The Hidden Health Risks of Food Dyes | EatingWell

By Milton Stokes, M.P.H., R.D. How bad is Red 40 and more synthetic dyes? Americans are now eating five times as much food dye as we did in 1955. That statistic isn't as surprising when you consider that since then food dyes have made more and more of our foods colorful-from breakfast cereals to ice … Continue reading The Hidden Health Risks of Food Dyes | EatingWell

Summit Spirits: What is the difference between a ghost and a spirit? | SummitDaily.com

By Gail Westwood Ghosts are tied to the location of their death, usually a sudden or tragic one, and they often don't realize that they are dead. In most cases, they have unfinished business as the deceased person does not accept the way in which they died. Courtesy of iStockphoto We use the word ghost … Continue reading Summit Spirits: What is the difference between a ghost and a spirit? | SummitDaily.com

Are Epsom salts good for you? | Well+Good by Ann Abel

There’s a reason you feel great after a swim in the ocean—and it’s not because of the beautiful scenery and the soothing sound of the waves (though there’s that, too): Salt water contains a hefty dose of good-for-you elements, such as sulfur, magnesium, and calcium. “The ocean contains an abundance of minerals and when you … Continue reading Are Epsom salts good for you? | Well+Good by Ann Abel

What Causes a Volcano to Erupt? | Owlcation

By Rickrideshorses Volcano eruptions happen when magma erupts from beneath the Earth's crust. When a volcano erupts, the magma becomes lava and shoots into the air, eventually running down the side of the volcano. To understand how and why volcanoes erupt, we must first understand the different layers of our planet. The three layers of … Continue reading What Causes a Volcano to Erupt? | Owlcation

Angel & Tarot Advice for the week of 9 Dec. 2019

Hey ya'll, welcome to Monday! Here is your Angel & Tarot advice for the week of 9 Dec. 2019. It's a good one, so be sure to stay to the end so you can navigate your week on the positive side of the street! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIcm00X3Ng0&t=12s Hey ya'll, welcome to Monday! Here is your Angel & … Continue reading Angel & Tarot Advice for the week of 9 Dec. 2019

Poinsettia: History and Tradition of the Christmas Flower

By FloraQueen For some reason, Christmas isn’t always imagined as a time for flowers. Due to the December cold, many flowers don’t bloom outside and we tend to put more focus on winter foliage like pine, mistletoe and holly. However, there’s one big exception when it comes to Christmas flowers in the shape of the … Continue reading Poinsettia: History and Tradition of the Christmas Flower

Why Does Santa Claus Give Coal to Bad Kids? | Mental Floss

BY MATT SONIAK ISTOCK/BONCHAN The tradition of giving misbehaving children lumps of fossil fuel predates the Santa we know, and is also associated with St. Nicholas, Sinterklaas, and Italy’s La Befana. Though there doesn't seem to be one specific legend or history about any of these figures that gives a concrete reason for doling out … Continue reading Why Does Santa Claus Give Coal to Bad Kids? | Mental Floss