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  1. 5 Powerful Ways To Get Your Stress Under ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Switched

    I've written volumes on the havoc stress can wreak on one's physical and mental health . The tricky thing about stress is that it's an absolutely necessary emotion.


  2. Another Don't-Miss Play in Berkeley: Ayad Akhtar's DisgracedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Switched

    It was exciting to hear, after a performance of Disgraced at Berkeley Repertory Theatre , that this 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning work by playwright Ayad Akhtar is being developed for HBO. Not just because it's a play well worth watching again, but because the extended Bay Area run ends on December 27. Applause to Berkeley Rep artistic director Tony Taccone for once again bringing us not just a terrific play but, in this case, the director, Kimberly Senior --who took it from Chicago to Broadway to London in the past few years--as well as some original cast members.


  3. Yes, Art Is Boring Sometimes, But Maybe That's A Good ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Gaze upon a painting by Mark Rothko, color field king, and you can experience myriad emotions. The lush blocks of orange and yellow might awaken your physical senses, causing your body to recall feelings of warmth and comfort.


  4. Sugars Added to 68 Percent of Foods: Here's How to Slash ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    But the amounts of added sugar year-round, on ordinary days, is staggering. Most of this added sugar is in processed foods, as food makers have learned long ago that to increase sales, just add sugar.


  5. A Memory Champ's Trick For Remembering Almost AnythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Switched

    Can you remember what you had for dinner on Monday? Journalist and writer Joshua Foer , a former USA Memory Champion , can remember lists of hundreds of random words, poems in their entirety, and the first 100 digits of Pi. You might think his spooky ability is inherent, but Foer says your brain is also capable of logging this volume of info using something called the "major system."


  6. The Genetic Revolution Could Curb World Hunger And Pesticide UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Over the past year or so, researchers around the world have begun using a new gene-editing technique that has the potential to help stop world hunger, end the use of pesticides and improve our health. The technique, known as CRISPR-Cas9, allows scientists to change, delete or replace DNA more easily than ever before.


  7. How Tech Is Pulling Ahead Of Politics In The Fight For Our FutureRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Switched

    The future has yet to be decided -- and there's no reason to sit around and wait for bureaucrats to make all the necessary choices. World leaders have converged in Paris for COP21 , a conference on climate change that will, for the first time, work toward " a legally binding and universal agreement " to curtail the threat of global warming.


  8. Why Giving Thanks Is Good For Our Bodies And SpiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    So if the conversation around the turkey starts to get a little heated - "Why aren't you married yet?" "Who are you voting for?" "Refugees, anyone?" - grit your teeth and keep in mind: The impulse to give thanks - in either a religious or secular setting - can be be good for the body and soul. Let us 'Splain ... A: The answer is both religious and secular.


  9. People Are Creating Anonymous Facebook Pages For White Student UnionsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Switched

    A number of Facebook pages for white student unions claiming to be affiliated with universities appeared online late last week, though there's little evidence the groups are actually run by students from those schools. seem to be an attempt to antagonize activists at the University of Missouri, Princeton, Yale and other schools who have pushed for better treatment of African-Americans and other minority students on campus and for increased recognition of those groups' marginalization.


  10. Scientists Map Acorn Worm DNA, And Learn A Lot About Humans In The ProcessRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    More than 500 million years ago, humans and these soft-bodied invertebrates had a common ancestor, as Live Science reports. And to this day, we share about 14,000 genes.


  11. Disgraced at Berkeley Rep: A Dramatic Triumph, Confronting Issues That Our Times Can't AvoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A toast among friends: from left, Bernard White as Amir, Nisi Sturgis as Emily, Zakiya Young as Jory and J. Anthony Crane as Isaac Could any work of dramatic art be more timely, more provocative, more ripe for debate right now than Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced, which is receiving a sterling production at Berkeley Rep? That would be hard to imagine. Coming against the backdrop of the terrorist trauma in Paris last Friday, which took place just hours before the play's official opening, the drama raises issues and puzzles that no thinking person can ignore.


  12. Imported Pirates Makes a Merry Splash on Intimate Stage at Berkeley RepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The Hypocrites, a Chicago-based troupe that's esteemed for its unique approaches to classics, obviously knows how to make a reviewer look up and take notice, even with a fussy old operetta like Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance. Just bop him on the head with a beach ball.


  13. Complete Video Of All 11 Hours Of This Week's Fugazi HearingsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | Switched

    The big news out of Washington, D.C., this week was the 11 hours of Fugazi hearings that took place Thursday. The hearings were expected to cause a lot of Dischord, but after they were over, it was generally agreed that they were a Steady Diet of Nothing.


  14. 2015 Likely To Be The Hottest Year Ever RecordedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculated a global temperature for September of 60.62 degrees , beating the record set in 2014. Seven of the nine months this year have broken monthly global heat records, tying 1998 for the most monthly heat records broken.


  15. Major Medical Groups Increasingly Warning Of Toxic Chemical Risks To Unborn BabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    During her five-and-a-half-year battle with infertility, Julieta Pisani McCarthy bought organic foods and chose personal care products free of synthetic ingredients such as parabens and phthalates. And when she finally did become pregnant with her first son, Nicolas, she continued her diligence, including ridding her home of any furniture foam that might contain McCarthy worried that environmental chemicals could have contributed to her difficulty conceiving.


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