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How To Grow Truffles In Your Own Back Garden

Extravagant, rare and revered by food lovers around the world, truffles are a pungent fungus that grows at the roots of beech, hazel, and other …

Gardening

What Does Your Taste in Music Reveal About Your Personality?

Could your playlists reveal information about your personality? Research conducted by psychologists Jason Rentfrow and Sam Gosling suggests that …

Psychology

Are You Immune to Cancer?

Seven years ago, biochemist Zheng Cui of Wake Forest University was conducting a routine experiment, injecting test mice with a strain of cancer …

Immunotherapy

How to age well with the Mediterranean diet

The plant-forward Mediterranean diet has been linked with a number of possible health benefits. Could better aging be another? Nutritionist Carrie …

Holistic Medicine

Here 15 Vegetables You Didn’t Know You Could Eat and Grow Again

Romaine Lettuce<p>Eating salad is about to feel way more satisfying after growing those healthy greens on your own. Just stick your unused root in soil, …

Onions

How Janet Jackson Became an Era-Defining Sex Symbol: ‘I Was Discovering Freedom in Physical Pleasure’

Already a dominant force in music, earning the most lucrative recording contract ever at the time, ‘janet.,’ released 25 years ago, showed a …

Music

Here's Why Some Brains Really Are Smarter, According to This New Study

Are you 'neurally efficient'?<p>People with a higher IQ are more likely to have fewer connections between the neurons in the outer layer of their brain, …

The Brain

Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

Yoga

What everyone gets wrong about ADHD — and how it can be used as a superpower

• <b>Some people have preconceptions about what it's like to ADHD.</b>• <b><br>You may imagine someone who is very loud and annoying.</b>• <b><br>In reality, having ADHD is just a</b> …

ADHD

Dress Your Greens With These 5 Keto-Friendly Salad Dressings — and They're All Store-Bought

Keto dieters know to avoid carbs and sugar at all costs, but sometimes they sneak into your meal when you least expect it — even when you're trying to be good by dining on a big, leafy salad. That's because many store-bought salad dressings contain loads of carbohydrates and sugar, turning your …

Ketogenic Diet

Here's What A Liver Looks Like When Years Of Heavy Drinking Leads To Cirrhosis

Not for the faint hearted.<p><i>Warning: contains very graphic image</i><p>It's well known that drinking alcohol can take a toll on your waistline, heart health, and liver, but actually seeing the damage it wreaks inside your body might make you want to steer clear of happy hour.<p>In a recently-surfaced clip from …

Immune System

Lyme Disease Is Spreading at an Alarming Rate—and This Is Why

Nine years ago, when Deanna Needell was in grad school at UC Davis, she was beset by stomach pain after a bull’s-eye rash swelled around a bug bite—a telltale sign of Lyme disease. "Because I live in California, where Lyme is less common, none of the doctors I saw early on even mentioned it," she …

Disease

How to Lose Your Belly By Summer, According to Dietitians

The first day of summer is just weeks away. So if you’re looking to tone your tummy to feel confident in your swimsuit, it sounds like you’re looking …

Nutrition

10 Surprising Ways To Use Hydrogen Peroxide In The Garden

Hydrogen peroxide is familiar as a household disinfectant and bleaching agent. This colorless liquid has a chemical formula (H2O2) similar to water, …

Gardening

The 7 Best Ab Exercises That Are All Over Pinterest

Want a stronger core? Pin these charts.<p>Temperatures are rising, and it’s about time to break out the bathing suit. And while achieving a so-called …

Exercise

How Uranus in Taurus Will Affect You, According to Your Sign

Uranus, the planet of surprise and innovation, enters sensual Taurus today—and it will remain there for seven years.<p>It’s exciting when any planet moves from one sign to another, but the shift even more palpable when it’s a slow-moving planet like Uranus. The Moon, which is associated with our mood, …

Astronomy

Henry the Sexbot Wants to Know All Your Hopes and Dreams

Henry and I are not hitting it off. First he ignores my question about how he spent the weekend. Then he tells me, cryptically, that he likes to get …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Zodiac Signs That Take The Longest Amount Of Time To Fall In Love

I always loved that line from the young adult novel <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i> by John Green that says: "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, …

Relationships

Who is drinking the most? The drunkest (and driest) cities in America

Though alcohol is enjoyed responsibly by millions of Americans every day, it is also misused and abused by many — and over consumption can have serious consequences. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 18.0% of American adults regularly consume unhealthy amounts of alcohol. In …

Demographics

Why Coconut Oil Pulling May Be The Secret To Whiter Teeth & Better Digestion

Oil pulling, called <i>gundusha</i> in Sanskrit, stems from ayurvedic tradition. Ayurveda is the world’s oldest health system, originating in ancient India …

Coconut

7 Things Happy & Healthy Couples Do To Keep Their Relationship Strong

For a relationship to stay strong and connected in this generation’s tumultuous dating culture, healthy habits must be formed and maintained within …

Relationships

11 People on Home Remedies for Allergies That Actually Work

From turmeric to humidifiers.<p>As we’re certain you’ve realized by now, allergy season is upon us. But swapping out Zyrtec for Claritin for Allegra, …

Sinusitis

10 Healthy Food Staples You Should Always Have In Your Kitchen

Stocking your pantry and fridge with nourishing food staples is one of the simplest and most effective ways to stick to healthy eating.<p>“Having an organized and well-stocked fridge and pantry of nutritious foods can make all the difference as you’re setting yourself up for healthy choices ,” says …

Nutrition

‘BlacKkKlansman’ First Trailer: Spike Lee Tells A Shocking True Story About the Ku Klux Klan

John David Washington and Adam Driver star in Lee's politically-charged Cannes premiere.<p>Spike Lee is tackling the Ku Klux Klan in his new film, …

African-American News

How to sculpt a brand new body in just EIGHT weeks

How to sculpt a brand new body in just EIGHT weeks: Woman, 34, who transformed her figure reveals the fast-growing Australian diet and exercise …

Fitness

A chip that allows for two-dimensional quantum walks

A team of researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Science and Technology of China has developed a chip that allows for …

Quantum Physics

Self-chilling cans greatest technological breakthrough since the refrigerator

I didn’t think one of the coolest beverage innovations of the past few years would come courtesy of 7-Eleven, but here we have it: The convenience …

7-Eleven

Picasso painting worth $70 million 'accidentally' damaged before auction

A Pablo Picasso painting expected to fetch $70 million at auction was "accidentally" damaged on Friday, according to a statement from auction house Christie's.<p>The painting, titled "Le Marlin" or "The Sailor," was damaged "during the final states of preparation," ahead of the auction house's May …

Fine Art

Stonehenge secret revealed? Scientist suggests new theory about ancient site

The ingenuity of our Stone Age ancestors never ceases to amaze.<p>Complex timber walkways. Towns built entirely of slate. Intimidating standing stones — and enormous stone circles.<p>But some apparent achievements are still such a wonder that they are a cause for doubt.<p>Such as moving Stonehenge’s …

Archaeology

Five Scientific Reasons You'll Always Be Biologically Attached to Mom

And why she's attached to you.<p>No two mothers are alike (except for the fact that they all love candles). But through the lens of science, some …

Neuroscience