Why Sitting Down All Day Is Killing You

Some of our health issues can have surprisingly simple solutions. When you think about how many hours a day the average person spends sitting, you’re bound to be surprised. Assuming you sit at a desk like most individuals while working, sit during meals, and sit the majority of the time you’re at home – not…

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What Quantum Biology Teaches Us About Health

What is quantum biology and how can it help us understand some of life’s biggest mysteries? Quantum mechanics is, to the layman, the basic study of atoms and cells and their mechanical underpinnings. But it seems that this may yet be another case of the scientific and medical communities aligning because of the potential that…

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Beware These 20 Cognitive Biases

Election season is upon us again! Even a year before the general election, polls show that the majority of individuals have already made up their mind on a candidate to support. That’s just a current example to give us some idea of the effect of certain cognitive biases. But what is a cognitive bias and…

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The 5 Keys To Happiness

What makes you happy? Odds are you won’t have trouble naming a few things. Family, friends, traveling; we all have at least something that brings us happiness. How do you stay happy no matter what happens? This is almost certainly a harder question than the first and, judging by what we often see around us,…

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Weeding Out Marijuana Facts And Fictions

With another Presidential Election around the corner, we’re once again being inundated with a variety of left-right issues. One of the foremost issues being discussed right now is marijuana legalization. Thanks to the polarized cultured in which we live, there is a lot of information out there about this plant – but what is the…

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The Right Way To React When Under Pressure

There’s been a lot written about the negative effect of stress, so it should be no secret that stress wrecks your body and immune system. Not only that, but stress DOESN’T WORK. That’s right, if you’ve got a problem or situation that you can’t stop worrying about or stressing over, DON’T. So what should you…

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Researchers Find A Stem Cell That Mimics The Brain

Scientists have been doing amazing things with stem cells for a while now. The opportunities offered by stem cell research is some of the most exciting to be found in the entire scientific and medical community. Most recently, researchers have developed “a screening system for predicting developmental neurotoxicity.” In other words, thanks to advances in…

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What Yūgen Can Teach Us About The Universe

One of the noticeable things about aging is what it does to you. Not what it does to you physically, but what it does to you mentally and spiritually. Older people are quick to talk about the importance of reverence, to know your place and to revere the universe around us. This is perhaps most…

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The Healing Power Of Sunlight

Just what role does sunlight play in our health? While most of us can agree that yes, sunlight is useful because our bodies need Vitamin D, the truth is that there are actually far more reasons why sunlight is not just important for maintaining our health, but essential. It’s not an exaggeration to say that…

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The History Of Human Knowledge Visualized

How do human beings organize and visualize information? More interestingly, do we all organize and visualize information in the same way? By taking a look back through medieval Europe, genealogical maps, former systems of law, and even all the animal species known to man, we can analyze and learn about how human beings process information.…

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