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What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

Wellness

NASA Research Says These Are the Best Air-Purifying Plants

Plants play a key role in our mental and physical health—from helping us focus and beautifying indoor spaces, to maybe helping us live longer. And …

Plants

5 Best Dividend ETFs for Income Investors

Even dividend stocks can crack, so don't bet the farm on just one or two. Buy a basket or two instead via these five ETFs.<p>It’s a strange time to be …

5 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Dermatologists break it down.<p>Dr. Pimple Popper may have turned acne into entertainment, but when the blemishes are on your own face, treatment is decidedly less amusing. Blackheads, in particular, are practically begging to be squeezed, though dermatologists agree that digging up unsightly clogged …

I have 15 streams of income, and here's why you should, too

I know what I would do: nothing. Because I have several bosses, including myself. When you have multiple income streams, losing one is not that big a deal. I know you probably think you can't work any more than you already do, with your full time job and other personal commitments.<p>That is fine. It …

Personal Finance

Build your own wood-fired pizza oven

<b>Anyone can build a backyard oven, according to these easy-to-follow directions, and soon your oven will be the hottest attraction in town.</b><p>Wood-fired …

9 Cult Korean Beauty Products You Can Buy on Amazon

One of Korea’s biggest exports, apart from K-pop, are its beauty products. Korean consumers reportedly use up to 15 beauty products a day and have …

Skin Care

The Science of Trauma, Mindfulness, and PTSD

If we were able to prove that individuals suffering from PTSD are experiencing reversible neurological changes, would that help to alleviate any …

Mindfulness

Watch Berkeley's free lecture series on fixing the world's broken food systems

'Eating is, among other things, an ecological act.'<p>Some of the world's preeminent food policy thinkers and researchers are taking part in a new Edible Education lecture series at UC Berkeley this spring semester, and their lectures are being made available to stream online. Starting this Monday …

UC Berkeley

One-third of the world cannot see the Milky Way -- why that matters

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you look up at the evening sky, there's a good chance you will not be able to see what your grandmother saw when she was a little girl.<p>That's because we're enshrouded in an artificial haze of light that is blocking the night sky, a phenomenon scientists call light pollution.<p>Scientists …

10 secrets to growing the tastiest tomatoes

Want to win this year's tomato games?<p>Then you might want to buy some more tomato plants.<p>You probably put in your tomato plants in April or May, and that's great.<p>Tomato plants do best in the hot, full sun, but their tender blossoms wither and drop when temperatures are consistently above 95 degrees. …

Gardening

Depressing Theory: Cancer May Be An Evolutionary Safeguard To Protect Our Species

The study, published in Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, characterizes cancer as a kind of apoptosis designed to protect the integrity of …

Do the Math to Tell If You’re on Track for Retirement

<i>Learn more about Dave on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor</i><p>What should I have for dinner tonight? What movie should we go see? Where should we go on …

Recipes for Easy, Tasty Lunches Under $2

Want to eat lunch for about $500 a year? Maybe you'd like to reduce the amount of money you spend on meat? How about eating seasonally? If so, don't …

160,000 AA Miles with These 3 Credit Card Offers

American Airline miles certainly aren’t as valuable today as they were before March 22, but they still do have a good amount of value. Not only that, …

3 best travel rewards credit cards

People often ask how I can go on so many trips and I’m quick to tout the benefits of strategically chosen travel credit cards in making getaways more …

Retirement Investing's Magic Number Is $16,500

I wrote a column earlier this week about U.S. workers’ widespread and well-founded anxiety about retirement, and how, in the absence of any …

You can now design a $250,000 tiny house on an app and get it delivered in months

Becoming a tiny house homeowner is now as easy as tapping away at an iPad.<p>Blu Homes, a California-based prefab home manufacturer, just launched a new line of micro houses that shoppers can customize on an app and get delivered to their property in a matter of months.<p>The cost starts at $250,000, …

Prefab Homes

The Single-Ingredient Skin Care Line You Need to Try

If you have sensitive skin, trying out all-natural products can feel a little bit like navigating a minefield. A moisturizer might seem great upon …

Skin Care

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How I Reversed My PCOS Symptoms With Holistic Practices In 4 Months

It's understandable that as you get older, your body is going to endure changes. But at the age of 22, I was increasingly suffering from unexplained …

Wellness

How to feed 9.7bn people? Startups take on the global food problem

In the hunt for a sustainable solution to a rapidly rising population, agriculture has begun to adopt a venture capital mindset<p>The raw numbers make for daunting reading. One in 10 people out of the current global population of 7.4 billion already goes hungry. Crop yields that soared in the decades …

Agriculture

14 Books To Read For Mental Health Awareness

Why mental health awareness (besides May being Mental Health Awareness Month)? It’s important for people to understand mental illness; otherwise, we …

There’s Finally a Way to Get Beauty Products Tailored to Your Skin and Hair Type

The future is here.<p>Wish you could find a beauty product that targets your specific skin and hair needs—without all the trial-and-error? You might be in luck, thanks to a new trend that's bringing haute couture levels of customization to everyday beauty products.<p>If regular products just aren't …

Vegetarian “Steak & Eggs” | Goop

A filling breakfast or simple lunch, meaty Portobello mushrooms are the perfect stand-in for steak.<p>1 portobello mushroom<p>olive oil<p>salt and pepper<p>1 …

The Websites Making It Easier To Shop For Sustainable Fashion

Shopping for sustainable fashion may seem like it's easier said than done - after all there's only so much you can divine about a garment's origins …

11 clever toys to make STEM fun for your kids

In the past few years, a ubiquitous focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and more recently, STEAM (+ Arts) has had a big impact …

Hungry Planet: What The World Eats

Germany: The Sturm Family of Hamburg. Food Expenditure for One Week: € 253.29 ($325.81 USD). Favorite foods: salads, s<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Peter Menzel, from …

Top 10 Kickass Arduino Projects

The Arduino is a cheap electronics board that allows you to make your own electronics without a ton of coding experience. We love the Arduino, but …