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LED lamps are great for the environment, but bad for our health

The European Union recently announced a ban on halogen light bulbs, to persuade the public to switch to LED lamps. It’s unlikely to raise many eyebrows.<p>There are, after all, lots of different lamps on the market. Some generate light by a white hot filament (incandescent lamps, such as halogen), …

Headaches

You Should Always Put a Quarter on a Frozen Cup of Water Before a Power Outage

Keep this trick in mind before the next major storm.<p>When a major storm is on the horizon, sometimes packing your bags and leaving home is the safe thing to do. But, if you're worried about the food in your fridge being safe to consume when you return, you're going to want to remember this …

Lifestyle

Henry Cavill Out as Superman Amid Warner Bros.' DC Universe Shake-Up (Exclusive)

Talks broke down for a cameo in 'Shazam!' due to scheduling conflicts, and the door is now closing on other potential appearances for the actor.<p>The …

Justice League

How Mutual Masturbation Increases Intimacy

Mutual masturbation: is this the thing your relationship needs? Jury is in: Most def.<p>Firstly, you might be thinking, <i>What is mutual masturbation?</i> That’s alright. It’s not a practice widely discussed. Mutual masturbation is when you and your partner masturbate next to each other (or within view of …

Superhot

Viral Videos Are Replacing Pricey Political Ads. They’re Cheaper, and They Work.

These are not the stories that candidates usually turn to the camera and open up about in ads.<p>One talked about her father’s violent temper and how she once watched him throw her mother through a plate glass door. Another recalled watching his brothers struggle to find steady work because of their …

U.S. Politics

Think You've Got Food Poisoning? Here's How To Really Tell

Experts share the habits that actually make you sick, plus how to feel better ASAP.<p>Fighting off food poisoning is bad enough, but believing mistruths about it can make your sickness go from bad to worse.<p>According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control And Prevention, an estimated 48 million people …

Food Preparation

'It's a hoax': PAGASA warns vs alarmist texts over 'supertyphoon'

Weather bureau PAGASA debunked Monday text messages that said potential supertyphoon Mangkhut will be packing 240 kph winds by Thursday this week, …

Weather

China Poised to Win Major Victory in Sea Dispute With Help of Philippine Resources Deal

An oil-and-gas pact with Manila would signal acceptance of Beijing’s refusal to respect international tribunal’s ruling on South China Sea claims<p>MANILA—Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is negotiating an agreement with China to share oil and natural-gas resources in the disputed waters of the …

Natural Gas

Solon says rising inflation leads to 5 million 'new poor Filipinos'

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 10)</b> — The skyrocketing prices of commodities have pushed a huge number of Filipinos towards the poverty line, a …

Asia

Jollibee, the Filipino Super Chain, Sinks $12.4 Million Into Rick Bayless Restaurants

There’s buzz in Chicago and in the Philippines after <b>Jollibee</b> — the fast-food giant with two Chicago-area locations — announced a $12.4 million deal to buy stake in Rick Bayless’ fast-casual chain, Tortas Frontera. Jollibee — a global titan that serves Filipino-style spaghetti, fried chicken, and …

Fast Casual

These 5 Foods Are "Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouses," Says a Top Chef

"My relationship with food has always been a key component of my identity," writes Seamus Mullen, an award-winning chef, restaurateur, and longtime …

Wellness

From walking around the bedroom naked to showering together: This is how many months it takes couples to get comfortable with snoring, massages and bathroom habits

When it comes to dating there are a variety of different milestones that are met throughout the relationship.<p>Just like the first time you meet each …

A Dating Expert Reveals How Paying For Your Date Can Ruin Your Chances

It’s the age-old argument which is still relevant till this day – does spending your hard-earned cash on women (and men) guarantee you dating …

Bribery

Young Christians are leaving the church – Here’s why

A new, 2018 Pew Research Center Report polled a growing group in America: “religious nones.” This group describes themselves as “nothing in particular” when asked if they identify with a specific religious group. The vast majority are ex-Christians, and most are under the age of 35. Pew asked a …

