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How to run: everything you need to know

Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all the time – you don’t need to wait for the gym to be open or a class to start; just go. You might think of it as a leg exercise, but it actually works most of the …

Exercise

10 Surprising Near-Death Experiences That May Change Your Beliefs

We’ve discussed near-death experiences (NDEs) before, concentrating mainly on testimonies from people in modern Western societies. Now we’re going to …

8 Fatty Foods That Can Help You Slim Down

The best diet foods could also be the best tasting ones. 🙏<p>Experts used to think that dietary fat — which makes foods like burgers and ice cream and pizza taste flavorful AF — made people physically fat and sick, but not anymore. The only kind of fat that's <i>definitively</i> bad for you is trans fat, …

Vegan Blogger Who Lost 4 Stone Through Carb-Heavy Diet Pledges To Go On A 'Potato Cleanse' For A Month

A vegan blogger known for losing weight through her carb-heavy diet has pledged to take her eating plan one step further by going on a "potato …

Decades of failing to recognize ADHD in girls has created a “lost generation” of women

Girls are closing one gender gap we don’t want: diagnoses of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Between 2003 and 2011, parents reported an increase of ADHD diagnoses of 55% for girls, compared to 40% for boys, according to a 2015 study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.<p>And yet …

This One Study Will Make You Want to Be a Runner

If you’re not a regular pavement pounder, odds are you’ve vowed to start more times than you can count. It’s the one workout that, in addition to countless health benefits and fitness cred, you can do <i>anywhere</i> and costs nothing — save for some new colorful running shoes. But for some, the halo of …

The Brain

This New iPhone Feature Will Help You Sleep Better

Talk about a dream come true!<p>Apple's upcoming iOS 9.3 release could change a lot of things in your daily routine, including how you fall asleep at night. The company's latest iPhone update includes a new feature called Night Shift, which automatically adjusts the colors of your device's screen, …

Sleep

Austerity a factor in rising suicide rate among UK men – study

Debt, austerity and unemployment have been cited as significant factors in the rising number of British men who have killed themselves since 2008, according to new research.<p>Academics from the universities of Bristol, Manchester and Oxford estimate that an 1,000 extra deaths from suicide and an …

Mental Health

NHS could be killed off by crumbling care system – former care minister Paul Burstow warns

Will long-promised cap on care bills ever see ‘the light of day’, asks architect of the reforms Paul Burstow in bleak assessment of ‘death’s door’ system<p>The NHS will not survive unless urgent steps are taken to shore up the crisis-hit elderly care system for the long term, the former care minister …

Build Bunk Bed Hammocks for Your Cats

Cat furniture, generally speaking, is not known for being stylish. So while it may be worth investing in a giant tower of remnant carpet just to give a beloved pet some more places to perch and nap, you wouldn’t expect such a thing to look nice as well. That would be way too much to hope for. This …

Why Do Dogs Walk in Circles Before Lying Down?

Before lying down, dogs often circle their beds or wherever they've chosen to settle in for a nap. This curious canine behavior dates back to …

25 famous people you didn’t know were vegan

Australian actor Liam Hemsworth announced earlier this month he’s been living on a vegan diet for the last five months.<p>In an interview with Men’s …

Woody Harrelson

Steve Coogan: 'It took me a long time to face up to my addiction'

My career as an impressionist started early. From the age of five or six, I used to imitate the sound of car wheels screeching – sometimes too effectively: Mum was always telling Dad off for driving too fast, and on occasion she would do this when he was driving at a reasonable speed, because of me.<p>…

Comedy

Is it time to re-think autism?

As "Neurotribes" wins the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for 2015, author Steve Silberman discusses the vital role that autism has played in shaping human history<p>When Daniel Tammet was three years old, he fell down the stairs of the terraced family home he shared with his parents in Dagenham. It …

Autism

31 Genius Mini Organizing Moves

Getting your home in top-to-bottom order doesn’t have to be a whole to-do. Just tackle one small task a day, and every spot should be neat, clean, …

Common Bad Parenting Advice You Should Ignore

<i>By Joel Edwards, Organic Lifestyle Magazine</i>Sometimes trusting your instincts is better than trusting the experts. Too often as parents we ignore our …

Autumn Anxiety Is Real, And Treatable

Many of my friends who battle anxiety say the first few weeks of autumn are especially difficult for them.<p>It happens every year. As I watch the first golden leaves fall from the oak tree outside our house and listen to the sound of the cicadas ushering in autumn, my anxiety spikes. I used to think …

The Secret to Melting More Fat during Your Workout

It starts with a ‘W’ and it is the most important factor<p>Despite the arguments you may see on Facebook, there’s no “best” way to train for fat loss. (Or anything else.)<p>But there is one factor that really matters: How much “work” you do. You can do that work with a barbell, dumbbells, a medicine …

Exercise

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

<i>By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast," O'Keefe says there was a time -- decades, in fact -- when he would routinely spend two to three …

Immune System

5 Things I Wish I'd Known When My Son Was Diagnosed With Autism

It's been years now since my son received his autism diagnosis. As I look back at all the progress we have made, and how much our life has changed for the better, I am so very grateful.<p>As I look back, I can also see that many of the things we learned, we did so by trial and error. It wasn't a …

8 Gym Myths Busted: Because Regular Running Won't Help You Lose Weight

Via RealBuzz<p>Gyms can be a pretty intimidating place - especially now we’re all chanting “strong is the new skinny” and wandering around with hand …

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

What We've Learned About Kids And Sleep In 2015

Kids’ sleep is truly precious. For parents, hardly anything beats the sight of their little one wrapped in a blanket, curls strewn over the pillow, breathing softly and looking happy and serene. But what if your child is tossing and turning, snoring or moaning in her sleep? How will the quality of …

Grumpy Cat Is Getting Her Own Wax Figure - And Of Course She Hates It

Congratulations, internet, your work is now complete.<p>Madame Tussauds announced on Wednesday (Aug. 26) that Grumpy Cat is officially getting her very …

Madame Tussauds

10 of the best Amazon movie reviews

Everyone has an opinion, and most of them tend to end up on Amazon in some form or another. The Twitter account <b>Amazon Movie Reviews</b> does a wonderful …

10 Incredible Facts About Breast Milk You've Never Heard Before

Breast Milk Is a Pain Reliever | Is your baby wailing away due to a tummyache or scrape and you're at a loss on how to make him feel better? Try …

Breast Feeding

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

Lighten Up Summer Meals With These 15 Vegan Spiralized Noodle Dishes - One Green Planet

Nothing says comfort like a big bowl of pasta but did you know that a serving of pasta is only 2 ounces? That means a 1-lb. package of pasta is …