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11 Problems Only Perfectionists Understand

There's no such thing as "good enough."<p><b>1. You're not satisfied unless you see results.</b> You could be scrambling to meet a huge deadline at work or just trying to make the perfect fruit tart. If your dish doesn't look like it should be in a cooking magazine, you're not satisfied and feel like nothing …

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Artificial Sweeteners May Contribute to Metabolic Disorders

Evidence suggests sugar substitutes aggravate diabetes and obesity.<p>Artificial sweeteners are a roughly $1.5 billion industry worldwide, often marketed as helpful for managing obesity and diabetes.<p>But some new research suggests sugar substitutes could actually contribute to soaring rates of obesity …

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25 Years After Losing My Father to Suicide, Sadness Resurfaces

In more than 25 years as a suicide survivor and over a decade as a professional writer, I have never written publicly on the topic.<p>But with news of Robin Williams' death taking center stage in both traditional and social media, I feel the need to speak up for his children. To speak up for my sister …

You Won't Believe Which of These Breakfast Foods Is Healthier

Regular bacon or turkey bacon—which is better for you? Watch as Oprah, Dr. Oz and a dumbstruck <i>Oprah Show</i> audience take a food quiz from the …

Schiller X1 Water Bike

Combine your love of cycling with your love of the water with the Schiller X1 Water Bike. Made in California, this high-performance, human-powered …

How Does Depression Really Feel?

I have suffered from clinical depression for over three decades. Depression is a disease, a disorder, the manifestation of something fundamentally wrong in the functioning of my brain. I can no more will myself out of depression than a diabetic can will his pancreas to produce more insulin. As I …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

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The Horse Collar Is the Ultimate Stadium Food

It's called the <b>Horse Collar</b> because it's shaped like the harness and because you'll need a stout draft horse to drag you home after you eat one. As …

The Ancient Practice That Can Transform Your Life

Mindfulness is on the map. TIME Magazine ran it on its cover last January: "The Mindful Revolution." The Chicago Tribune headlined it: Use mindfulness to pull yourself out of a funk. An article in The New York Times urges us to use mindfulness and meditation as a powerful resource in healthy …

Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager

President Obama's former campaign manager has gone to work for Uber. The ride-sharing start-up based in San Francisco has hired David Plouffe in hope that the political strategist who helped elect a president can steer the company through a thicket of local regulatory disputes.<p>This new power couple …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

Fort Collins Steers Forward, Beyond Boulder

“We bike and drink beer. And that’s pretty much it.”<p>A barista in Fort Collins, Colorado, is describing local life here as she readies a hand-pour cup of an Ethiopian bean she calls “delicate, like a flower” (with a wink). We’re at Bean Cycle, a downtown café/printing press on a block of late …

The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

People who win in the workplace, school, family life, or any other area of their life have a superb grip on productive living. Time is literally …

How To Change Your Life With Mini Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”<p>~ Sun Tzu<p>Imagine you’re at a New …

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Why Nerdy White Guys Who Love the Blues Are Obsessed With a Wisconsin Chair Factory

That’s a long and weird title, and the answer is: 78 rpm records. Then there’s a rather involved story to connect all the pieces. Music critic and …

When Kids Start Playing To Win

<i>This week, NPR Ed is focusing on questions about why people play and how play relates to learning.</i><p>It's a playful word that's developed something of a bad reputation: "competition." The fear among some parents is that, once children start playing to win, at around 5 years old, losing isn't just …

Enhance your mobile gaming experience with the cloud

Play all your favorite games anytime you want on nearly any device, and never lose track of all the progress you’ve made. Sound impossible? Anyone who thinks this could happen must have his head in the cloud. Cloud computing, that is.<p>What is cloud gaming?<p>Mobile gamers have likely already been …

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The crazy world of Burning Man – festival survival guide

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS<p>There are over 5½ square miles of desert turned over as a blank canvas and filled with all manner of incredible art, weird and wonderful people to watch and events and workshops to try … There are far too many to list here but here are some of the stand-out festival sights.<p>Art …

Charming Possum Kingdom Lake Home Envisioned by Tracy Hardenburg

This modern Possum Kingdom Lake home by interior designer Tracy Hardenburg is filled with light, welcoming and refreshing. Expressing the owner’s …

10 Healthy Baking Substitutes Everyone Should Know

It’s quite the unstable relationship we have with baked goods. We love to make them and we <i>really</i> love to eat them. But having to buy bigger pants in the middle of bikini season? Not cool. But wait! We can have the best of both worlds here, people. Next time you whip out the KitchenAid, give these …

These 5 Yoga Moves Will Save You From Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain is to strengthen your core and release tension and tightness in the muscles around your upper and lower back. Plus, …

Samsung launches Galaxy-only app store with perks

Samsung has announced the launch of a brand new app store named<p>Samsung Galaxy Apps, which offers -- you guessed it -- hundreds of apps that are …