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The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …

How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits

Taking a nap, we've seen time and again, is like rebooting your brain. But napping may be as much of an art as it is a science. The Wall Street …

To Strengthen Your Attention Span, Stop Overtaxing It

The Iditarod dog sled race covers 1,100 miles of Arctic ice and takes more than a week. The standard strategy for mushers had been to run twelve hours at a stretch, then rest for twelve. Either you ran all day and rested at night, or you rested all day and ran all night.<p>That all changed because of …

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Curry Compound Kills Cancer Cells

The research by scientists from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Austria was published in the Journal of Nanobiotechnology on Dec. 6.<p>Curcumin comes from the turmeric plant, which is commonly used in daals and other curries, and known for its distinctive bright yellow …

Cancer

Fix Your Computer Hunch and Other Posture Problems in 30 Seconds

This one exercise can greatly improve your mobility and flexibility—and cure the many ills that come from sitting hunched in front of a screen all …

Yoga

Why You Might Want to Rethink Going Gluten-Free

Going gluten-free is all the rage these days. It's the diet of choice for Hollywood starlets and health nuts alike; supermarket aisles are packed …

6 Scientific Reasons To Eat Eggs

They also have unique antioxidants and powerful brain nutrients that many people are deficient in.<p>Here are 6 reasons why eggs are among the healthiest foods on the planet.<p>1. Whole Eggs Are Among The Most Nutritious Foods on Earth<p>One whole egg contains an amazing range of nutrients. Just imagine… …

Nutrition

Lack of Sleep: What It Does to Your Brain

Behind the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in New York earlier this week was a tired driver, according to new reports that engineer …

The Future of Probiotics

Hippocrates said that all disease begins in the gut. A gastroenterologist's predictions on how new treatments will begin there, too.<p>Imagine a posh store displaying expensive samples that sell for more than $1,000 an ounce. The donor ate an unprocessed, non-GMO, plant-based diet, with no hormones or …

Exercise most effective lifestyle choice for preventing dementia, researchers say

Taking regular exercise is the most effective single lifestyle choice people can make to reduce their risk of dementia, according to one of the most …

Biomedicine

How Chewing Gum Can Cause Headaches

Giving up gum reduced symptoms for most teens in a recent small study.<p>Calvin from the comic strip <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> used to read a special interest magazine about gum called <i>Chewing,</i> which, according to the <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> Wiki, contained articles on cultivating a "mandibular fitness regime," for a …

McDonald's Tells Employees To Avoid Fast Food

McDonald's employee resources website has published a couple of posts bashing the nutritional quality of fast food.<p>"Fast foods are almost always high in calories, fat, sugar, and salt," reads one post, which was first discovered by CNBC. "Some fast-food restaurants still use hydrogenated vegetable …

Fast Food

The Definitive Answer To 20 Of Your Biggest Health Questions

That's why, when it comes to your general health, it's hard to know what information is right, wrong, and somewhere in between.<p>To find some of the most common health questions that people have, we turned to a book called "Your Health: What Works, What Doesn't" published by Reader's Digest in June …

Nutrition

Cold Water and Regular Soap Kills Germs Just as Well as Hot Water

It's conventional wisdom that to really kill germs and disinfect your hands, you should be using water as hot as you can stand it and antibacterial …

Amazon Has Patented A System For Shipping Your Stuff Before You Order It

Amazon software will predict when a customer will order an item, then push it through Amazon's shipping process. Packed orders would wait at shipping hubs until a customer's order arrives.<p>At this point, it can be dispatched to the customer's address far more quickly. It's a system aptly called …

eCommerce