Trina Schwartz

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10 Major Natural Disasters Predicted In The Near Future

Every year brings new hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters to the world. Although some areas are impacted more often by …

GOP’s demonic new crusade: Right-wing zealots look for even crueler ways to treat the poor like garbage

<b>(AP/Lefteris Pitarakis/Charlie Riedel)</b><p>As Republican anti-poverty policies fail to reduce poverty, states are doubling down on making the poor miserable<p>Joan Walsh<p>May 25, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Happy Memorial Day! But if you’re in Wisconsin, and relying on food stamps, remember that Republicans don’t want …

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8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

I’m a cynic by nature but I was surprised by how mindfulness helped me

Image: Shutterstock/Ollyy<p>Image: Shutterstock/Ollyy<p><i>It’s becoming more popular but, to the uninitiated, mindfulness practice can seem daunting. Here, a</i> …

How you can be a more conscientious person

And why it's worth it.<p>By Lindsay Rothfeld<p>Presented by American Greetings<p>How you can be a more conscientious person<p>And why it's worth it.<p>By Lindsay …

Psychology

Why Does an Octopus Walk Funny? Scientists Are Amazed

Weird Science<p>Octopuses move with a simple elegance, but they have no rhythm, according to new research.<p>Each of an octopus's eight arms is soft, flexible and muscular, and acts as if it has an infinite number of joints, said the study's lead author, Guy Levy, a postdoctoral researcher of …

Zoology

Sleep Apnea May Speed Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Onset: Study

Health news<p>Sleep apnea may hasten memory and thinking declines, leading to earlier diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a study released Thursday.<p>Patients with sleep apnea were, on average, diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) nearly 10 years earlier …

Sleep

House quietly passes tax exemption for megadonors

Major contributors like the Koch brothers and Tom Steyer would get a break on gift taxes to secretive non-profit groups.<p>The House on Wednesday with little fanfare passed legislation that would protect major donors like the Koch brothers and Tom Steyer from having to pay gift taxes on huge donations …

7 gratitude exercises you should try today

Giving thanks can take less than one minute<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by<p>7 gratitude exercises you should try today<p>Giving thanks can take less than one …

Gratitude

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …