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How Does the Body Excrete Fat?

Although losing weight is sometimes described as "melting" or "shedding" pounds, what you're really doing is exhaling them away. Fat loss happens …

Weight Loss

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

How Does Prayer Work?

<b>“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us —</b> …

Faith

The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

Nutrition

Recruiters Notice These 2 Things About Your Résumé Within the First 6 Seconds

Considering the large- or small-scale automation of nearly every industry, it comes as no surprise that robots are disrupting the recruiting process …

Employment

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

During the middle of the 1800s, cotton became the world’s largest commodity. The cheapest and best cotton came from the southern United States.<p><b>Edward Baptist</b> argues in his new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” that the forced migration and …

Black History

Why are Millennials running from religion? Blame hypocrisy

White evangelicals embrace scandal-plagued Trump. Black churches enable fakes. Why should we embrace this?<p>I think we can safely say that President Donald Trump has changed American politics forever. He won the White House with no political experience, didn’t release his tax returns, and the extent …

Faith

Three Things That Keep Us from Hearing God

<b>“The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life’s worries, riches and pleasures, and</b> …

Faith

NFC is the underdog tech set to explode in the next five years

In the tantalizing world of technology today, there are endless buzzwords and acronyms for emerging tech you need to know. From AI to the ‘Uber of’ dog walking and everything in-between, maybe you think you’ve heard it all. But before you hop on the hype train and leave the station, take note — an …

Apple Pay

Side gig opportunities: 27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with low overhead — it's often possible to get started with less than $1,000.<p>First, "Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" says career and life coach Deborah …

Small Business

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

The DASH diet often flies under the radar, especially when compared to buzzy diets such as the Keto diet, but it’s one of the most widely-respected …

Nutrition

The Easiest Vegetarian Dinners for Busy Weeknights

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

Who Separated Passover from Easter?

This year, as Christians celebrate Good Friday, Jews will be celebrating Passover. But most years, the two holidays are separated, sometimes by …

Theology

This quiz will show you the job that best fits your work style

Quartz at Work is a guide to being a better manager, building a career, and navigating the modern workplace. We serve global business professionals and the next generation of leaders. Thanks for reading! Stay connected with the links below.

Employment

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Management

The Best Meal Kit Delivery Services for Your Healthy-Eating Needs

There are a ton of meal kits on the market now. Here's how to pick the right one for you.<p><b>Pricing:</b> From $9.99 per serving; blueapron.com<p><b>Known for:</b> …

Nutrition

New Diet Study Shows Meal Timing And Frequency Can Boost Weight Loss More Than Counting Calories

For decades, most diets have focused on counting calories for weight loss, with Calories In, Calories Out (CICO) diet advice typically given for …

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Time I

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Success

This Is What A 400 Calorie Breakfast And 600 Calorie Lunch Look Like

Public Health England's latest campaign says adults should aim for a 400-600-600 diet.<p>Public Health England (PHE) has released new calorie guidelines …

Nutrition

23 Quick Keto Dinners So You Can Make a Low-Carb Meal in 30 Minutes or Less

After years—no, decades—of being rejected by health circles, fat has finally made its way off the banned foods list. And nowhere is its moment of …

Cooking

What You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

If you’ve been paying attention to diet trends, you’ve probably noticed the latest obsession with intermittent fasting. This isn’t so much a straight diet as it is an eating pattern: You limit how many calories you eat during specific days or hours, so you cycle between fasting and non-fasting …

Holistic Medicine

How to invest money in 2018: The best beginner’s investment plan, with funds, stocks, bonds and more

Perhaps you’ve heard that to really grow your money, you need to start investing. But does just the thought of the topic make you feel anxious? …

Retirement

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

15 Delicious and Filling Recipes That Are Under 400 Calories

It’s no secret that cooking at home is an easy way to eat healthier. If you’re convinced that low-cal means carrot sticks and salad, look to PureWow …

Healthy Eating

The Second Amendment was ratified to preserve slavery

The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says “State” instead of “Country” (the Framers knew the difference – see the 10th …

10 Reasons You're Not a Millionaire