The first thing you’ll see when you walk into Source: Gachot Studios Lo firmly believes that hotels ought to be catalysts for good. In a world where we can be conscious consumers—of everything from clothing to food to baby products—she argues there’s a place for conscious hotels, too. This isn’t a revolutionary idea: Already, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has made a significant, brand-wide commitment to bolster community programming for disadvantaged children in all of its destinations. It’s one of
The world is currently being treated to a slow-rolling reveal of the alleged bad behavior of some of its most powerful men. And inevitably, with bad behavior comes excuses. It's no surprise that prominent accused harassers and predators, once cornered, would try to wriggle out of accusations of sexual conduct and abuse. What is surprising is the variety in their attempts to justify their alleged behavior. Excuses by way of apology. Excuses by way of confession. Excuses by way
How much does it cost for President Donald Trump‘s Cabinet members to travel? We’re about to find out. Steve Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary,Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao (who is also the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell) took government planes this year. hosted by a campaign benefactorThen, of course, there’s Tom Price, who left his position in September following revelations that he spent on private air travel during his tenure as head of the Department of Health and Human Services.
When industrial designer Doug Dietz went to the hospital to see the inaugural scan of a brand-new MRI machine he designed, what should've been an exciting event quickly turned somber. The patient coming in for a scan was a young girl. And she was petrified. The huge, hulking machine had the girl in tears — and that was before the loud whirring noise started up (the average MRI machine is about as loud as a rock concert, and not nearly
On Sunday morning, Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire into a Sutherland Springs, Texas, Baptist church, killing 26 people, including 14 children and a pregnant woman. President Donald Trump, who is in Japan on business, said at a press conference that the shooting isn’t about access to guns. Instead, he said, “I think that mental health is your problem here.” “This was a very, based on preliminary reports, very deranged individual, a lot of problems, over a long period of
Remember the summer of 2013, when Miley Cyrus drastically changed her image from a relatively wholesome teenager to a 20-year-old woman who embraced her sexuality in a way that many regarded as vulgar? Well, these days it seems that the young, polarizing singer has had enough of revamping her image because the music videos for her latest album Younger Now are very tame in comparison. However, what certainly hasn’t changed is her candidness and the fact that she doesn’t
For those lying awake at night worried about health care, the economy, and an overall feeling of divide between you and your neighbors, there’s at least one source of comfort: Your neighbors might very well be lying awake, too.Almost two-thirds of Americans, or 63 percent, report being stressed about the future of the nation, according to the American Psychological Association’s Eleventh Stress in America survey, conducted in August and released on Wednesday. “Policymakers need to understand that this is an issue that is
Tokyo (CNN)President Donald Trump said Monday that he believes the Texas church shooting was caused by a "mental health problem," not an issue with gun laws in the United States."This isn't a guns situation," Trump said. "This is a mental health problem at the highest level. It's a very, very sad event."Trump said his "thoughts and prayers" are with the victims and their families, but did not suggest plans to take any legislative or other policy action to address
Stress is a symptom of modern-living that’s tough to avoid. It’s no surprise to say that work, a place where most people spend the majority of their waking hours, is a major contributor to this. A new report by the Health and Safety Executive has revealed the most stress-inducing jobs in the UK. The study also broke down the data and provided insights into the effects of different genders, ages, and workplace sizes on stress levels. The most stressed
You are what you eat, or so the adage goes. It is this idea that has helped the organic food industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar a year industry, as people want to better not only themselves but also the environment by eating organic products. But is the “clean” food actually better for you than more commercially grown varieties? Well, the science on that one is far from settled. There are two main arguments when it comes to
Toa Heftiba 1. Stop consuming caffeine Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, why — not from external stimulants.The scientific backing is substantial and unsurprising: Tony has a morning routine that includes several breathing exercises and visualization techniques that get him to a state of clarity and focus. For me, I use prayer and pondering (my version of meditation) as the same vehicle. Whatever your approach, the goal should be clarity and focus. What do you want to be about
In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical food industry documents that was published the fall of 2016. The report those Harvard scientists published transformed the American diet, causing people to steer clear of fatty foods, which led many to sugar-packed snacks instead. But
President Donald Trump is halting some Obamacare subsidies. A big money saver for taxpayers, right? Wrong. The move could actually force the government to dole out almost $200 billion more on health insurance over the next decade.Here’s why: The insurer payouts Trump cut off aren’t the only government funds financing the program. Consumers also can get help with their insurance premiums. When the insurer subsidies are discontinued, those premiums are pushed higher -- and because the consumer subsidies are
(CNN)In an interview with C-SPAN about the Vietnam War that ran over the weekend, Sen. John McCain said this:The "bone spur" shot is McCain's latest jab at Trump in a decidedly tempestuous relationship that dates back to at least 2015. It was in July of that year that Trump, appearing at a conservative conclave in Iowa, said this of the Arizona Republican: "He's not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people
(CNN)Rachel Jarnagin was on her way to a post-surgical checkup Friday when she heard the news: The Trump administration had rolled back Obamacare's birth control mandate, opening the door for nearly any employer or insurer with religious or moral convictions against contraceptives to exclude those benefits from their health plans."My doctor told me, 'Unless we start you on birth control to manage it, there's no guarantee that you won't get endometriosis on the other ovary and lose it, too,'"
Viner Boys Prank ur neighbor as you'd prank urself . — josh o. (@jjoshkennedyy) September 30, 2017 Viner Boys (rip) are a national treasure and they should be supported financially by the government for the mental health benefit of the country. Some days vines are the only reason I can get out of bed, frankly. Viners wear keds without socks, flat brim baseball hats, and stained t-shirts. They prank people but in a way that’s actually funny unlike Youtuber