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11 DIY Body Scrubs to Give Your Skin That Summer Glow

As the weather starts heating up, one thing becomes abundantly clear: Beach season is upon us! And while we start shopping for those stylish one-piece swimsuits and trying out our easy summer hairstyles, we’re also hunting for our new fave summer skin products. Surviving a long cold winter of dry, …

Daily dose of vitamin D 'can improve function in damaged hearts'

A daily dose of vitamin D can improve the blood-pumping performance of damaged hearts, a study has found.<p>Researchers studied 160 patients being treated for heart failure using a variety of proven drug treatments and pacemakers.<p>Participants who took a vitamin D3 supplement daily for one year …

Morgan Freeman has been traveling around the world learning about how we see God

The man famous for his godly voice and portraying God in “Bruce Almighty” doesn’t believe in God — at least in the traditional way.<p>Morgan Freeman believes that man invented God. But that doesn’t mean he is an atheist.<p>“My opinion does not question the existence of God, merely how we arrived at the …

Morgan Freeman's 'The Story of God,' and the spiritual bond with Rome

Morgan Freeman has played god twice, and offered up a godlike voice in countless narrations, but those gigs aren't what inspired him to serve up an almighty story.<p>Instead, the Academy Award-winning actor visited a mosque where he found an image of Jesus Christ. The realization that Islam recognizes …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Happiness

Get Instantly Bigger Eyes with These Quick Tricks

There's nothing worse than having to wake up early after a long sleepless night only to find that your lack of beauty rest has resulted in tired …

You're Applying Your Perfume Wrong. We're Here To Help.

Stop rubbing your wrists together!<p>When putting on perfume or cologne, do you spray it into the air and walk through the "cloud?" Or do you mist it on as the final step of getting dressed? Believe it or not, there is a right way to apply fragrance, especially if you want the scent to last longer …

Beauty

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

Do What Makes You Happy

"There is no duty so much underrated as the duty of being happy." -- Robert Louis Stevenson<p>As I sat down on the chaise by the window in my living room -- one of my favorite writing spots -- I caught a glimpse of a sign in my daughter's room that says, "Do what makes you happy." Someone gave it to …

The Smart Smoothie: How to Make the Right Smoothie for Your Goals

<b>Ahh smoothies... so many of us think they are the healthiest choice. Smoothies can be an excellent addition to your meal plan or they can truly be your saboteur.</b><p>Be smart! It is very important that you know why you are adding what you are adding and there is a purpose to it. Otherwise, the calories …

How to get the most out of Android 6.0 Marshmallow’s most exciting feature

Now that the latest software update has begun to roll out to select Android smartphones, it’s time to become more familiar with the key features of …

21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Aren’t Eggs

Eggs taste delicious, look delicious and are super high in protein, so they keep a ravenous appetite at bay on any given morning (or evening, if you like breakfast for dinner.) But if you want to tone it down on the cholesterol, it’s probably not wise to eat an egg or two <i>every</i> single day. If you …

Tráiler de 'Beasts of No Nation', con Idris Elba

Tráiler de ‘Beasts of No Nation’, con Idris Elba<p>La nueva película de Cary Fukunaga ('True Detective') protagonizada por Idris Elba ha impactado a la …

Misión Rescate

Durante una misión tripulada a Marte, el astronauta Mark Watney es dado por muerto después de una tormenta feroz y abandonado por su tripulación. …

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

Greater connectivity in the brain may be linked to greater happiness and life satisfaction.<p>It seems that some people may really have all the luck. According to the "general intelligence g factor" theory, if you're adept at one cognitive function (like working memory), you're likely to be adept in …

The Brain

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24 fruits and vegetables that will extend your lifespan

<b>(CnOPhoto via Shutterstock)</b><p>No one food is going to change your life, but a diet rich in these fruits & vegetables will start you on your way<p>Larry Schwartz<p>September 14, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It may come as a shock to regular readers of health publications, …

Nutrition

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

5 reasons why it’s so difficult for women to join the atheist movement

<b>(Christopher Hitchens, Sikivu Hutchinson, Richard Dawkins (Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/Facebook/Chris Keane/Diane Arellano))</b><p>Atheism is no less subject to the norms of our overtly patriarchal society<p>Soraya Chemaly<p>August 20, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>In a Salon piece last week called “Where are the …

Religion

6 simple tricks to improve the way you react to stress

As our stress levels increase, our response continues over a long period of time and puts our work effectiveness and health levels at risk.<p>Once we've identified our stressors, it's crucial to learn how to reverse our stress response, writes Elizabeth Scott in her book " 8 Keys to Stress Management …

Las mejores aplicaciones de la semana (LXXXI): Windows Phone, iOS y Android

Una semana más os traemos la recopilación con las mejores aplicaciones para tu sistema operativo móvil favorito en tu tablet o smartphone, ya sea …

Windows 10 with Bing could make way for cheaper Windows gadgets

It looks like Microsoft is doubling down on a strategy to get Windows 10 running on a billion devices. Like it did with Windows 8, the software giant …

How much water should you drink? Research is changing what we know about our fluid needs

As British cyclist Alex Dowsett was preparing last winter for an assault on the one-hour time-trial world record, his sports science team was fretting over the details – like the optimal temperature at the velodrome in Manchester. Warm air lowers air resistance, but risks parching the cyclist, who …

5 ways to add notes to Evernote without typing

While the stalwart keyboard is still the main data entry tool on all our devices, typing your notes into Evernote can be slow and, on smartphones and tablets, cumbersome. Fortunately, your favorite note-taking app offers a variety of alternatives for capturing lists, articles, research, and other …

Facebook Messenger now only shares your location when told to

Today, Facebook Messenger is receiving an update which changes the way that the app handles location sharing. After a few months in the works, Facebook has decided to disable location sharing by default, instead allowing users to explicitly send a map of their location or another particular place …

Apps

Go Nuts: 5 Reasons To Drink Smoothies All Summer Long

There are some things in life—French fries and funnel cake, for example—that taste really good but make you feel really bad after you’ve finished them. And then there are others, like celery and rice cakes that give you a virtuous feeling but don’t do much for your taste buds. Smoothies, the holy …

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Back Pain