Krista Roubal

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What It Would Really Take to Reverse Climate Change

<b>Google cofounder Larry Page</b> is fond of saying that if you choose a harder problem to tackle, you’ll have less competition. This business philosophy …

Video tutorial: Thread weaving to patch a hole in your jeans

Video tutorial: Thread weaving to patch a hole in your jeans<p>Weaving has become quite the trendy craft lately. Agy from Green Issues shows how you can …

How Smartphone Apps Can Treat Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia

Bryan Timlin always carries an iPhone and an Android phone.<p>The 57-year-old is an app and graphic designer with a Michigan company called OptHub, but …

8 Foods That Can Boost Your Mood and Help Battle Seasonal Depression

It's getting darker outside. For a lot of us, it seems like it's getting darker inside, as well.<p>Since the clocks fell back, and the sun started going down right after lunch, a lot of people have been complaining about SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. It's one of those conditions that comes with …

5 Ayurvedic Medicine Ingredients to Know

Ayurveda, one of the oldest forms of holistic medicine, is based on the tenet that the body, mind and spirit must all be kept in balance for excellent health. Here, two experts share the key ingredients to incorporate into your diet and beauty routine.<p><b>1) Turmeric.</b> "Turmeric has been used in Chinese …

Antiinflammatory

5 Dystopian Trilogies Better Than 'The Hunger Games'

With the unending details and minor dilemmas of modern day living, there is an ensnaring simplicity to the fictional task of survival. Perhaps it's callous to love dystopia, to soak up stories where the characters are much worse off than you are, but the fiction shelves of bookstores are littered …

Meditate To Improve Your Presentations...And Your Life | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

Meditation is all the rage among thought leaders and business influencers. Executives and ambitious professionals have taken to heart the old Zen …

Thirty-five unbelievable love and marriage customs of the world

Love is universal, yes – but romance takes an astonishing array of forms around the world. We scoured our travel guides and picked our writers’ brains to uncover some of the world’s most fascinating dating, love and marriage customs, from sweet to downright sinister. If you’ve never wooed your …

Cancer Charity Returns Money Raised by J.Law Nude Photo Prank

By now, most of the world has learned of the Apple security fail that resulted in nude photos from various stars' iClouds being published online. Celebrities like Emma Watson, numerous media outlets, and some of the famous victims themselves have spoken out against the hackers as well as the …

Gang of hackers behind nude celebrity photo leak routinely attacked iCloud

A gang of hackers who collected and traded nude pictures of female celebrities by routinely breaking into Apple's iCloud system were the source of private photographs leaked online, new evidence shows.<p>Private photos and videos of more than 100 mostly female American and British stars were released …

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

Scientists Are Afraid To Talk About The Robot Apocalypse, And That's A Problem

I thought it'd be a cool story to interview academics and robotics professionals about the popular notion of a robot takeover, but four big names in the area declined to talk to me. A fifth person with robo street cred told me on background that people in the community fear that publicly talking …

Broken Pots Turned Into Brilliant DIY Fairy Gardens

A new trend in gardening has gardeners creating all sorts of creative garden arrangements and fairy gardens out of broken pots, proving that even a …

Gardening

25 Awesome Furniture Design Ideas For Cat Lovers

Seeing as today (August 8th) is International Cat Day, we figured that many cat owners might want to get their cat companions a gift to show them …

Furniture

The Majestic Beauty Of Wild Animals Captured By Marina Cano

Marina Cano is a talented and internationally-renowned nature photographer that takes stunning photographs of wild animals. Her adventures have taken …

Deadly Skin Cancer Cases Jump 200 Percent Since 1973

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.<p>The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the $8 billion spent to treat all …

22 Little Kids And Their Big Dogs

Despite their sometimes fearsome appearance, larger or even giant dog breeds can make especially good family friends, loving and protecting your …

Pets

These Spiders Look Like They’re Covered In Mirrors

This isn’t a stained-glass sculpture or piece of delicate jewelry – it’s a real live spider. These spiders, called mirror or sequined spiders, are …

Mesmerizing Interiors Of Iran’s Mosques Captured In Rare Photographs By Mohammad Domiri

Mohammad Domiri, a talented architectural photographer from northern Iran, takes stunning photos of grandiose mosque architecture throughout the …

Middle East

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

4 Semi-Delusional Things I Told Myself To Get My Novel Done

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p>Hello, person working on your novel for God-knows-how-long! I see you there, eating your tuna sandwich over your keyboard …

This 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan Looks Like A Pink Sky

These stunning photographs, which look like a glorious late evening sky with dashes of pink and purple, are actually pictures of Japan’s largest …

Sierra

10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete

Mankind’s relationship with nature is a difficult one – we must use it, live in harmony with it, protect it and protect ourselves from it. These …

Concrete

How to eliminate packaging waste: The Disappearing Package by Aaron Mickelson.

When Aaron Mickelson decided to tackle the problem of packaging waste for his Pratt Institute master's design thesis The Disappearing Package last …

Four Paths to Happier Travel

We’ve all heard the old adage, “It’s about the journey, not the destination,” but rarely does anyone tell us <i>how</i> to appreciate the journey, especially the more unpleasant parts.<p>I couldn’t think of a better person to address this topic than Sharon Salzberg. A major influencer in the mindfulness …

Mother And 4-Year-Old Daughter Take Adorable Pictures Of Their Impressive Yoga Poses

New-Jersey-based yoga practitioner and mother of two Laura Kasperzak has taken to doing yoga together with her 4-year-old daughter Mini and snapping …

Yoga

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The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

Wellness

Disconnect between profit maximisation and social innovation

Investments that pay dividends to society will take time to bear fruit, accountants need to develop new metrics to value customer-centric businesses<p>If social innovation is changing how companies do business, there will need to be new ways of measuring success.<p>One of the strongest messages that came …

Innovation

Millennials Want Companies That Work On Innovative Ways To Fix The World

The majority of millennials think they’re innovative people. They want to work at–and give their money to–innovative companies that are good for society.<p>In spite of all the economic, societal, and environmental obstacles thrown their way, millennials the world over still believe that things can …