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I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

Laird Hamilton found fame and fortune surfing the world’s biggest breakers. But, as he tells Tim Lewis, his daredevil streak could easily have led him down more dangerous paths as a young man. Plus, he reveals his life secrets for staying ahead of the curve<p>Laird Hamilton has ridden many of the …

Standup Paddleboarding

When Anthony Bourdain Went Home to Face His Demons

In a 2014 episode of ‘Parts Unknown,’ Bourdain opened up about his brush with death as a young heroin addict.<p>Over the course of his 16 years as a …

Cape Cod

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

Immune System

The 6 biggest highlights from Apple WWDC 2018

Apple kickstarted its annual WWDC event today with a keynote led by CEO Tim Cook, where he introduced all the latest updates for iOS 12 and the new macOS. The keynote this year comes off of a quieter season for Apple. The company just had a press event back in March for its educational iPad launch …

iOS

Animated short 'Tend' explores fatherhood and priorities

Just in time for Father's Day, here's a sweet animated film Tend, about a father who becomes too focused on tending a fire, at the expense of his …

Animated Movies

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

Food

Bill Gates: Skip the Page Turners This Summer and Read These 5 Provocative Titles Instead

Skip the usual mysteries and romances and feed your brain with these big idea books, Gates recommends.<p>Bill Gates is known not only for his voracious appetite for books, but also for his eclectic taste. The billionaire founder and philanthropist has recommended everything from young adult romances, …

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

What is nirvana?

Liberating oneself from rebirths might seem irrelevant to the non-believer. But nirvana is also a profound psychological goal<i>By Robert Wright</i>Read at …

Meditation

What Is Consciousness?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and …

What Foods Are Best to Eat on an Intermittent Fasting Diet?

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Nutrition

Coalesse, Sagegreenlife and Forward Space Host Earth Day Event

In honor of Earth Day and in light of the rapidly growing trend of biophilic design, Coalesse, Sagegreenlife and Forward Space celebrated green …

The Best Ways to Lose Your Love Handles, According to an Expert

Everybody knows what love handles are, and nobody loves them. Most adult men have some of that ring of flank fat—skinny and fat and athletic guys, …

The Hiking Trail Hiding In Illinois That Will Transport You To Another World

While most hikes through Illinois take you past prairies, forests, and other Midwest staples, there is a trail in the Shawnee National Forest that …

How a Young Woman Lost Her Identity

Hannah Upp disappears for weeks at a time, forgetting her sense of self. Can she still be found?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Hannah Upp had been missing for nearly two weeks when she was seen at the Apple Store in midtown …

How To Properly Build a Dakota Smokeless Fire Hole / Pit & An Upside Down Fire!

How to make a Dakota fire Hole / Pit – stealth fire making<p>What if I told you that you could make a fire that only you could see. Any passerby would …

If you hate people, these are the quietest, least traveled scenic routes in every state

It is finally spring, which means that it is time to start mapping out summer road trips. But which roads should you choose this year? For the …

Shingles Is Nasty, And The New Vaccine Works Well. Why Do Adults Avoid Shots?

Federal officials have recommended a vaccine against shingles that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults from the painful rash. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended shots continues to be an uphill battle, health providers say.<p>"I'm healthy; I'll …

Public Health

Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety — But Schools Can't Keep Up

Not long after Nelly Spigner arrived at the University of Richmond in 2014 as a Division I soccer player and aspiring surgeon, college began to feel …

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …

A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

<b>Thich Nhat Hanh</b>, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or …

Give Yourself a Breathing Room

<b>Every home, no matter how small, can have a breathing room.</b> We may have a room for everything else—a bathroom, a bedroom, a living room—but most of …

Meditation

Why Hindu Mythology Is Still Relevant in Yoga

2.7K<p>SHARES<p>YJ contributor Andrea Rice went behind the scenes at YJ LIVE! in NYC with mythology expert and Prana Flow yoga teacher Coral Brown to …

Hinduism

Pagan Steampunk Music for Yoga and Meditation

Pagan Steampunk Music for Yoga and Meditation<br>Tracklist:<br>Abandoned Toys - Birthing of the unicorn<br>Danny Norbury - Small Field<br>Craig Armstrong feat. …

Yoga

Life Is Fragile: Make Time for What Matters and Let Go of What Doesn’t

<b>“Life is precious as it is. All the elements for your happiness are already here. There is no need to run, strive, search, or struggle. Just be.”</b> …

Happiness

A High-Protein Breakfast Bowl You Don't Have to Cook

<i>This article is sponsored by Daisy Cottage Cheese.</i><p>Breakfast, we love you, but the eggs-oatmeal-smoothie routine doesn't always cut it during the …

Breakfast

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Doctors Swear By To Get Rid Of Fat Fast

Sometimes weight loss reaches a plateau. DO NOT give up! All of the hard work is paying off. You’re eating healthy and working out consistently. This …

Wellness

America Is Not a Democracy

How the United States lost the faith of its citizens—and what it can do to win them back<p>For years, the residents of Oxford, Massachusetts, seethed with anger at the company that controlled the local water supply. The company, locals complained, charged inflated prices and provided terrible service. …

Political Science

American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, companies learned the industry is hella lucrative – it's a multi-<i>billion</i> dollar industry – and politicians …

Cannabis