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This Genius Hack Will Save You Money on Amazon — Every Time You Shop

Plus 10 more tips to find everyday deals.<p>Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless …

eCommerce

NFL Legend Emmitt Smith Loves Cycling (And He's a Total Power Geek)

The three-time Super Bowl champ shares his killer climbing interval workout, and why he's never had a bad bike ride<p>Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith doesn’t run anymore. Not even around the block. “I’ve ran enough in my lifetime,” he says. Now the three-time Super Bowl champion proudly calls …

Cycling

Only the Truth Will Prevent Harm

OP-ED<p>Only the Truth Will Prevent Harm<p>Sarah Haider<p>Nothing is as destructive to a political ideology as a hypocrisy exposed. An accidental hypocrisy …

Religion

Why ‘Sauna Bathing’ Might Be the Secret to Riding Longer and Stronger

Feel yourself slogging through sweltering rides? You may want to add this to your training routine<p>People have basked in hot saunas for recreation and relaxation for thousands of years. Now, a new research roundup published this month in <i>Mayo Clinic Proceedings</i> shows that “sauna bathing” is more than …

Wellness

The neuroscience of pessimism: Why some people always focus on the negative

Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person? Some people seem to inherently focus on the negative when faced with a …

Neuroscience

These half-billion-year-old creatures were animals—but unlike any known today

So-called Ediacaran organisms have puzzled biologists for decades. To the untrained eye they look like fossilized plants, in tube or frond shapes up …

University of Cambridge

Should America legalize all drugs? This story should give supporters pause.

Even in the middle of the opioid epidemic, the government can’t seem to get a handle on opioid overprescribing.<p>In conversations about drug legalization, supporters argue that the government could regulate drugs in order to mitigate the potential risks of making the substances legal — whether it’s …

Medicine

Here's How White Noise Machines Really Affect Your Sleep, According To Experts

Noise can be one of the biggest culprits behind a sleepless night — which means silence must be the remedy, right? Trust me, I recently started to …

Sleep

Anyway Travel Passes open up cheaper holidays from England on Lufthansa, Austrian, Swiss - Wandering Aramean

Looking to get far away from England this winter but don’t want to break the bank on flights? Lufthansa Group airlines Lufthansa, Austrian and Swiss …

Cape Town

Here Are 8 Immoral Religious Teachings That Are Still Practiced Today

Toxic religious mandates are still prominent in many communities.Religious teachings that once made sense sometimes become harmful under changing …

Religion

10 Cleaning Mistakes That Are Actually Making Your Home Dirtier

Cleaning the wrong way can waste time, and it can potentially make your home dirtier!<p><i>Why it’s dirty:</i> Despite spritzing it with a cleaning solution, …

Cleaning

Gwyneth Paltrow's latest profile reveals the wellness industry's utter quackery

What have we learned from the New York Times profile of Gwyneth Paltrow?<p><i>Diane, by email</i><p>Too much for one column. We could talk about the writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s beady-eyed observation that “the minute the phrase ‘having it all’ lost favour among women, wellness stepped in to pick up the …

Bad Science

Swiss & Lufthansa Launch Amazing Global Flight Pass For UK Travelers...

Do you want to see the world?<p>From in app mobile booking discounts to hidden fares, the way we book travel is changing – and fast. The recurring …

Lufthansa

John Oliver asked Anita Hill how to deal with creepy men at work. Her advice is priceless

In 1991, law professor Anita Hill publicly accused a US Supreme Court nominee of lewd behavior in the workplace. The hours of testimony she offered at Clarence Thomas’ Senate confirmation hearings brought the term “sexual harassment” into public discourse, giving millions of women the ability to …

Sexual Harassment

A New Study Says Skim Milk Is Worse for You Than Whole Milk

The USDA suggests that fat-free or low-fat dairy (1%) are part of a healthy eating pattern along with grains, fruits, proteins, and vegetables, …

Nutrition

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

What does the science say about the best way to burn?<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what …

Exercise

Want to retire wealthy? Do these two things

We all dream of a wealthy retirement. Luxury holidays in the Greek Islands, Mediterranean cruises, golf trips with old friends… It sounds pretty …

Retirement

Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others? Science Has A Surprising Answer

It's always nice to be well-liked — with a few exceptions. Most people are more than happy to be unpopular with serial killers, rodents, and bugs. …

Mosquitoes

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Travel Deals

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Eat poorly, and your body will remember—and possibly pass the consequences onto your kids. In the past several years, mounting evidence has shown …

Genetics

From Andrew Wakefield to Brexiteers, snake-oil salesmen are keeping us sick | Matthew d’Ancona

There is a classic Mitchell and Webb sketch in which two doctors working in a “homeopathic A&E” treat a patient who has just been hit by a car. “Get me some wolfsbane, also known as monkshood, in here!” shouts Webb over the gurney. “And a whole tray of flower remedies!” Mitchell winces: “Oh … his …

Andrew Wakefield

Scientists Finally Understand the Link Between Depression and Bad Sleep

"Sleep and depression go hand in hand."<p>Approximately 75 percent of people diagnosed with depression say that they suffer from terrible sleep. On the …

Neuroscience

This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

San Francisco

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Video shows moment car ploughs into group of cyclists

Shocking footage has emerged of a group of cyclists being knocked down by a passing car.<p>The moment that riders were catapulted off their bikes and …

GDPR: Five ways to close the data security gap

<b>The GDPR is here – but are you compliant? Here’s our pick of the top five priorities to demonstrate you have the right safeguards in place.</b><p>Following …

Trial of anti-ageing drugs that rejuvenate immune system hailed a success

Scientists have hailed the success of a clinical trial which found that experimental anti-ageing drugs may protect older people from potentially fatal respiratory infections by rejuvenating their immune systems.<p>In a trial involving people aged 65 and over, those who received a combination therapy …

Immunotherapy

Does Anything Other Than Light Travel At The Speed Of Light?

<i>Does anything other than light travel at the speed of light? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor T. Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist, on Quora:</b><p>Anything massless would travel in a …

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

Court Rules Copying Photos Found on Internet is Fair Use

A Virginia federal court has made a decision that photographers won’t be happy to hear: the court ruled that finding a photo on the Internet and then …