Jake Crosby
Jake Crosby

Jake Crosby

Health

Epidemiologist and graduate student at University of Texas School of Public Health, Editor of Autism Investigated www.autisminvestigated.com.. view profile

Jane Gray
Jane Gray

Jane Gray

World

Jane Gray writes about people who live in between cultures... view profile

James Grundvig
James Grundvig

James Grundvig

Tech

CEO of Cloudnician LLC, a mobile-cloud startup with big data pull. He has 25+ years of engineering-construction experience on projects of scale. .. view profile

Martha Rosenberg
Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg

Health

Martha is a Chicago-based health writer and author of the expose "Born with a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health." .. view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives to fish... view profile

Miles Young
Miles Young

Miles Young

Travel

Travel Duder covers vacations, destination, travel tips, hotels, gear and everything else an adventurer needs to know... view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

Dr. Gerry
Dr. Gerry

Dr. Gerry

Science

is a Malaysian based marine ecologist, Research Fellow and Advisor to the National University of Malaysia, and marine consultant to the Andaman Resort, La.. view profile

Veronica Davis
Veronica Davis

Veronica Davis

Life

Veronica is a wife, freelance writer and work at home mom. Her and her husband live in Missouri with their three boys. .. view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

Dennis Adonis
Dennis Adonis

Dennis Adonis

News

Dennis Adonis is a Contributing Writer at The Epoch Times, Yahoo.com, The Oslo Times, CNN, and several other media outfits He is also the Author of 19 books... view profile

Sheila Kemper Dietrich
Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Life

Sheila is the Founder and CEO of Livliga. She created Livliga and the VisualQs philosophy out of a desire to embrace and share a healthier lifestyle. .. view profile

DJ Miller
DJ Miller

DJ Miller

Tech

DJ Miller is an accomplished tech writer and blogger. In his spare time he writes

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June Rousso
June Rousso

June Rousso

Health

June Rousso, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and holistic health consultant in N.Y.C. with a focus on dietary and lifestyle changes to support health. .. view profile

Anthony Carranza
Anthony Carranza

Anthony Carranza

Business

Digital and social media journalist reporting on the latest happenings on the web. Existing contributor to Social Media Today and Examiner... view profile

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.
Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Opinion

Currently a Licensed Water Resources Civil Engineer in NJ, Carol has also been a political blogger in NJ since 2007, after being elected Councilwoman in 2006. .. view profile

Dr. Trish
Dr. Trish

Dr. Trish

Health

Patricia A. Muehsam, MD, is a medical doctor, Founder of Transformational Medicine, a holistic, individualized approach to healing, wellness and living... view profile

Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile






  • Top TEN Indicators You Have Become A Jock

    Like many of us in this day and age, I started becoming a jock in my 50s. I decide to make a light-hearted list of the Top Ten Indicators of When You Realize You Have Become a Jock—no matter your age.

    Like many of us in this day and age, I started becoming a jock in my 50s. For the past 30 years I did a better job of watching my kids play sports than I did participating in them. Then I got the bug to live a healthier lifestyle and make the most of the …

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  • 3 Quick Ways to Get More Privacy in Your Home

    Finding privacy in your own home should be easy –but often, this task feels more difficult than it should.

    If you have a family or young kids –finding privacy can be especially tricky –but with a bit of creativity, you’ll be able to establish some boundaries and help carve out some time, and space –just …

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  • Forty Years of Black Death

    Dr. Nal Oum is the only medical Dr. to survive the Khmer Rouge Holocaust in Cambodia..Photos credit John Christopher Fine 2015

    April 17, 2015 will mark the fortieth anniversary of the Black Death. The Khmer
    Rouge entry into Cambodia’s capitol city of Phnom Penh. The scourge that
    followed will remain a blot on world history forever. Two- perhaps three million
    people were murdered or starved to death by communist criminals inspired by
    their hatred for the …

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  • Travel to Design: Home Design Tips Inspired by Atlanta

    Traditional Atlanta homes are all about old-fashioned details: huge foyers, classic Southern elegance, and plenty of light, neutral colors, but Atlanta-inspired design can also beautifully incorporate a blend of both old, and new.

