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Raccoon Steals Doughnut At Shop, Forgets The Coffee

"Canada's answer to the Pizza Rat."<p>Watch a critter swipe a fritter.<p>A raccoon was filmed stealing a doughnut from a Toronto-area doughnut shop, and now the masked bandit is a YouTube star.<p>Peter Jensen, who shot the video, told the Toronto Sun the raccoon entered the store through a hole in the …

Raccoons

You are when you eat

<b>(CNN) —</b> We have all heard the age-old weight loss advice to eat less and exercise more. But a number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just in how many calories you eat, or don't, but in when you eat them.<p>"There has been so much energy on what we eat and on …

Holistic Medicine

In Honor of International Polar Bear Day, Spectacular Pictures of a Threatened Species

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>We might not have a money tree, but we can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can …

How to say Thank You in 50 languages

<i>Surviving in a country where English is not widely spoken (and you don’t speak the language) can be challenging at times. Perhaps the best</i> …

Language Learning

Colorfully Dreamy Portraits Show Pit Bulls in a Softer Light

Some dogs unfortunately and unnecessarily get a bad rap. We've seen efforts to show the beauty of all-black canines, and now photographer Sophie Gamand has shared with us a new series, <i>Flower Power</i>, where she aims at presenting the pit bull breed in a different light. Rather than portraying them …

New York City

3 Things You Should Know About Your Thyroid

To get your metabolism moving...<p>Most people are familiar with the relationship between the thyroid and body weight. The thyroid is the master gland in our neck that controls all metabolic processes in the body, i.e. your metabolism. If you are eating the right foods and getting adequate movement …

Future Heartbreaker Wins the Girl–and the Game–With One Smooth Move

Maybe you've seen this video posted by your male friends in your Facebook feed already. Probably there is some comment to go along with it along the lines of: "smooth" or "This kid is a straight up bawse." Or this explicit comment on YouTube: "Great, I'm in my 20s and I'm an awkward sucker around …

The Pentagon Spent $2.7 Billion on an Intelligence System That Doesn't Work

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Here's another item for the (long) list of spectacular waste in the Pentagon's budget: a …

How the Mediterranean Diet Alone Can Fight Diabetes

There is no ultimate diet, but if there were, the Mediterranean plan would come darn close.<p>Featuring staples like olive oil, nuts and vegetables, the …