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Maintain Your Weight Loss by Turning on Your 'Stay Slim Hormone'

If you're wondering how to maintain weight loss, you're certainly not alone. About 94 percent of women who have lost weight have had trouble …

Holistic Medicine

Nest’s new camera lets homeowners play out their own “CSI” detective fantasies

“Enhance.”<p>“Enhance.”<p>“Enhance.”<p>You won’t actually have to say the word, but the newest security camera from Nest might make you feel like a TV detective, endlessly zooming in on suspects. Nest, the connected-device company owned by Alphabet, announced its latest smart camera today, the Nest Cam …

Smart Homes

Instagram ranked worst social network for young people's mental health

Instagram is the worst social media site in terms of its impact on the mental health of young people, a report has suggested.<p>The #StatusofMind survey found the photo-sharing app negatively impacted on people's body image, sleep and fear of missing out.<p>However, the survey of 1,479 youngsters aged 14 …

Sex is better at hotels than at home, according to science

There’s a reason that couples tend to enjoy a romantic getaway involving a hotel stay, and it’s backed by science: Research shows that the benefits of a hotel bed are two-fold for lovers.<p>First, being in a new place increases dopamine, the powerful neutrotransmitter molecule that controls senses of …

Britain would be 'literally erased from the face of the earth' if it launched a nuclear attack, warns Russian MP

Britain would be "literally erased from the face of the earth" in a nuclear war, a Russian MP has warned.<p>Franz Klintsevich, a retired colonel, was …

13 Ways to Make Post-Christmas Skin Glow

Hands up if you’re suffering from festive fatigue. After a month of too much drinking, stressing and too little sleeping, our skin is in need of more …

What It's Like Being A British Expat In Trump's New York

<b>New York is not one</b> of America's English places. All sorts of English people have passed through the city, and many of them have played a part in …

Al Pacino

This Is Your Brain on Puppy Pictures

This National Puppy Day, we explore the science of cute with the help of vintage National Geographic pictures.<p>For National Puppy Day, we created an adorable photo gallery that shows puppies playing with each other, posing for the camera, and interacting with people around them. But what is it that …

Spring's Best Pedicure Shades: From Bright Hues to Classic Neutrals, There's Something for Everyone

As the weather starts to officially warm up,sandal weather is just around the corner. But before you go slipping into your favorite slides, start off the spring season right and consider a new pedicure to be your best accessory. From classic shades of Essie's creamy white to Dior's delicate, sheer …

India's only active volcano is back from the dead after 150 years

Barren Islands volcano, India's only active volcano, is reportedly spewing lava and ash after a gap of 150 years. It erupted for about four hours in …

Real life CSI: Google's new AI system unscrambles pixelated faces

Company reveals technology capable of increasing picture resolution 16-fold, effectively restoring lost data – but results still an educated guess<p>Google’s neural networks have achieved the dream of CSI viewers everywhere: the company has revealed a new AI system capable of “enhancing” an …

Deep Learning

Science Says Doing This Can Make Your Team Happier and More Productive

Shifting your focus to others has a profound positive impact on you.<p>Your happiness level plays a major role in your ability to build a successful business.<p>Customers can often feel when the products and services they buy are made with joy, care, and love. Those are the ones that earn their loyalty. …

Happiness

In Praise Of Moles

I have a great many moles. While the average adult has between 10 and 40 spread across their whole body, I have about 40 on one arm alone.<p>Sadly, this …

Everything you need to know about Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban'

What is an executive order?<p>An executive order is an official statement from the president which tells government agencies how to use their resources. In the case of Mr Trump's "Muslim ban", the order bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for a period of 90 days.<p>It …

What is bird flu and are we at risk? WIRED debunks the myths

China's National Health and Family Planning commission in Beijing has reported a startling resurgence of the avian H7N9 flu. Last month, the agency …

Public Health

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say

Sources speaking exclusively to the Guardian reveal details of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, including an iris scanner, ahead of March launch<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, have an almost bezel-less, edge-to-edge “infinity” display and an iris scanner, the Guardian has learned.<p>The …

Phones

The biggest barrier to Windows 10 success is still Windows 7

The fate of Windows 10 lies in the hands of users that are still deeply in love with Windows 7.<p>This year's CES saw plenty of shiny new Windows 10 …

Windows 10

To Rate How Smart Dogs Are, Humans Learn New Tricks

Pam Giordano thinks her dog is quite intelligent, and she has proof: Giorgio, an 11-year-old Havanese, has diplomas stating he has a bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. from Yale. The bumper sticker on Ms. Giordano’s car announces, “My dog made it to the Ivy League.”<p>The honors were bestowed on Giorgio …

University of British Columbia

The complete guide to exercising in winter

This week in London, the sun sets at 3.50pm. We’re waking up in the dark, leaving work in the dark, and spending a good proportion of the intervening time underground or desk-bound. Hearty meals and firesides seem more attractive than the chilly outdoors, or a busy gym. (If you live in the global …

Fitness

These Are the Top 10 Risks to the World in 2017

With the election of Donald Trump, the G-zero world is now fully upon us.<p>The triumph of an “America first” foreign policy marks a fundamental break …

Geopolitics

How to reduce bloating

After several days of eating your body weight in food, it’s likely that you’re struggling with the post-Christmas bloat. A sluggish digestive system doesn’t just give you a stomach the size of a six month baby, it also affects your mood and your energy levels. “The effects of improper digestion are …

The real reason why we have sex

Science may have just learned the real reason we have sex — and, no, it’s not just because it feels good.<p>Evolutionarily speaking, sexual reproduction …

19 Nonfiction Books From 2016 That Will Expand Your Mind

Read 'em and learn.<p>While we do love our fiction at HuffPost Arts & Culture, 2016 ushered in ample nonfiction work that’s just as worthy of your time and eyeballs.<p>What many need after a drawn-out and frightening election season are resources to unplug and reconnect to our humanity. The sprawling …

10 Travel Apps You Need Now

Travel<p>We want you to have the best travel experience from start to finish. These applications will put you at ease so you can focus on enjoying your trip.<p>Apps can help travelers with everything from letting them know the best time to book a flight to translating a foreign menu with their camera. …

Apps

The Story of my Wife, her Cancer, and The Healing NET Foundation Charity Event

So, my wife, Tina, and I have something we have not yet shared with the world. I’m sort of a public person since I’m an artist with all that social …

Next Week We Will Have a Supermoon and a Meteor Shower on the Same Night

This will be your last chance of the year to catch both a supermoon and a meteor shower.<p>You can get two awesome shows for the price of one next week. On Wednesday, December 14, you'll be able to see the last supermoon of the year. On that very same night, the Geminid meteor shower, one of the …

Stanford accused in lawsuit of ignoring complaints about serial sexual 'predator'

Suit claims male student violently assaulted several women, but the university discouraged them from filing complaints and questioned one woman’s clothes<p>Stanford University ignored complaints about sexual assault, dismissed victims with disturbing allegations and failed to discipline a “known …

Civil Rights

Alcohol-linked cancer deaths could reach 7,000 a year by 2035, study suggests

Around 135,000 people will die from cancer caused by alcohol over the next 20 years, costing the NHS £2 billion, figures show.<p>Analysis from Cancer …

Islamophobia growing as anti-extremism policy fails, says MP

Supremacists will thrive, says Liam Byrne, unless government sees that grievance rather than god inspires many to violence<p>A vacuum at the heart of the government’s counter-extremism policy is leading British Muslims to despair in the face of spiralling Islamophobia, a former Labour Cabinet and Home …