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5 Ways to Think Yourself Skinny: The Harvard Study That'll Shock You

<i>Feeling your best doesn't start in the gym. Check out this study shared by YourTango on the role that positive thinking plays in being healthier.</i><p>I talk (and write, and think!) a lot about mindfulness. It can help you feel happier; it can help you become better at everything; it can make you eat …

Now Trending: Why you might want to put your smartphone down while watching TV

<b>PERILS OF MULTI-TASKING</b><p>Like to live tweet your favourite TV show? Like to watch your Facebook feed on one screen, while working on another? Here's the bad news: A new study suggests that if you tend to use multiple media devices (like your smartphone, laptop and TV) at the same time, you might not …

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images …

Inventions

5 Ayurvedic Medicine Ingredients to Know

Ayurveda, one of the oldest forms of holistic medicine, is based on the tenet that the body, mind and spirit must all be kept in balance for excellent health. Here, two experts share the key ingredients to incorporate into your diet and beauty routine.<p><b>1) Turmeric.</b> "Turmeric has been used in Chinese …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Forever Young: Meditation Might Slow the Age-Related Loss of Gray Matter in the Brain

<b>New brain research findings suggest long-term meditation may lead to less age-related gray matter atrophy in the human brain.</b><p>Since 1970, life …

Humanity

Scott Walker budgeted $250,000 to figure out if wind turbines are making people sick

<b>Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the American Action Forum in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Is this the Wisconsin governor’s new plan for attacking clean energy?<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>February 5, 2015 9:55pm (UTC)<p>Wisconsin governor and climate dodger Scott Walker …

Renewable Energy

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been an increased emphasis on the need for green, renewable and sustainable energy sources globally. …

15 Ways to Live Authentically & Amazingly

<b>Anxiety, depression and unhappiness occur when people are not living their lives in a way that is congruent with their authentic selves.</b> This is what …

Your Life Is A Reflection of Your Thoughts

Your life is a reflection of your thoughts -- what I call the thought-seeds you plant and give energy to.<p>More precisely, your life is a reflection of the unconscious assumptions you make about life and your relationship to it.<p>For example, if you grew up in an environment where there wasn't much …

6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper

Things are changing very quickly in the world of renewable energy. The conventional wisdom — that renewables are expensive, that they depend on …

Fossil Fuels

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

Homemade Tortilla Chips from 'Ultimate Nachos'

Use this basic tortilla chip recipe as a base for frying up your own chips to use in recipes from our Cook the Book column this week: Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson's Ultimate Nachos. While the recipe is written for a single tortilla, you can fry many, many more chips in this manner. If you're using …

Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa with Tortilla Chips

Makes about 6 cups<p>The tangy tomatillos are balanced by rich, buttery avocados in this salsa recipe. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips—and margaritas.<p>February 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds tomatillos, husked, rinsed, finely chopped (4½–5 cups)<p>2 large avocados (about 1⅓ pounds total), halved, …

Flour Tortilla Chips

This easy recipe for flour tortilla chips comes from "Martha Stewart's Hors d'Oeuvres Handbook."

"Love" Dip with Tortilla Chips and Crudites

This simple blend of creamy and spicy is inspired by the original Love Dip, sold at the Texas supermarket chain Central Market.

9 Panic Attack Myths We Need To Stop Believing

Imagine that you're walking down the street, when out of the corner of your eye you spot a semi-truck barreling toward you at an astronomical speed. Your instincts kick in and your stress level goes into overdrive. You have to move as fast as you can to get out of the way. For the next few moments, …

Depression

The Mind-Boggling Statistics Around Wasted Natural Gas

Oil drillers and landfill operators regularly admit that they know the natural gas they discover in oil deposits or generate as part of their operations has tremendous value. The problem has been a paucity of economical options to exploit it.<p>Still, the sheer volume of gas that gets flared or …

You're a Mind Gardener

You're a mind gardener. This is so important I'm going to say it again. You are a mind gardener. Every moment of every day you cultivate your mind whether you realize it or not. There is no moment in your life, since the day you were born, that you have not been a mind gardener. I'm not saying that …

Taiwan's Odds Of Opening The Next Backdoor To Restricted China Stocks

Foreign investors are suddenly excited about the complex, risky and restricted Chinese stock market. Since November, they’ve been able to buy shares in 568 Chinese companies, some of the world’s largest, through a scheme binding the bourse in Shanghai to the more open, less restricted one in Hong …

How to make a garden out of a woodland

Planting under mature trees is tricky, but not impossible. Follow our top tips<p>During his 25 years as head gardener at <b>The Garden House</b> in Devon, Keith Wiley evolved a gardening style based on modifying natural landscapes from around the world. Over the last 10 years Keith and his wife, Ros, have …

Gardening

Meet The New King Of Saudi Arabia

King Salman has a history of maintaining order in the royal family. A look at the man who will now rule a country that holds one-sixth of the world’s oil reserves.<p>Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died Friday and was quickly succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman. Both men come from …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Snack On

There's not one sad handful of almonds among them, and that's a beautiful thing.<p>They've all been made (and devoured) by real, seriously healthy people who say things like "satiety" and "fuel your body." Steal their snackspiration so you'll never have to go head-to-head with the vending machine …