Shelly Voss

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Amazon Sets Up Shop in the Heart of the Publishing Industry

Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, has often struck a defiant tone when asked about the company’s dominance of the book industry.<p>“Amazon is not happening to book selling,” he said in a 2013 interview. “The future is happening to book selling.”<p>But when he made that remark four years ago, …

The Landscape of Mars: Pictures

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The Greatest Director in Sci-Fi Goes to Mars

With his new film, The Martian, acclaimed director Ridley Scott adds a new dimension to his legacy. Science, a frequent backdrop to the stories he tells, becomes a main character.<p>When you stand on Mars, it's hard to figure the horizon. It looks a smidge too close, disconcertingly dim. Dark even. …

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How to shoot the Perseid meteor shower with your phone

Stargazers are on the lookout for Perseid meteors streaking through the sky this week.<p>The meteor shower should peak tonight and into the wee hours of …

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

This awesome graphic of all lifeforms will make you feel tiny

"LIFE ON EARTH IS ONE BIG EXTENDED FAMILY!" is the greatest lesson from evolution, Leonard Eisenberg shouts at the top of his website EvoGeneao.com, which he says stands for Evolutionary Genealogy.<p>Eisenberg created the graphic below to counter the creationist themes he's seen spring into science …

Extinction

9 Performances That Could Define Summer Movie Season

Including stars whose careers could be changed entirely by Labor Day.<p>With <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> Infinity Stoning its way into theaters this weekend, it’s safe to say that the summer movie season is officially underway. Which means we have the 11th and 12th Marvel Studios movies, the fourth <i>Jurassic</i> …

The Roots of Baltimore’s Riot

U.S.<p>Search<p>CaliforniaWest Hollywood Council Passes Resolution to Remove President Trump's Walk of Fame Star<p>Google DoodleHere's What to Know About …

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Why Bruce Jenner's Interview Could Be a Watershed Moment

Bruce Jenner, the Olympic gold medalist and <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> TV personality, has been the subject of intense media scrutiny lately, …

Christian Marclay: the art of sound

Whoosh. Swish. Splaf. Plop. At Christian Marclay’s exhibition at White Cube in Bermondsey, closing next weekend, words are popping and flying all over the place. These onomatopoeic terms fall from the ceiling, cluster on walls, splodge and splat on canvases and screen prints. Aside from a central …

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Alton Brown

I received these petit fours from a fan of mine last night in Davenport. If you're ever in the Quad Cities-area, run to Olde Towne Bakery and pick up …

All About Chiles

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Chile 101. How to cook with, identify, and enjoy (yes, enjoy) chiles.</i><p>If there's one ingredient that yields polarizing opinions, it's the chile pepper: …

17 Rainy Day Soup Recipes to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that …

Why are van Gogh's paintings slowly turning white?

Something's different about Vincent van Gogh's work.<p>It has been puzzling art curators and experts for a long time, but scientists at the University of Antwerp discovered the reason why some of van Gogh's most prized works of art are turning white.<p>It's the plumbonacrite!<p>Also known as red lead, …

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Photograph: Franck Allais for the Guardian<p>Food engineers can now create a ‘natural’ mature cheese flavouring within 72 hours.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/17/1424172457409/ace179b6-e075-4486-b6aa-a905ed82394e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Franck Allais for the …

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The strange world of felt presences

On 20 May 1916, Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, and Tom Crean reached Stromness, a whaling station on the north coast of South Georgia. They had been walking for 36 hours, in life-threatening conditions, in an attempt to reach help for the rest of their party: three of their crew were stuck on …

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

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Mindful Living 101

<b>Infographic –</b> Mindfulness is the process of becoming an observer and practicing non-judgmental awareness of the present moment. Here’s a great …

When YOU Disappear Your Masterpiece Appears

<b>“Happiness is absorption.” ~T.E. Lawrence</b><p>During my years in university, there was a cook that I remember to this day. He worked in the university …

8 Clues That We Are Experiencing a Spiritual Awakening

Michelle Walling, CHLC, <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In essence, a spiritual awakening occurs each moment we make a choice. However, one day a grand …

Kundalini - The Energy of Consciousness

Wes Annac, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Here, I’d like to take a look at <i>kundalini,</i> which is essentially an evolutionary/energetic ‘boost’ we can gain with …

How To Strengthen Your Intuition | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I can’t stand the phrase, “trust your gut.” Not only does “gut” remind me of digestive issues and crime scenes from Law & Order, but as a chronic …

How Aura Energy Healing Works

bodymindsoulspirit | August 3, 2018 | 1 Comment<p>Energy healing is one of the most popular and effective holistic approaches to healing. Within …

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How to See an Aura

<b>Video –</b> Your aura is a body of energy generated around you. It is basically the world’s best detector of human emotion and can show the “real you” no …

9 Things You'll Notice After Meditating For Just 1 Minute

These days, it would seem we've been completely inundated with information about meditation and mindfulness.<p>"Start with just five minutes of …

Meditation

The No. 1 Way to Get a Good Night's Sleep

<b>When was the last time you had a good night's sleep?</b> And I mean good -- do you wake feeling-refreshed-and-fully-awake good? Or do you hit the snooze button and feel groggy from the moment you get up?<p>The latter used to be me. I would rarely get a full night's rest. At usually 3 or 4 in the morning …