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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 …

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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. …

Immune System

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> …

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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

Women don’t negotiate for themselves, which could be the biggest career mistake they make—but there are plenty of others.<p>In her new book, <i>Nice Girls Still Don’t Get The Corner Office,</i> Lois Frankel, an executive coach and public speaker, has identified 133 errors women make that derail their career. …

Feminism

Poor Immunity

10 Weird Things That Destroy Your Immunity<p>Nix these bad habits, and the cold and flu will be no match against your immune system<p>You wash your hands, chug O.J., avoid contact with sick people, and <i>still</i> come down with a fever. Um, what gives? These not-so-obvious things could be weakening your …

The Strangest Reason That You're Single

Sad news for insomniacs and late-night Netflix watchers: About 38 percent of night owl men and 37 percent of night owl women were single, while only 24 percent of early bird men and 20 percent of early bird women were single. And surprisingly, sleep patterns turned out to be a much stronger …

Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency<p>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 …

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

<b>The answer:</b> Yes—but where the fat melts off first is totally different for everyone and has a lot to do with your genetically determined body profile. "If you tend to gain weight around your waist, you'll likely lose weight from your midsection first as well," says Brill. Meanwhile, if extra …

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 …

Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss

11 Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss<p>You don't need to go on a tropical getaway to feel happier ASAP<p>Yes, pulling a Seth Cohen and sailing off to Tahiti on a yacht would <i>probably</i> bring you major bliss. But you don't have to go big to score big happiness—the smaller stuff actually works …

6 Food Myths That Are Completely False

<b>MYTH 1: Microwaving Foods Kills Nutrients</b><br>Microwaving is actually among the best ways to keep all the good things in your veggies intact. Boiling can leech out valuable vitamins and minerals, but because microwaving heats up food without using a lot of water, it helps foods to stay</b> …

Are You Damaging Your Feet?

<b>You're Getting Calluses and Don't Know Why</b><br>Sure, they're unattractive in sandals, but the bigger issue here is that calluses are usually a sign that you're putting too much stress on a part of your foot, says Metzl. Common areas for calluses are the outside of the fifth toe, the inside of the big …

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Do You Go to the Gym to Build Muscle?

But the association between weight lifting and bulking up is one of the biggest fitness myths out there. Pumping iron and building strong muscles won't automatically make you look like Popeye. Plus, there are plenty of health benefits associated with lifting weights that go beyond increasing your …

5 Completely Legitimate Reasons to Skip the Gym

<b>You Suspect You're Overtraining</b><br>This one is a bit tricky because the symptoms of overtraining aren't always clear-cut, says Perkins. But if you work out five or more times per week (or two to four times per week <i>intensely</i>), familiarize yourself with these overtraining symptoms: (1) You're not making …

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 …

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

Tourists paying homage to Bama's centenarians are bringing in millions. But the Guangxi county's success may be its undoing<p>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 …

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 …

Appetite Suppressants: 15 Foods That Suppress Your Appetite

Eating well-balanced meals and snacks are both important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But whether it's because you find yourself mindlessly snacking or because your meals aren't keeping you as full as you'd like, sometimes you need something to keep you from rummaging through the pantry. …

Study: Short Yoga Sessions Boost Brain Power

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

1. Try a Waldorf-inspired salad<p>For a filling salad that’s healthier than mayo-based sides, try this. Mix 3 diced apples, ½ cup finely chopped celery, …