Courtney Whitmore

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20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

15 'Health Foods' That Aren't Actually That Good For You

You don't need a detox.<p>Eating healthy can often feel like torture in a country whose crowning achievement in food is the Crunchwrap Supreme.<p>To make …

Nutrition

Misery On Virgin As Plane Engines Continue To Fail

I have already detailed the disaster that Virgin is having with it’s Dreamliners.<p>Our Travel Auctions<p>The saga of faulty Rolls-Royce engines on their …

This Is Not a Drill—You Can Fly Round-Trip to Italy for Less Than $450

Run, don't walk to your computer. American Airlines is offering seriously cheap round-trip flights from New York City to Milan, Italy, with its …

Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society

‘No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth.’<p>Another former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to civil society around the world. Chamath Palihapitiya, who joined Facebook in 2007 and became its vice president for user growth, said he …

The Best Steakhouses in Every U.S. State, Mapped

We all have that one guilty pleasure when it comes to food and drink. For some, it's gooey, creamy and oh-so-delicious mac and cheese, and for …

The Last Supermoon of the Year: Pictures

This Epic 4K Film Captures the Beauty of Lightning at 1,000FPS

Photographer and filmmaker Dustin Farrell spent the summer chasing lightning with a $110,000 Phantom Flex4K high-speed camera. What resulted was this …

Fodor’s Top 10 places to not go in 2018

Most travel-centric “best of” lists suggest hot spots, hidden gems and other must-go places. And of course, Fodor’s travel experts do that. The …

What to Wear on a Long Flight According to a Flight Attendant

With holiday and travel season ahead of us, today we’re sharing what to wear if you’re headed on a long flight over the next few weeks. To ensure, …

Here's Why You Really Shouldn't Clean The Wax From Your Ears

Step away from the Q-tips.<p>Earwax can feel a lot like the stuff inside pimples: It's gross, and cleaning it out feels satisfying. Even watching other …

Mark Zuckerberg

Minimalist Bedroom Decorating Tips

01 of 08<p>Beautiful Minimalist Bedrooms<p>If you embrace a “less is more” outlook, if simplicity calms you down, if you’ve never really understood the …

A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin's natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they're not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens.<p>Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from …

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

Psychology

A Common Contraceptive Is Linked to a "Stunning" Reduction in Cervical Cancer Risk

But nobody knows why.<p>One of the longest-lasting and most effective forms of female contraception may be offering an unexpected health benefit to the …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries ?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Harvey Weinstein 'had sex in car as woman begged him not to hurt her

DISGRACED film producer Harvey Weinstein had sex with a woman in the back of his car as she begged him: “Don’t hurt me”, his ex-chauffeur reveals …

Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after Trump order

The Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at addressing what the Pentagon has described as an "acute shortage of pilots."<p>The order, which Trump signed Friday, amends an emergency declaration signed by George W. Bush after the …

Did You Know Chevy Once Made a Mid-Engined, Rotary Corvette?

It's a checklist of everything an automotive hipster wants in a car.<p>Popular Science, via Getty Images<p>James GilboyView James Gilboy's Articles<p>Rumors …

The Mysterious Death of a Tantric Sex Guru

Psalm Isadora escaped a Christian cult and grew to become a sex and healing guru to the masses. Then she was found dead. Many of her disciples aren’t …

Bay Area hammered by loss of 4,700 jobs

For the second straight month, the Bay Area lost thousands of jobs in September, making it the worst month for employment locally since February 2010.<p>…

Contortionists Perform Dance Inspired By Mortal Kombat

Admire the craftsmanship but try not to watch too closely.<p>Appearing on Asia’s Got Talent, the Adem Dance crew out of Kyrgyz Republic took the stage …

A new way to ditch the cable box: Streaming Internet apps

When you shop for pay TV — whether it comes to your house via cable, satellite or a fiber-optic link — the price you see isn’t the price you pay, thanks to a raft of add-on fees traditionally led by a rental fee for a cable box.<p>That receiver and its remote not only add to your expenses but compound …

Pay-TV

Saturday Night Live Introduces the Identity-Free ‘Woke Jeans’

The masterminds at <i>Saturday Night Live</i> are known for their fake fashion inventions like the Cartier fidget spinner and the original “Mom Jeans.” …

Skinny Jeans

Passport Photo Requirements: Rules You Don't Know You're Breaking

Say cheese, right? Sort of...<p>Looking good in a passport photo is one thing, but trying to look <i>so</i> good you potentially break the rules is another. Given that unacceptable passport photos are the primary reason passport applications get denied, it pays to know what will—and won't—pass muster. Here …

How to Skim a Textbook When You Don’t Have Time to Read

I’ve been both a student and an instructor, and I totally get it. Textbooks are dry and hard to read. But if you don’t have time to read the whole …

Teaching

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …