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5 research-backed secrets for making friends as an adult

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult.<p>You get busy with work. Your friends get busy with work. People get married. Have kids. And pretty soon being "close" means a text message twice a year.<p>You're not alone … …

Happiness

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The Brain

10 things I've learned from running a site on mindfulness and minimalism for a decade

Some of the things I've learned, starting with personal lessons and ending with lessons about my business:<p><b>1. Focus on intentions rather than goals</b><p>As you might know, I experimented with giving up goals after being <i>very</i> focused on goals for years. It was liberating, and it turns out, you don't just do …

Minimalism

In the Modern Economy, It Takes a Co-Working Space to Raise a Child

Among the more glaring struggles of working parents is finding affordable childcare during the workday. While it might seem like parents who …

Day Care

33 startups to watch in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on …

Venture Capital

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Today we will see a project where sustainability equals sophistication! <i>Christina</i> <i>Menezes Architects</i>, based in Brazil, came with the beautiful concept …

Green Design

10 Things You Should Do to Take Care of Your Mental Health

One out of every five adults experiences mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.<p>It's so normal to discuss diets, fitness routines, and all the latest trends meant to improve our physical health. So then why are people still silent when it comes to discussing mental …

Mental Health

Watch Scientists Demonstrate the Anti-Aging Powers of a 'Second Skin’

Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe it’s a tunable crosslinked polymer layer.<p>Aging stinks and most people hate it, which means there has never been any lack of products that claim to combat wrinkles and saggy skin. But a new "second skin," devised in part by scientists based at the Massachusetts …

Skin Care

It’s the last thing we want to talk about. But fecal transplantation may be the cure to some of our most worrisome gastrointestinal disorders and other illnesses.

Here’s a weird reason to thank your mom. When you were born, you inherited her microbiome. That includes trillions of bacteria, which today inhabit …

Medicine

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Self-improvement

Demand is frothy for foot-pedal washing machine

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Living in a high-rise building is common in many North American cities, though it certainly comes with its ups and downs.<p>For Yi Jiang, who moved into a Toronto tower seven years ago, trekking to the …

Small Business

10 Daily Habits Holding You Back From Success

There’s no such thing as an overnight success. All the successful people you admire achieved their success by making daily choices. Some of those …

Self-improvement

How I Launched A Successful Startup Without Quitting My Day Job

Successfully moonlighting as an entrepreneur is all about time, money, and motivation.<p>Three months after starting my first job out of college, I began to work on a startup on the side—and I haven’t stopped since. For three years, it was a juggling act: I would keep plugging away at my business …

Commuting

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness

The 25 hottest under-the-radar startups in America

We've compiled a list of 25 of the hottest startups in cities across the US, with a focus on companies growing in flyover states. To do so, we spoke with investors and members on the tech scene.<p>Though our list includes some big names, it also features fledgling startups, some of which you may not …

Startups

[fragmento] "Breathing In / Breathing Out (Death Itself)" - Marina Abramovic & Ulay

Brain Activity

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

Demonstration