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Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

Stephen Hawking, renowned scientist, dies at 76

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Hawking, the brilliant British theoretical physicist who overcame a debilitating disease to publish wildly popular books probing the mysteries of the universe, has died, according to a family spokesman. He was 76.<p>Considered by many to be the world's greatest living scientist, …

Stephen Hawking

The Things People Did To Fight Syphilis Were Utterly Horrifying

Syphilis, today, is minor and treatable. In the past, though, it was an incurable diseases that caused insanity, rotting flesh, and death. It's …

Eating greens and doing cardio is not the way to get lean, says personal trainer

If you’re looking to lose fat and get in shape, you might be thinking you need to spend every evening pounding the pavements, slogging away on the …

Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

It all comes down to something much more important, apparently.<p>The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the …

The 5 Best-Selling Drugs of 2017

Autoimmune-disease and cancer drugs ruled yet again.<p>We spent $328.6 billion on prescription drugs in 2016 -- and that's just the United States. The …

This is the real reason many Americans stay poor

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of a partnership between Next Avenue and Chasing the Dream, a public media …

Income Inequality

How to Build a Home Bar

Every home bar has its own style. You can have a wet bar built for between $2,000 and $12,000, or you can build your bar and have features added for …

How to Install Modern Pergola Rafters Without Brackets

If you have your pergola posts in, your pergola frame installed, and your pergola rafter lumber stained, you’re probably ready to move onto finishing …

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

Neuroscience

13 Handy Things You Should Always Buy at Harbor Freight

When it comes to your home, you get what you pay for. It's why, when you want your countertops to last for decades, you choose a material like …

Woodworking

25 DIYs to Update Your Bedroom

01 of 26<p>DIY Bedroom Decor Ideas That Will Transform Your Space<p>Decorating a bedroom can get expensive. For instance, it's easy to spend well over $100 …

Home Decorating

This Is What It's Like to Do 100 Crunches a Day For 1 Week

We rarely ever do ab exercises in CrossFit. That's because many of the exercises we do like squats, burpees, box jumps, and pull-ups are compound movements that engage the core — we multitask! But since one of my new year's resolutions is to press into a handstand, I know I need to give my core a …

16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Here's How the Highest Achievers Start Their Days Differently Than Everyone Else

People who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of bed and what they do in their first waking minutes.<p>How you start your day sets the tone for the rest it. It's why people who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of …

15 Ways to Reduce Heat Inside Your Home Without Using Electricity

Many times just a few simple upgrades can dramatically reduce the heat that comes into your home, while other times the only option is to try to get …

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental …

Dental Care

7 Surprising Signs Erectile Dysfunction Might Be In Your Future

Is your erection about to fail?<p>You have no problem getting an erection—and keeping it up until you and your partner are both satisfied. But even if your penis is humming along just fine now, there could still be some issues lurking beneath the surface.<p>That’s right: Even if you’re getting an …

Why Home Depot Stock Rose 41% in 2017

It was a good year for the home improvement leader's business.<p>What happened<p><b>Home Depot</b> (NYSE:HD) handily outperformed the market last year. Its stock …

Investing

16 Life Upgrades For Your Bedroom That Are Proven To Help With Anxiety

Anxietey doesn't come with an off switch. There's no magical product or mental trick that will singlehandedly make it disappear for good, especially …

The 2020 census will be run by a Republican who has defended gerrymandering and voter suppression

Copies of the 2010 Census form. Ross D. Franklin/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>In June 2011, the North Carolina …

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness

It's the most rational reason imaginable--but it can lead to a boring, ordinary life.<p><i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's …

The 15 Smartest and Smallest DIYs You Can Do for Your Home

You don’t have to spend a lot of time and effort to keep your house in top condition. Some of the best improvement projects don’t require pulling …

This Is How You Eradicate Clutter Once and for All

We all know that clearing the clutter improves our health (even though science says messy people are smarter) not to mention our productivity, but …

The 5 Best Bodyweight Exercises For Building Big, Muscular Arms

7 Exercises to Develop a Mighty Chest Fast

8 Simple Remedies That Make Your Home Bug-FREE Without Chemicals

As much as we love summer, there is one aspect of it we most certainly don’t like – the bugs and insects that come along with it. They’re annoying, …

This Guy Looks Like a Strongman, Moves Like a Ninja, and Performs the Most Insane Fitness Stunts You’ll Ever See

Meet the acrobatic badass known as Jujimufu<p>Most 15-year-old boys don’t have grand fitness goals. Maybe they want to bang out a couple more sets in the gym than their buddies, or build up their biceps to draw glances from girls.<p>But they certainly don’t set out to master a full split. Hell, many …