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35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

Revealed! 97% of human body is made up of stardust! - IBTimes India

Stars are made up of almost two dozen chemical elements, but researchers only listed those elements that are considered to be the building blocks of …

Isabel Hardman: When my mind stopped working, I realised just how badly we treat mental health

A few years ago, a fellow political journalist asked me, quite sincerely, whether depression "really is an illness". In 2016, when I decided to speak out about the mental illness that had forced me off sick for two months, the reaction could not have been kinder or more enlightened. I was …

This Surreal Alien World Is Full of Monsters, Robots, and Pinups

Pascal Blanché takes a break from art directing video games to create darkly beautiful science fiction illustrations.<p>For the past 12 years, Pascal Blanché has worked as an art director at one of the AAA gaming industry’s most successful studios, Ubisoft (<i>Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs</i>), all the while …

25 Profound Zen Buddhism Quotes That Will Help You Find Meaning in Life

Zen Buddhism is a remarkable philosophy that helps sees things differently than we do in the west. It focuses on living a life that is full of …

Thanks to a solar air heater, it costs $100 to heat this tiny house all winter (Video)

Living in a tiny house can present challenges if you're planning to stay put in a cold, northern climate. At the minimum, you'd have to ensure that …

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Happiness

Build a DIY garden you can bring on the road

You can take it with you on your adventures<p>There’s nothing quite like putting down roots and tending a garden. But what happens if you don’t have a backyard? Or you’re suddenly uprooted? Or you decide to go on a road trip and can’t get anyone to watch your plants?<p>Just whip up a portable container …

An Ancient City Emerges in a Remote Rain Forest

Most of the important archaeological sites in Central America were “discovered” by archaeologists who, in fact, didn’t discover them at all but were led to the ruins by local people. I’ve known several Maya archaeologists who routinely started fieldwork in a new area by heading into a dive bar and …

Archaeology

How Color Impacts the Mind

Color temperature plays a role to determine the look of a photograph. Not only does it dictate its feel, it has a psychological factor in how the …

Landscape Photography

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

Bad things happen to everyone. But how we react to the bad things in life reveals a lot about our brains. It might be obvious, but people who are …

This Cat Documentary Kedi Will Be Way Better Than Keanu

The trailer for this cat documentary <i>Kedi</i>, about street cats in Istanbul, truly warmed my heart. I hate to be smarmy and predict that watching it will …

A List of Coping Skills for Anger, Anxiety, and Depression

A List of Coping Skills for Anger, Anxiety, and Depression<p>Updated on December 18, 2016<p>What Are Coping Skills and Strategies?<p>Coping strategies and …

Self-help

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

Trip Out on These DMT-Inspired 3D GIF Artworks

You'll fall (into a trance) for Mike Vos Kakis, a.k.a., UON's digital art.<p><i>Images courtesy the artist</i><p>In some ways, animated, 3D GIF artworks are pure eye candy, like the Wachowskis' <i>Speed Racer</i>, but one 3D artist hopes to change this. Mike Vos Kakis, a.k.a., UON, creates hypercolored 3D shapes and …

Artist Uses Fire To Create Art

Source: YouTube<p>During the last 15 years, French-Canadian artist Steven Spazuk (previously here and here ) has perfected a technique called fumage …

10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

A kiss hello and a kiss goodbye go a long way.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can …

What's the Big Deal With the Mathematical Constant "e"?

The mathematical constant e is one of the most important numbers in all of mathematics. But where does it come from? And why is it important?<p>Math has many important constants, like pi and i, the imaginary number that is equal to the square root of negative one. But one constant that's equally …

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

Psychology

Transgender teen who cut parents out of his life wins payout after council let slip his new identity

A transgender teenager who used human rights law to cut his parents out of his life has won thousands of pounds in compensation after a council official let slip his new identity.<p>The teenager, who was born female but now identifies as male, is to be paid nearly £5,000 in damages as a result of the …