    The Dutch Colonial homes found throughout Atlanta are all about making a grand impression. And bringing some Atlanta inspiration into your home …

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  • European commercial property investment market seen as attractive

    Knight Frank recently reported that the investment market of European commercial property experienced a strong quarterly end at the close of 2014. In addition to that, they believe that general outlook for the market is high for 2015, which is due in part to the ECB’s (the European Central Bank) recent decision to create …

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  • Massacre at McCauley Memorial

    The 110' long Canadian built WW II tugboat was sunk as a memorial for Danny McCauley killed in a tragic automobile accident. His parents raised money to acquire and clean the derelict ship and Palm Beach County added funds to establish the reef in 75 feet of water. (John Christopher Fine)

    Danny McCauley was just seventeen years old when the Jeep Wrangler he was
    driving left the road and crashed into a wall and trees off Forest Hill
    Boulevard at the entrance to Okeeheelee Park on February 22, 2012. Danny was
    killed in the accident. One year to the day later his parents and friends saw …

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  • How to Get More Light in Your Home Office

    While lighting is an often-overlooked part of a space, the right lighting can have a tremendous impact on the overall look and feel of a room. It can also impact your mood, helping you to feel more alert, awake, and motivated.

    A study by the Light Right Consortium found that people who are more satisfied …

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  • Building Information Modelling and its place in Modern Day Architecture

    The speed of which modern day creations and buildings are erected these days is impressive and can be slightly overwhelming to the passer by. The sheer speed that these man made structures are built is very impressive and it makes one wonder how the contractors and architectures are able to work together to seamlessly to …

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  • My Mother is a Hypocrite!

    Dear Kathy,

         I am the mother of a 1 year old boy and 3 year old girl. My children are my life, I literally live for them. I have been home with them since my daughter was born and it’s been a blessing.

         Recently, I was offered a position at an agency I worked at …

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  • I’m Dating a Wildebeest!

    Dear Kathy,

         I am so cried out that I don’t have any tears left. Let me start at the beginning. I was diagnosed with sleep apnea two years ago and I have to sleep with a face mask that provides me with a steady flow of oxygen or I wake up exhausted and nauseous.

         My …

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  • Improve Your Career Prospects

    Dear Kathy,

         I am underemployed and depressed. A few years ago, my career was going well. I was on track to become a senior vice president at a prestigious corporation. I was laid off from one day to the next.

         I am now stuck working at a low paid job far beneath my education and …

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  • Spring Fever: 3 Fresh Ideas for Home Design in 2015

    As we quickly roll into spring, many of us are on the lookout for fresh, new ideas for home décor.

    Without a doubt, 2015 is shaping up to be a year of bold colors and design that makes a statement. Practicality is also a driving force this year, with many opting for design features that …

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  • My Husband is an Alcoholic. Do I Stay or Do I Leave?

    Dear Kathy,

         My husband of 19 years is an alcoholic. Every night after work, he crashes on the sofa in front of the t.v. and drinks beer and wine until he passes out. He doesn’t even bother coming to bed anymore. I don’t remember the last time we had sex.

         My sister thinks I should …

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  • The Epoch Times Advice Column

    Dear Kathy,

         I majored in psychology in college and I want to write an advice column like yours. I love listening to people’s problems and offering them solutions. Can you tell me how you got started and give me some pointers, please? Are there any “do’s” and “don’ts” of which I should be aware? I …

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  • Social Security Nightmare

    Dear Kathy,

         I am in the midst of a Social Security overpayment nightmare. Three years ago, I received verbal authorization from a social security representative to begin drawing my social security benefits while simultaneously working part-time.

         I explained my situation in depth and the representative told me that I could draw my benefits without any …

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  • Kim Kardashian Overstays Her Welcome in Queens

    Dear Kathy,

         My husband’s 12 year old niece often stays with our family during her school vacations. She is very spunky and full of personality. I enjoyed her a great deal when she was younger.

         Nowadays, she’s a mouthy pre-teen who is obsessed with Kim Kardashian. As a matter of fact, her nickname at our …

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  • Amazing Clearance Sales!!

    Dear Kathy,

         I love a good bargain and the mall near me has amazing clearance sales. I shop there a couple of times a week and do all my shopping affordably. I put shelves up in my basement to organize the things I buy including my holiday shopping.

         My family and friends accuse me of …

    Read More

  • Travel to Design: The Style of San Francisco

    When you think San Francisco décor, the classic, beautiful Victorian architecture probably comes to mind.

