Kayla McKain

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This photographer captured shots of people texting their most intimate secrets in public — and it's a compelling insight into human nature

If you've ever commuted on New York's subways in rush hour traffic, you may have found your eyes drifting to the open cellphone of the person seated beside you.<p>This total stranger and fellow commuter might be texting a friend about dinner plans. They might be reading a book on their phone. They …

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: 4 Quotes That Predict the Future of Computing

He desperately wanted data storage.<p>“The present is big with the future,” Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz once said, and he would know. The 17th-century …

Freud’s Theory Has Been Validated

One of Freud’s important theories dealt with what he called a fixation. He posited that when children go through their early stages of development, …

The One Hot Drink You Should Have Every Night Before Bed For Better Sleep

Relaxing with a hot drink before bed is always a great idea if you’re looking to unwind and promote better sleep — unless it’s a double espresso, …

Tea

20 Secrets to Living a Happier Life

Our brains are focused on survival. Anything more than that, you have to work for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an unfortunate reason why happiness is often elusive -- our brains simply aren’t wired that way. Instead, our brains have evolved to survive, to …

Some monkeys in Panama may have just stumbled into the Stone Age

Another non-human primate has entered the Stone Age – the fourth type known to have done so. One population of white-faced capuchins living in Panama …

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

The Fascinating Brain Science That Impacts Who We're Attracted To

"He/she just <i>gets</i> me." Sound familiar? According to a new study published in the journal <i>PNAS</i>, that reason—the feeling of mutual understanding—for …

Communication Skills

Everyone Thought This Man Was Crying Because Of His Newborn Son Until He Revealed The Real Reason

Kirstie Perez is an experienced birth photographer, but this delivery surprised even her. During her pregnancy, the mom had been suffering from …

Huge meta-study confirms link between autoimmune disorders and psychosis

One of the most compelling hypotheses in scientific research today is the growing belief that psychiatric disorders are potentially related to immune …

11 lessons learned from 4 years of intermittent fasting: The good and bad

<i>“It’s a scientific fact that you need to eat breakfast every morning to lose weight.”</i><p><i>“You shouldn’t skip meals, it’s not healthy. You have to eat six</i> …

The most valuable vinyl records on Earth

As more and more listeners embrace the vinyl resurgence, vinyl fans around the world are increasingly on the hunt for the coolest wax to spin on …

Vinyl Records

Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people

Steve Siebold has spent the last 30-plus years interviewing over 1,300 self-made millionaires and billionaires. And during that time, he's noticed …

15 Veggie Sandwiches That Are Actually Exciting

Even though sandwiches aren't something I usually associate with lots of veggies, it turns out there are kind of a lot of veggie-packed sandwiches …

Why are you still peeling all those vegetables?

There are certain vegetables we have a reflexive instinct to peel: carrots, parsnips, potatoes, beets.<p>Anything that grows in the ground, really. Especially when there’s visible dirt on the vegetables when you buy them.<p>But is peeling those veggies necessary? No. Is peeling them good for you and the …

Water

More than half your body is not human

<b>More than half of your body is not human, say scientists.</b><p>Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists.<p>Understanding this hidden half of ourselves - our microbiome - is rapidly transforming understanding of diseases from allergy to Parkinson's.<p>The …

Microbiome

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

In our dream world we could eat nachos for dinner each night and never see a change on the scale (or our bodies). Sigh. It’s actually that type of …

Nutrition

Home remedies for phlegm and mucus

Phlegm is a type of mucus produced in the lungs and lower respiratory tract. It is most noticeable when a person is acutely sick or has a …

Vice claimed ‘Brooklyn barbecue’ was world famous. Now it is — in the worst way possible.

By Avi Selk<p>Avi Selk<p>Reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>“Why is Brooklyn barbecue taking over the world?” Vice asked in a headline this weekend, only to learn that the world disputes the premise.<p>The article contended that Brooklyn — a fast-growing suburb of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. — had invented a style of barbecue …

Why you should love your 'saggy boobs'

Chidera Eggerue, a 23-year-old award-winning blogger, is the driving force behind Saggy Boobs Matter, an online movement that challenges unrealistic expectations of what breasts should look like.<p>She told BBC 5 live's Stephen Nolan that as a teenager all she wanted was cosmetic surgery because her …

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Food

What Is the Health and Nutritional Value of Mushrooms?

<b>Q.</b> <b>What is the health and nutritional value of mushrooms?</b><p><b>A.</b> Mushrooms may lack the deep green or brilliant red hues consumers have come to associate with nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables, but they are a “powerhouse of nutrition” and not a white food to be avoided, said Angela Lemond, a registered …

Mushrooms

How to Fall Asleep Fast Using Only Your Breath

Even if you've wound down with a hot bath, shut off all your electronic devices at a reasonable hour and doused your pillow in lavender essence, …

The Brain

Always wanted to try yoga? Here's where to start.

Yoga requires a combination of a physical and mental strength and has been shown to improve flexibility, help with stress, and even lower blood …

Grocery chains including Walmart, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe's are recalling vegetables in a food safety scare

Grocery chains including Walmart, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe's have issued a recall on certain vegetable products from packaged vegetable supplier Mann Packing.<p>A random sampling by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency found a single positive result for listeria, leading Mann Packing to issue a …

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

Heart Rates

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …