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US FDA bans chemicals in antibacterial hand soap over health concerns

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned several key chemicals in antibacterial hand soap, warning of health risks and saying they were …

Immune System

The NHS has banned cigarettes and should ban meat too – both cause cancer

Patient menus offer a wide selection of meats every day, some of which are in the same carcinogenic category as asbestos, alcohol and arsenic<p>The World Health Organisation ranks bacon, ham and sausages alongside smoking as a cause of cancer, placing processed meats in the same carcinogenic category …

Plant-Based Diet

20 Camping Food Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Tin foil and orange peels are your best friends.

Don't Do What I Do: How Getting Out Of Sync Can Help Relationships

"Whatever! Just leave me alone!"<p>Tammy stomps her feet up the stairs to the bedroom. A few moments later she slams the door, leaving for work. Jack is exasperated, angry and hurt. He wanted to rush outside and demand that Tammy treat him with respect. He imagined giving her the silent treatment …

Psychology

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

J.J. Abrams admits he made a mistake in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' that drove fans crazy

In a new interview with SlashFilm's Peter Sciretta, director J.J. Abrams owned up to the mistake.<p><b>Major spoilers ahead.</b><p>Late in the film, when the Resistance fighters return from a brutal battle on Starkiller Base, our heroes depart the ship — save one. Han Solo has died.<p>General Leia Organa greets …

Star Wars

What we always knew: Having cocktails isn’t so bad, after all

Enjoying six alcoholic drinks a week does not put your heart at long-term risk, according to a new study.<p>The study found that drinking alcohol is …

Alcohol

Cotton bud in ear: Why can't we resist the temptation despite the warnings?

Years ago, my mother complained about a terrible earache. The pain was unbearable, and it wouldn't go away. For a week, she walked around with a …

Preserve Your Sleep Cycle with a Red LED Night Light

If you’re an insomniac, falling asleep is only half the battle. Staying asleep can be difficult, too.<p>Arizona sleep specialist Vincent X. Grbach believes that if you wake up in the middle of the night, any source of white light can cause the brain to think that a new day has begun. This means that …

Arduino

Katie Holmes Just Nailed What It Means To Be Happy

Katie Holmes offered up some real talk on how to lead a fulfilling life -- and it couldn't be more accurate.<p>The actress opened up in More magazine's February issue, reflecting on what it means to find happiness.<p>"You've got to keep going. In every part of your life," she told the magazine. "Go to …

Facebook Is Keeping You From Being Happy, Study Suggests

Facebook is ruining all of our lives.<p>Okay, so that's not completely true, but a new study from the cheerily-named Happiness Research Institute suggests that staying off Facebook can actually make you happier.<p>Not that this isn't something we haven't already heard before. Many times. But, hey, let's …

Social Media

Google's genius futurist takes 100 pills a day to help him live forever — here's what some of them do

Google's resident futurist and famed inventor Ray Kurzweil takes 100 pills a day to help him reach "singularity," the point at which he believes exponential developments in technology will allow him to live forever. He stopped by our office and talked to us about food science and supplemental …

Singularity

The History Of Gaming: An Evolving Community

Riad Chikhani Contributor<p>Riad Chikhani is co-founder and CEO of gaming social network Gamurs.<p>Since its commercial birth in the 1950s as a technological oddity at a science fair, gaming has blossomed into one of the most profitable entertainment industries in the world.<p>The mobile technology boom in …

Retrogaming

Happy Halloween! Here are the best times politicians dressed up

President Barack Obama has never publicly dressed up since taking office, despite taking part in holiday festivities each year. Former President George W. Bush didn't, either.<p>But occasionally, the brave pol will step up and commit to a Halloween costume.<p>And when they do, it's usually quite a …

Bill de Blasio

Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub

Ever felt like taking a hot bath out in the wild after a long day hiking? Well now you can thanks to the awesome Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub. The …

Great Camping Meals & Road Trip Food Ideas

Yum<p>Share1K<p>Pin2K<p>Tweet<p>Stumble6K<p>Reddit<p>Shares 8K<p>In June of 2013, my boyfriend and I packed a camper van and hit the road around Europe. We visited many …

This seal is surfing on a humpback whale like it's NBD

The hottest new form of seal transportation in Australia is humpback whales.<p>This enterprising seal was caught hitching a ride on the back of a …

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Sculpture

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

8 fall style trends every guy should know about

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It's time to start making those necessary acquisitions — a few sweaters, a wool coat, a pair of boots, maybe — to ready your wardrobe …

Clothing

The protein problem: why eating too much chicken might not help your diet

When it comes to diet, many health-conscious consumers have come to the conclusion that protein is king. Specifically: chicken. Diet trends, such as the recently debunked Paleo diet, have overstated the importance of eating a lot of meat. At the same time, consumers have been put off red meat by …

Agriculture

8 Things We Learned in Couples Therapy That Saved Our Marriage

We needed someone's help to learn how to live together.<p>Marriage is hard, and it requires hard work sometimes. People aren't taught how to be good at marriage or even how to be a good life-long partner, and so we often screw it up. But in failing and learning how to solve problems, you can make a …

Marriage

7 Reasons Your Diet Isn't Working

Steven Macari, nutritionist and founder of the SLVRBK mat, explains why getting all of the micronutrients you need may be the key you're missing.<p>All living things need nutrition. Plants get nutrition from the soil, animals get nutrition from plants and (other animals) and most humans get nutrition …

This #DogBun Trend Is The Cutest Thing To Happen To The Internet

Put a bun on it.<p><i>Disclaimer: If you try to make a dog bun on your dog and they seem uncomfortable, just leave them alone.</i>

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior's Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

Anti-pee wall in San Francisco makes a splash

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1184000/1184248_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522353638_2d764879a94b6499bce723bddd709d53<p><b>San Francisco has a problem you notice almost immediately once you arrive: some areas stink of urine.</b><p>The problem is most noticeable, and pungent, …

California

Try This Technique Next Time You Cook Pizza

Nothing is better than pizza. Nothing. It’s the holy grail of all the dishes, and it solves most of life’s problems. It will always be there for you in those tough times of need. Plus, you can put vegetables on it, so that makes it healthy, right? Right. So, if we love pizza this much, why don’t we …

Cast Iron Skillet

Apparently Sexism Is the Reason Your Office Is Always Freezing

The patriarchy is making you wear a Snuggie at your desk.<p>Dressing for work in the summer is definitively the worst. It's sweltering outside, but the moment you step into your office, it becomes a frozen tundra. The best solution is a summer-friendly work wardrobe — paired with a blanket and some …