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How Sleep Cleans Up the Brain

The exact reason why we sleep has long been one of the greatest mysteries of modern science. Many different theories have been proposed, but the fact …

Neuroscience

11 Fun Summer Crafts & Activities for Kids

The days are longer, and the kids are out of school, and you know what that means: It's time to dust off the ol' "Arts & Crafts for Kids" Pinterest …

Kids

15 Delicious Ways To Turn Zucchini Into A Hearty Meal

All I'm saying is if Bubba Gump was a vegetarian, he would be all about zucchini.

Food

The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.<p>Have you ever wondered what’s going on in your poop? Perhaps not. But this is precisely what we think about every day at the American Gut Project, the world’s largest microbiome citizen …

Biology

Here's Why Some Brains Really Are Smarter, According to This New Study

Are you 'neurally efficient'?<p>People with a higher IQ are more likely to have fewer connections between the neurons in the outer layer of their brain, …

The Brain

The 25 Most In-Demand Job Skills Right Now, According to LinkedIn

Looking for a new job? Depending on what line of work you’re in, you may want to brush up on your technical skills—or learn some new ones. LinkedIn …

Employment

These Carne Asada Tacos Will Make You Forget Chipotle Even Exists

If you want to break out of your grilling spin cycle, look south for inspiration.<p>Born and raised in Mexico City, Doug Robson is chef-owner of Gallo Blanco, a Mexican restaurant in Phoenix. On his nights off, Robson likes to bring home the tastes of his upbringing to his charcoal grill.<p>I watched him …

BBQ

10 Kid-Friendly Vegetable Sides for Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

My two kids go through the weirdest seasons with vegetables (currently we are living through a roasted broccoli and baby carrot season — if either of …

Cooking

Microglial control of astrocytes in response to microbial metabolites

Letter<p>Veit Rothhammer,<br>• Davis M. Borucki,<br>• Emily C. Tjon,<br>• Maisa C. Takenaka,<br>• Chun-Cheih Chao,<br>• Alberto Ardura-Fabregat,<br>• Kalil Alves de Lima,<br>• Cristina …

Google Scholar

The Poop Cure

<b>Your poop contains living beings!</b> Most of it isn’t alive, of course—as you’d expect, a lot of it is made up of things like water, undigested food, …

Microbiology

Is the Keto Diet the Secret to Better Brain Health?

Can the Keto Diet Help with Certain Brain Conditions?<p>Although it has recently resurfaced as a trendy approach to weight loss, the ketogenic diet was …

Diabetes

Paleo and Keto Almond Butter Mocha for Two Recipe

"This low-carb rich and decadent almond butter mocha will keep you fueled all day! It is ideal for keto and Paleo diets."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups warm …

Cocoa Powder

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Yoga

Mexican Cauliflower Rice Recipe

From: EatingWell.com, May 2018<p>Restaurant-style Mexican rice (sometimes called Spanish rice) gets a healthy, low-carb makeover in this recipe that …

Food

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Motivation

The most popular jobs for graduates – some with salaries near $100K

While new grads can learn a lot from commencement addresses like journalist Ronan Farrow’s, it turns out that they have a knack for going on to work …

Employment

How Black Leaders Unwittingly Contributed To The Era Of Mass Incarceration

In <i>Locking Up Our Own,</i> Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Forman Jr. argues that African-American leaders helped shape policies that harmed black communities. <i>Originally broadcast July 17, 2017.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV Worth …

Winston Churchill

Find Out Why Dietitians Think This Is the Perfect Weight-Loss Smoothie

A smoothie has two jobs: to taste utterly delicious, and to fill you up with hunger-satiating nutrition. Look no further, because this right here is the ideal smoothie recipe. It follows the perfect weight-loss formula designed by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, …

Healthy Eating

Erich Fromm’s Six Rules of Listening: Learn the Keys to Understanding Other People from the Famed Psychologist

The basic rule for practicing this art is the complete concentration of the listener.<p>Nothing of importance must be on his mind, he must be optimally …

Faceted Classification

10 Homemade Pesto Recipes That Go Way Beyond Basil and Pine Nuts

These aren't your Nonna's recipes.<p>Pesto will always be the best pasta topper known to man kind; it's the perfect blend of herbs and nuts, and …

Healthy Eating

A Deeper Understanding of MS and Vitamin D

When Johns Hopkins neurologist Ellen Mowry was beginning her fellowship in 2007, she already knew about the possible link between vitamin D and …

Multiple Sclerosis

Earn More For Your Family: Boost Your Income by Working Online

Moms that work fulltime in addition to juggling family life often face a real challenge when it comes to creating time to spend with the children. …

Personal Finance

Awesome Keto Soup Recipes That Are Low-Carb But Flavorful

These low-carb soups are so comforting and delicious, you'd never know they were keto diet-friendly.<p>If you're on the keto diet, you're used to …

Recipes

"I Was Afraid of My Son:" a New HBO Doc Looks at Children Struggling With Mental Illness

A new HBO documentary will tackle the tough subject of adolescent mental illness. Airing May 7, <b>A Dangerous Son</b> primarily focuses on three families dealing with children's severe mental health issues and violent tendencies, as well as the ways in which the system is not always able to provide the …

Mental Health

18 Highly Successful People on the One Song That Gets Them Hyped

From Kendrick to Coltrane.<p>There’s something oddly intoxicating about a good pump up jam.<p>All those Prince hits, those Hall and Oates tunes, those …

Success

Glutathione Might Be The Best Anti-Aging Compound Around. Here's How To Eat It Daily

Though the word may look like an element you had to memorize in 11th-grade chemistry, glutathione is actually an antioxidant found in both animal and …

Wellness

How to Care for Your Succulents

DIY Succulents <i>(Adams Media, 2015) by Tawni Daigle, is a great read for new succulent owners. Find the practical information you need to care for your</i> …

Plants

The Ultimate Potluck Recipes to Feed a Crowd

<b>1</b> of <b>27</b><p>Prosciutto Spinach Party Wheels<p><p>With some puff pastry on hand, these prosciutto, cheese and spinach filled party wheels are an easy and …

Cooking

Peruvian-Style Spatchcock Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Gently separate the skin of the chicken from the meat with your fingers.<p>Whisk together the soy, sambal, mustard, pasilla/ancho powder, cumin, salt, …

Cooking

Scientists Discover 'Time Crystals' Growing Right Under Their Noses

Scientists spent nearly a decade learning how to create time crystals. A new discovery shows they were hiding in plain sight the whole time.<p>In 2012, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frank Wilczek proposed the existence of a new type of crystal. While most crystals have a structure that repeats in two …

Chemistry