Smoker's legs nearly blown off by exploding e-cigarette

ECig explodes and almost blows up man's legs.

A smoker has been left seriously injured in hospital after an e-cigarette blew up and nearly tore off his legs.

David Aspinall was using the device when it overheated and exploded, sending shards of metal tearing into his limbs and setting his home on fire.

Emergency services arriving at the home of 48-year-old Mr Aspinall, in Wigan, Greater Manchester, initially confused his injuries with gunshot wounds.

Weed or College?

Marijuana use holds steady among Fairfax County students
Perceived parental acceptance of drug on the rise

By Kate Yanchulis

The rate of marijuana use among Fairfax County teenagers is more than double the rate of tobacco use, according to the results of an annual survey of county students.

Learning to code.

Darwin and change.

As discussed in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, Alcoholics are often very successful as business leaders. Today, learning to code is becoming more crucial than ever. The good news is, it is easier than ever to learn thanks to the Internet.

1. Codecademy: A free service, Code Academy offers a number of online lessons for varying degrees of expertise as well as a useful set of resources. The lessons are simple to follow and easy to understand.

How to Awaken Your Intuition

How to Awaken Your Intuition

I want to share something with you that completely changed my life in the most profound way. I found every answer I was looking for and every step I needed to take. I went from a place of fear, worry, and anxiety, to a place of love, peace, and trust. And let me tell you, living from the latter is a good place to be.
What did I do to get There? I turned my attention and awareness inward towards my internal guiding light, my intuition.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, Lyell's Impediments to Actualization. The Universe rewards those who engage in selfless service to mankind. Volunteering opportunities in Fairfax County, VA.

Group Holding Hands on the Beach, Volunteer, Service

"Successful people are always looking to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" Brian Tracy

Selfless Service and Service to Others

One of the most important aspects of progression in all spheres of life is the offering and provision of service

to others without any thought whatsoever of reward or self-gratification. Selfless service is absolutely

fundamental, both from an individual perspective and from the perspective of the entire human race, without which

there can be no true progression.

Most valuable domain names ever sold.

Oh the time and money that gets wasted on intoxication, addiction, and gluttony.  If only I had invested a fraction of that energy toward finding the next great domain name.

Oh the time and money that gets wasted on intoxication, addiction, and gluttony. If only I had invested a fraction of that energy toward finding the next great domain name. — $1,200,000
Date sold: July 2014 was sold for $1.2 million through Sedo in July 2014. It was purchased by Hangzhou Duomai E-Commerce Co.

Ltd, a company behind other domain names, and interview with "Kino" and "Seven Son of Allah."

Click Here to Watch Directly from YouTube interview with "Kino" and "Seven Son of Allah." "Kino" discusses his battle with addiction and homelessness after 5 years of clean time. "Seven Son of Allah" discusses survival on the street.

4 Ways to Stay Focused - "How to stay focused."

How to Stay Focused

Method 1 of 4: Getting Organized

1 Keep an organized space. Whether you're doing work in your office or studying at home, having a clean space can

help you focus and get your work done with much more concentration. Remove anything that can distract you from

your work and isn't relevant to the task. Clean off your desk to include only the things you need to work, leaving

just a few photos or mementos to help you relax a bit.

If you spend just ten minutes cleaning your space at the end of every day,

The process of a brain becoming addicted is similar to a driver overcorrecting a vehicle. When drugs and alcohol release unnaturally high levels of dopamine in the brain's pleasure system, oxidative stress occurs in the brain.

The National Institutes of Health has turned to neuroscientists at the nation's most "Stone Cold Sober" university for help finding ways to treat drug and alcohol addiction.

Brigham Young University professor Scott Steffensen and his collaborators have published three new scientific papers that detail the brain mechanisms involved with addictive substances. And the NIH thinks Steffensen's on the right track, as evidenced by a $2-million grant that will help fund projects in his BYU lab for the next five years.

10 Happiness Hacks Backed By Science

1. Exercise more – 7 minutes might be enough
2. Sleep more – you’ll be less sensitive to negative emotions
3. Move closer to work – a short commute is worth more than a big house
4. Spend time with friends and family – don’t regret it on your deathbed
5. Go outside – happiness is maximized at 13.9°C
6. Help others – 100 hours a year is the magical number
7. Practice smiling – it can alleviate pain
8. Plan a trip – but don’t take one
9. Meditate – rewire your brain for happiness


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