Alessio Garofalo

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Why Smart People Are Happier When They're Not Socializing With Close Friends

(Newser) – A study delving into the well-being of young people came up with two main findings: that people who live in more densely populated areas …

Mom’s weight during pregnancy shapes baby’s health

When Elinor Sullivan was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she set out to explore the influence of food and …

How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

A 12-Week Fat Loss Plan: Phase One

You’ve spent hundreds of dollars on programs, books, and workout videos. <b>You’ve stuck to plans for 2-90 days, only to burn out and resort to old ways</b>. …

Companies Find Tech Talent In Robust Freelance Market

This allows employers to hire people suited to specific projects, without making them permanent staffers<p>A new class of private marketplace that connects software developers with corporations eager to hire people with the latest tech skills has popped up in Silicon Valley and other markets that …

Silicon Valley

11 Ways to Sneak Protein in Your Daily Diet and Lose the Inches

We get it. You're not a diet person. Actually nobody is a diet person. We just end up doing it because of circumstances. After all, everybody loves …

Nutrition

Healthy Vegan Paleo Protein Ice-Cream?

Strolling down Abbot Kinney Boulevard last Monday, being simultaneously ogled by tourists and studiously ignored by the uber-cool local hipsters, I suddenly heard "try our paleo vegan ice cream" waft through the air. I turned and saw a booth run by what I assumed was two college students earning …

Want To Lose Weight? Eat Like These People: More Fiber, More Fat

MyFitnessPal sifted through 4.6 million users to find the ones who lost the most weight, and then compared their diets to the rest of us.<p>MyFitnessPal is an app and service that lets its users track their exercise and their diet. According to the app’s owner, Under Armour, 160 million people are …

Nutrition

The Northern Lights - as seen from 36,000 feet above the Shetland Islands

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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Expert guide to Tenerife

Essential Information<p><b>Flight time</b>: anything from 4hr to 4hr 30min from London<p><b>Time difference:</b> the Canary Islands are in the same time zone as Britain<p><b>Currency:</b> the Euro; most establishments take credit and debit cards and there are plentiful ATMs<p><b>Foreign Office advice</b>: …

ATMs

6 Exercises that Will Teach you How to Strengthen Knees

If you suffer from knees that feel like they have been bludgeoned with a scalding hot tire iron, you are not alone. One study from Gallup-Healthways …

Sasha DiGiulian First Woman to Ascend Eiger Route

DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi have completed the Magic Mushroom route on the North Face of the Eiger.<p>You’ve probably heard about 22-year-old …

31 Motivational Quotes From Dr. Wayne Dyer

The world lost a brilliant, inspiring, and visionary teacher, speaker, and author yesterday, but heaven gained a new angel.<p>Dr. Wayne Dyer made it clear that in his own beliefs, leaving this place called earth for a new destination was a "transition." His family posted in social media that: "Wayne …

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Healthy Eating

Beet Juice Improves Exercise Performance Workout

Sports drinks are an acquired taste (not to mention they're filled with sugar). If you skip Gatorade during long workouts, we've got a better, healthier suggestion for you: beets. Drinking beet juice can apparently improve your fitness level and help you exercise harder, according to a new study …

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

The swimmer: a journey across London's ponds and lidos – in pictures

Outdoor swimming is more tempting in the sunshine but London’s ponds, pools and lidos are fantastic whatever the weather, as Isabel Choat discovered when she travelled across the city, taking a dip in 10 of them over two grey days<p>An outdoor swimming tour of London – top 10 lidos and ponds

England

The Specifics: 5 unconventional exercises for massive arms

You're absolutely going to want to rock your sleeveless T-shirt to the gym for this one.<p>Don't own a sleeveless? Well, after a weeks of incorporating …

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

How to Get Up Early

<b>Picture Your Rivals</b><p><b>Name:</b> John Burk<p><b>Location:</b> Fort Stewart, Georgia<p><b>Occupation:</b> Instructor at the Fort Stewart Noncommissioned Officer Academy and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan<p>Burk’s a former drill sergeant, but that doesn’t mean a 4 a.m. wakeup call comes easy. So Burk remembers an old …

From Meat to Muscle

<b>3. Creating Usable Parts</b><br>From your stomach, the chyme passes into your small intestines. Here, additional enzymes--trypsin and chymotrypsin—act on the amino acid strands to break them into even smaller parts, until only single and double amino acids remain.<p><b>4. Preparing for Delivery</b><br>The amino acids …

When did Apple become the boring one?

In less than a decade, Apple completely changed the world of personal computing, and the music industry in the process. First came the iPod and the iTunes Store; then the iPhone and App Store; and then the iPad. The Apple of the 2000s was an exciting company to follow. It's just not that company …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Apple Pay: I'm Not Impressed

I know, I know. We’re all supposed to be celebrating the miracle of Apple Pay right now. That’s too bad.<p>After conducting several transactions with Apple’s new payments service, my conclusion is that Apple Pay makes the same mistake that several past attempts at reinventing payments made: It doesn’t …

Fitbit Users Are Furious Over Its HealthKit Diss

<i>ReadWriteBody is an ongoing series where ReadWrite covers networked fitness and the quantified self.</i><p>In June, Apple executive Craig Federighi unveiled HealthKit, a set of software tools for sweeping together data from a variety of fitness apps and devices. One of his examples: Fitbit, the biggest …

Google Fiber Plans Expansion To 34 New Cities (Including Salt Lake)

The race for the Internet gigabit space took another leap forward this week with Google Fiber’s announcement that it has targeted 34 more cities in 9 metro areas for access to Google internet services at the increasingly popular 1Gps speed.<p>Salt Lake City is one of the additional regions Google is …

Black Bean and Corn Burgers Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These veggie burgers are a little bit spicy, thanks to a mixture of paprika, cumin, and chili, and a little bit sweet, thanks to fresh summer corn. They've got texture, taste, and tons of nutrition, too. —Gena Hamshaw<p><b>Serves: 4 to 6</b><p>1 small yellow onion, chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, minced<br>• 1 …

Burgers