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Inside the intense legal battle that’s dividing the yoga world

Lawsuits, scathing social media posts, online bullying—sounds like a late-night episode of <i>Law & Order</i>, right? Actually, all of this drama just …

Yoga

The Cult Brand Whisperer Behind Casper, Allbirds, And Birchbox

In a competitive startup environment, Brooklyn-based creative agency Red Antler helps founders hone their brands at the earliest stages.<p>In 2013, the patent for finasteride, the active ingredient in male-pattern-baldness medication Propecia, expired. This might seem an unlikely development to send …

hair loss

These are the supplements to take for every single travel woe that wrecks your skin

I spend a lot of time writing about the glories of travel—Bhutan! Bioluminescent beaches! Black sand!—but then there are the cramped planes and time …

8 Things That Happened After I Meditated For 100 Days

I am not a yogi, a life coach, or a yoga teacher. In fact, I am probably the furthest thing from what you would call a yogi. I was raised, in part, …

Meditation

China has a supermarket unlike anything in the US — and it has 2 major advantages over Amazon Go

The biggest e-commerce company in China, Alibaba, is growing a chain of cashless supermarkets unlike anything in the US. The chain, called Hema, will double its locations in China to nearly 60 this year.<p>Shoppers use their phones to pay for food at Hema, much like at Amazon's new cashierless stores, …

eCommerce

13 Experts Explain Why Diets Don't Work And What To Do Instead

These experts have two goals: to help people have better relationships with food, and to dismantle the diet-first mindset.<p>But there are registered dietitians whose approach to working with clients doesn't include dieting or weight loss at all. In fact, some of them outright reject it as a way to …

Holistic Medicine

Stay away from these 5 foods before bed for better sleep (and long-term health)

The whole eating-before-bed thing is a delicate dance. Overindulging can lead to a restless night; but if you go to bed with your stomach growling, …

WTF Is Up With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Supposedly Cure Everything?

Supposedly CBD oil, creams, capsules and even gummies can cure everything from anxiety and depression to cancer. But is it too good to be true?

Forget Hygge: Ikigai Might be the Secret to Finding Longevity and Purpose In Life

This Japanese concept might be the secret to finding longevity and purpose in life.<p>By now, you're probably familiar with the buzzword <i>hygge</i>, the …

Self-improvement

Why Is Weed Getting More Potent?

The feds began monitoring the potency of the nation’s pot supply in the ‘70s by drawing samples from stashes seized by law enforcement, and boy was …

Cannabis

​Here's What Happens to Your Body When You Go on a Weekend Bender | Men’s Health

“We did this study in mice where we compared the effects of 7 days of moderate drinking to 2 consecutive days of binge drinking,” says John P. Cullen, Ph.D., a research associate professor of clinical and translational research at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Cullen defines …

The best coffee shop in all 50 states

Starbucks’ green mermaid may reside in all 50 states, but part of what makes this country so special is the distinctness of each state in the union. …

Coffee

Why Culture Doesn't Just Beat Strategy, It Must Be the Strategy | Inc.com

Culture - and its application to strategy and results - is now a core focus of great organizations that "get it." Volumes of research from global consulting firms coupled with my own experiences as a business owner and consultant point to the fundamental belief that there is a distinct correlation …

Employee Engagement

Fast Casual Nation: The movement that has changed how America eats

Holler & Dash Biscuit House is a small, counter-service chain that has made some big promises to diners: Each location of the biscuit-heavy concept will seek out local ingredients for its food and drink, whether naturally raised birds for a fried chicken sandwich topped with goat cheese and sweet …

Fast Casual

The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery | GQ

Some very powerful people are trying to corner the market on legal weed and turn their company into the Monsanto of marijuana. Who are they? And can they be stopped?<p>The search for the hidden forces that might soon control the marijuana industry began, as many wild journeys do, in Las Vegas. It was …

Cannabis

Why we fell for clean eating

The oh-so-Instagrammable food movement has been thoroughly debunked – but it shows no signs of going away. The real question is why we were so desperate to believe it. By Bee Wilson<p>In the spring of 2014, Jordan Younger noticed that her hair was falling out in clumps. “Not cool” was her reaction. At …

University of Cambridge

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Rules of memory 'beautifully' rewritten

<b>What really happens when we make and store memories has been unravelled in a discovery that surprised even the scientists who made it.</b><p>The US and Japanese team found that the brain "doubles up" by simultaneously making two memories of events.<p>One is for the here-and-now and the other for a lifetime, …

The Brain

15 Powerful Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

What is the future of recreational marijuana in Trump's America?

It's a movement charging ahead — for now.<p>Legalizing recreational<p>marijuanais currently a priority in more than a dozen states as polls show overwhelming support and lawmakers see a way to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue. So far, eight states have legalized recreational …

16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

And then he met Warren Buffett, and the rest is history.<p>As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger is Buffett's right-hand man. He has an estimated net worth of $1.51 billion.<p>Like Buffett, Munger is incredibly sharp in his wit and investing wisdom. You might even argue that his words are more …

Investing

Flight of the Blackbird: The how, what and why of the incredible SR-71

Birth of the Blackbird<p>Developed by Lockheed at its famously secretive Skunk Works in Burbank, California, the SR-71 was a derivative of the A-12 …

Aviation

These 3 profound lessons from a Japanese Zen Master will blow your mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Meet Tom Brady’s Shaman

The Patriots quarterback’s obsession with the mystical advice book, ‘The Four Agreements’<p>How well do we know Tom Brady, really? In interviews, New England’s quarterback is polite but vigorously on-message, the human embodiment of coach Bill Belichick’s impenetrable, don’t-stir-the-pot Patriot Way. …

NFL

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable--such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast--complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves efficiency …

Happiness

7 scientific tricks for falling asleep

Of course, sometimes that's easier said than done. In our busy, wired, non-stop culture, 40% of people sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours a night.<p>Indeed, between a third and half of all adults in the US and around the world suffer from insomnia at some point in their lives. In up …

​How Weed Is Helping Opioid Users Beat Addiction

A growing body of experts and patients say cannabis should be prescribed before painkillers.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada</i><p>Derek Pedro has been in pain for his entire life.<p>Pedro, 44, suffers from migraines and a form of Ehlers–Danlos syndrome, which affects the collagen in his body, …

Cannabis

I Tried A Victoria’s Secret Model’s Abs Workout And It Was No Joke

Real talk: I have a deep curiosity to know how Victoria's Secret models live their lives. What do they eat? What type of workouts do they do? Do they …

Workouts

The Sleep Habits of Successful Executives

This morning we focus on an issue to which you almost certainly pay too little attention: yourself. If I had asked you five minutes ago to list the …

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