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11 Eating Rules To Rev Your Metabolism All Day Long

Here's how to boost your metabolism with simple diet tweaks.<p><b>1. EAT ENOUGH</b><br>You need to cut calories to lose weight. But going too low delivers a double whammy to your metabolism. When you eat less than you need for basic biological function (about 1,200 calories for most women), your body throws the …

Nutrition

Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green is known for building successful teams — here's how she does it

Julie Larson-Green had a storied 25-year career at Microsoft where she worked on everything from Windows to Microsoft Office to Surface devices.<p>She left Microsoft in November and landed at Qualtrics, the Provo-Utah based startup valued at $2 billion that offers survey software. She's taking on the …

Stay clear of Dubai, urge family of ‘hip touch’ Brit

THE parents of a Briton who faces up to three years in jail for accidentally touching a man’s hip so he did not bump into him and spill drinks, have …

How the World Sees You by Sally - Blinkist: Serving curious minds.

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7 reasons mosquitoes bite some people more than others

<b>Are you a magnet for mosquitoes? Understanding what lures the insidious insects can be useful in avoiding them.</b><p>Zika, West Nile, Malaria, Dengue … the …

Mosquitoes

Health Check: why mosquitoes seem to bite some people more

There’s always one in a crowd, a sort of harbinger of the oncoming mosquito onslaught: a person mosquitoes seem to target more than others. What is …

Mosquitoes

Neuroscience for Kids - Wind, Deet and Mosquitoes

December 24, 2002<p>Mosquitoes can spread diseases such as malaria, encephalitis, yellow fever, and West Nile virus. Scientists are always looking for …

BBC World News - Click, Lettuce Entertain You

Click looks at the future of food. They are in San Francisco looking at the startups trying to grow meat in the lab to help stem some of the environmental consequences of meat consumption. They also look at how AI is helping improve farm yields and the food that we eat, and the car which is "baked" …

Fundamentalism, racism, fear and propaganda: An insider explains why rural, Christian white America will never change

As the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump is still being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to …

The Snapchat Maps Are Low-Key Ruining Lives And It's Hilarious AF

"Damn bitch you ever leave home?"

Social Media

Ibiza Virgin? Here's A Survival Guide To Get You Through Your Holiday

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Music<p>by Abby Lowe | 05 07 2014<p>Tips and tricks from a girl that lives there Illustration by Sara Andreasson<p>You’ve saved for months, MONTHS, …

San Antonio

These Are Guys' Biggest Beauty Turn-Offs

Like some fashion trends (think wedges, drop-crotch trousers and pretty much maxi <i>everything</i>), there are some beauty looks that guys just don’t get. …

Arthur Schopenhauer

For the sculpture, see Arthur Schopenhauer (sculpture).<p>"Schopenhauer" redirects here. For other uses, see Schopenhauer (disambiguation).<p><b>Arthur</b> …

20+ Reasons Why Kids Can’t Be Left Alone With Their Dads

As Spiderman's Uncle Ben once famously said, "with great power comes great responsibility," and few responsibilities are greater than that of being a …

Parenting

As a millionaire, I am begging millennials to stop doing these things with their money

As a self-made millionaire, I am devastated every day when I see the foolish spending and saving habits of millennials. That's why when I saw fellow …

The 32 Funniest Baby Memes All in One Place

This weekend, in a move straight out of 2003, my sister sent me a chain email with a bunch of baby memes attached. I'd seen a bunch of them before, …

When your advertising guy is being efficient

Know Your Bees

Eating Trash With Claire: Tomato Skin Salt and Peach Skin Sugar

I’m a big fan of repurposing seemingly useless scraps into something surprisingly delicious, which is why I was extremely pleased to stumble upon …

Tough Love: Forgetting Names, Finding Friends, and Falling in Love

You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.<p>…

‘Avocado Lady’ Sticker by Emma Caplan

Sizing Information<p>Features<p>Removable, individually die-cut vinyl<br>• Ideal for smooth flat surfaces like laptops, journals, windows, etc.<br>• 1/8th of an inch …

How Period Panties Work | THINX

This way, you can wear 'em all day long.<p>And no, they don't feel like diapers, and it's not like sitting in your own blood. Boom.<p>But like, how do i …

Depression Part Two

I remember being endlessly entertained by the adventures of my toys. Some days they died repeated, violent deaths, other days they traveled to space …

Being Suicidal: What It Feels Like to Want to Kill Yourself

One of the more fascinating psychotic conditions in the medical literature is known as Cotard’s syndrome, a rare disorder, usually recoverable, in …

People are sharing middle class chat up lines and they're

<b>The British upper middle class are truly something to behold. So easy to encapsulate in specific brands and hobbies.</b><p>Waitrose. Barbour. Skiing. Green …

Ten seriously insightful books that will expand your mind

These are no ordinary good reads for a pleasant reading night. Not only will they grab you right from the beginning, but they also won’t let you go …

10 new TV series that will help you beat the autumn blues

Summer is wrapping up, and fall is just around the corner. So it’s time to restock your tea collection, get blankets from the closet, and choose a …

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

8 changes that were made to a classic Richard Scarry book to keep up with the times. Progress!

Remember those beloved Richard Scarry books from when you were a kid?<p>Like a lot of people, I grew up reading them. And now, I read them to my kids.<p>If …

Denial of service attack from unknown culprits on domain name system company Dyn caused access to be severely restricted for users on Friday<p>US officials are investigating multiple attacks that caused widespread online disruption on both sides of the Atlantic on Friday.<p>The Department of Homeland …

Cybersecurity