Diane Lynn Lipski

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These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

All the World's Glaciers, Mapped

The first statistical analysis of the world's glacier distribution offers insight into melting ice.<p>There are, at the moment, nearly 200,000 glaciers on Earth. They have a volume of nearly 106,000 miles cubed, and cover an area of about 453,000 miles squared. This means they cover an area roughly …

Why Your Brain Loves Yoga

<i>By Gabriel Axel for U.S. News</i><p>I began my journey as an aspiring neuroscientist determined to understand the basis of what makes us human. What was our most fundamental essence that allowed us to be, express, and function in all the wondrous ways that we do? I knew the answer had to lie in the brain, …

Getting Fit When Life Gets in the Way

"I was doing so well on my diet, and then life got in the way, and I've gained back every pound."<p>"I was going to the gym regularly, and I could feel myself getting in better shape, and then life got in the way, and I'm back where I started."<p>Chances are, you have heard someone say something like …

Weight Loss

The 5 Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Morning

Morning time: The birds are singing, you haven’t checked your e-mail yet, and you have a moment of peace before the day attacks. This is your opportunity to start the day off right. Like the common belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, your morning exercise routine is one of …

Obama Begs Nation Not To Let Mass Shootings “Become The New Normal”

Gun violence can be prevented, the president says, acknowledging the people to stop it probably won’t be in Congress.<p>WASHINGTON — After five speeches after mass shootings during his term in office, President Obama said Sunday he's worried Americans are coming to believe that death at the hands of …

Hillary Clinton admits to 'wrestling' with run for president in 2016

Hillary Clinton has acknowledged that she is "wrestling" with the idea of running for president again, but said that she remains "pragmatic and realistic" as she considers her prospects for 2016.<p>In her first major interview since leaving the Obama administration eight months ago, the former …

Top 5 Reasons to Eat a Plant-Based Diet

Eating more plants and less meat is becoming more popular than ever thanks to ex-presidents, celebrities, best-selling books, and movies such as <i>Forks Over Knives</i>. While vegetarian and vegan diets are defined by what they exclude, a plant-based diet is defined by what it includes -- lots of plant …

Plant-Based Diet

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

They Who Love and Laugh Most Win

It has been said by many that life is a game, an assertion with which many agree.<p>But how to win? Some think that accruing great material wealth will achieve it, and others fame and power. These are often what society suggests are the pinnacles of achievement in our society. These will attract …

Happiness

Legacy: Learning to Let Go

Summer naturally and gently lets go to autumn's gradual birth. Days are shorter, nights are cooler, farmers and squirrels harvest, trees dress up in their colors, their final seasonal celebration before the leaves <b>let go</b>.<p><i>"September is a pivotal month during which the outward-directed energy of</i> …

Spirituality

What Was The Pope Thinking?

Pope Francis said in an interview this week that the Catholic Church has been too focused on gays, abortion and birth control. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Father Thomas Reese, senior analyst for the <i>National Catholic Reporter</i>, about whether the pope's remarks signal a change in Church …

EPA Gives Coal-State Democrats A Chance To Sound Republican

For Democrats running in coal-producing states like Kentucky and West Virginia, the Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants provide a carboniferous chance to demonstrate independence from President Obama.<p>Those Democrats will probably …

'Hollywood Said No,' But 'Mr. Show' Fans Said Yes!

When the comedy program <i>Mr. Show with Bob and David</i> came on the air in 1995, there was nothing like it. Created by comedians Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, it was full of dark, subversive and riotously funny sketches tied together with bizarre and brilliant segues reminiscent of <i>Monty Python's Flying</i> …

In Push For 'Common' Standards, Many Parents Left Uneducated

Forty-five states have adopted the Common Core State Standards, the first-ever national academic standards for students. But opposition is growing, and some lawmakers are having second thoughts about their states' support.<p>Meanwhile, proponents of the standards are still struggling to explain the …

Accurate Self-Beliefs Strengthen Relationships

Courtesy of rbbaird via flickr<p>How well do we know ourselves? The intuition that you are your own best judge is strong, yet flawed. The prevailing …

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity

So yea, you know how the left brain is really <i>realistic, analytical, practical, organized, and logical</i>, and the right brain is so darn <i>creative,</i> …

What Your Selfies Say About You

Earlier this week, a Texas mother of four, Kimberly Hall, made national headlines with her online manifesto to teenage girls prone to taking and …

Social Media

Schools Are Good for Showing Off, Not for Learning

Suppose you are a student in a high school or college course and a magic fairy offers you the following choice: (1) You will learn the material in …

Education

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

When Not Trying So Hard Is the Best Response

Cooking is a transformation process. With nothing more than a knife, a vessel, a little time, and perhaps some sort of flame, we turn piles of …

Kitchens

Researcher finds way to calm fears during sleep

Fear may be the most powerful of all human emotions, but according to a study released today in the journal Nature Neuroscience, sleep can be its enemy.<p>In a first-of-its-kind experiment, specific emotional memories of human beings were deliberately altered during sleep. The complicated small study, …

The Brain

10 Quick Facts About Social Psychology

Social psychology is a fascinating topic that has yielded a great deal of research on how people behave in groups. In many cases, the results of …