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The Ultimate Guide to Beaches Turks & Caicos

<b>BEFORE YOU GO</b><p><b>Plan well in advance:</b> Accommodations can book up months and sometimes a year or more in advance. You can do virtual tours on the Beaches …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Afghanistan bomb disposal hero said job was 'adrenalin rush' in last interview

Staff Sergeant Olaf Schmid acknowledged in a previously unpublished final interview that if a bomb went off while he was trying to make it safe, it would be “game over” for him.<p>An Army bomb disposal expert posthumously awarded one of Britain’s highest bravery medals after he was killed in …

Three Things To Do With Your Retirement Savings Hodgepodge

Despite ongoing talk of the retirement crisis and people not saving enough, there are plenty of people who are good savers. Over time and through good habits wise folks have accumulated a nice nest egg. The problem is they haven’t developed a coordinated plan for best usage of their savings. They …

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The Travel Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Travel hacking is often synonymous with credit card churn and gaming points and miles. I'm no stranger to those tactics but I've always been more interested in the nifty, devious ways to get what you want while on the road. Here's the best of the best, tried true and tested.<p>I think it has to do …

What It Really Means to Be in the Present Moment

These days we often hear touted the importance of being in the present moment. We’re told that the “now” is all that exists and if we’re not here …

The Scientifically Best Way To Get Through A Day On No Sleep

Sure, boss, I'll get—*yawn*—right to it.<p>Science is an endeavor by a bunch of flawed people, and the institution can be problematic—hey, we're all human—so I'm not usually one to say things like, "I love science!" This time, however, I'm grateful. <i>New York</i> Magazine talked with sleep researchers about …

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What to Do When You Can’t Freaking Sleep

It's 2 a.m. Do you know where your shuteye is?<p>You’re probably all too familiar with the easy ways to fall asleep naturally. (Make your bed a giant oasis of fluffy delight that looks like it could be featured in an Anthropologie ad, spray your feather pillow with relaxing lavender mist that you …

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Why You Sleep at Night

It's not just because it's dark. Well, it partly is, but more accurately it's a result of a complex series of biological processes which give rise to …

Sleep And Anxiety Drugs May Increase Risk For Alzheimer's

Users of sleep and anxiety drugs may unknowingly be increasing their risk for developing Alzheimer's disease.<p>A study published in the British Medical Journal says long-term use of benzodiazepines could result in up to a 50 percent increased risk of developing the memory-robbing disease. …

7 Sleep Gadgets That Actually Work

Sleep is everything. We should officially quit saying other things are "everything" because sleep is <i>everything</i>, ever. A full, uninterrupted night of …

This smart sleep tracking strap monitors your heart and breathing each night

The sleep tracking feature in our fitness wristbands is usually a secondary feature we take little notice of. Often, we don’t pay attention because …

5 Unique Sleep Gadgets for Under $60

Cool or Hot Pillow Pad ($32.75)<p>Your blind date was going well until you embarrassed yourself by passing gas more loudly than a tanker truck …

These Are The Parts Of the World Where The Internet Goes To Sleep

New York City is the city that never sleeps, and if a new study from the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering is any indication, it's home to plenty of active Internet connections around the clock.<p>But there are plenty of places around the globe where the Internet …

3 Yoga Poses That Can Do Wonders For Your Sleep

<i>Edward Vilga, a yogi with 30 years' experience and the author of</i> Yoga in Bed, <i>shares three of the best moves you can do to relieve workday tension and ease into a peaceful night's sleep.</i><p>By Kathryn Wallace

Avoid the snooze button with Withings’ Aura smart sleep system

<i>This post is brought to you by Withings, creator of the Withings Aura smart sleep system.</i><p>Every morning when you wake up, do you hit the snooze button? You’re not the only one. According to a Withings sleep survey, over half Americans do. And even more Brits. A lot of people even think about …

While I Was Sleeping: Confessions of an Ambien Zombie

Ambien cost Julia Sommerfeld thousands of dollars, a few screams and at least one bag of brown sugar. So why did she take it?<p>Read more here.

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Sleep's Link To Learning And Memory Traced To Brain Chemistry

Almost a century after the discovery that sleep helps us remember things, scientists are beginning to understand why.<p>During sleep, the brain produces chemicals that are important to memory and relives events we want to remember, scientists reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience meeting …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

This sleep-tracking medical device is so good it’s being tested by Japan’s astronauts

Sleeping patterns can be a valuable indicator of overall health and wellbeing. Unfortunately, diagnosing sleep-related disorders often relies on …

How Technology Is Ruining Sleep -- and How to Fix the Problem (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sleep is a simple, basic process that has gotten complicated with the advent of televisions, tablet and smartphones. Not only do these gadgets emit a strong light, but the notifications of emails, texts and social media updates at all …

E-books 'damage sleep and health,' doctors warn

<b>If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.</b><p>A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep.<p>They found it took longer to nod off with a …

9 Things We Learned About Sleep In 2014

Despite the fact that sleep is essential to our survival, researchers know surprisingly little for sure about our shut-eye. Questions about why we sleep, how much sleep we need and what dreams are really for remain, but this year saw plenty of discoveries that have brought us closer to …

How Sleeping Too Little Is Ruining Your Cognitive and Emotional Performance | Inc.com

<i>Firas Kittaneh is the CEO and co-founder of One Mall Group, a group of specialty e-commerce brands including Amerisleep, an eco-friendly luxury mattress company. His award-winning team is focused on bringing housewares online to a larger consumer base using cutting-edge technology. Learn more about</i> …

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Woman says hypnosis app helped her lose 4st in 6 months and overcome fear of leaving the house

After the birth of her second child in 2012, Nicola Lamb weight rose to over 14st.<p>Suffering from post-natal depression, she comfort ate takeaways and …

Sleep Deprivation & Your Brain - The Big Picture

Via Mic:<p><i>click for ginormous graphic</i><p>Source & resources: The Journal of Neuroscience, International Scholarly Research Notes, Experimental Brain …

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

I was never able to lose weight before. Thanks to Fooducate, I've lost 20 lbs in 6 months. An incredible, life changing app. Janice<p>I love how this …

The Weight Loss Hypnosis

Health, Obesity is a growing, The Weight Loss, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Hypnosis<p><b>Obesity is a growing health issue in modern society. The Centers for</b> …