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How to boost your gut health (no probiotics necessary)

Conventional wisdom says that if you’re dealing with a touchy gut, you should just start taking probiotics and eating more yogurt and sauerkraut. But …

Exactly How To Banish Brain Fog: An Herbalist Explains

Unlike most of the body, the brain does not produce pain when inflamed. Instead, it responds with brain fog—a condition that slows down the …

Alternative Medicine

Relationship sabbaticals: The new, smart alternative to divorce

Relationship sabbaticals suddenly seem to be A Thing. As usual, celebrities lead the way – Emma Thompson recommends them for us all (‘Every marriage should have a kind of a sabbatical,’ she has said. ‘Couples should be forced to take a break from each other every so often, if just for a year or …

Loneliness

Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

No Singing, Dancing, Or Jokes, Please<p>The Buddha was what you might call a staunch puritan. He advised his lay followers not to frequent public …

Spirituality

How to Get Famous Fast: Real Life Hack for Entrepreneurs

CEO and Founder of Keller Media, Inc.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that for a minimum investment of time you could enact a strategy that result in three benefits that will change your life forever?<p>The three benefits are<p>Send up the equivalent of a …

Writing

11 TED Talks that will help you strengthen your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to strengthen, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we …

TED Talks

11 Novels So Amazing, You Can't Tell What Genre They Are

Some of the most powerful reading experiences are the ones that refuse to fit into just one pigeonhole. They defy categorization, because they’re …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Small Business

12 Qualities of an Enlightened Person

"If you think you are enlightened, go home for Thanksgiving." -- Ram Dass<p>We sometimes say that some people are enlightened, but do we really know what that means? We might say that because they are kind, loving, and insightful. While these may indeed be qualities of an enlightened person, it's hard …

Staying Solo: Ways To Remain Independent As An Entrepreneur

Some entrepreneurs set out to grow: build a team, gain market share, increase revenue, maybe cash in by selling their enterprise. Others strive not for growth, but independence.<p>There are many reasons to stay solo—keeping flexible hours, writing your own paycheck, calling all the shots—and there are …

Entrepreneurship

First ever 3D map of universe generated, to help solve physics' greatest mystery

Astrophysicists have created the first ever most comprehensive 3D map of universe, which spans nearly two billion light years.<p>The spherical map of …

New Research Suggests That Our Universe Could Be a Giant Hologram

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?<p>As far as mind-melting ideas go, the 'hologram principle' is right up there. It predicts that, …

The attitude adjustment that leads to entreprenurial success

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What are some of the habits entrepreneurs have that other people don't?</i><p><i>Answer below by Quora user Oliver</i> …

The 33 Directories Every Start-Up Should Be Registered On

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth at Twoodo building the future of teamwork. He’s also a Growth Evangelist at Growth Tribe. Follow him on Twitter or G+. This post first appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>If you subscribe to the notion, “build it and they will come” then you can stop reading here. If, …

Startups

Buddhist Monk Displays “Unheard Of” Brain Activity While Meditating

Networking seems like the last priority while trying to balance a full time job, a social life, grocery shopping, and everything in between.<p>Luckily, …

Self-help

The 2015 Way to Travel on the Cheap

You'll be a jetsetter in no time.<p>The digital age is bittersweet for those of us with wanderlust. On one hand, your Instagram feed is filled with idyllic snaps from exotic locales that are merely pipe dreams due to your lack of funds. On the other, you have a million sites and apps at your finger …

Travel

Make Over Your Digestive Metabolism with Ayurveda - Tips on Life and Love

<b>In the winter, many people feel heavy, lethargic, and emotionally drained. This comes at a time of year which, in Ayurvedic terms, is considered</b> …

Alternative Medicine

Lincoln’s Civil War brilliance: The real story of the political savvy that helped end slavery

The president walked a careful line, sometimes imperfectly. But his political skills ultimately won emancipation<p>The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery and barred states from abridging the equal civil and political rights of American citizens, …

Create, share and manage content across teams

Bring your ideas to life.<p>Create fully interactive and native iOS apps without writing a single line of code. Simply import your creative assets into …

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The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Teaching

5 Ways to Validate Your Startup Ideas With $100

There is a misconception that is spread around the media that in order to win big, we need to risk big.<p>That the most successful entrepreneurs, …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Way to Experience Machu Picchu

Photo: Drew Robinson<p>By: <i>Drew Robinson</i>, an Explorer for <i>The Outbound Collective</i><p>Wander among the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Although some travelers may choose to arrive at the ruins by train, backpacking the 44.5 mile <i>Salkantay Trek</i> allows you to explore Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu in ways …

30 Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

Literature

18 Apps That Will Help You Chill The F*ck Out

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Teaching

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Adventure Travel