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25 Things You Might Not Have Known About New York City

There’s more to the Big Apple than Lady Liberty and Central Park. Here are some tidbits you might not have known.<p><b>1.</b> New York City may be a concrete …

10 Science Myths That Won't Go Away

I was walking around midtown Manhattan this week when I noticed a news organization with its zipper open. The zipper in question was the headline …

The Hidden Dangers of 'Skinny Fat'

When Elizabeth Chanatry was 16 years old, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. You’d never know it by looking at the 5-foot-3-inch tall, 117-pound …

Wall of Love

Written by Melanie Blodgett<p>By Melanie Blodgett, You Are My Fav <br>I like projects that make a big impact but that require very few supplies and can be …

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

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Mandela’s Jailer: ‘He Was My Prisoner, But He Was My Father’

Desmond Tutu once told me he believed prison was the making of Nelson Mandela. “I often surprise people when I say this,” he said. “Suffering can …

The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself Today

If I ask you, "What do you want out of life?" and you say something like, "I want to be happy and have a great family and a job I like," it's so ubiquitous that it doesn't even mean anything. What's more interesting to me is what pain do you want?<p>Everybody wants what feels good. Everyone wants to …

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How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

The more inept you are the smarter you think you are

Psychologists have shown humans are poor judges of their own abilities, from sense of humour to grammar. Those worst at it are the worst judges of all.<p>You're pretty smart right? Clever, and funny too. Of course you are, just like me. But wouldn't it be terrible if we were mistaken? Psychologists …

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Can we spot the signs of high blood pressure in others?

We tend to assume overweight, red-faced, sweaty people have raised blood pressure. But is it really so simple? Claudia Hammond looks at the evidence.<p>You’ve probably noticed them as you go about your daily life. Seeing red-faced, overweight, sweaty, stressed out strangers in the street perhaps makes …

The Myth of 'I'm Bad at Math'

Basic ability in the subject isn't the product of good genes, but hard work.<p>“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, …

Red Sky at Night: The Science of Sunsets

A meteorologist explains why the sky is sometimes so colorful.<p><b>On a recent autumn night here in Washington, D.C., the sun seemed to personify a Dylan Thomas poem: Do not go gentle into that good night ... Rage, rage against the dying of the light. The scarlet skies inspired many viewers to grab</b> …

A Scientific Guide to Effectively Saying No

Learning how to say no is one of the most useful skills you can develop, especially when it comes to living a more productive and healthy life. …

Best cure for a hangover? Sprite, scientists claim

For years people have argued over what they believe is the essential remedy after a heavy night - from a strong coffee to a hair of the dog.<p>But now it has been revealed that revellers who go for the healthy option and console themselves with a herbal tea could actually be making their hangover …

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FYI: Does Stress Make You Hungry?

Yes, but only for junk food.<p>Much of what scientists know about stress eating comes from cramming animals into Plexiglas tubes. When researchers subject lab rats to this particular discomfort for several hours every day, the rodents lose their appetites for healthy pet food. But if given access to …

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

Facebook language study predicts age, gender, personality traits

Researchers analyzed Facebook users’ linguistic patterns to predict the individuals’ age, gender and responses to personality questionnaires.<p>In the …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

No. 1: Family Medicine

Family doctors and family physicians who deliver babies were the most requested search of hospitals, clinics, health centers and others engaged Merritt Hawkins and AMN Healthcare's other physician staffing companies to conduct during the 12-month period from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013.

Poverty can sap brainpower, research shows

Whether you're a New Jersey mall rat or a farmer in India, being poor can sap your smarts. In fact, the mental energy required to make do with scarce resources taxes the brain so much that it can perpetuate the cycle of poverty, new research shows.<p>The findings, published in Friday's edition of the …

Near-death experiences are 'electrical surge in dying brain'

<b>A surge of electrical activity in the brain could be responsible for the vivid experiences described by near-death survivors, scientists report.</b><p>A study carried out on dying rats found high levels of brainwaves at the point of the animals' demise.<p>US researchers said that in humans this could give …

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply unpleasant individuals got very angry at women pursuing pro-female agendas publicly. People then got very angry at these individuals who were sending threats and at Twitter in general for not doing more to stop it. Some people then got …

The challenges of talking about race

Race is a topic that most people would prefer not to address. The widespread reluctance to talk about race frequently stems from the anxieties and stress that occur with the admission (or confession) that we not only perceive differences in complexion as well as cultural and religious practices but …

The Memory Hack That Got Me Through Med School–And Inspired A Startup

By Shiv Gaglani4 minute Read<p>As a medical student with a background in neuroscience, I’m constantly searching for brain hacks that will help me learn</i> …

How 100 Degrees Does a Number on You

Even a healthy person is at risk in a heat wave.<p><b>The heat wave of 2013 continues. This week it's coming to the East Coast, where temperatures are expected to soar into the mid-to-high 90s (degrees Farenheit). And there's no relief at night: Lows are expected to hover in the low 80s. The West will</b> …

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Presents<p>S13 E10 Kung Fu BitingOn this week’s episode, the docs are bombarded with four dogs that have been attacked.<p>Aired 9-9-18 • TV-14 L<p>Aired 9-4-18 • TV-PG<p>• • •<p>SEASON PREMIERE<p>Aired 9-10-18 • TV-PG L<p>• • •<p>Aired 8-27-18 • TV-PG L<p>• • •<p>See More<p>Presents<p>S2 E12 Michael & DianeA high school football …

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