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Newfound 'Gospel of the Lots of Mary' discovered in ancient text

A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or encouragement to people seeking help for their problems, according to a researcher who has studied the text.<p>Written in Coptic, an Egyptian language, …

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3 Fat-Burning HIIT Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

<i>The following is an excerpt from HIIT for Women by Sean Bartram.</i><p>These introductory routines are designed to get you started with high-intensity interval training by introducing base exercises and common routine formats in a way that is varied and challenging without being overwhelming. Get things …

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Declutter Your Life in 7 Days

There are times in our lives when we get really burnt out and everything overwhelms us. We feel disorganized, we become forgetful, and we can't keep up with our work. One way to deal with this is to take some time to declutter things in your life that are not working for you anymore. The best way …

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10 Must-See Skywatching Events to Look Up for in 2015

Look to the skies in 2015 to see total eclipses, amazing planets and meteor showers.<p>Here are some of the most noteworthy skywatching events coming up this year. Space.com will provide more extensive coverage of most of these events as they draw closer.<p>Total solar eclipse: March 20<p>The dark shadow of …

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3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

The Introduction to Getting the Best Results from Your Lenses

Your lenses are much more important than your camera is. They do a big job of helping to determine what kind of image quality comes out of the …

Macro Photography on a Budget

Close-up and macro photography continue to be popular with shooters of all levels. Practical applications include product detail shots, food …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

Breathtaking Landscape Photography Demonstrate the Endless, Unchartered Beauty of the World

Jerome Berbigier specializes in landscape photography as shown in his images shot in Iceland, Australia and Northern Italy. The Sydney-based …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

Life on Mars: Nasa finds first hint of alien life

The first hints of life on Mars have been discovered by Nasa.<p>Intriguing ‘burps’ of methane have been recorded by the Curiosity Rover which may have been produced by bacteria. Most methane on Earth is produced as a waste gas by living organisms.<p>Curiosity has previously found water bound in the fine …

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HISTORY OF GHOST STORIES.........

HISTORY OF GHOST STORIES.........<br>Since ancient times, ghost stories—tales of spirits who return from the dead to haunt the places they left behind—have figured prominently in the folklore of many cultures around the world. A rich subset of these tales involve historical figures ranging from queens and politicians to writers and gangsters, many of whom died early, violent or mysterious deaths.<p>WHAT IS A GHOST?<br>The concept of a ghost, also known as a specter, is based on the ancient idea that a …

15 Common Mistakes People Make When Taking Photos And How To Fix Them

Regardless of skill level, we’ve all made at a least a few of these common photography faux pas. Even pros like Jeff Cable are guilty of a few, which …

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7 Tips for Photographing Groups

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, whether you usually photograph people, products, landscapes or insects, the time will come …

12 Reasons You Should Start Lifting Weights Today

<b>You'll Lose 40 Percent More Fat</b><br>If you think cardio is the key to blasting belly fat, keep reading: When Penn State researchers put dieters into three groups—no exercise, aerobic exercise only, or aerobic exercise and weight training—they all lost around 21 pounds, but the lifters shed six more …

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Native American Spirit Optical Illusion

Good morning everyone, and welcome to another marvelous Monday! Hope you had a great weekend, but don’t worry, this is a short week for all of us …

5 Crazy-But-True Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation

<b>2. Say: “You’ve Got This”</b><br>It’s not just the pep talk that helps; it’s how you phrase it. People who encourage themselves using the second person (“<i>You</i> will run five miles”) rather than the first person (“<i>I</i> will run five miles”) perform better at tough tasks, according to a series of experiments …

5 Signs You're Not Relaxing Enough

I spent much of my life as an achiever. From college to a management consulting firm to a technology startup, I always thought that if I did more, it would be better.<p>Except that it wasn't.<p>I was eating compulsively, I felt exhausted by my social commitments and I had no idea what I actually wanted …

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How-To: Wooden Spool and Cork Ornaments

Looking for a cheap and cheerful craft for the holidays? These DIY ornaments are a great way to use your collection of beads, charms and jewelry findings. They also make great little gifts for your friends.<p>I love this combo of wooden spool and recycled sheet music from My Salvaged Treasures. …

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The Simple Trick to Working Out Harder and Longer

That pressure provided a spark: On the second plank, those who heard the fib outlasted the rest of the participants by an average of 18 seconds.<p>How come? "Knowing that other people can do [the task] gives you the confidence to dig deeper, try harder, and recruit that extra effort," says study …

The 10-Minute, Fat-Burning Jump Rope Workout

Jumping rope can burn as many calories as running (and build some killer muscles), but perhaps the biggest benefit of double dutch is improving …

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10 Things Every Couple Needs To Stop Doing

Most couples develop some bad habits over time that can wreak havoc on the relationship. Here are 10 things every couple needs to stop doing before …

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‘This Is Iceland’, A Stunning Time Lapse Video Documenting the Northern Lights Over Iceland

Photographer Oli Haukur Myrdal has captured the stunning beauty of the Northern Lights over the Iceland sky in this time lapse video taken during the …

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