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5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

More evidence backs transposon theory of aging - Futurity

A new study increases and strengthens the links that have led scientists to propose the "transposon theory of aging."

Research

Top 10 Foods that Help Balance Cortisol for Optimal Body Composition | Poliquin Article

Use these 10 foods to balance cortisol for optimal body composition and performance. Many people vilify cortisol as the enemy of leanness and …

Science says these 13 tricks will make you a better sleeper

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

The Best Castles to See in Germany

How to make your trip to Germany the stuff of legends.<p>What is a vacation to Germany without a peek at its famous castles? Capturing important moments …

Can’t lose weight no matter what? We’ve got 6 tips just for you

So you’re working out like a beast, eating healthier than you ever have… and all of a sudden, after months of dropping the pounds quite easily, you …

Fitness

13 Podcasts for a Summer Road Trip

As great as a road trip sounds in theory, sometimes it can be a drag. That open road gets monotonous; that pop hit that plays at least once an hour …

How to Fight Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation is a natural process that helps your body heal and defend itself from harm. Unfortunately, it can sometimes run wild and become …

Elie Wiesel’s two sides: The Holocaust survivor gave voice to Jewish victims while ignoring others’ suffering

Remembered as a moral giant, Wiesel provided cover to the invasions and occupations that devastated the Middle East<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>The news of Elie Wiesel’s death in the early morning of July 2nd ushered in veneration and reflections from figures across the political …

10 Heat-Tolerant Plants That Will Survive (And Thrive) This Brutal Summer

These beauties will survive and thrive in the heat.<p>We hear it's going to be one hot summer, people. Prepare your garden for the temps to come by choosing flowers that are super tolerant of extreme heat, harsh sunlight and dry soil.

Review: New Zealand Comedy Hunt for the Wilderpeople Has Stealth Charm to Spare

Coming-of-age stories, finding-yourself-in-the-wilderness stories, fugitives-on-the-run stories: If you’ve been watching movies for any length of …

9 Secret Google Search Tricks

Google is your portal to everything out there on the World Wide Web...but also your portal to more and more of your personal stuff, from the location …

What to Watch Thursday: Orphan Black season 4 finale

<i>Your daily guide to the most interesting stuff happening on TV and streaming. All times Eastern.</i><p><b>PICK OF THE NIGHT</b><p><b>Orphan Black</b><p><b>BBC America, 10 p.m.</b><p>The …

Great Travel Reads to Kick off Your Summer Reading List

Photo by FullyFunctnlPhil via VisualHunt / CC BY-NC-SA<p>This week’s reads take us to Japan’s Kumano Kodo hiking trail.<p>A hike through Japan, India’s …

Simple blood test could stop doctors using 'trial and error' to prescribe antidepressants, scientists claim

A simple blood test could stop doctors using “trial and error” to prescribe antidepressants, scientists have claimed.<p>Researchers at King’s College London developed the test so experts can accurately predict whether people suffering from depression will respond to specific medication.<p>Around half of …

Depression

What’s happening to the fireflies?

<b>Noticing fewer fireflies? You’re not alone.</b><p>Every time I write about fireflies, readers roundly comment about seeing fewer and fewer of the twinkling …

How to see the best of Botswana on a (relative) budget

Into that category of things to do before you die comes the African safari. It is one of the all-time great adventures and it would be a dull being whose heart did not leap at the very sound of the word “safari.” It may merely be the Swahili word for “journey”, but it comes loaded with an almost …

'The Truth About Healthy Eating': 7 Eye-Opening Findings From The BBC Show

It turns out that some superfoods aren't actually that super.<p>Nowadays, many of us are obsessed with eating healthily. But are the latest superfoods …

Have You Thought Of Taking A Break From Drinking?

Do your find yourself looking forward to a daily glass of wine? Does that glass often lead to another? And sometimes even another?<p>More and more of my female clients are concerned about their alcohol habits. If you are drinking alcohol every day, you may want to explore why this is happening. Are …

QUIZ: Can You Tell the Difference Between Cheap Lingerie and Expensive Lingerie?

It's amazing how much a little bit of lace and some underwire can cost you.<p><i>Get non-boring fashion and beauty news directly in</i> <i>your feed. Follow Facebook.com/CosmoBeauty.</i><p><b>Follow Charles on Twitter and Instagram.</b>

8 Oddly Effective Weight Loss Tips That Are Backed By Science

Shutterstock<p>In the game of weight loss, the deck is stacked against you. Food marketers have spent millions researching colors, flavors, scents, and packaging in order to find the best ways of getting you to eat more.<p>But in the past few years, brain researchers have discovered some tricks to help …

7 Essentials You Can't Road-Trip Without

Technically, all you need for a road trip is a vehicle and a long stretch of pavement, but as any road-weary traveler will attest, not all road trips are created equal. In an attempt to help you elevate your next journey, we’ve rounded up the best road trip gear of the season, from necessities like …

Espresso

The Guide to Every Kind of Carry-On Bag (And Which You Should Choose)

It pains us to say, but long gone are the days when you could bring pretty much any bag on a commercial flight. Some airlines will let you check one bag for free, others charge a premium. Meanwhile, the size restrictions for carry-on bags are getting stricter; the industry standard set by the Big …

Camping

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Apps

A former FBI hostage negotiator says there's one question you should ask when you can't get the salary you want

At some point, the hiring manager may tell you that, yes, you'd be a valuable asset, but they just can't go any higher.<p>Assuming you really want the job, it's tempting to accept their answer and leave feeling like a pushover.<p>Don't.<p>There's a more important question you should be asking than how much …

The Best Technology for Meditation

When you think of meditation, you probably don’t think of technology. We’ve been taught to power off our electronics when we’re trying to decompress, but now a few companies are using gadgets to help you clear your mind and improve your mood faster and more efficiently than traditional meditation …

The 12-Round Belly-Fat Knockout

Follow along to this bodyweight core workout led by the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Bring belly fat down for the count with this abs-centric bodyweight workout.<p>You’ll do 12 rounds of two-minute work bouts, with 30-second breaks between rounds. The rounds will vary between three different timing …

Workouts