JERRALD RECTOR, 26: Lift weights for better immunity By the time we reach 80, most of us will be infected with a type of herpes virus which erodes the immune system and takes years off your life without
Most parents yell at their kids at some point. It often feels like the last option for getting children to pay attention and shape up. But harsh verbal discipline may backfire. Teenagers act worse if yelled
Chia-Jung Tsay was something of a piano prodigy. By age 12, she was performing Mendelssohn in concert. At 16, she made her debut at Carnegie Hall. Soon, she was on her way to some of the best music schools
Burns seem to have attracted their fair share of folk remedies, but after looking through the evidence Claudia Hammond explains what you should do and why. Using butter to treat burns is an old folk remedy
Gold. Titanium. Oxygen. Some elements get all the glory. But even the least practical residents of the periodic table can find a purpose. They're the elements with the big atomic numbers. The ones from
You're healthier, more persuasive, and people will just generally think you're smart and trustworthy. But turns out, you don't have to hit the genetic lottery to become more attractive to the opposite
Sometimes, when people try to explain to Julia Holter the way her spectral, seductive electronic music affects them, they tell her it's a little like falling asleep – being on the cusp of consciousness
• Author: Marcus Luttrell & Patrick Robinson A Navy SEAL's firsthand account of American heroism during a secret military operation in Afghanistan.Inspiration for a major motion picture by Mark Wahlberg.
Orgasms could be better for our brains than doing a crossword or a Sudoku puzzle, an academic has claimed. The sexual climax gives the whole brain a good workout, rather than just one area of it, Professor
• Author: Ishmael Beah My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life. "Why did you leave Sierra Leone?" "Because there is a war." "You mean, you saw people running
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Optimize your performance. Or just make it pretty. There's nothing worse than sitting in a dull, drab cubicle. If you're going to be stuck in one place for 40 or more hours a week, it might as well be
We could do it, but should we? After FYI answered why dumping the world's nuclear waste into a volcano would be a bad idea, our inbox was flooded with readers wondering, "Well, how about shooting it into