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Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder: Why The Good Weather Can Make You Feel Bad

'Reverse SAD' is a complex issue<p>While many people find the better weather gives them an energy and mood boost, for some, the sunny summer weather has the opposite effect.<p>Known as 'reverse SAD', or 'summer SAD' - it is similar to the seasonal affective disorder that people suffer in the winter …

Depression

Deep, Dark Money Secrets From 1,000 Women

Back when most of us were relying on the tooth fairy for our own meager incomes, the common attitude was that it was inappropriate or “in poor taste” to discuss money. Now the topic of women and money makes regular headlines (see: Ellen Pompeo opening up about her record-setting salary, and the …

Personal Finance

Want to Change Our Gun Culture and Stop Mass Shootings? Think About Bringing Back the Draft.

When a generation is not asked to serve its country in a time of war, its feelings of envy and guilt manifest themselves in odd ways. One of those is …

Guns

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Exercise

Got Knee, Back or Neck Pain? Here's How Pilates Can Help

Pain can make a sunny day seem like a dark and stormy one. But Pilates can help alleviate joint pain by targeting the smaller synergist muscles as …

Yoga

Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal

SAN FRANCISCO — Every time you save a photo to the cloud, buy something on Amazon, open a Google doc or stream a movie, you’re probably pulling electricity from a wind turbine in Texas or a solar farm in Virginia.<p>In fact, your clicks and taps may have helped build them.<p>Since 2008, renewable energy …

Renewable Energy

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this @jmbrandonbb<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and …

Social Media

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

How to Reduce Stress Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

Military

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images

From rising sea levels to an increase in wildfires.<p>A new website, EarthTime, aims to shows how humans have dramatically changed the planet — such as how glaciers are melting and where refugees are migrating — through time-lapse satellite photos.<p>The site’s interactive maps use images taken by NASA …

Time-lapse Photography

10 Scientifically Proven Foods That Reduce Your Weight Tremendously

When it comes to losing weight, rather than restricting calories or certain food groups, it’s more important to focus on the foods you are eating …

Nutrition

The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen

Yellowstone National Park sits squarely over a giant, active volcano. This requires attention.<p>Yellowstone has been a national park since 1872, but it was only in the 1960s that scientists realized the scale of the volcano - it's 44 miles across - and not until the 1980s did they grasp that this …

Geology

3 things you need to know about Windows 10's new privacy settings

Spring Creators Update introduces a welcome trio of ways to protect your data and account.<p>With the Windows 10 ($92.99 at Amazon.com) Spring Creators Update, Microsoft gives you greater control of your data and account. After getting to know the new features such as Timeline and nearby sharing and …

Apps

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

Manchester

Easy Exercise For Beginners to Do at Home

You don't have to do long, difficult workouts to lose weight. In fact, if you're just starting out, easy exercise for beginners work best. There are …

Exercise

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Immune System

Decline Crunches Vs. Decline Sit-Ups

Your abdominal muscles are very resistant to fatigue, according to Dr. Len Kravitz of the University of New Mexico. They are used constantly …

Workouts

The Best Probiotics for Weight Loss

Probiotics reset that all-important bacterial balance in our guts, and they are hailed as a panacea for many diseases and conditions. Now, a growing …

Wellness

Women Bring Backup to the Doctor to ‘Testify’ to Their Symptoms

Credit: Illustration by Brittany England<p>“She has a really high pain tolerance,” my mother told the emergency room doctor. “Like really high.”<p>He had …

Mental Health

Stunning Video From Cell-Exploring Camera Just Made 'Magic School Bus' Real

"All my life I’ve dreamed of seeing this."<p>Any kid who ever paged through <i>The Magic School Bus</i> at their school’s book fair or watched the animated show …

Star Trek

9 Foods That Can Cause Anger, Anxiety, And Spaciness, According To Eastern Medicine

Eastern Medicine, which can include things like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC), often looks at nutrition and foods that affect your …

Alternative Medicine

The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Pollution

This Exhibit Will Change The Way You Think About Fashion

<i>Fashioned from Nature</i>, the Victoria & Albert Museum's next big fashion exhibition, has arrived, inviting audiences to "trace the complex relationship …

Textile Industry

Nutrition: Advice for shifting to a more plant-based diet | Watch News Videos Online

Watch Nutrition: Advice for shifting to a more plant-based diet Video Online, on …

Nutrition

19 Healthy Food Instagrammers to Follow for Nonstop Recipe Inspiration

As someone who spends a lot of time looking for recipes as part of my job, I know how hard it can be to find ones that actually inspire you to cook. …

Healthy Eating

The Quick-and-Dirty Workout for Leaner Arms

That jiggly skin just between the armpit and elbow is a source of insecurity for many. Although we see nothing wrong with having a little cushion on …

Workouts

The National School Walkout is students’ most ambitious gun violence protest yet

Students across the US are again abandoning their classrooms Friday (April 20) to protest gun violence as part of the National School Walkout.<p>The nationwide demonstration is happening only a few weeks after thousands of students walked out on March 14 for 17 minutes, one minute for each victim of …

Guns

Speaking of Evolution, in Non-Threatening Tones

For two years, researchers from the Smithsonian traveled the country to discuss — calmly — the science of human evolution. Here’s why.<p>Rick Potts is …

Evolution

Release Your Tight Jaw & Neck In 6 Feel-Good Steps

<i>Here at mbg, we believe that beauty is uniquely yours. In our video series Bare Your Beauty, we break down various techniques, rituals, and how-to’s</i> …

Yoga