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How to tone your legs: 5 exercises that bring the burn

Whether you’re outside or stuck at home, you can get a great workout by incorporating stairs into your routine. Using these exercises on a set of stairs will help tone and strengthen your legs and glutes.<p>These can be challenging moves, so if you feel they're a bit more intense than what you're used …

How Men Experience Depression Differently Than Everyone Else

The condition isn't one size fits all.<p>Depression can be a real monster.<p>The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 350 million people worldwide, can include a range of emotional symptoms such as extreme sadness, loss of motivation and displeasure in activities and physical ailments like …

What Happened When Schools Tried to Bribe Students Into Getting Good Grades

From 2007 to 2011, a fascinating experiment played out in five typically “low-performing” school districts across the country: Students at these …

Finance

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Body Language

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

This Simple Life Hack Instantly Builds Trust, Says a Psychiatrist

Building trust is a life skill that can help you excel in a multitude of social situations, from a work presentation to a first date. It allows you …

An Overlooked Reason Poor People Stay Poor: Sudden Life Shocks

Science finds that things like health problems, layoffs, and arrests happen more often to poor people–and help keep them poor.<p>Since 2012, Columbia University’s Population Research Center and the Robin Hood Foundation have been surveying 2,000 New York City households of all income levels about the …

Poverty

Mark Ruffalo and 'Sesame Street' Explain What So Many Get Wrong About Empathy

The subject of empathy can be complex. But it doesn't have to be.<p>Empathy is one of those qualities that we hear about every day, and most people claim to show, but then goes missing when you need it most.<p>Why is that, exactly?<p>The answer is complex, and has much to do with our perception--both of …

As Flint Water Crisis Unfolded, Pharma Company Raised Price of Lead Poisoning Drug 2,700 Percent

The saga of Flint, Michigan, where residents suddenly found themselves drinking lead-poisoned tap water, demonstrated how people become victims of …

Lead Poisoning