Antonia Yiakkoupis

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7 Science-Based Habits That Will Make You Succeed

The secrets to success are accessible to all and rooted in habits--you just need to build that habit muscle to tap into your full power.<p>We all want to know the secrets to success, and often get bogged down with questions along the way: What makes the most successful people out there who they are? …

Self-improvement

Convincing Your Boss to Make You a Manager

Are you, or is someone you know, an individual contributor who wants to move into a management role, either with your current organization or a new one? But, how can you sell yourself as a manager when you’ve never actually been one?<p>The basic fact is that <i>every</i> manager originally lacked professional …

The evidence that Zika causes fetal brain damage is now 'awfully strong'

A report describes an abnormal pregrancy following a Zika infection<p>A fetus that was aborted weeks after the mother was infected with Zika provides striking evidence that the virus causes fetal brain abnormalities, researchers say. The report, published today in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine,</i> …

Common diabetes drug may raise risk of developing cancer

A common diabetes drug may raise the risk of developing bladder cancer, a study of British patients has found.<p>The anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone helps to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.<p>But new research, published in The BMJ, has found that taking the drug is linked to …

World-first HIV-to-HIV liver transplant performed by doctors in the United States

Doctors in the US have performed the world's first liver transplant from a donor infected with HIV to an HIV-positive recipient, three years after a …

Evolution makes scientific sense. So why do many people reject it?

Child psychology studies have identified a natural human bias toward the theory of intelligent design, and pose a solution: teach evolution earlier<p>Evolution is poorly understood by students and, disturbingly, by many of their science teachers. Although it is part of the compulsory science …

How Japan completely transformed these Australian terrace houses

by Stephen Crafti<p>A Japanese aesthetic has always been a strong inspiration for architects. A simple palette of materials and a sense of restraint …

10 Reasons You Need To Be Watching Penny Dreadful

We're halfway through the first season of <i>Penny Dreadful.</i> And even though early on, it had a few indicators of possible disaster — an overtly <i>League of</i> …

In Praise of Vintage: 10 Classic TV Shows + Where to Watch Them

Originally posted on cinematically insane:<br>“I can’t stand old movies,” my Uncle Tommy once said to me. “Any time I see a guy wearing a hat, I change …

It's Time to Bring Back the Banality of Evil

What makes people become murderers? If you are watching shows like <i>Hannibal</i> and <i>Dexter</i>, you'd think it had to do with their exceptionally refined moral …

Alone at the movies?

...When I was in my twenties, I developed the habit of going to the movies alone. Of course, I go with friends, too, and sometimes my brother and …

The Way This Animated Short Film Plays With Perspective Is Hilarious

This short film is incredibly short and deceptive simple, but what it does in under two minutes is great fun to watch. An alien arrives on Earth and …

7 Recipes to Transform Healthy Spinach into Comfort Food

Spinach isn't always in a salad.<p>As we’ve learned from Popeye, spinach—with its high levels of protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K—is crazy good …

8 "Healthy" Foods That Are Actually Really Bad for You

Don't be fooled!<p>1. Energy Bars<p>Especially when they tout how much fiber and protein they're packed with — or how minimal their "net carb" count is — energy bars may seem like super-healthy snacks. (After all, they're sold at health food stores and most gyms, and athletes eat them, so...?) But before …

Nutrition

You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to This Man.

Temperament matters. Especially when nuclear weapons are involved.<p>Temperament matters.<p>Especially when nuclear weapons are involved and you don’t—you can’t—know what the enemy is up to, and you’re scared. Then it helps (it helps a lot) to be calm.<p>The world owes an enormous debt to a quiet, steady …

Europe migrant crisis: Greece begins evacuating Idomeni border camp as arrivals slow

Greece has begun evacuating people from the main Idomeni camp on the Macedonia border, with officials saying the flow of asylum seekers arriving on …

International Rescue Committee

International Dylan Thomas prize 2016 unveils 'phenomenally talented' shortlist

An ‘astounding array’ of work by six young writers, including Sunjeev Sahota and the Guardian first book award winner Andrew McMillan, will compete for the £30,000 prize in May<p>Guardian first book award winner Andrew McMillan’s poetry collection Physical is competing with Sunjeev Sahota’s …

The 5 Most Stylish Films of All Time, Ever*

<i>By Justin Fenner for GQ.</i><p>courtesy of Warner Bros.<p>To call menswear designer Alexander Olch a film buff would be a gross understatement. Olch, perhaps best known for his neckties, once told GQ that he doesn't own a television. "I watch everything via projector," he said.<p>In fact, he's so dedicated to …

Luxury Lifestyle

Meet the Majorly Hydrating Ingredient Your Skin Will Love

To say that we're obsessed with finding the latest and greatest skin-care ingredients would be something of an understatement. It's kind of our thing—maybe you've heard. We're dedicated to finding unexpected enzymes and beauty-enhancing oils, and don't even get us started on the exotic fruits. And …

4 New Products That'll Transform Your Hair Game

This spring, forget about freshening up your closet and focus on changing up your hair routine. Here are four new ways you can change your hair game with new products that are out right now.<p><b>Try a preshampoo conditioner.</b> Even the gentlest shampoos can leave your hair dry and your color faded. The</b> …

12 Items That Will Change The Way You Sleep

because beauty sleep is a beautiful thing<p>We know that Jesse McCartney wasn't really inquiring about sleeping habits in his song "How Do You Sleep?" but it really <i>is</i> an important question to ask. The sayings "sleep is for the weak" and "I'll sleep when I'm dead" continue to be recycled in 2016, but …

6 Buzzworthy Skin Care Products Infused with Bee Venom

Even though weird and wacky ingredients are commonplace in the beauty world, the idea of applying bee venom to your face in the name of skin care …