Sonya Wade

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5 habits worth cultivating in 2017, according to a dietitian

Whether you make formal New Year’s resolutions or not, the changing of the calendar often leads to contemplating what changes we might like to see in our lives. On the nutrition front, these are my top five picks for habits worth cultivating in 2017.<p>Cook more<p>Creating and serving even the simplest …

Plant-Based Diet

19 of the most beautiful public spaces in the world, according to urban designers

The change transformed the town, according to Esther Kurland, the director of Urban Design London, a nonprofit that connects urban designers and planners in the city.<p>"This was one of the first 'traffic calming' shared space schemes in the country," Kurland tells Business Insider. "And I was …

Google Maps

Live Simply

<b>Hygge Family Dinner Traditions to Start Tonight</b> will give you tips on how you can slow down and enjoy being able to spend time with your family at a …

Hygge

Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 15 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Jane Goodall, Julia Child, Pablo Neruda, Marie Curie, E.E. Cummings, Albert Einstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Frida Kahlo, and more.<p>Margaret Mead extolled the value of “spiritual and mental ancestors” in how we form our identity — those people to whom we aren’t related but whose …

Literature

The timeless pleasure of looking at plants

‘It’s trying to represent the living plant when it’s not alive anymore.<p>“Plants, they flower once, and then they’re over for a year, or longer sometimes. So you’ve got to catch it, and you’ve got to catch it right.” Dr James Compton, botanist and horticulturalist, is explaining the motivation behind …

7 Money Leaks You Need to Plug

Want to tighten your budget, but can't figure out where you can save money? Look for leaks in your budget — places where money is slowly but surely …

One Woman Took On The Mafia With Just A Camera

Italy’s best known photographer of the Mafia reflects on her life-long battle against it and how the mob is changing to adapt to modern times.<p>ROME — …

5 Key Steps Towards Starting Your Service Business Today

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

Earth - Nobody can really tell you what a flower is

Flower is one of the earliest words we learn, and a fundamental part of our every day lives. Flowers may be the most common form of nature we encounter on a day-to-day basis, and yet when we try, they are surprisingly hard to define.<p>We posted the question on the BBC Earth Facebook page to see if …

Google Trips is a killer travel app for the modern tourist

Going places<p>Google today announced Trips, a new app that serves as a trip planner and travel guide for anyone who is exploring a new place. The free app, which is available on Android and iOS, will organize your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offer editorial guides to more than 200 cities, …

Tourism

The world's most overrated places, according to travel editors

Cancun<p>"I have one answer for this, and the answer is Cancun. In fairness, let me just say Cancun does have appeal that can be summed up as beautiful beaches, cheap lodging, and a 'spring break forever' atmosphere. But it's also crowded, loud, and sloppy. And despite being in Mexico, Cancun offered …

Mount Rushmore

How to prevent Alzheimer's disease

There’s plenty not to love about being middle-aged. But by the time today’s forty- and fifty-somethings reach the age when they may develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (one in 20 people develop dementia under 65 but above that age a person’s risk doubles roughly every five years), it’s likely …

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Scientists Have Found a Woman Whose Eyes Have a Whole New Type of Colour Receptor

She sees 99 million colours more than the rest of us.<p>After more than 25 years of searching, neuroscientists in the UK recently announced that they've …

Newcastle University

The 30 best cities for foodies around the world

We combed through a recent Quora thread on the top cities for foodies and pulled out the very best of them, where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious street food.<p>From Mexico City to Tel Aviv, here are 30 cities that all foodies should cross off their …

Foodies

10 Visual Artists Whose Imagination and Intellect Will Inspire You

Our digitally fueled world continues to grow more visual with each passing year, with photography and illustration being joined by the constantly …

Nobody in the US wants to pay full price for clothes anymore

Times are getting desperate for a number of American clothing retailers. Department stores such as Macy’s continue to struggle. Specialty apparel stores including J.Crew and Gap are withering. Many can only find customers by discounting. Meanwhile, they’re losing shoppers to off-price stores …

eCommerce

How to create beautiful slow motion slider shots

At some point or another, most of us that shoot video have to create a clip sliding past, or moving around some kind of static object. Perhaps …

6 Foolproof Packing Hacks for Anyone Looking to Travel Light

Successful people “think” success all the time. That is why their goals are firmly lodged in their subconscious. The subconscious is brilliant at …

Hacking

The Golden Spiral

For many years I have been intrigued by the English botanical drawings of the 20th century and the repetition of pattern and form found in plants. This has made me curious regarding the similarities and differences in structure, that certain groups of botanical exhibit within one species and how it …

Why the First Close-Up Image of Mars Was Hastily Painted in Pastels

On July 14, 1965, Mariner 4 snapped pictures of Mars, revealing what an alien planet looked like for the first time.<p>Fifty-one years ago, on July 14, 1965, Mariner 4 flew by Mars and snapped the first close-up pictures ever taken of another planet. They were captured with a bulky television camera …

Rate of species decline 'no longer within safe limit' for humans, experts warn

Animal and plant species are declining so quickly that world biodiversity loss is no longer within a “safe limit” and could start to threaten much of …

What Bill Cunningham taught us about ethical journalism

Bill Cunningham, the modern era’s original street style photographer, died Saturday in New York. His passing marked the end of an extraordinary career, during which Cunningham, 87, spent almost 40 years chronicling the world’s ever-changing fashion trends and shifting social mores for the New York …

Bill Cunningham

The best free software for small businesses

Introduction<p>Setting up a small business is hard enough without the extortionate costs associated with modern software licenses. Set up a number of …

Sea stars die-off in Howe Sound causing ecological domino effect

The sea star die-off of 2013 has already had a potent effect on several other marine plants and animals and could seriously harm local spot prawn …

Use These 10 Words in Conversation to Get What You Want

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The words we use every day shape our realities, whether we realize it or not. Our word choices can make a powerful impression on the people around us, whether they occur in a polite conversation at the grocery store or during a more …

Self-improvement

Vanishing existence

Project info<p>There was a time when the world considered leprosy to be a serious health issue that caused fear among society. Despite this fear leprosy victims tend to live quietly in the final part of their lives.<p>There were eleven ex-patients living in the village on the other side of the river and …

A corporate lawyer-turned-traveler shares the 7 biggest misconceptions people have about her 8 years on the road

Now it's been eight years, and her life in the legal profession and in New York remains firmly in the past.<p>Ettenberg continues to roam from place to place, documenting her adventures in her popular blog, Legal Nomads.<p>She sustains her travels through multiple income streams, including sales from her …

Writing