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Worrying Might Actually Make You Happier: Study

Worrying Might Actually Make You Happier: StudyHairy man with many hands on the sides of his faceGetty ImagesStressful day at the officeGetty …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Prostitution in 19th-century Paris – in pictures

Musée d’Orsay in Paris this week opens ‘Splendours and ­Miseries’, the ­first major exhibition looking at the artistic ­representation of prostitution in 19th-century Paris

Apple should have been awarded injunction against Samsung, court says

Court of appeals states lower court abused its right of discretion in blocking Apple from stopping Samsung sales of smartphones in the US<p>Apple should have been awarded an injunction against Samsung in their long-running smartphone patent war, the US court of appeals ruled on Thursday.<p>The court of …

Washington D.C.

Food that markets to both genders confuses people’s tastebuds

Given the choice between a container of fruity yogurt and a tray of fried chicken, most women will gravitate toward the former and most men toward the latter, thanks in part to the way clever marketing strategies dictate our unconscious food preferences. What’s more, marketing food toward one …

Danger and death are never far away as the Syrian capital tries to cling to normal life

Photograph: Mohammed Eyad/NurPhoto/Corbis<p>Civilians react to shelling in Damascus.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/12/1442068632867/184affdc-aa87-4c91-9782-61164b6ad28d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mohammed Eyad/NurPhoto/Corbis<p>Civilians react to shelling in …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

It’s a well-established fact that smoking is terrible for you, even in small amounts. When it comes to wholly preventable risk factors for a host of …

Research

M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit' is one stop you want to skip

What if the rural couple in Grant Wood's "American Gothic" stepped out of the painting to become villains in a gothic psycho horror film?<p>That's the black comic hook to "The Visit," M. Night Shyamalan's ramshackle attempt to bounce back from the debacle of "After Earth." Olivia DeJonge and Ed …

Horror

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

The Ty Lawson trade makes perfect sense for both the Rockets and Nuggets

The Nuggets and Rockets addressed some concerns in a big deal, with neither running much risk of disaster.<p>On Sunday, the Nuggets agreed to trade beleaguered point guard Ty Lawson and a 2017 second-round pick to the Rockets for Kostas Papanikolaou, Nick Johnson, Pablo Prigioni and a protected 2016 …

Grievances persist despite start of new era in US-Cuba ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cuban national flag fluttered in the Washington sun Monday as the U.S. and Cuba formally ended more than a half-century of …

Here's What Texting Really Does to Your Spine

This image will make you sit up straight, immediately!<p>Pop quiz: Are you currently reading this while hunched over your phone? If so, here's a very scary wakeup call: Looking down at your phone can force up to 60 pounds of weight on your spine, according to a new study in the journal <i>Surgical</i> …

Text Messaging

Five albums to try this week: Wolf Alice, Everything Everything and more

Hear new music, from Son Lux’s experimental electropop to Blick Bassy’s bossa nova blues, and let us know what you’ll be listening to this week<p><b>Why you should listen:</b> The London four-piece have been pulling together material for this 90s alt-rock-referencing debut since they first appeared in early …

21 Juicy Burger Recipes for Your July 4th Cookout

A great burger with a charred crust and a juicy, savory interior is a cornerstone of summer's best cookouts. It doesn't hurt that it's also one of those crowd-pleasing foods that's easy to make in bulk. Unfortunately, a lot of impromptu burgers wind up dry, flavorless, overcooked, and all-around …

10 After-Dark Activities to Experience This Summer

From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night.<p>Only when the sun goes down can you enjoy some of the best outdoor activities of the summer, and in the cooler night air no less. From stargazing parties to …

Paddleboarding

HoloLens is about to transform the space station

Two pairs of HoloLens glasses will be delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) on 28 June to allow astronauts to carry out augmented …

HSBC will no longer provide one of the best gauges of China’s economy

HSBC will no longer sponsor the Flash Markit Purchasing Managers Index, or “flash PMI,” survey for China and other emerging markets, one of the most-watched and most-valued economic indicators from China.<p>The flash PMI comes out before China’s official PMI data, and is based on an independent survey …

Millennials Now Outnumber Boomers in the U.S.

Mil­len­ni­als now make up a lar­ger part of the pop­u­la­tion than boomers, ac­cord­ing to the latest Census Bur­eau data.<p>People who were born …