Mason Ngawhika

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Why do we tell stories? Hunter-gatherers shed light on the evolutionary roots of fiction

From gathering around the campfire sharing tales to binge watching the latest Netflix series, humans are, and have always been, inveterate producers …

Anthropology

For Native Americans, a river is more than a 'person,' it is also a sacred place

The environmental group Deep Green Resistance recently filed a first-of-its-kind legal suit against the state of Colorado asking for personhood …

Anthropology

3 Sets Per Exercise Is Killing Your Gains!

Today I’m going to teach you something that’s going to turn your world upside-down. In fact, the majority of you are probably not going to like it …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Body Language

The football-body workout routine

Football players need a combination of speed, strength, agility, and power to be successful on the field—and that means a lot of time in the gym. To …

Moringa: The new superfood that's trending among wellness types

Superfood trends come and go - but it looks like moringa might be the new wellness additive that's here to stay.<p>Just like most trendy "new" …

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

5 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Start for as Little as $4,000

You don't need six figures in your bank account to start a business.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>As an entrepreneur, you are done working for other people. You want to follow your dreams, set your own goals and dive into projects you are passionate about.<p>But starting a business can …

Entrepreneurship

The health benefits of growing purple potatoes

Purple tatties not only look good – they could help ward off strokes and heart disease<p>OK, I’ll admit it. In the past I haven’t been resoundingly positive about growing potatoes. That’s because on my tiny plot in Croydon I have found growing the commercial white varieties (think King Edwards) …

Don't fear your mobile wallet

Smartphones have replaced lots of other accessories — cameras, flashlights, calculators. But many people are still reluctant to swap the wallets in their pockets for their digital counterparts.<p>A key reason consumers are hesitant to adopt mobile payments like Apple Pay and Android Pay, surveys say, …

FinTech

These New Gummies Are the Halo Top of Candy

Usually healthy desserts kind of feel like a sham, right? You try to tell yourself "it's just like the real thing!" But . . . is it? Is it really?<p>However, there are some brands that are seeeriously stepping up their game. Take Halo Top, for instance. The wizards at Halo Top Creamery created a …

A 12-Week Fat Loss Plan: Phase One

You’ve spent hundreds of dollars on programs, books, and workout videos. <b>You’ve stuck to plans for 2-90 days, only to burn out and resort to old ways</b>. …

This woman is trying to prove that women can have a high BMI and still be fit

If you’ve ever tried to see how healthy your weight is, you’ve probably looked up your BMI measurements.<p>Body Mass Index is simply a tool by which …

Fresh cocktail with orange, mint and ice

Cocktails

Glass of aperol with ice, orange and mint

Recipes

Toffogato, The Coffee Drink To Cure All Mondays

It’s a blustery November Monday, just days before America’s big Thanksgiving celebration. But right now, I’m not celebrating. It’s a dark, lonely, …

Coffee

Drinking Two Or More Cups Of Coffee Could Reverse Effects Of Boozing

Drinking two or more cups of coffee a day could help combat liver disease, researchers believe.<p>Fatty liver disease is often associated with boozing …

The more coffee you drink the longer you’ll live, new study says

A massive study that incorporated data from more than 200,000 people reveals that drinking regular amounts of coffee is associated with a lower risk …

This Coffee Is 80X More Potent Than An Espresso, So It Should Get You Through Your Post-Holiday-Tuesday

If you like your coffee like you like your Olympic powerlifters, this one’s for you. Because Viscous Coffee’s Asskicker brew is strong. Really strong. As in, get-your-heart-checked-out-by-a-doctor-ahead-of-time-to-make-sure-it-can-stand-the-abuse-it’s-about-to-take strong.<p>Literally — the Adelaide, …

Coffee

The ultimate coffee guide - Jamie Oliver | Features

It would seem that the UK is no longer a nation of tea drinkers. According to reports, coffee imports have risen by 75% since 1996, while tea imports …

Coffee

Study: 30% of kids have two or more sugary drinks a day

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new study sheds light on just how many calories and added sugars children are drinking.<p>Almost two-thirds of children in the United States consumed at least one sugary beverage on any given day -- and roughly 30% consumed two or more a day -- between 2011 and 2014, according to the study, …

Nutrition

This Is the Most Popular Cabbage Recipe on Pinterest

It's not a surprise that our readers are obsessed with cabbage. This humble vegetable can easily transform into an all-star side or main dish with …

Cooking

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Science reveals the truth about drinking whiskey to fight a cold

Sipping on whiskey sound way better than holding your nose while throwing back a cupful of NyQuil? You're in luck. The hot toddy, a mix of whiskey, …

Collard Greens

Is diabetes the world’s most connected health condition?

The world marks January 11 as the 95th anniversary of the date that insulin was first used in humans to treat diabetes. Since then it would seem that barely a week passes without another device or treatment in the works. According to the Centre for Disease Control, more than 29 million Americans …

Diabetes

Why drinking alcohol makes us hungry

Ever come home from a night of drinking and desperately craved French fries or pizza? Researchers say they have found the underlying mechanism: …

On Foodable Weekly: Cocktail & Bar Trends and Why Most Great Bars Fail

Top Trends of 2017 with Alex Kratena

<i>It's the start of a New Year and it’s time to look ahead to the biggest cocktail and mixology trends for 2017!</i><p><i>We caught up leading bartender</i> Alex …