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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

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How to Read Nutrition Labels

So reading nutrition labels can be scary, its ok to admit it. Half the time all I see when I pick up a product I have never heard of it looks like …

Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning - Educational Leadership

A project is meaningful if it fulfills two criteria. First, students must perceive the work as personally meaningful, as a task that matters and that …

Town’s new beauty pageant inspires girls

In Camden, N.J., one of the poorest, most violent cities in the country, one mom decided to bring hope and inspiration to women by founding the first teen beauty pageant there in four decades. NBC’sWillie Geist reports.

Some schools quitting healthier lunch programs - TODAY.com

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.<p>Federal officials say they don't …

Facebook may add your profile photo to facial recognition database

Facebook is considering incorporating most of its 1 billion-plus members' profile photos into its growing facial recognition database, expanding the scope of the social network's controversial technology.<p>The possible move, which Facebook revealed in an update to its data use policy on Thursday, is …

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Head injuries clearly linked to brain damage

From “punch-drunk” boxers to Junior Seau, the NFL player whose family says he committed suicide because of brain injuries, knocks on the head have long been suspected of causing long-term damage in professional sports.<p>It was only common wisdom and rumor until a few years ago. But Thursday’s …

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Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills

For example, Blazes and Hounyo, both now high school students in the Washington, D.C. area, each won acclaim for helping to design educational video …

Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

Equally important is to have that same kind of visionary leadership from principals and teachers willing to lead by example in the classroom. A …

Three Easy Tricks To Never Count Calories Again

Three Easy Tricks To Never Count Calories Again. In this post, Liz DiAlto reveals her favorite tricks to avoid counting calories.

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15-Minute Workout: Fresh Flat Belly Moves<p>Workout: Fresh Flat Belly Moves (pictured: Stability Ball V-Pass) My favorite ab workout!<p>See more<p>This …

Morning Workout: Motivation and Tips

This news may be easy enough for early birds to swallow, but what if you’re the type of person who has a profound relationship with your snooze button? Here, seven tips to learn how to tackle exercise first thing in the AM—so you can take advantage of a study like this, too.<p><b>Sleep in your gym gear</b> …

Bikini Body Workout: The Ultimate Body Shaper

Exercise 1 Sumo Deadlift Shuffle<p>Grasp one end of a heavy dumbbell with both hands, arms hanging straight in front of you, and stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly. Step your left foot out to the left, bending your knees and pushing your hips back to lower …

Weekend Challenge: Body-Weight Jump Squat

This move gives your lower body a super sculpting challenge while torching some serious calories<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new</i> …

Kettlebell Workouts: Get Fit in 15 Minutes

Exercise 1 Squat Flip<p>Stand with your feet slightly more than hip-width apart and hold the kettlebell with both hands above your right shoulder. Push your hips back and lower into a squat <b>(a)</b>.In one motion, push through your heels to stand while straightening your arms to raise the kettlebell …