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Here are the countries with the cleanest cities

Air pollution is a big problem — it's responsible for an estimated 3.3 million deaths every year.<p>A tiny pollutant called PM2.5, or particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns across, is considered the most harmful pollutant. It's found in soot, smoke, and dust. When it lodges in the lungs, it can …

Pollution

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

In this article we will explore how your body is a holographic projection of your consciousness, and how you directly influence that hologram and …

7 Keys To A Happy, Healthy Brain

Take care of your noggin and you'll be sharp as a tack at age 95!<p>Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?<p>A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. …

Alzheimer's Disease

EXCLUSIVE: It's a miracle - How Jaxon, the baby given days to live when he was born with most of his skull missing, has defied the odds - and is celebrating his first birthday

Born with most of his brain and skull missing, baby Jaxon Emmett Buell was not expected to live. In fact his parents had been told to abort him when …

Pregnancy

The Mystery Virus That's Haunting the Middle East — NOVA Next | PBS

Physician Islam Hazameh was used to treating people with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). He knew what patients could expect, when the fevers …

Yes, It Hurts. Why Women Leave The Men They Love

In a marriage both a man should be willing to make commitments that will make his wife comfortable... thus she can always love him and never leave

People around the world are eating banana peels because they know something that Westerners do not

If you live in the US, you're probably used to tossing banana peels in the trash. But people in other countries, including India, have been taking advantage of their nutritional benefits for decades.<p>While a banana's flesh is soft and sweet, the skin is thick, fibrous, and slightly bitter. To eat …

Nutrition

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our …

Critical Thinking

Once called 'World's Ugliest Woman,' Lizzie Velasquez fights bullying with her new doc

Lizzie Velasquez was 17 when she stumbled upon a video about herself on YouTube called “The World’s Ugliest Woman.” Velasquez, who is blind in one …

His 83-year-old wife jumped to her death from a Kaiser clinic — why?

As Barbara Ragan stood atop a Kaiser Permanente parking garage in Northern California this summer, traces of Xanax, Prozac and a generic antidepressant were in her blood.<p>Yet the 83-year-old longtime Kaiser patient was distraught: The drugs had proved ineffective for her depression, and her next …

6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …

The Least-Stressed Cities in America

Feeling stressed out? You're not the only one. A 2014 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health found that half of all American adults dealt with a major stressful event over the prior year. And that doesn't even consider the cumulative effect of the …

New Insights About the 'Darkness Hormone,' Melatonin

Melatonin is central to our sleep and to our cycles of rest and activity. As much as we've learned about melatonin and its importance to sleep, there's a great deal we still don't yet know about the hormone's biological functions and purpose. In the past few years, there have been some important …

Sleep