Rodney Manley

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14 Best Skywatching Events of 2017

Photo Credit: Rick Fienberg / TravelQuest Int'l. / Wilderness Travel.<p>Slide 1 of 29<p>Don't Miss These 14 Must-See Skywatching Events of 2017<p>Another year …

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20 Smart Retirement Moves You Can Make Right Now

We would all do well to give serious and regular thought to our retirement, whether it's three or 30 years away. The more you know and the more steps you've taken to make sure it's a comfortable one, the better off you'll be. Here are 20 smart retirement moves you can make right now.<p>The more you …

Retirement

Planting Vegetables in California, a Woman Finds Her Korean Roots

For a Korean girl adopted by an American family at five-months old, the love affair with food started with the perilla leaf.<p>Better known to some as the sesame or shiso leaf, Kristyn Leach found the prickly green and purple leaf in a Korean seed book and fell hard. And she credits the experience …

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The war on drugs as we know it may be coming to an end in Latin America

The war on drugs, as we know it, may be coming to an end.<p>Historically, the US has cracked down on drugs in Latin America with a heavy hand. However, some argue that this strategy has only led to political corruption and violence. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, more than 100,000 people have …

How to Stop Other People's Emotions from Bringing You Down

Empathy is a terrific skill to have, but too much of it can leave you overwhelmed by others’ negative emotions. Here’s how to stop absorbing what …

Why Doesn’t Anyone Produce Cocaine in Australia?

With an average gram costing $200, it's not like there's a lack of demand.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>In Australia a gram of coke generally costs around $300 AU [$214 USD]. One of the reasons it's so expensive here is because Australia is an island a long way from anywhere. All …

After 13 Years, I'm Leaving Christianity

I grew up in a Buddhist household. I was only introduced to Christianity when I was 13. That was back in the early 2000s. A classmate had invited me to her youth church. She was a new convert herself.<p>Occupying a single floor in a washed-up industrial building in central Singapore, the church was …

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

Sony surveys PS4 owners on possible new features, including PSone and PS2 Classics

Sony wants to know what PlayStation 4 owners want out of future updates, and according to a newly circulated survey, those updates could include PlayStation and PlayStation 2 game support, the ability to change your PlayStation Network ID and other oft-requested improvements.<p>That survey — a …

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

Passengers can now carry marijuana on Oregon flights

Airports are going to pot.<p>Passengers traveling on flights within Oregon will be allowed to transport a small amount of weed, after the state’s recreational marijuana law went into effect July 1.<p>According to Fox 12 Oregon, people flying through Portland International Airport, Oregon’s biggest …

Best mobile games of May 2015 (pictures)

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Matter and Consciousness: How Our Thoughts Create Our Reality

<b>Dr</b><b>. Joe Dispenza</b> claims that <b>every time we learn something new, hundreds of thousands of our neurons change</b>,<b>which affects the state of our physical</b> …

How Hip Hop was bought and Rap was sold

Huge media corporations literally bought up Hip Hop in the early to mid-1990s, imposing “cookie cutter themes of senseless violence, excessive …

Festival of Books: Short stories differ from novels, but how exactly?

Regardless of subject matter, all novels are fundamentally about time, writer Jonathan Lethem says.<p>Lethem, bestselling author of "The Fortress of Solitude" and whose most recent book is "Lucky Alan: And Other Short Stories," talked about the differences between novels and short stories at the Los …

Books

There's A Hidden Dark Side To Being An Entrepreneur - It Wreaks Havoc On Your Mental Health

The life of an entrepreneur sounds glamorous when you’re on the outside looking in. Setting your own schedule, creating your own rules, and building the type of company you want to work for can be incredibly alluring.<p>In fact, successful entrepreneurs tend to be idolized by the masses as they appear …

Mental Health

These Healthy Foods Contain More Sugar Than You Thought

Aside from the occasional birthday cake or candy binge, you might think you’re a healthy eater most of the time. But sugar lurks in more than just …

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

14 Greens Even Healthier Than Kale

From the editors of Cosmo.com, the new greens to try in your next salad.<p>Kale has been having a moment for quite some time now, mostly because it's green and healthy and tasty—at least as far as lettuce goes. As any registered dietitian will tell you, the veggie does pack a ridiculous amount of …