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Ask Well: Plantar Fasciitis Relief. If you have stairs or a sturdy box in your home and a backpack, timely relief for plantar fasciitis may be possible, according to a new study of low-tech treatments for the condition.

Ask Well: Plantar Fasciitis Relief

Plantar fasciitis, the heel pain caused by irritation of the connective tissue on the bottom of the foot, can be lingering and intractable. A recent study of novice runners found that those who developed plantar fasciitis generally required at least five months to recover, and some remained sidelined for a year or more. Until recently, first-line treatments involved stretching and anti-inflammatory painkillers such as ibuprofen or cortisone.

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It. Middle-class rules deaden too many arts venues. Let's fill them with life and noise. Places In Canada You Won't Believe Actually Exist. Cannabis, Cannabinoids and Cancer – The Evidence So Far. Note: This article was written by Kat Arney and first appeared as a blog post on Cancer Research UK.

Cannabis, Cannabinoids and Cancer – The Evidence So Far

It has been posted here with permission. You can read the original article here and donate to Cancer Research UK here. Few topics spark as much debate on this blog and on our Facebook page than cannabis. So we thought we’d take a look at the common questions raised about the evidence and research into cannabis, cannabinoids (the active chemicals found in the plant and elsewhere) and cancer, and address some of the wider issues that crop up in this debate. We’ve broken it down under a number of headings: » 10 Rejection Letters To Famous People That Prove You Should NEVER Give Up On Your Dreams. When the Queen of Pop finally signed with Sire Records in 1982, her debut album sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.

» 10 Rejection Letters To Famous People That Prove You Should NEVER Give Up On Your Dreams

She used this early rejection as motivation, as this respected producer didn't believe she was "ready yet. " She's now the best selling female artist of all time. RMR: Rick's Rant - Jobs Program Fiction. Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did. I remember that many years ago, when I was a smartass home from first year of college, I was standing in the kitchen arguing with my father.

Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did

My head was full of newly discovered political ideologies and black nationalism, and I had just read the Autobiography of Malcolm X, probably for the second time. A bit of context. Sprezzatura. "I found a universal rule which appears to govern human actions or words more than any other: namely, to steer away from affectation at all costs, as if it were a rough and dangerous reef, and (to use perhaps a novel word for it) to practice in all things a certain sprezzatura which suppresses all artifice and makes whatever one says or does seem uncontrived and effortless.

Sprezzatura

" Portrait of Mr Baldassare Castiglione, Renaissance author and courtier, by Raphael Once a man's achieved sartorial perfection - think perfectly fitting navy suit, pale blue shirt, burgundy tie and polished black Oxfords - it's time to adopt a mask of sartorial nonchalance, a concept better known as sprezzatura. Life too exciting? Enter the calming world of full-length train journey videos. As I'm reminded every time someone urges me to watch a web video longer than about 45 seconds (six minutes?

Life too exciting? Enter the calming world of full-length train journey videos

Are you kidding me?) , the internet doesn't exactly encourage the cultivation of long attention spans. Star Wars blooper reel online: watch original movies outtakes. (VIDEO) Vancouver Fog Time Lapse Video. 25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer. National Funk Congress Deadlocked On Get Up/Get Down Issue. CHOCOLATE CITY—After months of ceaseless debate, including last week's record 76-hour filibuster slap-bass solo from Senate Rubber Band Minority Leader Bootsy Collins (D-OH), the National Funk Congress is no closer to resolving its deadlock over the controversial "get up/get down" issue, insiders reported Monday.

National Funk Congress Deadlocked On Get Up/Get Down Issue

Senate Rubber Band Minority Leader Bootsy Collins (D-OH). Maps That Will Change the Way You See the World. Where Google Street View is available.

Maps That Will Change the Way You See the World

The supercontinent of Pangaea with modern day borders. The pink represents countries that the British have invaded. Goddammit, Brittan! Countries that don't use metric. Goddammit, America! Most common surnames by country. Countries that offer maternity leave. Porn Sex vs Real Sex, The Differences Explained With Food. Shit Canadians Say, Eh? The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World. The 'Busy' Trap. Meditation appears to produce enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain. Meditation appears to produce enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain Imaging study finds different forms of meditation may have varying effects on key brain structure 12/Nov/2012 A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating.

Meditation appears to produce enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain

In their report in the November issue of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University (BU), and several other research centers also found differences in those effects based on the specific type of meditation practiced. Canadian Problems. Visualizing How Poorly Amtrak's Route Network Serves Most of the U.S. - Jobs & Economy.

Like the classic electoral college map filled in each Election Night, train maps don't tell you much about the stuff that counts: people.

Visualizing How Poorly Amtrak's Route Network Serves Most of the U.S. - Jobs & Economy

Bang With Friends. Collapse by Michael Ruppert. Do you need to go on an Information Diet? I hope SOPA passes. Ten Legends of Vancouver's Penthouse Nightclub. TYEE LIST #29: New book chronicles one sensational family business. Ross Filippone with friends under the original marquee, 1957. Photo credit: Danny Filippone and the Penthouse. Liquor, Lust, and the Law: The Story of Vancouver's Legendary Penthouse Nightclub Aaron Chapman Arsenal Pulp Press (2012) [Editor's note: Those who've lived in Vancouver for a time no doubt have crossed paths with the Penthouse Nightclub, with its boxy sign and neon green lettering. The magic button — Make Everything OK.

Philosophy. Our thinking is simple: we want to create the world’s most trusted seafood traceability system that empowers consumers and rewards producers. An initiative of Ecotrust Canada and fishing industry partners, ThisFish is growing a community of like-minded folk dedicated to sustaining the rich traditions and culinary delights of the sea. The three pillars of our approach are to: ensure an authentic, meaningful experience to consumers hungry for trusted information on the authenticity, quality and sustainability of their seafood;provide real-time market intelligence and branding advantages for every business in the seafood supply chain from fishermen to fishmongers; andCreate an easy-to-use and low-cost traceability system that is accessible to small operators and rural fishermen.

Alpine Sandwiches - Photos of sandwiches in alpine terrain. How To Be A Beautiful Woman.