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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

Captivating Photos of ‘Urban Yoga’ in Paris, New York and Madrid

Slovenian architect, yoga instructor and dancer Anja Humljan has put together a collaborative, experimental photography project titled <i>The Urban Yoga</i> …

50 Universal Truths That Will Make You More Successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from billionaires to entrepreneurs launching startups (one while fighting brain cancer).<p>All of that has led me to conclude that there …

Startups

Who Says You Can’t Change?

The science behind personal transformation—and how you can make it last<p>Anyone who’s ever backslid on a New Year’s resolution before the previous year’s hangover wore off has probably wondered if personal growth is possible at all. Most January 1 vows are fueled by a rush of initial optimism. Then …

University of Pennsylvania

Five Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention

There’s no shortage of mindfulness and meditation apps these days, promising to help you combat anxiety, sleep better, hone your focus, and more. We …

Meditation

10 Timeless Fitness Laws

In the not-so-distant past, your food grew on a farm. Meals were home-cooked (on an actual fire, in an actual stove). The outdoors was your gym. Watches? They tracked time, not activity. Blue light, texting neck, and the masses getting supersized by McDonald’s were issues for a future …

McDonald's

10 best college apps for Android

College can be an important time in one’s life. You’ll be learning all kinds of new things. Or at least you’re supposed to. Most sites that do lists for college apps will tell you to do obvious things like join Twitter or subscribe to Spotify because of their college discount. However, we think you …

Apps

This Teen Fashion Documentary from the Early '80s Is Just the Best - PAPER

Our friends over at Buzzfeed Style unearthed this spectacular documentary that an Antioch, California high school student named Scott Hayden made in 1984 about fashion. The video, set to Cyndi Lauper's "She Bop," features interviews with the "weird," oddly-haircutted fashion kids at school, all of …

Household Budget Worksheet

Use this budget worksheet to get control of your monthly living expenses.

Budgeting

Skai Juice

9 Modern Facts That Would Have Stunned Us 50 Years Ago

As citizens of the 21st century, what has become commonplace in modern society is the result of continuous cultural changes in the way we live and think, inspired by leaders who were fundamentally ahead of their time.<p>In an ode to progress, we’ve partnered with SHOWTIME® Original Series, MASTERS OF …

Surrounded By Digital Distractions, We Can't Even Stop To Think

It would be tough to think up a more plum assignment for a test subject: Simply step into an empty room, sit down, and think.<p>Just think.<p>But in a study to appear in Thursday's issue of the journal <i>Science,</i> participants found the experience within their own heads surprisingly difficult to manage — if …

Ginger Crush Cocktail & VidCon Vlog!!

DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

After two years of living in a New York City apartment where the only outdoor space is a fire escape that I've been told not to use unless actually …

The beginner's guide to starting a veg garden

There has never been a more interesting time for edible gardening. It is right on so many levels. It saves money, saves the planet and satisfies our epicurean appetites. Edible gardening is an opportunity to grow interesting flavours fresher than money can buy. It is the key to children being more …

How to Overcome Regret and Seize the Day — Scientifically

What hurts more than those pangs of regret? It’s one of the worst feelings in the world, right?<p>But I’ve got a surprise for you — <b>regret can be a good</b> …

Self-help

How I Became Rich Before 30 and How You Can Too

If there is one universal truth, it’s that everyone is looking to get rich quick. This probably explains why so many people are willing to believe …

Kohler Moxie Rainhead and Wireless Speaker

Initially introduced in 2013, the Moxie from Kohler combines a traditional shower-head and wireless speaker. Now, to make the experience even better, Kohler recently introduced the Moxie Rainhead, a larger version boasting an eight inch surface diameter with 80 nozzles using air-induction …

Home Automation

A Zingy Base for All Summer Drinks, Alcoholic and Virgin

The best summer pitcher drinks—alcoholic and virgin—are based on a zingy lemon-ginger brew concocted by our food & features editor Carla Lalli Music<p><b>No, it’s not green juice. It’s Lemon-Ginger Brew</b>, a creation of food and features editor <b>Carla Lalli Music</b>. To make it, she simmers ginger in water to …

Cocktails

The Luxury of Waiting for Marriage to Have Kids

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes ... actually reverse that. First comes the baby, then, we’ll see.<p>For people who don’t have a …

Demographics

Another Humorous View on the Fear of Public Speaking

First there was Mark Twain, who said, “There are two types of speakers: Those who get nervous and those who are liars.”<p>Then there was Jerry Seinfeld, who said, “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? …

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Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …