Aug 03 2012

Health Benefits to Music

3 Health Benefits of Your Favorite Song. Shine from YAHOO!

If you've ever crooned a cranky baby to sleep or pumped up a flagging workout with Top 40 hits, you know the power of music. Now new research has documented impressive health benefits locked within the tunes you love best. Here are some of the most promising:

Lowering Blood Pressure 

Soothing Tension 

Relaxing with music - again, for 30 minutes a day - lowered the stress..(Read more)

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Aug 03 2012

Two Day Cliff Hanger

California Hiker Clinging to Cliff for Two Days Rescued Just in Time. Good Morning America

A 64-year-old hiker who became stranded after taking a wrong turn and spent more than two days clinging to a sheer cliff face in California’s Sierra National Forest said his strength was slipping away and that the rescue team came just in time.

“I’ve never been in position to say, you know, ‘How much am I willing to do to stay alive?’” Bishop said Tuesday. “I basically stayed awake all night and wrote a goodbye letter to my wife and daughter.”

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Aug 03 2012

What to Buy in August

What to Buy in August. Shine from YAHOO!

August is all about back-to-school deals. Even frugal shoppers without school-age kids know they can find big discounts this month on items such as computers and home office supplies. As summer winds down, August deals also include seasonal products. If your lawn mower has mowed its last, for example, add a new one to your list as retailers are clearing their displays to make room for fall products. Here are some other items consumers can find for cheap this month.

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