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Thanks to this brain-sensing meditation device, I'm calmer and sleeping great

I've tried lots of things: Giving up caffeine (that was hard!), giving up alcohol (even harder), and getting up at 5:30 a.m. to work out (brutally, insanely hard).<p>My latest trick has been easy, fun, and unbelievably effective: I've been using a brain-sensing device called Muse to meditate for 12 …

Surprising Benefits of Coconut Oil That Make You Healthy And Beautiful

Most of us love and are familiar with the delicious taste and smell of coconut when it is eaten raw or cooked. But did you know that coconut oil can …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Flight delayed? Here are your rights as a passenger

MANILA – "Your flight is delayed." This announcement from the airport's PA system can be one of the most frustrating things a passenger faces when …

The Rainbow Mountains Of China Are Earth's Paint Palette

The Rainbow Mountains of China within the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are a geological wonder of the world. These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains.<p>This is just one example where geology …

National Parks

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

This tree in my city

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival: Pictures

Chinese Art

Ginko Tree

Bucatini with Walnut-Parsley Pesto

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>That parsley in your fridge is lonely! Let it hang with chiles and walnuts for your next weeknight pasta. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup walnuts<p>6 pickled Calabrian …


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High-power sound waves used to blast cancer cells

British doctors are developing a revolutionary new therapy for cancer and associated conditions based on the use of high-powered beams of ultrasound.<p>The researchers – working at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), at the Royal Marsden hospital in Sutton, outside London – have already used the …


10 Ways To Stay Happily Married

<i>elkodaily.com</i><p>After the wedding bells stop chiming, how do you sustain the marital magic? After 39 years of being married to the same man, I've got a few ideas on keeping the spark burning and the affection flowing toward -- not away from -- each other.<p><b>1. When you get home at night, greet each other</b> …

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

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10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Slow Cookers


The aurora over Norway last night

This startup just raised $81 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …


Crystal Ice Cave, Iceland

Exploring a crystal ice cave under Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland. More Iceland photos here: http://expertvagabond.com/iceland-photography/

Techtonic Plates in Iceland

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Grand Prismatic Spring. Yellowstone National Park. Summer of 2014.

Overturned Iceberg