RALEIGH — A 35-foot North Carolina Fraser fir tree arrived at Biltmore this week as staff finished decorating America’s largest home for Christmas. The tree came from Andrews Nursery in Avery County and is decorated with 500 ornaments and wrapped packages tucked into its branches. It serves as the seasonal centerpiece in the home’s Banquet Hall. Christmas at Biltmore runs through Jan. 7, 2018.
In a new study comparing a meditation retreat with just relaxing in the same locale, both options improved stress regulation, immune function and other cellular markers in the blood.Researchers measured gene activity, blood markers and […]
After the 9/11 terrorism attacks, disbelief and the improbable regarding national security have become believable in the mind of Americans. That being said, the second fiction installment of the Jack Mahegan series from former General […]
RALEIGH — Andrew Hartley has written countless books: mysteries and thrillers, academic books, children’s and young adult fantasy, and even novelizations of some of William Shakespeare’s best-known works. His latest, “Sekret Machines Book 1: Chasing […]