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Doomsday’s approaching: The climate could hit a state unseen in 50 million years

If carbon emissions continue on their current trajectory, the atmosphere could reach an unseen level<p>No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and are on track to climb to even more ominous heights in just a few decades.<p>If carbon emissions …

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Books

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

7 Profound Lessons From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Contrary to what people believe, Buddhism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle and a practical experience. It dates back more than 2500 years when a …

Meditation

3 Things Highly Productive People Always Do

Staying productive is a daily struggle. Though we sometimes experience bouts of efficiency, they're often followed by long periods of difficulty …

15 Brain-Boosting Foods

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center developed a diet that helped lower the risk of Alzheimer’s by as much as 53% in study participants who …

Alzheimer's Disease

Physicist Says Our Universe Could Have Spawned From a Black Hole

What if the Big Bang was a black hole?<p>According to our best understanding of the Universe, if you travel back in time as far as you can, around 13.8 …

America’s Search for Happiness Is Driving Us Crazy

A new book by journalist Ruth Whippman investigates the American "happiness industrial complex" and our growing obsession with contentment.<p>America is an insanely anxious country. Forty million Americans — nearly one in five of us — has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. One World Health …

Best Fried Chicken Ever: The Only Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe You’ll Ever Need

You don’t need to run to KFC every time you want fried chicken | Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images<p><i>Stop wasting time in the kitchen. We’ve found</i> …

Cooking

5 Books That Will Make You Happier, According to Bibliotherapists

A book a day keeps the doctor away?<p>We're all familiar with the way a book can help us temporarily escape from reality (that's why we love summer reading so much, after all), but did you know that reading books can literally act as therapy?<p>That's right: Reading therapy, a.k.a. bibliotherapy, is the …

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7 Japanese Beauty Secrets That Will Change Your Skin

We’re all about trying out the latest and greatest when it comes to beauty, from Sephora’s monthly releases to peel pads and wipes, but there’s something to be said for tried-and-true traditions as well. Japanese women, for example, have had the beauty game down for several centuries. From daily …

This Kind of Sex Can Create an Altered Mental State

Sex, one of the more pleasurable forms of exercise, can do some wonderful things for your health, from strengthening your muscles to improving …

I Watched the Presidential Debate from the UK and It Scared the Hell Out of Me

Trump is the loud-mouthed illusion of democracy. If you look at him for too long, he will haunt you. You will dream about him, though it is the last thing you want to do.<p>The first presidential debate took place during primetime on America's eastern seaboard, but in London, where I watched it, it …

12 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

But love, alas, is not easy to find.<p>How and why do two people click? We dug into years of psychological research to find some answers. And in the process, we busted some myths and learned that certain clichés turn out to be actually true.<p><i>This is an update of an article written by Drake Baer for</i> …

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How you speak and write plays a big part in your level of success in life. Use words improperly and others will instantaneously--and often unintentionally and subconsciously--judge your intelligence or education. Check out this list of common, embarrassing errors even smart people make.<p>1. "Me" as …

Language

6 Eating Habits for Easier Weight Loss

Losing or maintaining weight doesn’t have to be a daily struggle. Here are six simple tips to change your eating habits and change your life.<p>Don't …

Nutrition

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20 Things You Need to Know About Sleep

Sleep is that golden chain that binds health, wealth and success together.<p>Sleep makes us feel better. We feel more alert, more energetic, happier, and better able to function following a good night of sleep.<p>But the fact that sleep makes us feel better and that going without sleep makes us feel …