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10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

How David Chang Transforms Greek Salad into Greek Gazpacho

This pretty, cold tomato soup is David Chang’s super-refreshing riff on Greek salad.<p>This fresh-tasting, cold tomato soup is David Chang’s riff on …

What You Need to Know About Dynamic Range (And How It Can Improve Your Images)

As an unabashed music geek, I am fully aware of the impact of dynamic range as it applies to audio recordings; no matter how great a song may be, I …

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

Tutorials

Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …

Landscape Photography

5 Healthy Foods That Have More Carbs Than a Slice of Bread

<b>Chickpeas</b><br>These babies rack up 35 grams of carbs per cup—with only six of those grams from sugar. Chickpeas are also low in calories (just 210 per cup), and they offer 11 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber.<p><b>Soy Milk</b><br>You probably didn't think that any kind of milk would be a big source of …

4 Ways to Torch More Fat with Cardio

• Thrilling Thirties: Alternate 30 seconds of high and low intensity<br>• Nasty Nineties: Alternate 90 seconds of high and low intensity<br>• Dirty Two-Thirties: Alternate 2.5 minutes of high and low intensity<p><b>Distance</b><br>"Maintaining a conversational pace for a long period of time is great for overall calorie …

Collages of Birds in Unbelievable Formations

I love these collages of found images by Seattle artist Shaun Kardinal. They remind me of M.C. Escher; however, Kardinal’s pieces are made of images …

31 Corn Recipes Cornier Than Your Dad's Jokes

Grilled corn, salads, chowders, desserts, and more.<p>Grilled and slathered in charred onion butter, or stirred into creamy chowders and salads—what can't you do with fresh sweet corn? Summer is perfect for eating as much corn as possible, but before you get cooking, internalize these three tips for …

Cooking

12 Grilled Salad Recipes Featuring Corn, Tomatoes, Zucchini, and More

Grill, meet veg. Veg, meet grill. We think you guys are gonna get along<p><b>Why should meat and fish get all the live-fire love?</b> See what a touch of smoke can do to electric summer produce like sweet peppers, squeaky-fresh leeks, and just-picked corn. Welcome to grilled salad season.

Cooking

“This is a lot worse”: The wicked truth about the police’s favorite anti-protest tool

The flash-bangs fired by St. Louis County police trying to disperse crowds have raised questions about safety<p>Peter Callahan was caught between two police lines in the West Florissant section of Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday night, when something fiery hot singed his leg. A nearby protester's shirt …

Sweden discovers suspected case of Ebola, official says

The individual is only suspected of having the Ebola virus and is being held in isolation<p>A suspected case of the Ebola virus has been discovered in the Swedish capital Stockholm, a local official told AFP on Sunday.<p>"So far it's just a suspected case," the official said, without giving more …

How to Pickle Melon, with a Helpful GIF

This Southern melon pickle deserves a spot in your fridge. Here’s how to get just the right flesh-to-rind ratio.<p><b>Waste not, watermelon lovers:</b> This Southern pickle deserves a spot in your fridge. It’s great alongside grilled pork chops, but I’d happily snack on it right out of the jar. Here’s how to …

Food Preservation

Paleo Slow Cooker: 75 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Gluten-Free Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes for a Paleo Diet

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>Living the Paleo lifestyle just got easier with Paleo Slow Cooker. Now you can enjoy the superior health benefits of the Paleo diet with the convenience of your slow cooker.<p>The Paleo diet consists of all-natural, unprocessed, and gluten-free foods. It's …

The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker

In Mississippi, there is only one clinic where a woman can go if she needs an abortion. The state is trying to close it down. At that clinic, there is a doctor who tends to the needs of these women, and he has to fly in from out of state to do it. There is no shutting him down.<p><b>Perfectly bald, with</b> …

Morality

WHO: Ebola death toll tops 700

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an isolation pod left the United States for Liberia, where it will evacuate two Americans infected with Ebola.<p>Twitter exploded with questions about the deadly virus, which according to the World Health …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

4 Fast Steps to Easily Light Your Backgrounds

Are you ready to take your lighting to the NEXT level and light up the environment? Today, we are going to show you EXACTLY how to do it with step by …

Natural Light

Mysterious kidney disease plagues Central America

Juan Salgado was 16 when he started cutting sugarcane, in a town near the Pacific coast of Nicaragua in 1966.<p>His symptoms began about 35 years later: Fever. Headaches. Poor appetite. Feelings of faintness. For no obvious reason, his kidneys were severely damaged, to the point that doctors said he …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

The 20 photographs of the week

The D-day anniversary, the continuing unrest in the Central African Republic, the French Open, a bear in a hammock – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

7 Things You Can Do Alone to Boost Your Sex Life

<b>Zero In On Your Feelings</b><br>"The next time you go to bed with your partner, ask yourself this question: 'What is the feeling, thought, or behavior that is most present within me at this moment?' Perhaps you're experiencing fear, tension, or even anger. Don't be afraid to express these feelings to your …

This Symbol Of Gratitude Will Encourage You To Express Thanks Today

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

8 Things NOT to Do With a Foam Roller

<b>MORE:</b> 7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller <b><br>Don't Roll Too Quickly</b> <br>The whole point of rolling is to increase circulation, blood flow, range of motion and flexibility, so take your time tuning in to each area. You want to allow your neuromuscular system to let go and relax. Use slow and mindful moves …

20 Real Women Share What They Learned After a Breakup

"Respect! It's not love but respect that I would want the most from my partner and appreciation for the sacrifices made." –<i>Mitali J.</i><p>"I learned that my self worth does not depend on what he thinks of how my body looks, or what color my hair is. I alone am responsible for my happiness and self worth. …

18 Men Share the Totally Random Things That Turn Them On

“Sundresses drive me crazy—sexy, yet conservative.” –<i>Wayne</i><p>“Athletic women drive me up the wall. Nothing better than seeing a woman jogging about or working out in the gym. Watching her doing weighted squats, it's hard for me to avert my eyes.” –<i>Joseph</i><p>“Women in tennis dresses/clothes. Maybe it’s the …

How to Fulfill Your Destiny

Let's face it, destinies are hard to fulfill. First you have to know what they are, and that can take a really long time. I'm a perfect example. Last night I received a significant literary award for my current novel, <i>Mystic Tea</i>. There was even a ceremony at the <i>Providence</i>, a gorgeous historic venue …