Erin Muchs

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The Unexpected Fallout from Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'

Netflix’s latest hit original show, true crime documentary series <i>Making a Murderer</i>, is the pop culture touchstone that launched a thousand …

A 23-year-old entrepreneur on 'Shark Tank' just convinced Robert Herjavec to invest $100,000 in gross-looking fruits and veggies

Evan Lutz, on the other hand, took pride in showing off some of the ugliest inventory he could find.<p>The 23-year-old from Baltimore, Maryland, is the cofounder and CEO of Hungry Harvest, a business built on selling "ugly" — but perfectly edible — produce that would otherwise get discarded. For every …

Here's how 9 celebrities work out, and what the science says about their fitness plans

But not all types of exercise carry the same benefit. Which one you do depends on your goals: Do you want to bulk up? Slim down? Or just get fit and healthy?<p>Given all the different advice out there, it's important to know what the research supports.<p>Here are the workout regimens of some of our …

Exercise

These maps show the world's insane population concentration in cities

In the simple map above lies a stark spatial imbalance: half the people in the world cram into just 1 percent of the Earth's surface (in yellow), and the other half sprawl across the remaining 99 percent (in black).<p>Data viz extraordinaire Max Galka created this map using NASA's gridded population …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Optical Illusions: Can You Spot The Famous Faces In These Coffee Bean Pictures?

Can you spot these famous faces in the coffee beans?<p>Go on, give it a shot (get it?) but you must find them by any beans (sorry!) means necessary.<p>All …

Learning, and controlling, your metabolism rate for weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Metabolism is a term that is thrown around a lot in the nutrition world, but most people don't fully understand what it really is, what aspects of your metabolism are under your control and how you can optimize it to help you lose weight and keep the weight off.<p>The term metabolism actually …

Nutrition

Man Posts Hilarious List of All the Random Things That Make His Wife Cry

"She was hungover and saw a picture of a piglet."<p>Some people are really sensitive to the world. My mother cries at pretty much everything. She cries when she sees birds nuzzling in their nests. She cries when she sees a spider get eaten. She cries when it rains. Sometimes, she cries because the …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Stephen Colbert gloriously schools scientists on 'Lord of the Rings'

Stephen Colbert has a bone to pick with some spider-naming scientists.<p>Earlier this week, a group of scientists in Brazil described and named a new …

Science Finally Explains Slackers

There’s a neurological reason for apathy and laziness, according to new research. Inefficient connections between certain areas of the brain may make …

5 Alcoholic Beverages With Secret Health Benefits

Need an excuse (well, <i>another</i> excuse) to top off your glass tonight with a little bit of Guinness, red wine or tequila? Below, discover five "healthy" reasons to say <i>salud!</i> tonight:

9 things to do on Sunday night to set yourself up for a successful week

In fact, a 2013 poll conducted by Monster.com found that a whopping 78% of surveyed adults worldwide experience the "Sunday night blues" on a regular basis.<p>Even if you love your job and typically look forward to getting back into the swing of things, "it's easy to feel a bit of trepidation on …

10 Ways to Show Love to Someone With Depression

<b>Do You Love Someone With Depression?</b><p>If you have a partner or are close to someone who struggles with depression, you may not always know how to show them you love them. One day they may seem fine, and the next they are sad, distant and may push you away. It is important that you know that as a …

Mysterious 'Ripples' Zooming Away From Nearby Star Baffle Scientists

The waves seen around AU Mic are "unlike anything ever seen, or even predicted, before."<p>Bizarre, fast-moving "ripples" spotted around a nearby star have scientists scratching their heads. They say the waves are "unlike anything ever seen, or even predicted, before."<p>Astronomers spotted the strange …

Universe

7 cities that don't have any cars

In attempt to give Parisians a chance to experience a Paris sans the pollution and dangers of cars, vehicles were banned from certain parts of the city, including major destinations like around the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Left Bank.<p>According to <i>The Guardian</i>, the …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

12 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People | Inc.com

<i>Success</i> is an interesting word. The dictionary says it's "the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame," but dig a little deeper and you'll find that it means different things to different people.<p>Truly successful people understand that success in life includes many factors. There's …

Self-improvement

Not Losing Weight? 4 Breakfast Mistakes You Might Be Making

Breakfast kick starts your metabolism for the day, so you don’t want to mess that up. Here are the top four breakfast mistakes I see, plus how to fix …

Superfoods To Cut Alzheimer's Risk And Improve Memory

En español | The research is clear: What you eat has a big impact on your brain. In fact, the right foods — and combinations of foods — can enhance …

Nutrition

29 spectacular photos of the Aurora Borealis over the UK and Ireland

LONDON — Aurora hunters were handsomely rewarded Wednesday night across the UK and Ireland as the greens, pinks and purples of the natural phenomenon …

Paradise Revisited: Staying in Lasting Long-Term Love

Remember when it felt like you were in "paradise" with your partner? When every touch was heaven; every word, like a whisper of affirmation? The soft breezes of love wafted over you like a tropical sunrise and everything was 'right' with the world. Oh yes, it is such a lovely phase of relationship; …

10 x 10 x 10

Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise. Not only do you have other awesome bodyweight workouts on my HuffPost blog page, but you have yet another great bodyweight workout to use called 10 x 10 x 10. Ten different …

21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Aren’t Eggs

Eggs taste delicious, look delicious and are super high in protein, so they keep a ravenous appetite at bay on any given morning (or evening, if you like breakfast for dinner.) But if you want to tone it down on the cholesterol, it’s probably not wise to eat an egg or two <i>every</i> single day. If you …

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.<p>These aren't just photos of the moon's surface either. The entire film reels were uploaded so you can see the blurry outtakes along with some …