Sarah Tubbs

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Sugar Cravings Are No Match for a New "Switch" Discovered in the Brain

Tasting sweetness isn't always enjoyable.<p>As soon as sugar touches your tongue, your nervous system kicks into high gear. The tongue tells the brain’s …

New Painkiller Discovery Could Lead to First Non-Addictive Opioid Drug

This could reshape the opioid crisis.<p>In the United States, more than 90 people die of overdoses from prescription and illegal opioids every day. The …

Medicine

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Want to Accomplish More in Less Time? 9 Things the Most Effective People Always Do

Execution is everything. Here's how you can execute at a much higher level, each and every day.<p>Some people are highly efficient. They get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing what matters most?<p>Highly effective people …

Self-improvement

The world's first ever ketamine trials for depression have been “incredibly effective”

The world’s first ketamine trial has proven “incredibly effective” in curing depression in elderly patients.<p>Led by researchers from UNSW Sydney and …

These 13 Marinades Will Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze

It may be hard to believe that a blend of oil, vinegar, herbs, and spices could change your weeknight meals, but it’s so true. Taking the (very little) time to marinate your proteins means that you’ll have a flavorful and tender product every time. Freezer-friendly dinner recipes are like gold, and …

Depression and Anxiety: Two Sides to a Coin

I remember that day I sat in my psychiatrist's office. I told him I was anxious, that I could feel myself floating above my body and it was hard to …

This is how to deal with psychopaths and toxic people: 5 proven secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

We Just Found the Ultimate DIY Backyard Fire Pit

This one-of-a-kind set-up features a fire pit, swings, and a built-in bar.<p>arrival of summer comes warm nights spent outdoors with the family making s'mores, afternoons spent relaxing on your porch swing, and plenty of backyard parties, all of which would benefit from an incredible backyard …

The More Choices You Have, The Less Happy You Are

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Self-Criticism

7 things happy people always do (but never talk about)

Why are some people more happy than others? It looks like they’ve found what they love to do and have a consistent sense of peace and happiness.<p>They …

‘How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids’: Author’s Diaper Genie wake-up call may help you, too

Journalist Jancee Dunn enjoys a happy home life with her husband and young daughter. But it wasn’t always all smiles and sunshine. The couple’s contentment became strained soon after the birth of their child.<p>Resentment festered — over whose turn it was to empty the diaper pail, who was supposed to …

Are your teens strung out on tech?

"I want there to be times where we as a family exist without constantly being interrupted by the pings of their phones."<p>Amy Fleetwood, a mother of two teenage girls

The Tell-Tale Ways In Which We Turn Into Our Mothers

<i>"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his."</i><p>- Oscar Wilde<p>I have noticed some strange quirks in my behaviour …

Swimming Pools

Baby User Manual: 2017 Edition

So, you're thinking about having a baby (human child, aged zero to three)!<p>In order to insure your ability to safely own and operate this product, please acquaint yourself with the most up-to-date instructions.<p>When in doubt, always remember the three tenets of baby rearing:<p>Baby is boss.<p>What Baby …

Parenting

Parents 'control' their children in one of 2 ways — and only one leads to happier kids

A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied as adults.<p>On the flip side, the people whose parents applied greater psychological control as …

How breakfast became known as 'the most important meal of the day'

What you may not know is the origin of this ode to breakfast: a 1944 marketing campaign launched by Grape Nuts manufacturer General Foods to sell more cereal.<p>During the campaign, which marketers named "Eat a Good Breakfast—Do a Better Job", grocery stores handed out pamphlets that promoted the …

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

The Brain

Citing Gender Bias, State Lawmakers Move To Eliminate 'Tampon Tax'

There's a sales tax exemption for treating erectile dysfunction in Wisconsin.<p>The same can't be said for feminine hygiene products.<p>Sales tax isn't applied to Viagra in Wisconsin, but it is applied to tampons and pads. Birth control, medicated condoms and yeast infection medication are exempt because …

In Panama, a Walking Tour Led by Former Gang Members

A new tour provides a colorful look at Panama City’s storied past.<p>Ten years ago, gangs and stray dogs ruled the streets of Panama City's Casco Viejo, …

Panama City

SAG Awards Fashion 2016: The Best Dresses Celebs Wore on the Red Carpet

We're in the thick of red carpet season, and the 2016 SAG Awards tonight did not disappoint in terms of style.<p>The best actress and best supporting actress nominees from Cate Blanchett and Jennifer Lawrence to Rooney Mara and Rachel McAdams, have upped the fashion ante at the Golden Globes and …

A Protein Found in Human Breast Milk Could Help Kill Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Natural protection.<p>Scientists have transformed a key protein in human breast milk into an 'artificial virus' that seeks out and kills bacteria on the …

Microbiology

Get Up Early This Month to See a Bright Celestial Quintet in the Sky

In the mood for a little predawn astronomy? You're in luck: For the next 30 days or so you'll be able to see with the naked eye five of the brightest planets in our solar system, all at once, every morning.<p>It's a lucky alignment of celestial bodies that hasn't occurred since 2005. But there's …

27 Baking Infographics that All Bakers Need

We all know how difficult it is to get ourselves to the gym and to actually work on our physical wellbeing; how difficult it is to follow a diet plan …

Wellness

Little Evidence Supports Autism Treatment Options in Adolescents

<b>Vanderbilt University researchers studying interventions for adolescents and young adults with autism are reporting today that there is insufficient</b> …

6 DIY Beauty Hacks So Simple, They'll Blow Your Mind

😱<p>Is your pressed powder crumbling? Did you break yet another tube of lipstick? We've all been there. And we can all attest to the fact that few things are worse than ruining perfectly good makeup.<p>But starting today, there's no need to worry about simple makeup mishaps, thanks to Cosmopolitan.com. …