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Curious Questions: Why is a day divided into twenty-four hours?

We've been counting things in convenient chunks of ten for thousands of years, so why on earth is a day divided into 24 hours? Martin Fone, author of …

This Might Be the Real Reason Hope Hicks Left Her Job at the Trump White House

It’s getting hard to keep up with all the drama at Donald Trump’s White House. Apparently, one department that’s had the worst luck is the White …

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

8 subtle signs your body's telling you your diet is all wrong

Our bodies have clever ways of protesting<p>There's one very obvious way you can tell if your diet isn't healthy: putting on weight. But it's certainly …

Wellness

Here's Why Some People Turn Super-Red After Drinking Alcohol

Blame genetics.<p>If your face goes red when drinking alcohol, you're not alone. More than one in three people with East Asian heritage (Chinese, …

Alcohol

15 Insanely Cool Products That Are Selling Like Crazy

Selling

Everything Gregg Popovich said about President Trump, racism at Spurs media day

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audience is coming from. To find out more or to opt-out, please read our Cookie Policy.<p>By choosing <b>I Accept</b>, you …

Donald Trump

Europe Could See Another Brexit-Like Rupture—Beyond Spain

Some of the great moments of history sneak up on businesspeople. Two years ago, Britain looked to be Europe’s most economically rational country; now …

This 15-Minute Routine Will Work Your Lower Abs Like Whoa

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

What Really Happens to Your Body When You Get Acupuncture

The ancient needles are surprisingly similar to painkilling drugs.<p>If you think the average migraine is bad, imagine having one that lasts a <i>week</i>. Then …

Acupuncture

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

Murky Waters: Stop Blaming China for the State of the World’s Fishing Stocks

There is no doubt that China is a key player in the current era of industrialized global fishing. The fact that China operates the world’s largest fleet of fishing vessels is well established. The related facts of China being the world’s largest consumer, producer and exporter of seafood are …

69% of Americans Will Need Long-Term Care Someday. Here's How to Pay for It

Medical expenses usually climb during retirement, and long-term care needs are a big part of the reason why.<p>As you grow old, it becomes more and more …

3 Ways to Maximize Your Medicare

If you're proactive about your health coverage, you can improve both your physical and financial health.<p><i>"Part of the middle class promise is that,</i> …

Try a 3-Minute Workout That Targets the Upper and Lower Abs

Short on time but have big ab goals? You can fit this quick session into any part of your day, and you don't even need equipment. Try these three moves for one minute each to work the lower abs and that six-pack area; you'll be burning up, toning, and even giving your booty some love, too.<p>Lay on …

Workouts

Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read This

<i>"As an athlete, I understood the value of my health insurance. I knew that in my profession, injuries were common and could happen at any time."</i> -- Magic Johnson<p>Athletes tend to need a lot of healthcare, and so do older Americans. Most older Americans don't have the funds to cover all their …

Exactly How Much Protein You Should Eat if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

Hint: You're doing it wrong<p>Ask any food pro and they'll tell you that protein really is top dog when it comes to shedding weight without feeling famished. It keeps you full and energized, and helps you hang on to hard-earned muscle while ditching pounds of fat. It’s even got a hidden perk: “Protein …

Nutrition

Skip the Gym - Do This 10 Minute Workout Instead

10 of the Best Workouts for Weight Loss

If you're reading this right now, you're probably in the market for a heart-thumping, blood-pumping, balls-to-the-wall workout. And, friend, we've …

Kupari – a resort still in ruins

A stone throw from the busy road that ferries millions of tourists from the Dubrovnik Airport to the city of Dubrovnik every year is a tiny seaside …

Be kind to your colon with less-invasive screenings, panel advises

It's a predictable passage in life: Hit 50, get lots birthday cards with old-age jokes, a mailbox full of AARP solicitations -- and a colonoscopy.<p>But millions of Americans -- about one-third of those in the recommended age range for colon cancer screening -- haven't been tested. Some avoid it …

Weighted Core Workout

Workouts

Walking Calorie and Distance Calculator by Minutes Walked

Walking Calories and Distance Calculator by Minutes Walked<p>How many calories do you burn in walking 30 minutes? Enter your walking minutes, weight and …

Fitness

7 Best Exercises To Lose Weight At Home Easily

Ben Affleck just recently got in bodybuilding-shape for the movie Batman vs. Superman. What few people know is that Ben Affleck is 45 years old at …

Ben Affleck

5 Ways to Travel Coach but Feel Like You're in First Class

How to feel special without spending all the extra money.<p>The best way to travel is always in the first-class cabin. You'll get enough leg room to satisfy a giraffe, cordon bleu cooking, and the chance to swap business stories and build connections with other high fliers. But it's expensive. Etihad …

3 Best Diet Tips of All Time

The only ways to lose weight (without surgery or prescription medications)* are:<p>Take in fewer calories,<br>• Burn more calories, or<br>• both.<p>All of the popular …

Nutrition

How to Jump Rope for Weight Loss

Don’t have time to head to the gym after work, or not motivated enough to commit to an exercise class every week? Head to your local sports store and …