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Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Blogs and Articles

Why Timing is Everything When it Comes to Marriage Counseling | Eleanor Haspel-Portner | Conscious Life Choices| Pacific

Seeking help from a marriage counselor is not unlike seeking help from a mechanic. It makes little sense to take your car into the shop a month after it started making a horrific noise. By that time, too much damage may have been done and your engine ma

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Blogs and Articles

Don’t Get Mad, Get Involved: Helping Your Child with Class Behavioral Issues | Eleanor Haspel-Portner | Conscious Life

No parent likes hearing that their child is acting out in class. At first, most of us want to blame ourselves and figure out what we’ve done wrong. When we come up empty, we tend to put the blame on our child, and sometimes we even get angry. The truth

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

The Amazon Prime Day 2019 absolute best tech deals: Tuesday morning update

Latest additions: This microwave includes a free Echo Dot and this discounted Nespresso coffeemaker comes with free coffee.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Websites & Social Media Links

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's - STAT

Half a dozen research groups just presented new results on various experimental tests, including one that seems 88% accurate at indicating Alzheimer's risk.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Artificial Retina Implants: Seeing Is Believing | The Health Edge

Things are really looking up for people who suffer from vision loss. Scientists from Sweden and Israel teamed up to develop the thinnest retinal implant in the world. The wireless device is layered wi

Entertainment | Entertainment

Lashana Lynch will reportedly be the new 007. But she probably won’t be the next James Bond.

Casting rumors aside, the Bond franchise still has a long way to go before it’s meaningfully diverse.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood: Everything we know so far

Here's what Quentin Tarantino has said about his latest film starring Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Margot Robbie.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Ilhan Omar Claims Palestinian Opposition to Israel Is "Non-Violent"

Netroots Nation has been a goldmine of Democrats saying ridiculous things. This may qualify as the most disconnected from reality though.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Your brain works in space. But in 1961, we didn’t know that

Would astronauts sent into space be able to think? It was a genuine question as we embarked upon our mission to get to the Moon.

Politics | Politics

Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off

A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and Amazon

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn’s Soviet Photo; or, Seeing the Rebbe Once He’s Gone - Chabad-Lubavitch News

A search for the story behind the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lone Soviet portrait yields not one, but two photos

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

BEST SCI-FI MOVIES OF 2019 (AND THE WORST) << Rotten Tomatoes

From Alita to Godzilla to Men in Black, here's the most out-of-this-world sci-fi movies 2019 has to offer!

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Great Affirmations that Will Shift Your Attitude

These mantras and phrases will promote positive and help relieve stress and anxiety

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Tips to set goals that Lessen Stress and Burnout

Researchers have found a connection between setting goals and burnout, and it could make us all happier and more productive.

News | News

Social credit system coming to China, with citizens scored on behavior

A social credit system will go into effect next year across China, where every citizen will be scored based on their behavior. Good actions, like volunteering, and bad, like littering, are tracked using algorithms, artificial intelligence and facial recog

Recipes | Recipes

Strawberry Upside Down Cake

This gorgeous cake is the official dessert of summer.

Politics | Other Politics

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Turned To A Big Donor To Pay For The DNC Voter Database, Despite Her Fundraising Pledge

A campaign aide said Warren didn’t solicit the money herself and that there was no violation of her promise to abstain from pay-for-access fundraising.

Music | Music

8 Facts About David Bowie's 'Space Oddity'

Fifty years ago, just weeks before the Apollo 11 landing, David Bowie's iconic single 'Space Oddity' was released.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007'

Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana Lynch

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Why So Many of Us Don’t Lose Weight When We Exercise - The New York Times

Most of us eat more when we exercise, and though it may be just a few extra bites a day, the result is weight gain.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

All the Actually Good Amazon Prime Day Deals You Can Get Right Now (Updating) - Thrillist

Today's the day. The one you've been waiting for since, well, last summer. Yep, it's Amazon Prime Day, people, and this year it's bigger...

News | News

Singer Pink Criticized Over Photo Showing Her Kids Running At Holocaust Memorial. Her Response Is Priceless.

Pink loves her two children and posting photos of them to Instagram, but sometimes when she does, she receives cruel and critical comments from people suggesting she is a bad parent.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

It was the Coliseum’s mystery mural, until a teenage detective solved its 50-year puzzle

It took a curious high school student to uncover who painted the flaming sun mural beneath the massive archway at the stadium.

