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This App Is Conquering Insomnia And Depression At The Same Time

Ever since he was a child, Dan Roberts had rarely been able to get a good night’s sleep. He was born with cerebral palsy that left his entire left arm and leg tight and painful, forcing him to walk with a pronounced limp. He was often in severe pain and there were many nights where he didn’t sleep …

Health Care

New Test Accurately Distinguishes Fibromyalgia From Lupus

A recent study found it is possible to distinguish systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients from those with primary fibromyalgia (FM), with …

Paresthesia: One of Fibromyalgia’s Nastiest Symptoms

Fibromyalgia is a condition affecting the body’s musculoskeletal system. It causes extreme, sometimes debilitating pain throughout the body.<p>The …

Here's the infamous 'pound cake' speech that got Bill Cosby called out for being a hypocrite

The so-called pound cake speech, delivered to the NAACP in 2004, may, in fact, have helped lead to his downfall.<p>In the lengthy and meandering speech, Cosby railed against black women for supposedly "having children by five, six different men" and bemoaned the existence of black men with "pants down …

Comedy

11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear

Reclaim your counter space.<p>Reclaim your counter space.

Tech billionaire Michael Dell says 'big data' is the next trillion-dollar tech industry

Why would he be willing to do that?<p>Because he's convinced that EMC holds the keys to the IT industry's monstrous market: data.<p>He told The Irish Examiner's Sophie Curtis:<p>It used to be PCs and smartphones; now you have tablets and sensors and cars spinning out all kinds of telemetry data, and all …

Big Data

Back in 2000, the CIA made 8 predictions on what life would be like in 2015 — here's what it got right (and really wrong)

2015 is winding down fast, and it turns out that several of these predictions were on the money. Others were completely wrong.<p>Here's a rundown of some of the predictions, according to a December 2000 story from The Telegraph.<p><i>Nicholas Carlson contributed to an earlier version of this story.</i>

Natural Gas

5 science-backed habits that lead to long-term happiness, regardless of your genes and upbringing

But when researchers actually <i>study</i> happiness, they find some surprising quirks.<p>For example, you might suppose that great news like winning the lottery, dropping 20 pounds, or getting a new job would make you happy.<p>And it does — briefly. But it's only a spike.<p>(If that <i>sentence</i> makes you less happy, …

Happiness

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

Positive Thinking

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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

The Flattering Jeans Our Editors Can't Get Enough Of

A little background about this post: when we asked our fashion editors at <i>InStyle</i> to select a pair of jeans they were obsessed with for fall, we did …

Clothing

Rare 'healthy' smokers' lungs explained

<b>The mystery of why some people appear to have healthy lungs despite a lifetime of smoking has been explained by UK scientists.</b><p>The analysis of more than 50,000 people showed favourable mutations in people's DNA enhanced lung function and masked the deadly impact of smoking.<p>The Medical Research …

Mutations

Shine On! Illuminate Your Locks With These Innovative Sprays

Fall is quickly approaching and this new season is bringing big things for your summer-damaged strands. Tired of the beach waves and messy updos that …

Hair Care

What Athletes Eat: Christmas Abbott's Post-CrossFit Dinner

CrossFit star Christmas Abbott co-owns her own box (CrossFit lingo for gym) in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is a nationally ranked Olympic lifter, as …

How To Dress Your Age (& Which Buys Really Matter)

On one hand, we'd like to take age out of any equation in life and instead applaud milestones — landing that dream job, finding your life partner, …

Demographics

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Make Homemade Candy Cane Fudge Like a Boss

Candy cane fudge will be beautiful on your dessert table this year. Sweet peppermint fudge is all decked out for the holidays!<p>Well, here I am as the candy contributor FINALLY bringing you a holiday treat. I say it all year long, that fudge can be enjoyed any time of year.<p>But, if you’ve been waiting …

Dessert

9 Make-Ahead Snacks for School Lunches

A stick of string cheese and some apple slices are a fine school snack. But if your kid is discerning, you'll have to do better. These homemade …

Lost Stories from Dr. Seuss: The author's old magazine pieces republished, featuring new and familiar faces

Though Theodor Seuss Geisel—best known as Dr. Seuss—passed away in 1991, his spirit lives eternally through his imaginative characters and tongue-twisting rhymes that have delighted children and parents alike for decades. Today, "Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more Lost Stories" is released from …

Books

Sunday Supper: Baked Shells With Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce and Italian Sausage

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When I was first living on my own, one of the most ambitious things I cooked was a version of this dish …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …

7 Natural Remedies to Common Beauty Problems

<b>The problem:</b> Acne <b><br>The natural solution:</b> Use a mixture of three tablespoons aloe vera juice or gel and four drops tea tree oil to treat problem areas. (You can use this up to two times per day.) Aloe contains gibberellins and polysaccharides to thwart the bacteria known to cause acne, plus …

Skin Care

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

The 10 Best Songs You'll Hear This Month

August's standout tracks, from Spoon and Gaslight Anthem to Wiz Khalifa and Angus & Julia Stone<p><i>Plus: Listen to the playlist on Esquire Spotify here.</i><p>Spoon, "They Want My Soul"<p>Because, almost impossibly, 20 years in, <i>They Want My Soul</i> is Spoon's best top-to-bottom album yet (and due a bona fide …

World War II

'Eating Disorder' Doesn't Just Mean Anorexia or Bulimia: I Have EDNOS

<i>By Grace Kemeny</i><p>I'm Grace, and I have EDNOS. Maybe you haven't heard of it. EDNOS stands for "Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified," and according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), it's the most commonly diagnosed eating disorder of all.<p><b>I don't meet</b> …

Mental Health

9 Apps for Scoring a Stellar Job

Whether you’re a brand new graduate looking for your first job or an established career woman looking for a change, the job hunt can be brutal. Between drafting a resume and making a good impression at the interview, you’ve got enough to worry about. These incredible apps can make it all a little …

Employment