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Why It's Okay to Skip Breakfast

Do you want to turn your body into a fat-burning machine? Skipping breakfast could be the answer.<p>While our physiology is largely geared to a feast-and-famine pattern of energy intake, characteristic of our hunter-gatherer homo sapiens ancestors, we live in a modern world where food is abundant and …

Weight Loss

The people who drink human blood

In most major cities around the world, communities of ordinary people – nurses, bar staff, secretaries – are drinking human blood on a regular basis. The question is, why?<p>In the French quarter of New Orleans, John Edgar Browning is about to take part in a "feeding". It begins as clinically as a …

Vampires

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Watch This 92-Year-Old's Beautiful Reflection On Aging

There's wisdom in her words that everyone can heed.<p>Wanda B. Goines is an Internet sensation. The 92-year-old Oregon woman wrote a poem about aging, "The Gift Wrap & The Jewel," that reminds us all about what's really important: not the packaging we come in, but what's inside.<p>Goines recites the poem …

How I Learned You Should Never Touch a Mysterious Ouija Board Someone Left on Your Porch

A story about superstition, axes, fear, fire and a long night that could have ended in murder.<p><i>Welcome back to Florida Stories, a column where staff writer Allie Conti tells us some of the lessons she's accumulated in her decades of living in the Sunshine State and making her parents sad. If you</i> …

Scientists may have unlocked another key part of what drives anorexia

What scientists know less about is how and why people with anorexia nervosa make the food choices they do.<p>In recent years, researchers have beeen exploring how the brains of people with anorexia nervosa respond when they see food.<p>And more recently, scientists started looking into what happens when …

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Earth Science

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …

The Mind-Bending History Of Buddhism And Psychedelics

Do substances like LSD and psilocybin have a place in a dharma practice?<p>The history of Buddhism and of psychedelics in American culture follow a surprisingly similar trajectory from the 1950s through the present-day.<p>But perhaps this shouldn't come as a surprise, given that they share a common aim: …

Could 'Resting Bitch Face' Make You A Better Communicator?

If you suffer from <b>Resting Bitch Face</b>, you know all too well that your perpetual-almost-scowl can draw a lot of negative attention — on the street, with your friends, and, worst of all, at the workplace.<p>If you suffer from Resting Bitch Face, you also know that your outer appearance has very little …

Why exactly procrastinators procrastinate

<b>pro-cras-ti-na-tion</b> |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|<br>noun<br>the action of delaying or postponing something: <i>your first tip is to avoid procrastination</i>.<p>Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution.<p><i>Avoid procrastination.</i> So …

What We've Learned From Pluto So Far

So. Many. Things.<p>When the New Horizons spacecraft launched in 2006, scientists had no idea what it would find when it arrived at Pluto nine years later. “We might have seen a cloud-enshrouded nitrogen haze that we'd zip by and say, 'Well, that was fun,'” says John Grunsfeld of NASA's Science …