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Vintage Photos Celebrate Mothers Around the World

For Mother's Day, see how moms have cared for their children for the last 100 years.<p>Balancing an infant on her hip. Cradling one child while holding the hand of another. Caring for a baby while finishing her work.<p>The mothers in these vintage images strike familiar poses that span the globe and …

Travel Photography

The subtle art of forming valuable, life-long friendships

The late George Carlin is probably one of my favorite comedians.<p>I always found him to be raw and honest, and like most great comedians, there was a sense that he wasn’t there to just make you laugh. He had a subtle truth to share and that truth was best delivered as a joke.<p>In this way, towards the …

Time I

How Your Browsing Behavior Affects What You Pay Online

'Personalized dynamic pricing' is a fancy way of saying that companies charge more to people who they think will pay more for the same product. Do …

Behavior

A Very-Low-Carb Diet Could Actually Help People With Type 1 Diabetes

A study has found that very-low-carb diets may improve blood sugar levels in people with type 1 diabetes, something that had previously been thought …

Fasting For Just A Day Can Regenerate Your Stem Cells

Researchers have been able to reverse the age-related loss of functionality in intestinal stem cells in a very simple way. A 24-hour fast has been …

How Long Sex Should Last, According To Science

If you’re a non-scientist, you might have once asked yourself, propped against the bedhead after disappointingly quick intercourse, how long does sex …

Flat-Earthers Just Held Their Latest Conference. Their Newest Theory Is Freaking Incredible.

Flat-Earthers from around the globe have gathered once again for a conference. Over 200 people attended the conference in Birmingham, UK, hundreds of …

Why pristine lakes are filled with toxins

Much of the focus on plastic pollution centres on our oceans. Emerging evidence shows it’s also a problem in freshwater, which may even be the source.<p>In 2016 a team of scientists scoured a dozen beaches around the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland – not for flora or fauna, but for litter. In …

Pollution

Mindfulness may have been over-hyped

Mindfulness meditation has been practiced for millennia – and today is a billion-dollar business. But how much does the practice really change our health?<p>In late 1971, US Navy veteran Stephen Islas returned from Vietnam, but the war continued to rage in his head. “I came very close to committing …

Mindfulness

Slow Ideas

Some innovations spread fast. How do you speed the ones that don’t?<p>Why do some innovations spread so swiftly and others so slowly? Consider the very different trajectories of surgical anesthesia and antiseptics, both of which were discovered in the nineteenth century. The first public demonstration …

Clean water means healthier kids for 100 villages in Orissa, India. Visit charitywater.org/september to learn more. Photo: @jeremysnell

How charity: water Revolutionized Non-Profit Branding

Last week, I had a meeting with a new client who operates a successful and fast growing non-profit. His organization’s momentum has been steadily …

The Biowall - College of Arts and Sciences

The centerpiece of Drexel University’s new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building is a 22-foot wide, 80-foot tall biowall—a beautiful and functional …

Don't Just Sit There! How to Get Fit at Your Desk

After reading new research about the health hazards of sitting, we came up with nine ways to stay fit at the office.<p>Squat Before You Sit<p>Stretch Your …

Fitness