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I Quit Social Media for 65 Weeks. This Is What I Learned

When David Mohammadi decided to take a two-week break from social media, he never imagined that he’d stay logged off for over an entire year.<p>But for …

What is white culture, exactly? Here's what the stats say

A few months after I moved to New York, a magical conversation happened that would radically shift my psyche forever. I was telling my friend that I had gone to his favorite shop and he asked: “Who served you? Was it the tall white guy?”<p>I frowned and replied, “Are the rest of the staff not white?” …

Rachel Dolezal

Ringing in 2018: Strange New Year’s Eve Traditions from Around the World

How do you celebrate New Year’s Eve? Two things that are usually done in the United States are a resolution to commit to in the next year and, of …

Chinese New Year

Heavy metal found in meteoroids kills cancer cells - Futurity

Iridium shows promise in killing cancer cells, researchers report. While the heavy metal is rare on Earth, it's more abundant in meteoroids.

6 Signs You're Eating Way Too Much Protein

Going overboard could be bad for your health.<p>High-protein diets are all the rage right now. Protein does tons for your body, including helping to repair your muscles when they tear during exercise and supporting bone health and hormone production. What’s more, high-protein diets have been known to …

Nutrition

3 Filthy Words Smart and Successful People Never Use | Inc.com

You're in mid-conversation with a work colleague, and out of nowhere (or so you think), that person disengages and loses interest. If you are keenly self-aware, you may even notice subtle body language that informs you something just shifted.<p>But what? Is it something you said? Most likely, yes. …

Success

These 5 Spices Will Make Every Dinner You Cook Way More Flavorful

You can do better than plain old salt and pepper.<p>While we've determined that salt is not as bad for you as previously believed, it's still something that people are eating way too much of. Excess salt consumption can cause bloat and water retention, potentially leading to a spike in blood pressure. …

Food

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

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Education Research Highlights From 2016

• Rentner, D.S., Kober, N., & Frizzell, M. (2016). <i>Listen to Us: Teacher Views and Voices</i>. Washington, DC: Center on Education Policy.<p>2. Kindergartners …

Your 6-step guide to throwing the ultimate (grown-up) girls’ night in

From snuggling up on the floor under mountains of pillows and blankets to crying from laughter as you traded stories about crushes, there’s a …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Pokémon GO and 10 More Apps That Make You Exercise

July 2016 might as well be renamed, "The Month of Pokémon GO." Released to iOS and Android on July 5th, within two weeks the nostalgic 90s game that …

6 Drinks That Will Shrink Your Belly

Sip your way slim.<p><i>This article was written by Mara Betsch and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness<i>.</i><p>That sweet drink may hit the spot for breakfast or happy hour, but it's not doing your waistline any favors. A 20-ounce packaged lemonade can contain 250 calories and <i>68 grams of sugar</i>. …

Nutrition

Immune drug for deadly skin cancer shows long-term survival

CHICAGO (AP) — A new kind of drug for the deadliest form of skin cancer helped some patients survive for at least three years, a study shows. It's a …

12 Things You Don't Actually Need to Have Figured Out by Age 30

In our early 20s, many of us are introduced to the post-grad world, which is apparently full of possibilities. The sky’s the limit! Anything we can …

Michael Pollan Tells Us Exactly How To Reform America’s Food Culture, And Explains Why It’s So Important

You may not know it, but Michael Pollan has been fighting for your right to eat good food for more than 25 years. The acclaimed author, lecturer, and freshly minted TV star works tirelessly to expose the difference between real food and the processed junk sold by the Don Drapers of the world. His …

Journalism

The 32 Best Books to Read This Summer

Funny, moody, scary, fiery, canny, and bloody books.<p>Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Three books, because you couldn't choose just one? Check. From complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers that still slot perfectly into a beach bag, here are the 32 books to put on your summer …

Books

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

Unreal! Artist's food drawings will leave you in disbelief — and hungry

Think you have a good grip on reality? Think again!<p>Howard Lee could have you reaching for food that isn't even there.<p>The illustrator has filmed a series of clips featuring his detailed drawings of food right alongside their tasty inspirations.<p>In each of the videos that he's shared on Instagram and …

Why Yoga is Changing Schools

For the better part of three decades, Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa—an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate …

24 Vacations For People Who Want To Totally Recharge

Go zen without going broke.

January 2016

Diversity

Stop Asking Me How I Afford to Travel

Whenever someone asks me how I afford to travel, I have to force myself not to respond with "selling Nutella by the spoonful and procrastinating Sallie Mae payments." It's just so funny because people think there's this magic formula out there. This one-size-fits-all-encompassing route that gives …

How Touching Your Different Fingers Can Make You Healthier

Jin Shin Jyutsu is a 5,000-year-old Japanese healing art based around holistic healing approaches which emphasize healing the whole body as opposed …

Here's What To Do If Your Phone's Storage Is Full

Step one: Don't panic.<p>3. Delete Safari browsing history (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Safari</b> > <b>Clear History and Browsing data</b>, then scroll down to the bottom, tap <b>Advanced</b>).<p>4. For Chrome, open the Chrome app, tap the menu icon, tap <b>History</b>, then <b>Clear browsing data</b>.<p>5. Keep only recent texts (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Messages</b> > under</b> …

The Recipe for a Lasting Relationship

Source<p>Relationship. A word that can be defined as the way in which two people are connected. But with the connection of two people comes many other factors and once the initial honeymoon phase is over, things can start to go a little downhill. That is when many people choose to give up. "It's not …

Amazing Things That Happen When You Practice Grounding

Grounding, also referred to as earthing, means having direct contact with the earth — such as walking barefoot. Researchers have found numerous …

Everything You Wanted To Know About Microdosing (But Were Afraid To Ask)

A leading psychedelic researcher explains what's really behind the trend.<p>Long before microdosing was being touted as the Silicon Valley life hack du jour, Dr. James Fadiman was investigating the potential mind-enhancing effects of ingesting psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin, more commonly …

10 Science-Backed Reasons Being Single Is Good for Your Health

With all the "We're engaged!" pics popping up on social media, it may seem like <i>everyone</i> you know isone half of a happy couple. But if you're riding …