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How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. She even considered having a gastric bypass, an intensive surgery that can involve months of counseling and preparation.<p>Somewhere along the way, she …

Nutrition

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

A sleep scientist reveals the 15-minute daily ritual that will improve your sleep

A sleep scientist shares his 15-minute daily ritual that leads to a good night's sleep. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> One of the biggest things that I believe in for myself and what I tell my patients is mindfulness meditation.<p>I'm Dr. Daniel Barone, a neurologist at New York …

Mindfulness

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All | Inc.com

Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm shy and insecure.<p>Since confidence is something we all need -- when you feel more confident, your performance almost always …

Self-improvement

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft: The Greatest Space Mission of Our Time

A strange device sits on the end table, a few dozen vertical light strips around a thicker column in the center, like a tall model carousel. Light trickles down the strips, then up. On the center column, the names of spacecraft scroll by on an LED display: VOYAGER. MER-B (for Mars Exploration Rover …

How To Protect Yourself From The Equifax Hack

Equifax has accidentally dumped 143 million identities on the internet. The leak may include all your identifying information, including names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, and more. Here’s how to know if you’re affected, and if you are, what your next steps should be.<p>First off, be aware …

The Man Who Wrote Those Password Rules Has a New Tip: N3v$r M1^d!

Bill Burr’s 2003 report recommended using numbers, obscure characters and capital letters and updating regularly—he regrets the error<p>The man who wrote the book on password management has a confession to make: He blew it.<p>Back in 2003, as a midlevel manager at the National Institute of Standards and …

Inventions

Instagram posts can reveal depression better than anything patients tell their doctors

Our social media posts say more about us than we realize, including when we need help. In a paper published today (Aug. 8) in the journal EPJ Data Science, a pair of researchers found that an algorithm flagging a few key signs in people’s Instagram posts may be able to diagnose depression more …

Depression

How important is it that Mueller has formed a grand jury? I asked 20 legal experts.

Everything you wanted to know about grand juries.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington, DC, as part of his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.<p>Almost immediately after the news broke, the tweets and “BREAKING NEWS” headlines started to …

Grand Juries

​​7 Things We All Need to Get Straight About Gluten | Men’s Health

​7 Things We All Need to Get Straight About Gluten<p>​Separating fact from fiction when it comes to these controversial proteins<p>getty images<p>The great gluten debate has been in full swing for years—and shows no signs of taking a breather.<p>Some claim our digestive systems aren’t equipped to handle …

What is the Mediterranean diet? – Jamie Oliver | Features

We often hear that the secret to a long and healthy life could lie in ‘the Mediterranean diet’, but what does that actually mean? And how can we …

Nutrition

The Easy 3-Ingredient Salads That Speed Up Your Metabolism

Losing weight almost always involves salads. While these healthy meals may not be the most exciting dishes, they’re definitely the best if you’re …

Suspended – Medium

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

What Employees Want to See Most in Their Bosses Comes Down to a Single Word, Says Research | Inc.com

Lets just get right to the bottom of this: What exactly do employees want in their leaders the most?<p>In a study published in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> involving close to 20,000 employees around the world, there's one thing that leaders need to demonstrate. Aretha Franklin sang it 50 years</b> …

Employment

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The 50 Best Pop Country Songs of the Last 20 Years

From twangy karaoke classics to gut-wrenching ballads about whiskey.<p>Want to ostracize yourself from your peer group in one fell swoop? Fervently defend your undying love for Top 40 country music. That'll do the trick. Despite ire, skepticism, and stereotypes, the past 20 years have produced …

Country Music

Danger’s Debut Album Is The Cinematic Masterpiece Electronic Music Has Been Waiting For

I’ve been a fan of cinematic music for quite some time. From the classical side of things from composers like Clint Mansell to the more electronic …

7 Heart-Healthy Foods to Add to Your Diet

You’ve got Meatless Monday down to a science. You’re rocking some seriously gourmet quinoa for breakfast recipes on the regular. Basically, you’re killing it in the kitchen. But sometimes, healthy additions to your diet don’t have to be super complicated or complex. Heart disease is the leading …

Healthy Eating

ICE isn’t just detaining “bad hombres.” They’re scooping up anyone in their path.

Immigrants are being uprooted from communities every day. Here are their stories.<p>President Donald Trump has promised the only immigrants being deported now that he’s in office are “bad hombres”: convicted criminals, threats to American safety and the national interest.<p>News reports from across the …

Immigration

10 Best Carbs For Weight Loss, According to a Dietitian

Trying to lose weight, and you think you have to ditch all carbs? No way! It's painful to live without bread and pasta and fruit, and the best news is you don't have to! Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition recommends eating carbs to give you energy and fill …

Nutrition

How Voter ID Laws Discriminate

A new comprehensive study finds evidence that strict voting laws do suppress the ballot along racial lines.<p>For all the fervor of the current debate over voter ID laws, there’s a startling lack of good data on their effects. As of the 2016 election, 33 states have a voter identification law, with 12 …

Government

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Start Drinking Matcha

<i>Farah Fahad has an impressive resumé: She's got a master's in clinical psychology, is a licensed and registered dietitian, creator of the blog The</i> …

Intermittent fasting diet takes off pounds, makes people healthier

There's more evidence that occasional fasting — actually, just eating very lightly — can help people lose weight.<p>People who ate a special low-calorie diet five days a month not only lost weight, but lowered their cholesterol, blood pressure and body fat measurements, researchers reported …

Holistic Medicine

America's Favorite Vinyl Records By State

From hipsters to former hippies, music fans spent the past decade trying to resurrect the vinyl record. According to the Nielsen Music Year-End Report U.S. 2016, 13.1 million vinyl albums were sold in 2016 (up from 11.88 million in 2015), representing 6.5% of total album sales. This is an all-time …

The Rolling Stones

What Orion looks like as you get farther away from light pollution

What the constellation looks like in the darkest of places vs in cities.<p>Eighty percent of Americans can no longer see the Milky Way where they live.<p>Filmmaker Sriram Murali is here to show themwhat they’re missing.<p>In the following video — which you should do yourself a favor and watch in full screen …

Astronomy