Mark Hodgson

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How This Guy Rakes In $20,000 a Year By Visiting Garage Sales

You can make even more if you have a heart of stone<p>Every Saturday morning, I go to old people’s houses and rob them blind.<p>I’m not a criminal, per se—just a picker: someone who buys and resells other people’s unwanted stuff. There are millions of pickers in America just like me who share …

Lyme Disease Only Sounds Recent

<b>Q. Is Lyme disease new, or was it always around?</b><p><b>A.</b> It is newly identified, but perhaps not that new.<p>Borrelia burgdorferi, the tick-borne spirochete that causes the famous bull’s-eye rash and other symptoms of Lyme disease, was identified in 1981, according to the National Institute of Allergy and …

New York News Team And Yale-Educated Doctor Question CDC's Lyme Denial

Late last month, FOX5NY broadcast "Lyme and Reason," a precedent-setting news special dedicated to the Lyme disease epidemic. The show was a success by many measures, including--most importantly by TV production standards--ratings wise. The strong viewership reflects a strong interest in learning …

Go-To Lyme Drugs Don't Always Kill The Bug, At Least For Some

Nearly a generation of medical dogma on Lyme disease may be slowly unraveling as new test tube research shows that antibiotics long endorsed as curative do not kill what scientists call "persister" cells -- and may even promote their growth.<p>The corkscrew Lyme spirochete, known as <i>Borrelia …

How to Check a Child's Hair for Lice

Head lice (<i>Pediculus humans capitis</i>), otherwise known as pediculosis,[1] are parasites that can live in humans' hair and on their scalps and …

Hair Care

'Eat fat to get thin': Official diet advice is 'disastrous' for obesity fight, new report warns

Thirty years of official health advice urging people to adopt low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences,” a leading obesity charity warned yesterday.<p>“Eating fat does not make you fat,” argues a new report by the National Obesity Forum (NOF) and the …

Here's Exactly How to Work Out if You Want to Lose Weight

No more guess work at the gym.<p>If you're trying to drop a few pounds, it can be totally overwhelming to figure out how to make sure your sweat sessions are helping you shed. On a basic level, losing weight and lowering your body fat percentage is a numbers game, says Ippolita Di Paola, a personal …

5 Kettlebell Moves You're Probably Doing Wrong (and How to Fix Them)

Used correctly, kettlebells can be a great addition to your strength training routine. Find out if you're making these common mistakes—and learn how …

Workouts

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

Nutrition

Funny Pictures – April 3, 2016

Reported a sinister looking leek near the electrical cupboard at work yesterday… <br>viaFire exit in Venice. <br>viaTaylor Swift’s Bodyguard. <br>viaThe golden …

Eight Portrait Photography Rules You Should Try Breaking

There are two characters that sit atop adjacent shoulders either side of my head and squabble over portraiture. One takes the form of my Gran and she …

The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do

Most workouts involve a mix of strength and cardio. Maybe you do a dynamic warm-up, then a total-body workout or a quick HIIT routine, and <i>possibly</i> a …

Google’s $150 Nik Collection of Photo Editing Software is Now 100% Free

Whoa. Google just announced that it’s making its Nik Collection of desktop photo editing software 100% free.<p>You may remember that Google acquired Nik …

8 Weird Running Pains and How to Fix Them

Shutterstock<p>You Get a Metallic Taste in Your Mouth<p><b>Why it happens:</b> Ever experienced a weird metallic or bloodlike taste in your mouth while out for a …

Biomechanics

How to Get Rid of Teen Acne

Acne is a skin disorder caused by inflammation of hair follicles and oil glands.[1] It's a very common condition among teens due to hormonal changes, …

Skin Care

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

Sit All Day? 5 Exercises To Balance Your Body

We all know the effects that prolonged sitting can have on our bodies. Some studies suggest that extended periods of inactivity can be even more …

Fed agency removes controversial Lyme guidelines

Lyme care advocates say change was long overdue<p>Advocates for more comprehensive Lyme disease treatments are hailing the removal of controversial …

Disease

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Yoga

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4 Keys to Fat Loss More Helpful Than "Eat Less and Move More"

Diet and exercise get all of the attention when it comes to fat loss. While they both do play a major role in the process, it's not quite as simple …

Fitness

The 4-Stretch Test to Tell If You're Dangerously Inflexible

These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, uses …

Exercise

A Former Playboy Photographer Reveals the Secrets Behind Shooting Naked Women

The magazine just published its last nude issue.<p>In 2002, Josh Ryan was working at a nightclub in Los Angeles when he picked up a camera for the first time to snap some shots of his model girlfriend. From there, photography become a hobby and, after a short stint shooting adult-film box covers and …

How to Lose Body Fat

With so much advice on how to lose weight out there, it's hard to know where to start. The good news is that you don't have to buy fancy equipment or …

Fitness

HFT Scope setup guide

So – you’ve bought your rifle and scope and you want to get into the world of competitive Hunter Field Target shooting (HFT).<p>The first thing you need …

3 Ways to Lace Up Your Running Shoes - Women's Running

<i>*Courtesy of Competitor.com</i><p><i>Shoelaces come untied, loosen, bind and can be a knot in your stride. Too loose makes for sloppy striding, too tight and</i> …

Phones4U billionaire John Caudwell says 11 family members now diagnosed with Lyme disease

Tycoon accuses NHS and the Government of 'negligence' for failing to properly investigate the 'public health scandal'<p>John Caudwell, the billionnaire founder of Phones4U, has revealed that eleven members of his family have now been diagnosed with the potentially crippling Lyme disease.<p>He accused NHS …

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

20 Gorgeous Black and White Photos by Hedi Slimane

There's no doubt in my mind that Hedi Slimane is in a league of his own. He's credited with revolutionizing men's fashion. He's worked as both a designer and creative director at some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, such as Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior, and even designed album …