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The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

<b>The Best Workout Ever, According to Science</b>It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you …

Workouts

7 Walking Trails In Singapore For Girls To Put Their Activewear To Good Use

Nature trails to take on with your BFF There are two types of people in this world: those who wear activewear everywhere all. the. time , and those …

Hiking

The clean-up begins on China's dirty secret – soil pollution

The Bonn Challenge is a global land restoration initiative that aims to tackle the issue that is increasingly concerning scientists<p>Nowhere is the global push to restore degraded land likely to be more important, complex and expensive than in China, where vast swaths of the soil are contaminated by …

A Watershed Moment: Floating LilyPads use nanotechnology to fight water pollution

(Courtesy Puralytics)<p>While architects often dream of floating houses and cities of the future, a new floating technology is promising to clean up our …

The Vulnerability Primer

I’ve talked a lot about the benefits of vulnerability and how we can implement it in our lives to make deeper connections and ultimately have more …

Why Everyone You Date Is A Selfish Psycho

Well, the short answer is: it’s you.<p>If every person you end up emotionally involved with is a psycho and finds a way to make your life hell, the only …

Relationships

Why Some Dreams Should Not Be Pursued

Recently, a friend of mine met a woman while on vacation in another country. They had immediate chemistry and decided to keep in touch after he left. …

Why People Cheat in Relationships

Genghis Khan married his wife when he was 16 and together they had four kids. Today, geneticists estimate that 16 million men in Asia (that’s 1 out …

Relationships

It's Complicated: Why Relationships and Dating Can Be So Hard

When you think about it, despite feeling difficult, the problems people struggle with in dating sound pretty trivial.<p>For instance, we have been …

3 Things School Taught You Without You Even Realizing It

It was high school. I was 16 and I was pissed off. My English teacher assigned us a creative writing assignment: Write anything about being in high …

High School

How We Judge Others is How We Judge Ourselves

I once knew a guy who made a lot of money. He saw the world as a series of value propositions. Everything from what holiday vacation to take, to …

Jesus

How to Break Hearts and Risk Losing Everything

When I was young, any time my family got a new VCR or stereo, I would press every button, plug and unplug every cord and cable, just to see what …

Mind

29 photos that capture the magic of golden hour

Photographers know that golden hour, the time shortly after sunrise and just before sunset, produces warm, glowing light that’s ideal for any genre …

Landscape Photography

Climate change might be worse than thought after scientists find major mistake in water temperature readings

Global warming might be far worse than we thought, according to a new study.<p>The research challenges the ways that researchers have worked out sea …

There’s a scientific explanation for why you’re a morning person or night owl — but it’s possible to reset your internal clock

sourceStokkete/Shutterstock<p>Early risers are often glorified – there’s the well-known saying about the early bird catching the worm, and many …

UC San Diego

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here’s why that’s such a big deal

sourceStokkete/Shutterstock<p><b>Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine “for their</b> …

Nobel Prize

These Beautiful Photos From The Streets Of India Show The Many Different Shades Of The Country

Ever had that moment when you are just walking on a road or some alley in some corner of the world, and you turn a corner and come face to face with …

India

Four composition mistake every photographer should avoid

There are lots of “rules” when it comes to composition. Guidelines that are great starting points for those just starting out. Adhering to these …

Landscape Photography

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy) | Inc.com

Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, and ultimately your vision. Most people find it easier to hold on to a bad mood rather than to shift their …

Happiness

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Plastic Fibers Are Found in 83% of the World's Tap Water, a New Study Reveals

Virtually all the world’s tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers, a new study claims, raising fresh concerns about the implications …

Coffee, algae and exploding lakes: are these the renewables of the future?

As we shift towards a more sustainable lifestyle, our next sources of energy might come from some surprising places<p>In 2011, Worcester Council found …

Brittany's algae invasion pits farmers against beach lovers

A plague of algae is washing up on beaches in Brittany. Experts say only a drastic cut in nitrate fertilizer use will get rid of it, but farmers are …

Incredible Algae Dome absorbs sun and CO2 to produce superfood and oxygen

Industrial agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions – but what if there was a way to sustainably produce food while solving some of …

Smithsonian Scientists Are Using Algae to Revitalize America’s Waterways

<i>Listen to this episode of Sidedoor, the Smithsonian podcast that explores behind-the-scenes stories from the Institution, for more insights into</i> …

Fort Lauderdale

Banned pesticides from illegal pot farms seep into California water

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Toxic chemicals from illegal marijuana farms hidden deep in California's forests are showing up in rivers and streams that feed the state's water supply, prompting fears that humans and animals may be at risk, data reviewed by Reuters show.<p>The presence of …

Cannabis

The Hidden Costs of Happiness

Anyone who has ever taken an economics class has heard the phrase, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”<p>It means that <i>everything</i> has a cost, even …

Harvey Has Made the World’s Most Important Chemical a Rare Commodity

Few Americans care about ethylene. Many have probably never heard of it.<p>As it turns out, this colorless, flammable gas is arguably the most important …

Natural Gas

Carbon nanotube discovery solves fastest way to turn ocean water into drinking water

Scientists perfect the desalination process to make seawater purification cheaper and more available.<p>Scientists may have cracked the long-standing …

An Incredible Guide to Every 35mm ISO 400 Film Out There

If you're looking to try out film for the first time, the veritable myriad of choices can be a smidgen overwhelming. This remarkably comprehensive …