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Is Coffee Good For You? - How Stuff Works

Quitting Coffee Is Now a "Mental Health Disorder" (No Wonder It Makes Us Feel Bonkers)

Have you ever tried to quit caffeine? Oh, wow—when I did, I spent half of a day feeling weirdly jittery, nursing one of the worst headaches I've ever known, and dreaming of a very dark room.<p>Yep, if you've ever gone through it, you know that caffeine withdrawal is a real thing. And now, American …

Coffee is practically a health food: Myth or fact?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you.<p>If you chose fact, you're right. New studies this week add to dozens more reporting the health benefits of coffee, including protection from type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, liver disease, prostate cancer, Alzheimer's, computer back pain and …

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Is your coffee addiction harming your health?

Caffeine is the most widely used stimulant in America, and, chances are, you’re one of the millions of Americans who chooses to get his or her fix through coffee.<p>Research suggests that may not be such a bad thing: Coffee has been shown to reduce depressive symptoms, as well as the chance of …

Health effects of coffee: Where do we stand?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of the age-old medical flip-flops: First coffee's good for you, then it's not, then it is -- you get the picture.<p>A massive review of the scientific literature on coffee published in the British Medical Journal found that drinking three to fours cups of black coffee a day provides …

Drinking Coffee, for Your Health

Research suggests that a person's consumption of the beverage is determined in part by his or her DNA—and that its benefits could extend beyond a caffeine buzz.<p>In college, when I worked part-time as a barista at a local coffee shop, I would often serve the same customers day in and day out. To the …

Music Therapy May Hold Promise For Treating Epilepsy

Can listening to Mozart help prevent seizures?<p>We know that listening to classical music can lower blood pressure, reduce stress levels and even boost learning. But could it also help prevent seizures in people with epilepsy?<p>Now that neurologists have found that the brains of people with epilepsy …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

17 Colouring Books That Every Grown-Up Needs

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Have Astronomers Finally Found Dark Matter?

It’s been a mystery for 80 years—but gamma rays from a dwarf galaxy could finally tell scientists what dark matter is really made of.<p>It’s too early to say for certain, but astronomers may have picked up a new clue to the nature of dark matter—invisible cosmic stuff with at least five times the mass …

Are the world’s oldest mummies being damaged by a changing climate?

The Chinchorro people of Chile preserved bodies long before the Egyptians. But their remains may be falling foul of a very modern problem<p>Some seven millennia ago or more, a group of people called the Chinchorro lived along the coasts of northern Chile and southern Peru. Their lives revolved around …

Saudi woman 'arrested' for driving

Activists say Loujain Hathloul, who tried to defy ban and drive home from neighbouring UAE, was blocked at border.<p>A woman who tried to drive in defiance of a ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after being blocked at the border with the United Arab Emirates for a day, activists …

Suspect in 4 West Virginia killings found dead

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — After fatally shooting four people, setting off an hourslong manhunt and putting schools and residents on alert for an armed …

Body image and primary school children

Body image is a broad concept that refers to the way people think and feel about their appearance1. It encompasses ideas about size and shape, skin …

Body Image Concerns Are Making English Children Among The Unhappiest In The World

Modern advertising and social media constantly bombard children with images of what they should and should not be, and a new report has revealed …

This Video Sums Up Everything You'll Ever Think About Your Body, From Age 5 To 85

From her awkward adolescent years to the moment when her metabolism can no longer keep up with her late night snack binges, a woman will go through an array of body image milestones during her life. Filmmaker Celia Bullwinkel manages to perfectly capture these ups and downs, along with the feelings …

Talking to Kids About Body Image

The new F word is Fat—a topic many moms have trouble discussing with their kids. Get the tools to talk about positive body image and healthy weight in the best way possible to develop good self-esteem.<p>A few months ago my then 2-year-old daughter, Penny, was looking at us in the mirror at her …

Stunning Snapshot Shows Birth of Alien Solar System

A Chilean observatory catches a protoplanetary disk in action.<p>Talk about your ultimate baby picture! Astronomers have snapped the best image ever seen of the actual birth of new planets around a young, sunlike star.<p>The astonishingly detailed photo reveals the planet-forming dust disk around the …

This Fan Has A Wild Theory That "Frozen" And "The Shining" Are The Same Movie

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Greek archaeologists unearth head of sphinx in Macedonian tomb

ATHENS (Reuters) - Archaeologists unearthed the missing head of one of the two sphinxes found guarding the entrance of an ancient tomb in Greece’s northeast, as the diggers made their way into the monument’s inner chambers, the culture ministry said on Tuesday.<p>The tomb on the Amphipolis site, about …

Two Families Of Exocomets Found Circling A Nearby Star

Beta Pictoris is the ultimate family man ... er, star<p>About 63 light years from our Sun, you’ll find a relatively young star called Beta Pictoris. A mere 20 million years old, Beta Pictoris is surrounded by a very active and eclectic mix of objects – including clouds of gas and dust, as well as a …

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Bigger Than A T. Rex, With A Duck's Bill, Huge Arms And A Hump

Taking a stroll with Deinocheirus mirificus.<p>Credit: Yuong-Nam Lee/Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources<p>Scientists announced Tuesday they've solved the mystery of the Mongolian ostrich dinosaur.<p>The mystery began in 1965, when fossil hunters found a pair of 6-foot-long, heavily clawed …

Children in Syria Risk Death by Going to School

<i>Last Wednesday a double bombing in front of the Akrama al-Makhzomi elementary school in the city of Homs claimed the lives of numerous students and</i> …

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“Going so high, we fuck the sky!” Adam Levine sings on Maroon 5’s fifth album – and he and the band make good on their promise. The 11 songs here are …

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Number of Threatened Coral Species Jumps From 2 to 22

A ruling by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration bumps the number of protected coral species to 22.<p>Twenty coral species—ten times the number listed previously—are the newest animals slated for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The ruling, announced Tuesday evening by …