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Review: Joby’s new tablet tripod mount isn’t just for taking photos

Joby has announced a new tablet tripod mount which promises to hold your precious slate sturdily in position whether you are shooting photos, or …

Gear & Gadgets

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

The Anti-Anxiety Diet: 7 Foods a Harvard Doctor Wants You to Eat

For most of us, the anxiety-diet connection begins and ends with having too much coffee before work and experiencing those uncomfortable, anxious …

Mental Health

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Inflammation In Your Gut, According To Experts

Inflammation can affect your body in ways you may not realize, but overall, the discomfort you get from stomach issues can be the worst. Luckily, …

Wellness

Ready to rent a home? Beware of these new listing scams

Renting an apartment or a single-family home may seem easier than buying one, especially as so much of the process is now streamlined online.<p>Easier, however, isn't always safer. More than 43 percent of renters have found listings that seem fraudulent, and more than 5 million have been scammed, …

Real Estate

Reading Can Alleviate Loneliness For A Very Specific Reason, According To A New Study

As if you needed another reason to buy more books, a 2011 study found that reading fiction can alleviate loneliness, so schedule a visit to your …

Psychology

The Benefits Of Dry Body Brushing And Why You Should Start Doing It This Summer

Supermodel-esque limbs are within touching distance - and no, you don't have to go on a diet of carrot sticks or glue yourself to a spin bike to get them...<p>Let's get one thing straight: detox diets and body lotions aimed at banishing cellulite almost definitely won't actually banish cellulite. And …

Skin Care

Here’s EXACTLY What To Eat (And What To Avoid) To Heal Your Gut

In my practice, I get patients who want to understand why gut disorders such as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) develop. They want to …

Thousands Of People Swear By This Cream For Pain And Bruising

Boiron Arnicare Cream's thousands of devoted fans swear it's the scentless, homeopathic pain-relief remedy of your (bruise-free) dreams.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI</b> …

Being Outside Changes Your Brain In These 5 Unexpected Ways

It's a bit of a no-brainer that being outside is pretty good for your health; whether it's a park, a forest, or a tree-lined path to the corner …

The Brain

Your Frequent Forgetfulness Could Actually Be a Sign of Thyroid Brain Fog

Can thyroid problems cause brain fog? Absolutely. In fact, thyroid brain fog is a common symptom of hypothyroidism and may even be one of the first …

Could walking barefoot on grass improve your health? Some science suggests it can.

It is not a secret that spending time in nature is good for you. For years, researchers have been detailing how people who live near green spaces - parks, greenbelts, tree-lined streets, rural landscapes - have better physical and mental health, and practices such as Japanese forest bathing and …

I Started Eating For My Gut Health & Here's How My Life Changed

Learning to eat for my gut health has been a long road, filled with welcome changes that were easy to institute, some that I was reluctant about, and …

The 5 Essential Oils for Allergies That Can Replace Your OTC Meds

Truth be told, my allergies basically ruin my life in the spring, and after over a decade of taking the same over-the-counter medication year-round, …

16 Unexpected Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

Don't panic when your body behaves in weird ways, but pay attention and get checked out.

Here’s exactly how to make ginger oil, the magical pain-relieving elixir

When it comes to relieving joint pain, one of the best solutions for combating those annoying aches might already be in your kitchen. …

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

FYI, These $20 Leggings Are So Good

If you’ve been living in leggings all winter long, chances are you have a few pairs that could use replacing. I know I’ve had to say goodbye to a few …

The sneaky way some food brands trick you into eating more sugar

When it comes to health hazards, sugar is demonized just as much as sitting all day and <i>almost</i> as much as smoking. At this point, it’s the first …

Uncommon Grounds: How Coffee Changed the World

Coffee — from its artful preparation to its secret history — holds enormous cultural mesmerism as the world’s favorite psychoactive drug. It may have taken a Founding Father to teach Americans how to make it, it wasn’t until Mark Pendergrast’s 1999 book <b>Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and</b> …

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea: George Orwell’s 11 Golden Rules

After the recently examined history of how coffee changed the world, the most democratic thing to do would be to offer those of us who prefer tea a comparable treat — and what would be more appropriate than a reading of <b>George Orwell’</b>s his secret to the perfect cup of tea? The passage, which …

Chicken Quinoa Meatballs with Soy Sesame Drizzle

These Asian-style low FODMAP chicken & quinoa meatballs taste amazing.

Cooking

Bloated or suffering from IBS? New app uses life-changing diet proven to reduce symptoms to help avoid 'problem' foods

It's already been hailed as a revolutionary diet for those suffering the agonising flare-ups from IBS.<p>The FODMAP diet is based around cutting out …

Gluten-Free

These Gluten-Free Tahini Brownies Are Annoyingly Good

Our brownie standards were high, but this recipe just raised the bar.<p>When <b>Amanda Shapiro</b>, the editor of Healthyish, told me she had an idea for some really special brownies she wanted me to develop, I got a bit overexcited. Then she clarified: Not those kind of brownies. She wanted dairy-free tahini …

Quinoa Porridge with Berries

Method<p>FODMAP tips<p>Gluten Free tips<p>Dairy Free tips<p>Method<p>Measure out the quinoa. Using a fine mesh sieve rinse it under cold running water for two …

Pumpkin & Sage Cornbread

Method<p>FODMAP tips<p>Gluten Free tips<p>Dairy Free tips<p>Method<p>Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF) bake function.<br>• Finely chop the green tips of the green …

Low FODMAP Cheesy Pork Taco Dip

Buying Tips<p>Buy a gluten free plain flour or gluten free all purpose flour. The one I used contains these ingredients: maize starch, rice flour, …

Tomato Free Beef Spaghetti Bolognese

Buying Tips<p>Check that the cornflour (corn starch) is made from maize and not wheat.<p>Make sure you buy a leek that has long green tips (this is the low …

Coconut Creamed Rice with Stewed Fruit

Method<p>FODMAP tips<p>Gluten Free tips<p>Dairy Free tips<p>Method<p>Preheat the oven to 160ºC (320ºF) bake function.<br>• Place the rice, chia seeds, coconut milk, low …