Annemarie Hardy

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There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

How to Do Lunges the Right Way, According to Personal Trainers

What you're doing wrong—and how to fix it.<p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during one of their client sessions and idly asked yourself something like, <i>Dang, I wonder if they ever happen to notice what I'm doing over here</i>? Good news! …

Mushrooms may fight off aging, study says

Loading...<p>Want to look younger longer? Mushrooms may be able to help, according to a new report.<p>Scientists from Pennsylvania State University …

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

Psychology

You are probably not getting enough sleep, and it is killing you

Rocker Warren Zevon is often credited with coining the mantra that's been embraced by everyone from partying college kids to early-morning exercise evangelists: "You can sleep when you're dead."<p>Or as Bon Jovi put it, "G <i>onna live while I'm alive, I'll sleep when I'm dead.</i>"<p>It's an intoxicating …

10 healthy eating habits from around the world that Americans could learn from

Eating healthy doesn't have to be overly complicated.<p>But eating the same health foods every single day brings up another problem — boredom. This keeps you from enjoying your meals and makes you resent the healthy foods you once loved.<p>Instead, to avoid this mealtime rut, consider adapting eating …

How to… make sushi with Nobu Matsuhisa

Nobu Matsuhisa, founder of the renowned Nobu restaurants, on how to make sushi and what it's like working with Robert De Niro<p>With a string of …

Your Essential Travel Guide to Switzerland (Infographic)

Home to some of the most incredible mountains and gorgeous villages in Europe, Switzerland is a beloved destination for both summer lovers and winter …

Battling baldness by jumpstarting stem cells with lactate

If stem cells can do everything from growing skulls to generating new heart tissue, you'd think they'd also be able to help regrow hair on balding …

Stem Cells

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

The quick—but powerful—full-body workout Scarlett Johansson swears by

It’s not easy being an <i>Avenger.</i> Or a Black Widow. Or a mom to a 3-year-old daughter, for that matter. Needless to say, Scarlett Johansson didn’t …

8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

How to Hack the Genes That Impact Weight Loss & Metabolism | Goop

Something that never seemed fair: Two people can eat the same diet, but one gains weight, while the other doesn’t. Why?<p>Gynecologist and aging and …

Wellness

You Can Never Have Enough of These 16 Protein-Rich Foods

Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz about the health advantages of vegetarian and vegan eating styles. It seems like everyone from athletes to …

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

Hill walking routes in the Cairngorms & Eastern Highlands of Scotland

Mountain Area<p>Route<p>Ascent <br>(m)<p>Distance <br>(km)<p>Terrain<i>+</i><p>Scenery<p>Munro <br>count<p>Corbett <br>count<p>Glen Garry to Braemar<p>2850<p>42<p>5<p>1<p>Glen Garry to Braemar<p>860<p>20<p>1<p>Glen Garry to …

Discovery could reverse aging and help us live on Mars

Researchers have made a breakthrough that could lead to antiaging drugs, help astronauts survive trips to Mars and just make humans more resilient in general. Oh, is that all?<p>Scientists from Harvard Medical School and the University of New South Wales in Australia have discovered a critical step in …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

17 Five-Minute Hairstyles If You Suck At Doing Your Hair

Look like you tried without really trying...for all hair types!

This Is the Only Correct Way to Make Seven-Layer Dip

Seven-layer dip is the quintessential party snack. Vaguely Tex-Mex in flavor with layers ranging from beans to guacamole to cheese, it has something for everyone. It's fairly healthy, the ingredients are cheap and readily available, and the end result is visually pleasing. It can be served in …

Cooking

'Lost continent' found under Mauritius | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Found -- one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination.<p>It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent.<p>The lava-covered piece of …

Earth Science

10 Reasons Slovenia Is The Greatest Place You've Never Visited

Melania Trump's home country deserves a spot on your bucket list.<p>Slovenia may not be high on the bucket list of the average traveler, but it should be. This treasure trove of forests, lakes, mountains and precious little towns offers more charm than many major European destinations, with fewer …

17 Recipes That Should Be Part of Your Gym Routine

The first sights babies see sculpt the brain’s visual circuitry

When a newborn baby opens her eyes, she does not see well at all. It can take months for her world to come into focus.<p>Now scientists have found more …

Neuroscience

The 11 Items Expert Survivalists Always Have on Hand

When you’re living off the grid, your chances of staying alive are only as good as your instincts—and the gear you have on you. Here are 11 items …

THE IMPRINTED BRAIN THEORY

The Imprinted Brain Theory<p>What causes mental illnesses like schizophrenia and autism? We have long known that both tend to run in families and that …

Autism

Long Seen As Victim, 17th Century Italian Painter Emerges As Feminist Icon

She was one of the great female protagonists of the late-Renaissance art world. Forgotten in the 18th and 19th centuries, she was rediscovered in the 20th as a feminist icon.<p>Thirty paintings by Artemisia Gentileschi are on view at Rome's Palazzo Braschi, in a major new exhibit running through May …