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10 Soups to Keep You Warm This Fall

Fall is upon us! Keep warm this season with these ten comforting soup recipes. Combat the chilly air outside (or inside) the office with seasonal …

Please Don't Pee on Jellyfish Stings

You’ve probably heard that you’re supposed to urinate on a jellyfish sting, or perhaps pour alcohol on the affected area before scraping the stingers …

Devices Banned on Flights From 10 Countries Over ISIS Fears

WASHINGTON — Intelligence showing that the Islamic State is developing a bomb hidden in portable electronics spurred the United States and Britain on Tuesday to bar passengers from airports in a total of 10 Muslim-majority countries from carrying laptop computers, iPads and other devices larger …

21 Things For People Who Love Black Cats

Black cat coven, unite!

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness

Any pet owner will tell you that their animal companions comfort and sustain them when life gets rough. This may be especially true for people with serious mental illness, a study finds. When people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder were asked who or what helped them manage the condition, many …

Ghost hunter captures 'clearest photo yet of notorious poltergeist' dubbed the Black Monk of Pontefract

A ghost hunter claims she has captured the 'clearest photo yet' of the notoriously violent poltergeist known as the Black Monk of …

23 Futuristic Pet Products You Had No Idea You Needed

Astro shouldn't be the only one with cool toys!

This Pet Raccoon's Haircut On His Back Is The Cutest Thing You'll See All Day

Meet Uni, your new favorite raccoon style icon.

Magic in Ancient Greece

For the Greeks magic (<i>mageia</i> or <i>goeteia</i>) was a wide-ranging topic which involved spells and evil prayers (<i>epoidai</i>), curse tablets (<i>katadesmoi</i>), …

UK witchcraft up 700 per cent

<b>WITCHCRAFT has increased by around 700 per cent across Britain in the last 12 months.</b><p>Officials said sorcery and the dark arts had taken hold in …

Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nevin McCown knows he works a job most guys would envy, so as head brewer at Empirical Brewing, he never minded staying late to close up shop -- with one exception.<p>He'd turn off the equipment in the cavernous warehouse in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. He'd be packing up his gear …

Pets

13 Sweet Uses for Cauliflower You Haven’t Tried Yet

You’ve witnessed firsthand how great sweet potato pies and black bean desserts can be. In other unexpected dessert ingredient news, here’s everyone’s fave paleo hack ingredient: cauliflower! It whips up light and fluffy, and since it tastes great mashed it will work in a batter too. Whether you’re …

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

The Brain

Meditation Makes Us More Aware Of Our Unconscious, Study Suggests

There’s just so much we aren’t aware of.<p>Imagine being in a dark room holding a flashlight. You can only see where you're pointing the light, and only what the light reaches. This room is your mind, and what the flashlight reveals is your limited awareness of it.<p>But a new study suggests that people …

Meditation

Why Marriages Are So Difficult to Sustain

Why is marriage so difficult to sustain?<p>The answer lies in four sources of tension that are intrinsic parts of contemporary society.<p>First, there is a …

Marriage

Texting Produces an Entirely New Kind of Brain Wave Pattern

A research team from the Mayo Clinic has shown that text messaging changes the rhythm of brain wave patterns in a way that’s never seen before. The …

Brain Science Suggests This Is the Best Position to Sleep In

Rest easy and give your brain a boost.<p>Sleep is critical for rest and rejuvenation. A human being will actually die of sleep deprivation before starvation--it takes about two weeks to starve, but only 10 days to die if you go without sleep.<p>The CDC has also classified insufficient sleep as a public …

Blended Coconut Coffee Recipe

Rich, creamy and dairy free<p>Creamy coconut, Starbucks® Sumatra coffee and a hint of cocoa make this smoothie an irresistible treat.<p>01<p>Add ice, brown …

Irritability and Anxiety are Linked in Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder works in phases. There are periods of mania and depression lasting from a few days to months at a time, but there are periods in …

Food Therapy for Depression and Anxiety

In my last post, Mental Health: Where Nutrition Meets Psychiatry, I point out the increasing evidence that nutrition plays a fundamental role in our mental health. Treatment that combines nutrition with psychiatry is a critical component of the effort to bring awareness and enhance treatment of …

Mental Health

The oldest man in the world survived Auschwitz

By Adam Taylor<p>, Reporter<p>Israel Kristal is 112 years and 178 days old. That's quite an achievement. On Friday, representatives of Guinness World Records came to his home in Haifa, Israel, to officially give him a certificate. He's now officially the world's oldest living man.<p>Remarkably, it's even …

World Records

Why American Students Are Flocking to Germany — and Staying

BONN, Germany — How do you say "sign me up" in German?<p>The number of Americans studying in Germany has risen sharply, recent figures show, driven in part by the low cost of higher education compared to the United States.<p>More than 10,000 U.S. students are presently enrolled in the country’s higher …

Low B12 seen in aging, autism and schizophrenia

The brains of the elderly and younger people with autism and schizophrenia may share a common link: Both have low levels of vitamin B12, researchers say.<p>The facts that blood levels of B12 do not always mirror brain levels of the vitamin, and that brain levels decrease more over the years than blood …

CDC advises young women not on birth control to stop drinking alcohol

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised Tuesday that sexually active young women not on birth control against drinking alcohol to reduce instances of fetal alcohol syndrome. The CDC also urged health care providers to counsel patients on abstaining from drinking when they stop …

1.6 Million People Have Watched This Video Of A Beautiful Cheesecake Made With Only 3 Ingredients

So fancy it looks like it's from a bakery.<p>Three-ingredient soufflé cheesecake, also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake, is a magical thing. It's blowing the minds of people on the Internet right now (myself included). With just three ingredients — eggs, dark or white chocolate, and cream cheese — …

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

No more.<p>It's time to put an end to the most alluring science myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies passed down through the ages.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the most shocking science "facts" that are bizarrely wrong about food, animals, the Earth, biology, space, …

Alcohol

Here Are 19 Insanely Popular Crock-Pot Recipes

Spoiler: There's a lot of chicken.

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …