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Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

Mental health problems aren’t all in the brain | Clare Allan

Divorcing mental ill health from its social and political context, as the BBC’s recent In the Mind Series did, implies wider issues of inequality or poverty don’t matter

Mental Health

What's the Best Way to Boil an Egg?

Two of our food editors face off on whether it's better to boil eggs starting in hot water or cold water.<p>In the middle of a busy day of cooking here …

The Do's And Don'ts Of Using Dry Shampoo

Do try it. Don't be afraid.<p>Many hairstylists and dermatologists support the "no 'poo movement," claiming that washing your hair too much can strip away healthy oils and lead to dry, damaged locks. So what's a girl or guy to do when their sexy, lived-in hair has turned limp and lifeless? Enter dry …

How To Break Unhealthy Beauty Habits, From Nail Biting To Hair Twirling

First step is acknowledging the problem.<p>You may notice that you have a family member, friend or co-worker who is constantly biting their nails, twirling their hair or picking at their skin. And you may think, "How gross?" or ask, "Why won't they stop doing that already?" However, there are …

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Scientists say this behavior can make men more attractive to women

From being a talented musician to walking a dog, there are plenty of traits and behaviors that can amp up your sex appeal to women — especially if you're looking to land a long-term relationship.<p>A growing body of research on romantic attraction has focused on the importance of altruism: Men who …

These Foods Could Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

Here's a very good reason to treat yourself to a bowl of cherries.<p>It seems we're a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22% experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if all it …

Nutrition

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

17 Cheap Organic Foods You Should Be Buying

Compared to conventional foods, certain organic foods are so affordable that you shouldn’t ignore them while grocery shopping.<p>You’re typically …

Broncos D dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career.<p>Von Miller and the …

All The 'Down-There' Grooming Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

We're getting real intimate.<p>"Down-there" grooming is a touchy subject ... literally. Whether you leave the hair-removal process up to the professionals or you prefer to do your own "landing strip" at home (yeah, we went there), you're probably still wondering if you've got this thing all figured …

Stress is shrinking your brain, but you can rebuild it

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University …

Here's What To Do If Your Phone's Storage Is Full

Step one: Don't panic.<p>3. Delete Safari browsing history (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Safari</b> > <b>Clear History and Browsing data</b>, then scroll down to the bottom, tap <b>Advanced</b>).<p>4. For Chrome, open the Chrome app, tap the menu icon, tap <b>History</b>, then <b>Clear browsing data</b>.<p>5. Keep only recent texts (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Messages</b> > under</b> …

Apps

The one technology that I think could kill the iPhone

Apple is truly the iPhone company right now. But that could change soon.<p>The iPhone business accounts for a whopping 68% of Apple's total revenue, …

Augmented Reality

5 Of The 'Biggest Moments In TV' Are Coming To 'Game Of Thrones'

Return of the dead???<p>Our Khaleesi, actress Emilia Clarke, doesn't even need dragons to light the Internet on fire. While talking with E! News at HBO’s Golden Globes after-party on Sunday, the actress revealed that “the biggest moments on television that have ever existed" are coming to "Game of …

Bummer: Winning the Lottery Isn't Necessarily a Ticket to Happiness

U.S. news<p>Hoping the record-setting Powerball will be your ticket to the good life? Sorry: Money, even $900 million, won't necessarily buy happiness, experts say.<p>"The perception is that you're never going to worry about money again. In fact, you're going to have to worry about it more than you ever, …

Travel From New York To London In Less Than 30 Minutes Aboard This Supersonic Concept Craft

Imagine boarding a train in New York City and touching down in London on a plane less than an hour later—without moving a muscle.<p>Skreemr—a transport hybrid concept designed to travel at Mach 10—would allow you to do just that.<p>The brainchild of industrial designers Charles Bombardier and Ray …

Aviation

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

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Samsung is adding SmartThing hubs to its 2016 HD TVs to control connected devices

Your next Samsung HD television could be a hub that ties all the connected devices in your home together. The Korea-based electronics manufacturer revealed today that its 2016 smart TV lineup will contain SmartThings sensors, making it Internet of Things (IoT)-compatible.<p>The company will be …

Threats cause N.H. schools to close Monday

Schools in Nashua, N.H., will be closed Monday after police there said they had received a report of violent threats aimed at the city's high schools.<p>A police investigation was ongoing late Sunday, but the district, one of New Hampshire's largest with about 11,500 students, didn't plan to reopen …

Prepare for the worst and make 2016 the year of the emergency fund

A guiding principle of personal finance is to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.<p>Accordingly, I'm labelling 2016 as the year of the emergency fund. If you don't have some readily accessible cash to help you cover a surprise expense or job interruption, start saving.<p>The best outcome for …

Personal Finance

5 energizing foods that are not coffee

Morning lull? Afternoon slump? Evening fatigue? It’s all too common in today’s go-go-go world. And on those days when you lack time and energy, grabbing a coffee or candy bar to keep going can be a quick fix that catches up with you later.<p>After all, food is fuel and it affects your energy levels. …

8 Bedtime Routines That Will Help You Turn Sleep Into a Spiritual Practice

When we say we're turning something into a "spiritual practice," it simply means turning our attention away from the physical and toward the mental and emotional.<p>When we say we're turning something into a "spiritual practice," it simply means turning our attention away from the physical and toward …

Spirituality

Readers' top 10 best books of 2015

2015 in review,Best books of the year,Culture,Fiction,Biography,Books,Best books,Autobiography and memoir,Best books of 2015<p>After authors and reviewers chose their favourite books of the year, it’s time to let Guardian readers speak – here are your most-beloved books of 2015

Books

12 exercises for a better night's sleep

When it comes to your health, getting the right amount of sleep may be the most important thing you can do for your body and mind. Maybe you eat healthy and exercise an hour (or even two) a day, but those pale in comparison to sleep, something you spend one-third of your life doing. Unfortunately, …

50 Words and Phrases That Writers Get Wrong

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

2016 Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 officially announced, equipped with fast-charging, Samsung Pay support, OIS cameras, more

It’s not quite the end of the year yet, meaning we still have a few more weeks for companies to squeeze in some product announcements before 2016 rolls in. Samsung has just officially announced its Galaxy A-series of phones for next year and — from the spec sheets alone — they look like decent …

Samsung Pay