As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery.
Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees. You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for special
By the time Courtney True found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats,
New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff details the beloved star’s heartbreaking decline in this exclusive excerpt from Robin, his new biography. Robin Williams’s August 2014 suicide was devastating to those
A tale of ancient philosophers, alien abductions, murder-for-hire—and how the world’s largest pearl came to be the centerpiece of an 80-year-old hoax Legend says the diver drowned retrieving the pearl.
After eight years of displeasure with the presidency of Barack Obama and faced with a choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Dennis Schminke of Austin, Minn., didn’t have to think hard about
Happy Caroline, Betty, Diane, Barb, June, Sonya, and Jill day. Mother's Day is typically a celebration of the women who raised us, but the day can look different for people who have suffered the loss their
It was not until her third month of feeling unwell, in the fall of 2016, that Alicia thought to take an at-home pregnancy test. Until then, she assumed her fatigue and nausea were withdrawal symptoms the
There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom. She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground
Home to 1.9 million people, Gaza is 41km (25 miles) long and 10km wide, an enclave bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Israel and Egypt. Originally occupied by Egypt, which retains control of Gaza's southern
Health news Emet Oden tried reaching out in the only way he knew how. “I had been struggling with my mental health and, specifically, suicidal thoughts since the eighth grade,” said Oden, who is now 18.
Are you unstoppable or average? Do you get derailed by prior success? Are you thinking linearly or exponentially? Do you do these 10 things? 1. Don't get crushed by success. Success can become a catalyst
Washington (CNN) — Early each morning, special counsel Robert Mueller arrives wearing his signature uniform: a crisp white dress shirt, tie, slacks and dark baseball cap. Occasionally he accessorizes a
Social media is turning into a giant graveyard, with sometimes disturbing consequences. So what can we do to keep control of our data after we're gone? Kieran Yates looks at one of the great conundrums
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Politics News McLOUD, Okla. — In many ways Oliver Prince is your typical, happy fifth-grader. He enjoys recess, gym class and time at school on the computer. But in one key way, he, along with the other
The rise of spit kits is leaving consumers with lots of data and few answers. Genetic counselors could help people understand these results, but there aren’t enough of them to go around. In hindsight,
US women are having fewer and fewer babies. In some ways, it’s a sign of progress. American women are having so few babies these days that the fertility rate has hit a historic low, according to stunning