Blake McLeod

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Fitbit Studied 6 Billion Nights of Sleep and Learned the Secret to Better Mornings

Acquire this 1 habit and you'll immediately improve your life.<p>Sleep has its fingertips in every single facet of your life. From your relationships and waistline to your leadership abilities and wallet--all are affected by the quality and quantity of your sleep.<p>On a large level, sleep deprivation is …

Sleep

Best Street Food in London

Check out our round up of the best street food in London, from burgers to Yorkshire pudding wraps, Burmese food to chicken wings<p><i>Here’s the best</i> …

England

Britain loses seat on International Court of Justice for first time ever

Britain has pulled its candidate for a seat on the International Court of Justice, allowing a judge from India to fill the final place. Some analysts …

Woman whose smile in face of EDL protester put her in national spotlight tells how it happened

A young woman pictured smiling at the leader of the English Defence League at a rally in Birmingham has told of how she was coming to the aid of a …

Catalonia’s top 5 trekking routes

Catalonia’s trekking trails connect the region’s forested mountains, dramatic coastline, ancient monasteries and fishing villages. Dust off your …

The best gyms in the UK

World Approves Historic 'Paris Agreement' to Address Climate Change

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries reached an agreement Saturday on what they say signifies the most important international pact to address …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

When it comes to controlling weight, not all fruits and vegetables are created equal

When admonished to eat more fruits and vegetables, we sometimes let our inner child dictate the menu. Wrinkling our noses at broccoli and Brussels sprouts, we demand peas and corn.<p>Our weary adult selves often relent. After all, they <i>are</i> vegetables, we tell ourselves.<p>Well, yes. But a new study finds …

Nutrition

The happiness gap: how happy days are here again – but not for all

Britain’s national happiness index shows a nation seemingly more contented and less anxious than before - but also a growing “inequality” of well-being<p>Debates about inequality in Britain were once simply a question of whether or not the rich were seen to be getting richer and the poor poorer.<p>But …