4 Surprising Reasons Your Back Hurts

Sorry to harsh your mellow, but dolphins aren’t regularly getting high on pufferfish

Avoiding That New Year’s Hangover

Story : Fault Finders Never get Peace of Mind

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Once, a man who was tired of trying out different methods for attaining peace of mind, as suggested by various saintly persons, came to Swami Vivekananda and said, ” I sit in a closed room and meditate for hours, but I am not able to attain peace of mind.” Vivekananda said to him, “First and foremost, keep the door of the room open. Then, look around for unhappy, diseased and hungry people and serve them in whatever way you can.”

For this, the man asked, “But what if I fall ill while serving diseased persons?” On hearing this doubt, Vivekananda replied, “I can say that you tend to find one fault or the other in every good task, which is why you are not able to get peace of mind. One should not wait for too long to begin an auspicious task. Similarly, one should not find faults in it…

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The Most Surprising High-Fiber Foods

Poet’s Corner–Last for 2013

Heaven On Earth

Only on the horse of love can you go beyond

the sun and moon to behold the Perfect One.

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–Rumi–

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Shark Photobombs Family Photo

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Can there be such thing as a shark photobomb?  That’s what many are calling an eerie and eye-catching photo inadvertently snapped by a California mother that appears to show a large shark, or maybe a dolphin, swimming near her two children.  “It was quite a shock to see” the photo, June Emerson told KTLA about her photo, which captured the outline of a large fish swimming underneath a breaking wave close to the shore on Manhattan Beach.

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Not all technology advances are good!

Here are your 2014 marching orders

Another year of suffering

Know : 10 Reasons for Anyone to Believe in Karma!

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KarmaThere is a common saying “Oh! Isn’t karma a bitch” that has become very popular in modern culture and is used too frequently in context with karma. But the people who really think that karma is something dreadful haven’t really figured out how it actually works. Many people think that karma is just a law that forces you to be good all the time because if you are bad then karma will come and take revenge.

This is the way many religions preach morality with the threat of an impending hell for wrongdoers. But karma is not that simple. It is a much bigger concept than that. Read on to know the top 10 reasons why karma is not a bitch…

1. In very simplified terms karma is the law of cause and effect. For every effect there is something that caused it and it in turns becomes a cause…

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Know: New Year 2014 but it could be the year 5115 too!

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We all are on new year’s eve today as per our common global Calendar (Gregorian) 🙂 Wish you all a happy new year. We are just stepping into another day, same as yesterday but with a new number to a calendar we follow! We could learn something today that there are several calendars do exist and not all the calendar is stepping on to the year 2014! 

The Buddhist Calendar is in the year 2557, Kali Yuga Calendar says its 5114-5115, Korean Calendar its year 4346! Feeling Strange? Nothing is there to feel so. There are several calendars out there. (See the list below)

calendar is a system of organizing days for social, religious, commercial or administrative purposes. This is done by giving names to periods of time, typically daysweeksmonths, and years. A date is the designation of a single, specific day within such a system…

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The man who gave up sex for golf

Orphaned bear cub found living with chickens

Health Benefits of Grapes

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The health benefits of grapes include their ability to treat constipation, indigestion, fatigue, kidney disorders, macular degeneration and the prevention of cataracts. Grapes, one of the most popular and delicious fruits, are rich sources of vitamins A, C, B6 and folate in addition to essential minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium.

Grapes contain flavonoids that are very powerful antioxidants, which can reduce the damage caused by free radicals and slow down aging.Grapes, due to their high nutrient content, play an important role in ensuring a healthy and active life.

Health Benefits of Grapes

Some of the health benefits of grapes include the following:

Asthma: Due to their well-known therapeutic value, grapes can be used as a cure for asthma. In addition to that, the hydrating power of grapes is also high, which increases the moisture present in the lungs and reduces asthmatic events.
Bone Health: Grapes are…

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Child gives Christmas money to Thoroughbred charity

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Cross-posted from Off-Track Thoroughbreds

WRITTEN BY SUSAN SALK

The night before Christmas, 10-year-old Ellah Dubeau-Kielty wasn’t thinking of gifts from Santa.

Not this year.

Instead she was consumed with thoughts for the sweet T’breds residing at Mindy Lovell’s Ontario rescue, and she worried about whether they’d have enough hay and grain to make it through the darkest months of winter.

Ellah had learned from her equestrian mentor Marilyn Lee, a well-known Thoroughbred trainer and advocate, that Lovell was fundraising for hay and feed, and the child leapt to help out, eschewing all thoughts of gifts as she set about fundraising for the horses.

Lee had announced to all her students, including Ellah, that Lovell’s Thoroughbred charity needed help this winter, and was preparing a fundraiser the equestrians could participate in, and the young girl instantly answered the call. Read more >>

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