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5 Anti-Aging Night Creams That Dermatologists Recommend For Hydrated Skin

We’re really hard on our skin. Between all of the makeup we wear that clogs our pores and the hours we spend out in the sun soaking up its harmful UV …

Skin Care

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Cream Cheese

Crime Dramas Set In A Sleepy British Town For When You've Finished Marathoning 'Safe'

Netflix's latest original series <i>Safe</i> is set within the sleepy confines of a gated community in the North of England. Residents have to pass by a …

TV

What Is the Minimum Effective Dose? (My Tim Ferriss Obsession Confession)

<i>My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is. - Ellen Degeneres</i><p>I’m …

Weight Loss

5 Very Real Reasons To Tone Your Vagus Nerve Today

If you were to take your hand right now and rub the back of your neck, you would be touching the area where your brain stem is located. This area …

Yoga

She Survived the Great Depression—Then, at 91, Became a YouTube Star

<b>Clara Cannucciari became internet famous at 91 years old.</b> She was 66 when video cameras first went on sale and 74 when the World Wide Web was born. She never wanted to be on camera because she didn’t like the way she photographed, so when her grandson, Chris Cannucciari, first asked if he could …

Great Depression

Alzheimer's breakthrough links viral herpes to brain disease

Alzheimer’s researchers have discovered a link between the herpes virus and the degenerative neurological disease, a breakthrough that offers the …

Neuroscience

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Parenting

I tried this this ancient practice and watched my stress melt away

“Mind the tree,” says Nina Smiley, PhD, director of mindfulness programming at Mohonk Mountain House, as I stand in the woods among twenty or so …

Meditation

'Three Identical Strangers': A true and twisted documentary

Documentaries

Will Surgery and Anesthesia Harm Your Memory? — NOVA Next | PBS

Dr. H. had a struggling heart and a consequential decision to make. He needed an operation to fix a faulty valve but postponed it, afraid that the …

Medicine

Why are Americans so sad?

Suicide rates in the US have increased nearly 30% in less than 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported June 7. These mind-numbing statistics were released the same week two very famous, successful and beloved people committed suicide—Kate Spade, a tremendous entrepreneur, …

Mental Health

The best mascara costs $7 — and my lashes have never looked better

What's the best mascara? Well, over the years, as a self-proclaimed beauty lover, I’ve learned that <i>most</i> mascaras don't deliver what they promise.<p>They claim, “Megawatt Volume!" They promise, “Length for Days!” Some even shout, “Our longest lasting formula yet!”<p>Oh, I beg to differ.<p>Whenever I purchase …

This $95 Laundry Machine Will Wash & Dry Your Clothes At The Same Time

<b>* Laundry can be a hassle and a time takeover</b><b><br>* This Mini Twin Tub washes and dries clothes simultaneously</b><b><br>* It’s lightweight and easily …

Cleaning

Starting Kettlebells at 60

Strength training only gets more important as you get older. For most people, starting a kettlebell routine at 60 will be more challenging than it …

Exercise

This Sagging Skin Product Works SO Well That It’s Selling Out At Sephora

There are hundreds of products on the market that swear to fix your sagging skin, but let’s be honest, most of them fall short. Instead of suffering …

Skin Care

I Started Tinting My Eyebrows With Beard Dye, and Honestly, It's a Game Changer

Like many women who came of age during the height of the skinny brow, the emotional scars of my over-plucked adolescence still haunt me. I was lucky …

Hair

The 10 Best Drugstore Face Washes Because Cleansers Shouldn't Be Expensive

As casual as a drugstore beauty run can be, it can also feel a little dangerous. After all, how <i>exactly</i> are you supposed to know if that packaged tube …

Skin Care

Fred Rogers' family keeps the legacy of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' alive with a candid new documentary

In the 15 years since her husband’s death, Joanne Rogers has figured out a way to make do on her own.<p>For a good while, she continued to play music -- she was a professional concert duo-pianist -- but had to give it up when the arthritis in her hands “got mad.” But she still loves classical music, …

Fred Rogers

These 5 moves will shrink your Social Security benefits

With the right guidance there are a handful of Social Security mistakes that can be avoided.<p>Millions of retirees count on Social Security to pay the bills, and if you're nearing the end of your career without a whole lot of savings, you'll most likely do the same. If you're not careful, however, …

Retirement

120,000 People Agree: This Sephora Brightening Serum Is Worth Every Cent

A hint of highlighter and swipe of concealer can work wonders to brighten a dull, uneven complexion, but makeup only offers a temporary topical glow. …

Skin Care

Why Traditional Chinese Medicine May Be the Best Path to Flawless Skin

Growing up in Hong Kong, Cecilia Wong was well schooled in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) from a very early age. “TCM is very much engrained in my culture,” Wong says. Over the years, the skincare guru picked up a plethora of tricks from her mother, such as acupressure, pearl powder, and herbal …

Skin Care

This Genius Ingredient Makes Everything Taste Better—But You’re Probably Pouring It Down the Drain

Instead of tossing this spicy vinegar mixture, designate it the flavor-packed secret ingredient of all your summer cooking.<p>One of our favorite tricks …

Food

Pilates guru insists breathing correctly can help you get abs

What if we told you there was a simpler way to get killer abs and all it takes is breathing?<p>Yes, that’s right, it’s the fitness news you’ve been …

Workouts

The Best Natural Swimming Pools in the United States

There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned swimming hole to beat the heat this summer. Here’s where to find the best spots all across the …

Hiking

Are you ready to accept that shampoo is terrible for your hair?

Shampoo startup Hairstory, from the team that brought you Bumble and Bumble, wants to fundamentally change the way you wash your hair.<p>Eli Halliwell wants to take your bubbles away. You know, the morning ritual where you squirt some shampoo from the bottle, massage your scalp, and run the suds …

Hair Care

From Chaos To Calm: A Life Changed By Ketamine

For six years now, life has been really good for James. He has a great job as the creative director of an advertising firm in New York City. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.<p>And it has all been possible, he says, because for the past six years he has been taking a drug called ketamine.<p>…

Mental Health

The man whose medical condition limits him to two emotions: fear and anger

Stephen has been married twice. Two wedding days. Two <i>I dos</i>. Yet Stephen has no happy memories from either—or, in fact, from the marriages or any of his relationships.<p>He met his first wife on a pre-nursing course when he was just 16. Six years later, they were married. Three years after that, they …

Psychology

3 Social Security mistakes that could cost you a fortune

Social Security may seem like a relatively easy program to navigate, and in many ways, it is. The application process for retirement benefits is quick and straightforward, and there's little you need to do after you've applied, aside from keeping your bank account and address information …

Retirement

An ancient memorization strategy might cause lasting changes to the brain

Using the memory techniques of the pros alters patterns in brain activity, new research says<p><i>Update May 29th 11:40AM ET:</i> <i>This article was originally published on March 16</i><i>th</i><i>,</i> <i>2017. It</i> <i>has been updated to include video.</i><p>Weird as it might sound, there are competitive rememberers out there who can memorize …

Humanity