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Do We Choose Our Friends Because They Share Our Genes?

People often talk about how their friends feel like family. Well, there's some new research out that suggests there's more to that than just a feeling. People appear to be more like their friends genetically than they are to strangers, the research found.<p>"The striking thing here is that friends are …

Big Pic: A Planet-Wide Map Of Martian Geology

From the equatorial highlands to the alluvial plains<p>The ground in Elysium is made of volcanic flows. That's according to the newest geologic map of Mars, above, from the U.S. Geological Survey. Elysium Planitia is a named feature on Mars, but we're guessing the area is rather drier than the …

Geology

Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping

Q&A: How Much Water Should I REALLY Drink on a Long Run?

Turns out, the answer is different for everyone. Find out how much you need to slurp.<p><b>The question:</b> Confession: I don't drink even close to the American College of Sports Medicine’s recommended three to eight ounces of a sports drink every 15 to 20 minutes during my long Chicago Marathon training …

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Jennifer Aniston's 32 Best Little Black Dresses Ever

December 5, 2014<p>At a <i>Cake</i> party thrown in her honor by Perrier Jouet and Cinelou Films at Chateau Marmont's Bar Mamont, Aniston opted for her go-to …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Get a Tight Butt and Sexy Legs with Just One Move

Fair warning: You're going to fall in love with this Weekend Challenge.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women</i> …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Q&A: What's the Best Workout to Blast Cellulite?

Crucial info just in time for short-shorts season<p><b>The question:</b> What can I do to get rid of my cellulite—or at least make it less visible?<p><b>The expert:</b> Garson Grant, master trainer at Chelsea Piers in New York City<p><b>The answer:</b> The fact is, there's no workout in the world that magically makes cellulite …

Sleep cycles: Why do some people stay up late and others get up early?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D. in zoology from Monash University:</b><p>Advertisement<p>Your sleep cycle is …

Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything

Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects on many aspects of biology, and enormous potential in human medicine. As such, its ability to fill in some of the gaps in our scientific knowledge is mentioned everywhere from …

Tornadoes: The Science Behind the Destruction

Atmospheric scientists aim to improve their forecasts.<p>At least 29 people are dead after a string of tornadoes hit states in the Southern and Midwestern U.S. over the past few days. The National Weather Service predicts more severe weather on Tuesday.<p>How tornadoes form and how they die is not fully …

Here Are The 14 Tallest Peaks On Earth — And The History Of Our Dangerous Obsession With Them

Eight thousand is a perfectly arbitrary number. Yet, no other number looms larger for mountain climbers. Fourteen mountain peaks stand taller than 8,000 meters (26,247 feet).<p>There could have been many more of these "eight-thousanders" if the French commission that established the length of the …

Stephan’s Quintet. Four galaxies merging into one - Exploring Space

See Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown

Tonight, look for the constellation Corona Borealis, also known as the Northern Crown. You’ll need a dark sky to see it, but, if you have one, the …

Galactic fireworks

Here’s a composite image of Messier 106, known for its strange spiral arms, located 23 million light years away.<p>A composite of Messier 106 – aka NGC …

The First “Potentially Habitable” Exoplanet Was Probably Just a Sunspot

Oops<p>Way back in 2010, Gliese 581g made waves as “the Goldilocks planet”. It was the first planet scientists found within the habitable zone—the region around a star where it’s not too hot and not too cold for liquid water to endure on a planet’s surface. But after the initial excitement about …

Hurricane Arthur as Seen from Space

The eye of Hurricane Arthur is seen over the Atlantic in this photo from the International Space Station tweeted by European Space Agency astronaut …

The first potentially habitable alien planets we ever found -- might not actually exist

We've had our bags packed for a (hopefully) Richard Branson-led expedition to the "potentially habitable" exoplanets circling Gliese 581 for years, but there's one small hitch: new research indicates some of them might not be there. In 2007, astronomers observing the star detected four planets, …

20 Great Folk Albums to Add to Your Indie-Rock Collection

Music has always been central to us here at <i>Paste</i>. The music staff covers all they can when it comes to the popular music of the day, but personal …

Garth Brooks’ Five Ireland Shows in Jeopardy

Two of Garth Brooks‘ comeback shows at Dublin, Ireland’s Croke Park have been canceled due to an issue with permits, and the other three concerts …

Miley Cyrus’ ‘Bangerz’ Tour Coming to NBC

Prepare for Miley Cyrus to invade your living room: NBC announced the pop star’s “Bangerz“ tour will be featured in a two-hour special to air on July …

X

On his second album, <i>X</i>, Ed Sheeran supersizes his romantic affliction: Each new day is a fresh chance for this guy to hit the bar, fall in love, get …

Robin Thicke’s Paula Gets His Sound Back, Not His Self-Respect

This is not a good year to be Robin Thicke. If you believe the headlines, his love life is currently in a state of unmitigated disaster, and his …

How to Make Gravy Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Gravy is spectacularly easy, and -- spoiler alert! -- even make-ahead friendly. Here's how to make it happen.</i><p>…

Molten Chocolate Cakes Are Forever

<i>Like many of the finer things in life,</i> Bon Appétit <i>only gets better with age. In Cooking From The Archives, we revisit recipes from the magazine's past</i><p>1999, Y2K, The Millennium - Some of us remember this as a time spent singing along to "No Scrubs" while dressed in leopard-print pants. Others of us, …