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Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (July 19-25)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

How to Cut an Onion

Whether you want to slice, dice, or cut your onion into rings, cutting an onion is easy! Once you know the basics, you’ll find yourself feeling more …

5 Ways to Save Money on a Kitchen Makeover

<i>If you could only makeover one room in your home, which room would you choose?</i><p>A few months back, we took a poll over on our Facebook page asking this …

7 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

A lady’s got to take care of herself. You know to exercise, go to the Ob/Gyn each year, and check yourself for funky moles and skin marks that might …

Women's Health

Why We Collaborate : TED Radio Hour : NPR

What motivates dozens, thousands, even millions of people to come together on the Internet and commit their time to a project for free? In this hour, TED speakers unravel ideas behind the mystery of mass collaborations that build a better world.

Is Too Much Collaboration a Bad Thing?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Collaborate.<p><b>About Jason Fried's TEDTalk</b><p>Software entrepreneur Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn't a good place to do it. In his talk, he lays out the main problems and offers suggestions to make work work.<p><b>About Jason …

How Did Dropbox Scale To 175M Users? A Former Engineer Details The Early Days

Ladies and Gentlemen, we interrupt our normal programming about crazy entrepreneurs and even crazier VCs to bring you a little learning from the world of Engineering. Remember that? Recently Dropbox was in the news for revealing they’d hit 175 million users, and daring to say they could replace the …

Why You Shouldn’t Sip a Margarita Poolside | Women's Health

<b>The Scary Signs</b> Within a day or two of exposure, you’ll notice some redness and irritation, which may include blistering in more severe cases, says Green. But the most noticeable result is hyperpigmentation, or brown spots, which appear up to a week later and can last for several months. This …

5 Tips For Styling Bookshelves

Bookshelves aren't just for books anymore. Through the years, they've become an integral part of decorating for the home. If you are just getting …

88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life

Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your …

10 Spectacular Hotels That Make Us Say Wow

• 1 |<p>Le Moulin Du Roc Hotel in France is simply a living fairytale, adorned in rich greenery that cascades like an emerald waterfall around peeping …

Sleep Help: 15 Tricks to Sleep Better

15 Tricks to Sleep Better<p>Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks<p>Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock<p>Lose Control<p>Of all the things you have power over in your life, sleep isn't one of them. No amount of wishing, hoping or willing can make it happen. As soon as you …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy …

10 New Sunscreen Secrets

Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about protecting yourself from damaging rays, we uncovered some sneaky sun-care truths<p>Slathering on sunscreen is the best way to ward off evil rays, but don't put blind faith in its efficacy. The Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit …

Can White Blood Cells Spread Cancer?

Reporting in <i>The Journal of Clinical Investigation</i>, Lorenzo Ferri of McGill University Health Centre and colleagues write of a new way that cancer might spread in the body. Working with mice, the researchers say they've shown that white blood cells, the body's main line of defense against infection, …

Lyme Disease

Warmer climates allow ticks to inhabit new areas that are farther north and higher in elevation, says <i>CMAJ</i> study author David Fisman, MD, MPH, a professor of epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health in Toronto. So in some states where ticks haven’t historically been an issue, the …

Is Alternative Medicine Really 'Medicine'?

In <i>Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine</i>, Paul Offit takes aim at the $34-billion-a-year alternative medicine industry, which he says peddles treatments that are unproven — and sometimes deadly. Victoria Maizes, of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, agrees …

GUIDE: How to shop for non-GMO food

GMOs. They are a constant source of news these days. Research is inconclusive when it comes to genetically modified organism (GMOs). Are GMOs safe? …

The Top 5 Environmental Issues Humanity Should Be Thinking About in 2013

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>Like too many fruit flies in a bottle, there are now so many humans on this finite planet that we are changing our environment …

Should you trust Bitcoin? It depends on what you think the virtual currency is for

There is a future when the City of London <i>really</i> doesn't sleep:<p>Trading still stops on the Stock Exchange at five sharp, but the banker doesn't stop. …

These 2 factors raise risk of birth defect - Futurity

U. LEEDS (UK) — The two main factors associated with an increased risk of babies …

Got Milk? No Thanks

Many years ago I decided to go to an Oriental Medicine Doctor (OMD). One of the first things my OMD told me to do was to stop consuming dairy, which he said was linked to a number of health conditions. Reluctantly, I complied. After about two days without it, I noticed something miraculous: I could …