Kat Sundberg

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What Your Kids Need To See In Your Marriage

I’ve been happily married for almost 20 years, but by no means am I an expert on relationships, love, or even marriage for that matter. Rather, it …

Why sex is better in a long-term relationship

The best sex arrives after 15 years together so enjoy the long haul, says Anna Moore<p><b>1 Time to explore</b><p>This may come as a surprise but it takes years to get really good at sex. In fact, the award-winning, much-celebrated sex guide Enduring Desire (by marital and sex therapists Michael Metz and Barry …

This breakthrough could help scientists see exactly how depression, Alzheimer's, and autism transform our brains

There are approximately 86 billion neurons in a human brain, one of the most intricate known structures in the universe. These brain cells all communicate constantly with each other using perhaps 100 trillion synapses, the messaging points between brain cells where signals can pass from one neuron …

Neuroscience

4 Ways Your Office Is Crushing Your Creativity

Two-thirds of employees believe that they work in spaces that stifle creativity and innovation, a Gensler survey finds.<p>Is your office stifling your creativity? A recent survey, conducted by the global architecture firm Gensler, suggests as much. The good news: You can do something about it.<p>The …

The Workplace

This Cocktail Was Once as Popular as the Martini. And Then It Disappeared.

It's called the Bijou, and it has emerged from decades-long hibernation.<p>In the cocktail renaissance of the last decade, many classics have been exhumed, polished, and updated for modern palates. Some have taken hold and are now as common on bar menus across the country as the gin-and-tonic. The …

How Clever Are You Really? Scientists Can Now Accurately Measure Human Intelligence

This could lead to the creation of truly intelligent AI.<p>How clever do you think you are? Normally we would try and define such a benchmark using …

Scientists Have Discovered Never-Before-Seen Vessels in The Brain

"They'll have to rewrite the textbooks."<p>Scientists in the US have discovered a new series of lymphatic vessels in the body that link the brain to the …

Scientists Explain All Your Dumb Hiring Decisions

You’ve definitely heard of cognitive bias by now, but you might still be surprised how deep it can run.<p>You probably don’t need a reminder of how much bad hires can hurt–but here’s one anyway: Some research suggests that each bad hire leaves employers with a monetized loss of over $50,000 in …

New Study Links Gut Bacteria and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome—a condition that continues to baffle doctors—may be influenced by a person's intestinal bacteria—sometimes called gut …

Are You Ready to Get Married? Ask These 9 Questions First

You found your other half. Congrats! You may be basking in the love glow and thinking about making it legal. After all, there’s nothing like waking up next to your best friend every single morning. While studies show marriage offers a slew of physical, emotional, and financial benefits, according …

Gardens: how to keep basil alive | James Wong

Supermarket basil is notoriously shortlived. But there are ways to make it last<p>A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem …

Gardening

This App Will Pretty Much Turn You Into a Professional Bartender Los Angeles Magazine

If you’re like me, your favorite place to drink is in your living room. But imbibing your go-to cocktails night after night made with whatever you …

Cocktails

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Street harassment of women just became a hate crime in this county

By Elahe Izadi<p>, Staff writer<p>A community in central England has become the first in the country to label misogyny a hate crime.<p>Street harassment, unwanted sexual advances, physical or verbal assault, and using mobile devices to send unwanted messages or take photographs without consent are all …

Nottinghamshire

There's Now a Drugstore Cure For Acne

Super strong retinol without an RX.<p>The topical answer to acne, wrinkles, sun damage, enlarged pores, stretch marks, Vitamin A derivatives–aka retinoids–are unequivocally the holy grail of effective skin care. The catch? Scoring potent retinoids has always required a trip to the dermatologist. Until …

20 Paleo Desserts That Look Insanely Good

The Paleo diet has become more and more popular over the years, mimicking our ancient ancestors’ most basic diet of vegetables, meats, fruits, and …

Nutrition

10 Drought-Tolerant Plants to Have a Bountiful Garden—with Less Water

What did people of the desert eat before irrigation wells and the global food system came along? They ate a lot of meat, to be sure. But they also …

