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Digital Eye Strain Symptoms & How to Get Relief

Do you sit in front of a computer all day at work? Even a couple of hours of screen time can cause digital eye strain symptoms to surface. Here's what to look out for plus a few tricks to help you avo…

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The Key to Staying Motivated at the Gym

Why do you work out? A simple question with a seemingly simple list of potential answers—losing weight, enhancing health, catching up with friends, etc. But any (honest) gym-goer will admit to some…

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Dolphins & Whales Squeal, But Why?

Dolphins and whales have their own "Happy" song, according to scientists who have translated the animals' high-pitched sounds as squeals of delight. Researchers at the National Marine Mammal Founda…

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This Post Will Make You Stop Drinking Soda Instantly

Think that daily can of soda is something you're sneaking into your diet? Your mouth knows what's it drinking. And even though your body craves it, your insides beg to differ. Of course, it's hard …

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Car Parts Made of Coconuts?

About 1.1 billion cars are on the world's roads, according to a recent estimate. Each of these cars uses some form of oil-based plastic for everything from dashboards to door handles. Processing and m…

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Cat Loves Cuddling With Horse (Video)

This horse's head is as big as the entire cat! But hey, when it comes to cuddles, why discriminate? Watch these two get along as the cat lovingly rubs against this horse's cheek. Related Pit Bul…

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Yellow Tomato Soup with Avocados

YIELD 3 servings Ingredients Cilantro Oil: 1 cup fresh cilantro 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Soup: 1 medium onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups yellow cherry tomatoes (or any summer c…

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The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As Pure As Organic?

It's the question everyone wants an answer to: Does washing conventional produce really remove its pesticide residues? Organic is said to be the healthiest choice for diners young and old, but it’…

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Agonizing Over a Decision? Try This 15-Second Technique

We're excited to share this guided practice from our partner Emerging Women and Emerging Women Live 2014 presenter Kristen Wheeler. How do you react when you're stuck in the analysis/paralysis cycl…

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Tylenol & Advil: Which is Better? (Infographic)

Most of us take over-the-counter pain relievers often enough that we should know their differences ... right? Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil (ibuprofen) are in the same drug store aisle, but they h…

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Should Extinct species be brought back to life? (when science makes this possible)

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