Margaret Hamlyn

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How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

Where to go in 2016: Top 16 up-and-coming destinations | CNN Travel

Big, Bold, Wild: We Re-Create Christmas Dinners Of Centuries Past

If you are eating turkey this Christmas out of some sense of tradition, food historian Ivan Day says, put down that drumstick. After studying English cookbooks hundreds of years old, Day says the giant bird isn't even that traditional. Besides, he says, "It's a dry wasteland of flavorless …

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8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

We Should All Be Eating Seaweed Every Day, Say Food Experts

Even in pizza and hot dogs.<p>It’s probably fair to say that for lots of people reading this, seaweed isn’t a regular staple of their diet. While it’s …

For healthy eating, timing matters

When you eat may determine how long and strong your heart beats.<p>Fruit flies that limited eating to 12-hour stints had steadier heartbeats in old age …

Early-life exercise alters gut microbes, promotes healthy brain and metabolism

The human gut harbors a teeming menagerie of over 100 trillion microorganisms, and researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered …

How to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions, According to Science

Don't rely on willpower - it won't work.<p>Learn Spanish? Finally quit smoking? Become a better cook? Whatever you've decided to achieve next year, you …

These 25 Quotes Take You Inside Albert Einstein's Revolutionary Mind

Get inspired.<p>Over the years, Albert Einstein's name has become synonymous with genius. In his lifetime, Einstein changed the world, describing the …

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2015

More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, happiness—what we call “the science of a …

The science of how to make New Year's resolutions you won't abandon

I will not be making any New Year’s resolutions this year. That is not because there’s no room for self-improvement: there’s plenty. But there are two things that actually change my habits, and they have nothing to do with the date: me and the science of habit formation.<p>Why we make resolutions….<p>We …

Become a Creative Genius by Taking a Shower, Says Science

Become a Creative Genius by Taking a Shower, Says ScienceA member of the London Symphony Orchestra showering with a French horn, UK, circa 1985. …

Science suggests pursuing your passions does make you a happier person

As we look ahead to the new year, a study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies poses a simple question: Given how beneficial it is to have one harmonious passion, what's the effect of having two?<p>Benjamin Schellenberg and Daniel Bailis didn't go into this research with any firm predictions: …

Mondays And January 1st Really Are The Best Days For Setting New Goals

Making a fresh start is real, according to science.<p>If you feel like life gives you a fresh start every Monday, you're not imagining it: a recent …

Scientists have developed a super-fast water purification method that’s inspired by Febreze

Water purification can be performed in a number of different ways. You can vapor distill it, treat it with chemicals, or even pump it through an …

10 Steps to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions (And willpower isn't one of them)

Sure, New Year's resolutions bring hope, but most don't ever see the light of day. Studies say that these 10 steps will help you to achieve yours in 2016.<p>You resolve to create a kick-butt marketing strategy in 2016--and stick to it. You'll also lose weight, spend more time with your family, and get …