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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

10 Healthy Food Myths Debunked

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, we set the record straight on common misconceptions about which foods are healthy for you.<p><b>1) Fresh is always better than frozen.</b><br>Freshly-shelled peas have more vitamins than frozen ones, right? Not exactly. "Fresh" produce often travels far distances and …

Nutrition

Human cells make mouse brains 4 times smarter, scientists say

Pop culture is full of anthropomorphized mice that can drive boats, fall in love and hatch diabolical plans. None of them are real, but a mouse that …

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

Decorations

How People Eat Eggs Around the World

Ever looked at a raw egg yolk and thought, "How on Earth did people realize they could eat these things?"<p>Well, eggs have been human dietary staples since prehistory. The most common egg we eat today, the chicken egg, is thought to have come from birds our ancestors domesticated from wild jungle …

The world’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate

There's no easy way to say this: You're eating too much chocolate, all of you. And it's getting so out of hand that the world could be headed towards a potentially disastrous (if you love chocolate) scenario if it doesn't stop.<p>Those are, roughly speaking, the words of two huge chocolate makers, …

Someone in the NFL's Social Media Department is a "Naruto" Fan

Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams made quite the impression with the red and black contact lenses worn during Thursday night's game against …

Why Stretching May Not Make You More Flexibile

By: Tia Ghose<p>Published: 11/14/2014 10:01 AM EST on LiveScience<p>Many people think stretching is essential to improving flexibility. Runners stretch their hamstrings before hitting the pavement, gymnasts do hyper-splits during their warm-ups and yogis wind down their practice with some forward …

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