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Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Immune System

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most life on the planet because we’re so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting …

Climate Change

Jack White Covers the Modern Lovers’ “Pablo Picasso”: Listen

Jack White has shared a cover of the Modern Lovers’ “Pablo Picasso.” The song (which has also been covered by David Bowie) is part of his “Spotify Singles” set, which also includes a live take on his <i>Boarding House Reach</i> track “Over and Over and Over.” Hear both songs below.<p>Jack White is currently …

Jack White

Improve your legato lead playing in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Legato practice is an excellent way of building control over your fretting fingers and bringing a new dimension to your solos.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>For the …

Electric Guitar

Satellite images of Earth taken from an angle show the world in new beauty

While it's fun to explore the world by zooming around on Google Earth, there's just something uninspiring about most satellite images. While the …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

The Death of the Fiduciary Rule Is Bad News for Your Retirement

The Fiduciary Rule is one step closer to death, and that means it’s once again A-ok for your retirement planner to scam you.<p>I’m sure they’d take …

Acoustic Guitar Strumming Patterns

435<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The acoustic and electric guitar handle …

Guitar

Opinion: Why annuities are a bad idea for almost everyone

“Don’t lose money in the Wall Street casino!” the radio announcer blared.<p>“It could take a lifetime to make up your losses in the stock market.”<p>Unless …

Retirement

The Psychedelic Tale of Terence McKenna's Forgotten Music About DMT

In collaboration with the synth explorers Zuvuya, the "Timothy Leary of the 90s" made two albums nearly as hallucinatory as the psychedelic substance that drove his work.<p>Terence McKenna, the late ethnobotanist and author, was a true polymath. In addition to his research on metaphysics and …

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

By Laura Sorkin<p>Shiitake mushrooms require faith in the unseen. The fungi flourish under the cover of bark for nine to twelve months preceding the …

Stop Buying Garlic. Here’s How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Garlic Right At Home

Along with green onions, garlic is one of the best health-friendly plants you can grow at home. It is super-easy and super-cheap. You may not like …

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Parenting

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect' | Inc.com

It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention spans and less patience than ever when things aren't going their way. The good …

Kids

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. It can be focused on more than one thing.<p>As canine psychologist Stanley Coren …

Pets

Death to Strength Standards!

3 Reasons They Just Don't Work<p>What's a Strength Standard?<p>You've heard many coaches and trainers talk about strength standards. For example, they'll …

3 Bad Mistakes Even Good Parents Make | Inc.com

There are plenty of bad parents out there, but if you're reading this article, you're probably not one of them. Truly bad parents don't show much of an interest in scientifically validated parenting practices, nor are they generally much inclined to introspection and self-criticism.<p>But just because …

Self-improvement

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 200-Year-Old Cake Recipe

George Washington feasted on this cake in 1783. And I feasted on it last week.<p>So it ends up sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. And the carrot-cooking isn't too involved: you just boil 'em for 5 minutes.<p>You cream the butter and sugar, add a bunch of eggs one at a time, sift together the flour and …

Buying stuff at Walmart and selling it on Amazon nets this guy millions of dollars

There may be untapped millions to be made in the clearance racks of your local Walmart.<p>That’s according to a 28-year-old former accountant who told …

eCommerce

A Dark Descent Into the Shadowy World of “Horror Psychedelia”

Illustration by Gabriel AlcalaRock ‘n’ roll’s relationship with the occult begins with the genre’s roots. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins turned what could …

B-movie

50 Essential Albums of 1967

From the Doors' debut to Aretha Franklin's first smash<p>While making a full meal of their most delectable concept, a pirate-radio broadcast, the Who's …

Music

Benefits of Rucking: Cardio for He Who Hates Cardio | Art of Manliness

I hate cardio.<p>Like some men who feel similarly, my hatred for cardio goes back to my sports playing days where running and sprinting were used by …

Account Suspended

Consciousness Persists After Death: Scientists Confirm People Who Have Died Know They Are Dead

Recent scientific studies have confirmed that consciousness persists long after the body has died. The studies have forced medical researchers to …

Loveland man becomes oldest to climb Devils Tower

Taylor Lais, Special to the Loveland Reporter-HeraldLoveland resident Robert Kelman, the oldest person to climb Devils Tower, stands atop the rock …

Climbing

It won’t be long before coffee becomes a luxury. Make the most of it.

Fall is always a good time to create new habits, and coffee chains know it. These days, they are desperately trying to find any excuse to get you to drink their java.<p>Many chains used National or International Coffee Day, just passed, as a reason to offer their coffee at a discount, or even for …

Coffee