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Yes, coffee is actually good for you — here's what science has to say about it

Is coffee actually good for you? How many cups a day is considered healthy? Is drip coffee worse than espresso? Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig answer these questions and more on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>Turns out, coffee is good for you. But there's more to the story. There's …

Coffee

The Difference Between Saturated and Unsaturated Fats (and Why It's Important) | The Thirty

<b>1. Eat enough fat.</b> The proper amount is not going to make you fat, clog your arteries or give you cancer. The reason fat tastes so good is because …

Nutrition

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It

Actions speak louder than words.<p>I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the caf.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going …

Self-improvement

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of …

Longevity

54 Life-Changing Books That Gave People Comfort In Hard Times

"It gave me an escape from my reality and helped me realize that I'm not the only one that feels this way."<p><i>As a reminder: always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis,</i> …

Books

I Tried a 'Mind Cleanse' and It Was Just the Emotional Detox I Needed

The night before I met Fiona Arrigo, you could find me Googling “What questions does a therapist ask you?” I was anxious, and felt I had to prep for …

Emotions

The Secret to Marriage Is Never Getting Married

I am often asked if I am married. Sometimes I lie and say that I am. Sometimes I lie and say that I am not. Neither answer feels entirely truthful to me.<p>If I say I am not married, the true answer, people occasionally try to set me up with their offspring. They seem to think I would be a great …

Marriage

These Jobs Attract More Psychopaths Than Any Other Professions

Your boss may seem out of his mind when he asks for new coversheets on all the TPS reports five minutes before EOD on a Friday, but what are the odds …

Psychology

Make Wolfgang Puck's Pizza Dough at Home

In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast and honey in 1/4 cup of the warm water. In a mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the flour and the salt. Add …

Pizza

Conflict in Relationships Is Unavoidable, Here's How to Make it Bearable

It is what you believe about conflict that is going to cause you the most discomfort.<p><i>How can couples fight more productively? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jen Elmquist, Licensed</b> …

Marriage

Amid Las Vegas Shooting, Americans Prove They Can Still Come Together

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>Las Vegas —</i> As chaos continues to envelop the country in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, it’s easy to get …

Las Vegas

How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health

Research that helped discover the clocks running in every cell in our bodies earned three scientists a Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday.<p>"With exquisite precision, our inner clock adapts our physiology to the dramatically different phases of the day," the Nobel Prize committee wrote of the work of …

Sleep

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken

“We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days when we get our hearts smashed.”<p>I’m a therapist who helps people learn to be resilient in the face of life’s uncertainties. But even I catch myself feeling anxious about how to stay motivated …

Mental Health

5 Things Disrespectful People Do To Make You Feel Like You Are The Problem

A bad interaction with someone may immediately cause you to think, ‘that person is disrespectful.’ What behaviors of others make you feel …

Relationships

Schizophrenia risk gene plays key role in early brain development

Scientists have found that a gene linked to schizophrenia plays a critical role in brain development before birth, which supports the idea that the …

Neuroscience

This infographic lists all the cognitive biases humans experience

The human brain is capable of incredible things, but it’s also extremely flawed at times.<p>Science has shown that we tend to make all sorts of mental mistakes, called “cognitive biases”, that can affect both our thinking and actions. These biases can lead to us extrapolating information from the …

Behavior

Which Form of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

Exercise has a number of health benefits for the body and the mind.<p><b>“Exercise has been shown to prevent many diseases that are associated with aging</b> …

Exercise

Where does fat go when we lose it? The answer will blow your mind

This may seem like a silly question, but it's one we've all pondered at least a few times along our weight-loss journeys. Where does the fat go when …

Diets

Forget the 9 to 5 — research suggests there's a case for the 3-hour workday

• <b>The average worker spends most of the eight-hour workday doing many other things beside work, including eating, socializing, or reading the news.</b>• <b><br>Psychologists have found the brain can't focus on tasks for more than a few hours at a time.</b>• <b><br>Some companies have started adjusting their schedules to help</b> …

Time Management

The Best Lifestyle Choice for Saving the Planet Just Might Surprise You

New research shows that having smaller families is the most effective way to rein in greenhouse gas emissions.<p>Subscribe<p>Let our news meet your inbox.<p>SIGN UP<p>Want to do all you can to help the environment? You have lots of options, of course, from driving less and recycling more to installing solar …

7 ways to reshape your brain and learn anything

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be.<p>But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Learning

Why do some people seem to travel up the success ladder at warp speed, while you’re still stuck where you are? As frustrating as this can be, the good news is success in work and in life is not some random game of chance. Granted, getting a promotion or successfully launching your business is far […]

Why do some people seem to travel up the success ladder at warp speed, while you’re still stuck where you are? As frustrating as this can be, the …

Public Speaking

The Science of Compassion: Kindness Is a Fundamental Human Trait

<b>Thupten Jinpa:</b> When we talk about the science of compassion, it’s also tied down with science of empathy. Empathy is compassion, altruism, kindness. …

Compassion

Old Couples Tell Researchers the Secrets to a Happy Marriage

How does one make a marriage last? Researchers interviewed and surveyed over 700 people with a combined 40,000 years of marriage experience.<br>Read More

Marriage

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

A report by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology indicates that the No. 1 contributor to happiness in life is not money, popularity, or even a good sex life.<p>And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen …

Happiness

The Brutal Truth About Life That Will Set You Free

Embrace this truth and you'll live like never before.<p>One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very reality that …

Self-improvement

Hate practicing? This brain hack could help you improve memory and learn faster.

Most tasks get easier with repetition. Whether it’s wrangling data in Excel, public speaking or cramming facts for a big meeting, any sort of tricky …

The Brain

Narcissists Are Sick, Stressed, and Insecure

They put up a self-satisfied front that shatters every time something goes wrong.<p>Narcissists will often admit their narcissism, but not its adverse effects. If you took them at their word, as researchers did for decades using self-reports, you'd think that narcissists are happier, healthier, …

Psychology

Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

Happiness