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California’s Democrats Are Ready for Political War

The Republicans are about to control Congress and the presidency for the first time in a decade, and they have an ambitious agenda. They’ve promised …

California

I had a health crisis in France. I’m here to tell you that ‘socialized medicine’ is terrific

On Sunday, March 29, 2015, two days after my 54th birthday, I came very close to dying. I was sitting in an armchair in my Paris apartment, reading a newspaper, when I became dizzy. The next thing I knew, my heart was beating violently. When the paramedics arrived, it was racing at 240 beats per …

Addicaid - Addiction Recovery Support on the App Store

Completely revamped interface with many new features and bug fixes to make your recovery more enjoyable and successful.<p>• Journal Entries:<br>Now, you can …

The Hidden Truth Behind Relationship Chemistry

<i>Ross Rosenberg reveals the hidden truth behind relationship chemistry.</i><p>Have you been working on your online dating profile? Posing for the perfect selfie? Finding the exact right words to describe your wonderful self? Sadly, and unfortunately, all of the effort in choosing the best photographs, …

Relationships

14 Things Your Eyes Can Tell You About Your Health (If You Know What Look For)

A unique window into health are your eyes. A list of 14 things your eyes can tell you about your entire body has assembled Yahoo Health. Here are …

Rethinking madness: inside the world's oldest mental asylum

For years, the term 'asylum' has evoked images of chaos and cruelty – in spite of the mental health community's attempts to give it new meaning. Examining 700 years of history at the world's oldest psychiatric hospital, Bethlem, a new exhibition intends to set things straight.<p><i>By Guy Kelly,</i> …

How To Think, According To This Winner Of The Brain Prize

<i>”Synthesize new ideas constantly. Never read passively. Annotate, model, think, and synthesize while you read, even when you’re reading what you conceive to be introductory stuff. That way, you will always aim towards understanding things at a resolution fine enough for you to be creative.”</i><p>Ed …

Diapers

Potato Soup Recipes

Potatoes are the perfect base for soup; they can be made creamy or chopped into a savory broth. Here, Food & Wine rounds up the best potato soup …

Food Preservation

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: 5 Tips from a Master Painter

Lately we’ve been admiring DIY kitchen makeovers involving little more than paint applied to dreary wooden cabinets. How to best tackle such a …

Concerts

When negative emotions take a physical toll on our bodies

If you prefer to listen, here’s the Soundcloud podcast version of this post, also on iTunes.<p>Just like stress can cause you to get a tight knot in the …

Yoga

The 20 Best Natural Cures for Women

But for generations, herb-savvy women have been turning to the plant world for nontoxic, natural remedies for these common complaints. It’s time we …

Psychologists explain why Ikea 'literally becomes a map of a relationship nightmare'

Domestic battles over the Swedish retailer's products are such a common feature of modern cohabitation that comedian Amy Poehler once joked that Ikea was Swedish for "argument."<p>But why is assembling flat-packed furniture so contentious for couples? Why do conversations about sofas so often lead …

Psychology

Believe the hype — Netflix's 'Beasts of No Nation' is incredible

Well, we've seen the movie at the Toronto International Film Festival, and you should believe the hype.<p>"Beasts of No Nation," (watch the movie on Netflix) written by Fukunaga, is an unforgiving adaptation of Uzodinma Iweala's novel that gives a vivid look inside a faction of the rebels who …

Entertainment

Shape Your Thoughts to Shape the Life You Want

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>Sitting quietly, I hear the sound of chimes that mark the end my meditation session. As I open my eyes, I say a phrase to myself without uttering a sound. "May joy fill my heart and may peace fill my life." I say it several times as if it were a mantra or a prayer. I let the feeling …

Meditation

This Tattoo Artist’s Bold + Dramatic Designs Are EVERYTHING

Bold, modern and geometric tattoos are kinda our jam here at Brit HQ. That’s why our latest #tattooercrush, Poland-based Marcin Aleksander Surowiec (aka @surowiec), has us crushin’ HARD. His dark and dramatic style is so rich in color and shadow that you will have a hard time believing these are …

Manta Rays

11 Essential Organizing Products for a Small Bathroom

In the bathroom, space is always at a premium, and that's esepcially true in a smaller bathroom. If you're at a loss as to where to store all the …

Small Spaces

Sexual Healing With Yoga

What if you made ecstasy part of your daily spiritual practice? How would that change the richness and the quality of your life? If you want to reclaim your sexuality, and learn how to live on the ecstatic spectrum, do yoga. You don't need to learn 450 positions; that won't do it if you're numb. …

Numb

We Tried It: the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

<i>The life-changing magic of</i> trying to <i>tidy up.</i><p>If your office or your coworkers or your friends are anything like ours, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up—</i>a book that is equal parts organization inspiration, Zen philosophy, and obsession—has probably popped up once or twice or thirty times in …

Here's what burgers look like at 16 Michelin-starred restaurants around the country

To find these white-tablecloth-quality burgers, we read through dozens of menus at Michelin-starred restaurants across the country.<p>From classic cheeseburgers to a succulent burger with truffle mayo and chicken skin, here is a sample of America's most sophisticated and succulent burgers.

Napa Valley

Maple and Mustard Potato Salad with Soft Boiled Eggs

<b>This tangy potato salad does without the usual creamy mustard base and work with a maple dressing and slightly soft egg yolks for a gourmet summer</b> …

16 Breakfast Recipes to Take You Around the World

Breakfast is always lauded as the most important meal of the day, yet it's so easy to fall into a rut: a bowl of cereal and a cup of joe if you're in a hurry, pancakes if you have the time, and oatmeal when you want to feel virtuous. Don't you feel antsy just reading that litany? Let's try looking …

Waco, Columbine, Aurora and Newtown: 20 years of mass shootings that changed (and didn't change) America

Mass shootings remain an almost exclusively American phenomenon among advanced countries. These nine rocked the country and galvanized many in favor of gun control – so why has so little action followed?<p>Waco, Texas<p><b>When:</b> 19 April 1993<p><b>What happened:</b> Six cult members and four federal agents were …

Guns

Erik Jones Art

Erik Jones, a contemporary figure artist.<p>Erik Jones is a contemporary painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC. Colorful portraits of women are …

How To Lose Belly Fat At Home.(Flexible, Healthy Fitness Program)

Carrying excess weight around your waistline is more than an aesthetic issue. Subcutaneous fat, or the fat you see around your belly, covers more …