Drew Shenk

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Scientists discover 400-year-old sharks

Scientists say a large shark found in British waters lives longer than any other vertebrate in the world.<p>Some Greenland sharks, slow-moving giants …

8 Cancer-Causing Foods You Should NEVER Eat! - David Avocado Wolfe

Shares 119<p>We all know of one or two people who, despite doing all the right things and being incredibly healthy, still wound up with …

Nutrition

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

This short documentary shows how astronomers hope to find the next habitable planets

Trying to discover habitable planets isn't just for science fiction anymore<p>Just a couple of decades ago, the very idea that there were other planets orbiting stars throughout the universe was something that belonged to science fiction. However, recent research has shown not only are there other …

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

Psychology

The 16 Biggest Travel Mistakes You Can Make

Travel mistakes are just a part of the game; they’re part of the (sometimes frustrating) fun of travel. While we all make them and we’ve all done …

Steve Madden

The best workout to tighten loose skin

We outlined whether or not you can get rid of loose skin after major weight loss here. But how about what you can do about slightly sagging skin …

Exercise

'Living hip' grown in lab genetically engineered to stop arthritis

Arthritis sufferers have been offered new hope after scientists grew a ‘living hip’ in the lab which not only replaces worn cartilage but stops painful joints returning.<p>Researchers in the US have used stem cells to grow cartilage in the exact shape of a hip joint while also genetically engineering …

10 Best Treks in the World

The best treks in the world are no walks in the park, but they’re sure to challenge you physically and mentally, stretching your limit and amplifying …

10 Low-Carb Recipes Under 400 Calories

When bread is what dreams are made of and pasta is life, cutting carbs on the reg can seem damn near impossible. But, as crazy as it sounds, your …

Healthy Eating

Dangerous Health Risks of Meat—New Evidence

Dangerous Health Risks of Meat—New Evidence<p>Updated on December 11, 2017<p>Be Informed<p>The dangerous health risks of meat, as it is produced today, are …

Agriculture

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Want to Escape the Heat? 5 Cold-Weather Summer Vacations

It’s already mid-July and the summer temperatures are at their peaks. The beaches are crowded, the pools are packed, and the AC units are maxed out. And even though there are sun-worshipers who may love the scorching heat, at some point everyone needs to chill out. For those summer vacation days …

Weather

A Gaining Muscle Diet - 5 Essential Foods

A gaining muscle diet is an important part of your bodybuilding regime. Without the right sorts of foods and the right amount of calories your body …

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. …

European Travel

Dentists won’t have to perform the root canals we all fear for much longer

Root canals suck. There’s nothing enjoyable about having the nerve and blood vessels scraped out of your tooth’s root. While some dentists will tell …

Cell Biology

20 Paleo Desserts That Look Insanely Good

The Paleo diet has become more and more popular over the years, mimicking our ancient ancestors’ most basic diet of vegetables, meats, fruits, and …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

These 4 Foods Are Ruining Your Brain Health (& Deteriorating Your Memory)

When it comes to keeping fit and avoiding calories, you know it all, don’t you? From what to eat and what not to eat to the number of hours you …

Wellness

Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age,' and you can try it right now

But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, then you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far as something called your "fitness age" is concerned.<p>The "fitness-age calculator," which determines your fitness age based on how physically fit you are — rather than how many years …

Retirement

Why we feel emotions in our guts, and what microbes have to do with it

In the dark, oxygen-free zone of our large intestines, a vast community of life is flourishing. Scientists say there are more than 100 trillion microbes living there, and if you gathered them all together, they would weigh more than our brains.<p>In his new book, "The Mind-Gut Connection," Dr. Emeran …

Medical Research

Science Says Eating Pasta Could Make You Thinner

There's a catch, but it's not too bad.<p>Apparently, dreams come true. A new study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes says that consuming …

Combine Garlic, Parmesan, And Zucchini And You've Got Yourself A Totally Delicious Snack

GET IN MY BELLY.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SVYEsD46j4<p><b>For the zucchini chips:</b><p>2-3 zucchinis<p>2 cups breadcrumbs<p>¾ cup parmesan cheese<p>⅓ cup fresh basil, chopped<p>1 tablespoon garlic powder<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 ½ teaspoons red pepper flakes<p>2 eggs<p><b>For the sauce:</b><p>⅓ cup mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon …

KQED

A few years ago, David Crews decided to put his laboratory rats at the University of Texas, Austin under an inordinate amount of stress. Beyond …

Researchers have devised a treatment called MEND to reverse Alzheimer’s in Early-stage patients.

The human toll is evident. Patients knowing they are going to progressively lose their minds, functionality, and their very lives, must somehow learn …

Dementia

32 things everyone should do in Germany

In fact, Germany was recently voted the world's third-most tourism-friendly country by the World Economic Forum.<p>From mountains to beaches, wine regions to beer halls, here are the 32 things all travelers should experience in Germany.

European Travel

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Why Science-Based Medicine Matters

A child with smallpox; the cost of unscientific medicine. This is why science-based medicine matters.The regular contributors at Science-Based …

Evidence-Based Medicine

Eat Yourself Calm: 10 Foods That Fight Anxiety

Anxiety can be caused by several internal and external factors, but there’s a natural way to manage it that many people don’t yet know about.<p>The …

Wellness

Bose has made the only noise-cancelling headphones you should buy

The Massachusetts-based company has put years of money and research into its QuietComfort line of noise-cancelling headphones, and it owns several important patents related to noise cancelling tech.<p>As a result, it's one of the few major audio brands selling headphones on the back of their …

Consumer Tech