Darren J. Lord

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The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

New MacBook teardown reveals a tight machine that's nearly impossible to repair

After their recent teardown of Apple's 2015 MacBook Pro, the master disassemblers at iFixit have gotten their hands on one of Apple's new, ultrathin …

MacBook

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Amazon’s Drone Delivery Dreams Just Took a Step Closer to Reality

Amazon’s hopes of delivering shipments to customers via drones got a little more real Thursday as federal regulators granted the company approval to …

Drones

Before Ben Hogan became a legend, he had to break a nine-year winless streak as a pro

Ben Hogan is famously attributed with saying the secret to golf was "in the dirt." Ken Venturi also quoted Hogan as saying, "every day you miss practicing will take you one day longer to be good," which seems a mathematical improbability, but the point is Hogan was arguably the hardest-working …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Do so-called 'superfoods' REALLY boost your health? Trial reveals which ones may be worth the money

• <b>Superfoods are said to have 'extra' health benefits - but tend to cost more</b>• <b><br>Include blueberries, kale, almonds and quinoa - and sales have</b> …

The weirdest new superfood trend

Birch water is the latest ‘super’ beverage on the block being touted as nature’s energy drink. Simply put, birch water is extracted from the sap of …

Nutrition

Pork Humba (Visayan Pork Adobo)

<i>Adobo</i> is a quintessential Filipino stewed or braised dish prepared using these basic ingredients – meat or vegetable, soy sauce, vinegar and garlic – …

Recipes

Floyd Mayweather Uses $4,000 Pen to Sign Manny Pacquiao Fight Contract

Floyd Mayweather Jr. does everything in the most luxurious way possible. After all, there's a reason his nickname is "Money."<p>Mayweather recently revealed that he was using a $1,000-a-plate chef for his meals as he prepares to take on Manny Pacquiao. Amazingly, the latest Money story may have …

Should You Use Aloe Vera Juice For Weight Loss?

If you are looking for ways of losing weight without exercise, there are some products that are commonly recommended. One of them is aloe vera juice. …

7 Ways to Renew Yourself from the Inside Out for Spring

Spring is the season of renewal. Here, 7 ways you can hit refresh from the inside out with everything from a new sun salute to a healthy detox.<p>1. …

Yoga

Suge Knight Collapses in Court After Bail Set at $25 Million

Moments after a Los Angeles judge ruled that Suge Knight be held on $25 million bail stemming from murder charges, the Death Row mogul collapsed in …

Crime

Cake Mix cookies

In medium sized mixing bowl add 1 Package cake mix, eggs, butter and vanilla, Mix on medium speed for two minutes or until all ingredients are …

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age<p>If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …

Simple Strawberry Smoothies

Simple Strawberry Smoothies from A Spicy Perspective• 3 cups frozen strawberries<br>• 1 1/2 cups milk (any variety)<br>• 1/3 cup strawberry jam <br>Read recipe …

Cashew And Banana Smoothie

Cashew And Banana Smoothie from Grab A Plate• 1 cup boiling water<br>• 1 cup raw cashews<br>• 2 small bananas<br>• 1 cup ice<br>• 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract<br>• 1 tablespoon …

15 Poses to Help You Sleep Better

2.5K<p>SHARES<p>Ease into a restful night with a quiet yoga practice focused on deep breathing to calm your mind and release physical tension. This …

8 "Bad Habits" That Actually Help You Lose Weight

When I read the usual weight loss advice, I’m often reminded of my days in Catholic school. While I was taught the virtuous path by nuns, today’s …

Best Post Workout Food: 10 Foods to Help Muscle Recovery

Many of us, who aren’t professional athletes, don’t put much thought into the best post-workout food. It’s true that just about everything you put …

Nutrition

10 Positive Thinking Exercises & Activities For A Big Change

In this article you will discover some great positive thinking exercises and activities that will help you immensely in your life.<p>And I know that …

10 Great National Parks to Visit This Spring

Shutterstock<p>Great National Parks to Visit This Spring<p>America’s best idea seems even better after a long cold winter. While it might seem a distant …

National Parks

Archaeologists find two 'lost cities' deep in Honduras jungle

Archaeological team say they have set foot in a place untouched by humans for at least 600 years in a site that may be the ‘lost city of the monkey god’<p>Archaeologists have discovered two lost cities in the deep jungle of Honduras, emerging from the forest with evidence of a pyramid, plazas and …

Archaeology

BodyBrew takes the heat out of brewing for coffee aficionados

The Bod is the successor to the Hourglass coffee maker and it features a few innovations and it comes with a built-in storage container called Bean …

Coffee

The PS4 and Xbox One Have Nothing To Fear From $500-$5,000 Steam Machines

For the first time, Valve has come out with a detailed listing page for its partner-made Steam Machines. To date, promotion for the various boxes has been murky at best, and this is really the first opportunity fans have to see all their “home PC console” offerings in one place. The result? It’s a …

Living Rooms

15 Self Esteem Building Activities & Exercises For Anyone!

Discover the best self esteem building activities and exercises that will transform your entire life! And these are for both kids, teens and adults, …

Self-help

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Wellness

Watch 3D Printed Crackers Sprout Into a Miniature Salad

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