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This Simple 5-Minute Activity Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster, New Study Shows

You probably already do it, just not before bed.<p>If you toss and turn in bed each night, you're not alone. One-in-four of Americans struggles to get to sleep or stay asleep, according to pollsters, and the CDC claims an equally large percentage of us fail to get even six hours of sleep a night. No …

Sleep

4 Things We Can All Learn From Masters Runners

These are the habits older runners practice to stay fit—and you should too.<p>When I was young, I ran every single day and somehow remained injury free. I ate a steady diet of pizza, beer, and dessert with zero attention to a carb-to-protein ratio. Occasionally, I lifted weights, did core work, and …

Marathons

7 Quotes that Will Stop You from Holding On When You Should Let Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go – whether it’s guilt, anger, love or loss. Change is never easy – you fight to hold on and you fight …

Happiness

Examining the Effects of Mobile Phones on Kids and Teens

There's an ongoing sleep study that is of great interest to me, and I expect to many others as well: for the first time, scientists will be examining the effects of mobile phone emissions on sleep and brain activity in children and teenagers. This study, recently underway, is being conducted by …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Homeopathy contains alcohol and can be sold to minors.

“Relief of flu-like symptoms.” “Safe, non-habit forming.” “Flower essences to calm down your unruly pets.”<p>With claims like these, homeopathic wonder …

Pharma

The Shakerato: Learn how to make this frothy espresso drink at home

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

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8 Overlooked Obstacles That Sabotage Your Happiness

How do you get happy?<p>Some people say that if you visualize happiness, you'll be happy. Does that mean if you visualize a castle, you can have that too?<p>Here's another one.<p>If you have negative thoughts, you're doomed. Toast.<p>That's scary, right?<p>Maybe you strive to stay happy by reading inspiring blogs …

Soda is making America obese: How the industry targets the poor — and preys on their health

“Soda Politics” author Marion Nestle reveals the sneaky ways Coca-Cola is keeping consumers hooked on sugary drinks<p>Reynard Loki<p>October 20, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Every five years, the U.S. federal government releases its "Dietary Guidelines for Americans," a …

Diabetes

Why you're more likely to get sick in the winter — and how to stay healthy

Of course, germs — and not the weather — are the real culprits here: You have to come into contact with the bugs that cause illness to come down with one.<p>But there are several reasons why we may actually be more likely to get sick this time of year, and frigid temperatures are just one of them.<p>Our …

41 Most Innovative K–12 Schools in America

Across the country, 41 innovative schools are transforming K–12 education.<p>They are doing away with dusty chalkboards, heavy textbooks, one-sided …

The Best Hotels & Resorts in the World: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

The 100 best hotels and resorts in the world, selected by Condé Nast Traveler readers.<p>90. Montage Laguna Beach, CA, U.S.<p>89. Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, SC, U.S.<p>88. Montage Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.<p>87. WaterColor Inn & Resort, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, U.S.<p>86. Gravetye Manor, Sussex, England<p>85. Watch …

Costa Rica

Juice and Smoothies: What's the Difference? What's the Big Deal?

I used to be incredibly confused about the difference between juice and smoothies. Was one better than the other? If it was thick was it a smoothie? Could you make juice in a blender?<p>Throughout my many years in the health field, I've discovered that almost everyone is confused before they start. …

30 Rare Portraits of African American Life in 1900

Many American students have been taught about the landmark 1900 World’s Fair held for 7 months in Paris and attended by more than 48 million people. …

4 Easy Makeup Tricks To Make You Look Like A Morning Person

Fake it till ya make it.<p>Most of us are in a serious time crunch in the morning and have very limited time to get ready. And for those of us who aren't morning people, we'd rather spend any extra time we have under the covers, not curling our eyelashes. But unfortunately, hitting that snooze button …

Shopkeepers Devise New Surveillance Program to Profile Black People

The <i>Washington Post</i> has a stomach-churning report on an app upper-crust types in one of D.C.’s wealthiest neighborhoods use for racial profiling. …

These are the best headphones for working out

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Somehow, though, there aren't many that are great for exercising. While any old in-ear or Bluetooth headphones can be convenient on …

23 Amazing Ways to Melt Fat with Tea

What if we told you we’d discovered the most effective weight-loss tool in the world—a weapon that works for everyone, costs just pennies a day, is …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Schools around the world – in pictures

In the run-up to UN World Teachers’ Day on 5 October, Reuters photographers have documented schools around the world. Those featured include an education centre without books and electricity in Vietnam, and an elite institution formerly attended by Winston Churchill and Benedict Cumberbatch

9 crazy ways to get a caffeine fix without taking a single sip of coffee

If you're like me, the occasional coffee is all it takes to get a boost of energy on a particularly drowsy morning.<p>But for those who need a little extra caffeine help, there are other ways to get that buzz.<p>According to the Mayo Clinic, most adults can safely consume about 400 milligrams, or four …

Why a 'plump' runner on a magazine cover matters

<b>A woman has become the cover star of a running magazine after her open letter to a van driver who heckled her about her weight while she jogged went viral. Why has she struck a chord with so many?</b><p>In August Lindsey Swift wrote a Facebook post in frustration. She was out running when a man sang a …

7 Muscle-Building Protein Shakes

Looking for a new muscle-building shake to jump-start your nutrition plan? Bypass the basic "add water and mix" shakes, and pack some serious power …

Women, you're not supposed to leak while exercising! Ignore what CrossFit says

<b>A notorious video released two years ago was supposed to be a show of solidarity for women who leak during workouts. The problem is, women don't have</b> …

6 Signs That Divorce Is Closer Than You Think, After a Summer Vacation!

My last article asked the question, "Do you want to know what your relationship is made of? Go on vacation." Since then, I've been on vacation myself, where I took the opportunity to do some further research on the topic, interviewing and observing several couples. I must admit that I was shocked …