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These 4 Herbs Can Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s, Depression, Anxiety And Much More

The hectic lifestyles we lead these days apply constant stress on our bodies and minds.<p>Moreover, our brains need to process lots of new information …

How Small Businesses Can Make Money Using Pokemon Go, an Augmented Reality Smart Phone Game

Businesses looking to get people in the door may want to check out Pokémon Go. Seriously.<p>Over the past week, <b>many places have been experiencing a</b> …

Science Says Burning Sage Can Clean The Air And Improve Your Health

Whether the season is summer, spring, fall or winter, it is a good idea to clean the air in your home regularly to get rid of germs and all the other …

The Secret Life of Brothers and Sisters: Five lessons for parents who want their children to get on

We all know how our relationships with our parents may shape the kind of person we become, and our own future romantic liaisons – but what about the relationships we have with our siblings? As everyone who has a brother or sister will know, dealing with your familial other halves can be …

Siblings

Everybody Wants Some, Except Weed Smokers

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Tanya Basu</b><p>The incentive-reward mechanism helps us get through the day. You stop slapping the snooze button on your alarm because you'd rather not get glares from your boss for being late. You slog through a workout because <i>health</i>. You enter the …

Add Incredible Size and Strength to Your Legs With ‘21s’

This bodybuilding technique is usually reserved for the biceps. Here’s how to apply it to your lower body<p>Most people use 21s with biceps curls. The classic bodybuilding technique—which involves doing the exercise using various ranges-of-motion—stimulates new muscle growth.<p>But why should your biceps …

Workouts

7 mental tricks to stop worrying about what other people think

In fact, scientists in one study found that the reward center in people's brains was active when they were told that someone approved their taste in music.<p>It's only a problem when you're <i>consumed</i> by worries about your reputation — when every decision about what to wear, who to hang out with, and …

How to be Super Productive Every Week Without Losing Your Mind

Extremely productive people know the difference between urgent and important.<p>You will work better when you find and stick to habits that work best for you. You can't use every productive habit you read about. The most successful people you know stick to habits that produce the most results. You can …

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Your Ultimate Guide to All Those Crazy Smoothie Ingredients

What's in YOUR blender?<p>Ever stood in line at Juice Press and realized you can't identify half the smoothie add-ins on the menu? From hemp hearts and maca to protein powder, there's no end to the number of "superfood" ingredients people are dumping into their smoothies these days.<p>“Just because you …

Nutrition

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Proof of the Soul

I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many scientists, materialists and behavioral psychologists like to marginalize as "brain epiphenomenon"--was staring me right in the face.<p>In fact, my face had …

Science Says the Secret to a Happy Relationship is Giving Up

Okay, okay, they call it "settling."<p>What was it your mother always told you? About how you're special, and how you should never settle for anything less than you deserve?<p>Yeah, well scientists have gone and shit all over that one, because a new study has decided that the secret to a happy, …

How clever is your dog? Take these tests to find out...

Telegraph vet Pete Wedderburn selects five exercises to test your faithful companion’s brainpower.<p>1. Observational learning<p>Choose a time of day that is not the normal time when you walk your dog. When the dog is looking at you, silently pick up your coat and keys, and the dog’s leash, then stop …

For $9,500, This 1988 Mazda 323 GTX Might Be One For The Record Books

Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 323 has a storied past—one that includes record runs at the Bonneville Salt Flats. It’s now said to be toned down …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

Automotive Industry

Psychedelic Artists to Alter Your Sound Mind

Tokio Aoyama – Imaginative Psychedelia<p>Mixing the religious tradition, myths and spirits, with music influence of hip-hop and jazz, Tokio Aoyama is …

Art

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

Animal intelligence has been widely underestimated, says primatologist Frans de Waal

Ever stare out into space and look for signs of intelligence? Well, we should be looking right here on Earth, primatologist Frans de Waal argues in his new book, “Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?” (He’ll discuss it at a Smithsonian Associates event Wednesday.)<p>For centuries, …

Animals

6 Crucial Foods for a Healthier Vagina

You are what you eat, and apparently, so is your vagina. Given that your diet affects pretty much everything from your menstrual cycle to your mood, it's no surprise that it can affect how things are going in your nether regions.<p>Here are a few tips from experts to keep everything down there working …

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

Social Media

Sugar can cause brain damage, claim scientists (but salmon reverses it)

Bad news for people with a sweet tooth - a new study suggests that sugar can damage the brain.<p>Researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles found that fructose - a type of sugar naturally found in fruits and vegetables, but also present in soft drinks and sweets - damages brain cells …

How to Make a Long-Term Relationship Work in Your Twenties

Some handy tips for dealing with the issues every long-termer will go through.<p>There are exactly two types of long-term relationship. The first: where you're best friends who can make each other orgasm without it getting weird. And the second: where you both know that all you're really doing is …

Yes! Yoga May Make Your Back Pain Go Away for Good

A new study published in <i>The Journal of the American Medical Association</i> supports what all yogis already know: Yoga is the most effective remedy for …

The lazy way to quit bad habits

But … it's hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And you're not crazy…<p>Research from Duke University shows 40% of what you do every day isn't a decision — it's a habit.<p>From Charles Duhigg's excellent book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business:<p>One paper …

Physicists Squeeze Water Molecules Into an Entirely New State

Beyond solids, liquids, and gases.<p>Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It is a peculiar, and like exceedingly common, "other" state that water molecules are forced to exist …