Maria Mills

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ISIS kills 33 execution-style in Syria; 22 people in Iraq attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS killed 33 people execution-style in eastern Syria on Wednesday, according to a monitoring group.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the terror organization carried out the mass killing in the the al-Mayadin desert near the strategic city of Deir Ezzor on Wednesday …

Middle East

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

This Is How You Future-Proof Your Brain Against Increasing Distractions

Is it possible to train your brain to cope with an ever more fast-paced world? In some cases, more tech might save us from tech overload.<p>It’s no secret that technology advancements have affected our brains. With instant messages, push notifications, wearable technology, and many other tech-driven …

Artificial Intelligence

N.C. Republican Calls On Lawmakers To Repeal Bathroom Law

Earlier this week, the NCAA and ACC decided to pull their conferences out of North Carolina, citing the controversial bathroom bill as the reason for their decision. North Carolina State Sen. Tamara Barringer is a Republican who voted for the bill in March, but has since called on lawmakers to …

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

Top 52 Mind-Blowing and Peaceful Meditation Quotes

Meditation is that magical tool which helps us to control our restless mind, every day we encounter with hundreds and thousands of thoughts, some of …

How To Make A Room Amazing (With Help From Nate Berkus And His Design Firm)

Expert advice for your own home<p>Nate Berkus and his firm's Design Directors Lauren Buxbaum and Sasha Adler share their favorite rooms and what they love about each one. Read on for a glimpse at their process and expert advice that you can apply in your own home

Interior Design

Humans may harbor more than 100 genes from other organisms

You’re not completely human, at least when it comes to the genetic material inside your cells. You—and everyone else—may harbor as many as 145 genes …

Obama Says He'll Walk Away From Deal If Iran Can Make A Nuclear Bomb

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Sunday his administration would walk away from a deal with Iran if it would allow the regime to develop a nuclear bomb anytime soon.<p>"If there's no deal, then we walk away," Obama told CBS News' Bill Plante. "If we cannot verify that they are not going to …

#HappyInternationalWomensDay Tag 5 strong women you know

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If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

The Art Of Letting Go: The What, How, And Who.

<b>Life can be a wonderful adventure, but from time to time, unexpected challenges can come our way. Our true purpose in life is to joyously create, as</b> …

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8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

Don’t fall for a "detoxing" cleanse—your bod can already get rid of toxins. These food will help support the organs that do the heavy lifting.<p>Pricey juice cleanses that promise to help you detox are all the rage right now—but the idea that a liquid diet can help you eliminate harmful substances …

How to make Alcohol Ink Dyed Coasters

Guest Post: Alcohol Ink Dyed Coasters<p>13. Aug. 2012<br>• /<br>• 69 Comments<p><b>Time</b>: 2 Hours including dry time <b><br>Materials:</b> Ceramic tiles, alcohol ink (try …

Alcohol

Berlin Clinic Aims To Make Genital Cutting Survivors Feel Whole

<b>Listen · 7:50</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>At a recent sewing class held in Berlin at Mama Afrika, which helps immigrants adjust to life in Germany, most of the African and Middle Eastern students feign ignorance when founder Hadja Kaba asks them about female genital mutilation.<p>Turning to …

15 Reasons to Start Following Your Dreams Today

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you have a dream? A wish? A desire?<p>Do you ever wake up and …

Positive Thinking

Why does the new year begin on January 1?

New Year’s Day is a civil event. Its date isn’t precisely fixed by any natural seasonal marker.<p>The date of New Year’s Day seems so fundamental that …

Astronomy

How I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Weeks and Kept It Off

"Lose weight."<p>It sounds easy but can be difficult to do for many reasons, such as lack of support, lack of faith in oneself, not feeling worthy and other reasons.<p>But the fact is that you can lose weight, from 20 pounds to 400 pounds.<p>How do I know this?<p>Because I've struggled with my weight and have …

Can an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Just in time for eat-healthy resolution season, a brilliantly simple plan that produces big results<p>It doesn’t have a cute name, nor does it promise to shrink your belly by the weekend. Still, the anti-inflammatory diet has serious buzz, as well as real science behind it. What’s it about? Basically, …

The Wool Eater Blanket pattern by Sarah London

Vintage Lemonade Recipe

"In the 1800's this is how people made lemonade--you can do it too! It's not that difficult, and tastes wonderful!"<p>Ingredients<p>5 lemons<p>1 1/4 cups …

Apple Fritters

<b>Apple Fritters</b><p>2 cups all purpose flour <br>pinch of salt <br>2 teaspoons cinnamon <br>1/4 teaspoon nutmeg <br>1 teaspoon baking powder <br>1 Tablespoon sugar <br>1 1/4 cups …

Orange-Marmalade Rolls

I’m still glowing from the memories of a weekend of delicious baking with Smitten Kitchen, the ultra sophisticated, pregnant New Yorker who took time …

A Williams Sonoma Secret: Vanilla, Lemon & Rosemary Simmer

Here is a fabulous recipe that comes to you from Morgan Moore of One More Moore. She let us in on a Williams Sonoma SECRET! This concoction has been …