Sara Waterbury

233 Flips | 28 Magazines | 19 Likes | 11 Following | 11 Followers | @SaraWaterbury | I've lived all over the USA. Hermit. Pentecostal. Knitter. Crocheter. Love bible study. Love animals. Love tv and movies. Disabled. Need God daily.

10 Things Insanely Healthy People Do Before 9 A.M.

Our alarm goes off and we hit the snooze button. That happens a few more times. Then with no time to waste, we leap out of bed, dash into the shower, fly out of the house wearing a wrinkled shirt and grab a quick coffee on our way to work. Basically, we live every morning as if it were “Groundhog …

Wellness

Emptying Tutankhamun's tomb took 8 years of painstaking labor

The deconstruction of<br>Tutankhamun's tomb, in color<p>Every object removed, except one.<p>1923<p>Perhaps surprisingly, the mummy of King Tutankhamun remains …

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

Zuckerberg, Gates lead 'Breakthrough' coalition on clean energy

An elite group of private investors including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Mark Zuckerberg have formed a coalition to help companies …

This Open Source DIY Solar Generator Unfolds Like a Flower

Outdoor concerts should be loud, but the generators used to run them should be silent… and green. Enter SunZilla, an open-source, DIY portable solar generator designed to replace conventional diesel generators at outdoor events or in remote locations. The device was created by members of …

Learning, and controlling, your metabolism rate for weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Metabolism is a term that is thrown around a lot in the nutrition world, but most people don't fully understand what it really is, what aspects of your metabolism are under your control and how you can optimize it to help you lose weight and keep the weight off.<p>The term metabolism actually …

Perpendicular Cowl pattern by Brenda Castiel

This handsome cowl or scarf uses a “magical” stitch to create vertical stripes on one side, horizontal stripes on the other. Amaze your friends!<br>It’s …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Why should I eat organic? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Joanna Blythman

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Organic farmers only treat their animals with antibiotics when they show clinical signs of illness.’<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/3c76aeb34883678d0d2ebfab524caa8ff607e9d8/0_200_3699_2219/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Frank Baron for the Guardian<p>The Farmers’ City Market store in Hampton Hill …

To Predict Future Diseases, Doctors Will Map Newborns' Genes

The crystal ball of science<p>If you could find out your baby’s future health problems right after he or she was born, would you want to know? Some new parents will get to make that decision soon. This month, doctors in Boston will begin the BabySeq project, in which they will sequence the genomes of …

Genetics

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Top NASA Scientist: We'll Find Signs of Alien Life 'Within a Decade'

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Paranormal

Instagram’s new Layout app has an unsettling secret

Apps

Blind therapy dog winning the hearts of millions

A 12-year-old blind therapy dog is winning the hearts of more than just his clients, as his story quickly makes its way around the web.<p>“Smiley,” a Golden Retriever who was born without eyes, was rescued from a puppy mill in 2004 by Joanne George, who runs Training the K9 Way in Ontario, Canada. …

Microsoft's Cortana is coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft is planning to bring its Cortana digital assistant to iOS and Android as a standalone app. While the software maker has previously confirmed Cortana would come to additional operating systems, <i>Reuters</i> reports that the standalone app will be available on phones and tablets running iOS and …

Vanuatu islands brace for powerful Cyclone Pam

A massive storm is bearing down on the South Pacific island of Vanuatu, bringing with it gusts of up to 240 kilometres (150 miles) per hour and putting nearly 250,000 people at risk, aid agencies said on Friday.<p>Vanuatu has urged residents to seek shelter as Cyclone Pam, one of the strongest seen in …

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

Childbirth

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Sony plans new all-male Ghostbusters film with Channing Tatum

Sony Pictures is expanding its Ghostbusters franchise beyond a cinematic universe into television and merchandising.<p>The studio is also forming Ghostcorps, a new production company headed by original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman and star Dan Aykroyd.<p>They plan to include a new male-orientated …

31 Quotes From Children's Books That Will Inspire You At Any Age

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."<p>2. "You must never feel badly about making mistakes ... as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong</i> …

Photographer Unveils the Rainbow World of Ice Crystals

How a former high school science teacher discovered an optical phenomenon in ice.<p>High school science teacher and former industrial photographer Tom Wagner discovered a fascinating world of colors trapped within thin layers of ice. He explained the trick to us: "The colors in the crystals of the …

22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

Exercise Secrets - 3 Reasons Why Body Weight Exercise Beats Weight Training

What do all these things have in common: the gym, equipment, treadmills, dumbbells, ab rotators, and exercise bikes? The answer is they all cost …

With Valve, HTC Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset 'HTC Vive'

A new challenger appears!<p>HTC is teaming up with one of the gaming industry's biggest (and most beloved) companies, Valve, to launch a new virtual reality headset. What's even more exciting is that the consumer version of the VR headset is scheduled to launch before the end of the year.<p>The HTC Vive …

Winter Weight Loss Tips: Lose Pounds Before Spring, Summer

Instead of waiting for sunny skies and T-shirt weather to try to hurriedly jump out of the winter exercise-and-eating slump, get ahead of the game. Says Vanessa Packer, cofounder of ModelFIT: "Start now so you have the time to adjust to the changes you'll be making in your diet and exercise."<p>__Get …

Corn for Home Heat: A Green Idea That Never Quite Popped

Burning kernels provides clean energy, but it takes muscle and increasingly more cash.<p>Takoma Park, Maryland—On an exceptionally frigid day in this Washington, D.C., suburb, a modest black stove in the Ikle-Khalsa family's living room was keeping the house warm. Every few seconds, it emitted a low …

Does Skipping Meals Help Lose Weight?

There are many tricks and strategies that can help you achieve your fat loss goals, but is skipping meals one of them?At face value, it seems to make …

Here’s what Dallas entrepreneurs, investors can do to create a thriving startup hub

DALLAS — Dallas has lots of entrepreneurs, tons of money, and a favorable business climate. So why isn’t it more like Silicon Valley, and what can …