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A walnut a day could keep age-related health issues at bay

New research suggests that daily walnut consumption could ward off common health issues associated with old age, such as high blood cholesterol levels.<p>At a health conference in San Diego this week, researchers from the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and Loma Linda University presented findings from a …

8 Foods You Mistakenly Think Cause Weight Gain

We're about to reunite you with your long lost loves.<p>Shutterstock/Alyssa Zolna<p>If you want to lose weight in a hurry, you've probably heard that certain foods should be banned from your fridge forever. But, frankly, screw that. By eliminating dairy, carbohydrates, and fatty foods, you're missing out …

Ultimate Guide: Self-Help Tips To Deal With Depression

It’s been estimated that nearly 350 million people in the world suffer from depression and almost 80% don’t receive any treatment – that’s a lot of …

Self-help

A Long Love Affair With the Scottish Isles, in Pictures

For photographer Jim Richardson the remote islands of northwest Scotland have become like home.<p>From the deck of the boat, the cloud-raked island of Boreray beckoned me, flanked by fanged stacks rising out of the sea. Odd, perhaps, that I should find this welcoming. But I do.<p>Boreray is part of the …

Portraits of Dogs Reveal Just How Ridiculous They Think Humans Are

For German photographer Elke Vogelsang, dogs can be just as expressive as humans, but unlike mankind, they don’t posture for the camera. <i>Dogs</i> …

Pets

Past and Present Collide in Magical Exploration of Paris

“You can’t escape the past in Paris,” American Beat poet Allen Ginsberg famously said of the city during his travels in 1958, “and yet what’s so …

France

10 Inspiring New Orleans Spaces

Tomorrow afternoon, Julia and I are driving down to New Jersey to catch a flight to New Orleans. After a really rough few months dealing with some …

New Orleans

5 Essential Foods For Strong, Healthy Nails

I’m a podiatric surgeon, and I frequently help patients deal with chronic conditions that could have been averted with proper nutrition. These are …

The Secret Jokes Hidden in Alice in Wonderland

<b>By Jess Zimmerman</b><p>Just about everyone knows <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</i> (or <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>, the nickname most of us use). But before it was a …

See Vintage Photos of Cute Animals from the ASPCA Archives

ASPCA rescue puppies in cardboard pet transport boxes, 1970s.<br>ASPCA<p>1 of 11<p>According to legend, Henry Bergh was traveling in St. Petersburg around 1863 …

Vintage

Review: The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is One Solid and Sexy Camera

Take a moment, rewind back to March of 2012 and remember the buzz that surrounded the release of the Fujifilm X-Pro1. Many of my close photography …

Weird
Sri Lanka
Photos

Globetrotting Couple Shoots Stunning Portraits in Remote Landscapes

Victoria Yore and Terrence Drysdale are a couple made in photography heaven. The first is a beautiful model, the second a talented portrait, …

Photography

Funny Pictures – April 5, 2016

San Francisco: Affordable housing. <br>viaTasty but Chewie. <br>viaSound advice for any parent. <br>viaWe got some discount candy at the office. I can see why it …

San Francisco

Humans become aroused when touching robots in 'sensitive' places, Stanford University study finds

Humans become aroused when touching robots in sensitive places, a new study has found.<p>Far from seeing robots as just computers, humans can become …

These Are the World's Best Art Hotels

From Matisse to Miró, the artwork at these hotels makes guests feel as if they're spending a night at the museum.<p>It's no longer enough for five-star hotels to offer impeccable white-glove service, dedicated butlers, and 24/7 concierge — many of the world's top hotels now double as exhibition …

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Renewable energy like solar and wind is booming across the country as the costs of production have come down. But the sun doesn't always shine, and the wind doesn't blow when we need it to.<p>This challenge has sparked a technology race to store energy — one that goes beyond your typical battery.<p><b>Heat</b> …

Clean Energy