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Warning: Do Not Mix These Supplements

Be cautious of these combos<p>Even the most common supplements can have surprising interactions with drugs and other supplements.<p>"Things that are …

Wellness

Here's Why Your Hair Is Turning Grey, According to Science

Spoiler: it's not actually stress.<p>Most of us find our first "greys" by the time we turn 30, usually at the temples, then later, across the scalp. …

Amazing Photos Have Captured The Moment an Eagle Swooped a Fox Clutching a Rabbit

Guess who didn't win.<p>It only lasted for a savage, fleeting instant, but for 8 intense seconds last week an eagle, a fox, and a rabbit flew across the …

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

Artificial intelligence is learning to see in the dark

Cameras—especially phone cameras—are terrible at taking pictures in the dark. The tiny image sensors in most modern cameras can only absorb a small amount of light, which often results in dark, grainy images.<p>To try to solve this problem without inventing a new image sensor, researchers at Intel and …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Things Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

Doctors don’t have to be palm readers to make incredible predictions about your health. Your hands speak volumes, especially when something’s not …

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Identical Twins Hint at How Environments Change Gene Expression

Studying twins has long offered insight into the interplay of nature and nurture. Epigenetics is the next frontier.<p>Monica and Erika Hoffman stand barefoot, side by side near a sign that reads “Twin Studies Center” at California State University at Fullerton. Their glasses removed, both have auburn …

Fasting For Just 24 Hours Boosts The Regeneration of Stem Cells, Study Finds

This study could even lead to 'fasting' in a pill.<p>For decades, numerous studies have shown that strict, low-calorie-intake diets could be the key to …

Stop Using WhatsApp If You Care About Your Privacy

Privacy has always been a key feature and popular selling point for the messaging app WhatsApp. Company co-founder Jan Koum grew up in the Soviet …

Urban dwellers will like the sound of these noise-canceling windows

One of the joys of living in the countryside must surely be pushing open the windows each morning to allow the soothing sounds of birdsong to float …

Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have 30 days to kill warranty stickers or the government will sue

Last month, the FTC said in a statement that warranty-void-if-removed stickers, which are endemic on all sorts of electronic devices, are basically …

'White coat hypertension' may be sign of a real problem, study finds

For people whose blood pressure rises when measured at the doctor's office — a condition known as "white coat hypertension" — there may be a real reason to worry, new research shows.<p>White coat hypertension, which may affect up to 30 percent of Americans, occurs when the blood pressure reading at …

Diabetes

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Implant will show when cancer is present by generating artificial mole on skin

An implant which detects cancer in the body and causes a small artificial mole to appear on the skin as an early warning sign has been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny patch lies under the skin and is made of a network of cells which constantly monitor calcium levels in the body.<p>Cancer causes …

Contact lenses that darken in the sun? FDA says yes

Walking out into bright sunlight can be hell when wearing contact lenses, which tend to make many people ultrasensitive to strong light. Now, thanks to the FDA approving light-reactive contact lenses, we may no longer have to get all teary-eyed while groping for sunglasses.<p>The Food and Drug …

Facebook Is Bad for Your Mental Health. Here's How a Small Tweak to the 'Like' Button Can Fix That

The design firm MSTQ suggests a better way to "like."<p>Facebook's data and privacy problem has recently taken center stage in the headlines, magnifying the conversation about the role of technology in today's society.<p>And it deserves to be--the mishandling of your digital footprint can have some …

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dental Care

Mark Zuckerberg Admits Collecting Data On People Who Never Even Signed Up For Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg endured a greater intensity of grilling from House representatives during his second day of data-privacy testimony than during his introductory hours, even if one lawmaker got his name wrong and another (weirdly) asked about Facemash. Yet things got really real when Rep. Kathy …

Mark Zuckerberg

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

An Archaeologist Says Parts of Stonehenge Were There Long Before Any Humans

But no, it wasn't aliens.<p>The ancient site of Stonehenge is shrouded in mystery - we don't know how it was built, or what it was built for.<p>One of the …

Archaeology

Meet Loqbox – the new way build up your credit score WITHOUT getting into any debt

Without a credit history you will struggle to take out loans, credit cards and mortgages - and might even struggle to to open a bank account.<p>In fact, …

Personal Finance

The 8-hour sleep myth: How I learned that everything I knew about sleep was wrong

I’ve always been at odds with sleep. Starting around adolescence, morning became a special form of hell. Long school commutes meant rising in 6am …

Anthropology

Marijuana linked to 'unbearable' sickness across US as use grows following legalisation

By the time Thomas Hodorowski made the connection between his marijuana habit and the bouts of pain and vomiting that left him incapacitated every …

A 2-Year Stanford Study Shows the Astonishing Productivity Boost of Working From Home

The jury was out on the productivity effect of working from home. It has returned with a surprising verdict.<p>There has been much debate about working from home and whether or not it's a productivity boost or major productivity drain. Paranoid managers envision employees lying on their couches at …

Why Did Sterile Salt Water Become The IV Fluid Of Choice?

During a recent walk around the emergency room where I work, I noted the number of patients with bags of intravenous fluids hanging above them. Almost everyone had one.<p>Our ER in Boston isn't unique. IV fluids are among the most common medical interventions worldwide. Several kinds are available, …

Medicine

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

The Science of The Job Search, Part III: 61% of “Entry-Level” Jobs Require 3+ Years of Experience

<b>Jr. Marketing Assistant.</b> Perfect for new grads! <i>Requirements:</i> 3 years of digital marketing experience.<p><i>Compensation:</i> $12/hour.<p>The job search can feel …

Science Is Getting Us Closer to the End of Infertility

About 40 years ago, Louise Brown, the first human created using in vitro fertilization, was conceived in a petri dish. Not long after her birth, Leon …

Genetics

Doctors Have Restored The Sight of Two People in a Monumental World First

This could end one of the most common forms of blindness.<p>British physicians have successfully used stem cells to repair the degenerating tissue at …