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E-cigarettes and health — here's what the evidence actually says - Vox

Stepping into the health debate around electronic cigarettes is a messy and frustrating exercise. Depending on whom you ask, these devices are either the best technological solution to the smoking pandemic or the biggest looming threat to public health.<p>So to sort through the research and figure out …

6 Ways Your Brain Transforms During Menopause

Movies and TV shows have gotten a lot of laughs out of menopause, with its dramatic hot flashes and night sweats. But the midlife transition out of our reproductive years—marked by yo-yoing of hormones, mostly estrogen—is a serious quality-of-life issue for many women and, as we're now learning, …

Face time with loved ones may help prevent depression in elderly

(Reuters Health) - Frequent get-togethers with their children or friends could help ward off depression in older adults more effectively than phone or written contact, a U.S. study finds.<p>“The key finding is that meeting friends and family face to face acts as strong preventive medicine for …

Public Health

Is Sugar Making You Sick?

<b>Many studies link too much sugar to serious illness.</b><p><i>BerkeleyWellness.com / By John Swartzberg M.D.</i><p><i>A detailed look at the risks of too much sugar appears on BerkeleyWellness, online health and nutrition information from experts at UC Berkeley.</i><p>If you watched infomercials in the 1990s, you might …

Diabetes

How to Never Overcook Salmon (or Other Fishes) Again

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i> <i><br>Today: The most foolproof way to cook any fish—and a petition for a new cooking term.</i><p>The most unfair implication of slow-roasting is the <i>slowness</i> part. Sure, there are plenty of …

How to Stop Snoring

Some 37 million Americans snore, making grunting, whistling, choking, snorting, and/or buzz-saw-like sounds on a regular basis, according to the …

15 Gorgeously Designed Henna Tattoos with Unbelievably Intricate Patterns

For thousands of years, the art of henna (called <i>mehndi</i> in Hindi & Urdu) has been practiced in India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. The henna plant is crushed and mixed with other ingredients into a paste, which can then be applied to the skin in dazzlingly intricate patterns. Once the …

Body Art

Artist stunningly colorizes old photos with a whimsical twist

Accomplished photographer and digital artist Jane Long does not simply colorize old photographs, she creates new works of art using old scenes.<p>Her …

Photography

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

16 Genius Fixes for Annoying Makeup Problems

Never get lipstick on your teeth again.<p>Makeup mistakes happen to the best of us, but these tips and tricks will make sure they don't happen to <i>you</i>.<p>It's easy for lipstick to transfer onto your teeth unless the formula is budgeproof. So, a good way to ensure it won't happen is by applying your lip …

Anxious? This Mindfulness Website Animates Letting Go of Your Negative Thoughts - Mindful

Past hurts and emotional triggers have a way of keeping us stuck. It can be difficult not to ruminate on negative thoughts.<p>Pixel Thoughts asks you to …

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Past the Centre Pompidou: the unsung museums of Paris

If there's one thing that rivals a Parisian's obsession with food, it's art. This passion for art, and culture in general, is reflected in the vast number of museums in Paris. According to the municipality there are well over 100 of them, one of the highest concentrations in the world.<p>Everyone …

How YouTubers discovered a human condition no one had talked about before

All the feels<p>How a bunch of YouTubers discovered a tingling sensation nobody knew existed<p>All the feels<p>How a bunch of YouTubers discovered a tingling …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Medicine

17 Adorable Animals Who’ve Mastered the Art of Stretching

Warning: These photos may make you want to nap. Take a deep breath…now stretch! Today let's take a look at animals who've mastered the art of stretching. Whether they're just taking a nice pause in their day or reaching for that piece of food in the tree, these animals look absolutely adorable with …

Cute

Humorous Antique Movie Theater Slides From 1912 Inform the Audience of Basic Theater Etiquette

These humorous photographic slides, circa 1912, kindly inform movie theater audiences of basic theater etiquette. It turns out that even a century …

Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

Amid all the high rollers and glitz of the Las Vegas Strip are a surprising number of things to do that won't cost you a thing. The casinos alone are a sensory tour de force, with lights, fountains, shows, and music—much of it free. Use this guide to explore some of the other no-cost opportunities …

Articles about 8-products-help-you-be-more-productive on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...<p>When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, …

7 Awesome Beards by James Myrick

James Myrick is a master beard artist. He's rather secretive about his methods, but my guess is that, by precise mental concentration, he can grow …

Powerful Photo Series Documents the Final Generation of Foot Binding in China

For <i>Living History</i>, photographer Jo Farrell paints a stark yet complex portrait of China’s now-illegal practice of foot binding. Fueled by her desire …

Remarkable Macro Photograph of a Hummingbird by Chris Morgan | Colossal

<p>Photographer Chris Morgan snapped these great macro shots of hummingbirds in 2011 at Bosque De Paz, a 3,000 acre privately-owned biological reserve …

Kitty Kasa: A Full Service Housing Module for Cats

ARNI Foundation is a nonproft organization that rescues abused animals as well as animals at local kill shelters. With the help of Studio Mango, they …

Adorable Pet Bed Cleverly Resembles the Skeletal Form of a Fish

You probably have your own furniture to lounge on while at home, so shouldn't your pet have the same? Korean design studio Pote came up with the <i>Fishbone House</i>, a minimalist dwelling for cats and dogs. Its aesthetic was inspired by fish in a marketplace and the product is modeled after their …

Cute

Everyday Objects Painted to Look Like Amusing Characters

For the past 10 years, French artist Gilbert Legrand has been transforming clothes hangers, spray bottles, and other household objects into …

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When Form Follows Fugly

I consider your average sinkside soap dish a design failure. They either have no drainage, leaving the bar to sit in a puddle of water that …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

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