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Going to a sauna can lower your risk of stroke by 60%

We already know that getting healthy means eating more greens, sleeping longer, and working out more, but a new study found that there’s one …

15 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

10 Night Blooming Flowers To Help You Create A Magical Moon Garden

What if you could duplicate a starry night sky, but in your garden instead? These 10 night blooming flowers show off their beauty at night so you can …

Friends with Benefits: Pets Make Us Happier, Healthier

Social support is essential for psychological and physical well-being, but are people the only source for our sense of belongingness? For example, …

Prostate cancer: How a full stomach could improve treatment

People with prostate cancer may soon be able to decrease their daily dose of medicine and avoid side effects simply by taking the drug with food, …

The Best Men’s Water Shoes for 2018

Courtesy of Zappos<p>Merrell 'Tetrex Rapid Crest' Water Shoes<p>This water shoe is perfect for hiking through rivers and streams. It has a sturdy …

Unloved Daughters: 7 Strategies for Dealing with the Wounds

“Why is this so damn hard?” one woman messaged me after she read my original post.<p>She’s 45, a mother herself, and in what she calls a strong …

The Outbound Journal

The Outbound Journal

Hey #deletefacebook, here's how to stop being tracked as an ex-user

After a stormy couple of months, lots of people seem to be fed up with Facebook. The self-explanatory hashtag #deletefacebook is all over Twitter, another company that makes its money primarily by selling your data.<p>Not here to judge though, just to inform. There could be one thing users who opt to …

Digital Advertising

14 Android Hacks to Make Your Phone a Better Partner

Here are simple tips and tricks to improve your productivity with your smartphone.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>Americans collectively check their phones 8 billion times a day, so it's safe to say that our phones feel like an extension of ourselves. If …

This Free Ad Blocker for Samsung Phones Also Kills Bloatware and Manages App Permissions

There are plenty of great ad blockers to choose from, but most just delete the ads or replace them with something less offensive. If you’re looking …

Ad Blocking

How to keep Facebook apps from accessing your data

As Mark Zuckerberg testifies at the joint committee hearing questions about your own personal privacy on Facebook have probably come to mind After it was recently revealed that Cambridge Analytica obtained misappropriated personal information from of up to 87 million people Facebook users, …

Apps

5 easy tantra techniques for a serious sexual energy boost

The word “tantra” can conjure some strange associations. When I first heard the word from a yoga instructor with a knowing smile about a decade ago, …

Meditation

Scientists say burned fat isn’t converted into energy — here’s where it goes

Most of us have been told when someone loses weight, their fat is “burned off” or turns into energy. But two experts say what we think we know about …

No heat or A/C? Here’s what’s going on behind your dash

HVAC systems, more commonly known as climate control, keep us comfy and our windows clear when they work. But when things go awry, it can turn an …

Home Improvement

Joint supplement speeds melanoma cell growth

Chondroitin sulfate, a dietary supplement taken to strengthen joints, can speed the growth of a type of melanoma, according to experiments conducted …

Cancer

Sorry, Coconut Oil Isn't Actually Good for You, Heart Docs Say

The American Heart Association wants to set the record straight: Coconut oil is <i>not</i> a health food, a panel of experts writes in a new AHA advisory …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

How to Make PVC Pipe Photo Planters

<i>My Great niece planted these succulents one day when she came for a visit, and every time she visits she says she has to water her plants. So I</i> …

DIY

What You Need to Know If You're a Pet Owner Who Loves Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used for everything from improving exercise performance to reducing blood pressure and anxiety. They can exhilarate the senses into a calm and restful state. People also diffuse essential oils to improve indoor air quality, and they're a great alternative to using scented …

Pets

Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome

What therapeutic agents are used for primary Sjögren’s syndrome?<p>Primary Sjögren’s syndrome is a common systemic autoimmune disease, with a …

Medical Journals

Osteochondral allograft transplantation effective for certain knee cartilage repairs

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Isolated femoral condyle lesions account for 75% of the cartilage repair procedures performed in the knee joint, and physicians …

Medicine

The Best Way to Breeze Through Customs (Even Faster Than Global Entry)

Nobody’s complaining about cheap airfares. Especially when those airfares are to previously-cost-prohibitive international hotspots like Milan or …

Flying

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Why This Montana Farmer Grows Food Year-Round in Shipping Containers

By Isabelle Morrison<p>Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, has worn many hats. She worked in the solar power industry for 15 …

Aquaponics

The Secret Ingredient To Making Tender Meat

If you have ever volunteered to cook the Thanksgiving turkey, you are probably familiar with the concept of brining; soaking the bird in a mixture of …

Amazon has a $27 multi-color LED light strip that syncs to your music

When we first caught wind of the DotStone Music-Syncing LED Strip Lights, we thought they sounded kind of cheesy, to be honest. Then we actually …

Smart Homes

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

19 Terrifying But Gorgeous Abandoned Places In Canada

Beauty and decay. Explore your world with the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek. It's up for it, if you are.<p><b>CORRECTION</b><p>The plane wreckage is of a DC-3 Dakota in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. An earlier version of this post had the wrong location and plane type.