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'Shock' star explosion is 130 million times brighter than the Sun

Nasa has captured the early flash of an exploding star in visible light for the first time.<p>The Kepler Space Telescope witnessed the shockwave of …

Universe

Why Silence Is So Good For Your Brain

In a loud and distracting world, finding pockets of stillness can benefit your brain and body. Here are four science-backed reasons why.<p>We live in a loud and distracting world, where silence is increasingly difficult to come by ― and that may be negatively affecting our health.<p>In fact, a 2011 World …

5 Reasons You’re Having A Hard Time Being Mindful

Support the news<p>Every time I talk about mindfulness, I hear a few common responses:<p>“My brain is way too busy to be mindful.”<p>“My ADD is so bad; I just …

Nude Yoga Photos Capture The Human Body In All Its Bendy Beauty

Nice angles!<p>More than 20 million Americans get down with yoga. It's a wonderful fact, considering the ancient practice can do a body and mind really, really good.<p>But many fewer, we'd bet, practice yoga in the buff. For yoga novices, it takes courage enough just to show up to a class, what with …

How to Get More Energy: 8 New Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to know how to get more energy when life throws curve balls at us.<p>These ideas from psychology research can help you keep going and …

Success

Testosterone Benefits: Why Testosterone is Important | The Art of Manliness

Welcome to the first installment of Testosterone Week! Based on the reaction from yesterday’s announcement post, this is a subject that many of you …

20 Signs You're Dehydrated -- And What To Do About It

When's the last time you drank a glass of water?<p>Dehydration is no picnic. It can cause bad moods, headaches and, in severe cases, forces your heart to work overtime.<p>There are straightforward reasons a person may become dehydrated; not drinking enough water or neglecting to properly fuel during a …

No diet, no detox: how to relearn the art of eating | Bee Wilson

Nutrition,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Children,Society,Obesity,Life and style,Fast food,Diets and dieting<p>Our relationship with food has become disordered and obsessive. As the new year brings diet madness, it needn’t be such a struggle to learn good eating habits<p>So many of our anxieties around …

Laissez-Faire

7 Easy Ways To Eat A Little Healthier This Week

If you're set up for success, getting through the holidays will be a breeze.

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Entrepreneurship

15 Travel Tips Every Introvert Needs To Know

Napping on vacation is totally an activity.

The vacation destinations on the rise, all around the world

Some places are always popular with tourists: New York City, London, Barcelona. But for travelers who have been there and done that, the search for …

Shhh, quiet: an introvert's guide to networking

Don’t fret about saying something clever or selling yourself. Everyone loves an introvert – all you have to do is listen<p>Do not make eye contact. Pretend to look for someone by peering pensively into the middle distance. Do a few sweaty laps of the room. Get another drink. Get a third. Busy yourself …

Things That Happen When You Become A Vegetarian

Vegetarianism is defined as the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat. Although I’m an occasional meat eater, I’ve straddled the …

Scientists now think that being overweight can protect your health

Around a dozen years ago, researchers noticed that some patients with chronic conditions such as heart disease fared better than others. This should have been encouraging news, perhaps a clue to future treatments. Instead, researchers were baffled. Because the factor that seemed to be protecting …

Holistic Medicine

1 Daily Habit That Will Disrupt Your Business and Change Your Life

What does mindfulness have to do with success and business? Everything! Learn how this simple concept can change the way you live and work.<p>It's a sad fact of life, but one we've grown accustomed to, that the workplace is often draining, demanding, and disruptive. At its worst, it becomes a culture …

Mindfulness

Here's How to Get All the Benefits of a Personal Trainer—for Under $15

<i>For InStyle's November issue, on newsstands now and availale for digital download, we teamed up with Google to uncover your most-searched questions</i> …

Apps

5 Yoga Poses to Balance Your Nervous System

The majority of us (myself included) have an over-active sympathetic nervous system—living in a near continual state of flight, fight or freeze.<p>One …

The 4 Best Ways to Prevent a Cold

Follow these simple tips to avoid becoming a sniffly, snotty, glassy-eyed mess when cold season rolls around<p>Getting a cold sucks, but it’s not inevitable. And while 33 million diagnoses each year—according to a CDC report—might suggest otherwise, we found four simple Strategies to Avoid Getting …

The 3 Things That Helped Me Finally Stick With Meditation

<b>By Marianne Hayes</b><p>Over the last few years, I've read a hundred different reasons why I should adopt a regular meditation practice.<p>It's the best way to harness the power of the present moment. It's a tool for self-healing. It provides direct access to the divine.<p>The list goes on. My problem was that …

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …

Holistic Medicine

This Kind of Body Fat Burns Calories More Quickly

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

New England

4 Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable to Your Goals

Over the past few years, I've struggled with staying consistent with goals that I set for myself. I would make goals, legitimate things I wanted learn, or ways I wanted to better myself, and not stick to it. For instance, I attempted quite a few times to gain conversational fluency in a language, …

Exercise Makes You Smarter as You Age

A new study finds that endurance sports may help prevent cognitive decline.<p>Here’s more reason to keep running well after you’ve eclipsed 40 years old: Endurance exercise may keep your brain working at full-tilt as you age, according to a new study in the journal <i>Medicine & Science in Sports &</i> …

Exercise