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Try These Simple Stretches Before Bed For A Better Night's Sleep #WellnessWednesday

Stretching before bed is proven to help relax your muscles, get you to sleep faster and ensure you have a restful night’s of sleep. If you’re having …

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10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Germany

Avant-garde ideas are met with less resistance in German gardens, perhaps because plant science is never far behind. Why do drifts of naturalistic …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

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How-To: Sew with Laminated Fabrics

I have always been a bit stand-offish when it comes to sewing laminated fabric, a.k.a oil cloth, a.k.a coated fabric. But this blog post from Melissa Mortenson at Polkadot Chair is chock full of great and easy to follow advice. I know I’ll be trying this out very soon!<p>A Teflon foot is a key …

Team finds neural compensation in people with Alzheimer's-related protein

The human brain is capable of a neural workaround that compensates for the buildup of beta-amyloid, a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer's …

Tips and Tricks for Using Plants in Modern Interior Design + Plant Care Guide

E-design firm Decorilla’s goal has always been to flip the interior design business on its head by making outstanding design services available to …

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What is the US national guard and when is it called up?

On Sunday night, the streets of Ferguson descended into violent chaos, prompting the governor to deploy the Missouri national guard. Governor Jay Nixon, who acts as commander-in-chief of his state’s national guard, said the troops are needed to restore peace and order in the northern St Louis …

4 Lessons From a 15-Year-Old Entrepreneur

Four big ideas that we can all learn from an inspiring 10th-grader.<p>The Define Fruit-Infused Water Bottle is all the rage.<p>According to the product’s website, it is a “Beautifully-designed, eco-friendly water bottle that allows you to take delicious, nutrient-rich, fruit-infused water to go. Allowing …

APOD: Alicante Beach Moonrise (2014 Jul 19) Image Credit & Copyright: José Carlos González http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140719.html Explanation: In this beach and skyscape from Alicante, Spain, July's Full Moon shines in the dark blue twilight, its reflection coloring the Mediterranean waters. Near the horizon, the moonlight is reddened by its long path through the atmosphere, but this Full Moon was also near perigee, the closest point to Earth along the Moon's elliptical orbit. That made it a Supermoon, a mighty 14% larger and 30% brighter than a Full Moon at apogee, the Moon's farthest orbital swing. Of course, most warm summer nights are a good time to enjoy a family meal oceanside, but what fish do you catch on the night of a Supermoon? They must be Moon breams ... Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=140719 #APOD

Tinkers Bubble, England.

The name Tinkers Bubble comes from the spring that flows through the woodland ending in a small waterfall by the road. This is where gypsies brought …

Winter Birds You Can See in the Yard

Novice backyard birders often assume that there are no birds around to enjoy during the coldest months, and may even put feeders and baths away to …

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There aren’t many things more mesmerizing than the moon. Gleaming brightly in the inky night sky or shining translucent and pale on a clear blue morning, in the form of a wide flat disc or the slimmest silver sliver, the moon adds something mysterious and wonderful to the everyday. For thousands of …

Shetland pony behind thoroughbred speed - research

The thoroughbred industry can thank a single shetland pony mare that lived about 300 years ago for providing the breed’s impressive speed, research …

A Rustic, Country Bathroom with Barn Wood Walls

Rustic never looked so chic<p>In this Southborough, Massachusetts, country bathroom by Andrew and Yvonne Pojani, the design is all about the warm, reclaimed barn wood on the walls. Rustic never looked so chic. Read on for more country bathroom decor ideas.

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Why Doctors Are Testing An Epilepsy Drug For Alcoholism

In the hunt for new ways to help people fight alcoholism, doctors are studying gabapentin, a generic drug that's commonly used to treat epilepsy and fibromyalgia.<p>In a 12-week clinical trial conducted by the Scripps Research Institute, people taking taking gabapentin were much better at reducing …

The cumbersome nature of electronic health records (EHRs) interferes with patient care and causes much professional dissatisfaction among physicians, a report from RAND Health found. http://bit.ly/1932ClP

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Instant equine entertainment.<br>No contract.<p>Stream the best equestrian sport action, entertainment, masterclasses and documentaries on your TV, mobile …

Science Weekly podcast: female fertility and ageing

This week on Science Weekly with <b>Alok Jha</b> we hear from leading reproductive biologist <b>Professor Mary Herbert</b> of the Institute for Ageing and Health at the University of Newcastle about the latest scientific understanding of fertility and ageing in women.<p>Prof Herbert, in conversation with <b>Natalie</b> …

Starwatch: The November night sky

One month away from Comet ISON's Sun-grazing perihelion on 28 November, it is still anyone's guess as to whether it will flourish or flop. Meanwhile, Jupiter is now our brightest non-lunar object for much of the night.<p>Venus, brilliant at mag -4.4 to -4.6, stands low in the SSW at sunset, though its …

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