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A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

Nutrition

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Veterans

The hidden healing power of sugar

Doctors are finding one way that sugar can benefit your health: it may help heal wounds when antibiotics fail.<p>As a child growing up in poverty in the rural Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe, Moses Murandu was used to having salt literally rubbed in his wounds when he fell and cut himself. On lucky …

Diabetes

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Undervalued) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

Meditation

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

Why you should avoid consuming vegetable oil at all costs

I, like billions around the world, got trapped in the con of vegetable oil. There was competition among oils, “oh canola is better than sunflower”, …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Self-improvement

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …

The Brain

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lentil recipes

Need help to get through the run-up to Christmas? You could do a lot worse than turn to lentils, a safe haven from everything the season can throw at you<p>A day after Black Friday and with just a month to go until Christmas, now is a time I turn to lentils. Lentils are, for me, the culinary …

Cheese

The tiny Welsh car that runs on hydrogen and emits only water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Riversimple, a small independent car manufacturer in rural Wales, is taking a bet that hydrogen vehicles will play a key part in the future of transport.<p>Former auto engineer Hugo Spowers swore off working with petrol engines 15 years ago when he began toying with the idea of building …

Energy

‘Learning to live’: why sophrology is the new mindfulness

Feeling stressed, anxious, burnt out? Time to pause Headspace and allow us to introduce a technique from the 1960s instead<p>We have welcomed mindfulness so wholeheartedly into our collective wellbeing consciousness that there are now more than 1,300 mindful apps to choose from. In busy cities, you’re …

Mindfulness

Can the kratom plant help fix the opioid crisis?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Multiple surgeries couldn't help Lisa Vinson with the chronic abdominal pain stemming from endometriosis, a condition in which tissue begins to grow outside the uterus.<p>Her doctors' answer was pills and more pills.<p>"It makes you feel better for a little while, but then after a little while, …

Medicine

One of the Greatest Threats to Our Lifespans Is Loneliness

What would society be like if health insurers and public bodies invested as much in encouraging social encounters as exercise and good diet?<p>In her inaugural speech as the head of the Royal College of General Practitioners recently, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard chose to focus her remarks on …

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Jeff Bezos smashes champagne all over his new wind farm

‘Alexa, how do I get down?’<p>When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon as an online bookstore back in the 1990s, his physical character was that of an excited but nebbishy nerd. Sometime in the last decade, however, Bezos appears to have changed his workout routine. He made headlines in July of this year when …

Jeff Bezos

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Magic mushrooms "reset" key brain circuits in depressed people

‘Shrooming Through Sadness<p>Psychedelics like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and psilocybin are popular for their use as party drugs, but less so for …

Magic Mushrooms

Microsoft inks 15-year deal to buy energy from GE’s new wind farm in Ireland

Microsoft has inked a 15-year agreement with General Electric (GE) to purchase all wind energy produced at GE’s new 37-megawatt wind farm in County Kerry, in the southwestern corner of Ireland.<p>Through this deal, the duo will also delve into energy storage solutions that look at ways to harness …

UK’s first mega-battery plant opens to cope with surge in renewables

The E.ON-run facility will be turned on this week, and other mega-battery plants are coming<p>The UK’s first industrial-scale battery plant will be …

SURUS: GM's modular platform for silent, self-driving trucks

While some automakers look to electrify conventional trucks, General Motors has taken a much more radical approach in its development of …

Awesome New Method Can Pull Hydrogen Fuel From Seawater Using Only Sunshine

Fossil fuels, get in the bin.<p>A newly developed nanomaterial can release hydrogen from seawater much more cheaply and efficiently than existing …

Hydrogen

A Japanese Doctor Who Studied Longevity — And Lived To 105 — Said If You Must Retire, Do It Well After Age 65

He unlocks the keys to a long, healthy life.<p>Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, credited with building the foundations of Japanese medicine and helping make Japan …

Retirement

World's first solar-powered, indoor vertical farm sprouts in Philadelphia

Future-farming experts Metropolis Farms have opened the world’s first solar powered, indoor vertical farm in the heart of Philadelphia. Although the …

Aquaponics

Dubai dreams of flying taxis darting among its skyscrapers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With a whirling buzz from 18 rotors, the pilotless helicopter gently lifted off the ground and soared up into the afternoon sky, the spire of the world's tallest building visible behind it.<p>The recent unmanned flight by the German-made electric Volocopter …

United Arab Emirates

Doctors Have No Explanation: This Natural Remedy Cures Arthritis, Sciatica, and Destroys Cancer Cells

The traditional Chinese medicine has used the combination of honey and cinnamon for thousands of years, and this mixture has a long tradition of use …

How to Make Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

By Alyse Whitney<p>We believe you can oven-fry. We believe you can touch the sky.<p>When I was 11 years old, I had the best baked chicken wings of my life. They were coated in spices (give me that onion powder), arranged on a cooling rack over a sheet tray, and blasted with heat for almost an hour until …

BMW produces giant wireless charging pad for your car

Just when you were getting used to the idea of wirelessly charging your iPhone 8, BMW's jumped on the bandwagon with a giant wireless charging pad …