John Carmichael

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25 Depression-Era Desserts Worth Trying Today

The Depression Era was a time of limited ingredients, which lead to some inventive desserts! Whether it’s a pie made with green tomatoes or a cake …

Dessert

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

Why are modern men obsessed with self-improvement?

Young men are being encouraged to curb their appetites – and 'detox' their masculinity.<p>My friend recently met a man on a dating app and went out for dinner with him. When he arrived, the man announced that he didn’t drink. Nothing unusual about that: plenty of young men are abstemious these days. …

Silicon Valley

Everything you need to know about protein (but likely don't)

Protein has a starring role in many popular diets like Keto, Paleo and Whole 30, but how much do you really need for optimal health and weight loss?<p>There are three macronutrients — protein, fat, and carbohydrates — but these days, it seems like all anyone wants to talk about is protein. Read about …

Nutrition

'You’ve had what we call a cosmic orgasm': the rise of conscious breathing

When you’re looking at a screen, your breathing changes. You’re like an animal in stalking mode<p>It takes a lot of effort to breathe to someone else’s command. But before long, my mind wanders<p>Are you sitting comfortably? Airways clear, back straight, no respiratory conditions? OK. Take a series of …

Meditation

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Metformin

A Study of 140,000 People Says Walking This Much Per Week Adds Years to Your Life

It's less than you think.<p>Human beings are not sloths. "We need to move," Harvard psychiatrist John Ratey has explained. "It's only 10,000 years ago that we were hunter-gatherers and we moved anywhere from 10 to 14 miles a day."<p>Which might sound kind of alarming to you.<p>While we all know that too …

American Cancer Society

An Experts Guide on Male Fat Loss

<b>Trimming down and maintaining a lean and muscular physique is a sure-fire way to increase how well your clothes fit,</b> which can have a huge and …

Health

The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

The science of wanderlust

Todd Bliwise was nine years old the first time he tried to stow away on an airplane. Hopping in a taxi to the airport from his home in Palo Alto, …

Success

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Apps

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

How to get bigger legs without lifting weights

Along with a bigger, stronger chest, shirt-straining arms and popping six-pack abs, the want for bigger legs is one of the most common feelings for …

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Everyone’s breathing wrong, these experts say—here’s how to fix it

You’ve got your cardio-to-weight training ratio down to a science, you’re meditating on the reg, you’re eating <i>all</i> the adaptogens—and yet, you’re …

The seven best alternatives to overcrowded Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik’s sturdy walls have protected it for eight centuries, but can do nothing to tackle the newest threat to the city: tourist overcrowding. The Croatian port, a World Heritage Site made famous by its starring role in Game of Thrones, has witnessed a surge in arrivals over the last decade. …

Why You Should Drink Chocolate Milk After a Workout, and It's Not Just Because It's So Tasty

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Health News<p>Chocolate Milk as a Post-Workout Recovery Snack<p>Why You Should Drink Chocolate Milk After a Workout, and It's Not …

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

The Wonder Drug That's Free

Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and …

The Brain

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

How to eat like a chef for less than £20 a week

Food sustainability isn’t just about protecting our environment, it’s about protecting us, the consumers, and supporting the farmers who make our food.<p>Affordability is a key element of what a sustainable diet looks like. I call my approach Root to Fruit eating. It is a philosophy that aims to make …

Seasonal Food

You Can Now Buy Rolex's Most Sought After Watch Release Of The Year

Get a cool refreshing Pepsi for summer<p>There's always one release that sends Baselworld into meltdown (the world's biggest watch trade fair, if you weren't in the know). That release usually comes from Rolex. However, few realised that the GMT-Master II - 2018's stand out piece - would create this …

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

How to Trick Your Mind Into Enjoying Long Flights, According to a Travel Psychologist

Long-haul flights may only seem tolerable for travelers flying in luxurious lie-flat seats. But even in economy, I’ve discovered a number of ways to …

Duke University

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

Forget Croatia: Why You Need to Visit The ‘Real’ Balkans

It’s the unofficial beginning of summer, and the rising temperatures mean your social media scroll will soon be overrun with infinity pools in …