Ruth Milberger

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Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

These Macro Photos Of Snowflakes Are Totally Breathtaking

With his stunning close-up photos of snow in Moscow, Russia, Alexey Kljatov proves nature is the world's most spectacular artist.

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

11 Things You're Doing That Could Shorten Your Life

Are you sitting down while reading this? Well that could be shortening your lifespan.<p>Let's be honest: From the moment we're born, we're all dying just as we're living. But certain mundane things we do every day may actually be helping us get there faster. None of this means we should even try to …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Could arthritis drug combat Alzheimer's?

At the beginning of next year, Clive Holmes will attempt to do something remarkable. But you'd never guess it from meeting this mild-mannered psychiatrist with a hint of a Midlands accent. In fact, you could be sitting in his office in the Memory Assessment and Research Centre at Southampton …

Check Out This 3-D Scan of What Happens to Your Feet in High Heels (Kind of Scary!)

Ladies, how much do we <i>love</i> high heels? There's nothing like finishing off a perfect outfit with the ultimate elegant pair of leg-lengthening shoes, amirite?<p>But reality is that no matter how much I insist that a gorgeous pair of sky-high stilettos are comfortable, deep down inside, I know that …

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …

12 Great Motivational Quotes for 2013

This set of inspirational thoughts for the new year will galvanize you into action.<p>At the start of every year, I create a list of quotes to guide and inspire me for the next 12 months. Here are the quotes I've selected for 2013:<p>"Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your …

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The One Thing You Should Do Before Bed, Every Night

In order to get a good head start on the day, you need to lay the groundwork the night before. <i>Extreme Productivity</i> author and Harvard Business School …

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

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Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

7 Most Convincing Reasons to Get 7 Hours of Sleep

About 1 in 3 of us sleeps less than six hours a night—and feels groggy, cranky and unfocused the next day. If reversing that isn't reason enough, …

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The Miracle Muffin Top Workout

We don't like that phrase, either, but we dislike the phenomenon it refers to even more. Trim your midsection by adding these expert-recommended …

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

14 Maps That Show What Languages People Speak In The U.S.

The Census Bureau maps show the areas of the United States where large concentrations of people speak a language at home other than English.<p>An interactive map released by the Census Bureau Tuesday tracks where in the country there is a high concentration of people who speak a language other than …

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

Largest building in the world opens in China – complete with indoor seaside

Beneath smoggy clouds in the Chinese mega-city of Chengdu, waves lap against sandy shores and a salty breeze blows across the beach. 6,000 …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

This Map Shows The Most Famous Brand From Every State

Graphic artist Steve Lovelace has created a map of the most popular brand in every state.<p>Lovelace wrote on his blog that he was inspired to create the map after reading an article about corporate feudalism.<p>Wendy's wins for Ohio, while Apple rules in California.<p>Check it out: