Emma Lawson

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5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

Mindfulness

7 Avocado Swaps To Make Virtually Any Meal Healthier

When news broke that an avocado a day could keep cholesterol at bay, squeals of joy from guacamole-lovers were audible.<p>The exuberance was warranted: Beyond the fruit's inimitable deliciousness, the avocado has a lot to brag about, nutritionally speaking. It's packed with monounsaturated fat (the …

Take BuzzFeed’s 14-Day Butt And Core Challenge

Take this challenge with us, and reap the strong-butt-and-core benefits. Plus, get in the habit of doing something physical at least once a day. It's a win-win!

Workouts

9 Ways To Get A Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, how to make your core appear slimmer, without any intense diets or workouts.<p><b>1) Perfect Your Posture</b><br>"Straighten up," advises The Biggest Loser trainer Kim Lyons, and your figure will look better. "When your posture is good, you're automatically engaging and …

Australia Photos

See photos of Australia (including Ayers Rock, Sydney, koalas, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

21 Stunning Photographs Of Dogs, Cats And Horses Capture The Animals' Souls

Animals make very interesting subjects to photograph if you can get them to sit still and smile. This isn’t a problem for photographer Rob Bahou, who …

The Best (and Worst) Beauty Tricks Grandmas Have Sworn By

<b>Get Your Beauty Sleep</b><br>"At least six hours, but the more the better. Grandma loved to sleep. Her favorite part of this 'tip' is probably the most important—if you can't sleep, a glass of wine will always help." —<i>Rachel M.</i><p>Editor's note: The sleep pointer is great—but drinking alcohol disrupts shuteye, …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …

Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?

I'm a proud nurse from a proud family of nurses, yet I would never claim that a layperson would enjoy watching mainstream medical dramas with us. We end up yelling at the screen: "There is nothing about that sexy get-up that remotely resembles a nursing uniform," and "Doctors don't fire nurses, …

2014 science breakthroughs: no more ageing, cave art and landing on a comet

All three of its landing systems failed on impact and its detectors and transmitters stopped operating after only 57 hours. Yet the Philae probe that moored itself to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko last month, together with its mothership Rosetta, were yesterday hailed as one of the journal …

My brothers and I

Photo Contest Winners<p>Browse our editors' favorite submissions from 2010-2014 contests.<p>Follow Nat Geo Photography<p>Community<p>Join Your Shot, our photography community. Submit to assignments and get feedback from our photo editors.<p>From the Archives<p>Look through a curated collection of historical photos …

The Makeover That Proves Bright White Is The Best Color For Kitchens

Once Written Off, Kepler Telescope Finds New Planet

More than a year after NASA said its Kepler space telescope was beyond repair, the planet-hunting probe has delivered an unlikely find: a planet that's outside our solar system. The find comes after a team worked to find a way to make Kepler productive again, says NASA, calling the find "a …

7 Miles Beneath The Sea's Surface: Who Goes There?

A ship full of marine scientists is floating over the deepest part of the world: the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench. They're sending down probes to study life in one of the most hostile environments on the planet.<p>This week the researchers are targeting the two deepest spots in the trench — the …

Are these the five craziest space missions?

We’ve landed on a comet – so where next? David Robson rounds up five of the strangest space missions that are already on the cards.<p>The landing of the Philae Lander – on a comet travelling at 135,000km/h (84,000mph) – has been hailed as the start of a new chapter in space exploration. It will take …

Space

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion