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8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

How to Start Your Own Food Forest for Years of Free Produce - One Green Planet

Food forests are an essential part of most permaculture designs, and even for spaces as small as the typical suburban lawn, there is the potential to …

You Do Not Need To Buy Diabetes Medications. Prepare It Yourself With Only Two Ingredients!

This homemade remedy that we are presenting you in this article is simple to present because it only requires 2 ingredients that you already have in …

Hot apartments: 'If we need air conditioning, we've designed it wrong'

It was one of the most extreme heatwaves in south-eastern Australian history. During late January and early February 2009, temperature records were toppled across Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.<p>Then, on 7 February, 24 of Victoria’s 35 long-term stations recorded record high temperatures: …

Architecture

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Do you have 'vampire children'? Here are 6 ways to get your older children to sleep - every night

MPs have been told that children are struggling to concentrate at school due to chronic sleep deprivation. Edward Timpson, minister for children and families, highlighted the issue yesterday as part of an inquiry into young people and their mental health.<p>The health benefits of a good nights' sleep …

How an army of postmen is turning China's rural stores into the world's largest retail network

Lou Wener works damn hard. "Five am to 10pm, seven days a week, including national holidays," the 45-year-old shopkeeper says distractedly behind the …

A movie, operating system and Amazon gift card have been stored in DNA

As a society, we are creating more data than ever before meaning we're at risk of running out of traditional storage. As a result, there is a race to …

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Nutrition

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't) | Inc.com

Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite effect.<p>The difference lies in whether you assume skill is based on innate …

Self-improvement

Fasting diet could regenerate pancreas and reverse diabetes, researchers say

A fasting diet has the ability to regenerate the pancreas and could potentially reverse diabetes, researchers have found.<p>A US study, published in …

Inside a Fashion Blogger's Dreamy West Village Apartment

<b>Next up: Tour an insanely stylish NYC loft with major Scandinavian vibes.</b>

West Village

I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared

<i>Anthony Johnson is an elementary school teacher in North Carolina and a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Below, he describes his innovative classroom</i> …

Woolsey Ping Pong Table

If you think a ping pong table belongs in the basement or garage, you'll think again after one look at the Woolsey Ping Pong Table. It can sit …

Furniture

4 Startups Revolutionizing the EdTech World

From online microtutoring to photographic tours back through history, educational technology is giving children new ways to learn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Technology has been transforming the educational world for the past few years. Every year, new edtech …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Technologies That Will Define the Classroom of the Future

Modern educational process undergoes regular changes and one of the main reasons of that is technological development.<p>Not only the technology …

Education Technology

10 Must-have apps that every hiker shouldn’t live without

Share103<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 128<p>When we start planning long hikes, we always think of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan saying, “To live will be an awfully …

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

Psychology

11 Ways to Power Up Your Weight-Loss Hormones

It’s as easy as making tiny tweaks to what you eat.<p><i>This article was written by Natasha Turner, Naturopathic Doctor, author of The Hormone Boost and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself …

Nutrition

Achieving Financial Success Without Extreme Frugality or a Huge Income

It’s not too hard to find stories in the media about seemingly ordinary people finding great financial success. You hear about what seems like an …

Personal Finance

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

Photography Guide: How to Master your DSLR Camera - Dam

You spend a lot of money buying a DSLR camera. <i>Wouldn’t it be great to learn how to use it so that you can leave auto-mode behind for good?</i><p>Yes, I …

Stanford Scientist: We'll Have A Century of Medical Advances in the Next Decade

Looking Beyond Gadgets<p>Just this year alone, we’ve seen several tech companies jump into medical research. From Sean Parker’s $250-million …