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10 Artists Making a Splash at SXSW 2017

From Brooklyn MCs to powerpop, Austin festival is sure to have plenty of unforgettable performances<p>10<p>By<p>South by Southwest's maze of official …

The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

For centuries, people leaned into the popular (and false) belief that possession—material wealth and stature—was synonymous with happiness. But now minimalism is on the rise, and for good reason: it works. With the popular Netflix film <i>Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things</i> and the massive …

Minimalism

A Perfect 10-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary

If you ask me about the best way to explore the United States, I won't hesitate to say a road trip. Road tripping is by...The post A Perfect 10-Day …

National Parks

London startup Raremark is helping thousands of people suffering from rare diseases

But founder Julie Walters has much bigger ambitions.<p>An estimated 350 million people suffer from rare diseases, but being diagnosed with one is an isolating experience for the patient as well as for their families.<p>On average, patients are misdiagnosed three times, Walters told Business Insider, then …

Clinical Trials

Eating Toward Immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.<p>Knowing a thing means you don’t need to believe in it. Whatever can be known, or proven by logic or evidence, doesn’t need to be taken on faith. Certain details of nutrition and the physiology of eating are known and knowable: the …

Heroism

4 Reasons Why Going Vegan Is Great for Some, But Bad for Others

By Denise Minger<p>Debate about whether veganism is a healthy diet for humans or a fast track to deficiency has been raging since time immemorial (or at …

The surprising benefits of feeling insignificant

In the grand scheme of things, you are a tiny blip on the Earth’s surface. And recognising that fact may make you a better person, writes David Robson.<p>Take a look at the video above. Feel small and insignificant, compared to the enormous, beautiful world around you? If so, you may just have become …

Psychology
Yoga

Why the new Apple TV will kill your Xbox or Playstation

A new report gives us our best insight yet into the radically improved Apple TV expected to be launched next month, including the fact that it will ship with a motion-sensitive controller similar to the Nintendo Wiimote — but a hell of a lot sleeker. And that’s just to start.<p>In an exhaustive report …

Lessons In Manliness from Fight Club | The Art of Manliness

<i>“The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.”</i><p>Today we’re gonna break the first rule with aplomb. Hey, everyone else does too. …

What Running In the Heat Does to Your Body

Heat and humidity can be grueling for runners. Apply this expert advice to power through even the steamiest workout conditions<p>After a slow start, …

Marathons

Training for Endurance Sports and Your Immune System

Endurance athletes think they represent the pinnacles of health with their ability to perform multiple sports longer than other mere mortals. As the …

Exercise

Why a Mediterranean diet is good for your brain

A wealth of new research suggests foods rich with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can slow memory loss<p>Whenever the fictional character Popeye the Sailor Man managed to down a can of spinach, the results were almost instantaneous: he gained superhuman strength. Devouring any solid object …

Holistic Medicine

Six Blistering Bodyweight Workouts You Can Do in Under 30 Mins

One of the biggest reasons why people say they don’t exercise is because they don’t have time. Of course, we all have the same amount of time, and …

Workouts

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

Triathlons

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Medicine's Dark Side: Docs' Bad Behavior Exposed

Two shocking accounts of doctors behaving inappropriately while their patients were under anesthesia came to light in an essay published today in a …

Medicine

The Secret, Deadly Life of Seashells

Think seashells are just pretty ocean ornaments? Think again. Shells, and the mollusks that live in them, can be deadly.<p>Their geometry captivated Sir …

ES_Masthead

ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>If you happened to find yourself consuming a pint or two at the weekend, don’t worry - your hangover was not in vain.<p>Contrary …

Alcohol

This Interactive Map Tracks What Beers Are Most Popular Using Twitter

Twitter isn’t just a way for your hacky jokes to get lost in the ether. It also produces a massive amount of potentially useful data.<p>And that data is …

Jokes

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Sugar-coated science funded by Coca-Cola leaves some experts shaking their heads

Coca-Cola, the world's largest producer of sugary beverages, is backing a new "science-based" solution to the obesity crisis: To maintain a healthy …

Some Book Nerds Made an Interactive Map of the Most Famous Road Trips in American Literature

It plots out the trips of everyone from Kerouac to Steinbeck to Cheryl Strayed.<p><b>Read: I Thought Becoming Jack Kerouac Would Cure My Depression</b><p>The road trip has always been a hallmark of American literature, and now we have finally reached a point in our technological advancement where a couple of …

Literature

8 Tips for Creating the Perfect Instagram Post [Infographic]

Instagram is not just for photographers. It's for everyone. And as a viable social network, it's a tool for brands to connect with audiences in a …

The Six Weirdest Ancient Roman Ideas About The Human Body

Given our 21st century understanding of medicine, in which scientists can grow or 3D print new organs, the ancient Romans may seem fantastically clueless about human anatomy and disease. But until Anders Vesalius revolutionized the study of anatomy in the 16th century, Western medicine was …

Ancient History

Were You There? Pointing to God as Creator

In an article published online by <i>Slate</i>,1 another swipe has been taken at the idea of teaching biblical creation to children and teaching them a false …

One night of sleep loss can alter clock genes in your tissues

Swedish researchers at Uppsala University and the Karolinska Institute have found that genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout …

The Most Common Running Form Mistakes

There is a lot of chatter surrounding proper running form in today’s running world, which makes it very difficult to discern which approach is …

Running

The tyranny of pop culture “musts”: How I learned to love being out of the loop

“Serial”? Never heard it. “True Detective”? Sounds boring. On the joys of abstaining from cultural obsessions<p>Two weeks ago, I was lounging at my parents’ house in Massachusetts over Thanksgiving break, absentmindedly breaking a paper-thin resolution not to stare into my phone all the time, when …