Jamie Towns Shea

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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

Why Giving Up Shampoo Was Ultimately Way Too High Maintenance

I know, ironic.<p>I only had to to learn what "no poo" was to commit to it right then and there. It was June 2013, and the act of doing away with shampoo entirely—and instead cleansing locks with baking soda and apple cider vinegar, and conditioning with coconut oil a couple times a week—had suddenly …

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

6 Destinations You Should Visit In Ireland, As Recommended By The Actual Irish

Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?<p>Based on travel data collected by our friends at Booking.com, we were able to …

Cherries Waffles Tennis Arrested In Jupiter, Florida

She may have had a brush with the law, but her name makes her sound pretty sweet.<p>Cherries Waffles Tennis, 19, was arrested in August after allegedly making fraudulent purchases at surf shops in Jupiter, Florida, according to the Palm Beach Post. Police say Tennis, along with 19-year-old Vincent …

WW1 women at work: In pictures

World History

The Angel of the Gap – Australian Man Living Near a Cliff Saved 160 People from Suicide by Striking Up a Conversation

For nearly 50 years, Don Ritchie saved the lives of people who were on the verge of suicide. During his lifetime, he managed to stop 160 people from …

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Look Fresh-Faced & Finished With These Easy Tips

Photo: Courtesy of Beauty Is Boring.<p>Sometimes, simple is better, as in the case of Klazina’s dark brows and clean face. The perfectly mussed hair was …

Brazilian Beauty Secrets, Day 5: Under-the-Radar Beauty Products

In the last installment of my Brazilian beauty series, I'll leave you with a few products that were recommended to me at the salons I visited on my trip. Getting your hands on them may not be as easy as going to your local drugstore, but I highly recommend you scoop them up if you get the chance. …