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How Disease Detectives Unearthed A Forgotten Drug To Fight A Lethal Illness

The disease, sleeping sickness, causes hallucinations, insanity and death if left untreated.<p><i>This article is part of HuffPost’s</i> <i>Project Zero</i> <i>campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight</i> <i>them.</i><p>One morning a few years ago, a vial containing just a few drops of a …

How to use the Lightroom graduated filter to fix a boring sky

Reaching for the sky in photography isn’t some overly cheesy metaphor — it’s something photographers should take literally. The sky can often make a …

Tutorials

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder …

#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

Alice In Wonderland

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

The Most Stylish Gifts for Men

Steal these thoughtful ideas for the sharp-dressed guys on your list

Men's Fashion

The Most Unique Gifts for Guys

You’d never think to buy these yourself—but you’ll sure as hell dig them

Shopping

The Best Style and Beauty Gifts for Every Woman

Find a fashionable, practical present for the lady in your life

Clothing

15 Indulgent Desserts That Won't Kill Your Diet

It's often one of the first things to go when someone embarks on a diet, so it's no surprise that desserts have a bit of a bad rep when it comes to healthy eating.<p>But Cheat Day and dessert have become a bit synonymous, meaning it's only right to celebrate the best part of a meal. Even certified …

The Chinese secret to living a long life

Known better for gambling than helping you grow into your golden years – Macau unexpectedly holds the secret to a high life expectancy.<p>Ninety-year-old Mr Chan, known around Macau’s Coloane Village as “Fat Suk” or “Rich Uncle”, has practised the same routine every morning for as long as he can …

How to De-Stress In Under 2 Minutes

This technique can help lower your blood pressure and calm you down<p>You’ve probably been told to calm down and “take a deep breath” at some point in your life. Maybe you rolled your eyes at the advice, but science shows that this trick really can help you relax. First, some breathing basics: When …

General Hospital

The World's 10 Best Cities. Hands Down.

Whether it's a serene ancient metropolis or a bustling modern capital, a favorite city is like a great friend: they never disappoint, there's always something new to discover and no matter how much time you spend together, it's just never enough. With this in mind we asked the members of travel …

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

Créme de menthe settled rebellious stomachs and absinthe fended off malaria. This is the secret medical history of the speakeasy cocktails we've come to know and love.<p>"We don't create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there's that history there," says <b>Matthew Rowley</b>, …

Alcohol

6 Ways to Beat Dry Skin

Use these moisturizers to keep cold air from wreaking havoc on your body

Skin Care

The 6 worst money mistakes couples make

Discussing your personal finances, spending patterns, and financial plan with your partner is crucial.<p>"Dealing with financial matters is something any couple can do, but you've got to do the job yourselves, or it just won't get done," writes David Bach in his book "Smart Couples Finish Rich."<p>"If …

5 Happy Marriage Habits To Start Before You Tie The Knot

<i>by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES</i><p>Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose<p>Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits before marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles …

Microsoft Unveils Surface Book At Its Windows 10 2015 Event

Redmond's First Laptop<p>Microsoft unveiled its first laptop ever, the Surface Book, today at the Windows 10 devices event. The 13.5 inch laptop will join the Surface 4 in Microsoft's hardware offering. Microsoft claims the notebook will be twice as powerful as Apple's MacBook Pro.<p>Introduced with a …

Windows 10

8 Things You Need to Know about Her Period

Your comprehensive guide to that time of month<p>You probably learned the basics back in middle school health class: Every month, a woman bleeds. This is her period, and it means she isn’t pregnant.<p>But like everything else you’ve gathered about women since you were a teenager, it’s not quite that …

Women's Health

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

This Infographic Tracks the History of Your Favorite Sunglasses

Sunglasses, explained.<p>Everyone loves sunglasses. They're a menswear staple. A must have in any wardrobe. In fact, you should probably have more than one pair. Want to look a bit cooler? Put on some shades (but not at night—then, take them off). That's the magic of sunglasses. While you've no doubt …

Branto allows you to monitor your home, control your smart appliances and more

Branto has been in the making since late 2011. While we were geeking out over dual-core processors, these guys were already thinking about making what seems to be one of the most full-featured smart home products in existence. Branto really does it all, and now you can put your name to one of these …

Oyster Facts That Will Impress The Shell Out Of Your Friends

Slurp's up -- it's National Oyster Day.<p>As one of the only foods that humans eat alive, oysters may not be for every palate. Still, humans slurp tons of them down with Champagne (naturally) year after year. And whether or not you flee the table when someone orders a plate, we think everyone can …

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

There isn't a more exciting time to get away with your special someone than post nuptials. If your wedding is coming up, maybe you're dreaming about escaping to the flawless, white-sand beaches of the Caribbean, Thailand or even Greece. We understand; we love the idea of a sunny, tropical, relaxing …

10 Types of Seafood You Really Shouldn't Eat (and 10 You Should Eat Instead)

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>It may seem like the ocean is just a bottomless pit of fish sticks and sushi, but the reality is that our supply of seafood is finite. Through rampant overfishing and just generally treating the ocean like a cheap buffet, we've depleted the populations and ruined the habitats of some …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome | Inc.com

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

Self-improvement

16 reasons you should never take your kids to Washington DC

Washington D.C., the nation’s capital, is the place to go for monuments and museums…if you’re an adult that is. This is no place to take your kids. …

Why Most People Believe Affluence Is Wealth

When you drive through a fancy neighborhood where every home is a mini-mansion with a Mercedes or BMW in the garage, you probably think these people …

3 Simple Tips for Treating Skin Holistically

Increase your water intake, too. "Skin cells don't function optimally under dehydrated conditions," she says. Sipping isn't the only way to get your H2O: Cauliflower is 92 percent water, and cucumber has even more, plus a dose of vitamin K, which may help reduce broken capillaries.<p><b>Pop the Right</b> …