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The Best And Worst Booze To Drink If You Want To Lose Weight

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(Main photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, while one Archives of Internal Medicine study shows that people who put back one or two drinks a day are less likely to gain weight, research in The American …

Alcohol

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

A revolutionary tool is helping us unlock the secrets of DNA

But in the meantime, this tool, called CRISPR, is helping us do something else — something that's essential if we want to really re-write the genetic code. <b>It's helping us understand what genes actually do, both in humans and in animals.</b><p>The big misunderstanding of the age of genetics is that people …

Genetics

Energy-boosting life hacks that don’t involve caffeine or sugar

Your busy work schedule and complex lifestyle take a massive toll on your body: You’re often exhausted during the day and feel like you have to …

Scientists say you're still getting smarter in one key area during your 30s

Your ability to process new information peaks around age 18 and then declines rapidly. Your working memory is strongest in your mid-20s.<p>And yet in other ways, you're getting progressively smarter throughout early and mid-adulthood.<p>Recent research suggests that social intelligence, which encompasses …

Psychology

8 New Bathroom Decor Trends You Need to Bring Home

With new decor trends popping up left and right, it can be easy to feel like every room you <i>just</i> decorated already needs to be re-decorated. However, we’ve had our eye on a few design trends that look like they’re going to stick around for a while. The eight trends (and fab finds!) below will keep …

5 Favorite Sangrias in Austin

Jacked Sangria at El Alma, served with a lime and maraschino cherry<p>There is nothing better than enjoying a sangria on a summer day. The warmth of the …

Cool Stuff

How To Raise Financially Savvy Kids

"Parents do great teaching kids good manners and how to be safe, make their beds and be culturally savvy," says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author of recently released Raising Financially Confident Kids. "But so very often parents neglect the most important thing of all—to prepare them …

What Your Personality Type Says About Your Career Destiny (Infographic)

What does your personality type have to do with being an entrepreneur? Quite a bit, according to a recent study.<p>Truity Psychometrics, a personality test developer, surveyed more than 25,000 volunteers about their careers and personalities. Covering topics such as job satisfaction, income and …

Personality

The 21 best places to retire in the world

If you're looking to settle down soon, you may want to reconsider sunny Florida, serene Cape Cod, or any other retirement hot spot in the US.<p>For the third year in a row, the US barely made it into the top 20 of the global retirement index rankings put together by Natixis.<p>Northern European nations, …

European Travel

How Changing Your Reading Habits Can Transform Your Health

Reading doesn’t just improve your knowledge, it can help fight depression, make you more confident, empathetic, and a better decision maker.<p>My favorite book is <i>War and Peace.</i><p>And I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, another writer wanting people to think he’s all intellectual and highbrow.”<p>But it really …

10 Superfoods That Can Help You Achieve More Restful Sleep

When we think about the main things that keep us healthy, like nutrition, sleep and exercise, it's easy to envision them as parallel highways, with what we do in one lane having little effect on another.<p>But as scientists continue learning about the complex biological processes that keep us running, …

Nutrition

A new startup claims that '90 percent of our clients see their anxiety decline'

"It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact," he told me.<p>Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in Seattle, found himself freaking out during normal, everyday conversations. He worried any time his boss wanted to talk. He would dread his regular sales calls, and the …

Depression

62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

<i>For the last couple years, Jill Harness has been rounding up the world's most beautiful libraries by continent. Here they are all in one place, in no</i> …

15 Things We REALLY Wish Guys Knew About Giving Oral

Feel free to "accidentally" leave this up on your screen...<p>Guys try—they really do. But when it comes to oral sex, they can fluctuate between acting like they’ve never seen a vagina before to getting so in the zone that they have no freaking clue what’s working (or not) for you.<p>Of course, some men …

This Tiny Home On A Trailer Is Styled After Famous Wisconsin Vacation Cottages: the new Escape Traveler

The Escape Traveler – a tiny home on trailer – is designed to look like “prairie style” cottages at the famous couples only Canoe Bay Resort in …

Can this innovative intervention reduce sexism among male undergraduates?

Sexist behaviour is a way some men use to signal they are "one of the lads", mistakenly assuming that the lads are more sexist than they really are. …

Feminism

"Me Time" Matters to Your Happiness A Lot, This Is Why

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

Landscape architecture comes to the fore in Chicago

Given its preeminent role in the birth of the skyscraper, Chicago is often called a laboratory of modern architecture. This summer, the city has put on new mantle: It has become a nationally significant testing ground for public space.<p>Eleven years after the triumph of Millennium Park, with its …

5 Unstoppable Female Entrepreneurs Making Their Dents on the World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As I wrote this column, I thought about two of my biggest role models growing up.<p>I was raised by a single mother -- Dana -- who has been one of my biggest role models. She worked two jobs while raising four children just to keep us in a …

Women Entrepreneurs

How Austen Changes Up the “Courtship Novel”

Inspired by Jane Austen’s Persuasion – Captain Wentworth’s Glove …<br>janeaustensequelsblog.wordpress.com<p>Earlier, we examine Austen’s art in the …

Women, stop apologizing for loving “Magic Mike XXL”: Our visual pleasure matters as much as any man’s

<b>"Magic Mike XXL" (Warner Bros. Entertainment)</b><p>A bit like “reading Playboy for the articles,” women protest too much over their love of this gleeful stripper tale<p>Amy Gentry<p>July 17, 2015 10:29pm (UTC)<p>“So, I saw 'Magic Mike XXL' yesterday,” I told a girlfriend over coffee.<p>She nodded enthusiastically …

Butts

Self-Improvement Hiatus: 10 Reasons To Stop Trying So Hard To Be A Better You

I’ve been a self-improvement enthusiast for as long as I can remember.Perhaps some of the dysfunction in my family when I was a child led me to …

19 terrible LinkedIn mistakes you're making

Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.<p>She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.<p>Here are the most common mistakes Brown …

NASA just found something big hiding out behind Pluto

NASA and the team behind its New Horizons spacecraft announced today that Pluto — the dwarf planet — has a giant tail.<p>It's not a physical tail like a dog's, of course, but rather a frigid cloud of ionized gases trailing an estimated 48,000 to 68,000 miles behind Pluto, according to a NASA press …

Space

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary15 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Lifestyle

Top tools to get your startup off the ground

Which comes first – the apps or the business? It might sound like a dumb question, but the consequences of building a business on the wrong software tools can be serious. What if your customer database can’t talk to your accounting system? Or your resource planning is in chaos because everyone’s …

Project Management

Gender Equality in the Spotlight: Hollywood’s Top 15 Quotes

Kerry Washington, Emma Watson, Shonda Rhimes, Meryl Streep and more speak out in support of gender equality and women's rights.<p>Gender equality has …