Kim Sandstrom

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5 signs you’re eating too little for your workout

Since the early 1970s the number of female athletes has grown by a whopping 560 percent among high school students and nearly one thousand percent among college students. This is fantastic news, of course: Athletics can lead to lifelong benefits in terms of girls’ (and women’s) health and …

25 simple things to give up if you want to succeed

Just as you declutter your office and home, from time to time do a check and throw out anything that isn't helping you make your success achievable.<p>Here are some good places to start.<p>Perfectionism sets us up for failure. It's not a quest for the best but a way of telling yourself you'll never be …

Self-improvement

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

Converse Just Updated the Chuck Taylor for the First Time in 98 Years

Meet the new, more comfortable Chuck II.<p>At Esquire, we like the classics: classic suits, classic cars, and classic cocktails. So when we heard that Converse was revamping their iconic Chuck Taylor for the first time in almost 100 years, we were incredulous. Would they mess it up? Why change a …

Google's new finger control technology is straight out of a science fiction movie

If Google has its way you won't need to touch a screen at all anymore.<p>The company's lab for advanced projects showed off new technology on Friday that lets users move their fingers in the air to control objects in the virtual world.<p>It's called Project Soli, and it uses radar waves to detect precise …

Science Fiction

Boeing just patented a drone that can fly forever

This week the US Patent and Trademark Office approved an application from Boeing's James J. Childress and John J. Viniotis for an autonomous drone that can be recharged without landing.<p>Today the amount of time a drone can spend in the air is limited by the amount of fuel or electricity the unmanned …

Emotional Pain Chart

7 Meat-Free Proteins That Boost Weight Loss

Get a lean, strong body—no steak, chicken or fish required.<p>Anyone who has ever tried to build a better body knows that protein plays a key role in …

Nutrition

Gentle shake creates elusive ‘roton’ in superfluid

Scientists discovered in 1937 that liquid helium-4, when chilled to extremely low temperatures, became a superfluid that could leak through glass, …

What to Do During Pregnancy to Make Losing the Baby Weight Easier

Set yourself up for success now!<p>When you're pregnant, it may seem like the most logical course of action is to devour whatever you want (after all, you're eating for two!) and worry about the weight gain <i>after</i> your bundle of joy is born. But taking a proactive approach can make getting back to your …

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Consciousness

How your eyes trick your mind

Look closer at optical illusions, says Melissa Hogenboom, and they can reveal how you truly perceive reality.<p><b>Visual, or optical, illusions show us that our minds tend to make assumptions about the world – and what you think you see is often not the truth.</b><p><b>Throughout history, curious minds have</b> …

Consciousness

This Sleek Electric Bike Runs On Solar Power, So You Never Need To Plug It In

“We wanted to make it totally independent from traditional power sources,” says Armin Oberhollenzer, CEO of Leaos, the company that makes the bike. …

Electric Bikes

Scientists have engineered a bacteria with a genetic 'kill switch'

Genetic engineers have designed strains of <i>E. coli</i> bacteria that can survive only in the presence of a synthetic amino acid that does not exist in the natural environment — meaning that if these bacteria escape the lab, they should, in theory, eventually die.<p>“Amino acids are the essential building …

Will nanotechnology soon allow you to 'swallow the doctor'?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine a swarm of microscopic robots, so tiny that a teaspoon can hold billions of them.<p>They are ready to be injected into the most delicate areas of a human body -- the heart and the brain -- to deliver drugs with extreme precision or work like an army of nano surgeons, operating from …

Nanotech

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Gardener's Supply

Starting a vegetable garden? Dream big, but start small and expand as you gain experience. Raised beds make efficient use of space and keep …

Gardening

First Earth-size planet found in habitable zone

An artist's concept depicts Kepler-186f, the first validated Earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone. (Image Credit: NASA …

No. 1: Family Medicine

Family doctors and family physicians who deliver babies were the most requested search of hospitals, clinics, health centers and others engaged Merritt Hawkins and AMN Healthcare's other physician staffing companies to conduct during the 12-month period from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013.

Brain-boosters: Six foods that are good for your brain

<b>Ever thought that what you eat can also make you smarter? Eating well does not just give an energy boost but is also fuel for your brain.</b><p>Research …

The Challenge of the Planets, Part Three: Gravity

Author: David S. F. Portree. David S. F. Portree Science<p>Date of Publication: 01.25.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:44 pm. 1:44 pm<p>It is strange that …

10 Secrets of Super Happy Couples

What do happy couples do right? We found 10 surprisingly quirky relationship tips to help you have a happy marriage or relationship<p>This just in from the love lab: Surprisingly quirky—and scientifically proven—ways to maintain a great relationship.<p><b>Pretend you just met.</b>Whether you've been together …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

Burn even more calories first thing in the a.m.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? Check out these five ways to wake up and increase the calorie burn.<p><b>Exercise</b>That early workout doesn't …

Don't detox your body, reboot it! And keep that blender handy | Fox News

The common idea of a detox can be a detour away from your optimal eating habits, and a false quick fix. That’s why I recommend a reboot instead.<p>By “reboot” I mean a process that restores your energy and health through well-balanced nutrition. Rather than the deprivation of a quick detox, a reboot …

Finding Happiness at Work

Happiness is one of the most basic pursuits of humans. It drives many of us in our personal lives but often takes a back seat at work. This needs to change for employees, and their employers, to reach new levels of success.<p>Whether you call it happiness, job satisfaction, or engagement, it's …

What speaking two languages does to the brain

There is increasing evidence that bilingualism can affect how the brain works. Older, lifelong bilinguals have demonstrated better cognitive skills …

Language Learning

What are the healthiest vegetables to grow?

All vegetables are good for you but, according to the Nutrient Rich Foods index, some are even more healthy than others<p>What decides what you grow to eat in your garden? It may be what tastes best, or it may just be just what grows with the least effort; it’s certainly hard to resist the sheer …