A starry night sky is photographed.
Across the globe, sky gazers enjoy many intriguing celestial moments. Meteor showers, lunar eclipses, solar eclipses, blood moons, and planet conjunctions are a few recent astronomical occurrences seen in the sky. This summer, five planets in our solar system will create a planetary alignment, appearing in a diagonal line to […]

Planetary Alignment Arrives This Summer


Listen Up! It’s never a bad time to learn a few facts about the human body, specifically about one of the most important structures we have. The ears are one (or… two) of those vital structures. And hey, if nothing else, you can take these factoids to trivia night and […]

5 Things You’ve Never HEARD About Your Ears


Common Diet Misconception
The First Common Diet Misconception This common diet misconception may not come as a shock to you, but it is true, nonetheless: a diet that works for one person may not work for you. In other words, not all diets are created equal. Every person’s body reacts differently to different […]

A Common Diet Misconception or Two



Coconut-With-Water
Healthy Heart Coconut has long been seen as a tropical miracle fruit. And the hype isn’t for nothing– it has tons of benefits and healing properties! The first thing to note is that coconut is your heart’s friend. Research has shown that it has a neutral effect on cholesterol, however, […]

Coconut: A Tropical Miracle Fruit


Woman holds a bag of recycling.
Breaking It Down… So Your Trash Can Be Broken Down Recycling has been a large-scale narrative in the United States since the seventies, and as the years continue, the scope only continues to widen. There is no shortage of advertisements, public service announcements, awareness initiatives, eco-movements, private companies, and non-profit […]

Earth Day Recycling Guide


poor posture
Strong Spine, Strong Body I am the first one to admit that my posture isn’t great. When I’m not hunched over my laptop, I’m looking down at my cell phone or am in other awkward positions. Although most people believe that bad posture just causes physical discomfort, it can actually […]

Why You Should Improve Your Poor Posture



Magnesium and Sleep
Experiencing a Restless Sleep? Do you ever find that you’re unable to sleep at night? A restless body and a wandering mind can be common triggers for poor sleep and may lead to lasting problems with your sleep schedule and general wellbeing. To fall asleep peacefully, your mind and body […]

Magnesium Levels and Sleep


Essential fatty acids
Essential Fatty Acids Fatty acids play an important role within the body. Fatty acids are considered essential because our bodies need them to perform normal functions. Many essential fatty acids (EFAs) are not produced by the body naturally, so we must get them from the foods we eat. Increasing our […]

The Importance of Essential Fatty Acids


fireworks
Ring In the New Year Safely There is nothing that makes me more excited for the New Year’s Eve celebration than getting to watch a firework show. Unfortunately, when I was growing up, I remember having to go to a family member’s home, as my neighborhood did not allow the […]

Tips for Maintaining Firework Safety



Turducken
Trying Something New The turducken is a curious creation… a chicken inside of a duck inside of a turkey? Oh, and don’t forget to layer it with stuffing! Interestingly, I’ve never tried a turducken— but don’t worry— I plan to remedy that situation at this year’s Thanksgiving feast. The turducken […]

Out With the Old, In With the Turducken?