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Study Shows Students Learn Better When They Take Handwritten Notes

The educational system is being swept along in the race for technological advancement and supremacy in nearly every country. I’m not anti-technology, but I’m aware of the disadvantages of the Computer Age. Students don’t engage in interesting practical work in… Continue Reading →

Beehives in Texas Attacked, Set On Fire, Killing Half a Million Bees, Officials Say

Why anyone would take out the time to light up dozens of beehives? The beekeepers of Alvin in Brazoria County, Texas don’t really know, however, the entire community is stopping at nothing to find the perpetrators [1]. Just when the… Continue Reading →

8 Powerful Life Lessons Every Woman Should Remember

Women are forces of nature in their own right, and when they set their minds fully on something, they are usually forces to be reckoned with. Despite being in the 21st century, one could still consider it to be ‘a… Continue Reading →

20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

High-functioning depression (often called dysthymia) is not common, not because it doesn’t exist, but because we often don’t see it. It’s difficult to identify this problem because of the disposition of the people who are dealing with it. They are… Continue Reading →

9 Years Later, Couple Finally Open the Wedding Gift an Aunt Told Them Not To Open

Kathy and Brandon Gunn received one of those dreaded time-will-tell-when-to-open gifts at their wedding. Naturally, like the eager young couple in sizzling love they were, they thought Aunt Allison had left them a marriage-saving secret (actually, she did, but not… Continue Reading →

The Deadly Kiss: Toddler Hospitalized After His Face Was Ravaged By Herpes

27-year-old full-time mom, Lorna Hoy has been spreading awareness on social media to let other parents know that even a harmless kiss can be detrimental to their child. Her two-year-old son, Kalo Hoy was hospitalized for four days after his… Continue Reading →

6-Year-Old Girl Was Diagnosed With an Aggressive Brain Tumor. Two Weeks Later, Her Little Brother Received the Same Diagnosis

A couple in Torrance, Los Angeles probably had the worst two weeks of their lives when both of their children were diagnosed with brain cancer. Duncan and Nohea Avery were terrified when their 6-year-old princess, Kalea was diagnosed with medulloblastoma,… Continue Reading →

Going Gray Gracefully: Why I Stopped Coloring My Hair

Early graying is a cause of concern for a lot of people, especially women. We feel we have to keep up with this societal image of perfection, and gray hair isn’t normally included in the approved mix. Well, sorry to… Continue Reading →

A Nap Desk Is Exactly What You Need To Be Productive At Work

The nap is mightier than caffeine. Long nights and drowsy mornings are as close as the numbers 5 and 6. Nearly everyone who stays up at night and has to get to work in the morning can relate to this…. Continue Reading →

Transparent Solar Panels Will Turn Windows Into Green Energy Collectors

Since William Adams and Richard Day first harnessed solar power in 1876, it’s been regarded as a major scientific breakthrough ever since. The first material that produced usable electricity from solar power was the metalloid compound selenium. It converted energy… Continue Reading →

Moms Of 3 Are More Stressed Than Those With Any Other Number Of Children

It doesn’t make a lot of sense at first thought that three kids cause more stress than four and above. However, research seems to indicate that three may be the most problematic. Having kids always means there will be some… Continue Reading →

Take Magnesium To Relieve These 6 Health Conditions

Magnesium is one of the most important mineral elements needed by the body. It’s believed to play the role of a supporting factor in more than 300 biochemical processes that the body undergoes. Magnesium can be obtained naturally from many… Continue Reading →

Finally, It Is Legal To Breastfeed In Public In *ALL* 50 States

‘Couldn’t she find somewhere more private to do that?’ or ‘ Is she really going to feed that baby out here in the open?’ are two out of the derogatory questions people murmur under their breaths when a nursing mother… Continue Reading →

Hydrogen Peroxide Can Help Clear Ear Wax, but what about Ear Infections?

Hydrogen peroxide is a common disinfectant in the household first-aid kits. It’s widely used in homes to clean floors, toilets, sinks, wash-hand basins and door handles. Mild, 3% concentrations of it can be used to clean cuts and wounds. Due… Continue Reading →

Pregnant Women Who Eat Bananas Have A Higher Chance Of Having A Boy, Study Says

You are what your mother eats. …or so they say. Women have tried since the dawn of time to influence the sex of their child. It’s not a new thing to want a boy and try to make sure you… Continue Reading →

Please Stop Telling My Daughter That Her Sibling Is Her “Half-Sister”

One of the greatest joys of motherhood is to see one’s kids bond in a loving relationship. A lot of people like to believe that kids who have only one parent in common can’t be that close. Fortunately, they’re absolutely… Continue Reading →

Here’s your 2019 fitness inspiration: She’s 95 and is doing the splits

If you make fitness a habit, it becomes a character. Phyllis Sues didn’t just make it a habit, she built a career out of it. The 95-year-old Los Angeles fitness enthusiast had been dancing since she was 14. After her… Continue Reading →

This Off-Grid Home Costs Less Than $40,000 And Can Be Built In A Mere 6 Hours!

Owning a home in the United States is no easy venture. The statement ‘buying a house’ has taken on a whole new meaning over the years. It’s rarely seen when people buy a home all at once. Nearly everyone –… Continue Reading →

Woman Lost 125 Pounds by Making One Tiny Change Week by Week

Weight loss has never been considered a journey for the faint-hearted. Some people would rather resort to surgical fat removal than embark on diets and regular workouts. A survey published on Health.com explains that 2 out of 5 people who… Continue Reading →

People Are Going Crazy for Kerrygold Butter

Kerrygold butter has been around for over five decades, and recently, more people in the U.S. are starting to choose it over other brands. The buzz over Kerrygold is quite frantic. The butter is made in Ireland, and that’s where… Continue Reading →

Seniors Are Buying Tiny Homes to Live Their Golden Years Off the Grid

It’s now a significant trend among senior citizens to buy cute tiny homes for their post-retirement years. Not RVs, but tiny wooden structures sometimes put up on wheels as an alternative to assisted living. These homes make it easy for… Continue Reading →

86-Year-Old Woman Loses 120 Pounds by Walking in Her Living Room Every Day

A lot of people would wonder why any elderly person would bother with weight loss. Really, aren’t they supposed to be relaxing and not stressing themselves out in their golden years? Well, they’re about to be re-schooled by Jessica Slaughter,… Continue Reading →

Smarter Babies Need Less Sleep and Wake Up Through the Night, Experts Claim

Worrying about babies who don’t get much sleep at night may not be necessary, according to infant development experts. Smarter babies can’t sleep without interruption, and it isn’t something to fuss over. Actually, parents should be happy their little ones… Continue Reading →

Israeli company claims it has created new technology that can destroy cancerous tumors

An Israeli company named Alpha Tau Medical is breaking new ground in the destruction of cancerous tumors. Alpha Tau medical has developed a new technology called targeted radiotherapy.  Targeted radiotherapy differs from regular radiotherapy. Regular radiotherapy has a long viability… Continue Reading →

Stem Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth In 2 Months!

Scientists really never back down. A new dental replacement procedure has been discovered and tested, and it’s a whole lot better than getting regular dentures and artificial teeth. Losing a tooth is a source of major pain, and it also… Continue Reading →

NINE-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH TERMINAL CANCER HANGS ON TO MEET BABY SISTER

Angels do live among us, albeit sometimes without the wings and halos. Nine-year-old British boy Bailey Cooper had a mission to accomplish despite being exhausted from unimaginable pain. He held on harder than is expected of a nine-year-old because he… Continue Reading →

Is It Safe to Leave Butter on the Counter?

It’s normal for everyone to assume that when manufactured fatty foods aren’t refrigerated, they’ll sooner or later go bad. That’s the reason why a lot of people take to storing butter in the fridge, but the butter doesn’t always come… Continue Reading →

Aspartame Is Trying to Make a Comeback

People who worry about their sugar intake try to switch regular soda with diet soda, but as of recent times, diet soda has become another cause for alarm, no thanks to the artificial sweeteners it’s produced with, such as aspartame, sucralose (Splenda)… Continue Reading →

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