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Cocoa powder, spinach, more: 5 foods to help manage blood pressure

TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer reveals five foods that can help you manage your blood pressure, as well as suggesting interesting ways you can incorporate them into your diet. Joy says to add a little bit of cocoa powder to your food or your coffee, and says spinach makes a tasty (and healthy) …

Cocoa Powder

This New Superfood Is Flying Off the Shelves at Whole Foods

For those of you who frequent Whole Foods, you may have noticed a newcomer on the superfood aisle: tigernuts. Despite the somewhat menacing moniker, …

6 medications that cause weight gain— and how you can fight back

When your doctor puts you on a prescription medication, reading the list of potential side effects can be daunting. While it may be tempting to ignore that fine print completely—after all, the benefits of being on the medicine will likely outweigh the possible negatives—experts agree it's important …

Wellness

Mika Brzezinski Thinks Donald Trump Has Serious Mental Health Issues

Donald Trump’s mental health became a central question on Monday’s <i>Morning Joe</i>.<p>Mika Brzezinski, one of the hosts of the MSNBC show, expressed concern …

Donald Trump

Sleep apnea wearable company NightBalance raises $13.9M

Sleep apnea device developer <b>NightBalance</b> announced today it has raised $13.9 million (EU €12.5 million) in second round funding led by INKEF Capital …

Sleep

Prophets of Rage Set Defiant Tone at Explosive L.A. Debut

Rap-rock supergroup tears through new anthems, plus classics by Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill<p>On Tuesday night, the walls …

Indie Music

Joe Jonas Helpfully Explains What "Cake by the Ocean" Means

It's a sex thing, apparently.<p>Your best Jo Bro bae Joe Jonas is in a cool new band, DNCE, and they have a cool new single out called "Cake by the Ocean." It's very good and very catchy, even if Joe says the F-word and you probably weren't ready for that? (I know I wasn't.) The titular lyrics also …

Fresh Summer Fruit Recipes

Make the most of fresh-from-the-farm produce.<p>Celebrate summer with one of these easy, fresh fruit recipes. From blueberry pancakes for breakfast to strawberry shortcake for dessert, you'll get the most out of fresh-from-the-farm produce with one of these delicious dishes.

20 words William Shakespeare used completely differently to you

Shakespeare’s complete works (38 plays, 154 sonnets, and five full-length narrative poems, in case you're wondering) contain a total of 31,534 different words, roughly half of which he only used once, and just over 1,500 of which (around 1 in every 20) had seemingly never been used in written …

William Shakespeare

4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

Adele Pranks Impersonators By Showing Up At Audition In Disguise

She didn't look the part, but she certainly sounded it.<p>Adele donned a convincing disguise to prank Adele impersonators for a BBC segment that aired in the U.K. on Friday.<p>The "Hello" singer pretended to be a nanny called Jenny at the audition for a made-up show at the New Wimbledon Theatre in …

Adele

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

Karl Lagerfeld

35-minute ode to 'Blade Runner' made from 12,600 paintings

Artist Anders Ramsell watercolors his way through an enthralling retelling of the "Blade Runner" movie.<p>While everybody else was busy talking about a possible "Blade Runner" sequel, artist Anders Ramsell was occupied with making his version of the original film, using a process that requires more …

Blade Runner