Danielle Knight

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You can’t detox your body. It’s a myth. So how do you get healthy?

Whether it’s cucumbers splashing into water or models sitting smugly next to a pile of vegetables, it’s tough not to be sucked in by the detox industry. The idea that you can wash away your calorific sins is the perfect antidote to our fast-food lifestyles and alcohol-lubricated social lives. But …

Abused women face lonely struggle for justice in Pakistan

When Ruqayya Parveen's husband dumped a jug of acid on her and her children as they slept, she awoke to a life of pain and disfigurement — one that many in conservative Pakistan believe she brought upon herself.<p>The police have shown little interest in tracking down her husband in the 18 months …

Psst! The Secret to Gorgeous Skin Is Not That $50 Cream--It's Your Diet, Say Researchers

A new study sheds light on something health experts have known and believed for some time: That the secret to glowing, radiant skin isn't what you slather on it, but what you fuel your body with. Want to eat for good looks? Details ...<p>Researchers from University of St. Andrews altered the skin …

Dating Warning Signs: When Seeking A Partner, Don't Be Dumb

I debated about the title of this post, wondering whether my wording was too blunt a prescription for choosing a partner. But when it came down to it, I couldn't find a more accurate alternative. Here's why.<p>I've spent the last few years interviewing over 700 older people about love, relationships, …

Eric Garner's Death Was 'Legal' in the United States. America Killed Him, Not Police.

I know good cops in Los Angeles. They're good people who risk their lives daily to protect other human beings. That being said, what happened to Eric Garner in New York could have easily taken place in Los Angeles. It could have happened to you as well, in your city, if you didn't "comply" with a …

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Hannah Witheridge relatives arrive in Thailand

The distraught family of a young British woman who was murdered in Thailand have arrived in the country, as police revealed that DNA found on her body did not match any of their suspects.<p>Relatives of Hannah Witheridge, whose body was found on a beach alongside that of fellow British victim David …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

Andrew Keegan Of '10 Things I Hate About You' Fame Founded A Religion, Full Circle

Some teen heartthrobs grow up to become Oscar winners, sex tape stars or philanthropists. Others found religions. Andrew Keegan, who starred in 1999's "10 Things I Hate About You," falls into the latter camp and has started a "spiritual movement" called Full Circle in Venice Beach, Vice reported in …

Who Will (And Who Should) Win At The 2014 Emmys

Whether you're hoping to spy a "True Detective" win or cooking up a victory lap for "Breaking Bad" (these TV puns practically write themselves), the Emmy Awards will provide impervious judgment of the year's best television. That is, if you let a voting body that's handed Jon Cryer not one but two …

Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Planned developments spark concerns over commercialization of America’s most iconic park.<p>At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen. …