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21 scientific facts that will motivate you to exercise when you really don't want to

It may encourage you to hear that exercise really is super good for you. There's a mountain of research backing up its many benefits.<p>The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate cardio activity or 1.25 hours of vigorous cardio activity every week, plus …

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10 Weird Ways to Be Happy Today, Backed by Science

2. Keep a diary: Rereading it brings joy<p>To learn to find more gratitude and joy in every day—not just special occasions, the boring days, too—try …

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

Weird & Wild<p>The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

Fasting For Three Days Can Regenerate Your Entire Immune System

Although fasting diets have been criticized by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts stem cells into producing new white blood cells, which fight off infection.<p>Scientists at the University of Southern California say the discovery could be …

23 health benefits of marijuana

The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever, with at least 61% of Americans in support.<p>Even though some medical benefits of …

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15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

Gorgeous Aurora Photos and Time-Lapse Showing the Sky Over Lake Superior

For over a year now, photographer Shawn Stockman Malone of LakeSuperiorPhoto has been pointing her cameras at the sky over Michigan’s Lake Superior …