Birth, feeding choices affect a baby’s gut bacteria: Study A new Canadian study has found that babies born by cesarean section or formula fed have a distinctly different makeup of bacteria inside their guts — something that could have consequences for the baby’s health or immune system development. Researchers from Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario have published the first North American study looking at healthy babies and how decisions around their delivery and diet impact the gut “microbiome” — the invisible constellation of bacteria, viruses and fungi that performs a vital role in keeping people healthy. Researchers used DNA sequencing to analyze the gut bacteria of 24 infants at four months of age. The study, published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that the richness and diversity of gut bacteria were lowest among babies born by C-section. The health implications of these findings remain unclear and will be studied in the years to come. “It’s filling in an important piece of the picture.” Dr.
Story of Broke The United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally well. But the truth is, our economy is broken, producing more pollution, greenhouse gasses and garbage than any other country. In these and so many other ways, it just isn’t working. But rather than invest in something better, we continue to keep this ‘dinosaur economy’ on life support with hundreds of billions of dollars of our tax money. The Story of Broke, released on November 8, 2011, calls for a shift in government spending toward investments in clean, green solutions—renewable energy, safer chemicals and materials, zero waste and more—that can deliver jobs and a healthier environment. Credits Show full list of credits
Time Management for Lazy People | Personal Development Blog by Yee Shun-Jian Welcome to RichGrad.com - THE award-winning Personal Development Blog that has touched more than a million lives since July 2007 Sign up for my Free Personal Development Newsletter to receive tips on overcoming your fears, building your confidence & leading a richer life! Photo by Jeff Meyer Just how valuable is time management in our lives? A study from a reputable university in UK compared people who follow a stable schedule to those who didn’t. The results were staggering… it appeared that the former was 30% more productive than the latter! Not only that, people who manage their time well were found to have better jobs, bigger savings, and enjoy healthier relationships than those who overlook the value of time. Now… I know that although you understand the importance of time management , many of you are way too strapped for time to sit through a 1 hour+ video on time management … right? You busy people you! Enjoy… Introduction Outline Why is Time Management Important? The Problem is Severe
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An Online Guide To Dream Interpretation Herbal Remedies To Prevent Corneal Scarring Tongue fissures are cracks or grooves along the sides and across the top of your tongue. They may be due to heredity, or associated with other oral and immune diseases. Tongue fissures are usually harmless, but in some cases they may cause discomfort or sensitivity to certain foods. Food may also build up in the grooves, increasing mouth bacteria and bad breath. Herbs can help relieve symptoms of tongue fissures naturally. Consult your dentist for a diagnosis before starting herbal treatment for tongue fissures. Herbs for tongue fissures act in several ways. Echinacea, or Echinacea spp., is a prairie herb native to North America. Goldenseal, or Hydrastis canadensis, is a North American perennial. Sage, or salvia officinalis, is a perennial shrub used for cooking and medicine.
Bookshelf Porn 10 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Communicate August 1st, 2012 By: Alvina Lopez Even the most eloquent of public and private speakers could always stand to tweak their communication skills just a little bit. After all, the ability to convey feelings and facts stands as essential to keeping the human species rolling along. Both the Internet and bookshelves sport advice a-go-go on how to get points across as clearly as possible, and the venerable open source lecture series TED does not disappoint in this regard. Its best offerings regarding human connectivity encourage essentials not always discussed in manuals and textbooks, so give them some consideration and use them to launch more exploration into how to grow into an effective, evocative communicator. Elizabeth Lesser: Take "the Other" to lunch: If communications with people on opposite sides of political, cultural, religious and other common divides so often proves extremely problematic, try Elizabeth Lesser’s simple-but-effective approach.
The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers :: Meetings - StumbleUpon This is a repository of the most up-to-date versions of Deviant's lock diagrams and animations. Seen in all of the TOOOL educational materials and slide decks, these files are all released under the Creative Commons license. You are free to use any of them for non-commercial purposes, as long as they are properly attributed and the same freedom for others is maintained in all derivative works. Please note that these diagrams have evolved and developed over time. While Deviant is still proud of the older versions of his images, if you still have copies of legacy material they should all be replaced with the latest versions available here. Lock Basics and Mechanical Operation How pin tumblers are arranged and how locks operate (or fail to) with conventional keys Introduction to Lockpicking Overview of why lock picking is possible and the use of basic pick tools Manipulation-Resistant Locks Spool pins, mushroom pins, and other ways of increasing security Diagrams of Bumping Attacks
Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions Lateral thinking puzzles that challenge your preconceptions. 1. You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus: 1. Knowing that there can only be one passenger in your car, whom would you choose? Hint: You can make everyone happy. Solution: The old lady of course! 2. Hint: The police only know two things, that the criminal's name is John and that he is in a particular house. Solution: The fireman is the only man in the room. 3. Hint: He is very proud, so refuses to ever ask for help. Solution: The man is a dwarf. 4. Hint: It does not matter what the baby lands on, and it has nothing to do with luck. Solution: The baby fell out of a ground floor window. 5. Hint: His mother was an odd woman. Solution: When Bad Boy Bubby opened the cellar door he saw the living room and, through its windows, the garden. 6. Hint: This has nothing to do with adoption or time travel. 7.
7 Things You Didn't Know About Fat Adrienne Turner Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Page 1 of 3 Fat is a word that most of us do not want to hear on a regular basis, especially when it relates to our own bodies. We associate fat with growing beer guts, tighter pants, and less-than-ideal sex and social lives. However, fat plays a critical role in many of the processes our bodies go through each and every day, and it has both positive and negative sides. This three-letter-word has more secrets than you know... 1. When you consume more calories than you burn off, fat cells in the body swell to as much as six times their minimum size, and they begin to multiply — from 40 billion in an average adult up to 100 billion. Fat cells are critical for survival and help assist the body's "store and management" energy system. 2. Carrying a few extra pounds may also wreak havoc on your hormonal balance, leading to a variety of illnesses and health risks. Do fat cells disappear or just shrink when you lose weight?
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