damess

143 Flips | 65 Magazines | 44 Likes | 8 Followers | @damess | Keep up with damess on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “damess”

Image: Hubble observes galaxies' evolution in slow motion

It is known today that merging galaxies play a large role in the evolution of galaxies and the formation of elliptical galaxies in particular. …

The Perfect Penis Size Varies Depending On What You're Using It For

Here's what science has to say.<p>Men and women alike tend to talk about it a lot, but do we actually know what the ideal penis size really is? New research -- yes, legitimate research -- just found out.<p>A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal <i>PLOS One</i>, found that heterosexual women prefer a …

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

9 Foods That Boost Your Calorie Burn

Hitting the gym isn’t the only way to torch cals.

Antiinflammatory

Can Your Brain Control How it Loses Control?

<b>Scientists find the brain works to minimize loss of vision, other functions.</b><p>A new study may have unlocked understanding of a mysterious part of the …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Study Skills

Crispy Paleo Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Preheat oven to 450 degrees and lightly grease 2 cookie sheets, or line with parchment.<p>Peel your sweet potatoes, but do not rinse them, you need them …

Sleep Apnea Makes You 86 Percent More Likely to Die Before You Should

Buzzing like a chainsaw? Then you want to read this<p>Annoying your partner might not be the worst result of sawing wood: Sleep apnea—which is commonly signaled by excessive snoring—may increase your risk of dying early, a new study from the University of Tennessee found.<p>After following 3 million …

Here's What Science Says About Medical Marijuana

Matt Nager for TIME<p>Matt Nager for TIME<p>Matt Nager for TIME<p>Matt Nager for TIME<p>Matt Nager for TIME<p>Matt Nager for TIME<p>Matt Nager for TIME<p>Matt Nager for …

9 Behaviors That Make You Eat More

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't satisfying, you'll go in search of something that …

Nutrition

Here's What That Gunk Underneath Your Fingernails Is Really Made Of

Plus, tips for getting rid of the nasty stuff for good<p>Doesn’t it always seem like no matter how much you scrub your hands, the dirt underneath your fingernails never completely disappears? It’s seriously frustrating. If you’ve ever wondered why grime keeps accumulating there—and what that …

Self-Chilling Roof Material Could Cool Your House For Free

Also keeps your cooling bills from going through the roof<p>It's June, and that means that summer is coming ... and it's bringing the heat. Cities especially start to bake in the summer months, as sunlight heats up asphalt and rooftops, turning metropolitan areas into heat islands noticeably warmer …

Long-term study shows why bullying is a public health problem

Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30% of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests.<p>By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three times more likely than their non-victimized peers …

Public Health

Mountains warming faster than expected, scientists report

<b>New Delhi</b>: Mountainous regions are warming faster than previously thought and thus there is an urgent need for rigorous monitoring of temperature …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

5 Things: What happens to Blackhawks' nuclear option in Game 7?

<b>I’m all for making the Blackhawks and Ducks</b> play another series and call it the Stanley Cup Final. Sorry, Rangers and Lightning.<p>But nobody lets me have my way, so here’s the "5 Things" blog off Hawks 5, Ducks 2 in Game 6:<p><b>1.</b> <b>This is the reason the Ducks got Ryan Kesler: a Game 7 against the Hawks</b>.<p>No, …

Best Stretching and Strengthening Exercises for Cyclists

Your tight muscles may be holding you back. Here’s how to balance them out for a super strong—and comfortable—pedal stroke.<p>We working cyclists spend a whole lot of waking hours in the same position. Sitting, hunched over desks. Sitting, hunched over phones. Sitting, hunched over handlebars, …

The 5 Moves You Need to Feel Like a New Person by the End of Summer

We've got your final round of programming for the #Gimme5Challenge!<p>Wow, what an exciting feeling to be starting the third and final month of the #Gimme5Challenge! Sixty days ago, my hope was for this strength-training challenge to show women that strength training is about so much more than …

Video Tutorials

6 Important Credit Lessons Your Parents Didn't Teach You

It can be challenging to listen to the wisdom of the generations before us (we all have to make our own mistakes, right?), but there are some key credit lessons that are long overdue their time in the spotlight.<p>It can be challenging to listen to the wisdom of the generations before us (we all have …

Credit Cards

12 Ways to Show Your Vagina More Love Every Day

Pamper your lady parts!<p>Your vagina does a lot for you: It expands to let penises (or, you know, other objects) enter you during sex. It cleans itself to keep you happy (and usually itch-free) below the belt. And oh, yeah, there's the whole childbirth thing, too. We'd say that more than warrants a …

Workouts