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It Took 125 Years To Notice THIS In A Painting Millions Have Seen

We've all seen this classic piece of artwork, <i>Starry Night</i>, painted by Vincent Van Gogh.<p>WikiArt<p>What many don't know is that Van Gogh painted <i>Starry</i> …

Vincent Van Gogh

Beyond Fitness Trackers At CES: Tiny Wearable Biosensor Continuously Monitors Your Body Chemistry

Imagine, throughout your day, you could know exactly what your body chemistry was up to. More specifically, imagine if the information from your body could instantly go to your doctor and he could make a diagnosis of what your body was doing or what was wrong.<p>It’s nearly here. Today at CES 2016, a …

Digital Health

The 1 Hairstyle to Wear When You Don't Feel Like Doing Your Hair

Braids FTW.<p>Boxer braids, although a super-practical style to wear while working out, are not only for wearing in the boxing ring. Didn't wash your hair today but meeting your girls for a drink? Throw your hair in boxer braids. No time to blow-dry your wet hair? Try boxer braids. Need a cool style …

Here's How to Get Your Best Butt Ever in 28 Days

Because you won't get a better butt by sitting on it.<p>No matter how much you'd like to see Queen Bey's butt on your body, no one wants to squat for hours on end. To give your booty a noticeable lift — without completely torturing yourself — all you need is six minutes a day and this ass-centric …

Workouts

8 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

If you listen to the psychology research, falling in love isn't a matter of destiny — it's a mixture of biology, upbringing, and context.<p>But that …

No Sex, Please—I'm Asexual

<b>A 30-something asexual woman reveals the truth about her oft-misunderstood orientation</b><p>By Keira Tobias // Illustration by Emily Flake<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p><b>I</b> …

Relationships

Revolutionary Laser Razor Burns Hair Off Instead of Cutting It

The Skarp Razor wants to change how you've been shaving for the last 5,000 years with lasers. Although that prospect might sound frightening, creators Morgan Gustavsson and Paul Binun have produced a futuristic device that’s actually better for your skin than traditional shaving methods—it reduces …

Burns

Grow up, America: Kids need real sex education in schools — including proper condom use

Schools are failing to implement CDC guidelines and — shocker! — risky behavior is rising<p>America, we are bombing out on how we're educating our kids. And this isn't just about standardized testing or charter school messes. It's about sex ed.<p>According to a CDC report issued this week, "In most of …

Education

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Netizens compile the best dancing groups of K-Pop

On a popular Korean online community called <b>Pann</b>, netizens gathered who they believe are the best groups at choreography.<p>1. <b>INFINITE</b><br>INFINITE is famous …

The Surgeon General's New Prescription for America: Get Off Your Butts and Walk

Every few years, the US Surgeon General issues a recommendation for the country, like encouraging Americans to use sunblock or breastfeed their kids. …

Fashion Trend: Glitter Beards

(Photo: Brian Delaurenti and Johnathan Dahla)<p>To complete your lumbersexual look, you need not just a plaid flannel shirt and an axe casually carried …

Trends

7 Polish Models Share Their Hometown Beauty Secrets, From Honey Water to Zinc Cream

Enter the Polish enclave of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and there is one thing you’ll notice: Polish women—as well as men—have wonderful skin. Are those clear complexions and rosy cheeks the result of an endless supply of antioxidant-rich kasha? Or are they the result of regular trips inside the …

Features

Learn the signs and risk factors for depression in teens and younger children and find out how you can help them heal.<p>Ordering food, shopping, …

Health apps are widely downloaded, but are they used?

If you own a smartphone, the chances are that you have either downloaded a health application or your phone came equipped with one straight out of …

My life in the cult: How “serving God” unraveled into sex abuse, child neglect and a waking nightmare

I was a naive teenager, desperate for belonging. But my “home” for 30 years turned out to be a house of horrors<p>I left the Children of God in the early 2000s. It took a long time to come out of the haze of those 30 years, but when I did, I was appalled by my former self. One of the most common …

Whooping Cough

The Case For Queer Superhero Films

There's been a groundswell of LGBT storylines in comics over the past few decades, but gay superhero narratives haven't quite made it to the big screen — and that's a huge problem, because queer people deserve to see ourselves doing the impossible, too.<p><b>I was obsessed</b> with Greek mythology when I was …

Could That Weight-Loss Supplement Land You in the ER?

Is your weight-loss supplement going to send you to the emergency room?<p>It could be, according to a new study published in The New England Journal of …

Weight Loss

Prescription drugs in sport: kill the pain, not the player

The use of prescription-only painkillers by athletes is hardly new, but debate about their (ab)use in Australia has recently been brought into focus …

World Anti-Doping Agency

The Real Reason Why You Haven't Healed Your Trauma/Depression/Heartbreak

The prevailing psychological wisdom of our time tells you that your current dysfunctions are probably a result of your past experiences, e.g., your painful childhood, your stupid parents, your abusive first love, and the wars, famines, and hurricanes you were forced by fate to go through. If you're …

Spirituality

The Things That Drain Each Personality Type Most

Written By Kirsten Moodie<p>Certain situations drain each personality type differently. Here are the people and situations that will cause each …

Those With Serious Brain Injury May Have Trouble Judging Some Situations

People with a more severe kind of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are more prone to misjudge when faced with situations involving disputes or requiring …

Super Bowl Champion Tyler Sash Overdosed on Pain Medication, Autopsy Reveals

Former New York Giants safety Tyler Sash died of an accidental overdose of mixing two pain medications, according to the Iowa State Medical …

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Kanye West Says He Was Discriminated Against for Being Straight

Kanye believes his sexuality held him back in the fashion industry.<p>In a nearly two-hour live interview with SHOWstudio on Tuesday, Kanye West claimed he faced discrimination in the fashion industry because he is straight. "Isn't it so funny how just the culture of different art forms is so …

Kanye West

The Lethal Leg Workout | Men's Health

Which is a horrible name for an exercise, but an awesome way to train your legs.<p>Most gym rats have probably done the standard version of this movement in which your back foot is elevated on the bench.<p>But in this variation, you’ll also raise your <i>front</i> foot. This allows you to lower your body even …

The 4-Stretch Test To Tell If You're Dangerously Inflexible

These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, uses to gauge every new client's flexibility—whether they're a pro athlete, a celebrity or an average person looking to improve their fitness. Find out what …

Exercise

This Zac Posen + David’s Bridal Collection Is a Budget Bride’s Dream Come True

Picking out a wedding dress is a pretty major deal. Do you want something akin to what Cinderella would wear on her wedding day or something a little more non-traditional? Either direction you go, chances are you’re going to shell out a big chunk of change for that dream dress. But choosing …

Weddings

Science is serious about developing an 'exercise pill'

It's not just for couch potatoes...a pill to at least supplement your workout may arrive one day, and some researchers think they've got a way to make that happen.<p>Late last week, as we were all settling in for another delightfully sedentary weekend, the global science community launched a …

Exercise