Andrée-Anne Desmeules

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Sickening, gruelling or frightful: how doctors measure pain

Suffering is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors tell how much it hurts?<p>One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful pain just here.” She prodded her abdomen and made a face. “It feels like something’s really wrong.” Woozily noting that it was …

Walsh

5 Philanthropic Trips to Take This Year, Recommended by the Founder of TOMS

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Whether you’re looking for a fix for the winter blues or …

The Definitive Superfood Ranking

Food marketers know that if they call their product a superfood, it’s sure to sell. Take quinoa, for example. In the early aughts, when the ancient grain first became trendy, quinoa prices tripled in the span of five years. (Many Bolivians, who had relied on it as a food staple for centuries, were …

How To Work Only 40 Hours A Week This Year

If you plan your day well, 40 hours should be enough time to get your job done.<p>It’s no secret that most Americans work more than 40 hours a week, but are those extra hours necessary? “So many people say, ‘I have to do this,’ but they might just be putting those expectations on themselves,” says …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Digital Art

Meditations to Use for Stress Relief

Meditations have tremendous benefits for stress management and overall health. While there are many different meditations that are effective, each …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

South America

These four Quebec retreats can help you find your Zen

As I hand over my cell phone, car keys, wallet, camera and books to the handlers at the Vipassana Centre in Montebello, Que., I realize I am doing more than merely parting with some material things for 10 days. Like the 80 other participants in this silent, meditative retreat, I am entrusting my …

17 Awesome Facts about Gibraltar

Why are these facts so awesome? Well, probably because you don’t know anything about Gibraltar to begin with! So tune in for some sweet history, …

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5 conseils pour un premier voyage en Inde

<i>Chaotique, déboussolante, grisante, délirante, horripilante, sordide, intimidante, écrasante. L'Inde est tout cela à la fois - et bien plus encore.</i> …

Voyages

15 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels—providing new angles on everyday subjects. Here are 15 of our favorite …

Photography

Cinq tisanes effet coup de fouet pour remplacer le café

Envie de ralentir sur le café et de vous tourner vers les plantes ? Voici cinq tisanes pour stimuler l'attention, la mémoire, apaiser les yeux et …

Pack These 12 Sensational Veggie Sandwiches for Lunch in Honor of National Sandwich Day!

November 3rd is the day we celebrate one of America’s favorite foods – the sandwich! The sandwich was not invented in America, though, but in …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Happiness

Ces femmes ont changé le monde et vous ne les connaissez pas

Informaticiennes, astronautes, entrepreneuses ou cyber-traqueuses... De nombreuses femmes, tapis dans l'ombre, ont contribué à faire du XXIe siècle …

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

So you carved the pumpkin, scooped out the seeds, and now what?<p>So you carved the pumpkin, scooped out the seeds, and now what?

Mindful Dock

How can you concentrate with all those texts and notifications? In the past 20 minutes I’ve received no less than 5 texts, and I’m not even all that …

Cute

DTI Logo

Lawd half mursey, this home is completely blowing my mind. Located in Dublin, Ireland, this 18th century 2 story home was dilapidated and in need of …

Architecture

America's Best 20 Hikes

1. Hanging Lake, CO<p>Distance: 3.2 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 1,050 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Nicola Easterby<p>2. The Enchantments, WA<p>Distance: 8 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 2,600 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Mikaela Tangeman<p>3. Angel's Landing, UT<p>Distance: 5 miles round trip | Elevation gain: …

Hiking

Ce chef indien qui combat la déforestation de l’Amazonie au prix de sa vie

Comme le colibri qui, selon la légende amérindienne, cherchait à éteindre seul le feu d’un immense incendie de forêt en portant quelques gouttes …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

Couch-surfing in Iran: Any questions?

Stephan Orth, a 35-year-old German writer and editor, went to Iran for two months last year. While there he got arrested (and released two hours later). He got fake-married (and released 10 days later). He couch-surfed in the homes of a dominatrix and a black-market winemaker, among others. And he …

Abandoned architecture of Europe's forgotten frontiers - CNN Style

Abandoned Buildings

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Moment Case

Mobile photography is only getting better as more and more people rely on their smartphones, and, thankfully, the people of Moment aren’t resting on …

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Drinking Tea

Last week, I traveled to India with my husband and two young children. My children are 7 and 8 years old and had never been to India before. In fact, it was their first international trip. Personally, I had not been to India since my medical school days, at least 15 years ago.<p>In the weeks leading …

EWG's Dirty Dozen Report Lists The Most Pesticide-Heavy Fruits And Veggies Of 2015

One of the most common reasons to eat more organic produce is to avoid harmful chemicals used in growing your food. Pesticides have been linked to developmental problems in children, and may act as carcinogens or throw off the endocrine system, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. …