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The Cognitive Benefits of Vitamin C

Our brain is a power consumer of vitamin C, the vitamin that cuts your colds short. Brain concentrations of the vitamin are far greater than those in …

Cognitive Impairment

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

Nutrition

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

15 Tweets by Satan Himself That Prove Hell is Lit AF

Things seem to be really heating up down there in the eternal fires, since you are tweeting a whole bunch, Lucifer H. Morningstar.At least Satan's …

5 Reasons Why Amsterdam Works So Well for Bikes

Skip or short-change any one of them and your city of bikes won’t work as well.<p>People unfamiliar with the idea of the bicycle as real transportation sometimes see Amsterdam—the famously bike-friendly Dutch capital—as a fantasyland that has very little to do with the grown-up transportation world of …

Bike Lanes

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It

“How do I find my purpose?”<p>Ever since Daniel Gulati, Oliver Segovia, and I published <i>Passion & Purpose</i> six years ago, I’ve received hundreds of questions — from younger and older people alike — about purpose. We’re all looking for purpose. Most of us feel that we’ve never found it, we’ve lost it, or …

AASQ #15: Chamois cream dos and don’ts – what’s best for your skin, how much to use, etc.

We know, there’s no such thing as a stupid question. But there are definitely some questions too embarrassing to ask your local shop or riding …

Dental fillings for your cavities could soon be a thing of the past

Developed for and trialled to treat Alzheimer's disease, the drug also happens to promote the natural tooth regrowth mechanism, allowing the tooth to repair cavities.<p>Tideglusib works by stimulating stem cells in the pulp of teeth, the source of new dentine. Dentine is the mineralized substance …

Dental Care

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what’s going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

This is exactly how to send that awkward goodbye email telling your colleagues you got a better gig

Tips for saying goodbye to your colleagues when you get another job<p>So long, farewell — follow me on LinkedIn.<p>Saying good-bye to colleagues can be …

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Corruption

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

Parenting

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Elon Musk has reportedly used a brutal tactic to keep from wasting time in meetings

But Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, has a strategy to keep things moving, a former SpaceX employee posted on Quora.<p>The former employee relayed a story where Musk once called out an employee in a meeting. He wrote:<p>"One of my close friends started there a couple years before me. He worked …

Tesla

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

Ikigai

How orange peels helped barren land in Costa Rica spring back to life

There’s more to oranges than juice! Back in the 1990’s, two ecologists suggested orange juice manufacturer Del Oro donate some of their land near a …

A New Therapy May Cure Kids of Peanut Allergy

In a long-term study of the latest treatment for peanut allergy, scientists in Australia report that an immune-based therapy helped children allergic …

Why it seems like everyone else can afford the things you can't

You're pretty sure these people don't make a lot more than you do.<p>So how are they able to spend that kind of money?<p>Maybe they're up to their ears in debt, or they're trust fund babies, or they'll never be able to retire. Or maybe they've figured out the secret to money, which is: You can have …

Personal Finance

The real reason middle-aged men in Lycra dominate cycling (it's not a mid-life crisis)

The British cycling boom of the last decade has brought a new creature onto the UK’s roads. They can be spotted in both town and country but they’re …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Exercise

After 10 years as a financial planner, I've realized almost everyone gets the same thing wrong about money

That's probably because, as a financial planner in New York City, I get to see behind the curtain of people's finances all the time.<p>After nearly 10 years working with some of the brightest people in this city — from social workers to lawyers to Wall Street pros — I've realized almost everyone gets …

Personal Finance

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

Sometimes our smart phones are our friends, sometimes they seem like our lovers, and sometimes they’re our dope dealers. And no one, in the past 12 …

After Chris Froome cut back on carbs and began eating more protein, he lost 20 pounds, started winning the Tour de France, and became a multimillionaire

Chris Froome on Sunday won his fourth Tour de France title in five years, and yet his victories were many years in the making.<p>So much is needed to win the world's most prestigious bike race, including the right genes, a superstrong team with a big budget, the best bikes and gear, support, …

Tour de France

This Browser Extension Tracks Price Drops on Amazon

Chrome: I hate couponing but I love saving money, which is why I’m a fan of Honey, a browser extension that automatically finds and applies coupon …

​4 Things I Discovered After Forcing Myself to Run Every Morning

It turns out that getting up early can have some surprising benefits<p>Though it goes counter to the preferred doctrine, I tend to thrive on less than eight hours of sleep. I’ve been a night owl most of my existence, and usually only get five to six hours of shuteye. But I’ve never really worried …

Teen Dies After Chugging A Latte, Mountain Dew And An Energy Drink

The South Carolina teen consumed the beverages in a two-hour span.<p>The coroner who examined David Cripe’s body was initially confused.<p>David had been a …

Science says there really is a way to get over the common cold faster, and bring it on!

Colds are kind of the worst. You’re sick enough that you feel out of it, but often not too sick to stay home. So often you’re faced with two options. …