Daphene L Baines

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Meet The Florida Man Who Dropped Everything To Travel To Syria And Battle ISIS

Dean Parker was just sitting back and watching the news after a day of work in his hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida. It was there that the 49-year-old painter/surfer/grandfather saw footage of the fight against ISIS in Northern Iraq and decided to take action. From PRI:<p>“I made the decision …

Healing the mind: Science shows yoga can help treat depression, anxiety

Yoga has long been a popular form of exercise and meditation, but science is starting to confirm the ancient practice has the power to treat …

Depression

HISTORY OF HUMANITY

Wonderful artwork by Milo Manara, depicting human history. Sex, war to gain sex, more war to gain riches read more...<p>An Exploded Revolver<p>Those …

Reflections On Selma

As someone who's professional and personal life involves many areas of seeking justice and equality, I have often been moved by the work and legacy of those who have persevered through trials in order to see a better world. One of the most powerful moments of my life occurred in 2005, when I helped …

The Disappearance Of The Instruction Manual

Instructions not included: what the vanishing manual says about us<p>In the late 17th century, the printer Joseph Moxon published <i>Mechanick Exercises</i>, the first guide to printing in any language. It had been nearly 240 years since the debut of Gutenberg’s press, and books had proliferated. There were …

David Cameron: TV debates should take place before the election campaign

Prime Minister says televised debates ‘took the life’ out of 2010 campaign<p>David Cameron has called for the televised leaders’ debates to take place before the start of the formal general election campaign in April.<p>In his latest precondition for taking part in the bouts, the Prime Minister said the …

8 Hackable Spring 2015 Trends Straight from the Runway

While the snow outside might have you feeling like winter will never end, fashion is already planning the latest looks for spring. Sure, the runway models may be decked out in incredible jewelry, makeup and shoes, all while sporting astronomically priced clothing, but that doesn’t mean you can’t …