Rachel Outman

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'Fully Loaded Super Soaker': Both Coasts Being Battered by Big Storms

Florida got 5½ inches of snow — and so did many other cities in the Northeast (Florida is a town of about 675 people in northwestern Massachusetts) as a nor'easter that has already caused wind and flood damage threatened more chaos Thursday after it picked up fresh energy on its way to …

Tribe

Project info<p>Somewhere under the Rainbow<p>As far as new age social utopias go, it’s doesn’t get any more spectacular than the Rainbow Gathering. With members in the tens of thousands and a long spanning tradition in every imaginable alternative lifestyle, the Rainbow tribe certainly knows how to put …

The Ongoing Eruption In Hawaii, In Pictures

Lava is continuing its slow and steady approach towards the community of Pāhoa.<p>Lava is still approaching the Hawaiian town of Pāhoa. It already destroyed a house (see below; the red-roofed structure still standing is a garage) and is continuing its march, oozing slowly towards other structures, …

Natural Disasters

Be ready for flooding, New York governor tells the Buffalo area

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told residents in the Buffalo area to be ready to evacuate if they think floodwater caused by melting snow could reach their residences.<p>"It's not enough that your home has never flooded before," Cuomo said Sunday morning at a news conference. "There's always a first time, …

Buried in Snow Bank for 13 Hours, Mom Pens Farewell Notes to Daughters Before Rescue

Stranded in a snow bank, her blue Chevy Cobalt buried under several feet of ice, Karen Rossi feared the worst as she huddled in her car in freezing …

Rossi

A Winter Not-So-Wonderland: Buffalo Man Unleashes His Drone Into a Massive Snow Storm

Jim Grimaldi lives in West Seneca, NY, a suburb of Buffalo that was hit hard by the massive snowstorm that has left many people trapped inside their …

Historic Snowstorm Buries Western New York, Kills 7

<b>Updated 1:30 a.m. ET Thursday:</b><p>Another 2 to 3 feet of snow is expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday. At least seven deaths in western New York have been blamed on the storm — at least four of them from heart attacks.<p><b>Original Post:</b><p>Driven by the lake effect, a massive snowstorm dumped …

Woolly Mammoths in Pictures

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Grand Jury Decision

Gov. Jay Nixon (D) issued an executive order on Monday declaring a state of emergency in Missouri as the nation awaits a grand jury decision in the case of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.<p>Citing "periods of unrest" in the city of Ferguson and other …

Winter storm hits U.S. Plains, upper Midwest; cold to follow

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The first big winter storm of the season dropped up to 8 inches of snow in South Dakota by Monday afternoon and was heading for the upper Great Lakes region but is not seen as a significant threat to crops or livestock, forecasters said.<p>The storm was expected to bring 1 to 5 …

Winter Storm Brings 4 Feet of Snow to Wisconsin

A winter storm locking the U.S. in an unseasonable freeze has buried parts of Wisconsin in more than four feet of snow, meteorologists said …

Soulmates & Twin Flames: What Are They And How Do We Find Them?

By In5D on November 17, 2014 in Spiritual Awakening<p>The question of twin flames and soulmates is a common question asked by many, as the idea of one …

Daily Meditation: Rain Dance

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a rain dance performed at the Thunderbird American Indian Festival in New …

Mother of Ten and Talented Photographer Captures Wonderful Natural Light Portraits

Lisa Holloway might be a super-human. Until we get her near some kryptonite, we can’t be sure, but the self-taught photographer somehow manages to …

Out of Sight, Out of Time - Photographs and text by Fabrizio Quagliuso | LensCulture

These photographs are fragments from an ongoing, long-term project that documents life in a small, rural village in central Japan.<p>While the village is in the middle of a variety of challenging social, economic and environmental changes, there are many habits, values and aspects of the everyday life …

DIY Project Turns a Cheap Antique Store Camera Into the Perfect Shell for an Unused GoPro

Have you ever bought a GoPro just to realize that your life might not be quite as <i>extreme</i> as you initially thought? We’ve seen it before, and that’s …

Garmin

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Houses move off grid, into mainstream

Thousands of super-efficient houses that generate all the power they use are underway in Colorado, a proliferation that promises to make the net-zero …

Iran and US close in on historic nuclear deal at Vienna talks

Iran, the US and other world powers meeting in Vienna this week are close to a historic, comprehensive agreement that could bring a permanent end to 12 years of deadlock over Iran’s nuclear programme.<p>With a deadline for the talks looming in a week’s time, diplomats are converging on the Austrian …

Yes, The Weather Is Polar. No, It's Not The Vortex

Much of the country had to bundle up this week owing to some unusually cold weather. Even in the Deep South, residents struggled with temperatures in the low 20s.<p>With the big chill comes the revival of an ominous phrase: "the polar vortex."<p>The sinister-sounding label has been hard to escape on TV …

El Nino Threat Diminishing?? Modoki El Nino Coming? - Dan's Wild Wild Science Journal

Sea surface temp. anomalies in the Pacific at the end of October look more Modoki like, than a regular El Nino. Modoki El Nino’s are weaker, with the …

More multi-tornado days in the forecast for U.S.

In a good news, bad news situation, the United States now sees fewer days per year with tornadoes than it did decades ago. But the number of days …

Weather

Muslims discovered America, says Turkish president

The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has claimed that Muslim sailors reached the Americas more than 300 years before explorer Christopher Columbus.<p>Speaking on Saturday at a gathering of Muslim leaders from Latin America, Erdogan said contact between Islam and Latin America dated back to the …

A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, About 3,000 People Are Still Homeless (How To Help)

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Four months after she lost her husband and home to Typhoon Haiyan's fury, Agnes Bacsal gave birth to their sixth child — a sprightly boy, whose company has eased the family's pain.<p>Other survivors, like fisherman Ben Pedrero, still struggle. His wife and son perished in …

I Stopped Living to Eat and Lost Over 80 Pounds

How Kelly Guy learned to get moving, stop emotional eating, and start enjoying life more.<p><b>Before:</b> 256 pounds <b>After:</b> 172 pounds<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>Looking back, I realize now that I was always an emotional eater, especially as a kid. I made my portions way larger than they needed to be and didn't really …

The Art of Living Fearlessly

<i>Image by Ramy Youssef</i><p>Fear.<p>The tiny four-letter word that can block you from really living your life.<p>The powerful word that stops you from launching your dream business. Sending the text. Going on the date. Saying, "I love you." Pressing send on the email. Making the call. Buying the house. Singing …

6 Amazing Benefits of Cuddling

Calling all little spoons!