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REI Sale: 10 Pieces of Gear That Will Last at Least 10 Years

There are literally thousands of items on sale at REI right now. We combed through to find 10 that will last at least a decade of outdoor</b> …

23 tips and tricks to get the most out of your Apple Watch

From messaging to productivity to advanced fitness tracking, Apple Watch has something for every user.<p>But not every Apple Watch feature is obvious from the get-go. Apple has filled the watch — which is now on its fourth iteration, the Apple Watch Series 3 — with neat tricks and helpful tools to …

Smartwatches

New Books That Get Your Mind Right for Running

When Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden won the Boston Marathon in April, no one focused on their fast times, and no one asked what they ate for breakfast or if their VO2 max exceeds 80.<p>Instead, everyone raved about their mental toughness. Fighting cold, wind, and rain, Kawauchi and Linden summoned …

Marathons

The 7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Experts Think Everyone Should Follow

It's praised as one of the best diets you can follow, so here's a go-to guide to help you get started.<p>The keto diet and Whole30 may be getting their …

100 Healthy Lunch Recipes to Fit Your Diet Plan, No Matter What It Is

When it comes to making or packing lunch ahead of time, it's easy to fall into a rut and quickly grow tired of your usual staples. Adding a new diet to the mix is likely to make you feel even more limited in your options and more grumpy when you're left eating the exact same lunch you had three …

2017 Airstream Basecamp: Review

<b>Goin’ Glampin’</b><br>Camping out is one of the most popular activities in the Pacific Northwest, but is it really camping if you have hot water, panoramic …

RVs

Surprising Origin of American Flamingos Discovered

Scientists have long wondered whether the bright pink birds are native to Florida.<p>Few of us Floridians are native to the state. Even our emblematic flamingos were widely thought to be escapees from captivity—until now.<p>A new study sheds new light on a long-standing controversy by suggesting …

Birds

Oral sex is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened.<p>He made …

Public Health

12 Facts About the Penis

Of all the body parts, none may elicit more questions—and myths—than the penis. One of the male sexual organ's main roles is to make procreation …

Sexual Health

Don't Let These Everyday Items Ruin Your Washing Machine

Washing machines have come a long way since the first electric model went on sale in 1907. That machine, dubbed “Thor” by the Hurley Electric Laundry …

Washing Machines

Want to *Actually* Improve Your Sex Life? Try Mindfulness. Seriously.

You deserve good sex. But good sex can feel elusive — between work and kids and the routine of everything, there’s a lot that can put sex on the back …

Mindfulness

No one told Babe Ruth he had cancer, but his death changed the way we fight it

Wikimedia<p>The Great Bambino’s treatment came at a major turning point in medicine.<p>George Herman Ruth was sick. It had all started with a deep, searing pain behind his left eye. Now, he could hardly swallow. And the pain seemed to be seeping down his body, like an invisible weight tugging at his hips …

Why Snakes Have Two Penises and Alligators Are Always Erect

From spiky penises to an extra clitoris, reptile reproductive parts don’t lack for variety.<p>More than 10,000 reptile species in every shape and size scurry and slither across Earth, from garter snakes to crocodiles — and their nether regions are just as wildly varied.<p>From spiky penises to multiple …

Zoology

Ancient wisdom reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

Self-help

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

Sex and the City

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

You Probably Knew It's Dumb to Eat These 3 Types of Food But Did You Know They Can Make You Dumb?

The same foods that cause obesity and heart disease are equally bad for your brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Science has found sound evidence that certain foods can increase your brain health and in the process help you think better, remember more and basically …

Healthier Ground Beef Options for Your Diet - Chowhound

If you know me and read the title of this article, you may be thinking, “He’s gone soft!” After all, red meat is probably my favorite food. But …

How to stop racing thoughts

Racing thoughts are a stream of thoughts that come quickly, one after the other. They may be about one subject or many different unrelated things. …

Mental Health

What Can You Eat On the Mediterranean Diet?

The news about the Mediterranean diet keeps getting better. Two studies were recently published about the less-known benefits of the popular eating …

Colon cancer: Could proinflammatory diets raise risk?

New research published in the journal <i>JAMA Oncology</i> explores the link between inflammation-inducing diets and the risk of developing colon cancer.<p>The …

Coconut oil: Healthful or unhealthful?

Coconut oil has been all the rage for some time. Endorsed by a number of celebrities as a superfood, this tropical-smelling fat — often liberally …

Study finds Western diet increases risk of cancer, especially in women

There’s more bad news for lovers of red meat and refined grains — also known as a Western diet — from cancer researchers. A new study has found that …

Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before

Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi<p>‘I regret having children’<p>In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

The 10-Minute Abs Workout You Can Do If You Absolutely Hate Planks

Looking for a quick and efficient 10 minute abs workout? We got you covered. Diana Mitrea, NYC-based trainer and co-founder of Stronger With Time, …

13 Tips For Becoming A Faster Runner

Tips and workouts that'll turn you into a speed(ier) demon.<p>For lots of newish runners, the step right after "start running regularly" is "try running faster." And it's actually not as complicated as you might think.<p>To explain how everyday runners can do this safely and effectively, BuzzFeed Health …

Here's What Happens To Your Body When You Hike The Appalachian Trail

After trekking 2,000 miles of mountainous terrain on foot, I transformed physically and spiritually, but that didn't mean I wanted to totally erase my old self.<p><b>In 2009, I set out</b> to hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. Over the five months it took me to cover those 2,000 miles of …

8 Must-Read Mindfulness Books From Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist monk and a peace activist. Uniquely his teaching is so straightforward and practical; as you can easily connect with …

She loved her husband. Could she love her transgender wife?

After 18 years together, Kris Kachirisky watched the love of her life dress for dinner and knew.<p>"This is my last anniversary with my husband," she …