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What Was It Like When The First Stars Died?

The cosmic story that gave rise to us is a story rife with creation and destruction. At the start of the hot Big Bang, energetic particles, antiparticles, and quanta of radiation were created. Fractions-of-a-second later, most of the particle-antiparticle pairs had annihilated away. Atomic nuclei …

Black Holes

Beat Insomnia With an Old Military Trick That Promises to Knock You Out in Minutes

If you have frequent trouble drifting off to dreamland, you've probably Googled all sorts of tricks for falling asleep. For people who still struggle …

Sleep

Scientists Discover Protein That Could Help Restore Hearing

You know how you're not supposed to stick anything in your ear smaller than your elbow? There's a reason for that: The little fancy holes on the side …

His $109K Heart Attack Bill Is Now Down To $332 After NPR Told His Story

A Texas hospital that charged a teacher $108,951 for care after a 2017 heart attack told the patient Thursday it would slash the bill to $332.29 — but not before a story about the huge charge sparked a national conversation over what should be done to combat surprise medical bills that afflict a …

Health Care

How to begin a figure drawing

Great figure drawings feel alive. One of an artist's greatest tools to communicate life in a drawing is gesture. It's the movement from one form to …

Drawing

Blue Light from Your Phone May Be Permanently Damaging Your Eyes

Getty Images<p>Smart phones, laptops, and other handheld devices all transmit light. However, the blue light in particular may be toxic for your …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Researchers discover how blue light from displays accelerates blindness

<i>The University of Toledo via Dan Miller. Click for original.</i><p>Blue light filters are popular on PC monitors and other displays as a way of preventing …

I've Tried Every Eczema Treatment From Creams to Steroids–These Are the Only Products That Work

Eczema symptoms are different for everyone, which makes finding an effective eczema treatment a constant struggle. Here are the best creams, …

Skin Care

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Particles

The Best Colognes to Keep You Smelling Good This Summer—Even in a Heatwave

From BBQs to rooftop bars, you'll be spending a lot of time outdoors this summer, despite the sauna-esque humidity. Which is why GQ's Best Stuff found the colognes that won't crumple in the heat.<p>As the mercury rises, so does a man’s need to find the best summer colognes he can. Whether it be an …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

IRS Unlocks The 'Door' For High-Income Savers

For years, there’s been a debate raging in the financial planning community surrounding something that’s colloquially become known as “The Back-Door Roth IRA.” Some practitioners (including myself) have been advocates of the planning strategy, which involves a two-step process that effectively …

Roth IRA

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

'Ant-Man' Physicist Who Named the Quantum Realm Explains What It Is

Caltech mathematical physicist Spyridon “Spiros” Michalakis named the Quantum Realm for Marvel. He wrote this to help us understand it<p>There is real …

The truth about fasting: Does the 72-hour water fast really work? We tried it and the results were surprising

W hat it would be like if you had no food for three days? No coffee, no juice, no supplements. Just plain old water. Well, let me tell you...<p>First of …

These New Anti-Aging Supplements Work SO Fast They Keep Selling Out At Sephora

Anti-aging products can work wonders for those with aging skin, but sometimes they can only do so much. If you feel like your go-to moisturizers and …

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Seven ways to do intermittent fasting

There are many different ways of intermittent fasting. The methods vary in the number of fast days and the calorie allowances.<p>Intermittent fasting …

Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity Was Confirmed in a Distant Galaxy

Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity revolutionized how we understand space, time, and gravity. While most of us can only boast a surface-level …

Here are the 7 rules of success

<b>What are the rules of success?</b><p>Rule #1: Define success for yourself … everything else is bullsh-t<p>Plain and simple.<p>The first rule of success is that …

Smart Casual Dress Code Deciphered - What It Means & What To Wear

Smart Casual – Two Contradictory Thoughts<p>Is any dress code likely to strike as much fear into even the most sartorially self-confident of men as …

Men's Fashion

These four foods are proven to lower your cholesterol

Plant-based foods are known to be good for the heart. Are there any foods in particular that lower cholesterol and keep this vital organ strong and …

4 Zodiac Signs With The Highest Sex Drives, Because Lucky You

If you had your way, how often would you be throwing a horizontal party? Weekly? Daily? <i>Hourly</i>? Have you ever been accused of having a libido that was …

Causes and treatment of gastrointestinal perforation

The gastrointestinal tract consists of the stomach, small intestine, and large bowel. It is possible for a perforation, or hole, to develop in the …

Sepsis

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give life significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections.<p>These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

4 Astonishingly Simple Secrets to a Happy Relationship

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Studies<p>What Is a Happy Relationship?<p>4 Astonishingly Simple Secrets to a Happy Relationship<p>Shares<p>We can find happiness in all kinds …

The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dental Care