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15 Foods That Help You Poop

Feeling constipated? These foods will help get things moving.

Burkini bans in France have sales of full-body swimsuit soaring, says designer

Australian Aheda Zanetti says controversy in France has sparked interest, particularly from non-Muslim women who want protection from the sun<p>Burkini bans in France have boosted sales and interest in the full-body Islamic swimsuit, particularly from non-Muslim women, the Australian credited with …

Scientific Secrets To Keep Kids In College

To be human is to be constantly at war between our lofty goals and our immediate impulses.<p>Future Me wants me to run 5 miles. Right Now Me wants a cookie.<p>Unfortunately, that totally understandable tendency is one factor that can stop people from completing their education:<p>Ninety-three percent of …

These 4 Foods Are Ruining Your Brain Health (& Deteriorating Your Memory)

When it comes to keeping fit and avoiding calories, you know it all, don’t you? From what to eat and what not to eat to the number of hours you …

Parents Are Freaking Out Because They Can't Answer A 7-Year-Old Kid's Exam Question

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Louise Bloxham/TwitterPut your calculator away. This 7-year-old kid’s math homework is baffling users on Twitter and it’s …

10 Beverages You Should Think Twice Before Drinking

You might want to make a few tweaks to your morning smoothie.<p>Turns out, even some of the "healthy" sips should be considered more carefully.

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A 10-Year-Old Made $10K For Discovering An Instagram Bug

A 10-year-old took home a hefty payday when he discovered a bug that allowed him to delete Instagram comments made by accounts other than his own. …

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

Rosemary really is herb of remembrance, as scent boosts memory by 15 per cent, say scientists

English folklore advises slipping rosemary into the pocket of an errant lover to help them remember their vows, while Ophelia confirmed the herb is ‘for remembrance’ in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.<p>Now scientists have shown that the plant really is linked to better memory.<p>A study of pensioners found that …

There Are Also Drawbacks To Being Bilingual

The Brain Photo credit: shutterstock. nocheThe ability to speak more than one language certainly has its perks. It enables you to work in another …

How Spanking Children Affects Their Behavior as Adults

A new study that analyzed 50 years of research on spanking concludes that the more children are spanked, the more chance there is that <b>they'll</b> …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update lets you mirror Android notifications on your PC

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update, announced during day one of Microsoft Build, will bring about another new feature that should get Android users excited — the ability to mirror notifications on your PC.<p>The update already brings some highly-anticipated features, such as an entire Linux subsystem …

Khamenei defends Iran's missile programme as UN concerns mount

US and European allies have written to warn that recent missile tests by Iran are in defiance of UN security council resolution<p>Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran, has firmly defended the country’s missile programme in the face of rising concerns among members of the UN security …

Scientists Find A Genetic Culprit For Gray Hair

Think you've gone gray from stress? Scientists say they've identified the first gene for gray hair. It accounts for about 30 percent of grays, mostly in lighter colored hair.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>If you're worried that this political season is causing your hair to turn prematurely gray, …

Iran elections: gains for Rouhani could help promote greater opening to the west

Reports in two semi-official news agencies, Fars and Mehr, indicate hardliners are main losers in vote<p>Early results in Iran’s hard-fought elections are showing strong gains for supporters of President Hassan Rouhani that could help promote greater opening to the west and limited political advances …

More Babies Are Being Born With Organs Outside Their Body

It’s something no parent ever wants to experience: having an infant born with organs outside his or her body, and being immediately whisked off to …