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The invisible downside of cheating in life

People who take shortcuts can trick themselves into believing they are smarter than they are, says Tom Stafford, and it comes back to bite them.<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but lying has its merits – even when we are deceiving ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that those who are practised …

Psychology

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

Men Are Dyeing Their Beards Pastel Hues, and We Have All the Details on Trying the Trend

Not to throw shade at Jared Leto and his glorious man braid, but there's a new men's grooming trend on the horizon, and it's probably one of the …

Hair

The Surprising Hair Benefit of Caffeine

A recent study shows that topically-applied caffeine stimulates hair growth better in women than men.<p>Good news on National Coffee Day: A recent study published in the International Journal of Dermatology found that caffeine stimulates hair shaft elongation and prolongs the growth cycle by blocking …

Corvette ZR1 From Museum Sinkhole Is Now Fully Restored – Cars

Back in February, the earth opened its gaping maw underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and swallowed eight historic Vettes whole. It was a sickening sight—one you can relive here, with video caught the moment the sinkhole appeared—leaving eight rare Corvettes with a …

Sports Cars

Tour Judy Garland's Childhood Home

Believe it or not, it holds a Guinness World Record.<p>This house in Grand Rapids, MN isn't just a historic reminder of one of Hollywood's great talents. It's also a place where serious fans can now pay tribute to Judy Garland. So serious in fact, that the home (now called the Judy Garland Musuem) is …

When Your Circular Saw Won't Cut It, There's the Sword Saw

There aren't many of us that need to cut frame timbers, railroad ties and things beyond the scope of your average circular or table saw. But for …

Woodworking

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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Food

STOP! Before You Clean With Vinegar, Read This

This kitchen staple is handy around the house — just not in these spots.<p>We're huge fans of having vinegar in our cleaning arsenal. It's great at lifting stains, freshening laundry, cleaning windows, and much more. Plus, it's inexpensive and all-natural. But vinegar is also acidic, which means that …

Vinegar

Scared of Baking? These Apple Squares Are Impossible to Mess Up

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>The idea of baking can sometimes make even the most experienced cooks skeptical. Memories of fallen soufflés, burnt cookies or dry cake can stop you from even attempting.<p>But we have a recipe that is as easy as, well, pie! Dorie …

Baking

7 Makeup Mistakes That Are Aging You

Hollywood's top makeup artists weigh-in on the things women do wrong—and give quick corrections for making it right.<p><b>Dark Lipstick</b><p>"Lots of women wear heavy lipstick with blue undertones, which immediately makes the lips look small and cold. Go for color, just make sure it pops." —Molly R. Stern …

AeroMobile 3.0 flying car prototype debuts

Flying cars are something that many have dreamed about for generations. A car that can drive on the road, park in the garage, yet take to the skies …

Nature

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Hardscaping 101: Outdoor Wall Lights

Wall-mounted outdoor fixtures are the chameleons of landscape lighting. They can be used virtually anywhere in your garden that offers a flat …

10 Rooms That Are #Twinning

The decorating-take on the popular hashtag.<p>Interior design by Brian J. McCarthy.<p>Interior design by Amanda Lindroth.<p>Interior design by Ellen Niven.<p>Interior design by Justine Cushing.<p>Interior design by Tom Scheerer.<p>Interior design by Amanda Lindroth.<p>Interior design by Tom Scheerer.<p>Interior design by …

Tag: DIY

Angle of Repose: A Restored House in Tielrode, Belgium, Available for Rent<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>DIY: A Summery Side Table by Two Young Paris Architects<p>by …

Essential Oils

This Is Your Brain on Magic Mushrooms

Brain scans of people injected with psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, explain what happens to connections across the brain when people take psychedelic drugs.<p><b>Brain scans of people under the influence of</b> psilocybin, the hallucinogenic ingredient in magic mushrooms, may help to …

Amelia Earhart plane fragment identified

A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator.<p>New research strongly suggests that a piece of aluminum …

The Top Pixie Haircuts of All Time

From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut.<p>From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut. Plus, see our three favorite and daring ways to style a pixie cut.

The Only Thing You Need for a Perfect Blowout

This 2-in-1 tool makes at-home blowouts a cinch. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>Every beauty editor—despite having been taught countless times by some of the best experts in the business—has that one beauty skill they're never able to master. For some, it's gel eyeliner; for others, …

Hollywood Make-Up Artist Transforms Into Pop Culture Characters

When make-up artist Kandee Johnson isn't working on the prettiest faces in Hollywood, she's replicating them. Just check out her Facebook page and you'll be surprised to see all of the famous people she's transformed into which include Elsa from the hit Disney movie <i>Frozen</i> to iconic movie star …

Game of Thrones