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4 Experts on the Best Skin-Care Buys at Sephora Under $60

Since everyone is so obsessed with good skin right now, our next edition of “What Should I Get?” is dedicated to face oils and moisturizers. We asked …

Skin Care

Here's what Trump's tax plan means for people at every income level from $20,000 to $269,000 a year

<b>• The GOP has reached an agreement on their enormous tax overhaul.</b><p><b>• Congress is expected to pass the new plan, as early as this week.</b><p><b>• Career site Zippia broke down how the final tax bill could affect take-home pay in 2018 for people in various occupations.</b><p>Republican leaders released their final …

Employment

The NFL is using this football helmet that morphs on impact to reduce head injuries

This is not your typical football helmet. VICIS ZERO1 looks like a standard helmet on the outside. But when it hits something, it reacts much differently. Its innovative design is protecting football players' heads. Here's how it works.<p>When hit, hard-shelled helmets stay rigid. When ZERO1 is hit, …

Lamar Miller

Porsche talks Mission E, Audi partnership and more in exec interview

Albrecht Reimold waxes at length about Mission E development, new Zero Impact factory design and more in an interview with industry mag Automobil Produktion.<p>Porsche is a company that always does things its own way, whether that means tossing the engine into the rear of a sports car and developing …

Electric Vehicles

A Biologist Reveals Why We Get Older And How To Reverse The Aging Process

Everyone will agree that aging is a normal biological process and there is nothing we can do to prevent it. However, the expert biologist, Elizabeth …

Women in Science

Alzheimer’s could be spotted seven years before symptoms appear with simple memory test

Alzheimer’s could be spotted seven years before symptoms first appear with a simple memory test developed by University College London.<p>Currently 850,000 people are living with dementia in Britain a figure set to rise to more than one million by 2025.<p>Yet so far all drug trials to reverse the …

Neuroscience

Maye Musk: 'I am just getting started' as a model, aged 69

<b>Youth is not everything - at least not to 69-year-old model Maye Musk. But, as Alina Isachenka reports, is her success more than just a trend?</b><p>The recent "Spring 2018" shows in New York, Paris, Milan and London saw a record number of models in their 50s and 60s on the catwalk - 27, according to the …

Gisele Bündchen

Couple finds worms in their feet after a beach vacation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dozens of parasitic worms were found burrowing in the feet of a young Canadian couple after a recent trip to the Dominican Republic.<p>"We were scratching our toes for almost the duration of the trip," Eddie Zytner said.<p>Zytner, 25, and his girlfriend, Katie Stephens, 22, of Windsor, Ontario, …

CNN

Chile creates five sprawling national parks in Patagonia

The parks, spanning 10.3m acres, launch a new 17-park route that stretches down the southern spine of Chile to Cape Horn<p>Chile has created five sprawling national parks to preserve vast tracts of Patagonia, marking the culmination of more than two decades of land acquisition by the US …

Conservation

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

Wildlife photographer of the year people's choice award - in pictures

The Natural History Museum has chosen 24 of the best images from its Wildlife photographer of the year competition shortlist. Members of the public can vote for their favourite by 5 February 2018<p><b>‘</b>Luciano had to climb the cecropia tree, in the protected Atlantic rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil, …

Nature Photography

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

New York Times

Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It’s About Food Safety.

WASHINGTON — Citing President Donald Trump's calls for deregulation, Republican lawmakers and the chicken industry are aggressively lobbying to speed up poultry inspection lines — a change the Obama administration had rejected after warnings it would endanger workers and increase food contamination.<p>…

Agriculture

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization …

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

The Brain

Puerto Rico cell phone service to be restored by Google balloons

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, 83% of cell sites remain out of service in the US territory<p>The US Federal Communications Commission has approved Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc’s application to provide emergency cellular service to Puerto Rico through balloons.<p>In the aftermath of …

Mar-A-Lago Has A Flood Insurance Policy Through The Federal Government

WASHINGTON ― Federally insured property in Florida is in the crosshairs of potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma ― including President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach.<p>The property has a flood insurance policy through the National Flood Insurance Program, a Federal Emergency …

Health Care

The Incarcerated Women Who Fight California’s Wildfires

<b>S</b>hawna Lynn Jones climbed from the back of a red truck with ‘‘L.A. County Fire’’ printed on its side. Ten more women piled out after her, at a spot on the border of Agoura Hills and Malibu, in Southern California. They could see flames in the vicinity of Mulholland Highway, from a fire that had …

California

Chefs Tell Us Where To Find The Best Breakfast Sandwiches In The Country

Breakfast sandwich conversations always make me think of Pauly Shore. When I moved to Portland, OR from Fresno, CA, I did it by throwing all of my possessions in the back of a junky 1990 Subaru station wagon and driving non-stop. It <i>wasn’t</i> 1990 at the time. However, my car still had a factory …

Breakfast

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

100 Inspirational Quotes That Will Make You Love Life Again

Everyone is fighting a battle. And a very tough one most of the time.<p>Failure, disappointment, frustration, exhaustion… All these difficult moments …

Motivation

Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain

THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As people age, the harmful effects of heavy drinking can take a toll on key brain functions, such as …

The Hottest Happy Hours in Seattle Right Now, December 2017

Happy hour: That magical time of day after a long slog at work when a drink is most necessary. It's also a precious reprieve from Seattle's unrelenting drainage of bank accounts.<p>It's not hard to find a decent happy hour in Seattle (there's also an essential happy hour map for some true greats and a …

Scouring Skagit Valley for Food Straight From the Source

Summer is an exceptional season for food in Seattle. But it is also a great time to explore outside the city limits. While the less adventurous dodge …

Seattle

MSNBC staffers angered by Trump’s tweets

In a rare show of unity across the media landscape, TV journalists condemn the president.<p>It takes a lot to shock reporters in the Trump era.<p>The president managed to do that on Thursday morning.<p>MSNBC staffers say they were not surprised that Trump would condemn their shows and anchors — he’s done …

Donald Trump

Miracle Grow for Your Brain

Right now the front of your brain is firing signals about what you’re reading and how much of it you soak up has a lot to do with whether there is a …

Humanity

The Maxim For Every Successful Person; ‘Always Stay A Student’

<i>Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that I learn of him. — Ralph Waldo Emerson</i>The legend of Genghis Khan has echoed throughout …

Genghis Khan

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p><i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell …

Books