Stephen Sanville

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You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its dynamic young cousin sophrology

Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still and focus on breathing, the ubiquitous mindfulness apps, self-help sheets and courses in schools and workplaces are …

Mindfulness

You've been charging your phone wrong your whole life - experts reveal how it's supposed to be done

There's nothing more annoying than your phone battery dying when you really need it not to.<p>Gone are the Nokia phones when our mobiles lasted for …

Electric Vehicles

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Alzheimer's Disease

Polk Audio's Signa S1 soundbar upgrades your living room on the cheap

I think I lucked out when I bought my first TV a few years ago: the 43-inch LG LED TV that now graces my living room sounded decent enough that I didn’t rush out to buy an additional speaker.<p>But that was then, and this is now: having tested a bevy of audio equipment over the past couple of years, …

Audiophile

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

Scientists Have Found a New, Healthier Way to Cook Broccoli

But who has the time for this?<p>Lately, broccoli has been gaining a reputation as an excellent vegetable due to its high levels of a particularly …

Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40

People who would like to become physically stronger should start with weight training and add protein to their diets, according to a comprehensive scientific review of research.<p>The review finds that eating more protein, well past the amounts currently recommended, can significantly augment the …

Nutrition

How you can get fitter from just two minutes of intense exercise a week

Forget those long, dreary sessions in a gym - a leading sports scientist says you only need to do two minutes of intense exercise a week in order to …

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

Middle Age

What to eat to prevent Alzheimer’s

If you’re misplacing your keys, forgetting names and struggling to concentrate, it might already be too late, says Dr. Steven Masley.<p>That’s why …

This Mesmerising NASA Footage Set to a 'Sound of Silence' Cover Will Give You Chills

Hello darkness, my old friend...<p>The vast majority of humanity can only imagine what it's like to spend your days travelling around the planet and …

This Trick Helped Me Finally Get Healthy and Lose Weight in My 50s

A couple of years ago, my doctor warned that my blood sugar levels had been consistently high for two consecutive years (one year is a possible …

Travel Gear: Five Mile Flashlight is a bright idea

Provided by Hammacher SchlemmerThe Five Mile Flashlight can zoom in or offer a wider, broader beam.<b>ZOOMING FLASHLIGHT IS BRILLIANT IDEA:</b> How often do …

Travel Gear

Genius flash drive works with micro-USB, USB-C, and USB-A all at once

It’s been a long time since I gave a flash drive a second look, but that’s probably because most flash drives don’t with three different ports. …

The best OnePlus product this year is the Travel Backpack

A month ago, OnePlus launched its best product of 2017, but it wasn’t the hotly anticipated OnePlus 5 smartphone. I reviewed that phone and found it a mixed bag, however it was the <i>actual bag</i> that OnePlus introduced alongside it that really captured my attention. The descriptively titled Travel …

Huskee Cup

If you're drinking coffee right now, you're contributing to 1.35 million tons of waste each year. To help clear your conscience, Huskee Cup is …

Coffee

Turmeric, red grape, and apple compounds 'starve' prostate cancer cells

What do turmeric, apples, and grapes have in common? According to a new study, they could hold the key to preventing and treating one of the most …

The Low-Carb Breakfast I Always Eat Before My Workouts

Part of the new habits I had to develop to lose weight included revamping my breakfast routine. Though I thought the standard breakfasts I had eaten for years were pretty healthy — a bowl of Cheerios, avocado toast, greek yogurt with fruit — I learned that they contained lots of carbs and sugar …

Nutrition

​The Foods That Can Help Stop Prostate Cancer Growth | Men’s Health

First, the researchers tested 142 natural compounds that occur in food on mice and human prostate cancer cell lines. Then, they tested the most promising of these compounds on animals with the disease.<p>Their conclusion? Ursolic acid, which is found in apple peels and rosemary, curcumin, from the …

HP's new Elite x2 might as well be the Surface Pro 5 that Microsoft won't sell

With Microsoft seemingly uninterested in releasing a new 2-in-1 Surface Pro, other PC makers like HP are stepping in to fill the void.<p>HP's Elite x2 …

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the pounds.<p>According to nutritionist Dr. Lisa Young, these foods generally fall into one of two categories: non-starchy fruits or vegetables.<p>Young …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

Eat to 100: Discover the secrets to living long (and well) from the world's healthiest people.<p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Nutrition

Could Time-Blocking Replace Your To-Do List?

This is how to schedule your workday to get the most done.<p>A few years ago, my to-do list was an endless source of frustration. At the end of every day, it seemed like it had more items on it than when I started. I never seemed to get it all done.<p>So, in an effort to understand what was going on, I …

50 Awesome April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Because if your kids don't learn pranking at home, they'll learn it on the streets.

Lost your Android phone? Good luck trying to get it back

We all know the feeling, that sudden amount of fear that envelops us the moment we realize we’ve lost our phone. Your heart beats a little bit faster as you attempt to recall the last time you’ve used it, but even then, there’s no pause for you until you’re reunited with it – safely back into your …

Android Phones

DHS considering proposal to separate children from adults at border

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security is considering a proposal to separate children from adults when they are trying to enter the country illegally at the southern border, a senior DHS official confirmed to CNN on Friday.<p>The official said the proposal is meant to deter the exploitation of …

Immigration

The new wave of ‘unlimited’ data plans: How Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T compare

Over the last week, all four of the major United States carriers either announced new unlimited data plans or made changes to existing plans in an effort to better compete. With all four carriers offering some form of unlimited data, now may be as good of a time as ever to analyze your current plan …

T-Mobile

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …