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The power of the horse: We’re only just beginning to understand

Horsetalk.co.nzHorses, especially wild horses, have many abilities that humans are just beginning to understand, document and most importantly, …

Wild Horses

Can applying Vicks VapoRub to your feet really cure a cough?

There's an interesting theory behind this one.<p>Vicks VapoRub has been around since 1919, when a Spanish flu epidemic solidified its place in American medicine cabinets, but only in relatively recent history have consumers begun using it on their feet instead of its intended application on the chest …

18 Uncomfortable Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Regret 2018

When you look back on the past year, don’t think of the pain you felt. Think of the strength you gained, and appreciate how far you’ve come. You’ve …

Happiness

3 Geniuses' Best Tips to Accelerate Learning | Inc.com

In the video above, the always entertaining Tim Ferriss explains the techniques he used to teach himself to play a song on the drums in front of a live audience in only a week. This is indeed a fun feat that pushed Ferriss to think carefully about how to learn fast and come up with genuinely useful …

Genius

These 5 Dermatologist-Approved Serums Are the Ticket to Better, Brighter Skin

The rise of the face oil phenomenon, along with an ongoing obsession with all things K-beauty, has transformed even skin-care minimalists into people who dutifully adhere to multi-step routines. The hero product in that mix: the supercharged serum, which manages to strike a balance between …

Skin Care

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …

How To Tell If A Woman Is Lying In Text Messages

There are now ways to prove when a woman is lying in a text message, new research suggests. If a woman utilizes more words in a text message or the …

A New Way to Understand the Narcissistic Male

Pathological narcissism is a personality attribute that characterizes individuals just below the level of a diagnosable disorder, but remains …

Could the “Alzheimer’s gene” finally become a drug target?

Shutting down the top risk gene holds potential for halting the disease process<p>Among hundreds of genes that might nudge your risk of Alzheimer's up or down, <i>Apolipoprotein E</i> (<i>APOE</i>) has the strongest effect. Scientists discovered a quarter century ago that people with the <i>APOE</i> <i>ε</i><i>4</i> version of this gene …

Israeli researchers discover Alzheimer’s trigger

Israeli researchers have discovered that the amount of a specific protein is severely reduced in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s.<p>Alzheimer’s is …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Alzheimer's Disease

21-year-old woman loses her eyesight after staring at her smartphone game for days

A woman from China has gone partially blind, after spending an entire day playing a game on her smartphone.<p>The 21-year-old, who goes under the …

Migraines

This Is What A Mom Really Means When She Says ‘I’m Tired’

She looked tired. Bone-tired. Overwhelmed, frazzled, but mostly <i>tired</i>.<p>Of course, she was. She had four children who looked to all be under age 10, …

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Learning a second language is easiest when you're about 7 or 8.<p><i>iStock</i><p>Linguists and psychologists are still arguing about this one, but it's commonly …

Derma-Rolling Can Give You Radiant, Healthy Skin (Without Pain) — Here's How

There are a lot of beauty enthusiasts out there who will try just about anything to get glowing, healthy skin — even if that “anything” includes …

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

Meditation

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 Handy Beauty Tools That Are Perfect For Girls Who’re Too Busy/Lazy To Go To The Parlour

So many times we have had to make last-minute party plans and then it's time to decide. Do we have time to go to the parlour? Most of the times the …

Is There A Link Between Dreaming And Brain Disorders?

Although we don’t remember a majority of our dreams, we all experience them usually every night. While some dreams are normal and sometimes even …

These Are the 10 Books Every Kid (From Babies to Tweens!) Should Read

If you haven't read these to (or with!) your kiddos, you need to.<p>What’s the surest route to a kid’s heart that doesn’t involve a Wi-Fi connection or …

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Meditation

How I Use AmLactin Body Lotion to Treat Keratosis Pilaris

It's a drugstore diamond.<p>For some of us, getting soft, smooth skin isn’t easy. When you’ve got keratosis pilaris, no coating of standard moisturizer will make those pesky little bumps on your limbs go away, and it’s frustrating to run your fingers across your skin and feel that bumpy texture that …

6 Snacks You Can Make with Canned Biscuit Dough

What do you do with a can of biscuit dough and a free afternoon? Instead of baking a tray of biscuits (which wouldn't suck), think bigger and better. …

Baking

Our Favorite New Beauty Products of April 2017

Spring into the season with the best skin-care treatments, makeup, and hair products — out right now.

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful) | Inc.com

When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one day after I asked him "Why?" for approximately the millionth …

Parenting

Recipe: A Perfect Carbonara from Lucky Peach’s ‘All About Eggs’

Here’s a recipe you should keep around for when you don’t know what to make for dinner. Carbonara, a Roman dish of pasta and bits of smokey pork coated in a creamy sauce thickened with eggs, can be particularly tricky to master, but this version makes it easy. It’s from <i>All About Eggs</i><i>: Everything We</i> …

19 Ridiculously Good Five-Ingredient Pasta Recipes

Because you can up your pasta game without spending a ton of money.

This Is How To Make Life Magical – Scientifically: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

I was hesitant to write this. I’m the guy who talks about using evidence-backed stuff — scientific research — to get real results. But now I’m going …

Happiness

How To Overcome Insecurity and Change Your Negative Relationship Patterns

<b>“Sometimes our thoughts are backed by so much insecurity that they create lies we believe.” ~Unknown</b><p>After nearly a year of being single and after …