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Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

The Hidden Brilliance of Late Risers

If you're a late riser, there's a good chance that you have, at one point, been made to feel inferior to the seeming moral superiority of your early riser friends and colleagues.<p>Unlike early birds (people who have a genetic tendency to go to bed and wake up early), late risers, also known as night …

5 tasty whole-grain snacks that just might help you live longer

Here’s a good excuse to eat some carbs (as if we needed it): A new study published in the journal BMC Medicine has found that cereal fibers found in whole grains reduce the risk of disease and early death. Specifically, the subjects who consumed the most cereal fiber were 17 percent less likely to …

How Air Pollution Affects Babies in the Womb

It makes sense that an expectant mom’s exposure to pollutants in the air can affect her still-growing baby’s lungs and respiratory system. But …

This Is What Adult Love Really Looks Like

What does it take to make a romantic relationship work?<p>A new video from The School Of Life, a London-based organization that centers on emotional intelligence, takes a closer look at that question -- and at love in general.<p>As the video explains, the first love we ever experience is the love of our …

Mosquitoes Can Smell Inside Your Blood

Garlic lovers: You can smell them before you see them. Some people would say they even stink!<p>Hours after you eat garlic, your breath can still smell bad, as your body digests compounds in the plant and releases them into your blood.<p>Now scientists say a similar process might explain why people …

People not talking to each other

<b>"Smartphones have made everyone seriously dull" claims the man who took this series of intriguing images. The street photographer - who goes by the name of Babycakes Romero - calls the set the Death of Conversation.</b><p>He describes how traditional social etiquette regarding the use of phones in company …

People Won’t Stop Throwing Pizzas On Walter White’s House

Apparently, Breaking Bad is just a TV show and that house belongs to a nice woman who is not in fact Walter White. "Let me tell you, there is nothing original or funny or cool about throwing a pizza on this lady's roof," said the show's creator Vince Gilligan.<p>(Me too.)<p>"It's been OK with her that …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …