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Fecal transplant improves autism symptoms

While many people are aware of the behavioural symptoms associated with autism, probably not so many realize that autistics often also have …

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

Workouts

Tech Deals: Xbox One Elite Controller, $13 Bluetooth Earbuds, 1TB External HDD, More

Today’s fantastic technology deals will definitely appeal to anyone who loves to interact with video games and who regularly uses a mobile device, …

9 Skyrim Secrets You Probably Didn't Find

Sneaky secrets.<p>Skyrim is a game so massive that you can explore the tundras for days and still not see everything. Even if you’ve slain every dragon, …

The Elder Scrolls

The 10 best guns in ‘Destiny’ and where to find them (including ‘Rise of Iron’)

<i>Destiny</i> is full of weapons, and while shooting stuff with them comprises the moment-to-moment fun of the game, what keeps players coming back in the …

18 Slick Xbox One Tips and Tricks

You're a next-gen gamer, but you can get even more out of Microsoft's console than just play.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Apps

Here's a breakdown of the story leading up to Destiny: Rise of Iron and your part in it

If you’ve been playing Destiny: Rise of Iron, you know the story for the events leading up to the expansion is told through Grimoire cards. Should …

‘Destiny’ Update Next Week Changes Sterling Treasure, Takes Servers Offline For Eight Hours

Bungie continues to update <i>Destiny</i> ahead of the <i>Rise of Iron</i> expansion release. The developer announced that the 2.4.0 update is coming to the …

Gaming

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Home in an Hour

<b>Your task list:</b><p><b>Total: 30 minutes</b><p><i>Want to bookmark this for future reference? Pin or download our cleaning cheat sheet.</i>

How-To's

PEEL OF LEMON CAN REMOVE JOINT PAIN FOREVER

We all know that lemons are really healthy. Actually, you probably know by now that they are great for juices in the morning before breakfast, …

The most dangerous city in Canada: Grande Prairie

Crime in Canada rose for the first time in 12 years in 2015, led by Western cities<p>Lorne Wald filled his travel mug with convenience-store coffee and …

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

Six Pokémon Go tips for the ultimate beginner

If you're not quite sure what a Pokémon is, this one's for you<p>If you’re here, it’s because everyone you know is talking about one thing: <i>Pokémon Go</i>, the new iOS and Android game that’s sending people outside in droves. But maybe you’re not yet one of them, because, well, you’re not really sure what</i> …

Pokémon

Destiny makes for a surprisingly cool 2D sidescroller

Here's how one fan celebrated Bungie Day<p>Everyone knows that <i>Destiny</i> is a 3D shooter. One fan went in a different direction with Bungie's popular console game, however, reinventing it as a retro-style, sidescrolling action game.<p>Reddit user and <i>Destiny</i> fan Helix3333 shared a playable version of his …

The Ancient Tibetan Practice for Health and Vitality

Some years ago I attended a yoga class where my flamboyant artist friend and yoga teacher shared an interesting sequence called The Five Tibetans. I …

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5 Ways to Induce Lucid Dreaming - David Avocado Wolfe

Shares 3<p>Lucid dreaming is a scientifically proven state of sleep where a person is aware he or she is dreaming and is able to control the dream. …

Here's how to grab the exotic Black Spindle sniper rifle in Destiny today

There's a hidden area in one of <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>'s new quests that will put you and your fireteam up against one of the stiffest challenges the game has to offer — but it's not without its rewards. Specifically, the Black Spindle, an exotic sniper rifle that mirrors the popular, …

Better Lucid Dreaming: Make Your Dreams Vivid!

Lucid Dreaming is the art of becoming aware that you are dreaming, <i>whilst dreaming</i>. When you experience this you find your dream-life instantly becomes more exciting. For some it becomes a new resource of creativity; for others, it is the first step on a new path to Spiritual unfolding. Others yet …

Meditation

Destiny: The Taken King is changing how you'll find and upgrade new gear

<i>Destiny</i>'s upcoming expansion, <i>The Taken King</i>, is going to completely reimagine every part of the loot hunting process — from acquisition, to upgrading, to use on the battlefield. The broad changes were revealed in today's livestream event, which covered the updates coming to Bungie's online shooter …

Helmets

Understanding The Cult of 'Destiny'

We’re a little less than a month from the one year anniversary of <i>Destiny</i>’s launch, and with it comes the release of new uber-expansion, <i>The Taken King</i>, another piece of the series’ 10 year-long puzzle. But what many may not understand is why fans seem so obsessed with this game, and video game …

39 Coolest Kids Toys You Can Make Yourself

1. This cool tool bench used to be a thrift store nightstand.<p>You can customize the paint color too. From The Frugal Granny.<p>2. A refrigerator box …

Exercise For Gamers

Xbox One 'Destiny' Players Should Be Getting Their Own Micro-Expansion This Fall

The <i>Destiny</i> universe will get quite a bit larger this fall with the release of the game’s first fully-fledged expansion, <i>The Taken King</i>. The true scope of it is still unknown, but it will be the largest content addition to the base game since release, and had better be, given its $40 price tag.<p>But …

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Autistic adult daughter leaves mom exhausted with nowhere to turn

A "mentally and physically exhausted" Ontario mother is speaking out about how there is no group home and little help for her severely autistic …

Canada

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This Destiny Lego diorama is magnificent

This is Old Russia as imagined by Lego builder and <i>Destiny</i> player Hunter Erickson.<p>Erickson writes on the Flickr stream for his creation that the Lego tableau isn't meant to be a perfect recreation of Old Russia, but rather a visual summary of everything that makes up the map. That means skeletons, …

Mudras: The Healing Power of Your Hands

<b>Did you know that your hands hold an innate healing power that has been used for centuries?</b><p>Mudras are positions of the hands that are said to …

Lucid Dreaming: How To Have Lucid Dreams

By In5D on March 21, 2015 in Spiritual Awakening<p>Lucid dreaming is being aware of the fact that you are dreaming. This awareness can range from very …