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The 11 Best-Selling Beauty Products at Sephora This September

For many, September means change. For some that means the start of a new semester, a return to pumpkin spice everything season, or that it's finally cool enough to wear your leather jacket. When it comes to beauty, that means new launches, vampy lips, and a chance to test out fall runway–inspired …

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder …

Healthy Eating

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The 13 Best New Books To Read Now

With a new season freshly begun, it’s time to update your reading list. 2016 has been an exceptional year for literary achievement, from epic novels …

Watching sad films boosts endorphin levels in your brain, psychologists say

Traumatic films may boost pain tolerance and feelings of group bonding by increasing levels of feel-good chemicals produced by the brain, study reveals<p>Tyrannosaur, Breaking the Waves and Schindler’s List might make you reach for the tissues, but psychologists say they have found a reason why …

DNA Tests Prove Aboriginal Australians Are the World's Oldest Culture

The genetic study helps show that the ancestors of today's Aboriginals came here about 58,000 years ago.<p>Research published this week by <i>Nature</i> has confirmed Australia's Aboriginal people are the Earth's most ancient civilisation. "A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia" is a world-first genomic …

Anthropology

Bangkok edges out London as world's top travel destination: Mastercard

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Thai capital of Bangkok has beaten London to be crowned the world's most popular travel destination this year, according to an annual ranking by global payments and technology company Mastercard released on Thursday.<p>Tourism has been one of the rare bright spots for Thailand, …

A Plant-Based Diet: The Healthiest Diet on the Planet by Dr. John McDougall & Mary McDougall

<b>Why the Foods You Love – Pizza, Pancakes, Potatoes, Pasta, and More – Are the Solution to Preventing Disease and Looking and Feeling Your</b> …

You are Not Living in Reality Because Your Brain Doesn’t Want You To

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy. I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive …

Critical Thinking

50 tips every woman should know to become more sexier

There is a precarious question, how to be sexy? Beauty is highly subjective and there is no real formula for sex appeal. Of course, there are many …

Warby Parker

Monkeys 'typed' Shakespeare with their minds, scientists say

It’s only 12 words a minute, but that’s a start<p>Monkeys can now type at a rate of 12 words per minute on a computer using only their minds, according to new research from Stanford University. The scientists hope that this technology might one day help severely paralyzed patients communicate — and …

The Brain

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

What Turns Me Off: Men & Women Share their Ultimate Dealbreakers.

I think we can all agree that there are certain behaviors in both men and women that really attract us to them—things like thoughtfulness, feeling …

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Self-improvement

Louisa Seton captures Ethiopia's Surma people | CNN Travel

CNN

'The Lost Gospel': The ancient manuscript that claims Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had children

What you are about to read is a detective story.<p>We have uncovered an ancient writing that is encrypted with a hidden meaning. In the process of …

Emma Watson Opens Up About Her Struggles with Low Self-Esteem

The actress gets real about some very relatable issues.<p>Emma Watson may be the picture of female empowerment and maturity at this point in her life, but that doesn't mean she didn't stumble and struggle along the way. As most of us can attest, insecurities, body image issues and crippling self-doubt …

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Stephen Hawking

3 Morning Workout Hacks If You Hate Getting Up Early

Some people are just <i>not</i> morning people. While working out in the a.m. is an awesome productivity hack, even all the coffee in the world can’t motivate some people to get themselves out of bed before a certain hour. If this sounds like you, good news: If you put your mind to it, you totally can …

Sleep

1500 Calorie Diet Plan To Lose Weight Fast

1500 calorie diet plan is a diet plan in which you intake 1500 calories every day. If you are going for a workout daily but you want to increase the …

Recipes

‘Making A Murderer’ Documentary Series Gets New Episodes On Netflix

Netflix has greenlighted a new installment of Emmy-nominated documentary series <i>Making A Murderer.</i><p>Executive producers/directors Laura Ricciardi and …

The 15 Best Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: February 15th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the …

TV

Why The Night Of is the best thing to happen to HBO and drama television since The Wire

The story so far: Naz Khan, a mild-mannered student of Pakistani parentage, living in Queens, is invited to a party in Manhattan. His lift lets him …

TV

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

MARIJUANA INDUSTRY Why Canada’s pot stock boom just doesn’t add up Subscriber content<p>RETAIL Why Toronto’s top Amazon site faces long odds Subscriber content<p>Great-West Life acquires EverWest in U.S. real estate push<p>Condos, townhomes drive January growth in Vancouver housing market<p>Opinion From …

Business (Canada)

7 strange and surprising ways that humans have recently evolved

But evolution is very much still happening today — and it's happening to us.<p>Right here, right now.<p>It's too soon to say what humans will look like a few thousand years from now, but here are some of the most recent quirks — and even superpowers — we've acquired thanks to the power of selection.

Biology

This Man Will Get the World's First Human Head Transplant Procedure

Italian neurosurgeon <b>Sergio Canavero</b> is planning to perform the <b>first-ever body transplant</b> in December 2017. He will put the head of a terminally ill, …

Data Protection

A New Study Says People With Higher IQs Are Happier With Less Social Interaction

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Psychology