Rory Scanlon

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Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

A New Exercise Method Proven to Make Workouts Fun

If somebody told you that there was a workout that didn't require much effort but was fun and yielded awesome results, you'd <i>probably</i> have some doubts . . . and understandably so, because it sounds way too good to be true! But according to <b>The New York Times</b>, there's a new exercise method that is …

Anxiety And Depression Linked To Stress Causing Gut Bacteria

Anxiety and depression could be caused by the gut bacteria living inside the digestive tract according to scientists from the Farncombe Family …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

5 Writing Rules That Work No Matter What You’re Writing

by Emily WenstromShort stories. Marketing copy. News reporting. Poetry. Business proposals. Literary fiction. Technical writing. Blogs. …

Sweat It Out with the Tone It Up Girls for a Bombshell Bod

This routine from Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn's new book will help you sculpt every inch (fast!) and gain the swagger to wear that 'kini with confidence.<p>Summer's here, which should be reason to celebrate (flip-flops! barbecues! rosé!). Yet for many women, the season is often overshadowed by two …

Mobile Phones Are Taking Over the World

They keep coming closer, but will just fail to make it again this year. The International Telecommunication Union estimated last week that there will …

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Journalism

27 Fat-Burning Ab Exercises (No Crunches!)

Abdominal exercises to burn fat, flatten your belly, and strengthen your core.

Workouts

The Pros and Cons of Skipping Breakfast Before Your Morning Workout

Skipping breakfast to save calories? The idea seems logical — the less you eat, the faster you'll lose weight. But it's not as simple as that.<p>There are recent studies that show working out on an empty stomach offers benefits. It can increase insulin sensitivity, which makes it easier to lose fat, …

ISIS seizes key Iraqi city of Ramadi: What happens next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS forces pushed east Monday from their fresh victory in Ramadi as the Iraqi government rushed reinforcements to shore up defensive lines meant to stop the terror group's advance.<p>Iraqi and U.S. officials promised eventual defeat for the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but the loss of the …

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8 Reasons Why Spending Time Alone Is Actually Really Good For You

Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

Running isn’t for everyone. If you are one of those people who would rather eat rocks than go for a jog, you’re in for some good news. Running is not …

The happiest countries in the world

Maybe it's the chocolate. Or its reputation for neutrality. Or how much it's known for investing in the health, education and employment of its people. Whatever the reason, Switzerland is the world's happiest place, according to an analysis released Thursday of more than 150 countries.<p>The third …

4 Brilliant Ways To Get Through Your Love Dry Spell

The reality is that we’re all single at some point. But if love’s not near, don’t you fear! Stop beating yourself up for not having a man, a fling, …

6 Moves for 6-Pack Abs from Personal Trainers

If you want a lean, flaunt-worthy stomach, you need to eat a six-pack friendly diet and perform exercises that not only engage the core, but also …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

9 Genius Beauty Tricks

From taming frizzies to fixing flubbed eyeliner we have you covered with these 9 genius beauty tricks we think everyone should know.<p><b>How To Keep Your Lipstick In Place</b><p><b>How To Keep Bobby Pins In Place</b><p><b>How To Clean MakeUp Brushes</b><p><b>How To Get Dewier Skin</b><p><b>How To Rock Better Smelling Tresses</b><p><b>How To Get Killer</b> …

5 Principles for Pummeling Procrastination

Welcome to the battle for progressive conscious awareness!<p>Today’s fight is between the challenger – <b>YOU,</b> and the reigning champ …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

6 Reasons You Get Knee Pain When Running

IT Band Friction Syndrome (ITBFS)<p>IT-band issues are one of the most common nuisances that plague runners. ITBFS occurs when the tendon from your hip …

Massage Therapy

Does Sweating More Make You Lose More Weight?

Do heated workouts or those that cause sweating a lot help you burn more calories and therefore lose weight faster? This is a great question, and I …

What caffeine does to your body and brain

Whether you get your daily caffeine fix from coffee, tea, or a canned energy drink doesn't make much of a difference. It's still a stimulant with some positive and negative effects.<p>For starters, caffeine makes most of us feel more alert and awake. But while it can keep us focused, too much can also …

Your Perfect Half Marathon

Our picks for some of the best races across the country.<p>1 of 20<p>2015 Half Marathon Calendar<p><b>If you're among the 13.1-mile race's many adoring fans, add one (or a few) of these 20 standouts to your must-run list.</b><p>Although the half marathon began as the less-storied stepchild of an …

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