Lianie Collins

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No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your parents always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, their advice was right (were they ever wrong?). Eating a …

Wellness

8 Common Hormonal Imbalances That Are At The Root Of Weight Gain

Our bodies are hard-wired to send us signals when something isn't right, but often we're too busy to hear them begging for attention. Many of us experience signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalance every day. Recognizing and treating the subtle signs of hormonal imbalance is essential, yet so many …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Documentaries

When Leaving Religion Costs You Everything

In the first week of June, secular voters converged at the Lincoln Memorial—atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and unbelievers of all …

Faith

Do not try this at home: hacking your brain with electronics

Neuroscientists are divided about whether electrical brain stimulation improves learning or helps depression, but that hasn’t stopped DIY hackers giving it a try<p>Struggling with your mathematics homework? Sudoku proving too hard? Depression? ADHD? Post-traumatic stress disorder?<p>There’s a solution: …

The Brain

The 'Everyman' Chocolate Chip Cookie

This sweet little recipe is from the New York Times. This cookie is crisp on the outside, while chewy on the inside, a difficult feat for any cookie to achieve.<p>My apologies for being offline last week. We were hit with a nasty flu and the whole family was down for the count. I couldn't think of …

Recipes

Is Workaway Worth It to Travel On the Cheap?

My experience doing a workaway in Costa Rica was life-changing and really opened my eyes to another way of traveling. That being said, this type of travel is not for everyone, so before you make a decision, go over these few things.<p>First off let's talk about what exactly workaway is: an incentive …

Costa Rica

Apple And Cinnamon Cannoli

Step 1<p>Make The Pastry Dough<p>Mix the flour, butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl and mix well. Pour in the wine and mix slowly until it forms a dough. …

I Tried Switchel and I'll Never Drink Another Energy Drink Again

Forget canned energy drinks—this au naturale (and healthy!) replacement is all the hype<p>If you're a frequent visitor to your local farmers market or …

Immune System

Worldwide campaign to save picturesque Italian hilltop village from collapse

Civita di Bagnoregio, visited by 600,000 tourists a year, has a permanent population of fewer than 10, as the volcanic tufa on which it was built slowly crumbles away<p>It has outlasted occupation and invasion by the Etruscans, the Romans, the Lombards and the Nazis, but now a hilltop village that can …

How to invest $500

If investing feels like a rich person's game, it's not your imagination: Many online brokers impose initial deposit requirements of $1,000 or more. Mutual funds, a common investment choice with close to $16 trillion in U.S. assets, often have similar minimums.<p>But that doesn't mean you should sit on …

Here’s Why You Should Get In On The Switchel Craze, Plus A Recipe To Try

Some call it ‘Nature’s Gatorade.’ Others call it the ‘Nectar of Hipsters.’ Whichever term you choose, the fact is that switchel is coming back with a quickness. (Mostly because hipsters don’t seem to be tired of it just yet.)<p>So what is switchel, besides something with a neat name that vaguely …

Cider

7 Best Infographic Makers for Building an Infographic From Scratch

Infographics are such a fun and effective visual way to display information. We at Buffer have certainly used them quite a few times to share …

Infographics

5 More Shots Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

How varied is your photography repertoire? How diverse is your skill set? Mastering a particular kind of shot is important — essential, even. But …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

Is Your Tongue The Key To A Neuroscience Breakthrough?

We know that the brain is neuroplastic — adapts to changes in behavior, environment, thinking and emotions — and may even rewire itself in certain ways. Life experience also teaches us that the tongue is a learning tool that shapes our brain. During early development, babies test everything by …

U.S. Army

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The supermodel workout: One of the world's hottest women shares her 30-minute exercise routine with FEMAIL

Hannah Saul has revealed what it takes to be one of the world's hottest women.<p>The Australian supermodel is set to launch her own fitness app, …

5 Ways to Crush the Core

Time and time again, clients come to me with the same complaint. That complaint usually sounds like this:<p>"All I do is work out, but where is my six pack?"<p>Well, I usually rebut with this statement:<p>"What are you doing to create your six pack?"<p>Now, the answer usually consists of some sit ups, maybe …

The world's most startling mummies, and where to see them

Superfoods To Cut Alzheimer's Risk And Improve Memory

En español | The research is clear: What you eat has a big impact on your brain. In fact, the right foods — and combinations of foods — can enhance …

Giant 16th-Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Entire Rooms Hidden Inside

This epic colossus, half man, half mountain, was erected in the late 1500s by renowned Italian sculptor Giambologna as a symbol of Italy’s rugged …

Italy

The new reserve currency for the world’s rich is not actually currency

Here’s an interesting question: If the world’s economy is filling markets with a pervasive sense of uncertainty, why is the art market picking up steam for yet another season of what would appear to be massive sales?<p>For the very rich, art is a store of value—which is not a very new idea and one …

When a haircut is more than just a haircut

I was seven years old. I can’t remember whose birthday party it was, but we were celebrating at The Rink – the coolest place to have your birthday …

Hair

The 30-Day Push-Up Challenge

Your 30-Day Push-Up Challenge<p>Follow along with Holly as she demos each exercise in the slides that follow, and don't forget to add some "pull" …