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13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

What Does the Discovery of “Another Earth” Mean for Us?

On Thursday, researchers announced the discovery of Kepler-186f, an Earth-like exoplanet orbiting in a “habitable zone.” Could this bring us closer …

6 Sneaky Tricks to Make Someone Tell the Truth

Cops and lawyers don't even know these strategies<p>"Cross your heart and hope to die." It sounds childish, but asking someone to place a hand on his heart while answering your questions could result in more truthful answers, finds a new study from Poland.<p>Because your mind associates the gesture with …

The Best Way to Bounce Back from a Breakup

Give dating another go and you won't stay down for long<p>Still coping with a breakup? That’s no reason to avoid dating, finds a new study from Queens College.<p>People who enter a new relationship within a couple months of a split enjoy higher rates of well-being and self-esteem—and more respect for …

Reason #7,568 Not to Smoke: It Makes Beer Taste Funny!

Cigarettes mess with your ability to taste bitter flavors<p>The craft beer movement has supercharged the popularity of bitter, hop-heavy brews. But if you smoke tobacco, you may have a hard time enjoying the full flavor of your IPA—or even a good cup of coffee, finds new research from France.<p>During a …

Tame Your Tension

A top doc explains why your work stress leaves you in worse shape than you thought<p>Calm the hell down! On the latest episode of Men’s Health Live, David Posen, M.D., author of <i>Is Work Killing You?</i>, explains why your daily stress is constantly growing—and only getting worse.<p><b>“The speed of life has</b> …

Are You at Risk for Heart Failure?

Your chances of ticker trouble can increase with the severity of your depression, according to a new study<p>Battling the blues may wreak havoc on your heart. In an 11-year study of more than 60,000 people, Norwegian scientists found that moderate to severe depression increases heart failure risk by …

How Holding a Grudge Hurts Your Health

And 5 ways to move on<p>When you’ve been wronged, the last thing that comes to mind is <i>forgiveness</i>. Why pardon someone who just screwed you over at work, embarrassed you, or even caused you a financial loss? In addition, such a situation leaves you with resentment, anger, bitterness, or feelings of …

3 Exercises You Should Do Every Day

These three moves will help you look better and feel better<p>There are some exercises that you just can’t get enough of. Three such examples: wall slides, thoracic rotations, and single-leg hip raises.<p>Unusual names, yes. But while you may not be familiar with these moves, chances are, you should be …

The Promising Alternative to Allergy Shots

Soon you'll be able to skip the frequent trips to your doctor's office—and breathe better, too!<p>Sticking it to your sniffles can become a real pain in the arm. Fortunately, the first pill that could replace allergy shots has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and will be …

The Other Problem with Staying Up All Night

Are your sleep habits putting you at risk for this deadly problem?<p>Whatever it takes—drinking a glass of warm milk or counting sheep—here’s another reason you must do what you can to get your ZZZs. People under the age of 35 with insomnia are eight times more likely to suffer a stroke, a Taiwanese …

The Best Medicine: Getting off Your Butt!

Stay healthy and strong with a steady dose of exercise<p>Can you eat what you want, and still look and feel great? You bet. On the latest episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>, shares his own tips for staying healthy—<i>without</i> restricting your diet.<p><b>“If you look at</b> …

5 Surprising Places to Meet Cool Women

You might see your soul mate in line at Lowe's

5 Reasons You Should Do Speedwork

Get faster and fitter by cranking up the speed, says this excerpt from the 'Big Book of Running for Beginners'<p>When you're first getting started with running, it's important to focus on getting into the habit of regular exercise: make your workout a regular part of each day, find convenient times …

5 Ways Stress Can Be Your Friend

This usually destructive gremlin can actually make you a better man<p>You can’t seem to escape it. Whether it’s getting that assignment done for the office or deciding which tablet to buy, stress is everywhere and plays a major role in our daily lives. But do we need stress to be the best version of …

Are Your Brain's Best Years Behind You?

A new study suggests that cognitive decline begins earlier than we think<p>Is 24 the new 50? If you’re going by when our intellectual skills start to decline and dull due to the passage of time, then it might be.<p>According to researchers at Simon Fraser University in Canada, things start going south at …

Our Universe Just May Exist In A Multiverse After All, Cosmic Inflation Discovery Suggests

The first direct evidence of cosmic inflation — a period of rapid expansion that occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang — also supports the idea that our universe is just one of many out there, some researchers say.<p>On Monday (March 17), scientists announced new findings that mark the …

Saturn Moon Harbors Ocean, Raising Possibility of Life

Scientists have found a large body of water beneath the surface of Enceladus.<p>A substantial ocean most likely exists beneath the icy surface of Saturn's diminutive moon Enceladus, raising the possibility that primitive forms of extraterrestrial life exist in its briny depths.<p>The ocean lies between …

The Mystery of the Missing Black Holes

In the census of black holes, there are basically two populations: The big, supermassive bruisers that churn away in the hearts of large galaxies, and the smaller, comparatively runty black holes that form when massive stars collapse and die.<p>But what about the medium-size black holes – the …

Why Do People See Faces in the Moon?

Our brains are hard-wired to find meaningful images in random lines and shapes—even if those figures are on the moon.<p>For as long as humans have lived on Earth, the moon has been our nearest celestial companion, and a rich natural canvas for the human imagination. When the Earth passes between the …

Kepler Telescope Discovers Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

A nearly Earth-size planet orbits in a star's habitable zone, detected by NASA astronomers.<p>Red sunshine, seas, and maybe aliens? Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope today report the closest thing yet to another Earth, a world in a habitable orbit around a red dwarf star …

New image of red nebula 7,300 light-years from Earth

In the middle of little-known nebula Gum 41, brilliant hot young stars are giving off energetic radiation that causes the surrounding hydrogen to …

Cosmology