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The 30 Healthiest Foods

Super Foods<p><i>Real Simple</i> asked the country’s top dietitians and nutritionists to tell us which superpowered ingredients we should be incorporating into …

I gave up my IBM job to become an organic farmer—and learned a bitter truth

It was April 2004. I stood in the middle of the lush green field of <i>moong</i> (green gram) and looked around me. It was just before sunrise and the sky was turning a bright orange. The ground was damp and the leaves were shining with dew. My bare feet were muddy as I walked around gingerly, inspecting …

Farming

13 Annoying Relationship Things You Should Stop Doing With Your Partner

Let's retire the term ~BAE~ forever.<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Relationships

Four Tips From a 27-year-old Who Has Traveled to Every Country in the World

At 27-years-old, Sal Lavallo has already accomplished some of the travel goals that even seasoned explorers only dream of.<p>In November, he became one …

Travel

12 Special Qualities A Man Has That Mean You Should Never Let Him Go

Some men are better than others. Yes, we're all equal human beings, but nevertheless one can easily make the argument that some men are better people …

Relationships

A sleep scientist reveals the 15-minute daily ritual that will improve your sleep

A sleep scientist shares his 15-minute daily ritual that leads to a good night's sleep. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> One of the biggest things that I believe in for myself and what I tell my patients is mindfulness meditation.<p>I'm Dr. Daniel Barone, a neurologist at New York …

Mindfulness

13 Overrated Literary Classics, and What to Read Instead

We talked to a doctor of threesomes about how to have the perfect threesome

<b>If you’ve ever wanted to have a threesome, but haven’t been sure where to start, you’re in the right place.</b><p>There is an actual real life doctor of …

Chasing deadlines and happiness, we forget our lonely elderly

As a doctor I can’t replace the strongest medicine of all: attentive kindness to stave off loneliness<p>An oppressive winter has finally given way to the happiness of spring. Pretty flowers are in bloom and the bare trees promise to be in leaf again. As I walk into the weekend round, I feel happy for …

Happiness

Michael Moore: Why the U.S. Has Trouble Effecting Change in Gun Laws (Guest Column)

Fifteen years ago this week, “Bowling for Columbine” opened in theaters. At the time, there’d never really been an event like Columbine before. Those …

Guns

Hugh Hefner, Playboy Founder, Dies at 91

“He defined a lifestyle and ethos that lie at the heart of the Playboy brand,” son Cooper Hefner says<p>Playboy founder and icon Hugh Hefner died on …

How to Make the Perfect Pancake, According to Science

We never really need an excuse to whip up our favorite breakfast foods, no matter what time of day it is. But in case you’re looking for a little …

America's New World Order Is Officially Dead

China and Russia have fully derailed the post-Cold War movement toward U.S.-led global integration.<p>American foreign policy has reached a historic inflection point, and here's the surprise: It has very little to do with the all-consuming presidency and controversies of Donald Trump.<p>For roughly 25 …

Geopolitics
United Kingdom

Brexit No Deterrent As Italians, Greeks Still Seek Jobs in U.K.

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter.</i><p>No matter what Brexit might have in store for foreigners, …

Europe

Is porn harmful? The evidence, the myths and the unknowns

Pornography is now only an internet search away, and is becoming ever more immersive. How is it changing people’s behaviour, relationships and desires?<p>Few things are truly universal. But while people across the world speak different languages, eat different foods and even feel different emotions, …

Sexual Harassment

The Post-Antibiotic Era Is Here. Now What?

When Alexander Fleming came back from a Scottish vacation in the summer of 1928 to find his London lab bench contaminated with a mold called</i> …

Who Really Invented Calculus

The following is an article from the book <i>Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again.</i><p><i>Calculus involves the study of limits. By the time</i> …

Mathematics

This Guy Flew His Camera Drone Onto, Inside, and Under a Moving Train

Camera drone operator Paul Nurkkala just released a video titled “Flight of the Year” that showcases his world-class drone piloting skills. He …

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

<b>Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates.</b><p>It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects.<p>The work is a collaboration between the US National Institutes of Health and the …

Immunotherapy

No, Boris. A Trump-Led Brexit Wouldn't Be Glorious

The U.K.'s foreign minister is dreaming if he thinks the U.S. will give Britain a better deal.<p>When it comes to Brexit, views don't get much rosier than Boris Johnson's. The mop-haired U.K. foreign secretary thinks there's a chance for a "glorious" exit from the European Union, especially if it's …

United Kingdom

Terrifying Hurricane Maria videos shared from Puerto Rico and Dominica

As Hurricane Maria continues to rampage through the Caribbean, images of the destruction are starting to surface.<p>The island of Dominica was …

The anti-violence speech by Nigeria’s president Buhari at the UN was deeply ironic

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly yesterday (Sept. 19), Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari touched on one of the world’s most pressing human rights issues: the brutal violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.<p>“The international community cannot remain silent and not condemn …

Africa

Brexit: What happens if talks collapse and there's no deal?

Ahead of this weeks European Council meeting in Brussels, Theresa May may be hoping for a breakthrough in stalled Brexit talks. Behind the scenes, …

United Kingdom

What Are the Health Benefits of Ginger? | MyRecipes

Some people—including, but not limited to, famous person Selena Gomez—swear by taking a shot of ginger in the morning. The reason that Gomez starts …

Alternative Medicine

Paul Krugman: Calamity awaits if Americans don’t snap out of it

We have two weeks to kill Trumpcare, again. Now is no time for complacency<p>While progressive activists and 2020 presidential hopefuls alike were salivating over Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill last week, a team of Republicans took the opportunity to craft a last-ditch effort to repeal the …

Health Care

The Madness of Donald Trump

The pressures of the presidency have pushed Trump to the edge, but is he crazy enough to be removed from office?<p>Evening, August 22nd, 2017, a …

Donald Trump

How to increase red blood cell count

A low red blood count or anemia can cause feelings of fatigue and weakness. When people have a lower red blood count than normal, their body has to …

Sex and sleep are more powerful than money when it comes to happiness

We’re all just chasing happiness.<p>But – shocker – the thing that’ll make everything click won’t be finally getting Muji bedsheets or being able to buy …

6 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Bed That'll Help You Sleep Like A Baby Tonight

You know when you're tired AF, but the minute you lie down, it feels like your brain decides to have an impromptu dance party to "Despacito"? Falling …

Yoga