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#WorldSleepDay: 5 tips to sleep better... you should be sleeping | Sunday Tribune

Picture supplied.Picture supplied.Adults require between seven and nine hours of sleep per day. Picture: Sleep FoundationWorld Sleep Day is an annual …

Sleep

Can staying awake beat depression?

Making people stay awake for hours in a hospital may seem an odd way to battle depression – but for some people it is proving a promising therapy. Linda Geddes reports.<p>The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, …

Sleep

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

New treatments restoring sexual pleasure for older women

When the FDA approved Viagra in 1998 to treat erectile dysfunction, it changed the sexual landscape for older men, adding decades to their vitality. Meanwhile, older women with sexual problems brought on by aging were left out in the cold with few places to turn besides hormone therapy, which isn't …

Guys--Women Really Aren't That Complicated

Noam Shpancer’s recent blog post on “What Do Women Want?” offers an absorbing analysis of the contradictions prevalent in female sexual desire. …

Feminism

This is how to recover from tragedy: 4 secrets from research

I’d love to start with witty jokes, but we’re talking tragedy here, so brace yourself. This story isn’t comforting.<p>On May 1st, 2015, while …

Self-help

Why your melatonin supplement could be messing up your body’s clock

Considering how much you fantasize about pulling on an eye mask, crawling between your sheets, and shutting out the world for eight hours, you’d …

Sleep

Ai Weiwei’s Powerful Protest Against Fences, Walls, And Xenophobia

The artist is literally fencing New York City in, with massive public artworks focused on immigration.<p>Beneath the iconic triumphal arch in New York City’s Washington Square Park sits a big metal cage with a cut-out in the shape of two humans walking together. As street dancers and musicians perform …

New York City

Surreal Video of Postman Delivering Mail to Neighborhood Destroyed by Wildfire Goes Viral

Hours after the devastating California wildfires tore through Santa Rosa, professional drone pilot Douglas Thron filmed a postal worker delivering …

California Wildfires

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Columbia University

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

Your Coffee Maker Could Be Full of Mold—Unless You Clean It Like This

Quick—when is the last time you cleaned your home coffee maker? If your answer is anything but “yesterday,” then we have some bad news for you: Your …

The Big, Booming Business of Wellness

If you haven't noticed, being healthy is all the rage right now. Just look at Instagram, where conspicuous consumption is increasingly swathed in …

Travel Industry

Cubism in Art History

1907-Present<p>Cubism began as an idea and then it became a style. Based on Paul Cézanne's three main ingredients - geometricity, simultaneity (multiple …

Fake street signs mocking 'easily startled' police pop up in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer has sparked the posting of at least two fake street signs warning people of "easily startled" officers.<p>The Star Tribune reports one sign was spotted in Minneapolis and another in St. Paul over the …

Law Enforcement

Nap Attack: 23 Photos of Cuddly Creatures

The week has just begun and we already have a case of the “Mondays” at ISO. All we wanna do is cuddle up and go back to bed, but instead of snoozing …

A 21st-century form of indentured servitude has already penetrated deep into the American heartland

Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them<p>Indentured servitude is back in a big way in the United States, and conservative corporatists want to make sure that labor never, ever again has the power to tell big business how to treat …

Middle-class

Trump's Mistake at the Boy Scout Jamboree

The president addressed the quadrennial gathering like a campaign rally—talking to a group devoted to service as if it valued self-interest.<p>Donald Trump continued his ongoing tour of cherished American institutions on Monday night, delivering yet another jarringly partisan speech to an apolitical …

Donald Trump
Leadership
Relationships

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This couple feels caught between a growing family and growing mortgage repayments.<p>5:49 a.m. Today5:49 a.m. April 15, 2018<p>Here’s where to spend more …

Entertainment

43 paintings you need to see before you die

In an old barn that Jackson Pollock transformed into a studio, the artist laid his massive canvas on the wooden plank floor. He hurled white, yellow, blue, and black paint with sticks and knives at it. As he finished, he pressed his cigarette butt into the canvas, dripping with color.<p>This is how …

Art

What do you do after the Louvre? Here are 10 little-known museums in Paris

The Louvre, the Pompidou and the d’Orsay in Paris are giant “must-sees” and, of course, you must visit them.<p>Smaller gems such as the Musée de l’Orangerie and the Jeu de Paume are top destinations too.<p>But I had visited them on past trips, so I was up for discoveries. What I found was an assortment …

Go Out and Enjoy Nature, but Please Don't Ruin It for the Rest of Us

Millennials have discovered nature, and for that, we can thank—or blame—Instagram.<p>In recent years, traffic to both state and national parks has …

Seattle

15 Chilled Summer Soups to Make Now

Cool off in this summer heat with a chilled soup or gazpacho.<p>Chilled soups can provide a cooling respite from summer’s sultry heat. They can make a …

Food Preservation

Tioga Pass, the busy back door to Yosemite, is finally cleared and is opening to vehicles Thursday

Tioga Pass,<p>Yosemite’s busy back door, will finally open to vehicles at 8 a.m. Thursday, a month later than usual. Bike riders and hikers can begin using the road at 8 a.m. Wednesday.<p>The Tioga Pass reopening comes just in time for the busiest summer weekend. It is the latest opening since 1998, when …

13 Tips for the Perfect Campervan Trip

Looking to live your best #vanlife? Take this advice.<p>The campervan craze is sweeping the globe. Scan through your social media accounts, and you’re bound to land on someone’s trip through the Pacific Northwest, New Zealand, or Iceland in one of these converted vehicles. Their popularity makes …

Sleep disorder testing carried out by NHS doubles

<b>The number of tests carried out by the NHS to diagnose people with sleep disorders across England has doubled in the past decade, figures reveal.</b><p>NHS data shows that 147,610 sleep diagnostic tests were carried out last year - compared with 69,919 in 2007-08.<p>The tests are designed to identify sleep …

Sleep