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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 …

What You're Eating May Be Jacking Up Your Face

That late-night chocolate bar or extra glass of Merlot may have some remarkably unpleasant effects, says one expert.<p>Before your reach for that second cookie (a pour another glass of wine), consider this: Your diet may be affecting more than your weight and health, it could be ruining your skin too. …

12 Foods That Aren't Nearly As Healthy As You Think

<i>By: Alexandra Duron</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/looseends</i><p>With all the mac & cheese and fried chicken in the world, going for lighter bites can be a struggle. To make matters worse, some foods are disguised as healthy options, when really they're just tricking us into eating hundreds of extra calories and …

Off the grid and hunted -- how to disappear in 2015

On a cold, rainy day in May 2015, newly married couple Emma and Adam Channell disappeared from the world they knew and went on the run. For 28 days …

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Taiwan Fashion Trend Where Men And Women Wear Plastic Bags Is Sadly Catching On

We're all ears to upcoming trends, but we're just not convinced with the latest fashion craze sweeping Taiwan.<p>Both men and women are posting selfies …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Real Life Diet<p>Jokes. Music. Chicken breast.<p>By Luke Darby2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>A series of internal and external reviews have revealed culture …

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Are You Lifting Too Light On These 3 Exercises?

Don’t sell yourself short. Go heavy on these key movements<p>Maybe it’s our desire to impress women, or our egos, or our competitive nature, but most guys use heavier loads than they need to at the gym.<p>And overreaching is the most common culprit behind horrendous form and ensuing injuries, says Harold …

9 Best Exercises You're Not Doing

1 of 10<p>Pavel Ythjall<p>Give Them a Try<p>Sometimes the best exercise is the one you’re not doing. And why is such a great move not part of your training? …

10 Foods That Build Muscle

When it comes to building muscle mass, nutrition comprises about 70% of results. Sure, you have to hit the gym for sessions of intense weight …

12 Timeless Truths to Learn from Bruce Lee, Master of Self Mastery

<b>“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering”.</b> <b>– Bruce Lee</b><p>Bruce Lee, an influential martial artist, teacher, actor, film director, …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Pat Riley still sounds salty about LeBron James leaving

The Heat president said this summer will be better for Miami because there are "no more smiling faces with hidden agendas."<p>Pat Riley press conferences never disappoint, so it should come as no surprise that the Heat president fired off a tasty one-liner during Monday's season-ending address.<p>Riley …

Why smartphones are making you ill

As a study finds that smartphones are causing back ailments, here are some of the health risks caused by your mobile<p>The number of hours spent peering and jabbing at our smartphones isn’t just annoying, but potentially dangerous. As we become increasingly reliant on smartphones, picking them up …

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

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Scientists issue call for urgent controls on e-cigarette sales to children

Survey shows one in five teenagers in north-west England have bought or tried e-cigarettes and found a strong link to to binge drinking<p>Scientists have called for urgent controls on the promotion and sale of e-cigarettes to children after finding high rates of usage among secondary school pupils in …

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The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.<p>Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your eating habits, take a cue from people who've already successfully slimmed down: We tapped into the data from MyFitnessPal's more than 65 million users (the app lets people track their …

Finland, Home of the $103,000 Speeding Ticket

Most of Scandinavia determines fines based on income. Could such a system work in the U.S.?<p>Reima Kuisla, a Finnish businessman, was recently caught going 65 miles per hour in a 50 zone in his home country—an offense that would typically come with a fine of a couple hundred dollars, at most, in the …

Make-or-break week for the GOP Congress

What happens with the budget could set the tone for the rest of the year in Congress.<p>House and Senate Republicans face their biggest week of the 114th Congress so far, one that could go a long way toward setting up their overall strategy — and set the tone for what they accomplish — heading into …

Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

As the airborne particles turn: Across the globe, dust (red-orange) is lifted from land, sea salt (blue) swirls up from oceans, soot (green and yellow) rises from fires and sulfur (white) streams from volcanoes and fossil fuel emissions.<p>It's March. It's freezing. And there's half a foot of snow on …

Kevin Durant's Injury Proving to Be Blessing in Disguise for Russell Westbrook

The absence of Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant has worked to Russell Westbrook's benefit. Westbrook has been playing some of the best basketball of his career while the reigning MVP is sidelined with foot troubles.<p>Durant has missed the Thunder's last nine games after having a procedure …

How to Drink Without Messing Up Your Weight Loss

Alcohol isn't commonly thought to be a "healthy" part of a weight loss program, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a drink or two without screwing …

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5 Dumbbell Exercises to Lose Belly Fat

Most people try to burn stomach fat by doing crunches or sit-ups. This is not the way to go. You can burn stomach fat by doing exercises that target …

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …