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3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize


The 50 Best Books From Oprah's Book Club

YOU get a book and YOU get a book! EVERYBODY GETS A BOOK!<p>In 1996, Oprah started her very own book club. Each year, she has chosen a few book titles that she thinks her fans and followers would enjoy reading. Since its inception, the success of the club has grown so much that her literary picks …


A Dreamy, Photographic Pilgrimage Along the Ganges River

Photographer Caleb Cain Marcus began his 1,500-mile pilgrimage along the the Ganges River amid the snow-capped peaks of Gangotri, India, a Hindu pilgrim town where the massive river originates as an aquamarine stream “so narrow that you could almost hop across.”<p>He’s not particularly religious, but …

12 of Lady Gaga's Most Iconic Music Videos

From "Bad Romance" to "Born This Way."<p>If there's anything we've learned from her music videos, it's that Lady Gaga is no shy girl. To celebrate her 30th birthday today, we've rounded up her most iconic, bizarre, memorable, and controversial videos over the years. Scroll through to watch them</b> …

Lady Gaga

Balloon Week in Switzerland

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword: 28 Cartoonists Pay Tribute To The Victims Of The Charlie Hebdo Shooting

In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world …

New York Times

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

7 Prize-Winning Books From 2014 To Pick Up Now

'Tis the season for gold stickers on fresh book covers. Here's our lowdown on the best of the best of this year.<p>By Leigh Newman

Yoga Body Workout: quick yoga workout on a bench with Sadie Nardini


7 Choices Happy People Make Every Day

About one-third of the U.S. population describes itself as "very happy," according to the polling agency Harris Interactive — a higher number than I think many of us might expect.<p>These are the people in your office who are upbeat and eager no matter what unexpected challenges come their way, and …


Lines to remember in Life.

Lines to remember in Life.<p>1) Never Share Ur Secrets with Anyone; This can be Self-Destructive, Perhaps the<p>most Important Advice in Life.<p>2) Never Tell Ur Problems to Anyone; 20% will not Care & 80% will be Glad that U have them.<p>3) Life is similar to Boxing Game.<br>Defeat is not Declared when U Fall Down; It is Declared when U Refuse to Get Up.<p>4) WRONG PERSONS teach the RIGHT LESSONS in Life; That is called LIFE EXPERIENCE.<p>5) Faith is taking the 1st Step, even when U dont see the whole Staircase.<p>6) …


Rare Photographs of Pandit Nehru

written by<p>Vinayak Razdan Filed under: guest posts, Vintage photos<p><i>An incredible collection of rare old photographs of Pandit Nehru sent in by Man</i> …