Luena Lamani

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Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others? Science Has A Surprising Answer

It's always nice to be well-liked — with a few exceptions. Most people are more than happy to be unpopular with serial killers, rodents, and bugs. …

Mosquitoes

Wendy Suzuki is researching the science behind the extraordinary, life-changing effects that physical activity can have on the most important organ in your body: your brain.

Why you should listen<p>Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, an …

Here are the best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

Good thing summer vacation is here because your reading list is about to get a whole lot longer.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon Books announced its selections for …

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove (So Good, You Might Actually Do It)

The stove is the workhorse of the kitchen, burners dutifully heating up on command to prepare meals at all times of day, season after season. It works hard, and that work shows: in a splotch of tomato sauce from Monday, some sauteed greens from Tuesday, bits of fried rice from Wednesday. After days …

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Why getting up early is the ultimate life hack

Get up early.<p>Right now I’m up writing this at 6:30 AM. I slept in today.<p>A few weeks ago I woke up early by accident. Four-thirty AM my eyes popped …

MBA

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, served across the region from mom-and-pop diners to haute restaurants. Some versions are …

Cancer Group Recommends Ditching Bacon and Booze to Stay Cancer-Free

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has bad news for lovers of bacon and booze: Eliminating processed meats and alcohol from your diet may help …

AnZa is the Crowd-Funded Espresso Machine We Want This Instant

Whether finished in concrete or Corian, you will want this Montaag Studio unit front and center.<p>Just when you made that half-hearted commitment to …

How GDPR Will Transform Digital Marketing

This month will see the enforcement of a sweeping new set of regulations that could change the face of digital marketing: the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. To protect consumers’ privacy and give them greater control over how their data is collected and used, GDPR …

Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'

<b>Exercising four to five times a week is necessary to stop the main arteries to the heart from stiffening up, research suggests.</b><p>Two or three exercise sessions a week kept only some arteries healthy, a study of 100 people in their 60s found.<p>The researchers said any form of exercise reduced the risk …

Exercise

How to Trim Fat From Stomach for Men

Unlike women, who are prone to store fat in their buttocks, thighs and pelvis, men store fat in their bellies. A potbelly, sometimes also referred to …

5 Fundamental Tactics for Making Your First 6 Figures, No Matter What Industry You're In

Whatever your service or product, there are only so many ways to connect, build trust and make that all-important first sale.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With billions of people using the internet and social media every day, there has never been a better time to …

Marketing

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

Almond Flour Bread Recipe

"This is a delicious grain-free bread made out of almond flour that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups almond …

Beauty Report: The Top Trends In Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

Summer is just around the corner and it’s the time of year when physical appearance is top of mind, making it a perfect time to talk trends in cosmetic procedures. Non-surgical procedures are on the rise as advancements in technology allow for maximum results without the least amount of …

Easily Remove Distracting Background Elements From a Photograph In Three Steps

Sometimes a background element distracts from the focus of an image too much, but it can't be avoided in the composition. That's where this video …

What’s the Deal with Probiotics and Which Ones Should I Take?

Are the refrigerated ones really worth it? We asked some experts.<p>Since "gut health" became the buzzphrase of the wellness world, it feels like <i>everyone</i> is taking probiotic supplements. There are a lot of pills on the shelves, teeming with live bacteria, each designed to fill a specific need or …

Wellness

The Nazi Shadow Behind the World's Youngest Billionaires

Their grandfather was said to be Nazi Germany’s richest man after building a weapons empire on the backs of slave labor.<p>Their father was involved in …

The 17 Best Children's Books to Promote Kindness, Integrity, and More

Books have the power to ignite a passion for learning, provide us with a sweet escape, and connect us with who we are and who we want to be while …

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Remote work is reaching unprecedented levels of popularity, and that’s a good thing

According to a report on the state of the American workplace, those who worked remotely 80-100% of the time rose from 24% in 2012 to 31% in 2016. This surge in remote work may not come as a surprise, as it appeals to many in fields across the board, even unlikely ones. The benefit of being able to …

Remote Working

The Dermatologist Celebrities Have on Speed Dial Opens a Groundbreaking Wellness Space in New York

Inside New York Dermatology Group’s new integral health and wellness wing—a stunning, all-white space spanning 7,000 square feet on the second floor, replete with custom-made treatment rooms that look like futuristic pods—it is completely silent. A refuge of sorts from the fumes and fuss that fill …

Skin Care

Here Are the Exact Beauty Products Meghan Markle Uses — Including a $14 Perfume!

We've now spent over a decade admiring Kate Middleton's effortless approach to makeup and hoarding the products she reportedly loves (feel old yet?). Now that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially engaged, we're just as interested in learning what lives in the <b>Suits</b> actress's beauty …

Passages from the Bible discovered behind Qur'an manuscript

An “extraordinary” discovery by an eagle-eyed scholar has identified the shadowy outlines of passages from the Bible behind an eighth-century manuscript of the Qur’an – the only recorded palimpsest in which a Christian text has been effaced to make way for the Islamic holy text.<p>French scholar Dr …

Theology

Baby Foot Is Weird, Gross, & The Best Thing EVER

<b>Update:</b> Baby Foot recently launched a men's peel, which sounds like gimmicky marketing, except for the fact that these new booties can accommodate up …

The Most Beautiful French Islands

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>From Corsica to Porquerolles and Belle-Île-en-mer, we do a sweeping tour of the most idyllic islands off the coast of France.

Learn Today's Top Job Skills With These 8 Online Courses

Whether you're looking to climb corporate the ladder, try something new, or know who to hire, these resources can help.<p>Competition in the job market …

These Scalp Products Are The Key To Healthy Hair

How many tricks, treatments, and formulas have you tried to keep your hair in optimum condition? From long-loved conditioners to next-gen serums, …

Hair Care