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8 bad habits that are ruining your sleep

Conversely, research shows there's a direct correlation between getting less sleep and workplace inefficiency.<p>The prefrontal cortex, where the problem-solving functions of the brain are housed, is degraded if we don't get enough sleep.<p>Working when you're sleep-deprived "we now know is the cognitive …

Digestion

You Don’t Need to Boil Your Pasta, Just the Water

There are more efficient ways to cook pasta besides dropping it into a big pot of boiling, salted water. For example, next time pasta’s on the menu, …

11 Booze-Soaked Facts about Alcohol’s Role in America’s History

Alcohol has shaped American history since before the Pilgrims even disembarked from the <i>Mayflower</i>. In the early days of the United States, beer was …

WATCH: Charles Woodson's son steals the show at postgame presser

Woodson's young son interrupted his press conferences with both the NFL Network postgame show and the assembled media to give his opinion on who the …

NFL

Got a new smartphone? Here's how to get the best out of it

If the holiday season has been kind enough to bestow upon thee a shiny new smartphone, here’s what to do to get the best out of the first few hours and set it up right.<p>Sort out your sim<p>First things first, if you have a sim card handy, put it in the phone. There are two sizes of sim currently in …

Apps

Military Girls : theCHIVE

Meet the piercing Israeli Defense Force soldier Oriya Cohen (23 Photos)<p>By: Matt<p>2120 Liked! 141 Disliked 0<p>hotness<p>Sexy trigger discipline’s optional …

Michigan Football: Holiday Wish List for the Wolverines

Link to Media<p>During the Christmas season, everyone makes a wish list. Yes, even the Michigan football program has a collection of goals and hopes as the conclusion of the 2015 campaign draws closer.<p>From a strong finish to recruiting success to retaining key players for 2016, each of the following …

College Football

Michigan Football: 5 Bold Predictions for the Wolverines' Bowl Game

Link to Media<p>The Michigan football team is preparing to challenge Florida in the Citrus Bowl, but the Wolverines will need a handful of standout performances to earn a victory.<p>However, tabbing the usual suspects is too easy. Jake Rudock will carry the offense, and Jourdan Lewis will stand out on …

College Football

Readers recommend: songs that aren't what they seem

“I am just a soul whose intentions are good. Oh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.”<p>Nina Simone, who sang the original of this song, also popularised by the Animals and others, appears to be making a clear statement. Or is she? Is this song about something deeply personal, or does it really …

Music Videos

The secret to a happy marriage: it's all in your height difference

According to a new study, the greater height difference in a couple, the happier the wife will be<p>The greater the height difference between a married couple, the happier the wife will be - according to a new study by researchers at Konkuk University in Seoul, South Korea.<p>Analysing data from 7,850 …

Research

12 Tips to Get Motivated When You're Stuck in a Life Rut

<b>Don’t worry: It’s only a temporary rut.</b><p>It’s common to look at unproductive people and just call them lazy. After all, we all know what laziness …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Top 10 Seemingly Risky Things You Can Totally Do Yourself

Some things in life—such as fixing your own car or DIY home improvements—might appear dangerous or risky, especially if you’ve never done them before …

Home Improvement

7 Small Ways You Cheat On Your Spouse Without Realizing It

<i>By Clayton Olson</i><p>Most of us think that cheating is the ultimate act of relationship betrayal.<p>But let's get real -- people don't just suddenly decide to trash their marriage vows like that out of nowhere. They don't go to bed 100 percent bed faithful and then wake up with adulterous morning …

The 7 Most Common Code Violations Remodelers Make

A good DIYer knows a lot about tools and techniques, but the best DIYers know about building codes, too. Completing home improvement projects that …

careous.net

The 42 Best Science Memes On The Internet

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grumpy

Don Mattingly opens up (a tad) on Marlins and Yasiel Puig in interview

The last time we heard from<p>Don Mattinglyit was on a conference call. Trying to explain his “mutual agreement” to divorce theDodgers, he said pretty much nothing. He was on script.<p>Tuesday he was on "The Dan Patrick Show," and if he wasn’t exactly revelatory, he was at least slightly more …

Baseball

Legalizing marijuana in Canada will be ‘a lot harder to implement than you think’: Colorado official

VANCOUVER – A Colorado official has some sobering words of advice for Justin Trudeau if he fulfils his promise to legalize pot in Canada.“It’s going …

Cannabis

Here are the top 8 Rock 'n' Roll death conspiracies

I love a good conspiracy theory.<p>I mean, don’t get me wrong: I’m not into the loose-cannon, feverishly paranoid, life-is-one-big-false-flag thinking …

Kurt Cobain

40 Easy DIYs That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Home

Going through a home renovation is actually the worst. Time to take matters into your own hands.

Home Improvement

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

Motivation

8 Mexican Slang Words You Should Know

It's <b>Cinco De Mayo</b>, and we're celebrating all things <i>Mexicano.</i> Yes, that means (responsibly) drinking margaritas, taking tequila shots, and eating our body weight in tacos, enchiladas, refried beans, and guacamole. We encourage you to also respectfully celebrate many of the things that make Mexican …

How a physician recovered from the vicious cycle of addiction

81 Shares<p>I was an overachieving, well-rounded and sagacious undergraduate student. I majored in psychology, minored in biology and was an active …

How to Transition into a Relationship When You’re Used to Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise, and you get …

Relationships