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An Exercise to Help Us Overcome Fear & Self-doubt.

It’s easy to become paralyzed by self-doubt and fear.<p>Our minds often get stuck on worst-case scenarios and “what-ifs,” which in turn discourage us …

Mindfulness

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Summer Is Calling: This Is the Cheapest European City to Fly to From the U.S.

As summer approaches, a warm, European vacation may be popping up in your daydreams. Europe may not be known as a budget-friendly travel destination …

How Do Asteroids Create Life?

Asteroids helped shape life on Earth, and astronomers are studying the chunks of rock to learn about life in other solar systems.<p>Last October, our solar system's first known interstellar visitor whizzed past Earth, a chunk of rock carrying information about distant reaches of the galaxy. Its name: …

4 Reasons a Daily Walking Habit Is Worth It

This gentle, enjoyable activity is worth doing regularly—and not just for the exercise.<p>We're bombarded by fitness messaging that tells us that to be …

21 Girl Trips You'll Absolutely Love

All easy. All fun. No boys. You ready? We asked the BudgetTravel.com audience for their best recommendations for a girls-only weekend escape (or …

Lifestyle

'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

One spring morning in 2015, Barbara Lipska got up as usual, dyed her hair and went for a jog in her suburban Virginia neighborhood.<p>But when she returned from a much longer than expected run, her husband Mirek was completely taken aback.<p>"I was lost in my own neighborhood," Lipska says. "The hair dye …

Mental Health

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

Essential Guide to India's Khajuraho Erotic Temples

If you want proof that the Kama Sutra originated in India, Khajuraho is the place to see. Erotica abounds here with around 20 temples, many featuring …

This is exactly how many days in advance you should buy a plane ticket

If you book at the wrong time, you could pay hundreds more than you need to<p>Land these savings.<p>You’ll want to book your domestic flight 70 days before …

Four teenage inventors changing our world

Many are too young to drink, drive, or even catch an Uber – but they’re already filing patents.<p>They’re known for their mood swings, social media addiction and dubious fashion choices. But some teenagers break the mould. A new generation of precocious youths is solving the problems of today with …

Breast Cancer

The 12 Biggest Travel Mistakes You Think You’re Too Smart to Make

Losing out on V.I.P. Hotel Perks and Free Nights<p>Too few travelers—even those who are mileage- and points-obsessed—are aware that hotel credit cards …

The Crazy Phenomenon of 'Volcanic Thunder' Has Been Recorded For The First Time

Here's what it sounds like.<p>Behold, the rumble of volcanic thunder.<p>No, this is not the sound of Thor in a rage. But its true source is just as epic: …

50 More Things to Do When You Unplug

Putting down our phones isn’t easy. It doesn’t matter where we are. It doesn’t matter what we’re doing. It’s hard not to scroll or refresh or reply. …

Juno spacecraft gives you Jupiter as never seen before

Check out the massive cyclones at Jupiter’s north and south poles, on display in stunning new images from the Juno spacecraft.<p>The Juno spacecraft has …

Ryanair currency rip-off

<b>Brits who book flights from abroad to the UK are at risk of paying extra when</b> <b>they fly with Ryanair.</b><p>Like most airlines, Ryanair automatically shows …

New ways to fight HIV and tuberculosis emerge at AIDS conference

<b>BOSTON—</b>Some people naturally handle HIV infection better than others, but only two clear genetic explanations have ever been found. Now, a new study …

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

The $400 Ultrabook: Chuwi LapBook Air Review

More often than not we find ourselves reviewing premium laptops, like beefy gaming machines or sleek ultraportables. Well today, we’re going to the …

Computer Hardware

50 epic river journeys you must do in 2018

Ever since river cruise companies began throwing serious money at their hardware, river cruising’s star has been in the ascendant. Old hands who cruised Europe and Russia in the early Nineties speak of mediocre food, drab interiors and no “service” to speak of. The 21st century experience couldn’t …

European Travel

The Super Blue Blood Moon is coming — but there won’t be blood, and it won’t be blue

And it will be super... kind of<p>On Wednesday morning, a very wordy lunar event will take over the night sky: the “Super Blue Blood Moon.” Yes, really. So what do all those adjectives mean exactly? The short explanation is that this is an eclipse of the full Moon that happens to have really good …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Adenovirus looks like flu, acts like flu, but it's not influenza

It looks like flu. It feels like flu. It even puts patients into the hospital like flu can.<p>There’s another virus out there that could be adding to the seasonal misery, but it’s not being identified.<p>The virus is called adenovirus, and it can cause very severe flu-like symptoms. It’s so risky that …

Public Health

'We're treated like drug addicts': As America fights opioid addiction, the healthcare system is failing people who live with chronic pain

Dominique Goodson says she would be happy to get off her opioid prescription.<p>A New Jersey resident, Goodson has sickle cell anemia, an inherited blood condition in which the body has a hard time producing healthy red blood cells, which carry oxygen around the body. It can cause intense pain. She …

Pain

This 40 Year Old Antibiotic Could Fight Back Against The Worst Superbugs

We'd forgotten all about it.<p>As scientists look for new ways to tackle the growing problem of drug-resistant bacteria that evolve to resist our …

The island that switches countries every six months

<b>Next week, France will hand over 6,820 sq m of its territory to Spain without a single shot being fired. But in six months' time Spain will voluntarily hand back the land to France. As Chris Bockman reports, it's been that way for more than 350 years.</b><p>The French Basque beach resort of Hendaye is the …

Royal Weddings

The Five Best Business Class Seat Designs - And Who Flies Them...

First, in business? A suite designed for the pointy end, which ended up in business? Long story short: there are some truly spectacular business …

Qatar Airways

A Great New Travel Rewards Card -- Without an Annual Fee

PenFed Pathfinder Rewards American Express is a good new option of no-fee travel rewards cards.<p>Credit card issuers are competing hard to get you to …

Personal Finance

This is the Southern City You Should Visit This Spring

You’d be hard-pressed to find a better spring vacation spot than this river town. There are so many things to do in Chattanooga, an eclectic, …

How to See the Best Meteor Showers of 2018

Photo Credit: Robert Wick/BLM<p>Slide 1 of 29<p>The Best Meteor Showers for 2018<p>This year, try and catch one of the night sky's most spectacular and …

Astronomy

5 Incredibly Weird And Deadly Places You Didn't Hear About in School

It's a strange world out there.<p>There are plenty of amazing things in this world that you can read about in a textbook – think the pyramids, Pompeii, …