Valerie Esposito

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Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

Manage And Unsubscribe From All Your Online Accounts With This App

Signing up for an online account is something we do so often that we lose track of all the websites we’re subscribed to. You’ll only remember when …

Apps

This Guy Invented a 'House Hydrant' and Now Everyone Wants One

Aquor has invented an ingenious outdoor water faucet inspired by the boatbuilding industry in the company's Washington hometown.<p><i>Editor's note: This tour of small businesses across the country highlights the imagination, diversity, and resilience of American enterprise.</i><p>A quarter century ago in the …

Want to Burn Calories Without Exercise? Science Says Do This Surprising Thing

It's a science-backed "alternative to exercise."<p>If you want to lose weight, the calculation is deceptively simple: burn more calories than you consume. Of course for many people this is much easier said than done--to the tune of an $82 billion health and fitness industry.<p>Sometimes people can't find …

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago appeared first on iamwire.

Self-improvement

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Self-confidence

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Moving Past Self-Criticism

<i>"To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself."</i><p>~ Thich Nhat Hanh<p>We co-create our lives based on the self-talk and self-imposed beliefs that have conditioned us from our childhood. We become what we believe to be true, and journey thru …

Our Obsession With Weight Loss

<b>By Julia Smagacz</b> (University of Akron ‘17)<p>“This Is How To Lose Weight and Keep It Off!”<p>“Lose Weight In Your Sleep - Seriously!”<p>“17 Days to Significant Weight Loss.”<p>“26 Tips to Help You Lose Weight and Feel Great.”<p>I browsed Shape.com for fitness and health articles, and these are the titles and …

Weight Loss

Why You're Not Losing Weight: #1

Today I'll focus on the most common reason diets fail: hunger.<p>Diets make you hungry. Diets deprive. They rob you of the sweet, the treat, the soothing and the substitute. As Mick Jagger would put it, you can't get no satisfaction.<p>To begin at the beginning, we must put certain persistent myths to …

Nutrition

This Might Be The Worst Contestant ‘Family Feud’ Has Ever Seen, And Steve Harvey Can’t Even

<i>Family Feud</i> has seen its fair share of amazing contestants and answers over the years, but this unaired clip uploaded to YouTube is what Steve Harvey supposedly calls “the greatest television that won’t be seen.” The question was simple: “What’s another way people say ‘mother’?” And this woman …

Watch: this 7-year-old will change your perception of gender

This documentary tells the story of Jake, a gender non-conforming seven-year-old.

10 healthy eating habits that will change your life

Nutrition experts dole out a ton of advice about how to eat well—and, most importantly, not lose your mind doing it. But there are some tips that stand the test of time, and that experts themselves follow. (Because yes, they're human, too.) Here are 10 habits they live by—and that will change the …

6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

You may have heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking."<p>That's because too much sitting is associated with higher heart attack, metabolic syndrome, obesity and type 2 diabetes risk as well as earlier overall death. But for anyone with a desk job, sitting all day is hard to avoid.<p>There are …

Yoga