Politics | Politics

Trump to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants at US-Mexico border | TheHill

The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants, the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security announced Monday.

History | History

The race to the Moon was so unpopular at one point, President Eisenhower called JFK ‘nuts’

Enthusiasm for the Apollo program waxed and waned, and when people couldn’t see the value in it, they dubbed it a ‘Moondoggle.’

Science & Technology | Tech

Peter Thiel Urges U.S. Probe of Google’s ‘Seemingly Treasonous’ Acts - Bloomberg

Peter Thiel, one of President Donald Trump’s top Silicon Valley supporters and donors, took aim at Google Inc. and the high-tech industry over the companies’ focus on global markets while brushing aside U.S. interests.

News | Jewish Community

Kippah-Wearing Athlete Dedicates $25,000 ‘Million Dollar Mile’ Win to 'the Jewish People'

Michael Neuman (right) on “Million Dollar Mile” with the show’s host, Tim Tebow. Photo: Screenshot. An Orthodox Jew from Florida …

Politics | Media Bias

New York Times' Partisan Reporting on Birthright Alternative Tour | HonestReporting

Ever wondered how fringe organizations like IfNotNow and Breaking the Silence wield so much influence on the public discourse on Israel? It's not because

Politics | Politics

Milano Comes Under Fire After Comparing Pence to Himmler

Actress Alyssa Milano came under fire on Sunday after comparing Vice President Mike Pence to the architect of the Holocaust, Heinrich Himmler, with side-by-side pictures on Twitter.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Orthodox female students develop wireless oxygen monitor | ISRAEL21c

An all-female hackathon for Jewish religious women in Jerusalem produces innovative medical products and services.

Style & Fashion | Don't Dress Like A Slob

Should You Wear White or Black on Hot Days? Here's the Data | WIRED

Quick experiments can help you answer the eternal question of whether to wear black or white on hot summer days. Turns out, it's complicated.

News | News

India scrubs historic moon mission less than an hour before liftoff - Los Angeles Times

Citing a 'technical snag,' India postponed an unmanned mission to the south pole of the moon, part of a growing global space race.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Understanding Different Types of Anxiety Can Help You Diffuse it

In small doses, anxiety is a vital emotion. Without it, we could be killed crossing the street and would find ourselves ill-prepared for many of the important tasks of life.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Why The Palestinian Problem Is Dying of Natural Causes

"West Bank grows calmer as pocketbook issues take priority of protests" is the headline of a New York Times story today. It seems that the Palestinian jihadists of the old intifadas are more concerned about making a living than killing Israelis. Writes re

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Watch user says Emergency SOS helped save him - 9to5Mac

A Chicago man credits the Apple Watch's Emergency SOS feature with helping save him from drowning after a jet ski accident.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Parents, Here’s How to Avoid Doing Battle With Your Picky Eater

Accommodating a finicky diner in the family can be frustrating, but forcing foods isn't the answer.

Entertainment | Humor

Punk Band Reunion At The Wedding - SNL 2013

A father (Fred Armisen) reunites with his old punk band, Crisis of Conformity (Bill Hader, Ashton Kutcher, Dave Grohl), to play their song "Fistfight in the ...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Lips celebrates 20th anniversary with a recommitment to community

Lips San Diego is celebrating its 20 year anniversary in San Diego since first opening in Bankers Hill, and then moving to North Park 12 years ago.

Science & Technology | Tech

IBM Research explains how quantum computing works and why it matters | VentureBeat

Jeffrey Welser, vice president and lab director at IBM Research at Almaden, breaks down quantum computing in terms anyone can understand.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Backs Down; Parental Control App OurPact Returned to App Store | Digital Trends

Controversial parental control app OurPact has returned to the iOS App Store. In April this year, Apple removed a number of parental control apps which used a technology called Mobile Device Management that allows access to user location, app use, email a

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

All Four Beatles Were Originally to Appear in ‘Yesterday’

'Yesterday' writer Richard Curtis reveals how all four members of the Beatles would have been seen in the movie in July 2019.

Science & Technology | Tech

Check out this flying jet board from France's Bastille Day parade

Bastille Day 2019 featured one of the more strange military demonstrations in recent memory: a flying jet board.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

The definitive, irrefutable proof that Apollo 11 landed on the Moon

We went to the Moon. Here’s all the proof you’ll ever need.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.