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How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Psychology

Why You Stumble Over Your Words

Want to sound composed during your next speech or presentation? Learn the simple fix for linguistic slip-ups<p>Ever know <i>exactly</i> what you want to say, but your words come out all garbled?<p>This usually happens when you least expect it. It’s not like you suddenly forgot how to form a sentence—it’s more …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

3 Steps to Put Fear Behind You

<b>Fear is a killer.</b><p>A killer of dreams, success and happiness.<p>And fear will stop you in your tracks. It will stop you from going after that dream promotion, or starting that business you've always wanted, because you might not be successful. It will stop you from trying something new, in case you look …

Men?s Lifestyle Habits Affect Their Sperm, Says Study

It should come as no surprise that your diet and exercise have a major effect on your body, but a new study has found that these two components also have a big effect on sperm too. Apparently, it's not just women who need to stay on top of their game when it comes to having a healthy baby, but men …

This 30-Day Challenge Will Change Your Mind About the Treadmill

<i>This article was originally published on December 7, 2015.</i><p>Let us just start by saying: Non-runners, don’t click away! This challenge is for you, just …

Marathons

Is Your Farmers' Market a Sham?

Imagine: You’re unloading your farmers' market bounty from your favorite canvas tote bag and the sticker on the zucchini catches your eye.<p>“Grown in Chile?” you shriek, glaring at the summer squash in your hand, lost in a cascade of anguish and betrayal.<p>If you’re assuming all the produce at your …

Astronomers Find Supermassive Black Hole 12 Billion Times Size of the Sun

Astronomers say they have have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow. Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang. But with measurements indicating it is 12 billion times the size of the sun, the black hole …

Black Holes

Natural Born Heroes | Agility and Balance

Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Apr 14, 2015<p>You can do this yoga-meets-wrestling series of movements anywhere, with results that put the weight machines to shame<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Feb 25, 2015<p>Stop that lawnmower! Your urban backyard is packed with hidden …

World War II

Why You Must Add This Explosive Medicine-Ball Move to Your Workout

The med-ball short slam will help you build a better-performing, more athletic body<p>A medicine ball may not be a part of your workout—but it should be. "Training with med balls helps you build muscle, burn fat, and improve your athleticism,” says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in Phoenix, Arizona, …

7 New Ways to Get Your Avocado Fix

Avocados are, like, <b>so hot right now</b>. They've been sweeping breakfasts across the country with <b>avocado toast</b> while holding up its reputation as the <b>crowd-pleasing guac</b>. But it's time to really put this bad boy to work. Check out these different ways to eat the most-Instagrammed food of our time.<p><b>1.</b> …

Spice It Up: It's Good for You!

Herbs and spices provide more than flavor to our dishes. There is significant research showing that these culinary treasures have many health benefits. Everyday tantalizing seasonings such as cinnamon, garlic and oregano can help protect against many chronic conditions, including heart disease, …

20 AVOCADO RECIPES FOR KIDS

I have two children that profess a love for avocados and one that proclaims disdain for it every time he sees it. But if I serve guacamole, he thinks …

Sweet potato fries

Method<p><b>1.</b> Heat the oven to 200. Cut the sweet potatoes lengthwise into one centimetre slices, then cut each slice into long, thin chips. Toss lightly …

29 Ways To Eat Vegetables That Are Actually Delicious

Eat yer veggies, no salads necessary.

20 best chicken recipes: part 3

Great recipes from Nigel Slater, Madhur Jaffrey, Tom Kerridge and more<br>• The final part of this series launches on Thursday<p>If you cannot get the egg yellow food colouring, use any other yellow colouring to get a strong saffron colour. The amount you need will vary. If you use liquid yellow food …

Yogurt

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Recipe: Chef Edward Lee’s Fried Trout Sandwiches

Fans of Top Chef might remember Edward Lee from Season 9 in Texas. Louisville residents might know him as the chef of his acclaimed restaurant, 610 …

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