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Watch Theresa May's first speech as Britain's new Prime Minister in full

New Prime Minister Theresa May kept her first speech short and to the point.<p>Wearing her trademark animal print kitten heels, a blue and yellow dress and a dark blue blazer, the former Home Secretary arrived flanked by her husband Philip.<p>Speaking from the same lectern that David Cameron made his …

8 Tips to Make Cut Flowers Last Longer

A vase of fresh flowers in our home or office can instantly add some cheer. Unfortunately, most fresh cut flowers don’t last very long, and it can be …

Unique Tattoos of Obscure Simpsons References

With more than 25 seasons under its belt, <i>The Simpsons</i> is the longest-running American animated television show of all time. A lot of comedic ground …

South Park

12 Miniature Gadgets That Can Fit in Your Pocket

Don't leave home without 'em. Here are some truly potent portables—handy gadgets that can fit in your pocket.<p>1. PROJECTOR; $280<p>Impossibly small and …

White bread, bagels and rice 'increase the risk of lung cancer by 49 per cent'

Largest study of its kind finds consuming a diet with a high glycemic index increases lung cancer risk<p>Carbohydrates, long blamed for fuelling obesity, have now been linked to lung cancer.<p>A new study has revealed a 49 per cent increase in risk among people consuming a diet with a high glycemic index.<p>…

You Shouldn't Sit All Day Long

The last few years have seen a lot of research on how bad sitting all day can be.<p>The risks of a sedentary lifestyle include poor cardiovascular …

Sitting

Why Do Some Women Have Way Worse Periods Than Others?

All PMS wasn’t created equal.<p>Period pain is real—and (as you’ve probably noticed), not created equal. We all have one friend who hardly notices when Aunt Flo's in town, and another one who calls into work sick because of bad cramps.<p>What gives?<p>Menstrual cycles vary—in length and intensity, says …

What to Know About LISS Workouts and Why So Many People Are Doing Them

Are you in need of a break from a high-intensity cardio schedule? Maybe you've heard of LISS — a low-key style of cardio training and a fitness term that's been blowing up on social media. We chatted with Jake Peterson, a NASM-certified and Precision Nutrition-certified trainer, about the new …

Exercise

The Powerful Predictor Behind Successful Relationships

When does a broken relationship start to go wrong?<p>Whatever you’re thinking — an awkward conversation with your boss, the white lie you told about …

Self-help

7 things you’ve always wanted to know about depression, but were afraid to ask.

By Parker Molloy (words) and Kayla Pekkala (illustrations)<p>I live with depression.<p>For the past 10 years, starting right around the time I went off to …

This Is What Those Semicolon Tattoos Mean

On social media sites, you may have spotted people with drawings or tattoos of semicolons somewhere on their bodies—usually their wrists or …

Chinese artist creates a brick from Beijing's smog that he vacuumed

A Chinese artist just spent 100 days walking the streets of Beijing with a vacuum cleaner, and has made a brick from the city's polluted air.<p>The …

How to Clean Up Your Messy iPhone Photo Library

Benjamin Lowy—Getty Images Reportage for TIME<p>Benjamin Lowy—Getty Images Reportage for TIME<p>Benjamin Lowy—Getty Images Reportage for TIME<p>Benjamin …

Coney Island

Why dogs are better than cats – in pictures

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Dogs,Animals,Children's books: 8-12 years,Illustration,Animals,Art and design,Design,Pets,Picture books<p>They love you when everyone else thinks you’re an idiot and never bear a grudge. Domenica More Gordon explains why dogs are so much better than cats

An African scientist solved a 70-year old problem of how to stop recurring infectious diseases

<i>Cameroonian scientist Dr Wilfred Ndifon has proposed a solution to a 70-year old immunological mystery relating to the original antigenic sin. This complex problem has played havoc with efforts to fight infectious diseases, particularly in places such as Africa where people can suffer successive</i> …

Public Health

4 Mistakes That Are Built into Your Brain

<b>“Cognitive bias is the biggest self-imposed obstacle to progress, not only for oneself but in the end, for all mankind.” ~Unknown</b><p>On a beautiful …

The Top 10 Moves For Thick, Strong Thighs

The Depressing Effects Of Texas’s Anti-Abortion Law, Visualized

HB 2, the state’s controversial abortion law, is headed to the Supreme Court. Here’s a look at the effects it has had.<p>On Friday, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear its first major abortion case in nine years. The case, <i>Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole</i>, will take up two major restrictions in …

Pro-life Movement

Lower Back Pain Relief With These 6 Stretches

Suffering from lower back pain is frustrating for anyone. Whether you’re a construction worker or an office manager, this affliction can affect …

Pills Kill More People Than Guns and Car Crashes

These numbers make it the leading cause of injury-related death in America, killing more than 46,000 people in 2013 alone.<p>In a now-viral video, New …

Lifestyler with Josie McKenlay: Muscle imbalances from sitting - Article

<b>Exercises to Prevent or Counter-balance</b><p>There are lots of exercises you can do at your desk, but the real message here is that too much sitting is the …

Yoga

10 Things We Learned from the Public Domain Review’s New Book of Essays

The Public Domain Review has long been one of the best places on the internet for those who love the more curious side of history. Their accounts of …

You Are Not Just Your Brain

For some time now, I've been skeptical about the neuroscience of consciousness. Not so much because I doubt that consciousness is affected by neural states and processes, but because of the persistent tendency on the part of some neuroscientists to think of consciousness itself as a neural …

Consciousness

10 Lifehacks from 100 Years Ago

In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It …

Toy Story

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says ScienceStaff Photo by Derek Davis: Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Vitamin D Capsules. (Photo by Derek …

Pinterest now lets you find visually similar things inside of pins

Pinterest is enhancing its search engine to better help users discover new and interesting content.<p>The company announced that, starting on Monday, it’ll launch a new visual search tool which allows you to take any existing pin, zoom into any part of the associated image, and then get results for …

Infographics

Investigatory Powers Bill: what's in it, and what does it mean?

Internet service providers will have to store the details of every website people visited for 12 months if the new draft Investigatory Powers Bill is …

Surveillance

What Apple Cider Vinegar Truly Can (and Can't) Do for Your Health

<b>By MaryGrace Taylor</b><p>What can apple cider vinegar do for you? If you’re a regular reader of health and wellness blogs, you probably think the answer …

Steven Spielberg