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12 Simple Ways To Cut Calories At Breakfast If You’re Trying To Lose Weight

If you’re trying to lose weight, cutting calories at breakfast is tricky for a couple of reasons. First thing in the morning, you want to be sure to …

Nutrition

The Benefits of Oligosaccharides and Prebiotics

Sandwiched in between the simple sugars (monosaccharides) and the starches (polysaccharides) are a group of carbohydrates that we never heard much …

This AI software can tell if you're at risk from cancer before symptoms appear

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with one in eight women receiving the terrifying diagnosis in their lifetime.<p>But researchers have …

More Evidence Piles Up That Reading Literary Fiction Boosts EQ

There's a reason leaders from Barack Obama to Richard Branson make time for literature.<p>President Obama's summer reading list is full of literary fiction. So is Richard Branson's list of the books that influenced him the most. Both icons are exceptionally busy guys. Why do they make time in their …

20 Tips That Will Actually Help You Start Running

(And people who aspire to be runners.)

This hashtag is prompting men to get real about mental health and suicide

Listen up, men. It's time to push that toxic masculinity aside. We need to chat about mental health and suicide.<p>If you're apprehensive about speaking …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

The First Time Hillary Clinton Was President

What her Wellesley classmates remember about Hillary’s first term—in 1968.<p>WELLESLEY, Mass.—In the fall of 1968, in the wake of one of the most violent, volatile summers in American history, as young people clashed with police and clamored for an end to the war in Vietnam and the draft and for …

The Art of Recognizing Good Ideas

And why managers are so bad at it<p>There are two basic modes of judgment: criticism and praise. The former consists of identifying a subject’s flaws; the latter of noting its merits.<p>In most settings, criticism tends to dominate. For any idea or book or movie or what have you, the question that people …

Cirque du Soleil

pride after orlando

Following the events that took place in Orlando this month, and the divisive outcome of the EU referendum on Friday, this year's London Pride had a special poignancy. Here, photographer Holly Falconer reflects on the love, energy and unity that she saw...<p>Just over two weeks ago 49 people were …

'Nobody Is Immune': Bracing For Zika's First Summer In The U.S.

The mosquito-borne Zika epidemic is headed for its first summer in the United States. <i>New York Times</i> reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that if the virus is ever going to hit hard in the U.S., 2016 will be the year.<p>"No one in the population has had the disease before, so …

Was Stonewall sparked by Judy Garland’s death? Inside the riots’ contested history

NEW YORK — If anyone can be considered the foremost authority on the historic 1969 Stonewall uprising, it is Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, and for two simple reasons:<p>First, Lanigan-Schmidt, a snow-bearded 68, is among the few still alive who participated in the riots that ushered in the modern gay rights …

LGBTQI

Inside the Mind of Steven Spielberg, Hollywood’s Big, Friendly Giant

The legendary director on <i>The BFG</i>, eye contact between actors, the trauma of his childhood, and the reason he gave Drew Barrymore a kitten.<p>by Jon …

Can real friendships be made on friendship apps?

Back in the far reaches of 2010, if you wanted to make a friend, you had to seek them out—and often to much effort. This is what Rachel Bertsche did …

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

How Apple Made The Watch Work For Wheelchair Users

Apple engineer Ron Huang describes the year-long process of overhauling watchOS for people in wheelchairs.<p>In America alone, there are more than 2.2 million people who depend upon wheelchairs to get around every day. But most wheelchair users aren’t active. They’re more sedentary, on average, than …

Millions of lives have been saved, awareness is widespread, but hurdles remain as World AIDS Day is observed

In just six months between January and June, an additional 1 million<p>HIV-infected people gained access to lifesaving treatment, according to figures announced in advance of World AIDS Day on Thursday.<p>The news came as several promising studies of drugs that could hasten the elimination of the disease …

Public Health

Five Things Marketers Need To Know about Apple's iMessage

At Apple’s developer conference this week, there were some major announcements about the future of mobile messaging on iOS 10, Apple’s latest mobile operating system. These updates are game changing for marketers who are interested in harnessing the massive audience power of mobile …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software , and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Analytics

Microsoft shows how bad Chrome is for your laptop's battery

If you're a regular user of Google's Chrome browser then you're probably aware of the effect it has on your laptop battery life. Google has previously promised to improve battery life with Chrome, but most of the quick fixes haven't made a big difference yet. Microsoft has been busy conducting its …

Batteries

Smartphone users temporarily blinded after looking at screen in bed

Medical journal reports that two women experience ‘transient smartphone blindness’ after constantly checking phones in the dark<p>Warning: Looking at your smartphone while lying in bed at night could wreak havoc on your vision.<p>Two women went temporarily blind from constantly checking their phones in …

10 Snapchat accounts you need to follow right now

Snapchat is notorious for not having any kind of discovery feature.<p>However, with its rise to one of the most popular social networks out there it’s not keeping people from getting the app on their phone.<p>Maybe you’re new to the Snapchat game or haven’t been using it in a while. It could also be that …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

The Exact Amount of Fruit to Put in Your Smoothies, According to Dietitians

Mystery, solved.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and provided by our partners at</i> POPSUGAR<i>.</i><p>One of the fastest, healthiest, easiest breakfasts you can whip up and enjoy on the go is a deliciously cold and creamy smoothie. If you're worried about it being loaded with sugars and carbs, certified …

High Stakes: 6 Examples of Drug War Fiction Done Right

On June 17, 1971, President Richard Nixon called a press conference to declare a war on drugs, proclaiming, “America’s public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse. In order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive.” The Drug Enforcement Agency …

It's OK if You Don't Understand the Billboards of Silicon Valley

After cruising across the Bay Bridge, past Treasure Island and Alcatraz and all those ships in the harbor, one of the first things you see is a …

To Increase Well-Being, Train Your Brain

<i>by Mimi O' Connor</i><p>The tired cliché that claims, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks" is being effectively laid to rest once and for all. The integration of contemporary science and ancient contemplative practices is proving that, regardless of age, we are capable of altering our bodies and our …

Mindfulness

New Genetic Engineering Method Called Promising — And Perilous

A powerful new technique for changing genes in insects, animals and plants holds great promise, according to a report from an influential panel of scientists released Wednesday. But the group also says it's potentially very dangerous.<p>As such, the report from the National Academies of Sciences, …

Genetics