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How One Season of Football Affects a Child’s Brain

Research is mounting that concussions have devastating impacts on professional football players in the NFL—and the symptoms don’t happen overnight. …

15 Must-Have Skin Care Products for When Your Face Is Feeling "Meh"

If a selfie is worth a thousand words, we can all agree that ‘meh’ should not be one of them. Living life to its ultimate potential has the unfortunate casualty of wreaking havoc...

Skin Care

The best jobs for every personality type

It assigns people one of 16 personality types based on how they measure themselves against four criteria — it's the test where you can find out if you're an ESTJ or an ISTP. According to statistics from a few years ago, around 80% of Fortune 500 companies use the test , as does the world's largest …

Hedge Funds

Scientists find rare ‘Tatooine’ double-star planet

A team of astronomers from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and San Diego State University has announced the exciting discovery of a planet with …

Scientists Have Found a Human Protein That Blocks Zika Replication And Prevents Cell Death

Yes!!<p>Scientists have finally figured out what Zika virus does to the human body, and it explains why its effects can be so devastating, but …

8 Best Moves To Target Arm Fat For Women Over 40

One of the unfair aspects of aging is your muscles tend to turn to noodles. Plus, the hormone changes waiting for you in perimenopause and menopause will encourage your body to pack on pounds. That's why strength training is so crucial for women over 40. You can minimize or even banish the …

5 Extinct Animals Science Could Bring Back to Life

As climate change and poaching threaten species like the South China tiger, Gulf porpoise and Sumatran elephant, and while as many as 1 in 6 animal …

7 Things That Happen When You Go From Dog Lover To Dog Parent

Being a dog lover is like being the fun aunt to your brother’s kid. You get to enjoy spending quality time with them while not having to deal with …

10 US cities where recent college grads can make a living

A robust job market and affordable cost of living typically top most recent college graduates' lists when deciding which city to call home.<p>Many also want to live someplace with a thriving arts scene with lots of choices for eating out, nightlife, and networking with fellow 20- and 30-somethings.<p>For …

Real Estate

Is Lash Powder the Secret to Making Your Mascara Look Amazing?

This extra layer goes a long way.<p>If I'm going to add yet another step to my daily face beat, it's got to deliver.<p>So when Essence Lash Powder landed on my desk promising a falsies-like effect, I was intrigued. Baby powder has always been a secret weapon for makeup artists who want to amp up fringe, …

Makeup

The Best Flat Irons You Can Buy, According To Celebrity Hairstylists

It's time you stop using that crappy hair straightener.<p>When was the last time you walked into a beauty supply store and bought a flat iron? If you can't recall, no worries. Neither can we. But after unraveling our cruddy hair straightener for the umpteenth time, we figured it was time to invest in …

Jennifer Lawrence's Makeup Artist Just Launched The Coolest Eye Shadows

Makeup artists are known for stocking the most hard-to-locate creams from French pharmacies, small batch oils from teeny tiny brands, and superluxe serums in their kits. In other words, a beauty junkie's dream. And it's not uncommon to find said makeup artists "cocktailing," or mixing up their own …

Makeup

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French scientists have found where autism hides in the brain – and it could help diagnose 2yo kids

Autism is hiding in one of the brain’s folds, and a new biomarker discovered by French scientists can be detected in children as young as two. The …

A Patch That Delivers Vaccines, No Needles Necessary

One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards<p>2015 Invention Award Winner<p>Category: Medicine<p><b>Inventor:</b><p>Katarzyna “Kasia” Sawicka<p><b>Company:</b><p>ImmunoMatrix LLC<p><b>Invention:</b><p>ImmunoMatrix<p><b>Development cost to date:</b><p>$100,000–200,000<p><b>Maturity:</b><p>1/5<p>Vaccines save lives, but most of them are delivered by …

Vaccination

Your Bones Could Soon Heal a Whole Lot Better Thanks to Polymer Nanoshells

Bones that grow back? Yes please.<p>Might we one day have bionic body parts able to ward off disease and injury and even heal themselves? Today it's …

Scientists may have found Earth's largest canyon

An international team of researchers led by Durham University believe they've discovered the largest canyon on Earth. Using satellite data and ground-penetrating radar, they estimate it to be more than 100 km long and as deep as 1 km in places. They'll need to make direct measurements to confirm …

21 Cruelty-Free, Vegan Beauty Brands to Support

October 13, 2015 | Written by<p>Cruelty-free personal-care company Arbonne recently went 100 percent vegan, and in celebration of this news, we’ve put …

8 Unique Exercises for a Total-Body Workout

1 of 8<p>1. Sledgehammer Tire Strike<p><b>Works:</b> Arms, Shoulders, Back, Core<p>Stand with feet slightly wider than shoulder-width.<br>• Hold hammer in your right …

Sweaty Girls, These 23 Beauty Products Will Save Your Summer

Glowing, glistening, shimmering — whatever you want to call it, summertime sweat is a major issue for most of us. It creates unwanted oil slicks, melts makeup and even shortens the life of a blowout (which is basically a disaster for all those warm-weather events coming up). Well, we’re not going …

Tweak These Common Exercises to Better Suit Your Body Type

Everyone’s built differently, so why should we expect that a one-size-fits-all workout routine will help us all achieve the same fitness ideals? …

28 Places All Nature Lovers Must Go Before They Die

Take a walk on the wild side.

The best extreme outdoor adventures in America

There’s no need to leave the country to get your thrills. Hell, some urban adrenaline junkies don’t even leave their city. Whether your idea of …

35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

Lake Superior

This Mental Practice Can Lower Stress Levels, Even In The Intensive Care Unit

It's hard to imagine a more stressful environment than a surgical intensive care unit, where events happen fast and decisions are literally a matter of life or death. Yet even in the ICU, new research suggests that mindfulness -- the cultivation of a focused, nonjudgmental awareness of the present …

Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Travel<p>Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight …

European Travel