    San Francisco’s beautiful gingerbread Victorian homes are a classic part of the city. Victorian houses are known for their beautiful interiors. Their high ceilings, crown molding, beautiful fireplaces, and huge bay windows encourage a refined and elegant style of décor.…

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  • Boho Chic Throughout the Decades

    I’m sure you’ve seen it.  We all have.  Sipping your coffee on your daily morning sprint to work or school, you’ve chanced a glance sideways to the park benches lining Madison Square Garden and sitting there without a care in the world is the classic city-bred bohemian chic hipster with her crochet crop top, multi-colored …

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  • How Do I Handle My Critical In-laws?

    Dear Kathy,

         My mother-in-law and sister-in-law are two peas in a pod and not in a good way. They are extremely critical and have never learned the meaning of an unexpressed thought.

         They come over, often uninvited, and comment negatively on anything and everything (my parenting, home décor, weight, even my grammar!).

         My husband just …

    Read More

  • Top TEN Indicators You Have Become A Jock

    Like many of us in this day and age, I started becoming a jock in my 50s. I decide to make a light-hearted list of the Top Ten Indicators of When You Realize You Have Become a Jock—no matter your age.

    Like many of us in this day and age, I started becoming a jock in my 50s. For the past 30 years I did a better job of watching my kids play sports than I did participating in them. Then I got the bug to live a healthier lifestyle and make the most of the …

    Read More

  • Forty Years of Black Death

    Dr. Nal Oum is the only medical Dr. to survive the Khmer Rouge Holocaust in Cambodia..Photos credit John Christopher Fine 2015

    April 17, 2015 will mark the fortieth anniversary of the Black Death. The Khmer
    Rouge entry into Cambodia’s capitol city of Phnom Penh. The scourge that
    followed will remain a blot on world history forever. Two- perhaps three million
    people were murdered or starved to death by communist criminals inspired by
    their hatred for the …

    Read More

  • Massacre at McCauley Memorial

    The 110' long Canadian built WW II tugboat was sunk as a memorial for Danny McCauley killed in a tragic automobile accident. His parents raised money to acquire and clean the derelict ship and Palm Beach County added funds to establish the reef in 75 feet of water. (John Christopher Fine)

    Danny McCauley was just seventeen years old when the Jeep Wrangler he was
    driving left the road and crashed into a wall and trees off Forest Hill
    Boulevard at the entrance to Okeeheelee Park on February 22, 2012. Danny was
    killed in the accident. One year to the day later his parents and friends saw …

    Read More

  • My Mother is a Hypocrite!

    Dear Kathy,

         I am the mother of a 1 year old boy and 3 year old girl. My children are my life, I literally live for them. I have been home with them since my daughter was born and it’s been a blessing.

         Recently, I was offered a position at an agency I worked at …

    Read More

  • I’m Dating a Wildebeest!

    Dear Kathy,

         I am so cried out that I don’t have any tears left. Let me start at the beginning. I was diagnosed with sleep apnea two years ago and I have to sleep with a face mask that provides me with a steady flow of oxygen or I wake up exhausted and nauseous.

         My …

    Read More

  • Improve Your Career Prospects

    Dear Kathy,

         I am underemployed and depressed. A few years ago, my career was going well. I was on track to become a senior vice president at a prestigious corporation. I was laid off from one day to the next.

         I am now stuck working at a low paid job far beneath my education and …

    Read More

  • My Husband is an Alcoholic. Do I Stay or Do I Leave?

    Dear Kathy,

         My husband of 19 years is an alcoholic. Every night after work, he crashes on the sofa in front of the t.v. and drinks beer and wine until he passes out. He doesn’t even bother coming to bed anymore. I don’t remember the last time we had sex.

         My sister thinks I should …

    Read More

  • The Epoch Times Advice Column

    Dear Kathy,

         I majored in psychology in college and I want to write an advice column like yours. I love listening to people’s problems and offering them solutions. Can you tell me how you got started and give me some pointers, please? Are there any “do’s” and “don’ts” of which I should be aware? I …

    Read More

  • Social Security Nightmare

    Dear Kathy,

         I am in the midst of a Social Security overpayment nightmare. Three years ago, I received verbal authorization from a social security representative to begin drawing my social security benefits while simultaneously working part-time.

