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Why Do You Feel Happy When You're 'In the Zone'? Science Finally Has an Answer

Flow is associated with a distinct brain activity pattern. You're both engaged and emotionally calm at the same time.<p>When he ran the four-minute mile in 1954, Sir Roger Bannister said, "No longer conscious of my movement, I discovered a new unity with nature. I had found a new source of power and …

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The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

To the First Lady, With Love

<b>By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:</b><p>She had rhythm, a flow and swerve, hands slicing air, body weight moving from foot to foot, a beautiful rhythm. In anything else but a black American body, it would have been contrived. The three-quarter sleeves of her teal dress announced its appropriateness, as did her …

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine for work on autophagy

The Nobel prize in medicine has been awarded to a Japanese cell biologist for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle their own components.<p>Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, will receive the prestigious 8m Swedish kronor (£718,000) award for uncovering “mechanisms for autophagy”, a fundamental process …

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The Double-Slit Experiment That Blew Open Quantum Mechanics

Is light a wave or a particle? Yes.<p>The physics equations you learned in school don't work on the atomic scale. We have Newtonian physics to explain the world we can see and feel, and we have Einsteinian physics to explain the behavior of matter and light in the universe, but we observe a bunch of …

Easy, Boozy, Beautiful: Alcohol-Soaked Fruit Recipes to Serve This Summer

<b>Sipping on a cocktail is so last season. This summer, instead, serve alcohol in the form of macerated fruit or frozen desserts. Who says you can't have your cocktail and eat it, too?</b><p>Spiked Fruit Cup<p>This spiked fruit cup is like a sangria you can eat with a spoon.

9 Ways to Make a Statement Piece Work in Your Home

It's all about striking a balance between bold and understated elements.<p>If you've got your eye on a piece of furniture you absolutely love but it's a bit of a statement-maker, don't be afraid to buy it. There's always a way to make even the most eye-catching pieces work in your home, and as the …

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Fitness Is a Skill, Not a Talent: Here's How to Develop It

As a fitness coach and the co-founder of Fitocracy, I've been exposed to the success stories and fitness challenges of countless people. When they …

The Abs Exercise That Makes All Other Core Moves Look Easy

Here's how you can master it<p>You might remember the dragon flag from the <i>Rocky IV</i> training montage. Rocky Balboa laid on a bench, and then lifted and lowered his feet, legs, butt, and torso in one straight line. It makes your abs burn just watching it. But then we saw Josh Halbert, Director of …

5 Foods with More Vitamin C Than an Orange

The citrus fruit doesn't have a monopoly on this essential nutrient.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vitamin C has never been proven to cure the common cold. Still, it's a must-have nutrient: It's essential for the growth and repair of numerous body tissues, and it helps the body make collagen, the …

10 Weeks to a Half-Marathon: Training Plan

Don't shy away from the challenge of running 13.1 miles: Our plan is guaranteed to get you to the glorious finish line<p>Whether you're a treadmill trotter or a road warrior, this training plan will get you across the finish line.<p>Designed by Kim Maxwell, a USA Track and Field coach and personal …

You Can Run a Half-Marathon!

Training for a half-marathon burns calories, sculpts lean muscle, and turns you into an endurance machine<p>If you think runners are half crazy, you're right—they're crazy for half-marathons. And women are leading the pack: The number of people who've finished a half-marathon (13.1 miles) has more …

This Is What It Looks Like When a Google Manager Gets Feedback

Using a rigorous, data-driven hiring process, Google goes to great lengths to attract young, ambitious self-starters and original thinkers. It screens candidates’ résumés for markers that indicate potential to excel there — especially general cognitive ability. People who make that first cut are …

What Works For Knee Pain? Don't Waste Your Money On Bad Medicine.

Knee pain is a very common problem, affecting young and old alike. Among athletes, knees take a beating, particularly in sports that involve running and twisting. Among older people, the cartilage that provides a cushion in our knees often just wears out, producing chronic stiffness and pain.<p>I’ve …