Meg Brandenburg

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DIY Drink Umbrellas

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Bring the spirit of Spring Break to your next party with DIY drink umbrellas.</i><p>Whether or not you’ve managed to fit a raucous sunny vacation into your year so far, you …

Crafting

Car search

Five Things People With Depression Can Do to Stop Being Stigmatized

(Photo: KellyB/Flickr)<p>In today's mental health climate, there is arguably no hotter topic than stigma. It's something that sufferers, advocates, …

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Do Americans Want Healthy Fast Food?

<i>by Nevin Barich, Fast Food Expert for the Menuism Dining Blog</i><p>Photo by Don Sniegowski<p>It's the fast food industry's ultimate conundrum: Americans say they want healthier items on menus, but they don't end up buying them.<p>Don't take my word for it. According to food research firm Technomic, 47 percent …

Food

Find Out What Bill Gates Says is His No. 1 Piece of Personal Finance Advice

Bill Gates’ net worth stands at a staggering $72 billion, according to <i>Forbes</i>. Undoubtedly, Gates has achieved unprecedented financial success that …

New Laser Device Helps Parkinson's Patients Walk

Parkinson’s disease slowly destroys the brain’s ability to control the muscles, depriving the patients of their mobility. Researchers at the Mayo …

Neuroscience

The Amazing Art of Disabled Artists

Some of the best artists deal with <b>disabilities</b> in their everyday lives that the rest of us can’t even imagine living with, and use art to communicate …

Why You Should Make Your Child Do Chores

That’s right, I said MAKE, because some kids aren’t going to go for subtle hints about cleaning their room, clearing the floor of stray toys, and …

Kids

Dogecoin community raises money to send service dogs to kids and families in need

Dogecoin may have started off as a bit of a lark, but it's actually starting to gain value — and become the cryptocurrency of choice for some surprising fundraising activities. Last month, the Reddit Dogecoin community banded together to try and help the Jamaican bobsled team reach the Sochi winter …

Using Whole Body Movement to Help with Knowledge Retention

[Source: Your Therapy Source]<p>At the University of Arizona there is the Embodied Games for Learning Lab. The lab is creating games for K-12 classrooms …

Learning

Music Therapy Improves Coping Skills in Young Cancer Patients

Being diagnosed with and undergoing treatment for cancer can be a very traumatic experience, especially for young people. But fighting to maintain a …

Cancer

Occupational Therapy Association

Wireless brain implant promises freedom from paralysis

People who have lost their limbs may no longer fear the prospect of paralysis, if researchers manage to perfect a wireless brain implant.<p>Research by …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …