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5 Protein-Rich Salad Toppers That Aren't Chicken or Tuna

One of the most common suggestions I make to my clients is to swap sandwiches and wraps for salad. It’s a great way to instantly up your veggie …

Why going to college right after high school is a bad idea

While commonplace in Europe, gap years are slowly growing in popularity with high school students in the United States.<p>New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof took a year off before college and swears by it, and since 'gappers' are consistently found to have higher GPAs in college than those who …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

How To Boost Brain Function With Exercise

Working out smart can make you, well, smarter<p>For years, study after study has shown that a good sweat improves brain function. But what’s the optimum dose? Only recently are scientists figuring out the proper prescription and timing necessary to achieve the biggest boost. Following new research out …

The Brain

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

How to Be a Better Person: 7 Steps Backed By Research

• We all want to know how to be a better person. The science can be surprising. First, remember context, context, context. Your context dramatically …

14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devoted to them -- Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Isamu Noguchi, Donald Judd, Richard Serra. Except, unlike today, there was a discernible, if …

Tempo Runs Increase Speed and Endurance

Incorporate running paces between easy and hard into your weekly routine.<p>You know what it feels like to run comfortably—comfortable!—and you’re likely also familiar with the burn of going all-out. But what about the range of paces that lie in between these two extremes?<p>Workouts that target that …

Articles about japanese home among trees uses bookshelves and glass walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, …

Architecture

Articles about la renovation respects midcentury bones while adding some flair on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple return their A. Quincy Jones house in Los Angeles to its former glory—and add some soul of their own.<p>Designed by visionary architect Harry Gesner and updated by Griffin Enright, this breezy post-and-beam residence boasts upscale...<p>Take a tour of a light-filled, midcentury-modern home in …

Architecture

Why Burpees Are the Most Badass Exercise

But here’s the difference: "Pedaling on a stationary bike is a relatively simple motor pattern, whereas the burpee involves some degree of agility, balance, coordination, and total body strength” thanks to the exercise’s multiple steps, says lead researcher Nicholas H. Gist, Ph.D., deputy director …

10 Running Goals You Should Make for 2015

Set the right goals and you'll run faster, train smarter, and have more fun hitting the pavement in the new year<p>If you're reading this, we're betting …

The Lies of Adolf Eichmann

German philosopher Bettina Stangneth reexamines the Nazi commander—and the true nature of evil.<p>As head of the Jewish Department within the Nazi SS, Adolf Eichmann held operational responsibility for the extermination of European Jewry through crucial years of World War II. To his chosen work of …

Strong Minded

Why you're smart to run and smarter because you do.<p>Running helps more than your heart and lungs. Promising brain research shows a strong link between running and a "younger," more nimble brain. Vigorous cardiovascular activity pumps more oxygen-and glucose-rich blood to your noggin. And when you …

The World’s Simplest Learn to Run Program

All you need is 30 minutes, three times each week.<p><i>I’ve been out of shape for the past few years and I’m trying to start running. The problem is every time I try, I get through about one or two weeks and stop. I have a hard time following a training plan with all the intervals. Is it just me, or is</i> …

3 Flexibility Tests For Runners

<i>See how you stand up against these flexibility standards and learn how to improve if you fall short.</i><p>The overwhelming desire to hit the shower …

Ryan and Sara Hall

Meet the Halls<p>The Husband and Dad<p>Ryan<p>Keeps the house in order, best pancake maker, bass fishing specialist. Likely to be in a "business meeting" …

Bass Fishing

The Best Seeds to Add to Your Smoothie

Claims that <b>chia seeds</b> increase endurance have yet to be backed by research, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t eat them. Two ounces contains 360 milligrams of calcium—more than a full glass of milk.<p><b>Pumpkin seeds</b> are a terrific source of iron—a mineral often depleted during intense exercise—and …

Nutrition

John Dewey on the True Purpose of Education and How to Harness the Power of Our Natural Curiosity

<i>“Do not feel absolutely certain of anything,”</i> philosopher Bertrand Russell instructed in the first of his ten timeless commandments of teaching and learning in 1951. And yet formal education, today as much as then, is for the most part a toxic byproduct of industrialism based on the blind …

Adrienne Rich on Why an Education Is Something You Claim, Not Something You Get

In September of 1977, months before the publication of her exquisite <i>Dream of a Common Language</i> and exactly two decades before becoming the first and so far only person to refuse the prestigious National Medal of Arts in an act of remarkable political courage, <b>Adrienne Rich</b> stood before the …

David Foster Wallace on the Redemptive Power of Reading and the Future of Writing in the Age of Information

Despite his heartbreaking end, or perhaps in part because of it, <b>David Foster Wallace</b> endures as one of the most revered and celebrated modern sages, from his wisdom on writing and self-improvement to his superb definition of true leadership to his chilling-in-hindsight insights on death and …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Want to Become a Better Athlete? Train Your Brain

Shares 754<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Elite athletes stand head and shoulders above the rest — and that’s not just because of their impressive size and stature. …

POV Digital Launches Six Interactive Documentary Shorts

POV, American television’s longest‐running showcase for independent nonfiction films, has launched six new interactive shorts. Delving into topics …

U.S. Army

Flex Benefits

This simple hip-flexor routine can help you fend off injury and run faster.<p>Suffering from pain in your Achilles, hamstring, knee, or IT band (along the side of your leg)? Your hip flexors may be to blame. Weakness in the hip flexors—a group of muscles in the pelvic region and upper thighs that help …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Three Foam Rolling Techniques For Runners | Page 4 of 4

Illustration: Oliver Baker<p>3. Quad Release<p><b>Why it’s important:</b> Most of us have tight quads and hip flexors to begin with, but after running and cycling …

Run a 5K Faster with These Five Fun Workouts

Working on a 3.1-mile PR? Coach Jenny has your training covered.<p>There's nothing like racing a hard 5K, especially when the runner's high kicks in. It's a rewarding distance to race, and you can run many of them in a season!<p>In order to race fast, you've got to run fast in training. Here are five fun …

A Lower-Body Blasting Workout

You're not going to get anywhere without powerful legs. But to develop a truly powerful and resilient lower body, you'll need to pair explosive training with moves that force you to work across different planes of motion. The payoff: Your legs will be ready when the unpredictable comes your way. In …

Exercise