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14 Foods That Reduce Inflammation Which You Didn’t Know

Inflammation might not be something that you think about too often in regards to your health, but there are a few reasons it should be. Inflammation …

Wellness

Science Says It's Pointless To Take Most Vitamin Supplements, Except For This One

If you've ever found yourself in the health and wellness aisle of your local pharmacy, wondering in total confusion which vitamins you should take …

How to succeed at intermittent fasting

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Intermittent fasting," a dieting approach that involves cycling between periods of eating and abstaining from food, has been trending in diet circles. This is in part because reports claim that celebrities such as Beyonce, Hugh Jackman, Ben Affleck and Nicole Kidman are doing it but also …

Nutrition

Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do (more details below).<p>Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page that acts as a portal to your personal data. Visually, it looks like an …

Personal Data

Want to Be a Better Leader This Year? Start With This 1 Rare Habit

In 1970, Robert K. Greenleaf wrote a classic that has stood the test of time. One of the practices in his book defines the best leaders today.<p>In Robert K. Greenleaf's classic 1970 essay, "The Servant as Leader," he recorded his personal observations over the course of 38 years (while employed at …

Leadership

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

Procrastination

10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

VIDEO: What You Eat Changes How You Think

Watch to learn how diet affects the brain.<p>It's no secret that what you eat affects your body. But as a new video produced by TED-Ed points out, diet …

The best European cities for solo travelers

While monuments should dictate your itinerary in Europe, it's really how you take in the sights that will make your trip. And with the sheer amount of things to see and do, traveling in Europe, especially with a big group, can get overwhelming. That's why it's one of the best continents to visit …

Low-Carb Foods That Will Provide Your Daily Fiber Intake

Finding foods that are low in carbohydrate yet high in fiber may seem like a challenge. However, almost all non-starchy vegetables and low-sugar …

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

The US just tapped into a surprising source of renewable energy for the first time

The project involves the Azura prototype, built by Northwest Energy Innovations. Azura is a 45 ton machine that moves with the swells of the waves capturing their complex motion in 360 degrees, making it more efficient than other wave generators that only capture a particular movement in the waves …

Buddhism Meets Psychedelics

Our friends at Evolver are running another learning lab. This time Allan Badiner explores the intersection of Buddhism and Psychedelics with guests …

Why doesn’t everyone believe in God?: The skeptical brain may hold the answer

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>Most Americans who grew up in religious households are still religious. But what about the ones who aren’t?<p>Lala Stone<p>July 5, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Christopher Obal used to be a Christian. He grew up in Queens, New York, and when he was 5 years old, his parents left Catholicism for a …

Religion

How To Turn Your Smartphone Into Your Personal Therapist

Could the technology that causes so much of our stress and anxiety also be the cure?<p>Last spring, Paul Ford was sick of the self-sabotaging, disparaging voice in his head, so he decided to do something about it. He’d been living with anxiety all his life, but it was getting in the way of his …

Mental Health

Solar Women Summer Series: Resources for the Solar Startup

This week’s <i>Solar Women Summer Series</i> interview features Emily Kirsch, CEO and Co-Founder of SfunCube, the world’s only incubator and accelerator …

Startups

7 Buddhist Teachings That Will Help You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Challenges and Find Peace

Buddhaimonia.Growing up in the U.S. (California), almost all of my friends were either Christian or Catholic. My family wasn’t. My parents were …

10 Worst Food Companies that are Poisoning You Daily and Lying About It

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Wellness

17 skills you can master in 10 minutes or less

However, there are several important life skills you can pick up almost instantly, and a helpful Quora thread polled users on their favorite ones.<p>Here are some of the best responses, with a few of our own thrown in.<p>After all, you never know when you'll need to turn your watch into a compass or …

Tesla’s Elon Musk Takes Solar Financing to the Brink of Change

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- <b>Tesla's</b> (TSLA) Elon Musk gets credit for helping to create a new asset class in solar financing, according to one structured …

Solar Power

Best Foods to Eat for Muscle and Strength

Don’t get distracted by this protein powder propaganda. You can get plenty of muscle-building nutrients by adding the right foods to your diet. These …