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Press These 2 Points near Your Hips to Eliminate Lower Back Pain, Hip Pain, Leg Pain, Sciatica, and more

The pain in the lower back is often a result of a strained back muscle, lifting a heavy object, twisting the wrong way, or genetics. The pain might …

Growing new immune system could end misery of Crohn's disease

Stem cell transplants could the end misery of Crohn's disease, scientists hope.<p>A clinical trial has begun which will use stem cells to grow a new immune system for people with the condition which causes inflammation in the digestive system, leading to chronic pain and extreme tiredness.<p>Around …

Immune System

No plumber, no problem: Conquer drain clogs with these 4 cleaners you can make from pantry staples

There are few things more annoying at home than clogged and smelly drains. Calling a plumber is expensive and inconvenient. Commercial drain cleaners …

Cleaning

10 Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Houses You Need to See

Frank Lloyd Wright brought American architecture to the forefront. These houses are some of his best work.<p>Also known as the Kaufmann Residence, this …

Architecture

Study: CBD From Marijuana Plus Chemotherapy Tripled Cancer Survival Rates In Mice

Mice with pancreatic cancer treated with a combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and chemotherapy survived nearly three times longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone, according to a new study that spotlights the potential for human treatment.<p>CBD, the non-psychoactive (non-intoxicating) …

Cancer

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Cooking

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …

Immune System

Archaeologists Discover Evidence of Bread Baked Before Advent of Agriculture

Roughly 14,400 years ago, a group of Natufian hunter-gatherers assembled around a pair of stone fireplaces to enjoy a feast of gazelle, waterfowl, …

Ancient Native American King's House Rediscovered in Florida

Known from Spanish records, the once-lost structure belonged to Caalus, ruler of an indigenous people famous for resisting colonial missionaries.<p>In February 1566, Caalus sat on his throne and watched a procession of strange men march toward his house.<p>The Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez de Aviles had …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

The Cat Who Came Back From Space

She doesn’t look very happy in her photos. Maybe it’s because she has an electrode implanted in her brain. But one likes to think that Félicette the …

Chef John's Sourdough Starter Recipe

"Here's part 1 of my 2-part recipe for sourdough bread. It takes 4 days to make the starter, but there's really not much to it other than 'feeding' …

Rare Van Gogh sketches go on public display for first time in 100 years

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.<p>The works include a never-before-seen Van Gogh drawing, which had been in private hands until …

Work From Home 2018: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true.<p>FlexJobs, a …

List-Worthy

NASA captures rare image of a distant galaxy nearly as old as the Universe itself

When astronomers at NASA capture images of far-off galaxies, they typically appear only as tiny red dots. These distant celestial bodies are so far …

3 Steps for Turning Your Passion Into a Profitable Startup

Focus your creative digital passion and use the right tech tools to grow your media business.<p>Creative content is taking over because creators now have the variety and availability of technology platforms to easily fuel their creativity. Areas of passions turn into profitable businesses (e.g., …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

Amazon, Dell, and 23 more companies that will let you work from anywhere

<b>• In 2016, about 43% percent of Americans worked from home at least once in a while, according to Gallup.</b><p><b>• FlexJobs recently released a list of the best companies when it comes to telecommuting.</b><p><b>• The companies are from a range of industries and include some big names like Amazon and Hilton.</b><p>Being …

Remote Working

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

'Christmas Card' Gen. Patton Gave US Troops May Be Manliest Ever Created

When then-President-elect Donald Trump announced Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis as his pick for secretary of defense, he told a crowd in Cincinnati, …

The World's Wealthiest People Just Teamed Up to Invest in Startups Like Yours. (There's Only One Catch...)

Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, Howard Schultz and many others just joined Steve Case's "Rise of the Rest" fund. Here's why and how it works.<p>Want to start an incredibly successful company, but don't have access to a ton of capital? Here's some really interesting news--especially if you want to follow the …

Venture Capital

Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease

In October 1975 something very strange happened to Anne Mensch, an 8-year-old living in the small town of Old Lyme, Connecticut. It started one …

Ancient banned manuscript of Jesus’s secret teachings is unearthed after 1,600 years

A heretical manuscript which reveals Jesus’s ‘secret teachings’ to his brother James has been unearthed by American researchers.<p>In it, Jesus reveals …

What to know about general adaptation syndrome

General adaptation syndrome is a three-stage response that the body has to stress. But what do the different stages involve and what examples are …

Physicists just found a loophole in graphene that could unlock clean, limitless energy

by Science Alert November 27, 2017 Earth & Energy 46161<p>Mike McRae<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn’t exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat …