Jennifer Guerra

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Explaining "Tech Neck," a Growing Concern of the Social Media Age

“Neck consults are on the rise earlier than ever,” says Dr. Shereene Idriss of Manhattan’s Wexler Dermatology Group. The reason? Rising complaints (both physical and aesthetic) about "tech neck," which can result from too much time bent over a phone or laptop.<p>To combat increasing concerns, …

Skin Care

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention.<p>Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D. at …

Carbon Dioxide

'Cat on lead' trend is causing pets distress, RSPCA warns

Pet owners should stop walking their cats around on a leash because they become stressed and agitated when they “lose control”, the RSPCA has warned.<p>Across Britain a growing number of pet owners are walking their cats on leads in a bid to give them more “enrichment”, the charity says - but doing so …

RSPCA

What’s the best meditation style for your personality type?

Everyone has their own fitness personality: Some people can’t get enough of SoulCycle, while others see tapping it back to a Katy Perry song as their …

Meditation

$45 Later, This Wall is The Best Thing in My New Backyard

Outdoor vertical container gardens don't have to be fancy, self-watering affairs that cost hundreds of dollars. For under $50, I made a lush, …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Tesla Announced the Cost of Its Solar Roof

Just under six months after announcing its Solar Roof, Tesla has finally put a price tag on those eco-friendly solar tiles that look like the real …

US warns travelers about tainted alcohol in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States is warning travelers to Mexico about tainted or counterfeit alcohol following the death of a Wisconsin woman.<p>The State Department updated Mexico's safety and security guidance on its website, urging vacationers to avoid excessive alcohol.<p>"There have been allegations that …

How to learn to play the piano in six weeks

In How to Play the Piano, the concert pianist James Rhodes teaches readers how they can learn the instrument in just six weeks. Watch the video above to find out more.<p>Many adults express a desire to learn an instrument, but may have been put off by childhood lessons, the dread of long and tedious …

Piano

Want a Brain That's 10 Years Younger? Here's What Science Has to Say

Just like the rest of the body, staying young mentally is all about getting the right kind of exercise.<p>Voracious readers, grammarians, wordsmiths, and trivia masters may have an advantage when it comes to staying mentally young, at least if they do something with their skill every day. Researchers …

The Brain

Sustainable Dutch home for sale comes with surreal custom furniture

Wowza<p>The last time we saw this one-of-a-kind Dutch home, it was the coolest half-buried snow villa in all the land. Fast forward some years and “Dutch Mountain House,” the brainchild of architect and art historian couple Sanne Oomen and Lucas Mol, has hit the market (price upon request). And with …

This Folding Mobile House Builds Itself In 10 Minutes

One company's forward-thinking design represents a streamlined approach to the concept of "pack up and go."<p>In an apparent effort to reduce the number …

Stretching Doesn't Work (the Way You Think It Does)

Does stretching make you more flexible? I know the obvious answer to this question, based on what we’ve all been told about the merits of stretching, …

Balance - Basic Principles of Design

Balance in design is the distribution of elements of the design. Balance is a visual interpretation of gravity in the design. Large, dense elements …

Facebook Is Telling Your Friends Where You Are at All Times. Here’s How to Stop It

Snapchat isn't the first app that allows users to track friends' locations<p>Snapchat made headlines earlier this week with the introduction of “Snap …

Social Media

We Tried The Washable Flats You're Seeing All Over Pinterest

Some flats feel amazing at first, but fall apart in a month or two. Others kill your feet when you first break them in, but then turn out to be great. It's so hard to know!<p><b>1) People who are looking for durable, washable flats that can handle wear and tear.</b> These totally lived up to that.<p><b>2) People</b> …

The World's Most Unconventional (and Beautiful) Doors

What's a door? If you ever gave any thought at all to this question, you would probably say something like: a door is a tall, thin, rectangular piece …

Elon Musk wants to link computers to our brains to prevent an existential threat to humanity

Elon Musk is a busy guy.<p>He's developing electric vehicles, self-driving cars, tunnel-boring infrastructure technology, and re-usable rockets (with the goal of getting humans to Mars).<p>Given Musk's ambitiousness, it's not totally surprising that he is also launching a company that will look into ways …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Immune System

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Self-improvement

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

How to Become More Self-Aware, According to Research

You probably know more than a few people who are just clueless about themselves.<p>They make the same errors over and over but never seem to notice. …

Self-awareness

Children whose parents spend time on mobile devices have more behavior issues

The question<p>Scanning text messages or checking news or sports alerts on a cellphone is common in today’s world. If parents do this while interacting with their children, might it affect the children’s behavior?<p>This study<p>The study involved 170 two-parent families with at least one child older than 1 …

Mobile Devices

What do the symbols on your clothing labels really mean?

Washing care decoded<p>We’ve all been there. Got a fab new cashmere top, worn it once, put it in the wash and completely shrunk it, because we put the …

Cleaning

Celeb Chiropractor Reveals How to Be Comfortable in High Heels & Avoid Injuries

Sure, soaring stilettos can look flattering and add a touch of sizzle, but they can lead to pain or injury, too.<p>To the rescue comes Dr. Liza Egbogah, …

Pain

Meet Beyoncé's Favorite New Designer

How Kelsey Fairhurst broke through the noise.<p>Need a blueprint for achieving liftoff as an emerging designer? Let Kelsey Fairhurst be your guide. After spending the past three-plus years working as a graphic designer for the CFDA, the Ohio native recently launched her own namesake line of cool …

Meet David Beckham's yoga trainer - who wants to banish your Dad bod

Good news for all sweat-drenched, middle-aged men who struggle through grueling gym classes a week in the sad battle against ‘Dad bod’: you are wasting your time.<p>Throw away your Fitbit, smash your Apple Watch and stop counting the calories. What you really need is yoga.<p>This is the gospel according …

17 of the Most Impressive Yoga Poses on Instagram

Even if you can't bend yourself into a pretzel or defy gravity with masterful inversions (yet), admiring the craziest yoga poses on Instagram can be …

Yoga

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …