Stacy Lafantaisie

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Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Only 4% of people can pass this tricky grammar quiz – can you?

'This plurals test is driving the internet crazy.'<p>If you're quite proud of your grammar skills then you may want to put that knowledge to the test …

Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not

Standing in a kitchen in San Francisco, in a state where foie gras is illegal, Josh Tetrick cuts into the pale gray pate anyway and smears it on a …

Agriculture

A New Drug Could Treat Herpes Simplex-1 Virus More Effectively Than Ever

A potentially groundbreaking new treatment for herpes could be nigh, according to a recent study conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The study, which is detailed in the journal <i>Science Translational Medicine,</i> reports that researchers have discovered that a drug molecule known as …

A Solar Storm Is Approaching Earth

A moderate solar flare early this week has generated charged particles that will light up the atmosphere — and could impact power grids and …

Astronomy

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental caries.<p>But provocative new research suggests that cell-stimulating medications can “trick” teeth into …

Dentistry

'Utterly bonkers': Hidden meanings in ancient scroll that inspired 'Game of Thrones'

A team of British scientists are set to make the trip to New Zealand this month, all in the hopes of unlocking the secrets hidden in a 600-year-old scroll.<p>The 15th-century English manuscript, known as the Canterbury Roll, is the only genealogocial scroll in the whole southern hemisphere, making it …

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

29 Asian Noodle Recipes You'll Want to Slurp Up Immediately

You’ll find about a bajillion (only a slight exaggeration) recipes for pasta on Greatist, but today we’re shifting our noodle love to another …

20 Vegetarian Dinners You'll Love This Fall

It's hard to be sad about summer's departure when fall favorites like pumpkin, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, apples, and more are rolling into …

Yep, We Got Photography Links. Loads of Them.

We've had another terrific week in the world of photography, and here we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all over the internet for tutorials, …

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

New Therapy Treats Autoimmune Disease Without Suppressing Immune System

Treatments for autoimmune diseases are hampered by a lack of understanding of specific immune cells at work in individual diseases. The first line of …

3 Ways To Bring Out Your Artistic Flare

Photography is an art, a science, a practice, a hobby, a profession. Photography is not about the best camera or the best lenses. (Not to minimize …

India central bank boss to step down in surprise move

<b>Raghuram Rajan, the governor of India's central bank, is to step down in early September at the end of his term.</b><p>He had been expected to stay on in the role but will return to academia.<p>Mr Rajan had been "open" to continuing after his initial three-year term, but has made his move after "due …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

The Golden Section: What a 12th Century Italian Mathematician Can Teach Photographers About Composition

A lost of people know about the rule of thirds, the s-curve as well as other elements of photographic composition. Let's have a look at something …

How To Improve Your Focusing Skills

<b>Nowadays, digital cameras have the ability to autofocus. That is all great but it is not as simple as it sounds. The autofocus in the cameras,</b> …

Landscape Photography

A Brief Guide to Buying Secondhand Lenses

One of the biggest pluses to come out of the rapid expansion of photography from a fairly niche pastime to a mainstream high profile activity is the …

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

Incredible Drone Photos: Contest-Winning Images from Above

For the second year in a row, drone enthusiasts the world over took part in a photo competition fit for the modern age. Sponsored by Dronestagram, a …

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

This Template Makes Introduction Emails Easier

Networking is an important part of developing your career, but it can be intimidating to reach out to a stranger. The Muse suggests this simple …

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

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This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

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