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10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated<p>Time to drink up—and we don’t mean heading to the nearest happy hour. First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced her latest stay-healthy initiative with a Partnership for a Healthier America: Drink just one more glass of water a day. Sounds easy …

10 Signs Your Relationship is Rock-Solid and Going to Last

Find out how your bond stacks up.<p>You find each other compassionate, smart, attractive, and funny? All good things! But some signs of an amazing relationship are <i>way</i> less obvious...<p>You Cuddle While You Snooze<p>Do you spoon while you sleep? If so, that’s a good sign: Partners who sleep less than an inch …

I Spent a Week Giving My Husband a Lot of Compliments—Here's What Happened

Since that amazing compliment came from an uber-newlywed, I took a poll of my buddies who have been married longer than two hours to see what the compliment situation was like in their households. The verdict: not great, with the exception of my friend Laura, who makes it a point to try to …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Sick of that tattoo? A simple cream could erase regrettable ink

The pain of laser tattoo removal could be a thing of the past if a doctoral student's tattoo-removal cream hits the market.<p>It seemed like a good idea at the time. You thought you would forever love your Grateful Dead bear riding a unicorn escorted by dolphins while jumping over a rainbow. But now …

Deep Frying

This Breathing Exercise Is Strange, But Full Of Big Benefits

Most meditation practices encourage us to find our center by connecting with our breath, but one technique recently highlighted on HuffPost Live takes that mindful strategy to an entirely new level.<p>The founders of the Holistic Life Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland, joined HuffPost Live host …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

10 Sex Tips for Every Erogenous Zone On the Male Body

10 Sex Tips for Every Spot On a Man’s Body<p>The top erogenous zones for guys—and what to do with each one<p>A new study identifies the most sensitive spots on the male body. And while his penis came out on top (no shocker there), there are plenty of other places he wants you to include in the action. …

Evolution: Why are most of us right-handed?

Right-handed people are dominant worldwide – but why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>We humans don’t typically agree on all that much, but there is at least one thing that an impressive amount of us accept: which hand is easiest to control. If you use one hand for writing, you probably use the same …

The Brain

Pharaoh’s statue restored 3,200 years after collapse in earthquake

12.9-metre statue of Amenhotep III stands again at northern gate of king’s funerary temple in Luxor<p>Archaeologists have unveiled a restored statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago at Egypt’s temple city of Luxor.<p>The statue was re-erected at the northern …

Scroguard, Galactic Cap, and More: Will Anyone Wear Normal Condoms In the Future?

A better-designed condom is hot business right now—even Bill Gates has invested seed money (the puns write themselves). Is the regular old condom as …

Dragon Age: Inquisition is too big, and that's almost just right (review)

<i>Dragon Age: Inquisition had issues with Sony’s PlayStation 4 2.0 firmware update. GamesBeat’s review does not render any judgments on the co-operative campaign or mutliplayer because of this. –Ed.</i><p><i>Check out our</i> <i></i><i>Reviews Vault</i> <i>for past game reviews.</i><p>Dragon Age: Inquisition feels almost too big to exist …

Black holes may be destroying stars at the center of the Milky Way

Researchers believe dark matter has built up inside these stars, causing the pulsars to collapse<p>Dark matter may have turned spinning stars into black holes near the center of our galaxy, researchers say. There, scientists expected to see plenty of the dense, rotating stars called pulsars, which are …

Smoking cannabis every day ‘shrinks brain but increases its connectivity’

Study on drug’s long-term neurological impact suggests initial increases in brain wiring to compensate for loss of grey matter<p>Regular cannabis use shrinks the brain but increases the complexity of its wiring, a study has found.<p>To some extent the loss of brain volume is balanced by larger numbers of …

Jealous of that Xbox laptop? Now there’s one for PS4 too

Accomplished amateur modder Ed Zarick is back with a self-contained PlayStation 4 laptop, the PlayBook 4. Zarick made waves recently with a similar …

Video: How to set up PS4 Automatic Updates and Downloads

We show you how to set up automatic updates and downloads on your new Sony PlayStation 4 console<p>The PS4 broke records on its release, with 250,000 sold in 48 hours in the UK, with more than 2.1 million already selling worldwide.<p>In their latest video guide, CVG take you through automatic updates and …

How to add more storage to your PlayStation 4

Here's how to get a bigger hard drive in your PS4, plus a few tips we learned along the way.<p>Storage space is at a premium with game consoles. Even if you're more inclined to pick up hard copies than download full games, patches, DLC and installs can fill up the standard hard drive on your …

Operating Systems

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

How Random Acts of Kindness Change Reality

Have you ever stopped to think about what random acts of kindness really do? I mean,sure, they make you feel pretty good about yourself and make somebody else feel pretty good, too, but have you ever considered their impact on an <i>energetic</i> level? It might surprise you to learn that the small gesture …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …