Rhonda Rocco

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The Week in Review: New Species Found

More than 200 new species were discovered in the Himalayas in recent years, according to a report published this week by the conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The Leptobrachium bompu, a frog with greyish-blue eyes and a vertically-oriented black pupil; the Channa andrao, a blue …

Zoology

6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

Why Whole Body CT Scans Are A Bad Idea - Consumer Reports

Whole body CT scans can seem like high-tech, health-care wizardry—a simple, painless, noninvasive test that quickly gives you and your doctor a …

Messing Around With Markers: Sharpies on Ceramic Tiles

This is a really neat technique that uses permanent markers, like Sharpies, and rubbing alcohol to re-flow the inks and make all sorts of mesmerizing swirly effects on the tile. Tiles are a popular material for creating DIY coasters. Be sure to seal the ink with a spray sealer as a final step to …

Crafting

Featured Shop: by Angeline

Greetings! I am Angeline Crowder, gemstone fanatic and jewelry artist. I work from my small home studio in the wine country outside Portland, Oregon. I live with my three amazing children and four fur babies. My shop is called by Angeline.<p>I dreamed of creating art with crystals, rocks and gemstones …

The surging dollar is a signal that a colossal financial event is just around the corner

When markets expect that US interest rates will be hiked, it typically strengthens the dollar. That's because people rush to change other currencies into dollars — they can make more money in dollar-denominated investments. The higher demand for the US currency drives its value up.<p>In the past, …

Markets

Foodily Blog

Bring A Science Lesson Into The Tub With This Fizzing Bath Dough

I have to admit that I can’t remember the last time I actually took a bath, but Vanessa Brady of Tried & True makes a good point about it being one of the only times that we can actually get away from technology and the distractions of our modern lives. This is especially true for developing minds, …

Time I

Milan Fashion Week In Focus

Instagram photographer Isabel Martinez—who goes by @IsabelitaVirtual—continues her backstage journey at Milan Fashion Week with an intimate look at the models, styles, and sets of Fall 2015.

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

The NSA and its allies stole the keys to your phone's security

It's some real Ocean's Eleven s***<p>A new report by <i>The Intercept</i> details a stunning heist made by US and UK spies that has given intelligence agencies the ability to break through the privacy of smartphone communications. The report claims that the NSA and GCHQ successfully hacked the network of …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

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Pioneer Pet Raindrop Pet Fountain | Food & Water Bowls

This Pioneer Pet Products Plastic Raindrop Fountain filters fresh water that flows continuously, making it perfect for cats and small dogs. You want …

Leather dog leash braided, all brass metal, Size XS

Custom Rugged Dog Tag - Name and Two Numbers - By Rawkette

This rugged washer dog tag is perfect for any pooch in your life. It is stainless steel so it will not rust. I hang it on a sturdy split ring so that it is durable for all kinds of playful pups!<br>I can hand stamp your dogs name and add two phone numbers with area code onto these discs, this way if …

Giants of the Ocean: Whale Facts

Whales live in all the world’s oceans, communicating through complex and beautiful sounds. And they’re massive; the blue whale can weigh as much as …

Animals

Stay Healthy With These 18 Immune-Boosting Recipes

The final stretch of winter is upon us, and we can almost smell the flowers, happiness and sundresses. BUT before you start to pack away your sweaters and scarves, know that this time of year is one of the most common for colds and other illnesses. Need a way to ensure that you stay healthy and …

Desert Rays

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Get Hydrated! The Balmiest Lipsticks For Winter

Sick of chapped winter lips? Put away that matte lipstick and swap in a balmy shade instead. Gone are the days of layering chapstick with your …

Makeup

The Cool Minimalism of a Winter White Manicure: 5 Nail Pros Share Their Favorite Shades

Remember Wite-Out manicures? Even boys did it: sitting in middle school with a little bottle and brush during a long class, and emerging for lunch with chalky matte fingertips. It's a funny memory that seems to emerge whenever someone sports the color, no matter how cleanly it’s applied.<p>So how do …

Thai Citizens Say No to Ivory

Thousands of Thai people are taking a stand against the illegal ivory trade. They are participating in an innovative campaign launched by …

World Wildlife Fund

WWF: Shell Drilling Plans Threaten Pristine Arctic

<b>In response to news reports that Royal Dutch Shell today reiterated its intention to drill in the US Arctic Ocean in 2015 if it secures the needed</b> …