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Organic And Nutritious Diets To Boost Metabolism

Metabolism is a term that is often bandied around despite the fact that very few understand or appreciate its crucial role in our everyday lives. …

Nutrition

7 Healthy Snacks That Suppress Your Appetite

Because it’s no fun to eat and then still want something more<p>Snacking, in its essence, is supposed to fill you up. Unfortunately that’s not always the case—that full stack of Pringles that you demolished may leave you wanting more.<p>Some foods are naturally superior when it comes to helping you eat …

Nutrition

Why Eating Meat Is so Much More Than an Animal Rights Issue - One Green Planet

The debate over whether humans should eat meat is nothing new. While there are people on either side of the issue that provide their personal …

Green Living

‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture

The CIA torture report lists ‘rectal feeding’ as a legitimate means of nourishing detainees. But the practice has no scientific backing, and is …

4 biggest myths about fat burning

<i>Get Rich NOW! Lose 50 pounds in 5 Days AND Make $50! Eat What You Want and Still Lose Weight – GUARANTEED!</i> We’ve heard ‘em all. And yes, we’d all like to be fitter (and wealthier). Are you sick and tired of reading false promises like these? Frankly, I am.<p>We all know that it takes hard work and …

5 Essential Steps to Treating Adult Acne

<b>Keep Oils Intact</b><br>Defensins are antimicrobial peptides in your skin's natural oils. "One of the worst things I see adults do is strip away those oils with soap, witch hazel, or toner that neutralizes antimicrobial peptides," says Buka. Alcohol-free products are best.<p><b>Dial Down Stress</b><br>A high-pressure …

How Not to win friends and influence people

In 1936, Dale Carnegie wrote the classic self-help book "How to Win Friends and Influence People". It is still an extremely useful book, one of the …

Psychology

How to Drink Your Way Through the Holiday Season

December: the moment when you realize, oh yeah, it's winter, and it's gonna stay winter for a lonnnnnnnnnng time.<p>For us serious drinkers, though, December also presents a raft of opportunities to practice our deep elbow bends, whether in the form of office holiday parties, Christmas feasts with …

5 ways to fight the winter holiday bulge

It’s that time of year again when everywhere we turn we’re offered creamy eggnog, savory charcuterie and sweet, melt-in-your mouth apple pie with whipped cream.<p>Sounds amazing to some, but to others the onslaught of holiday cocktail parties, extended family visits and office holiday buffets creates …

Know your history? From Victorians to housewives, five myths exposed

The idea that the Vikings were violent rapists and pillagers has been further debunked by scientists looking at the DNA from Viking skeletons. They found that women would accompany them on their travels, possibly bringing their children too. Many other groups and individuals through the ages have …

Rick Perry: The Bible proves that poverty is inevitable

Outgoing Texas governor isn’t sweating his state’s sorry statistics on inequality<p>Texas may have the country's highest rate of people who lack health insurance and rank in the top 10 states with the highest poverty levels, but Gov. Rick Perry can't be bothered. In an interview with the Washington …

The mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief suspects: comets.<p>Over the past few months, the European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe closely examined the type of comet that some scientists …

UN officials demand prosecutions for US torture

GENEVA (AP) — All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture like waterboarding as part of former President George W. Bush's national security policy must be prosecuted, top U.N. officials said Wednesday.<p>It's not clear, however, how human rights officials think these …

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Research shows that our bodies' inner eat-and-sleep clocks have been thrown completely out of whack, thanks to cues we send it all day with the wrong foods. The result: You're caught in a "fat cycle": a constant flow of hunger hormones that makes your cravings almost irresistible. But if you tune …

Nutrition

11 Best Hangover Foods

Don’t let a night out on the town lead to a bad (or missed) day on the bike. Here are 11 easy ways to cure—or even prevent—a hangover.<p>Holiday season means family, friends, parties, and drinks. All of which can lead to uncomfortable mornings spent hiding in dark rooms eating greasy food and …

Alcohol

US agency infiltrated Cuban hip-hop scene to spark youth unrest

Investigation finds USAid recruited musicians ‘to break information blockade’ as part of covert social project<p>Hip-hop has emerged as the latest covert weapon in the US government’s hapless attempts to unseat Cuba’s communist government.<p>Like its previous efforts, including exploding cigars, Cuban …

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies: All the Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Ever Need

There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.<p><b>Sometimes, you just need a cookie</b>. Scratch that. There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.

Dessert

16 Simple Tweaks To Help You Lose Weight

Have you ever thought that little adjustments can make your life healthier and happier? By following some easy tweaks you can lose excess weight and …

Electric Literature’s 25 Best Novels of 2014 – Electric Literature

Year-end lists are always subjective and incomplete, but they are especially tricky for books. A dedicated film critic can watch every wide release …

From the Hubble, a new image of a glittering cosmic wonderland with stars as old as the universe itself

It kind of looks like a snow globe -- or maybe like the glittering ornament atop a massive Christmas tree.<p>Or like your neighbor's house during December, if you're lucky enough to live next to an aggressive seasonal decorator.<p>But this image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows Messier 92. Messier …

3 Procedures, 5 Hours: Testing Out the Victoria's Secret Angel Beauty Regimen

Here's one comforting thing I've learned in my month spent prepping to be a Victoria's Secret Angel: The Angels did NOT wake up like this. I mean, yes, every single one of these models is genetically blessed and ***flawless, but before the big show, they get a lot of help. Especially when it comes …

Would A Shorter Work Week Really Make Employees Happier?

Oddly enough, it didn’t in Korea.<p>If your boss asked you out of the blue whether you’d like to work about five fewer hours a week for the same pay, your response would no doubt be something along the lines of <i>yes, please!</i>, give or take a few exclamation points. The new arrangement would seem to …

South Korea

INFOGRAPHIC: The True Environmental Cost of Eating Meat

Do you know the real cost of a steak? We’re not talking about the dollars that people shell out to buy one, but rather the environmental cost of …

Agriculture

Story

Bill Nye: ‘Science is true, whether or not you believe it’

With his new book <i>Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation</i>, the Science Guy and Emmy-winning educator Bill Nye says he wants an evolution – says he wants to "change the world." We spoke to him about the religion-versus-science debate from New York, in advance of his appearance at the Queen …

Bill Nye

Mysterious Roman God Baffles Experts

A sculpture of a mysterious, never-before-seen Roman deity has been unearthed in an ancient temple in Turkey.<p>The 1st century B.C. relief, of an …

Archaeology

Science vs. Philosophy!

SCIENCE! It’s such a powerful word! I mean we have absolute scientific proof! What could be more powerful? In fact, describing something as being …

Philosophy

30+ Amazing Paint Color Ideas for Every Spot in Your House

No regrets, guaranteed.<p>Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. What's the secret? Ask the pros. Here, expert designers shared dozens of their favorite hues for every space, shade and season. It's our best paint color advice, all in one place.

Privacy | Privacy Policy - Services

Privacy Policy – Services<p>Privacy Policy for Kargo Global, Inc.<p>This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how Kargo Global, Inc. (“Kargo”, “we,” “our,” …

15 Tips for Being Happy at Work

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

John Sculley