Jessica Guajardo

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Brain, Mind, Body And The Disease Of Addiction

The standard definition of drug or alcohol addiction is that it's a chronic, incurable disease of the brain.<p>In a comprehensive report on the topic, published last month, the surgeon general gives this familiar definition a more positive spin. He eschews the "cure" word and focuses instead on the …

Consciousness

A Pasta So Rich and Creamy You'll Never Believe It's Vegan

This is one of my favorite pastas in the world—creamy farfalle pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and mushrooms. I’ve hosted millions (well, maybe not …

Recipes

This isn't 'Survivor,' Obama says; Trump, Clinton fire away

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump warned Thursday that a cloud of investigation would follow Hillary Clinton into the White House, evoking the …

One Photographer Traveled the Full Length of the U.S. Border With Mexico

A U.S. Border Patrol agent removes a ladder used by undocumented immigrants to climb a border fence on Oct. 18, 2016 nea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John Moore—Getty …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Loyola University

Magic cake: How to make the simple three-layer dessert

A three-layer dessert known as the Magic Cake is taking the internet by storm.<p>It is appealing due to its incredible simplicity – it needs one bowl …

50 Facts About Felines for National Cat Day

Around 3.4 million cats enter shelters each year, and only 37 percent of them find forever homes. That’s why animal welfare advocates marked October …

So Long, Turkey: The Ultimate Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu

There's a lot to love about Thanksgiving—the sense of community, the hearty food, the delicious pies. But turkey? Not so much. To be clear, it's not that I actively dislike turkey. I think turkey is a totally adequate source of protein—you know, the kind of protein I'll spend most of the meal …

Cooking

3 Game-Changing Plant Care Tips Photos

If ever there was a reason to work on your lack of a green thumb, it's this one: Plants don't just make your home look better—they'll make you feel better, too. "Indeed, setting up the right conditions for plants to breathe and develop permits that a home’s inhabi­tants, and its guests, too, feel …

Big Gigantic - Little Things (ProbCause Remix)

Remixes

Associated Press News

A Map Of How Emotions Influence Our Lives, Commissioned By The Dalai Lama

When the Dalai Lama teams up with a top psychologist, who teams up a top data viz firm, you get the Atlas of Emotions.<p>The five circles slowly pulsing on my screen are meant to visualize the entire core of human emotion. Fear. Disgust. Anger. Sadness. Enjoyment.<p>Reductive? Yes. But that’s exactly the …

Emotions

I Said Mean Things to an Apple for Weeks to See if It Rotted Faster

We spent a month saying horrible and nice things to some apples to see if it would really make them decompose quicker.<p>Are you a pseudo New Ager? Do you wear rose-quartz point pendants? Have you seriously considered a short course in reiki? If so, you may have heard about Dr. Masaru Emoto, the …

Mind

The Hottest Space Porn of 2015

We got up close and personal with a bunch of beautiful space rocks this year.<p>If 2014 made space look easy, 2015 made it look hot.<p>Thanks to boundary-pushing missions that have taken us closer than ever before to a bunch of photogenic space bodies and increasingly high resolution imaging …

Astronomy

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Genetics

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

In the moments before death, the heart plays a central role, conventional wisdom says. That is, as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, …

The Brain

10 Small Habits That Help You Age Well

It's easy to feel confused by all the healthy aging advice out there. Wine is good for you. Wine is bad for you. Take calcium supplements. Don't take calcium supplements. At times, it seems like the "experts" really don't know what they're talking about. I can't solve any of these debates. But, I …

13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

Anxiety is tough, isn’t it? Not just for the people that have it, but for you – the people that stick with them – while they’re going through it. …

5 Design Ideas To Help Combat Stress

Stress is a public health issue. According to the American Psychological Association, most Americans are living with higher stress levels than is healthy. Chronic stress has been linked to heart disease, depression, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and more. So how do we design a little more calm into our …

Here's Google's Secret to Hiring the Best People

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression” was the tagline for a Head & Shoulders shampoo ad campaign in the 1980s. It unfortunately …

Fudgy Chocolate Chip Yogurt Cake

You know how sometimes it’s super annoying when you add something like blueberries or chocolate chips to a cake or baked good and they sink to the …

Orange Cornmeal Cake Recipe

When we first came across this recipe in Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food magazine we had to try it out. We’ve made it several times now, and every …

Recipes

Paws Galore™ Cookie Baking Set

- April 18, 2017 <br>Completely adorable and great set to have. Recommended for making great homemade treats for your fur babies!<p>- January 5, 2017 <br>Great …

Vegan Whole Wheat Lemon Coconut Muffins

I’m finally up and about some and starting to feel a little better. Don’t worry though, I’m still going to take it slow this week. The positive thing …

Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake

An American-born beauty, the cheesecake gets upgraded with a triple dose of chocolate. It's in the crust, in the filling, and over the top. To help prevent cracks, turn off the oven and let the cheesecake sit inside for an hour. To cut the cleanest slices, use a knife dipped in warm water.

Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake PLUS United States of Cakes Cookbook Review

<i>United States of Cakes,</i> by Roy Fares<p>In 2010, Roy Fares, won Sweden's Best Pastry Chef competition. He lives in Sweden, but loves to visit the United …

20% off Arctic Circle photo cruise from Canada to Greenland in August

One Ocean Expeditions is offering 20% off an August photography expedition to see polar bears, walruses and whales as well as Inuit settlements in Canada's Arctic and Greenland.<p>"Arctic Cirle in Focus: Photo Symposium" sails Aug. 2 aboard an expedition ship called the Akademik Ioffe/One Ocean …

The Go-Anywhere Battery Charger for Your Phone, Camera, Laptop

Adventure<p>Last fall, I was teaching a photo expedition in Morocco for National Geographic when I found myself on the way to Saharan sand dunes at the end of a long day of shooting with batteries running dangerously close to empty—dangerously close to empty with a sunset camel ride still to shoot and …

North Africa