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49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

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Scientists Have Discovered a New Trigger For Killing Cancer Cells

Activate those cell assassins.<p>Scientists have found a new way of triggering the death of cancer cells, using the body's own cell-clearing function. …

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

Meet Stemcentrx, the $US10.2 billion Silicon Valley firm that's curing cancer

Brian Slingerland is not your average scientist. The Stemcentrx co-founder and chief executive was an up-and-coming investment banker, before he met …

13 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

Cooking

GE's Immelt Signals End To 7 Decades of Globalization

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt, in a speech that may signal an end to seven decades of globalization, said his company is making a “bold pivot” …

By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

Human reproduction is about to undergo a radical shift. Embryo selection, in connection with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will help our species eliminate many genetic diseases, extend healthy lifespans, and enhance people’s overall well-being. Within 20 years, I predict that it will supplant sex …

Genetics

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Brain

Scientists Have More Bad News for People Who Like Bacon and Alcohol

According to a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund, eating 50 grams of processed meat or drinking three alcoholic drinks day could lead to stomach cancer.<p>Does anyone dare eat meat nowadays? After the World Health Organisation (WHO) compared ham sandwiches to cigarettes and researchers at …

Cancer

7 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Strong Legs

If you want to gain more stability, strength, and balance when it comes to your leg muscles, bodyweight exercises for legs are the way to go. The key …

World Meat Free Day 2016: Why everyone becoming vegan or vegetarian would save millions of lives

Eating more fruit and vegetables and cutting back on red and processed meat will make you healthier. That’s obvious enough. But as chickens and cows …

No time to meditate? Try this mindfulness exercise instead

It reduces stress and our risk of disease, it helps us to sleep better, it can significantly reduce pain, change our brains and improve our …

Meditation

Swallow This, Fall Asleep Almost Instantly, Stay Asleep, and Wake Up Refreshed

Millions of people worldwide face sleeping problems each single night. a lot of people suffer from sleep disorder also, and it negatively affects …

How to declutter your home and your life: A thorough guide | health and fitness

British newspaper columnist Jan Moir recently underwent a decluttering session. She got rid of all the items in her house that she didn’t love, or …

Chutney

MuscleWiki Helps You Discover New Exercises for Specific Muscle Groups

If you’ve ever wanted to learn a variety of new exercises for specific muscle groups, check out MuscleWiki. It’s free, easy to use, and even …

8 Surprising Reasons Young People May Suffer from Depression

A friend of mine approached me the other day in tears. The 9-year-old son of a close friend of hers tried to kill himself.<p>“He’s 9!!??!!” she said. …

Company Invents Gun That Folds Up to Look Like a Cellphone

A Minnesota company has invented a handgun that folds up to look just like a smartphone.<p>The .380-caliber pistol, called Ideal Conceal, will be available later this year and "will be virtually undetectable because it hides in plain sight," Ideal Conceal says on its website.<p>In locked position, the …

Meditative bondage is like one long, kinky hug

Meditation and bondage might seem like strange bedfellows, but they actually pair together like milk and cookies.<p>When you hear the word "bondage," …

50 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget

You don't have to be rich to live the good life.<p>You don’t have to wait until you’re raking in the big bucks to live the rich life. Instagram-worthy …

Personal Finance

Hillary leads to more war: Her latest speech on Israel is just the newest horrific example

<b>Hillary Clinton (AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>She just gave a clear statement of her foreign policy agenda — and it isn’t a pretty picture for the world<p>Cat J. Zavis<p>March 26, 2016 2:45pm (UTC)<p>Hillary Clinton just gave one of her clearest statements of her foreign policy agenda in the Middle East, and by …

Foreign Policy

This New All-Organic Fast Food Restaurant Could Replace KFC

As much as we try to avoid spots like McDonald’s, Burger King or KFC, we’ll admit that when we’re seriously pressed for time and starving, we’ll pull in and place an order. And as delicious as those chicken nuggets are, it’ll definitely put a damper on your otherwise healthy (okay, <i>mostly</i> healthy) …

The intense backlash to Syrian refugees 'plays right into' ISIS’ hand

The legislation — passed after more than two-dozen governors announced they would not allow Syrian refugees to resettle in their states — effectively bars Syrian and Iraqi asylum-seekers from entering the US unless the director of the FBI and the Director of National Intelligence personally certify …

Ebola crisis 'claimed needless lives' because World Health Organisation failed to act quickly

Internal memos showed the WHO was reluctant to declare a public health emergency after it had its fingers burned with the Swine Flu pandmeic<p>The Ebola crisis claimed needless lives because the World Health Organisation was scared to sound the alarm after being criticised for causing panic during the …

The Pre-Terrorists Among Us

Is it possible to stop terrorism before it happens?<p>Philip K. Dick’s <i>The Minority Report</i> is a short story about a dystopian future in which there are “no major crimes,” but a mass of imprisoned “would-be criminals.” This is thanks to “Precrime,” a criminal-justice agency whose preventive efforts are …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

How to Avoid Getting Sick This Fall

Employers are pushing flu shots. Kids are bringing germs back from school. Your sniffly co-workers are too scared of looking lazy to stay home when …

11 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat if You Want to Lose Weight

Not all veggies are created equal.<p>You don't need science to tell you that fresh produce is healthier than processed, packaged food— especially if you're trying to lose weight. But science is here to help anyway. New research that tracked more than 133,000 people's eating habits and weights for four …