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Weight Gain and Aging: An explanation and solution

First we grow longer. Then we grow wider. People assume that weight gain is just another unavoidable insult in the aging process. They’re wrong.<p>Such thinking characterizes many of our notions about “normal” aging. Other casualties in this category include your bone, balance, muscle and marbles. …

What to know about the 15 states that will decide the election

View Graphic<p><b>Arizona:</b> The Grand Canyon State hasn’t voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since Bill Clinton in 1996, but Democrats believe that increased Hispanic voter registration will keep things competitive.<p>Recent polling has given Republican Donald Trump a slight edge over Democrat …

Government

Who’s Who in the Fight Against ISIS?

The global fight against ISIS has been halting and complex since it began in late 2014.<p>The United States has led an international coalition of more …

Where Top Talent In The Tech Industry Will Likely Work Next

Tracking the flow of top tech talent can be a good indicator of tomorrow’s business successes.<p>Wherever the best engineers, programmers, and designers in the tech industry go, investment dollars, successful products, and revenues may often follow.<p>The flow of talent in the technology industry is …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

How hipster is seaweed? Are avocados actually a disaster for the environment? Do goji berries really make you live for ever? We examine the evidence<p>Few lies can be told in one word, but “superfood” manages it. It is such an appealing idea: that some foods are healthy, some unhealthy and some …

Immune System

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of

You may not know him by name just yet, but he's one of the most powerful people alive. Google's new CEO Sundar Pichai wants to bring the internet to the rest of the world, all while winning back your trust.<p><b>The Consumer Electronics Show,</b> universally known as CES, is a riot of technology. Held …

Sundar Pichai

8 Toxic Thoughts You Deserve to Let Go Of

Being the romantic that I am, I often like to think about going back and giving my younger self some kind of advice, some little bite of wisdom that might change the past. For instance but not limited to: "that guy is going to turn out a total loser" or "patent pleather pants will look really silly …

10 Books for Runners' Reading Lists

"Running Away" by Robert Andrew Powell<p>"Running won't change your life, just the way you live it." 1 of 11<p>Journalist Robert Andrew Powell's memoir is …

Marathons

AirBnB: What's It Really Like?

If you think it's about time for the masses to have a viable alternative to expensive and underwhelming hotels, you will love AirBnB. This is an uber-efficient online lodging service that allows anyone to list an apartment, home, or even a single room for travelers to rent. While it seems like a …

The 25 best museums in the world, according to travelers

The list is based on millions of TripAdvisor reviews from travelers.<p>From Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem to the Louvre in Paris, here are the world's best museums.

Fiftysomething Diet: 5 Nutrients You Need Right Now

In our recent article, 5 Myths About Nutritional Supplements, we shot down the myth that you need to be taking multiple single-nutrient supplements …

The Fiftysomething Diet: Should You Be Juicing?

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Maureen Callahan<p><b>Experts ponder the pros and cons of drinking your fruits and vegetables</b><p>The country seems to be going through a juicing craze, which might have you wondering what fresh-squeezed blends of all kinds of produce can offer your 50-something body. Juicing …

Think Twice Before You Ice

Put down the frozen peas. Experts continue to rethink the role of inflammation for injury repair.<p>For decades, ice has been the first line of defense in injury response. Take a spill? Pull out the frozen peas. Just hammered out 100 miles? Fill the tub, brace yourself, and polar plunge away. Now a …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

The 10 Best Free Apps for Travel Junkies

Odds are you use no more than two travel apps to get from point A to point B, and that’s fine — surveys show you’re not alone.<p>But consider for a …

Narrow Desks For Slim Spaces And Space-Savvy Homes

Narrow desks are wonderful space-savers. They offer functionality in a compact form and they fit in tight spaces. They’re ideal for dorm rooms, tiny …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

Workouts

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

Nutrition

6 Sex Tips You'll Only Hear From a Porn Star

Come on, you know you're curious.<p>We know, we know: Porn is <i>not</i> real life. Because really, when is the pizza delivery guy ever on the same hotness scale as say, Joe Manganiello? But behind all the stereotypes, people who perform in adult films really do know a ton about sex—it <i>is</i> their job, after all. …

RPGs

13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

As you read this, I'm flying back to The U.S. from China. Alone. While I was there, I ran a marathon. Alone. I stayed in a hotel room alone (mostly). I wandered around Beijing alone. I sat down to eat at the local restaurants alone.<p>This is normal for me.<p>Sometimes, people ask, "Tyler, wouldn't you …

How to Tell If You're in the Wrong Relationship

I'm a big believer in relationships. I don't often encounter couples for whom I think the outlook is hopeless. Granted, some relationships are bad for both parties. What attracts people to one another can be the very defenses that hold them back in life -- for instance, the shy, indecisive person …

21 Snacks for Flat Abs

These guilt-free nibbles will leave you satisfied and bloat-free.

Healthy Eating

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

Women's Health

Which is Better for Weight Loss: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

Plus, how low you should go<p>What to cut, what to cut? Well, if you’re trying to lose weight, the answer's carbs. It turns out that reducing your carb intake is more effective at spurring weight loss than reining in the fat, according to new research published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i>.<p>For …

Nutrition

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

6 Things All Guys Want in Bed

In case you were wondering what he's thinking.<p>You obviously shouldn't let a man dictate how you behave in bed. But in case you were wondering, we're pretty simple creatures in the sack, really. We don't want you to do anything outrageous or weird — just a little cowgirl here and there. Some other …