Religion

Incredible round-the-world cruises (that are still cheaper than renting a flat in London)

World cruise. Repeat: world cruise. Sounds exotic, right? At a time when many of us take frequent city breaks, when we no longer need the excuse of a honeymoon to visit the Maldives, and our holiday wish lists are effortlessly ticked, it is increasingly hard to find that little bit of “wow!” that …

San Francisco

Disappointing photos show the real, messy, unglamorous lives behind perfect Instagram shots

Instagram rarely depicts real life. We spend a long time carefully curating our feed, making sure we've added the right filter, or photoshopped out a skin imperfection, or piece of trash on the floor.<p>This is probably doubly true for parenting bloggers, who have to deal with not just their own mess, …

Parenting

Women are going crazy for 'miracle' lotion that claims to banish 'tuckshop arms' and firm 'wobbly bellies' in just 12 weeks

Summer is just around the corner, but for some this time of year can spark dread, especially if there are worries about exposing certain parts of the …

Vicious Rumors Spread Like Wildfire On WhatsApp — And Destroyed A Village

<b>Hours after a mob of villagers</b> beat five strangers to death over a rumor on WhatsApp, nobody wanted to clean up the blood: There was just too much of …

Long-form Journalism

10 Signs You Might Have High Estrogen Levels (and What to Do About It)

A few weeks ago, I had a blood test run at a wellness boutique in Los Angeles to get a basic idea of my hormonal and metabolic health. I'd never had …

Women's Health

7 Destinations in Europe You Wouldn’t Think to Visit (but Really Should)

As one of the most accessible and beloved parts of the world, Europe is home to plenty bucket list–worthy places. History will draw you to ancient …

European Travel

This $25 dash cam might be your best car accessory purchase yet

Dash cams have become practically invaluable tools to have on the road. In the event of an accident or an altercation with another driver, a dash cam …

Technology

The secret to Hongkongers’ longevity? We walk more than anyone else in the world

Why do Hongkongers live longer than anyone else? It’s a baffling question given the cramped housing, stressful living and air pollution. Yet, for the …

Hong Kong

15 Mistakes Every Tourist Makes When They Visit France

We're not being rude, we're just being French.

France

New cancer vaccine is 100 percent successful in mouse model

Scientists have developed a new vaccine that — in conjunction with existing therapies — can not only treat aggressive melanoma, but also prevent its …

Immunotherapy

One of The Most Widely Used Antidepressants Has Just Been Implicated in Breeding Antibiotic Resistance

The plot thickens.<p>In recent years, bacteria have been growing increasingly resistant to antibiotics – our strongest weapon against them.<p>It's …

Medicine

49 Amazon Products That Reviewers Say Are The Best Purchase They’ve Ever Made

People may love Amazon for its Prime two-day shipping, but if there's one brilliant feature that shouldn't go unnoticed, it's the thousands upon …

Online Life

How Faking Videos Became Easy and Why That's So Scary

A minute-long video of Barack Obama has been seen more than 4.8 million times since April. It shows the former U.S. president seated, with the …

Jordan Peele

The Best Olive Oils, According to People Who Consume a Lot of It

On the left is Nuñez de Prado, one of the best Spanish olive oils.<p>Stand in front of the olive-oil section at the grocery store and you’ll start …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

A Sexologist Reveals The “Honey Badger’s” Secret To Charming Attractive Women

What if I told you it was possibly to be universally adored? Girls swooning, guys nodding in solidarity, parents and grandparents in awe of your joie …

Nick Cummins

All Your (Very) Honest Questions About Anal Sex, Answered by an Expert

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Sex<p>Do You Poop During Anal Sex?<p>All Your (Very) Honest Questions About Anal Sex, Answered by an Expert<p>Shares<p>Anal sex can be tricky. …