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Dragonfly Wings Can Rip Apart Bacteria Without Antibiotics

We finally know why.<p>Special bacteria-killing surfaces constitute a highly active area of research and development. Strategies to construct them vary …

Microbiology

Boost your intake of resistant starch to help your gut thrive

If you're like most Canadians, you don't eat enough fibre. And even if you are meeting your daily fibre target, you might be focused on getting lots of one particular kind, such as wheat bran to prevent constipation, or psyllium to lower blood cholesterol.<p>Either way, you're likely shortchanging …

Nutrition

12 Brilliant Uses For Ice Cube Trays

Or: how to save money, leftovers, and fridge space.<p>Use them to preserve leftovers that you might otherwise throw away — like extra tomato paste, broth, or buttermilk — in perfect grab-and-go quantities: <b>one standard-size cube equals about two tablespoons; and two cubes are 1/4 cup.</b> You can also …

40 Best Stylish Hairstyles for Teenage Girls | Hairstyles Ideas

By knowing you must have known the fact that there are a lot of hairstyles for girls that are available for a fresh look of the face and they are …

Hairstyling

How to Turn Down Our “What If” Brain

Last year I wrote an article called ‘How To Teach Your Kids About The Brain’ that I hoped a few of my friends might see… to date, it’s actually been …

Happiness

Scientists say they've figured out how to remove fears from the brain

Why confront your fear in the hopes of overcoming it when scientists could just erase it from your brain? That's exactly what researchers say they may be able to do in a study published Monday in <i>Nature Human Behavior</i>.<p>Currently, most treatments for phobias and PTSD involve drugs, which can have side …

The Brain

12 Time-Efficient and Effective Exercises You're Not Doing

What are the most important things you need in a workout? The two that will give you the most bang for your buck are time-efficient, effective …

7 psychological tricks that will help you nail your next job interview

While interviewers consciously take note of the answers you provide, your body language reveals subconscious clues to your personality and attitude.<p>So how do you ensure that your body language is giving off the right vibes? A Quora thread discussed just that, answering the question: "What are some …

Employment

I Got a $600 Brain 'Reboot' and It Changed My World

NAD+ therapy can supposedly increase your energy, focus, and metabolism, improve your cardiovascular health, and help you detox from alcohol and drugs. All this, of course, sounds incredibly unlikely—so I thought I'd see for myself.<p>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.<p>It's good to be skeptical …

Time I

21 No-Bake Thanksgiving Desserts That Practically Make Themselves

With so much to cook on Thanksgiving, your oven doesn't have much room to spare. Save yourself the hassle of worrying about dessert with these easy no-bake Thanksgiving desserts, including pumpkin cheesecakes, chocolate pies, and apple cups. You'll be able to focus on cooking the perfect turkey …

12 Random But Clever Beauty Products Reddit Users Said Changed Their Life

I belong to the category of people who stay relatively well-informed solely because of Reddit. Not only is it actually an awesome way to stay up to …

Julia Roberts To Star In Feature Film About PTA Mom Framed For Drug Possession

The twisted tale of Orange County school parents’ revenge that spun out of control is coming to the screen. A feature film based on the Kelli Peters …

New York Times

Backstreet Boys: Lou Pearlman's death leaves unanswered questions

Backstreet’s back.<p>The boy band is back in the studio. Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and A.J. McLean spoke with FOX411 about their success, and they reflected on the recent death of former manager Lou Pearlman. Pearlman died on August 19th in prison. The 62-year-old was serving a 25-year-sentence …

The best and worst sugars to eat before your workout

Many experts tout sugar as public health enemy number one. Considering eating too much of it can lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, the title does make sense. Also because most people overconsume it.<p>The American Heart Association recommends that women eat no more than six teaspoons of …

Nutrition

How To Change The Height of Vintage + Antique Furniture

Have you ever found a beautiful vintage or antique piece of furniture, fallen in love, then experienced soul crushing disappointment because it was …

Furniture

6 Things We Learned From American Horror Story: Roanoke Episode 2

Killer nurses, human sacrifices, and a glimpse of Gaga.<p>Despite the long-mysterious season theme finally being revealed in last week's episode of <i>American Horror Story</i>, we didn't actually get a whole lot of information about the meaning of <i>My Roanoke Nightmare</i>. And while episode two still didn't get …

25 Easy Recipes to Make with a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are one of those pantry staples that we almost always have on hand. If you don't have a can or two lurking in a cabinet somewhere, add it …

Healthy Eating

Hungry Girl: My 106-Calorie Pumpkin Spice Muffins Are a Healthy Way to Eat the Trend

<i>Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also</i> …

Watching emotional films can boost our physical pain thresholds, scientists say

Watching emotional films and plays can boost our physical pain thresholds and bring us closer together, scientists have found.<p>Researchers studying the effects of fiction on our emotions compared levels of endorphins released by people who had watched a hard-hitting film and those had watched …

Psychology

The Negative Impact Of Alcohol In The Workplace

Image credit: Shutterstock<p>Alcohol's reputation as a means to lower inhibitions, take the edge off stress and worries, and temporarily boost feelings of self-confidence can make it a charming companion in good times and bad. However, excessive drinking is too often a damaging path that leads to …

Alcohol

Pumpkin Spice Hair Might Be The Biggest Hair Color Of The Season

At this point, we shouldn't be surprised by pumpkin spice <i>anything</i>. The PSL trend has expanded way beyond the L(atte) to stuff like greek yogurt, …

Hair

British man pleads guilty in Trump attack case in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A British man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. federal court to trying to grab a police officer's gun and open fire at a June campaign rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Las Vegas.<p>Standing before a judge in orange jail clothes with the word "detainee" across his back, …

Crime

10 Minutes with Kate Spade, the Person

Talking about Frances Valentine, the brand<p>Nearly a decade after departing the label that put her on the map, Kate Valentine (FKA Spade) returned to New York Fashion Week to show editors and buyers the latest shoes and bags from Frances Valentine, the brand she launched earlier this year — and in …

Fashion Week

New Test Could Detect Cancer 10 Years Before Symptoms Show

Where There’s Smoke…<p>A new test is being developed that could potentially detect cancer earlier than ever before. Not only that, but it may also be …

Cancer

5 Bar Cart Ideas: How to Style a Bar Cart

Discover the best bar cart ideas for a chic, stylish addition to your living space. Get tips and design inspiration for your bar cart!<p>A bar cart can turn an empty living room corner into the life of the party. Thanks to <i>Mad Men</i> and the return of cocktail culture, these fun furnishings have become …

How to Paint a Room Like a Pro

Painting a room is one of the quickest and most impactful ways to give your home new life. The problem? Most homeowners who hire professional painters will pay somewhere between $380 and $790 for a 10-by-12-foot room. Ouch! Going for a whole house refresh? That could cost between $941 and $2,431 on …

Home Improvement

14 reasons to get married in Donatelle Godart

WEDDING ADDRESS BOOK<p>Inspired by the poems of Paul Eluard, the Parisian designer has unveiled her poetic and ethereal new wedding dress collection for …

Weddings

Cardiologist’s Case Study: A Patient’s Lab Results After 30 Days on a Plant-Based Diet

Adam is a well-known Detroit businessman who is legendary for his huge smile, energy, and successful restoration business. We became friends at a …

Plant-Based Diet

3 Manicure Hacks for Lazy Girls

Trying to re-create a salon-worthy manicure at home is easier said than done. No matter how still you try to hold your hands or how creative you get with your nail tools, it just never seems to turn out as good as when a pro does it. If you’re a righty, your left hand usually comes out better than …

Hacking