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I Tried the Keto Diet for 2 Weeks and Lost More Weight Than I Thought

Here's what happened when I committed to the high-fat, low-carb diet for two weeks.<p>I'm not usually a fan of prescribed "diets"—I live by more of the …

Fitness

A Doctor Explains Why Masturbation Feels So Amazing, & There’s More To It Than You Think

Why are we so shy about masturbation? Why is this specific form of pleasure considered taboo or dirty? I mean, how many times have we eaten something …

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

‘Warmth spreads across my shoulders. I feel a quiet buzz’<p>In 'the raisin meditation' you spend five minutes studying a raisin with all your senses, then eat it<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your …

Mindfulness

Setting SMART Goals for Weight Loss

Do you want to start losing weight today? Have you resolved to lose weight in the New Year? You're not alone. Weight loss is one of the most popular …

How I Learned To Have Mind-Blowing, Intimate Sex Every Time

Sting was sitting on Oprah's couch talking about sex. It was 2003 and I was 30 years old. He waxed poetic about his hourslong lovemaking sessions. …

This da Vinci Doodle Holds a Secret

More than 500 years later, we're still learning more about da Vinci's genius.<p>When you doodle, you're probably drawing something like a square that magically turns into a 3D cube or your boss with devil horns. When Leonardo da Vinci was doodling, he was figuring out some of the fundamental laws of …

University of Cambridge

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Trauma as a Contributor to Violence in Autism Spectrum Disorder

1.↵<p>Asperger H<p>. Autistic psychopathy in childhood. Translation in Frith U, ed. Autism and Asperger syndrome. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University …

Autism

Lemon Ginger Detox Drink - Quiet Corner

There’s nothing more refreshing than a cool drink mixed with a few tasty ingredients that delight the taste buds. But you don’t need to drive to your …

Detox

India in shock after brutal rape and murder of 'Untouchable' woman

The horrific rape and murder of an “untouchable” woman in Kerala has provoked furious debate over the lack of protection afforded to India’s lower caste females.<p>The victim, a 30-year-old law student referred to by local media only as “Jisha”, was found by her mother Rajeswari at the small, …

India

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism (Backed by Science)

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body.These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.However, the word</i> …

A surreal aspect of being a scientist is the weird questions you get asked by those outside the field. There are many reasons why this can happen, some of which are the fault of scientists themselves<p>I’m currently in the middle of a publicity campaign for my first book, The Idiot Brain. And yes, …

Critical Thinking

Gluten-free Diet: Lose 10 Pounds

Gluten-free diet is one of the fastest and most effective ways to lose weight. Originally, gluten-free diet was designed for those, the body of which …

Weight loss stalled? Move past the plateau

You've been working hard to follow a healthy, low-calorie diet and improve your exercise habits, and your reward has been watching your weight go …

Fitness

4 signs you have an unhealthy relationship with your scale

It’s just a number. But it’s all too easy to become a slave to your scale—letting that number dictate how you feel about yourself and your …

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

The man who studies the spread of ignorance

How do people or companies with vested interests spread ignorance and obfuscate knowledge? Georgina Kenyon finds there is a term which defines this phenomenon.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>In 1979, a secret memo from the tobacco …

UC Berkeley

You Don’t Need More Free Time

AMERICANS work some of the longest hours in the Western world, and many struggle to achieve a healthy balance between work and life. As a result, there is an understandable tendency to assume that the problem we face is one of <i>quantity</i>: We simply do not have enough free time. “If I could just get a …

Stanford University

How to exercise smarter

If you’re serious about your exercise plan, you need to smarten up.<p>Before you head to the gym, here are seven fascinating insights from science to help motivate you and get more from your exercise, plucked from the BBC Future archive:<p><b>1. Why exercise boosts IQ</b><p>Consider this: children who walk to …

Muscle

How are all those screens changing kids' behavior?

In a recent op-ed in the New York Times, businessman and author Tony Schwartz offered an honest yet troubling account of what he calls his "addiction" to technology.<p>The medical and research fields have not yet come to a clear consensus on what constitutes technology "addiction" and which factors …

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After an evening of big wins and surprising upsets, the Oscars are finally over! See the full list of winners below. The 2015 Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, aired lived on ABC on Sunday.<p>Best Picture<p><i>American Sniper</i><b><br>Birdman (winner)</b><i><br>Boyhood</i><i><br>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i><i><br>The Imitation Game</i><i><br>Selma</i><i><br>The</i> …

American Sniper