Valorie Kammert

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10 Ways to Stop Overthinking and Start Living

<b>“Thinking has, many a time, made me sad, darling; but doing never did in all my life….My precept is, do something, my sister, do good if you can; but</b> …

Bliss Food! Why Chocolate Makes You So Happy

I like it cold. Usually, somewhere in the refrigerator door, there lies in wait a bar of dark chocolate, sometimes with a hint of orange in it or …

8 Reasons Avocado Is a Perfect Weight-Loss Food

Avocado was all like, "Look at me, I'm the good fat!" and Butter was like, "Show-off!" Trendy, popular and a bit of an overachiever in the health department, avocado is like the homecoming queen of the fats parade. It's actually a single-seeded berry native to Mexico, but at 322 calories and 29 …

Kindness Makes You Happy… and Happiness Makes You Kind

What if the payback for acts of kindness was an increase in your happiness? What if it also increased happiness for the person you were kind to? And …

Spanish Is the Happiest Language

(Newser) – If you're in a foul mood, it might be time to learn Spanish. Languages, and the people who use them, tend to favor using positive words …

Gaia GPS app review: get accurate topographic maps and tracking trails

Introduction<p>When going hiking or biking in the forest, it is important that you keep track of trails and acquire topographic maps beforehand to avoid …

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In Pursuit Of Happiness: Why Some Pain Helps Us Feel Pleasure

The idea that we can achieve happiness by maximising pleasure and minimising pain is both intuitive and popular. The truth is, however, very …

When chocolate met coffee

“Do you like chocolate? See, everyone smiles when you say the word chocolate,” laughs Chef Janice Wong. In a room filled with the warm aroma of …

Sea Snail’s Teeth Just Dethroned Spider Silk As The Strongest Biological Material

Introducing the limpet as the heavyweight champion of the animal kingdom<p>The strongest biologic material in the world rivals the strength it takes to turn carbon into diamonds. It doesn’t come from one of the biggest creatures, but rather the tiny teeth of a sea snail.<p>Until now, spider silk has …

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7 Steps to Freedom Camping, Kiwi Style

Want to go to New Zealand? That’s cool – so does nearly everyone else in the world. The country of four million is now flooded with about 2.5 million …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …