Keith Tharp

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Your Brain on Politics: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Liberals and Conservatives

<i>This is an invited guest post by Andrea Kuszewski, a Behavior Therapist and Consultant for children on the autism spectrum based in Florida, and</i><i> a</i> …

Why is it so hard to keep my heart rate in Zone 2?

Z<b>one 2 training</b> is something I get asked about quite often. You may have heard us talk about it in the quick tip segment of MTA podcast episode …

Tesla Is Turning Kauai Into a Renewable Energy Paradise

<i>This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>When people ask Luke Evslin why he decided to live off the …

11 Space-Saving Storage Ideas for a DIY Van Conversion

1. Underneath the Bed Platform<p>We built our bed platform tall enough to have plenty of storage space underneath. The bed is two feet above the floor …

Solar Panels

If climate change were a scam, scientists would be hyping up the Antarctic iceberg

On Wednesday morning, researchers reported that the massive Larsen C ice shelf had finally ruptured, releasing an iceberg the size of Delaware into the Antarctic Ocean.<p>Rather than ringing the alarm on man-made climate change, glaciologist Martin O'Leary called the massive calving "natural," and …

Climate Change

Five Zen Principles to Live By

Practical wisdom that instantly improves your life<p>I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana …

Meditation

A million bottles a minute: world's plastic binge 'as dangerous as climate change'

<b>Exclusive:</b> Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and other environments<p><b>Help us tell the stories that need to be told. Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution today</b><p>A million …

How to Write Thought-Provoking and Attention-Grabbing Email Copy

Writing email copy is not an easy process but it is something you can learn. Make the tone of your correspondence warm and friendly, as if you are writing to one person. In this article, you are going to learn about the different types of email and some creative writing techniques that should help …

Noam Chomsky: On Trump and the State of the Union

<i>Over the past few months, as the disturbing prospect of a Trump administration became a disturbing reality, I decided to reach out to Noam Chomsky, the philosopher whose writing, speaking and activism has for more than 50 years provided unparalleled insight and challenges to the American and global</i> …

Noam Chomsky

How to Drive More Traffic Using Google Image Search

Images are the unsung heroes of traffic generation.We all know that keywords, SEO, and great content can lead to more traffic.But there are so many …

Image Search

Reporter Who Called Out Sarah Huckabee Sanders: ‘I Can’t Take It Anymore’

“We are bullied and browbeaten every day ― and I’ve pretty much had enough of it.”<p>Brian Karem, the reporter who scolded deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for attacking the press during a briefing Tuesday, says he’s had enough of the White House’s “bullying.”<p>The Montgomery …

Donald Trump

Shooting 10 Powerful Street Photos in One Ugly Location

When I started out in photography, I always thought: if I could shoot in New York City, Tokyo, Paris or Amsterdam, my street photos would be much …

10X Your Results, One Tiny Action at a Time (The Power of Incremental Progress)

<b>Peter Drucker</b> once said “People often overestimate what they can accomplish in one year. But they greatly underestimate what they could accomplish in …

'Sit, Walk, Don't Talk': An Author Finds Comfort At A Silent Meditation Retreat

When we are facing a challenge in life, we're often encouraged to talk about it with a confidante, a family member or to seek professional counsel like a therapist. But some people find more comfort in silence.<p>In her new memoir, <i>Sit, Walk, Don't Talk,</i> Jennifer Howd takes readers into the world of …

Now five men own almost as much wealth as half of the world’s population

<b>(Alexander Kalina via Shutterstock)</b><p>While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with the fruits of our labor<p>Paul Buchheit<p>June 15, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Last year it was eight men, then down to six, and now almost five.<p>While Americans fixate …

Jeff Bezos

The Best Way to Invest $1,000

It's hard to make money in the market when you start out with little money, but there are ways to maximize your chance of success.<p>Let's address a …

These Roasted Chickpea Recipes Are A Dream Come True

Make these roasted chickpeas 4 ways for a tasty, high-protein snack<p>View this post on Facebook

Shooting the Holi Festival in India with a Fuji X-T2 and Underwater Housing

When packing your gear bag for a two-week street photography trip, the last thing you might think to bring is an underwater housing. Most of the time …

A 2-Minute Meditation to De-Stress and Feel Happier

Incorporating meditation into a chaotic day can be challenging. Who has time to sit down and clear the mind when you have a million other things to …

21 Places to Stay if You Care About the Planet

Travel<p>Sustainable, spectacular, and engaged with local communities, these lodges are tucked into some of the planet’s wildest places.<p>From a handful of rustic lodges committed to conservation back in the early 1990s, sustainable tourism is now transforming the global travel industry, and in the …

Defying Trump, Hawaii Becomes First State to Pass Law Committing to Paris Climate Accord

Hawaii on Tuesday became the first state to pass a law committing to the goals and limits of the Paris climate accord, defying President Trump, who announced last week that he would withdraw the United States from the historic agreement.<p>The state’s governor, David Y. Ige, signed two bills at a …

Climate

How to Be Mindful With a Barking Dog

“Dogs have two ways of communicating; body language and barking,” says Joanne Ometz, founder of Mindfulness For Dogs. “Barking can be disconcerting to humans, especially when it seems to go on forever, and can bring up feelings of frustration and even anger. Approaching barking with mindfulness can …

9 Most Important Elements of Every Start-up

The best businesses are based on stronger stuff than just your 'vision.' Bring together these nine ingredients and you're well on your way.<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is part of a</i> <i>series featuring excerpts</i> <i>from the recently published book,</i> The Startup Owner’s Manual, <i>written by serial</i> …

Why Entrepreneurs Don't Need Business Experience to Start Their Own Company

Shaun Neff never had a full-time job before he started his company, and it worked out okay for him.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On this episode, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights designer Shaun Neff, who talks about the power of branding, …

Entrepreneurship

50 Photography Tips by ERIC KIM

• Camera in the hand, and don’t make any plans.<br>• Understand you need to make a lot of photos to get a few good ones.<br>• You don’t need to be in London or …

Street Photography

Is silence the next wellness luxury?

Back in the day, when your mom banned you from watching television and told you to go to your room to sit quietly in silence, it definitely wasn’t …

Costa Rica