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56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

Yes, Processed Food 'Makes' Us Fat -- But Science Provides Two New Clues As To Why

It’s no secret that more people are overweight or obese than not these days. But the question continues to be <i>why</i> the rates are increasing, despite so much public health knowledge about healthy eating and exercise. While overeating is not <i>technically</i> an addiction, it certainly mirrors the disorder in …

The Linden Method Official Site - Anxiety Disorder Recovery with Qualified Support

<b>The FIVE anxiety truths you've probably never heard...</b><p><b>1</b><br>Anxiety is a condition of the emotion of fear that can be completely removed.<br>Anxiety is NOT an …

Depression

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

The Shack of Radios in the Shadow of Internet Mansions

The slow death of RadioShack seems to have taken the consumer electronics industry by storm.<p>One of the few remaining — and struggling — bastions of the glory days of consumer electronics brick-and-mortar retail, RadioShack, and perhaps the very first consumer electronics retailer just filed Chapter …

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Feeling Anxious? Bondage Might Actually Help

Studies are showing that some submissive kink can actually help people relax.<p>It sounds counterintuitive, but participating in submissive BDSM acts like getting tied up can actually help with stress and anxiety [via New York Mag. New studies suggest that rope play specifically (read, getting tied up …

Fast running is as deadly as sitting on couch, scientists find

Running a few times a week at a moderate pace is the best way to improve health, say scientists, as they warn against overdoing it<p>Too much exercise really can kill you, scientists have discovered, after finding runners who speed along at 7mph or more are doing themselves more harm than good.<p>A study …

Getting out of my mind: drugs, yoga, meditation & me.

Pull up a comfy chair my friend, I’m going to tell you a story.<p><b>Once upon a time there was a strait-laced middle class girl completely opposed to</b> …

Can You Choose To Worry?

“How come you never worry?” My wife asked.<p>In that moment, I had horrible flashbacks. The truth was, I used to worry <b>constantly</b> about future events and …

Self-help

The Beginner’s Guide to Interval Training

Men's Fitness Editors

19 Badass Instagrammers Who Prove Yoga Bodies Come In All Shapes And Sizes

Every body can be a yoga body. We found all these awesome women using the hashtags #curvyyoga, #curvyyogi, #curvygirlyoga, #curvyyogis... and more.

Patient 3D prints his own kidney to guide surgeons

Despite having millions of dollars of imaging technology at their disposal, surgeons often have to wait until they open a patient up before deciding the best course of action. Even for the simplest procedure, knowing the actual size and composition of the affected body part can make all the …

How to Create a Personal Success Mantra in 3 Simple Steps

Do you have a personal motto for this year?<p>Part of planning for a successful year includes identifying an inspiring principle to live by at all times. When we set goals or make New Year's resolutions we often get sidetracked when daily life overwhelms us. From increased demands for our time from …

This Is More Effective Than Your New Year’s Resolution

We are creatures of habit. Unfortunately most people never decide how they want to live. As a result they get taken wherever the wind blows.<p>But not …

Motivation

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Suburbs and the New American Poverty

More people with low incomes now live outside of cities, and some areas are ill-equipped to deal with the influx of the poor.<p>NORCROSS, Ga.—Every weekday around 3:15 p.m., a big, yellow school bus stops on Pelican Drive outside Norcross Extended Stay, near the intersection with Best Friend …

Master Your Slow Cooker with These 10 Tips and Recipes

We all know that slow cookers are lifesavers for those of us with busy lives who need some help getting dinner on the table. But slow cookers can do …

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

This was awesome! One of the truly authentic recipes I’ve been able to make. I served this with my Thai Dragon Noodles but you can easily serve this …

This is your brain on heroin - CNN Video

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Have music downloads hit their peak, with streaming taking over?

What do 1980, 1989 and 2003 have in common? They were the peak sales years for LPs, cassettes and CDs respectively. After that, a very slight resurgence in vinyl aside, it was all downhill.<p><i>Billboard</i> magazine has an interesting piece in which they suggest that perhaps 2012 might join that list – as …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Addicted to Oreos? You truly might be

Oreos are as addictive as cocaine, at least for lab rats, and just like us, they like the creamy center best.<p>Eating the sugary treats activates more neurons in the brain’s “pleasure center” than drugs such as cocaine, the team at Connecticut College found.<p>“Our research supports the theory that …

Neuroscience

Richest 1 Percent Hold 46 Percent Of The World's Wealth

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Global wealth has risen by 68 percent over the past 10 years to reach a new all-time high of $241 trillion and the United States accounts for nearly three quarters of the increase, Credit Suisse said in its World Wealth Report.<p>Average global wealth has hit a peak of $51,600 per …

Google + Hangout app fun for group video chats

VENICE BEACH, Calif. — Video-chatting is becoming more widespread every day.<p>Apple's FaceTime, which lets you talk one-on-one via iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Macintosh computers, is a huge hit for the company. And many new apps (FriendCaller, Tango) let you video chat with friends for free.<p>In May, …

‘Breaking Bad’: 10 Most Memorable Murders

10<p>Emilio (Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot”)<p>You never forget your first. Walter White's first step down a long, bloody road came under kill-or-be-killed …

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