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Researchers found an easy way to kill the flu virus

The flu season in 2018 is one of the worst we’ve experienced in recent years. In fact, health officials confirmed this past Friday that we’re on …

The 2018 Underwater Photography Winners Are Otherworldly

The Underwater Photography of the Year Competition announced its 2018 winners Monday, and the photos capture all the different landscapes hiding in …

This is the real reason many Americans stay poor

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of a partnership between Next Avenue and Chasing the Dream, a public media …

Income Inequality

25 Years of Satellite Data Uncover Alarming Error in Sea Level Measurements

Climate change is worsening faster than we thought.<p>The Earth is changing in ways that could cause an actual mass extinction during our lifetimes. In …

Global Warming

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Las Vegas Gunman’s Brain Exam Only Deepens Mystery of His Actions

Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old gunman who killed 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas last October in the worst mass shooting in modern American history, had not had a stroke, brain tumor or a number of other neurological disorders that might have helped explain his actions, a recent autopsy and …

Las Vegas

5 Yoga Poses That Guarantee Your Sex Life Will Be Hotter Than Hot

Yoga has long been touted for its body benefits, like relaxing the mind and breath and boosting the immune system, but there's something you may not know: it can also improve your sex life. <i>Score</i>. By working on different poses and exercises during your yoga class, you're firing those muscles in your …

Yoga

This mineral deficiency might be stopping you from sleeping

Whether it's a deficiency in iron, vitamin D, or calcium, there always seems to be something our bodies are lacking when it comes to functioning like the well-oiled machine it needs to be.<p>Unfortunately, a deficiency in one of the essential vitamins or minerals our bodies crave can throw a whole …

30 Ways to Add Storage to Every Room in Your Home

OK, so you don’t really have enough storage space. (Join the club.) Time to stop wallowing and start strategizing, guys. Here are 30 snazzy ways to …

Real Estate

From sticking out your tongue to hugging yourself: 10 simple body moves that help improve your mood

Try these moves when you next need a mood boost and it'll help you become more body positive<p>Who knew by moving your body in certain ways you can …

Yoga

This Simple Chart Explains How To Be Happier, So Save It To Your Desktop

Attention all: The key to absolute happiness has been uncovered and — surprise! — it’s on the internet (sort of). No, the key cannot be found on …

The 16-Second Trick for Calming the Heck Down (No Matter Where You Are)

You woke up to a leak in the kitchen, narrowly avoided a fender bender en route to the office and now you have 50 “urgent” emails to weed through …

Yoga

If Your Gut Could Talk: 10 Things You Should Know

Your body is constantly communicating with you. Come learn the language of your gut.<p>Behind the curtain, our gut is responsible for putting our body …

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

7 Myths About Meditation Preventing You From Grasping The Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness

If you're focused on the wrong things, you won't get the true benefits.<p>Meditation will soon become common in the workplace.<p>Just like the yoga boom that convinced suburban mothers everywhere that they need expensive yoga pants to stretch, meditation will soon demonstrate its value in the corporate …

Meditation

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Flat Earther reveals the real reason NASA is lying to us that the Earth is round

This week, The Flat Earth International Conference took place in North Carolina – attracting a swarm of people who genuinely believe the Earth is …

Coffee meets 7UP in Keurig, Dr Pepper Snapple deal

(Reuters) - Keurig Green Mountain has struck a deal worth more than $21 billion to combine with soda maker Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc DPS.N to form a North American drinks company with brands like Green Mountain Coffee, 7UP, Snapple and Sunkist.<p>The latest in a five-year string of acquisitions by …

Coffeemakers

Your 401(k) Probably Isn't As Big As You Think It Is

Here's why your 401(k) could leave you with less income than you expect.<p>When you're nearing retirement and taking a look at your 401(k) balance, …

3 Beginner Yoga Poses for Better Balance

[caption id="attachment_65074" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Yoga Fundamentals</i>[/caption]When you flip through the yoga playbook, …

3 Reasons It's Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 70

Here are some solid reasons many people shouldn't delay collecting Social Security. There are a few cases where delaying can make sense, though. See …