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Mobile phone child health risk investigation

<b>A major investigation into whether mobile phones and other wireless technologies affect children's mental development is getting under way.</b><p>The study - funded by the government and industry - will track 2,500 11- and 12-year-olds from September.<p>It will look at their cognitive ability - thinking …

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Does brain structure determine your political views?

<b>Politics is one of the most complex areas of human thought. So when I heard the claim that scanning people's brains could predict political choices, I was naturally sceptical.</b><p>Brain science is achieving extraordinary insights, but mapping what you can measure in a brain scanner on to human social …

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Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

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11 Healthier Ways to Do Brunch

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Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says Tom Holland, author of <i>Beat the Gym</i>. In fact, researchers found that women who did …

The Strength-Training Workout that Doubles as Cardio

Combine the two—and get out of the gym faster!<p>Swinging kettlebells doesn't just pump up your biceps. Kettlebell workouts can raise your heart rate enough to count as cardio, according to a small new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning</i> Research. <br>The researchers had exercisers complete …

Sculpt Sexy Legs in 15 Minutes

Training your lower body is one of the fastest ways to get lean. That's because it's made up of bigger muscle groups (such as your glutes, quads, and hamstrings), so working those specific areas tends to create a greater metabolic response overall, says Alli McKee, a personal trainer in Baltimore. …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Strong is the new sexy. Follow this workout plan for six weeks straight to get the body you want<p>Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of <i>Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and</i> …

Thanks to the “mancession,” metrosexuals have become “manfluencers™”

They called it the “Great Mancession.” As the post-2008 economic decline put more men out of work than women in the US, marketers began to notice a trend: Men in opposite-sex couples were taking over what had traditionally been women’s roles. In focus group after focus group, Julie Murphy, an …

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Britain falls behind best developing countries as gender gap stays static

Employment glass ceiling leaves UK in 18th place with Nordic nations ranked best for women's equality<p>Britain's glass ceiling for women in business and politics means it languishes behind the Nordic countries and some developing nations in the league table of gender equality, according to a report …

18 Ways to Cook Chicken Thighs

The chicken thigh is the heavy-hitting ingredient of the speedy weeknight dinner menu.<p>The chicken thigh is our favorite heavy-hitting ingredient of a speedy weeknight dinner. It's inexpensive. It's flavorful. It's versatile. Need proof? Head the butcher counter at your local supermarket. Then, …

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This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Quick Morning Beans and Fried Eggs<p>Appetizers & Sides<p>Creamy Roasted Red Pepper and Cauliflower Soup<br>• Basic Roasted Pumpkin Seeds<br>• Gluten-Free Apple Cider Bread<p>Entrées<p>Sous-Vide Pork Belly Buns With Pork Braise Mayonnaise and Quick-Pickled Cucumbers<br>• Chicken Ramen<br>• Pepper and Egg Sandwich<br>• Vegetarian …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Boozy Guinness Ice Cream Floats | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Who says ice cream floats are only for kids? A scoop of coffee ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate turn rich, dark Irish stout beer into a celebratory dessert drink for adults.<p><b>Boozy Guinness Ice Cream Floats</b><p>1 pint (16 fl. oz./500 ml) coffee ice cream<p>4 Tbs. (2 fl. oz./60 ml) chocolate syrup<p>2 cans …

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3 Ways to Know If a Restaurant’s Clean

You can’t inspect the kitchen, but these subtle signs can save you from a dining disaster<p>You check out Yelp to get a sense for a restaurant’s price range and vibe, but there’s something else you might be able to learn from the site soon: Health scores for restaurants are appearing on Yelp pages in …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.

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Want a Tight Butt That Defies Gravity?

Each day at sunrise, 32-year-old LisaVan Sciver, a full-time ski patroller at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming, is on the slopes—some of the most challenging in North America, by the way, with one of the highest vertical drops—to make sure the conditions are stable enough to open the …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.

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Top 5 Regrets of the Dying

I've always been interested in the wisdom of our elders and often do a practice with students and clients when they've seemed to veer off the path of what truly matters in their lives. I ask them to project themselves forward many years from now looking back onto this very moment right now, what do …

4 Powerful Ways to Lovingly Manage Rejection

Rejection can feel so painful, but it doesn't have to. How would life be different for you if you had no fear of rejection? Life changed so much for the better for me when I learned how to lovingly manage rejection.<p>In this article, I'm referring to the kind of rejection that occurs socially -- at …

17 Essential Items Every Guy Should Own

We know that many men find shopping challenging, which is why we've whipped up clothing guides for everything from pants to suits to shoes to shorts (yes, we're OK with guys wearing shorts -- sometimes). But at the end of the day, it's easiest to just have a simple, go-to list: What does a guy need …

The 8 Skincare Secrets You Need To Know Now, According To Dr. Perricone

We all want beautiful skin, but we may not know how to achieve it. Should we be slathering on more creams? Exfoliating every day? What about all of those oils being thrown at us?<p>Luckily, we got the expert opinion of Dr. Perricone himself on the confusing world that is skin maintenance. The health …

The 5 Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Morning

Morning time: The birds are singing, you haven’t checked your e-mail yet, and you have a moment of peace before the day attacks. This is your opportunity to start the day off right. Like the common belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, your morning exercise routine is one of …

Healthy Desserts Worthy Of Seconds

Illustration by Austin Watts<p>We do our best to keep healthy around here. Some walk to work, others avoid gluten, and some of us just opt for low-fat …

Millennial males seek work-life balance too

Many younger professionals aren’t just looking for jobs. They’re looking for a better quality of life—and are tailoring their careers accordingly.<p>“My …

20-Minute Meals

Okay, can anybody really make dinner in 20 minutes? Yes, and a tasty dinner at that. We've got a lineup of healthy and delicious meals you can make and eat in less time than it takes to order at a sit-down restaurant. Save a little dough, unwind from your day, and whip up one of these feasts …

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just one …