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The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

11 Best Foods That Help You Sleep Better, Based on Science

Yes, there really are foods that can help you sleep better.<p>If you’re prone to tossing and turning, eating foods high in magnesium can help you drift …

Six media giants control 90 percent of the content we consume (infographic)

Are you in to independent films? You probably enjoy the Focus Features studio, which prides itself on its indie credentials. Focus Features is owned …

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

Drinking full-fat milk could protect against strokes, study suggests

Drinking full-fat milk could lead to a longer life by protecting against strokes, scientists have suggested.<p>While conventional diet advice has for decades dictated that skimmed and semi-skimmed milk is much healthier for us than full-fat milk, a study suggests that the opposite may be …

Holistic Medicine

20 Secrets to Living a Happier Life

Our brains are focused on survival. Anything more than that, you have to work for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an unfortunate reason why happiness is often elusive -- our brains simply aren’t wired that way. Instead, our brains have evolved to survive, to …

Happiness

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

20 Subtle Signs You Give Off Negative Energy

While you shouldn't become too hung up on what others think, it never hurts to evaluate the kind of energy you might be giving off, and adjust your …

You're throwing away the healthiest part of your avocado

Avocado addicts listen up: it turns out we may be misguidedly throwing away the most nutrient-rich part of the fruit. The pit.<p>In fact, 70% of the antioxidants found in the whole avocado are in the seed, which contains more of these super-molecules than most other fruit and vegetables (more than …

8 key ways running can transform your body and brain

1/<p>Even a 30-minute run can lift symptoms of depression and improve mood.<p>Shutterstock<p>Spending 30 minutes on a treadmill is enough to lift the mood of …

Does Lush Sleepy Lotion Actually Help You Sleep?

I sleep like the dead. I sleep through earthquakes, construction outside our bedroom, my husband taking a shower and getting ready for work. It's my superpower. My husband, however, wakes at the slightest noise and regularly wakes every few hours throughout the night and early morning hours. Yes, …

35-year-old self-made millionaire: ‘School makes you really stupid’ when starting a business

Tim Chen, co-founder and CEO of the personal finance website NerdWallet and a self-made millionaire, tells CNBC Make It the best advice he has for …

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

By Justin Pierce<p>To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go …

Real Estate

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Reversing atherosclerosis with one shot

New research demonstrates that injecting synthetically designed nanofibers in mice helps to break up the arterial plaque that is a hallmark of …

10 ways to make yourself a more attractive human being

There are two basic paths to becoming more attractive.<p>Become a better human being (internal)<br>• Become a better looking human being (external)<p>Here are a …

Stressed out? These are the supplements experts recommend

Not to add another worry to your already-full plate, but chronic stress has been shown to play a significant role in the development of disease. …

How Weighted Blankets Help Ease Symptoms of Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia and Other Conditions

There’s a reason why hugs are so important. They establish a sense of comfort, safety and trust, while increasing oxytocin levels in the blood to …

10 Muscle-building Foods Every Man Should Have in His Pantry

We get it: You’re busy, and you don’t have a lot of time to make whole meals from scratch. Between family, work, and finding time to hit the gym …

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

5 ways to install automated smart windows blinds in your home

It's one thing to have your lights, music and television switch on with voice commands or the tap of a smartphone app, but to give your home a truly …

How to Stay Positive When Everyone Around You Is Negative

It's so easy to end up in a bad mood when someone close to you is feeling down. Being there for our friends, family, and partners when they're going …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

Happiness

4 Astonishingly Simple Secrets to a Happy Relationship

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Studies<p>What Is a Happy Relationship?<p>4 Astonishingly Simple Secrets to a Happy Relationship<p>Shares<p>We can find happiness in all kinds …

Happiness

Top 10 Healthiest Foods In The World

What is actually healthy eating? It is consuming a variety of foods that give all essential nutrients for your body.…

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Want to Be Healthy? Make Sure to Do These 7 Things. (Most People Don't)

Whether or not you eat right and work out, these important habits will make you healthier.<p>Do you want to live a healthy lifestyle? The answer is probably yes--we all want to be alive and active and feel as well as we can for as long as possible. But what are you actually doing to be healthy? …