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Outdoor gear sales slip as millennials drive shift in habits

DENVER (AP) — Sales of outdoor equipment are slipping as millennials drive changes in U.S. consumer habits by favoring clothes and sporting goods that are less specialized and more versatile, analysts say.<p>Industry retail sales totaled $18.9 billion from December 2016 through November 2017, down 6 …

Need another reason to cut out sugar? A new study links blood-sugar levels with mental decline

The human body’s relationship with sugar is complicated. On many levels, the carbohydrate is vital—your brain literally needs it to function. But …

Foods You Should Stop Buying​ | Women's Health

If you care about what you eat, you’ve probably read many, many lists warning you about health foods that aren’t really that healthy. Hint: They usually contain more fat and sugar than you might have imagined. By now, you know that some kinds of yogurt contain as much sugar as ice cream. Or that a …

Nutrition

This Pit Bull Was on Death Row in Crowded Shelter – So Now He Thanks the Man Who Saved Him Every Day! (VIDEO) - One Green Planet

Thanks to irresponsible breeders and neglectful animal guardians, 9,000 animals are killed in shelters across the U.S. <i>every single day,</i> with 5,500 of …

How to Lose Weight Without Actually Eating Less

Tired of depriving yourself? This weight-loss news is for you.<p>When it comes to losing weight, the most important rule of thumb is to consume fewer …

Holistic Medicine

​7 Worst Foods For Constipation - Constipation Foods | Women's Health

We've already told you what foods will help you avoid constipation, but sometimes, sh*t happens. Or rather, <i>doesn't</i> happen.<p>According to the National Institutes of Health, constipation qualifies as fewer than three bowel movements per week, and/or, small, hard bits of stool that are painful to pass. …

Taking Zoloft Makes Me Feel White

I never thought my anxiety medication would be my most glamorous accessory.<p>As a 24-year-old Chinese American graduate student in Manhattan, every semester I was juggling six classes, an internship, and my side job as a makeup artist. With only four hours of sleep every night, I eventually burned …

Citing Deaths of Lab Monkeys, F.D.A. Ends an Addiction Study

The deaths of four squirrel monkeys used as subjects in a nicotine addiction study have prompted the Food and Drug Administration to shut down the research permanently and to establish a council to oversee all animal studies under the agency’s purview.<p>“It is clear the study was not consistent with …

Monkeys

Manchester United and Chelsea Target Arturo Vidal Rumoured to Have Been Told He Can Leave Bayern

Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal is believed to have been told he can leave the Allianz Arena in the summer, amid interest from Manchester …

Soccer

CNN Turkey Reports 'American Sniper' Bradley Cooper Killed in Syria, U.S. Military Denies

The U.S. coalition denied on Friday the deaths of two Special Forces members after social media and mainstream news reports carrying an image …

The 27 most romantic bars in NYC

What better way to follow up a night at one of New York’s most romantic restaurants than with a mood-boosting nightcap at one of its most romantic …

Chelsea make ‘unbelievable mess’ of Dzeko situation

The transfer now seems ‘unlikely’, according to the latest reports<p>The Edin Dzeko situation is supposed to resolve some point today, or possibly by the end of the weekend at the latest, but if the latest reports are to be believed, it’s not going to resolve at all, and certainly not in a positive …

Soccer

Horse 'revives' his stricken 'wife' just minutes before she was due to be put down

The incredible moment a horse revived its stricken stablemate that was about to be put down was caught on camera.<p>The shire horse named Beatrice was …

Tiger Woods makes cut at Farmers Insurance Open after birdie on his last

Tiger Woods rolled back the years – and, indeed, wound back the memory reels – when birdieing his last hole at Torrey Pines to make the cut in his first full-field PGA Tour event in a year. Trust him, to make it dramatic.<p>Certainly the Farmers Insurance Open has never demanded so much attention in …

Does Wearing a Surgical Mask Prevent the Flu?

Flu 2018 panic is in full swing, and with very good reason. Already termed “moderately severe” by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), indications …

Disease

Russian billionaire 'loses half his fortune' after 'divorcing Vladimir Putin's daughter'

When 32-year businessman Kirill Shamalov wed Vladimir Putin's daughter in 2013, he suddenly found his fortunes on the rise - to the tune of $2 billion in shares and a lucrative post at a petrochemical giant.<p>But amid rumors of his separation from Katerina Tikhonova, Mr Shamalov appears to have been …

Nate Diaz Targets Potential UFC Return in May or June

Nate Diaz may soon return to the Octagon.<p>In an Instagram post that went up Tuesday night <b>(warning: contains NSFW language)</b>, the 32-year-old teased that he will be ready to fight sometime late in the spring.<p>"Sick of sitting around waiting for you f--kers to do s--t there's no excitement in this fight …

Is toxic food making your children sick? Asthma, autism and ADHD linked to diet

The doctors claim that unless children are eating 100 per cent organic food, they are eating “toxic ingredients” like pesticides, that are harmful to …

Wetherspoon didn’t include one key ingredient on its steak night

Wetherspoon customers were left disappointed when the chain appeared to pull steak from its menu on steak night.<p>A notice, posted on Twitter by a …

BBQ

Sorry: Sometimes drugs are vital to escaping depression

Is clinical depression really just all in your head?<p>It was once popular to say yes — and it’s gaining purchase again. For example, Johann Hari’s …

A rather surprising choice for the next James Bond has just emerged

Would this be good?<p>Harry Styles is the latest name to be linked to James Bond, after the former One Direction star received the thumbs-up from a …

7 reasons your wee smells strange

Your waste can reveal a lot about your health<p>We have to pee several times a day, though most of us don't like to talk about it much. But did you know …

OKCupid survey shows the best place to have bathroom sex in NYC

Bathroom sex—it's probably the safest form of public intercourse if you're looking to avoid an indecent exposure arrest. Sure, you might get some …

Saying you do Pilates boosts your chances of finding a date online

Online dating can be spectacularly superficial.<p>All you’ve got to go off is someone’s highly edited holiday snaps and a 140-character bio – you’ve …

The Lost Giant of American Literature

A major black novelist made a remarkable début. How did he disappear?<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>There were arrows, so we followed them. This was one afternoon last summer; my partner and I had spent the day at our local public …

Teenage Boy Dies After Surgery to Remove Giant Tumor From Face

A 14-year-old boy has died following surgery to remove a 10-pound tumor caused by a rare medical condition, his doctors have said.<p>Emanuel Zayas’ …

Sandgren upsets Thiem; Federer into 14th QF in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tennys Sandgren had never won a Grand Slam match or beaten a top 10 player until last week.<p>Now he's into the Australian Open quarterfinals on debut after adding an upset win over No. 5-seeded Dominic Thiem on Monday night to his earlier victory over 2014 champion Stan …

In a city of accents, what's considered 'cute' versus 'foreign' reveals a hierarchy

At the end of the semester, Yunxiang Gao is rated by her students in an anonymous evaluation. They mention the course load, her lecture style and at …

11 by Boris Bidjan Saberi’s Fall/Winter 2018 Collection Is Anchored in Workwear

“THE 11th” for the label’s 11th collection.<p>Designer Boris Bidjan Saberi recently displayed his eponymous label’s avant-garde fall/winter range at this year’s Paris Fashion Week Men’s showcase, however, has since made way for his 11BYBBS‘s upcoming cold-weather offering. Officially reaching its 11th …

New details about Tess Richey's final hours may provide clues about her murder

Nearly two months after Tess Richey disappeared and was found dead in the Church and Wellesley area, CBC Toronto has learned new details about her …