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Health & Fitness

  • Let's think about this
    Listen to your body and also pay attention to these signs.
    Our bodies speak loud and clear, we should listen, but we can also look at these obvious signs that are staring back at us in the mirror. Sheila Long is a nurse. She feels bad she did not do more to help prevent her husband’s fatal heart...
  • DNA survives space trip outside of rocket
    DNA survives space trip outside of rocket
    The big question as to whether life originated on this planet, came from outerspace, or perhaps a combination of both. Now, for the first time scientists have discovered that plasmid DNA found in some bacteria can survive short low orbital flights...
  • Avoiding the "Holiday Permanent Spread" - holiday weight gain
    Avoiding the "Holiday Permanent Spread" - holiday weight gain
    "Weight gained over the winter holidays isn't lost during the rest of the year!" This was the conclusion of co-author of a study at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Institute of...

Pets

  • Bugzy and Taz: Longest bonded homeless pair at Los Angeles shelter
    Bugzy and Taz: Longest bonded homeless pair at Los Angeles shelter
    It's not that Bugzy and Taz aren't adorable or gentle. It's not that the two rare Otterhounds aren't well-trained either. Perhaps it's their age, their size and that the dogs have been closely bonded together for nine years...
  • Turkey Dinner
    Turkey Day Feast for Dogs
    Tomorrow is the day for family, friends, football, and of course...EATING! With all those good smells in the house your dog is bound to give you puppy-dog eyes in hopes of a snack from the table. Well this year, don't feel bad for not giving...
  • Braveheart
    Starving, neglected dog found tied to a mailbox in Georgia
    Days ago, an emaciated pit bull mix was discovered in a rural area of Georgia; someone had left the skin and bones dog tied to a mailbox, alone in the middle of the night, in the midst of tornado warnings.The dog, dubbed "Braveheart,"...

Home Improvement

  • Feng Shui tips for the holiday season Part Two-Creating Space
    Feng Shui tips for the holiday season Part Two Creating Space
    Part Two of this two-part series on Feng Shui tips for the holiday season focuses on creating space at different levels of your being. We are complex beings, and we are affected by what we experience as well as what is going on in and around us.
  • Rioting in Ferguson
    Hands Up for Justice plans protest outside Cincinnati federal courthouse
    Cincinnatian's are planning peaceful protest over a grand jury's decision not to indict Missouri police officer, Darren Wilson, in the shooting of Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. The grand jury consisting of nine whites and three blacks...
  • What are convenient excuses to sabotage diets?
    What are convenient excuses to sabotage diets?
    Not gaining any more weight is hard enough, let alone actually losing weight. This article will discuss why it is so hard to maintain the proper weight over the course of a year. To be forewarned is to be forearmed.In January, the days are short...

Family & Parenting

  • Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Hallloween
    Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Halloween
    Halloween is just around the corner, and you might be wondering what you should hand out to trick-or-treaters this year. If you’re concerned about health issues or know that many children in your neighborhood have allergies, then consider...
  • Tuition Bill
    10 Universities with the least expensive out of state tuition
    Not all colleges are overpriced and some will fit nicely within the budget constraints of parents, according to a US News and World Report article published on October 14, 2014.Tuition growth is slowing, but for parents of high school students...
  • Name 5, quick thinking brings the win
    Name 5, get the answer off the tip of your tongue
    When someone poses a simple question, name five toothpaste brands in 30 seconds, the proposition doesn't seem difficult. Under the pressure of the game clock, those five brand names seem to be stuck on the tip of the tongue. The game, Name 5,...