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You Probably Won't Understand These Abbreviations Unless You've Tried For a Baby

Once you stop your BCPS, it's time to do the BD with DH and hope for a BFP. But, ugh, the TWW sucks; am I right? Get a BFN 14DPO? Sounds like another month of tracking that CM.<p>If the above paragraph makes any sense to you, chances are you've entered the wonderful world of TTC, or "trying to …

From Legos To The Iron Man Suit And Now Mr. Bionics: Meet Jay Martin

Through the course of my work, I come across other entrepreneurs that inspire me. Often they teach me more about my company and the process of innovation than I figure out on my own. Instead of keeping those lessons to myself, I’m going to share them as they come to me.<p>One such entrepreneur is Jay …

8 Delivery Day Decisions You'll Need to Be Prepared to Make

9 Things a Pediatrician Wishes You'd Stop Doing

One pediatrician tells us the truth about the things doctors wish parents would stop doing, now.<p>Parenting doesn't come with a handbook, so unsuspecting moms and dads are left to figure out a lot on their own. Our go-to sources of advice—friends, the internet, our own parents—might not have the most …

Pediatrician On Reading: 'If We Wait Until Kids Are In School, It’s Too Late'

Pediatrician explains that reading to your infant is vital to their development<p>Reading is one of the building blocks of education, and most parents …

THIS Is How To Change Your Cardio Routine If You Want To Lose 10 Pounds

You'll be burning cals after your workout, too.<p>If you're racking up lots o' cardio time on your quest to lose weight, you might be doing something wrong. Logging 45 minutes on the treadmill every day or slogging through long, steady runs five times a week won't help you blast mega calories.<p><i>Tight on</i> …

Bee venom blasts through blood brain barrier to bring medicine

Getting medication to the brain can be tricky because of the blood brain barrier, which acts like a semipermeable wall between the circulatory system …

Beautiful bathrooms to give you ideas!

Your bathroom isn't just a practical space, it can be an astoundingly beautiful one too, if you have the right inspiration to guide you, which is …

8 TED talks that will change how you think about human psychology

Some of the talks deal with happiness and success, and others with memory and motivation. But all of them provide an important window into what makes us tick.<p>Here are a handful to get you better-acquainted with the organ between your ears.

Self-improvement

Scientists Are Developing a Contact Lens That Tells You When You're Sick

Imagine a biosensing contact lens that can tell when your blood sugar is getting too low, or if there’s something wrong with one of your organs. By …

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

Healthy Eating

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

How emotions are 'made': why your definition of sadness is unlike anyone else's

Lisa Feldman Barrett says we need to revamp our thinking on emotions. She’s a professor of psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, where she …

Psychology

Forget Green Juice—Science Says Drinking This Can Improve Brain Function

We're all for the juice craze when it means packing superfoods and proteins into a glass of goodness to drink ourselves to better health. But a …

Researchers figured out what's special about the brains of super-memorizers

We often think of prodigious memory as an arcane skill — almost indistinguishable from magic to those of us who no longer remember more than a few key phone numbers. But the ability to recall an epic poem or the full sequence of a deck of cards may be less mysterious than it seems.<p>According to a …

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

<i>How did a Massachusetts woman end up with two electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a</i> …

Killing cancer by clogging its garbage disposal system

Beating cancer in all its forms isn't likely to come from a single "eureka!" moment, but numerous little advances and new techniques that add up to …

Artificial human life could soon be grown in lab after embryo breakthrough

Artificial human life could soon be grown from scratch in the lab, after scientists successfully created a mammal embryo using only stem cells.<p>Cambridge University mixed two kinds of mouse stem cells and placed them on a 3D scaffold. After four days of growth in a tank of chemicals designed to …

DNA Mutations May Have Doomed the Woolly Mammoth

By the end of the ice age, the last remaining woolly mammoths had acquired so many genetic mutations that their numbers were practically guaranteed …

Wipe Out: History's Most Mysterious Extinctions

1 of 9<p>Mysterious Wipe-Outs<p>What do the dinosaurs, the dodo bird and the Tasmanian tiger all have in common? They're all extinct. Countless species …

42 Borderline Genius Ikea Upgrades That Only Look Expensive

Ikea is a blank slate.