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How to Choose the Perfect Sofa for Your Home

Got nagging questions about this big buy? Pull up a seat for the 411.<p><b>What types of arms are cool?</b><p>Generally, the rounder the arm, the more traditional …

Home Decorating

In a Shocking Twist, Republicans And Democrats Agree on a Scientific Issue

In 2018 more scientists are running for office than ever before, and both Republicans and Democrats are here for it. A new national poll reveals a …

Science

Inside the fight over the sugar conspiracy

‘To boil it all down to the sugar industry, in our view, it doesn’t capture the whole picture’<p>In a paper published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i> in 2016, researchers suggested that in the 1960s, the sugar industry paid scientists to obscure the relationship between sugar and heart disease, derailing the …

Diabetes

Why we sleep, and what it has to do with polar bears

Sleeping takes up a third of our lives, but essential mysteries about the process have yet to be unraveled

Bears

Norway to spend $13 million to upgrade 'doomsday' Arctic seed vault

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway plans to spend 100 million Norwegian crowns ($13 million) to upgrade a doomsday seed vault on an Arctic island built 10 years ago to protect the world's food supplies, the government said on Friday.<p>The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is meant as a natural deep freeze to back up …

The Arctic

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water that Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>After handing them their …

Nuclear Energy

How to Meditate

The Routine<p>We know, we know. You’re too wound up to meditate. You don’t have time. It’s not your thing. But before you roll your eyes and get on with …

Meditation

The road to wisdom runs through hardship, study finds

How does somebody become wise? A plethora of writers and philosophers has tried to answer that question. Now, research gives the answer, and the …

Crucial

I Actually Gained Weight From Eating a Salad Every Day — All Because of This Mistake

I thought eating a big-ass salad made for the healthiest lunch ever. So I'd meal-prep five salads for the week, pile the veggies into a bowl, add a few more nutritious toppings, and chow down. Salads are supposed to be low in calories — perfect for weight loss. The only problem was, I was actually …

Healthy Eating

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

Trains

11 Fascinating Scientific Facts About Pathological Liars

While we all tell little white lies occasionally, there's a big difference between someone who fibs every now and again, and someone who is a …

Psychology

Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests weight loss actually has a lot …

Nutrition

The Best Water Bottles

We’ve conducted almost 70 hours of research into water bottles over the past five years and have now tested a total of 79 in all shapes and sizes. …

Camping

8 food choices to fight world's No. 1 killer: heart disease

Scientists have known for centuries that the heart is the engine of the human body. But they're still learning just how deadly the wrong fuel can …

Nutrition

How Meditation Can Help Ease Both Physical & Mental Pain, According To Science

Imagine yourself as an outside bystander to your own body. Notice the emotions, thoughts, and physical feelings that come up within you, without …

Mindfulness

Walking the dog or pottering in the garden could extend life expectancy

Pottering around the garden or walking the dog is enough to help older men live longer, a new study suggests. The research found that half an hour a day of any level of physical activity is linked to a 17 per cent reduction in the risk of death in older men.<p>UK health advice suggests 150 minutes …

Holistic Medicine

Potassium can be a secret weapon in lowering your blood pressure

High blood pressure has received a good amount of press in recent months. New guidelines have lowered the definition of hypertension to a blood …

Nutrition

15 houseplants that have amazing health benefits

From countering sleep deprivation to reducing pain...<p>Houseplants not only look pretty and brighten up our home, but they can also be <b>great for our</b> …

Plants

4 Effective Ways to Clear Your Mind

Many people find that, when they face stress in their lives, they tend to dwell on it in their moments of downtime. If you're like most people, this …

Mindfulness

Michael Mosley: If you befriend your gut bacteria, could you help your immune system to thrive?

Trust Me, I’m A Doctor presenter and New BBC Focus columnist Michael Mosley investigates the microbiome and the many roles these Old Friends play in …

Medical Research

Marches, walkouts and sit-ins: Gun control battle heads to the street

<i>CNN will hold a town hall with the victims' classmates, parents and community members. "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" will air live Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being …

Guns

Students across US stage protests and plan Washington march to demand gun control

Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national …

Guns

Is lack of sleep causing social jetlag?

If you are short of sleep do you try and catch up on the weekends?<p>Research shows that sleeping in on the weekends may not be great for you…it can …

Sleep

I Refuse to Let My Chronic Illness Ruin My Life Any Longer

In 2012, I was nearing the end of my third year of being ill. I sat slumped in a wooden chair in my doctor’s office as he told me I needed to apply …

Mind

6 Subtle Red Flags That Could Mean You’re Sleeping Way Too Much

Have you ever woken up after an unusually long night of sleep and felt, well, kind of awful? Whether you roll out of bed feeling super dehydrated, …

Sleep

How To Give Yourself A Restorative, Spa-Quality Pedicure

Did you know that one-quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet? Our feet are sturdy, reliable, and can handle miles upon miles of …

Alternative Medicine

Anger and psychotherapy

Working with anger in psychotherapy To misquote Tolstoy, unhappy people tend to repeat their ways of being unhappy. They repeat the same …

Psychotherapy

Do You Know the Difference Between a French and American Omelet?

Weekends are for omelets. Spinach omelets. Mushroom-and-cheese omelets. Whatever-herbs-are-in-the-garden omelets. But perhaps you've heard of the …

Breakfast

13 Things That Will Happen After Eating Ginger Daily

If you don't regularly eat ginger, you're missing out - and we're here to tell you about thirteen key benefits you can add by eating ginger …

Avocado, The World’s Healthiest Food You Never Knew About

The existence of avocado dates back to 10,000 BC, while its cultivation occurred in parts of central and southern America. This fruit reached …