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Frailty is not inevitable in old age for those with a healthy heart, scientists find

Frailty is not inevitable in old age, scientists believe after, finding that people with a healthy heart do not succumb to weakness in later life.<p>New research has shown that older people with very low risk of heart disease also have very little frailty, raising the possibility it is preventable.<p>The …

High Blood Pressure

Learn How To Make An iPhone App For Less Than $30

If you have a great idea and want to turn it into a business, chances are you’ll make it into an app or need one as a crucial touchstone for your …

Apps

10 things I learned by writing 2000 words a day and 60000 in a month

So the story goes like this, One day I decided that I need to have my own blog.So before launching my website, I decided that I must write 30 …

Writing

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

Meditation

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

Three Major Muscles to Always Keep Loose

Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, or bodybuilding event, you want your body to function at its very best. In order to get there we …

Yoga

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

Self-help

Learn the Basic Structures of Brain Anatomy

The human brain is not only one of the most important organs in the human body; it is also the most complex. In the following tour, you will learn …

Neurology

27 Life-Changers on Amazon for Under $15

These must-have items will give your life a serious upgrade, and they all cost less than a fancy sandwich.<p>Without hyperbole, changing your life in …

Shopping

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Monty Python's 10 funniest sketches

As a Monty Python treasure-trove arrives on Netflix – including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Monty Python's Flying Circus – it's the perfect moment to look back at 10 of the very best sketches from the masters of surreal comedy.<p>1. The Dead Parrot<p>Arguably the most famous, most …

Highland Views: The nature of our tribe, and the tribe of Nature

In her excellent book on National Parks, "The Hour of Land," Terry Tempest Williams writes, “How do we find our way back to a world interrelated and …

Spirituality

Here’s The Creative Process That Lets Me Write 2–3 Articles Per Day.

There is only one way of predictably creating results in any type of creative endeavour. And that is to have a clearly defined creative process.In …

Avoid these 7 exercises if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Working out the same way in your 50s as you did in your 30s sets you up for a world of …

Santa Monica

Meet Your Ab Muscles to Find Out How They Work

It seems everyone who exercises is looking for the best ab exercise routine for developing flat, tight abdominal muscles. Every year there are dozens …

Workouts

Learn to Calm Your Body With Sama Vritti (Equal Breathing Yoga)

According to the California College of Ayurveda, "Pranayama, the yogic art of breathing, comes from the Sanskrit root words prana and ayama. Prana …

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

Pro Tip: Discover Safari’s hidden tab options

Safari is full of secret shortcuts, accessed by long-pressing on its various icons and buttons. One of the most useful uses the <b>tabs button</b> to quickly open and close multiple tabs, and more. Let’s take a look.<p>Long-press Safari’s tab icon for hidden options<p>To follow along, fire up Safari on your iPad …

Here’s how to check which apps have access to your Facebook account—and delete them

If you’ve been on Facebook for a while, you’ve probably installed games or given sites permission to log into your Facebook account. You may even use Facebook to log into services like Spotify, Netflix, or Tinder.<p>But if you’ve been following the news around Cambridge Analytica, the data consultancy …

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Your Vagus Nerve

This <i>Psychology Today</i> blog post is phase one of a nine-part series called "<i>The Vagus Nerve Survival Guide."</i> The nine vagal maneuvers featured in each …

Yoga

How to Get Paid to Learn How to Become a Better Writer

What if I told you people would <i>pay you</i> to become a better writer?What if I also told you people would pay you higher amounts to <i>keep learning</i> how to …

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working On Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare's Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

These apps will help you make the most out of your Apple TV

The Apple TV may not have topped our list of the best streaming boxes you can buy, but it’s still a great product, especially if you’re all-in on the …

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Here's Everything I Learned From Doing Morning Pages Every Day

Yes, you really do have to write them *by hand*. No, they aren't just for writers or even for Creative People. Yes, they are pretty great.

Productivity

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!