Regina Cervantes

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How Now and Then Influenced the Way I Raise My Daughters

The year was 1995, and the movie that changed many young girls' lives was released. That movie was <b>Now and Then</b>, a story about how four best friends spent their Summer in 1970. From riding bikes to first kisses to realizing they were no longer innocent children, <b>Now and Then</b> was an incredible movie …

Parenting

Prices in Japan: All You Need to Know About Renting a Short-Term Apartment!

Japan has a reputation for being notoriously expensive. When you’re looking for a short-term rental while on vacation or an extended business trip, …

Real Estate

Stuff We Buy Ourselves: The SPF Moisturizers the Editors Swear By

<i>If you follow our monthly</i> <i>Strategist haul</i><i>, then you’re familiar with the idiosyncrasies of our editors’ and writers’ shopping habits. While we think</i> …

Skin Care

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Oprah Winfrey

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

Scientists at Cardiff University have found a way to destroy cancer without infecting healthy cells

A treatment that can completely destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells could soon be a possibility thanks to research led by Cardiff …

Cancer

This Trick Will Make Your Houseplants Multiply

Leaf Supply: A Guide to Keeping Happy House Plants <i>is the perfect primer for anyone looking to take their houseplant game to the next level this</i> …

Plants

New To Crypto? Here Are 5 Terms You Need To Know

Cryptocurrency provides an alternative to traditional currency, which avoids centralized financial institutions. If you’re contemplating …

Bitcoin Is Sucking Up So Much Energy, It Could Stop Being Profitable

The bitcoin network could use 0.5 percent of the world's energy consumption by the end of this year, and it could soon cost so much to mine the …

Bitcoin

Why Bitcoin Is Destined for Bigger Things

Respect the long-term vision for crypto.<p>As Bitcoin (BTC) continues to whipsaw on political, social and economic influences, we take a step back to …

An Off-Record Look Inside The Cryptocurrency Money Making Machine

<b>Disclaimer:</b> I am not an expert on cryptocurrency, but I can tell you this much: Neither are most of the people at the Consensus conference at the Hilton Midtown this week.<p>There’s another thing. The crypto gold rush is not entirely global. Not yet. Most of the serious money players and developers …

Cryptocurrency

The coolest things we saw at Google I/O

Grilled Butter Lettuce with Buttermilk-Chive Dressing

In a medium bowl, whisk the buttermilk, crème fraîche, mayonnaise, chives, and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt. (The dressing may be made up …

Recipes

3 Show-Stopping Sides You Can Make With Baby Zucchini

Tender and (let’s be honest) adorable, baby zucchini is an attention-grabbing summer side. Whether it’s shaved, sautéed, or quick-roasted, it’ll be …

MIT's self-driving car can navigate unmapped country roads

There's a good reason why companies often test self-driving cars in big cities: they'd be lost most anywhere else. They typically need well-labeled 3D maps to identify curbs, lanes and signs, which isn't much use on a backwoods road where those features might not even exist. MIT CSAIL may have a …

Finally, a Pizza Crust That Won't Make You Bloat

Out of all the foods, pizza is usually a huge crowd-pleaser. That said, it's not always what we're craving if we want something light and …

Shining A Light On Brian Eno’s ‘Music For Installations’

Right from the outset, when <b>Roxy Music</b> <b>crashed sideways into the collective consciousness</b> like a retro-futurist rocket, you could tell that a world …

'It's part of being human': the Canadian project to destigmatise loneliness

A Toronto designer’s online platform showcases experiences of people all over the world, aiming to destigmatise the topic<p>The screen shows a cluster of apartment buildings, some of them empty, some with the figure of a person silhouetted against the window. Click on an apartment and a story pops up …

Loneliness

5 Bloat-Fighting Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

The jeans you wore last week suddenly seem a tad too tight in the waist. You can blame the dryer, but it’s probably your eating habits. When your …

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

Daydreaming is known to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

Fasting For Just 24 Hours Boosts The Regeneration of Stem Cells, Study Finds

This study could even lead to 'fasting' in a pill.<p>For decades, numerous studies have shown that strict, low-calorie-intake diets could be the key to …

Stem Cells

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

7 Signs Your Relationship Fears Are Messing Up Your Connection With Your Partner

Some people fall into relationships really easily. They naturally trust, connect, and can integrate someone into their life well. But for other …

9 Moms Describe Their First Mother's Day & What Made It So Special

Once a year we set aside a single Sunday to acknowledge the hard work mothers put into their families. Some might say one day is not enough to honor …

Meet the YouTube stars who can help you ace your exams

When Andrew Bruff quit his day job three years ago to become a full time influencer on YouTube, he didn’t know just how far his videos would take him.<p>Unlike most stars on the video sharing site, the 36-year-old’s channel, <mr bruff>, doesn’t contain make-up tips, pranks or people playing games, but …

A New Study Says This Is the Precise Age at Which Social Media Becomes Bad For Your Mental Health

The study claims that, for certain ages, Facebook and the like are actually good for your mental health.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As you walk across the street, are you glued to Facebook on your phone?<p>At the office, do you …

10 Architects You Should be Following on Instagram

There's no shortage of awesome architects to follow on Instagram. The hashtag #architectureporn alone produces more than 5 million posts, many of …

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …