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Here Are 10 Specific Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?" One of the most popular answers came from Quora contributor and former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong.</i><p>* * *<p>By Yishan Wong<p>Here's one that goes against a lot of …

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The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

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12 Cozy Cabins You Can Rent Right Now

Winter is coming. Actually, scratch that. Winter is here. You could try to stick it out, brave that eminent polar vortex and elbow your way into a cab to avoid the cold. Or you can forget all that, play hooky and escape to a charming cabin where suddenly the chilly winter weather is less of a drag …

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Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

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The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Forget fad diets: sustainable food is healthier and more eco-friendly

If you want to eat in a healthier and more cost-effective way, then follow a sustainable diet of home-grown vegetables and cut down on the meat<p>Now that the frantic period of making and breaking New Year’s resolutions is over, we can start taking a more honest look at the year ahead.<p>The problem with …

44 Foods That Can Turbo-Charge Your Weight Loss

In The Bulletproof Diet, David Asprey outlines the clean-eating foods you need to calm inflammation—and cravings.<p>Dave Asprey, author of the forthcoming <i>Bulletproof Diet</i>, believes that some foods contain "antinutrients"—toxin-like chemicals that he says can trigger inflammation and make you a slave …

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10 High-Fat Foods That Are Actually Super Healthy

No Comment<p>Ever since fat was demonized, people started eating more sugar, refined carbs and processed foods instead.<p>As a result, the entire world has …

Are you drinking because you're working long hours, or are you working long hours to justify drinking?

A new study finds a link between working long hours and drinking alcohol at risky levels, but it might not be as simple as it seems<p>An international study released last week has identified that those who work more than 48 hours a week are 11% more likely to drink alcohol at risk levels than those …

Is this the most annoying waiter question ever?

Marco Pierre White has banned his staff from asking customers if they enjoyed their meal. But that's only the start of frustrating restaurant habits...<p>Was everything all right? Not if you asked Marco Pierre White if he liked his dinner, it wouldn’t be. The Michelin-starred bad-boy turned stock-cube …

To improve schools, let teachers take over

Walk through a typical public school, and you see students, sitting in rows of identical desks, listening to teachers talk.<p>Unless the teacher is particularly inspiring, half of the students are zoning out. This isn't just a problem for teachers, half of whom leave the profession within their first …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Eco-Tourism Meets Sustainable Architecture

Earlier this year a team of students from the University of Technology in Trondheim designed a very sustainable hut as part of a design- and building …

NBA Players Whose Trade Value Will Never Be Higher

The trade market during the 2014-15 season has been as bullish as any in recent memory.<p>The price for doing business is high, but deals are still taking place. Several front offices are desperate to take their teams from good to legitimate contenders, and they're hitting the market, looking for the …

Hawks win 107-99, show Bulls how its done

The Hawks didn’t just win their 12th straight game and 26th of 28 Saturday night at the United Center.<p>In their 107-99 dissection of a floundering Bulls team that is just 12-10 at home, the Hawks reminded the Bulls of who they were and -- the Bulls hope -- who they can be again.<p>“It’s the truth,” …

Ducati's Ultimate Adventure Motorcycle Is Back

If you know anything about motorcycles, you’re probably aware of Ducati’s original, iconic Scrambler.<p>In the 1960s and 1970s, it was the ultimate bike: lightweight, beginner-friendly, great looking, and both smooth enough for a commute on paved roads and tough enough to take down trails or onto the …

There are lots of story lines in possible Super Bowl matchups

Oh, the possibilities.<p>After 19 weeks of games, the NFL has narrowed its field to four teams — Seattle, Green Bay, New England and Indianapolis — with four possible Super Bowl permutations.<p>This weekend's conference title games are rematches, with the Packers looking to make a better showing at …