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Gut Reaction: Ayurveda for IBS

A doctor takes an ayurvedic look at IBS — and describes an all-natural treatment plan that can coax your system back into balance.<p>Jennifer is an …

18 Salads to Brighten Up Your Winter Meals

When the temperatures start dipping into the 30s and below, I dip into my repertoire of hearty, slow-cooked dishes to keep me and my kitchen toasty. Nothing makes you feel cozier on a cold day than an herb-crusted roast or thick stew—the flavor deepening over hours on the stovetop or in the oven, …

Healthy Eating

What You're Cooking: The Most Popular Recipes and Techniques of 2015

We've had an epic year of cooking here at Serious Eats. We brought you themed weeks on everything from fried chicken to Mexican sandwiches, tackled another Vegan Experience, and went back to the basics with step-by-step guides to the most iconic holiday desserts. And a ton of you joined us along …

Cooking

30 Best Websites to Learn Design and Development

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>Despreneur</i><i>.</i><p>Some of the benefits of online education are really focused on money, personal time management, pace …

23 Low-Carb Lunches That Will Actually Fill You Up

Sandwiches are going to be so jealous.

Healthy Eating

21 Simple Health Hacks You Can Use Every Day

Need to wake up? Just sniff an orange.

Research

How To Cleanse & Detox Your Body On a Cellular Level

Do you have more toxins coming in than going out?<p>Vibrant living is all about raising personal awareness in each aspect (mental, physical, emotional, …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Paleontology

7 Wedding Venue Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore

Searching for the right wedding venue goes beyond finding a stunning location that'll look great in your photos. Yes, we love a drop-dead gorgeous setting as much as the next person, but we also know there's much more to consider before signing on the dotted line.<p>Before you finalize your wedding …

Weddings

Fifteen things successful entrepreneurs do every day

The most effective entrepreneurs view themselves as assets. They continually invest in themselves and in their future through continuing education and self-improvement.<p>If you want to become a better entrepreneur and successfully grow your business, dedicate time and energy to improve your daily …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

8 Homes That Are as Quirky as They Are Tiny

15 Gorgeously Designed Henna Tattoos with Unbelievably Intricate Patterns

Photo source: Bubble<p>For thousands of years, the art of henna (called <i>mehndi</i> in Hindi & Urdu) has been practiced in India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. The henna plant is crushed and mixed with other ingredients into a paste, which can then be applied to the skin in dazzlingly intricate …

Body Art

3 Sample Wedding Reception Timelines

While starting and ending your wedding on time is absolutely critical (you don't want guests to get restless or your venue to charge extra!), everything in between is flexible. However, it's important to outline the flow of the day so you know exactly where everyone should be and when.<p><i>Pin it</i><p>Here …

Free app aims to redefine the sketchbook

Typical. You wait ages for an app to reinvent the sketchbook for the digital age, then two come along at once.<p>We told you last week about Mischief, …

NASA’s ‘Planet X’ Files Leaked: NASA Knows Nibiru Is Coming, Says Conspiracy Theorists

There is evidence of an ongoing resurgence of the Planet X (also known as Nibiru) cataclysm conspiracy theory following the publication of new …

Paranormal

Get a three-in-one smartphone lens kit for $11.99

Ready to unlock the power of your phone's camera? Start with this dirt-cheap, universally compatible kit.<p>Smartphone lens kits have been around nearly as long as smartphones, affording far more variety and precision to your snapshots than your phone can by itself.<p>Just one problem: Most of the kits …

Cameras

Mindfulness of Breathing: A Primer

Thirty years ago, you had to be a serious student of Buddhism to be familiar with mindfulness meditation. Today, it’s everywhere: in medical, military, educational, and even corporate settings. Advocates of mindfulness meditation say it can improve just about every aspect of our lives, and science …

Mindfulness

Zoé - Labios Rotos (MTV Unplugged)

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipes, For When You Need A Little Extra Chocolate

There's a lot of debate about what makes a great chocolate chip cookie. Chewy vs. crisp, small vs. the size of your head. Some folks believe that it is the chocolate chips themselves that make for an <i>inferior</i> cookie, touting the virtues of chopped chocolate instead, which melts into the cookie …

Dessert

You’re Not Fooling Anyone With Your Pretend Laughter

Why do we laugh? The obvious answer is because something is funny. But if we look closer at when and how laughter occurs in ordinary social …

Biology

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Top 10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

Programming is one of the most valuable skills you can pick up in these modern times, whether for career prospects or to stretch your brain and …

Programming

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Sleep

Hash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes

GalleryHash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Potato, poh-tah-to. However you pronounce it, the humble potato is the perfect blank canvas for savory breakfasts. They're hearty and …

Breakfast

3 Facebook Ads Every Business Needs | Inc.com

Four years ago today, I was at the South by Southwest conference when my friend Leslie Bradshaw overheard a conversation on hypertargeting with Facebook Ads and chimed in with her thoughts on what she called nanotargeting--a concept similar to hypertargeting but with search criteria so narrow that …

Facebook Ads