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Why You Wake Up With Morning Wood

Here’s why morning wood is important for your health—and what to do if you aren’t experiencing it<p>Imagine a doctor telling you to wear a roll of stamps around your penis to bed.<p>You would probably find a new doctor. But several decades ago, urologists used the technique to test men for erectile …

High Blood Pressure

I tried the 'Uber for medical care' and got a checkup in my office

The service, which launched in 2014 and for now is only available in New York City, pitches itself as a kind of "Uber for healthcare," sending a doctor or nurse to your office, hotel, or apartment with the tap of an app.<p>Pager promises that the healthcare provider will be to you within two hours of …

Can Google Translate understand a Liverpool accent?

I’m a big fan of travel. Travel is great – whether it is the Trans-Siberian railway or trekking in the Amazon. And from Citymapper to TripAdvisor, technology has made travel a lot easier.<p>But perhaps my favourite travel aide is Google Translate.<p>The web version of Translate has always been handy for …

Language

Exercise alone won't cause weight loss, study shows

Exercise alone is not enough to lose weight because our bodies reach a plateau where working out more does not necessarily burn extra calories, researchers have found.<p>The team are the latest to challenge obesity prevention strategies that recommend increasing daily physical activity as a way to …

Holistic Medicine

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

How to Set Up and Optimize Your Wireless Router

If you want the best possible Wi-Fi performance in your home, follow these simple steps for setting up your router and wireless network the right way.<p>…

How Wasps Use Viruses to Genetically Engineer Caterpillars

And caterpillars might be using the same viral genes to defend themselves against other viruses<p>This is a story about viruses that became domesticated by parasitic wasps, which use them as biological weapons for corrupting the bodies of caterpillars, which in turn can steal the viral genes and …

Biology

The Republicans Are Now Officially the Party of White Paranoia

ABC News published an intriguing poll the other day, one that spelled out a growing racial divide:<p>"Nonwhites see Trump negatively by a vast 17-79 …

17 Scientifically Proven Ways to Speed Recovery

Having a day where no matter which way you move, you hurt? Whether you're an occasional runner or gym fanatic, you should consider recovery an …

Exercise

34 High-Protein Smoothie Recipes That Are Easy to Make

Not a bodybuilder? Enjoy a protein smoothie anyway! Our bodies need protein for healthy skin, hair, bones, and heart. Plus a protein-packed breakfast …

Healthy Eating

How did African Americans discover they were being “redlined”?

Redlining refers to the practice of mortgage lenders denying whole communities access to credit on the basis of race, usually blackness. During the …

The casual killing of blacks: When everyday activities trigger lethal force by the police

U.S. cops kill vastly more people per capita than many other police in the world. What’s going on?<p>Not having a license plate on your vehicle, changing lanes to make way for a police cruiser, casually walking in the middle of the street: Apparently each of these actions has started a chain of events …

Bike gears: shifting explained for beginners

Understanding the fundamentals of how gears work, and what effect varying the size of the front chainrings and rear cassette sprockets will have on …

Going Abroad? Save Big Money On Your Phone Bill With 'Flyp'

If you hate the idea of having a work phone and personal phone, paying long-distance calling overages and feeling obligated to pick up calls from unknown senders, there's an app that can help resolve these problems for you. Its solution: Set up multiple phone numbers on a single device, and do it …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Buy these products if you want your skin to look like a tiny baby's.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>And all the other A+ hair you …

10 Post Breakup Kpop Songs to Heal your Soul

Music heals the soul, there is no arguing that. Whether it makes you feel happy, or makes you cry your eyes out. Crying is a form of therapy, …

Engineering Success: The Story Of South Korea’s K-Pop

Source: Giphy<p>In case you had forgotten about Gangnam Style, allow us to remind you of it. The song went viral in the United States in 2012, but in …

BTS Rapmon’s Scandal Demonstrates How Kpop is Still Not Ready For The Global Stage

This time last week BTS were in Sydney for their Red Bullet tour (which I had the privilege of attending and you can read my review here). Afterwards …

GOP’s fear of a black America: The long, racist history which explains Dylann Roof and stains the so-called “party of Lincoln”

Dylann Roof’s assault was the latest salvo in the racial struggle we have fought since 1865: Who owns America?<p>Dylann Roof’s murder of nine people worshipping at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was not about mental illness; it was not about religious freedom; it was not an …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Journalism

3 Fat-Melting Moves You Can Do Anywhere

These zero-equipment exercises don’t require a gym<p>With the rise of CrossFit culture, shows like <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>, and fitness movements like BarStarzz, more people than ever are looking for equipment-free exercise options that they can do at home, outdoors, in a hotel room, or wherever they …

Workouts

The Super Shake That Helps You Build Muscle Faster

You can’t bulk up if you’re not giving your body the right nutrition. Add these protein shakes to your diet and you’ll see results<p>Putting on muscle is simple in theory: lift weights and take in more calories than you burn.<p>But in reality, it’s an arduous process. You have to diligently follow a …

Nutrition

Why Humans Have Chins

The Wicked Witch of the West can thank facial evolution for her iconic, pointy chin, new research suggests. And so can everyone else.<p>Compared with …

Why the right hates American history

Thomas Jefferson knew that education is vital to a functioning Democratic Republic. Conservatives have other ideas<p>Sure, the war on education helps Republican lawmakers destroy unions and slash government spending, but it's our history of progressive change that makes Conservatives hate accurate …

5 Resumé Secrets That Give You an Edge

Step inside a hiring manager's head<p>It doesn't take long to leave an impression: Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resumé before they make an initial assessment, according to a study from the job-search website TheLadders.<p>Six seconds.<p>Now that you’re …

Employment

H2Know: What’s Really Happening When Your Body Is Dehydrated?

Unavoidable fact, or thoroughly debunked fiction? We should all be drinking eight, eight-ounce glasses of water per day. It turns out that the old …

Top 10 Essential iPhone 6 Apps

<b>For an updated list, check out the video above.</b><p>Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on Apple's iOS App store can be bewildering at best. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my …

Apps