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16 Things That Lack of Sleep Can Do to You, According to Science

Not getting enough zzz's at night is hurting your health.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From forgetfulness to weight gain to poor performance at work, a lack of <b>sleep</b> comes with a number of harmful side effects. In 2016, one-third of American adults weren't getting a …

'Alien Megastructure' Star Is at It Again with the Strange Dimming

The perplexing cosmic object known as "Boyajian's star" is once again exhibiting a mysterious pattern of dimming and brightening that scientists have …

LeBron praises Kyrie: 'The kid's special' and always rises to the occasion

Kyrie Irving is special.<p>The All-Star point guard put the Cleveland Cavaliers on his back, notching a playoff career-high 42 points Tuesday night as …

LeBron picks up 4 fouls in 1st half for 1st time in career

There's a first time for everything, even when it comes to the great LeBron James.<p>Never before in The King's prestigious NBA career had he been …

Kyrie Irving's Dominance Leads Cavaliers to Game 4 Win vs. Celtics

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one win away from securing a third straight berth in the NBA Finals after they erased a 16-point deficit and downed the Boston Celtics 112-99 <b></b>to capture a Game 4 victory in the Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night.<p>Beyond overcoming a steep …

Tip: Fix Your Jacked Up Feet

Use this neuromuscular release technique on your feet and don't be surprised when you start feeling better all over.<p>What You Need to Know About Your …

Pain

What's to know about ankylosing spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that typically begins in the spine and the joints between the spine and the pelvis. It causes pain, …

Pain

Surreal Pencil Drawings Look Like How Repressing Your Emotions Feels

The vertigo of an MC Escher drawing meets the human body in Miles Johnston's evocative art.<p>Repressed inner thoughts seem to explode from the bodies Swedish illustrator and Swedish Academy of Realist Art teacher Miles Johnston draws in the dysmorphic portraits he posts to his Instagram account. …

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

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Browns rookie Howard Wilson out indefinitely with fractured kneecap

An unfortunate start to his NFL career, Wilson will miss an indefinite amount of time. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports<p>Howard Wilson suffered a tough …

Inside the Online Romance That Led an Abused Girl to Kill Her Mom and Escape Her Life of Lies

<i>Editor’s note: This story was originally published on May 13, 2017.</i><p>In the hours after her mother, Dee Dee, was stabbed to death in June 2015, …

Paul McCartney Shares Pirate Life With Fans, Tweets ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Pic

Recognize the eyes? Don’t call yourself a Beatles fan – or a sentient being, for that matter – if you don’t see Paul McCartney beneath the pirate …

How To Understand What Autism Spectrum Disorder Means

Odds are good that you or someone close to you knows a person with autism spectrum disorder (ASD): an estimated 1 in 68 U.S. children has been …

How yogis like Jessamyn Stanley are proving every body’s a yoga body

When journalist Lauren Lipton found yoga, she felt called to recruit the whole world onto the mat—but quickly discovered there was one thing standing …

How to Use Meditation To Beat Social Anxiety In 5 Minutes Flat

We've all been there: a social situation where our nerves get the best of us, and we find ourselves at a loss for words. We racked our brains, but we …

Here's What Practicing Does to Your Brain (and How to Do It Right) | Inc.com

I'll be honest. I hate doing things twice. But practicing--that is, repeating--and learning are inextricably connected. And the ability to learn is a key component of competitiveness. As famed NBA basketball player and coach Edward Macauley put it, "When you are not practicing, remember--someone …

NOVA - Official Website | Tour the Solar System

Listen in as 11 planetary scientists make pitches for the "best" planet, then vote yourself.<p>The shock wave from a supernova may have triggered the …

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

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

How to move to Canada: Immigration website crashes as Donald Trump becomes 45th US President

The Canadian immigration site has broken as people look to leave the US in the immediate aftermath of Donald Trump's election as the country's new …

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President Obama's Post-White House Plan: Join the X-Men

These virtual reality goggles are total superhero gear<p>OMG, yes President Obama! You better live your best Cyclops life right now!<p>Not content to just wile away his last months in the White House, making friendship bracelets and coaching Mrs. Obama on her knowledge of Bey lyrics, apparently the …

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How to talk to someone with anxiety

We live surrounded by anxiety. New research published in the journal Brain and Behaviour found that in 2013 there were an estimated 8.2m cases of anxiety in the UK. Women are nearly twice as likely to experience anxiety as men. So how can you help a loved one who experiences it?<p>We recently ran a …

Mental Health

Are Women Inherently More Anxious Than Men?

A new study says women are more prone to anxiety disorders than men—but is it as straightforward as it seems?<p>According to recent Cambridge University research, women are nearly twice as likely to experience anxiety as men. The study, published in the journal Brain and Behavior, combined evidence of …

Mental Health

President Obama is laugh-out-loud funny on Jerry Seinfeld's web show about cars and coffee

The show from Crackle, as the name suggests, revolves around Seinfeld and his comedian friends driving in classic cars and making small talk over coffee.<p>While Obama is not a professional comedian, Seinfeld says the president "has gotten off just enough funny lines to qualify for getting on this …

This is the best Batman comic ever

A look at a comic that touched on everything that makes Batman great<p>I've read a lot of Batman comics over the years.<p>If you sort my personal collection of more than 1,000 comics alphabetically by title, you'll be nearly halfway through before you make it past the 'B's. It's one of the first things …

Detective Comics

11 true-crime documentaries to watch that are as jarring as ‘Making a Murderer’

Whether or not you believe Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey are guilty of the murder of Teresa Halbach, the Netflix docuseries raised uncomfortable and worthwhile questions about how the US justice system works and its failings.<p>And while "Making a Murderer" is widely acclaimed, it's not the first …

Police Nab Robbery Suspect After He Poses for Selfie with 'Hot' Victim

A man who allegedly robbed four women at gunpoint and then took a Snapchat selfie with one of the victims has been arrested, PEOPLE confirms.<p>Victor …

The inmate I can’t forget: I thought prison inmates were the dregs of society, until I became one of them

We were sick people struggling with addiction; but Mike paid much more dearly for his choices than I did<p>“Bread and water.” This was dad’s response to my question about what prisoners ate. My childhood inquisitiveness was probably piqued from viewing a cartoon with men in black and white stripes …

Verizon offering Star Wars editions of the Droid Turbo 2

Verizon is showing its excitement for the upcoming Star Wars movie with some new promotions. Starting December 11, you'll be able to create a …

Here's why the drug that helped Jimmy Carter get 'cancer-free' is such a big deal

Carter was being treated with a cancer drug called Keytruda that uses the immune system to fight off cancerous cells.<p>Keytruda, made by pharmaceutical company Merck, was originally approved by the FDA in September 2014 to treat melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer that can also show up in other …