Jared Laurick

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Skillet Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce Are a Dinner Win

Easing back into the hustle and bustle of life after the weekend requires some key self-care steps. First and foremost? Making yourself a delicious, …

5 foods you should never reheat in a microwave

Some 30 years ago, American kitchens received the gift of the microwave and quickly became dependent on it for lightning-fast heating. Younger generations can’t even imagine making oatmeal, hot chocolate, or popcorn without it. And yet so many of us are using the microwave incorrectly for reheated …

Why we pretend to know things, explained by a cognitive scientist

New research explains why we pretend to know more than we do.<p>Why do people pretend to know things? Why does confidence so often scale with ignorance? Steven Sloman, a professor of cognitive science at Brown University, has some compelling answers to these questions.<p>“We're biased to preserve our …

Critical Thinking

A Pill to Make Exercise Obsolete

What if a drug could give you all the benefits of a workout?<p>It was late summer, and the gray towers of the Salk Institute, in San Diego, shaded seamlessly into ocean fog. The austere, marble-paved central courtyard was silent and deserted. The south lawn, a peaceful retreat often used for Tai Chi …

Cost-benefit Analysis

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts

<b>Have you ever wanted to stop ruminating on something and just been unable to?</b><p>Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts.<p>The discovery may help explain why some people can't shift persistent intrusive …

Neuroscience

29 Asian Noodle Recipes You'll Want to Slurp Up Immediately

You’ll find about a bajillion (only a slight exaggeration) recipes for pasta on Greatist, but today we’re shifting our noodle love to another …

Healthy Eating

7 ways to not feel so overwhelmed all the time

Feeling overwhelmed? Are you constantly running from thing to thing but never getting it all done?<p>When researchers survey people, they say they’re …

15 Easy + Healthy Chicken Recipes for Simple Weeknight Dinners

Of all the proteins out there, chicken is definitely the most ubiquitous in our kitchens, and for good reason. It’s versatile, meaning roast chicken and slow cooker chicken recipes alike can be bursting with just about any flavor under the sun. Because of its mild profile, it’s perfect for …

We waste 17 hours every week on pointless work email

The working world runs on emails. A study found that workers sent and received 112.5 billion business emails a day around the world. Even the rise of …

Productivity

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Literature

Doomed to relive high school? Science that says who we were at 16 still defines us

Salon talks to a clinical psychologist about status, likability and Donald Trump’s “desperate quest to be popular”<p>If painful memories of what cafeteria table we ate lunch at can potentially stick with us well into adulthood, what does that say about our culture's relationship to this thing called …

Why You Should Always Put Weight Training Before Cardio

One of the biggest fitness questions is whether cardio should be done before or after you lift weights. Most advise to do it in whatever order feels …

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

Mushrooms should be microwaved to seal in goodness, scientists say

Mushrooms should be grilled or microwaved to maintain their nutritional value, according to new research.<p>The study suggests that cooking the fungi that way enables them to maintain their high levels of essential amino acids and vitamins to keep blood cells healthy, produce energy and help …

Nutrition

How Long-Term Adderall Use Affects The Brain

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Alex K. Chen.</i><p><b>Short summary:</b> Adderall/Dexedrine can be neurotoxic in the long run (by damaging …

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best …

Self-improvement

This 20-minute workout will make you younger

Nancy Slagowitz, 49, says she has found her fountain of youth. And she didn’t discover it in an expensive pill — her miracle came in the form of a …

13 Boxing-Inspired Cardio Moves to Get You in Serious Shape

In case you haven’t heard, boxing is all the rage right now. And for good reason—not only is it a great way to let out all your pent-up feels (and …

Workouts

What is Earthing and How Can It Better Your Health? | goop

Earthing therapy rests on the intuitive assumption that connecting to the energy of the planet is healthy for our souls and bodies. And while there’s …

Wellness

20 Profound Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Ever heard of Hakuin Ekaku? If not, then you’re in for a major treat of wisdom today.<p>Ekaku lived in Japan in the 1700s and is considered one of the …

6 Ways to Stay Awake, Energized and Focused While at Work (Without Caffeine)

Caffeine is a common fix, but the brief spurts of energy it produces offer only a short-term solution.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Workdays can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster ride. Besides the ups and downs of day-to-day responsibilities, many people …

Wellness

Easy and Satisfying Kale and Feta Egg Bake

<i>The following post was originally featured on Running to the Kitchen and written by Gina Matsoukas, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. This easy kale feta egg bake is a perfect quick weeknight dinner or savory breakfast. Add cooked ground sausage for a heartier meat version.</i><p>I'm kind of at a …

Burn Major Calories With a 12-Minute Treadmill Sprint Workout

Many of us love having the option to get in a quick, powerful, explosive workout — without wasting time. If you don't have the luxury of an extra hour for your daily routine, try this 12-minute HIIT workout on the treadmill — with intense sprint intervals and some incline work, you'll get your …

The 6 Grittiest Biceps Exercises You're Not Doing

Whether you use barbells, dumbbells, cables, or machines, your next biceps workout is right here!<p>Given how much lifters love their arms, you may …

Workouts

Once You Work Your Abs Standing, You'll Never Go Back to Crunches

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Dumbbell Workouts<p>10-Minute Standing Ab Workout<p>Once You Work Your Abs Standing, You'll Never Go Back to Crunches<p>Shares<p>It's …

Workouts

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

5 Exercises Every Fit Guy Must Do

These are the key exercises that you have to be doing, regardless of your specialty.<p>What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being …

Tip: The Upper Chest Solution

Look better in a T-shirt... or without a T-shirt. Try this exercise to target the clavicular head of the pecs.<p>Most lifters need help with their upper …

Is rice healthy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rice (technically a seed) is a staple food for many, but is the carbohydrate-rich grain a healthy one?<p>It depends on the kind of rice you choose.<p>White rice is considered a nutritionally inferior "refined grain" because its bran and germ are removed during the milling process, which strips …

Nutrition