Sarah Crandell

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10 Harsh Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

Cooking

​16 Natural Ways To Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and your heart starts racing.<p>If these feelings become overwhelming and …

Shallow

The Power of Staying Put When You Feel Like Running Away

<b>“You cannot keep running away from your fears. At some point in life you will have to build up the courage to face and overcome them.” ~Unknown</b><p>Last …

7 Slow-Cooker Dinners You Can Make and Freeze Ahead of Time

A slow cooker is already a great tool for cutting down on work in the kitchen, but combine its simplifying ability with the time-saving benefits of …

How to Break in New Hiking Boots

<b>With hiking season upon us it’s time to think about the state of your hiking boots.</b> <b>Perhaps you’re like me – in love with the comfort of your old ones</b> …

Shanghai is planning a massive 100-hectare vertical farm to feed 24 million people

International architecture firm Sasaki just unveiled plans for a spectacular 100-hectare urban farm set amidst the soaring skyscapers of Shanghai. …

Urban Agriculture

Take better smartphone photos with these simple tips and tricks

Lights, smartphone camera, action<p>By now we're all familiar with the basics of smartphone photography: You pull out your phone and push a button. But if you really plan to preserve those memories for posterity, then you'll want your phone snaps to look their best. So up your phone photo game with …

Mobile Photography

The Best Food And Drinks To Fight The Cold And Flu

Add these to your grocery list.<p>There’s nothing fun about having a cold or the flu. Weak muscles, headaches, a stuffy nose and feeling sick to your stomach is common. But according to the experts, just drinking water is not enough to rebound quickly from a nasty bug.<p>“Your body is under stress from …

These are the world's 20 cheapest countries to visit (and the five most expensive)

Sri Lanka

Mithun Architects' Vertical Farm for Seattle

This evidently won "Best of Show" in the Cascadia Region Green Building Council's Living Building Challenge. It is a "Center for Urban Agriculture," …

‘Eat like a man’ to lose weight

There are meals that you need to eat each day to fuel the body, generally determined by the physiological feeling of hunger; there are sports you …

What believing in God does to your brain

Humans suppress areas of the brain used for analytical thinking and engage the parts responsible for empathy in order to believe in god, research …

The Brain

5 Ways to Pack Light on your Backpacking Adventure

Choosing what to bring on your first backpacking trip can be tough. It’s almost too easy bring an excessive amount of belongings, which inevitably …

Camping

14 Beautiful South Carolina Destinations To Visit Before You Die

Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places!

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: A solar-powered plane, and more!

Everyone's heard of hybrid cars, but what about hybrid airplanes? A solar and biofuel-powered plane is set to make history this June by completing the world's first zero-carbon trans-Atlantic flight. We also spotted an incredible underwater exosuit that allows you to fly through the ocean like …

Design

These biodegradable bio-photovoltaics use moss to generate electricity (Video)

Despite the worthy concept of transforming sunlight into electricity, solar photovoltaics are problematic. For one, their manufacture and disposal …

Solar solution may make nuclear waste storage safer - Futurity

Americium isn't as well known as plutonium and uranium, but researchers have been trying to rid it from nuclear waste for decades. Now they have a …

Solar Village Produces 4X More Energy Than it Uses

<b>A solar village in Germany is the world’s first community to create 4X more energy than it needs.</b>Ever since Captain Planet, I have been really …

How grieving animals mourn their dead companions, in pictures

What Is Water Weight, Anyway?

Allow us to clear up any confusion.<p>You've probably heard that water pills, detox diets, and cleanses help you drop weight fast because you're losing water weight, not fat (and are probably super malnourished, btw). But what does that even mean? To clarify, we asked the experts what it is, why it …

Fitness

Healthy recipes that actually taste good

You know what’s even more depressing than going back to work after a fortnight in your pyjamas drinking Baileys? Going back to work on a kale and celery juice with added parsley, which may explain why Britain looks so bloody miserable this week – because, according to the Times, that is “the diet …

Food

Will The 'Always Hungry' Diet Revolutionize Weight Loss? A Q&A With The Author, Dr. David Ludwig

Nearly $60 billion is spent annually on the U.S. weight loss market, yet two-thirds of adults and one-third of children and teens are overweight or obese. Dieters who can sustain their weight loss are the “rare exception, rather than the rule” according to a 2007 analysis by researchers at the …

Nutrition

Hamburgers and Hunger: How Animal Agriculture Endangers the Future of Food In America - One Green Planet

The conventional American diet is one often heavily reliant on animal products. In 2014, the United States saw a per capita meat consumption of 54.2 …

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …