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Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

5 ways to cut holiday travel expenses

Most folks love to travel, but it's an expensive hobby -- especially if you venture outside the country. The airfares, the hotels, even just staying connected... it all adds up quickly. At this time of year, it adds up even more.<p>Fortunately, you can save a few dollars here and there -- sometimes …

Personal Finance

6 Exercises For Rebuilding Your Core After Pregnancy

<b>You’re sitting at home, holding that adorable little bundle of joy, and so glad the hard part is over.</b> Then you look down at that big squishy blob …

5 Breastfeeding Tech Solutions

<i>By Allaya Cooks-Campbell</i><p>I knew before I had a baby that breastfeeding would be challenging. As far as I knew, no one in my immediately family had done it because they didn't want to be "chewed up." That turned out to be the perfect way to describe how I felt for the first several weeks of my …

Plant proteins link to longer life

<b>People should aim get more protein from vegetable sources rather than meat, to boost life expectancy, a study has suggested.</b><p>US researchers writing in JAMA Internal Medicine looked at 30 years' of diet data for 130,000 people.<p>They found a reduced risk of early death in people who ate more …

Tinker Crate will have your kids bolting to the mailbox for monthly tech projects

Let’s talk about DIY kits for kids! Ever since my nephew celebrated his fourth birthday, I’ve been buying him DIY kits. Robot kits. Science project …

Amazon Echo

Swimming Can Boost Your Mental Health

Sure, all exercise is good for you, but swimming is the star of the show. It lends a helping hand to your brain cells, blood flow and mental …

This simple 10-3-2-1-0 formula could make your days more productive

Better sleep and more productivity during the day could be just around the corner using this very simple technique<p>Finding peace and quiet in today’s 24-hour society can be tricky but a simple technique could help boost your productivity, it is claimed.<p>The 10-3-2-1-0 formula can help you sleep …

Sleep

St Paul's Cathedral lit up by ray of sunlight - photographer captures stunning image

Photographer Mikael Buck was at the top of the Shard when he saw a beam of sunlight moving across the city<p>Photographer Mikael Buck wasn't planning on taking any pictures when he visited that Shard last month - and when he saw this view of St Paul's Cathedral he must have regretted not having his …

Why Runners Should Train Like Yogis

Five lessons you can take from the mat to the road.<p>The first time I walked into the yoga studio, I wanted to leave. The lyrics from the <i>Sesame Street</i> song “One of These Things (is Not Like The Others)” swirled through my head. I clearly did not fit among the lithe yogis whose flexibility stretched …

5 Foods That Fight Symptoms Of Depression

Depression causes us to feel sad and uninterested. It affects the way we feel about ourselves and the world around us. About 20 per cent of Canadians …

Woman pranks boyfriend with Christmas wrapped flat

Girlfriend surprises her "bah humbug" boyfriend by covering his living space in Christmas wrapping<p>A woman played a prank on her boyfriend by covering his flat in Christmas wrapping.<p>The festive stunt, filmed on Monday, was to "try and get him into the Christmas spirit", the woman said.<p>The filmer …

Cat And Starbucks Bag Got A Thing Going On

Like many of us, kitty is surrounded by the coffee chain.<p>Maybe it's the lingering scent of a scone or macchiato. Or maybe this cat and Starbucks bag with a hole in the bottom are just meant for each other.<p>Did you know the Internet has a proud history of cats and Starbucks bags?<p>This cat doesn't care …

This Gang Of Kitty Cats Wants Their Damn Dinner MEOW

You're probably going to want to turn down your speakers for this.<p>Every evening, when 28-year-old Corey Karmann comes home from work, there is a clowder of cats waiting for him at his front door.<p>The cats, Karmann explained, are waiting for their evening meal.<p>And, by the looks on their hungry little …

One man and his drone: meet Shep, the flying 'sheepdog'

At last, someone has found a practical real-world use for drones: a farmer in Ireland uses one to herd sheep<p>Like the smartwatch, the much-heralded drone is one of those gadgets that we are told, time and again, is going to transform our lives.<p>Before long, the boffins would have us believe, our …

82 Astounding Facts About Cats

As if we needed more reasons to love them.<p>1. Cats are the most popular pet in the United States: There are 88 million pet cats and 74 million dogs.<p>2. There are cats who have survived falls from over 32 stories (320 meters) onto concrete.<p>3. A group of cats is called a clowder.<p>4. Cats have over 20 …

Stray cat sneaks into zoo enclosure, finds another cat

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Try Tossing Your GoPro in the Air to Capture Awesome Group Shots at the Beach

The photo above was taken by Nathaniel Jude Heres (who goes by the Reddit username cuddymonster) and it might just turn out to be the next fun group …

There's A Marijuana Coffee That Really Lets You 'Wake And Bake'

Your morning joe just got a little more Mary Jane.<p>Marijuana coffee is coming to the state of Washington, and the product is promising consumers a caffeinated buzz. The cold-brewed cannibis-infused coffee, called Legal, is expected to hit the market in early July, product developer Adam Stites told …

Unique Pop Fine Art by Limpfish

It's always a great day when you find a real slick set of works like these by artist David Barton, aka Limpfish. These are his take on famous fine …

Head in a Jar Prank

Introduction: Head in a Jar Prank<p>About: I'm Mike and I make crazy things at Instructables HQ in San Francisco. Follow me and try a few of my projects …

23 Great Gift Ideas For Cat Lovers

The holidays are upon us – the smell of cinnamon spice is in the air, we’re surrounded by glittering Christmas decorations, and the entire Internet …

Pets

Skimbles The Cat Has Clearly Given Up On Life (VIDEO)

Go home Skimbles, you're drunk.<p>A YouTube video uploaded over a month ago but getting some much needed attention again thanks to Gawker shows Skimbles the cat completely give up on life. It's hilarious though, we promise!<p>In the video, Skimbles appears to be having an existential crisis. He stands …

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Watch 4-Week-Old Malamute Puppies Attempt To Out Sing One Another

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>The Malamute is one of the oldest breeds of dog on earth. Their temperament and appearance has not been altered as …

Video games change the way you dream

Those hours in an alternate reality are messing with our minds<p>Maybe you're meandering, alone and lost, through an abandoned castle surrounded by a crocodile-filled moat. Suddenly, a flame-breathing dragon hurls towards you, snarling and gnashing its teeth, coming in for the kill. Do you wake up …