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Got gas? 5 ways to prevent and treat stomach bloating

That uncomfortable sense of feeling bloated is one of the most commonly shared digestive issues. But there are several specific steps you can take to beat the bloat when you’ve got it, and fend it off in the future.<p>Bloating reflects excess stomach gas that hasn’t been released — and it’s a true …

Wellness
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How Long Do Eggs Last in the Fridge?

It’s not always as easy to know how to cook an egg or how long you can keep eggs in the fridge. There’s a few rules of thumb that you have to follow …

Eggs

5 Weeknight Stir-Fries to Get You Through This Thing Called Life

Once you know this simple formula, you'll be a stir-fry success.<p>Raise your hand if you’ve ever purchased bags of frozen, ready-for-pan stir-fries. All the broccoli and carrots and stuff are chopped, all you need to do is stand there and talk to your cat until it’s ready. But hey! You know what’s …

Cooking

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Cooking

The Best Spring Crock Pot Recipes For Fresh And Easy Food

Spring is around the corner and we can almost taste the fresh produce the season brings. While fresh salads are in order now that spring greens are available, that’s not all you should be eating. In fact, the brisk days of spring are actually perfect for warm, slow-cooked recipes. In other words, …

Cooking

Wintertime Recipes for the Slow-Cooker Obsessed

With even LA feeling wintery with all the rain, and cold sweeping the rest of the country, we’re craving something warm and long-simmered; around …

Cooking

Republicans Have Voted To Gut The Congressional Ethics Office, Which Was Established To Combat Corruption

On Monday night, House Republicans voted to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics without public notice or debate. This will effectively put Congress in charge of overseeing itself rather than worrying about a non-partisan entity that punishes wrongdoing. Speaker Paul Ryan reportedly opposed the …

New York Times

Recommended Reading: Physicists Wonder: Does Time Really Exist Or Does It Just Look That Way?

As it turns out, time is a pretty complicated thing. And I'm not talking about measuring it, or making little devices to chime out the hours, either. …

Quantum Mechanics

5 Common Slow-Cooker Mistakes That Are Messing Up Your Meals

Slow cooking seems simple, and it is to an extent. Throw your ingredients into a Crockpot, turn up the heat, and go to work. Eight hours later, …

Cooking

Drown The Rest Of 2017 In Red Wine Hot Cocoa

2017 is almost over, thank God<p>2017 is almost over. Let’s not get into what a year it was, let’s just rejoice in the fact that no one really expects …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Breakfast

6 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Overnight

We know that moment all too well: Our throat starts to get scratchy, our nasal cavities tingle, a throbbing pain takes up residence in between our …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic …

Emotional Intelligence

Ethical arguments won't end factory farming. Technology might.

"This is an insane system." — Bruce Friedrich, The Good Food Institute<p>As a meat-eater, I have a hard time talking about the ethics of animal agriculture. I can’t justify myself. Our industrial farming system is a moral (and ecological) horror, and to the extent that I participate in that, I’m …

Agriculture

This is what emotions look like in your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you think you're letting your mind wander for a few minutes, your brain is actually lighting up with a range of emotions, according to a new study.<p>Researchers at Duke University's Center for Cognitive Neuroscience asked study participants to rest and think about nothing in particular …

Psychology

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

BTS Anxiety in Your Kids

One of the top therapists in the area has some tips for parents about how to handle your children’s stress levels.

5 Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

<b>1. Momondo</b><p>Momondo has this cool and unique way of presenting flight fares to the users. They split up the fares into useful little categories such as …

12 Things to Ask For When You Check into Your Hotel Room

If the question of asking for an upgrade is the only thing running through your head at check-in time then you’re losing out. Hotels have plenty of …

Want to Double Your Employee Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Engaged employees can increase your revenues and profits over 200 percent. Here are the three things businesses can do to drive devotion.<p>Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel safe. "I …

Employee Engagement

3 places better than Craigslist to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it's the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings every month.<p>Of course, using Craigslist does have valid concerns. …

Freebies

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

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