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The Best (and Worst) Cardio Machines at the Gym

This article originally appeared on Thrillist

Whether you love ’em or hate ’em, you’ve probably taken a tour or two around your gym’s cardio section. Not because cardio machines are the only way to raise your heart rate and enhance cardiovascular conditioning, but because they’re straightforward, effective, and don’t require much thought after a long day […]

The Differences Between Busy and Productive People

This article originally appeared on Inc.com

The quest to be more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.

Here are some valuable insights into what productive unicorns do during their work week, and how […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Health & Happiness|0 Comments

6 Blocks to Self-Care (And How to Overcome Them)

Are your preconceived notions about self-care limiting your ability to practice it? Shine the light of awareness on these blocks to self-care to unleash your capacity for greater action and great self-care.

When you think of self-care, you may picture wealthy people getting massages on the beach, but self-care goes beyond luxury. It’s an essential practice […]

Myths you learned in biology class that you probably still believe

Science classes are supposed to give students not only the most up-to-date knowledge and information but also a belief in the scientific method and perhaps imbue them with the logic and reasoning skills associated with it. Trouble is, there are a lot of myths out there that sabotage these lofty goals. In fact, many of […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Newsletter, Trivia|0 Comments

How To Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

The past several weeks have been difficult for Facebook over concerns that the data of millions of users has been  breached.Facebook stores details of almost every action you have taken and interaction you have engaged in on its platform.

What many Facebook users are unaware of, though, is that you can easily download and see all […]

By |May 1st, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

Grooming Mistakes that Age Your Skin

You may think getting a good night’s sleep and slathering on SPF to prevent sun damage is enough to keep your skin from aging, but what if you found out that little habits were actually making your skin look older?

We talked to Purvisha Patel, M.D., board-certified dermatologist and founder of Visha Skincare, to find out […]

The Science Behind Why Marijuana Use Makes Food Taste So Good

This article originally appeared in Men’s Health

For most Americans, April 20, 2018, is just another Friday. For marijuana enthusiasts, it’s the most sacred day of the year, which means it’s indirectly a high holiday for snacking. Yes, as stoners sit down to spark up their joints, bongs, and bubblers to celebrate 420, they’ll also be […]

Why You Don’t Have a Sex Drive (And How to Deal With It)

If your ideal date night involves Netflix and chilling—in the completely literal, fully clothed sense—it can sometimes feel like you’re the only one who could care less about getting laid.

But that’s most definitely not the case. According to Prudence Hall, MD, low libidos are rampant today among women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. “As […]

Military Veterans Share How to Go to Sleep Anywhere, Anytime

This article originally published on Thrillist

Exhaustion is beginning to set in while I’m writing this. I’ve been up since 4am. A month ago I decided it was a cool idea to book an early morning flight to southwest Florida. “I’ll have all day when I get there to do stuff!” I reasoned. “It’s like maximizing […]

The Long, Strange History of Medicinal Turpentine

This article originally appeared in Atlas Obscura

Turpentine is a common sight in hardware stores and art cabinets. Made from pine resin distilled until clear, the oily liquid been used for hundreds of years as a water repellant, paint thinner, solvent, and lamp oil. (It is very flammable.) But for thousands of years, it’s also been […]

By |April 10th, 2018|Newsletter, Trivia|0 Comments