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The analyst who predicted Amazon would buy Whole Foods says only 2 cities have a shot at HQ2

Amazon will soon choose the location for its second headquarters.<p>Who will get the $5 billion investment and 50,000 jobs — along with any of the potential downsides?<p>"It all comes down to two locations: It's either going to be the metro area of New York or the metro area of DC," Scott Galloway, a …

21 Things Gynecologists Want You To Know About Your Period

"Is this normal?!"<p>Then we spoke with board-certified gynecologist Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive science at the Yale School of Medicine to get her expert responses on these questions.<p><b>And here's what she had to say:</b><p>If you have a specific question …

President branded a misogynist and macho-fascist after saying mutilating women fighters would make them “useless”<p>President Rodrigo Duterte has been branded a misogynist and “macho-fascist” after he ordered soldiers to shoot female communist rebels in the vagina.<p>In a speech to over 200 former …

Asia

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

Scientists inch closer to universal flu vaccine as virus wreaks havoc on North America

This year’s flu season has broken records in terms of hospitalizations and deaths across North America, which has scientists circling back to the …

Public Health

Fewer biopsies with these two new endoscopic probes? - Futurity

The new tools "are able to look into organs, such as the bile duct, pancreas, and lungs, giving us a faster and safer way to diagnose a variety of …

Smart Girl’s Guide to Natural Deodorants (Plus Make Your Own!)

Sweat happens, but smelling doesn’t have to<p>Banging out a set of burpees, commuting on a crowded train, or piping out a presentation — it all sounds …

Calcium, vitamin D, and fractures (oh my!)

When I saw the headlines about this recently published study on bone health saying “Vitamin D and calcium supplements may not lower fracture risk.” I …

All your flu questions answered

This year’s flu season has blossomed into a full-fledged epidemic. Here’s how to handle it.<p>Does this year’s flu shot work?<p>The shot is estimated to be …

Public Health

Cancer: Targeting protein may stop tumors from spreading

New research published in the journal <i>Oncogene</i> uncovered a protein that helps tumors to spread by enabling them to grow blood vessels. Blocking the …

Man's Chronic Pain Disappears After Vigorous, Cold-Water Swim

Those polar plunge nuts—you know, the people who strip to their skivvies in February and jump into freezing water—might be on to something. According …

New antibiotic family discovered in dirt

<b>US scientists have discovered a new family of antibiotics in soil samples.</b><p>The natural compounds could be used to combat hard-to-treat infections, the team at Rockefeller University hopes.<p>Tests show the compounds, called malacidins, annihilate several bacterial diseases that have become resistant to …

Lemon Water Doesn’t Do Anything

Water: refreshing. Lemons: also refreshing. Combine the two, and you get a drinkable liquid with sprightly flavor. <i>That is all you get</i>. Not a detox …

Wellness

7 tips from a pediatrician on how to protect kids from the flu

With the flu season breaking records, a pediatrician offers tips for parents on how to protect children.<p>With the flu season breaking records, everyone is desperately trying to keep the virus at bay.<p>Pediatricians especially are seeing huge traffic in their offices as the number of children who have …

The Seinfeld Strategy Can Help You Be Productive and Prolific

How many times have you tried picking up a new habit? How many times did it actually stick? Yup, that's what we thought. No shame — you can always …

The Secret Life of Procrastinators and the Stigma of Delay

Many successful people have a secret life: They procrastinate. People who are deadline driven have good reason to hide the way they get things done. …

Turns Out This Diet's Just as Calorie-Burning (and Healthy) as the Mediterranean

A new study has found that the vegetarian diet is just as good for weight loss as the über-healthy Mediterranean diet. And the vegetarian diet was …

A Gingery Pitcher Cocktail for Bourbon-Lovers

I casually set this pitcher cocktail and some ice-filled glasses out for a group of friends — bourbon-lovers (myself included) and non-bourbon-lovers …

Ghoriba Bahla - Moroccan Shortbread Cookies With Cracked Tops Recipe

Although you can make these classic Moroccan shortbread cookies plain, they're so much better with crunchy, nutty additions of unhulled sesame and …

Never Too Late To Start Reading! 16 Books To Choose From If You’re A Beginner

Reading is that one activity that helps you escape reality and immerse yourself into another universe. The books we read help us understand the world …

19 Things We Learned Hanging Out With Radiohead

Jonny Greenwood is in a tiny backstage room staring at my tiny digital tape recorder like it's about to jump up and bite him. Twenty minutes ago, he …

Read A Chapter Of Mark Twain’s Previously Unpublished Children’s Book

"The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine" is based on notes the author took after telling a bedtime story to his daughters.<p>Earlier this year, Penguin Random House announced it would take Mark Twain’s ephemera and transform it into a full-fledged children’s story. The resulting chapter book ― <i>The</i> …

5 Psychological Thrillers That Aren’t Formulaic

This is a guest post from Rabeea, a Karachi-based book critic presently writing for Chicago Review of Books, Wales Art Review, Storgy, Brooklyn Mag …

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Cooking

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …