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The mind-blowing wealth of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett now exceeds the bottom half of the entire U.S. population, new report finds

A new report released this week titled <i>Billionaire Bonanza</i> points out the growing divide in the U.S. among the super wealthy and the rest of the …

5 drinks that will help you sleep at night – and three that won’t

Warm milk, chamomile tea and cherry juice are all beverages that are believed to be effective sleeping aids for restless sleepers, but do they (and …

Nutrition

The Latest: Gun shop owner recalls visit by Vegas shooter

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):<p>6:10 p.m.<p>A Texas firearms dealer who had sold handguns to Las Vegas …

6. Why Do We Sleep And Dream?

Sleep is obviously extremely important. Despite the risks and drawbacks of spending a large proportion of your day, and as much as a third of your …

How To Make Your Kids Love Kale (And Every Other Healthy Food)

The reality is this: We all want our kids to eat healthy foods; that’s no secret. We want them to nourish their growing bodies and minds with fruits …

This map tells us a lot about the wealth, geopolitical influence, and natural resources of the Middle East

If we could only show you one map to explain the economy of the Middle East, it would be this one.<p>In one fell swoop, the map below tells us a lot about the wealth, geopolitical influence, and natural resources of the region as well as parts of Central Asia. Many intricacies are also evident as …

Opioid Addiction Is a Huge Problem, but Pain Prescriptions Are Not the Cause

Both the FDA and the CDC have recently taken steps to address an epidemic of opioid overdose and addiction, which is now killing some 29,000 …

Prosthetics

The Limits Of How Far Humanity Can Go In The Universe

If you peer out into the depths of space — at the vast expanse of stars, galaxies, and even the leftover glow from the Big Bang itself — you might think that if humanity can understand the laws of nature and create a good enough technology, there are no limits to what we can explore. If we were to …

The FDA's Deadly Censorship Of Lifesaving E-Cigarette Information

The e-cigarette regulations that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled last week pose a grave threat to products that have the potential to dramatically reduce smoking-related disease and death. The most obvious problem for the e-cigarette industry is that manufacturers of vaping …

Why I wish I hadn't learned how to make pizza

Who knew that making your own pizza is actually cheaper and quicker than takeaway? Well Delia, obviously<p>Don’t miss the double-sized Italian issue of Guardian Cook this weekend<p>Unlike Delia, I have very few iron rules, but here’s one: you should never find out how the magic trick works. It’s not …

Happiness Hacks: 10 Ways to Infuse Your Life with Joy

<b>“There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Life seems complicated these days.<p>We’re all busy pursuing happiness, yet how …

Happiness

Is Zika How Humanity Ends?

Are humans special?<p>The answer to this question naturally depends on the context. If you ask whether we're special in comparison to the rest of life …

How Decision-Making Is Different Between Men And Women And Why It Matters In Business

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a leadership trainer and a career success coach for women over 11 years, it’s become abundantly clear that the quality of one’s decision-making is not only a critical factor in her professional success and impact, but also reflects a wide …

Should You Get Rid of All Your Bad Habits at Once?

To make healthy changes, it’s long been recommended that people start with a small tweak to their lifestyle, and build upon it. But a new small study …

3 Ways to Cook Crispy, Salty Potatoes Without a Recipe

Watch and learn: These 3 potato dishes are so easy they practically make themselves.<p>As much as we love the beauty of simply prepared potatoes, there's a reason we will literally always take French fries over a baked potato, and that reason is because fat is beautiful. Just like these three dishes …

Cooking

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

15 Fun Products to Help You Get Organized

Getting organized is easy when you have the right products to help you out. These novel items are just what you need to keep your home or office …

Small Space Gardening: A Kit to Grow Windowsill Herbs

Inspired by their life in a tiny apartment, Chicago-based designers Nick Behr and Sarah Burrows devised a space-saving way to grow herbs—without a …

Superhero Performance? It's All in Your Mind

As so many Americans flock to the multiplex to see Iron Man, Batman, and Captain America, I'm one of few fortunate enough to work with real superheroes every day. Instead of putting together futuristic shiny suits that can fly and shoot missiles and crack jokes all at the same time, my colleagues …

7 Nut Butter Breakfast Recipes that Seriously Taste like Candy

Good morning, sweet tooth.

Breakfast

Groggy? 3 easy ways to improve the quality of your sleep

After receiving a diagnosis of degenerative disc disease, Shawn Stevenson wanted to improve his overall health. He changed his diet and exercise routine, but it soon became clear that a good night’s rest remained as important as working out and eating right. This realization became a passion and he …

The Best Back Workout in Under 10 Minutes

Sure, ideally you’d have 45 minutes to an hour to spend building the muscles in your back including your deltoids, traps, lats, and rhomboids. But …

Supermassive Black Holes May Be More Common Than Anyone Imagined

Scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole that may be the biggest ever spotted — and its location in a ho-hum group of galaxies suggests that cosmic monsters like this one might be more common than astronomers previously thought.<p>The newly discovered black hole is about 17 billion times …

Why Oil Prices Will Rise and You Will Be Caught By Surprise

I follow oil pretty closely given our exposure. As such, I get frustrated with many press and news show accounts of the commodity. It gets worse when …

Spiders' closest relative reveals silky secret of evolutionary success

Scans of spider-like fossil<i>Idmonarachne brasieri</i> point to the idea that the ability to spin silk has given spiders a leg up in evolutionary terms<p>With more than 45,000 known species and a foothold, or eight, on every continent except Antarctica, spiders are an evolutionary success story.<p>Now …

Spiders

7 Foods You Should NEVER Eat Before a Workout

Trust us, it won't turn out well.<p><b>RELATED:</b> What’s Worse: Skipping a Workout or Skimping on Sleep?<p><b>RELATED:</b> 6 Foods to Eat When You’re Working Toward a Six-Pack<p><b>RELATED:</b> When It’s a Good Idea to Carb Up Before a Workout<p><b>RELATED:</b> Scary News About the Danger of Chia Seeds

4 Things You Aren’t Doing With Your Sheet Pan (Yet!)

When in doubt, pull a sheet pan out.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>You'd never attempt to bake cookies or roast veggies without first grabbing your trusty …

Cooking