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High milk diet 'may not cut risk of bone fractures'

<b>Drinking lots of milk may not lower the risk of fracturing bones, a study in the British Medical Journal suggests.</b><p>The research, conducted in Sweden, showed women who drank more than three glasses a day were actually more likely to break bones than those who had less.<p>The researchers cautioned that …

10 face oils that will change your skin

+ your life. seriously.<p>Truth be told, two months ago, the thought of putting oil on my face terrified me. But, in the name of science (and, yes, vanity), I decided to face my fears and test out nearly every facial oil on the market. Now, I'm <i>hooked</i>. I wake up with a serious glow and hardly ever need …

Before & After: 10 Bathroom Makeover Projects from Around the Web

Bathroom renovations can be tricky since you're working with plumbing and large fixtures, and money is often of the essence. Some of these bathroom …

What We Really See When We Go See A Movie

Dr. Tim Smith, a visual scientist at the University of London, discusses how our brains perceive what's seen on the big screen. How do we process images, events and stories that we see in the movies?<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Let's say you're in a movie theater. You're watching an action movie - …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

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5 Healthy 'Stuffed' Recipes You HAVE to Try

Dinner just got way more exciting.<p>You're probably familiar with the concept of stuffed mushrooms, but they're not the only food that makes a perfect serving vessel. Turning an avocado or a sweet potato into a boat filled with healthy grains, fruits, and veggies is a surprisingly simple party trick. …

Healthy Eating

Cucumber For Acne and Five Other Surprising Uses

<b>Last weekend I had a rare Saturday morning</b> free to myself. Since I almost never get to go to the farmer’s market as a patron, I decided to visit with …

Easy Project: Make this Pop Art Pet Portrait

We love our pets (sometimes more than other people). So why shouldn't they get a position of honor on the walls of our home? This pop-art inspired …

This Video About Worry Will Really Make You Think

"Can you allow your mind to be quiet?"<p>British philosopher Alan Watts poses the question in his speech on worry, which he describes as "a mind in the grip of vicious circles." Tragedy & Hope wonderfully illustrates the cycle of worry in the video above, layering visual elements with Watts' original …

The 5 Worst Workout Distractions

Stop wasting valuable minutes at the gym. Cut out these time sucks to increase your gains<p>How long do you actually work out? The answer might surprise you. Turns out, the average person works out for just <i>11 minutes</i> for every hour spent in the gym<i>.</i> The rest of the time is wasted. On what? Well, …

University of California

5 Things Marathon Running Has Taught Me

I ran my first full marathon as a 40th birthday present to myself. I wanted to do something epic to commemorate four decades on this Earth, and running 26.2 miles seemed to be just the thing.<p>This past weekend I ran my 11th half-marathon, and I have no plans to stop lacing up and running.<p>Training …

Ecstatic states

In the Vietnam War, Bob Walker had been a helicopter mechanic, and he’d watched as his best friend was decapitated by an incoming helicopter’s propeller blade. Ever since then the 69-year-old Paradise, CA vet has struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder — a psychological condition that …

Starvation diet puts worm lifespan on 'pause' - Futurity

Taking food away from C. elegans worms triggers a state of arrested development. Given food again, they develop normally but can live twice as long.

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Breast Cancer

Wild Meditation

Meditate for years.<p>Be as spiritual as<p>your fondest idea<p>of your perfect self.<p>My dear friend<p>your back will never be straight enough.<p>Your mind never as still<p>for as long as you want.<p>If you meditate to get somewhere it is torture.<p>If you are trying to control yourself<p>you are pissing on the truth.<p>It has …

Mix Of Gut Microbes May Play Role In Crohn's Disease

The particular assortment of microbes in the digestive system may be an important factor in the inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn's disease.<p>Research involving more than 1,500 patients found that people with Crohn's disease had less diverse populations of gut microbes.<p>"[This] basically for …

Fixing America's crummy food system will take more than nutrition labels

If we are what we eat and knowledge is power, then the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) newly-proposed nutrition labeling requirements can only be a good thing. Right?<p>Wrong.<p>The problem with the much-ballyhooed and thoroughly underwhelming changes to food labeling is that these …

Adding Chia Seeds to Your Low-Carb Diet

Chia seeds are not new, in fact, chia was believed to have been used as a standard crop of the Aztec people primarily because of its high nutritional …

Nanomotors controlled inside living human cells for the first time

Scientists at Penn State University have successfully controlled tiny nanomotors inside living human cells. Consisting of tiny, rocket-shaped bits of metal, the nanomotors were propelled by ultrasonic waves and steered with magnets. Researcher Tom Mallouk wasn't afraid to talk up potential future …

A Hunk Of Planet Dissolves Before Our Eyes

It begins with a growl. Then there's a crack — a slurpy, sucky, crunchy noise. A guy is on the phone, and his pal interrupts him and says, "It's starting, Adam, I think. Adam? It's starting ..." The two are up on a bluff, overlooking a giant ice field. They are standing next to time-lapse cameras. …

NASA to create the coldest spot in the universe aboard the ISS

The researchers plan to study matter at 100 pico-Kelvin. At such low temperatures, ordinary concepts of solid, liquid and gas are no longer …

The Best Kale Salad Ever

Bonus: It so easy, you can make it all the time<p>If you get a little too excited for bagel Fridays at your office, then you’re about to get very jealous when we tell you that Google offers its employees free lunch every single day (not to mention unlimited free snacks). One of the most popular items …

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Easy Vegan Pancakes

Ashton regularly blows our minds as our copycat desserts fanatic. Visit Something Swanky for even more crazy delicious dessert ideas.<p>I'm not vegan. I'm not even a vegetarian. And I still say these Vegan Pancakes are some of the best pancakes I've ever eaten!<p>Two simple substitutions made my favorite …

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Vegan

<i>How do vegans possibly do it?</i><p>Even after I became vegetarian, I turned this question over and over in my mind. I knew that I wanted to quit eating animal products but just couldn't imagine making it work. I had even tried a vegan diet for a month, only to learn in the process that I wasn't ready.<p>The …

A Five-Minute Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty -- even if they're eaten while our eyes are on the screen. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's managing editor</i> …

A Different Sort of Egg Salad

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes, a girl's just gotta feel French.</i><p>It’s one of those facts of life – sometimes a girl’s just …

30 Delicious Things To Cook In September

Cool enough to turn on the oven, but still warm enough for ice cream. September, you're the best.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>(This will vary depending on time of the month and where you …

WATCH: 'The Will to Do It'

When President Kennedy asked Dr. Wernher Von Braun what it would take to build a rocket that could carry a man to the moon and bring him back safely to the Earth, Von Braun answered him in five words, "The will to do it." The same is true for the goals you wish to achieve (most of which are …

Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …