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There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

7 'healthy' snacks that actually aren't healthy at all

Starting with vegetable crisps, for one...<p>Done right, snacking can keep hunger at bay, fuel your energy levels and provide a great source of …

Nutrition

11 Food Rules For The Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Inflammation in the body causes or contributes to many debilitating, chronic illnesses — including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, heart …

What is quantum entanglement? Part 3: Entanglement, at last

<i>This is part 3 in a lengthy series of posts attempting to explain the idea of quantum entanglement to a non-physics audience. Part 1 can be read</i> …

7 Surprising Benefits Of Eating More Ginger (Goodbye, Migraine!)

It boosts immunity.<p>Maya Kruchankova/ Shutterstock<p>Watch out, colds. Not only does ginger contain sesquiterpenes, chemicals that combat rhinovirus (the most common cause of colds), sipping ginger tea can also reduce congestion and other cold and flu symptoms, according to Cardiff University …

This Ancient Chinese Secret Will Give You a Flatter Stomach

The older I get, my stomach seems to be less on board with some of the eating habits I used to get away with in my younger years. Downing a bag of …

The Real Reason Fiber is Such a Big Deal—and 4 Things That Happen When You Eat More of It

Get informed about the fabulous health benefits of dietary fiber – your body will love you for it!<p>OK, we get it: Fiber is good. So why are so many of …

Holistic Medicine

The Beginner's Guide to Alternative Medicine—and Exactly How It Works

Although many Americans once scoffed at untraditional healing practices, a good deal of people are now dipping their toes into this trend. Holistic …

Microwaving Your Tea Makes It Healthier

Microwaves are miracle workers for lazy and innovative morning chefs. From breakfast sandwiches to melting chocolate to even poaching eggs, …

9 DIY snacks that will take you from hangry to happy

It’s always nice to have a homemade snack on hand. I like to think that if you’ve gone to the effort of making it yourself, it’s slightly less guilt-inducing than noshing on something store-bought, like, say, chips or snack-size candy bars.<p>Here’s a selection of savory and sweet ideas from the …

Food

Revealed: The 20 most popular attractions in Britain

The British Museum has been confirmed as the most popular UK attraction for the 10th year running, with 6,420,395 people passing through its doors in 2016.<p>Figures released today by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) revealed that all of the 10 most popular spots are in London, …

Researchers Think Portals May Link Our Visible World With The "Dark Sector"

Long ago, physicists identified and categorized the components of the visible universe. Up until recently, 16 particles formed everything in the …

Dark Matter

Foods That Promote Healthy Skin | Valet.

Reduce breakouts with probiotics<p>Plenty of people swear by probiotics for digestive health and immunity. But research now suggests that the "good …

Skin Care

The 'five-second rule' for dropped food is RIGHT, according to scientists - and here's why

The so-called 'five-second' rule for dropped food is correct, according to scientists.<p>A survey of 2,000 people found a whopping 79% of us admit to …

Agriculture

9 ways to watch movies online for free

No money in the budget for a Netflix subscription? Or Amazon Prime? Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to stream Hollywood's latest, but you can still enjoy gems such as "Apollo 13," "The Imitation Game" and plenty of …

To ping or not to ping..The PowerShell way

As this is my first blog here, here’s a bit about me. I’m a current lead SCCM Admin in the UK, and have found this great enjoyment for PowerShell in …

Soothe Sinus Pain With This Simple Apple Cider Vinegar Brew

Struggles with sinus pain are terribly unpleasant, and it seems like bugs and infections are creeping up all over the place. Even with one inhale of this warming pungent drink, you'll be able to breathe through your nose and feel less cloudy in your head. One of the most important things to do when …

Golden Milk: Separating Fact, Fiction, and Lies My Mother Told Me About Turmeric

Was it really turmeric milk that prevented this writer from getting the flu for over a decade?<p>In the Shah household, turmeric is a religion. It is to Indians what Windex is to the big, fat Greeks, and as far as my mother is concerned, there is nothing a tablespoon of turmeric in half a cup of hot …

6 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Overnight

We know that moment all too well: Our throat starts to get scratchy, our nasal cavities tingle, a throbbing pain takes up residence in between our …

12 'healthy habits' you're better off giving up

Powerful Immune System Boosters

The immune system is our internal warrior. It fights for us, even when we sleep, literally, or especially when we sleep. It defends us against the …

Wellness

Cycling Training Tips: Drink Coffee to Recover

Researchers found that coffee can help boost your glycogen levels. The catch? You have to drink a lot of it.<p>The connection between cycling and coffee is strong: Several bike-related brands have developed high-quality roasts recently (including <i>Bicycling,</i> whose organic Puncheur roast is available …

Cycling

Best foods for colds - TODAY.com

sharshonm / Shutterstock / sharshonm<p>If you’re like most people, you are itching to put your winter boots and coat into storage and trade them in for sandals and a T-shirt. Personally, I’m SO ready for spring. Too bad the cold and flu virus haven’t gotten the memo. According to the Centers for …

Immune System

5 Natural Liver Cleansing Tips - Quiet Corner

Your liver is like the maid of your body, cleaning up all the toxins you put into it, and therefore keeping all internal systems running smoothly. …

9 Vegan Tips for Natural Allergy Relief

Toss out your antihistamine pills and battle seasonal allergy-induced sneezing with natural products.

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

7 Cooking Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Fish

You didn't check for bones.<p>atsushi hirao/shutterstock<p>Surprise! Even fish labeled as boneless still sometimes have tiny bones. And getting one caught in your throat is a surefire way to ruin your dinner. Before doing anything else to prep your fish, use your fingers to feel for any rogue bones …