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7 foods that will keep your bones healthy

Did you know at least one in three women and one in five men will suffer an osteoporotic fracture at some point in their lives?<p>According to …

8 Ways to Know When Someone Might Be Lying to You

A decade-long psychological study revealed that 60% of people lie during a typical 10-minute conversation. Here’s how to know when they’re doing …

15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.<p>More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species …

TVs are about to get bigger. Way bigger.

Images are about to quadruple in size. Here's how they'll look.<p><i>Muppet Babies</i> probably looked plenty clear on the 20-inch standard-definition TV that sat in the corner of Mom’s living room in the late ’80s. That relatively low-res picture had the equivalent of 25 pixels of image data per inch; blow …

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

400 Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered in Saudi Arabia

Almost 400 mysterious stone structures dating back thousands of years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, with a few of these wall-like formations …

10 thoughtless things you do that make you less likable

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to …

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Today's Massive Wi-Fi Hacking Attack

"Everyone needs to be afraid."<p>A huge vulnerability in Wi-Fi that fundamentally breaks the security we use to protect our wireless networks has just …

What the Psychology of Human Memory Tells Us about How to Learn Better

What method helps you retain more information — reading, highlighting, or even interrogation? <br>Read More

Psychology

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tunnel Scrubbing Machine

LinkMost of the tunnels we’ve driven through are filthy, layered with exhaust from vehicles driving through. But in Switzerland, Colas Suisse keeps …

How does swimming benefit children?

Here are some of the benefits that swimming can have for your child:<p><b>Physical health</b><p>Swimming can offer your child a whole host of physical benefits …

Health

Study questions placenta eating, citing potential harm

You may have heard that some new mothers choose to eat their own placenta after childbirth. But there's no indication the trendy practice offers any health benefits, and some evidence it could prove dangerous, new research suggests.<p>After reviewing dozens of studies from across the globe on …

Pregnancy

This Surprising Symptom Could Be a Sign of a Heart Attack in Women

While chest pain or pressure is one of the most common signs of a heart attack, there's a more surprising symptom women, in particular, need to …

Ohio State University

Skipping breakfast could increase risk of heart attacks, study finds

Skipping breakfast could significantly increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, a study has found.<p>The research shows adults who missed the first meal of the day were more than twice as likely to have blocked arteries.<p>Known as atherosclerosis, the condition restricts the flow of blood and …

Just an hour of exercise a week could prevent depression, study finds

Just an hour of exercise a week could prevent depression, a study has found.<p>In the largest ever study of its kind, analysis involving more than 30,000 adults revealed those who do not exercise are almost twice as likely - 44 per cent - to suffer with depression, compared to those who were …

Depression

5 myths about sugar that you should stop believing

Is sugar addictive? Will it make kids hyperactive? Watch 5 common myths about sugar get debunked. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>5 sugar myths debunked.<br>Myth: Some types of sugar are better for you than others. All types of sugar have the same effect<br>Brown sugar, white, or raw: it all turns …

Read This Before Taking Ibuprofen for Pain Relief

If you take over-the-counter painkillers, you may want to listen up. That temporary pain relief you’re after comes with a high price.<p>In a recent …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Scientists Take to the Sea to Study a Lost Land: Zealandia

SYDNEY, Australia — It’s about half the size of the United States, and it’s been hiding under everyone’s noses — or more precisely, under the waves — for millions of years. Now, scientists are setting sail to finally help solve the mystery of Zealandia, the lost undersea landmass being billed as …

What does your wee say about your health? This is the colour your urine should be

Take a peek before pulling the chain because there’s a lot of useful information right there in the toilet bowl...<p>Next time you go to the loo, don’t …

Wellness

Scientists edit human embryos for first time in the U.S.

Researchers in Oregon have become the first in the U.S. to edit the genome of human embryos, MIT Technology Review reports. Shoukhrat Mitalipov of …

Why you might think you’re great at your job, even if you’re not

If “real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance”; we might as well all submit ourselves to artificial intelligence.<p>A study shows that …

Chemical in Colgate Total possible hormone disrupter and carcinogenic

Colgate Total still uses tricolsan, an antibacterial chemical that has not been proven safe.<p>Consumer NZ is warning people to limit their use of …

New Zealand

This is what doctors found in woman’s body and doctors say it’s because she skipped breakfast

A woman has been told that this is what happens to you when you regularly skip breakfast.<p>More than 200 stones were removed from her body by doctors …

Breakfast

Bacteria in Your Coughs And Sneezes Can Stay Alive in The Air For Up to 45 Minutes

Cover your damn face.<p>Researchers have developed a new technique to study how a common disease causing bacterium can spread and remain in the …

Biology

Millions Of Strange Tropical Sea Creatures Mysteriously Found In Canada

"We were kind of scared of them at first," said surprised local fisherman Dobie Lyons. "Afraid to touch them."The post Millions Of Strange Tropical …