Anita Coleman

190 Flips | 7 Magazines | 7 Likes | 2 Following | 3 Followers | @chariscol | Books: Path of Grace (2015); Ocean of Grace (2014); Casa Charis: A Daybook of Freedom (2013); Garden of Grace: A Daybook of Faith and Healing (2012)

Did Airbnb Kill the Mountain Town?

Brian Barker was living in Portland, Oregon, with a well-paying union job as a spokesperson for the fire department. But despite having “a job you don’t leave”—he had an itch. “I wanted to go live in the mountains,” he says. “I didn’t want to sit in traffic all the time. I was tired of living in …

Housing

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it works

It isn't.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout gets your heart pumping and helps build muscle.<p>The app is a great introduction to a trendy type of fitness routine called interval training, and it's ideal for weekends or days when I can't make …

Exercise

Here Are The Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

This makes old age sound awesome.<p>Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's …

Interview: Indian Immigration in the Time of Trump

What brought Indians to the United States, and what made Indian immigrants, as a whole, so successful once here?<p>That’s the question Sanjoy …

Immigration

Trump Connections

Visualization of 1.500 individuals and organizations connected directly and indirectly to Donald Trump. To explore the network further select one of …

13 of the best protest signs from Trump's inauguration

As Donald Trump was taking the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States, hundreds swarmed the streets of Washington, D.C., to …

New Video: Digital Creativity - Culture Reimagined

In recognition of World International Property Day, the U.S. Copyright Office and the Copyright Alliance presented a program that highlighted …

Intellectual Property

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

The race to decipher the workings of the human brain, and build new economies around it, is on. Today’s great entrepreneurs – people such as Paul …

Artificial Intelligence

How to optimise your brain's waste disposal system

The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has offices, the clusters of cells that work together to achieve specific tasks; it has highways, the fibre bundles that …

Neuroscience

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

Facebook disappoints with new diversity numbers

Facebook has released new diversity data and the results are pretty disappointing.<p>Despite hiring another 2,897 employees over the last 12 months, the …

Humor Can Improve Your Life: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

• Humor is our brain’s way of rewarding us for correcting errors in our thinking. It improves our mood because it takes brainpower to decode the joke …

Online game 'may control snacking'

<b>A computer game may help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small study from the University of Exeter.</b><p>The game trained participants' brains to cut out calories by telling them to avoid pressing on pictures of certain images, such as biscuits and chocolate.<p>They lost a …

Holistic Medicine

10 Rules Of A Great Conversationalist

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …