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Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Success

Game-Changing Discovery Links the Brain and the Immune System

Reprinted with permission from Science is Beautiful © 2014 by Batsford, an imprint of Pavilion Books Company Limited<p>Reprinted with permission from …

The World's Most Powerful Eating Strategies

Every nation has its weapons in the nutrition wars. For the Chinese, it's antioxidant-rich green tea. The French have their red wine. In Italy, it's olive oil—cans and cans of the stuff.<p>Americans? We tend toward fad diets and expensive shortcuts like gastric-bypass surgery. But we're also big on …

New DNA Tech: Creating Unicorns and Curing Cancer for Real?

<i>“We have within our grasp the technology to change evolution. This could change the course of biological life.”</i> — Paul Berg, Nobel Laureate and a …

Genetics

9 Futurists Reveal: Future Techs That Actually Have a Shot at Becoming a Reality

Meet the futurists<p>LoneMind.com asked nine futurists what future technologies actually have a shot at becoming a reality and what they provided are …

Vitamin D supplements aren’t all sunshine and lollipops

In recent weeks, an advertisement has been running prominently in The Globe and Mail that makes some eye-popping claims, among them that vitamin D deficiency is causing widespread illness and premature deaths, costing the health system $20-billion a year.<p>The solution, according to the Pure North …

Novel drinks deliver nutrient overkill, create health concerns for consumers

When Dr. Valerie Tarasuk had minor house repairs done earlier this year, she couldn't help noticing what the two workers discarded at the end of the day.<p>"After they left, I found a six-pack of energy drinks in the garbage," recalls Tarasuk, a professor of nutrition science at the University of …

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8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

Don’t fall for a "detoxing" cleanse—your bod can already get rid of toxins. These food will help support the organs that do the heavy lifting.<p>Pricey juice cleanses that promise to help you detox are all the rage right now—but the idea that a liquid diet can help you eliminate harmful substances …

Toxins

The UK Is Building 6 Electric Lagoons To Generate Electricity From The Tides

The British government recently gave the go-ahead to six potential projects, four in Wales and another two in England. The first, on the Welsh coast …

A Place for Consciousness Studies in Academia? Professor Helps Pave the Way

Dr. Allan Leslie Combs is developing a Consciousness Studies PhD program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS).“Consciousness was …

Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

When you look at the expansiveness of our games or the speed of our sports games, the likelihood of motion sickness goes up dramatically."<p>Blake Jorgensen, EA's chief financial officer

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, Ph.D.—especially …

Nutrition

The 12 Best Weight-Loss Tips You Can Try Today

Don’t let dieting run your life, but step away from that second slice<p>You’ve cleaned up your diet and picked up your gym routine, but a stomach that’s churning and brain that’s begging for more are enough to make you go crazy. Dieting shouldn’t always leave you hungry, isolated, or pissed off. So …