Gardening

When meds didn’t improve my depression, I tried retraining my brain waves instead

Two years ago, I walked through the door of a Seattle therapist’s office with the goal of resetting my 45-year-old brain. A trauma survivor with a history of depression and anxiety, I was hoping that an alternative mode of therapy I’d heard about called neurofeedback might finally alleviate my more …

Moringa's Health Benefits In Lowering Inflammation

<i>Copyright: Brenda Dawson/UC Davis</i><p>Moringa is known throughout the world as a miracle tree. But, what exactly is moringa and why is research buzzing about the possible health benefits of this hearty plant?<p>Moringa is a tree that is an important crop native to India and currently grown throughout the …

Antiinflammatory

A thirsty Pasadena lawn morphs into a stunning, drought-tolerant habitat for hummingbirds

We're asking Southern California readers to share photos of their lawn-to-drought-garden makeovers. Here's how one Pasadena homeowner did it:<p>Thirst is a relative term when it comes to David Rose's Pasadena yard, as he exchanged water-hungry St. Augustine grass for a hummingbird habitat filled with …

7 Signs You've Found Your Life Partner (That Have Nothing to Do With Romance)

<i>For BRIDES, by Jillian Kramer</i><p>We've been socialized to swoon over flowers, chocolates, and other romantic gestures. "But romance only takes a relationship so far," says Toni Coleman, psychotherapist and relationship coach. "Successful relationships happen when we choose with our heads as well as our …

Brides

Graphene batteries may cut your phone recharge time to 15 minutes

Revealed by Chinese company Dongxu Optoelectronics, the battery pack is called the G-King. It has a 4,800mAh capacity, which is considerably more than what we see in a smartphone, and more inline with small tablets, or compact laptops like the 11-inch MacBook Air. Dongxu claims the battery regains …

MacBook Air

Tesla introduces a more affordable Model X

Tesla is doing its part to slash the sticker prices on its vehicles. On Wednesday, the electric-vehicle automaker introduced its Model X 60D, which carries a starting price tag of $64,500 (after incentives), compared to the original Model X’s $80,000 starting price.<p>We guess <i>that’s</i> more affordable to …

15 Recipes to Prove That Frosé Is *the* Chill Drink Trend of Summer

Rosé is *the* wine of choice during the hot summer months, crowding out all the other bevvies in the cooler. It’s no coincidence that, this year in particular, when Rose Quartz is the on-trend color, rosé is the most on-trend drink you can have. Well, you fell in love with wine slushies already, so …

Top 10 Homemade Organic Fertilizers - Quiet Corner

Go no further than your pantry, backyard or the beach for materials to make your own organic fertilizers:<p>BANANA PEELS<p>Eating a banana helps replenish …

Women resort to faking orgasms to put a stop to unwanted sex, study finds

Many women feign sexual pleasure in order to end "bad" or unwanted sex sooner, a study has found.<p>Although the study had recruited women to speak …

Gardening calendar: what to do in July

About thyme<p>Remember that the more you use your herbs, the more young, bushy growth they will produce and the more tempting they will be to harvest. A virtuous circle. Many herbs make very pretty and scented foliage to bunch alongside cut flowers, too, if nothing else keeps you picking.<p>Water …

Surprising Things About First Month of Marriage

By the time you got married, you knew your partner through-and-through. But, according to our experts, a few things are still bound to take you by surprise after the big day. "Most people underestimate how the commitment to marriage changes their relationship, even if you lived together …

16 Unique Mojito Recipes to Kick Off Happy Hour

It’s the end of the day, and you’re dying to get out of work and meet your friends for happy hour. While checking in at a bar can be super fun, other times you just want to relax. Heading home, putting on your comfiest duds and mixing up a pitcher of your fave summer cocktail is sure appealing …

These 9 'future food' trends are changing the way we eat

In recent years, Silicon Valley has turned its eyes on the food industry. From coffee-infused gummies to lab-grown meat, the foods in development today are shaping the culinary scene of tomorrow.<p>Whether your ideal meal is a quinoa bowl served by "robots" or meal-replacement beverage Soylent, …

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