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Carb Cycling For Fat Loss and Muscle Maintenance

Ever since the infamous Atkins diet made headlines, it seems as if carbohydrates have been receiving a great deal of attention, even more so than fat …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

How music helps resolve our deepest inner conflicts

Billions of people enjoy music; many feel that they can’t live without it.<p>Why?<p>It’s a question that has puzzled scientists and philosophers for …

7 Amazing High Protein Breakfast Recipes From 7 Industry Experts

Move over breakfast buffet. An indulgent morning meal doesn't have to come off a rolling cart, include something fried or overly sweet, or be served …

Breakfast

Is CrossFit Safe? What '60 Minutes' Didn't Tell You

CrossFit is a global phenomenon: 12,000 locations, hundreds of thousands of diehards, and a full-body workout that can make you look like a superhero, <i>60 Minutes</i> said on Sunday.<p>“In just 15 years, the king of CrossFit has created the largest gym chain in history,” correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi …

Exercise

Thinking About Joining CrossFit? Don't. Please.

Swim suit season is back! Which is a good news/bad news scenario. Good news: you get to see attractive people wearing fewer clothes. Bad news: it was a long winter and now you have a dad bod (or maybe your old dad bod is just more dad-er). Well, if you’re thinking of doing CrossFit to sweat off the …

Can I Use Bodybuilding for Weight Loss?

I have read many of your articles and I am thinking that if you can use bodybuilding principles to achieve very low levels of body fat, maybe I can …

Tim Cook encourages new grads to change the world

Apple CEO Tim Cook had one central message Sunday for this year's graduating class at George Washington University: "This is your world to change."<p>During his 20-minute-long commencement speech, Cook wove together personal stories about meeting Govs. George Wallace and Jimmy Carter as a teenager …

Tim Cook

The return of Jibo, the family robot

Jibo, the social robot from robot scientist Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, is still almost a year away from commercial availability but Breazeal and her team …

Tesla's Powerwall Battery is Already Sold Out until Mid-2016

Just days after the Tesla Powerwall was announced, the company has reported that it has sold out of the hot new product until mid-2016. Yowza.<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated today in its first quarter earnings call that the company received more than 38,000 reservations for the Powerwall, which includes …

Scientists May Have Just Found A Solution For Deadly Superbugs

A computer program designed by two scientists could one day be a weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance in bacteria. Using complex algorithms, biologist Miriam Barlow of the University of California, Merced and mathematician Kristina Crona of American University in Washington, D.C. were …

66 life-changing things you can do with a lemon

When life gives you lemons, it's time to read this list.<p>We researched all of the miraculous things you can do with lemons, from the juice to the peel. Uses include making you healthier, more beautiful, cleaner, and a better cook (obviously), plus so much more.<p><b>Here are 66 things you can do with a</b> …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Happiness

Is happiness something we can cultivate or is it a result of our environment? New scientific research is shedding light on the answer, and the results are encouraging.<p>Imagine your brain has all these neural pathways connecting different responses. If you’re stuck in a traffic jam, and you feel …

Mindfulness

12 Stress-Busters Happy Healthy People Know

Email. Texting. Voicemail. We’re constantly connecting with others, so why do so many people feel so disconnected–which is a key factor in excessive stress?<p>According to Dr. Edward Hallowell, an expert on anxiety and stress, there are twelve ways in which people need to connect in order to have …

Happiness

What I Learned Writing A Brain Blog For 17 Months

November 2013, I proudly launched the Brain Watch blog here at WIRED. This will be my final post. For seventeen months I’ve used the blog to report …

New Study Shows That Your Brain's Powers Change As You Age -- Some Peaking In Your 70s

If you’ve been paying attention to psychology and neuroscience research the last few years, you know that we’ve recently experienced major shifts in thinking about the nature of the brain. Among these, how changeable the brain is from birth to death ranks high. Not long ago the prevailing …

The Brain

The father of all humans lived 239,000 years ago

Huge Icelandic study provides insight into the genome of a nation<p>By sequencing the genomes of 2,636 Icelanders — the largest set ever obtained from a single population — researchers were able to identify that genetic mutations play a role in everything from Alzheimer’s disease to liver disease. The …

We're learning more about the brain than we've ever known before, but that raises three serious ethical questions

This project, the BRAIN initiative, has the potential to transform the way we treat neurological conditions like Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia and could even help us figure out how technology might enhance our own cognitive abilities, "supercharging" the brain.<p>But all this potential has a …

check

Human circadian rhythms are regulated by an internal biological clock in the brain<p>All animals and plants have a built-in circadian rhythm, which is …

Being Poor Affects Kids' Brains, Study Finds

Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children, a new study finds.<p>Brain scans of 1,099 children and teenagers in nine major cities shows the poorer kids have less surface area of the brain. This is important …

The Brain

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

New DNA Tech: Creating Unicorns and Curing Cancer for Real?

We have the earth-shattering technology in our hands—but even its inventors worry about its awesome power to alter our genetic future.<p><i>“We have within</i> …

Memories likely can’t be erased: Research offers new clues to how we remember

A new study challenges more than a century of neuroscience and could radically change the way we treat PTSD<p>As intangible as they may seem, memories have a firm biological basis. According to textbook neuroscience, they form when neighboring brain cells send chemical communications across the …

New Study Links Facebook To Depression: But Now We Actually Understand Why.

The irony of Facebook is by now known to most. The “social” network has been linked to a surprising number of undesirable mental health consequences: Depression, low self-esteem, and bitter jealousy among them. Now, a new study in the <i>Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology</i> finds that not only do …

Social Media

22 Awesome Things Google Can Do For You. I Just Rediscovered #14 And Now I’m Stuck…

Last year, 2,161,530,000,000 searches were made through Google, yet a majority of those people probably never knew Google can do SO much more…<p>We put …

Add Muscle, Subtract Fat: The Clean Bulk That Works

1 of 9<p>MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p>Nutrition<p>This is where the clean bulk is won or lost. “Diet is 80% of fat loss and some form of training is the other …

Why Many Gain Strength Without Adding Muscle Mass

Many who embark on a natural bodybuilding program expect that if their weights increase in the gym during a workout, then their muscles must be …

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Here's what you need to know...<p>Targeting stubborn body fat and "spot reduction" are two different things. It's possible to get rid of stubborn body …

Nutrition