Skyler Sowry

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What Is Kundalini Yoga?

In 1968 a Pakistani-born economics major named Harbhajan Singh Puri boarded a plane with a one-way ticket from Punjab, India to Toronto, Canada. …

6 Before-Bed Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

The ultimate wind-down workout from Rachel Brathen, AKA Yoga Girl.<p><b>Though a great Savasana is enough to make me woozy during yoga class, I still</b> …

Affordable 200 Hours Siddhi Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Bali

Bali, also known as the “<b>Land of the Gods</b>”, is the most famous island in Indonesia. It stakes a serious claim to be paradise on earth. Travel & …

Yoga Recipes You'll Need for the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching and many of us will be tempted to overindulge in holiday treats and cheer.<p>Instead of facing a weight gain by the New Year, take a break from the pumpkin pie, egg nog and Christmas cookies with yoga-inspired dishes and mindful eating.<p>Practice a state of awareness …

The Ultimate Italian Yoga Retreats And Vacations

<i>By Ileana Franceschi</i><p>A secret to test how serious the offer is: check to see if in addition to the word “retreat” it also says workshop, seminar, and that it lasts a week, though you can also stay for just three days or a weekend. Also, that the place has a real Shala – basically an anti-gym without …

Outside the Hospital Walls: The Future of Healthcare

In my role at Microsoft, I visit with clinical and IT professionals in various healthcare organizations and settings across the United States faced …

Informatics Competencies and the Nurse Leader

Nursing Informatics

Nursing Informatics & Technology: A Blog for All Levels of Users

Nurses have an important role to play in the healthy community movement. The design, construction, and growth of healthy communities require nurses …

Nursing Informatics Interview

An interview with a Nurse Informatics Specialist

What is Nursing Informatics?

The Impact of Nursing & Informatics | #Nurses4HIT

Together, nurses and nursing informatics must lead, and be visible, vocal and present at the table to achieve healthcare delivery transformation.

Nursing

This Explains Everything: 192 Thinkers on the Most Elegant Theory of How the World Works

Every year since 1998, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> has been posing a single grand question to some of our time’s greatest thinkers across a wide spectrum of disciplines, then collecting the answers in an annual anthology. Last year’s answers to the question <b>“What scientific</b> …

Fox News Host Who Is Baffled By Beer Bongs Demonstrates How To Shotgun A Beer

The whole world is waiting for a Vine of Sean Hannity downing a beer in one take.<p>Fox News host Sean Hannity is spending the whole week investigating the wild spring break scene of "boobs, twerking, liquor, and weed" by using plenty of bikini clad B-roll and video of wasted kids at the beach talking …

Weed Could Block HIV’s Spread. No, Seriously.

But the U.S. government won’t let scientists try out this promising treatment on humans.<p>On a warm summer day in Chicago at the International …

Dim the lights if you need to make a big decision

The next time you want to turn down the emotional intensity before making an important decision, you may want to dim the lights first.<p>A new study …

Psychology

Forecasting The 'Future' By Tapping Into Human Consciousness

Now more than ever before, we have the tools to study the mysteries of consciousness. Memory, dreams, the self are now being examined using high-tech brain scans developed by physicists on the cutting edge of their field.<p>Dr. Michio Kaku, professor at the City College of New York, is among them. In</i> …

Red and green show which X chromosome is turned on

Researchers have figured out how to color code the two X chromosomes in female mice to reveal which is working and which has been switched …

Genetics

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.<p>She says the difference lies in …

How Playing Fruit Ninja Can Help Stroke Victims

Researchers discover that using a video game motion sensor such as Xbox Kinect has the potential to spur the brains of stroke victims to reorganize and restore some motion in limbs.<p><b>Video games that employ virtual reality and</b> motion sensors have been shown to help stroke victims recover function in …

'Body Atlas' shows where emotions hit the hardest

Finnish researchers have attempted to pinpoint the ways in which our emotions affect our bodies. The study, published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences</i>, asked 773 participants to indicate how certain emotionally charged materials made them feel. The researchers argue that …

What Comes After Antibiotics? 5 Alternatives to Stop Superbugs

"Superbug" bacterial infections that are resistant to common antibiotics are increasing at an alarming rate. But traditional antibiotics aren't the only way to battle dangerous germs. Biomedical scientists are investigating new additions to their arsenal.<p>"Superbug" bacterial infections that are …

Controversial pesticides linked to human neurotoxicity

Europe should slash the acceptable human exposure limits on two neonicotinoids — a class of insecticide previously linked to bee declines — says a …

How hormones put plants' leaves in order - Futurity

New research clarifies the mechanisms that control the placement and arrangement of leaves.

Why We Need Grandpas And Grandmas (Part 1)

Oldsters, it turns out, matter. They matter a lot. And not just in human families. I've been reading a new book called <i>The Once and Future World</i>, by J. B. MacKinnon, which points out that when we humans hunt game, when we fish the sea, we often prize the biggest animals because they have the biggest …

Wi-fried: do wireless routers really kill plants?

You may have seen in the Daily Mail on Monday (well, you MAY read the Daily Mail, who am I to judge?) the headline "What’s wifi doing to us? Experiment finds that shrubs die when placed next to wireless routers".<p>Really? This is a bit worrying if so. What shrubs? Well, read a bit further down and …

Is it time to call a truce in the 'battle against disease'? | Kostas Kostarelos

Our obsession with war-like language in medical research may unconsciously limit our creativity in finding new treatments<p>Almost every night I have watched the news these past few months my senses have been assaulted by unpleasant, at times distressing, images of war: missiles, killings and chemical …

Vascular changes in neck may link to Alzheimer’s

A small study that looks beyond the brain suggests that vascular changes in the neck may play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s …

Neuroscience

How the Heart Is Like a ‘Little Brain’: Which Is Really in Control?

Modern science has verified what the ancients believed about one’s heart—that the heart is a center of higher wisdom. It can actually remember things …

The Brain