Jesse Leeds

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Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

Juice takes another hit as a 'healthy' beverage

"Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefits over whole fruit for infants and children and has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children," the group states in its report in the journal Pediatrics.<p>The organization focuses on two main issues with the beverage: its high sugar content, …

Nutrition

Supplements are more dangerous than other processed foods, according to a Harvard doctor

The words are printed inside a small square on the back of the bottle beneath bold lettering which claims to list the supplement's ingredients: "Proprietary blend."<p>Under the protective umbrella of these two words, a supplement maker does not have to list all of the details of what's in its product, …

Harvard School of Public Health

Ancient Chinese Medicine Outright Blocks Sperm From Egg

Regular birth control and Plan B all wrapped up in one method, and without any of the annoying side effects.<p>What if there was a birth control that …

Russian Conservationists Launch Survey of Elusive Snow Leopard

SAYLYUGEMSKY NATIONAL PARK, Russia — If you fly to the most remote corner of Siberia, drive for nine hours, cross another 60 miles of ice and hills in a sturdy Soviet jeep and climb a mountain, you just may see a snow leopard. Or maybe its footprint.<p>The endangered snow leopard is one of the most …

The Japanese island with lightest, fluffiest snow known to humankind

The northern Japanese island of Hokkaido is renowned for having vast quantities of the lightest, fluffiest snow known to humankind. In its snowiest years, resorts such as Niseko, Rusutsu and Furano can receive up to 17m of the white stuff. To put that in perspective, the annual average of perennial …

Skiing

No excuse for eating junk food because healthy meals are cheaper, report finds

Healthy food is mostly cheaper than junk food, making it "simply wrong" that cost is driving poor nutrition and obesity, according to a report.<p>The cheapest ready meals, pizzas, burgers and sugary breakfast cereals cost more than £2 per kilogram, whereas typical fruit and vegetables cost less than …

Nutrition

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Scientists Can Now Sequence DNA With a Smartphone

It was not so long ago that sequencing even tiny snippets of DNA was a costly, cumbersome process that required access to a state-the-art lab. Today, …

Geopolitical forecast: 2017 will bring a triangle of instability and an uprising of Luddites

A half century ago, Thomas Kuhn invented the term “paradigm shift.” It described a wholesale change in an arm of science—in its very definition, the fundamental concepts underlying it, and the rules of the road in studying it. Evolution and relativity are examples. In terms of technology, the …

Geopolitics

Russia prepares to decriminalize some domestic violence

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> There's an old Russian expression: "If he beats you it means he loves you."<p>Now, in a chilling reminder of that sentiment, Russian legislators are moving toward decriminalizing some forms of domestic violence. Women's rights groups fear it will reignite a problem that still plagues …

If Harvard Says Cut Saturated Fat for Your Heart Health, What About Coconut Oil?

Are you confused about what to eat? What is safe? What is heart healthy? I feel your pain because headlines, and sometimes the limited science, can leave your head spinning. Coconut oil as well as other tropical oils like palm oil is one of the topics that could get a food fight going quicker than …

Coconut

Russian propaganda campaign reportedly helped spread fake US election news

A Russian propaganda apparatus was successful in spreading fake or false news stories during the recent US election, <i>W</i><i>ashington Post</i> reports. The findings come from a new, unpublished report provided to the <i>Post</i> that found more than 200 websites responsible for publishing Russian propaganda during …

Coconut oil may taste good, but it’s no cure-all. Here are the facts.

By Ellie Krieger<p>, Columnist, Food<p>Although it’s been more than five years since coconut oil began its meteoric rise in the U.S. marketplace, the confusion about it has not waned a bit. “Should I switch to coconut oil?” is consistently one of the most common questions that come across my desktop — …

Nutrition

Israel Proves the Desalination Era Is Here

<i>From Ensia (find the original story here); reprinted with permission.</i><p>July 19, 2016 — Ten miles south of Tel Aviv, I stand on a catwalk over two …

Berlin ban on Airbnb short-term rentals upheld by city court

Website and rival portals face bleak future in German capital under ban that may inspire other European cities to follow suit<p>Tourists planning to pop over to Berlin for a weekend break may have to give up on the hipster dream of living like a local in a spacious loft apartment, and get back into …

Coca-Cola boss condemns Government sugar tax

The head of Coca-Cola in the UK has launched a withering attack on George Osborne’s sugar tax, saying it will not work and will hit the poorest members of society hardest.<p>Writing in The Daily Telegraph, Jon Woods, the general manager of Coca-Cola UK & Ireland, said: “There is no reliable evidence …

Science Says the Secret to a Happy Relationship is Giving Up

Okay, okay, they call it "settling."<p>What was it your mother always told you? About how you're special, and how you should never settle for anything less than you deserve?<p>Yeah, well scientists have gone and shit all over that one, because a new study has decided that the secret to a happy, …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Wrap Your Food in Aluminium Foil Before Cooking It

Damn.<p>If you’re baking fish, roasting vegetables or preparing a piece of meat for dinner tonight, chances are that you’ll wrap your food in aluminium …

Opioid Addiction Is a Huge Problem, but Pain Prescriptions Are Not the Cause

Both the FDA and the CDC have recently taken steps to address an epidemic of opioid overdose and addiction, which is now killing some 29,000 …

On Florida's Massive Fish Kills, Voters Are Responsible

If you child is running a fever, there's no mystery what to do. You make the child rest and take every necessary step to bring the child's fever down. Entrusting Florida's waters to reckless and ignorant elected officials is exactly the same as parental malpractice. It is like locking a child in a …

Florida

Political paralysis is the new normal: The GOP’s Scalia gamble may be suicidal, but it’s not illogical

<b>Antonin Scalia (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Trapped by its lunatic base, the GOP goes all-in on nihilism — but in 2016, we can’t assume that helps Democrats<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>February 17, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>According to numerous scholars who have weighed in since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia over the …

15 New Takes on Classic Italian Recipes

February 13th is National “Italian Food” Day. It makes total sense that this food holiday falls one day before Valentine’s Day because who knows more …

‘Appocalypse,’ Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love AI

The force has been strong for artificial intelligence over the last few weeks, what with Slack announcing a fund for bots, Elon Musk announcing OpenAI and, of course, the release of Star Wars. This has given all of us new hope — and even more reason to talk about AI and bots controlling every …

Artificial Intelligence

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

1/<p>Skye Gould/Tech Insider<p>2/<p>MYTH: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.<p>Imperfect<p>Apples are packed with vitamin C and fiber, both of which are …

Wellness

13 strategies to save a fortune, from real people who retired before 40

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to win the lottery, inherit a windfall, or even earn a Wall Street salary to retire early.<p>Consider "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson …

Retirement

How to Pull Off an Epic Backcountry Skiing Hut Trip

The thing about out-of-bounds skiing is that the best untouched lines tend to be deep in the woods. Getting to them takes time, and that’s time you’re not making turns. Which is why we love huts: book one and you’ll spend the night where the snow falls without freezing in a tent. And sometimes the …