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End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

The 20-Minute Killer Pilates Sequence for a Crazy-Strong Core

Pilates is known for building a crazy-strong core, and since a strong core is the foundation for almost every bodyweight and strength exercise out …

Workouts

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

A practical guide for learning meditation through the art of gaming

Gaming and meditation have more in common than you think. These seemingly unrelated pursuits both offer important self-development lessons that use similar parts of our brains to mold us into better humans.<p>Both also suffer from public perception problems: Gaming is often seen as a potentially …

Meditation

37 Techniques to Calm an Anxious Child

Imagine you are driving in the car. You look in the rearview mirror and see your child trying to shrink into her seat.<p>“What’s wrong?” you ask.<p>“I don’t want to go to the birthday party.”<p>“But you’ve been excited all week. There will be cake and games and a bounce house. You love all of those things,” …

8 Most Powerful and Inspirational Quotes in Spirituality

Most Powerful and Inspirational Quotes Ever<p>Listed here are some of the most inspirational quotes in spirituality that are having profound meaning. …

Sleeping Bags That Do Double Duty

Snuggle in with your adventure bestie in these two-person sleeping options.<p>Many of us started camping when we were young and very single, and as such, the standard single sleeping bag worked fine. But what happens when you find that perfect adventure partner for life? You get a double sleeping …

Tuff Stuff Overland Rooftop Tent

One of the advantages of having the right gear for car camping is that you can hit the road with no specific plan and still have a blast. See a nice …

waterfalls in Northern California

When it comes to chasing waterfalls, you'd be hard-pressed to find a region in North America more prolific than Northern California. From a sheer …

5 Ways to Build Soil in Winter

It is a generally accepted fact that once soil temperatures drop below 45°F (7°C), biological activity slows to a crawl, and the soil and all its …

California’s 3 least visited National Parks are some of the raddest places in the US. Here’s why.

1. Lassen Volcanic National Park<p>Five hours north of the San Francisco Bay, hell awaits you. Well, Bumpass Hell. Smoldering mud pots, belching sulfur …

National Parks

The Best Back And Hip Stretch You Should Be Doing

One of the great things about yoga is that it's an anywhere, anytime practice, so those challenging poses and feel-good stretches aren't confined to …

Yoga

This Supercharged Abs Sequence Will Have Your Core Feeling Like It Spent All Day At The Gym

Yoga can be a super relaxing way to move your body, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be seriously challenging sometimes, too. One of the most Zen ways …

Workouts

The Standing Abs Move You Should Do Before Every Workout

One of the main functions of that all-important warm-up is to ease your body into the hard work ahead. Aside from <i>literally</i> warming up your muscles …

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?

My 10 Favorite DIY Projects!

Here are my 10 favorite DIY projects from Ryobi Nation! I have been posting DIY projects on Ryobi Nation for a couple years now but today I thought …

49 things your kids could be doing this summer besides sitting in front of a screen

<i>Want to get your kids off the screen? Scroll through our ideas above of fun activities for them to do this summer.</i><p>My 11-year-old son was at home without any camps or organized activities the first two weeks of summer.<p>He saw this as an extraordinary opportunity to park himself in front of the …

Media Management

Squeezing the life out of cancer – targeting cell repair could be key to new treatment

A weakness identified in cell division processes could be used to target and halt the spread of cancer in the body, scientists have suggested. Cells …

Understanding And Overcoming Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, an estimated 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders. Only about one-third of those suffering from an anxiety disorder receive treatment, even though the disorders are highly treatable.<p>Six years ago, I was diagnosed …

Depression

Steal This Look: Garden Courtyard at Shed in Healdsburg, CA

At Shed, the light-filled restaurant and housewares emporium housed in a 10,000-square-foot, glass-walled barn in Healdsburg, California, sun streams …

The best Redwood parks to escape the crowds

Vacation crowds can turn Yosemite, Big Sur, Monterey, South Lake Tahoe and San Francisco into pressure cookers. The Redwood Empire can provide a relief valve. In that empire is an array of state and national parks, plus national forests, and within them, 60 campgrounds, dozens of trailheads and …

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Prostrate Knotweed

Prostrate knotweed (<i>Polygonum aviculare</i>) is one of the first annual weeds to appear in spring. Common throughout most of North America, knotweed …

Establishing House Rules for Teenagers

Parenting a teenager requires a delicate balance between giving her enough guidance to ensure she's making making healthy choices and giving her …

10 Ways To Teach Mindfulness To Your Kids Without Even Trying

Mindfulness with kids doesn’t have to mean 20 minutes of quietly sitting on a meditation cushion. In my time as a teacher, therapist, and parent, …

40 incredible campsites that will convert you to canvas

In 10 short years, glamping has experienced a meteoric and metamorphic rise. Since “posh” camping first reached the wider public consciousness with reports of floral-wellied celebrities enjoying high-end tipis at Glastonbury, it has steadily become a mainstream favourite across the UK and beyond. …

Awakening the Soul's Inner Wisdom

Life is more than what is seems. There is an outer world an inner world. And deep within us, sometimes dormant, is our soul.<p>We use the term "soul" to mean an energy or awareness that connects us directly with a larger reality, even All-That-Is, the Universe, or God, whatever term you choose to use. …

18 strange and beautiful hummingbird species

These 'flying jewels' are fascinating to watch. Here are some of our favorite examples of these gorgeous and unusual birds.<p>Birds, bats, bees and …

Birds

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …