Andrea Marty

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Loner Study Reveals the Biological Reason Isolation Isn’t Always a Problem

Going it alone might help some species survive.<p>Most of us have been taught that a preference for being alone is a bit of a red flag, even if research …

Psychology

How Intermittent Fasting Affects Your Metabolism

Can intermittent fasting really boost your metabolism to help you lose weight? Our nutritionist has the facts about this recent diet trend.<p>“Don’t eat …

Holistic Medicine

How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

Smoothies seem super healthy — and they can be — if you do it right.<p>If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients …

Nutrition

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

The Most Beautiful Train Ride in America Only Costs $97

All aboard!<p>Hands down, one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see America's vast beauty is by train. Don't believe us? Then allow us to introduce you to Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which has been called "one of America's most beautiful train rides" since the 1940s.<p>Starting in Seattle and ending in …

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

Nutrition

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

The link between a mother and child is profound, and new research suggests a physical connection even deeper than anyone thought. The profound …

Pregnancy

Wyoming is basically trying to outlaw clean energy

Solar and wind would be penalized under proposed law<p>It’s often said that in New Zealand, there are more sheep than people. In Wyoming, there’s way more energy than people.<p>The state, the least populous in the U.S., ranks second in overall energy production; first in coal production; fourth in …

How Liquid Chlorophyll Can Improve Skin

A couple of years ago, I was reading one of those beauty sites on which some of the world's coolest women talk at length about their lives in terms of health and beauty—the products they've grown up using, the ones they've recently discovered, the routines they've come to rely on. One particular …

Street Artist 1010 Spray-Paints Colorful Optical Illusion Murals on Buildings

Shrouded in mystery, not much is known about street artist 1010. However, one thing is for certain: he knows how to turn heads. For over a decade now, the Hamburg-based artist has wowed us with his eye-catching public art and unique, portal-inspired paper creations. Now, he continues to showcase …

Art

Plague strikes 6 cats in Idaho

Half a dozen pet cats in Idaho were infected with plague this year, according to a new report of the cases.<p>In May through July, veterinarians in Idaho tested 12 cats that had gotten sick, checking to see if the animals were infected with plague . Six of the tests came back positive, according to …

Cat lovers are going to lose it over these paw mugs

Every cat owner has spent time in awe of their cat’s furry paws. They’re so small and cute. And if you peek underneath, there are soft little toe …

Steal this job: Marijuana growing coach

<b>Name:</b> Natalie Carver, 28 <b><br>Position:</b> Cannabis coach at Buds Organic <b><br>Salary:</b> $35,000-42,000, depending on the number of clients and garden visits made per year<p><b>What she does</b><br>In an era of handcrafted everything, Natalie Carver is helping D.C. residents DIY their marijuana. Her small team at Buds Organic …

Cannabis

How Pet Dogs Are Helping Out Their Endangered Kin in the Wild

Florida canines have successfully tested collars that may help African wild dogs avoid dying in snares.<p>It's a gruesome scenario that happens all too often: A pack of African wild dogs, led by its alpha pair, is on the hunt, bounding through the savanna after a prey animal. But the chase suddenly …

Wildlife

How to make limoncello with just four ingredients and in just 10 days

A four-ingredient recipe for Limoncello is taking the internet by storm.<p>The syrupy-sweet Italian liqueur is notoriously painstaking to make, …

Three Green Beauty Brands That Give Back in a Major Way

You may have heard there’s a movement this holiday season to give to charities in the names of your family and friends, especially since the election and its aftermath. But what if you have the kind of relatives or friends who would be disappointed not to get an actual, physical gift? Or maybe you …

Skin Care

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

New York University

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Breathtaking Images You’ll Never Forget

The Natural History Museum has chosen 25 of the year’s most incredible images from its Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 shortlist. Vote for …

Cheeky Sign Artworks Say What Everyone's Really Thinking

Michael Pederson's illegal signs can be funny, but also soothing.<p>If someone could catch their random walking-down-the-street thoughts and leave them on the sidewalk for others to pick up, they'd probably look like the witty street signs of Australian artist Michael Pederson. Posted illegally, …

Ant species cultivates coffee for accommodation

Scientists on the island of Fiji have discovered a type of ant that plants, fertilizes and guards its own coffee crops. The industrious creatures …

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

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Newfound Spider Species Masquerades as a Dried-Up Leaf

The yet-to-be-named spider can make itself look like a dangling, dried-up leaf.<p>In the animal kingdom, sometimes the best survival strategy is to …

Natalie Portman's make-up artist revealed the silicone secret behind the actress' flawless skin at the SAG Awards

When it comes to achieving that natural-looking, flawless skin most make-up artists say it’s less about the foundation formula and more about how you apply it. Last night, at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards Natalie Portman's make-up artist Pati Dubroff took to Instagram to reveal her preferred …