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1,953 Flips | 112 Magazines | 776 Likes | 28 Following | 497 Followers | @jsteinbe | I live in Tampa, FL and the only next move would be St Lucia. I love my fur kid Kasey the cat. Have a possion for helping animals & people in need.

10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

Google brings more beautiful wallpapers to your phone or Mac

If you’re a fan of Google’s “Daily Wallpaper” feature baked inside of the official “Wallpapers” app but find yourself drifting towards Apple’s desktop ecosystem, you’re in luck.<p>Google put up a blog post today detailing the beautiful photos that users upload to its Google+ social network, letting …

Android News

Six Smart Ways to Stay Physically Active at Work

Staying fit is important for a healthy and active life. Nowadays life has become so busy that it is not always possible to take time for a workout, …

Exercise

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

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This research has left me levitating with excitement. I'm dumbfounded by what positive psychology can do. But this is taking it to a whole new level. <i>What Marcel, tell us!</i><p>OK, here's the scoop. Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained happiness researcher and <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>The Happiness</i> …

Happiness

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

Trump's attorney general pick is bad news for legal marijuana

President-elect Donald Trump tapped Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be his attorney general on Friday morning.<p>Despite a landslide of states voting to legalize recreational and medical marijuana on Election Day, Sessions, if confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, is bad news for marijuana …

Supermoon Rising: Pictures

Art

This Best-Selling Psychologist Says Watching 3 Minutes of This Every Morning May Affect Your Whole Day

It may be connected with low performance and higher likelihood of depression. But there is good news.<p>How about this frontal assault on your cerebral cortex: People who watch just three minutes of negative news in the morning have a whopping 27 percent greater likelihood of reporting their day as …

The Most Picturesque Landscapes in the United States Photos

When you think of otherworldly landscapes, you might conjure images of the volcanos of Iceland or perhaps the deserts of Namibia, made famous by <i>Mad Max: Fury Road.</i> We’re going to guess that the United States isn’t usually the first country that comes to your mind, but some of the most incredible …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

The Best Winter Vacations of 2016

The first crisp breeze of fall might have felt divine, but fast-forward two months and we'll be in the depths of winter. When you've forgotten what …

11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Airplanes

What's the safest seat on the plane? Why does the food taste so bad?<p>Planes have changed a lot since the days of the Wright Brothers (or, perhaps more …

ISIS 'executes' 232 near Mosul, takes thousands as human shields, UN says

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has "executed" 232 people near the Iraqi city of Mosul and taken tens of thousands of people to use as human shields against advancing Iraqi forces, the United Nations says.<p>The terror group carried out the mass killings Wednesday, punishing people who had defied its orders, a …

Middle East

Positive psychology is an overlooked way to brighten your mood during dark times

All we can ever hope to do, Sigmund Freud once wrote, is “to change neurotic misery into common unhappiness.” This pessimistic statement from arguably the most influential psychological theorist of modern times captured the mood that prevailed in psychology through most of the 20th century. That …

Psychology

The Photographer: Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Carlos Garcia Rawlins is a Reuters photographer based in Caracas, Venezuela who covers the Caribbean region for the agency.<p>I had no interest whatsoever in photography growing up; I studied geophysics. But one day in 2006 my partner at the time, who was interested in photography, said that she’d …

The Shot: Hurricane Matthew’s Destruction in Haiti

I arrived in Port-au-Prince before Hurricane Matthew was to hit and stayed at a hotel as it was passing near the city. The moment it was safe, I went out to see if there was any damage in the capital caused by Matthew but only found some flooded streets and homes in Cite Soleil.<p>I went to the …

7 Warning Signs You Need to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

Those who lack emotional intelligence will self-destruct long before success is able to flourish.<p>It's not hard to understand the role of emotional intelligence when it comes to success: whether you're born with an abundance or you have to work hard to develop a smaller share, it's important to have …

Daily habits that sabotage your peace of mind

I used to wake up each morning and, before I'd even brushed my teeth, I would check my email. This often meant that the first thing I saw every day was a frantic message from my boss. Eventually, I realized I had to set a rule: I wouldn't check my email until after I finished my morning workout. …

Self-improvement

The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

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Hot Appetizer Recipes for New Year's Eve - Pictures - Chowhound

The classic dish with a flaky puff-pastry crust, savory sauce, and veggies, made into tiny party hors d’oeuvres.<p>Chicken pot pie is a homey dish to …

Recipes

Bob Evans aims to lure more diners with a candied bacon appetizer

If you’ve heard of Bob Evans, you likely associate it with breakfast and sausage. The 70-year-old chain has 521 restaurants in the US, mostly in the …

Pumpkin hummus

Print<p>Savory Pumpkin Hummus<p><i>If you have pumpkin puree on hand, whip up a batch of this savory pumpkin hummus. Pair it with pita bread, crackers, or</i> …

Meet the Hottest New Names in Napa Wine

Scouting the latest must-taste wine projects is a serious Napa Valley sport, and I play the game every time I visit.<p>Earlier this year a hot tip took …

Wine & Spirits

How to Say “No” and Achieve Billionaire Success With Warren Buffett’s 2-Step Rule

Why is it that ultra-successful people seem to be more relaxed and less stressed, and yet they accomplish so much more?<p>Warren Buffett once famously …

The real reason women seem to always go for jerks

If you ever feel like jerks always get the girl, you’re not wrong: New Austrian research confirms that women are more interested in dating guys with narcissistic personality traits.<p>But it’s the confidence—not narcissism—she’s really attracted to, the study suggests.<p>The researchers surveyed people …