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8 Supplements That Help With Stress & Why They’re So Effective

Research has shown that stress is at an all-time-high among people in the U.S. So, it's no surprise that many people are looking for out-of-the-box …

Wellness

Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Vaping speeds up the death of lung cells by 50 fold and could trigger lung diseases in later life, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists at the University of Birmingham found that the vapour inhaled from e-cigarettes damages immune cells, preventing them from clearing out harmful bacteria.<p>The researchers …

Public Health

Trump Told Not to Call Foreign Leaders at Odd Hours

White House aides must regularly tell President Trump not to call foreign leaders at odd hours due to time zone differences, Politico reports.<p>Said a …

Donald Trump

It Can Be Done: How to Get Rid of Belly Fat Without Doing a Single Sit-Up

There are a lot of misconceptions—and even myths—surrounding belly fat and how to banish it. What we often envision in the rulebook for de-bloating …

Nutrition

What Is ASMR and Why Is It Better Than Meditation?

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Hearing a bedtime story may still lull you to sleep, but it …

Neurology

Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care

It takes only a glance at a hospital bill or at the myriad choices you may have for health care coverage to get a sense of the bewildering complexity of health care financing in the United States. That complexity doesn’t just exact a cognitive cost. It also comes with administrative costs that are …

Health Care

We May Have Been Wrong About The Inner Workings of The Minds of Narcissists

Do they hate themselves or not?<p>Narcissists aren't hard to spot. You can tell them from the way they act, how they're raised, or where they live. …

Psychology

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Dementia

Coffee Really May Help You Live Longer, According to Science

Caffeine lovers rejoice!<p>By now, you've probably seen a <i>lot</i> of studies about coffee — so many that it can be hard to know what's true about the caffeinated beverage and your health.<p>But a new study published in JAMA is certainly worth paying attention to, given its sheer sample size. Researchers …

Why White People Called the Authorities This Week

“Hello, <i>ICE</i>? The person sitting on the park bench across from me just got tan.”<p>“Can you believe that these Puerto Ricans think they can enter America whenever they want, simply because they all have American passports?”<p>“Just saw a black person buy five pounds of crack at the grocery store in a sack …

NASA's chilling 30-year-old warning

We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told the US Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived.<p>The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was “the opening salvo of the age …

10 Unexpected Signs Of Early Onset Dementia That Everyone Should Know About

One of the sad facts of life is that getting older, unfortunately, comes with the possibility of declining health and many different diseases. One of …

The Most Disturbing Movies of All Time55. The Skin I Live In (2011)

<b>Director:</b> Pedro Almodóvar<p>Antonio Banderas plays the disturbed Dr. Ledgard plastic surgeon at the center of this psychological body horror movie, with …

‘Hereditary’ Is So Good That I Never Want to See It Again

At its heart, 'Hereditary' really is a family drama. It just happens to tell the story of an extremely messed up family.<p>About 30 minutes into</i> …

Elon Musk hints SpaceX running track will be 2001: A Space Odyssey-inspired

Elon Musk has revealed his hope to make an iconic 1968 sci-fi image a reality with his SpaceX BF Spaceship.<p>"Running track in @SpaceX BF Spaceship will look something like this," said Musk in a tweet on Friday, referencing 2001: A Space Odyssey in an attached GIF.<p>The space transportation company CEO …

Scientists have created a murder-obsessed 'psychopath' AI called Norman — and it learned everything it knows from Reddit

Some people fear Artificial Intelligence, maybe because they've seen too many films like "Terminator" and "I, Robot" where machines rise against humanity, or perhaps becaise they spend too much time thinking about Roko's Basilisk.<p>As it turns out, it is possible to create an AI that is obsessed with …

Artificial Intelligence

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

The Millionaires Are Fleeing. Maybe You Should, Too.

Tracking the rich has become a voyeuristic global industry, a form of celebrity worship. But it can also provide serious clues about where countries are headed.<p>When a country begins to fall into economic and political difficulty, wealthy people are often the first to ship their money to safer …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

China is taking digital control of its people to unprecedented and chilling lengths | John Naughton

The Chinese government’s unsettling new system will see citizens rated by ‘good deeds’<p>Watching Donald Trump trying to deal with China is like watching a clown dancing in front of an elephant. The US president’s entire approach is transactional – the methodology he employed in his allegedly …

China

These 35 Legendary Products On Amazon Prime Have Thousands Of Reviews

When it comes to Amazon Prime, I'm kind of obsessed. Ever since I signed up about a year ago, I've used that free two-day shipping perk more times I …

photos of 70s nyc legends on their wildest nights out

Frequenting Max’s Kansas City and the Chelsea Hotel, Anton Perich captured celebrities and underground icons including Patti Smith, Salvador Dali, and Cyrinda Foxe.<p>“The back room was the church of the pink neon cross,” explains photographer Anton Perich of the storied back room at Max’s Kansas …

5 Herbs and supplements for anxiety #anxiety

Trump Gets Caught in His Own Web of Lies

Ever since Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as president 13 months ago, with his White House shrouded in a fog over its murky Russia ties from day …

You could be immortal by 2050

Those are the words of esteemed futurologist Dr Ian Pearson, who believes humans are very close to achieving “immortality” — the ability to never …

10 Important Psychological Concepts People Don't Understand

Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, feels like an expert in the …

Psychology

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

You’ve been in bed for an hour now and you still can’t get to sleep. Maybe you’re thinking about your job or your 401(k) or health insurance. Perhaps …

Doctors Release Details on The Illness US Diplomats Suffered in Cuba, And It Gets Weirder

"This is concussion without blunt head trauma."<p>In the fall of 2016, United States diplomats posted in Cuba started to experience hearing loss, …