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16 millions de Français sont touchés par des maladies de peau

16 millions de Français sont touchés par des maladies de peau, selon une vaste enquête, qui met en lumière la face cachée de ces pathologies très …

Santé

6 Ridiculously London Things You Have To Do At Least Once

Calling London overwhelming and/ or expensive is quite the understatement. There's so much to see, do and eat (the food doesn't suck!) that travelers …

This Is The Single Best Diet For Your Overall Health, According To Nutrition Experts

The way we think about diets is undergoing an important shift.<p>We thinking less about diets as being for rapid weight loss and more about for creating …

Nutrition

Researchers find a rare possible negative side effect of marijuana use in adults

The stigma against marijuana in the US has been eroding for decades. But over the last ten years, use has skyrocketed. Since 2002, the number of …

Cannabis

11 Countries That Actually Love Having American Tourists

One of the strangest sensations when traveling abroad as an American is the heightened sense of your American-ness. That I'm-from-anywhere accent you …

Emerald Isle

Silkworms were fed graphene to produce 'super silk' and it could be the future of wearables

Graphene just keeps getting better and better. The so-called super material – a one-atom-thick layer of carbon that has proven to be incredibly …

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Do Big Cats Get Hairballs?

Barnacle penises are amazing. That’s not a direct quote from Charles Darwin, but it might as well have been; the naturalist was obsessed with the …

Biology

Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

15 Whole Foods-Based Lunches and Dinners That Won’t Break the Bank

While it can be tempting to grab one of every organic apple variety that you’ve never heard of, fresh produce, and the latest vegan products to hit …

Where Is Love Located in the Brain?

No matter what you've heard, you don't love anything with all of your heart. You love from the depths of your ventral tegmental area, your …

7 Inexpensive Tricks That Made My Home Look Amazing

With four kids, my decorating budget was spread (very) thin.<p>I wanted my home — which has four kids living inside it — to look and feel cozy and …

6 Essential Networking Survival Tips For Introverts

Have a plan. Be approachable. And don't forget to take time to recharge.<p>I'm considered an "INTJ" in the Myers-Briggs universe of personality types. Without dissecting what this acronym means here, simply put, it means that I lean toward the "introvert" end of the personality spectrum.<p>This does not …

Public Speaking

The Cooking Trick That Slashes the Calories in Rice by Half

You just need a smidgen of oil.<p>Whether you think rice is a friend or foe to your diet, there's one thing we can all agree on: It's delicious. Now, scientists have gone and done something incredibly cool — they figured out a new way to cook the grain that could cut its calories in half.<p>New research …

15 Celebrity Mothers and Daughters at the Same Age

Good genes.<p>From Reese Witherspoon's partner-in-crime Ava Phillippe to Cindy Crawford's mini-me Kaia Gerber, it's easy to see the resemblance between these celebrity mother-daughter pairs now—but it's even more striking when their mothers were their age. Below, 15 incredible lookalikes.

Kim Kardashian

One Day as a Housekeeper Changed Everything I Know About Cleaning

For starters, I shouldn't quit my day job.<p>Even though I write about cleaning for a living, I don't always practice what I preach. I, too, fall into bad habits like leaving last night's dishes in the sink for a day or two — and I don't even know the last time I washed my pillow. Yuck, is right. The …

What is a 'normal' night's sleep? It depends on your age, gender and nationality

What constitutes a "normal" night's sleep?<p>That all depends, says Danny Forger, a biological mathematician at the<p>University of Michiganand an expert in circadian clocks.<p>"People set guidelines all the time -- you need eight hours, you need seven hours -- but we've found that 'normal' sleep varies …

10 tips to make your Mac feel like new

Animal intelligence has been widely underestimated, says primatologist Frans de Waal

Ever stare out into space and look for signs of intelligence? Well, we should be looking right here on Earth, primatologist Frans de Waal argues in his new book, “Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?” (He’ll discuss it at a Smithsonian Associates event Wednesday.)<p>For centuries, …

Animals

Here's the Secret Brain Math That Makes People More Confident

Whether it's applying for a job, hitting on someone at a bar or picking vanilla or chocolate, confidence dictates every decision you make. But that …

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Coffee

The artisanal coffee movement has hit the U.S. in a major way, with hip cafés serving flat whites and almond milk lattes popping up on pretty much …

Coffee

Kristen Bell opens up about her history with mental illness

Every year, it’s estimated that 1 in 5 United States-based adults cope with mental illness. This adds up to a whopping 43.8 million people. …

Half of All Straight People Are Carrying ‘Gay Genes’, According to New Study

New research examining the persistent presence of homosexuality across different time periods and cultures has concluded that at least half of all …

The Caramel Spectrum All Home Bakers Should Know

Not all caramel is created equal. This is what to look for in your next batch.<p>Not all caramel is created equal. The longer sugar cooks, the darker the color and the richer the flavor. And pretty much every stage has a different application. It takes some practice to get caramel the exact color you …

Science Says Vegetarians Are More Intelligent And Empathetic

It’s been a long time since you’ve stopped responding to the stupid question, “Really, you don’t eat meat–not even chicken?” You aren’t even annoyed …

Future Solar Panels Will Generate Energy From Raindrops

<i>A new solar cell prototype developed by a team of scientists in Qingdao, China may change the way we use solar panels in the not so distant …

Clean Energy