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The beginner’s guide to cutting out sugar

If you had to pick a public health enemy number one, you could make a <i>very</i> strong case for (or really, against) sugar.<p>The sweet stuff’s been deemed …

A Beginner’s Guide to Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is a technique that helps you gain control over your eating habits.<p>It has been shown to cause weight loss, reduce binge eating and …

The mind tricks to get better tips

Waiters and waitresses might be able to boost their take-home pay with a few tricks gleaned from psychological journals, Claudia Hammond says.<p>I was once chased out of a sushi restaurant in Manhattan for leaving a tip which was fine by UK standards, generous even, but low in US terms. It’s clear …

These 5 Margarita Recipes Just Made Your Weekend That Much Better

Whether you’re prepping for your Cinco de Mayo bash or just looking for a fresh drink to serve at all your summer backyard hangs, <b>nothing compares to a refreshing margarita</b>. With the May 5th holiday (and hopefully warm weather) right around the corner, we’ve rounded up a few unique ‘rita recipes …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Less is more as Japanese minimalist movement grows

TOKYO (Reuters) - Fumio Sasaki’s one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meager scattering of various other items.<p>Money isn’t the issue. The 36-year-old editor has made a conscious …

Minimalism

The only guacamole recipe you'll ever need

It's not a party without the guacamole, right? It seems everything from chips to chicken is improved with a little guac (or a lot). And though a store-bought version will work in a pinch, it's so easy to make a batch from scratch. All you'll need are some ripe avocados, onions, chiles, cilantro, …

14 Meatless Pizza Recipes That Prove You’re Not Missing a Thing

Meatless Mondays can be a great way to set yourself up for healthy eating all week, and you don’t have to subsist on raw vegan dishes and buddha bowls to do it. Pizza — that perennial comfort food — can help ease the transition to a more veggie-centric diet, and is sure to become a regular part of …

'Holy grail' of preventing breast cancer is in sight, say scientists

Thousands of women at risk of breast and ovarian cancer could be spared surgery after researchers found that a common osteoporosis drug may prevent the diseases.<p>The breakthrough, which scientists are hailing as a potential ‘Holy grail’ in cancer prevention, will help women born with mutations in …

Orlando medical examiner: 'It looked like they just laid down'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Orlando, Florida's, chief medical examiner, Dr. Joshua Stephany is used to gruesome scenes. But nothing in his 10-year career prepared him for what he saw inside the Pulse nightclub on Sunday morning after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.<p>"It's almost like time stopped," Stephany …

A First: from space, NASA spots a single methane leak from Earth's atmosphere

“For the first time, an instrument onboard an orbiting spacecraft has measured the methane emissions from a single, specific leaking facility on …

Astronomy

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What Art Directors and Designers Look for in Photographs

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

Photography

Why I Gave Up My Slow Cooker for the Instant Pot

The first time I used my electric pressure cooker, I hit the start button and ran out of the room. Of course I’d read that modern pressure cookers …

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There's A Second Layer Of Information In DNA

The way A, T, G, and C are arranged in the DNA double helix determines how proteins are produced in the body of multi-celled organisms like us. And …

Genetics

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

Relationships

Sleeping Late Is Bad for Your Health, Science Says

If you want to eat more veggies and exercise more, perhaps it's time to reset your morning alarm.<p>Starting off the day right can lead to increased productivity and focus throughout the day. This fact explains why we're suckers for listicles that divulge the morning habits of successful people. It …

Sleep

Updated: Superbug found in Illinois and South Carolina

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>U.S. officials have found bacteria resistant to the antibiotic of last resort in a sample from a second pig, increasing concerns about the spread of a newly discovered superbug that initially surfaced in this country in March.<p>The latest report involves an …

Public Health

Artist Spotlight: Edwin Ushiro – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of paintings from artist Edwin Ushiro’s latest solo exhibition. “Capturing What Still Glimmers” explores memory making and particularly …

Why 'Fake It Till You Make It' Is So Effective, According to Science

Research helps explain why, when it comes to work, "sincerity" beats "authenticity."<p>It took me a while before I started calling myself an author.<p>I've been writing this column for almost two years, and have reached an audience well into the millions. I'm about to finish my first book (which I've …

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Want to Succeed? Do This One Thing

Call it what you want, perseverance pays off.<p>Have you noticed that everyone is talking about grit these days, as if it has just been discovered? Business leaders, pundits, scientists, and even celebrities are extolling the importance of grit as a key ingredient in success.<p>Although the scientists …

Self-improvement

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

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Entertainment

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Happiness

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …