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Surgical Checklists Save Lives — but Once in a While, They Don’t. Why?

Late last year, I witnessed an extraordinary surgical procedure at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. The patient was a middle-aged man who was born with a leaky valve at the root of his aorta, the wide-bored blood vessel that arcs out of the human heart and carries blood to the upper and lower reaches …

Medicine

How to Make Your Upper Body Instantly Appear More Muscular

This simple workout will give you the best upper-body pump of your life<p>When I’m short on time and not feeling up to heavy strength work, this is one of my go-to workouts. You simply set the clock for 5 minutes and pump out as many quality reps as you can for a handful of moves that work your entire …

Workouts

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Amazon Prime

Human Trafficking Survivor Karla Jacinto Was Raped 43,200 Times as a Teen, Now She's Telling Her Story to Congress and the Pope

She was forced into prostitution at 12. Now 23, she's raising awareness of this global issue.<p>Karla Jacinto estimates she was raped 43,200 times as a teen. She was forced into prostitution at age 12 by a man a decade her senior and forced to have sex with up to 30 men a day, seven days a week, for …

Pope Francis

Six Next-Level Hot Toddy Recipes: From a flaming Hot Spice Grog to a Yuzu Toddy Cocktail and more to warm things up

While we can't (scientifically) attest to the famed Hot Toddy being a cold remedy, we can stand behind its warm deliciousness. Traditionally composed of whisky, hot water, honey and lemon (or spices), this simple hot cocktail has been around for a few centuries and continues to delight. With only a …

Scotch Whisky

We don’t save for the future because we lie to ourselves. This app might change that

As humans, our failings are epic. We eat too much, lie to ourselves, never exercise enough, and spend so much money we have nothing left for that vacation in Hawaii. But technology, Dan Ariely believes, might save us from ourselves.<p>Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke …

Personal Finance

This Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors Than The Average Person

A unique genetic mutation and a well-wired brain mean that Concetta Antico is like no other artist on Earth.<p>When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, …