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Let this brain scientist optimize your morning routine

This article first appeared in Fast Company By Tara Swart What you do in the morning can make or break your brain’s performance. Here are some simple habits to adopt between wake-up and lunchtime, in the right order. Struggling to focus throughout your workday? You’re...

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Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

This story first appeared in Fast Company      by Stephanie Vozza Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional...

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7 Vegan Foods That Are Shockingly Unhealthy

This article first appeared in Men's Health by Isadora Baum Thinking about going vegan? While cutting out animal products altogether can be pretty tough, there are some established health benefits, says Maggie Michalczyk, RD, based in Chicago. “Being vegan eliminates...

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The Japanese practice that will change your eating habits

This article first appeared in Big Think by Derek Beres Centuries from now, when A.I. is growing its own flesh and constantly tweaking its code for more longevity, it will study the strange practices of Homo sapiens. Among the many fascinating and strange relics it...

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5 Ways to Make New Friends

You probably already know that having friends is good for you and makes you happy and healthy—scientists agree that one of the keys to happiness lies in having strong social ties. They even say that you’re more likely to describe yourself as “very happy” if you have...

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5 Signs of a Lifelong Friend

Friendships have all kinds of starting points: preschool classmates, co-workers, gym mates, neighbors and even online buddies. But what makes a friendship stick over the long haul is less varied. Looking back on your most tried and true relationships, there are...

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8 Foods That Could Make Your Body Odor Worse

This article originally appeared in Men's Health No matter how hard you try to fight body odor, that putrid-smelling perspiration always seems to leave you drenched in stench at the worst possible moment. No one likes to stink — but everyone deals with it. When it...

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Four Types of Drinker–Which Are You?

This article originally appeared in the Big Think It’s easy to see alcohol consumption being a result of thousands of years of ritual and a lifetime of habit. But have you ever stopped to consider why it is you choose to drink? Knowing what motivates people to drink...

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Fashion Trends That Can Cause Back Pain

This article originally appeared on Today.com They say beauty is pain, but what about fashion? If you're like many women, you probably experience occasional back and neck pain. And now, a new report from the British Chiropractic Association suggests that certain...

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The Vitamin That Helps Protects You From Diabetes

A recent study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes tend to go hand-in-hand. In fact, type 2 diabetes is one of the main obesity-related diseases, also called...

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