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The future is bright, vows May on tour of Brexit-divided country | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May promised Britain bright prospects outside the European Union on Thursday as she toured a country still profoundly divided about its future as the countdown to Brexit enters its final 12 months.<p>Britain is on course to leave the European Union at 2300 GMT …

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14 ways to develop a positive bedtime routine for the best night's sleep

Good sleep hygiene begins the moment you wake up.<p><b>What's the secret to a good and healthy night's sleep?</b><p>There's no definitive answer but good sleep hygiene begins the moment you wake up because everything we do throughout the day can impact our sleep at night.<p>In fact, a recent survey of 2,000 adults …

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EMOM Training: How To Crossfit Your Workout (For Free)

Try this interval workout for yourself whether at home, in the park or at the gym.<p><i>Sign up to our fitness newsletter for</i> <i>motivation straight to your</i> …

I Took Turmeric Shots Every Day For 1 Week, and Here's How My Body Reacted

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Turmeric<p>What Happens If You Drink Turmeric Every Day?<p>I Took Turmeric Shots Every Day For 1 Week, and Here's How My Body …

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Amazing Friendship Between a Bear, Lion, and Tiger Who All Live Peacefully Together

Lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) are not known for being the closest of friends, but the trio known as the BLT is the exception to that rule, being the only bear, lion, and tiger in the world who live in the same enclosure. Baloo the American Black Bear, Leo the African Lion, and Shere Khan the …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Fit Links: Tips For A Vegetarian-Friendly Thanksgiving, Post-Workout Snacks And More

<i>There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.</i><p>Just because Turkey is <i>usually</i> the main course doesn't mean vegetarians need to be restricted to side dishes come Thanksgiving. A …

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

The No. 1 Thing You're Doing Every Day That's Ruining Your Life

I've been attempting to stop making so many assumptions in life.<p>Recently I was traveling back from Europe and I opened up the American Airlines in-flight magazine -- quite the page-turner, I know! But lo and behold, I read a letter written by a guy telling a story about how he recently was running …

How to Turn Household Items into Exercise Equipment

You say 'soup can,' we say 'hand weight'<p>You don't have to invest in an at-home gym to reap the benefits of an awesome at-home workout. In fact, you already have a bunch of equipment in your home—you just need to know where to look for it! Use these house staples the next time you want to break a …

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For Many People, Lowering Blood Pressure Will Take A Village

There are 78 million people in the United States with high blood pressure, and half of them don't have it under control.<p>Hypertension remains a difficult problem to solve, despite decades of persuading and prodding from doctors and health authorities.<p>So it may be time to try a different tack, one …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Nov. 15 - 21)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

Are Sidewalks the Answer to Weight Loss?

We all know the mantra by now: If you want to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you have to exercise along with eating healthfully. What kind of exercise? Why walking, of course. Your doctor mumbles something about walking three or four times a week while writing out the requisitions for lab …

The Enlightenment That Comes From a Burning Bridge

<i>"Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge." Don Henley</i><p>To burn a bridge means to be entirely done with something. It's an affirmative act that cannot be reversed. I've been guilty of not burning bridges that should have been burnt. It's painful to end relationships or situations that …

Best Friends and the Lessons Learned

When I wrote my last blog post on "Providing Care to Bereaved Parents," I didn't expect it to hit home again so soon. But it has, and there is a story to tell.<p>When our daughter Sarah was about 14, she decided that she wanted to be an organ, tissue, and research donor. She wrote it all out on a card …

The Statin Insanity

The medical student was confused. "Well, that's not good."<p>He was seeing, in black and white, the benefits and harms of statin medicines. After years of systematic inculcation about the power of cholesterol reduction, this was the first time he had seen the numbers.<p>"I don't get it. I thought …

Can These Weird Foods Help You Stay Trim?

Meet the newest crop of fat-fighting ingredients<p>The Atkins legacy lives on: More than ever, weight-conscious eaters are focused on filling foods that are high in protein and low in carbs, according to the November issue of <i>Food Technology</i>, a trade publication.<p>So which foods fit the bill? The article …

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The Sex Talk You and Your Partner NEED to Have

What you must, must, must ask your partner about<p>Well, this is scary: In new research out of Indiana University's Center for Sexual Health Promotion, almost half of the people surveyed said that they hadn't discussed how to prevent STDs with a sexual partner in the past six months.<p>That's extra …

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Google Street View conquers Venice

With its winding network of canals, cobblestone alleys and streets, the car-free city of Venice always presented a challenge to the Google Street View team. But today, thanks to "superfit" Google employees who spent two months walking around the city with a camera strapped to their back, the …

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10 Mistakes To Avoid When Purchasing a Laptop (list)

Whether it’s due to hardware failures, accidental spills or eventual obsolescence, every few years or so, we all need to shop around for a new …

The PS4 Will Be Sony's Cheapest Playstation Yet

It was the sort of thing that doesn’t typically happen in the world of consumer electronics pricing: Sony got on stage at E3 this year and announced it would be selling the Playstation 4 at $399, a full $100 below Microsoft's Xbox One, its chief competitor. An entire stadium full of gaming industry …

20 minutes at Rucker Park

Thomas "TJ" Webster Jr. waits impatiently for the ball to be tossed in the air. The only white player on the court, he can sense the eyes of the few dozen spectators lounging around the steel and plastic bleachers.<p>At half court, the sole referee delicately balances the ball on his fingertips while …

Exclusive: 17 Downright Beautiful Electric Guitars from Famous Rockers

Like David Crosby, Jimmie Vaughan, and Robbie Robertson.<p><b>The electric guitar.</b> The thing can take you to heaven or beckon you toward the devil. Each one, if put in the right hands, imbued with the potential to make a legend. Van Halen, Crosby, Vaughan, Johnson, Santana, Nielsen, Allman — legends like …

Watch Dogs delay wounds games maker Ubisoft

<b>Shares in video games firm Ubisoft have slumped by 26% after it delayed the release of two much-anticipated titles.</b><p>Hacker-themed Watch Dogs and open-world racing game The Crew have both been postponed until the publisher's next financial year, which begins in April.<p>The company said it wanted to …

10 reasons not to trust claims national security is being threatened by leaks

Ever since they were set up more than a hundred years ago Britain's security and intelligence agencies have been accused of using the excuse of "national security" to suppress information. Whenever information has been disclosed against their will, through leaks or whistleblowers, they have claimed …

Italians mark 70th anniversary of deportation of Rome's Jews to Auschwitz

A ceremony has been held in Rome’s main synagogue to mark the 70th anniversary of the deportation of the city’s Jews.<p>On October 16 1943 more than 1,100 Jews were taken from Rome and deported to Auschwitz. Only 16 of them survived.<p>The anniversary comes just a day after a funeral for Nazi war …