Stephanie Smith

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19 Recipes to Help With Adrenal Fatigue

All of us struggle with anxiety from time to time. But when stressful days turn into weeks, and those weeks turn into worn-out months, you may wonder …

Healthy Eating

20 Very Funny Novels By Women

If you look at lists of canonically funny books on the internet, which I do with some frequency (what, is that not a normal way to spend one’s time?) …

Books

This crash course on UX/UI design can help you build beautiful websites and apps

So you have a million-dollar app idea? That's awesome! Oh, did you say you have kickass programming skills to turn it into a reality, too? Amazing! …

UX Design

Nine unusual scientific discoveries

Humanity's relentless pursuit of knowledge has, over the years, brought countless benefits to society. It has also provided us with a host of bizarre …

Magnetism

Ancient Tools Discovered in China Confound Accepted Theory of Human Migration

"This has been one of the high points in my career."<p>Earth is littered with evidence of intrepid, ancient peoples who had one big thing in common …

Anthropology

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

lippert

Better technology for neuronal manipulation

Editorial | Published: 11 July 2018<p><i>Nature Biomedical Engineering</i><b>volume 2</b>, pages465–466 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Biomaterials<br>• Diseases of the …

Neuroscience

Where Do You Store Stress in Your Body? Top 10 Secret Areas

Our language is filled with negative psychosomatic references to stress:<p><i>“My boss is a pain in the neck.”</i><p><i>“My co-worker gives me a headache.”</i><p><i>"My</i> …

Self-help

Giant, newly discovered dinosaur was literally a huge weirdo

You're standing in a lush forest 230 million years ago in what is now Argentina.<p>You're alone among the Triassic shrubbery. Suddenly, an …

Research

Girls sometimes inherit almost two full sets of their dad's genes

When a deaf Czech girl had her genes tested, researchers were surprised to find two sets of her father's genome spliced, leaving almost none of her …

Genetics

The Force of Your Anger Is Tied to the Source of Your Anger

Many of us assume that what’s in our past is past. But for decades now, clinical research has made painfully obvious that what we haven’t …

Psychology

Trial of anti-ageing drugs that rejuvenate immune system hailed a success

Scientists have hailed the success of a clinical trial which found that experimental anti-ageing drugs may protect older people from potentially fatal respiratory infections by rejuvenating their immune systems.<p>In a trial involving people aged 65 and over, those who received a combination therapy …

Immunotherapy

What Is Japanese Cheesecake? - Chowhound

New York-style cheesecake is one of the most enticing foods known to man. Sweet, creamy, and a little tart, it can be combined with fruit, chocolate, …

Cream Cheese

48 Of The Most Interesting Products On Amazon You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

I don't know about you, but after adding the bulk paper towels and toilet paper into my Amazon cart, I'm itching for a little more excitement. It's a …

Shopping

Six Books that Will Change the Way You Think

Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink have selected the six Spring Finalist books for the Next Big Idea Club.<p>The votes are in! …

Black Lives Matter

Digging Deeper to Better Inform Your Literacy Instruction @StenhousePub #litessentials

As a reading interventionist, I am required to administer a universal screening tool to kindergarten through second grade students three times per …

Teaching

Research Shows Bitching At Work Is Actually Good For Your Mental Health

Picture this: you arrive at work two minutes late, after pulling a late night shift. Your boss points an eyebrow and taps his watch. Bob from …

Mental Health

Microsoft Surface Go Is a Cheap, Tiny Tablet That Might Just Beat the iPad

It’s really, really hard to find a good Microsoft Windows device for under $500. There are some diamonds in the rough—devices that sacrifice display …

personaltech

Catalog Your Books, Games and More Into Your Own Searchable 'Library' With Libib

Despite my constant claims that I’m going to move to an all-digital library, I still buy a ton of books. I’ve started to embrace the fact that I like …

Books

Blood thinning foods, drinks, and supplements

Natural blood thinners are substances that reduce the blood's ability to form clots. Blood clotting is a necessary process, but sometimes the blood …

Medical Research

7 Healthy Crockpot Recipes That Will Make Cooking Dinner So Much Faster

If you would rather do anything other than cook tonight, you aren’t alone.<p>Whipping up healthy meals is important, but it’s equally important to …

Cooking

Quit Trashing Your Writing Voice with This Rookie Mistake - Copyblogger

I’ve been thinking about writing this one for quite a while, but I’ve just had a lot of other stuff going on.<p>But I can’t stay silent anymore. We need …

Writing

Summer Side Dishes That Deserve Main Course Status - Chowhound

Barring a steak frites feast or Korean barbecue blowout, meat is not always the main attraction at a great meal—not even at a summer grilling bash. …

Cooking

The Earth's magnetic field reverses more often – now we know why

New research proposes a link between plate tectonics and reversals of the Earth’s magnetic field<p><i>We’re still learning about how Earth works © Getty</i> …

Earth Science

Soaking up literary history: A book-lover’s barhopping guide

It’s fair to say I look at things through a literary prism — I’m a writer by profession and I work at a museum that honors another one. So when I set out for New York City this spring, images of chain-smoking figures hunched over ancient Underwoods in Greenwich Village walk-ups were foremost in my …

Literature

How to regain pleasure in just about anything

Are you tired of eating the same old foods every day? Have you had enough of your old furniture? Is your daily routine a drag? There's a simple way …

University of Chicago

Amazon wants you—yes, you—to start a package delivery business

Are you an entrepreneur who specializes in selling handcrafted soaps and artisanal candles? Are you an entrepreneur who doesn't specialize in …

eCommerce

Gender Can Be Detected From Children’s Speech by Age Five

There are no physiological reasons why boys and girls would sound different prior to puberty, but they still do.<p>You can tell a boy’s speech pattern …

Special Education

The modern education system was designed to teach future factory workers to be “punctual, docile, and sober”

The education system as we know it is only about 200 years old. Before that, formal education was mostly reserved for the elite. But as industrialization changed the way we work, it created the need for universal schooling.<p>Factory owners required a docile, agreeable workers who would show up on …

Education

Sin: Why we do the things we shouldn't

In this Science Focus Podcast episode we speak to Jack Lewis about the neuroscience of sin, how we can resist it, and the wacky experiments that test …

Neuroscience