Alexi Gilmore

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Humans changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant

Nitrogen is absolutely crucial to life — an indispensable ingredient of DNA, proteins and essentially all living tissue — yet it also can choke the life out of aquatic ecosystems, destroy trees and sicken people when it shows up in excess at the wrong place, at the wrong time, in the wrong form. …

Farming

How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 7 Important Things to Teach Them

Emotional intelligence is the prerequisite to great relationships. Here's how to teach kids to develop them.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great</i> …

No time to meditate? Try this mindfulness exercise instead

It reduces stress and our risk of disease, it helps us to sleep better, it can significantly reduce pain, change our brains and improve our …

Alcohol or Drug Use Can Rob Your Body of Nutrients

You might be surprised to learn that many people with substance use disorders suffer from nutrient deficiencies. If you’re one of the millions of …

The happiest, healthiest state in the US is…

Say “Aloha” to the good life if you’re lucky enough to be able to move to Hawaii.<p>People who live in the postcard-beautiful state have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according to the 2015 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released on Thursday. The report measures how Americans feel …

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These 22 cars are the most economical to own

The sticker price on your car is only the beginning of what it really costs to own that auto — something that savvy shoppers should take into account …

10 Things People Without Debt Do

We live in a world where car payments, credit card bills, and other forms of consumer debt are just assumed to be facts of life — as inevitable as …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

National Parks

Why Starbucks Pays Its Baristas With Stock: A Beginners' Guide To Company Stock

Kaycee Kiesz was 18 in September 1992 when she started work as a Starbucks barista. She took the part time gig to help cover costs while pursuing an accounting degree at Highline Community College, located about 20 miles south of Seattle. The coffee company had gone public that summer.<p>A year before …

The Soul Gallery: Dave McCoy

<i>The Soul Gallery, a tribute to iconic figures who defined skiing, originally ran in the January 2014 issue (42.5). As pure as snowflakes drifting</i> …

Ski Area

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