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Iced coffee is ruining the environment – and your body

It’s iced coffee season – and this year, the coolest accessory to beat the heat and consume your caffeine conscientiously may well be an eco-friendly stainless steel straw.<p>The single-use plastic straw, you’ve probably noticed, has become increasingly socially unacceptable. A number of cities around …

Coffee

Good and Bad Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates (carbs) are essential to our nutrition, primary energy source, and vital for good health. When we eat carbohydrates, our body converts …

Nutrition

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

‘Warmth spreads across my shoulders. I feel a quiet buzz’<p>In 'the raisin meditation' you spend five minutes studying a raisin with all your senses, then eat it<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your …

Mindfulness

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

10 secret places in Paris you would never discover on your own

SECRET TOUR GUIDE and filmmaker Mathieu Stern reveals the top 10 secret places to discover in Paris.<p>1 – Jardin alpin (Map)<br>Nestled in the heart of the …

This Quote From Jazz Legend Miles Davis Should Be Required Reading for Every Young Artist

To celebrate Miles Davis' 90th birthday Thursday, infographics publication <i>Polygraph</i> <i></i>shared a project attempting to measure the scope of the artist's …

Liberal Brains Are Different from Conservative Brains, with Psychiatrist Gail Saltz

<b>Gail Saltz:</b> So I think what’s really fascinating is that there have been a number of recent studies looking at brain structural differences between …

Make These Healthy Homemade Sports Drinks

These DIY beverage recipes will energize your runs while saving you hard-earned cash.<p>Somewhere in the past few decades, maybe after we put a man on the moon, it seemed we started to believe that the more engineered something was, the better. Sports drinks got so techy they were barely recognizable …

Recipes

This Mind-Blowing Theory About Dark Matter Will Make You See Space Differently

Dark matter and the nature of black holes are two of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics, and now a new theory has linked the two together: Dark …

blackholes

Drinks Nutritionists Order at Happy Hour

What Nutritionists Drink at the Bar<p>KONDOR83/SHUTTERSTOCK<p>Depending on which studies you consult, alcohol will either protect your heart and preserve your memory, or it'll raise your risk of cancer and liver disease. (Or maybe all of the above.) While scientists continue to duke it out, most experts …

The 16 best meat substitutes for vegetarians, ranked by protein content

When making the switch to vegetarianism, one of the biggest things you lose is an easy source of protein. Protein is a super-important macromolecule for the building blocks of your body’s bones, muscles, tissues, skin, and blood. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends a daily …

Fear Of Not Knowing

Today, I want to riff on Sean Carroll's stimulating contribution to <i>13.7</i> this past weekend by bringing up a few open scientific questions that are particularly baffling.<p>These are the kinds of questions that may not be answerable, which brings us to the complementary side of the fear of knowing — the …

13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

Tips and tricks from our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the</i> …

By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

Human reproduction is about to undergo a radical shift. Embryo selection, in connection with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will help our species eliminate many genetic diseases, extend healthy lifespans, and enhance people’s overall well-being. Within 20 years, I predict that it will supplant sex …

Genetics

Science Says You Should Be Eating These Top Foods to Stay Sharp

Add these superfoods to your next grocery list right now.<p>Watching your diet can have an enormously positive influence on physical, mental, and emotional functioning when you're on the job. Now, the right food isn't going to make you an overnight success, but science does back the idea that …

Nutrition

The Claim Hot Water Freezes Faster Than Cold Water Is Even Weirder Than You Think

This could explain one of the oldest mysteries in physics.<p>Despite sounding like the most egregious contradiction in physics, hot water appears to …

6 Crucial Foods for a Healthier Vagina

You are what you eat, and apparently, so is your vagina. Given that your diet affects pretty much everything from your menstrual cycle to your mood, it's no surprise that it can affect how things are going in your nether regions.<p>Here are a few tips from experts to keep everything down there working …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

The Skills You'll Need and the Salary You Can Expect as a Data Scientist

Data science is a growing career field that pays well. If you are interested in programming, math, and/or statistics, this career could be perfect …

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

17 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes That Aren’t a Frozen Veggie Burger

Meat is always the star of the barbecue. But we think that’s unfair—fresh veggies (and fruits) work perfectly on the grill, too. Instead of resigning …

The Super Affordable Shoes Celebrities Swear By Because They Go With EVERYTHING

Celebrities are just like us–they <i>love</i> a good bargain. This may come as a surprise since their closets are filled with so many luxury, high-fashion …

The Easiest and Creamiest Homemade Salad Dressing (it's Vegan too!)

You'll never buy salad dressing from a store ever again<p>April 21, 2018<p>It may just be the vegan in me, but I think salads get a bad rap. No one wants …

Finally: The Secret Ingredient To Making Banana-Free Smoothies

We love to throw a banana in our smoothies as much as the next person, but sometimes it’s good to take a break. If you’re eating a smoothie every day …

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

How to Quit Your Job and Travel for Two Years

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know how to sail," she said.<p>She had a point, but I was much more worried about the …

25 Facts About the Science of Music

On this <i>mental_floss</i> List Show, John Green shares some little-known facts about the science of music.<p>Don't miss an episode—subscribe here! <i>(Images and</i> …

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

The Brain

What "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" Would Be Like If It Took Place Today

There would definitely be a Tinder demon.<p>1. Cordelia would own a Kylie Jenner Lip Kit.<p>2. And be low-key Instagram famous.<p>3. Anya would wear a "misandry" T-shirt on the regular.<p>4. Jonathan would have a brilliant but under-appreciated Twitter account.<p>5. Xander would try to become a Vine star.<p>6. He'd …

Faster Than Light! Incredible Illusion Makes Images 'Time Travel'

Using a weird phenomenon in which particles of light seem to travel at faster-than-light speeds, scientists have shown that waves of light can seem …