Muyeena Akbari

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The shower tools that will make you feel like you’re in a 5-star spa

Now that self-care has finally been acknowledged as a necessity rather than a luxury, it’s time to step up your game without guilt. If you’re a bath …

How I Take Notes

Last month I was on jury duty in Brooklyn for two weeks. I learned a lot. However, jury duty is not being offered for the truth of the matter …

Note-Taking

Bonobos, Nicest Primates on the Planet, Make Humans Look Like Monsters

"You want to be nice to someone who’s going to be important for you."<p>Among the countless shitty things humans have done in the past year, we’ve …

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune …

The 6 Biggest Surprises That Came With Losing 280 Pounds

To say that losing weight is difficult is a huge understatement… especially in a country where Dollar Menu items are much easier and cheaper to …

The Advice My Trainer Gave Me That Helped Me Lose 80 Pounds in One Year

Liliana Gomez decreased her body fat by 25 percent thanks to these strategies.<p><i>When Liliana Gomez was diagnosed with vertigo at age 25, she decided she needed to do something about her health. Over the course of the next 12 months she lost 80 pounds and 25 percent of her body fat, and has maintained</i> …

Enormous extragalactic void is pushing on the Milky Way

The Milky Way galaxy is currently racing through space at about 2 million km/h (1.2 million mph), on a journey towards a gravitational anomaly known …

America must lead the free world – the alternative is chaos | Natalie Nougayrède

For all Europe’s misgivings about the new president’s isolationism, we will need him to ensure our security<p>Margaret Thatcher, much mentioned by Theresa May on the eve of meeting Donald Trump, often liked to say: “There is no alternative” (Tina, for short). May didn’t use those words this week, but …

Donald Trump

Forget Fad Workouts—Science Says This Fitness Routine Actually Works

Nothing is more frustrating than formulating a multifaceted approach to your 2017 health and wellness goals, only to see little to no physical …

How to Politely Disagree, According to Science

After an election that was glaringly short on tolerance and compassion, it’s clear we need a new kind of public conversation, where we learn to reach …

Southern Poverty Law Center

This Is What It Actually Means To Get A ‘Good Night’s Sleep’

More people are tracking their sleep -- but interpreting the data can be tricky.<p>A good night’s sleep is about way more than just clocking seven to nine hours in bed each night. And now, experts in sleep medicine and other health care fields have issued new metrics that spell out exactly what …

The 10 Things You Must Do to Achieve Your Goals

To succeed, you first have to set yourself up for success.<p>In making New Year’s resolutions, it might seem like you’re setting yourself up for failure. So many people underutilize gym memberships, quickly revert to old habits or never take up new hobbies they’ve been meaning to master.<p>For …

29 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

Chrome has a ton of hidden little tricks that you may not know about.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Crystals

You Only Need 5 Hours A Week To Be Successful (With This Learning Approach)

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

How to Conquer Cravings, Stress-Eating and 6 Other Weight Loss Hurdles

You know what to do to lose weight: Eat a little less, move a little more, and figure out what works for your body. “No more chocolate,” you declare. …

Weight Loss

How You're Subconsciously Sabotaging Your Weight-Loss Goals

<i>Manifest the year of your dreams by going inward. Renew You 2017 is a month of mindfulness during which we’ll share content that guides you to create</i> …

100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Exercise

How Exercise Can Make You Happy (in Just 20 Minutes!)

<b>Woman A is having a bad day.</b> First, her boss comes by and barks at her for missing a deadline. Then her mom calls and guilt-trips her for forgetting …

5 Ways To Fix Your Squat To Help You Work Your Butt In The Best Way

Squats, whether weighted or not, are hands down one of the best, most powerful full-body exercises you can perform: Not only will you tone your butt …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

The Pussy Empowerment Course - Adina Rivers

Empowerment

These Curvy Women Fight Stigmas By Showing Yoga Can Be For Everybody And Every Body

Embrace your body.<p>"People assume that because I'm curvy and a size, you know, 14, 16, that I don't work out and I just eat potato chips all day …

The Most Detailed View of Black Holes in the Universe Will Blow Your Mind

Stare into the abyss, my friends. The image above features the highest concentration of black holes humans have ever seen. So dense are the merciless …

How to Be Limitless in Real Life

14 Mental Hacks and Techniques<p>In the movie 2011 movie Limitless the main character takes a clear pill (NZT) which endows superhuman mental abilities …

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Northern Lights

30 Things You Finally Need to Get Done in Your Home This Month

Once you finish, you'll be over-the-moon happy.<p>Most people set resolutions in January. But instead of making goals for the entire year, we want to challenge you to do these 30 tasks before the end of the month to set your home up for success. Trust us, it'll make 2017 your cleanest, most organized …

Cleaning