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17 Foods That Make You Poop (For Constipation Relief)

1) Berries<p>Pick a berry, any berry, and chances are it will help get things moving in no time. That’s because most berries are a good source of fiber. …

Nutrition

If You're Trying to Get Rid of Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 14 Delicious Breakfasts

Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as whole grains and MUFAS (monounsaturated fatty acids) — think avocado, nuts, and seeds — help diminish visceral fat around your inner organs.<p>Don't …

Breakfast

How Should Companies Handle Snow Days?

Everything you need to know about working (or not working!) during severe weather<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues -- everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>With …

The Workplace

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

Alternative Medicine

11 Strange Things That Will Improve Your Soil

Healthy soil, just like healthy people, requires a balanced combination of elements. Each of those elements has a key role in the various processes …

This Is How Long You'd Survive On Every Planet in the Solar System

For all its issues and faults, Earth is still a beautiful place. Think about it: the colorful sunsets, the warm ocean breeze, dogs, Doritos, the fact …

Astronomy

Can You Eat Frozen Dinners for Five Weeks Healthily?

Eating well is pretty damn tough. If you don’t know how to cook, can’t stand the phrase “meal prep,” or just feel like there’s no way in hell you’ll be able to cook at the end of a workday or after a tough workout, getting something nutritious for dinner becomes even more challenging. Your options: …

Nutrition

Nearby ‘Goldilocks’ planet has everything it could need to support life

Ross 128b: It’s the latest best address in intergalactic real estate.<p>It’s Earth-sized.<p>It sits in a “Goldilocks Zone” where it’s neither too hot, nor …

Here's How Flaxmeal Can Help With Weight Loss

Flaxseed is one staple you should definitely have in your kitchen. Aside from one tablespoon of flaxmeal offering your daily recommended dose of omega-3s, find out how these little seeds can help you lose weight.<p>Healthy Fats<p>Flaxmeal is a great source of omega-3s, which can reduce inflammation and …

Can’t have sugar or salt? Use these 9 health alternative flavourings instead

It’s no secret Canadians love their salt and sugar. However, seeing as an excess of both can lead to problems with blood pressure and increased …

Ikea has debuted an indoor farm that grows greens 3 times as fast as in a garden

Ikea is known for its flat-pack kitchen tables, islands, and cabinets.<p>Now the home-furnishings retailer is experimenting with a product that would allow it to harvest salad greens in-store.<p>Space10, Ikea's innovation lab, has designed a prototype of a mini-farm that can grow greens and herbs indoors.<p>…

Aquaponics

'Plastic-Eating' Fungus Found In Pakistan Garbage Dump

We know that plastic is a major pollutant, tough to break down organically, producing toxic fumes when burnt and often entering the food chain …

Pollution

Zero Waste Week: 5 steps you can take today

<b>Today marks the start of Zero Waste Week, an annual awareness campaign for reducing landfill and waste in the oceans.</b><p>The amount of waste we produce …

5 Myths About Exercise Debunked

Personal trainer Max Lowery wants you to know a few things about these common exercise myths.<p>Max Lowery, 27, recently told us why he would never touch a protein shake, even if you paid him.<p>Now, the stockbroker turned personal trainer and founder of the 2-Meal Day diet wants to iron out some more …

Fitness

See How the Solar Eclipse Will Look From Anywhere in the U.S.

The 2017 total solar eclipse is fast approaching, and hordes of sky gazers are scrambling to find a spot where they can see the shadow of the moon …

Ridiculous solar eclipse lodging costs will make you want to watch it online

The total solar eclipse in August will only darken skies above parts of the U.S. in its line of totality for barely 3 minutes, but for that brief …

NASA's Juno Reported Back, and Things Are Getting Weird

Juno’s Revelations<p>NASA’s Juno spacecraft has just revealed a wealth of new information about our Solar System’s biggest resident, Jupiter, and it’s …

Astronomy

Here's How to Lose Those Last 10 Pounds

A big weight-loss journey requires consistency, determination, and commitment. However, many of our readers have noted that those last 10 pounds are …

Fitness

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

iPhone 7S Leaks Reveal Apple's Expensive Smartphone

The iPhone is changing. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the world’s best selling smartphone and Apple is planning a major (if expensive) redesign. Now we know a lot more…<p>As a tonic to the triple confirmation that Apple’s flagship iPhone will be delayed, there is now better news because a further …

Mobile Technology

Life After Death for the iPhone

A story that many of you have no doubt already read, about a man in China who made his own working iPhone 6S from spare parts, made the rounds over the last week. While his curiosity, persistence, and ingenuity definitely a story worth telling, there is something just as interesting when you look …

Avocado mayo is about to become your bread's best friend

Mayo is tasty and all, but is it really worth the nearly 100 calories per tablespoon? If you're ready to swap out the white stuff for something a little more heart-healthy, we have just the solution.<p>Don't let the green hue scare you away: This "mayo" still has the same great creamy flavour, but is …

Healthy Eating

Giant Waterfall in Antarctica Worries Scientists

By Tim Radford<p>Scientists poring over military and satellite imagery have mapped the unimaginable: a network of rivers, streams, ponds, lakes and even …

We Bet You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could do This

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the iPhone this year. Launched in 2007, the iPhone is an amazing smartphone that …

This One Simple Choice Can Help You Get Healthier, Save Money, and Fight Climate Change - One Green Planet

Want to stop climate change, get healthier, and save money? According to a recent study by University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), you can by …

PAVE

Required Reading: Succulents, The Ultimate Guide

Since the once-humble succulent is still having its day (read: decade), we were delighted to learn that longtime succulent grower, gardener, and …

6 ways to make a fasting diet work for you

A fasting diet doesn’t mean you feel like you're starving.<p>Numerous studies have shown fasting impacts the reduction of chronic disease risk, longevity and weight loss. Most diets are all about giving up what you love and feeling deprived; whereas fasting diets may actually make those cravings go …

Thousands of worlds may lurk beyond Pluto — and a stunning new animation shows the ones we've found

You may be familiar with our solar system's eight planets — Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. There's also their famous dwarf-planet companion, Pluto.<p>But this icy world may just be an appetizer to what lurks in a region beyond Pluto called the Kuiper Belt.<p>As this …

Astronomy

Simple steps for home composting success

I am considering starting a compost pile this year and looking for some advice; some of the articles I've read suggest steps more complicated than I am willing to implement. My time is limited, so I want to do something simple that works reasonably well.<p><i>— Courtney Jacobsen, Wheeling</i><p>Composting at …