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You probably don’t think of the 10 Commandments like this! Check out the pope’s amazing insight

The devil was able to convince Eve of a lie. Do we buy into it too??<p>Pope Francis has centered on one word in the Bible that helps us to see the Ten …

Theology

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

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Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

'This Is Making a Lot of Christians in China Very Nervous'

The case of a bishop detained by the Chinese government—and what it says about a looming deal between Beijing and the Vatican<p>The Chinese government detained a beloved Catholic bishop earlier this week in an apparent attempt to keep him out of sight around the Easter holidays, just as an end to a …

China

18 beautiful edible landscaping plants

It's that time of year when garden centers are full, and you just can't seem to squeeze enough hours out of the day to get your yard done. With …

Inside the Conversion Tactics of the Early Christian Church

<b>History Reads is a weekly series featuring work from Team History, a group of experts and influencers, exploring history’s most fascinating …

10 flowers for clay soil

Clay soil has its advantages – it’s very fertile, and it keeps plants well supplied with moisture. However, it can be claggy in winter, and baked …

Gardening

Is your teen 'juuling'? Why parents and doctors are so worried

Teens are crazy about “juuling,” but like many parents, Dr. Jenni Levy didn't realize her own 18-year-old daughter was doing it.<p>Her husband found an unusual cartridge in the laundry that neither recognized. A few days later, they came across an article showing the photo of JUUL, an electronic …

Public Health

Purslane: Weed Or Delicacy?

Have you seen this plant in your garden? If you have, you probably have a lot of it. It’s purslane, one of the most persistent weeds in North America.

Communion in the hand vs. Communion on the tongue: Pope Francis responds

In today’s general audience, the pontiff explains how we "become what we receive."<p>Pope Francis spoke to the faithful about the moment of Communion in …

Christianity

This Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Peel Potatoes

When I saw a trick for removing potato skins by slipping them off without using the dreaded vegetable peeler, I knew I had to try it immediately to …

What The Cluck? Backyard Chickens And More Sustainable Workshops

Are you ready for backyard chickens? Beekeeping? Expanding your garden beyond tomatoes and zucchini? Workshops this month.<p>CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — …

Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

According to one study, eating kiwi fruit before bed helps deep sleep. But which other foodstuffs may aid a long and peaceful slumber?<p>Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep …

Sleep

Pope calls worldwide day of prayer and fasting for peace February 23 | Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis invited Roman Catholics and members of all other religions on Sunday to observe a day of prayer, fasting and initiatives for peace on Feb. 23, urging everyone to ‘say no’ to violence and conflict.<p>Pope Francis leads a mass for priests and nuns in Saint Peter's …

Freezer Storage Times: How Long Can You Freeze Foods For?

How long can you freeze food for before it’s no longer safe to eat? See this <b>frozen food storage chart</b> to find out whether or not you can freeze …

Ice Cream

Top 9 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes And Heart Disease

Are you trying to go alkaline too?If you are in the midst of the alkaline process, it helps a lot when you know which foods to consume to stay …

300 years before the fall of Rome, the empire survived 50 years of chaos

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We Compared Prices for 21 Items at Trader Joe's and Costco

At first glance, Trader Joe's and Costco couldn't be more different. TJ's stores are fun, quirky, and smaller than most supermarkets. Costco is the …

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

The Secret To The Best Deviled Eggs

You can’t have a covered dish luncheon, a church potluck, or an Easter brunch without them. Deviled eggs are the ever-humble staple of the Southern …

Stop Buying Garlic. Here’s How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Garlic Right At Home

Along with green onions, garlic is one of the best health-friendly plants you can grow at home. It is super-easy and super-cheap. You may not like …

Wise Pairings: Best Flowers to Plant with Vegetables - Organic Gardening

In the 1970s, when I was a budding landscape designer newly exciting about strategizing the best flowers to plant with vegetables, I attended the …