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Why You Should Never Make Your Bed

If you got in trouble for not making your bed as a kid, your parents may have some apologizing to do. According to new reports, you shouldn't be making your bed every morning. The habit may be bad for your health.<p>Here's how the theory goes: If you immediately make your bed with the sunrise, the …

Sleep

White Men Have Less Life Stress, But Are More Prone To Depression Because Of It

When people talk about the black-white health gap, they usually mean that black people have worse health outcomes than white people. And generally, that's true. On basically every measure, from childbirth to hypertension to HIV transmission rates, the black community fares worse.<p>But there's one …

Mental Health

Three new Canon inkjets print Instagram pics directly from feed, comments included

Canon announced three new series of inkjet printers with improved ink cartridges, faster installation times and cloud printing access by way of Canon's updated print app for smartphones.<p>Imagine you just just got back from a week-long holiday vacation with friends and you're browsing through all the …

Canon

Dangers of loneliness: Social isolation is deadlier than obesity.

Over the winter I moved from New York City to Portland, Ore. The reasons for my move were purely logical. New York was expensive and stressful. …

Dear Justice Kennedy: An Open Letter from the Child of a Loving Gay Parent

Dear Justice Kennedy,June is nigh, and with it will come your ruling on the most contentious political issue of our time: marriage.I write because I …

LGBTQI

Mindy Kaling's Guide to Killer Confidence

Mindy Kaling's secret? You have to earn that bulletproof feeling. In an excerpt from her new book, <i>Why Not Me?</i>, she explains.<p>One evening last year, I was onstage at a Q&A in Manhattan hosted by a magazine to discuss my life and career. This was one of those fancy events where ticket prices are high, …

Downton Abbey

Asia Pacific to Dominate the Global Stem Cell Market - Vericel Corporation, Ocata Therpeutics, Athersys Inc., Cryo-Cell International, Geron Corporation, StemCells, Inc. Among the Major Players

BANGALORE, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- BANGALORE, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --<p>According to a new market research report, 'Global Stem …

Stem Cells

#TheLIST: What Our Editors Are Buying For Fall

It's August—meaning summer will soon come to an end. With New York Fashion Week hot on our heels, it's time to start prepping our fall wardrobes. Our editors share the luxe buys they've been eyeing since the Fall 2015 shows and the cheap and chic items they'll scoop up to help define their look for …

How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

Physics

Scientists discovered the last lake on Mars, which might be preserving ancient life

Though Mars has no liquid water today, the Red Planet was submerged under vast oceans billions of years ago. And where there's water, there's the potential for life.<p>Scientists suspected that after the oceans evaporated, that was it for water — and life — on Mars. But a recent paper published in the …

Mars Rover

13 things mentally strong people don't do

It's usually seen in what you <i>don't</i> do.<p>In her book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," author Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach."<p>It's about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.<p>Here are 13 things mentally strong people do not do, …

Self-help

Q&A: What yuan devaluation means for China, other countries

___<p>HOW IS CHINA'S CURRENCY SYSTEM DIFFERENT?<p>Beijing uses what it calls a "managed float." It allows the yuan's exchange rate to fluctuate within a band 2 percent above or below a point set by the People's Bank of China based on the previous day's trading. That allows the exchange rate to rise or …

Stock Markets

If You've Had Chicken Pox, You Should Care About This

For kids born before the chickenpox vaccine, getting the disease (and spending hours soaking in a baking-soda bath) was a normal part of childhood. After a week or so, you were back at school and healthy as ever. What you might not have known, however, is that the chickenpox virus never left your …

Public Health

Biker Chic

New York Fashion Week is all about skateboarders, but Copenhagen Fashion Week street style stars go from show to show on much bigger wheels. Here, the best biker girls of the week.

Fashion Week

8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having the Life You Want

Every generation has a "monoculture" of sorts, a governing pattern or system of beliefs that people unconsciously accept as "truth." It's easy to identify the monoculture of Germany in the 1930s, or America in 1776. It's clear what people at those times, in those places, accepted to be "good" and …

Happiness

As galactic light fades, astronomers study the death of the universe

Here's some cosmically bad news: The universe is dying. An international team of scientists that used seven powerful telescopes around the world to capture light coming from more than 200,000 galaxies has found that they're putting out half of the light that they did just 2 billion years ago – and …

A Sophisticated Boston Home With Abstract Inspiration

An abstract painting, to be more specific.<p>An abstract painting, to be more specific, influenced Homepolish designer Jessica Klein.

Latest 'Dragon Ball' Movie Makes The Anime Box Office All Time Top 10

In what is increasingly becoming a somewhat surreal state of affairs, the latest <i>Dragon Ball</i> movie <i>Resurrection of ‘F’</i> has made it into the all time anime box office top ten in the US.<p>What is remarkable about this is that the movie has only had a very limited release, a total of 903 screens in fact. …

Anime

Why I Quit Waxing My Face and Decided to Embrace My Beard

I’m 24 now, but I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was only 11. That’s always been the reason why I’ve had so much facial hair and why my body hair grows so quickly.<p>For many years, I removed my facial hair, and it was emotionally and physically painful. I remember having my face waxed and threaded, …

10 Hanging Planters to Perk Up an Empty Corner

If there's room for a hook, there's room for a plant.<p>If there's room for a hook, there's room for a plant.

16 of the world's most enormous statues

Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that. They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, keep scrolling for a …

Rio De Janeiro

Uganda Outlaws ‘Bride Price’ Refund, Still Lets Suitors Trade Cattle for Women

Jennifer Alupot was forced to breast-feed her husband’s puppies every time she gave birth to a child. She did so while her own child suffered and …

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The winners of the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. Winning first prize, Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán, Mexico, will receive an eight-day photo expedition for two to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for a photograph of divers swimming near a …

Nature

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Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe

Reviews(25)<p>★★★★★<p>Yummly User<p>★★★★★<p>Erica 8 days ago<p>★★★★★<p>Absolutely amazing!!!!!! This was by far one of the best chicken breast meals I've made in a …

The Top 5 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography

Contrary to popular opinion, mistakes aren’t necessarily a bad thing. They help you learn, they keep Hallmark in business, and sometimes they go hand …

15 Reasons you should never travel to Finland

1. There’s no wildlife to see at all.<p>Bear cubs / Cuccioli d'orso by Danilo Ernesto Melzi on 500px<p>2. If you are a photographer, don’t even bother …

Bear Cubs

Why Chimps Are Disappearing and How to Save Them

Challenges facing our close relatives, says the author of a new book, include deforestation, unchecked population growth, and the pet trade.<p>Author and conservationist Nancy Merrick first fell under the spell of chimpanzees in the 1970s, when she worked at Jane Goodall’s legendary Gombe Stream …

Ethnology