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The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Microbiology

Ontario's Wind Farms Get A Boost As Court Strikes Down Efforts To Stop Them

TORONTO - An Ontario court has dismissed a set of appeals from four families which sought to have provincial legislation related to the approvals of …

11 Life Changing Lessons to Learn From Einstein

When most people think of Einstein, they think of the theory of relativity and “the world’s most famous equation,” E=MC². However, we can learn a lot …

In 2014, Canada Lost Its Reputation as a Environmentally Friendly Liberal Wonderland

Celebrities, activists, and even Bill Nye the Science Guy are calling out the Canadian government for being in the pocket of the oil industry.<p><i>This article first appeared on VICE Canada</i><p>A recent column in the Canadian Press by Alexander Panetta examined the changing reputation of Canada to our lovely …

Canada

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

Nutrition

The extreme weather and climate events of 2014 in 13 photos

It's been a rough year, meteorologically speaking, on the Blue Marble.<p>We've seen record heat, record snow, record flooding, record drought, rising …

Addiction study shows mindfulness intervention boosts brain activation for healthy pleasures

How can people who are dependent on prescription opioids reduce their cravings? Learn to enjoy other aspects of their lives.<p>That’s the key finding in …

Google Unseats Apple In U.S. Classrooms As Chromebooks Beat iPads

As of the third quarter of 2014, Chromebooks have displaced iPads as the most popular new devices shipping to U.S. schools. This is a huge win for Google in a market historically dominated by Apple and Microsoft. According to the <i>Financial Times</i> and IDC, “Google shipped 715,500 of the low-cost …

10 Tips From a Buddhist Monk on Living a Fulfilled Life

Is there any doubt that people are searching for happiness in the wrong places?<p>Reaching a fulfilled lifestyle is much more than just a beautiful home …

15 creative parents who raised the bar in 2014

Some parents go above and beyond posting cute pictures of their kids on Facebook.<p>Whether they're bringing new life into the world or just bringing …

Should all married couples treat each other like roommates?

Perhaps amiable roommates is the most realistic version of happily ever after<p>You don’t need to be married to know that our ideal of lifelong monogamy is falling apart. After a generation of tumultuous divorces – which is dragging out as <b>couples in their sixties</b>decide they can’t stick it for another …

City of the future sinks into the ocean

Japanese firm devises plan for an Ocean Spiral community that descends nine miles to the seabed<p>With dry land increasingly at a premium, a Japanese construction company has come up with a plan to sink a spiralling city into the depths of our oceans.<p>Each Ocean Spiral will be home to about 5,000 …

Happiness at Work: What Matters Most?

In a recent poll, two-thirds of adults said they would take a job with less pay if it offered shorter hours and more flexibility.<p>Most Americans say they are satisfied with their job, but pay, schedules, and the opportunity to advance remain sore spots for many, with the large percentage of adults …

X, Y And Z: How The Generations Really Stack Up -- Financially

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>These days it’s easy to get mired in the generational alphabet soup.<p>No matter what day of the week it is, it seems that a new study pops up about the woes of Generation X, the expectations of Generation Y, and the wait-and-see predictions of what will come …

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Well, it's that time of year again for my favorite and most robust list on the top 100 Sites/Apps of the year. As w/ the previous year's list, more …

Where Is America's Real Youth Rebellion?

Never has a time been more ripe for protest. Never has a generation seemed so ambivalent about it.<p><i>Published in the November 2014 issue</i><p><b>The dream of wild rebellion rises</b> and falls like clockwork. In every generation, the youthful cries for personal freedom coalesce, at one moment or another, at one …

Nicki Minaj

The UK Now Has Poop-Powered Buses

America has the Tesla electric car, Britain has... a poop bus. Bristol Airport now has a bus that will shuttle people to Bath city centre, powered …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Lumo Lift Posture Coach & Lumo Run Smart Running Shorts

Technology That Helps You<br>Move Better.<p>Solutions to every day movements.<p>LUMO LIFT<p>The Road to Better Posture.<p>The Lumo Lift is a small, lightweight …

Yoga

He Sold 'Draw Something' For ~ $200 Million — Now Dan Porter Is Back With A New Startup

OMGPOP was the maker of Draw Something, one of the first mobile games to go viral. It racked up 1.2 million downloads within its first week and a half. Three months later, Zynga dropped tons of money on it. After the acquisition, users promptly lost interest in the game. Zynga later shut down its …

Startups

Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try

November 17, 2014<br>Today as I was going through my bookmarks, I come across this excellent visual created by Sean Junkins where he features a bunch of …

17 Small Things You Can Do Today To Have A Stronger Relationship

Grand gestures are way overrated. Sometimes it's the small, simple things that make a huge difference in your relationship.<p>Or this, either. Data from over 800,000 OkCupid users showed that people who professed that they "tweet frequently" had shorter relationships on average than those who weren't …

University of Oxford

11 Everyday Meditation Methods For People Who Swear They Can’t Meditate

Often I hear people saying that they don’t meditate because they “can’t.” Because sitting still for 30 seconds is impossible, or they get bored or …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.

How to Debug Your Brain and Build Better Habits

Wouldn't it be great if you could debug your brain as though it were bad code? We might not be able to reprogram ourselves, but we can use the …

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

14 February 2018<p>Why is there no insulation for saucepans? Or around kitchen sinks or bathtubs? Is it difficult and expensive, or just a lazy …