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This Algorithm Tests The Strength Of Your Relationship

In his new book "Dataclysm: Who We Are When We Think No One's Looking," Rudder writes about a tool that visualizes your social network and evaluates relationships using a special algorithm created by Rudder's team.<p>"The graph assigns weight to relationships, so 'cliques' of friends will cluster …

How-To: Homemade Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles Lunches

Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt<p>It’s about time for the leaves to start changing color and the air to get chilly, so it might be nice to whip yourself up some hot lunches to bring to work with you, along with a toasty cup of green tea. An electric kettle or microwave are all you’ll need to cook …

Cooking

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

<b>1. Exercise with Friends</b><br>Instead of catching up with friends over food and drinks, suggest a reunion on the move—you're likely to work out 104 percent harder if you have an exercise buddy. Suggest a weekly walk-and-talk session, form a friendly fitness club, or take advantage of gym specials …

22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow On Twitter

For that reason, we've gathered 22 intellectual heavyweights in areas like design, neuroscience, management, and economics. Start following them and get your ideas flowing.<p>If we missed anybody, tell us in the comments.<p><i>Aimee Groth, Kim Bhasin, and Danielle Schlanger contributed research to this</i> …

These Buns Can’t Wait For ‘Tocktober

Spread the Cute:<p>And that’s because they’re a different KIND of Buns. You <i>eat</i> these <b>Doggy Sausage Bread Buns</b>! (Well, you’re <i>‘sposed</i> to- but they’re <i>so</i> …

Run a 5K Faster with These Five Fun Workouts

Working on a 3.1-mile PR? Coach Jenny has your training covered.<p>There's nothing like racing a hard 5K, especially when the runner's high kicks in. It's a rewarding distance to race, and you can run many of them in a season!<p>In order to race fast, you've got to run fast in training. Here are five fun …

The Faster Vs. Longer Debate

What’s the best way to improve at the iron distance: adding more miles or more intensity? Two top coaches, Tim Crowley and Gordo byrn, take sides in …

9 Natural Treatments You Didn't Know Actually Work on Depression

Depression is a tricky disease to treat, in part because it manifests so differently in those it afflicts. But promising new research shows there may …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

Cooking

Bulk Bin Snack Bars

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i>Today: A sticky, satisfying snack made from the assorted</i> …

Healthy Eating

5 Grains That Will Overthrow Quinoa

<i>This article originally appeared on Food & Wine.</i><p>FWx can’t pinpoint when exactly it happened. One day people pronounced quinoa as KWEE-no, and the …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

10 Photos of Your Daily Recommended Fruits & Veggies

What's the most important part of a nutritious diet? Most of us can automatically recite the answer: fruits and vegetables. And yet it can be tough …

Healthy Eating

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Women and Depression: New Research Data on Why We Need To Be Exercising

So many reasons to exercise! Enhanced creativity. More focused productivity. Less anxiety and depression. Less confusion. Better aging.<p><i>Ahhh</i> ... more peace of mind.<p>Depression wears many different faces. And it can have a negative impact on almost every area of living. According to Everyday …

Social Cities: The 20 Best Up-and-Coming Cities for Every Social Scene

As for the results? Each winning city is awesome in its own way; together, they make up a map of the coolest emerging urban spaces in the country. Whether you're looking for a new place to live or simply somewhere to visit, set your sights on these social standouts.<p><b>Check out a map of all our top</b> …

Are You Consuming Fish Every Week? Top 10 Benefits of Fish You Need to Know

As a registered dietitian and mom, I've been incorporating fish into our family meals for years, and recent reports confirm this. Just this month in fact, the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> published a study showing that two or more servings of fish per week helped lower women's risk of …

Nutrition

The Quickest Way to Stop Sweating Post-Workout

Exercise raises your temperature, so your body produces sweat to cool you down, says Ollie Jay, Ph.D., a thermal physiologist at the University of Sydney. But it's the evaporation of sweat—not the act of sweating itself—that ultimately cools you down, he says. So in order to quickly stop sweating …

How To Stop Sweating The Small Stuff (For Good)

We've probably all heard the phrase "don't make a mountain out of a molehill." The age-old idiom implores us to let go of the little things -- there are bigger things that are worth our energy. And it's the truth. Fretting over a small misstep isn't worth the effort it takes, whether it's being …

What Happens When A Night Owl Falls For An Early Bird

Snoring isn't the only problem that can mess with a couple's sleep. For some duos, contrasting sleep schedules prove quite the obstacle to private time.<p>"There's going to be two or three hours a night and two or three hours in the morning when each one of them is going to be alone," Laura Bird, The …

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.<p><b>Even a few extra pounds can hurt your blood</b> …

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Life Lessons From the Land Down Under

I just arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, after a few very pleasant days in Australia, which is just coming out of a pleasant winter and heading into an even more pleasant spring. Did I mention it's very pleasant there? Even though I've been spending most of my time giving speeches and meeting with …

Australia

Meditation Shortens Migraines By 3 Hours

Can you namaste your migraines away? A new, small study published in the journal <i>Headache</i> suggests that meditation may help relieve the intensity and …

Mindfulness

How Is Yoga Beneficial to People on a Path of Recovery From Addiction?

I come from a background of severe drug addiction (alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, freebase, heroin) and now have over 23 years of continuous recovery. My entry point for the profound shift in thinking that has taken place within me was Hazelden in Minnesota where I spent 40 days or so back in 1989. I …