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3 Tips for How to Pose Men Who Don’t Know How to Model

In this typically short and sweet 1.5-minute video from Mango Street, the photography duo run through some techniques for posing a male subject. …

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

Hip problems get a lot of attention as you age. But tight, immobile shoulders, beyond making the gym miserable, put you squarely in old-man …

Everyone Needs To Stop Saying These Things To People Who Are ‘Sad’

Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) marks April 7 as World Health Day. This year’s theme is “Depression: Let’s Talk”.<p>The word …

Depression

5 personal money numbers everyone should know to check their financial health

You might know your weight and your (pre-tax) income. But how much do you really know about your full financial situation? Your salary and monthly …

How you can get a daily workout without ever going to the gym

Tim Sitt, author of "Move Or Die: How the Sedentary Life is Killing Us and How Movement, Not Exercise, Can Save Us," explains how you can get a full workout without ever having to go to a gym. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>There's a whole billion dollar industry that puts health and</i> …

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Cutting salt intake could stop excessive toilet trips in the wee small hours

Frequently needing the toilet in the middle of the night is a condition that affects more than half of 50s, leading to fatigue, irritability and a groggy feeling in the morning.<p>But scientists believe they have found a solution, and it could be as simple as a slight dietary tweak.<p>Japanese …

There may be a 3rd pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise

Most of us know that to be healthy, we need to eat well and exercise.<p>But focusing on just those two things may not be enough, according to a theory investigated (and experienced) by journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney in his recent book "What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme …

Diabetes

Photos of Russia’s Gorgeous Soviet Era Metro Stations

While researching locations for a series on Russian Palace Architecture, photographer David Burdeny discovered beauty in an unexpected place: the …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

9 Foods a Thyroid Expert Would Remove From Your Diet (and Why)

Despite all the information available on metabolism and how your thyroid health affects it, this common chemical process continues to baffle us with …

10 Small Changes That Can Make Your Home a Happier Place

Here are some little changes you can make in your home this year that will have a big impact.<p><b>1. No Devices at the Table</b><p>Disconnect while eating …

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Healthier fries: Baked and roasted veggie recipes that'll satisfy your french fry cravings

Fried foods may be one of life's greatest pleasures, but eating them can have some pretty dire consequences.<p>You don't need us to lecture you about …

The 16 countries with the world's best healthcare systems

The organization compares 104 variables to come up with its list, splitting those variables into nine subindexes. One of the big components of the ranking is how healthy a country's people are.<p>Health is measured by three key components by the Legatum Institute: a country's basic mental and physical …

Hong Kong

Our Children's Eating Habits Might Not Seem Troublesome On The Surface, But They're A Ticking Timebomb

Hands up: who often takes the kids out for a burger and fries when you're out for the day shopping? After all, it's cheap, filling and they've been …

Ice Cream

17 Winning Photos From National Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Missing Planet Earth 2 already? This will help.<p>Featuring three categories: Animal Portraits, Landscape, Action, and Environmental Issues, the <i>National Geographic</i> Nature Photographer of the Year covers some of the most incredible images from around the world.<p>Scroll through the gallery to see a …

These Photo Contest’s Winners are Setting the Bar Very High in Photography

The Siena International Photo Awards, which is on its second year, has just announced its winners. There were a total of 11 categories which include …

Mangroves

Learning Charisma

Jana stands at the podium, palms sweaty, looking out at hundreds of colleagues who are waiting to hear about her new initiative. Bill walks into a meeting after a failed product launch to greet an exhausted and demotivated team that desperately needs his direction. Robin gets ready to confront a …

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Happiness will not bring good health, professor warns

Professor Cummins, arguably Australia's leading expert on what actually constitutes happiness, regards the argument as specious.<p>"Positive …

See some of the world’s most breathtaking drone photography in 2015

Smartphone cameras opened the art of photography to basically everyone, and now, camera-equipped drones offer access to vertiginous new perspectives, from skyscrapers poking through clouds to vast fields laid out like a carpet.<p>On social media site Dronestagram, you can share those shots and see how …

Photography

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms

Everything you want to know about the big O—including how to have the best one yet!<p>How long does it take to cross the finish line? Which positions make you most likely to climax? And is it really possible to have an orgasm every time? We have the answers to all of your biggest O-related …

11 Ways to Make Doggy Style Even SEXIER

If you thought it couldn't get any better, we're about to prove you wrong.<p>We like to think of doggy style as the original bad girl sex position. There's something a little wild, naughty, and titillating about it that just amps up the passion and makes you lust for more. Plus, it feels freaking …

Be Your Own Best Advocate

Romualdo Faura<p>Most seasoned managers know how to handle formal negotiations at work—with clients over contracts, with bosses over budgets, with employers over compensation. But what about all the opportunities for informal negotiations that arise? Do you know how to recognize and seize chances to …

The Rambo Circus of India in Pictures

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8 Sex Habits of Super Happy Couples

Get on their blissed-out level with these tips.

The Best Sex Positions Ever: Volume 2

Looking to add a little something-something to the bedroom? These brand-new moves are the answer to your orgasm prayers.<p>You may or may not be aware of our original crop of best sex positions ever; it's <i>the</i> most popular article on WomensHealthMag.com (of all time!). But who doesn't want more of a …