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Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

These 12 Protein-Packed Bliss Balls Recipes Are Every Healthy Girl’s Dream

We’re not really sure where the term “bliss ball” came from, but we do know what it tends to mean: A blissfully flavored, guilt-free, uber yummy dessert that comes in the shape of a cute little ball. Whether you prefer vegan desserts or Paleo desserts (or both!), there’s probably a delicious bliss …

Healthy Eating

31 Ways To Make Your Home Cozy AF

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It just got easier to become a permanent resident of Japan — here's how you do it

Under the new law, which will take effect in March, applicants with multiple degrees who earn a high salary will only need one year to become residents. The change reflects Japan's desire for more workers with advanced skill sets.<p>But that's not the only way to uproot your current life for a new one …

Japan

The Ultimate Unbaked Brownies Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine dates, walnuts, 6 Tbsp. cacao powder, 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla, 2 tsp. water and salt in a food processor. Process until …

Dessert

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This | Inc.com

Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. Doing Sudoku and crossword puzzles isn't going to hurt. …

Mindfulness

Is Kimono Forest the Most Underrated Place in Kyoto?

We used to have six more letters in the English alphabet

Along quaint New England streets, you’ll probably spot a sign or two declaring itself “Ye Olde Tavern” or “Ye Old Soda Shoppe.” But before you adopt a British accent and order a pint of ale inside, there’s a bit of history you should know.<p>Phrases like <i>ye olde</i> are actually just some of the late 19th …

Language

We Were Wrong About How the Asteroid Apocalypse Will Go Down

Here’s a cheery thought to send you into the weekend: New research suggests that the greatest danger posed by an incoming asteroid is not from the …

Rio De Janeiro

The Latest Korean Skincare Trend Will Even Out Your Skin Tone

Perhaps you've heard of putting milk on your skin to heal a sunburn or doing a yogurt mask to banish acne. Using dairy to heal your skin is nothing …

Skin Care

The Best Yoga Poses to Ease Your Period Cramps

Periods suck. (The only sugarcoating we’ll tolerate for periods is dark chocolate for our PMS.) No matter how many alternative tampons, high-tech absorbent panties and menstrual cups we try, it’s still literally a <i>huge</i> pain. Some months you might even be tempted to lobby your boss for paid period …

Yoga

Drama Over Music Video Inflames Argument About What Anime Is

Yesterday, acclaimed American electronic musician Porter Robinson released an anime. <i>Shelter</i> is the short and tender story of a girl living alone in …

Anime

Hong Kong police detain hundreds after mass protests

More than 500 demonstrators arrested for illegally 'occupying' street in central business district during pro-democracy protest<p>Pro-democracy protest – in pictures<p>Hong Kong police have arrested more than 500 protesters for illegally "occupying" a street in the city's central business district, hours …

Lomography's New Polaroid Camera Gives People The Best Of Digicams

Lomography’s New Polaroid Camera Gives People The Best Of Digicams<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand …

Dire UN Climate Reports Raise Questions About Global Willpower

A pivotal year ahead in climate diplomacy looks likely, spurred by the IPCC's global warming reports.<p>A trio of United Nations-sponsored climate reports released over the past seven months point to a dangerously warming planet, but big questions remain about whether the world's nations will take …