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The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

Self-improvement

In Honor Of The World Cup, Here Are The 10 Coolest Cups In The World

Sure, the world cup is exciting, but what's even more exciting are these awesome cups.

Coffee

14 Brilliant Pieces of Literature You Can Read in the Time it Takes to Eat Lunch

It's mighty easy to feel like you don't have time to read — especially quality literature. Life is hectic, jobs are busy and it's much easier to …

Books

New Skills Build New Brain Architecture, Research Shows

The brain’s structure can change when human beings—in this case, dyslexic children—learn a new ability<p>The latest tools of neuroscience allow us to witness, as never before, the electrical flares, chemical landslides and sluicing of water from zone to zone that alter the geography of the brain as it …

The Brain

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Food

This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We’ve officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

Breakfast

$26 spy pen lets you secretly record 1080p video

If you want to covertly record 1080p video and audio without anyone knowing, we’ve got just the thing. As the name suggests, the FabQuality 1080p HD …

Gear & Gadgets

Cauldryn's modular camping mug now brews coffee and blends margaritas

Like the original Fyre, the vacuum-sealed Fyre V2 includes a temperature adjustment system that goes right up to boiling. More specifically, the LCD …

Coffee

Have Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Students Solved The Nuisance Of Nasal Congestion?

A team of five biomedical engineering undergraduates at John Hopkins University (JHU) plan to manufacture and sell a device that they say would achieve the same effect as nasal reconstructive surgery for sufferers of chronic nasal obstruction – a condition that affects tens of millions of …

Medicine

The Massage Tool That Will Make Recovery Easier Than Ever

Got some next-level soreness that can't be foam-rollered away? GQ's Best Stuff has the teched-out muscle relaxer for you.<p>Hyperice HyperVolt vibration massage device<p>> $349, Buy now at Hyperice<p>I ran sprints in college. I was mediocre in every facet except for getting injured, in which I was …

Pain

This Is What Your Addicted Brain Looks Like

The fine line between feeling good and developing a dependency.<p><i>This article is supported by the NSW Government, who want to help empower you to quit smoking. In this article, we look at how addiction affects your brain.</i><p>Even when we know that something—drugs, alcohol, smoking, checking our Instagram …

Neuroscience

Promising gene therapy repairs spinal cord injury in rats

An international team of researchers has successfully regenerated spinal tissue in rat models using a new gene therapy designed to break down scar …

Gene Therapy

30 Captions For Camping Pics, Because Life Is S'more Fun When You're By The Lake

I remember every summer as a kid looking forward to camp. It was a week filled with making new friends, sleeping under the stars, chilling by the …

Camping

Car Hammock turns your automobile into a suspended camping lounge

With the hammock explosion that's been going on across the US, the market has branched out into all kinds of weird hammock and hammock-related …

Setup

MacTrast Deals: HomeSpot Rugged Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

- Jun 17, 2018<p>The HomeSpot Rugged Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker is coated with a rubberized surface that you’ll feel comfortable bringing camping, …

Camping

Italian Cold Lemon Cream Recipe – Best Summer Treat

In summer you can use many exotic fruits for preparing the most delicious desserts, and this cold lemon cream is one of the smoothest and simplest …

Dessert

Mistakes you're making buying, ordering, and drinking tequila — and how to do it the Mexican way

Tequila gets a bad rep. The spirit is too often shot on a sticky dance floor at the end of the night — and it's rarely a refined affair.<p>While many bars now boast artisan gin menus, high-end vodkas, and a decent selection of spiced rums, the evolution of tequila outside of Mexico has lagged behind …

Alcohol

This $95 Laundry Machine Will Wash & Dry Your Clothes At The Same Time

<b>* Laundry can be a hassle and a time takeover</b><b><br>* This Mini Twin Tub washes and dries clothes simultaneously</b><b><br>* It’s lightweight and easily …

Cleaning

Brains May Teeter Near Their Tipping Point

In a renewed attempt at a grand unified theory of brain function, physicists now argue that brains optimize performance by staying near — though not …

Neuroscience

The motion activated under-bed LED night light everyone goes nuts over is back on Amazon

The Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light is basically the perfect night light because it removes the biggest problems with conventional night lights. …

Smart Homes

REI’s Flash Air Hammock Might—Might—Change How You Sleep Outdoors

“I can’t sleep in hammocks,” I said to nobody in particular right before falling asleep in the REI Flash Air hammock ($200) on a recent backcountry …

Camping

Watch Marines Bring Out the Big Guns at One of Europe's Largest War Games

Watch Marines Bring Out the Big Guns at One of Europe's Largest War Games

Military

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain

ONE moment you’re conscious, the next you’re not. For the first time, researchers have switched off consciousness by electrically stimulating a …

Consciousness

This pill could reverse type 2 diabetes

by Kristin Houser June 12, 2018 Health & Medicine 12473<p>Most people don’t think of type 2 diabetes as a disease you can cure. Well, for some patients, …

Diabetes

This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier -- and definitely won't help you live longer.<p>What will make you happy? What will make you feel fulfilled? What will help you live a longer, healthier life?<p>Good questions.<p>Enter Dr. Lewis Terman with an …

Happiness

10 of the World’s Most Incredible Micro Hotels

The minimalist trend ‘less is more’ gains ground in the travel and hotel industry with novel ideas taking over the traditional approaches when it …

Hospitality

Enjoy films outdoors on this 149-inch inflatable movie screen for $127 shipped (25% off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers the Gemmy Airblown Inflatable 149-inch Movie Screen for <b>$126.99</b> …

Camping

Don’t Die In The Woods – The World’s Toughest Ultralight Survival Tent

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>Don’t Die In The Woods claim that this is the “World’s Toughest Ultralight Survival Tent”, …

Backpacking

WATCH: Bypassing regime, Netanyahu offers water tech to Iranians

"The Iranian regime shouts: "Death to Israel!' and in response, Israel shouts, 'life to the Iranian people!'"<p>><br>• ><p>PM Netanyahu offers to teach Iranians …

Israel