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Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests weight loss actually has a lot …

Nutrition

Kegels for Men Are a Thing, and You Should Absolutely Be Doing Them

Kegels aren't just for ladies— here's why you should be doing regular pelvic floor exercises<p>If you're like most men, you probably haven’t given much thought to your pelvic floor muscles. But just like every other part of your body, your pelvic floor muscles need regular exercise to remain strong. …

Women's Health

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

Diabetes

The Secret Netflix Codes That Let You Unlock Hidden TV And Movie Categories

If you were getting bored of the normal Netflix genres -- dramas, comedies, horror movies -- then read on for this life hack.<p>By just tacking a number …

Entertainment

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

Subpar

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Innovation

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do

Raising mentally strong kids who are equipped to take on real-world challenges requires parents to give up the unhealthy — yet popular — parenting practices that are robbing kids of mental strength.<p>Of course, helping kids build mental muscle isn’t easy — it requires parents to be mentally strong as …

Self-help

23 Nerve-Wrecking Horror Films You Shouldn’t Miss If You Don’t Mind Being Scared To Death

Who doesn't like getting scared, right?<p>The supernatural has always fascinated humans. And while some of us would certainly shut our eyes at the …

Want to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids? Science Says Stop This Dangerous Habit Right Now

The technology has spread so fast that we're not prepared to deal with it.<p>Parents want the best for their children. Yet, most of us are oblivious to a universal, looming hazard that is literally rewiring our kids' brains and putting them at risk.<p>The danger? It's our kids' constant use of mobile …

Parenting

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

Yoga

14 Simple Foods to Lose Belly Fat, Based on Science : Weight Loss

Your weight and the distance <b>you walk</b> are the biggest factors in <b>how many calories you burn</b> while <b>walking</b>. A rule of thumb is that about 100 <b>calories</b> per …

10 things girls need in order to grow up strong and independent, according to a parenting expert

In a day and age where women are still forced to stage marches in every major city across the world to campaign for gender equality, how are parents …

John Cena deadlifts 602 pounds: What fuels the WWE superstar at 40? Diet plan and workout routine

John Cena follows a seven-meals-a-day diet with masses of protein and a strict 5-day muscle-building split-workout routine, to stay in shape.<p>WWE …

Healthcare giant shares prescription for digital reinvention

Stuart McGuigan, the CIO of Johnson & Johnson, describes how the life-sciences company has remade itself into a health-technology innovator.<p><b>Several</b> …

How to parent without limitations

Foisting unnecessary fears on to our children can severely limit their futures<p>For 20 years I’ve sat in my therapy room and listened to people. I’ve heard hundreds of stories from childhood that have led to lives of pain and limitation. Some are what you’d expect – abuse, trauma and deprivation – …

Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?

Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a …

Genetics

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Tesla is powering an entire island with solar energy

The Ta'u microgrid— an energy system with distributed sources, in this case solar and battery — is powered by a 1.4-megawatt solar array, coupled with a six-megawatt hour energy storage system of 60 Tesla Powerpacks. Supposedly, it can continually power the city for three days even when the sun …

Renewable Energy

Cutting-edge app uses augmented reality to make boobs bigger (NSFW)

The future of plastic surgery has never looked so bright. There’s now an innovative app that uses augmented reality to help potential breast enlargement patients get a better picture of how their body would look once they’ve undergone the cosmetic procedure.<p>Illusio is an augmented reality “3D …

Augmented Reality

3 Horror Films That Are Actually Worth Watching This Halloween

Every genre has its fair share of bad films, but horror is on a different scale. Like a rotting hoard of zombies surrounding a band of plucky survivors, the bad films obscure the good, making them difficult to see and easy to overlook. Dull narratives that rely on strong violence, jump scares, and …

The 50 best horror movies ever

Halloween is fast approaching with a crucifix in one hand, a bag of pestilent rodents in the other and a hockey mask stuck to its face. To prepare, …

Storage: Can you combine the flexibility of the cloud with the security of on-premise?

Storage company Zadara aims to combine the flexibility of the cloud with the security of keeping data on-premise.<p>Storage company Zadara offers a …

2017 Camaro 1LE Roasts M4 GTS on Laguna Seca and Audi R8 V10 Plus on VIR

Back in February when Chevrolet introduced the 1LE track package for the sixth-gen Camaro, we expected this to offer a superb melange of track and …

The Racing Line Goes Over Differences Between RWD, FWD, and AWD

Learn the pros and cons of each drive type<p>On the street, it may not matter which wheels propel your vehicle. But on the track, drivetrain layout has a big influence on how you approach corners and get around the course. That’s what Randy Pobst talks about on the latest episode of “The Racing …