Joanna Kocol

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What Smoking Weed Can Do To Your Relationship

Smoking marijuana is affecting your dating and sex life more than you think.<p>Now that 23 states and DC have legalized weed, 4 of them for recreational use as well as medical, the debate about whether it enhances – or ruins – sex and relationships is raging hotter than ever. Can a couple survive when …

Love, Sex and Mindfulness

I lead a workshop called Love, Sex and Mindfulness. As a life coach and mindfulness meditation teacher, my work is primarily about helping people be in the present, and put their focus and awareness on what they're feeling and experiencing in the "now," which means in real time, the very moment …

Five Stocks That Could Triple If Boone Pickens Is Right About $6 Natural Gas

Over the past six months, energy prices have taken a dramatic fall. The price of oil traded as low as $42 in mid-March, nearly half of its value just last November, and natural gas dropped by almost 40%.<p>Stocks with high exposure to these key commodities, particularly producers, have been hammered, …

Natural Gas

Documentary Exposes How Sugar and Our Food System Fuel Obesity

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>In February, a study published in <i>JAMA</i> by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared that obesity rates among two- …

Forget the Macronutrient Ratios – You Are What You Were Designed to Eat

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy having this particular debate. Someone – not a fan of the Paleo Diet – points out that the diet’s higher …

Innovation On Two Wheels: How The Humble Bike Is Becoming Increasingly Smart

There’s something moving between the wheels, and it’s not only the pedals. The old, humble, bicycle is increasingly becoming a hotbed of innovation, with several companies trying to reinvent its main components, from the tires to the pedals and frame.<p>Earlier this month, for instance Vanhawks, a …

WHO Says Monsanto Roundup Ingredient Is 'Probably Carcinogenic.' Are They Right?

An ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed-killer – glyphosate – is “probably carcinogenic,” according to a new decision by the World Health Organization yesterday. The decision was laid out in a new analysis in <i>The Lancet Oncology,</i> and published on the WHO’s International Agency for Research on …

Glyphosate

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7 stocks Wall Street thinks will soar this year

The bull market in stocks is getting old.<p>It's been alive and kicking for nearly six years, carrying the S&P 500 215% higher and into uncharted territory. On top of that, the Nasdaq is knocking on the door of 5,000 for the first time in 15 years.<p>None of this means the party in stocks is over. …

Yes, Processed Food 'Makes' Us Fat -- But Science Provides Two New Clues As To Why

It’s no secret that more people are overweight or obese than not these days. But the question continues to be <i>why</i> the rates are increasing, despite so much public health knowledge about healthy eating and exercise. While overeating is not <i>technically</i> an addiction, it certainly mirrors the disorder in …

Nutrition

Beginners Guide To Intermittent Fasting: Science And Supplementation

Limiting when you eat can help you lose fat, gain muscle, and make it easier to stick to your diet. Here's how it works and what supplements will …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

The 10 Worst Couples You’ll See At The Gym Photos | GQ

<b>The Couple Who Just Decided to Run a Half-Marathon Together</b><p>• Glistening shoes of virgin alabaster white<p>• Diet now mostly Clif Bar and some sugary goop in a pouch<p>• Pretend not to know how to shut off their running app’s auto-Facebook updating<p>• You can kinda see their ribs<p>• No longer capable of …

Marathons

How Driverless Cars Will Sneak Up on Us All

Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Uli Deck—dpa/Corbis<p>Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Bao Dandan—Xinhua Press/Corbis<p>Jewel Samad—AFP/Getty Images<p>Carlos …

Super Bowl XLIX And The Surface Pro: How Microsoft Is Changing The Game Of Football

When Idina Menzel finishes singing the national anthem and the big game kicks off on Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots will face off for Super Bowl XLIX. As the teams take the field, though, there will be one thing about this Super Bowl that is unique from all Super Bowls …

NFL

Now, Even Artificial Intelligence Gurus Fret That AI Will Steal Our Jobs

It’s easy to find lots of people who worry that artificial intelligence will create machines so smart that they will destroy a huge swath of jobs currently done by humans. As computers and robots become more adept at everything from driving to writing, say even some technology optimists such as …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Mental Tricks to Ride Better

How to use your head to pedal faster<p>Cyclists often talk about having “good legs” or “bad legs” to describe any given race or ride. But evidence is mounting that the muscle between our ears holds just as much, if not more, power over how well we’re going to turn our pedals. Research shows that when …

Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies

If you sold your last startup for $800 million, you probably already know how to build a business, and even conservative investors won’t worry about …

Small Business

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

CrossFit for Cyclists

The fitness craze can help you become a more powerful rider<p>If you’re any sort of exercise enthusiast, you’ve undoubtedly heard of CrossFit. The intense, gym-based program focuses on general fitness—endurance, stamina, strength, power, flexibility, speed, coordination, and accuracy. In other words, …

Four Words That Every Entrepreneur Succeeds Or Fails By

This year our company, Fishbowl, is putting it all on the line for four magic words: Mind Your Own Business!<p>Minding your own business can be compared to driving a state-of-the-art sports car. Why own a Lamborghini if you can’t open the doors and shift it out of first gear? Operating a successful …