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Want to Feel Happier? 57 Proven Moments That Will Make Your Day Feel Wonderful

I'm writing this article after having a really fantastic day--away at the beach for Labor Day with my family. But of couse, not every day is so great. That's why I was interested recently to find a survey about the little things that people say make them look back at night and feel very grateful …

Happiness

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

Happiness

This Supplement May Actually Help With Anxiety, Says Harvard

If you know you're a person that's prone to anxiety, there are a myriad of steps you can take to mitigate the symptoms outside of and/or in addition …

Antidepressants

20 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

amazon.com<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the Wedding, by Grant Ginder</b><p>An estranged family flies en masse to London for a …

How to Make Roasted Tomatoes, 4 Easy Ways

Roasted tomatoes are one of the most delicious ways to cook fresh tomatoes. They add brightness and balance to so many dishes, and you can enjoy …

12 Things to Do When You Know Someone You Love Isn't 'Fine'

Although no one is immune from mental health issues, it can be hard to admit when life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. So, if your bullshit detector …

French Women Swear By This Massage For One Reason

I've never really liked massages. Because of my scoliosis, my neck and back pain run deep — deeper, I think, than any pair of hands can reach — and, …

This Genius Hack for Packing Jeans Will Change Your Suitcase Forever

There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to cram your favorite pair of jeans into an already-stuffed suitcase. Seriously, how is it that even the</i> …

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

Deep in The Ocean, There's a 'Shadow Zone' Where The Water Is 2,000 Years Old

An airless, mysterious abyss.<p>The oldest water in the ocean didn't reach its advanced years by accident.<p>Deep in the North Pacific, a vast stretch of …

Seafloor

Why 2017's Favorite Makeup Trend Is Winter Beauty Goals

Without a doubt, monochromatic makeup looks were the biggest beauty trend of 2017. Every cool girl in the game — from Zendaya and Shay Mitchell to …

Beauty

Secret Vatican manuscript's mysterious purple spots decoded

About 800 years ago, a teenage soldier named Laurentius Loricatus accidentally killed a man. He spent the next 34 years in a cave in Italy atoning for his crime, burning his face with a hot iron and wearing a hooked chain-mail shirt directly on his skin as penance.<p>Loricatus' story is known today …

Why Trump, After North Korea’s Test, Aimed His Sharpest Fire at the South

WASHINGTON — While the world agonized over the huge nuclear test in North Korea this weekend, President Trump aimed his most pointed rhetorical fire not at the renegade regime in Pyongyang, but at America’s closest partner in confronting the crisis: South Korea.<p>In taking to Twitter to accuse Seoul …

North Korea

The 9 Best American-Made Sneakers Out Now

What better way to celebrate Labor Day Weekend than indulging in your sneaker habit with a pair of fresh, American-made kicks? Find out more <i>Footwear</i> …

Made in America

IBM is modeling new AI after the human brain

by Chelsea Gohd September 3, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 17302<p>Attentive Robots<p>Currently, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are able to …

Ancient Chinese Medicine Outright Blocks Sperm From Egg

Regular birth control and Plan B all wrapped up in one method, and without any of the annoying side effects.<p>What if there was a birth control that …

Galaxy Yogurt Bark Will Keep You Full and Fit

We all like healthy snacks, but that doesn't mean they can't also be fun! And who wouldn't want to power their daily adventures with protein-rich galaxy yogurt bark? The flavors are truly out of this world! Watch this video to see just how easy this galactic treat.<p>Galaxy Yogurt Bark To Keep You …

Type 2 diabetes reversed with new oral drug, in animal study

Type 2 diabetes has been reversed in mice with a new, orally available drug, according to a study led by San Diego scientists. The study suggests a …

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

Food Trends 2017: What to Look for On Your Plate This Year

Prep your palate for ice cream roll ups, faux meat, grilled chicken hearts—and then some.<p>No way around it: 2016 was a strange year. And from bleeding veggie burgers at New York's Momofuku Nishi to burrito drone delivery in Virginia, the food scene kept pace. Witness the Great Frosé Brain Freeze of …

Ice Cream

Pregnancy actually re-wires your brain

The structure changes could help with mom-baby bonding<p>Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience. It's also a mind-altering experience, according to new research—literally. Brain scans of new moms showed that the areas involved in processing social information got re-wired after their first …

Kinky sex lifts our consciousness into a heightened state of “flow,” according to a new study

American health and sex journalist Michael Castleman has compared BDSM to the child’s game of “trust,” when one child stands in front of another and falls backward, waiting to be caught. It’s a bonding experience, Castleman says, “When the falling player trusts the catcher enough to let go …

8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Burn Calories

It’s no wonder metabolism is a subject of fascination and speculation: The process that turns food into fuel powers all that we do. “Even when you’re …

Seven Small Towns You Must Visit in the U.S.

Seven reasons to start planning that U.S. road trip, stat.<p>New York City—more specifically the neon insanity around Times Square—may be the most …

One Reality You Must Accept Before You Can Live Your Best Life

I woke up this morning to a sunrise of astonishing beauty, so I walked out the front door to experience it. And as I stood in the yard gazing up at …

Selected 35 Best Android Hacking Apps And Tools Of 2018

Best Android hacking apps — one of the most searched queries in Google. Nowadays every geek wants to turn their Android smartphone into a hacking …

Scientists say you should do this exercise at least twice a week to make your brain work better

Engaging in <b>regular weightlifting</b> could actually make your brain work better and prevent dementia, concludes new research by Australian scientists. As …

Cognitive Impairment

Do This Workout 3 Days Per Week To See Results

Whether you’re just starting a fitness regimen or trying to keep up with one, finding the time to work out is half the battle. In a perfect world, …

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …