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Risk of Self-Harm May Rise Following Bariatric Surgery

People who undergo bariatric surgery to help them lose weight may face an increased risk of self-harming behaviors in the two to three years …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

12 European Mansion Hotels That Are Postcard-Perfect

Come fall and its cooler temperatures, a stay in a historic mansion-turned-hotel sounds particularly cozy. And sorry North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia (Antarctica, you were never in the running), but nowhere does a stunning estate better than Europe. From centuries-old …

How to Treat Train Your Dog the Right Way

Whoever came up with the saying, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," probably hadn't tried treat training yet. When there's food involved, you'll be surprised at how much more likely your pet will be to obey. We spoke with Dana Rocco, the shelter manager at the New Rochelle Humane Society and …

Puppies

The alternative city guide to Ghent, Belgium

The second in our series of guides to Europe’s alt cities takes us to Ghent, a medieval masterpiece on the surface, but bang up to date with its underground music scene, cutting-edge design and pioneering sustainable projects. Local creatives reveal their highlights<p>10 of the best foodie …

European Travel

Unwind After a Long Day With These Fancy Massage Oils

It’s time to upgrade your relaxation time by swapping out a Netflix binge for a lavish at home massage. To unwind after a long day, we rounded up our …

27 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

No matter how many air miles you have under your belt, flying can be stressful and exhausting.<p>These 27 helpful hacks will ease the stresses of airborne travel, and teach even the most seasoned jetsetter a thing or two.

The 10 best summer beers

From craft IPAs to Scottish lager, 10 of the season’s best to slake your thirst<p><b>Thornbridge Chiron American Pale Ale</b> (£2.45, 50cl, waitrose.com)<br>Based in the Peak District National Park, but drawing inspiration from the full-on flavours of the US craft brewing scene, Thornbridge’s pale ale has an …

National Parks

40 best summer drinks: white wine

<b>Aldi The Exquisite Collection Marsanne, IGP Pays d’Oc, France 2014</b><br>(£5.99, aldi.co.uk)<br>Made for Aldi by prolific Languedoc producer Jean Claude Mas, this is a fantastic dry white for the money, offering a pretty blossom-like nose and fleshy peach-and-pear palate for chicken and general afternoon …

Stonefruit

Newer contraceptive pills raise risk of blood clot four fold

Taking third generation pills such as Yasmin, Femodene and Marvelon raises the chance of a blood clot four fold<p>More than one million women are at increased risk of developing a dangerous blood clot because they are using new forms of the contraceptive pill, a study shows.<p>The new research from the …

10 DIYs for Your Best Summer Hair Ever

We all want to make sure our hair is looking its best as we start attending summer parties and weddings. Unfortunately, all of that styling can do some serious damage to our locks if we’re not careful. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to remedy our damaged-hair woes, and most of them involve items …

6 Insanely Cheap Summer Destinations

This summer, why not go where the prices are unusually cheap and the dollar is unexpectedly strong? By weighing hotel rates and airfare prices …

African Culture

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

The costs of a budget motel and a five-pearl luxury resort may not be as drastically different as you think. Actually, they might not be different at all: It all depends on where you are. So, using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …