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Brain Scans of Transgender Youth Could Put an End to Gender Dysphoria

Brain imaging could change everything for transgender youth.<p>Approximately 1.4 million Americans are transgender. Despite scientific evidence to the …

LGBTQI

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Medical Research

MH370 experts think they’ve finally solved the mystery of the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight

All but one of the 239 people on the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had probably been unconscious — incapacitated by the sudden depressurization of the Boeing 777 — and had no way of knowing they were on an hours-long, meandering path to their deaths.<p>Along that path, a panel of aviation …

Airplanes

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Exercise

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Baking soda is often touted for its many uses, ranging from household cleaning to dental care and more.<p>Now, treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be …

Pain

Which beer is loved most by consumers? 26 most popular U.S. beer brands

Beer is big business in America. The combined impact that brewers, distributors, retailers, supply-chain partners, and related industries had on the U.S. economy was more than $350 billion in 2016, according to the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association.<p>Last year, Americans bought …

Beer

Scientists Find Another Possible Explanation for Why Hair Goes Gray

Scientists think they’ve stumbled upon a newly discovered mechanism that could explain why some people’s hair turns gray and others become afflicted …

Immune System

Defend your house against ants—with science

No thanks, ants. No thants.<p>We’re finally starting to move away from that awful transition period when the weather can’t quite decide if it’s winter or spring. Now that warmer days have arrived, we can look forward to budding flowers...and an onslaught of ants.<p>These little crawlers are lying in wait …

Insects

No, a Human Year Isn't Equivalent to 7 'Dog Years'

Here's how old your dog really is.<p>Dogs age at different rates compared to humans, but the simple rule of seven dog years to one human year is far …

Pets

Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice May Be World's Largest

More than 140 children were ritually killed in a single event in Peru more than 500 years ago. What could possibly have been the reason?<p><i>Leer en español.</i><p>Evidence for the largest single incident of mass child sacrifice in the Americas— and likely in world history—has been discovered on Peru's …

Archaeology

How to download a copy of everything Apple knows about you

Like Facebook and Google, Apple has a really simple way to download a file that shows all of the information that Apple knows about you.<p>Apple has …

Personal Information

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Workouts

Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images

From rising sea levels to an increase in wildfires.<p>A new website, EarthTime, aims to shows how humans have dramatically changed the planet — such as how glaciers are melting and where refugees are migrating — through time-lapse satellite photos.<p>The site’s interactive maps use images taken by NASA …

Time-lapse Photography

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Social Media

This is what happens to your body if you don't have sex for a while

Sex. Are you getting enough?<p>New research has shown that those who have it regularly are actually better off for it - health-wise.<p>But what happens to …

These Detailed Sexual Fantasies Are Better Than Fifty Shades Of Grey

Even if you think you’re not kinky, there’s a chance your brain might be. And when it comes to getting turned on and orgasming, our brains deserve …

Fifty Shades of Grey

How to create custom ringtones on your iPhone with GarageBand for iOS

While personalized ringtones can be created on the Mac version of GarageBand and exported to the iPhone, producing a custom tone can also be done …

Music Production

New push in UN to end Syria's chemical weapons following strikes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States, the United Kingdom and France are pushing for an "irreversible" end to Syria's chemical weapons program, amid furious recriminations from Russia over the effectiveness and legality of a wave of US-led missile strikes on Syrian targets.<p>UN diplomats shared with CNN a new …

Middle East

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Stormy Daniels on 60 Minutes: The 6 biggest revelations

Stormy Daniels appears on <i>60 Minutes</i> in her first televised interview Sunday night detailing her alleged affair with Donald Trump. The adult film …

The One Thing I Wish I Knew Before Painting My Thrifted Furniture

There are plenty of reasons to shop antique and thrifted furniture over what’s available in catalogs and online—the lower prices and one-of-a-kind …

This military enduro training video will make your day

Author: Naomi Dunbar<p>SHARE ON:<p>Here at ABR, we love it when you guys send things in to us that really brighten our day. Be it photos, memes, funny …

Watch: How to Install a New Chain on a Full Suspension Mountain Bike

Measuring a new chain is a vital part of setting up a smooth drivetrain. Too short and you won’t be able to shift to higher gears or worse, you can …

Mountain Biking

Systematic Review Shows How to Maintain Sexual Desire in a Relationship

Maintaining sexual desire – the drive to engage in sexual activity – between partners is often integral to a successful, long-term monogamous …

Is Daylight Saving Time Good or Bad for You?

A century ago, in 1918, the U.S. started the collective clock-changing ritual known as daylight saving time, or DST. Today more than 70 countries …

How to Bike Your Way to Weight Loss

Do you use biking to lose weight? Bicycling is a great leisure activity, but if you are bike riding for weight loss you need to structure your …

Fitness

10 travel safety tips you can learn from the CIA

Mathew Bradley spent more than 14 years in the Central Intelligence Agency, and now this former CIA agent is the Regional Security Director, Americas, for International SOS (a medical and travel security assistance company). I spoke to him via email to ask his top travel safety tips, both at home …

Flying

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

What happens to your body when you stop having sex

While many of us probably couldn’t imagine a life without sex, every now and then it’s natural to experience a “dry spell.”<p>So what effect does …