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The 15 Unfriendliest Cities in America (PHOTOS)

Michaela Hall admits that people in Washington D.C. don't always make a good first impression.<p>"We avoid making eye contact, we bump you without saying excuse me, and we wear earbuds to drown out any questions you might ask--because being polite takes time," says the D.C.-based travel blogger. "Most …

New Orleans

The 6 Most Valuable Grocery Items You Can Buy

138 ways to use these everyday items<p>When it comes to utility, not all grocery items are created equal.<p>If value can be defined by versatility then, …

Coca-Cola

Kim Kardashian admits she is only now aware that racism exists

In 2007, my grad school roommate, a huge System of a Down fan, took me to Times Square to see “Screamers,” a documentary in which SOAD’s frontman Serj Tankian is prominently featured and for which the band provided a moving score. It was my first (and, shamefully, only) exposure to Armenian …

There's Something Special About People Who Quit Smoking

There are few things harder to quit than smoking. And, according to new research, there seems to be something pretty special about the brains of …

The Brain

Why's It So Hard to Quit Smoking? Neuroscience Has New Clues

Source: Pixabay/Free Image<p>Worldwide, one billion people are addicted to nicotine. A recent report published in the journal <i>Addiction</i> found that 11% of …

Neuroscience

The one thing that might help you quit smoking

In a study released Wednesday, smokers with $150 of their own money at stake were far more likely to quit than smokers who didn't have to wager their money to get the cash rewards.<p>"A bit of a stick was much better than pure carrot," said the study's lead author, Dr. Scott Halpern of the University …

University of Pennsylvania

As the vaping culture takes hold, many turn from smoking and many critics worry

Like many a hard-core smoker, Candi McCann found it a bear to quit. Nothing worked. Not the patch. Not those blue smoking cessation pills her doctor …

Public Health

My Quit Smoking Coach

MyQuitSmokingCoach: Europe´s No 1 Stop Smoking APP<p>The APP has a 5 stars rating by the magazine computer world.<br>It was the best APP of 15 tested quit …

3 Ways To Feel Better About Yourself

It feels so easy to say, yet so hard to do. ‘Just be happy!’ – If only it were that simple.<p>The truth is, however, it actually is that simple<i>…if</i> …

Outsourcing

'Deflategate:' 4-game suspension for Tom Brady, $1M fine for Pats

<b>(CNN) —</b> The NFL has suspended New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady for four games without pay in relation to the "Deflategate" incident in which the team was found to have used underinflated footballs for an advantage in the playoffs.<p>Brady's agent blasted the punishment and promised to …

NFL

Dozens dead after another major earthquake centered in Nepal

<i>Have you been affected? Tell us your experiences</i> but stay safe<p><b>(CNN) —</b><p>Latest developments<p>• At least 65 people have died in Nepal from Tuesday's magnitude-7.3 earthquake there, the Nepali government said Wednesday. The number of people injured now stands at 1,926, said Nepali Home Ministry spokesman …

Natural Disasters

The secrets to getting a good sleep EVERY NIGHT

<b>The secrets to getting a good sleep</b> – How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep. Similarly, the cure for sleep …

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

There are more than six billion people in this world and I am willing to bet that the majority of us are probably procrastinators. It is just an easy …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

12 Mindfulness Hacks You Can Use in 24 Hours | Inc.com

Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and with good reason. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. A new study from the University of Oxford even found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is as effective as antidepressants in preventing depression relapses.<p>…

Mindfulness
Stealth Aircraft

A computer made my lunch

At first glance, it might not seem like strawberries and chicken have much in common. But look closer, and you'll find it: the flavor compound g-dodecalactone.<p>That sciencey-sounding gobbledygook probably doesn't mean much to you, but it means a lot to Chef Watson, IBM's (IBM) cognitive …

Recipes

How much space the average rent gets you across the U.S.

If you think your apartment is the size of a closet, raise your hand.<p>We see you, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Since the median rental price for a …

Damned Yankee: The Troublesome Brilliance of Alex Rodriguez

On Thursday night, the player hit his 661st home run, moving past Willie Mays on baseball’s all-time list. But does anyone still want to see him win?<p>On Thursday night, one of the least holy men in baseball reached a holy number. Alex Rodriguez’s third-inning home run in New York against the …

Baseball

Derrick Rose goes third straight game without free throw attempt

CLEVELAND -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has not taken a free throw in three straight games.<p>That's the first time that has happened in his …

NBA

‘Very important to remember it was shared victory’ – top Russian diplomat ahead of WW2 anniversary

Attempts to falsify and rewrite the history of World War II are a dangerous path, a top Russian diplomat has warned, stressing that it is important …

Tom Brady sacked like never before by Deflategate findings

No neutral observer needed to run this 243-page report under the nearest available microscope, not after Tom Brady had already drawn up the X's and …

NFL

What It’s Like to Get Circumcised as a Grown Man

One major part of the process is being circumcised. I knew it was coming, but I was basically in denial that I would actually have to do it. Toward the end of my conversion, though, the rabbi brought up the fact that I would have to get my foreskin removed. My immediate thought was, "Is there some …

10 Quotes That Will Make You Get Out and Live, Damn It

Everyone wants to be known for something. You might watch explorers on the National Geographic Channel, read about Nobel Prize-winning innovators, or …

Motivation

How To Brew Super-Strong Coffee At Home Without A Fancy Machine

Forget the rumors you've heard about making an espresso on your stove top.<p>According to Darleen Scherer, the co-owner of Brooklyn-based Gorilla …

Coffee

Russia Debuts Tanks, Putin Claims To Have ‘Most Powerful Tank In The World’

Russia debuted its tanks and showcased the nation’s enhanced military might to the world. Vladimir Putin‘s country is expected to publicly unveil …

Military

ZTE's bezel-less Nubia Z9 now official: 5.2-inch FHD display, Snapdragon 810, 16MP camera

After rolling out the Nubia Z9 Max and Nubia Z9 mini in the month of March, ZTE has now unveiled its flagship Nubia Z9. The highlight of the device …

Mobile Technology

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Fitness