Kai Hal

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The Secret to Juicy Chicken on the Grill

No matter how hard we try, sometimes the inevitable happens: We overcook chicken. It’s dangerously easy to do. The good news is when it comes to …

This stunning discovery about the brain will have scientists rewriting textbooks

The lymphatic system is part of the circulatory system but, instead of blood, it carries lymph — a clear liquid that ferries immune cells and rids the body of toxins and waste. As a 2009 research review notes, <b>it is "an undisputed anatomical fact" that the brain is the only major organ that lacks a</b> …

Immune System

Here's How To Reflect, Meditate And Sustain Positivity

<i>Dulce Ruby is an explorer and an artist of written, visual and audio formats. Her GPS Guide below will teach you about meditation, reflection and how to sustain positivity.</i><p>Morning meditations are magical, and my favorite way to power up for the day. Starting your day with relaxation, reflection and …

Meditation

The Best Lemon Cake You'll Ever Have

When we’re visiting my grandmother in England, she always serves afternoon tea around 4pm. We’ll gather around the table in swimsuits and shorts, and …

I calculated my approximate age at death — and what I found was totally unexpected

That might sound a bit death-obsessed for a 28-year-0ld, but I've planned with my loved ones what they should do with my remains (launching my skeleton into space or being turned into a tree).<p>I figured I should calculate when it will happen to give them a little extra time to plan.<p>Death is going to …

Genealogy

10 Ways to Get a Bodacious Butt

Get a backside that's even better than a Photoshop job<p>When Kim Kardashian shared this post-workout butt selfie on Instagram, the Internet pretty much freaked out. After rumors flew that the pic was Photshopped, Kim responded in an extended tweet last week saying, "It sucks when people make up …

Depression saliva test may reveal those at risk of lifelong mental illness, revolutionize treatment, researchers say

The first biological test for clinical depression has been developed by scientists in a breakthrough that researchers say will enable it to be …

Depression

5 Exercises to Boost Your Mental Strength

Building mental strength is about regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner—despite your circumstances. …

Self-help

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Immune System

Beware Of These 10 Deadly Tech Hazards In Hospitals

Despite a stated mission of saving lives and providing care, hospitals and healthcare facilities can be very dangerous places. It’s estimated that more than 400,000 people are killed each year due to preventable medical errors, which include preventable Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). Many of …

How To Become A 401(k) Millionaire In Four Easy Steps

If it weren’t for the tripwires of human behavior, becoming a millionaire would be a pretty easy path to follow.<p>It’s mostly math and good habits.<p>So when I came across this piece on nowitcounts.com, a Web site for investors over 50, I saw a clear message: If you save consistently, the miracle of …

10 Companies That Hack IKEA for You

Oh, IKEA. You’re a renter’s best friend, a DIYer’s dream and a first home fixture. Because of that, you’re also a bit ubiquitous. Everyone loves a good storage footstool or contemporary sofa, but when all of your friends have the same one, it’s probably time for a change. Fortunately, you don’t …

Sleep: How to nap like a pro

We’ve all heard of the merits of power naps, says Tiffanie Wen, but are there good and bad ways to sleep during the day?<p>Growing up, sleep was considered paramount in my family home. My siblings and I didn’t have many house rules – bedtimes were flexible, we had free reign over microwaved TV dinners …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

12 Ways to Make the Best-Ever Crab Cakes

You don’t have to be from Maryland to master this crispy-sweet seafood dish. Here, 12 easy and delicious recipes for restaurant-worthy crab cakes.<p>You …

Recipe of the Week: Leafy Greens & Coconut Milk Soup

The goodies are gone and you're craving clean, energizing flavors. Seattle-based cook and gardener Amy Pennington's quick, restorative Asian-style …

Is This the Most Dangerous Food For Men?

There may be a hidden dark side to soy, one that has the power to undermine everything it means to be male<p>James Price’s breasts had been painful and swollen. It looked as if gum balls were implanted underneath each nipple. The slightest touch triggered throbs.<p>For Price, a retired U.S. Army …

How to improve your memory

Cognitive science has come to a few conclusions about the mechanics of learning.<p>For example, if you’re trying to remember what you read, highlighting …