Kristen Corkum

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10 Essential Oils and Their Wonderful Day-Improving Benefits

It's easy to get addicted to essential oils: they're wonderful for diffusing lovely scents into our homes and a sense of calm within our lives. But …

Where To Travel For The Prettiest Fall Foliage Outside New York City

Aside from apple picking and sipping pumpkin spice lattes, looking for foliage is probably our favorite activity in the fall. There's something about …

New York City

What to Buy at Trader Joe's, According to Food Experts

“Healthy food is so expensive!” I often hear this complaint from people when I tell them what I do for a living. And it’s true; organic produce, …

Trader Joe's

Apple Watch could one day identify users via heartbeat

Mobile devices (and wearables) are the obvious fit for biometric security measures. Whether it’s the seemingly far-fetched RFID or NFC implants, or more standard faire like retinal scanning and fingerprint sensors, security that exceeds the common password is on the horizon — or already here.<p>Apple …

Apple Watch

DeepMind’s differentiable neural computer helps you navigate the subway with its memory

In his best-selling 2011 book <i>Thinking, Fast and Slow</i>, Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman hypothesized that thinking could be broken down into two distinct processes — aptly named fast and slow thought. The former is all about your gut, the initial automatic responses you have to things, …

Machine Learning

This ultra-functional bag has become the most funded travel bag ever on Kickstarter

A new bag that promises to transform our travel experiences, has become the most funded travel bag ever on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter. A total of 9067 backers pledged $1,725,336 to help bring the Nomatic Travel Bag to life, which is a testament to how fervently travellers want to find a …

Crowd Funding

A Practical Guide For Working Parents To Divide Household Responsibilities

Even when both parents work, moms end up doing more of the household chores. Here’s how to make home life more equitable.<p>Whose job is it to sign the kids up for summer camp, fill out (and fax) the tedious forms, make sure that peanut-free lunches are packed every evening, and drive children to …

Parenting

5 Recipes To Lower Inflammation & Heal Your Adrenal Fatigue

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions. Join Dr. Cole for an</i> …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

5 science-backed habits that lead to long-term happiness, regardless of your genes and upbringing

But when researchers actually <i>study</i> happiness, they find some surprising quirks.<p>For example, you might suppose that great news like winning the lottery, dropping 20 pounds, or getting a new job would make you happy.<p>And it does — briefly. But it's only a spike.<p>(If that <i>sentence</i> makes you less happy, …

12 Super Remote Hotels for a Secluded Vacation Oasis

Our fast-paced lives and increasingly hyper-connected world may be fun and exciting, but it can also be exhausting. When we think of a real vacation, …

Swimming Pools

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Taking Up These 10 Hobbies Will Make You Smarter

There is a general perception that we can’t do much to enhance our intelligence. It’s almost always believed that whether you’re smart or not is …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

Omega-3 fish oil ‘does not boost elderly brains’

New research indicates that fish oil supplements on their own are not enough to keep the brain young<p>Millions of older people are wasting their time and money taking fish oils supplements to boost brain power after a study showed they do not slow mental decline.<p>Scientists who monitored the progress …

Drug Can Stop Radiation Poisoning Up To 24 Hours After Exposure

A new tool for emergency medicine<p>Even at low levels, radiation can make people sick over time. But brief periods of intense exposure, like after the destruction of the Fukushima reactor in 2011, can cause more immediate health threats, especially on the gastrointestinal tract, or even death. Now …

Some of Our Favorite Camping Gear — Tools and Toys

For those of us who enjoy cooler weather, camping season is just around the corner. For some, it’s already been going on all summer.<p>Whether you’re …

Travis Burke's photos from adventurer's 60,000 mile US tour

Adventurer converts his grandma's van into a mobile home enabling him to live and work on the road - clocking 60,000 miles so far<p><b>Travis Burke, 28,</b> …

Donald Trump

Why antioxidants could actually harm younger skin

A new study suggests that in young people free radicals are essential for skin healing and healthy regeneration<p>Expensive skin creams which are rich in antioxidants are championed by the beauty industry for their anti-ageing and wrinkle-reducing effects. But a new study suggests that they could …

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3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Brain Health When the Doctor Doesn't Know Enough

Peter's wife came to see me to discuss help regarding ways to best care for him. Jane had gotten worn down by years of traveling down the path of Parkinson's with him. In the midst of her story, she casually referred to the latest in a series of setbacks. Peter had just been diagnosed with dementia …

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

7 Pet Peeves of Highly Successful People

<i>By Morgan Quinn</i><p>With more than 25 million copies sold worldwide in more than 40 languages, <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> is one of the most popular self-help books of all time. In this book, author Stephen R. Covey ignored psychology fads and instead offered seven proven principles of …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Juicing

Old Photos Reveal Weird Thanksgiving Traditions from 100 Years Ago

You might think that Thanksgiving day has always consisted of football, the Macy’s parade, and copious amounts of tryptophan, but as these old photos …

15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

The Best Wildlife Photography Of 2014

Every year, London’s Natural History Museum and the BBC team up to wade through tens of thousands of the very best images of the natural world in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Last week, American photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols was awarded the top prize for a dramatic …

Nature Photography