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The Smart Parent’s Guide to Raising Vegan Kids

The definitive handbook to raising vegan children you’ve always wished you had.Is bringing up a vegan baby unhealthy? <i>The Smart Parent’s Guide to</i> …

Parenting

5 Awkward Convos Every Couple Needs To Have, Because You'll Both Benefit In The Long Run

A huge part of committed relationships is being able to have unpleasant conversations. As humans, we're usually naturally inclined to seek out …

Relationships

'Unique' cannabis compound reverses brain aging in mice

Old mice suddenly had "young" brains after receiving low doses of a THC compound found in marijuana. The discovery has huge potential for people with …

Cannabis

The 14 Best Nootropics and Smart Drugs Reviewed

Nootropics and smart drugs are natural or synthetic substances that can be taken to improve mental performance in healthy people.<p>They have gained …

The Brain

The best vegan restaurants in every state for plant-based pit stops

Long gone are the days when asking for vegan menu options yielded twisted faces and maybe a plate of tomatoes, if you were lucky. Today, vegan …

Vegan

Serotonin enhances learning, not just mood

The neurotransmitter serotonin is linked to the control of mood, though it also helps to regulate various other functions, such as sleep and sexual …

Neuroscience

Rising seas: 'Florida is about to be wiped off the map'

In 1890, just over six thousand people lived in the damp lowlands of south Florida. Since then the wetlands that covered half the state have been largely drained, strip malls have replaced Seminole camps, and the population has increased a thousandfold. Over roughly the same amount of time the …

Sea Level

Triclosan could be really harmful to your gut, and it's probably in your toothpaste

Triclosan, an antimicrobial agent found in toys, toothpaste, cosmetics and more than 2,000 other consumer products, has been found to wreak havoc on the guts of mice whose blood concentrations of the compound are roughly equivalent to a typical level for humans.<p>One group of mice who were fed a diet …

Genetic Coda: Why Do Hundreds Of Genes Turn On After Death?

Even after you die, some of your cells keep going. It’s a phenomenon that has many scientists intrigued. One study in particular examined the activity of one thousand genes in mice and zebrafish in the days after death, or the “twilight of death” as the study’s lead author Peter Noble poetically …

Genetics

3 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Meet Someone You Like, According To An Expert

The first sign of liking someone is that you get nervous around them. Sweaty palms, stomach butterflies fluttering so fast you don't want to eat, an …

Relationships

Atheists are more intelligent than religious people, finds study

Religious people are, on average, less intelligent than atheists, researchers claim.<p>With the number of people with a religious belief on the rise – …

9 Signs Someone Sees You As Something Special

Dating would be so much easier if everyone was more open and honest with their feelings from the very beginning. Realistically, that never really …

Mind diet: Medical researchers reveal new eating plan to combat cognitive decline

A new diet created by scientists may help slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors.<p>Called the MIND diet (short for Mediterranean-DASH Diet …

Yes, The Multiverse Is Real, But It Won't Fix Physics

“We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question that divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct.” Niels Bohr spoke these words to Wolfgang Pauli about the latter’s theory of elementary particles, but it could just as easily apply to many of today’s most …

Dark Matter

Great sex: does size really matter? (2)

By Yetunde Arebi<p>Last week, I promised to give you a peep into my mail box to share with you some of the views of my readers on the subject of …

Nigeria

5 Steps to Being Vulnerable With Your Partner

Not everyone is always actively seeking a relationship, but when we do land in one, we do all want it to be happy and successful. Although there is no way to ensure this, Brooke Williams, a counselor from Better Way Counseling & Coaching, says achieving vulnerability with your S.O. is a good start. …

This New Brain Study Shows Why Some People Are More Creative Than Others

Mapping the creative network in the brain.<p>Creativity is often defined as the ability to come up with new and useful ideas. Like intelligence, it can …

Creativity

7 Things Your Psychologist Wishes You Knew About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can be a slippery concept. It's hard to quantify just how we feel about ourselves and our self-worth, but low self-esteem is definitively …

12 Questions You Probably Haven’t Asked Your Future Spouse But Should

Don't walk down the aisle without having these conversations first.<p>Marriage experts often advise couples to ask the same standard set of questions before considering a long-term commitment, like, “Do you want to have kids?”; “What are your religious beliefs?”; “How much debt do you have?”<p>But there …

Nobody Wants to Date Someone Who Is Bitter and Jaded

If you’ve been on the dating scene for what feels like forever and you’re starting to feel frustrated and disillusioned with it all, it might be time …

Relationships

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding

There's no set recipe--but there are a few rules of thumb to follow.<p>In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and …

Project Management

Want to Work From Home? 11 Current Job Opportunities, From Amazon to Xerox (Ranked in Order of Estimated Annual Pay)

Working from home can be great. But first, maybe you need a job that actually pays real money.<p>A Stanford University economics professor reports that people who work from home are happier and more successful than their colleagues who work in an office.<p>It makes sense, but it means you either need to …

Employment

Try this exercise to realize your romantic compatibility with your partner

<i>People talk a lot about how crucial compatibility is for a relationship, but not everyone agrees on what that means. Similar hobbies? A shared love …

Relationships

Watch Live: NASA to Reveal Energy Breakthrough That Can Take Humans to Mars and Power a Home for 10 Years

<i>Updated |</i> Keeping the lights on will be even trickier on Mars than it is on Earth, which is why NASA has been working on developing new nuclear power …

What to Do After You've Eaten Too Much Sugar

Our dietitian tells you how to combat your sugar hangover.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>CookingLight</i><i>.com.</i><p>At <i>Cooking Light</i>, we think you should …

University of California

The Difference Between Being Vegan vs. Vegetarian

Paul McCartney has promoted the vegetarian lifestyle for decades. Celebrities like Denzel Washington, Alec Baldwin, and Sarah Silverman have also …

The 5 most common relationship problems, according to therapists

Show me a couple that never squabbles over unwashed dishes, lets frustration fester, or goes to bed angry, and I’ll show you a couple of liars. Not …

Relationships

A.I. Could Be the "Worst Thing Ever to Happen to Humanity," Stephen Hawking Says

This isn't the first time Hawking has warned A.I. could replace us.<p>The great Stephen Hawking warned this week that artificial intelligence could be …

Singularity

Breathing pure oxygen could repair brain damage years after a concussion

Brain Repair<p>Researchers have revisited hyperbaric oxygen sessions as a possible treatment for brain damage sustained after a concussion. According to …

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