Archives for May 21, 2015

Kill cancer cells with watercress | Natural Health 365

The key to the anticancer properties of watercress nutrition likely arises from the vegetable’s ability to pump up antioxidant levels in the bloodstream. Watercress is known to be an exceptional source of the known-antioxidants vitamin A and C. It is also an excellent source of vitamin K, critical to bone health.In addition, watercress is packed […]

DEA, Amtrak, and Civil-Asset Forfeiture – The Atlantic

So to avoid getting hassled by the state, don’t act nervous, but don’t act too calm either. Don’t stare straight ahead unless you’re on the telephone, in which case don’t look around. And disembark right amidst all the other passengers with lots of luggage. An FOIA request by an ACLU staffer reported on the results of the […]

Mystery of Prince Rupert’s Drop at 130,000 fps – Smarter Every Day 86 – YouTube

An amazing display of a phenomenon of physics.  

Trouble Sleeping? Here’s How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute Every Night

This method was developed by a wellness practitioner, Harvard-educated Dr. Andrew Weil, who studies meditation, breathing, and how it can be used to counteract stress. It’s easy to do. You breathe in through your nose for four seconds, hold it for seven seconds, and exhale through your mouth for eight seconds. She explained to me that it […]