         I explained my situation in depth and the representative told me that I could draw my benefits without any …

    Read More

  • Kim Kardashian Overstays Her Welcome in Queens

    Dear Kathy,

         My husband’s 12 year old niece often stays with our family during her school vacations. She is very spunky and full of personality. I enjoyed her a great deal when she was younger.

         Nowadays, she’s a mouthy pre-teen who is obsessed with Kim Kardashian. As a matter of fact, her nickname at our …

    Read More

  • Amazing Clearance Sales!!

    Dear Kathy,

         I love a good bargain and the mall near me has amazing clearance sales. I shop there a couple of times a week and do all my shopping affordably. I put shelves up in my basement to organize the things I buy including my holiday shopping.

         My family and friends accuse me of …

    Read More

  • How Do I Handle My Critical In-laws?

    Dear Kathy,

         My mother-in-law and sister-in-law are two peas in a pod and not in a good way. They are extremely critical and have never learned the meaning of an unexpressed thought.

         They come over, often uninvited, and comment negatively on anything and everything (my parenting, home décor, weight, even my grammar!).

         My husband just …

    Read More

  • Should I Leave My Husband for My Lover?

    Dear Kathy,

         I’ve been married for 9 years and we have two kids together but the spark is gone. I love “Bob” as a friend, not a lover.

         Four months ago, I met another man and the chemistry between us is electric. We’ve been meeting at his place, hotels, and friends’ places.

         My husband is …

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  • Focus: It’s My 2015 Word of the Year!

    Career focus comes easily when we use discipline to take a broader look at our shortcomings.

    Self-Compassion had been my 2014 Word of the Year, and it was timely. It was the necessary prescription to get me through the infancy of my new business and the community that formed around it. As my company enters its tumultuous twos via the introduction of our virtual platform, Self-Compassion alone can no longer suffice. …

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  • Indulge! Eggs are No Longer on the Forbidden Foods List

    Recent studies show eggs do not cause a rise in blood cholesterol levels. Let's celebrate this news with some egg salad!

    It is time to indulge in one of the favorite foods for decorating Easter Eggs–hard boiled eggs.  As can happen, recent studies have reversed our opinion about eggs. The study shows eggs do not cause a rise in blood cholesterol levels. They are no longer considered a forbidden food. Let’s celebrate this news …

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  • Men in Black

    Black by definition is “Without any moral light or goodness; evil; wicked;
    caused or marked by ruin or desolation.” Why then are we allowing our police
    officers to wear black. Why do we equip our U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
    agents in black with hob nail black boots. Why do we permit communities to
    organize …

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  • You Should Be 55 or Older to Read This!

     

    You Just Can’t Not LOVE those Baby Boomers!

    “People are crazy, and times are strange. I’m locked in tight; I’m out of range. I used to care but, things have changed.”

    Bob Dylan, “Things Have Changed.”( Dylan’s video at the bottom of the page.)

    We came of age with the battle cry of, …

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  • Diving With Sharks

    Scuba Works Dive Shop in Jupiter Florida where Jay and Sandy Cates offer instructional programs and dive trips with Randy Jordan. Myriam Moran copyright 2015

    Randy Jordan was born in Tampa. He didn’t dive until he moved to Miami. In
    1980 he became a scuba instructor and has been diving and teaching diving ever
    since. “I evolved,” he said. He was sitting aboard his 46 foot Burpee dive boat
    moored at the brand new Harbor Side Marina behind a modern …

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  • Breakfast or Dessert? Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes

    Ricotta Pancakes reinvent the decadent side of pancakes. Quality ingredients and a little patience will yield a sinful breakfast or dessert.

    I’m not much of a “sweets” person and have thankfully never craved sugary flour (I typically take a pass on the cake and donuts). But on New Year’s Day, I decided to be decadently creative with our leftover ricotta cheese from the holidays. In a split-second moment of clarity, I pictured the final outcome, and …

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  • A Global Issue: Tackling Drunk Driving

    Drunk driving is undoubtedly a global issue, and one that is particularly prominent in Western nations such as the U.S. and UK. While this is widely accepted, however, many people fail to recognise that it has much of an issue among female drivers and their male counterparts. A number of articles have highlighted this issue, …

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