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The Best Anti Aging Habits

Some people age as much as three times faster than others, according to a study from New Zealand.<p>Researchers checked in on 954 people born between …

Anti-aging

Must-Have Suits

Men's Fashion

Don’t Start a Company with Your Business School Pals

If you’re thinking about co-founding a company with your B-school buddy, break it off right now.<p>This is the “Cool Kids Start Companies” syndrome. But for every Warby Parker or Rent the Runway, there are hundreds more that quietly combust in the background without fanfare or notice. And as I’ve …

Dare to Be 100: Best Medical Article -- Ever

Lets see now: I started reading articles in medical journals as a second-year student in medical school in 1952. That was 61 years ago. I estimate that on average I've been reading 10 articles per day ever since, some days more, some days less. Sometimes the articles were chosen for targeted …

Wolfram Alpha Launches Problem Generator To Help Students Learn Math

If you’re studying math or science, you are probably pretty familiar with Wolfram Alpha as a tool for figuring out complicated equations. That makes it a pretty good tool for cheating, but not necessarily for learning. Today, the Wolfram Alpha team is launching a new service for learners, the …

The 10 Breakthrough Products of 2013

Whether developed in a garage or in the lab of a multinational corporation, these are the year's most innovative and transformative products.

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.

How to grow a beard

So you've decided to quit your life as a baby-faced All-American type (or New York Yankee) and grow a beard. Congrats. (No, really: Beards make guys …

5 Super Drinks That Will Help You Be Immortal

Forget smartphones, immortality is the hot new thing in the tech business. From Oracle boss Larry Ellison to Google cofounder Sergey Brin, billionaire tech executives are spending millions to avoid a date with the Grim Reaper. While the work being financed largely involves man-made solutions like …

Nutrition

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

New York City

Robots: Is the uncanny valley real?

For decades the golden rule in robotics has been that the more lifelike a creation, the more likely it crosses the line from cute to creepy. But questions are being raised as to whether this is really true.<p>Mick Walters opens a door in his lab and points his computer’s camera towards the small, …

Robotics

The vaccine patch that makes painful jabs obsolete

Getting immunised against life-threatening diseases often means being pricked with a needle – even though it’s not the best method. Mark Kendall’s plan? A nanopatch that fires vaccines into the skin.<p>Vaccines have allowed humanity to deal with some of nature’s worst infectious diseases – letting our …

Immune System

Microsoft Buyback Program: $350 for Apple, Android, BlackBerry Devices

Last week, Microsoft launched a retail trade-in program offering to buy your iPad for up to $200 towards the purchase of a Surface tablet. Forget about that. The company is now offering a deal that encompasses not just the iPad, but the iPhone, BlackBerry devices, as well as Android phones and …

Take Your Body With You

When I was 33 years old, I became celibate. I had always been extremely open to sex, the senses and my body. The more I studied meditation, however, and the more I learned about karma, purity and withdrawal of the senses, the more it seemed as if the only way to go truly deeply into spiritual …

Spirituality

5 Cool Ways to Become a Citizen Scientist

The rise of modern hacker culture is putting science back in the hands of curious laypeople.<p><b>It's easier than ever for creative types to perform serious science as a hobby.</b> You don't need a doctorate or the backing of a federal agency to ask a novel, worthwhile scientific question. You just need …

Turn Your Slow Bicycle Into A Turbo-Charged Electric Speed Demon

If you have a regular bicycle but want to try electrifying it for a change (perhaps because you need a break from strenuous exercise), then the Rubbee, a device that brings electricity to any bike–and for less money than most dedicated e-bikes–could be for you.<p>The Rubbee is essentially a power-pack …

Oxygen: The Forgotten Nutrient

<i>by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer</i><p>Breathing is essential to life. And because it's automatic, we don't have to focus on breathing the way we do eating or walking, so we rarely think about it. But maybe we should. Taking in oxygen is fundamental to good health, …

Wellness

The top 12 protein-filled foods for your physique

1. Whey<p>Whey protein is one of the two proteins found in dairy products, the other being casein. Whey makes up 20% of the protein found in milk, but …

4 Big Reasons Why Your Relationships Fail

When you're 80 years old and facing the end of your long life -- a life hopefully well-lived -- what will have been the biggest predictor of whether you would flourish throughout your life or not? A hint: It's not money, physical or mental health or social support. It's about one highly-significant …

Happiness

One Single Surprising Habit of Happy People

The single most frequent habit of happy people is gratitude. They notice it, feel it, express it, absorb it, and practice it. Gratitude is a stress reliever, a mood booster, and it gives the immune system a lift. (1) It offers these benefits of exercise plus better sleep without all the …

Happiness

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be punished because it's exercise."<p>"I find using lube and taking …

Wars, Murders to Rise Due to Global Warming?

Shifts in temperature and rainfall linked to more aggression, study says.<p><b>Wars, murders, and other acts of violence will likely become more commonplace in coming decades as the effects of global warming cause tempers to flare worldwide, a comprehensive new study warns.</b><p>The research, detailed in this …

Mapping All Of The World’s Animals, So We Know Where To Save Them

These maps show the levels of biodiversity down to an incredibly granular level, and hopefully can help conservationists get the most bang for their buck (by focusing on places other than the Amazon).<p>If your goal is to protect species variety (biodiversity), it helps to have a fine-grained picture. …

Lifetime of love: Couple married 75 years die a day apart

When Les and Helen Brown became high school sweethearts more than 75 years ago, their parents didn’t believe the match would last.<p>Les’ father was a businessman and prosperous landowner in Southern California. Helen’s father worked on the railroad. “Both families were not too thrilled about the …

Love Stories

I couldn’t stop hitting my husband

I promised myself I wouldn’t do it again, but then I would explode in rage. Could I ever learn to control my anger?<p>I have little memory of the first time I hit my husband. We were having a small argument (about what, I have no idea) that escalated in the usual way. We both took our stances, and …

GPS Guide: Baby Animal Love That Will Melt Your Heart (PHOTO)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Reach inside your computer

See-through screens that allow us to reach in, touch and interact with objects? Jinha Lee believes his 3D devices will break down boundaries and make our digital experiences feel more real.<p>For decades, computer designers have been trying to break down the barriers between people and the computer …

Augmented Reality

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

Quad-Copter Camera Flies Over Niagara Falls, Captures Breathtaking Views

Niagara Falls is (or rather are) a sight to behold, and while capturing the falls from a boat or one of the overlooks is impressive enough, why not …