on …

Mental Health

Writers unblocked? Happy music boosts imaginative thinking, say researchers

Uplifting music can help people think more flexibly and avoid getting stuck in a creative rut, say psychologists<p>Jack London hunted it down with a club. Graham Greene found it on benzedrine. For Mary Godwin it struck one wet summer night after making up ghost stories with Lord Byron and her …

Creativity

5 Weird Signs You're More Creative Than Average | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be creative, and why not? Who wouldn't want to dream up a world-changing business idea, best-selling novel, or hit pop song. But here's a more difficult question for you: would you like to live day to day life as a highly creative person?<p>While the fruits of creativity are …

Creativity

Vegetarian Verjus to Close at Month’s End on Bainbridge

<b>Verjus</b>, the cold-pressed juice bar and vegetarian cafe opened last May on Bainbridge Island, is shuttering its brick-and-mortar restaurant after service on July 31. Owners Brendan and Heidi McGill, known for their farm-sourced fine-dining at Hitchcock and its more casual deli and cafe spinoffs, say …

Seattle

Three Easy Veggie Burger Recipes For Summer BBQs

Few meals are as classic and filling as a good, fresh-off-the-grill burger. Dressed up with loads of toppings or pared-down, it's a year-round staple that seems particularly appealing during the summer months. If you're hearing the siren call of a burger but are looking to keep things a little …

The cutest solar farm ever is now live on the grid

Who knew clean energy could be this cute?<p>China connected a panda-shaped solar power plant to the grid last week.<p>The project was built by the …

Vegetarian Potstickers

Food

7 Vegetarian Meals You Can Cook Once And Eat All Week

It's no secret that prepping your food on the weekend makes it easier to eat right during the week. There's no need to order takeout or nuke that frozen mac and cheese when you've got a healthy meal in the fridge, right?<p>Right, you say. But what if you're trying to meal prep without the meat? Beef …

Healthy Eating

Greek Roasted Cauliflower Burgers with Pan Fried Feta and Tomato Olive Salsa.

We are embracing in meatless Monday with these Greek roasted cauliflower burgers!The post Greek Roasted Cauliflower Burgers with Pan Fried Feta and …

Cooking

On the Road Eats: Vegetarian Favorites

Vegans and vegetarians, Food Network has got your back. Dig into meat-free dishes loaded with flavor at these FN-approved restaurants across the …

Cancer

A brain tumor gave me a persistent sense of déjà vu—and changed the way I think about memory

One drab afternoon a few years ago, something very unusual happened to me. I was lounging under a tree in a packed east London park when I experienced a sudden feeling of vertigo, followed immediately by an overwhelming and intense sense of familiarity.<p>The people around me vanished and I found …

Marijuana May Be A Weapon Against Brain Aging, Suggests New Study

Since the legalization movement began hitting full stride, new research discoveries about marijuana’s potential health benefits have been surfacing with regularity. Among the most recent, a study shows that the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), restores cognitive …

Research

Your Brain Will Start To Eat Itself After Chronic Sleep Deprivation

"Think about how difficult focusing and reasoning becomes after a night spent awake"<p>Workaholics who regularly pull all-nighters aren’t just burning …

Neuroscience

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

Healthy Eating

The 2 Barriers Holding You Back from Finally Writing Your Book, and How to Move Past Them | Inc.com

Do you have "write my book" on your list of 2017 goals or resolutions? The good news is that it's never been easier to write your book.<p>There are countless resources available to you to teach you how to write your book, there are support groups, and there are dozens of ways to bring your book to the …

Writing

How to Go Viral on LinkedIn | Inc.com

Want your content to go viral on LinkedIn?<p>Here's what the network says works best on the world's largest online platform for professionals.<p>LinkedIn recently released its list of "top voices" from 2016, and in the process shared what made those bloggers so successful on the platform.<p>"When we compare …

LinkedIn

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

Cannabis

How to write a novel this year: 'I'm surprised at how much time I find'

It is liberating and terrifying to write whatever comes into my head. The following morning, I read over it: it’s full of cliches<p>• From being happier to quitting sugar – how to achieve your goal<p>Ambition, people say, is an itch, begging to be realised. I’ve been intending to write a book for a …

Writing

How to Be Interesting When Everything Has Already Been Said

Knowing how to tell your story makes all the difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who's been writing for any length of time knows the feeling -- that goose bump-filled rush of epiphany as you realize the idea you just had is just out of this world. "No way …

Entrepreneurship

Garden trends for 2017

The urban jungle<p>Smaller houses, more people renting and an ironic passion for Seventies kitsch has led to a trend for indoor plants.<p>Instagram allows hipsters the opportunity to boast about their cheese and rubber plants, often displayed in macramé hangers. John Lewis’s annual shopping habit report …

The many different faces of major depression: it is time for personalized medicine.

2015 Apr 15;753:88-104. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2014.11.045. Epub 2015 Jan 12.<p>1Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, …

A Course In Awakening

An Academic Approach To Enlightenment<p>Since my awakening in Spring 2003, I've spent all my efforts on turning the study of enlightenment from an art …