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'Kickstarter For The Homeless' Raises Investment From Some Of The Biggest Tech Investors, Including Marc Benioff

Some of the biggest tech investors have joined the seed round, including Salesforce's Marc Benioff, SV Angels' Ron Conway, and Reddit's Alexis Ohanian.<p>Poverty is a serious issue in America, with approximately 46 million people living below the poverty line and 3.5 million of them homeless. In San …

Is fast food making us depressed?

Do burgers, sugary snacks and other unhealthy foods exacerbate the effects of mental illness? David Robson investigates the evidence, and discovers a surprising new idea to help treat depression.<p>The people entering Felice Jacka’s offices over the next few months will be in the throes of depression. …

Mental Disorders

21 Things No One Tells You About Working From Home

The good, the bad, the everything<p><b>1. Working from home is great.</b> <br>No, seriously, it is a dream come true. There's no commute, you can eat cereal all the time, and there's a TV right down the hall. Or right next to you.<p><b>2. There's no commute.</b> <br>And no bathroom line. Like, ever!<p><b>3. You control the</b> …

Commuting

Home Sweet Home

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>For those of us who can’t even keep succulents alive in our homes, magazines like ELLE DECOR induce us into a state …

The most common mistakes that derail a woman’s career

• <b>Serving as the conscience.</b> Weigh the costs of pointing out minor infractions with the consequences and potential retaliation, she says. You may undercut your career if you act as a whistleblower or don’t learn how to “bend the rules” a bit. • <b><br>Skipping meetings.</b> Give up the idea that they’re …

10 Weird Things That Destroy Your Immunity

Nix these bad habits, and the cold and flu will be no match against your immune system

Wellness

The Strangest Reason That You're Single

Your behavior in the bedroom may be to blame (but not in the way that you think).<p>Tired of waking up alone? It turns out that <i>when</i> you're waking up—and when you're going to sleep—might actually determine your relationship status. Night owls are more likely to be single or in short-term relationships …

University of Chicago

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

Wellness

Q&A: Do Certain Body Parts Lose Weight Faster Than Others?

Finally, an explanation for why you need a smaller bra size but your jeans still feel tight.<p><b>The question:</b> It seems like it's easier to lose weight in certain spots than others—do some body parts slim down at a faster rate?<p><b>The expert:</b> Janet Brill, Ph.D., R.D., a Philadelphia-based nutritionist<p><b>The</b> …

Fitness

How to replace a cracked Apple iPhone screen

You've dropped your iPhone and there are cracks all over it. Here's how to replace your screen so it look all shiny and new again<p>If you cannot face the repair bill for your iPhone, this step-by-step guide shows you how to remove and replace the damaged screen yourself easily and safely.<p><b>You will</b> …

5 Foam Rolling Mistakes To Avoid

<i>By Christine Yu for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>These days, foam rollers are everywhere -- the gym, your physical therapist's office, your living room and even your suitcase. After all, foam rolling has emerged as the darling of the fitness world and the cure-all for many different aches.<p>Essentially, foam …

11 Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss

You don't need to go on a tropical getaway to feel happier ASAP

Calvin and Hobbes

6 Food Myths That Are Completely False

The truth about white veggies, fat-free salad dressings, and more<p><i>By Alice Park for Time.com</i><p>Nutrition advice comes so fast and furious, sometimes it's hard to keep track of what’s good for you and what’s not. Oftentimes, when that advice is boiled down to a hard-and-fast rule, that rule glosses over …

Nutrition

6 Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Feet

How to identify your foot-care mistakes—and then step it up<p>You're on your feet every day, but unless you're painting your toenails or getting a foot rub from your S.O., you probably don't pay much attention to them. The thing is, though, that with more than 26 bones and hundreds of muscles, your …

Do You Go to the Gym to Build Muscle?

Learn why you need to make it a fitness goal.<p>There are tons of great reasons to work out—but if you're like 96 percent of people, building muscle probably isn't one of the things motivating you to make it to the gym. Only four percent of people are concerned about building muscle while exercising, …

Exercise

5 Completely Legitimate Reasons to Skip the Gym

An injury? Yes. The Mad Men premiere? Probably not.<p>You know that working out does amazing things for your body, mind, and general well-being. But <i>sometimes</i> you're better off staying home instead of sweating. We asked Holly Perkins, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a New Balance …

Immune System

Wondering Which Food Is Healthier? Google Has a Tool for That

Your smartphone holds instantaneous answers.<p>Ever wondered whether you should buy navel oranges or tangerines? Or brown rice or quinoa? Last year, Google rolled out a handy tool that let you ask nutrition-based questions like "How much calcium is in a navel orange?" and "How much protein is in …

Healthy Eating

How Playing Fruit Ninja Can Help Stroke Victims

Researchers discover that using a video game motion sensor such as Xbox Kinect has the potential to spur the brains of stroke victims to reorganize and restore some motion in limbs.<p><b>Video games that employ virtual reality and</b> motion sensors have been shown to help stroke victims recover function in …

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath a giant bas-relief inscribed with the word "longevity". "The old man is 113," she mumbled into her headset, turning …

Stop Worrying About Making the Right Decision

Much of my work as a coach involves helping people wrestle with an important decision. Some of these decisions feel particularly big because they involve selecting one option to the exclusion of all others when the cost of being “wrong” can be substantial: <i>If I’m at a crossroads in my career, which</i> …

Why It's Impossible to Just Eat Less

All it takes is diet and exercise, but losing weight is improbably hard to do. Keeping it off is even harder, and most diet and lifestyle interventions fail. A review of essentially all available well-researched studies came to the following conclusion:<p>Long-term multicomponent weight management …

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Can Stretching Make You Smarter?

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

Protein Power: 7 Ways to Cook with Quinoa

Unless you grew up with hippie parents who were regulars at a hole-in-the-wall health-food store, you probably didn’t have a clue about quinoa until …