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The Bitter & Ugly Truth About Sugar

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Dr. Robert Lustig, a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at UC San Francisco, has been on the forefront …

13 Things Mentally Strong Leaders Don't Do

To make their good habits effective, they give up the bad habits that could rob them of mental strength.<p>My fifteen years as a psychotherapist taught me about mental strength and the resilience of the human spirit. I saw countless people bounce back from overwhelming adversity and beat the odds.<p>One …

DHS issues government-wide order to end the use of Kaspersky Internet security products

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - The Department of Homeland Security issued an order on Wednesday directing all federal executive branch …

If You Want to Succeed, You Need to Hit Rock Bottom First

None of us ask for life's greatest challenges, but that doesn't mean we can't benefit from them.<p>I'm going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one that simply stretched your mind but one that drained your soul. Got it? Good.<p>If it's not one you're …

The New Yuppies

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

Income Inequality

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly . Since you’ve met your monthly …

Iceland’s geothermal Blue Lagoon is getting an amazing new hotel this year

Travelers have been drawn to Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon for decades, eager to take a dip in the steamy, mineral-rich water nestled in the heart of …

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

Infographics

5 Ways Meditation Affects Your Brain

From stress reduction to improved attention and memory, <b>meditation is a practice that yields a large number of health benefits.</b> Mediation has slowly …

Why So Many of Us Experience a Midlife Crisis

A mid-career crisis can happen to anyone. It can hit even those who objectively have the most fulfilling jobs. When it does, it inflicts pain on the individual suffering it and causes productivity losses for employers. Yet, the phenomenon remains stigmatized and under-researched, leaving crucial …

The Simple Secret to Having a Clear Mind and Being Totally Present

Do you ever get so overwhelmed that it feels like your head will explode?<p>It’s like you’ve got way too much going on in your head. You’re mentally …

Productivity

How Meditation Can Help Anxiety

By Deepak Chopra, MDFear is a negative emotion unless you are facing an actual threat and need to fight or flee. The usefulness of fear is minimal in …

Mindfulness

Tanya Heath's Interchangeable Heels Could Revolutionize Women's Footwear

<i>Who's the next great fashion designer? We're on the lookout for the lesser-known or up-and-coming stars who are creating collections and careers worthy of some praise and closet space. Although they aren't household names yet, we're so impressed with their skills that we bet they will be soon.</i> …

Evaluating nonprofits: If not overhead, then what?

In the summer of 2013, in a remarkable development that was little noted outside of the world of philanthropy, Guidestar, Charity Navigator and BBB …

How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

List of 2015 Oscar winners

Partial list of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.<p>Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)."<p>Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything."<p>Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice."<p>Supporting actor: J.K. …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

After Years In Lockdown, Rosa Parks' Papers Head To Library Of Congress

Archivists at the Library of Congress are hard at work cataloging the papers of Rosa Parks, received on loan recently after a legal battle kept them under lock and key for the past decade.<p>Among the collection are a receipt for a voting booth's poll tax, postcards from Martin Luther King Jr., a …

What Fees Are Actually Worth Paying for?

Fees are the reality of flying today, and it's left us with a whole bunch of "to pay," or "not to pay" questioning. So, which extras are actually worth paying for?<p>This sucker-punch of an article from <i>The New Yorker</i> was shared all over the internet recently: "Why Airlines Want to Make You Suffer." I …

How to Make History by Tweeting an Old Photo

Recently, a Tumblr discussion of <i>Agent Carter</i> — the post-World War II Marvel miniseries currently airing on ABC — turned to the fact that the cast is …

10 Tips To Keep Your Grocery Bill Low & Still Eat Healthy

There's a common — and unfortunate — belief that healthy eating costs too much money to be sustainable. That an entire paycheck is required to foot …

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Psychology

Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Clothing Finds

No time to page through thousands of eBay listings? Then just sneak a peek at my Weekly eBay Roundup of top vintage clothing finds.<p>This eclectic mix of designer and non-designer vintage clothing and accessories caught my discerning eye because of its uniqueness, contemporary feel and highly …

Five Reasons Vintage Clothing Is Not Just "Old Used Clothes" (Even Though It Kind of Is)

As the owner of the online vintage clothing shop Rococo Vintage, I have been working closely with vintage and antique garments for quite some years now. Even before founding my own shop, I spent the bulk of my teen years scouring thrift and vintage stores for treasures, and then the end of my teen …

The biggest bucket list let downs

Unfortunately, if you actually get the opportunity to take one of these trips, sometimes the result doesn’t necessary live up to the hype.<p>We’ve …

New research reveals clues into downfall of Maya civilization

A new study that examined minerals from the famous underwater cave in Belize, known as the Blue Hole, discovered evidence for an extreme drought …

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