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A riot of colour: Boats in Bloom shortlist announced

The shortlist of the inaugural Boats in Bloom has been revealed and there seem to be no end to the imagination of boaters when it comes to their …

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The Milky Way Is Disappearing

A new “dark sky atlas” suggests that light pollution is drowning out the stars faster than ever.<p>The Pawnee people took literally the idea that we are all star stuff. In their cosmology, which dates back at least 700 years, the first woman was born from the marriage of stars, and the first man from …

Cruz kills campaign ad featuring former softcore porn star

By Justin Wm. Moyer<p>Justin Wm. Moyer<p>Reporter covering breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It was a clever set-up for a negative ad from Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign — one that took aim at rival Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.): Seven people sitting in a circle, group-therapy style, talking about their …

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Negotiating the Whirlwind

Can Secretary of State John Kerry break through in Syria?<p>John Kerry, the sixty-eighth Secretary of State of the United States, was born to a temperament of wintry rectitude. He is descended from the Winthrops, who helped found the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and the Forbeses, a Brahmin clan that made …

The Fascinating Tale of an American Who Left Home and Never Came Back

My uncle Frank <b></b>was something of a legendary figure in my life. As a child, I harbored a hazy understanding that he had trekked his way across the …

Vintage Wedding Dresses

Unlike a good cocktail dress, which is designed to be a workhorse in a woman’s wardrobe, a white or cream-colored wedding dress need only dazzle its …

Weddings

Vintage Comic Books

Comic books have been published for more than a century, and collectors categorize them into five ‘Ages’: Platinum (1897-1937), Golden (1938-55), …

My new Triangular Shaped Coin from Cook Islands

<i>Posted 3 years ago</i><p>Venkatesh_…<br>(1 item)<p>Hello everyone.<p>My name is Venkatesh. I live in Chennai,India.<p>I have always been fascinated about coins - esp …

Following Your Passion Is Impractical — Consider Doing it Anyway

The idea of finding a career by following your passion is one of the most pervasive truisms of the modern era. We’ve heard it from Oprah and seen it …

Career Development

Landscape Ideas: 11 Ways to Make Your Garden Dog Friendly

I don’t know about your dogs. But mine need to be distracted in the garden to prevent destructive behavior. Like toddlers. As surely as you can …

Soil pH and why it matters

If there’s one thing you should know about your vegetable garden, it’s the soil pH. The pH scale runs from 0 to 14, with 7.0 being neutral. …

DIGGING IN THE DIRT: Understanding the garden as a gateway to the soul

Digging in the dirt has the ability to be a gateway to your soul. It can open you up to possibilities, unleash your imagination and playfulness, …

What Makes Indiana's Religious-Freedom Law Different?

The new statute's defenders claim it simply mirrors existing federal rules, but it contains two provisions that put new obstacles in the path of equality.<p>No one, I think, would ever have denied that Maurice Bessinger was a man of faith.<p>And he wasn’t particularly a “still, small voice” man either; …

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.<p>J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners

By Charles A. Francis<p>These days, <b>mindfulness meditation for beginners</b> is a subject that gives rise to a great deal of confusion. With the rising …

7 Ways to Take Your Sleep Back

Sleeping too little does more than give us bloodshot eyes and the grumpies. It can make us more accident-prone, reduce our cognitive ability and sap our sex drive.<p>We know all of this, yet we still run on empty, failing to log adequate amounts of shuteye, day in, day out. Luckily, with a few tweaks …

How Naps Do Your Brain (And Body) Good

Running seriously low on sleep? A nap can not only make you feel better, but can reverse the effects of poor sleep by restoring hormones and proteins involved in stress and immune health.<p>The fact that poor sleep can increase stress levels and suppress immune system activity is well-established. But …

Mindfulness Meditation Can Help You Fall (And Stay) Asleep

It seems that a new study comes out every week pointing to another physical or mental health benefit of mindfulness. Recent research reveals that meditation may help prevent age-related cognitive decline among older adults. And another study recently found that the practice could help children …

Why parental sleep deprivation needs to be taken seriously

By Natalie Herman<p>The 24/7 pace of life in today’s world has altered our most basic assumptions of living in so many ways — even the fundamentals, such as sleep, suffer.<p>It isn’t as if people are unaware of the dangers this poses. A new National Geographic documentary claims that poor sleep is …

Research Suggests Kids Over 2 Shouldn't Nap -- But There's More To It

A new scientific review has attracted media attention this week for its finding that daytime naps are linked with later bedtimes and disrupted sleep in toddlers over the age of 2.<p>But experts caution that some news coverage of the review, which was published online Tuesday in the Archives of Disease …

Sleep

4 Things to Do Today to Sleep Better Tonight

Put simply, daytime mayhem equals bedtime bedlam.<p>In a perfect world, your dozing hours look something like this: As you kill the lights, receptors in your eyes signal your body to prep for the sandman. Your brain releases the snooze-inducing hormone melatonin, slows your heart rate, reduces your …

The Walking Dead

7 Tips To Help You Sleep At Night

By Jayson Flores,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1AAkWCN<p>1. Choose a consistent bedtime.<p>Sleep is much easier when you commit to a repeated time, …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

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Leading a More Restful Life: 9 Tricks to Learn From Super Sleepers

The more sleep-deprived among us can take a cue from these super sleepers to get in on the vast benefits of sleeping well. Here's a peek at the smart, surprising habits of great sleepers, plus how the rest of us can copy their moves to a better night's rest.<p>Like a four-leaf clover or a double …

University of Florida

Three Biotech Solutions for Knee Repair

If you look very carefully at the C-curved squiggle taking shape on a 3-D printer at Columbia University Medical Center, you just might spot the …