Everywhere That Mary Went

by Lisa Scottoline An Edgar Award nominee (for her first legal thriller, Everywhere That Mary Went), Lisa Scottoline actually won the Edgar for her follow-up, Final Appeal. With five legal thrillers behind her, Scottoline–a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School–has joined the league of lawyers-turned-literaries. Her voice in Final Appeal is crisp and […]

Ella, Sri Lanka

Caitlin Jean Russell Of all the places we visited in Sri Lanka, Ella was the strangest combination of the most tourist concentrated and the most peaceful place we visited. When I initially started to plan our trip, Ella was one of the locations that struck me as one of the most incredible and untouched landscapes […]

Spirulina

Originally posted on Cooking without Limits:
Spirulina is an algae powder consumed for centuries due to its nutritional value and health benefits. It grows naturally in oceans and salty lakes like Lake Texcoco (Mexico) or Lake Chad (Africa). When harvested correctly from non-contaminated ponds and bodies of water, it is one of the most potent…

Jonah Meyers

Jonah Meyers (born 1971, New York USA) is a fine art photographer based in Singapore and New York. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in film and photography from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 1993, Jonah worked in photography and film for a few years before changing careers entirely. […]

Prog Rock: The Musical Genre That Won’t Die

Originally posted on Longreads:
Scientists say cockroaches are one of the few things that will survive a nuclear holocaust. Add prog rock to that list. Defined loosely by its intentional complexity, over-instrumentation, jazz elements, and classically-trained, ambitious musicians who rejected simpler, visceral forms of rock, the “progressive” form known as prog rock has been dissed and…

Did You Know? [Jun 26]

The letter B doesn’t appear in the names of numbers until you reach “one billion”. Johnny Cash’s popular song, “A Boy Named Sue” was written by Shel Silverstein. The cargo hold of the world’s largest cargo plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, is 142 feet 3 inches (43.35 meters) in length—22 feet 3 inches (6.78 meters) […]

How To Spot Deception

Originally posted on MakeItUltra™:
Written by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate Audio version available | Click here “He who has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.”…