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Opioids Are Now Responsible for 1 in 5 Deaths Among Young Adults

In 2016, one in 65 deaths in the United States involved opioids — and among younger adults, that number skyrocketed to one in five, according to a …

5 Detox Foods Celebrities Swear By To Get A Faster Metabolism

Famous people seem to have to have the secrets to health and beauty. Lucky for us mere mortals they love to talk about themselves and share their …

Nutrition

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

The rapper Dessa scanned her brain to fall out of love

How the rapper Dessa’s turn to neuroscience inspired her new album, Chime<p>On a rainy night two years ago, the rapper Dessa pulled over on the side of the road to take a call. The name of a man she had dated on and off for years flashed across caller ID; they weren’t dating any longer, but the sight …

10 Upper-Body Exercises to Master the Perfect Pull-Up

[caption id="attachment_65455" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]The pull-up is the original badass move. Sure, there are plenty …

Workouts

These villas in the Maldives have slides that take you right into the water

A luxury resort in the Maldives is sure to appeal to the child in all of us – as the incredible villas feature slides that guests can take straight down and into a shimmering blue lagoon.<p>Soneva Jani, a resort that opened just over a year ago in the Maldives, is built around the 150-acre island of …

Everywhere Travelers are Being Told Not to Visit in Mexico, Mapped

The U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning advising travelers to avoid visiting the following five Mexican states: Sinaloa, Colima, …

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

North Korea

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

Boats

Anxiety Could Be an Early Manifestation of Alzheimer's, Says Study

This is important.<p>Symptoms of increasing anxiety may be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's disease years before cognitive impairment is evident, a …

A Former Facebook VP Says Social Media Is Destroying Society

He says he has "tremendous guilt".<p>Speaking at a recent event at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chamath Palihapitiya – a former vice …

Here’s How To Make a Gross Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

Holiday baking shifts our cookie sheets into overdrive. Over the past few months, these trusted kitchen tools have seen it all—from spicy-sweet …

Minimum Wage Goes Up In 18 States On New Year's Day

Those hikes in the minimum wage range from just four cents in Alaska, to a full dollar in Maine. Advocates argue that's good for low-wage workers, but skeptics say it will cost jobs.<p>Transcript<p>AILSA CHANG, HOST:<p>People who earn the minimum wage in 18 states are getting a raise today. Those raises …

Income Inequality

California says the only safe way to talk on your cellphone is to text

Earlier this month, the California department of health released guidelines warning residents to avoid putting mobile phones up to their heads.<p>“Keep your phone away from your body,” the state health department writes. “Although the science is still evolving, some laboratory experiments and human …

Community Health

The 10 Best Butts Of 2017

As the end of the year approaches, it’s hard not to get a little nostalgic about all of the excellent entertainment from this past year. From …

5 Reasons Why You Should Watch 'Dark,' Netflix's New Time Travel Show

“Dark” can be one of the most rewarding TV experiences of the year, if you let it<p>In the era of peak TV, it often feels next to impossible to actually …

Marvellous microgreens

Fast and easy to grow, these mini vegetables offer a wide range of amazing flavours<p>Even as the outdoor veg garden starts to wind down, there are still plenty of crops you can start sowing right through the winter if you turn your food-growing ambitions indoors.<p>I love the taste of Thai basil, whose …

Gardening

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>1 stick of unsalted butter.<br>1 ¼ cups of semi sweet chocolate chips.<br>1 cup of all purpose flour.<br>1 ½ tsps of baking powder.<br>¼ tsp of salt.<br>1 …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …

New Hampshire

Las Vegas killer fired at airport fuel tank

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> As investigators tried to piece together the reason why a man with an arsenal of rifles rained deadly fire down on Las Vegas concertgoers, dozens of his victims remained in the hospital.<p>At Sunrise Hospital, where 200 of the killed, wounded and hurt were taken Sunday night, 45 …

How staying single could improve your life

When my mother was my age, she told me, if you were a single woman filling out official documents, you would have to mark yourself down as a "spinster."<p>Really. That was the legal term for an unmarried woman in England until very recently. Spinster.<p>The word certainly doesn't inspire much optimism in …

New York University

Tips for treating and reducing hypertrophic scars

When body tissue is damaged by a physical injury, a scar may form as the wound heals.<p>At first, scars can be red and raised. As the injury heals over …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Watch Solange Fulfill Her Teenage Dream By Performing With Incubus

Solange’s love for Incubus — the alt-rock band you probably worshipped in middle school — goes deep. In an essay published for <i>Teen Vogue</i> in May, she …

When you watch the eclipse, keep an eye out for diamonds in the sky

It’s from a ray of sunshine peeking through a lunar valley.<p>The Moon isn't just some big round rock: it has mountains and valleys. And during a total solar eclipse, you can actually see the sunlight cutting a path through that lunar terrain.<p>As you may already know, a broad swath of the United States …

Texas

Dead people and pets are being forged into sparkling blue diamonds — here's how

When a person dies, cremation is an increasingly popular option. The practice eclipsed burials in the US in 2015 and is expected to make up more than half of all body disposals by 2020, according to the Cremation Association of North America.<p>But instead of storing a loved one's cremains in an urn …

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Characters And Their Real Life Washington Counterparts

Since a new season of the most popular show on TV is coming our way on Sunday night, so too comes the annual tradition of using the universe George …