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Healthy Vegetarian Diet Tips: How To Make Sure You Eat Enough Protein (It's Called 'Protein-Combining')

One of the main questions about vegetarianism that perturbs meat-eaters and would-be veggies is this: how do you get enough protein in your diet?<p>We …

Carol Dweck: A Summary of The Two Mindsets

<b>Carol Dweck</b> studies human motivation. She spends her days diving into why people succeed (or don't) and what's within our control to foster …

Fighting Islamophobia With Comedy

Maz Jobrani is challenging extremist ideology and Muslim stereotypes, one punchline at a time.<p>Maz Jobrani caught the acting bug playing Li'l Abner in a junior high school play. Eddie Murphy made him fall in love with comedy. Jobrani tried a conventional career path, studying political science at …

Comedy

5 Weird Things Fast Food Does To Your Brain

And you thought it only affected your body!<p>Here’s one way to get cultured: kick your McDonald’s habit. Exposure to fast food makes it harder to appreciate beautiful art and music, finds a University of Toronto study.<p>Researchers found that just <i>seeing</i> fast-food restaurants and logos—not even …

Simple Productivity Tips for Organizing Work Life

Flickr Commons<p>What is productivity really about? It essentially refers to doing more and more things in less time. Productivity is very important in …

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy : Change or Acceptance?

Let's start with a simple word association experiment: When you think about <i>psychotherapy</i>, what is the <i>first word</i> that comes to mind to describe what …

Spirituality

4 Healthy Foods That Fight Gas

Consider them nature’s Beano.<p>It’s a nutrition catch 22: A lot of healthy foods are packed with fiber (good), but that fiber can leave you feeling bloated and gassy (not so good). Luckily, you don’t have to make a beeline for the Beano every time you chow down on greens. We chatted with Keri Gans, …

Why Sitting Up Straight Makes You Feel Better

Sit up straight, a command never far from the lips of mothers just a couple of generations ago, is not something you hear very often today. But …

Who Gets Food Stamps? White People, Mostly

WASHINGTON -- Gene Alday, a Republican member of the Mississippi state legislature, apologized last week for telling a reporter that all the African-Americans in his hometown of Walls, Mississippi, are unemployed and on food stamps.<p>"I come from a town where all the blacks are getting food stamps …

What Nutrition Experts Eat On Vacation

If you're a healthy eater who practices portion control, you know a vacation can put a dent in your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're kicking back and relaxing for a week or getting to know a new city, counting calories doesn't exactly sound appealing when you're trying to have a great time.<p>So, how …

Five myths about ADHD that need to be challenged in schools

After years of debate, dispute and scepticism, few people today question the existence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But …

Crock Pot Dessert Recipes

Who loves their Crock Pot as much as I do? Have you ever used your Crock Pot or Slow Cooker to make desserts? I rounded up some amazing looking Slow …

Cooking

Illusions in Data Visualization | Visually Blog

Data visualizations are effective ways for inputting information into a human’s brain, and as Visual Analytics Researcher at Tableau Software and …

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10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every day.<p>One minute …

Time Management

21 of the Best Peanut Butter Recipes Ever

On sandwiches. In smoothies. Out of the jar. We eat peanut butter on the reg. But the one thing we need more of in our lives? Peanut-butter.<p>Here are 21 of the best peanut butter recipes ever.<p><b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Slice. Of. Heaven. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars</b><p>No bake. The …

The Best Ways to Keep Your Pubic Hair in Check

Those punishing down-there grooming habits may pose some health risks. Here, how to safely spruce up your lady lawn<p>Shaving, waxing, lasering, perfuming, even freakin' bedazzling: Many of us go to startling lengths to artificially style the thatch (or the lack thereof) between our legs. But the skin …

Strippers Go Undercover on Snapchat

8 Men Reveal Their Secret Sexual Fantasies

They get extra credit for creativity.<p>Everyone has sexual fantasies, and that’s a good thing—they can take regular ol' sex into straight-up OMG amazing territory. Apart from being like an X-rated On Demand movie that makes anything possible in your own mind, fantasies are also interesting when you …

Seattle targets inequality, this time on public transit Seattle targets income inequality on public transit

SEATAC, Wash. — The county transit system for the Seattle metropolitan area this week begins hurtling down a road that few cities have traveled …

Microwave Mac and Cheese

This from-scratch mac and cheese cooks in one bowl, and you don't have to boil the macaroni or cook the cheese sauce separately. Plus, it's ready in …

Porn stars have started selling 10-second videos on Snapchat using a new payment feature

The feature, which launched in November, allows users to send each other money instantly within the app using payments platform Square.<p>Strippers and porn stars have taken advantage of the feature to discretely distribute adult content to users for a small fee.<p>Nick Bilton at the New York Times …

Snapchat

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

How Meditation Primes The Mind For Spiritual Experiences

The practice of mindfulness dates back at least 2,500 years to early Buddhism, and since then, it's played an important role in a number of spiritual traditions.<p>While the stillness and connecting with one's inner self cultivated through mindfulness are certainly an important part of a spiritual …

Five Simple Steps to Learn Mindfulness That Really Work

Fifteen years ago a colleague dragged me to a Mindfulness Training for mental health professionals. At that time, mindfulness was not considered a …

Mindfulness

Exercise, music and meditation: How to rebuild your brain after a stroke

GETTYPsychologist David Roland reveals how to rebuild your brain after a stroke<p>When clinical psychologist David Roland arrived at his local hospital, …

Edward Spoon Hands

Featured Article<p>First of all, let’s explore the exact meaning of this word: “FOREX”.<p>FOREX is the international currency exchange, where every single …

What You Must Know About Living Wills and Other End of Life Documents - Consumer Reports

Fewer than half of Americans older than 65 have a living will (also called an advance directive), according to a recent Consumer Reports National …

Health Care