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Keto diet may increase memory, reduce mortality

Two new studies, both conducted in mice, support each other's findings: that the ketogenic, or "keto," diet may improve memory in old age as well as …

Diabetes

Marijuana Pizza Is Now a Thing in Massachusetts

It was only a matter of time until someone came up with this.<p>A medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts is getting customers high and satisfying the munchies all at once with their new weed pizza.<p>Ermont Inc., which specializes in flavorful edibles like pub cheese and cold brew coffee, is now …

Cannabis

10 Easy Pieces: Perennials for the Seaside Garden

When I bought my Cape Cod cottage by the bay, I dreamed of an English country-style garden, all lush and wild. And so for years I fertilized and …

Gardening

Can't remember names? Always losing keys? Here's how to supercharge your memory

A bunch of bulging, purple grapes is stuffed into my letterbox. Sticky trails of juice roll down the door, dark against the white paint. I’m confused and alarmed. What’s going on? I yank the door open; already, I’ve trodden on the yellow daffodils littering the carpet. I try putting my keys on the …

3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

A leader's job is to step into everyone's shoes and find ways to make the path less treacherous, stressful and demoralizing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more</i> …

4 Common Creativity-Killers + How to Avoid Them

Learning to channel your creativity to produce awesome work is one of the most valuable skills you can develop (and use to stay inspired!) this year. Not only will your ultra-original style set you apart, whether working on quick projects or making your wildest DIY dreams come true, but it can help …

Creativity

If you're ever questioning your self-worth, just watch this short video from Alan Watts...

How do you define yourself?<p>If you’re like most people, you probably answer that question by explaining your job, your name, your background….<p>But in …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

The New Guide To Learning Photography – The Old One Was Backwards

Familiarize yourself with your camera, learn the exposure triangle, learn composition rules, and then learn everything else (visual story telling, …

11 Things You Didn’t Know About the Ritz Paris

César Ritz’s luxury hotel has been welcoming visitors for quite some time—the earliest such records date back to 1898. But earlier this month, the Ritz Paris welcomed a particularly special guest—the one and only Céline Dion. As fashion’s unofficial home during the Couture presentations, the Ritz …

France

Vintage Volkswagen bus converted into solar electric camper

Impressive DIY right here<p>Today’s camper vans run the gamut, from the amphibious, to the luxurious, to the totally tricked out. A impressive new project from electric vehicle wizard Brett Belen shows how they can be super sustainable, too.<p>Belen, who’s previously created an electric golf cart and …

Green Design

Check out the Features of a $95,000 Luxury Tiny House

New Frontier Tiny Homes' Alpha model pulls out all the stops<p>There are two main aims with the tiny house movement. The first is to reduce your …

Stainless Steel

The Surprising Health Benefits of Cheese

Cheese lovers everywhere cheer.<p>It’s easy to lump in cheese with cake, bread, and other waistline offenders. Not so fast, though: Although some dairy products might pack on pounds, many cheeses are actually good for you in moderation, as part of a balanced diet. (Read: This isn’t permission to eat a …

Nutrition

The 50 Best Books From Oprah's Book Club

YOU get a book and YOU get a book! EVERYBODY GETS A BOOK!<p>In 1996, Oprah started her very own book club. Each year, she has chosen a few book titles that she thinks her fans and followers would enjoy reading. Since its inception, the success of the club has grown so much that her literary picks …

Books

Homemade Cashew Butter Recipe

<i>Homemade cashew butter is easy as can be to make yourself. And there’s no hidden sugar or artificial anything. Here’s how to make it.</i>Adapted from …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

How to stay in luxury hotel rooms all over the world for less

I will come right out and say it: I have expensive taste—a truly uncanny knack for gravitating toward the most ridiculously overpriced item in any establishment, be it a smoothie with raw cacao and cold-pressed coconut oil, or a cloud grey turtleneck sweater that evokes a sleeping baby alpaca.<p>What …

6 Must-Read Travel Tips for Every Vacation

The safety of many places in the world is a little uncertain right now, and there are a lot of myths and realities surrounding people’s travel hesitations. Despite that, figuring out more ways to travel should still be high on your priority list — along with being a tech savvy traveler. To keep you …

Travel

4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier

What if I told you in just 10 seconds a day, you can sleep better, make more money, reduce stress, and lose weight? Sleeping naked can do all these things and more. All you have to do is take off your clothes. While there are countless strategies floating around out there to help you improve in …

Resources and Information.

Irish food is more than corned beef and cabbage. Darina Allen proves it with these 4 recipes

The legendary Darina Allen is a woman of many talents and passions. She is an award-winning author, chef, teacher, TV personality, farmer and founder …

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

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Can You Ever Be Too Nice? You Sure Can.

It’s almost impossible to exaggerate the aggravation of dealing with someone who’s not very nice. Mean people are annoying at best and destructive at …

In Defense Of Working Out While High

<i>(Photo: Mauro Grigollo/Getty Images)</i><p>By Allison P. Davis<p>This October, a study suggested that "runner's high" was real. We're not talking about an endorphin rush or a school-counselor-approved "high on life" situation, but an actual high, akin to smoking weed. Running, scientists have found, …

Chicken Soup

These comforting recipes include classic chicken noodle soup and hearty chicken-and-sausage gumbo.

11 Easy, No-Cook Thanksgiving Hors d'Oeuvres

For when the last thing you want to do is fuss with hors d'oeuvres.<p>At our house, Thanksgiving is really just another great excuse to have a dinner …

Cigar Sommelier Giuseppe Ruo on Cigar Etiquette and Why Cubans are the Best

As the director of food and beverage at The Wellesley Hotel in London, award-winning cigar sommelier Giuseppe Ruo oversees one of the finest spirit …