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5 Tools to Help You Start Your Home Meditation Practice

Buddhaimonia.Meditation changed my life in ways that I can describe in detail and other ways in which I have no words for. But more than something …

Zen

8 cheap ways to transform your home into a wellness retreat

Relaxation doesn't have to come in the form of an expensive resort with seaside views and a deep tissue massage at noon.<p>A wellness retreat is an …

Is Your Metabolism Working Against You? 6 Simple Ways to Boost It

Throughout my years counseling clients I’ve seen many achieve fantastic weight loss results, including those who had not had success with other …

Should You Be Ashamed Of Your Mental Illness? This Chart Will Tell You

Here's a sad reality: Approximately 31 percent of people with mental illness say they choose to not seek treatment for their disorder due to fear of judgment.<p>Stigma is a real issue when it comes to mental health; it acts as a barrier to support and stands in the way of self-acceptance. We put …

Black people are not here to teach you: What so many white Americans just can’t grasp

<b>(Ollyy via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Condemning racism is easy. Being a true ally in the fight against white supremacy requires time and research<p>Kali Holloway<p>April 14, 2015 4:35pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>[People of color] are expected to educate white people as to our humanity.</i> …

Race & Ethnicity

Roundup: All Of Google's Jokes For April Fools' Day 2015

Google has yet again gotten into the spirit of April Fools’ day this year and the company hasn’t disappointed so far.<p>Usually, Google does so many jokes that it’s hard to follow, so we’re rounding them all up here for your viewing pleasure.<p>Self driving Chromebooks<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy …

How to Manage Depression | The Art of Manliness

Everyone loves a good, clear, easily grasped narrative. “X leads to Y.” “A causes B.”<p>But as we’ve seen over the course of this series, the nature of …

Bono’s bold take on Jesus: You’ve probably never seen a celebrity declare their faith like this

CEO/Founder<p>Justice Anthony Kennedy became known for his ability to bring about unlikely coalitions, often to surprise us, for better or worse, with …

Your Mental Health May Benefit with Exercise

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>One in four adults struggles with mental illness every year, and a survey by <i>Employee Benefit News</i> magazine revealed 31 percent of …

‘The Breakfast Club’ Turns 30: Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy Dish on the John Hughes Classic

Nicolas Cage almost starred as Bender? Judd Nelson got fired? Stars Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy discuss The Breakfast Club in honor of its 30th …

8 Warning Signs of Depression You Shouldn't Ignore

Your boss chews you out. A car hits a puddle and splashes dirty water all over you. It’s a bad day, but it’s only one day. For one in ten Americans …

6 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Marriage

Know what you’re really getting into before you say “I do.”<p>For something most of us have either done or plan to do someday, getting married sure comes with a lot of myths. We can credit old-school mindsets and princesses living “happily ever after” for most of them. Here are six of the biggest …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

What Caused the American Child Bipolar Epidemic?

In <i>The Lancet Psychiatry</i>, three Australian psychiatrists analyze the modern history of bipolar disorder in children, and explore how it came to be …

Teens

All the Things Women Mistakenly Think Men Find Sexy

A guy gives it to us straight.<p>As a desperately romantic guy, I've racked up more than my fair share of misguided attempts to impress women (note to all dudes: surprise-serenading a lady with a Dave Matthews tune while wearing nothing but a guitar is apparently not as sexy as it sounds). But there …

3 Essential Facts About the Male Orgasm

Want to ensure you're making your partner as happy as he's making you? Take these factors into consideration<p>Yes, talking about how to "please your man" can be seen as a bit retrograde, out of context. But that's not what we're talking about here. If what you're looking for is an equal partnership …

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified

<b>Charles Darwin (Wikimedia/WDG Photo via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin’s task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>January 3, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>The Christian right’s obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could …

Thermodynamics

Six Trends To Watch In Clean In 2015

2014 was a solid twelve months, for the most part, for renewable technologies. Solar firmly solidified its role as a major player in power, LED sales continued to climb and investors began to more seriously look how efficiency gains can be measured and hence monetized in large commercial …

20 Sex Toys That MIGHT Just Change Your LIFE

WH's picks of the top pleasure boosts-whether you want to go on a solo mission or share the good vibes with your guy.

How to use OS X Yosemite to send texts from your Mac

In the past, using the Messages app on a Mac could be an irritating experience. And what if a friend dared to send a green-bubble text from an Android phone? When texting from your Mac, messaging those friends wasn’t possible until now.<p>In today’s Cult of Mac video, find out how to enable Text …

Android Phones

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use SMS Relay

Now that iOS 8.1 is out, with iOS 8.1 running on your iPhone, you can set up SMS Relay. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices, running Yosemite and iOS 8.1. Continuity also includes Handoff, iPhone Cellular Calls, Instant Hotspot, …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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L.A. Hackathon winners create homeless services app

After 24 hours of coding, a team that created an application to efficiently deliver supplies to homeless shelters took home the top prize Sunday at a Los Angeles "hackathon."<p>"One more thing," said Zach Latta, after presenting his team's project called ShelterConnect, "We're all in high …