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12 science-backed habits to get a better night's sleep

And our bodies might be suffering for it.<p>Whether it is because we're staying up late watching the latest show or lying awake in bed, unable to sleep, about 20% of Americans are sleep-deprived, experts estimate.<p>Rather than suffer through the day feeling groggy, here are 12 science-backed habits that …

Jet Lag

These Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies Might Be Better Than Drugs

Of all the simple pleasures in life, a warm chocolate chip cookie topped with salt might be the greatest. Also, there's nothing wrong with sprinkles.<p>Look, there's a time and a place for foie gras torchon, shaved black truffles, and the priciest Beluga caviar. There are occasions when only the …

7 Foolproof Strategies To Improve Your Sleep Quality

Sleeping less than seven hours is associated with higher stress, anxiety and depression, poorer cognitive function (sexual function too), obesity, difficulty controlling high blood pressure, and even cardiovascular risks, not to mention loss of creativity and alertness.<p>The results are in: One in …

High Blood Pressure

The Original Poke Cake Is The Most Delicious Thing Ever

Because three milks > one milk.<p>By Alison Roman<p>Serves 8–10<p>FOR THE CAKE:<p>1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¾ tsp. kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 large eggs<p>1 ¼ cups sugar<p>¼ cup whole milk<p>½ tsp.vanilla extract<p>FOR THE SOAK AND ASSEMBLY:<p>½ cup evaporated milk<p>½ cup coconut milk<p>1 can …

Dessert

8 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Without Sleeping Tabs

The benefits of good and long night sleep cannot be over emphasized. It is admittedly not easy to flip around our daily routines and habits, but the long time benefits to our health are worth the bother.<p>Credit<p>According to the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between a third and half …

Sleep

Here's Why Your Late Night Eating Habits Are Ruining Your Health

Rethinking your dinner time could be a major game changer.<p>Whether it's a late dinner after a long day at the office, or some light nighttime snacking, you've probably found yourself munching away and thinking, "I can justify this late meal — I'm so hungry!" Or, "this quick nighttime snack won't …

5 Ways to Lose Weight While You Sleep

Poor shuteye leads to weight gain. Stop the nightmare with these tips<p>Getting a poor night’s sleep doesn’t just make you cranky—it can also make you fat. Research shows logging less than 8 hours a night increases your levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which negatively affects the microbes in …

The Amazing 2 Ingredient Pizza Hack We All Need In Our Lives

When we were scrolling through the deep dark depths of Reddit earlier this week, we stumbled across one that seemed almost too good to be true: a two ingredient pizza crust. Could it be? We decided this one was worth a test.<p>Anyone who has fallen victim to a Pinterest fail or two is well aware that …

Elasticity

Here Are The Best Bags And Packing Tips For Every Trip

From choosing luggage to organizing what's in it, we've got you covered!<p>Not only is getting all of your stuff <i>into</i> the bag an issue, but there's also the issue of which bag to choose in the first place. After all, there's a lot to consider when it comes to weight, size, durability, multipurpose …

Backpacking

How Sleeping Position Affects Your Health: A Complete Guide

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Best Money Tips: Best Hacks for Amazon and Amazon Prime

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the best Amazon hacks, ways to save money this year, and over 60 …

5 Lessons Learned from Going Sugar-Free for 10 Days

The average American consumes nearly triple the recommended amount of added sugars. What happens when you take that out of your diet equation?<p>The …

Nutrition

25 Chocolate Desserts That Want To Be Your Valentine

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here, 25 of our favorites.<p>Just look at that rich, decadent, ooey-gooey goodness.<p><b>Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake</b><p>What's better than a slice of cheesecake? One that has a chocolate crust and chocolate ganache on top. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate</b> …

Dessert

Have Einstein's gravitational waves finally been found?

Announcement due on Thursday on efforts to pinpoint the existence of gravitational waves that transport energy across the universe<p>Scientists are expected to announce that they have found gravitational waves, 100 years after they were predicted by Albert Einstein's General Theory of …

The 50 Most Delicious Brownie Recipes

Dessert

Lemon Juice With Salt Can Stop Migraine Headache Within Minutes

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

BBC - Earth - The animal that doesn't get cancer

Many animals get cancer just like humans do, but there are a few mysterious species that rarely develop it<p>Cancer is rife in the animal kingdom. For many, the mortality rate is similar to that suffered by humans.<p>The dogs and cats we share our homes with can get various forms of cancer. Among other …

Why it’s so hard to cut back on sugar (and what to do about it)

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story incorrectly cited a study on added sugar. It was published in 2014 by JAMA Internal Medicine, not The Journal of the American Medical Association. This version has been updated.<p>By Ellie Krieger<p>Ellie Krieger<p>Bio Follow<p>By now you’ve gotten the memo that …

Comic book heroes: Faster than a speeding bullet, still unlucky in love

Comic book characters may have an overly muscular leg up over us humans in many daily tasks, such as getting the lid off a pesky pickle jar or spring …

Comic Books

Deadpool was originally a ripoff of a DC Comics villain ... and it worked out OK

Wade Wilson, meet Slade Wilson<p>The long-awaited Deadpool movie hits theaters quite soon, but as we're bombarded by ironic ads and reframed trailers, let's take a moment to remember one of the nuttier aspects of a very nutty character's creation.<p>The time is 1990. The place is Marvel Comics (this is …

Deadpool, explained | Polygon

You don’t have to go to bed super early to get a good night’s sleep

Sleeping in over the weekend is one of life’s great pleasures. Yet some of us are much better at it than others. A teenager is much more likely to emerge from their bed at midday than their middle-aged parents—but even within age groups, individual differences exist.<p>Why is this? It’s well-known …

The Best Diet For Sleep (You Might Lose A Few Pounds Too!)

Two birds with one stone, y'all!<p>If you want to sleep more soundly and possibly drop a few pounds, amp up your fiber intake and forgo the sweets and saturated fats.<p>A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that what we eat has a big impact on our quality of sleep. The …

Columbia University

You Have an Alternative to Declawing Your Cat -- And It's Not Painful

"Millie, the cat scratched the wall again! If she does it one more time, she is O-U-T, OUT! Period!" No, it's no fun to hear that "skritch, skritch, scritch" sound as you find your cat standing with her claws embedded into the fabric (or leather) of your favorite recliner or that one spot on the …

8 Signs From CES That Our Sleep Is Going To Get A Lot Better

We’ve all been there. The slack jaw, the sluggish step, the dead-eyed stare. No, this isn’t lunch break on the set of “The Walking Dead” -- it’s what we look like after a night of terrible sleep, and unfortunately it’s a daily waking nightmare for millions of people. But we just might be able to …

Ryan Reynolds' Guide For Getting Your Bae To Watch 'Deadpool' On Valentine's Day

Deadpool is a constant purveyor of all-things-holiday-related -- mainly because it means he gets to open his dirty merc mouth and insert a little …

Ryan Reynolds

The Purpose Of Meditation — It's Not What You Think

Ah, camping. The great outdoors, the campfires, the food you’d never eat in civilised society: it’s a wonderful experience.<p>That said, things can get …

These Secret Netflix Codes Can Reveal Tons of Hidden Categories

Netflix has tons of great content, but it can be hard to find it all if you don’t know what you’re looking for. The site’s algorithms show you what …