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10 of the Craziest Foods from This Year’s State Fairs

In our day-to-day eating habits, we typically like to be as healthy as possible — You know, with the exception of the occasional cupcake (or three). But when the state fair rolls into town, all that goes straight out the window. Basically, if it’s not fried, we’re not eating it. While the usual …

Researchers discovered a psychological trick that will help you stop procrastinating

The idea is that you'll get a thrill out of checking those individual items off your to-do list and, before you know it, you'll have completed the whole project.<p>The strategy is based on a study out of Pennsylvania State University. Researchers asked participants to pick up one of two buckets and …

3 Methods To Help You Overcome Procrastination (finally)

Here’s an example of a reason I always used to come up with to rationalize my procrastination problem: “I’m a perfectionist” or, “it’s gotta be …

Greek debt crisis is the Iraq War of finance

Guardians of financial stability are deliberately provoking a bank run and endangering Europe's system in their zeal to force Greece to its knees<p>Rarely in modern times have we witnessed such a display of petulance and bad judgment by those supposed to be in charge of global financial stability, and …

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Junk food kills bacteria that protect against obesity, heart disease and cancer, study finds

Strong link between good bacteria, diet and overall health discovered after researchers lived on McDonald's meals for 10 days straight<p>Eating junk food kills stomach bacteria which protect against obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, inflammatory bowel conditions and autism, fresh studies have …

Holistic Medicine

Death to Procrastination, Part 3: Get the Drudgery DONE

<i>Everybody</i> procrastinates. But as you probably know, we ADDers procrastinate significantly <i>more</i> and with uglier consequences.<p>The good news is, most of …

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

There are more than six billion people in this world and I am willing to bet that the majority of us are probably procrastinators. It is just an easy …

Time Management

Vegetarian Ma Po Tofu Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Spicy bean paste is available at Asian supermarkets. Get to know your local Asian market! Mine has literally everything good inside of it, like matcha Kit Kats and nori rice crackers and tofu packages with Doraemon on them—Doraemon tofu!! I should just bring my paycheck directly …

Mushrooms

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