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The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Holistic Medicine

Artist Spends Hours Arranging Natural Objects Into Stunning Mandalas, Leaves Them For You To Find

Nature is beautiful as it is, but James Brunt is constantly finding new ways to make it look even more appealing. James creates artworks using …

​Smoking One Cigarette a Day Health Risks | Men’s Health

In the meta-analysis, researchers crunched the numbers from 141 previous studies looking at the number of cigarettes people smoked and their subsequent health risks.<p>They discovered that men who smoked just one cigarette were 74 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease than nonsmokers …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Havasupai Adventure

An oasis in the desert. A place for you to witness the Grand Canyon walls surrounding you while listening to the sound of rushing water outside your …

Warframe beginner’s guide: How to survive your first 10 hours

Don’t be overwhelmed!<p><i>Warframe</i> is an intimidating game. Sure, it’s a wildly popular and ridiculously fun free-to-play third-person shooter on Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but its accessibility and popularity doesn’t mean it’s easy to get into.<p>New players can feel overwhelmed after four …

17 Best Over-the-Counter Meds

Name the pain or problem, and we’ll point you to the cure<p>Yasu + Junko<p>There's no cure for the common cold—but that doesn't mean you can't get relief.<p>Dr. Janet Engle, Executive Associate Dean at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy helps us sort through the vast amount of …

Your choice of $8 Apple Watch bands in multiple sizes and colors (33% off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>MP (99% positive feedback from nearly 3,000 all-time) via Amazon offers its 38 and 42mm Apple Watch bands in a variety of styles …

A Woman’s Struggle With the Fear of Camping Alone

The first time I camped out by myself, it was nearly out of spite. My 30th birthday was rapidly advancing on me as I cautiously weighted one-by-one …

Time I

Video Games Are Destroying the People Who Make Them

Among video game developers, it’s called “crunch”: a sudden spike in work hours, as many as 20 a day, that can last for days or weeks on end. During this time, they sleep at work, limit bathroom breaks and cut out anything that pulls their attention away from their screens, including family and …

Gaming Industry

Don’t spend a cent in Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s marketplace

We have a better way to farm orcs<p><i>Middle</i><i>-e</i><i>arth: Shadow of War</i> design director Bob Roberts insisted that his team balanced the game with its online features — including its controversial loot boxes — disabled. Nonetheless, the game’s final act, Shadow Wars, seems to be designed around pushing players …

Spoils of War

Stardew Valley guide for beginners

Everyday tips and advice on farming and more<p>Perhaps you just got your hands on <i>Stardew Valley</i> on PC. Or, like me and many others, you picked up the game because it’s on the Nintendo Switch. Whatever the case may be, it turns out running a farm all on your own is a lot of work! Not only that, much of …

How to Get ​Massive Biceps, Triceps and Shoulders | Men’s Health

But it’s not like I was born with these arms.<p>I’ve been lifting systematically since I was 28. I’d say it took at least a decade to get to the point where strangers on the street would stop and point at my arms. Since then I’ve become a certified strength coach, opened my own gym in New York, and …

5 Best Hiking Socks - Back o' Beyond

Overview<p>If you have ever hiked with cold, sore, or blistered feet you know how miserable it can get. For your feet to carry you comfortably on the …

Backpacking

Destiny 2’s best legendary weapons, according to team Polygon (update)

Slow is smooth, smooth is fast<p>A bad carpenter blames his tools, and bad carpenters love to hate on exotic (yellow) weapons in <i>Destiny 2</i>.<p>In fact, I bet most players spend more time checking which legendary (purple) weapons are available for infusion into those exotics than they do the stats on those …

Activision Blizzard

The 12 Best Backcountry Huts in America

Basecamp the right way: at this 1971 cabin on the edge of a bowl overlooking Alaska’s Talkeetnas.<p>Poke your head out the front door of this hut for a …

Here’s What’s in Pro Backpacker Andrew Skurka’s Pack

Andrew Skurka surely has one of the world’s best jobs: He’s essentially a professional backpacker. Or adventurer, maybe. When he’s not writing books …

Self-improvement

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

SpellForce 3 mashes up two genres into one beautiful package

Hybrid RTS/RPG coming this year to PC<p>As someone who enjoys both a good isometric role-playing game and a good real-time strategy game, I’m ashamed to say that, until a few weeks ago, I had never heard of the SpellForce series. But after a demo during a pre-E3 event in California, <i>SpellForce 3</i> …

This One-Person Tent Makes Me Want to Ditch my Backpacking Partner

Sorry, honey!<p>Backpacking partners are great. They give you somebody to talk to and to share experiences with, but mostly they give you somebody to …

Backpacking

You Will Regret These Choices In 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the number of regrets you will have in the next ten years.<p>The most common regrets you have probably read about are: missed opportunities, not spending time …

Motivation

BioLite’s new CampStove 2 improves on the original in just about every way

When BioLite first introduced the CampStove in 2012, it was seen as an innovative product designed mainly for use by casual campers. The stove …

Batteries

The 7 Best Tents for Camping and Backpacking

It's your mobile home away from home, so make sure it's a good one.<p><i>Technically</i>, you can camp any time of year. But if you're looking to avoid some of the more unsavory seasons, then your wait is almost over—and you're going to need a tent.<p>Below, we've rounded up seven popular tents to consider …

The 5 Best Virtual Reality Games

If you're looking for a VR experience to get started with, here are a few worth your time.<p>As of 2017, virtual reality is humming along in a …

Virtual Reality

​How Carotenoid Antioxidants Protect Against Lung Cancer | Men’s Health

In fact, compared to those who ate the least, people who consumed the most beta-carotene reduced their lung cancer risk by 34 percent. The risk reduction for eating the most alpha-carotene, lycopene, and vitamin C was by 30 percent, 25 percent, and 26 percent, respectively.<p>Then, the authors …

1080p vs. 4K Gaming: Everything You Need to Know

True 4K gaming is becoming increasingly accessible, which means that PC gamers looking to make the jump have a lot of things to take into …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks