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What it's like to use the Gravity Blanket, a $250 weighted blanket that's designed to reduce stress and help you sleep

When first I got a Gravity Blanket to test out, I had big plans for turning it into a scientific experiment.<p>I would wear an Apple Watch, I reasoned, to test how my heart rate responded to a weighted blanket. I planned to take notes about my mood and stress levels to measure whether the blanket …

Time I

Here's exactly when you'll become a millionaire if you save $500 per month

Are you on track to become a millionaire? If you're regularly saving and investing, you may already be well on your way to reaching that milestone by …

Retirement

3 Ayurvedic Recipes to Boost Energy and Brain Power

0<p>SHARES<p>Tamas is the energy that likes to sit still and do nothing. It’s the dense, heavy qualities of your mind. We all need just the right amount of …

Recipes

G7: Fact checking Trump's tweets about trade

<b>President Trump has lashed out at his partners in the G7 group of leading rich economies following a summit in Canada.</b><p>He wrote some highly critical tweets which appear to be a response to comments from the host, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who said that Canada would respond to new …

Globalization

Sarah Jessica Parker thinks she knows what you should read. She’s right.

Celebrity imprints rank among the publishing industry’s most desperate schemes. If you liked “Edward Scissorhands” — the thinking goes — you’ll want to read books Johnny Depp has chosen to reflect his true passions. HarperCollins, Random House and Grand Central have all signed up stars to direct …

Books

A wake-up call for new approaches to suicide prevention

DAYS AFTER the suicide of renowned fashion designer Kate Spade, chef and world-traveling TV storyteller Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in France, another apparent suicide. Ms. Spade was 55, Mr. Bourdain was 61, and the tragedy of their lives cut short by their own hands was …

Mental Health

What to Do When a Loved One Is Severely Depressed

Reports of Kate Spade’s suicide and struggle with depression instantly transformed her from symbol of polished prep to a blunt reminder that suffering affects all types. Three days later we woke to the news that another beloved figure, Anthony Bourdain, had taken his life.<p>These two tragedies have …

Mental Health

How to Turn Scrambled Eggs Into a Proper Dinner

Everybody's familiar with scrambled eggs as an emergency dinner: a slap-it-on-a-plate, eat-it-standing-up meal when there's literally nothing else to …

Breakfast

The Best All-Natural, Store-Bought Vanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla ice cream is often thought of as an accessory; a sideshow to jaw-dropping birthday cakes and piping hot cobblers and crisps. Even when piled …

Dessert

Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid - Dr Xand van Tulleken

<b>Low-carb diets have been around for a while. But did you know the colour of the carbs you eat also matters - and as Dr Xand van Tulleken explains, it's the beige ones you really have to watch out for.</b><p>Dr Faisal Maassarani is on a mission. The GP, from Kirby, on Merseyside, wants to get his patients …

Nutrition

You should reboot and update your router to protect from malware

The FBI and several other security organizations want some help busting the VPNFile malware.<p>I typically only reboot my router when my internet starts moving at a crawling pace. The simple act of turning it off, waiting ten seconds, then turning it back on is often enough effort to fix whatever flaw …

Wi-Fi

American Airlines Just Made Flying to Europe So Much Easier

The airline's new seasonal routes for summer 2018 are a game changer.<p>Summer is synonymous with travels to Europe, and thanks to American Airlines, your trip there just got a whole lot easier. On the heels of announcing new non-stop flights to Buenos Aires in March, the carrier recently revealed …

American Airlines

The Most Popular Grilling Tools to Buy on Amazon

'Tis the season to spend long, lazy afternoons standing over the grill, beer in hand, slinging burgers for the whole neighborhood with ease. Oh, …

Cooking

Do any supplements help prevent heart disease?

When it comes to preventing heart disease, vitamin and mineral supplements are probably a waste of money, a new research review concludes.<p>The …

Holistic Medicine

How To Be Someone People Love To Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…And we wonder why people aren’t better …

Zyrtec: Quit without itching like crazy

If you take Zyrtec (generic name – cetirizine hydrochloride) daily and have tried to stop, your skin may start to itch. Sometimes, this itching can …

Tablets

Study confirms this method of repelling ticks really does work

Outdoor enthusiasts: Here's a bit of good tick-fighting news just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. A new U.S. …

Disease

20 Vegetarian Memorial Day Recipes You'll Want to Make All Summer

Memorial Day weekend may be the celebratory moment you’ve been waiting for to fire up the grill, but it doesn’t have to be all about hot dogs and …

Cooking

The Best Flour Tortillas for Burritos, Quesadillas, Wraps, and More

If you ask Epi digital director David Tamarkin, finding the best flour tortillas at the grocery store is a pointless endeavor because corn tortillas …

Sweden sends out leaflets on how to prepare for war

<b>Salmon balls, tea lights and wet wipes. These are just some of the things Sweden has advised every household to stock up on in the case of war.</b><p>Its government has sent leaflets to 4.7 million households explaining how to best prepare for various major crises.<p>These include terror and cyber-attacks, …

Military Spending

13 Pillowcases That'll Transform Your Hair and Skin for the Better

Waking up with perfect skin and hair sounds like a myth reserved for the realm of rom-coms. In real life, we get up to weird grooves etched across our faces and hair that's suspiciously less shiny than it was the night before. Happily, more and more beauty and textile brands are coming out with …

Copper Peptides Are Like Nature's Botox, and Here Are the 7 Best Serums to Try

Over the past few years, we've noticed a major trend gaining ground within the beauty industry and among skincare enthusiasts like ourselves: From 24 …

Is Amazon Prime Still Worth It?

On Friday, for the first time in four years, Amazon has raised the price of its Prime benefits program. What once cost $99 annually now costs $119 …

Hot NYC Restaurateur Bringing Haute Japanese Cuisine to LA’s Chateau Marmont

Reika Alexander, whose EN Japanese Brasserie in the West Village counts fans from Questlove to Martha Stewart, should lure more A-listers to her …

How to block the annoying robocalls that you keep getting

If you're like me, chances are you're constantly getting bombarded by robocalls. You know the type: You pick up the phone only to hear some …

Identity Theft

Here’s how much money you need to save each month to become a millionaire in 20 years

If you start saving and investing early on, becoming a millionaire might not be as hard as you think.<p>If you're putting away $415 a month starting in …

Jessica Biel’s Travel Hack Will Completely Change the Way You Pack (Video)

Though Jessica Biel is best known for her film and television work, in the last few years she has really branched out as an entrepreneur. In addition …

Los Angeles

A New Cookbook Takes Us Deep Into the World of the Instant Pot

A few years back, in that now-forgotten time before Instant Pots were a thing, I reviewed an electric pressure cooker and struggled mightily with it. …

72 Clever Gifts On Amazon That Women Actually Want

The longer you know someone, the more humble and secretive they seem to be about the things they actually want. My mom or best friend would likely …

10 of the best podcasts that will make you smarter about politics

With the simplicity and convenience of keeping up to date on the biggest stories in the world through two earbuds, podcasts are becoming an increasingly popular medium for people to get their news.<p>Given the high interest level of the public into knowing everything that is going on with President …