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Angela Rippon: What I've learned about the science of staying young

If pressed, I would have to concede that for 71, I’m in pretty good shape. Not without effort, of course: I watch what I eat and exercise regularly in order to stay slim. But still, when I was offered a full body MRI scan (a top-to-toe MOT, if you will) for my new documentary on ageing, I was …

9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

<b>Smoking</b><br>Smoking is the most common cause of wrinkles. "There have been studies of twins that showed proof of this in stunning detail," says Joel Schlessinger, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon and founder of LovelySkin.com. "So skip cigarettes and lose the wrinkles!"<p><b>Your …

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

Self-improvement

7 Modern Medical Breakthroughs That Are About to Change the Health Game | Women's Health

2. The Hair Saver<br>There’s really no bright side to cancer, and losing your hair during chemo just adds insult to injury. But while researchers around the world hustle to cure the devastating disease, there is at least a new FDA-approved treatment that significantly reduces hair loss for patients …

11 Skin-Care Habits to Start NOW to Get Gorgeous Skin for Years to Come

Score stunning skin for life.<p>Sometimes, being a creature of habit can work in your favor—at least when it comes to your skin. Michele S. Green, M.D., a Manhattan-based dermatologist, shares the routines that are <i>musts</i> for beautiful skin now—and that will set you up for great-looking skin later on …

Can Offering A $12 Million Prize Make a Difference to Drug Resistance?

Last night, at a gathering in Boston, a crew of scientists and altruists offered a prize for achieving a technology so novel, no one can yet imagine it.<p>The last time this was tried, it took almost 50 years for someone to win.<p>This time, the organizers hope it will take only five. The Boston …

Hemp Homes Could Hit New High As Growing Cannabis Gets Legal

Times are changing for the cannabis cousins. States are legalizing marijuana, and the U.S. is easing its ban on growing hemp. Will a hemp boom follow?<p>The Declaration of Independence was drafted on paper made from it. Henry Ford built car parts with it. George Washington grew it. Now, as more …

Entrepreneurship

Prynt: An Instant Camera for iPhone and Android

Kickstarter campaign Prynt is the first ever instant camera case for smartphones. Prynt is<p>Kickstarter campaign Prynt is the first ever instant camera case for smartphones. Prynt is lightweight, portable, and compatible with iOS and Android phones. The modular accessory can be adapted to fit any …

Weapon Of Choice: Why The Stratocaster Survives

Quick: Name an American product that's had a worldwide impact, is more popular than ever, yet still looks the same as it did when it was introduced more than a half-century ago? Here's a hint: It might be the only musical instrument whose fame rivals that of the people who've played it.<p>The Fender …

Stratocaster

Top 10 Highly-Desired Skills You Can Teach Yourself

On countless occasions, you’ve likely said to yourself “I wish I knew how to do ______.” Then, of course, life got in the way and you put it off …

Top 10

National Geographic Travel

Going Deep: 7 Features Hidden Inside Your Camera's Menu System That You Should Know

For a photographer brought up on steam powered film cameras, modern day DSLRs seem like science fiction to me. Fifteen years ago, camera functions …

7 Trips To Take If You Want To Enjoy Traveling Slowly

Yes, high-tech hotel rooms can be fun but they can also be distracting from the real reason we often travel: To connect with our new surroundings and the local culture and to take time to savor the moment.<p>There are numerous ways to slow down while you travel -- leave the phone behind or visit some …

14 Wild Salmon Recipes that Bring Out the Best in the Local Catch

Wild salmon isn't cheap, but it's worth it. It's a fish you can feel good about eating, and not just because it's delicious.<p>Wild salmon is to farmed what fine wine is to grape juice. Richer, more complex, deliciously nuanced. Here are 14 of our favorite to cook it.<p>Also, in case we haven’t made …

Seafood

44 Essential Movies for the Student of Philosophy

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “philosophical film”? <i>The Matrix</i>, most likely, an obvious example of a movie—or franchise—that explores …