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A large study has found excessive alcohol consumption is strongly associated with developing early-onset dementia

If you have a habit of drinking to drown your sorrows, be careful not to overindulge.<p>A new study — the largest of its kind — has found that heavy alcohol use could increase one's risk for all types of dementia, and especially for the early-onset of dementia before 65 years of age.<p>The report …

17 Things to Start Doing In Your 20s So You Don't Live In Regret In Your 40s

Quora and Reddit users shared ways to live life to the fullest before you hit middle age.<p>They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. …

The Secret History of the Female Code Breakers Who Helped Defeat the Nazis

The Navy and Army recruited more than 10,000 women as ‘cryptanalysts’ to decipher enemy codes during World War II. But their story has never been fully told.<p>In November 1941, not long before the attack on Pearl Harbor, a handful of letters began materializing in student mailboxes at America’s top …

Granite Is No Longer the Most Popular Kitchen Surface and This Material Is

Granite has been the counter surface of choice in many high-end homes since its heyday in the 1990s. But the material is not the most low-maintenance …

A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons destined for a surprising buyer

Last August, a secret message was passed from Washington to Cairo warning about a mysterious vessel steaming toward the Suez Canal. The bulk freighter named <i>Jie Shun</i> was flying Cambodian colors but had sailed from North Korea, the warning said, with a North Korean crew and an unknown cargo shrouded …

North Korea

How to Dominate Dark Colors Like a Londoner

Londoners aren't the <i>only</i> people in the world who often use dark, dramatic colors in their home, but they are world-class masters at it. Shadowy …

50 Quotes from Ancient Philosophers to Inspire You Past Every Business Hurdle | Inc.com

Everyone, regardless of where they happen to be in their career, occasionally needs a good dose of inspiration and encouragement. But nothing says you have to take your inspiration and encouragement from the Sheryl Sandbergs or Steve Jobses of our time. Ancient thinkers participated in and …

The Lake House, an ultra-modern masterpiece in a glorious natural setting

Buyers keen to venture beyond the parameters of a traditional country house ought to take a look at one of Britain’s most eye-catching Huf Haus homes.<p>…

The Right Way to Design Around a TV Photos

Back when TVs were large, bulky—and frankly, quite ugly–media rooms were designed around the big screens. Couches, tables, lamps, and chairs all centered around the space's focal point, giving the room a single purpose. Enter: the flatscreen. Slim, inconspicuous, and easily mountable, the …

Interior Design

Modern Countryside Villa / Maas architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The villa is located in an open countryside and is designed as a H-shape. Such as in a loft, spaces are …

12 Movies Worth the Haul to the Multiplex in April 2017

The load gets a little lighter this month after a blockbuster-filled March.<p>March was such an enormous month for blockbusters–thanks to <i>Logan</i>, <i>Kong: Skull Island</i>, <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, and yes, even <i>Power Rangers</i>–that it's somewhat surprising to find April a bit light on the tentpole-franchise releases. …

Two-story homes that are too cool to ignore (with plans!)

We love taking a look at all the amazing homes that architects are designing right now, as they always fire up our imaginations for a perfect home of …

Hillary Clinton Broke Down How Impossible It Is For Ambitious Women To Be 'Likable'

"By the time they were finished with me I was Typhoid Mary."<p>NEW YORK ― Hillary Clinton is a walking case study for the way America regards ambitious women.<p>When Clinton left the state department in 2013, her approval rating was so high, she was touted as the most popular politician in the country. …

Why the Best Leaders Never Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Shortly before legendary management guru Peter Drucker's death in 2005, he made this bold declaration: Increasing the productivity of <i>knowledge workers</i> was "the most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century."<p>What are "knowledge workers?" Drucker simply defined them this …

Leadership

Stefano Boeri, the architect famous for his plant-covered skyscrapers, has designs to create entire new green settlements in a nation plagued by dirty air<p>When Stefano Boeri imagines the future of urban China he sees green, and lots of it. Office blocks, homes and hotels decked from top to toe in a …

Skyscrapers

The Lion King Is Getting a Live-Action Remake—Here's Who's Been Cast So Far

Live-action versions of our favorite Disney classics are popping up left and right: there's the upcoming <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> remake that comes out in March; <i>Mulan</i> and <i>Snow White</i> are in the works; and Emma Stone will play Cruella de Vil in a new <i>101 Dalmatians</i>. It was also announced recently that <i>The</i> …

Vegan Reuben Sandwich

<i>This rich savory Vegan Reuben Sandwich is filled with gooey vegan Swiss, tofu bacon, and the best sauerkraut that I have ever had.</i><p>If you have been …

Vegan

10 Vegetarian Dinners Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

You’ll love these fast, flavorful recipes — and you won’t miss the meat one bit!<p>Whether you’re a vegetarian or just trying to incorporate some meatless meals into your diet, you’ll love these fast, flavorful recipes — and you won’t miss the meat one bit!<p>1. Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>This hearty …

12 designer-picked sofas for every budget, and people with pets and kids

Buying a sofa requires a strong knowledge of self, says Amy Rutherford, owner of furniture and home store Red Barn Mercantile in Alexandria, Va.“The …

What to Watch When You Want To Be A Wino

Happy Wine Day (AKA every day)! It’s the perfect time to bust out that bottle of red you’ve been holding on to and savor it in all the right ways. …

Wine

Health Benefits of Wine: What It Can (and Can't) Do for You

In case you hadn’t already marked your calendar, Thursday, May 25, is National Wine Day. Before you get too carried away celebrating, there are a few …

Holistic Medicine

10 Affordable Fashion Sites You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

For when you've got Zara and H&M fatigue.<p>We’ve all been there before: the sheer excitement over an inexpensive, on-trend find at Zara only to discover that a million other women have already scooped up the same exact item. When it comes to affordable fashion finds, the options can sometimes seem …

Want To Improve Your Instagram Photographs? Try These 3 Simple Styling Tips

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>The fundamentals of good photography apply to all kinds of mediums, from a professional grade DSLR or a smartphone. …

Modern Apartment Design Focused On Flexibility And Modularity

The Levent apartment is situated in a very old building from Istanbul, Turkey. In 2016 it’s been renovated by COA Mimarlik. Its 78 square meter …

Interior Design

An Unfussy Brooklyn Townhouse Remodel from Architect Elizabeth Roberts

When a young family—a lawyer and dance professor and their two young sons—purchased a Brooklyn townhouse, the building had been subdivided into four …

For most Christians, church is where they encounter God. But my Israeli relatives have made my home a place where the sacred and profane meet<p>I’m writing under the bedcovers, metaphorically speaking. I’m supposed to be on paternity leave but don’t like the idea of not doing this column, so I’m …

Theology

New form of gene therapy shown to produce rejuvenating effect in mice, although scientists say human clinical applications are decade away<p>Wrinkles, grey hair and niggling aches are normally regarded as an inevitable part of growing older, but now scientists claim that the ageing process may be …

Genetics

8 Questions to Consider Before Meeting With a Home Designer

As a designer who typically charges an hourly rate for design services, I tell my clients to do their homework before meeting with me. I give them a checklist of what they should consider before I arrive, asking them to think about what they want, what they need and what they can afford. If they …

Samsung Spoils Galaxy S8 In An Act Of Utter Stupidity?

If Apple walked off a cliff would Samsung follow? That’s the question I’m left pondering after a major leak yesterday claimed the company is going to do something truly, truly <i>stupid</i>…<p>In a scoop from the consistently accurate SamMobile claims Samsung is going to follow in Apple’s “courageous” …