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Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain
Guns

There's one magic substance that will help with America's gut problems

Because you're almost certainly not getting enough of it.<p>You've probably been told you should eat more fiber. But despite a broad-spectrum recommendation for the roughage, researchers can’t say for certain why it’s so good for us, what diseases it actually helps prevent, or how exactly we should …

Nutrition

Read This and You'll Never Want to Drain Pasta in the Sink Again

One day, a particularly stern culinary school instructor asked my dear friend Holly if she knew how to boil water. My forty-something mama-to-three …

Italian Food

We've Only Just Found A Natural Sample Of Earth's Fourth Most Abundant Mineral

Despite being one of the most abundant minerals on the planet, scientists had never actually found calcium silicate perovskite on the surface of the …

Bring Amaro Instead of Wine to Your Next Dinner Party

If someone is taking the time to open up their home and feed you, the polite, adult thing to do is bring a gift. Anyone can grab a mid-price bottle …

This Meditation Track Will Make You Love Running and Yourself

iOS/Android: When I run, my inner monologue sounds like an argument between a good coach and a bad coach. One voice tells me to take it easy, find my …

Marathons

Chicago Is A City Divided By Barbecue

The South Side's smoked rib tips and hot links represent an indispensable regional barbeque style, but half the city doesn't know it exists.</b> …

17 Facts That Are 100% True And 100% Freaky

Most people have an above-average number of arms.

A Russian 'Cannibal Couple' May Have Eaten up to 30 People, Investigators Say

Police in southwestern Russia have arrested a couple accused of sedating, skinning alive and eating parts of as many as 30 people, while preserving …

Crime

The insane news cycle of Trump's presidency in 1 chart

If it feels like the Trump presidency has been hit by non-stop scandals and crises from day one, it's probably because it has been. The Google News …

Donald Trump

18 Ways Retailers Are Trying To Rip You Off

There are plenty of unscrupulous folks out there, shining their monocles or twirling their mustaches, looking to part you from your money by using …

The Secret to Keeping Your Tomatoes Super Fresh

One of my favorite parts of summer is eating my weight in tomato sandwiches, but I can get a little overzealous, and end up with a few too many …

Food

Summers in Madrid could be as hot as those in Erbil, Iraq by 2100, research shows

Summers in Paris could feel as sweltering as those in Fez, Morocco, by the end of this century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to soar.<p>By 2100, …

Climate Change

Just 21 Of The Best Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

There's seriously something for everyone.

Your smile gives you away

"People who smiled during victory increased the odds of their opponent acting aggressively to steal a pot of money rather than share it in future …

Scientists Have Just Discovered Evidence That Parallel Universes Exist

Flickr/Lee Davy<p><b>Scientists have discovered a mysterious ‘Cold Spot’ in space that could prove our universe is just one of an endless string of</b> …

The Odds Of Your Unlikely Existence Were Not Infinitely Small

In order for you to exist, a great many unlikely events needed to unfold in exactly the way that they did. The exact sperm cell and egg cell needed to meet to create you with the DNA sequence that encoded you, and brought you into existence; a one-in-250 million chance for a sperm cell alone. That …

Infinitesimal

8 body language tricks to be more successful at work

Perception is reality. So how can you carry yourself with confidence to get ahead at work?<p>We spoke with body-language expert Lillian Glass, who has …

Body Language

Cloud eggs: How to make the latest Instagram breakfast craze

Instagramming your breakfast or brunch eggs is nothing new - perhaps you’ve posted a mouthwatering snap of the yolk dripping down your boiled eggs, …

Breakfast

Why Humans Are Obsessed With Circles, According To Science

It’s been the go-to form for designers and artists for millennia. A new book draws on history, biology, and psychology to explain why.<p>From the sun, moon, and planets, to the eyes that give us sight, the circle is everywhere in the natural world. But it’s also stamped everywhere in the human-made …

Data Visualization

Girls We’re Friendzoning All The Good Guys

<i>“He’s not my type,” I said trying to justify my previous actions.</i><p>“Why because he treats you well,” my friend said completely calling me out on my …

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People | Inc.com

Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out these 11 habits very happy people do every single day, and start incorporating them into your …

Happiness

Do you look like your name?

Most parents can remember the subtle mix of excitement and anxiety accompanying the choice of their baby’s name – it will follow the child his or her …

Asking This 1 Question Will Instantly Reveal Someone's Personality | Inc.com

You're in the break room with a new co-worker you don't know very well, and that person strikes up a conversation. You're a little guarded, and on top of that, you're an introvert. Is this someone you can trust enough to want to build a connection? How can you tell?<p>As it turns out, science has got …

Psychology

The surprising origins of your f*cking favorite swear words

As a society, we like to swear.<p>Swear words have a strange power over us. It starts when we are young, when they are deliciously taboo. Then, as we …

If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LexionThe post If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life appeared first …

Motivation

Here’s How to Camp for Free in the United States

When I was 19 and an idiot, I set out on a harebrained road trip from Seattle to California with no real plan other than eventually, maybe, to come …

RVs