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3 Weird Consequences Of Not Getting Enough Sleep

You probably already know that being sleep-deprived will make you cranky. But as this new Happify infographic explains, going without a good night's …

Sleep

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.<p>When it comes to catching more Zzz’s, you know the drill: Nix late-night caffeine, turn your bedroom into an oasis, and ban all electronics at least an hour before bed. Yet instead of snoozing, here you are once again, counting your ceiling tiles (there …

Nix the Nightcap: How Alcohol and Marijuana Can Harm Your Sleep

“Nightcaps” come in all shapes and sizes. Some people like to have a drink before bed, and others prefer taking a nice long toke. But while these …

How to Be an Early Riser in the Dark: Winter Advice From a Sleep Expert

This weekend, the clocks fall back in an attempt to realign our day with the latent sunrise. It’s the seasonal signifier of the darker winter mornings ahead, when you’ll likely find it increasingly difficult to rise and shine without natural light. “Your body wants to move with the sun,” explains …

The switch that could turn off your nightmares and dreams

<i>Editor’s note: Have questions about your dreams? Join us at 1 p.m. EST tomorrow on Twitter for #NewsHourChats. We’ll have a panel of sleep experts</i> …

Sleep

Ready or not, it's credit card chip and dip time: What you need to know

Thursday marks a milestone in the effort to shift the U.S. to the use of microchip-embedded credit cards, a more secure alternative to traditional cards that require the swipe of a magnetic stripe.<p>But not to worry if your new chip-enabled card has yet to arrive in the mail. The October deadline is …

FinTech

Unlucky lottery winner gets IOU from state of Illinois

Winning the lottery is typically cause for jubilation. Not so for Danny Chasteen — who, instead of a big payoff, got an IOU from the fiscally …

Finance

What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders

Francois Hollande apparently held secret meetings with Germany's opposition and Nicolas Sarkozy believed he was the one who could lead the push to resolve the financial crisis in 2008, according to WikiLeaks documents<p>Documents published online by WikiLeaks show that the US wiretapped three French …

Fraud Still Plagues Medicare's Prescription Drug Program

Fraud and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by the inspector general of Health and Human Services.<p>Their release follows the arrests of 44 pharmacy owners, doctors and others, who …

Pharma

Miss Piggy: Why I Am a Feminist Pig

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

Feminism

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

National Parks

11 Healthy Grain Salads Great for Dinner, And Even Better the Next Day for Lunch

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Long forgotten grains are suddenly everywhere and it’s cause for celebration and exploration. Quinoa and farro and freekeh, oh my! …

Quinoa

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Cooking

Exclusive: North Korea would use nukes if 'forced,' official says

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.<p>Senior figures in Pyongyang don't do interviews, especially not with the international press.<p>"I …

North Korea

National Geographic Travel

Homemade Throat Lozenges Recipe

Whether you’ve got a frog in your throat, or are just taking precautions to keep one out of there, this handy homemade cold and flu remedy from the indispensable DaveHax ought to help ward off those proverbial amphibians from the vicinity of your esophagus all winter long!<p>This is a great recipe for …

Make Puerto Rican-style red beans and rice - TODAY.com

Juan Fernando Ayora @thetravelerslife<p>It’s a classic combination around the globe, yes, but in few places more than Latin America is rice and beans considered as much a part of the cultural DNA as is speaking Spanish. Perhaps that’s because it’s a dish born of the region’s history. Beans are native …

Puerto Rico

Fry up this Cuban croquetas for a crowd-pleasing snack - TODAY.com

Betty Cortina-Weiss<p>There are some classic, Cuban dishes whose fame transcends culture and geography, meaning you’ve likely heard of them whether or not you’re Hispanic or from the island. There’s the legendary Cuban sandwich, the beloved black bean soup and the succulent pork. (Oh, that pork!) Then …

Food

7 Ways to Cook a Better Steak

These tips from Vegas chefs will make dinner taste like a million bucks<p>The Las Vegas food scene sure can be gaudy: the Denny’s wedding chapel, the countless Hooters knock-offs, the endless buffets. But if you look harder, the city sizzles up some amazing meals.<p>One category: high-end steak. Lucky …

BBQ

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

18 Designer Gallery Walls to Spark Your Creativity

Display your art collection in style.<p>Want ideas for arranging your own gallery wall? Here are 18 examples from our favorite designers.

University of Oklahoma fraternity members got death threats, attorney says

The attorney hired by the<p>University of Oklahomafraternity at the center of a national firestorm over a racially charged video clip said members had received death threats in recent days, and he questioned whether the organization's free-speech rights had been violated by both the university and the …