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5 Common Sleep Myths Debunked

How much do you really know about sleep? It’s a topic most of us assume we understand, but researchers are still learning how sleep – or the lack of it – affects our performance and health.

Myths about the best ways to get a good night’s sleep continue to circulate. If you’ve ever found yourself …


When Baby Sleeps Near Mom, Guess Who Doesn't Sleep Well?

Mothers have been warned for years that sleeping with their newborn infant is a bad idea because it increases the risk the baby might die unexpectedly during the night. But now Israeli researchers are reporting that even sleeping in the same room can have negative consequences: not for the child, …


9 Moving Refugee Stories By Humans Of New York That Will Change How You See The Crisis

9 Moving Refugee Stories By Humans Of New York That Will Change How You See The Crisis The refugee crisis in Europe can be completely overwhelming. …


The irreversible damage of Volkswagen’s stunning deceit

Experts believe the extra pollution is insignificant globally but could add to Europe's regional health concerns

Volkswagen’s ruse to circumvent U.S. auto emissions standards has left many wondering about the precise environmental impact of its cars, which emitted more pollutants than regulations …


Kanye, Drake, Kendrick and Other Hip Hop Artists Guide You Through the Met Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has partnered with The Hip Hop Project to fuse rap lyrics with its exhibits, displaying a unique lens to view the museum's vast collection. Utilizing the database from The Met's digital archives and Rap Genius' API, users choose an artist, which then …

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10 Things Happy People Do Before Lying In Bed Every Night

Sleeping is a very important part of everyone’s life. Actually, the things we do before we go to bed matter, too. Many people watch TV-shows till …


Men and Older People Sleep Better When They Have Access to Nature

Men and older adults tend to get a better night's sleep when they have access to nature, whether it's green space or an ocean view.


10 Tips for Better Men's Fall Outfits — Gentleman's Gazette

While most of us in the northern hemisphere are still enjoying the summer weather, now is the best time to think about your upcoming fall wardrobe. …


Loosen up: exercises to keep backache at bay

There is a common misconception that core strength is all about sit-ups and a six-pack. “In fact, it’s the deeper muscles in your core that support your lower back,” says Fiona Troup, clinic director at Six Physio in London. “These are best strengthened with more subtle exercises that keep them …


Breakfast of champions: Edie Falco’s cinnamon toast

The Sopranos and Nurse Jackie actor makes cinnamon toast at the weekend for her children.

For traditional cinnamon toast, simply grill slices of bread on one side, then turn them over, butter the untoasted side and sprinkle with a little brown sugar and a pinch of cinnamon. Grill gently on the …


Modern tribes: the declutterer

You don’t want a fondue set before you go? Or 300 old copies of Interiors? Or a breadmaker, or this little teddy, before it goes to the dump? Just the breadmaker? OK then, I’ll just kiss it goodbye and check it no longer speaks to me – I won’t regret it then, that’s the key. No, it’s not speaking …

Mother's Day

Study Says White Extremists Have Killed More Americans in the U.S. Than Jihadists Since 9/11

Radical Islamists were also indicted more frequently than non-Muslim extremists and served longer sentences

Since 9/11, white right-wing terrorists have killed almost twice as many Americans in homegrown attacks than radical Islamists have, according to research by the New America Foundation.

In …


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5 Foods That Taste Better in October Than They Will All Year

Here's what should be on your grocery list this month

Never know what’s growing now? Let’s take it one month at a time, with TIME‘s Foods That Taste Better Now Than They Will All Year.

It’s officially fall, and as the leaves and weather change, so do the produce offerings at your local markets. This …


Erykah Badu Decided To Do A “Hotline Bling” Remix And We Support It

You used to call me cell-u-lar.


The 7 Most Damaging Phrases In A Relationship

What not to say, and what to say instead.

Sharing relationship concerns with your spouse requires a very deft hand. Some of us are better at communicating complaints than others -- only an amateur, for instance, would dare to say "you're overreacting!" in the middle of an argument.

But it's always a …


The Importance of Sleeping Your Way to the Top

Ever since I received eight hours of sleep in one week at the start of my advertising career, I've been a big believer in the importance of sleeping my way to the top.

No, I'm not talking about heating things up between the sheets with every office worker who has the potential to boost careers, but …


How Lipstick (Yes, Lipstick) Can Instantly Make Your Day Better

Yes, wearing lipstick can be a pain. All of the meticulous applying and reapplying, plus all of the prep work that comes beforehand (please tell us you're exfoliating your lips). But when it comes down to it, stepping out in a bright shade of lipstick is 100 percent worth the minor trouble. What's …


Researchers have found one big reason sleeping is so important to your brain

Ever have a poor night's sleep and wake up the next day feeling foggy and slower than normal?

That's because when you lose out on sleep, you're not giving your brain the opportunity to clean up after a long day of work.

Researchers found that while you sleep, the brain flushes out dangerous proteins …

The Brain

3 Radical Ideas To Totally Disrupt Air Travel

No bags on planes. Middle seats that feel exclusive. And the option to resell your seat. Travelers would be happier for it.

If a flight attendant told me that I couldn’t bring my roller bag onto the plane, I might throw a fit. But when the same idea comes from Teague—the preeminent air travel design …


The 14 best Mac apps for making your life easier

It's no secret that a Mac is one of the best tools available for getting things done — both in work and in play.

And Mac apps are the key to that. The following apps are the "must-haves," the ones that will actually change the way you use your Mac. These apps will take your movie-watching to the …


5 Helpful and Unique Tips for People Who Want to Improve Their Sleep

Without proper sleep, our mission for fat loss morphs into the next installment of Mission Impossible (and Tom Cruise won't rescue us).

According to a research study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion, getting less than 6.5 hours nightly resulted in the subject having a higher body …


7 surprisingly helpful tips to make you fall asleep faster

Having trouble nodding off? Put down your laptop and pick up that novel collecting dust on your night stand

Human beings need sleep. We don’t know exactly why that is, except to say that if we don’t get enough of it, our brains and our bodies get mad at us. During the course of a day, the brain …


New Study Finds Certain Exercises Lead to Better Sleep

If you're doing it right, you will probably spend a third of your life sleeping, or at least trying to sleep. And unless you're some kind of super-driven, workaholic, go-go-go type who treats the saying "sleep is the cousin of death" as a motto for life, chances are you enjoy a good night's rest. …

Exercise Science

How To Become A Genius

Whether you'd like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there's a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.

You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results

It is a question that keeps some parents awake at night. Should children be allowed to take mobile phones to school? Now economists claim to have an answer. For parents who want to boost their children’s academic prospects, it is no.

The effect of banning mobile phones from school premises adds up …

25 pieces of music to make you sleep

Songs about sleep are a pop perennial – The Beatles alone wrote four (‘I’m So Tired’ ‘Golden Slumbers’, ‘Good Night’ and ‘I’m Only Sleeping’). But often it is less familiar, more esoteric pieces that lull our busy brains and encourage us to switch off. Here we present 25 of the most sleep-inducing …

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16 Ways To Beat That Groggy Morning Feeling

You don't have to yawn your way through the a.m.

Feeling well-rested is crucial for your happiness and productivity, and a good night's sleep can ensure you're a fun person to be around -- not a miserable one.

If you're experiencing feelings of grogginess more often than not, chances are your daily …