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The five-step method for falling asleep (even when you have the worst insomnia)

If you're sick of counting sheep in an attempt to nod off, we feel you.<p>Attempting to cure your insomnia is no mean feat - but one woman thinks she …

Sleep

Animal Extinction Hidden in Plain Sight

A new study suggests that the overrepresentation of wild animals—lions, tigers, giraffes, etc.—in our everyday lives (toys, films, ads) makes us …

Wildlife

17 things you should never recycle — even if you think you can

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but there's a good chance you're recycling wrong.<p>It's not necessarily your fault, though. There are a ton of rules when it comes to what can and can't be recycled, and those little symbols on products don't always make it clearer.<p>Because it's so complicated, …

Sustainability

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday took steps to challenge California’s decades-old right to set its own air pollution rules, setting up a showdown between the federal government and a state that has emerged as a bulwark against the Trump administration’s policies.<p>The E.P.A. statement …

Trump Administration

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Nutrition

The Beauty and Horror of Blue Planet II

David Attenborough’s latest documentary gorgeously reveals the world’s oceans—and shows how badly humans are screwing them up.<p>“Never,” declares Sir David Attenborough in the first episode of <i>Blue Planet II</i>, his latest hallucinatory swath of masterpiece nature television, “has there been a more …

Blue Planet II

Why Cats Knock Everything Over, According to Science

Mystery solved.<p>Cats are both feared and loved by their humans and the entire internet, mostly because of their bizarre behaviors. One of their …

Pets

21 Reasons Rats Actually Make Amazing Pets

Not all rats are subway rats.

An Adorable Munchkin Cat Named Dog Who Lets His Human Dress Him Up in Creative Costumes

An absolutely adorable Scottish fold munchkin cat who’s affectionately known as “Dog” works alongside his fish vendor human Lê Quoc Phong wearing …

Top seven safe, effective natural antibiotics

Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them?<p>Prescription antibiotics, such …

Microbiology

Amazon Is Reaching a Point of No Return Thanks to Deforestation – Here's What You Can Do Right NOW to Save It - One Green Planet

Scientists are warning that the Amazon, the world’s largest tropical rainforest, is quickly reaching a “point of no return.” The study titled “Amazon …

Mirrors have revealed something new about manta rays – and it reflects badly on us

Humans make huge use of marine vertebrates, but manta rays may pass the self-awareness test and other fish potentially could too. Ethically, where does that leave us?<p>As a shark biologist, I enjoy nothing more than going scuba diving with sharks in the wild. However, I realise it’s an immense …

Manta Rays

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

An Adorable St. Bernard Puppy Tries to Make Friends With the Resident Goats at the Sunflower Creamery

In June 2017, the proprietors of the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine brought home an adorable Saint Bernard puppy named Frances, who …

The Best Catnip Reaction Pictures We’ve Ever Seen

Cats on catnip are an endless source of entertainment for many feline fans out there. After all, every kitty is different, and one can never predict …

Your shampoo and deodorant are as bad for you as car exhaust

That stuff you use to get ready in the morning? It could be as bad for your health and the planet as car pollution. A new study shows that half of …

Los Angeles

9 Mistakes You’re Making When You Moisturize Your Face

“Don’t forget to put lotion on your face!” It’s something my mother used to say all the time, and now the habit is ingrained in my skin-care routine. …

Skin Care

Psst, Moringa Oil May Be the Secret to Clearer Skin (and Better Sleep)

We believed our mom when they told us we’d grow out of our acne phase. But here we are, decades later, still struggling with blemishes. We’ve tried …

This mineral deficiency might be stopping you from sleeping

Whether it's a deficiency in iron, vitamin D, or calcium, there always seems to be something our bodies are lacking when it comes to functioning like the well-oiled machine it needs to be.<p>Unfortunately, a deficiency in one of the essential vitamins or minerals our bodies crave can throw a whole …

Wellness

5 Reasons This Nutritionist Buys Frozen Fruits and Veggies

Frozen foods get a bad rap for being processed junk, but the truth is, some of the healthiest foods in the market are in the freezer section. Here …

Healthy Eating

Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows

New science sheds more light on recent controversy over how much the large carnivores are being impacted by melting sea ice.<p>Millions have seen the heart-wrenching video of a polar bear clinging to life, its white hair limply covering its thin, bony frame. Shot by Paul Nicklen and Cristina …

China Is Attempting To Muzzle #MeToo

When Xiao Meili entered her freshman year at the Communication University of China in 2008, she was inundated with sexist messages that made her feel bad about herself.<p>"In high school, we were never allowed to wear makeup, then when we started university, all of a sudden, becoming a 'pretty woman' …

Feminism

Do You Like Dogs More Than People? Now Science Now Backs You Up | Inc.com

Have you ever watched a movie, seen that something bad was about to happen to a dog, and gripped the edge of your seat? Ever joked that you care more about your dog than the people at your office (or anywhere else)?<p>Science is ready to back you up.<p>According to a recent study published in Society & …

Pets

Satisfying Sugar Cravings the Clean Way With Vegan Cookie Dough Bites

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Finally, here’s a chocolate chip cookie dough you don’t …

Dessert

Don’t be fooled by the cute photos of the cloned monkeys – they will live a life of pain

The provoking photo of the two cloned monkeys, Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, says it all. Look at them clinging to each other nervously, their wide eyes …

An Adorable Trained Pig Eagerly Puts His Toys Away at the Verbal Request of His Beloved Human

Upon hearing his human Nicolle‘s verbal request, a well trained pig named Paul eagerly walked back and forth across the room to grab each one of his …

A Sleeping Baby Cow Softly Snores on His Human’s Lap While Waiting to See the Veterinarian

While waiting to see the veterinarian, a rescued baby calf name Mike put his head onto his human Dan’s lap and promptly fell asleep, letting out …

Cute Animals

Couple’s Baby Kitten ‘Birth’ Photos Go Viral

Couple’s kitten birth photos go viral<p>Who says professional birth photos are only for human babies? Nobody says that. Nobody. <i>Especially</i> not …

Motherhood