Steve Ruschill

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After a week of Russian propaganda, I was questioning everything

One day this past fall on my morning commute from D.C. to Virginia, I tuned the radio to 105.5 FM, expecting to hear my usual bluegrass. But instead …

Getting Rid of Belly Fat Is Harder Than You Think — Here's How to Do It

I have this fantasy where I eat pizza and Salt & Straw Chocolate Gooey Brownie for every meal but also have abs. I'm not talking, like, a six-pack, but just some nice abdominal definition. (You'd think I'd go all out since this is a fantasy version of myself, but IDK. I'm sure there's something to …

Nutrition

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

An Apology for the Internet — From the Architects Who Built It

<b>Something has gone wrong</b> with the internet. Even Mark Zuckerberg knows it. Testifying before Congress, the Facebook CEO ticked off a list of …

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Why Relying Solely on Social Media Marketing Could Be a Disaster for Your Business

This old-school technique may not be sexy, but it offers big returns.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems like every day some new influencer is posting about the death of email. Fancy cars, cool videos and hordes of fans have them convinced email is useless. Not …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.<p>“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone</i> …

Social Media

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight.<p>That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin …

6 Things You Should Never Stop Asking For In Your Relationship

Relationships are give and take. You give your time, thoughts, consideration, care and love to your partner -- and then you expect something in …

The Dangers Of Treating Transgenderism Differently Than Other Dysphoric Mental Disorders

The cultural push for transgender “rights,” whether it be state-sanctioned access to particular restrooms, or the removal of gender dysphoria from …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Mindfulness May Lower Blood Sugar Levels

Being overweight is stressful on the body, and stress can worsen obesity-related health issues and make it harder to shed pounds—throwing people into …

Diabetes

Donald Trump is not well

President Trump launched personal attacks against us Thursday, but our concerns about his unmoored behavior go far beyond the personal. America’s leaders and allies are asking themselves yet again whether this man is fit to be president. We have our doubts, but we are both certain that the man is …

Donald Trump

Without these ads, there wouldn't be money in fake news

It’s never been easier to launch a wildly profitable online media empire. Whether you're an aspiring mommy blogger or political pundit, $10 gets you a URL and online storage. Fill out a short form and copy-paste some code to get ads on your website.<p>Lure in some readers and you’ll have no trouble …

Fake News

I Stopped Always Putting My Kids First—Here's What Happened

Maybe the key to being a better parent is a dose of selfishness.<p>I committed the cardinal sin of parenting.<p>I stopped putting my kids first all the time.<p>It was a long road to get to the point where I can feel comfortable saying that. But the reason I'm okay with admitting this out loud now is because …

Parenting

13 People Who Lost 40+ Pounds Share What Really Got Them Results

Real weight-loss stories that will motivate the hell outta you.<p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us how they lost weight with major-but-doable lifestyle changes. We received a lot of stories from people who set out to lose weight for a variety of reasons — some for health reasons, …

Here's What Happens To Fat You "Burn" During Exercise

If you managed to snag a treadmill at the gym this week, first of all: congrats! Second, you're probably wondering what all that exercise really …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

The Case Against Sugar review – an unsweetened attack on diet myths

Gary Taubes’s latest assault on the ruinous effect of sugar on our lives and the promotion of fat-free diets is detailed and compelling<p>For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to …

Diets

9 Healthy Things Successful People Do Every Morning

For most of us, healthy living includes semi-regular workouts and attempts to eat as healthy as possible. But work, family, and the occasional happy hour have a weird way of intercepting even the most stringent wellness plan. As does the snooze button, because—as you've been told time and time …

Alarming Report: Kids Who Spend Just 1 Hour a Day on Social Media Are Less Happy

Kids using social media is fairly inevitable but even just one hour online can make kids less content with their lives.<p>Just last night I was chatting with my babysitter about how much more complicated life is today for teenagers, with the prevalence of social media. When I was in high school and …

Social Media

The Key To Successful Weight Loss Is Setting Unrealistic Goals, Study Finds

'Shoot for the moon.'<p>The secret to losing weight lies in having unrealistic targets, research suggests.<p>A study of more than 24,000 obese people found …

Weight Loss

I started 2016 weighing 300 pounds. How I got my weight — and my life — under control

When you’ve spent your entire life overweight, you try to convince yourself that it’s just normal. You tell yourself that it must be bad genetics, and perhaps a bad digestive system. Big bones run in the family, you say, and oh well, food is a required sustenance of life, so you might as well eat …

Fitness

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Superfoods

5 Portion Control Tips You’ve Never Heard Before

You shouldn't always go for the smaller plate.<p>It doesn’t matter what diet you follow. To lose weight, you’ve got to know when to pump the breaks on your portions. But, obvi, that's easier said than done when faced with a giant bowl of pasta.<p>Portion sizes (of pretty much everything but produce) have …

People struggle to lose weight because of this common eating habit - and it's not WHAT they're eating

Diet and nutrition advice often fluctuates and changes, meaning when you're trying to lose weight, it can be hard to know what's right for you.<p>Is fat …