Josh Rauch

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The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

Learning

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition

The solution for the melting polar ice caps may be hiding in the rainforest | Dr Paul Salaman

Reducing carbon emissions is truly important to mitigating climate change. But in the meantime, it’s faster and cheaper to save and regrow tropical trees<p>There was already dramatic evidence that our planet is undeniably warming before 30 December 2015, when the world heard that the ice at the North …

Climate Change

Dieting? Calorie-counting? Four of the best food-tracking apps

How MyFitnessPal, Lose It, Noom Coach and HAPIcoach could help you towards healthier eating habits in 2016<p>“Never mind the calories, it’s time to eat more turkey / pour more sherry / wolf another chocolate orange. I’ll eat healthily in January though … ”<p>The traditional British approach to Christmas …

Coddled Infants Claim College Victory

The president of Ithaca College is the latest in a string of administrators to be forced out by his own students. His offense? Hard to …

The Jar Jar Binks actor says he won't return to the 'Star Wars' movies because 'I've done my damage'

But behind the computer-generated character is a man: actor Ahmed Best. And he was living out his "Star Wars" dream until he became, in his words, "the most hated" character in "Star Wars," and then dealt with the "painful" backlash.<p>In a Skype interview with Jamie Stangroom for his "These Are the …

Star Wars

5 Things Not to Do When Running a Small Business

I’ve been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle …

Psychology says you need to achieve these 3 goals to become an adult

As a 30-something, he expected people to talk about what psychologists call "role transitions," like starting a career, getting married, and buying a house.<p>Instead, his 18- to 29-year-old subjects listed ways they felt like adults and ways they didn't. This led him to coin the term "emerging …

Giant Squid Captured On Camera In Japanese Bay, Swimming Alongside Divers

Giant squids usually remain in the dark depths of the ocean or in pirate stories. However, late last week on Christmas Eve, a squid from this elusive …

Christmas Eve

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Psychology

5 Daily Tips (You Already Know) for Pushing Through Your Depressive Rut

I've fallen, and I can't get up. <i>Again.</i><p>Depression is a beast, and frankly, sometimes we just don't feel like dragon-slaying to get through <i>the morning</i>, let alone an entire day. I'm not talking about lighter days where we just need an extra hour of sleep because the kids kept us up, or when ruminating …