Daniel J. Ponciano

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75 Benefits of Meditation for an Inspired Life

Amanda Froelich, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>How many times have you heard ‘meditation is good for you!’, yet you resist the actual act of sitting in silence …

The Cheap Vegan Pantry: What You Need...

<b>The Cheap Vegan Pantry</b>: <i>What You Need and What Must Go</i><p>So you decided to start eating healthy and maybe even vegan but you’re worried about staying on …

Nutrition

Infographic: The Secrets Of Better Sleep

Y’all keep asking me about “sleep” and my sleeping habits, but I can never answer y’all because I’m too busy napping. 🙂<p>Greatist, however, has plenty …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Recipe: Smoked salmon onigiri filling

<b>Smoked salmon onigiri filling</b><p><b>Total time:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Servings:</b><p>Makes enough filling for 4<p><i>onigiri</i><p>3 ounces smoked salmon, thinly sliced<p><b>1. Heat the broiler.</b><p>Place slices of the salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil until the surface of the fish turns opaque, 1 to 1½ minutes on each side depending …

Food

8 Ways to Grow Your Happiness by Letting Go

Happiness in all walks of life is often more about stopping than starting. More about subtracting than adding. More about letting go than holding …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

After seven years of tinkering, farmer perfects ‘panda cow’

John Bartheld holds "Peanut," a miniature Panda cow, Thursday, July 18, 2013, on his farm in Roy, Wash. Bartheld has been breeding miniature cows on his farm for seven years, hoping to recreate black and white markings in the pattern of a panda to make a “panda cow.” He succeeded on June 28, 2013 …

Cute Animals

How to Make the Perfect Lobster Roll

<b>I have to credit Dr. Claw</b> for teaching me how good a lobster roll can be. The infamous Brooklyn "lobster pusher"—the guy who won fame and no small degree of notoriety for illegally selling lobster rolls out of his apartment—gave me the first one I ever liked: A warm, garlicky tube of soft, delicate …

New England

Meatless Monday: Easy Sesame Noodles

<b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved <i>are</i> …

Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles | Men's Health

In an odd love triangle, I watched this happen to my girlfriend. She fell in love with a dish called “drunken man noodles” from a local Thai restaurant. Her loyalty to this spicy, garlicky, salty dish impressed me. Despite my urgings for her to try something else, despite the sodium-induced thirst …

Meditation Stimulates Long-Lasting Brain Changes

David Wilder, <i>Reality Sandwich</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The effects gained from meditation continue to affect brain function for a long time after meditation is …

NSA Spied on European Union Offices

America's NSA intelligence service allegedly targeted the European Union with its spying activities. According to SPIEGEL information, the US placed …

How Virtual Reality Can Curb Your Social Anxiety

Here’s how it works. Using a Microsoft Kinect or Asus Xtion Pro Live camera, Xenodu’s software extracts patients from their background and inserts …

Why Social Media Isn't Doing For Us What London's Coffee Houses Did For 17th Century

There is a lot we can learn about today’s explosion of social media from the rise of coffeehouse culture in London in the 1600s, according to Tom Standage in an opinion piece in yesterday’s <i>New York Times</i>. Standage, the digital editor at <i>The Economist</i> and author of the soon-to-be-released book …

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The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York

<b>On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York.</b><p>Pictured, the Statue of Liberty photographed from a helicopter by LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White in 1952.<p>See more photos of America from above <b>here</b>.

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Lemur personalities vary from shy to 'mean as sin' - Futurity

DUKE (US) — Scientists have found distinct personalities in grey mouse lemurs, the saucer-eyed primates …

Lemurs

Animals know more than you think

Perhaps it is no coincidence that the animals we think of as being the most stupid – pigs, chickens, sheep – are also the ones we don't always treat …