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I Drank Fire Cider for a Week, and I Don’t Need Coffee Anymore

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it’s not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it’s also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Alternative Medicine

The magnesium-vitamin D connection you need to know about

When it comes to the long list of supplements out there, magnesium and vitamin D both top the list as ones doctors most recommend. (Probiotics are up …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

The best AMRAP workouts to boost your muscle endurance

The aim of AMRAP (“as many rounds as possible”) is to beat the number of rounds you did in your last session.<p>Self-defined goals like this build …

‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part of the Amazon. Then, it appears, they had the bad luck of running into gold miners.<p>Now, federal prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation into the reported massacre of about 10 …

Latin America

Neil deGrasse Tyson Destroys Climate Change Deniers' Favorite Argument In 1 Tweet

A go-to argument from science deniers was absolutely crushed by one of the world’s most famous scientists.<p>Some believe one reason for the consensus that human activity has caused climate change is that scientists are in cahoots with each other. But Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist, author …

Clean Technology

Five Things You Must Not Do During Totality At The Solar Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse is almost upon us, and millions will be flocking to the path of totality.<p>Although there are many great activities to do before, after and during, here are the top things you must not do during those moments of darkness.<p><b>1.)</b> <b>Do not waste your time photographing it</b>. Totality …

Solar Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse Is 2 Weeks Away. Are You Ready?

There are only two weeks until the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017. If you're traveling into the path of totality, it's time to make sure your …

Solar System

Gnawing Questions: Is Sugar From Fruit The Same As Sugar From Candy?

If vegetables are the monarchs of nutritious eating, fruits have always been part of the royal court — not quite as important, but still worthy of respect. But now that nutrition guidelines are cracking down on sugar, some people are questioning fruits' estimable role in a healthy diet.<p>One need …

Nutrition

This Is The Best Advice to Help Extend Your Phone's Battery Life

For short-term and long-term battery life benefits.<p>As mobile phone users, all we want is enough battery life to last the day. Frustratingly, the …

Clean Energy

International Champions Cup 2017: Times, Live Stream, Predictions for Fixtures

The International Champions Cup returns for 2017, as Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid take their places in the pre-season tournament.<p>Lionel Messi will feature for Barca, but Cristiano Ronaldo has not travelled with Madrid on their tour.<p>Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, …

Soccer

'Education is the solution': the Gloucestershire high school enforcing a digital detox

Pupils at Stroud high school were outraged by strict new rules prohibiting the use of digital devices, but the results were remarkable<p>Fourteen-year-old friends Hannah Cox and Libby Shirnia admitted they were a little taken aback when their school announced stringent new rules on mobile phones, …

Social Media

Why Hip Thrusts Will Make You Strong As Hell

Your glutes are good for more than filling out a pair of pants. They’re the largest muscle group in your body, making them incredibly important for …

The Science Behind Effortless Weight Loss | Heleo

“People who are overweight are given the idea that, ‘It’s your fault you’re fat. This is about willpower.’ And it’s not.”<p><b>Dr. Mark Hyman</b> is a …

Nutrition

Animated map of what Earth would look like if all the ice melted

Many of the effects of climate change are irreversible. Sea levels have been rising at a greater rate year after year, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates they could rise by another meter or more by the end of this century.<p>As National Geographic showed us in 2013, sea levels …

Climate Change

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Leg Hip Bridge<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Glutes, Adductors</i><p>Lie faceup with knees bent, feet planted on floor near butt, arms out to sides on floor with palms …

No Equipment, No Excuses: Joe Wicks's Best Workouts (and Yes, We Stole His Line)

If you want simple, easy, quick and effective workouts, then there are few better people to turn to on Instagram and YouTube than Joe Wicks. Wicks's …

Yankees’ Abundance of Caution With Young Arms Is Not Enough

When the Yankees had the 16th overall pick in the 2015 draft, their highest selection since they had taken Derek Jeter with the sixth pick in 1993, there was a tantalizing prospect still on the board.<p>Brady Aiken, a left-handed high school pitcher, had actually been the top overall pick in the draft …

Baseball

Here's Why You Sleep Much Less As You Age

As people age, many experience difficulties sleeping. But a new study suggests that it’s actually our sleeplessness that’s aging us.<p>In a study published in the journal Neuron this month, researchers found that insomnia occurs because certain brain mechanisms change as people age.<p>Lead study author …

Sleep

Guardian Muscles: 3 moves to strengthen your rotator cuff muscles for healthier shoulders

If you've ever felt a twinge—or worse—in your shoulder during a military press, you're perfectly aware just how important and fragile your rotator …

Workouts

5 Exercises That Will Improve Your Poor Circulation Immediately

Circulation is one of those things you probably never think about, even though it's crucial for good health. Your heart pumps about 5 quarts of blood throughout your body's system of blood vessels each minute. When your circulatory system is working well, it delivers oxygen throughout the body and …

New York City

Suspended – Medium

The World's Largest 'Artificial Sun' Has Just Been Switched on in Germany

It's a bit bright in here.<p>Synlight is the largest collection of film projector spotlights ever assembled in one room, and scientists in Germany are …

Light Bulbs

Find Your Birthday Hidden in Pi

March 14 is recognized across the math world as Pi Day, thanks to the resemblance of the date "3/14" to the first three digits of mathematics' most …

Mathematics

NCAA Bracket Predictions 2017: Sleeper Teams Destined to Ruin Brackets

The key to NCAA tournament opening-weekend superiority in your office pool is picking the right sleepers to advance but not going too wild.<p>I'm here to help. I've identified two double-digit seeds in each region that have chances to win at least one game and, in most cases, realistic paths to the …

College Sports

Are You Doing Push-Ups Right? Here's How to Do It Better

Push-ups are an amazing exercise because they work your whole body. They work the chest muscles and the core muscles at the same time, so a lot of the benefits you get from planks, you get from push-ups.<p>Push-ups are great for people of any age and fitness level, because they can be modified and …

Exercise

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Nutrition

Today's Workout 5: The circuit to forge your core

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Your abs may have been hiding out during the winter months, but spring is here and that means it's time to …

Health