Christopher Johnson

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What is belly fat and how can you shift it?

Visceral, or belly, fat, clings to our internal organs and is particularly nasty, being linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer. But there is a simple solution to shedding it<p>Did you know that some body fat is worse than others? When I was a trainee surgeon, the fat that was on …

Diabetes

How to Date an Introvert

<i>Welcome to "I’ll Tell You What," in which I answer questions about life as an introvert. If you have a question, send it to me at</i> …

Personality

How to Pack a First Aid Kit for a Hike

When packing gear for a hike, you want to keep your pack as light as possible. However, a solid first aid kit is a necessity. Whether you will be in …

Tame The Seas By Yourself In The One-Man Solo Skiff Fishing Kayak

Fishing can be both an extremely serene leisure activity and a major boon to anyone who appreciates fresh fish as food. But most boats are limited by …

Here's the Cheapest Kind of Power Plant to Build in Every U.S. County

This interactive map will tell you the cheapest option for power in your part of the country.<p>What's the best way to generate more power? There are a lot of options for a county or state to consider when increasing their power generation: coal, gas, nuclear, solar, or wind, to name a few. But which …

Renewable Energy

Go Take a Hike! 50 of the Best U.S. Hiking Trails

<i>Have You Hiked the Featured Trail in Your State?</i> <i><br>-- By Melissa Rudy, Staff Writer</i><br>Hiking isn’t just a great way to get fit: For many, it’s a way to …

The #1 Sign Your Relationship Isn't Meant to Be, According to a Therapist

When caught up in the throes of a romantic relationship, it can become extremely difficult to see your partnership for what it is, good or bad. …

This is How Lack of Sleep Correlates With Depression

Do you think losing a few hours of sleep each night is worthwhile, as long as you are getting more done each day? The evidence in this infographic …

Sleep

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Easily Grow Plants In Water

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Gardening

Exploring the best camping trailers of 2016

Taxa Outdoors TigerMoth<p>Taxa Outdoors, best known for its Cricket trailer, had a busy 2016, giving its original NASA-inspired caravan two very …

Tesla Energy and sonnen compare energy storage strategies on stage at US Energy Storage Summit

The stage of the US Energy Storage Summit today was the scene of an interesting talk between Tesla’s Vice President of ‘Tesla Energy’, Mateo Jaramillo, and sonnen’s Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Philipp Schröder, who was an executive at Tesla until late 2015. The two companies have been …

Energy

This Chart Shows How Quickly Wind Power Has Caught On

Yes, wind power is “green,” but it didn’t become a force on the energy landscape until it also became cheap. Over the past decade, that has begun to …

Renewable Energy

Parts of your brain fall asleep when you're awake, and our minds are blown

Even if you’re wide awake, that doesn’t mean your brain is. Yup, parts of your brain fall asleep even if you are awake.<p>A new study suggests small …

Government

8 Things People Who've Been In Open Marriages Wish You Understood

Open marriages and other types of “monogam-ish” relationships are still considered taboo by many. But for couples with a strong foundation built on love, trust and communication and a mutual desire to open the marriage, it can be a positive experience.<p>Below, men and women who have been part of an …

Relationships

8 Classics Every Christian Should Read

Aside from the Holy Bible, there are certain books that all Christians should read. The following list of books is not comprehensive but should give …

4 Ways Slacklining Will Make You a Stronger Athlete

If you’ve ever hung around college quads, climbing crags, or even public parks, you’ve probably seen someone walk barefoot, arms flailing for balance, across a one-inch-wide line of taut nylon webbing strung between two trees. Slacklining may look like a questionable use of daylight, but according …

Exercise

Avoid the "What the Hell" Effect to Keep From Ruining Your Habits Too Badly

If you’re debating whether to read the letter your time-traveling friend wrote you, “What the hell?” is an okay justification. However, if you’re …

15 DIY Pallet Supper Ideas For Garden

You know everyone wants that his garden looking beautiful because it make a personality of the garden and also the Person which control the …

Furniture

7 Differences Between A Healthy Relationship And A Toxic One

You feel like a better version of yourself when you’re in a healthy, mature relationship. That doesn’t mean your partner <i>completes</i> you, but they do complement your life in just the right way.<p>What are some other signs that you’re in the right relationship? Below, marriage experts share seven key …

Cheese

The Daily Show Inspected the U.S. Navy's Controversial Green Energy Fleet

When the Navy turned to biofuel, GOP lawmakers freaked out.<p>In 2006, the U.S. Navy launched a biofuel initiative under Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and President George W. Bush to make the Navy a more efficient military power. In 2012, President Obama pledged more funds to the "Great Green …

Military

6 Simple Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

Shares 72<p>Do you find yourself inwardly cringing every time you look at photos from your recent vacations? But not because you look terrible in them, …

NASA’s Saturn orbiter just sent back the most stunning photos yet

NASA’s Cassini-Huygens orbiter has been on mission for nearly two decades and it’s still delivering glimpses of Saturn that leave us in awe. The …

10 Common Habits That Can Increase Wealth | Investopedia

Some may describe the following tips as secrets on how to get rich, but I like to call them habits that will help us become our best version of …

How Simple Hydrogen Could Solve Renewable Energy's Biggest Problem

A promising technology that injects hydrogen into existing gas pipelines could be the key to stabilizing renewable energy generation.<p>One of the biggest problems with renewable energy is the way supply and demand can fluctuate wildly. If the wind stops blowing or the sun goes down, renewable energy …

Why 300K students will be bringing Bibles to school this week

Do you agree that students shouldn’t have to hide their faith—or be ashamed of it—at school?<p>That’s the question we recently posted on Facebook while discussing our annual event for students—Bring Your Bible to School Day—which is on Thursday, Oct. 6.<p>One of the first people to respond was an …

Faith