Emily Sand

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Here's How Getting Stoned Affects Your Body

In an ideal world, with rigorously regulated dispensaries and organic pot at shoppers' disposal, would a healthy person be healthier if she used marijuana?<p>Balancing 24 credits, marching band, sorority council meetings, and a part-time job was taking a toll on Cali G., then a 21-year-old University …

Aziz Ansari: Love, Online Dating, Modern Romance and the Internet

By aziz ansari<p>My parents had an arranged marriage. This always fascinated me. I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I …

Cameron Diaz Beautifully Sums Up The Real Meaning Of Happiness

Perfect.<p>For Cameron Diaz, fame does not equal happiness.<p>The actress got real about the true definition of joy for the film "Human," saying success isn't defined by admiration from others. The movie features a series of interviews with people on what it's like to be human in the face of love, …

Happiness

The 55 best Christmas episodes you can watch on Netflix right now

But if that's your only strategy, you're missing out on some awesome content in the form of holiday-themed TV episodes. These eps can be harder to find because Netflix's search option won't pick up on episode titles — and some of the episodes don't even have "Christmas" or "holiday" in the title.<p>So …

How Sore Is Too Sore to Work Out?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>That soreness you experience after a tough workout often feels like a badge of honor, right? You upped the intensity on leg day or you tacked on a few more miles to your long run and you're feeling strong. Until one day, you push it too far and that …

I Tried Tracking My Hydration With a High-Tech Water Bottle (Yes, That's a Thing)

What's the number-one health/beauty/wellness/fitness/magical-cure-all tip you've heard approximately 3.7 bajillion times? Yep: Drink more water. Hydration, according to a mix of popular lore and actual scientific data, has been cited as the answer to losing weight, suppressing appetite, boosting …

10 Secrets of Irresistible People

Some people, regardless of what they lack -- money, looks, or social connections -- always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They're the ones you turn to for …

40 Fresh DIY Holiday Gifts for Every Single Person On Your List

This year, save yourself from the dreaded holiday shopping, by DIYing the very best gifts for everyone on your list -- friends and family. These ideas from Hometalk bloggers are some of the best ways to show your love this holiday season, so save your cash, and spend some time crafting DIY gifts!<p><b>1.</b> …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Microbiology

4 Necessary Habits for Anyone Who Wants to Lose Weight

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>When it comes to getting in shape or just shedding a few extra pounds, there is no shortage of advice you could follow.<p>"You have to eat a protein-rich diet."<p>"High-intensity interval training is the key."<p>"Lift heavier weights -- it will boost your metabolism."<p>We …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Body Language

A Week with the Fruitarians

Over the course of eight days, I ate little else but fruit. Such is the life of a fruitarian. If you’ve heard of the fruitarians, it’s probably …

Buyers of emotional robot must agree not to have sex with it, report says

Technically Incorrect: People who buy Softbank's emotionally-aware Pepper robot must abide by good behavior clauses.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I feel for Pepper the robot.<p>More precisely, I feel for all the Peppers who are about to go …

Robotics

Uncovered Records Show Nazis Were High on Meth

A new book proves a long-discussed rumor that Hitler’s Nazi soldiers were addicted to Pervitin, a pill form of crystal meth.<p>Adolf Hitler was …

World History

The more you pursue happiness, the faster it runs from you

Lately, I find myself in almost daily conversations with friends and family about happiness. When a friend doesn’t beam from ear to ear, or offer a resounding, “I’m so happy!” during conversations about work, romance or life, I will often detect a look of guilt. And this compulsion to be happy …

Happiness

7 Ways Mindfulness Improves Your Running

Before discovering mindful running, I spent two decades logging miles under the guiding principle that “more is better” until my body became too …

Mindfulness

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness

Learning to practice mindfulness and live in the present moment can transform your life and increase your happiness. Find out how to master …

20-Min Kick-Butt Kettlebell Workout

Ready to get in great shape, without sparing any more time than it would take you to watch <b>one episode</b> of your favorite show? Well then this …

Exercise

Yes, Really: 10 Foods for a Healthy Vagina

It may come as a bit of a surprise, but the food you eat has a big effect on the health of your vagina. If you've ever eaten some asparagus and noticed, ahem, a bit of a stronger smell <i>down there</i>, then you already know that "you are what you eat" really means something.<p>According to <i>Women's Health</i>, …

6 Legitimate Reasons to Get Boozy When You’re on a Diet

Consider one 13-year Harvard University study of 20,000 women, which found that those who drank two glasses of wine a day had a 70 percent reduced risk of obesity compared to non-drinkers. And just in case you think that research was conducted by a bunch of scientists who really love their rosé, …

How To Make 3D Holograms With Your Smartphone

You can turn your smartphone into a 3D holographic video viewer with this simple DIY project presented by Youtuber Mrwhosetheboss. When paired with a …

Augmented Reality

Cellphones, wireless devices connected to cancer - study

Radiation emitted from wireless devices can cause a metabolic imbalance in users, which can lead to various health risks including cancer and …

3 Simple Ways to Build a Low-Risk Portfolio

How to make a low-risk investment with easy accessibility and more interest than a savings account<p><b>Q: My 89-year-old father has $750,000 after selling</b> …

Reverse mortgage limits your choice to move

<i>Q: I have a reverse mortgage and would like to move back to my home country, the United Kingdom. Can I do that and, if so, how?</i><p>A: Start by contacting the company servicing your loan.<p>Explain your situation and what you'd like to do. With hope, the company will provide you with proper guidance.<p>In …

Mortgages

7 Types of Squats You Should Be Doing

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try<p>Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, …

Is It Better to Do Cardio or Strength Training First?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Mallory Creveling for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>By now you know if you want to build a lean, fit body, you can't stick to the treadmill or elliptical alone. It takes some heavy lifting to get that strong and chiseled physique. In fact, even if you want to be a better runner, you still need to …

5 Weirdly Effective Ways to Know You're Making the Right Decision (About Anything)

Because unfoooortunately, life doesn't come with an "all of the above" option.<p>Making decisions is hard—ask any three-year-old in a Baskin Robbins. But even as you get older and you get better at making decisions, some choices seem to be harder to make than others. (Ask any 30-year-old in a Baskin …