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12 Things the Internet Taught Us to Make With Avocados (There's Pasta! And Pie!)

You know about avocado toast, but avocado...pie?<p>Our love for avocados knows no bounds. We pile it on toast. We sneak it into smoothies. We blend it with sour cream because we're crazy like that. But, as with so many other areas of life, it turns out the Internet (and YouTube in particular) had much …

Food

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Journalism

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

Nutrition

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Consciousness

How Friendship Fights Depression

A new study shows that a healthy mood can spread through friend groups.<p>“As everyone knows, depressed people are some of the most boring people in the world,” Mindy Kaling writes in her book <i>Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?</i> “I know this because when I was depressed, people fled. Except my best …

Depression

Why Many People Are Just as Happy Being Single

With people waiting longer than ever to get married, many choosing not to get married at all, and others ending up single later in life due to …

5 Steps to Self-Mastery for Success and Happiness

Wealth, prestige, and power constitute the world standard for success. For some these prizes have come through hard work, for others through luck or inheritance. Yet none guarantee happiness. As the greatest measure of true and lasting success, happiness requires more, and self-mastery is the …

New tech could quadruple your phone's battery life, all thanks to an accident

Researchers from China and the US have made a breakthrough in battery technology that could result in future mobile devices having longer lasting and …

Daily Meditation: Welcoming Something New

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a piece by 13th century Persian poet Rumi. "The Guest House" reminds us …

A guide to the free fitness app sports scientists just called the best

There's only one app on the list that I'm still using, and it's a free fitness app called Sworkit Lite (there's a paid version too).<p>It may seem like picking one fitness app to recommend out of the more than 100,000 health-related apps is an arbitrary decision, but it turns out my personal …

Looking for Spirituality Books Backed By Science? Here are 8 Recommendations

There are so many self-help and spirituality books out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are going to be useful and which ones not to …

5 Fascinating Facts About Breakfast

Americans love breakfast. According to recent data, sales for breakfast items are passing those for lunch and dinner, and multiple fast food stops …

8 Weight-Loss Mistakes Runners Make

Don't let your favorite workout screw with the number on the scale.<p><i>This article was written by Kit Fox and provided by our partners at</i> Runner's World<i>.</i><p>You just went for a run. How many calories did you blast? Chances are, your guess outpaces reality—to the tune of, say, a Frappuccino. Overestimating …

Nutrition

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

12 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

How many times a week do you need to work out to get in shape? If you're trying to lose weight, should you focus on exercise or diet? Is it better to hit the gym in the morning or at night?<p>Whether you want to tone up, slim down, or simply boost your mood, you've likely come across these questions, …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Pope Francis Says Church Must Listen to Women

Pope Francis believes “more weight and more authority must be given to women,” both in the Church and in society, he said Wednesday.<p>Speaking at his …

The gender pay gap is bad. The gender pay gap for women of color is even worse.

Women, on average, earn 22% less than men, or 78 cents for every white man's dollar. This fact is everywhere, especially on Tuesday, Equal Pay Day. …

Gender

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Forget Leaning In, Millennial Women Must Speak Up

As we head into the next presidential campaign, it’s a sure bet that a popular topic will be the gender wage gap. And while there is some debate as to the degree of wage disparity, there appears to be general agreement that a gap does exist and has for decades. Given that this phenomenon has …

Paul Walker: Life in the fast lane

A look back at the acting career of Paul Walker.

'Furious 7' races to record $147 million opening box office

Vroom! Vroom!<p>Universal's "Furious 7" crossed the finish line this weekend with a record $147million opening at the domestic box office.<p>Not only is a $147 million opening completely unheard of for April (easily zooming by last April's record $95 million by "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"), but …

The (5) best ways to maximize battery life on your iPad

Expected battery life has always been one of the most important factors for consumers when they deciding on what mobile devices to buy. Admittedly, iPad’s have always excelled in this category. However, we often want and/or demand more out of our iPad’s then they ultimately can deliver–at least for …

Gender difference in moral judgments rooted in emotion, not reasoning, study finds

If a time machine was available, would it be right to kill Adolf Hitler when he was still a young Austrian artist to prevent World War II and save …

Gloria De Piero: On ten years since the passing of the Gender Recognition Act

Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Gloria De Piero writes for PinkNews on ten years of the Gender Recognition Act.<p>It’s 10 years today since it …

LGBTQI

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

#freethenipple or #hidethenipple?

With a recent wave of activity in Iceland, #freethenipple is a vital movement with a powerful message. But what are the reasons we might want to cover up?<p>Last week, the #freethenipple movement skyrocketed in virality again when Icelandic student Adda Þóreyjardóttir Smáradóttir posted a photo of …

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

While Pay Holds Steady For Most, Low-Wage Workers Get A Boost

The vast majority of U.S. workers haven't seen any real wage gains since the recession. But that's starting to change, at least for low-income workers.<p>This week, fast-food giant McDonald's announced it will pay workers $1 more than the local minimum wage.<p>It joins some of the nation's other largest …

The debate – a gender gap in leadership performance?

<i>One of the most striking images of the first televised UK general election leadership debate on Thursday 2nd April 2015 was the comparison of the</i> …

Gender Equality