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Why You Should Give Up Trying to Become a Morning Person

At 7:30 this morning, after eight hours of sleep, my alarm went off. At 8:45, I finally got out of bed. During that hour and 15 minutes, I was vaguely aware that I needed to move my body from my warm bed to the floor, butthe willpowerjust wasn’t there. This meant that to get to work on time at …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

9 Hair Trends That Will Be Major In 2017

Get your scissors ready<p>Last year is officially (and thankfully) a thing of the past. As we push forward into the unknown territory of 2017, we’re fantasizing about all of the different hair trend possibilities that lie ahead. It’s a new year, so, naturally, we need to update our look accordingly, …

6 things a stomach doctor wants you to know about probiotics

Heading to the chemist in pursuit of a healthier gut? Here's the info you need first<p>Prioritising our gut health was an important nutrition trend last …

What is belly fat and how can you shift it?

Visceral, or belly, fat, clings to our internal organs and is particularly nasty, being linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer. But there is a simple solution to shedding it<p>Did you know that some body fat is worse than others? When I was a trainee surgeon, the fat that was on …

Nutrition

Science Has Found A Way For You To Get Yourself Out Of The ‘Friend Zone’

Last month, they told us how to improve our odds of someone swiping right on our Tinder profile, yesterday they spilled the secret to a lasting relationship. Now, scientists have got something new for all the moony-eyed folks pining after their oblivious best friends: the secret to making the …

Eating fat doesn’t make you fat, study finds

It seems logical to think that eating a high-fat diet would tip the scale upward, but a new study suggests that might not be the case. What's more, eating more of certain types of fats may help move the scale in the other direction.<p>Men and women in the study who followed a high-fat, Mediterranean …

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

Public Speaking

5 under-the-radar summer getaways

With so many people on the move all around the world, why not turn your attention to these understated and peacefully crowd-free destinations? In these calmer getaways, you can meet locals, enjoy regional cuisine, and explore untouched oases.<p>Plan a more peaceful summer escape with our list of 10 …

Corsica

I went on the Subway diet for a week — here are 5 tips for ordering the best sandwich

Given falling sales, Subway has been trying to win over consumers with new menu items and all-natural adjustments like removing artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives from its US menu.<p>Looking at Subway's sales slump, I wondered if Jared Fogle's diet plan holds up over time — or is it …

Healthy Eating

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

Scientists Are Making Stronger Links Between Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Every time an extreme weather event strikes—from Hurricane Katrina to the California drought—observers wonder what role climate change may have …

'Root of all evil' found in the brain by scientists

The part of the brain which switches on before aggressive behaviour is anatomically known as the ventrolateral part of the ventromedial hypothalamus.<p>The ‘root of all evil’ has been discovered by scientists who found that a distinct part of the brain fires up before premeditated nefarious acts are …

Women attracted to dark and brooding men because they want to find a mate

Researchers say women like men with 'Dark Triad' features because of a primitive desire to find a mate who appears mentally strong, confident and physically attractive<p>Women really are drawn to men with the dark, brooding looks that suggest they are mad, bad or dangerous to know, according to new …

The Healthy Food Myth, Erotic Bar Games, and More Long Reads

<b>From Candy To Juleps, Persians Left Imprint On Many Edible Delights</b><p>NPR<p>Apart from trade, Persian words traveled in other ways as well. Conquerors proved to be excellent couriers. Alexander the Great, the Crusaders, the Mongols, and especially the British — who colonized India, where Persian was the …

How the sound of your own voice can affect your mood

Da Amazing Voice Inflection Device, known to scientists as DAVID, is like an auto-tune for emotion. (And yes, that is its actual name). In real time, psychologists can create a steady, unemotional voice like this one....<p>...and then tweak it to make it sound scared:<p>....or happy:<p>...or sad:<p>This …

All Windows Users Can Now Translate Speech in Real Time

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Does cannabis really lower your IQ? | Claire Mokrysz

My recent research has shown that differences other than cannabis use might be causing the much-discussed disparities in cognitive function<p>Whether or not using cannabis can lead to cognitive impairment is a hot topic of research and public interest. Given the extensive media attention granted to …

The Swinging '60s Are Back Thanks to the Biggest Beauty Trend at the Golden Globes

The 73rd annual Golden Globes red carpet was filled with rainbow-bright metallic gowns, but in the beauty department, the winning trend that stood …

The 9 Hacks You Need If You're Just Learning How To Cook

Make things easier on yourself.<p>Learning how to cook can be intimidating -- there's a lot to know and a whole lot you can mess up. But if you've resolved to put down those takeout menus and be done with the store-bought freezer meals, we're here to help -- with hacks.<p>There are so many cooking hacks …

Facebook Wants to Kill Phone Numbers Forever

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