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How Exercise Re-Programs Your Body's Chemistry

Here are three hormones that, spurred by activity, make you healthier<p>The powers of a good sweat are well-documented: Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of depression, heart …

11 Classic Books You Must Keep on Your Bookshelf

Complete your library this Prime Day.<p>Jul 11, 2017<p>It's Prime Day, which means deals abound all over Amazon.com. While you're filling your cart, add these classics to your bookshelf or Kindle library—the BAZAAR editors tell you why they return to them time after time below. Plus, score the best tech …

Literature

The 10 most important books of 2016

Books are slow food. It generally takes two years, two hardworking years, to cook up a book from idea to publication. Some writers can go faster — those who publish a book a year (or more) are working at top speed — while others write much more slowly, ruminating and reworking and false-starting …

Books

TED Speakers Want You to Read These Books

Everyone has that one book that they’re thrilled to find out a friend or acquaintance has also read. The experts behind TED talks are no exception. …

Books

Download Dozens of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever

Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30, and removing dozens of …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Bodyweight Exercise

Let Donald Trump be our unifier

This presidential election is America’s reckoning. What mighty love will we summon to ensure the ending of this violence, this hate?<p>Donald Trump is not a leader or a presidential candidate. He is an outcome, a viral manifestation of a serious malignant illness. He is the mirror of our emptiness, …

Political Science

5 Reasons Why You Should Think Twice Before Your Plank

What’s the best exercise you can do to strengthen your core?<p>For many people, the answer seems obvious – “The best core exercise is obviously the …

9 Simple Beliefs That Will Make You Remarkably Happier

Happiness starts with what you believe--because that informs what you do.<p>It's easy to fall into thinking that happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. Look around and it's all about better, faster, higher ... <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people …

Self-improvement

10 Short Stories I Loved in 2014

<i>Below is a guest post from Pravesh Bhardwaj, a filmmaker based in Mumbai who has been posting his favorite short stories all year.</i><p><i>I started posting</i> …

The Sound of Music: 10 things you didn't know about the film

<b>The Sound of Music is celebrating its 50th anniversary in March 2015, which will be marked with a special festival in Salzburg, Austria, in June</b><p>1. It is the fifth highest grossing film of all time. Sort of...<p>The Sound of Music won five Oscars in 1966, and became the <b>highest grossing film in history,</b> …

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

You shudder at a split infinitive, know when to use 'that' or 'which' and would never confuse 'less' with 'fewer' – but are these rules always right, elegant or sensible, asks linguist Steven Pinker<p>Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about …

Gritty Black and White Photos Capture the Dynamic Energy of Tokyo's Streets

Japanese photographer Tatsuo Suzuki captures the dynamic energy of Tokyo in his gritty, black and white street photos. With a background in law at the prestigious Waseda University, Suzuki didn't start pursuing photography until 2008, but his striking images showcase his natural talent at …

Photography

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

Diamond: Britain's answer to the Large Hadron Collider

At the Diamond particle accelerator in Oxfordshire, experiments using beams of light 10,000 times brighter than the sun have implications for the fight against cancer, improved air safety and energy efficiency<p>The darling of particle physics might be the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, but as a …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Astronomy

Talented French Photogs Create Miniature Worlds Using Figurines and Food

Sorry, Mom, but playing with your food rocks. Especially if you do it with the imagination and exacting detail that French photographers Akiko Ida …

The Astronomical Hijinks of the Shortest Day of the Year

The solstice isn't for more than a week, but the earliest sunset of the year is already upon us. How's that possible?<p>If you live around latitude 42N—a well-populated latitude in North America and Europe, taking in Boston, Rome, and Vladivostok—today is the day you'll experience the earliest sunset …

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013: Live Updates, News, And Photos

How many fairs, exhibitions, installations, films, openings, and pop-up shops can one city handle?<p>We're about to find out as The Huffington Post hits Art Basel Miami Beach 2013, a heaping portion of art fair with a sideshow circus you just have to see to believe.<p>From Pulse to PAMM, Wynwood to …

Dogs

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Cassini reveals Saturn's true colours

A new view of Saturn, revealed by reprieved space probe, has provided the most accurate depiction of the planet's colour along with startling details of its 'stupendous' rings<p>"There is not perhaps another object in the heavens that presents us with such a variety of extraordinary phenomena as the …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning documentary on a French tightrope walker who crossed the Twin …

Ask Ethan #6: The Center of the Universe

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful …

Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation

How Isaac Newton's encounter with that apple ended up helping send rockets into space<p>Newton's equation first appeared in the <i>Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i>, July 1687. It describes why that apple fell from that tree in that orchard in Lincolnshire. Whether or not that apple actually …

Our Expanding Universe: Age, History & Other Facts

The universe was born with the Big Bang as an unimaginably hot, dense point. When the universe was just 10-34 of a second or so old — that is, a …

Scientists Unravel Secrets of Monster Black Hole at Center of Milky Way

Supermassive black hole last erupted two million years ago, and will again.<p><b>For years astronomers have been puzzled as to why our Milky Way galaxy's "volcano"—a supermassive black hole (SMBH) at its core—is dormant today.</b><p>It seems the answer may simply be that we didn't catch the cosmic …

Astrophysics

Goodbye Big Bang, Hello Black Hole? A New Theory Of The Universe's Creation

Could the famed “Big Bang” theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe could have happened after a …

Astrophysics

Human genome sequencing: the real ethical dilemmas

While many of the dystopian predictions of human genome sequencing have proved alarmist, there are some real questions to be addressed. Science alone cannot provide the answers<p>Good science fiction always tries to be thought-provoking about the present, not just the future. Rarely has this been …

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

Streetwear