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26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

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10 Healthy Eating Habits That Will Change Your Life

Nutrition experts dole out a ton of advice about how to eat well—and, most importantly, not lose your mind doing it. But there are some tips that …

Nutrition

8 Simple Ways To Eat Less Sugar

Eating too much sugar is bad for your health. You've heard it before. Excessive consumption can increase your risk for obesity, heart disease and a host of other health complications.<p>The World Health Organization recommends the average adult consume no more than 25 grams of sugar a day, but …

Nutrition

To lose weight, eating less tops exercising more

Exercise has many benefits, but there are problems with relying on it to control weight. First, it's just not true that Americans, in general, aren't …

Fitness

How to Kill Your To-Do List

Have you gotten good at organizing your tasks in a to-do list, but have trouble actually executing them? You’re not alone.<p>Getting things on your …

Productivity

50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brain Power | Inc.com

It might seem like a weird question, but how much time do you give your brain a fair consideration? Do you stop to marvel at its supreme cleverness and incredible power? That it's a giant electrical muscle controlling your entire body? Or at the minimum, check in and give your brain a …

The Brain

18 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be

<i>“Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.”<br>―Oscar Wilde</i><p>When we were young life was easier, right? …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

<b>Exercising Sans Carbs</b><br>Low-carb foods might help some women shed a few pounds—but they'll backfire if you're kicking it in the gym. "High-intensity exercise requires carbohydrate fuel, and high-intensity training is what sculpts your body," says dietician Susan M. Kleiner, R.D., Ph.D., a scientific …

Nutrition

When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

Photography

7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of Reading, Writing, and Living

<b>Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind.</b> Cultivate that capacity for “negative capability.” We live in a culture where one of the greatest social disgraces is not having an opinion, so we often form our “opinions” based on superficial impressions or the borrowed ideas of …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

19 Resolutions That Are SO Much Better Than Going On A Diet

Diets are the worst. But healthy living is awesome!

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

E-books 'damage sleep and health,' doctors warn

<b>If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.</b><p>A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep.<p>They found it took longer to nod off with a …

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Google Unveils First Real Self-Driving Car Prototype

Google’s automated driving system reaches another milestone today with the release of the first<p>Google‘s automated driving system reaches another milestone today with the release of the first fully functional build of its self-driving car. While Google gave a first look at the vehicle in May, the …