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France was the first country to ban supermarkets from throwing away unused food — and the world is taking notice

France is a culinary leader — both at the table and, more recently, in the trash can.<p>In February 2016, France became the first country in the world to prohibit supermarkets from throwing away unused food through unanimously passed legislation.<p>Now, supermarkets of a certain size must donate unused …

5 Heavyweight Backpacking Gear Items You Can Replace With Ultralight Alternatives

One way to reduce your pack weight is to get rid of unnecessary gear. The other way is to replace essential gear items with lightweight alternatives, …

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

The Surprising Way This Activist Turned Her Experience With Sexual Harassment Into a Business | Inc.com

In the wake of the Weinstein controversy (and every other one in the news these days) millions of women have come forward with tales of their own sexual assault stories. Our feeds have been flooded with #MeToo posts and one recurring theme continues to surface - How do we change this? What do we …

I tried getting 9 hours of sleep every night for a week — and it's more clear than ever why we're all sleep-deprived

For many people, sleep is a precious, often gets neglected, resource. In fact, 35 percent of American adults routinely do not get enough sleep, clocking in less than seven hours of rest per night, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although powering through the day …

Drink this an hour before bed and get 84 extra minutes of sleep

Struggling to get a good night’s sleep?<p>If you want an extra 84 minutes of a slumber every night, it’s time to ditch the cocoa for a different drink …

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression | Inc.com

I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front of people I don't know and I'm nervous, but only at first. I feel like I belong there (which, if you think about it, is a nice definition of confidence).<p>Stick me in a …

Self-help

How Messing With Our Biological Clock Impacts Well-Being

Three scientists have won the Nobel prize in Medicine for research into our internal clocks. Biological clocks regulate everything from behavior to metabolism and play a crucial role in our health.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Today in Your Health, we'll listen to the ticking of your biological …

Scientists discovered how more sleep could improve your relationships

The best thing for your relationship could be sleep. A study shows tired couples have nastier fights. Ohio State studied 43 married couples.<p>Each person ranged in sleep from 3.5 to 9 hours a night. Researchers filmed the couples arguing. Couples who slept less than 7 hours tended to be more hostile. …

Find Out Which Cognitive Biases Alter Your Perspective

Cognitive biases can change the way you see everything, and often in a bad way. Fortunately, just becoming aware of your biases can help you overcome …

Psychology

Why You Should Always Fly With a Tennis Ball

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are all sorts of things you probably should pack in your carry-on (another pair of …

Country Lifestyle

Best time to go to sleep if you need to wake up feeling refreshed at 7am

In fact, there's a specific bedtime for whenever you want to rise in the morning<p>Do you ever go to bed ridiculously early because you need to wake up …

4 Ways You're Robbing Yourself of Sleep--And What to do About It Now | Inc.com

I have a ritual I perform every night before I go to bed in a hotel room. I take a towel from the bathroom and strategically place it over the digital clock by the bed. I do this because I find the blue light emanating from the devise disturbing to my sleep.<p>My previous husband always commented on …

10 Bedtime Routines That Turned Insomniacs Into Sound Sleepers

Is your nighttime routine in need of a makeover? Clinical psychologist, Michael Breus, PhD, aka The Sleep Doctor, shares before and after stories …

19 Morning Person Tips From People Who Are Good At Getting Up

Don't hit snooze!

Are You Good at Predicting What Others Will Do? Take This Simple Test to Find Out | Inc.com

How good at you at knowing ahead of time what choice someone else will make? It turns out for most of us the answer is: not that good.<p>That's just one result of a fascinating experiment conducted by Vox on behalf of Volvo. The experiment sought to find out why some people choose safety and others …

10 Things Successful People Tell Themselves Every Day

How to maintain a more positive mindset in the workplace.<p>Entrepreneur & Marketing Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you find it difficult to stay motivated? Are you looking for something that will inspire you to break through the struggle and pursue your …

Younger start in tackle football linked to higher risk of behaviour, mood problems

Executive functioning, a set of mental skills that help people stay organized and get things done, was also worse, on average, in the players who …

I Tried the Pioneer Woman's Best Tomato Soup Ever Recipe and I'll Never Do Store-Bought Again

One of my ultimate cozy dinner indulgences is definitely a bowl of piping-hot tomato soup accompanied by a grilled cheese. Depending on how ambitious I felt, I used to satisfy my cravings by whipping up a delicious but slightly labor-intensive Ina Garten recipe (which requires chopping four pounds …

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30-Minute Meal-Prep Recipes So You Aren't Spending Sunday in the Kitchen

Meal prep is meant to be a simplifying strategy, designed to make healthy eating quick and effortless throughout the week. But when you’re spending …

Healthy Eating

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's former chef claim they 'eat nothing'

Goop queen Gwyneth Paltrow is known for her crazy wellness recommendations and strict eating habits, but according to her former personal chef, the actress’s diet might be more extreme than you realized.<p>Celebrity chef Kate McAloon — who’s cooked for A-listers like Miranda Kerr, Steven Spielberg and …

7 Places to Travel to Alone After a Breakup

Traveling by yourself can offer so many benefits, including self-growth, independence, and a fresh perspective. But it's also a fantastic remedy for heartbreak. (Ever read/seen <b>Eat Pray Love</b>?) When speaking with Elle Huerta, CEO and founder of personal breakup coach Mend, about breakup self-care …

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9 Healthy Snacks That Prevent Overeating

Some experts say the whole concept of “healthy snacking” is an oxymoron. The human body, they argue, wasn’t built to accommodate the average …

This Is Why Airplane Interiors Are Blue

There’s a lot the average passenger doesn’t know about airplanes. And there’s a lot that goes into the design of each aircraft that even frequent …

The best natural foods to pack for a multi-day camping trip

You’re planning a weekend camping trip when you realize something: you’ve got limited cooler space, and an unlimited appetite. How will you be able …

Mistake Fare: Australia in Business Class from $632!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Aug 5, 2017 | 0 comments<p>These type of fares don’t come along often, so book this and ask questions later. Right now …

Delta replaces its dating wall in Brooklyn with cool airport codes street art

There’s nothing like good art to lift a neighbourhood and create a great vibe, and a newly-unveiled street art wall in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is likely to particularly appeal to travellers. Delta Air Lines new creation is called the Airport Codes Wall and it features a series of colourful …

Pay $650 and this Travel Agency Will Send You on a Surprise Vacation

If you work a full-time job in the US, you know the struggles of trying to vacation. Often the easiest way is to choose a long weekend, and even then …

Pot Dispensaries Fight Crime, New Study Reveals

Why every neighborhood should welcome stoner business.<p>If you’re against marijuana dispensaries setting up shop on your block, you’re rooting for …

Cannabis